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This article is about the normal octopus. For the snooty duck, see Mallary.
Marina Gallery

I think I'm the only sane one in this town.
― Picture quote, Wild World


Marina (タコリーナ Takorīna?) is a normal octopus villager whose debut appearance was in Animal Forest e+ as an islander. She later reappeared in every main-series game since Wild World as a villager. Her name is one of Latin origin, meaning "from the sea." It may have also been from the word marine, a general term for things relating to the sea or ocean. Her initial catchphrase is a common onomatopoeia for the sound an octopus makes when spitting out ink.

She is featured on the cover of K.K. Rally, and she has the music hobby.

Appearance[]

Marina AFe+

Marina in Animal Forest e+

Marina is a strawberry pink octopus with eight tentacles for arms and legs. She has a "jet", relocated to mimic a mouth, and black eyes with a single eyelash on each. Her cheeks are light yellow and she has a quiff of hair above her eyes. On the back of her head, there is a small, hot pink bow, which is a slightly different shade of her head. In Animal Forest e+, Marina wears the Red Aloha Shirt, and from Wild World through Happy Home Designer, she initially wears the Bubblegum shirt. In New Horizons, she initially wears the Dreamy Sweater.

Personality

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

Marina has a normal personality, and frequently acts kind towards the player. Normal villagers generally get along well with lazy, peppy, smug, snooty, and other normal villagers. Marina may conflict with cranky and sisterly villagers. As a normal villager, Marina will usually wake up at 6:00 am and is easier to befriend than most. Both normal and peppy villagers reference an unseen friend known as Moppina.

House[]

In New Leaf, Marina's house consists of many items from the Lovely Series, such as the bed, the love seat, the dresser, the wall clock, the vanity, the chair, the end table, and the lamp. She also has the matching Lovely Wall and Lovely Floor. Other items include a claw-foot tub, a toilet, a sunflower, and a turntable, which plays Soulful K.K.

In New Horizons, Marina's previous house layout is almost directly recreated. Her pink Tankless toilet and Claw-foot tub are in the exact same positions as they were previously. She has many items from the Cute series in white, including the bed, sofa, vanity, tea table, music player, floor lamp, and DIY table. She uses the Strawberry-chocolate wall and Berry-chocolates flooring. She still plays Soulful K.K. in her house.

NL Marina House NL Marina House Ext
New Leaf (interior) New Leaf (exterior)
NH Marina House NH Marina House Ext
New Horizons (interior) New Horizons (exterior)

Pocket Camp[]

Marina was added to Pocket Camp in the April 18, 2019 update.

Marina's preferred theme is cute, and she primarily gives paper as a reward. Her profile reads:

❝ Like the rubbery texture of her skin, Marina is polite yet firm. But mainly polite. Wait-can skin be polite? We're sorry. This metaphor got away from us.❞

Campsite Invitation Requirements[]

Friendship Level: 0

Friendship Rewards[]

  • At level 7 friendship, she will reward the player with a bubble-gum tee and sparkle stones (x1) .
  • At level 9, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 15, she will request the player to craft a super toilet.
  • At level 20, she will reward the player with a picture of Marina and sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 25, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 30, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 35, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 40, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 45, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 50, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 55, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 60, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 65, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).
  • At level 70, she will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).

e-Card[]

Translation of E-Card (Back)[]

Clothes あかのアロハ Red Aloha Shirt
Star Sign 双子座 Gemini
Catchphrase きゃ kya
Description クネクネしていて、一見軟弱系かと思いきや、みかけによらず芯の堅い方です。どんな事にも動じません。例えその相手が、おくたろうでも・・・。 She's kunekune (wiggly), and seems like a softie at first glance. But despite her appearance, she has a solid core. She's not moved by anything. Even if that person is Okutarō...
Favorite Proverb 柔よく剛を制す Softly control stiffness
(A gentle hand is best; even the weak are strong.)

amiibo Card[]

amiibo Card[1]
Back
Amiibo card back
#234 Marina
Type Octopus
Star sign Cancer
Birthday 6/26
Roll value 5
Hand sign Scissors
Request An underwater fantasy land
Amiibo 234 Marina
HorseSpeciesIconSilhouette
233 Colton #234 Marina 235 Spork
PigSpeciesIconSilhouette

Trivia[]

  • Marina shares her name with Marina Ida, an Octoling and idol from the Splatoon franchise.
  • Marina's Japanese name comes from the Japanese word for octopus.
  • Marina is the only female octopus villager.
  • Marina is the only islander exclusive to Animal Forest e+ to return as a villager in Wild World.
  • Marina shares her birthday with Marlo. They both have birthdays on June 26. Both of their English names start with the same 3 letters.
  • In New Horizons, Marina's preferred style is Cute, and her preferred colors are Pink/Red.

In other languages[]

Marina
Language Name Translation
Japan Japanese タコリーナ Takorīna -
France French Marina -
Spain Spanish Marina -
Germany German Marianne -
Italy Italian Marina -
The Netherlands Dutch Marina -
Russia Russian Марина Marina -
China Chinese 章立娜 Zhānglìnà -
South Korea Korean 문리나 Mullina -


References[]

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