November To-Do List | November Bugs and Fish | November Events, DIY Recipes, and Birthdays | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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See all the things to do in November in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH), for the Nintendo Switch. These include all November events, bugs, fish & sea creatures that are coming and leaving in November, November-exclusive recipes & items, and all November birthdays!

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Calendar Bugs & Fish Sea Creatures DIY Recipes
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List of All Events

List of Events in November

November Event Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30
11/1
Mushrooming Season Begins
Butch's Birthday
11/2
Iggly's Birthday
11/3
Snake's Birthday
11/4
Lucky's Birthday
11/5
Lobo's Birthday
11/6
Boris's Birthday
11/7
Bam's Birthday
11/8
Alli's Birthday
11/9
Pango's Birthday
11/10
Rodney's Birthday
11/11
Mac's Birthday
11/12
Mathilda's Birthday
11/13
Queenie's Birthday
11/14
Pancetti's Birthday
11/15
Sly's Birthday
11/16
Daisy's Birthday
11/17
Mallary's Birthday
11/18
Tia's Birthday
11/19
Amelia's Birthday
11/20
Sparro's Birthday
11/21
Flip's Birthday
11/22
Claudia's Birthday
11/23
Knox's Birthday
11/24
Shep's Birthday
11/25
Fall Ends
Wolfgang's Birthday
11/26
Willow's Birthday
11/27
Phil's Birthday
11/28
Peaches's Birthday
11/29
Kabuki's Birthday
11/30
Mushrooming Season Ends
Tasha's Birthday

Note: In the Southern Hemisphere seasonal events (excluding birthdays) take place in May.

November 1 to 30: Mushrooming Season

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Mushrooming Season Duration
Northern Hemisphere November Only
Southern Hemisphere May Only

Mushrooms will start to appear during the last month of Fall. This is known as Mushrooming Season, and it occurs in November for Northern Hemisphere players, and May for Southern Hemisphere players.

List of Mushroom Series Furniture & Item Recipes

Bugs and Fish Available in November

All Bugs and Fish Available in November

To see the complete list of bugs and fish available in November, check out the following pages.

Northern Hemisphere
November Bugs November Fish
Southern Hemisphere
May Bugs May Fish

New Bugs and Fish Available in November

Check out the critters that have started appearing this November (Northern Hemisphere).

New Bugs Available in November

No. Name Location Sell Price Months and Time
35 Damselfly ImageDamselfly On the ground 500 Season:
November to February
Times:
Any time
37 Mole Cricket ImageMole Cricket Buried in the ground 500 Season:
November to May
Times:
Any time
79 Tarantula ImageTarantula On the ground 8000 Season:
November to April
Times:
7 PM to 4 AM

New Fish Available in November

Name Shadow Size Area Times Sell Price
1 Bitterling IconBitterling Tiny ShadowTiny River Any time 900
54 Blowfish IconBlowfish Medium ShadowMedium Sea 9 PM to 4 AM 5000
66 Tuna IconTuna Huge ShadowHuge Pier Any time 7000
67 Blue Marlin IconBlue Marlin Huge ShadowHuge Pier Any time 10000
77 Football Fish IconFootball Fish Large ShadowLarge Sea 4 PM to 9 AM 2500

Bugs and Fish Leaving in November

These critters will not be available until their next seasonal month so be sure not to miss them!

Bugs Leaving in November

No. Name Location Sell Price Months and Time
8 Monarch Butterfly ImageMonarch Butterfly Flying 140 Season:
September to November
Times:
4 AM to 3 PM
16 Long Locust ImageLong Locust On the ground 200 Season:
April to November
Times:
8 AM to 7 PM
17 Migratory Locust ImageMigratory Locust On the ground 600 Season:
August to November
Times:
8 AM to 7 PM
18 Rice Grasshopper ImageRice Grasshopper On the ground 400 Season:
August to November
Times:
8 AM to 7 PM
20 Cricket ImageCricket On the ground 130 Season:
September to November
Times:
5 PM to 8 AM
22 Mantis ImageMantis On flowers 430 Season:
March to November
Times:
8 AM to 5 PM
23 Orchid Mantis ImageOrchid Mantis On flowers 2400 Season:
March to November
Times:
8 AM to 5 PM
46 Violin Beetle ImageViolin Beetle On tree stumps 450 Season:
May to June|September to November
Times:
Any time
66 Walking Stick ImageWalking Stick On trees 600 Season:
July to November
Times:
4 AM to 8 AM|5 PM to 7 PM
74 Flea ImageFlea On villagers 70 Season:
April to November
Times:
Any time

Fish Leaving in November

Name Shadow Size Area Times Sell Price
27 Cherry Salmon IconCherry Salmon Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 1000
28 Char IconChar Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 3800
29 Golden Trout IconGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 15000
33 Mitten Crab IconMitten Crab Small ShadowSmall River 4 PM to 9 AM 2000
34 Guppy IconGuppy Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 1300
38 Neon Tetra IconNeon Tetra Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 500
48 Seahorse IconSeahorse Tiny ShadowTiny Sea Any time 1100
53 Zebra Turkeyfish IconZebra Turkeyfish Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 500
58 Barred Knifejaw IconBarred Knifejaw Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 5000
71 Ray IconRay Large ShadowLarge Sea 4 AM to 9 PM 3000

Note: These lists are based on Northern Hemisphere dates. In the Southern Hemisphere, these bugs and fish appear in May. We will continue to update this page. If you can provide any kind of verifiable info about bugs not shown in the list, be sure and send us a picture in the comments.

Sea Creatures Available in November

All Sea Creatures Available in November

To see the complete list of sea creatures available in November, check out the following pages.

Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere
November Sea Creatures May Sea Creatures

New Sea Creatures Available in November

Check out the sea creatures that have started appearing this November (Northern Hemisphere).

Name Shadow Size Time of Day Sell Price
3 Sea Cucumber ImageSea Cucumber Large Shadow SizeLarge Anytime 500
4 Sea Pig ImageSea Pig Medium Shadow SizeMedium 4 PM to 9 AM 10000
25 Dungeness Crab ImageDungeness Crab Large Shadow SizeLarge Anytime 1900
26 Snow Crab ImageSnow Crab Large Shadow SizeLarge Anytime 6000
27 Red King Crab ImageRed King Crab Large Shadow SizeLarge Anytime 8000

Sea Creatures Leaving in November

These sea creatures will not be available until their next seasonal month so be sure not to miss them!

Name Shadow Size Time of Day Sell Price
24 Gazami Crab ImageGazami Crab Large Shadow SizeLarge Anytime 2200

November Exclusive DIY Recipes

Tree's Bounty Little Tree DIY Recipe

Receive Tree

Recipe Availability September 1 - December 10
(Northern Hemisphere)
March 1 - June 10
(Southern Hemisphere)

If you missed it in September and in October, you get another chance to receive the Tree's Bounty Little Tree DIY recipe from Tom Nook. You can only get this item once, from September 1 to December 10 in the Northern Hemisphere (March 1 to June 10 in the Southern Hemisphere), so don't miss it! Collect all the Tree's Bounty-themed DIY recipes to complete the Tree's Bounty Series Furniture collection!

List of Tree's Bounty Series Furniture & Item Recipes

Mushroom Wreath DIY Recipe

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Recipe Availability November Only
(Northern Hemisphere)
May Only
(Southern Hemisphere)

November marks the beginning of the Mushrooming Season, and you will get the Mushroom Wreath DIY recipe from Isabelle on your first login in November. Collect all the Mushroom-themed DIY Recipes to complete the Mushroom Series Furniture collection!

List of Mushroom Series Furniture & Item Recipes

Red-Leaf Pile DIY Recipe

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Recipe Availability November 16 - 25
(Northern Hemisphere)
May 16 - 25
(Southern Hemisphere)

The last few weeks of November also mark the end of Fall (Autumn). Between November 16 and 25, Isabelle will give you the Red-Leaf Pile DIY recipe. This recipe is part of the Tree's Bounty and the Maple-Leaf Series Furniture collections. Collect all the Maple-Leaf-themed DIY recipes to complete both collections!

List of Maple-Leaf Series Furniture & Item Recipes

November Exclusive Items

Get Acorns and Pine Cones by Shaking Trees

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Item Availability September 1 - December 10
(Northern Hemisphere)
March 1 - June 10
(Southern Hemisphere)

Like in September and in October, you can get acorns and pine cones by shaking trees. You'll need them to complete the Tree's Bounty Series Furniture collection. They only last until December 10, so get tree-shakin'!

Collect Mushrooms

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Item Availability November Only
(Northern Hemisphere)
May Only
(Southern Hemisphere)

Mushrooms are exclusive to November and required to complete the Mushroom Series Furniture collection. You only have this month to get enough of them, so get as many of them as you can!

How to Get Mushrooms

Catch Maple Leaves with Your Net

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Item Availability November 16 - 25
(Northern Hemisphere)
May 16 - 25
(Southern Hemisphere)

As we reach the end of Fall (Autumn), the leave will turn red and fall off the trees. Catch them with your net to get Maple Leaves! They're essential for the Maple-Leaf Series Furniture collection, so catch as many of them before November 25!

How to Get Maple Leaves Fast

List of Villager Birthdays in November

Butch Image
Butch

(November 1)
Iggly Image
Iggly

(November 2)
Snake Image
Snake

(November 3)
Lucky Image
Lucky

(November 4)
Lobo Image
Lobo

(November 5)
Boris Image
Boris

(November 6)
Bam Image
Bam

(November 7)
Alli Image
Alli

(November 8)
Pango Image
Pango

(November 9)
Rodney Image
Rodney

(November 10)
Mac Image
Mac

(November 11)
Mathilda Image
Mathilda

(November 12)
Queenie Image
Queenie

(November 13)
Pancetti Image
Pancetti

(November 14)
Sly Image
Sly

(November 15)
Daisy Image
Daisy

(November 16)
Mallary Image
Mallary

(November 17)
Tia Image
Tia

(November 18)
Amelia Image
Amelia

(November 19)
Sparro Image
Sparro

(November 20)
Flip Image
Flip

(November 21)
Claudia Image
Claudia

(November 22)
Knox Image
Knox

(November 23)
Shep Image
Shep

(November 24)
Wolfgang Image
Wolfgang

(November 25)
Willow Image
Willow

(November 26)
Phil Image
Phil

(November 27)
Peaches Image
Peaches

(November 28)
Kabuki Image
Kabuki

(November 29)
Tasha Image
Tasha

(November 30)

Daily To-Do List

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To learn more about activities you could do every day or every week, check out our guide on Things to Do Every Day!
Things to Do Every Day

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