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Jock villagers (ハキハキ hakihaki, or オイラ oira) (also called sporty or athletic) are male villagers in the Animal Crossing series. Hakihaki is a Japanese onomatopoeic or mimetic word meaning, briskly, promptly, clearly or lucidly. The English term Jock comes from the American stereotype, usually seen as high school or college jocks. A jock is a male athlete, who, in the light of the media, is considered unintelligent and dull-witted, which is reflected in the Animal Crossing personality type by their key interests in physical fitness and sports, including wrestling and typical gym exercises such as leg-squats and push-ups. These interests are unseen in the game, like the other hobbies. As of now, there are 76 jock villagers, making them the most common personality.

The name hakihaki is referenced in Wild World's game files and is the romanization of the Japanese word ハキハキ. Jock villagers are not referred to in any other way by Nintendo. They are a starting villager personality in New Horizons.

In New Horizons, players will always have one random Jock villager as a starter villager.


Jock villagers are obsessed with sports, talking frequently about their physical appearance and sporting progress and occasionally gossip. They brag quite a bit, usually about working out. They would encourage the player when given tasks and other things. Stereotypically, they are also not very smart, incessantly confusing themselves - calling the brain "the Brian", saying they're in a "punch" instead of pinch and failing to even grasp the concept of the game 'rock, paper, scissors'. Also, they rarely talk about fashion, although they are very similar to snooty villagers. They are the brother-like characters in the game, giving pep talks to the player and appearing competitive towards them and other villagers when they partake in town events. In the original Animal Crossing, they go to sleep at 1:00 AM and wake up at 5:30 AM. In Wild World and City Folk, they usually go to sleep at 2:00 AM and wake up at 6:30. In New Leaf, they go to sleep at 12:00 AM and wake up at 7:00 AM. They are rarely angry unless pushed too far, repeatedly hit with a net or toy hammer, offended by others, particularly lazy villagers who have conflicting personalities, or falling into a pitfall. A discussion between the lazy and jock villager will leave the jock villager confused and unable to talk. When jock villagers get sad, they say something like "I'm just sweating through my eyes!". When at the player's house, they will often say something like, "We have the same taste in sportswear!" Sometimes jock villagers will make suggestive remarks to the player, i.e. "The night is young and so are we!". When in the Roost, They say they "get totally sleepy" whenever they look at the owner. Jock villagers in Pocket Camp will occasionally call the player "Brosephine", which can be confused with their catchphrase due to them saying it a lot. In New Horizons, they can often be found performing exercises, which involves carrying dumbbells and stretching.

Jock villagers easily get along with peppy, sisterly, cranky and normal villagers. They have trouble getting along with the previously mentioned snooty and lazy villagers, sometimes even getting angry during conversations with them.

Jock Villagers are considered the male equivalents of Peppy villagers; they use stereotypical slang words/phrases, are energetic, and somewhat immature.


Below are some (not all) quotes made by jock villagers.

  • "Yo, <player>! Again with the chatting! Are you stalking me, bro? What do you mean you're not my bro, bro? <catchphrase>!
  • Whoa! It's <player> again! Nothing can stop you huh? You just keep on truckin'! <catchphrase>!"
  • "You've been the subject of some gossip lately. Rumor has it you're a <rumor> So, it true?" -It's true!- "Really?! Huh. I guess the rumor mill gets one right once in a while!" -I'm not so sure.- "Heh heh! Seems like rumors are just rumors, <catchphrase>."
  • "Yo! <player>! Am I having deja vu, <catchphrase>? Didn't we just talk?"
  • "Oh! <player>! Watcha need now, <catchphrase>?"
  • "Today's just a regular workout day. No special events are going on! But you gotta make sure you don't have sore muscles when we do have special events going on!"
  • "Just a guy and a girl hanging out together is enough to get rumors started, isn't it? But I think I might have read too much into <male villager> hanging out with <female villager>. I saw them the other day, and I was like, "How are the lovebirds doing?" They laughed at me and said I just don't get it. Darn! I'm so awkward sometimes, <catchphrase>!
  • "Yeah, I've been working on my biceps like crazy lately... I'd love to show off for some out-of-towners. You should invite some friends from another town to come and see the gun show, <catchphrase>! Haha! the "guns" are my muscles, of course. I'm gonna train my butt off until your pals show up!"
  • Hey, <player> check me out! ...No, I'm not talking about my clothes! I wanted you to appreciate my rippling muscles! I think of clothes as the icing on the scrumptious cake that is my jaw-dropping physique! Haha!
  • "It's go time for me today" I'm always at full speed, no matter what the weather is like!"
  • When Katrina is in town: "Do you believe in fortune-telling? I don't believe in that at all! If you have a strong will you can pound good luck to the ground! On the other hand, I heard Katrina's fortune-telling is legit... no, no! Part of me wants to believe in it, and part of me thinks it's silly! <catchphrase>!"
  • "Rushing up to talk to me like that... Geez, you're so impatient! What's so important, <catchphrase>?
  • When Snooty Villager is over: "Hey, you made it, <player>! <snooty villager> is loitering around here too, <catchphrase>.
  • When at home: "My <item> is one of my favorites! I don't usually get so flashy until the <sporting advent> hits town. When I get all glammed up like this, memories of that event come flooding back!"
  • "Hey, are you tight with <normal villager>? 'Cause I feel like I am. When the two of us get to talking, we can't stop! I'm not a chatterbox, am I? naw, I'm pretty sure it's a two-way conversation, <catchphrase>!"
  • "Yo, <player>! You're still goin' strong! Too much horchata, <catchphrase>?"
  • "I'm so tired today... The 10,000 squats I've done since this morning have really caught up with me. Hey! <player>! Act like you're in charge, and get me some supplies, will ya? Nothing hits the spot like fruit when you're tired! Any kind will do! Can you get me some?" [Leave it to me!] "Wow! You're a real stand-up guy, you know that, <player>? I'll be waiting for you!"
  • (when about to receive food) "Ha ha! The rumblin' in my tummy tells me I'm about to chow down! Gobble time in 3...2...1... [eats the food] Mmm! As tasty as ever! Here. I want you to have my <furniture> in return for getting me the fruit. You know what? At least I know I can count on you!"


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Antonio NewLeaf Official Antonio Anteater
Axel NewLeaf Official Axel Elephant
Aziz Aziz Lion
Bam Bam Deer
Biff NewLeaf Official Biff Hippo
Bill NewLeaf Official Bill Duck
Billy HD Billy Goat
Boone NewLeaf Official Boone Gorilla
Boots HD Boots Alligator
-Buck - Animal Crossing New Leaf Buck Horse
Bud NewLeaf Official Bud Lion
Champ Champ Monkey
NewBull Coach Bull
Cobb NewLeaf Official Cobb Pig
Cousteau NewLeaf Official Cousteau Frog
Curly Curly Pig
Dom NH Dom Sheep
Drift NewLeaf Official Drift Frog
Sasuke Flip Monkey
Frobert NewLeaf Official Frobert Frog
Gen Gen Sheep
Genji - Animal Crossing New Leaf Genji Rabbit
-Goose - Animal Crossing New Leaf Goose Chicken
Hambo2 Hambo Pig
Hamlet Hamlet Hamster
Hank Hank Chicken
Hector Hector Chicken
Iggy Iggy Goat
Iggly NewLeaf Official Iggly Penguin
Inkwell NL Inkwell Octopus
Jay NewLeaf Official Jay Bird
Jitters NL Jitters Bird
Kevin NH Kevin Pig
-Kid Cat - Animal Crossing New Leaf Kid Cat Cat
Kody NewLeaf Official Kody Cub
Kit Kit Squirrel
Leonardo NH Leonardo Tiger
Louie HD Louie Gorilla
Lyman HD Lyman Koala
Mac NewLeaf Official Mac Dog
Moose NewLeaf Official Moose Mouse
Mott NewLeaf Official Mott Lion
Peck HD Peck Bird
Pierce NH Pierce Eagle
Poncho NewLeaf Official Poncho Cub
Quetzal Quetzal Eagle
Ribbot NewLeaf Official Ribbot Frog
ROALD New Horizons Roald Penguin
Rod NewLeaf Official Rod Mouse
Rory NewLeaf Official Rory Lion
Rowan NH Rowan Tiger
Rudy Rudy Cat
Samson NewLeaf Official Samson Mouse
Scoot NewLeaf Official Scoot Duck
Sheldon HHD Sheldon Squirrel
Sly HHD Sly Alligator
Snake NH Snake Rabbit
Sparro HD Sparro Bird
Sprocket NH Sprocket Ostrich
Sterling NH Sterling Eagle
Stinky NewLeaf Official Stinky Cat
Shoukichi Shoukichi Bird
Tad HD Tad Frog
Tank NH Tank Rhino
Tarou Tarou Wolf
-Teddy - Animal Crossing New Leaf Teddy Bear
Tybalt Tybalt Tiger
Woolio Woolio Sheep


  • The Japanese word, 'oira' is a personal pronoun that is masculine and commonly used with friends.
  • There are more jock villagers than any other personality.
  • In New Leaf, jocks have the highest-pitched voice of all the male villagers.
  • Though it is rare, jocks will give the player medicine if they have been stung by a bee.

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