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How to get Summer Shells in Animal Crossing New Horizons

How to get Summer Shells in Animal Crossing New Horizons

June is here, which means players in the Northern Hemisphere can now get their hands on Summer Shells. This is a new type of Shell that can be used to craft some exclusive items. In this guide, we will look at how to get Summer Shells in Animal Crossing New Horizons, including where to find them and what items you can make from them.

How to get Summer Shells in Animal Crossing New Horizons

  • Item: Summer Shell
  • Location: Beaches
  • Months
    • Northern Hemisphere: June 1 through August 31
    • Southern Hemisphere: December 1 through February 29

Summer Shells are only available during the Summer season in ACNH, which differs depending on your hemisphere. For the Northern Hemisphere, you can find summer shells from June 1 through August 31. In the Southern Hemisphere, you can find Summer Shells from December 1 through February 29.

Aside from Summer Shells, there are seven different other types of Shells available. These include Sea Snails, Venus Combs, Conch, Sand Dollars, Coral, Giant Clams, and Cowries. All of these shells are scattered around the coastline of your island. All you need to do is patrol the beaches, and you will eventually come across some Summer Shells.

You can also find some exclusive Summer Shell DIY recipes that allow you to turn the shells into some items. 

  • Shell Wreath
  • Shell Wand
  • Underwater Flooring
  • Water Flooring
  • Shellfish Pochette
  • Underwater Wall
  • Tropical Vista
  • Starry-sands Flooring

Shoot down balloons with your slingshot this month to try and get one of the DIY recipes. You can also find some recipes by checking in on your villagers. There is a chance they might be crafting one of these items and share the recipe with you.

Other Shell items include:

  • Shell Arch
  • Shell Bed
  • Shell Fountain
  • Shell Table
  • Shell Stool
  • Shell Lamp
  • Shell Partition
  • Shell Rug
  • Shell Speaker
  • Water Flooring

For other new June content, check out our fish and bug guides for this month.

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