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September is the 9th month in the Animal Crossing series. It is the first month of Autumn/Fall in the northern hemisphere, and the time when the trees begin to change colors. In the Southern Hemisphere, the trees also change colors, but they are much greener.

Events in September[]


Villagers born under this month fall under either the or signs.

September 1stViolet the gorilla
September 2ndFlo the penguin
September 3rdSpork the pig and Maggie the pig
September 4thCally the squirrel
September 5thGreta the mouse and Giovanni
September 6thCesar the gorilla
September 7thCeleste and Tucker the elephant
September 8thAstrid the kangaroo
September 9thPinky the bear
September 10thPecan the squirrel and Rio the ostrich
September 11thPeewee the gorilla and Ione the squirrel
September 12thBoone the gorilla and Lottie
September 13thMoose the mouse
September 14thRicky the squirrel and Nindori the ostrich
September 15thTutu the bear

September 16thEd the horse
September 17thWhitney the wolf
September 18thBubbles the hippo
September 19thFuchsia the deer
September 20thOctavian the octopus and Norma the cow
September 21stHenry the frog
September 22ndAnkha the cat
September 23rdCranston the ostrich
September 24thApple the hamster and Blathers
September 25thMitzi the cat
September 26thLeilani and Teddy the bear
September 27thBeardo the bear
September 28thKody the cub
September 29thMarshal the squirrel
September 30thMonique the cat

Available collectables[]

Note: Several prices for critters were not updated for New Horizons.

NameLocationSale priceTime of dayGames
AnchovyOcean2004am - 9pm
AngelfishRiver1,0004pm - 9am
ArapaimaRiver10,0004pm - 9am
ArowanaRiver10,0004pm - 9am
Barbel SteedRiver200All day
Barred KnifejawOcean5,000All day
BarreleyeOcean15,0009pm - 4am
BassRiver300All day
BettaRiver2,5009am - 4pm
Black BassRiver300All day
Blue MarlinPier10,000All day
BluegillRiver3009am - 4pm
Brook TroutPool150All day
Butterfly fishOcean1,000All day
CarpRiver300All day
CatfishPool8004pm - 9am
CharWaterfall3,8004pm - 9am
Cherry SalmonRiver1,0004pm - 9am,
ClownfishOcean650All day
CoelacanthOcean (rain)15,000All day
CrawfishPond250All day
Crucian CarpRiver120All day
DaceRiver2004pm - 9am
DoradoRiver15,0004am - 9pm
EelRiver2,0004pm - 9am
Freshwater GobyRiver3004pm - 9am
GarPond6,0004pm - 9am
Giant CatfishPool3,0004pm - 9am
Giant TrevallyPier4,500All day
Golden troutWaterfall15,0004pm - 9am
GoldfishRiver1,300All day
GuppyRiver1,3009am - 4pm
Hammerhead SharkOcean8,0004pm - 9am
HerabunaRiver300All day
Horse MackerelOcean150All day
King SalmonRiver1,800All day
KoiRiver4,0004pm - 9am
Large BassRiver3,000All day
Mahi-mahiPier6,000All day
Mitten CrabRiver2,0004pm - 9am
Moray EelOcean2,000All day
Neon TetraRiver5009am - 4pm
Nibble FishRiver1,2009am - 4pm
Ocean SunfishOcean4,0004am - 9pm
OctopusOcean500All day
Olive FlounderOcean800All day
Pale ChubRiver1609am - 4pm
PikeRiver1,800All day
PiranhaRiver2,5009am - 4pm, 9pm - 4am
Popeyed GoldfishRiver1,3009am - 4pm
Puffer fishOcean240All day
Rainbow TroutRiver8004am - 9am, 4pm - 9pm
RainbowfishRiver8009am - 4pm
Ranchu GoldfishPond4,5009am - 4pm
RayOcean3,0004am - 9pm
Red SnapperOcean3,000All day
Ribbon EelOcean600All day
Saddled BichirRiver4,0009pm - 4am
SalmonRiver700All day
Saw SharkOcean12,0004pm - 9am
Sea BassOcean200All day
SeahorseOcean1,100All day
SharkOcean15,0004pm - 9am
Small BassRiver200All day
Snapping TurtleRiver5,0009pm - 4am
Soft-shelled TurtleRiver3,7504pm - 9am
SturgeonRiver (mouth)10,000All day
SuckerfishOcean1,500All day
SurgeonfishOcean1,000All day
SweetfishRiver900All day
TilapiaRiver800All day
Whale SharkOcean13,000All day
Zebra TurkeyfishOcean400All day
NameLocationSale priceTime of dayGames
Agrias ButterflyNear flowers3,0008am - 5pm
AntOn rotten turnips, rotten fruit and candy80All day
Atlas mothOn trees3,0007pm - 4am
BagwormShake trees300All day
Banded DragonflyFlying4,5008am - 5pm
BeeShake trees2,000All day
Bell CricketOn the ground4305pm - 8am
Birdwing ButterflyNear flowers4,0008am - 4pm
CentipedeUnder rocks3004pm - 11pm
Citrus Long-horned BeetleOn tree stumps350All day
CockroachOn trees, turnips and flowers.(GCN, WW)5All day
Coconut CrabShake native palm trees (they do not appear on the island)3007pm - 8am
Common ButterflyNear flowers904am - 7pm
CrabOn the beach150All day
CricketOn the ground1305pm - 8am
Darner DragonflyFlying2008am - 5pm
Diving BeetleIn the river8008am - 5pm
Earth-boring Dung BeetleOn the ground300All day
Emperor ButterflyNear flowers2,5005pm - 8am
FleaOn villagers70All day
FlyNear garbage60All day
Fruit BeetleOn trees100All day
Giant water bugIn the river2,0007pm - 8am
Goliath BeetleOn palm trees6,0005pm - 8am
GrasshopperOn the ground1608am - 5pm
Hermit Crabdisguised as seashells1,0007pm - 8am
House CentipedeUnder rocks2507pm - 8am
Lantern FlyOn trees1,8004pm - 7pm, 11pm - 8am
Long LocustOn the ground2008am - 7pm
Madagascan sunset mothNear flowers2,5008am - 4pm
Man-faced stink bugOn flowers1,0007pm - 8am
MantisOn flowers4308am - 5pm
Migratory LocustOn the ground6008am - 7pm
Monarch ButterflyNear flowers1404am - 5pm
MosquitoFlying1305pm - 4am
MothNear lights607pm - 4am
Oak Silk MothOn trees1,2007pm - 4am
Orchid MantisOn white flowers2,4008am - 5pm
Paper kite butterflyNear flowers1,0008am - 7pm
Petaltail DragonflyFlying8,0004pm - 7pm
Pill BugUnder rocks25011pm - 4pm
Pine CricketOn the ground1005pm - 8am
PondskaterOn ponds1308am - 7pm
Rainbow StagOn trees10,0007pm - 8am
Raja Brooke ButterflyNear flowers2,5008am - 5pm
Red DragonflyFlying808am - 7pm
Rice GrasshopperOn the ground4008am - 7pm
Rosalia batesi beetleOn tree stumps3,000All day
ScorpionOn the ground8,0007pm - 4am
SnailOn flowers (rain)250All day
SpiderShake trees300All day
StinkbugOn trees120All day
Tiger BeetleOn the ground1,500All day
Tiger ButterflyNear red flowers1604am - 7pm
Violin BeetleOn tree stumps250All day
Walker CicadaOn trees4008am - 5pm
Walking LeafOn the ground, beside trees600All day
Walking stickOn trees6004am - 8am, 5pm - 7pm
Wharf RoachOn the beach200All day
Yellow ButterflyFlying804am - 7pm
Deep-sea creatures
NameLocationSale priceTime of dayGames
AbaloneOcean4004pm - 9am
Acorn BarnacleOcean200All day
Chambered NautilusOcean9004pm - 9am
ClamOcean400All day
Ear ShellOcean3004pm - 9am
FlatwormOcean2004pm - 9am
Gazami CrabOcean2,200All day
Giant IsopodIsland9,000All day
Gigas Giant ClamOcean15,000All day
Horseshoe CrabOcean1,5009pm - 4am
Mantis ShrimpOcean1,2504pm - 9am
Moon JellyfishOcean600All day
MusselOcean1,500All day
OctopusOcean1,000All day
OysterOcean400All day
Pearl OysterOcean1,600All day
ScallopOcean1,000All day
Sea AnemoneOcean100All day
Sea GrapesOcean600All day
Sea SlugOcean200All day
Sea StarOcean100All day
Sea UrchinOcean800All day
Slate Pencil UrchinOcean1,700All day
Spiny LobsterOcean3,0009pm - 4am
Spotted Garden EelIsland600All day
Sweet ShrimpOcean6504pm - 9am
Tiger PrawnOcean1,6004pm - 9am
Turban ShellOcean300All day
Umbrella OctopusOcean6,000All day
WhelkOcean1,000All day
Notes: Location, price, and time, comes from the collectible's most recent appearance. For older information, please see that collectible's individual page. The flat stag beetle is listed under stag beetle, the Ladybug from Wild World and later is listed under Spotted ladybug and the water beetle is listed under Diving beetle. A bold name indicates that collectible makes its first appearance that month. A red background indicates that collectible will not be available in the next month. Collectibles that are available on New Leaf's Island are not listed if they do not appear in the town in this month, however, island-exclusive collectibles such as the whale shark are listed for every month.
Please report any errors to Module talk:MonthCollectables.