Animal Crossing: New Horizons May Bug and Fish List

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is one of the best games Nintendo has ever developed. It sold more than 5 million copies on the first month itself, making it the best selling console game. Moreover, it is the fifth in the series of Animal Horizons. Just like the previous games, this is exclusive to Nintendo Switch. The game is released on 20th March 2020, and from then there is no looking back. The game is based on life simulation, just like the previous editions. Now the game is featuring many events and one of them in the Mayday event that features a lot of bugs (insect) and fishes.

With the Cherry Blossom season behind us, we move on to May and amidst the spring season for the Northern Hemisphere Animal Crossing: New Horizon has brought many bugs and fishes that will start populating your island. Most of the users out there were worried about these bugs and fishes. So we decided to bring up a guide that will help them throughout the game with the new population making way. If you are one of those users, look no further as you have landed on the right page. So without further ado, let’s gets started.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons May Bug and Fish List

May brings many new creatures to the Northern Hemisphere islands. These include Valuable banded Dragonfly and Mahi-Mahi. We have ensured that no creature is left out and so we are going start with the fishes and bugs so that you can make sure you collect all before the event ends. We will discuss the Northern Hemisphere here since most of the players play in this part of the globe.

Fishes Leaving in May

We will be providing you a tabular data for easy understanding. You can look at the table below.

Loach When: All Day

Where: River

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Shadow Size: Small

Value: 400 Bells

Returns: March

Golden Trout When: Between 4:00 PM to 9:00 AM

Where: River (Clifftop or Elevated)

Shadow Size: Medium

Value: 400 Bells

Returns: September

Oarfish When: All Day

Where: Sea

Value: 9,000 Bells

Returns: December

Bugs Leaving in May

Now we will discuss the bugs that will leave in May, here you won’t require a tabular data as there is only one bug.

Mole Cricket: 

  • When: All-day
  • Where: Underground
  • Value: 500 Bells
  • Returns: November

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There were the bugs and fishes that are leaving in May. Now we will move on to the New Bugs and Fishes that are going to arrive at your island.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons May Bug and Fish List

New Fishes in May

  • Frog:
    • Where: Pond
    • When: All-day
    • Value: 400 Bells
    • Shadow: Small
    • Returns: May-August
  • Catfish:
    • Where: Pond
    • When: 4:00 PM to 9:00 AM
    • Value: 800 Bells
    • Shadow: Large
    • Returns: May-August
  • Nibble Fish:
    • Where: River
    • When: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Value: 1500 Bells
    • Shadow: Small
    • Returns: May-September
  • Angel Fish:
    • Where: River
    • When: 4:00 PM to 9:00 AM
    • Value: 3000 Bells
    • Shadow: Small
    • Returns: May-October
  • Betta:
    • Where: River
    • When: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Value: 2500 Bells
    • Shadow: Small
    • Returns: May-October
  • Rainbow Fish:
    • Where: River
    • When: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Value: 800 Bells
    • Shadow: Tiny
    • Returns: May-October
  • Giant Trevally:
    • Where: Sea (Pier Only)
    • When: All-day
    • Value: 4500 Bells
    • Shadow: Large
    • Returns: May-October
  • Mahi-Mahi:
    • Where: Sea (Pier Only)
    • When: All-day
    • Value: 6000 Bells
    • Shadow: Giant
    • Returns: May-October

Now moving on to the new bug that will come in May.

New Bugs in May

Animal Crossing: New Horizons May Bug and Fish List

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Here we have listed all the Bugs that are coming in May.

  • Great Purple Emperor
    • When: 4:00 AM-7:00 PM
    • Where: Flying
    • Value: 3000 Bells
    • Returns: May-August
  • Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing
    • When:  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Where: Flying
    • Value: 4000 Bells
    • Returns: May-September
  • Banded Dragonfly
    • When: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Where: Flying
    • Value: 4000 Bells
    • Returns: May-October
  • Pondskater:
    • When:8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    • Where: Pond
    • Value: 130 Bells
    • Returns: May-September
  • Diving Beetle:
    • When: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    • Where: Ponds or Rivers
    • Value: 800 Bells
    • Returns: May-September
  • Violin Beetle:
    • When: All Day
    • Where: Tree Stumps
    • Value: 450 Bells
    • Returns: May – June or September – November
  • Rosalia Batesi Beetle:
    • When: All Day
    • Where: Tree Stumps
    • Value: 3000 Bells
    • Returns: May – September
  • Scorpion:
    • When: 7:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    • Where: Ground
    • Value: 8000 Bells
    • Returns: May – October

And there you have them all. These were all the new bugs and fishes that will be entering the game. Good luck with tracking them all. Moreover, this was the list of all the upcoming fishes and bugs in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Wrap-UP

This guide was to help the players with all the new bugs and fishes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. After reading our guide, players will be more confident in catching them all. We hope this guide helped you. If you have any queries or feedback, feel free to comment down below with your Name and E-mail ID. Likewise, check out our iPhone Tips and TricksPC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Tricks for more such tips and tricks. We urge you to participate in the $100 giveaway by subscribing to our YouTube Channel. Thank You.

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