Amiibo[a] (officially stylized as amiibo; plural: Amiibo) is Nintendo's toys-to-life platform. It consists of a wireless communications and storage protocol, for connecting toys to the Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo Switch video game consoles. The platform was launched in November 2014 in the form of system software updates and a series of Amiibo-enabled figurines. These figurines are similar in form and functionality to that of the Skylanders and Disney Infinity series of toys-to-life platforms. The Amiibo platform was preannounced to potentially accommodate any form of toy, specifically including general plans for future card games. These toys use near field communication (NFC) to interact with supported video game software, potentially allowing data to be transferred in and out of games and across multiple platforms.
|International standard||Near field communication|
|Introduced||June 10, 2014|
|Physical range||< 20 cm (7.9 in)|
Amiibo functionality can be used directly with the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and New Nintendo 3DS consoles by using built-in NFC readers. In addition, the rest of the 3DS hardware line can use an official NFC adapter. By September 2016, Nintendo reported that 39 million Amiibo toys had been sold, along with more than 30 million Amiibo cards.
— Bill Trinen, translator at Nintendo
Toys for Bob and its parent company Activision had offered an opportunity for Nintendo to be a partner in a new video game franchise known as Skylanders, which would use RFID-equipped character figurines and a special reader component to interact with the game itself, and could store data on the figurine itself such as the corresponding character's statistics. While Nintendo passed on the exclusivity deal, the franchise itself quickly became one of Activison's most successful franchises upon its launch as a spin-off of the Spyro the Dragon series, and also resulted in competition from Disney Interactive Studios, who would release a game with a similar concept known as Disney Infinity in 2013.
In March 2013, well before amiibo, Nintendo unveiled Pokémon Rumble U, the first game for the Wii U to use the Wii U GamePad's near-field communications support to enable the use of its own interactive figurines. During an investors' meeting in May 2014, Nintendo presented a prototype of a more comprehensive figurine platform for its 3DS and Wii U consoles, which was designed so that the figurines could be used across multiple games. The new system was codenamed NFP, standing for either "Nintendo Figurine Platform" or "NFC Featured Platform", and was slated to be officially unveiled during E3.
On June 10, 2014 during E3 2014, Nintendo officially announced the Amiibo platform, and that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U would be among the first games to provide features integrating with Amiibo figurines.
In a corporate policy event after the launch of the Amiibo platform, Nintendo executive Shigeru Miyamoto addressed the platform's future by stating that the company was "now moving forward with projects that make use of NFC in a variety of unique ways. Nintendo is known as a video game company, but in fact, it is also a toy company."
Super Smash Bros. Amiibo toys were first released in North America on November 21, 2014, in Europe on November 28, 2014, and in Japan on December 6, 2014, along with the release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.
The Super Mario series, featuring Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, Bowser, and Toad, arrived on March 20, 2015 for both regions.
In 2015, Nintendo began to extend the Amiibo line into new form factors; on February 27, 2015, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata revealed that the company had plans to release Amiibo-enabled trading cards. On April 1, 2015, Nintendo unveiled Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, a spin-off in the Animal Crossing series that will utilise Amiibo cards. Nintendo also unveiled Amiibo yarn plushies as a tie-in for Yoshi's Woolly World.
During the E3 2015 Nintendo Direct on June 16, 2015, Activision revealed Bowser and Donkey Kong Amiibo (Hammer Slam Bowser and Turbo Charge Donkey Kong) and vehicles for use in Skylanders: SuperChargers. These toys are compatible with either the Skylanders games or Amiibo games by means of a mode switch on their bases. They will work across platforms in Skylanders: SuperChargers.
On August 27, 2015, an Amiibo toy of the titular character from the indie video game Shovel Knight was unveiled, which will unlock content exclusive to the 3DS and Wii U versions of the game and its future installments. It is the first Amiibo toy of a non-Nintendo character that is not associated with a first-party title; previous Amiibo toys of third-party characters were associated with Super Smash Bros. Additionally, production and distribution of the figurine will be overseen by the game's publisher, Yacht Club Games, rather than Nintendo (except in Japan where the latter is the publisher), although it will still officially be marketed by Nintendo as part of the Amiibo line as a form of brand licensing. Explaining the arrangement, a Nintendo representative stated that "we were like, what's one thing that Nintendo could do that nobody [else] could ever do?"
The Amiibo line for The Legend of Zelda initially began solely with the Wolf Link figurine, which is mainly used in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD and later Breath of the Wild. It expanded with the 30th Anniversary collection (8-bit Link, Ocarina of Time Link, The Wind Waker Link, and The Wind Waker Zelda), and the Breath of the Wild collection (Archer Link, Rider Link, Zelda, Bokoblin, and the Guardian figurine). At E3 2017, Nintendo unveiled several new Amiibo figurines, including wedding-themed Mario, Peach and Bowser figurines which coincided with the launch of the Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey, as well as figurines of Chrom and Tiki from the Fire Emblem series to tie in with the release of Fire Emblem Warriors on Switch and New 3DS systems. Two Metroid-themed Amiibo figures released alongside the 3DS remake of Metroid II, Metroid: Samus Returns, and figurines released later based around the four Champions in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Third-party software developer Bethesda Softworks announced that existing Zelda figurines would be compatible with the Nintendo Switch port of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, allowing players to obtain select Zelda items and clothing for their Dragonborn, including the Master Sword, Hylian Shield and the Champion's Tunic from Breath of the Wild.
Collectibility and supply issuesEdit
Upon initial launch, the Amiibo line quickly spiked in popularity, with preorders selling out before the products became available to the public. While Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata stated that Amiibo will be kept in stock, he also explained that some will be "limited-time offers which will cede their positions to new ones once they are sold out". The rarity of certain Amiibo figurines influenced the prices held by online retailers and auctions, of which most can be seen offering select items at prices above the retail price. In Nintendo's 3rd Quarter Financial Results Briefing for the Fiscal Year Ending March 2015, Satoru Iwata expressed surprise at such online auctions that offered "premium prices" of sold out Amiibo toys. A number of first-wave Amiibo toys with manufacturing defects were discovered and sold for notably high prices, such as a Samus figurine with cannons on both arms instead of one being sold on eBay for US$2,500, and a defect of Princess Peach with missing legs being sold for US$25,100.
On April 2, 2015, when preorders were being taken for the May 29 release of the Super Smash Bros. series Wave 4 and the Splatoon series, the US preorder process crashed both GameStop's website and in-store register system. Nintendo acknowledged these issues in early May 2015. Amazon forewent the entire preorder process for those waves; it instead blocked out specific time intervals on their release date during which the non-retailer exclusive Amiibo and the Super Mario series Silver Mario Amiibo were available. The retailer continued this practice with its exclusive release of the Palutena Amiibo as well as those released on September 11, 2015.
In response to the lack of certain Amiibo toys in the United States, Satoru Iwata explained on February 17 that "an ongoing labor dispute on the west coast" has delayed the "discharge of cargo over the past six months", and is the cause of the absences of certain Amiibo toys intended to be delivered before its launch in November. Following this announcement, rarer Amiibo toys such as Wii Fit Trainer, Meta Knight, and Ike have been receiving limited re-releases in North America. For the US, the exclusive Best Buy release of the Dark Pit figurine, the retailer announced it would not take any preorders or online orders and the item would be limited to one per customer. While some news sources such as Kotaku came out in favour of Best Buy's practice, alternatively in response to this (and the difficulty of acquiring previous retailer-exclusives), others, such as Brian Altano, Jose Otero, and Peer Schneider of IGN's Nintendo Voice Chat podcast, have encouraged American collectors to import these hard-to-find items.
The Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo Switch contain integrated NFC support, and are Amiibo-compatible. On Wii U, toys are scanned using an NFC reader contained within the Wii U GamePad. Amiibo support was formally introduced to the consoles' firmware between November and December 2014; these updates added an Amiibo menu to the system settings area, allowing users to scan, register, and erase data from toys. The Nintendo Switch similarly features an NFC reader in both the Joy-Con R and Pro Controller.
A separate NFC reader accessory allows use of Amiibo on the original Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS models; in Japan, released in "Summer 2015", and released alongside Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer in North America. The New Nintendo 3DS, New 3DS XL, and New 2DS XL contain an integrated NFC reader utilizing the touch (bottom) screen.
Amiibo data communicationEdit
Supported games offer one of two kinds of Amiibo compatibility; the ability to access an Amiibo toy's NFC tag and store data, and read-only recognition. Each Amiibo toy largely corresponds to a specific game that can access its storage space, though some may have multiple games that can use it. However, each Amiibo toy can only store data from one compatible game at a time, meaning data must be deleted to use it with a different title. For example, a Mario Amiibo figurine containing data from Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U must have the data for that game deleted to store data from Mario Party 10. Many games offer compatibility with specific Amiibo toys on a read-only basis, allowing for additional content to be unlocked in that game. For example, using certain figurines with Mario Kart 8 or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe unlocks Mii costumes based on the corresponding character. Multiple variations of the same character offer the same compatibility, although special variations can unlock unique content with specific games. Existing Wii U and 3DS games can receive updates for Amiibo functionality. Due to their co-development effort on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, Bandai Namco Entertainment were the first third-party publishers to embrace the Amiibo concept in some of their own games.
List of Amiibo itemsEdit
This section needs to be updated.April 2019)(
The following list features all known NFC items branded under Amiibo, originally produced in the form of character figurines as of 2014, then cards as of 2015, and other types in the future. Nintendo designed all Amiibo characters to be cross-compatible with all games that support specific Amiibo characters, regardless of whichever model line these characters belong to; for example, Mario figurines from both the Super Smash Bros. and Super Mario series have the same functionality. According to Shinya Takahashi of Nintendo's SPD division, the Super Smash Bros. line, being released in waves since November 21, 2014, would be planned to cumulatively feature at least 55 Amiibo models, one for each of the game's playable characters. The Super Mario line was released on March 20, 2015 along with Mario Party 10, featuring 6 Amiibo models. In the April 2015 Nintendo Direct presentation, it was revealed that additional games (beyond Super Smash Bros.) would receive corresponding figurines: Splatoon and Yoshi's Woolly World. Yoshi's line are soft dolls instead of hard plastic figurines. The same Direct also revealed the upcoming Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer would support only Amiibo cards rather than figurines. The March 2016 Nintendo Direct revealed four Kirby series Amiibo set to release with the game Kirby: Planet Robobot on June 10 of that year.
There are currently 172 Amiibo figurines, 3 Amiibo card series, and 20 noted variants on this list.
|Amiibo platform compatibility|
|Character||Amiibo series||Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U||Mario Kart 8 /
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
|Super Mario Maker /
Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
|One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X||Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy +||Picross 3D: Round 2||Animal Crossing: New Leaf /
Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome Amiibo
|Super Smash Bros. Ultimate|
|Blathers||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Celeste||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Cyrus||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Digby||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Isabelle[b]||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only|
(also known as K.K. Slider)
|Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Kapp'n||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Kicks||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Lottie||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Mabel||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Reese||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Resetti||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Rover||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Timmy & Tommy||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Tom Nook||Animal Crossing||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Animal Crossing Amiibo cards||Animal Crossing
(Series 1, 2, 3, 4, RV, Sanrio RV and other cards)
|Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only[c]||Read Only||[d]|
|Chibi-Robo||Chibi-Robo!||Read Only||Read Only|
|Solaire of Astora||Dark Souls|
|Alm||Fire Emblem||Read Only|
|Celica||Fire Emblem||Read Only|
|Tiki||Fire Emblem||Read Only|
|King Dedede||Kirby||Read Only||Read Only|
|Kirby||Kirby||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Meta Knight||Kirby||Read Only||Read Only|
|Waddle Dee||Kirby||Read Only|
|Mario Sports Superstars Amiibo cards||Mario Sports Superstars|
|Mega Man||Mega Man||Read Only|
|Samus Aran||Metroid||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Barioth and Ayuria||Monster Hunter||Read Only|
|Nabiru||Monster Hunter||Read Only|
|One-Eyed Rathalos and Female Rider||Monster Hunter||Read Only|
|One-Eyed Rathalos and Male Rider||Monster Hunter||Read Only|
|Qurupeco and Dan||Monster Hunter||Read Only|
|Rathian and Cheval||Monster Hunter||Read Only|
|Pikmin||Pikmin||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only|
|Detective Pikachu||Pokémon||Read Only|
|Shadow Mewtwo[e]||Pokkén Tournament|
|King Knight||Shovel Knight|
|Plague Knight||Shovel Knight|
|Shovel Knight||Shovel Knight||Read Only|
|Specter Knight||Shovel Knight|
|Hammer Slam Bowser[f]||Skylanders||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Turbo Charge Donkey Kong[f]||Skylanders||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Callie||Splatoon||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Inkling Boy[g]||Splatoon||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only|
|Inkling Girl[h]||Splatoon||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only|
|Inkling Squid[i]||Splatoon||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only|
|Marie||Splatoon||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Marina||Splatoon||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only|
|Octoling Boy||Splatoon||Read Only|
|Octoling Girl||Splatoon||Read Only|
|Octoling Octopus||Splatoon||Read Only|
|Pearl||Splatoon||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only|
|Boo||Super Mario||Read Only|
|Bowser||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Bowser (Wedding Outfit)||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Diddy Kong||Super Mario||Read Only|
|Donkey Kong||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Goomba||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only|
|Koopa Troopa||Super Mario||Read Only|
|Luigi||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Mario[j]||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Mario (Wedding Outfit)||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Peach||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Peach (Wedding Outfit)||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Rosalina||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only|
|Toad||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Waluigi||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only|
|Wario||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only|
|Yoshi||Super Mario||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|8-Bit Mario[k]||Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Delicious Amiibo[l]||Super Mario Cereal|
|Bayonetta[m]||Super Smash Bros.|
|Bowser||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Bowser Jr.||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Captain Falcon||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Charizard||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||[n]|
|Chrom||Super Smash Bros.|
|Cloud[m]||Super Smash Bros.|
|Corrin[o]||Super Smash Bros.|
|Dark Pit||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Dark Samus||Super Smash Bros.|
|Daisy||Super Smash Bros.|
|Diddy Kong||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Donkey Kong||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Dr. Mario||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Duck Hunt||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Falco||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Fox||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Ganondorf||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Greninja||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Ice Climbers||Super Smash Bros.|
|Ike||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Incineroar||Super Smash Bros.|
|Inkling||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only|
|Isabelle||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only (Deluxe)||Read Only||Read Only|
|Ivysaur||Super Smash Bros.||[n]|
|Jigglypuff||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Joker||Super Smash Bros.|
|Ken||Super Smash Bros.|
|King Dedede||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|King K. Rool||Super Smash Bros.|
|Kirby||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Link||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Little Mac||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Lucario||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Lucas||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Lucina||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Luigi||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Mario||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Marth||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Mega Man[p]||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Meta Knight||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Mewtwo||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Mii Brawler||Super Smash Bros.|
|Mii Gunner||Super Smash Bros.|
|Mii Swordfighter||Super Smash Bros.|
|Mr. Game & Watch[q]||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Ness||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Pac-Man||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Palutena||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Peach||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Pichu||Super Smash Bros.|
|Piranha Plant||Super Smash Bros.|
|Pit||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Pikachu||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Pikmin & Olimar||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Pokemon Trainer||Super Smash Bros.|
|Richter||Super Smash Bros.|
|Ridley||Super Smash Bros.|
|R.O.B.[r]||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Robin||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Rosalina and Luma||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Roy||Super Smash Bros.|
|Ryu||Super Smash Bros.|
|Samus||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Sheik||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Shulk||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only|
|Simon||Super Smash Bros.|
|Snake||Super Smash Bros.|
|Sonic||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Squirtle||Super Smash Bros.||[n]|
|Toon Link||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Villager||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Wario||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Wii Fit Trainer||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only|
|Wolf||Super Smash Bros.|
|Yoshi||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Young Link[s]||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Zelda||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Zero Suit Samus||Super Smash Bros.||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Bokoblin||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only|
|Daruk||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only|
|Guardian||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only|
|Link (Archer)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Link (Rider)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Link (The Legend of Zelda)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Link (Majora's Mask)[s]||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Link (Ocarina of Time)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Link (Skyward Sword)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Link (Twilight Princess)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Mipha||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only|
|Revali||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only|
|Toon Link (The Wind Waker)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Urbosa||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only|
|Wolf Link||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Zelda||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Zelda (The Wind Waker)||The Legend of Zelda||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Yarn Poochy ||Yoshi's Woolly World||Read Only|
|Yarn Yoshi[t]||Yoshi's Woolly World||Read Only||Read Only||Read Only|
|Games with series specific Amiibo support|
|Supported game||Compatible Amiibo (read-only)||Compatible Amiibo (read/write)||Series|
|Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival||
AC: Happy Home Designer only:
|Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer||
|Azure Striker Gunvolt 2||
|Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack|
|Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.||
|Fire Emblem Fates|
|Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia||
|Kirby Battle Royale||
|Kirby's Blowout Blast||
|Kirby and the Rainbow Curse||
|The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild||
||The Legend of Zelda|
|The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD||
|Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam||
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash only:
|Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash|
|Mario Sports Superstars||
|Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games||
||Mario & Sonic|
|Mega Man Legacy Collection||
|Mega Man Legacy Collection 2||
|Mega Man 11||
|Star Fox Guard||
|Star Fox Zero|
|Xenoblade Chronicles 3D||
List of Animal Crossing Amiibo cardsEdit
The following is a list of all confirmed Amiibo cards for the Animal Crossing series of games. Series 1, 2, 3 and 4 consist of 100 cards each. Additionally, there are five cards which aren't part of any series. After the announcement that New Leaf would receive an amiibo update a new series of 50 Animal Crossing RV cards was announced, plus an additional series of 6 cards based around characters by Sanrio.
In North America, Australia, and New Zealand, at launch some Amiibo were only available in selected retailers. In Australia and New Zealand, this practice is limited to Mario (Silver Edition), Dark Hammer Slam Bowser, and Dark Turbo Charge Donkey Kong being limited to EB Games, Mario (Gold Edition) being limited to Target in Australia and Mighty Ape in New Zealand, Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome Amiibo Sanrio Collaboration Pack and Qbby Amiibo being limited to the Official Nintendo AU/NZ eBay Store; however, in North America it is much more widespread. Some characters, such as Villager, were originally non-exclusives, but later became exclusive to retailers during restocks.
- Japanese: アミーボ Hepburn: Amībo
- Produced with Summer and Winter outfits.
- Not all cards are supported. Compatible cards are 001/113/215/301/CP Isabelle, 002/203 Tom Nook, 003 DJ KK, 005 Kapp'n, 006/309 Resetti, 009/213 Digby, 017/311 Lottie, 101/CP K.K., 102 Reese, 103 Kicks, 201 Rover, 202 Blathers, 207 Mabel, 210 Cyrus, and 305 Celeste.
- Only 001/113/215/301/CP Isabelle are compatible.
- This Amiibo card is exclusively available with first print copies of Pokkén Tournament.
- These figurines feature an interchangeable base, allowing them to function as both Amiibo figurines and Skylanders figurines. Alternate "Dark Edition" color schemes are only available in Dark Edition Starter Packs.
- Available with blue and purple hair. Also has a Splatoon 2 variant with green hair and a different pose
- Available with orange and green hair. Also has a Splatoon 2 variant with pink hair and a different pose
- Produced in green and orange. Exclusively produced in a 3-pack containing Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl and Inkling Squid in North America and Australia. Also in purple for the Splatoon 2 variant with a different pose
- Also produced in Gold edition (North America, Australia and Japan) and Silver edition (North America and Australia).
- Produced in classic and modern colors
- This Amiibo card is printed onto boxes of the Super Mario Cereal made as a tie-in promotion for Super Mario Odyssey.
- Also produced as a Player 2 variant with an alternate pose
- Recognized as Pokémon Trainer, with this character as the Trainer's active Pokémon.
- Produced as male or female Corrin. Female Corrin is branded as a Player 2 variant
- Also produced in Gold edition in North America, which is included exclusively in the Mega Man Legacy Collection Collector's Edition bundle.
- Due to its flat 2D appearance, this character comes with four switchable poses.
- Produced in NES colors and Famicom colors, which are based on the color schemes of the respective video game consoles.
- Recognized as Link in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and recognized as Young Link in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
- Produced in green, light blue and pink. Additionally, there is a green Mega Yarn Yoshi. Unlike other Amiibo figurines, these are made of real yarn.
- The Chibi-Robo Amiibo has read/write support.
- The Pikmin Amiibo toy has read/write support.
- All varieties of the Bowser, Donkey Kong, Luigi, Mario, Peach, Rosalina and Luma, Toad, Wario, and Yoshi Amiibo have read/write support.
- The Mario Sports Superstars Amiibo cards have read/write support.
- Cards are not supported.
- Not compatible with Shadow Mewtwo and Animal Crossing Amiibo cards.
- The Barioth and Ayuria, Nabiru, One-Eyed Rathalos and Female Rider, One-Eyed Rathalos and Male Rider, Qurupeco and Dan, and Rathian and Cheval Amiibo have read/write support.
- The Yarn Poochy and Yarn Yoshi Amiibo have read/write support.
- The Yarn Yoshi Amiibo have read/write support.
- This is a promotional card included with Japanese magazine Chara Parfait (キャラぱふぇ), issue September/October 2015, released on August 1, 2015. Original Japanese card name is しずえ (Shizue). Isabelle's artwork is based on that of card 001, but shows her in a different pose.
- This is a promotional card that was included with Japanese magazine Picopuri (ぴこぷり), issue April–June 2016, released on March 15, 2016. Original Japanese card name is とたけけ (Totakeke). K.K.'s artwork is based on that of card 101, but shows him in a different pose.
- This Amiibo card is exclusively available with first print copies of Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival.
- McWhertor, Michael (November 6, 2014). "The future of Nintendo's Amiibo includes card games, smaller toys, Animal Crossing". Polygon. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
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