All new fish and bugs have been added to Animal Crossing New Horizons for August 2020. These will be different for Northern and Southern Hemispheres, so to help you get them all we've put together this guide. It lists all of the new fish and bugs that have been added for August 2020, broken up into each hemisphere. We've included info on where and when to catch each critter, as well as their availability.
Fish Added to Animal Crossing New Horizons in August (Northern Hemisphere)
A bunch of new fish have been added to Animal Crossing New Horizons for August 2020. You can find info on each one below. Note that this table refers to the northern hemisphere.
|Soft-Shelled turtle||River||3750||4pm - 9am|
|Moray Eel||Ocean||2000||All Day|
|Flatworm||Ocean Floor||700||4pm - 9am|
Bugs Added in August 2020 (Northern Hemisphere)
Even more bugs have been added to the game for August. Here's what's new in the northern hemisphere:
|Migratory Locist||Ground||600||8am - 7pm|
|Rice Grasshopper||Ground||400||8am - 7pm|
|Walker Cicada||Trees||400||8am - 5pm|
Fish Added in August 2020(Southern Hemisphere)
There are no new fish to catch in August for the Southern Hemisphere:
You'll need a fishing rod to catch fish. Head here for info on how to get one.
Bugs Added in August 2020 (Southern Hemisphere)
A few bugs have been added for August in the southern hemisphere. We'll update this page if anything new is discovered.
|Tiger Beetle||Ground||1500||All day|
For more info on catching things with your net, head here.
Bugs and Fish Leaving Animal Crossing New Horizons in August 2020
There are a couple of bugs and fish leaving Animal Crossing New Horizons at the end of August 2020. We've listed them below, and will go into more detail further in the article. We'll split them into bugs and fish, and by hemisphere.
- Frog (North)
- Giant Snakehead
- Sea Pineapple
- Vampire Squid
- Blue Weevil Beetle
- Brown Cicada
- Cicada Shell
- Common Bluebottle
- Cyclommatus Stag
- Drone Beetle
- Evening Cicada
- Giant Cicada
- Giant Stag
- Giraffe Stag
- Golden Stag
- Great Purple Emperor
- Horned Atlas
- Horned Dynastid
- Horned Elephant
- Horned Hercules
- Jewel Beetle
- Miyama Stag
- Robust Cicada
- Saw Stag
- Scarab Beetle
- Pond Smelt (South)
- Rajah Brooke's Birdwing
- Dung Beetle
Fish Leaving the Northern Hemisphere in August
|Sea Pineapple||Deep Sea||1500||May-Aug|
|Vampire Squid||Deep Sea||10000||Apr-Aug|
Bugs Leaving the Northern Hemishere in August 2020
|Blue Weevil Beetle||tree Stumps||800||Jul-Aug|
|Cyclommatus Stag||Coconut Trees||8000||Jul-Aug|
|Golden Stag||Coconut Trees||12000||Jul-Aug|
|Great Purple Emperor||Flying||3000||May-Aug|
|Horned Atlas||Coconut Trees||8000||Jul-Aug|
|Horned Elephant||Coconut Trees||8000||Jul-Aug|
|Horned Hercules||Coconut Trees||12000||Jul-Aug|
|Jewel Beetle||Tree Stumps||2400||Apr-Aug|
Fish Leaving the Southern Hemisphere in August
Bugs Leaving the Southern Hemisphere in August
|Rajah Brooke's Birdwing||Flying||N/A||Oct-Aug|
|Dung Beetle||Ground||N/A||Jun- Aug|
If you're catching these fish to make yourself some Bells, be sure to visit our Bells Making Guide which outlines some other good ways to make money.
That's all you need to know about the bugs and fish for this month. For more on Animal Crossing New Horizons be sure to check out Caty's review. Elsewhere, there's Hirun's writeup of how cloud saving works.