Read this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) Guide on Tarantula. Find out the sell price, how to catch, what time of the day and year it spawns, and more.
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Tarantula - Price and Spawn Conditions
Tarantula - Appearance and Price
You can sell Tarantulas for 8,000 Bells each. This is a very efficient way to earn bells so catch as many Tarantulas as possible to pay back your loans.> Learn Other Ways To Earn Bells Fast
Spawn Conditions & Time Of Day
|Time Of Year||N：Nov ~ Apr|
S：May ~ Oct
|Time Of Day||7pm ~ 4am|
|Spawn Location||On the ground|
Tarantulas Only Appear At Night
Tarantulas only appear at night (7pm to 4am). Wait until it gets dark to go hunting for these creepy crawlies!Check Out The How To Change Time!
How To Catch Tarantula
Visit Tarantula Island!
Though it sounds terrifying, there is an island in-game you can visit which is filled with Tarantulas. You can catch as many as you can hold here, so make sure to go on a Mystery Island Tour to find this Island!Check Out Tarantula Island Here!
Stop When It Strikes A Threatening Pose
When catching a Tarantula, sneak up on it by pressing and holding the "A" button. When the Tarantula raises its legs and starts trying to intimidate you, don't move and wait until it stops its attack pose! Get close enough and catch with your net.