How to Catch Sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Shark is one of the rare fish in Indonesia Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Getting this fish means adding a valuable collection to your museum. Here’s how to get different types of sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

How to Identify Sharks

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Of the 4 types of sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, there is one characteristic in common: There will be an additional fin shadow over the shadow of a normal normal fish. If you have got this shadow, you can be sure to get a shark.

Throw your fishing gear and wait for him to bite like fishing as usual. Remember, you can only get shark shadows if you fish in the sea.

Types of Sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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There are 4 types of sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons: hammerhead shark, whale shark, saw shark and great white shark. The season for catching sharks in Southern Hemisphere and Northern Hemisphere also different.

Southern Hemisphere can start catching sharks from December to March, while for Northern Hemisphere, sharks can be caught in June to September. The time of the appearance of the shark is also different, great white shark can appear at any time, while the other three sharks can only be caught in the afternoon to night (4 PM – 9 AM).

The following are additional selling prices for each type of shark:

  • Hammerhead sharks at a price of 8000 Bells
  • Saw Shark at 12000 Bells
  • Whale Shark at 13000 Bells
  • Great white shark at 15000 Bells.

Shark Island

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Like other rare animals and flowers, there is also a possibility that you can reach shark island if you travel using nook miles ticket. Unfortunately, this island will appear randomly and there is no way to guarantee that you will get to shark island.

If you find an island with a large number of sharks, it’s your lucky day. That’s the guide and tips for getting sharks in the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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