Why gamers adore the 8 most popular villagers in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Out of 397 possible villagers, these are the most beloved.

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There are 397 potential villagers in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but players only want a specific few.

These highly sought after villagers are called "Dreamies."

Every villager comes with their own style in the way they dress, speak, and decorate their home. The Animal Crossing Portal ranks the most popular critters among thousands of gamers. Here are the top eight and why they're so beloved.