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ハムカツ Hamukatsu
"Get fired up!"
Gender Male
Personality Jock
Species Pig
Birthday July 26th
Star sign Leo
Initial phrase nyoink
Initial clothes Green Bar Shirt
Coffee Blue mountain,
A little milk,
One spoonful of sugar
Favorite song K.K. Reggae
Appearances Animal Forest,
Dōbutsu no Mori +,
Animal Crossing,
Dōbutsu no Mori e+,
Animal Crossing: Wild World,
Animal Crossing: City Folk,
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Regional names Flag of Germany small Oink
Flag of France small Tirbou
Flag of Italy small Ricciolo
Flag of Spain Rufueto
"My name's Curly, so you can call me Curly, Hah hah!"
— Curly introducing himself to the player, Animal Crossing: City Folk

Curly (ハムカツ Hamukatsu?, Ham Katsu) is a jock pig villager from the Animal Crossing series. His name comes from his curly tail. It is also possible his name is a reference to Jerome Lester Horwitz, a.k.a. Curly Howard, of the comedian trio "The Three Stooges", evidenced by his bald head (shared with most other pigs) and his initial catchprase "nyoink," which could a portmanteau of Curly's "nyuk nyuk nyuk" catchphrase and "oink", the onomatopoeia for a pig's snort. His Japanese name is a reference to a budget-friendly version of tonkatsu that uses ham instead of pork.



Curly is a pink pig with reddish pink cheeks. The inside of his ears are dark blue and he has a curly tail, which may or may not be a reference to his name. He has light pink hooves, and initially wears the Green Bar shirt when he first moves into the player's town. He also has a pink nose with his nostrils sticking out like all of the pigs in the Animal Crossing series. His eyes are wide open and without any certain color.


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

Curly has a jock personality, which means he enjoys working out and talking about fitness. He will appear friendly and hospitable towards the player, he will appear open and excitable to all personalities. He is quite competitive, often challenging the player to games such as hide-and-seek. Being a jock villager, he will spend most of the day outside, and he will continually give you advice on various things around town. He also will frequently be carrying a fishing pole, net, or shovel to showcase some of his hobbies as a jock villager. If Curly gets furious, he will call the player scrawny.


Curly's house has a Green or Cabin Theme with many furniture with it, there is a Mini Croakoid and a Tape Deck that plays K.K. Reggae.


Curly's House (GameCube)

Curly's House

Curly's House Exterior in Animal Crossing: New Leaf


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