Empty Can (New Horizons)

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Type of other item Empty Can Empty Can NH Inv Icon.png
Empty Can
Buy price Sell price
Not for sale  10 Bells
Obtain via  Fishing (Small fish)
Stack 1
Name in other languages
 あきカン
 空罐
 boîte vide
 chatarra
 lattina vuota
 консервная банка
 빈 통조림 캔
 空罐
 boîte vide
 chatarra
 Dose
 leeg blikje
"I caught an empty can! Aren't you supposed to catch the fish before you can it?"
Player, Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The Empty Can is a crafting material in Animal Crossing: New Horizons and is considered one of the various trash items alongside the Boot, Old Tire, Spoiled Turnips, Used Fountain Firework, and any lost items. As a trash item, it is penalized by the Happy Home Academy if inside a house.

The Empty Can can be obtained by fishing a small fish shadow. It sells for  10 Bells when sold to Nook's Cranny.

Use in crafting

The Empty Can is used as a crafting material in the DIY recipes for the following items:

Recipes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Item Image Type Available from Materials
Succulent Plant Succulent Plant Furniture  Fishing
Clump of Weeds NH Inv Icon.png 10× Clump of Weeds
Empty Can NH Inv Icon.pngEmpty Can
Recycled-Can Thumb Piano Recycled-Can Thumb Piano Furniture  Fishing
Empty Can NH Inv Icon.pngEmpty Can
Wood NH Inv Icon.pngWood
Iron Nugget NH Inv Icon.pngIron Nugget
Trash Bags Trash Bags Furniture  Fishing
Empty Can NH Inv Icon.pngEmpty Can
Boot NH Inv Icon.pngBoot
Old Tire NH Inv Icon.pngOld Tire
Garbage-Heap Wall Garbage-Heap Wall Interior  Fishing
Empty Can NH Inv Icon.pngEmpty Can
Boot NH Inv Icon.pngBoot
Old Tire NH Inv Icon.pngOld Tire
Garbage-Heap Flooring Garbage-Heap Flooring Interior  Fishing
Empty Can NH Inv Icon.pngEmpty Can
Boot NH Inv Icon.pngBoot
Old Tire NH Inv Icon.pngOld Tire
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