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"Time to SHINE!"
— Pavé, Animal Crossing: City Folk
SpecialSpeciesIconSilhouette.png Pavé pck
Pave NLa.png
Species Gender
Peacock Male
Birthday March 3rd Pisces
Role Festivale
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese ベルリーナ
Korean 베르리나
Italian Pavão
German Pavo

Simplified Chinese 阿欢
French Roberto
Spanish Conga
Dutch Pavé

Traditional Chinese 阿歡
Quebec French Roberto
Latin American Spanish Conga
Russian Паве

Pavé is a green, yellow, and turquoise peacock who first appears in Animal Crossing: City Folk. His name may originate from the word "paw" (pronounced "pav"), which is Polish for "peacock" and another Polish word "pavané", which is a traditional dance. It may also originate from Pavo, the bird genus which contains the Indian peafowl and green peafowl. He appears as the holiday character corresponding with the new holiday Festivale. He speaks in third person and he occasionally makes comments about the town environment as part of the citizen satisfaction committee. In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, he speaks in a feminine voice similar to a peppy villager's voice, despite being male.

While currently absent from Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Pavé appears in a graphic promoting events in future updates for the game in the February 2020 Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct, suggesting he will be added in a later update.


Animal Crossing: City Folk[edit]

Artwork of Pave from Animal Crossing: City Folk

Pave first appears in Animal Crossing: City Folk as the host of Festivale, demanding a specific type of Candy from the player. Candy is won during the events of Festivale and can be supplied to Pavé, which results in Pavé giving the player furniture from the Pavé Series.

Each color of candy represents a type of feeling/mentality. These are described below:

  • Green Candy - Calm/relax. Pavé announces he is hyper (possibly after eating Blue Candy) and asks for Green Candy to calm down. "Relaxing, like a stroll in park! The green kind!"
  • Blue Candy - Refreshing. Pavé says he is getting tired. "Refreshing, like cold wind! The blue kind!"
  • Red Candy - Explosive. Pavé demands something juicy. "The red kind, like a strawberry explosion!"
  • Yellow Candy - Zesty. Pavé announces that he has run out of "zest" in his dance, "Puckery, like lemonade! The yellow kind!"

Animal Crossing: New Leaf[edit]

Pave returns in Animal Crossing: New Leaf once again during Festivale. In this game, Pavé requests feathers rather than candy from the player. These feathers come in different colors; white, pink, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple and rainbow. He will only take the feathers if the player gives him three of the same color; however, a single rainbow feather, despite not being very rare, will work instead of three of the requested color. The feathers are found floating around the player's town, and are caught with a net. Like previous games, he will dance and reward the player with furniture if given feathers, and will dance more vigorously if given a rainbow one.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp[edit]

Pave PC.png

Pave makes a minor appearance in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp as part of the Pavé's Dance Stage item. If this item is crafted, Pave may appear at the player's campsite. Pave also appears as the host of the Viva Festivale with Pave gardening event.

Villager info[edit]

Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo RV[edit]

Nia blue upload.png
RV of Pave.jpg
Style: No style
Berliner HHD Icon.png Berliner FallLeaf.png Festivale Accessory
FallLeaf.png Festivale Pants FallLeaf.png Festivale Tank
Festivale Tank Dress HHD Icon.png Festivale Tank Dress FallLeaf.png Pavé Chest
FallLeaf.png Pavé Clock FallLeaf.png Pavé End Table
FallLeaf.png Pavé Lamp FallLeaf.png Pavé Sofa
Wallpaper: Pave Wall HHD Icon.png Pave Wall
Floor: Pave Floor HHD Icon.png Pave Floor
Music: K.K. Samba

RV Description[edit]

"When he's camping, Pavé can finally drop the act and relax completely. Just kidding--he's even more Pavé than ever. Viva Festivale!"

Other appearances[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

Pavé appears as a trophy.

Pavé SSB4 Trophy (3DS).png #628 Pavé
NTSC-U: Pavé is the Festivale Dancer Extraordinaire! In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, he'll beg—no, DEMAND—you fetch some of those lovely feathers floating around town. If you take him three feathers of the same color, you'll be rewarded with furniture and a dance!

PAL: It's Festivale Dancer Extrodinaire, Pavé! In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, he'll beg—or rather, ORDER—you to fetch him some of those lovely feathers floating around town. In exchange for three of the same colour, he'll treat you to a live performance and give you a piece of furniture.

Card profiles[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#313 Pavé - Series 4
Type: Special
Star sign: Pisces
Birthday: March 3rd
Dice value: 1
Hand sign: Paper
313 Pavé amiibo card NA.png
312 Shrunk List of amiibo cards
#313 Pavé
314 Gulliver



Sprites & Models[edit]


  • All of the colors of feather in New Leaf that appear are present on Pavé's feathers.

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese ベルリーナ
Berlina, or from バレリーナ barerīna (ballerina)

Korean 베르리나

Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
阿欢 / 阿歡
Ā Huān

German Pavo -

European Spanish Conga -

European French Roberto -

Italian Pavão -