Check this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on the new special villagers (special characters) in the game. Including returning special villagers, and more.
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New Special Villagers (Special Characters) List
These characters were spotted during the Feb. 20 Nintendo Direct. The list will be updated when the game launches!
|Image|| Description |
|C.J||Spotted during the Feb. 20 Nintendo Direct |
New host of Fishing Tourney
→How To Find C.J.
|Flick||Spotted during the Feb. 20 Nintendo Direct |
Possible new host of Bug-Off contest
→How To Find Flick
|Daisy Mae||Spotted during the Feb. 20 Nintendo Direct |
Possible replacement of Joan for turnip buying / selling
→How To Find Daisy Mae
|Orville||Spotted during the Feb. 20 Nintendo Direct |
Manages local/wireless multiplayer & island mystery tours
|Wilbur||Spotted during the Feb. 20 Nintendo Direct |
Flies airplane in New Horizons
Returning Special Villagers (Special Characters) List
|Name|| Function |
|Tom Nook|| Manages Resident Services |
|Timmy||Manages Nook's Cranny |
|Tommy||Manages Nook's Cranny|
|Isabelle|| Manages island environment |
→How To Find Isabelle
|Blathers|| Manages the Museum |
|Celeste|| Assists Blathers in the Museum |
→How To Find Celeste
|Mabel||Shopkeeper of the Able Sisters|
|Sable|| Quiet Able Sister who sews clothes |
|Label||The Able Sister who designs shoes |
→How To Find Label
|Saharah|| Nomad who sells wallpapers & floorings |
→How To Find Saharah
|Kicks||Sells different shoes|
→How To Find Kicks
|Harvey|| Manages Photopia |
|Gulliver|| Seagull who gets stranded on the beach |
→How To Find Gulliver
|Pavé|| Host of Carnivale |
|Zipper|| Host of Bunny Day |
→How To Find Zipper
|Franklin|| Host of Harvest Festival |
|Jack|| Host of Halloween |
|Jingle|| Host of Toy Day |
→How To Find KK Slider
|Snowboy|| Snowman appears on snowy days|
N: Mid Dec.
S: Mid June
→How To Meet Snowboy
|Leif||Host of Earth Day|
→Who Is Leif?
What Are Special Villagers (Special Characters)?
Characters With Special Roles In-Game
Special characters are different from villagers as they have special roles in Animal Crossing. They usually manage the town/island, shops, or seasonal events!
More Details To Be Confirmed
More details on how to get special characters to visit your island will be posted once confirmed when the game launches!Check Out How To Invite Villagers To Island!