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"Ugh! I swear, that Link! Would it kill him to be gentler in the saddle?"
Wisp imitating Epona, Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo

HorseSpeciesIconSilhouette.png Epona hrs15
Artwork of Epona the Horse
Species Personality Gender
Horse Emotion Encouraging NH Icon cropped.png Peppy Female
Birthday November 21st Scorpio
Favorite saying "Even the wildest horse can be tamed."
Catchphrase "neigh"
Clothing Epona Outfit
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages
Phrase in other languages
 lon lon
 lon lon

Epona is a peppy horse villager in Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo who is based on the horse of the same name from The Legend of Zelda series. She can only move in if the player scans a Sheik, Ocarina of Time Link, or Rider Link amiibo. Her birthday is a reference to the release date of the Japanese version of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.



Epona is a brown horse that bears a strong resemblance to the The Legend of Zelda horse of the same name, being based on her appearance.


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

As a peppy villager, Epona will always be in a good mood. She will get along other villagers including the player, making it easy to befriend her and gain her picture in Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo. As with other peppy villagers, she loves candy and sweet food. Peppy villagers take offense quite easily and may walk away upset rather than angry when the wrong things are said in a conversation between her and the player or another villager. She may be the target for cranky villager jokes and pranks.

Villager information[edit]

In Welcome amiibo[edit]

Even the wildest horse can be tamed.


Birthday Personality Catchphrase
November 21 Scorpio Peppy neigh
Default clothing Epona Outfit NLWa Model.png Epona Outfit
Default umbrella Leaf Umbrella HHD Icon.png Leaf Umbrella
Favorite style Iconic
Least favorite style Ornate
Favorite color
Siblings Only child
Skill Galloping
Goal Hero's companion
Halloween fear Werewolf Hood HHD Icon.png Werewolf Hood
Coffee preferences
Type of beans Kilimanjaro
Amount of milk None
Amount of sugar None


In Welcome amiibo[edit]


Exterior of Epona's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Interior of Epona's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Outdoor Bath NL Model.png Outdoor Bath Storefront NL Model.png Storefront
Covered Wagon NL Model.png Covered Wagon Rice-Plant Bed NL Model.png Rice-Plant Bed
Watering Trough NL Model.png Watering Trough Cucco Ornament NLWa Model.png Cucco Ornament
Lon Lon Milk NLWa Model.png Lon Lon Milk Tiki Torch NL Model.png Tiki Torch
Saddle Fence NL Model.png Saddle Fence
Wallpaper: Meadow Vista NL.png Meadow Vista
Floor: Backyard Lawn NL.png Backyard Lawn
Music: Wandering NL Texture.png Wandering [nb 1]


NLWa RV Exterior The Legend of Zelda.png
RV of Epona NLWa.png
Description: Clear the streets because the legendary Epona is thundering into town from Lon Lon Ranch! Does anyone have an ocarina handy to calm her down?
Gossip Stone NLWa Model.png Gossip Stone Lon Lon Milk NLWa Model.png Lon Lon Milk
Piece of Heart NLWa Model.png Piece of Heart Termina's Moon NLWa Model.png Termina's Moon
Wallpaper: Hyrule Wall NLWa.png Hyrule Wall
Floor: Zelda Floor NLWa.png Zelda Floor
Music: Wandering (Album Cover) HHD Icon.png Wandering


Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese エポナ
Link's horse name in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Korean 에포나

German Epona -

European Spanish Epona -

European French Épona -

Italian Epona -

See also[edit]


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