Cancer fragment (New Horizons)

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Cancer Fragment NH Inv Icon.png Cancer fragment Type of other item
Cancer fragment
Buy price Sell price
Not for sale  500 Bells
Obtain via Meteor Shower (Wishing during the Cancer zodiac, June 22 - July 22)
 Celeste (20% chance during Cancer zodiac if ineligible to obtain additional DIY recipes)
Stack 10
Names in other languages
 게자리 조각
 fragment de Cancer
 fragment de Cancer
 fragmento de Cáncer
 fragmento de Cáncer
 frammento di Cancro
 фрагмент Рака

The Cancer fragment is a crafting material in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

The Cancer fragment can be found on the island's beach one day after the player wishes on shooting stars during the Cancer zodiac from June 22 to July 22. Celeste can also give the player a Cancer fragment 20% of the time during the Cancer zodiac if the player is ineligible to obtain additional DIY recipes from her. Up to 10 of the item can be stacked together. Each Cancer fragment sells for  500 Bells.

In Happy Home Paradise, this item is unlocked for use in designing when doing a vacation home request for Timbra.

Use in crafting

The Cancer fragment is used as a crafting material in the DIY recipes for the following item:

Recipes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

# Item Image Type Buy price Available from Materials
479 Cancer table Cancer table Furniture Not for sale  Celeste
 Message bottle
Star fragment
Cancer fragment
Gold nugget
Includes data sourced from the Data Spreadsheet for Animal Crossing New Horizons, compiled and edited by 6480, noizhub, Ricky, chaiinchomp, saberslime, robotic_scarab, mollumisc, sunmarsh, kyrokey, obstinateRixatrix, jackiwi, Zalex, SuperHamster, kait, hyuum, Azarro, Czarcasm, cinnamon_swirlix, astronomyfortwo, Welcius, glowtopia, BriKun, Alyrei,, StevieCoops, sneeze, Shiny190, TwistedPeach, LavaToaster, capstone, vmario, rocklamp, Alexis, Aeon, and PanchamBro.

Total Cancer fragments needed to craft all available items: 2.


When giving the Cancer fragment to Celeste, she will say the following:

"There was a monster called the Hydra poisoning a spring that was a kingdom's main water supply. When the great hero Heracles heard about this, he set out to rid the land of the beast. Just as Heracles was about to land the finishing blow, the Hydra's friend, a crab, arrived to help it out. But the crab was no match for Heracles, who stepped on it and crushed it instantly. The brave crab, who cared so deeply for its friend, was immortalized in the stars as the constellation, Cancer. If only everyone was so lucky as to have a friend who would come running when they're in a pinch!"

See also