Jay Gallery
You gotta want it!

― Picture quote, Wild World

Jay (ツバクロ, Tsubakuro?) is a jock bird villager in the Animal Crossing series. His English name is derived from the species of bird, although there are no jays that have red heads like the villager. His Japanese name, is the katakana writing of 燕 (Tsubakuro), which is the Japanese word for "Swallow" (the species of bird), it also can mean "comfort," or "enjoy." His catchphrase, "Heeeeeeyy," could be a reference to Fonzie from the show Happy Days.

He appears on the album cover for King K.K. He has the fitness hobby.


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Jay in Animal Crossing

Jay is a bird with blue, red and white feathers. His beak and legs are orangey-yellow. His tail is entirely blue. He is similar in appearance to a swallow. His eyebrows are black. He initially, carries a Yellow Umbrella on rainy days. He looks similar to Falco from Starfox.


Below is a brief description of the jock personality. For more information, click here.
Jay has a jock personality and has a great interest in sports and bodybuilding. Jock villagers are hyperactive and motivated but often come across as egotistical and dense. As a jock villager, Jay is very interested in his hobby, and may compete against the player at catching bugs and fish. Jock villagers get along with peppy, cranky and sisterly villagers, but conflict with the laid-back lifestyle of lazy villagers. Snooty villagers may also be difficult to get along with for Jay.


Jay's house has a classical theme, with K.K. Waltz playing on his gramaphone. In Animal Crossing, Jay has the Perfect painting in his house. As shown on the side, Jay likes to collect instruments. Jay's carpet is the classic carpet and his wallpaper is the ornate wallpaper. Jay has a string set and a vibraphone. The perfect painting and the instruments are also left out in the later games.

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House of Jay in CF Jay
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Pocket Camp

Jay's preferred theme is sporty. His profile says:

He's not exactly brave — just empty-headed. He's the type that seems to succeed by willpower alone.

Campsite Invitation Requirements

Friendship Level: 1

Furniture/Item Required Materials Price (Bells) Craft Time
Stipe Sofa 6 cotton 500 1 minute
Aloe 6 wood 430 1 minute
Hammock 3 wood, 3 cotton 420 1 minute
Worktable 6 wood 390 1 minute

Friendship Rewards

At level 7 friendship, he will reward you with a six-ball tee 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 skateboard rack.

At level 20, he will reward you with pic of Jay 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).


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#096 Jay
Gender Male
Type Bird
Star sign Cancer
Clothes Six-ball shirt
Petphrase Heeeeeyy
Password 5P7nNzivFtBw8J
Profile Some guys have all they luck. No matter what they try they hand at, they're better than everyone else. Jay has most of the luck, but hey also has those strange, red forehead feathers.
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095 Patty #096 Jay 097 Midge

amiibo Card

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Amiibo card back
#175 Jay
Type Bird
Star sign Cancer
Birthday 7/17
Roll value 2
Hand sign Paper
Request A bowling alley
Amiibo 175 Jay
174 Bettina #175 Jay 176 Sprinkle


In other languages

Language Name
Flag of Japan Japanese ツバクロ Tsubakuro
Flag of France small French Gérard
Flag of Spain Spanish Jairo/Jota
Flag of Germany small German Jan
Flag of Italy small Italian Jet
Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Jay
Flagofchinasmall Chinese 阿燕 Āyàn
Flag of South Korea Korean 참돌이 Chamdori

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