[Top 10] Animal Crossing: New Horizons Best Bugs And How To Get Them

ACNH Best Bugs
It's a Buggy Bug World out there~


It's a buggy bug world out there but thankfully in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, bugs can be an excellent source of income and not a bug at all. Beetles, Stags, Scorpions, Tarantulas, and even a lovely butterfly can help you obtain the Bellionaire title and wallet quickly. Fortunately, Gamers Decide has got you covered with tips and tricks to gain substantial wealth.  Grab your nets and start tiptoe-ing because here are the Top 10 ACNH Best Bugs and How To Get Them!

 

10) Emperor Butterfly

Blue Beauty!
 

With its beautiful big blue wings, the Emperor Butterfly flies through the town around flowers. During rainy days, these butterflies will not be found. You need to catch 20 bugs before catching this lovely butterfly.

Why Emperor Butterfly Is Great

  • The Emperor Butterfly can be sold for 4000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Emperor Butterfly can be sold for 6000 Bells

How To Get Emperor Butterfly

  • The Emperor Butterfly can be seen around the town from 5 pm to 8 am.
  • The Emperor Butterfly can be found from December to March and June to September in the Northern Hemisphere and June to September and December to March in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

9) Goliath Beetle

Where's David?

 

With a distinct horn on its head and stripe markings, the Horned beetle can be found on palm trees during any type of weather. You need to catch 100 bugs before catching this beetle.

Why Goliath Beetle Is Great

  • The Goliath Beetle can be sold for 8000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Goliath Beetle can be sold for 12,000 Bells

How To Get Goliath Beetle

  • The Goliath Beetle can be seen around the town from 5 pm to 8 am.
  • The Goliath Beetle can be found from December to March and June to September in the Northern Hemisphere and June to September and December to March in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

8) Horned Atlus

A not-so-magical Unicorn.

The Horned Atlus is considered the strongest dynastid beetle in the world. You can find this beetle on palm trees during any kind of weather. You need to catch 100 bugs before catching this beetle.

Why Horned Atlus Is Great

  • The Horned Atlus can be sold for 8000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Horned Atlus can be sold for 12,000 Bells

How To Get Horned Atlus

  • The Horned Atlus can be seen around the town from 5 pm to 8 am.
  • The Horned Atlus can be found from July to August in the Northern Hemisphere and January to February in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

7)Cyclommatus Stag

Watch out for those long pinchers!

The Cyclommatus Stag has very long pinchers that can grow longer than its actual body. You can find these beetles on palm trees in any weather. Fortunately, these beetles don't scare as easily as other beetles so catching them is less challenging. You need to catch 100 bugs before catching this stag. 

Why Cyclommatus Stag Is Great

  • The Cyclommatus Stag can be sold for 8000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Cyclommatus Stag can be sold for 12,000 Bells

How To Get Cyclommatus Stag

  • The Cyclommatus Stag can be seen around the town from 5 pm to 8 am.
  • The Cyclommatus Stag can be found from July to August in the Northern Hemisphere and January to February in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

6) Scorpion

If it sees your net, you better run!

The Scorpion can be found around the town on the ground at night. Scorpions are one of the few bugs that can attack the player but only attack when the player carries a net. There are no spawn requirements for the Scorpion and can be caught at the beginning of the game if it's the right season.

Why Scorpion Is Great

  • The Scorpion can be sold for 8000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Scorpion can be sold for 12,000 Bells

How To Get the Scorpion

  • The Scorpion can be seen around the town from 7 pm to 4 am.
  • The Scorpion can be found from May to October in the Northern Hemisphere and November to April in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

5) Tarantula 

Gotta be sneaky with that net.

The Tarantula can be found around the town on the ground at night. The Tarantula, just like the Scorpion, is one of the few bugs that can attack the player, but only attacks when the player carries a net. There are no spawn requirements for the Tarantula and can be caught at the beginning of the game if it's the right season.

Why Tarantula Is Great

  • The Scorpion can be sold for 8000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Scorpion can be sold for 12,000 Bells

How To Get the Tarantula 

  • The Tarantula can be seen around the town from 7 pm to 4 am.
  • The Tarantula can be found from November to April in the Northern Hemisphere and May to October in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

4) Scarab Beetle 

Symbolic to Ancient Egyptian

The Scarab Beetle is very rare in the game. This bug can be found around the town on any kind of tree during its peak season. You need to catch 50 bugs before catching this beetle.

Why Scarab Beetle Is Great

  • The Scorpion can be sold for 10,000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Scorpion can be sold for 15,000 Bells

How To Get the Scarab Beetle 

  • The Scarab Beetle can be seen around the town from 11 pm to 8 am.
  • The Scarab Beetle can be found from July to August in the Northern Hemisphere and January to February in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

3)Giraffe Stag

Doesn't have a long neck like its mammal counterpart.

The Giraffe Stag is tied with two other beetles for the title of most valuable bug on Animal Crossing: New Horizons. You can find this bug on palm trees in any kind of weather during its peak season. You need to catch 100 bugs before catching this stag.

Why Giraffe Stag Is Great

  • The Giraffe Stag can be sold for 12,000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Giraffe Stag can be sold for 18,000 Bells

How To Get the Giraffe Stag

  • The Giraffe Stag can be seen around the town from 5 pm to 8 am.
  • The Giraffe Stag can be found from July to August in the Northern Hemisphere and January to February in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

2) Horned Hercules 

Powerful just like the demi-God.

The Horned Hercules is tied with two other beetles for the title of most valuable bug on Animal Crossing: New Horizons. You can find this bug on palm trees in any kind of weather during its peak season. You need to catch 100 bugs before catching this stag.

Why Horned Hercules Is Great

  • The Horned Hercules can be sold for 12,000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Horned Hercules can be sold for 18,000 Bells

How To Get the Horned Hercules 

  • The Horned Hercules can be seen around the town from 5 pm to 8 am.
  • The Horned Hercules can be found from July to August in the Northern Hemisphere and January to February in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

1)Golden Stag

A golden beauty.

The Golden Stag is tied with two other beetles for the title of most valuable bug on Animal Crossing: New Horizons. You can find this bug on palm trees in any kind of weather during its peak season. You need to catch 100 bugs before catching this stag.

Why Golden Stag Is Great

  • The Golden Stag can be sold for 12,000 Bells.
  • If sold to Flick, the Horned Hercules can be sold for 18,000 Bells

How To Get the Golden Stag

  • The Golden Stag can be seen around the town from 5 pm to 8 am.
  • The Golden Stag can be found from July to August in the Northern Hemisphere and January to February in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

We hope that this helps with finding some rare and valuable bugs out there! 

What is your favorite bug? Let us know in the comments!

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