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Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) - Villager Tier List

Wanna know which villagers' names are buzzing off the lips of everyone? In this guide, learn who's the most popular villagers in Animal Crossing: New Horizons!

Vote for your own favourite villager to snag them a spot in our tier list. For species-specific tier lists and rankings, 2020's most popular villagers, and new villagers popularity rankings, read on!

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Cubs Icon Cubs Deer Icon Deer Dogs Icon Dogs Ducks Icon Ducks Eagles Icon Eagles
Elephants Icon Elephants Frogs Icon Frogs Goats Icon Goats Gorillas Icon Gorillas Hamsters Icon Hamsters
Hippos Icon Hippos Horses Icon Horses Kangaroos Icon Kangaroos Koalas Icon Koalas Lions Icon Lions
Monkeys Icon Monkeys Mice Icon Mice Octopuses Icon Octopuses Ostriches Icon Ostriches Penguins Icon Penguins
Pigs Icon Pigs Rabbits Icon Rabbits Rhinos Icon Rhinos Sheep Icon Sheep Squirrels Icon Squirrels
Tiger Icon Tigers Wolves Icon Wolves

Top 20 Most Popular Villagers Tier List

These are the results of our polls for the month of February. Cast your votes below today!

Rank Villager Characteristics
#1 Stella IconStella Species: Sheep
Gender: Female
Birthday: April 9
Catchphrase: "baa-dabing"
Personality: Normal
#2 Chester IconChester Species: Cub
Gender: Male
Birthday: August 6
Catchphrase: "rookie"
Personality: Lazy
#3 Merengue IconMerengue Species: Rhino
Gender: Female
Birthday: March 19
Catchphrase: "shortcake"
Personality: Normal
#4 Henry IconHenry Species: Frog
Gender: Male
Birthday: September 21
Catchphrase: "snoozit"
Personality: Smug
#5 Marina IconMarina Species: Octopus
Gender: Female
Birthday: June 26
Catchphrase: "blurp"
Personality: Normal
#6 Bianca IconBianca Species: Tiger
Gender: Female
Birthday: December 13
Catchphrase: "glimmer"
Personality: Peppy
#7 Tipper IconTipper Species: Cow
Gender: Female
Birthday: August 25
Catchphrase: "pushy"
Personality: Snooty
#8 Fauna IconFauna Species: Deer
Gender: Female
Birthday: March 26
Catchphrase: "dearie"
Personality: Normal
#9 Gayle IconGayle Species: Alligator
Gender: Female
Birthday: May 17
Catchphrase: "snacky"
Personality: Normal
#10 Sherb IconSherb Species: Goat
Gender: Male
Birthday: January 18
Catchphrase: "bawwww"
Personality: Lazy
#11 Joey IconJoey Species: Duck
Gender: Male
Birthday: January 3
Catchphrase: "bleeeeeck"
Personality: Lazy
#12 Apollo IconApollo Species: Eagle
Gender: Male
Birthday: July 4
Catchphrase: "pah"
Personality: Cranky
#13 Cherry IconCherry Species: Dog
Gender: Female
Birthday: May 11
Catchphrase: "what what"
Personality: Big Sister
#14 Lolly IconLolly Species: Cat
Gender: Female
Birthday: March 27
Catchphrase: "bonbon"
Personality: Normal
#15 Marshal IconMarshal Species: Squirrel
Gender: Male
Birthday: September 29
Catchphrase: "sulky"
Personality: Smug
#16 Tia IconTia Species: Elephant
Gender: Female
Birthday: November 18
Catchphrase: "teacup"
Personality: Normal
#17 Kyle IconKyle Species: Wolf
Gender: Male
Birthday: December 6
Catchphrase: "alpha"
Personality: Smug
#18 Judy IconJudy Species: Cub
Gender: Female
Birthday: March 10
Catchphrase: "myohmy"
Personality: Snooty
#19 Alice IconAlice Species: Koala
Gender: Female
Birthday: August 19
Catchphrase: "guvnor"
Personality: Normal
#20 Sally IconSally Species: Squirrel
Gender: Female
Birthday: June 19
Catchphrase: "nutmeg"
Personality: Normal

New Villagers Popularity Ranking and Tier List

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New Villager Candidates
Audie IconAudie Cyd IconCyd Dom IconDom Judy IconJudy Megan IconMegan Raymond IconRaymond
Reneigh IconReneigh Sherb IconSherb

List of New Villagers

Special Villagers Popularity Ranking and Tier List

Special Villager Ranking

Alligator Candidates
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Popularity Ranking by Species

Alligator Popularity Ranking

Alligator

Alligator Candidates
Alfonso IconAlfonso Alli IconAlli Boots IconBoots Del IconDel Drago IconDrago Gayle IconGayle
Roswell IconRoswell Sly IconSly

List of Alligator Villagers

Anteater Popularity Ranking

Anteater

Anteater Candidates
Anabelle IconAnabelle Annalisa IconAnnalisa Antonio IconAntonio Cyrano IconCyrano Olaf IconOlaf Pango IconPango
Snooty IconSnooty Zoe IconZoe

List of Anteater Villagers

Bear Popularity Ranking

Bear

Bear Candidates
Beardo IconBeardo Charlise IconCharlise Chow IconChow Curt IconCurt Grizzly IconGrizzly Groucho IconGroucho
Ike IconIke Klaus IconKlaus Megan IconMegan Nate IconNate Paula IconPaula Pinky IconPinky
Teddy IconTeddy Tutu IconTutu Ursala IconUrsala

List of Bear Villagers

Bird Popularity Ranking

Bird

Bird Candidates
Ace IconAce Admiral IconAdmiral Anchovy IconAnchovy Jacob IconJacob Jacques IconJacques Jay IconJay
Jitters IconJitters Lucha IconLucha Midge IconMidge Peck IconPeck Piper IconPiper Robin IconRobin
Sparro IconSparro Twiggy IconTwiggy

List of Bird Villagers

Bull Popularity Ranking

Bull Popularity Ranking

Bull Candidates
Angus IconAngus Coach IconCoach Rodeo IconRodeo Stu IconStu T-Bone IconT-Bone Vic IconVic

List of Bull Villagers

Cat Popularity Ranking

Cat

Cat Candidates
Ankha IconAnkha Bob IconBob Felicity IconFelicity Kabuki IconKabuki Katt IconKatt Kid Cat IconKid Cat
Kiki IconKiki Kitty IconKitty Lolly IconLolly Merry IconMerry Mitzi IconMitzi Moe IconMoe
Monique IconMonique Olivia IconOlivia Punchy IconPunchy Purrl IconPurrl Raymond IconRaymond Rosie IconRosie
Rudy IconRudy Stinky IconStinky Tabby IconTabby Tangy IconTangy Tom IconTom

List of Cat Villagers

Chicken Popularity Ranking

Chicken

Chicken Candidates
Ava IconAva Becky IconBecky Benedict IconBenedict Broffina IconBroffina Egbert IconEgbert Goose IconGoose
Ken IconKen Knox IconKnox Plucky IconPlucky

List of Chicken Villagers

Cow Popularity Ranking

Cow

Cow Candidates
Naomi IconNaomi Norma IconNorma Patty IconPatty Tipper IconTipper

List of Cow Villagers

Cub Popularity Ranking

Cub

Cub Candidates
Barold IconBarold Bluebear IconBluebear Cheri IconCheri Chester IconChester Judy IconJudy June IconJune
Kody IconKody Maple IconMaple Marty IconMarty Murphy IconMurphy Olive IconOlive Pekoe IconPekoe
Poncho IconPoncho Pudge IconPudge Stitches IconStitches Tammy IconTammy Vladimir IconVladimir

List of Cub Villagers

Deer Popularity Ranking

Deer

Deer Candidates
Bam IconBam Beau IconBeau Bruce IconBruce Chelsea IconChelsea Deirdre IconDeirdre Diana IconDiana
Erik IconErik Fauna IconFauna Fuchsia IconFuchsia Lopez IconLopez Shino IconShino Zell IconZell

List of Deer Villagers

Dog Popularity Ranking

Dog

Dog Candidates
Bea IconBea Benjamin IconBenjamin Biskit IconBiskit Bones IconBones Butch IconButch Cherry IconCherry
Cookie IconCookie Daisy IconDaisy Frett IconFrett Goldie IconGoldie Lucky IconLucky Mac IconMac
Maddie IconMaddie Marcel IconMarcel Portia IconPortia Shep IconShep Walker IconWalker

List of Dog Villagers

Duck Popularity Ranking

Duck

Duck Candidates
Bill IconBill Deena IconDeena Derwin IconDerwin Drake IconDrake Freckles IconFreckles Gloria IconGloria
Joey IconJoey Ketchup IconKetchup Maelle IconMaelle Mallary IconMallary Miranda IconMiranda Molly IconMolly
Pate IconPate Pompom IconPompom Quillson IconQuillson Scoot IconScoot Weber IconWeber

List of Duck Villagers

Eagle Popularity Ranking

Eagle

Eagle Candidates
Amelia IconAmelia Apollo IconApollo Avery IconAvery Buzz IconBuzz Celia IconCelia Frank IconFrank
Keaton IconKeaton Pierce IconPierce Quinn IconQuinn Sterling IconSterling

List of Eagle Villagers

Elephant Popularity Ranking

Elephant

Elephant Candidates
Axel IconAxel Big Top IconBig Top Chai IconChai Cyd IconCyd Dizzy IconDizzy Ellie IconEllie
Eloise IconEloise Margie IconMargie Opal IconOpal Paolo IconPaolo Tia IconTia Tucker IconTucker

List of Elephant Villagers

Frog Popularity Ranking

Frog

Frog Candidates
Camofrog IconCamofrog Cousteau IconCousteau Croque IconCroque Diva IconDiva Drift IconDrift Frobert IconFrobert
Gigi IconGigi Henry IconHenry Huck IconHuck Jambette IconJambette Jeremiah IconJeremiah Lily IconLily
Prince IconPrince Puddles IconPuddles Raddle IconRaddle Ribbot IconRibbot Tad IconTad Wart Jr. IconWart Jr.

List of Frog Villagers

Goat Popularity Ranking

Goat

Goat Candidates
Billy IconBilly Chevre IconChevre Gruff IconGruff Kidd IconKidd Nan IconNan Pashmina IconPashmina
Sherb IconSherb Velma IconVelma

List of Goat Villagers

Gorilla Popularity Ranking

Gorilla

Gorilla Candidates
Al IconAl Boone IconBoone Boyd IconBoyd Cesar IconCesar Hans IconHans Louie IconLouie
Peewee IconPeewee Rilla IconRilla Rocket IconRocket Violet IconViolet

List of Gorilla Villagers

Hamster Popularity Ranking

Hamster

Hamster Candidates
Apple IconApple Clay IconClay Flurry IconFlurry Graham IconGraham Hamlet IconHamlet Hamphrey IconHamphrey
Marlo IconMarlo Rodney IconRodney Soleil IconSoleil

List of Hamster Villagers

Hippo Popularity Ranking

Hippo

Hippo Candidates
Bertha IconBertha Biff IconBiff Bitty IconBitty Bubbles IconBubbles Harry IconHarry Hippeux IconHippeux
Rocco IconRocco

List of Hippo Villagers

Horse Popularity Ranking

Horse

Horse Candidates
Annalise IconAnnalise Buck IconBuck Cleo IconCleo Clyde IconClyde Colton IconColton Ed IconEd
Elmer IconElmer Julian IconJulian Papi IconPapi Peaches IconPeaches Reneigh IconReneigh Roscoe IconRoscoe
Savannah IconSavannah Victoria IconVictoria Winnie IconWinnie

List of Horse Villagers

Kangaroo Popularity Ranking

Kangaroo

Kangaroo Candidates
Astrid IconAstrid Carrie IconCarrie Kitt IconKitt Marcie IconMarcie Mathilda IconMathilda Rooney IconRooney
Sylvia IconSylvia Walt IconWalt

List of Kangaroo Villagers

Koala Popularity Ranking

Koala

Koala Candidates
Alice IconAlice Canberra IconCanberra Eugene IconEugene Faith IconFaith Gonzo IconGonzo Lyman IconLyman
Melba IconMelba Ozzie IconOzzie Sydney IconSydney Yuka IconYuka

List of Koala Villagers

Lion Popularity Ranking

Lion

Lion Candidates
Bud IconBud Elvis IconElvis Leopold IconLeopold Lionel IconLionel Mott IconMott Rex IconRex
Rory IconRory

List of Lion Villagers

Monkey Popularity Ranking

Monkey

Monkey Candidates
Deli IconDeli Elise IconElise Flip IconFlip Monty IconMonty Nana IconNana Shari IconShari
Simon IconSimon Tammi IconTammi Tiansheng IconTiansheng

List of Monkey Villagers

Mouse Popularity Ranking

Mouse

Mouse Candidates
Anicotti IconAnicotti Bella IconBella Bettina IconBettina Bree IconBree Broccolo IconBroccolo Candi IconCandi
Chadder IconChadder Dora IconDora Greta IconGreta Limberg IconLimberg Moose IconMoose Penelope IconPenelope
Petri IconPetri Rizzo IconRizzo Rod IconRod Samson IconSamson

List of Mouse Villagers

Octopus Popularity Ranking

Octopus

Octopus Candidates
Cephalobot IconCephalobot Marina IconMarina Octavian IconOctavian Zucker IconZucker

List of Octopus Villagers

Ostrich Popularity Ranking

Ostrich

Ostrich Candidates
Blanche IconBlanche Cranston IconCranston Flora IconFlora Gladys IconGladys Julia IconJulia Phil IconPhil
Phoebe IconPhoebe Queenie IconQueenie Sandy IconSandy Sprocket IconSprocket

List of Ostrich Villagers

Penguin Popularity Ranking

Penguin

Penguin Candidates
Aurora IconAurora Boomer IconBoomer Chabwick IconChabwick Cube IconCube Flo IconFlo Friga IconFriga
Gwen IconGwen Hopper IconHopper Iggly IconIggly Puck IconPuck Roald IconRoald Sprinkle IconSprinkle
Tex IconTex Wade IconWade

List of Penguin Villagers

Pig Popularity Ranking

Pig

Pig Candidates
Agnes IconAgnes Boris IconBoris Chops IconChops Cobb IconCobb Curly IconCurly Gala IconGala
Hugh IconHugh Kevin IconKevin Lucy IconLucy Maggie IconMaggie Pancetti IconPancetti Peggy IconPeggy
Rasher IconRasher Spork IconSpork Truffles IconTruffles

List of Pig Villagers

Rabbit Popularity Ranking

Rabbit

Rabbit Candidates
Bonbon IconBonbon Bunnie IconBunnie Carmen IconCarmen Chrissy IconChrissy Claude IconClaude Coco IconCoco
Cole IconCole Doc IconDoc Dotty IconDotty Francine IconFrancine Gabi IconGabi Gaston IconGaston
Genji IconGenji Hopkins IconHopkins Mira IconMira OO'Hare Pippy IconPippy Ruby IconRuby
Sasha IconSasha Snake IconSnake Tiffany IconTiffany Toby IconToby

List of Rabbit Villagers

Rhino Popularity Ranking

Rhino

Rhino Candidates
Azalea IconAzalea Hornsby IconHornsby Merengue IconMerengue Renée IconRenée Rhonda IconRhonda Spike IconSpike
Tank IconTank

List of Rhino Villagers

Sheep Popularity Ranking

Sheep

Sheep Candidates
Baabara IconBaabara Cashmere IconCashmere Curlos IconCurlos Dom IconDom Étoile IconÉtoile Eunice IconEunice
Frita IconFrita Muffy IconMuffy Pietro IconPietro Stella IconStella Timbra IconTimbra Vesta IconVesta
Wendy IconWendy Willow IconWillow

List of Sheep Villagers

Squirrel Popularity Ranking

Squirrel

Squirrel Candidates
Agent S IconAgent S Blaire IconBlaire Cally IconCally Caroline IconCaroline Filbert IconFilbert Hazel IconHazel
Ione IconIone Marshal IconMarshal Mint IconMint Nibbles IconNibbles Peanut IconPeanut Pecan IconPecan
Poppy IconPoppy Ricky IconRicky Sally IconSally Sheldon IconSheldon Static IconStatic Sylvana IconSylvana
Tasha IconTasha

List of Squirrel Villagers

Tiger Popularity Ranking

Tiger

Tiger Candidates
Bangle IconBangle Bianca IconBianca Claudia IconClaudia Leonardo IconLeonardo Rolf IconRolf Rowan IconRowan
Tybalt IconTybalt

List of Tiger Villagers

Wolf Popularity Ranking

Wolf

Wolf Candidates
Audie IconAudie Chief IconChief Dobie IconDobie Fang IconFang Freya IconFreya Kyle IconKyle
Lobo IconLobo Skye IconSkye Vivian IconVivian Whitney IconWhitney Wolfgang IconWolfgang

List of Wolf Villagers

2020 Villager Popularity Winners

ACNH - Best ACNH Villagers of 2020

You voted for them! Announcing the winners of Animal Crossing: New Horizons' best and most popular villagers of 2020!

Check out our article below to find out which villagers you voted as the best, and see if your favorite villager made the cut!

Best ACNH Villagers of 2020

How to Get Popular Villagers and Tier List

Call Villagers You Like via amiibos

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After upgrading your Resident Services facility, you can construct a campsite, which will allow you to call in whatever villagers you want through the use of amiibos. If you invite the characters that show up here to live on your island, they will comply and become a new resident.

How to Call amiibos

Invite Villagers to Your island

Nintendo Direct - Invite Residents
Along with your two Starting Villagers, there are various ways to invite new villagers to your island. Click below to learn how to choose specific villagers!

How to Get Specific Villagers

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Villagers by Personality

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Villagers by Species

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ACNH - Bulls.png Bulls Cats Icon.png Cats Chickens Icon.png Chickens Cows Icon.png Cows
Cubs Icon.png Cubs Deer Icon.png Deer Dogs Icon.png Dogs Ducks Icon.png Ducks
Eagles Icon.png Eagles Elephants Icon.png Elephants Frogs Icon.png Frogs Goats Icon.png Goats
Gorillas Icon.png Gorillas Hamsters Icon.png Hamsters Hippos Icon.png Hippos Horses Icon.png Horses
Kangaroos Icon.png Kangaroos Koalas Icon.png Koalas Lions Icon.png Lions Monkeys Icon.png Monkeys
Mice Icon.png Mice Octopuses Icon.png Octopuses Ostriches Icon.png Ostriches Penguins Icon.png Penguins
Pigs Icon.png Pigs Rabbits Icon.png Rabbits Rhinos Icon.png Rhinos Sheep Icon.png Sheep
Squirrels Icon.png Squirrels Tiger Icon.png Tigers Wolves Icon.png Wolves

Villagers by Initial Letter

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