Butterfly Fish Animal Crossing: New Horizons – How to Get

Animal Crossing: New Horizons players can now encounter and catch a butterfly fish.

There is a wide range of aquatic animals that players can encounter and catch in the world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. One of these creatures is the butterfly fish and can only be found at a certain kind of location at certain times. Fortunately, we have everything you need to know to catch a butterfly fish covered for you.

Butterfly Fish Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Players will find that the sea is where this creature will spend its time when it spawns in the world of the latest entry in the fan-favorite Nintendo franchise. This particular creature spawns in the Northern Hemisphere between April and September and between October and March in the Southern Hemisphere. Players will have to wait until these specific months in their hemispheres to have a chance of encountering and catching the butterfly fish.

Butterfly Fish Animal Crossing New Horizons

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This aquatic creature spawns all day, which means players will not have to wait for a specific period to be able to catch the butterfly fish. 

Individuals who can catch this creature will be able to sell it for a total of 1,000 Bells, making it a valuable creature that players can sell in the title. 

Do you want to learn more about Animal Crossing: New Horizons besides how to get a butterfly fish? If so, be sure to check out our dedicated hub for the popular game or three of our most recent pieces of coverage below:

We here at Prima Games wish you the best of luck in your mission to get a butterfly fish. Let us know how many you get over on Twitter and Facebook! You can grab a copy of the popular game for yourself and support Prima Games at the same time by purchasing Animal Crossing: New Horizons through this link.

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