Animal Crossing: New Leaf is the sort of game where if you don’t pay attention, you’re bound to miss something cool. Turns out, each month presents brand-new content to enjoy, be it a country’s special holiday, an exclusive fish to catch or someone’s birthday.
August is no exception, and that being said, we listed all of the holidays, available fish, insects and deep-sea catches for your convenience. We also unlocked this information from our official Animal Crossing: New Leaf Guide.
Fireworks Show: Watch the night sky light up every Sunday in August.
Obon (Japan, 8/15): Visit a friend in Japan and enjoy the day’s events.
Bug-Off (3rd Saturday): Grab your best net and see if you can catch the bug of the day!
August 1: Kid Cat’s Birthday “Psst”
August 2: Vladimir’s Birthday “Nyet”
August 3: Benjamin’s Birthday “Alrighty”
August 4: Bones’s Birthday “Yip yip”
August 5: Poppy’s Birthday “Nutty”
August 6: Chester’s Birthday “Rookie”
August 7: Rory’s Birthday “Capital”
August 8: Bud’s Birthday “Maaan”
August 9: Soleil’s Birthday “Tarnation”
August 10: Cole’s Birthday “Duuude”
August 11: Gigi’s Birthday “Ribbette”
August 12: Gloria’s Birthday “Quacker”
August 13: Tabby’s Birthday “Meow”
August 14: Rod’s Birthday “Ace”
August 15: Wendy’s Birthday “Lambkins”
August 16: Dozer’s Birthday “Zzzzzz”
August 17: Stinky’s Birthday “GAAHHH”
August 18: Rocco’s Birthday “Hippie”
August 19: Alice’s Birthday “Guvnor”
August 20: Lopez’s Birthday “Buckaroo”
August 21: Wart Jr.’s Birthday “Grr-ribbit”
August 22: Rolf’s Birthday “Grrrolf”
August 23: Nana’s Birthday “Po po”
August 24: Nan’s Birthday “Kid”
August 25: Tipper’s Birthday “Pushy”
August 26: Rowan’s Birthday “Mango”
August 27: Bangle’s Birthday “Growf”
August 28: Chrissy’s Birthday “Sparkles”
August 29: Gruff’s Birthday “Bleh eh eh”
August 30: Hazel’s Birthday “Uni-wow”
Available Insects: Agrias Butterfly, Ant, Bee, Bell Cricket, Birdwing, Centipede, Common Butterfly, Cricket, Diving Beetle, Emperor Butterfly, Flea, Fly, Fruit Beetle, Petaltail Dragonfly, Goliath Beetle, Grasshopper, Hermit Crab, House Centipede, Lantern Fly, Long Locust, Mantis, Migratory Locust, Monarch Butterfly, Mosquito, Moth, Oak Silk Moth, Orchid Mantis, Peacock Butterfly, Pill Bug, Pondskater, Rainbow Stag, Raja Brooke, Red Dragonfly, Rice Grasshopper, Scorpion, Snail, Spider, Stink Bug, Tiger Beetle, Tiger Butterfly, Violin Beetle, Walker Cicada, Walking Leaf, Walkingstick, Wharf Roach, Yellow Butterfly.
Available Fish: Angelfish, Arapaima, Arowana, Barbel Steed, Barred Knifejaw, Black Bass, Blue Marlin, Bluegill, Butterflyfish, Carp, Catfish, Char, Cherry Salmon, Clownfish, Coelacanth, Crawfish, Crucian Carp, Dace, Dorado, Eel, Freshwater Goby, Gar, Giant Trevally, Goldfish, Guppy, Hammerhead Shark, Horse Mackerel, Koi, Mitten Crab, Moray Eel, Neon Tetra, Nibble Fish, Ocean Sunfish, Olive Flounder, Pale Chub, Pike, Piranha, Popeyed Goldfish, Puffer Fish, Rainbow Trout, Ray, Red Snapper, Ribbon Eel, Saddled Bichir, Salmon, Saw Shark, Sea Bass, Sea Horse, Shark, Soft-Shelled Turtle, Surgeonfish, Sweetfish, Whale Shark, Zebra Turkeyfish.
Available Deep Sea Catches: Abalone, Acorn Barnacle, Chambered Nautilus, Clam, Ear Shell, Flatworm, Giant Isopod, Horseshoe Crab, Lobster, Mantis Shrimp, Octopus, Oyster, Pearl Oyster, Scallop, Sea Anemone, Sea Grapes, Sea Slug, Sea Star, Sea Urchin, Spiny Lobster, Spotted Garden Eel, Sweet Shrimp, Tiger Prawn, Turban Shell.
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