This article is about a normal rhino villager. For the peppy cow villager, see Patty.
パティ Pathi
Merengue NewLeaf Official
"Life is a piece of cake."
Gender Personality Species
Female Normal Rhino
Birthday March 19th (Pisces)
Initial phrase shortcake
Flag of Japan でシュガ (de shuga, de Suga')
Flag of Italy small rien
Initial clothes Chef's Outfit
Home request A candy house
Skill Doodling
Goal Pastry chef
Coffee Blend,
A little bit of milk,
One spoonful of sugar
Style Official
Favorite song K.K. Stroll
Appearances NL, HHD, PC
Regional names Flag of France small Patty
Flag of Germany small Maria
Flag of Spain Natura
Flag of Italy small Irina

Merengue (パティ, Pathi?) is a normal rhino villager who first appeared in New Leaf. Her name comes from "meringue", a type of dessert made with egg whites and sugar. Her phrase references what she looks like, a strawberry shortcake.


Merengue's body is light pink with a white layer that covers the top of her head. She has a small horn that looks like an upturned strawberry. She has rosy cheeks, small pink ears, and brown eyes with a triangle shape on the side of both eyes, which have two eyelashes stemming from each eye. Merengue has white hooves and a tail with a peach colored puff at the end, which looks like a strawberry. Her horn protrudes from the top of her snout and resembles a strawberry. She initially wears a Chef's Outfit, suiting her food-like appearance, and carries the Candy Umbrella on rainy days. She, Tangy, Carrot, Zucker, and Ketchup all resemble food.


Below is a brief description of the normal personality. For more information, click here.
Merengue has a normal personality, and frequently acts kind towards the player. Normal villagers generally get along with lazy, peppy, smug, snooty and other normal villagers. Merengue may conflict with cranky and uchi villagers. As a normal villager, Merengue 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.


Merengue has a café themed home, with a few items from the sweets series and a chocolate fountain. There is a minimalist minitable with red tulips on top. Next to the table is a soft-serve lamp. There is a dessert case in front of the minimalist table. Merengue owns a refrigerator with a kitchen island nearby. She has a phonograph that plays K.K. Stroll.

Merengue Merengue
New Leaf New Leaf (Exterior)

Pocket Camp

Merengue's preferred theme is hip. Her profile says:

Merengue has always felt that she was born to bake. We're not sure where she got that idea.

Campsite Invitation Requirements

Friendship Level: 7

Furniture/Item Required Materials Price (Bells) Craft Time
Soft-Serve Lamp 15 steel, 15 preserves 1,400 4 hours
Cookie Rug 15 paper, 15 preserves 800 2 hours
Sweet Table 15 steel, 15 preserves 800 5 hours
Dessert Case 60 preserves, 60 steel, 3 cute essence 2,020 9 hours
Sweets Sofa 60 cooton, 60 preserves, 3 cute essence, 3 hip essence 1,950 8 hours

Friendship Rewards

At level 7 friendship, she will reward you with a chef's outfit and sparkle stones (x1).

At level 9, she will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).

At level 15, she will request that you craft a candy machine.

At level 20, she will reward you with pic of Merengue and sparkle stones (x1).

At level 25, she will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).

At level 30, she will reward you with sparkle stones (x1).

amiibo Card

amiibo Card
Amiibo card back
#285 Merengue
Type Rhino
Star sign Pisces
Birthday 3/19
Roll value 4
Hand sign Scissors
Request A candy house
Amiibo 285 Merengue
284 Chadder #285 Merengue 286 Cube