The Gigas Giant Clam is (true to its name) a giant clam that you can catch in Animal Crossing New Horizons. But just like the Giant Isopod, this one is also a fast swimmer. It will keep swimming away if you aggressively dive towards it. So how should you go about it? How to catch the Gigas Giant Clam in ACNH? Find out in this guide.
Gigas Giant Clam in ACNH – Shadow Size, Selling Price & More
The months of availability of this sea creature is as follows:
- May, June, July, August, September for Northern Hemisphere.
- November, December, January, February, March for the Southern Hemisphere.
This Clam’s shadow size is pretty large and as mentioned before, it is also incredibly fast. Note that its can be caught all day so there are no time-based restrictions. This sea creature will earn you a whopping 15,000 Bells if you choose to sell it.
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Before getting into the details on how to catch it, make sure that your character is wearing a wet suit because that’s how you will be able to swim. Ready with the wet suit? Then let’s dive deeper into this guide.
Capturing the Gigas Giant Clam in ACNH needs the same approach as you would take for a Scorpion or a Tarantula. Activate your inner stealth mode because you have to catch this creature off guard. What you need to do is swim normally and lure it towards a net. When you corner it like that, you will find the moment to dive (by pressing Y) and grab it. If you keep swimming fast like you are about to snatch it, the creature will also speed up. So, it is best to follow a slow and steady manner.
This might take five minutes or even longer depending on where it spawned in the ocean. But if you follow these tips, it will get significantly easier to catch the Gigas Giant Clam in Animal Crossing New Horizons.
This is what you need to know to catch this quick underwater creature. For more such tips and tricks, be sure to read our Animal Crossing: New Horizons wiki right away. It will surely help you become the best New Horizons player.