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This article is about Ricky, a cranky squirrel villager. For villager whose Japanese name is the same as this villager's English name, see Filbert.

SquirrelSpeciesIconSilhouette.png Ricky squ10
Ricky NH.png
Species Personality Gender
Squirrel Emotion Aggravation NH Icon cropped.png Cranky Male
Birthday September 14th Virgo
Quote "You gotta break a few shells to get to the nut."
Catchphrase "nutcase"
Clothing Three-Ball Tee[nb 1]
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese カジロウ
Korean 갈가리
Italian Sberlo
German Ronny

Simplified Chinese 嘉治
French Rocky
Spanish Altramuz
Dutch Ricky

Traditional Chinese 嘉治
Quebec French Rocky
Latin American Spanish Altramuz
Russian Рики

Phrase in other languages

Japanese キッ
Korean 사각사각
Italian nocciola
German knorz

Simplified Chinese 炯炯
French dingo
Spanish cáscaras
Dutch mafnoot

Traditional Chinese 炯炯
Quebec French dingo
Latin American Spanish crac-crac
Russian арахис

Ricky is a cranky, squirrel villager from the Animal Crossing series. He has appeared in the original Animal Crossing. He was removed from Animal Crossing: Wild World and Animal Crossing: City Folk, but reappeared in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. His name is also the Japanese name of Filbert.



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Ricky is an orange and yellow squirrel who constantly looks angry, thanks to his eyebrows. Ricky has a big red/pink nose which makes him look kind of cute. He has a weird-looking mouth that looks like a smile, but at the same time makes him look grumpy. This may add to his cranky personality. Ricky has a white and blue stripe starting from his forehead and going down his different-colored, swirly, bushy tail. He has pink inside his stubby ears.


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

Ricky is a cranky villager and will appear grumpy and grouchy towards the player at first, and for quite a while afterwards, and may take a while to lighten up and grow more friendly to the player. Like other cranky villagers, even giving him medicine won't cheer him up and is very self-centered. He will admire lazy villagers due to their laid-back attitude. He will not admire peppy villagers.


In New Leaf[edit]

RickyPicACNL.png You gotta break a few shells to get to the nut.
Siblings Eldest of ten
Skill Making faces
Goal Detective
Fear Skeleton Hood
Clothing Smallcheckmark.png Iconic
Smallxmark.png Ornate
Color Aqua
Type Kilimanjaro
Milk The regular amount
Sugar Two spoonfuls

In New Horizons[edit]

RickyPicACNH.png You gotta break a few shells to get to the nut.
Style Cool
Color Blue / Red


In Animal Crossing[edit]

Nia blue upload.png
House of Ricky PG.png
Style: No style
SpringLeaf.png Ranch Sofa Ranch Chair HHD Icon.png Ranch Chair
Jukebox HHD Icon.png Jukebox Green Counter HHD Icon.png Green Counter
Green Wardrobe HHD Icon.png Green Wardrobe SpringLeaf.png Classic End Table
SpringLeaf.png Billiards Table Cabin Clock HHD Icon.png Cabin Clock
Tall Cactus HHD Icon.png Tall Cactus Round Cactus HHD Icon.png Round Cactus
Wallpaper: SpringLeaf.png Manor Wall
Floor: SpringLeaf.png Board Floor
Music: K.K. Western

In New Leaf[edit]

House of Ricky NL Exterior.png
House of Ricky NL.jpg
Style: No style
Desert Cactus HHD Icon.png Desert Cactus Fireplace HHD Icon.png Fireplace
Cabin Table HHD Icon.png Cabin Table SpringLeaf.png Cabin Bookshelf
SpringLeaf.png Accustic Guitar Cabin Chair HHD Icon.png Cabin Chair
Watering Trough HHD Icon.png Watering Trough Potbelly Stove HHD Icon.png Potbelly Stove
SpringLeaf.png Red Boombox Vintage Radio HHD Icon.png Vintage Radio
SpringLeaf.png Ten-Gallon Hat SpringLeaf.png Wooden Crate
Wallpaper: Cabin Wall HHD Icon.png Cabin Wall
Floor: Old Board Floor HHD Icon.png Old Board Floor
Music: K.K. Western

In New Horizons[edit]

Other appearances[edit]

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

Happy Home Designer House Info
Type: Cranky Squirrel
Client's Vision: A chiropractic office
Required Items: Exam Table
Wii Balance Board
Favorite Song: -
Favorite Saying: You gotta break a few shells to get to the nut.

Card profiles[edit]

Animal Crossing e-Reader Card[edit]

Animal Crossing-e card
#134 Ricky - Series 3
Gender: Male
Species: Squirrel
Clothes: three ball shirt
Sign: Virgo
Phrase: nutcase
Password: Rx%vyx&QSm@rDM
Animal Crossing-e 3-134 (Ricky).jpg
133 Bea Animal Crossing-e cards
#134 Ricky
135 Blaire

Animal Crossing amiibo Card[edit]

Animal Crossing amiibo card
#239 Ricky - Series 3
Type: Squirrel
Star sign: Virgo
Birthday: September 14th
Dice value: 4
Hand sign: Scissors
239 Ricky amiibo card NA.png
238 Friga List of amiibo cards
#239 Ricky
240 Deirdre


Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese カジロウ
From "kajiru", gnawing

Korean 갈가리
From Galgari Family, a South Korean sitcom

Dutch Ricky -

German Ronny -

European Spanish Altramuz A plant called "lupin"

European French Rocky -

Italian Sberlo -


  1. Called Three-Ball Shirt in Animal Crossing