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Animal Crossing New Horizons Bug-Off Prizes Guide

Animal Crossing New Horizons Bug Off Prizes Guide
Animal Crossing New Horizons Bug Off Prizes Guide / Photo courtesy of Nintendo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Bug-Off prizes occur during the summer and lets players earn bug-inspired furniture. Here's how to maximize your points during this summer event.

Players can experience Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Bug-Off event on the third or fourth Saturday of the month. Northern Hemisphere players can participate on the fourth Saturday of the summer months, while Southern Hemisphere can enjoy this event on the third Saturday of the winter months.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Bug Off Prizes Guide

Northern Hemisphere players can enjoy the Bug-Off on June 26, July 24, Aug. 28, and Sept. 25, 2021. Southern Hemisphere players might have enjoyed this event on Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Nov. 20, 2021, but it will also occur on Dec. 18, 2021.

The Bug-Off event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m. local time. When beginning the Bug-Off, players should approach Flick, who will be outside the Resident Services.

Fans can begin the first bug challenge for free, but you'll have to pay 500 Bells for additional challenges.

After the challenge starts, players must catch as many insects as possible in three minutes. When the challenge ends, players can receive one point per insect, as well as an additional two points for at least three bugs that have been caught in the event.

Here's a list of all the Bug-Off prizes that can be obtained after gaining points:

  • Artisanal Bug Cage
  • Bug Aloha Shirt
  • Bug Cage
  • Bug Wand
  • Butterfly Backpack
  • Butterflies Wall
  • Ladybug Rug
  • Ladybug Umbrella
  • Spider Doorplate
  • Termite Mound
  • Toy Centipede
  • Toy Cockroach
  • Bronze Bug Trophy
  • Silver Bug Trophy
  • Gold Bug Trophy

Players can receive the Bronze Bug Trophy after gaining 100 points, while the Silver Bug Trophy costs 200 points. Users can also receive the Gold Bug Trophy with 300 points.

For more Animal Crossing: New Horizons news, read about the ultimate gift guide for every villager.