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バッカス Bacchus
"Be true to yourself."
Gender Personality Species
Male Lazy Bear
Birthday August 16th (Leo)
Initial phrase yawwwn
Initial clothes Spring Shirt
Home request A cardboard life
Skill Playing horseshoes
Goal Sumo wrestler
Coffee Mocha,
None at all,
None at all
Style Basic
Favorite song K.K. Lullaby
Appearances AF, AF+, AC, AFe+, CF, NL, HHD
Regional names Flag of France small Nathan
Flag of Germany small Nathan
Flag of Spain Nachete
Flag of Italy small Gianni

"I'm super hungry, yawwwn. Man, shopping really works up an appetite!"
— Nate, New Leaf
Nate (バッカス, Bacchus?) is a lazy bear villager in the Animal Crossing series. He has appeared as a villager in every version of Animal Crossing except Wild World. His Japanese name is from Bacchus, the Roman God of wine. Nate's initial quote is in reference to his personality.



Nate is an orange bear with a light green squiggly unibrow. He appears to pull a continuous unhappy look upon his face, due to his mouth meeting at his nose. He also has three freckles on each cheek. He initially wears the spring shirt, but will sometimes wear the player's designs if they make any. He has light pink inside his ears. His whole body is orange, except for some white on his face, hands, and feet. He may also look tan. He has a shiny black nose and an opened mouth.


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

Like other lazy villagers, Nate will ask you to invite friends into your town. He also likes food, and will often talk about it. He is actually very shy and sweet, not talking much to others. Nate is absolutely in love with food. He loves to talk about and will often ask the player if they have any snacks. His dream foods are tuna tartare and sashimi. Nate is usually in a good mood and will be happy to carry a conversation with you. If angered, Nate will usually need a few minutes to cool down, but after that he is calm, cool and collected all over again. Nate's hobbies are staying inside sitting on his couch and watching TV, or reading a book, and the occasional furniture.


Nate's house has a mossy garden feel towards it, the wallpaper is the Ivy Wall and the Daisy Meadow, with a White Boombox that plays K.K. Lullaby. His house strongly reflects the calm and relaxed nature of the lazy villagers. In Animal Forest, Nate's house is very Asian styled; there is a Retro Tv, a hearth, and two Gyroids. The wallpaper is the Shanty Wall and the flooring is the Planked Tammi. No stereo is in his house, and therefore no music. He also has a fan in some cases. In New Leaf, he also has a recycling bin, where you can dispose of trash without paying a fee.

amiibo Card

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Amiibo card back
#059 Nate
Type Bear
Star sign Leo
Birthday 8/16
Roll value 4
Hand sign Scissors
Request A cardboard life
Amiibo 059 Nate
058 Monique #059 Nate 060 Samson



  • In a recent official Animal Crossing poster featuring all the animals from New Leaf, the original version of the poster initially had a bunch of mistakes. One of which Nate was incorrectly labeled as Dozer, which is very odd, since this was the New Leaf roster and Dozer hasn't been seen since the original game. Aside from both being male bears and having the same birthdate, they look nothing alike (it had since been fixed and everyone who ordered got the revised poster for free along with an apology).

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