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Learn all about Flick the new Chameleon villager in Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) in this guide. This includes bug models, Flick appearance time, best bugs, and more.

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How To Meet Flick

Randomly Appears


Flick randomly shows up to your island, seeking his soul bug. When you see him on your island, make sure to talk to him before 5am.

Flick Appearance Schedule

Day of the WeekRandom
PlaceOn the island

What You Can Do With Flick

Make A Bug Model

bring 3

By bringing 3 of the same bug species to Flick, you can get a model of that bug. The model will be delivered via mail on the next day.


▲A model of a Cricket

Sell Bugs To Flick


You can sell your bugs to Flick. Flick will pay you a lot more (x1.5) than you would get at Nook's Cranny. It can therefore be a good idea to save up your expensive bugs for when Flick comes!

Check Out A Full List Of Bugs Here!

Bug-Off Event Info

What Is The Bug-Off?

Bug Off

The Bug-Off is a summer event that is officiated by none other than the bug-loving Flick. On the morning of a Bug-Off, you will get an announcement from Isabelle saying that the event will be held that day!

Event Info

DateNorthern Hemisphere:
June 27th (Sat.)
July 25th (Sat.)
Aug. 22nd (Sat.)
Sept. 26th (Sat.)
Southern Hemisphere:
Nov. 21st (Sat.)
Dec. 19th (Sat.)
Jan. 16th (Sat.)
Feb. 20th (Sat.)
TimeMorning until 6pm
Entry Fee500 Bells
※ (First time is free)

※ These are the only dates we've confirmed for the event so far. There may be others.
※ Time and date changing was used for the purposes of verifying this information.

Catch For 3 Minutes

Bug Off

Once you start a round, you'll have three minutes to run around & catch as many bugs as you can! Once the round is over, go back to Flick in the town center.

Sell Bugs To Flick After

Bug Off

You'll be able to sell the bugs you catch to Flick for more than their usual price. Given that the entry fee is only 500 Bells, you'll be able to make a hefty profit. This event goes on until 6pm, so make sure to do it over & over!

Check Out A List Of Other Events Here

Earn and Redeem Points

Redeem Points

In exchange for catching bugs, Flick will reward you with points which you can spend to buy bug-related items! It seems that if you catch over 3 bugs, you'll get a bonus!

Bug-Off Event Rewards

Item Received
Termite MoundArtisanal Bug Cage
Bug Aloha ShirtBug Cage
Bug WandButterfly Backpack
Butterfly WallLadybug Rug
Ladybug UmbrellaSpider Doorplate
Termite MoundToy Centipede
Toy Cockroach-

※ All items cost 10 points. The order of items may be random.

Bug-Off Event Rewards List

List of Bug-Off Rewards

Artisanal Bug CageArtisanal Bug CageBug Aloha ShirtBug Aloha ShirtBug CageBug Cage
Bug WandBug WandButterfly BackpackButterfly BackpackButterfly WallButterfly Wall
Ladybug RugLadybug RugLadybug UmbrellaLadybug UmbrellaSpider DoorplateSpider Doorplate
Termite MoundTermite MoundToy CentipedeToy CentipedeToy CockroachToy Cockroach

Use The Bug Wand To Transform

Bug Wand

By using the Bug Wand you obtained from the Bug-Off, you can change your outfit instantly. You can register your favorite outfit on your wand from your closet.

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I have Flick on my island on 3/31 until 5AM on 4/1. He might show up at the end of each month, still not 100% sure on this.

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