Stardew Valley Bachelor & Bachelorettes Guide

A guide to marrying that special someone in Stardew Valley.

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You can’t possibly farm alone forever. Within Stardew Valley gamers can find love with a select few potential bachelors and bachelorettes. These few members within the world all have their particular likes and dislikes along with where they can even be found within the game. Marriage also has its perks as some of your chores can be handled by your spouse. To help you find love and showcase just who you can marry within the game, here is a helpful guide and background on all the available NPCs within the game.

Potential Bachelors

Alex

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Birthday: Summer 13

Connections: George & Evelyn (Grandparents)

Locations: Alex starts his day at 8 AM where he can be found near his home unless during the Summer in which he can be found on the beach in the morning followed by running an ice cream stand near the museum in the afternoon.

Best Gifts:

  • Complete Breakfast
  • Salmon Dinner

Good Gifts:

  • Eggs
  • Coral
  • Pizza
  • Spaghetti

Bad Gifts:

  • Wild Horseradish
  • Clay
  • Salmonberry

Worst Gifts:

  • Quartz
  • Stone
  • Poppy

 

Elliott

Elliott_Timeline

Birthday: Fall 5

Connections: Willy (Friends)

Locations: Elliot will go about his daily routine unless it’s raining though it will mainly depend on the day of the week on where players can catch Elliot. Sunday’s starting at noon, players will find Elliot around the beach for about an hour in which he returns to his home at 3:00 PM only to reemerge at the bridge starring across the river until 6:00 PM when he returns to his home again. Monday through Saturday Elliot wakes up at 11:30 AM where he can be found near the river south of Leah’s cabin until 6:00 PM.

 

Best Gifts:

  • Crab Cakes
  • Tom Kha Soup
  • Duck Feather
  • Lobster

Good Gifts:

  • Chowder
  • Fish stew
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Squid
  • Octopus
  • Amethyst

Bad Gifts:

  • Wild Horseradish
  • Clay
  • Malachite
  • Daffodil
  • Pizza

Worst Gifts:

  • Amaranth
  • Quartz
  • Salmonberry
  • Sea Cucumber
  • Stone

 

Harvey

Harvey_Timeline

Birthday: Winter 14

Connections: None

Locations: Harvey can be found in his clinic starting at 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. However, there is a chance he will be found near his clinic past the garden, above town to relax in the green pastures, or south of cemetery by the river.

Best Gifts:

  • Super Meal
  • Lobster Bisque
  • Truffle Oil
  • Wine
  • Coffee
  • Pickles

Good Gifts:

  • Duck Egg
  • Duck Feather
  • Goat Milk & Large Goat Milk
  • Purple Mushroom
  • Spring Onion
  • Daffodil
  • Potato
  • Parsnip
  • Grape

Bad Gifts:

  • Sap
  • Clay
  • Hay
  • Green Algae
  • White Algae
  • Stone

Worst Gifts:

  • Red Mushroom
  • Sugar
  • Spice Berry
  • Salmonberry
  • Sea Urchin
  • Rainbow Shell
  • Coral
  • Nautilus Shell

 

Sam

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Birthday: Summer 17

Connections: Kent (Father), Jodi (Mother), Vincent (Brother), Sebastian (Friends)

Locations: Sam works at the Joja Mart, but when he’s not working he can be found walking around the town.

Best Gifts:

  • Pizza
  • Cactus Fruit
  • Maple Bar

Good Gifts:

  • Joja Cola
  • Egg
  • Ice Cream

Bad Gifts:

  • Quartz
  • Hay
  • Daffodil
  • Clay
  • Seaweed

Worst Gifts:

  • Stone

 

Sebastian

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Birthday: Winter 10

Connections: Robin (Mother), Maru (Half-Sister), Demetrius (Step-Father), Sam (Friends)

Location: Sebastian stays at home most of the time besides Thursday at 3:00 PM when he can be found smoking at the train crossing or Friday at 3:00 PM when he attends the Saloon. Additionally, on rainy days Sebastian will frequently relax at the pier for most of the day starting at 11:00 AM until he heads back at home at 5:00 PM.

Best Gifts:

  • Sashimi
  • Pumpkin Soup
  • Frozen Tear

Good Gifts:

  • Pumpkin
  • Spaghetti
  • Salad
  • Fried Calamari
  • Coffee
  • Quartz
  • Baked fish

Bad Gifts:

  • Vegetables
  • Daffodil
  • Sweet Pea

Worst Gifts:

  • Eggs
  • Farmer’s Lunch
  • Complete Breakfast
  • Joja Cola
  • Clay
  • Stone
  • Copper Ore

 

Potential Bachelorettes:

Abigail

Abigail_Timeline

Birthday: Fall 13

Connections: Pierre & Caroline (Parents)

Location: Abigail can be found most of the time near the railroad starting at 11: 00 AM until 2:00 PM. However, she can also be found at the library between 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM on Wednesdays or at the Wizard’s tower between 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sundays.

Best Gifts:

  • Blackberry Cobbler
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Spicy Eel
  • Pufferfish
  • Amethyst
  • Pumpkin

Good Gifts:

  • Sweet Pea
  • Clam
  • Blue Jazz
  • Topaz
  • Quartz
  • Emerald
  • Earth Crystal
  • Tulip
  • Ice Cream
  • Cookie
  • Pizza
  • Maple Syrup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Honey
  • Crocus
  • Salad

Bad Gifts:

  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Wild Horseradish
  • Sugar
  • Wheat Flour

Worst Gifts:

  • Eggs
  • Clay
  • Joja Cola
  • Stone
  • Slime

 

Haley

Haley_Timeline

Birthday: Spring 14

Connections: Emily (Sister)

Location: From Tuesday through Sunday Haley can be found at the fountain near the community center from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM. However, on Mondays, Haley can be found by the river near Marines Ranch between 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Best Gifts:

  • Pink Cake
  • Fruit Salad
  • Sunflower

Good Gifts:

  • Cookie
  • Ice Cream
  • Pizza
  • Salad
  • Coconut
  • Daffodil
  • Sweet Pea
  • Mayonnaise
  • Wild Honey
  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine
  • Frozen Tear
  • Topaz
  • Tulip

Bad Gifts:

  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Greens
  • Dandelion
  • Quartz
  • Joja Cola

Worst Gifts:

  • Fish
  • Wild Horseradish
  • Clay
  • Stone

 

Leah

Leah_Timeline

Birthday: Winter 23

Connections: Elliott (Friends)

Location: Leah has a busy schedule and she’s often all around town throughout the day and changes routines each season. You may catch her commonly at Pierre’s General store most the day on Monday along with the Saloon towards the evening on Thursday.

Best Gifts:

  • Salad
  • Vegetable Stew
  • Poppyseed Muffin
  • Stir Fry
  • Wine

Good Gifts:

  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Dandelion

Bad Gifts:

  • Gems
  • Clay
  • Stone
  • Seaweed
  • Cave Carrot

Worst Gifts:

  • Bread
  • Pizza
  • Poppy

 

Maru

Maru_Timeline

Birthday: Summer 10

Connections: Demetrius (Father), Robin (Mother), Sebastian (Half-Brother)

Locations: You can find Maru at the laboratory in her house at 10:00 AM or working at the front counter for Harvey’s clinic between 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s.

Best Gifts:

  • Cheese Cauliflower
  • Pepper Poppers
  • Rhubarb Pie
  • Miner’s Treat
  • Strawberry
  • Diamond
  • Gold Bar
  • Iridium Bar
  • Battery Pack

Good Gifts:

  • Artisan Goods
  • Copper Bar
  • Iron Bar
  • Sweet Pea

Bad Gifts:

  • Fish
  • Clay
  • Salmonberry
  • Soapstone

Worst Gifts:

  • Stone
  • Wild Honey

 

Penny

Penny_Timeline

Birthday: Fall 2

Connections: Pam (Mother)

Locations: Throughout the week, Penny can be found mostly between four places, the library, near Haley’s house, near the community center or Joja Mart until 8:00 PM when she heads back home.

Best Gifts:

  • Red Plate
  • Tom Kha Soup
  • Roots Platter
  • Melon
  • Diamond
  • Emerald
  • Sandfish
  • Poppy

Good Gifts:

  • Milk
  • Leek
  • Tulip
  • Dandelion
  • Sweet Pea
  • Cheese
  • Corn

Bad Gifts:

  • Fish
  • Quartz
  • Clay
  • Salmonberry

Worst Gifts:

  • Stone
  • Grape
  • Hops