Animal Crossing New Horizons: Arapaima, where and how to get them, all the info

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Fishing is one of the most popular activities in Animal Crossing New Horizons, because the fish allow you to fill the Bébêtopédie, but also to obtain bells by selling them. Some of them are worth more than others due to their rarity, notably thes arapaïmas for example. We explain to you how to put all the chances on your side to fish it!



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Arapaima, all the information on this rare fish

This information works if your island is in the northern hemisphere.

  Name Period Hour Location Price Sizes
Arapaïma June-September 16am-9pm River 10 Bells 6

This information works if your island is in the southern hemisphere.



  Name Period Hour Location Price Sizes
Arapaïma December-March 16am-9pm River 10 Bells 6

The arapaimas fished in summer, between the months of July and September for the northern hemisphere, and december to march for the southern hemisphere. You will usually find them at night, between 16 p.m. and 9 a.m. To have a chance of catching them, you will have to fish in the river. Arapaima are easily distinguished from other fish by their Large size (6rd size out of 6 in total).

If you catch them, you can resell them 10 Bells, or donate them to the museum if you catch them for the first time!

How to catch rare fish on Animal Crossing?

To have a better chance of getting rare fish, we advise you to go to mystery islands ! These are usually good places to catch rare fish, like sturgeon or golden trout for example. You can also try to get some with bait, but the success rate is lower. You can craft bait by finding clams in the sand!

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