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"The captain's wife steers the ship."
— Leilani, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Welcome amiibo, and New Horizons
SpecialSpeciesIconSilhouette.png Leilani kpm
Leilani NLWa.png
Species Gender
Turtle Female
Birthday September 26th Libra
Role Tortimer Island (tours)
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages

Leilani is a turtle[nb 1] in Animal Crossing: New Leaf who appears on Tortimer Island. She is the wife of Kapp'n, the daughter-in-law of Grams, and the mother of Leila.


In New Leaf[edit]

Leilana welcoming the player to Tortimer Island in Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Leilani appears on Tortimer Island at the reception desk and allows the player to go on tours or return to their town. In the Welcome amiibo update, Leilani's Pic can be obtained from Wisp if her amiibo is scanned.

In New Horizons[edit]

Leilani's Poster in New Horizons.

Although initially absent, Leilani was added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the 2.0 update, appearing at the Roost if she or any member of Kapp'n's family is invited via the amiibo phone. Additionally, Leilani's Poster can be obtained from Nook Shopping after inviting her to Photopia via her amiibo.

Other appearances[edit]

In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Leilani appears as a trophy and has a chance of appearing in the background of the Tortimer Island stage.




Description NTSC-U: If you've had your fill of tropical-island adventures, Kapp'n's wife, Leilani, can arrange your trip home. She'll also happily sign you up for island tours. Her green skin isn't typical for tropical islanders, and that red hibiscus in her hair really suits her.

PAL: Leilani runs the information desk on Tortimer Island. If you want to play some minigames, she'll find the perfect tropical tour for you. Afterwards, she'll even call her husband, Kapp'n, to take you home again! To be honest, though, she's always a little surprised anybody would want to leave Tortimer Island at all.
Acquisition Random

Villager information[edit]

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Leilani will share a house with Kapp'n, Leila, and Grams.

Happy Home Designer client information
Example of Leilani's Happy Home Designer house
Official example
Leilani's Happy Home Designer icon
The captain's wife steers the ship.
Client's vision I'll leave it up to you!
Favorite song  K.K. Island
Unlocked items
  •  Sea Globe
  •  K.K. Island
  •  Leilani's Pic
  • Clothing:
  •  Kappa-Costume Pants
  •  Red Umbrella
  • Starting house: Default exterior of Leilani's house in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

    In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

    In Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise, Leilani will share a house with Kapp'n, Leila, and Grams.

    Client's vision Vacation-Home Concept
    Unlocked items

    Card profiles[edit]

    amiibo card[edit]

    308 Leilani amiibo card NA.png

    Card back

    Amiibo card back.png

    #308 Leilani - Series 4
    Star sign: Libra
    Birthday: September 26
    Dice value: 5
    Hand sign: Rock


    Names in other languages[edit]

    Japanese クーコ

    Korean 갑순

    Simplified Chinese 沽玉
    gū yù

    Russian Лейлани
    Same as English name

    Dutch Leilani Same as English name

    German Lore -

    European Spanish Marimar From the female name "María del Mar" (Mary of the Sea)

    European French Liliane Similar to English name

    Italian Ramona Similar to her husband's name, Remo, which means "oar"


    1. In Japanese releases, Leilani is instead a kappa.