Animal Crossing New Horizons: What to Do If You're Stung by Wasps

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What to Do If You're Stung by Wasps

If you go around shaking trees, you're likely to get stung by wasps eventually. Here's how to cure yourself.

While out foraging for materials in Animal Crossing New Horizons you'll likely be going around shaking trees. Every now and then, this will dislodge a wasp nest onto the ground, freeing the stinging insects within. You'll get stung, your face will swell up and you'll be sent on your merry way, so how do you cure your sting? We'll explain how in this guide.

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What to Do If You're Stung by Wasps

If you are stung by wasps in Animal Crossing New Horizons you'll need to make medicine. You'll first need to get the DIY Recipe, so head to this guide for more info. Once you have it, it's just a case of making some and then taking it from your inventory. Your sting will clear up and you can continue your day.

What Happens When You Get Stung?

Being stung isn't the end of the world. Your appearance will change, and your fellow islanders will recoil in horror when you approach, but you'll still be able to go about your day.

looking a bit puffy there | Jake Green/USG

What Happens If You're Stung Twice?

The real issue with getting stung is that if it happens twice in a row you will faint. Because of this, make sure you're carrying some meds with you at all times. If you don't have enough space check out our guide on increasing pocket size.

How to Catch Wasps

A neat trick we found when being chased by wasps is that you can actually get away without being stung. To do so, make sure you have your net handy when shaking trees. When wasps come out and start chasing you, just turn and catch them with the net. While you have your tool ring or menu up, wasps won't attack you.

That's all for this Animal Crossing New Horizons guide but don't fret! There's plenty more on USG to enjoy including Caty's review, and Hirun's news spotlighting the fan-art centered on Roald.

Jake Green

Guides Editor

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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