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.
On this page:
- What to Do If You're Stung by Wasps
- What Happens When You Get Stung?
- What Happens If You're Stung Twice?
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.
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.