Purple Butterfly

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"Yes! I caught a great purple emperor butterfly! This butterfly supposedly comes from a far-off island!" —Animal Crossing (GCN)
Purple Butterfly
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Scientific name Sasakia charonda
Family Nymphalidae - The Brush-foots
Time of year June to August
Time of day 8AM to 5PM
Location Flying
Size 50-65 mm
Rarity Rare
Selling price 2,000 Bells
Main Appearances
Other Appearances
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The Purple Butterfly (オオムラサキ, Oomurasaki) is the rarest and fastest butterfly in Doubutsu no Mori and Animal Crossing, selling for 2,000 Bells. It is easily noticeable.

Donating to the museum[edit]

As with all fish and bugs in the Animal Crossing series, the Purple Butterfly can be donated to the Museum by talking to Blathers, who will also tell the player some information about the donation. Regarding the Purple Butterfly:

In Animal Crossing[edit]

"There's an old saying among some of my contemporaries: "Butterflies are beautiful, yet moths are monstrous." Well, if you were to ask me, I'd say they were all the same! By which I mean disgusting! Truly hoo-rrific, wot wot!"

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