In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you’ll find a variety of Shells strewn along the beach that you can pick up and sell, all with different prices. Some Shells are more valuable than others, and certain Shells can also be used in DIY Recipes. To find out whether it’s worth it to scavenge for Shells, we’ve put together a quick guide outlining all of the Shell prices in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
All Shell prices in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
You can pick up Shells on your beach in Animal Crossing: New Horizons and either use them to craft DIY Recipes, or sell them at Nook’s Cranny for Bells. For most Animal Crossing players, selling them is the way to go as it’ll clean up your beach and net you some quick Bells in a pinch.
If you’re short on time, or you’re on a Mystery Island and need to take a few more things back with you and are wondering what to prioritize, knowing all of the Shell prices can be a huge help.
To make things easier for you, we’ve listed all of the Shell prices in Animal Crossing: New Horizons below from cheapest to most valuable.
- Porceletta - 30 Bells
- Cowries - 60 Bells
- Manila Clam - 100 Bells
- Sand Dollar - 120 Bells
- Sea Snail - 180 Bells
- Venus Comb - 300 Bells
- White Scallop - 450 Bells
- Oyster Shell - 450 Bells
- Coral - 500 Bells
- Scallop Shell - 600 Bells
- Conch - 700 Bells
- Giant Clam - 900 Bells
- Pearl Oyster - 1,200 Bells
We also want to add the Hermit Crab to the list, even though it’s not part of the list of Shells. When picking up Shells at night, you may stumble across a Hermit Crab disguised as a Shell. If you’re able to net a few Hermit Crabs, you can sell them for 1,000 Bells a piece.
After reviewing the list of Shells and how many Bells they’re worth, it’s clear that you’re going to want to keep an eye out for the Giant Clam and Pearl Oyster over ones like the Sand Dollar or Sea Snail.
Now that you know all of the Shell prices in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, we’ve got a few other helpful articles for you including a list of all fish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the new bugs and fish you can catch in Animal Crossing: New Horizons during the month of April, and a list of all Fossils in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.