"The only thing to fear is fear itself... and bees"
―Emile, quoting Rocco[src]
Rocco is a cranky Hippo villager in Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Edit

Day 1: New Life [Part 1] Edit

Rocco, along with Isabelle, Pango and Biskit, greeted Emile when he got off the train. He was the first villager who Emile ever spoke to.

Bunny Day Edit

Emile hits Rocco with his net accidentally.

Rocco's Birthday Edit

Rocco, Fang, and Emile all celebrated Rocco's birthday in his house. Emile got Rocco a bathroom stall as a present and Rocco loved it.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo Edit

Day 1: Old Life Edit

After years away, Emile speaks to Rocco. Rocco is happy to see him. Later, Rocco recruits Emile to help him come up with a nicer greeting. In a rush to grab a balloon present, Emile suggests "Fluffy.".

Day 2: Genie of the Camp Edit

Rocco is seen shopping in T&T Emporium.

Day 4: The Worst Birthday Edit

Rocco attends the commemoration of Palette's new zen bench.

Day 6: Deep Dive Deep Edit

Emile speaks to Rocco, who tells him an unfinteresting story that he thinks is interesting, about speaking to Adriana from Ganymede.

Day 7: Big Fishing Adventure Edit

Rocco is seen participating in the Fishing Tourney.

Day 11: Puzzling World Edit

By the Palettean river, Rocco asks Emile to deliver something to Kitt on his behalf, despite the fact that Kitt was standing right next to them.


  • Fang is Rocco's best friend.[1] He's also friends with Emile and Adriana.[2]
  • Rocco doesn't much like astrology.[1]
  • Despite being a starting villager, the interior of his house wasn't shown until Day 32: Tomorrow's Christmas Eve.
  • Emile has a habit of not talking to Rocco, even saying that he should talk to him more.
  • Rocco, Croque, and Fang are all Cranky villagers, which, as of July 18th, is the most populated nature in Emile's town.
  • According to Emile, Rocco's catchphrase changes more often than Emile changes his socks.
  • Chugga was initially disgusted to find an old porta-potty in Rocco's house.[3]
  • Emile had a huge overreaction in the April Fool's Day episode when he found out Rocco's special skill: making puns.
  • Rocco is the last remaining starting villager in Palette.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Rocco's Birthday
  2. Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo - Day 6: Deep Dive Deep
  3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Day 32: Tomorrow's Christmas Eve
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