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Artwork of Roswell the Alligator
Species Personality Gender
Alligator Lazy[nb 5]
Smug[nb 6]
Birthday May 2nd Taurus Sagittarius[nb 7]
Favorite saying "Keep your eyes on the skies."
Catchphrase "spaaace"
Clothing Blue aloha tee[nb 1]
Pineapple aloha shirt (Blue)[nb 2]
Umbrella Leaf umbrella[nb 3]
Beach umbrella[nb 4]
Main appearances

Other appearances
Names in other languages
 ピロンコン[nb 8]
 삐로코[nb 11]
 皮隆孔[nb 9]
 皮隆孔[nb 10]
 Розуэлл[nb 12]
Phrase in other languages

Roswell is an alligator in the Animal Crossing series. He first appeared in Doubutsu no Mori e+ as a lazy islander and remained absent from the series until Animal Crossing: New Horizons version 2.0, where he returns as a smug villager. He is the only smug alligator in the series.

Roswell has an overall theme that is related to aliens. His English name references conspiracy theories surrounding the Roswell incident that a flying saucer landed in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947, while his Japanese name is based on the onomatopoeia for the sounds of a UFO. His design is based off of crop circles, patterns in fields often rumored to be related to aliens. His e-Reader card profile and Pocket Camp description also convey that he has a fascination with UFOs. His catchphrase and the items he requests for his Doubutsu no Mori e+ home are space-themed, which relates to his name.

In New Horizons, Roswell has the nature hobby and may be found reading a book pertaining to an item he is studying, which can be either flowers, bugs, fish, or fossils.



Roswell is a chocolate brown alligator with tan outlines of circles and filled in circles around his body. His eyes are closed with white eyelids that look like slits. When surprised, however, his eyes are opened, revealing orange, robotic eyes. Instead of blinking, his eyes appear to rotate, like screws, and also display an "X" shape when yawning. Two white fangs stick out from his mouth, like all the other alligators.


Doubutsu no Mori e+[edit]

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

As a lazy islander, Roswell acts less like any mainland lazy villager, being more stoic and philosophical and will often talk more about forgoing worldly pleasures and society. This is akin to mainland cranky villagers, though he would not inherit the personality beyond Doubutsu no Mori e+.

New Horizons onwards[edit]

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

Roswell is a villager that falls under the smug personality. He will not find it hard to converse with other villagers, as he is very polite and lively. He also may be seen flirting with the player, regardless of their gender. He may sometimes appear conceited when talking to himself.

Villager information[edit]

In Doubutsu no Mori e+[edit]

In Doubutsu no Mori e+, Roswell can only move to Animal Island if his e-Reader card is scanned.

Species Personality Catchphrase
Alligator Lazy パヨマケ
Default clothing Blue Aloha Shirt PG Model.png Blue aloha shirt
Default umbrella Leaf Umbrella PG Model.png Leaf umbrella
Star sign Sagittarius Sagittarius
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite style Strange
Smallxmark.png Least favorite style Subtle
Live song gift Imperial K.K.

In New Horizons[edit]

Roswell was added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the 2.0 Free Update on November 4, 2021.

Keep your eyes on the skies.


Birthday Personality Catchphrase
May 2 Taurus Smug (A) spaaace
Default clothing Pineapple Aloha Shirt (Blue) NH Icon.png Pineapple aloha shirt (Blue)
Other default clothing
  • During rain (if not using umbrella): Raincoat (Beige) NH Icon.png Raincoat (Beige) & Rain Hat (Beige) NH Icon.png rain hat (Beige)
  • During snow: Short Peacoat (Beige) NH Icon.png Short peacoat (Beige) & Knit Hat (White) NH Icon.png knit hat (White)
  • Sleepwear and if sick: Pajama Dress (Brown) NH Icon.png Pajama dress (Brown)
  • While exercising: Athletic Jacket (Black) NH Icon.png Athletic jacket (Black)
  • While doing yoga: Tank (Brown) NH Icon.png Tank (Brown)
  • While sunbathing: Triangle Shades (Black) NH Icon.png Triangle shades
  • Fishing Tourney: Athletic Jacket (Black) NH Icon.png Athletic jacket (Black)
  • Bug-Off: Athletic Jacket (Black) NH Icon.png Athletic jacket (Black)
  • Bunny Day: Water-Egg Outfit NH Icon.png Water-egg outfit  & Water-Egg Shell NH Icon.png water-egg shell
  • Halloween: Magic-Academy Robe (Orange) NH Icon.png Magic-academy robe (Orange) & Impish Horns (White) NH Icon.png impish horns (White)
  • Turkey Day: Straw Boater (Cream) NH Icon.png Straw boater (Cream)
  • Turkey Day (chef): Chef's Outfit (Brown) NH Icon.png Chef's outfit (Brown) & Chef's Hat NH Icon.png chef's hat
  • Toy Day: Santa Hat NH Icon.png Santa hat
  • Countdown: Waistcoat (Beige) NH Icon.png Waistcoat (Beige)[nb 13]
  • Birthday & Wedding Season photoshoot: Waistcoat (Beige) NH Icon.png Waistcoat (Beige) & Top Hat (Black) NH Icon.png top hat (Black)[nb 14]

  • Happy Home Paradise DLC exclusive clothing:
  • As a student for the school: School Uniform with Necktie (Navy Blue) NH Icon.png School uniform with necktie (Navy blue)
  • As the teacher for the school: Checkered Sweater Vest (Light Brown) NH Icon.png Checkered sweater vest (Light brown) & Rimmed Glasses (Black) NH Icon.png rimmed glasses (Black)
  • As the cashier/employee for the restaurant: Café Uniform (Brown) NH Icon.png Café uniform (Brown)
  • As the chef/apprentice for the restaurant: Chef's Outfit (Brown) NH Icon.png Chef's outfit (Brown) & Chef's Hat NH Icon.png chef's hat
  • As a staff for the café: Diner Apron (Cream) NH Icon.png Diner apron (Cream)
  • As the receptionist for the hospital: Nurse's Jacket (White) NH Icon.png Nurse's jacket (White)
  • As the doctor for the hospital: Doctor's Coat (Red Necktie) NH Icon.png Doctor's coat (Red necktie)
  • As a patient for the hospital: Pajama Dress (Brown) NH Icon.png Pajama dress (Brown)
  • As the shop manager for the apparel shop: Staff Uniform (Yellow) NH Icon.png Staff uniform (Yellow)
  • While practicing hula: Hula Top (Beige) NH Icon.png Hula top (Beige) & Hibiscus Hairpin (White) NH Icon.png hibiscus hairpin (White)
  • While floating in the ocean: Horizontal-Striped Wet Suit (Black) NH Icon.png Horizontal-striped wet suit (Black) & Round Tinted Shades (Dark Brown) NH Icon.png round tinted shades (Dark brown)
  • During DJ KK's concerts: DJ KK Logo Tee (Neon Orange) NH Icon.png DJ KK logo tee (Neon orange)[nb 15] & Neon Shades (Orange & Lime) NH Icon.png neon shades (Orange & lime)
  • Default umbrella Beach Umbrella NH Icon.png Beach umbrella
    Initial NookPhone  Default Phone Case (Blue) NH Model.png  Blue
    Final NookPhone  Phone Case (Traditional 2 - Fabric 13) NH Model.png  Traditional 2 - Fabric 13
    Favorite styles Simple and Elegant
    Favorite colors
    Hobby Nature
    Handheld items
    Bag Paper Bag NH Model.png Paper
    Book Nature Book Interior NH Texture.png Gardening/Bug/Fish/Fossil
    Food Lollipop Food NH Model.png Lollipop
    Drink Soda can Drink NH Model.png Soda can
    Popsicle Ramune-soda Popsicle NH Model.png Ramune-soda
    Ideal clothing for Roswell – Beige / Brown Simple and Elegant 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
    Ancient belted robe (Beige) Ancient Belted Robe (Beige) NH Icon.png  3,640 Bells  Able Sisters
    Checkered chesterfield coat (Brown) Checkered Chesterfield Coat (Brown) NH Icon.png  2,380 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Checkered sweater vest (Brown) Checkered Sweater Vest (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,440 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Conductor's cap (Brown) Conductor's Cap (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,680 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Conductor's jacket (Brown) Conductor's Jacket (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,960 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Cook cap with logo (Brown) Cook Cap with Logo (Brown) NH Icon.png  920 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Coverall coat (Beige) Coverall Coat (Beige) NH Icon.png  1,120 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Delivery jacket (Brown) Delivery Jacket (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,120 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Fancy party dress (Beige) Fancy Party Dress (Beige) NH Icon.png  2,400 Bells  Able Sisters
    Fast-food cap (Brown) Fast-Food Cap (Brown) NH Icon.png  800 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Fast-food uniform (Brown) Fast-Food Uniform (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,200 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Fedora (Beige) Fedora (Beige) NH Icon.png  1,100 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Frugal outfit (Brown) Frugal Outfit (Brown) NH Icon.png  450 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Hanten jacket (Brown) Hanten Jacket (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,120 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Hi tee Hi Tee NH Icon.png  640 Bells  Nook Shopping
    Layered polo shirt (Beige) Layered Polo Shirt (Beige) NH Icon.png  960 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Loungewear shirt (Brown) Loungewear Shirt (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,320 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Mariachi clothing (Beige) Mariachi Clothing (Beige) NH Icon.png  2,520 Bells  Able Sisters
    Midwinter sweater Midwinter Sweater NH Icon.png  1,200 Bells  Nook Shopping
    Paper restaurant cap (Brown) Paper Restaurant Cap (Brown) NH Icon.png  490 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Reindeer sweater (Brown) Reindeer Sweater (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,680 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Shop uniform shirt (Brown) Shop Uniform Shirt (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,080 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Straw hat (Brown) Straw Hat (Brown) NH Icon.png  490 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Tweed cap (Brown) Tweed Cap (Brown) NH Icon.png  1,100 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    Yodel cardigan (Beige) Yodel Cardigan (Beige) NH Icon.png  1,440 Bells  Mabel
     Able Sisters
    More Beige Items
    More Brown Items
    More Simple Items
    More Elegant Items

    In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

    Thought bubble I want a place to study the mysterious stuff I find.
    Client's vision My Mystery Workshop
    Required items Forbidden Altar
    Ancient Statue
    Glowing-Moss Pond
    Favorite song  K.K. Khoomei
    Unlocked items
  •  Crew Member's Seat
  •  Den Chair
  •  Lab Chair
  •  Crescent-Moon Chair
  •  Ruined Seat
  •  Stone Stool
  •  Glowing-Moss Stool
  •  Vine Bench
  •  Strategic Meeting Table
  •  Examination-Room Desk
  •  Gurney
  •  Hay Bed
  •  Cold Sleep Pod
  •  Throwback Rocket
  •  Ruined Decorated Pillar
  •  Ruined Arch
  •  Server
  •  Giant Vine
  •  Glowing-Moss Balloon
  •  Whiteboard
  •  Operating-Room Cart
  •  Rescue Mannequin
  •  Gear Tower
  •  Gear Apparatus
  •  Meter and Pipes
  •  Amazing Machine
  •  Unknown Machine
  •  Science Pod
  •  Spaceship Control Panel
  •  Creepy Skeleton
  •  Flying Saucer
  •  Asteroid
  •  Suspicious Cauldron
  •  Tank
  •  Glowing-Moss Pond
  •  Cave
  •  Forbidden Altar
  •  Informative Statue
  •  Carp on a Cutting Board
  •  Cube Light
  •  Vine Lamp
  •  Nova Light
  •  Star Clock
  •  Moss Ball
  •  Antique Map
  •  Globe
  •  Lab-Experiments Set
  •  Electronics Kit
  •  Hamster Cage
  •  Model Kit
  •  Model Kits
  •  Plasma Ball
  •  Porcelain Vase
  •  Ancient Statue
  •  Mystic Statue
  •  Roswell's Photo
  •  Pitcher Plant
  •  Surveillance Camera
  •  Gears
  •  Famous Painting
  •  Twinkling Painting
  •  Roswell's Poster
  •  Enamel Lamp
  •  Hanging Cube Light
  •  Moroccan Lights
  •  Disco Ball
  •  Vine Garland
  •  Hanging Glowing Moss
  • Interior:
    Other items:


    In Doubutsu no Mori e+[edit]

    As an islander, Roswell's house in Doubutsu no Mori e+ will begin with only one furniture item, along with the exotic wall and bamboo flooring. He will request specific items for the player to give to him, which he will place in his house. After he places two items in his house, he will upgrade his wallpaper, and after he places five items, he will upgrade his flooring. Boomer requests for the same items as Roswell, although his house has different wallpaper and flooring.

    In New Horizons[edit]

    Exterior of Roswell's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Interior of Roswell's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Shape: House shape #1
    Roof:  Black tile roof
    Siding:  Dark-brown panel siding
    Door:  Beige windowed door
    Wall:  Chain-Link Fence
    Floor:  Sandlot
    Music:  K.K. Khoomei

    Other appearances[edit]

    In Pocket Camp[edit]

    Roswell was added to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on November 29, 2021,[1] after the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons' 2.0 Free Update.

    Keep your eyes on the skies.


    Birthday Personality Catchphrase
    May 2 Taurus Smug spaaace
    Default clothing Blue aloha tee
    Description Roswell is fascinated by the mysteries of the cosmos. Every night, he stares up at the night sky for hours, hoping to catch a glimpse of a UFO.
    Preferred theme Historical
    Primary reward Wood
    Version added 4.4.2c
    Date unlocked November 29, 2021
    How to invite  Blathers's Treasure Trek (map obtained on Ace and Pals' Island)
    Friendship rewards
    Level 7 Blue aloha tee
    Sparkle stones
    Level 9 Sparkle stones
    Level 15 Crafting request:
    Set lunch
    Level 20 Roswell's pic
    Sparkle stones
    Level 25[nb 16] Sparkle stones

    Card profiles[edit]

    Doubutsu no Mori e+ e-Reader card[edit]

    Doubutsu no Mori Card-e+ 3-073 (Roswell).png

    Card back

    Doubutsu no Mori Card-e+ 3-073 (Roswell - Back).png

    #073 ピロンコン (Pironkon) - Series 3
    Gender: Male
    Clothes: あおのアロハ blue aloha
    Star sign: 射手座 Sagittarius
    Favorite phrase: パヨマケ payomake
    Profile: 村でUFO見たとか見なかったとか、そんな噂があったような無かったような・・・。そういえば君ってどこか怪しくない?口癖だっておかしいし、目だって回転とかするし・・・。 There have been rumors of a UFO seen in the village, but perhaps not... Speaking of which, isn't there something suspicious about him? His catchphrase is strange, and even his eyes rotate...
    Favorite saying: 未確認飛行物体 Unidentified flying object
    072 Tiffany e-Reader card
    #073 ピロンコン (Pironkon)
    074 Norma

    amiibo card[edit]

    447 Roswell amiibo card NA.png

    Card back

    Amiibo Card Back.png

    #447 Roswell - Series 5
    Star sign: Taurus
    Birthday: May 2



    Names in other languages[edit]

    Japanese ピロンコン
    An onomatopoeia for the strange sounds from UFOs or uncanny machines

    Korean 삐로코
    Similar to Japanese name

    Simplified Chinese 皮隆孔
    Pí lóng kǒng
    Transliteration from Japanese name

    Traditional Chinese 皮隆孔

    Russian Розуэлл
    Same as English name

    Dutch Roswell Same as English name

    German Juri Possibly after Yuri Gagarin, first human in space

    European Spanish Roswell Same as English name

    European French Roswell Same as English name

    Italian Ulfo Possibly from UFO

    See also[edit]


    1. Doubutsu no Mori e+ and Pocket Camp, called "blue aloha shirt" in Animal Crossing
    2. New Horizons
    3. Doubutsu no Mori e+
    4. New Horizons
    5. Doubutsu no Mori e+
    6. New Horizons onwards
    7. Doubutsu no Mori e+
    8. Pironkon
    9. Pí lóng kǒng
    10. Pí lóng kǒng
    11. Ppiloko
    12. Rozuell
    13. Roswell's headwear during the Countdown can either be the New Year's silk hat or the New Year's hat, each rotating every year. The hat's variation will vary depending on what variations Tom Nook is selling at his stand.
    14. If it is Roswell's birthday, his headwear will be replaced with the birthday hat (Blue variation).
    15. If it is DJ KK's first time performing on the archipelago, Roswell will instead wear a Paradise Planning event tee (Red variation)
    16. Repeats for levels 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, and 75


    1. "Eight new campers have arrived! Be sure to give them a warm welcome to the campsite!@Pocket_Camp on X (formerly Twitter) (November 29, 2021). Archived from the original on December 1, 2021. Retrieved November 29, 2021.