This article is about the rabbit villager. For the the ore, see ore.
This article is about the peppy rabbit. For the jock cat, see Rudy.
Ruby Gallery

I'm not sick, I'm just Albino!
― Picture quote, Wild World


Ruby (ルナ, Runa?, Luna) is a peppy rabbit villager from the Animal Crossing series. Her name refers to the gem ruby, since her eyes are a deep red, which is an effect of albinism — a condition which, in the real world, is more common in rabbits than any other animal due to selective breeding. Her Japanese name, Luna, as well as her house being space themed, is likely a reference to the moon rabbit—a mythological creature in many Asian folklores, which is also often depicted as being white. Her picture quote is also a reference to albinism. Her birthday is on Christmas Day. She first appeared in Wild World.

She is featured on the cover for K.K. Adventure and she has the nature hobby.

Appearance

Ruby in Wild World

Ruby resembles an American rabbit that is albino, with her having white fur and beady red eyes. She has three red freckles on both cheeks, round arched eyebrows, and melon-pink inside her ears. Her ears also have a slight pink gradient towards the tips, as if the fur there is thinner. Her initial shirt is the Bunny Shirt.

Personality

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

Peppy villagers appear to be in a good mood often and are easy to become friends with. As a peppy villager, Ruby will have the tendency to over-react in conversations about trivial subjects, and will usually be over-excited to see the player or other villagers. This villager, like other peppy villagers, will rarely be discouraged from doing anything, including the usual hobbies. Peppy villagers dream of becoming famous in the future and read Ms. Nintendique, an unseen magazine read by snooty, normal, and other peppy villagers in the Animal Crossing Series. Peppy villagers will also have a very short attention span, which means they soon forget some arguments or tasks given to the player which weren't completed. Ruby may easily get upset in conversation when the wrong things are said. She will get along well with other villagers, particularly lazy, normal, jock, sisterly and other peppy villagers, but she may annoy and upset cranky and snooty villagers, whose personalities differ to hers. Due to the nature of peppy villagers, she may mention how "old" or "boring" cranky villagers are compared to her opposing, upbeat personality.

House

In Wild World when the player first encounters Ruby in her house, she will have many items from the lovely series in her home, as well as two gyroids: the Slim Quazoid and Tall Quazoid. She will also have the Lunar Horizon wallpaper, and Moon Floor flooring, the only space-themed interior objects that relates to her Japanese name, Luna. She will not initially own any of the music-playing pieces of furniture (i.e. a Tape Deck, Retro Stereo, etc.), but after obtaining one, she will play K.K. Ska.

In New Leaf, her interior can relate to her name better, for she now has multiple pieces of furniture from the space-themed furniture set.

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Wild World (interior)
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New Leaf (interior) New Leaf (exterior)
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New Horizons (interior) New Horizons (exterior)

amiibo Card

amiibo Card[1]
Back
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#170 Ruby
Type Rabbit
Star sign Capricorn
Birthday 12/25
Roll value 6
Hand sign Rock
Request A room for moon gazing
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169 Bud #170 Ruby 171 Benedict
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Pocket Camp

Ruby's preferred theme is cute. Her profile says:

She's obsessed with the dark side of the moon. "Why's it so dark anyway?" she asks. "What have they got to hide up there?"

Campsite Invitation Requirements

Friendship Level: 0

Friendship Rewards

  • At level 7 friendship, she will reward the player with a bunny 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 moon.
  • At level 20, she will reward the player with pic of Ruby 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, he will reward the player with sparkle stones (x1).

Trivia

  • Her moon wallpaper and carpet, as well as her original Japanese name, might be a reference to the moon rabbit.
  • In the German version of Wild World, Ruby was mistakenly given a male name, "Tommi".
  • The 2008 horror webcomic RubyQuest features many characters inspired by (or at least named after) Animal Crossing characters, among these are Ruby, who is the main character, and her only friend Tom. However, the personality types of the characters in the comic do not necessarily correspond to their personalities in Animal Crossing, and as the comic uses little color, only the names and species of characters are an indication of which character inspired them.
  • The mangaka Gosho Aoyama said Ruby is his favorite Animal Crossing character.[citation needed]
  • In New Horizons, she is the only peppy villager to have the nature hobby.
  • As sometimes revealed in New Leaf on Halloween, Ruby is afraid of the Monster Mask.
  • As sometimes revealed in New Leaf on April Fools Day, Ruby is an only child.

In other languages

Ruby
Language Name
Japan Japanese ルナ Runa
France French Rubis
Spain Spanish Rubí
Germany German Rubina
Italy Italian Rubina
The Netherlands Dutch Ruby
Russia Russian Руби Rubi
China Chinese 月兔 Yuètù
South Korea Korean 루나 Runa



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