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Huh?! Signatures for a club?! A loud, preposterous hangout for hipsters and the youth?!
― Hamphrey, New Leaf

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Hamphrey (ハムジ, Hamuji?, Hamji) is a cranky hamster villager who first appears in New Leaf. He is also the only cranky hamster. His name is a pun on the name "Humphrey", with "Ham" referencing his species. He has the nature hobby.


Hamphrey is a small, black hamster with blue paws, eyebrows and a muzzle. He has pink on the inside of his ears, a small red nose and one buck tooth. His eyebrows make him look as though he is a bit angry. He initially wears a Beige Knit Shirt, and carries a Black Umbrella on rainy days.


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

Cranky villagers will usually appear in a grouchy or agitated mood. When talking to the player, cranky villagers tend to become angry if the player disagrees with them or refuses to do a favor. Like all cranky villagers, Hamphrey will be invested in his hobby and will often challenge the player to various competitions. He will easily get along with jock, snooty and other cranky villagers, and occasionally lazy and normal villagers as well. However, he will find it hard to socialize with peppy villagers, as they will seem overstimulated or immature.


Hamphrey's house has a Japanese feel to it. He owns a kotatsu, a tatami bed and two bonsai. He also owns an Exotic Chest, a potbelly stove, and a Retro Stereo that plays K.K. Rally.

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New Horizons (interior) New Horizons (exterior)

amiibo Card

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#195 Hamphrey
Type Hamster
Star sign Pisces
Birthday 2/25
Roll value 2
Hand sign Rock
Request A smoked-foods showcase
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194 Gladys #195 Hamphrey 196 Freya


  • As sometimes revealed on April Fool's Day in New Leaf, Hamphrey is the eldest of eight siblings.
  • He shares his birthday with Wendell. Both of have a birthday on February 25th.
  • In New Horizons, Hamphrey's preferred styles are Cool/Simple, and his preferred colors are Beige/Gray.

In other languages

Language Name
Japan Japanese ハムジ Hamuji
France French Charles
Spain Spanish Arsenio
Germany German Heinrich
Italy Italian Nerone
The Netherlands Dutch Hamphrey
Russia Russian Хэмфри hemfri
China Chinese 小倉/小仓 Xiǎocāng
South Korea Korean 햄쥐 Haemjwi


  1. Species navigation icons from Nookipedia by Sunmarsh, CC BY-SA 3.0