Farley

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"<Player>... One as caring as you can easily be trusted with an axe that never breaks. May you use it to continue in your meticulous for the environment of <town name>. It is filled with my utmost gratitude for your efforts."
— Farley, Animal Crossing
SpecialSpeciesIconSilhouette.png Farley hem
Artwork of Farley
Species Gender
Unknown Male
Star sign Virgo Virgo
Role Golden axe
Main appearances

Other appearances
Name in other languages
 いずみじいや
 N/A
 Gandolfo
 Mamo
 N/A
 Larzac
 Floro
 N/A
 N/A
 Larzac
 Floro
 N/A

Farley is a special character in Animal Crossing and Doubutsu no Mori e+. He is a spirit of the wishing well[1] who appears briefly after the town has maintained a perfect Field Rank for 15 days and gives the player the golden axe. Due to his single brief appearance, little is revealed about Farley.

Farley is one of two special characters, along with Franklin, who was introduced in Animal Crossing and does not appear in Doubutsu no Mori or Doubutsu no Mori+. In Animal Crossing: City Folk, Serena plays a similar role to Farley, appearing at the fountain and giving the player the golden axe.

Characteristics[edit]

Appearance[edit]

Artwork from Animal Crossing.

Farley is a short, humanoid figure covered almost entirely by his long white hair, with the only visible parts of his body being his arms and round, bulbous nose. His species is unknown. He wears a teal hat with a magenta flower sticking out of it, and he carries a wooden staff.

Voice[edit]

Farley is one of two characters in Animal Crossing who has a unique voice from all other characters. The other character who shares this trait is Joan.

Possible role[edit]

This section contains unconfirmed information or speculation.

Based on Farley's dialog, the fact that a statue of him appears on the wishing well, and Animal Crossing: The Official Nintendo Player's Guide calling him "the well spirit," Farley's job may be to watch over the environment of the town, unbeknownst to its residents. He may also be the disembodied voice that speaks to the player when interacting with the wishing well.

Appearances[edit]

In Animal Crossing and Doubutsu no Mori e+[edit]

Farley at the wishing well in Animal Crossing

In Animal Crossing and Doubutsu no Mori e+, if the player chooses the "How are things?" option at the wishing well after the town has had a perfect Field Rank for 15 consecutive days, Farley appears and gives the player the golden axe as a token of his gratitude. He then disappears and can never be encountered again by that player.

Only appearing for a short time in a single encounter, Farley has the least amount of dialogue of any character in Animal Crossing:

"<Player>...
One as caring as you can
be easily trusted with
an axe that never breaks.
May you use it to continue
in your meticulous care for
the environment of
<Town>.
It is filled with my utmost
gratitude for your efforts."

Card profiles[edit]

Animal Crossing e-Reader card[edit]

Animal Crossing-e 3-197 (Farley).jpg

Card back

Animal Crossing-e 3-197 (Farley - Back).jpg

#197 Farley - Series 3
Gender: Male
Sign: Virgo
Profile: Farley is shrouded in mystery. No one seems to know where this character comes from or whatever sort of creature it is, but one thing is for sure: you will only meet Farley if your town is a great place to be.
Password: niszTrbHxPr@Qi
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Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese いずみじいや
Izumijīya
From 泉 (izumi), meaning fountain, and 爺や (jīya), meaning an old man/servant

German Mamo -

European Spanish Floro Related to flora

European French Larzac -

Italian Gandolfo Possibly from Gandalf, a wizard in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

References[edit]

  1. Steven Grimm, Alan Averill, Jessica Folsom (2002). Animal Crossing: The Official Nintendo Player's Guide, page 47.