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Wardell (ナッティー Nattī?, Nutty) is a special NPC manatee, who first appears in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise DLC for New Horizons. He was revealed along with Niko in the October 15th, 2021 Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct.


Wardell is a light blue manatee with dark brown hair swerved to the side and simple, black eyes. He wears a boater hat with a red ribbon, a red shirt with designs with three black buttons and tan pants.


Wardell is shy, and seems to be the opposite of Niko. He rarely talks. He likes to listen to the sounds of the ocean.


In Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise

Wardell manages furniture procurement and other furniture-related stuff. He is in charge of selling furniture that can only be obtained using Poki. He and Niko also teach the player how to polish furniture.

In Pocket Camp

Wardell was added to Pocket Camp on October 28th, 2021. He appeared as a guest judge for the Happy Homeroom in place of Lyle.



"..I recommend...all of the items."

"..let's work hard today...too."

amiibo Card

amiibo Card[1]
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#422 Wardell
Type Manatee
Star sign Aquarius
Birthday 2/7
Roll value N/A
Hand sign N/A
Request I'll leave it up to you!
421 Niko #422 Wardell 423 Tom Nook


  • Wardell shares a birthday with Boomer. They both have a birthday on February 7th.

In other languages

Language Name
Japan Japanese ナッティー Nattī
France French Mantin
Spain Spanish Matías
Germany German Sigmar
Italy Italian Gedeone
The Netherlands Dutch Wardell
China Chinese 納提 Nà tí
South Korea Korean 너티 Neoti


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