How to catch a Ray in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Add some sting to your collection with our Animal Crossing: New Horizons Ray guide.

August didn’t bring too many new friends to our waters, but one of the most exciting is definitely the Ray. In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you can catch a Ray between August and November if you’re in the northern hemisphere, though it’s as easy to identify as the sharks in your waves. Below, we’ll take you through all the details you need to know to catch a Ray in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, as well as what this barb-tailed fish is worth.

How to catch a Ray in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

How to catch a ray in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
 
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You can catch Ray in Animal Crossing: New Horizons between 4am and 9pm during the months of August to November in the northern hemisphere, or February to May in the southern hemisphere. Here are the key details about Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ rays that you need to know:

  • When: 4am - 9pm, August - November
  • Where: Sea
  • Shadow Size: Large
  • Value: 3,000 Bells

To catch a ray in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, head to the shores of your island during the months and times listed above and look for a large shadow, roughly the size of a Sea Bass. Yes, you’ll be risking the eternal disappointment of hooking a C+ from the waves when you hunt for the Ray. Still, it’s worth it to hook this unusual fish.

Now that you know how to catch a Ray in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you can deliver it to Blathers or sell it to Timmy & Tommy for 3,000 bells. Otherwise, wait for C.J. to visit if you want to make a tidy extra profit. If you want to know all the other fish and bugs which arrived in August, click here to see our list. You can also read up on all the fish in the game by clicking here as well!

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Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video game journalism stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at henry.stenhouse@allgamers.com, or catch him on Twitter.

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