From Nookipedia, the Animal Crossing wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
  HamsterSpeciesIconSilhouette.png  More hamster villagers Villager List More lazy villagers  Emotion Sleepy NH Icon cropped.png  
This article is about the hamster villager. For the DIY material, see Clay (Material).
Japanese どぐろう Korean 햄둥 Chinese 子墨
French Guido Italian Carmelo Spanish Boliche
German Dietmar Dutch Clay Russian Клэй
Clay, an Animal Crossing villager.
Species Personality Gender
Hamster Lazy Male
Birthday October 19th Libra
Phrase thump
Clothes Uncommon Shirt
Saying Life is just a bowl of cherries.
Main Games
Other Games

Clay is a lazy hamster villager in the Animal Crossing series. He first appeared in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. His name is a reference to Dogū, a type of traditional Japanese clay figurine, which his appearance is based on.



Clay is a brown hamster. His eyes appear closed or squinted most of the time, and are surrounded by orange markings resembling goggles, with the "lens" area being a lighter shade of brown than the rest of his body. He has orange eyebrows and an orange mouth, as well as three red dots on each cheek. The insides of his ears are cyan. His hands, feet and stomach are the same lighter shade of brown as around his eyes, and are bordered with orange lines.


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.


In New Leaf[edit]

ClayPicACNL.png "Life is just a bowl of cherries"
Siblings Eldest of 7 Kids
Skill Writing Backwards
Goal Archaeologist
Fear Mummies
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Historical
Smallxmark.png Cute
Color Beige
Type Mocha
Milk None at all
Sugar None at all

Card profiles[edit]

Happy Home Designer amiibo Card[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#088 Clay - Series 1
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



  • Interestingly, Clay is shown to be completely nude in his New Horizons portrait.

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese どぐろう
From Dogū

Korean 햄둥

Simplified Chinese 子墨
Zǐ Mò

Russian Клэй
From English name

Dutch Clay Same as English name

German Dietmar -

European Spanish Boliche -

European French Guido -

Italian Carmelo -