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Animal Crossing Collections: Fossils (GameCube, Wii)

by: Finn Orfano ; edited by: Aaron R. ; updated: 5/25/2012 • Leave a comment

A guide to fossil collecting in the game of Animal Crossing, and what each fossil brings upon reselling it to Tom Nook.

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    There are many different things to collect in the game Animal Crossing. This popular Gamecube game has a number of fossils ready to collect for your personal collection or for the museum donations. These are the fossils that you can find in the core game. Remember to dig up a fossil you will need a shovel found at Tom’s shop and you will be digging on the starfish like spot in the terrain which indicates that something is buried there. The higher the price of the fossil the harder it is to find it in the actual game; common fossils are worth much less.

    Amber – Amber fossils will fetch 1200 bells when not turned into the museum.

    Ammonite – These fossils are 1100 bells when sold.

    Apato Skull – Part of the Apato set, it will net 5000 bells.

    Apato Torso – Another part of the Apato set, it will sell for 4500 bells.

    Apato Tail – The last part of the Apato set, it will give you 4000 bells.

    Dinosaur Egg – One of two dinosaur parts, it sells for 1400 bells.

    Dinosaur Track – Another one of two dinosaur items, it sells for 1000 bells.

    Mammoth Skull – One of two mammoth items, its 3000 when sold.

    Mammoth Torso – Another one of two mammoth parts, it sells for 2500 bells.

    Trilobite – These fossils sell for 1300 bells.

    T-Rex Skull – One of the T-rex set fossils, this sells for 6000 bells.

    T-Rex Tail – Another one of the T-Rex set fossils, this one sells for 5000 bells.

    T-Rex Torso – Last of the T-Rex fossils, this sells for 5500 bells.

    Plesio Neck – One of three Plesio items, this fossil sells for 4500 bells.

    Plesio Skull – Another of the Plesio fossils, it sells for 4000 bells.

    Plesio Torso – This Plesio fossil will sell for 4500 bells.

    Ptera Left Wing – One of the three Ptera parts, it will sell for 4500 bells.

    Ptera Right Wing – The other Ptera wing, this sells for 4500 bells.

    Ptera Skull – Last part of the Ptera items, it will sell for 4000 bells.

    Stego Skull – One of three stego items, this will sell for 5000 bells.

    Stego Tail – Another of the Stego parts, it will sell for 4000 bells.

    Stego Torso – Last of the Stego parts, this one will sell for 4500 bells.

    Tricera Skull – One of three Tricera parts, this fossil goes for 5500 bells.

    Tricera Tail – Another of the Tricera parts, it will sell for 4500 bells.

    Tricera Torso – Last of the Tricera parts, this one sells for 5000 bells.

    Remember when you are running through your town that if you happen to see that there is a fossil buried that it may be just the one that you need to complete that collection.