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"Do not compare a fly with an elephant."
— Axel, Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Axel NLa.png
Species Personality Gender
Elephant Jock Male
Birthday March 23rd
Star sign Aries Aries
Initial phrase WHONK NA
でゴンス JP
Initial clothes Fresh Shirt*
Fresh Tee*
Favorite Saying Do not compare a fly with an elephant.
Main Appearances
Other Appearances

Axel is a jock elephant villager in the Animal Crossing series. His first appearance is in Animal Crossing, but he was absent in Animal Crossing: Wild World. He later appeared in Animal Crossing: City Folk. His name is a play on "XL", as in "extra large". His initial phrase is a play on the word "honk". He appeared on the cover of Animal Crossing: Let's Go To The City for PAL areas.



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Axel is a dark blue elephant with yellow tipped feet and trunk. He has a paintbrush-tipped tail (like all elephants), with a jade/emerald color. He has a white, round stomach that hangs out from underneath his clothes. The green on the end of his ears is the same green on his tail.


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

As a jock villager, Axel will have an interest in physical fitness and sports making him appear competitive when talking to other villagers and the player. He will, despite his competitiveness, appear friendly towards the player but he may offend other villagers, usually snooty or cranky villagers, when he criticizes their fitness and physical appearance, usually making them walk off angry or upset. He will find it difficult to talk to lazy villagers, who have an opposite choice of lifestyle - appearing relaxed and calm, with no interest in physical fitness and an interest in food.


In City Folk[edit]

Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Striking
Smallxmark.png Subtle
Furniture Genre Retro/Dignified
Furniture Series Kiddie
Furniture Color Colorful
Ideal Furniture for Axel – Colorful Retro/Dignified
Name Price Available From
Cabin Bed 2,400 Tom Nook
Cabin Table 2,100 Tom Nook
Cabin Low Table 2,100 Tom Nook
Cabin Bookcase 2,300 Spotlight
Jukebox 3,200 Spotlight
Milk Case 1,800 Tom Nook (Japan)
Ice-Cream Case 1,800 Tom Nook (Japan)
Reel-to-Reel 2,000 Tom Nook
Barber's Pole 1,600 Tom Nook
Fine Painting 3,920 Crazy Redd
More Colorful Furniture More Retro/Dignified Furniture

In New Leaf[edit]

AxelPicACNL.png Do not compare a fly with an elephant.
Siblings Eldest of four
Skill Competitive eating
Goal Basketball player
Fear Monsters
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Sporty
Smallxmark.png Historical
Color Colorful
Type Kilimanjaro
Milk A little milk
Sugar One spoonful
Ideal Gifts for Axel – Colorful Sporty Items
Name Price Available From
Ball Return 6,200 Timmy & Tommy's
Diver Dan 60 (medals) Island
Foosball Table 1,800 Timmy & Tommy's
Kitschy Clock 1,800 Timmy & Tommy's
Ski Rack - Snowman
Racing Shirt 460 Ables (All)
Rally Tank 280 Ables (Summer)
Rally Tee 380 Ables (All)
More Colorful Items More Sporty Items


In Animal Crossing[edit]

Style: No style
Default Furniture: Dingloid, Rhythmoid, Rustoid, Timpanoid, Ebony Piano, Conga Drum x2, Djimbe Drum, Timpani, Fan Palm x2, Rubber Tree, Pachira
Default Wallpaper: Ivy Wall
Default Floor: Meadow Floor
Default Music: No music
House of Axel PG.png

In City Folk[edit]

Style: No style
Default Furniture: Kiddie Table, Kiddie Bureau, Pine Chair x2, Dekkoid, Pineapple Bed, Exotic End Table, Garbage Pail, Lovely Dresser, Daffodil Chair
Default Wallpaper: Ivy Wall
Default Floor: Meadow Floor
Default Music:
House of Axel CF.png

In New Leaf[edit]

Style: Kiddie
Default Furniture: Kiddie Stereo, Kiddie Table, Kiddie Bookcase, Kiddie Sofa, Painting Set, Gumball Machine, Spaceman Sam, Space Shuttle, Ping-Pong Table, Coconut Palm
Default Wallpaper: Blue Wall
Default Floor: Dotted Rug
Default Music: No music
House of Axel NL.jpg

Other Apperances[edit]

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

Happy Home Designer House Info
Type: Jock Elephant
Client's Vision: A house like a dentist's office
Required Items: -
Favorite Song: -
Favorite Saying: Do not compare a fly with an elephant.

Card Profiles[edit]

Animal Crossing e-Reader Card[edit]

Animal Crossing-e card
#249 Axel - Series 4
Gender: Male
Species: Elephant
Clothes: fresh shirt
Sign: Aries
Phrase: WHONK
Password: arQgGmTaWbLsKT
Animal Crossing-e 4-249 (Axel).jpg
248 Boomer Animal Crossing-e cards
#249 Axel
250 Nate

Animal Crossing amiibo Card[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#090 Axel - Series 1
Type: Elephant
Star sign: Aries
Birthday: March 23
Dice value: 4
Hand sign: Scissors
090 Axel amiibo card NA.png
089 Diana List of amiibo cards
#090 Axel
091 Muffy



Sprites and Models[edit]


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Eustakio -
French Axel -
German Axel -
Italian Sandro -