The Firefly Squid is one of the sea creatures added to Animal Crossing New Horizons in the Summer update. It is a tiny little squid that is red in color and available mainly during night time. In this guide, we will tell you everything you need to know about the Firefly Squid in ACNH including price, shadow size, active hours, seasonality, spawn location and more.
Firefly Squid Animal Crossing New Horizons
For the players with islands in the Northern Hemisphere, you will be able to catch the Firefly Squid in ACNH from March to June. For those in the Southern Hemisphere, it will be available from September to December.
This sea creature can be caught when it’s dark outside, that is, from 9pm to 4am. Its shadow size is pretty small and luckily, it is not a fast sea creature like the Gigas Giant Clam. It has a fairly normal swimming speed so catching it will be a breeze.
To catch it, you need to wear a wetsuit and begin swimming in the ocean. If you notice a tiny shadow underwater emitting small bubbles from a certain area, swim towards it and dive by pressing Y. It could be some other small creature too, but there’s also a good chance that it could be a Firefly Squid in ACNH.
Once you capture it, you can sell it for 1400 Bells or donate it to Blathers who will tell you some additional information about its blue bioluminescent glow. He will share that these squids use the glow to either threaten others when in danger or to communicate. Quite similar to their namesake, the Firefly!
That’s everything you need to know about about the Firefly Squid in ACNH. We have a lot of such quick guides to help you catch sea creatures, bugs and fish. Read them all in our ACNH Wiki.