Big Top

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"A big nose never spoiled a handsome face."
— Big Top, Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Big Top
3 Gou
Big Top NLa.png
Species Personality Gender
Elephant Lazy Male
Birthday October 3rd
Star sign Libra Libra
Initial phrase うりゃー (JP)
villain (EN)
Initial clothes No. 3 Shirt*
Favorite Saying A big nose never spoiled a handsome face.
World domination!
Main Appearances
Other Appearances

Big Top is a lazy, elephant villager in the Animal Crossing series. He first appears in Doubutsu no Mori e+ and also Animal Crossing: Wild World and Animal Crossing: City Folk. His name may be a reference to the main arena of a circus, the big top, where elephants are mainly situated in a circus. It may also be a joke on the size of elephants, who are large mammals, or "big" in this case. His initial phrase, "villain", plays along with his superhero charm and appearance. Some believe he may be a villain to the four other superhero villagers, Kid Cat, Agent S, Rocket, and Filly, with his picture in Animal Crossing: Wild World quote being "World domination!" and his phrase could be a tag placed on him to mark him as the evildoer in the game, though it depends on opinion.



Big Top DnMe+.png

He initially wears a No. 3 shirt, which matches his green helmet. He is unique in wearing a helmet, much like Agent S, Kid Cat and Rocket, who are also the only villagers to wear helmets. He has typical cartoon elephant coloring, with pale grey skin and pale pink inside his ears. His mouth is on the right side of his face.


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

As a lazy villager, Big Top will have a laid-back lifestyle. His main hobbies will involve food and napping, and his more visible hobbies will involve fishing, catching bugs, and fashion, to name but a few. Among these traits he will appear friendly and hospitable towards the player, enjoying their company. He may, however, confuse and therefore offend jock villagers, who do not understand the lazy lifestyle of relaxing and eating, which is the opposite of the active lifestyle jock villagers follow. Snooty and cranky villagers may also get offended, but at some points admire their laid-back outlook on life.


In Wild World[edit]

BigTopPicACWW.png World domination!
Favorite Clothing
Smallcheckmark.png Cool Smallxmark.png Fresh

Ideal Clothing for Big Top – Cool
Name Price Available From
Skull Shirt 320 Able Sisters (All)
U R Here Shirt 350 Able Sisters (All)
MVP Shirt 370 Able Sisters (All)
BB Shirt 350 Able Sisters (All)
Diamond Shirt 380 Able Sisters (All)
No.1 Shirt 250 Able Sisters (All)
Cafe Shirt 420 Able Sisters (Winter)
Checkered Shirt 390 Able Sisters (All)
Checkerboard Tee 340 Able Sisters (All)
Racer Shirt 380 Able Sisters (All)
More Cool Clothing

In City Folk[edit]

Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Cool
Smallxmark.png Fresh
Furniture Genre Trendy/Dignified
Furniture Series Blue
Furniture Color Blue
Ideal Furniture for Big Top – Blue Trendy/Dignified
Name Price Available From
Blue Bed 2,100 Crazy Redd
Blue Bureau 2,160 Tom Nook
Blue Wardrobe 1,920 Tom Nook
Blue Chair 1,200 Tom Nook
Blue Bench 1,900 Tom Nook
Blue Table 1,800 Crazy Redd
Blue Bookcase 1,900 Tom Nook
Blue Cabinet 2,400 Tom Nook
Blue Clock 1,600 Tom Nook
Blue Dresser 2,100 Spotlight
More Blue Furniture More Trendy/Dignified Furniture

In New Leaf[edit]

Big TopPicACNL.png "A big nose never spoiled a handsome face."
Siblings 3rd of 5 kids
Skill tiptoeing
Goal superhero
Fear Bugs
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Basic
Smallxmark.png Rock 'n' Roll
Color Blue
Type Blue Mountain
Milk Lots
Sugar Three Spoonsful
Ideal Gifts for Big Top – Blue Basic Items
Name Price Available From
Blue Bed 2,100 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Bookcase 1,900 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Bureau 2,160 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Cabinet 2,400 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Chair 1,200 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Clock 1,600 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Dresser 2,100 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Table 1,800 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Wall Shelf 2,000 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue Wardrobe 1,920 Timmy & Tommy's
More Blue Items More Basic Items


In Doubutsu no Mori e+, he has a similar house to Bessie, except he has the Lake Wallpaper and Grass Carpet. He owns a Dice Stereo which will play "K.K. Gumbo."

In Animal Crossing: City Folk and Animal Crossing: Wild World, Big Top has a Boxing Theme in his house leading people to believe that he is a jock villager. He has the Boxing Barricade, Blue Corner, Judge's Bell, Ringside Table, Weight Bench, two Boxing Mats, a Speed Bag, a Scale, and a stereo which plays "K.K. Metal." His house looks very similar to Camofrog's.

Other appearances[edit]

In Pocket Camp[edit]

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Character Info
Big Top
Preferred Theme: PC Banner - Sporty.png Primary Reward Material: PC Crafting Material - Steel.png
Description Strong as he is, Big Top isn't one for picking fights. He's much more interested in picking berries...or which couch to nap on.
Requirements to Invite:
Blathers PC icon.png This villager can be unlocked through Blathers's Treasure Trek.
Friendship Rewards:
PC Crafting Material - Sparkle Stones.png
PC Crafting Material - Sparkle Stones.png
Big Top PC icon portrait.png
PC Crafting Material - Sparkle Stones.png
PC Crafting Material - Sparkle Stones.png
PC Crafting Material - Sparkle Stones.png
PC Crafting Material - Sparkle Stones.png
No. 3 Shirt and Sparkle Stone Sparkle Stone Neutral Corner Craft Unlock pic of Big Top‎‎ and Sparkle Stone Sparkle Stone Sparkle Stone Sparkle Stone
Level 7 Level 9 Level 15 Level 20 Level 25 Level 30 Level 35
Big Top PC icon.png

Card Profiles[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo Card[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#199 Big Top - Series 2
Type: Elephant
Star sign: Libra
Birthday: October 3rd
Dice value: 3
Hand sign: Rock
199 Big Top amiibo card NA.png
198 Agent S List of amiibo cards
#199 Big Top
200 Rocket



Sprites & Models[edit]



Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 3ごう
3 Gou
Japanese for "Number 3" as a codename.
French Miles May be for miles, the distance unit
Italian Grande C His name can be translated as "Great C". Curiously, c is the third letter of the alphabet, as he is the "third" among the superheroes-villagers.