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Type of Elephant villager Tucker elp09
Artwork of Tucker the Elephant
Species Personality Gender
Elephant Lazy Male
Birthday September 7th Virgo
Favorite saying "Time makes fossils of us all."
Catchphrase "fuzzers"
Clothing Leopard Tee[nb 1]
Caveman Tank (Yellow)[nb 2]
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages
Phrase in other languages

Tucker is a lazy elephant villager in the Animal Crossing series. He first appears in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. His name may be derived from "tusks," a physical feature of elephants and mammoths, or, alternatively, it could come from the saying "tucker out," used for when someone is falling asleep easily, in reference to his lazy personality.

In New Horizons, Tucker 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.


Artwork of Tucker from New Leaf.


Tucker is a brown elephant that is meant to look like a woolly mammoth. He has long, white tusks that protrude out of his face and up. Other elephants do not carry this feature. He has ears with yellow highlighting the ends as well as a yellow tipped trunk. His eyes are partially closed with his eyelids being blue-ish purple. His feet and hands are tipped with white nails. Tucker has shaggy hair on the top of his head.


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

As a lazy villager, Tucker has a relaxed, laid-back lifestyle and will appear friendly toward the player. He often talks about food and is humorous or naïve during conversations. During conversations with other villagers, he generally gets along well with peppy, smug, and cranky villagers, while snooty and jock villagers may not get along with him due to their conflicting lifestyles. In New Horizons, Tucker goes to sleep at 11 PM and wakes up at 8 AM.

Villager information[edit]

In New Leaf[edit]

Time makes fossils of us all.



Birthday Personality Catchphrase
September 7 Virgo Lazy fuzzers
Default clothing Leopard Tee NL Model.png Leopard Tee
Default umbrella Camo Umbrella NL Model.png Camo Umbrella
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite style Iconic
Smallxmark.png Least favorite style Rock 'n' Roll
Favorite color
Siblings Youngest of 2 kids
Skill Oversleeping
Goal Archaeologist
Halloween fear Bug Mask NL Model.png Bug Mask
Coffee preferences
Type of beans Mocha
Amount of milk The regular amount
Amount of sugar Two spoonfuls

In New Horizons[edit]

Time makes fossils of us all.


Birthday Personality Catchphrase
September 7 Virgo Lazy (A) fuzzers
Default clothing Caveman Tank (Yellow) NH Icon.png Caveman Tank (Yellow)
Default umbrella Leaf Umbrella NH Icon.png Leaf Umbrella
Default phone  Default Phone Case (Yellow) NH Model.png  Yellow
Final phone  Phone Case (Cool - Fabric 6) NH Model.png  Cool - Fabric 6
Favorite styles Active and Simple
Favorite colors
Hobby Nature
Carried 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 Tucker – Yellow / Orange Active and Simple 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
Firefighter Uniform (Flame Orange) Firefighter Uniform (Flame Orange) NH Icon.png  2,240 Bells  Able Sisters
Firefighter Uniform (Lime Yellow) Firefighter Uniform (Lime Yellow) NH Icon.png  2,240 Bells  Able Sisters
Flashy Animal Costume (Orange) Flashy Animal Costume (Orange) NH Icon.png  1,700 Bells  Able Sisters
Hola Tee Hola Tee NH Icon.png  560 Bells  Nook Shopping
Jockey Uniform (Checkered) Jockey Uniform (Checkered) NH Icon.png  1,920 Bells  Able Sisters
Mom's Handmade Apron (M) Mom's Handmade Apron (M) NH Icon.png Not for sale  Mom
Nook Inc. Bandanna Nook Inc. Bandanna NH Icon.png  500 Nook Miles  Nook Miles Redemption
Nook Inc. Sweater Nook Inc. Sweater NH Icon.png  50 Nook Points  NookLink
Pineapple Aloha Shirt (Orange) Pineapple Aloha Shirt (Orange) NH Icon.png  960 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Stone-Egg Outfit Stone-Egg Outfit NH Icon.png Not for sale  Crafting
Stone-Egg Shell Stone-Egg Shell NH Icon.png Not for sale  Crafting
Tropical Hat (Yellow) Tropical Hat (Yellow) NH Icon.png  700 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
More Yellow Items
More Orange Items
More Active Items
More Simple Items

In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

Thought bubble I need a home with the right vibe for studying archaeology.
Client's vision Armchair Archaeology Dig
Required items Forbidden Altar
Ancient Statue
Stone Arch
Favorite song  K.K. Oasis
Unlocked items
Other items:


In New Leaf[edit]

Exterior of Tucker's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Interior of Tucker's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
 Bonfire  Hammock
 Watering Trough (x2)  Storefront
 Lamentoid  Fan Palm
 Djimbe Drum  Tall Strumboid
 Mega Lamentoid
Wall:  Jungle Wall
Floor:  Shanty Mat
Music:  K.K. Safari [nb 3]

In New Horizons[edit]

In New Horizons, if Tucker is one of the villagers who moved in during the main storyline after the villager house development quest, his house will have a combination of non-craftable furniture, plus items crafted by players during the island development storyline, primarily from the Log Series and applicable native fruit sets.

Other appearances[edit]

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

Happy Home Designer client information
Example of Tucker's Happy Home Designer house
Official example
Tucker's Happy Home Designer icon

Time makes fossils of us all.
Thought bubble I want to leave the past behind and get back to nature with a fresh start.
Client's vision A fresh start.
Required items Roasted Dino Meat
Favorite song  K.K. Island
Unlocked items
 Roasted Dino Meat    Cornstalks    Wheat Field  
 Jomon Pottery    Stonehenge    Brown Pot  
 Resetti Model    K.K. Island    Tucker's Pic  
 Shanty Mat    Rice-Paddy Wall    Dirt Floor  
 Caveman Tank    Leopard Tee    Caveman Tank Dress  
 Caveman Shorts    Camo Umbrella  
Starting house: House of Tucker HHD Exterior.png

In Pocket Camp[edit]

Tucker was added to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on June 25, 2018.[1]

Time makes fossils of us all.


Birthday Personality Catchphrase
September 7 Virgo Lazy fuzzers
Default clothing Leopard Tee PC Icon.png Leopard Tee
Description Though his tusks command respect and are frequently admired, Tucker's not a fan. They make eating really awkward.
Preferred theme PC Banner - Historical.png
Primary reward Steel PC Icon.png Steel
Version added 1.5.0
Date unlocked June 25, 2018
How to invite Required Friendship Level: 7

Round Pillow (Brown) PC Icon.png Round Pillow (Brown)
Cow Skull PC Icon.png Cow Skull
Jomon Pottery PC Icon.pngJomon Pottery
Rack of Rice PC Icon.pngRack of Rice
Roasted Dino Meat PC Icon.pngRoasted Dino Meat

Friendship rewards
Level 7 Leopard Tee PC Icon.png Leopard Tee
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
Level 9 Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
Level 15 Crafting request:
Stonehenge PC Icon.pngStonehenge
Level 20 Tucker's Pic PC Icon.png Tucker‎‎'s Pic
Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
Level 25 - 60 Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
Related items for Tucker
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Card profiles[edit]

amiibo card[edit]

261 Tucker amiibo card NA.png

Card back

Amiibo card back.png

#261 Tucker - Series 3
Star sign: Virgo
Birthday: September 7th
Dice value: 5
Hand sign: Scissors



  • Tucker is the only regular villager so far to be based on an extinct animal, though he is still internally classified as an elephant. The special characters Orville and Wilbur, introduced in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, are also based on an extinct animal: the dodo.
  • Tucker appears on the album cover of "K.K. Gumbo."
  • Tucker is the only elephant villager to have tusks.
  • Tucker's goal and favorite saying reference the fact that his species was discovered in the form of fossilized remains.

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese はじめ
A common given name that translates to "beginning," referencing how mammoths are ancestors to modern-day elephants

Korean 맘모

Simplified Chinese 阿原
From 原始 (yuán shi), means primeval

Russian Такер

Dutch Tucker -

German Thorsten -

European Spanish Pirolo -

European French Barry From "barrissement," the French name for the call of the elephant

Italian Sventolo Derivating from orecchie a sventola, a nickname given to a subject with big and wide ears

See also[edit]


  1. Prior to New Horizons
  2. New Horizons
  3. Does not contain a stereo initially


  1. nintendaan (June 25, 2018). "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for June 25, 2018". GoNintendo. Retrieved May 9, 2021.