Giraffe Stag

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Giraffe Stag
Giraffe Stag NH.png
Real-world info
Name: Prosopocoilus giraffa
Family: Lucanidae
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese ギラファノコギリクワガタ
Simplified Chinese 长颈鹿锯锹形虫
Traditional Chinese 長頸鹿鋸鍬形蟲
Korean 기라파톱사슴벌레
French Lucane girafe
Quebec French Lucane girafe
Spanish Escarabajo ciervo jirafa
Latin American Spanish Escarabajo ciervo jirafa
Italian Coleottero giraffa
Russian Рогач-жираф
German Giraffenhirschkäfer
Dutch Girafhertkever

The Giraffe Stag is a bug in Animal Crossing: New Horizons that can be found on palm trees from 5 PM to 8 AM during the summer months. It is tied with the Golden Stag and the Horned Hercules as the most valuable bug in the Animal Crossing series, selling for 12,000 Bells.

Catch details[edit]

In Pocket Camp[edit]

Giraffe Stag

Event Availability All Together Now! Horned Dynastid vs. Stag Beetle
Location Sunburst Island
Size 48.7 mm - 111.3 mm
Rarity ★★★
Catch Rate Cannot be caught at this time.
Selling Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 6,000 Bells
Request Reward 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 2,000 Bells, 4 Heart PC Icon.png Friendship Points
Fortune Cookie, Bronze Treats, Sparkle Stones (1.6%)

In New Horizons[edit]


Giraffe Stag
"I caught a giraffe stag! Does that make it a longhorn?"

Time of Year North: Jul – Aug
South: Jan – Feb
Time of Day 5 PM – 8 AM
Location On palm trees
Total Catch 100
Selling Prices Nook's Cranny NH Map Icon.png Nook's Cranny99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 12,000 Bells
Flick NH Character Icon.png Flick99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 18,000 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

Donating to the museum[edit]

When donating the Giraffe Stag to the museum, Blathers will say the following:

In New Horizons[edit]

"The giraffe stag beetle is a bug of preposterous proportions. Not only is its body rather large, it has two long, jagged jaws that can put it over five inches in size! The giraffe stag beetle's long jaws have been compared to the long neck of the giraffe...hence the name. But I say such comparisons are a stretch. Giraffe necks are NOT lined with spikes! If I were a giraffe, I would protest."

Commissioning a model[edit]

If the player brings three Giraffe Stags to Flick to commission a model, he will say the following:

"R-really? You want a sculpture of a giraffe stag? Reaping shears of the netherworld? Those twin razory scythes that slice into foes! Those crimson eyes that bore into your very soul! I promise this will be my intense-est masterpiece, and I shall title it The Grand Giraffe Stag Beetle!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese ギラファノコギリクワガタ
Giraffe saw stag beetle

Korean 기라파톱사슴벌레
Giraffe saw stag beetle

Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
长劲鹿锯锹形虫 / 長頸鹿鋸鍬形蟲
chángjǐnlù jù qiāoxíngchóng
Giraffe saw stag beetle

Russian Рогач-жираф
Giraffe stag beetle

Dutch Girafhertkever Giraffe stag beetle

German Giraffenhirschkäfer Giraffe stag beetle

European Spanish Escarabajo ciervo jirafa Giraffe stag beetle

European French Lucane girafe Giraffe stag beetle

Italian Coleottero giraffa Giraffe beetle