Animal Crossing's September Seasonal Items Are Leaving Soon [Last Chance]

September is almost over, but you can still pick up a couple of new seasonal items from the Nook Shopping catalog before the month ends.


Fall is officially here, and for Animal Crossing: New Horizons players, that means a variety of new items to collect and fauna to catch in the popular Switch life sim. On top of acorns and pine cones, which have begun appearing in trees around Northern Hemisphere islands, players everywhere can order a couple of new seasonal items from the Nook Shopping catalog. You'll need to get them soon, however, as they won't be available for much longer.

First is the grape-harvest basket, a wearable basket in celebration of the Grape Harvest Festival. It costs 800 bells and will be available until today, September 30. The other new seasonal item is the moon rug, which will be available until October 8 and runs for 2,000 bells. You can purchase both items from the Seasonal tab in the Nook Shopping catalog.

Grape-harvest basket
Grape-harvest basket

Beyond the grape-harvest basket, Northern Hemisphere players can now find acorns and pinecones, which can be used to craft new autumnal DIY recipes. You'll receive one of these--a tree's bounty little tree recipe--from Isabelle during her daily announcement when you boot up the game, while others can be found in balloons. Meanwhile, spring is about to begin for Southern Hemisphere players, which means cherry blossoms will soon be appearing.

A new month also means new bugs and fish to catch, as well as some new sea creatures. Crickets, red dragonflies, and more have emerged in Northern Hemisphere islands, while honeybees, mantises, and other insects can be found in Southern Hemisphere islands. You can see all the new fauna that are available in each hemisphere in our bug and fish guides. Some bugs and fish are leaving the game soon as well, so be sure to catch them while you can.

Nintendo is also rolling out a big fall update for New Horizons this week, which will introduce the Halloween event along with some spooky new DIY recipes and items. Another update is coming to the game in late November. New Horizons is also finally getting Mario-themed items in March 2021 to celebrate the Super Mario series' 35th anniversary.

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