The Bell Clapper is an item in Big Nate Island. It is found in the secret underground room, which is accessible from a filing cabinet in the detention room.

Role on Big Nate Island

This item is placed in the bell after the seagull has flown away. It causes the bell to ring, and the Teenage Girls will walk away, allowing you to dig for the capsule.


  • The description is "For whom does the bell toll?" This is a reference to author Ernest Hemingway's novel, "For Whom the Bell Tolls."
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Items Bell Clapper | Big Nate Comic | Big Nate's Practical Jokes | Island Medallion | Jet Ski Keys | Lobster | Lobster Trap | Map to Capsule | Old Photograph | Pack of Stale Gum | Peanut Butter Crackers | School Blueprint | Scuba Gear | Stink Bomb
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Locations Inside the School | Main Street (Cap'n Salty's | Klassic Komix | Photo Studio | Pop-In Shoppe) | Outside the School | Oyster Beds | The Playground (Playground Hut) | Puffin Point | Sealsaw Rock
Characters Artur | Big Nate | Cap'n Salty | Gina | Gordie | Francis | Jenny | Mr. Rosa | Mr. Wright | Mrs. Godfrey | School Picture Guy | Seagull | Seals | Spitsy | Teddy | Teenage Girls
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