Hippeux Gallery
Hippeux (ディビッド, Dhibiddo?, David) is a smug hippo villager that first appeared in New Leaf. His name is a French-inspired respelling of "hippo", though if following French orthographical rules, his name would be pronounced [i.pø]. His Japanese name translates to David. He shares his birthday with Brewster. He has the education hobby.


Hippeux is a neon yellow hippo with white markings around his nose to his chin, one with thick buck teeth that hang out. He has curly locks of hair surrounding his ears, and the inside of his ears are a pink color. He has lazy blue eyes and and his initial shirt is the Beige Blazer.


Below is a brief description of the smug personality. For more information, click here.
Smug villagers are very polite, kind, and gentleman-like. As a smug villager, Hippeux will get along easily with other villagers. Smug villagers get along well with most villagers, their personality appearing to be a mix of the other personality types. As a smug villager he will stroke his ego from time to time, going on about how cool he is.

Generally, Hippeux will get along with lazy, normal, snooty and peppy villagers, and may conflict with cranky villagers.


Hippeux's house has an elegant interior theme, mainly using furniture from the Rococo Series such as a Rococo Bed, Sofa, Table and Candlestick along with a Cabana Screen, and a Regal Lamp.

New Leaf (interior)
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New Horizons (interior) New Horizons (exterior)

Pocket Camp

Hippeux's preferred theme is elegant. His profile says:

From wearing the most upscale fashions to reading obscure poetry, Hippeux will do anything to give off the appearance of class and poise. His real name's Gary.

Campsite Invitation Requirements

Friendship Level: 0

Friendship Rewards

  • At level 7 friendship, he will reward you with a beige emblem blazer and sparkle stones (x1) .
  • At level 9, he will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 15, he will request that you craft a gallant statue.
  • At level 20, he will reward you with pic of Hippeux and sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 25, he will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 30, he will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 35, he will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 40, he will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 45, he will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).

amiibo Card

amiibo Card
Amiibo card back
#383 Hippeux
Type Hippo
Star sign Libra
Birthday 10/15
Roll value 5
Hand sign Scissors
Request An artist's studio
Amiibo 383 Hippeux
382 Lobo #383 Hippeux 384 Margie


  • According to Pocket Camp, Hippeux's real name is Gary.
  • His Japanese catchphrase is just the English word "Yes" written in katakana. Katakana are Japanese phonetics that are used to spell foreign words.

In other languages

Language Name
Flag of Japan Japanese ディビッド Dibiddo
Flag of France small French Paulito
Flag of Spain Spanish Hipóleo
Flag of Germany small German Herbert
Flag of Italy small Italian Poppy
Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Hippeux
Flagofchinasmall Chinese 戴维 Dàiwéi
Flag of South Korea Korean 데이빗 Deibit (David)

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