Hello readers, we hope you all are doing fantastic, so I shall head forward towards another article journey. So, today’s trip is on one of the renowned world famous game known as “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.” It is a fifth main simulation game developed and published by Nintendo.
Animal Crossing Rare Villagers are the in-game characters that are hard to find. Due to better rewards for making friendships with them, they are tough to find. Especially in the New Horizons version, the developers have made sure that some of these villagers remain hard to find and increase their rarity.
Who Are Villagers In Animal Crossing?
In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players can meet various villagers and several things for the player to consider when living on this island. There are almost 390 villagers in the game, and they have a unique feature quality. Each villager in the game has their appearance, clothes, decoration preferences, personality voices, and many more.
Who Are Rare Villagers In Animal Crossing?
It is a misconception of many that there are some rare villagers that are hard for you players to find. But this is not really the case. It is just that probability of coming across different villagers, especially in the mystery island tour differs or not all of them always come and visit your campsite.
Since there are so many villagers in Animal Crossing, finding a particular villager, especially of a species with a lot of members comes down to a very small number around 0.24%.
How Is Finding a Villager in Mystery Islands Determined?
As mentioned above, while there are no villagers that are termed as ‘rare’ the probability of meeting one species of villager over others varies. Many fans of the game have tried determining what the probabilities are and which species may be the rarest and the conclusion they have come to are interesting.
The conclusion that they draw was, disregarding the number of villagers present in any series, the probability that they appear is the same. From this, it is not hard to infer that, the more the number of villagers present a species, the lesser the chances are all of finding them easily.
To put it simply, the game chooses a species randomly at first, then chooses a member of that species randomly for you to encounter and the next time, it will choose a different species and so the cycle continues.
Animal Crossing Rare Villagers List
The list has been produced by observing multiple game sessions and every character’s rarity. The list goes as –
Raymond: If the Animal Crossing Rare Villagers in the game had royalty, no doubt Raymond would be the king. He is the most popular villager in the game. If a player has Raymond on the island, they have a golden opportunity to build a bank.
Marshal: Marshal is another similar character to Raymond with Smug Personality’s features with a neutral color scheme and has a unique face. As with Raymond, players can make tons of money by trading with “Raymond” with other players, but Marshal is nevertheless then a penny.
Audie: Audie is an interesting character in this game; she has racked up 3500 hours on an Animal Crossing: New Leaf save, and she is very popular for various reasons. She has incredible house decorations and inside her home is like a tiki bar.
Ankha: Ankha is the coolest “themed villagers” in the game, and she influences Egypt. Ankha’s house also follows Egypt’s trends with design and furniture, and she is in high demand in the Animal Crossing market.
Coco: Coco is the unique villager in the Animal Crossing Roaster, and it is effortless to see you should look for her. Coco seems to be a normal personality in appearance, which means that she is very friendly approachable all-time in the gameplay.
Fauna: It is a fan- favorite in every Animal Crossing and never changed in New Horizon. If any player wants their flowers to stay healthy but cannot by themselves, they can have Fauna on their island to care for flowers.
Merengue: Merengue is the sweetest character in the game, and she looks like a strawberry with short legs with a strawberry horn, and her hair is frosting. She is also very popular as Fauna with a remarkable appearance, and she is like a sweetheart.
Bob: Bob is known as the first villager created in the game. Bob’s birthday is straightforward to remember, and the date is 1st January. Bob is a lazy personality with purple fur on the body, and he is mellow and very relaxed compared to other Animal Crossing Rare Villagers.
Stitches: Stitches is a hot mess villager who is showcased as a teddy-bear by the makers of gameplay with a random color scheme and X-shaped eyes, which are weird looking. A player can expect her as a lazy Animal Crossing Rare Villagers with relaxed and friendly nature.
Diana: Diana is famous in this game for many reasons as it is on a Roman Deity and that she is the goddess of wild and hunting. She has white fur on her body with purple hair, rosy cheeks, and multicolored ears. She has a Snooty personality.
Marina: Fans wouldn’t be surprised seeing Marina as she is very popular with her overwhelming nature and can be found most of the time singing and will brighten the player’s island.
Tia: Next villager is Tia, a cute adorable elephant designed as a teacup. Tia is sweet in her personality and as well as in appearance. She is the only villager who has a maid outfit.
Lolly: The only word which can describe Lolly is Normal cat Lolly, which refers to sweet traits. The dark grey strips on her face, tail, and legs are light-grey in color.
Goldie: Goldie is another adorable villager similar to Golden Retrievers; her name reflects caramel’s meaning, which means having a sweet personality and a classic resident, very loyal and friendly who never fails to put a smile on the player face.
Skye: Skye is the only wolf in the game which possesses a Normal Personality in the game, and she is like an angel with her appearance and nature. Her nature is friendly, and she will always invite you to join her.
Gayle: Gayle is adorable as other village members, with a pink color body and dark pink flashes throughout the body. She also has a cute smile on her face, a sweet appearance, and a good neighbor.
Midge: Midge is another adorable bird village character who appeared in every game for “Wild World” with her entries as she is charming. The color palette of her combines with sweet swirls cheeks.
Pekoe: Many players guess Pekoe as a cub villager as she is one of Imperial K.K’s covers. Her entire attire is very traditional Chinese, and her birthday s on 18th May, making her zodiac sign known as “Taurus.”
Maple: Maple is the most favorite character for the game players with brown with cute pink eyes and pink cheeks. The proof is her trading prize on Nookzan’s exchange prize and clocking at almost 2 million bells. Surprisingly she lives in a simple cabin-like structured home with yellow and green detailing which makes her one of the Animal Crossing Rare Villagers.
Aurora: The Penguin Animal Crossing Rare Villagers are the most adorable members of the village, and no doubt Aurora is the most favorite of everyone. She is a villager in every game franchise, which makes her look iconic. She is also hilarious, especially when she says “b-b-baby” and lives in a general theme home.
Animal Crossing Rare Villagers List (Species Wise)
As mentioned above, a villager being rare to find is determined by which species it belongs to and how many members that are present in the same. So the rare species of Animal Crossing: New Horizon are the ones that have the highest number of members.
The rarest species that you will come across in Animal Crossing are as follows:
1. Cat Villagers
Cat Villagers are the hardest species to come across in Animal Crossing in Mystery Islands. The only predominant reason for such rarity is because there are a total of 22 members in the cat species in the game.
The Cat villagers present in the game are Ankha, Bob, Felicity, Kabuki, Katt, Kid Cat, Kiki, Kitty, Lolly, Merry, Mitzi, Moe, Monique, Olivia, Punchy, Purrl, Raymond, Rosie, Rudy, Stinky and Tangy.
Among these cat villagers, the two of the rarest cats to find according to fans of the game are:
2. Rabbit Villagers
In the second position of the hardest villagers to come across in Animal Crossing in Mystery Islands are Rabbits. There are 20 Rabbit villagers in Animal Crossing, just two members compared to the number of Cat villagers.
The Rabbit villagers present in the game are Bonbon, Bunnie, Carmen, Chrissy, Claude, Coco, Cole, Doc, Dotty, Francine, Gabi, Gaston, Genji, Hopkins, Mira, O’Hare, Pippy, Ruby, Snake and Tiffany.
Among these rabbit villagers, one of the rarest rabbits according to fans to come by is:
3. Frog Villagers
The third rarest species to come across in Animal Crossing in Mystery Island are the frogs. The high number of members in the frog species in the game is of course the reason for the same. There are 18 frog villagers in the game, just two less than the number of rabbit villagers.
The Frog villagers present in the game are Camofrog, Cousteau, Croque, Diva, Drift, Frobert, Gig, Henry, Huck, Jambette, Jeremiah, Lily, Prince, Puddles, Raddle, Ribbot, Tad and Wart Jr.
4. Squirrel Villagers
Squirrel villagers share the third position as the rarest species to come across in Mystery Island in the game, Animal Crossing with Frog villagers. You guessed it right. The 18 members of the squirrel family in the game are of course the reason why it shares the third position with the frogs.
The Squirrel villagers present in the game are Agent S, Blaire, Cally, Caroline, Filbert, Hazel, Marshal, Mint, Nibbles, Peanut, Pecan, Poppy, Ricky, Sally, Static, Sheldon, Sylvana and Tasha.
Among these squirrel villagers, one of the rarest rabbits according to fans to come by is:
5. Duck Villagers
The next Animal Crossing Rare Villagers to come across in Mystery Island and maybe one of the most popular kinds of villagers are Duck villagers. There are a total of 17 members that come under the Duck species in the game.
The Squirrel villagers present in the game are Bill, Deena, Derwin, Drake, Freckles, Gloria, Joey, Ketchup, Maelle, Mallary, Miranda, Molly, Pate, Pompom, Quillson, Scoot and Weber.
6. Bear Cub Villagers
Bear Cubs are the Animal Crossing Rare Villagers on the list that are hard to find in Mystery Island, in your favourite game Animal Crossing. There are 16 members present in the Bear Cub species of the game, which is exactly why this species is this top in the list of Rarest species to come by in Animal Crossing.
The Bear Cub villagers that you may find in the game are Barold, Bluebear, Cheri, Chester, Judy, June, Kody, Maple, Murphy, Olive, Pekoe, Poncho, Pudge, Stitches, Tammy and Vladimir.
Among these bear cub villagers, the three of the rarest bear cubs to find according to fans of the game are:
7. Dog Villagers
Dogs, the man’s best friend is another species that is at times hard to come by in Mystery Island in the game, Animal Crossing. These villagers share their position as the fifth rarest species to find in Animal Crossing with Bear Cubs as, like them, the Dog species also has 16 members in it in the game.
The Dog Villagers present in Animal Crossing are Bea, Benjamin, Biskit, Bones, Butch, Cherry, Cookie, Daisy, Goldie, Lucky, Mac, Maddie, Marcel, Portia, Shep and Walker.
Among these dog villagers, one of the rarest dogs according to fans to come by is:
- Goldie: Goldie is another adorable villager similar to Golden Retrievers; her name reflects caramel’s meaning, which means having a sweet personality and a classic resident, very loyal and friendly who never fails to put a smile on the player’s face.
8. Bear Villagers
Like Bear Cubs, Bears are also species in the game that you may find hard to come by in Mystery Island. This species is in the sixth position in the last of the Animal Crossing Rare Villagers. The Bear Species Villagers have a total of 15 members.
The Bear Villagers present in Animal Crossing are Beardo, Charlise, Chow, Curt, Grizzly, Groucho, Ike, Klaus, Megan, Nate, Paula, Pinky, Teddy, Tutu and Ursala.
9. Horse Villagers
The villagers that come under the Horse Species share the sixth position with the Bear Villagers in the list of the rarest species to find in Mystery Island in Animal Crossing. Like the number of Bear villagers, the number of members or villagers in the Horse species is also 15.
The Horse Villagers present in Animal Crossing are Annalise, Buck, Cleo, Clyde, Colton, Ed, Elmer, Julian, Papi, Peaches, Reneigh, Roscoe, Savannah, Victoria and Winnie.
10. Mouse Villagers
Another Species of animals present in Animal Crossing that share the sixth position with the Bear and Horse Villagers are the Mouse Villagers. The number of members in the Species category is also 15 members making it also one of the rarest species to come across in the Mystery Island in the game.
The Mouse Villagers that you may come across in your favourite game are Anicotti, Bella Bettina, Bree, Broccolo, Candi, Chadder, Dora, Greta, Limberg, Moose, Penelope, Rizzo l,
Rod and Samson.
11. Pig Villagers
Pig Villagers also share the sixth position along with Mouse, Bear and Horse Villagers in the list of the Rarest species to find in Mystery Island in your favourite game Animal Crossing. So yes you were right in guessing that the number of members or villagers under the Pig Species is also 15 like the rest of them that share this position with pigs.
The Pig Villagers that you will find in Animal Crossing or those that are present in the game are Agnes, Borris, Chops, Cobb, Curly, Gala, Hugh, Kevin, Lucy, Maggie, Pancetti, Peggy, Rasher, Spork and Truffles.
How to get Animal Crossing Rare Villagers?
Every Villager can be obtained in a similar way to obtaining any other villager. The only difference is being that the Rare Villagers are hard to find. Once you find rare villagers in the game, make sure you talk with them and increase your friendship level. As your friendship level increases, you can talk with them and ask them to move to your island.
Tip: To increase friendship level, make sure you look after their birthdays and gift them good items!
Since, there are only 5 octopus villagers, finding them is extremely hard. So, it’s correct to say, any villager from the Octopus species is the rarest and most difficult to find.
Who is the most loved villager in Animal Crossing?
Raymond with his Smug personality is the most loved villager in Animal Crossing. Almost every AC player wants to have Raymond on the island. The friendship rewards and his personality is the reason for him being the most loved villager.
So, readers, we have come to an end to this journey where we covered with all the top 20 villagers in the game and got the knowledge about their attire, living styles, and their adorable nature behaving with everyone.