How to catch a Migratory Locust in Animal Crossing New Horizons

Are you trying to catch yourself a Migratory Locust in ACNH? This elusive little insect may not be the rarest, but it can be challenging to find if you don’t know where to look. The hardest part is spotting one. In this guide, we’ll show you how to catch a Migratory Locust in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

How to catch a Migratory Locust in Animal Crossing New Horizons

Here is everything you need to know about this insect:

  • Bug: Migratory Locust
  • Northern Hemisphere Seasonality: August-November
  • Southern Hemisphere Seasonality: February-May
  • Active Hours: 8 am – 5 pm
  • Location: Ground
  • Weather: Any weather
  • Selling Price: 600 Bells

Migratory Locusts are available between August and November for the Northern Hemisphere. Add six months to that if you’re in the Southern Hemisphere. You can find it in any weather condition on the ground from 8 am to 5 pm local time. It’s not the rarest or most expensive bug, but it’s one you’ll need to complete that Critterpedia.

With the large seasonality window and the fact that it’s available during most of the day, your chances of seeing one are good. Unfortunately, you’re going to come across many grasshoppers, rice grasshoppers, and other locusts while looking for this one. Out of the four grasshoppers and locusts, it’s undoubtedly the most difficult to find. 

Make sure to keep an eye out for this little guy, and refer to the image above if you’re unsure of its appearance. When you finally spot one, make sure to walk over slowly to avoid startling it. Swing your net as soon as you are in range, and it’s yours. That’s all you need to know to catch a Migratory Locust in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

You may find our ACNH bug location and price guide useful to see what other insects are available this month.