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"Never take a nibble when you can take a bite."
— Peanut, Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Peanut NL.png
"Never take a nibble when you can take a bite."
"This is my star smile."
Species Personality Gender
Squirrel Peppy Female
Birthday June 8th
Star sign Gemini Gemini
Initial phrase なのよ(JP)
Initial clothes Beatnik Shirt
Initial umbrella Ribbon Umbrella
Favorite song K.K. Salsa
Appearances Doubutsu no Mori,
Doubutsu no Mori+,
Animal Crossing,
Doubutsu no Mori e+,
Animal Crossing: Wild World,
Animal Crossing: City Folk,
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Animal Crossing: Sweet Day,
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Peanut (ももこ, Momoko) is a peppy, squirrel villager in the Animal Crossing series. As a peppy villager, Peanut will appear friendly and hospitable towards the player, making it easy to befriend her. Her name comes from a type of nut, the peanut.



Peanut is a bright pink squirrel with a dark purple and white stripe on her head. She has large, anime-styled eyes and a wide star smile (hence, her picture quote). She has white and dark pink swirling stripes on her tail and dark pink paws and feet. Her petite ears are round and also dark pink on the inside. She wears a Beatnik Shirt that is horizontally striped magenta and dark chalky black.


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

As a peppy villager, Peanut will always appear to be in a good mood. She will get along with other villagers and the player, making it easy to befriend her and obtain her picture in Animal Crossing: Wild World. If the player talks to her long enough, or give positive remarks on how she looks, she will give the them her picture. She can easily get upset, but due to a short attention span she will forget ever having the conversation. Often, she will ask the player to buy her a shirt that "suits her style", or sometimes ask them to look for a specific shirt. She will enjoy reading Ms. Nintendique, an unseen magazine read by snooty and peppy villagers in Animal Crossing: Wild World. As a peppy villager, she will not get along quite well with cranky villagers, due to their opposite personalities and lifestyle. Like all peppy villagers, she dreams of becoming famous in the future.


Peanut's house in City Folk

Peanut's house has a variety of colorful items in her house, including two tall droploids, a watermelon table, a blue dresser, a red armchair, a cream sofa and a green counter. K.K. Salsa is playing on a dice stereo.


Animal Crossing: New Leaf[edit]

PeanutPicACNL.png Never take a nibble when you can take a bite.
Siblings Middle triplet
Skill Hula dancing
Goal Model
Fear Bug mask
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Cute
Smallxmark.png Historical
Color Red
Type Mocha
Milk Regular
Sugar 2 spoonfuls
Ideal Gifts for Peanut – Red Cute Items
Name Price Available From
Balloon-Dog Lamp - Balloon
Birthday Cake - Birthday
Birthday Candles - Birthday
Birthday Table - Birthday
Candy Machine 980 Timmy & Tommy's
Capsule-Toy Machine 1,480 Timmy & Tommy's
Card Bed 220,000 GracieGrace
Card Chair 100,000 GracieGrace
Card Closet 240,000 GracieGrace
Card Dresser 120,000 GracieGrace
More Red Items More Cute Items

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

Happy Home Designer House Info
Type: Squirrel
Client's Vision: The land of the free.
Required Items: Statue of Liberty
Kitschy clock
Donut box
Favorite Song: K.K. Gumbo
Pic Quote:
Never take a nibble when you can take a bite.
Peanut HHD Request.jpg

Card profiles[edit]

Animal Crossing-e card
#018 Peanut - Series 1
Gender: Female
Species: Squirrel
Clothes: Beatnik Shirt
Sign: Gemini
Pet phrase: slacker
Password: bGQxZq6LzcLFhn
Animal Crossing-e 1-018 (Peanut).jpg
017 Portia Animal Crossing-e cards
#018 Peanut
019 Bliss
Animal Crossing amiibo card
#095 Peanut - Series 1
Type: Squirrel
Star sign: Gemini
Birthday: June 8
Dice value: 1
Hand sign: Scissors
095 Peanut amiibo card NA.png
094 Cyrano List of amiibo cards
#095 Peanut
096 Cole



Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Belinda Her name is a mix of the words "Bellota" meaning "acorn" and "Linda" meaning "pretty"
French Rachida Pun on the French word "Arachide," meaning "peanut"
German Paulina -
Italian Rachele Jewish name


  • Peanut appears on the cover of Wild World, near the upper left, and on New Leaf, she is seen near a tree.
  • In Animal Crossing: Sweet Day, a mini-game from Nintendo Land, the second player with the Wii Remote has a Peanut costume.

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