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"Love is blind."
— Lionel, Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Japanese ライオネル Korean 라이오넬 Chinese Unknown
French Léopold Italian Leonida Spanish Lionel
German Lorenz Dutch Unknown Russian Unknown
Lionel NL.png
Species Personality Gender
Lion Smug Male
Birthday July 29th Leo
Phrase precisely
Clothes Military Uniform
Saying Love is blind.
Main Games
Other Games

Lionel is a smug, lion villager new to Animal Crossing: New Leaf. His name, although a common name, relates to his species.



Lionel is a lion with a white mane and mustache. He has light brown fur, with his hands, feet, and tail being a darker brown color. He has blue eyes and his cheeks have an orange blush.


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

Lionel has a smug personality, essentially the male equivalent of the uchi personality. He is very kind-hearted, and he will act very polite and sometimes gentleman-like. He will easily get along with villagers of any personality. He will sometimes flirt with the player, regardless of gender.


In New Leaf[edit]

LionelPicACNL.png Love is blind.
Skill Drawing circles
Goal Professor
Fear Monster
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Historical
Smallxmark.png Flashy
Color Gray
Type Mocha
Milk Lots
Sugar Three spoonfuls
Ideal Gifts for Lionel – Gray Historical Items
Name Price Available From
Broken Post 1,800 Timmy & Tommy's
Clay Furnace 1,800 Timmy & Tommy's
Coffee Grinder - Brewster
Corinthian Post 3,600 Timmy & Tommy's
Cow Skull 1,020 Timmy & Tommy's
Ionian Post 3,600 Timmy & Tommy's
Master Sword - Fortune Cookie
Old Sewing Machine 1,350 Timmy & Tommy's
Pantheon Post 3,600 Timmy & Tommy's
Plate Armor 6,400 Spotlight/Wishy
More Gray Items More Historical Items


Lionel has a turntable that plays "K.K. Moody."

Card Profiles[edit]

Happy Home Designer amiibo Card[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#072 Lionel - Series 1
Type: Lion
Star sign: Leo
Birthday: July 29
Dice value: 4
Hand sign: Paper
072 Lionel amiibo card NA.png
071 Yuka List of amiibo cards
#072 Lionel
073 Flo


Menu Camera NH Icon.png

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ライオネル
Spanish Lionel -
French Léopold As in 'Lionel', 'Léo' designates a lion in Latin
German Lorenz -
Italian Leonida Frome leone, "lion". Leonidas was also a warrior-king of Sparta who had a notable partecipation in the Second Persian War, thus befitting his military-oriented design.
Korean 라이오넬 Lionel

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