Lionel

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Type of Lion villager Lionel lon08
Artwork of Lionel the Lion
Species Personality Gender
Lion Smug Male
Birthday July 29th Leo
Favorite saying "Love is blind."
Catchphrase "precisely"
Clothing Military Uniform[nb 1]
Noble Coat (Green)[nb 2]
Main appearances
Other appearances
Names in other languages
 ライオネル[nb 3]
 라이오넬[nb 6]
 Leonida
 Lorenz
 赖恩睿[nb 4]
 Léopold
 Lionel
 Lionel
 賴恩睿[nb 5]
 Léopold
 Lionel
 Лайонел[nb 7]
Phrase in other languages
 まさしく
 옳거니
 ahora
 grrroooh
 正确
 papatte
 picoplás
 exact
 正確
 papatte
 picoplás
 честь имею

Lionel is a smug lion villager in the Animal Crossing series. He first appeared in Animal Crossing: New Leaf and has appeared in all subsequent games. His name is word play on his species.

In New Horizons, Lionel has the music hobby and may sing anywhere without the need of a stereo.

Characteristics[edit]

Appearance[edit]

Artwork of Lionel from New Leaf.

Lionel is a lion with a white mane, eyebrows, and mustache. He has light brown fur and darker brown hands, feet, nose, and tail. He has blue eyes and his cheeks have orange circles, resembling blush. The insides of his ears are yellow.

Personality[edit]

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 big sister 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.

Villager information[edit]

In New Leaf[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Lionel cannot be one of the starting villagers in the player's town.

Lionel
Love is blind.

Lionel

Lionel

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
July 29 Leo Smug precisely
Default clothing Military Uniform NL Model.png Military Uniform
Default umbrella Camo Umbrella NL Model.png Camo Umbrella
Favorites
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite style Historical
Smallxmark.png Least favorite style Flashy
Favorite color
 
Gray
Biography
Siblings Eldest of 10 kids
Skill Drawing circles
Goal Professor
Halloween fear Monster Mask NL Model.png Monster Mask
Coffee preferences
Type of beans Mocha
Amount of milk Lots
Amount of sugar Three spoonfuls


In New Horizons[edit]

Lionel
Love is blind.

Lionel

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
July 29 Leo Smug (A) precisely
Default clothing Noble Coat (Green) NH Icon.png Noble Coat (Green)
Default umbrella Green Umbrella NH Icon.png Green Umbrella
Default phone  Default Phone Case (White) NH Model.png  White
Final phone  Phone Case (Checkered 2 - Fabric 18) NH Model.png  Checkered 2 - Fabric 18
Favorite styles Gorgeous and Active
Favorite colors
 
Green
and
 
Gray
Hobby Music
Carried bag Veggie-print Bag NH Model.png Veggie-print
Book Music Book Interior NH Texture.png Music
Food Chocolate donut Food NH Model.png Chocolate donut
Drink Tea can or yellow mug Drink NH Model.png Tea can or yellow mug
Popsicle Orange Popsicle NH Model.png Orange
Ideal clothing for Lionel – Green / Gray Gorgeous and Active clothing
Villagers prefer clothing that matches any one of their favorite colors or styles.
For brevity, the following list only shows clothing that matches both favorite colors and one favorite style.
Name Image Price Available from
Bulb Bopper Bulb Bopper NH Icon.png Not for sale  Isabelle
Explorer Shirt (Beige) Explorer Shirt (Beige) NH Icon.png  1,120 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Festivale Costume (Green) Festivale Costume (Green) NH Icon.png  2,600 Bells  Able Sisters
Festivale Tank Dress (Green) Festivale Tank Dress (Green) NH Icon.png  2,600 Bells  Able Sisters
Ninja Costume (Green) Ninja Costume (Green) NH Icon.png  2,240 Bells  Able Sisters
More Green Items
More Gray Items
More Gorgeous Items
More Active Items

In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

Lionel
Thought bubble You can never have too many toilets when company's over.
Client's vision Restroom Refuge
Required items Standing Toilet
Plain Sink
Tankless Toilet
Favorite song  Soulful K.K.
Unlocked items
Furniture:
  •  Simple Stool
  •  Boxy Stool
  •  Antique Mini Table
  •  Moroccan Tray Table
  •  Antique Console Table
  •  Reception Counter
  •  Baby Bed
  •  Log Decorative Shelves
  •  Full-Length Mirror
  •  Elegant Mirror
  •  Powder-Room Booth
  •  Curtain Partition
  •  Shell Partition
  •  Gazebo
  •  Floor Light
  •  Upright Vacuum
  •  Toilet
  •  Golden Toilet
  •  Squat Toilet
  •  Bathroom Stall
  •  Portable Toilet
  •  Kitty Litter Box
  •  Toilet-Cleaning Set
  •  Bidet
  •  Fancy Bathroom Vanity
  •  Evergreen Ash
  •  Wooden Waste Bin
  •  Mop
  •  Shell Fountain
  •  Cube Light
  •  Scorpio Lamp
  •  Shell Lamp
  •  Shell Music Box
  •  Toy Duck
  •  Dispenser
  •  Rattan Towel Basket
  •  Fragrance Sticks
  •  Lionel's Photo
  •  Floral Sconce
  •  Stylish Wall Spotlight
  •  Retro Radiator
  •  Bathroom Towel Rack
  •  Wall Planter
  •  Dried-Flower Garland
  •  Fancy Frame
  •  Leo Sculpture
  •  Lionel's Poster
  •  Milk-Glass Lamp
  •  Moroccan Lights
  •  Spiral Chandelier
  • Interior:
    Clothing:

    House[edit]

    In New Leaf[edit]

    Exterior of Lionel's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
    Interior of Lionel's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
    Items:
     Gorgeous Bed  Whirlpool Bath
     Simple Love Seat  Rococo Dresser
     Editor's Desk  Regal Lamp
     Lady Palm  Editor's Chair
     Moth Orchid  Turntable
    Wall:  Arched Window
    Floor:  Fancy Carpet
    Music:  K.K. Moody

    In New Horizons[edit]

    Exterior of Lionel's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Interior of Lionel's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Exterior:
    Shape: House shape #2
    Roof:  Light-Gray Thatch Roof
    Siding:  Light-Brown Cobblestones
    Door:  White Common Door
    Interior:
    Items:
    Wall:  Cityscape Wall
    Floor:  Simple Blue Flooring
    Music:  K.K. Moody

    Other appearances[edit]

    In Happy Home Designer[edit]

    Happy Home Designer client information
    Example of Lionel's Happy Home Designer house
    Official example
    Lionel's Happy Home Designer icon
    Love is blind.
    Lionel
    Thought bubble I want to impress my guests with some seriously stylish bathrooms!
    Client's vision A guest bathroom or two.
    Required items Men's Toilet
    Violet Screen
    Standing Sink
    Favorite song  Soulful K.K.
    Unlocked items
    Furniture:
  •  Reception Table
  •  Gorgeous Counter
  •  Men's Toilet
  •  Flashy-Flower Sign
  •  Bathroom Stall
  •  Portable Toilet
  •  Violet Screen
  •  Soulful K.K.
  •  Lionel's Pic
  •  Bathroom Shelf
  • Interior:
  •  Waiting-Room Wall
  •  Lobby Floor
  • Clothing:
  •  Military Uniform
  •  Camo Umbrella
  • Starting house: Default exterior of Lionel's house in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

    In Pocket Camp[edit]

    Lionel was added to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on February 26, 2022.[citation needed]

    Lionel
    Love is blind.

    Lionel

    Birthday Personality Catchphrase
    July 29 Leo Smug precisely
    Default clothing Military Uniform PC Icon.png Military Uniform
    Biography
    Description Lionel spends a great deal of grooming time waxing his luxurious handlebar mustache. He claims that his white hair is a product of his age and experience, but some say it's dyed.
    Preferred theme PC Banner - Historical.png
    Primary reward Cotton PC Icon.png Cotton
    Version added 5.0.1
    Date unlocked February 26, 2022
    How to invite Blathers PC Character Icon.png Blathers's Treasure Trek (map obtained on Shep and Pals' Island)
    Friendship rewards
    Level 7 Military Uniform PC Icon.png Military Uniform
    Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
    Level 9 Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
    Level 15 Crafting request:
    Letter Set PC Icon.png Letter Set
    Level 20 Lionel's Pic PC Icon.png Lionel‎‎'s Pic
    Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
    Level 25[nb 8] Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone

    Card profiles[edit]

    amiibo card[edit]

    072 Lionel amiibo card NA.png

    Card back

    Amiibo card back.png

    #072 Lionel - Series 1
    Star sign: Leo
    Birthday: July 29
    Dice value: 4
    Hand sign: Paper

    Gallery[edit]

    Names in other languages[edit]

    Japanese ライオネル
    Raioneru
    Lionel

    Korean 라이오넬
    Raionel
    Lionel

    Simplified Chinese
    Traditional Chinese
    赖恩睿 / 賴恩睿
    Lài'ēnruì
    Lionel

    Russian Лайонел
    Layonel
    From English/Japanese name

    Dutch Lionel Same as English/Japanese name

    German Lorenz -

    European Spanish Lionel Same as English/Japanese name

    European French Léopold "Léo" designates a lion in Latin

    Italian Leonida From leone, meaning "lion." Leonidas was also a warrior-king of Sparta who had a notable participation in the Second Persian War, thus befitting his military-themed clothing.

    See also[edit]

    Notes[edit]

    1. Prior to New Horizons, includes Pocket Camp appearance after New Horizons
    2. New Horizons
    3. Raioneru
    4. Lài'ēnruì
    5. Lài'ēnruì
    6. Raionel
    7. Layonel
    8. Repeats for level 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, and 60