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"Life is just a bowl of cherries."
— Clay, Animal Crossing: New Leaf
"Life is just a bowl of cherries."
Species Personality Gender
Hamster Lazy Male
Birthday October 19th
Initial phrase thump
Initial clothes Uncommon Shirt
Appearances Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Clay (どぐろう, Dogurō) is a lazy hamster villager in the Animal Crossing series. He first appeared in Animal Crossing: New Leaf.


Clay is a brown hamster. He looks like a Dogu statue from the Jōmon period, hence his Japanese name, Dogurou. In addition, his English name is a take on "Dogu" which means "clay figure." His initial shirt is the Uncommon Shirt.


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

As a lazy villager, Clay will often talk about food. He will often talk about napping and dreams. Jock villagers will conflict him, due to having opposite lifestyles.

Card profiles[edit]

Happy Home Designer amiibo Card[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#088 Clay
Type: Hamster
Star sign: Libra
Birthday: October 19
Dice value: 6
Hand sign: Rock
088 Clay amiibo card NA.png
087 Bunnie List of amiibo cards
#088 Clay
089 Diana

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
French Guido -
German Dietmar -

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