Kyle Gallery

When I was little, I used to be pretty mischievous with some of my guy friends...
― Kyle, New Leaf
Kyle (リカルド, Rikarudo?, Ricardo) is a smug wolf villager who first appeared in New Leaf. His catchphrase, 'alpha', could possibly be used by him to compliment the player, as alpha culturally means leader, which is also used to refer to the leading wolf of a pack (an 'alpha wolf', now known as 'breeding wolf'), reflecting his species. His English name might come from the Armenian word for "wolf". It may also refer to the American voice actor Kyle Hebert, who voices Ryu in Street Fighter, a video game franchise by Capcom, who has featured in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, another game by Nintendo.

He is featured on the cover of Café K.K. and he has the music hobby.


Kyle is a gold and brown-black wolf with purple eyelids. He initially wears a Pleather Vest and has a white tipped tail. His arms and legs are mottled between gold and black, and his head is mostly goldish with a stripe going down to his nose. Kyle's various markings suggest his design is based off of an African Wild Dog. When it rains, he will initially carry the Busted Umbrella.


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


Kyle keeps many instruments in his home, relating to how smug villagers often talk about music. Among these instruments are a drum set, an ebony piano and a rock guitar. He also displays audio equipment, such as an amp and an effects rack. Upon his Ringside Table is a Sleek Stereo that plays the song K.K. Adventure. Kyle's wallpaper and flooring are the Shanty Wall and the Steel Flooring respectively.

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

Pocket Camp

Kyle's preferred theme is cool. His profile says:

When Kyle offers to walk you home, it's because he's forgotten where he lives. If only houses had a scent he could track!

Campsite Invitation Requirements

Friendship Level: 7

Furniture/Item Required Materials Price (Bells) Craft Time
Speaker 30 steel, 3 friend powder 1100 7 hours
Record Box 30 wood 1040 2 hours
Effects Rack 6 steel 520 3 minutes
Sleek Side Table 60 cotton, 60 steel, 3 cool essence 1720 7 hours
Sleek Sofa 60 cotton, 60 steel, 3 cool essence 2480 7 hours

Friendship Rewards

At level 7 friendship, he will reward you with a pleather vest 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 mic stand.

At level 20, he will reward you with pic of Kyle 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
#024 Kyle
Type Wolf
Star sign Sagittarius
Birthday 12/6
Roll value 2
Hand sign Paper
Request A piped room.
Amiibo 024 Kyle
023 Cheri #024 Kyle 025 Al


  • Kyle's German name is the same as Wolfgang's English name.

In other languages

Language Name
Flag of Japan Japanese リカルド Rikarudo
Flag of France small French Gary
Flag of Spain Spanish Ataúlfo
Flag of Germany small German Wolfgang
Flag of Italy small Italian Ululo
Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Kyle
Flagofrussiasmall Russian Кайл
Flagofchinasmall Chinese 李可 Lǐkěǐkě
Flag of South Korea Korean 리카르도 Rikareudo (Ricardo)

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