Shamrock hat (City Folk)

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Shamrock hat
Buy price Sell price
 1,600 Bells  400 Bells
Obtain via  WiiConnect24
Style Funky
HRA points 1111
In other games
New Leaf (shamrock hat)
New Horizons (shamrock hat)
Names in other languages
 chapeau trèfle
 sombrero trébol
 capp. trifoglio
 토끼풀 모자
 chapeau trèfle
 sombrero trébol

The shamrock hat is a downloadable headgear item in Animal Crossing: City Folk. This item acts as a hat, meaning an accessory can be worn with it.

The shamrock hat could be obtained in a letter from Nintendo if the player was connected to WiiConnect24 during the item's distribution period.


The following letter was sent alongside the shamrock hat:

North America

Dear <player>,
We found this little
treasure hidden at the end
of a rainbow. No promises,
but it should keep you safe
from pinches



Dear <player>,
Check out this little green
hat we found at the end of
a rainbow. We hope it
brings you the luck of the
Irish in your adventures
through Animal Crossing!

From the Irish Staff


The shamrock hat was the first item distributed in North America.

The following table lists which in which regions and on what dates the shamrock hat was known to have been distributed. This list may be incomplete.

Region Date(s) Reason for distribution
United States of America United States Mar 17 – 24, 2009[1] Saint Patrick's Day
Europe Europe Mar 17 – 30, 2009[2]



  1. Liquefy (February 12, 2011). "Animal Crossing: City Folk – FAQ". Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  2. Nintendo of Europe (March 17, 2009). "Celebrate in Animal Crossing with a special shamrock hat!". Retrieved January 12, 2021.