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How to catch a Mitten Crab in Animal Crossing New Horizons

Are you trying to find yourself a Mitten Crab in ACNH? It may be one of the fish you need to catch during September to complete your Critterpedia. In this guide, we’ll show you how to catch a Mitten Crab in Animal Crossing New Horizons, including its seasonality, active hours, and location.

How to catch a Mitten Crab in Animal Crossing New Horizons

Here’s everything you need to know about the Mitten Crab in Animal Crossing New Horizons:

  • Critter: Mitten Crab
  • Location: River
  • Northern Hemisphere Seasonality: September through November
  • Southern Hemisphere Seasonality: March through May
  • Active Hours: 4 pm to 9 am
  • Shadow Size: Small
  • Selling Price: 2,000

Mitten Crabs are one of the only crustaceans caught by fishing rather than deep-sea diving. If you’re looking for this fish, you’ll want to make sure you’re checking between September and November for the Northern Hemisphere and March through May for the Southern Hemisphere.

You can find Mitten Crabs in rivers or river mouths by looking for a small shadow. The active hours are between 4 pm and 9 am local time. It’s available for most of the day, so finding one shouldn’t be a problem. As far as fish go, it’s not the most common, but with some patience, you should see one during the evening.

There are many other small shadows in the river during the same hours and season, such as the Freshwater Goby, Crucian Carp, and Angelfish, to name a few. Be patient and ready to sift through a bunch of unwanted fish, and you will eventually catch yourself a Mitten Crab.

That’s everything you need to know about catching a Mitten Crab in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Good luck finding one and completing your Critterpedia! You may find our fish price and location guide useful to see what else is available this month.

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