Al

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GorillaSpeciesIconSilhouette.png Al gor08
Artwork of Al the Gorilla
Species Personality Gender
Gorilla Emotion Sleepy NH Icon cropped.png Lazy Male
Birthday October 18th Libra
Favorite saying "Life is a buffet. Always go back for seconds."
Catchphrase "hoo hoo ha"[nb 1]
"ayyyeee"[nb 2]
Clothing Athletic Jacket (Red)[nb 3]
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages
 たもつ
 우락
 Gregorio
 Kokong
 阿保
 Gustave
 Álex
 Al
 阿保
 Gustave
 Álex
 Эл
Phrase in other languages
 ウヒョッ
 부락
 bananao
 uga-uga
 呜呼
 ouba-oub
 chocolate
 aiaiai
 嗚呼
 ouba-oub
 juju-já
 ух-ух-ух

Al is a lazy gorilla villager in the Animal Crossing series. He first appeared in Animal Crossing: City Folk and has appeared in all subsequent games.

In New Horizons, Al has the fitness hobby and will wear Sporty Shades and lift heavy dumbbells while exercising.

Characteristics[edit]

Appearance[edit]

Artwork of Al from City Folk.

Al has lime green skin, dark green fur, round eyes, and thick, red lips. His eyebrows are dark green and thick.

Personality[edit]

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

As a lazy villager, Al has a relaxed, laid-back lifestyle and will appear friendly toward the player. He often talks about food and is humorous or naïve during conversations. During conversations with other villagers, he generally gets along well with peppy, smug, and cranky villagers, while snooty and jock villagers may not get along with him due to their conflicting lifestyles. In New Horizons, Al goes to sleep at 11 PM and wakes up at 8 AM.

Villager information[edit]

In City Folk[edit]

Favorites
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Cute
Smallxmark.png Fancy
Furniture Genre Trendy/Dignified
Furniture Series Lovely
Furniture Color Pink
Ideal Furniture for Al – Pink Trendy/Dignified
Name Price Available From
Super Toilet 1,980 Crazy Redd
More Pink Furniture More Trendy/Dignified Furniture


In New Leaf[edit]

Al
Life is a buffet - always go back for seconds.

Al

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
October 18 Libra Lazy ayyyeee
Default clothing Red Warm-Up Suit HHD Icon.png Red Warm-Up Suit
Default umbrella Yellow Umbrella HHD Icon.png Yellow Umbrella
Favorites
Favorite style Basic
Least favorite style Official
Favorite color
 
Pink
Biography
Siblings Eldest of 7 kids
Skill Jumping rope
Goal Journalist
Halloween fear Mummy Mask HHD Icon.png Mummy Mask
Coffee preferences
Type of beans Mocha
Amount of milk Lots
Amount of sugar Three spoonfuls


In New Horizons[edit]

Al
Life is a buffet. Always go back for seconds.

Al

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
October 18 Libra Lazy (B) ayyyeee
Default clothing Athletic Jacket (Red) NH Icon.png Athletic Jacket (Red)
Default umbrella Mush Umbrella NH Icon.png Mush Umbrella
Favorite style Active
Favorite colors
 
Red
and
 
White
Hobby Fitness
Carried bag Paper
Book Exercise
Food Lollipop
Drink Soda can
Popsicle Blue soda
Ideal clothing for Al – Red / White Active 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
Athletic Jacket (Red) Athletic Jacket (Red) NH Icon.png  960 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Athletic Jacket (Berry Red) Athletic Jacket (Berry Red) NH Icon.png  960 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Baseball Shirt (White) Baseball Shirt (White) NH Icon.png  1120 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Baseball Uniform (Red) Baseball Uniform (Red) NH Icon.png  1760 Bells  Able Sisters
Botanical Tee (White) Botanical Tee (White) NH Icon.png  800 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Chef's Outfit (Red) Chef's Outfit (Red) NH Icon.png  1680 Bells  Able Sisters
Diner Apron (Red) Diner Apron (Red) NH Icon.png  840 Bells  Able Sisters
Embroidered Tank (Red) Embroidered Tank (Red) NH Icon.png  960 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Fishing Vest (Red) Fishing Vest (Red) NH Icon.png  1440 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Football Shirt (Berry Red) Football Shirt (Berry Red) NH Icon.png  1120 Bells  Able Sisters
Gym Tee (Red) Gym Tee (Red) NH Icon.png  640 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Happi Tee (Red) Happi Tee (Red) NH Icon.png  960 Bells  Able Sisters
Hawk Jacket Hawk Jacket NH Icon.png  1750 Bells  Able Sisters
Hula Top (Red) Hula Top (Red) NH Icon.png  1200 Bells  Able Sisters
Ice-Hockey Uniform (White & Red) Ice-Hockey Uniform (White & Red) NH Icon.png  2640 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Letter Jacket (Red) Letter Jacket (Red) NH Icon.png  1080 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Lettered Cap (Red) Lettered Cap (Red) NH Icon.png  560 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Mesh Cap (Red) Mesh Cap (Red) NH Icon.png  560 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Paisley Bandanna (Red) Paisley Bandanna (Red) NH Icon.png  700 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Pirate Bandanna (Red) Pirate Bandanna (Red) NH Icon.png Not for sale  Gullivarrr
Puffy Vest (Red) Puffy Vest (Red) NH Icon.png  1250 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Pullover Jacket (Coral) Pullover Jacket (Coral) NH Icon.png  1680 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Racing Outfit (Red) Racing Outfit (Red) NH Icon.png  2450 Bells  Able Sisters
Rugby Uniform (Red & White) Rugby Uniform (Red & White) NH Icon.png  1760 Bells  Able Sisters
Simple-Dots Tee (Red) Simple-Dots Tee (Red) NH Icon.png  640 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Sports Cap (Red) Sports Cap (Red) NH Icon.png  560 Bells  Able Sisters
Sports Cap (White & Red) Sports Cap (White & Red) NH Icon.png  560 Bells  Able Sisters
Sports Tank (1) Sports Tank (1) NH Icon.png  640 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Striped Tank (Red) Striped Tank (Red) NH Icon.png  800 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Thank-You Dad Apron (Red) Thank-You Dad Apron (Red) NH Icon.png  1100 Bells  Nook Shopping
Three-Ball Tee Three-Ball Tee NH Icon.png  560 Bells  Nook Shopping
Wrestling Singlet (Red) Wrestling Singlet (Red) NH Icon.png  1540 Bells  Able Sisters
Zap Suit (Red) Zap Suit (Red) NH Icon.png  2760 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
More Red Items
More White Items
More Active Items

House[edit]

In City Folk[edit]

Interior of Al's house in Animal Crossing: City Folk
Items:
Tape Deck HHD Icon.png Tape Deck Scoreboard HHD Icon.png Scoreboard
Ringside Table HHD Icon.png Ringside Table Folding Chair HHD Icon.png Folding Chair
Office Locker HHD Icon.png Office Locker Ball Catcher HHD Icon.png Ball Catcher
Boxing Mat HHD Icon.png Boxing Mat Sandbag HHD Icon.png Sandbag
Clothesline Pole HHD Icon.png Clothesline Pole Weight Bench HHD Icon.png Weight Bench
Wallpaper: Concrete Wall NL.png Concrete Wall
Floor: Lab Floor NL.png Lab Floor
Music: Mr. K.K.

In New Leaf[edit]

Exterior of Al's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Interior of Al's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Items:
Ball Catcher NL Model.png Ball Catcher Ringside Table NL Model.png Ringside Table
Clothesline Pole NL Model.png Clothesline Pole Boxing Mat NL Model.png Boxing Mat
Weight Bench NL Model.png Weight Bench Scoreboard NL Model.png Scoreboard
Folding Chair NL Model.png Folding Chair Trash Can NL Model.png Trash Can
Office Locker NL Model.png Office Locker Sandbag NL Model.png Sandbag
Tape Deck NL Model.png Tape Deck Wall Fan NL Model.png Wall Fan
Wallpaper: Concrete Wall NL.png Concrete Wall
Floor: Lab Floor NL.png Lab Floor
Music: Steep Hill NL Texture.png Steep Hill

In New Horizons[edit]

In New Horizons, if Al is one of the villagers who moved in during the main storyline after the villager house development quest, his house will have a combination of non-craftable furniture, plus items crafted by players during the island development storyline, primarily from the Log Series and applicable native fruit sets.

Other appearances[edit]

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

Happy Home Designer client information
Al
Thought bubble:
Client's vision: A kid-friendly exercise room.
Required items: High-Jump Mat HHD Icon.pngHigh-Jump Mat
Vaulting Horse HHD Icon.pngVaulting Horse
Ball Catcher HHD Icon.pngBall Catcher
Favorite song: K.K. Étude (Album Cover) HHD Icon.png K.K. Étude
Favorite saying: Life is a buffet—always go back for seconds.
Al's Happy Home Designer icon
Unlocked items
Happy Home Designer client information
Al
Thought bubble:
Client's vision: A kid-friendly exercise room.
Required items: High-Jump Mat HHD Icon.pngHigh-Jump Mat
Vaulting Horse HHD Icon.pngVaulting Horse
Ball Catcher HHD Icon.pngBall Catcher
Favorite song: K.K. Étude (Album Cover) HHD Icon.png K.K. Étude
Favorite saying: Life is a buffet—always go back for seconds.
Al's Happy Home Designer icon
Unlocked items

In Pocket Camp[edit]

"How's it going, ayyyeee?"
— Introduction from character announcement, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
"His movements seem very slow and deliberate. Is it because he's big, or is he just lazy? Honestly, he's fine with you assuming either."
— Al, loading screen in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Al was added to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on November 24, 2020.[1]

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp villager information

Al's Pocket Camp icon

No one likes to get caught behind Al on a sidewalk. He moves at a... leisurely pace, to put it nicely. In all fairness, though, he is still waking up.
 Preferred theme:
PC Banner - Natural.png
 Primary reward:
Steel PC Icon.png Steel
 Version added:
4.0.0
 Date unlocked:
November 24, 2020

Needed to Invite:

Blathers PC icon.png  This villager can be unlocked through Blathers's Treasure Trek.

Friendship Rewards:
Red Warm-Up Suit PC Icon.png
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Red Warm-Up Suit
and Sparkle Stone
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Sparkle Stone
Vaulting Horse PC Icon.png

Vaulting Horse
Craft Unlock
Level 7 Level 9 Level 15
Al's Pic PC Icon.png
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Al‎‎'s Pic
and Sparkle Stone
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Sparkle Stone
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Sparkle Stone
Level 20 Level 25 Level 30
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Sparkle Stone
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Sparkle Stone
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png

Sparkle Stone
Level 35 Level 40 Level 45

Card profiles[edit]

amiibo card[edit]

amiibo card
Card back
Amiibo card back.png
#025 Al - Series 1
Star sign: Libra
Birthday: October 18
Dice value: 4
Hand sign: Scissors
025 Al amiibo card NA.png
WolfSpeciesIconSilhouette.png
024 Kyle List of amiibo cards
#025 Al
026 Renée
RhinocerosSpeciesIconSilhouette.png

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese たもつ
Tamotsu
A common male name, meaning "preserving"

Korean 우락
Urak
-

Simplified Chinese 阿保
Ā Bǎo
From 保镖 bǎobiāo (bodyguard)

Russian Эл
Unknown
Same as English name

Dutch Al -

German Kokong From Koko and kong

European Spanish Álex -

European French Gustave The French version of the name Gustav possibly combined with the French word 'Gustatif' meaning taste.

Italian Gregorio From gregorio, a deragatory term for a lazy, passive follower

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. City Folk
  2. New Leaf onwards
  3. Called Red Warm-Up Suit prior to New Horizons, formatted as Red Warmup Suit in City Folk
  4. Does not contain a stereo initially

References[edit]

  1. Bri Bri (November 24, 2020). "New Animals Are Here!". Japanese Nintendo. Retrieved November 24, 2020.