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Artwork of Ace the Bird
Species Personality Gender
Bird Jock Male
Birthday August 11th Leo Pisces[nb 5]
Favorite saying "If you love something, let it go. Then chase it down. What were you thinking?"
Catchphrase "ace"
Clothing Spade tee[nb 1]
Kung-fu tee (Light blue)[nb 2]
Umbrella Sharp umbrella[nb 3]
Two-tone umbrella[nb 4]
Main appearances

Other appearances
Names in other languages
 フェザー[nb 6]
 페더[nb 9]
 羽毛[nb 7]
 羽毛[nb 8]
 Эйс[nb 10]
Phrase in other languages
 ma caille
 ma caille

Ace is a jock bird villager in the Animal Crossing series. He appears in Doubutsu no Mori, Doubutsu no Mori+, Animal Crossing, Doubutsu no Mori e+, and returns in Animal Crossing: New Horizons with the 2.0 Update. His name's origin and catchphrase may come from the ace of spades, a symbol used in card games that is on his default shirt prior to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. He shares his catchphrase with Rod. According to his e-Reader card profile, his house in Animal Crossing, and his house request in Happy Home Paradise, Ace has a fascination with fishing. Masa's e-Reader card profile describes Ace as his fishing buddy.

In New Horizons, Ace has the nature hobby and may be found reading a book pertaining to an item he is studying, which can be either flowers, bugs, fish, or fossils.


Artwork of Ace from Animal Crossing.


Ace is a blue bird with a cream face and stomach, and cream-tipped wings. His tail feathers are blue, orange, and cream. He has orange ellipse-shaped spots on his cheeks, a yellow beak, and black-dotted eyes that are directly adjacent to long, black eyebrows.


Below is a brief description of the jock personality. For more information, click here.

Ace has a jock personality, which means he will have a keen interest in sport and fitness, making him appear competitive and in some cases rude when talking to other villagers, usually criticizing their fitness. He will appear slow-witted and absent-minded when talking about deep, meaningful things. He will get along well with peppy villagers, but gets confused by the choice of lifestyle followed by lazy villagers, who appear opposite to the jock personality. He may offend and upset snooty and cranky villagers.

Villager information[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

Species Personality Catchphrase
Bird Jock ace
Default clothing Spade Shirt PG Model.png Spade shirt
Default umbrella Sharp Umbrella PG Model.png Sharp umbrella
Doubutsu no Mori e+ traits
Star sign Pisces Pisces
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite style Funky
Smallxmark.png Least favorite style Gaudy
Live song gift K.K. Parade

In New Horizons[edit]

Ace was added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the 2.0 Free Update on November 4, 2021.

If you love something, let it go. Then chase it down. What were you thinking?


Birthday Personality Catchphrase
August 11 Leo Jock (A) ace
Default clothing Kung-Fu Tee (Light Blue) NH Icon.png Kung-fu tee (Light blue)
Other default clothing
  • During rain (if not using umbrella): Raincoat (Yellow) NH Icon.png Raincoat (Yellow) & Rain Hat (Yellow) NH Icon.png rain hat (Yellow)
  • During snow: Down Jacket (Green) NH Icon.png Down jacket (Green) & Knit Hat (Green) NH Icon.png knit hat (Green)
  • Sleepwear and if sick: PJ Outfit (Green) NH Icon.png PJ outfit (Green) & Terry-Cloth Nightcap (Green) NH Icon.png terry-cloth nightcap (Green)
  • While exercising: Athletic Jacket (Green) NH Icon.png Athletic jacket (Green)
  • While doing yoga: Tank (Brown) NH Icon.png Tank (Brown)
  • While sunbathing: Triangle Shades (Black) NH Icon.png Triangle shades
  • Fishing Tourney: Athletic Jacket (Green) NH Icon.png Athletic jacket (Green) & Mesh Cap (Green) NH Icon.png mesh cap (Green)
  • Bug-Off: Athletic Jacket (Green) NH Icon.png Athletic jacket (Green) & Mesh Cap (Green) NH Icon.png mesh cap (Green)
  • Bunny Day: Leaf-Egg Outfit NH Icon.png Leaf-egg outfit  & Leaf-Egg Shell NH Icon.png leaf-egg shell
  • Halloween: Magic-Academy Robe (Green) NH Icon.png Magic-academy robe (Green) & Impish Horns (Green) NH Icon.png impish horns (Green)
  • Turkey Day: Straw Boater (Dark Brown) NH Icon.png Straw boater (Dark brown)
  • Turkey Day (chef): Chef's Outfit (Green) NH Icon.png Chef's outfit (Green) & Chef's Hat NH Icon.png chef's hat
  • Toy Day: Santa Hat NH Icon.png Santa hat
  • Countdown: Doublet (Green) NH Icon.png Doublet (Green) & Rhinestone Shades (Ochre) NH Icon.png rhinestone shades (Ochre)[nb 11]
  • Birthday & Wedding Season photoshoot: Doublet (Green) NH Icon.png Doublet (Green) & Rhinestone Shades (Ochre) NH Icon.png rhinestone shades (Ochre)[nb 12]

  • Happy Home Paradise DLC exclusive clothing:
  • As a student for the school: School Uniform with Necktie (Navy Blue) NH Icon.png School uniform with necktie (Navy blue)
  • As the teacher for the school: Checkered Sweater Vest (Light Brown) NH Icon.png Checkered sweater vest (Light brown) & Rimmed Glasses (Black) NH Icon.png rimmed glasses (Black)
  • As the cashier/employee for the restaurant: Café Uniform (Green) NH Icon.png Café uniform (Green)
  • As the chef/apprentice for the restaurant: Chef's Outfit (Green) NH Icon.png Chef's outfit (Green) & Chef's Hat NH Icon.png chef's hat
  • As a staff for the café: Diner Apron (Aquamarine) NH Icon.png Diner apron (Aquamarine)
  • As the receptionist for the hospital: Nurse's Jacket (Blue) NH Icon.png Nurse's jacket (Blue)
  • As the doctor for the hospital: Doctor's Coat (Red Necktie) NH Icon.png Doctor's coat (Red necktie)
  • As a patient for the hospital: PJ Outfit (Green) NH Icon.png PJ outfit (Green)
  • As the shop manager for the apparel shop: Staff Uniform (Yellow) NH Icon.png Staff uniform (Yellow)
  • While practicing hula: Pineapple Aloha Shirt (Green) NH Icon.png Pineapple aloha shirt (Green) & Vine Crown NH Icon.png vine crown
  • While floating in the ocean: Leaf-Print Wet Suit (Green) NH Icon.png Leaf-print wet suit (Green) & Retro Shades (Green) NH Icon.png retro shades (Green)
  • During DJ KK's concerts: Paradise Planning Event Tee (Green) NH Icon.png Paradise Planning event tee (Green) & Neon Shades (Lime & Purple) NH Icon.png neon shades (Lime & purple)
  • Default umbrella Two-Tone Umbrella NH Icon.png Two-tone umbrella
    Initial NookPhone  Default Phone Case (Blue) NH Model.png  Blue
    Final NookPhone  Phone Case (Polka-Dot Print - Fabric 10) NH Model.png  Polka-dot print - Fabric 10
    Favorite styles Active and Cute
    Favorite colors
    Hobby Nature
    Handheld items
    Bag Paper Bag NH Model.png Paper
    Book Nature Book Interior NH Texture.png Gardening/Bug/Fish/Fossil
    Food Lollipop Food NH Model.png Lollipop
    Drink Soda can Drink NH Model.png Soda can
    Popsicle Ramune-soda Popsicle NH Model.png Ramune-soda
    Ideal clothing for Ace – Aqua / Green Active and Cute clothing
    Villagers prefer clothing that matches any one of their favorite colors or styles.
    For brevity, the following list only shows clothing that matches both favorite colors and one favorite style.
    Name Image Price Available from
    Cowboy shirt (Light blue) Cowboy Shirt (Light Blue) NH Icon.png  2,100 Bells  Able Sisters
    Hawaiian-print apron (Mint) Hawaiian-Print Apron (Mint) NH Icon.png  1,280 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Kids' smock (Frog) Kids' Smock (Frog) NH Icon.png  1,500 Bells  Able Sisters
    Light-up flower crown (Light blue) Light-Up Flower Crown (Light Blue) NH Icon.png  1,320 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Music-fest shirt (Light blue) Music-Fest Shirt (Light Blue) NH Icon.png  1,200 Bells  Able Sisters
    Outdoor hat (Light blue) Outdoor Hat (Light Blue) NH Icon.png  1,100 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Retro shades (Blue) Retro Shades (Blue) NH Icon.png  1,560 Bells  Able Sisters
    Sporty shades (Lime) Sporty Shades (Lime) NH Icon.png  1,300 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    More Aqua Items
    More Green Items
    More Active Items
    More Cute Items

    In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

    Thought bubble I want a place where I can fish to my heart's content.
    Client's vision The Fishin' Hole
    Required items Cooler box
    Outdoor folding chair
    Favorite song  To the Edge
    Unlocked items
    Other items:


    In Doubutsu no Mori and Doubutsu no Mori+[edit]

    In Animal Crossing[edit]

    Ace's house features the same furniture layout as Aisle's in Doubutsu no Mori e+.

    In Dòngwù Sēnlín[edit]

    In New Horizons[edit]

    In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, if Ace is one of the starter villagers, his house will have craftable items primarily from the Wooden Series. He cannot have his initial house interior unless he moves out of the player's island or the Happy Home Paradise DLC is purchased, in which either the player or Isabelle can reset the interior.

    Exterior of Ace's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Interior of Ace's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Shape: House shape #2
    Roof:  Blue wooden-tile roof
    Siding:  White log exterior
    Door:  Red wooden door
    Wall:  Green-paint wall
    Floor:  Green-paint flooring
    Music:  K.K. Hop

    Other appearances[edit]

    In Pocket Camp[edit]

    Ace was added to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on November 29, 2021,[1] after the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons' 2.0 Free Update.

    If you love something, let it go. Then chase it down. What were you thinking?


    Birthday Personality Catchphrase
    August 11 Leo Jock ace
    Default clothing Spade tee
    Description Ace is always on the move. The only surefire way to slow him down is to point a camera at him—he'll stop just long enough to flex for the photo.
    Preferred theme Rustic
    Primary reward Preserves
    Version added 4.4.2c
    Date unlocked November 29, 2021
    How to invite  Blathers's Treasure Trek (map obtained on Ace and Pals' Island)
    Friendship rewards
    Level 7 Spade tee
    Sparkle stones
    Level 9 Sparkle stones
    Level 15 Crafting request:
    Water bird
    Level 20 Ace's pic
    Sparkle stones
    Level 25[nb 13] Sparkle stones
    Related items for Ace
    Scrapbook Memory appearances
    Name Image Required?
    Flying Through Work Flying Through Work PC.png No
    Sasha's Stargazing Festival Sasha's Stargazing Festival PC.png No

    Card profiles[edit]

    Animal Crossing e-Reader card[edit]

    Animal Crossing-e 4-230 (Ace).jpg

    Card back

    Animal Crossing-e 4-230 (Ace - Back).jpg

    #230 Ace - Series 4
    Gender: Male
    Sign: Pisces
    Clothes: spade shirt
    Petphrase: ace
    Profile: Ace knows every fish-filled pond and puddle. But this avid fisherman never sells his catch or donates it to the museum. His tender heart compels him to release each wide-eyed prize back into the water.
    Password: u@AJlqpq5uAb7%

    amiibo card[edit]

    443 Ace amiibo card NA.png

    Card back

    Amiibo Card Back.png

    #443 Ace - Series 5
    Star sign: Leo
    Birthday: August 11



    • Ace is the only villager to have his English catchphrase and name be identical.

    Names in other languages[edit]

    Japanese フェザー
    Feather, from a bird's plumage

    Korean 페더
    Feather, from a bird's plumage

    Simplified Chinese 飞翼 (iQue)
    Fēi yì
    Flying wing

    Simplified Chinese 羽毛
    Yǔ máo
    Feather, translation from Japanese name

    Traditional Chinese 羽毛

    Russian Эйс
    Same as English name

    Dutch Ace Same as English name

    German Helge Germanic name meaning "being dedicated to the gods"

    European Spanish Uno One

    European French Boumboum Boum means "thump"

    Italian Asso Same meaning as his English name

    See also[edit]


    1. Animal Crossing and Pocket Camp, called "spade shirt" in Animal Crossing
    2. New Horizons
    3. Animal Crossing
    4. New Horizons
    5. Animal Crossing
    6. Fezā
    7. Yǔ máo
    8. Yǔ máo
    9. Pedeo
    10. Èjs
    11. Ace's headwear during the Countdown can either be the New Year's silk hat or the New Year's hat, each rotating every year. The hat's variation will vary depending on what variations Tom Nook is selling at his stand.
    12. If it is Ace's birthday, he will also wear the birthday hat (Blue variation).
    13. Repeats for levels 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, and 75


    1. "Eight new campers have arrived! Be sure to give them a warm welcome to the campsite!@Pocket_Camp on X (formerly Twitter) (November 29, 2021). Archived from the original on December 1, 2021. Retrieved November 29, 2021.