Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) Guides

Beach Shells Sell Prices List (Giant Clam, Conch, Summer Shell, and More)

Find the sell prices for every type of shell on your beach in Animal Crossing: New Horizons and discover which shells are the most valuable for sale at Nook’s Cranny in this guide.

One of the best and easy ways to make some quick Bells during your first days on the island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is to hunt for various types of Shells on your beach.

Not all Shells are made equally in Animal Crossing though as you’ll find some are worth far more Bells than others when sold to Timmy & Tommy at Nook’s Cranny! With the handy list of shell prices below, you can decide if one is worth picking up before you take it to the shop.

Beach Shells Sell Prices for Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Find the complete list of sell prices for every type of beach shells in Animal Crossing: New Horizons below:

Shell NameSell Price (Bells)

Giant Clam
900 Bells

Conch
700 Bells

Summer Shell
600 Bells

Coral
500 Bells

Venus Comb
300 Bells

Sea Snail
180 Bells

Sand Dollar
120 Bells

Cowrie
60 Bells

What about the Pearl Oyster, Scallop Shell, White Scallop, and more? Some other guides online are including these shells, but they actually don’t exist in Animal Crossing: New Horizons at this time. These shells were only available in New Leaf and it appears some have incorrectly copied lists from that game.

Craft Items Using Beach Shells

While selling these shells on your beach at Nook’s Cranny can be lucrative in your early days of island life when scrounging up Bells, we’d recommend hanging onto some in your house storage as well.

That’s because almost every type of shell can be also be used to craft Shell and beach themed items using DIY Crafting!

All year round, you can randomly discover and learn Shell Set DIY Crafting Recipes from balloons, message bottles, and villagers. Use your shells gathered on the beach to craft them for neat items like the Shell Fountain and Shell Arch!

But wait, there’s more! Exclusively during the Summer season, another new shell type called Summer Shells can appear on your beach with their own set of unique items to craft.

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