April is coming to an end, which means a bunch of the critters in Animal Crossing: New Horizons are going to disappear.
We’ve put together a list of fish and bugs leaving in April, to make it easier to hunt them down.
For fish, we recommend using bait, crafted using the manila clams that you can dig up on the beach. This will quickly spawn fish in a desired location. Simply make the bait at your crafting table and toss it into the water from your inventory.
Notably, tarantulas and scorpions are swapping hemispheres starting in May. Scorpions will now start appearing on Northern Hemisphere islands and tarantulas will appear on Southern Hemisphere islands. These bugs function in the same way. You’ll find them at night, they’re worth 8,000 Bells each, and they’ll bite or sting you if you’re not careful.
We’ve broken up the hemispheres into two separate tables, as Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere players will have different critters leaving their islands.
Fish and bugs leaving Animal Crossing: New Horizons after April (Northern Hemisphere)
|Bug||Tarantula||On ground||N/A||8,000||7 p.m. – 4 a.m.|
|Fish||Blue Marlin||Pier||Largest||10,000||All day|
Fish and bugs leaving Animal Crossing: New Horizons after April (Southern Hemisphere)
|Bug||Yellow Butterfly||Flying||N/A||160||4 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Bug||Bell Cricket||On ground||N/A||430||5 p.m. – 8 a.m.|
|Bug||Red Dragonfly||Flying||N/A||180||8 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Bug||Darner Dragonfly||Flying||N/A||230||8 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Bug||Banded Dragonfly||Flying||N/A||4,500||8 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Bug||Ladybug||On flowers||N/A||200||8 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Bug||Violin Beetle||On tree stumps||N/A||450||All day|
|Bug||Scorpion||On ground||N/A||8,000||7 p.m. – 4 a.m.|
|Fish||Snapping Turtle||River||X Large||5,000||9 p.m. – 4 a.m.|
|Fish||Catfish||Pond||Large||800||4 p.m. – 9 a.m.|
|Fish||Angelfish||River||Small||3,000||4 p.m. – 9 a.m.|
|Fish||Betta||River||Small||2,500||9 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Fish||Rainbowfish||River||Small||800||9 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Fish||Moray Eel||Sea||Narrow||2,000||All day|
|Fish||Ribbon Eel||Sea||Narrow||600||All day|
|Fish||Giant Trevally||Pier||Large||4,500||All day|
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