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"A snack a day keeps the vacuum away."
— Bones, Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Bones HHD.png
"A snack a day keeps the vacuum away."
"Thanks for the snacks. Hint, hint."
Species Personality Gender
Dog Lazy Male
Birthday August 4th
Star sign Leo Leo
Initial phrase ネッ(JP)
yip yip(EN)
Initial clothes Caveman Tunic
Favorite song Forest Life
Debut Doubutsu no Mori
Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo

Bones is a lazy, dog villager in the Animal Crossing series. He has appeared in every game up to date. His name is derived from bones, a popular treat for dogs, and possibly from the term "Lazy Bones." His catchphrase is probably from the noise dogs make. His Japanese name, Tommy, is the English name of one of the two clerks, Timmy and Tommy.



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Bones is a dog that has brown and black spots all over his body. A large brown patch covers his right eye, making it look like a bull's-eye. His floppy dog ears are tipped black and his muzzle is a plushy, faded pink. His tail is white and his paws and feet appear the same color as his muzzle. He initially is wearing the Caveman Tunic.


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

As a lazy villager, Bones will be easy to get along with due to his laid back lifestyle. Like all cool villagers, he shares an interest in food and relaxing and sports. He will enjoy partaking in the usual hobbies, usually for relaxing reasons or for food (fishing). He will get along well with other villager types such as the normal villagers who act as a mother or elder sister figure and peppy villagers who appear to be around the same age. He may offend or confuse jock villagers, who have a conflicting lifestyle of exercise and fitness, who do not understand the reason behind the lazy lifestyle choice.


In Wild World[edit]

BonesPicACWW.png Thanks for the snacks. Hint hint.
Favorite Clothing
Smallcheckmark.png Refined Smallxmark.png Gaudy

Ideal Clothing for Bones – Refined
Name Price Available From
Li'l Bro's Shirt 320 Able Sisters (Summer)
Misty Shirt 380 Able Sisters (All)
Chain-Gang Shirt 260 Able Sisters (All)
Fall Plaid Shirt 370 Able Sisters (Fall)
Blue Pinstripe 380 Able Sisters (Fall)
Yellow Pinstripe 360 Able Sisters (Winter)
Vertigo Shirt 380 Able Sisters (All)
Picnic Shirt 330 Able Sisters (Fall)
Waffle Shirt 430 Able Sisters (Fall)
Gray Tartan 420 Able Sisters (All)
More Refined Clothing

In New Leaf[edit]

BonesPicACNL.png A snack a day keeps the vacuum away.
Siblings Eldest of 7 Kids
Skill Telling Jokes
Goal Explorer
Fear Mummies
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Historical
Smallxmark.png Cute
Color Aqua
Type Mocha
Milk Regular
Sugar 2
Ideal Gifts for Bones – Aqua Historical Items
Name Price Available From
Blue Vase 2,500 Timmy & Tommy's
CD Player 1,600 Timmy & Tommy's
Shaved-Ice Maker 1,200 Timmy & Tommy's
Wall Fan 1,680 Timmy & Tommy's
Blue-Armor Suit 480 Ables (All)
Scale-Armor Pants 1,000 Ables (All)
Rimmed Glasses 240 Accessory Corner
Round Glasses 240 Accessory Corner
More Aqua Items More Historical Items


In Animal Crossing, Bones' house has a few items, such as the Office Locker and Office Chair from the Office Set, the full Study Set, Computer, Alarm Clock, and an Executive Toy. He also has two gyroids: Mini Harmonoid and Tall Harmonoid. Lastly, he has the Playroom Wall which matches the Green Floor he has laid out in his house.

Card Profiles[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo Card[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#342 Bones - Series 4
Type: Dog
Star sign: Leo
Birthday: August 4
Dice value: 6
Hand sign: Paper
342 Bones amiibo card NA.png
341 Melba List of amiibo cards
#342 Bones
343 Anabelle



Sprites & Models[edit]


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Cándido Naive/gullible
French Nonos Slang (or baby talk) for a bone given to a dog
German Strolch Rascal
Italian Tobia Typical name used for dogs

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