SoS: FoMT Dudley Gifts & Friendship Guide

Standing next to Dudley with a gift (SoS:FoMT)

Dudley is Ran’s father and the manager of the town Inn. He enjoys cooking for the other villagers and spending time with his daughter, Ran.

His birthday is on Winter 11th.

Everything you need to befriend Dudley can be found in this guide.

Schedule

Dudley stands behind the bar counter at the Inn. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
Dudley stands behind the bar counter at the Inn.

Dudley spends all day at the Inn, so it’s not hard to locate him when you need him for anything.

However, every year on Autumn 5th, he visits Mother’s Hill to commemorate his wife’s death anniversary.

Day Location
Autumn 5th Summit
Every other day Inn

Gift Preferences

Dudley’s response when the farmer gives him a loved gift. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
Dudley’s response when the farmer gives him a loved gift.

Some easy loved gifts for Dudley are Apples, Oranges, and Milk. He also appreciates a good dish, so set some aside for him if you have any extra food from your kitchen.

Type of Gift Items
Loves Forage: Apple, Green Grass, Honey, Indigo Grass, Orange, White Grass, Wild Grape
Crops: Adzuki Beans, Cabbage, Carrot, Cucumber, Onion, Pineapple, Tomato
Animal Products: Butter, Cheese, Eggs, Large Fish, Mayonnaise, Medium Fish, Milk (all types)
Dishes: Ajillo, Aqua Pazza, Bagna Cauda, Baked Apple, Bread, Candied Peels, Carpaccio, Chocolate, Dorayaki, Eggs Benedict, Fish Fritters, Fish Soup, Napolitan, Onigiri, Orange Pastries, Orangette, Paella, Pineapple Juice, Premium Grape Juice, Quiche, Seafood Rice Bowl, Strawberry Cake, Tempura Soba, Vegetable Pizza, Wild Grape Water
Miscellaneous: AEPFE Apple, Caffeine, Curry Powder, Dango Flour, HMSGB Apple, Ketchup, Oil, Stamina Booster, Stamina Booster XL, SUGDW Apple, Super Caffeine, Wheat Flour
Likes Forage: Bamboo Shoots, Black Grass, Matsutake, Mushroom, Purple Grass
Crops: Strawberry
Animal Products: Hot Spring Egg
Dishes: Almond Tofu, Bamboo Rice, Cheese Fondue, Cheese Risotto, Corn, Daifuku, Elli Leaves, Grilled Fish, Ice Cream, Margherita, Matsutake Rice, Mochi, Moon Dumplings, Mushroom Gratin, Mushroom Rice, Pudding, Relax Tea, Sashimi, Sushi, Tempura, Udon, Zaru Soba, Zenzai
Miscellaneous: Buckwheat Flour, Relax Tea Leaves
Dislikes Forage: Blue Magic Red Flower, Moondrop Flower, Pink Cat Flower, Red Grass, Sunsweet Flower, Toy Flower, True Magic Red Flower, Yellow Grass
Animal Products: Alpaca Fleece, Angora Fur, Sheep Wool, Yarn
Miscellaneous: Bracelet, Branch, Brooch, Chicken and Rabbit Feed, Dress, Earrings, Face Mask, Fodder, Gems (all types), Lumber, Material Stone, Necklace, Ore (all types), Pet Treat, Skin Lotion, Sun Block
Hates Forage: Poison Mushroom
Miscellaneous: Ancient Fossil, Gold Lumber, Pirate Treasure, Stone
Trash: Boot, Empty Can, Fish Bones, Weed

Best Loved Gifts for Each Season

The farmer holds butter inside the barn / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
The farmer holds butter inside the barn
Season Item Where to Find It
Year-round Butter Place regular milk of any quality inside a Butter Maker
Spring Wild Grapes Harvest from Grape fruit trees in the Spring or Summer
Summer Tomato Harvest from Tomato crops every 3 days after 9 days of growth. Tomato seeds can be bought from the General Store for 200 G
Autumn Baked Apple Learn the recipe from Lou at 4 friendship hearts

Ingredients needed: Apple
Equipment needed: Frying Pan
Winter Orangettes Obtain the recipe after cooking 5 dishes with Chocolate

Ingredients needed: Chocolate, Orange
Equipment needed: Pot, Seasoning Set

Townsfolk Events

Dudley during one of the random events that take place in the Inn. Source / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
Dudley during one of the random events that take place in the Inn. Source

As you continue to raise your friendship points with Dudley, you can unlock townsfolk events that allow you to get to know him better.

Unlike marriage candidates, you aren’t really required to respond with specific dialogue in order to gain their favor. Sometimes, simply participating in the event is enough!

They also aren’t required to advance in your friendship with the non-marriageable villagers. Below is a list of each event with Dudley and the requirements needed to trigger them.

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Townsfolk Event Friendship Points Required Location Requirements Correct Dialogue Option
The Anniversary Mother’s Hill Summit
  • It is between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Fall 5th of any year
  • It is not stormy
  • The farmer has talked to Dudley at least once before
  • The farmer is not in a relationship with Ran
Dudley and Duke’s Argument 100 (4 friendship notes with Ran only) Inn (1st floor)
  • It is between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM on a Saturday
  • The weather is rainy or snowy
  • The farmer has talked to Dudley, Duke, Ran, Thomas, and Harris at least once before
  • Dudley, Ran, Thomas, and Harris are all inside the Inn
  • The farmer is not in a relationship with Ran
Intervene
Father’s Present 200 (8 friendship notes with Ran only) Inn (1st floor)
  • It is between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM on Winter 11th of any year
  • It is not stormy
  • The farmer has spoken to both Ran and Dudley in the last season
  • The farmer is not in a relationship with Ran
Cliff Collapses 50 (2 friendship notes with Cliff only) Rose Plaza
  • It is between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM on any day of Winter Year 1
  • The weather is snowy
  • The farmer has spoken to Cliff in the last season
  • The farmer has at least one space available in the Bag and does not have any tool equipped
Cliff Leaves Mineral Beach
  • It is between 6:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Winter 29th of Year 1
  • It is not stormy
  • The farmer has seen the Vineyard Job Request event but did not invite Cliff
Cliff’s Return Adge Winery (Outside)
  • It is between 6:00 PM and 10:00 PM on the 29th day of any season
  • It is Year 2 or later
  • It is not stormy
  • The farmer did not invite Cliff in the previous Job Request event
  • Cliff has not been in Mineral Town for more than one season
Drinking Battle: Karen vs. Duke 200 (8 friendship notes with Karen only) Inn (1st floor)
  • It is between 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM on a Sunday
  • It is not stormy
  • The farmer has talked to Karen at least once before
  • Karen, Dudley, and Duke are all inside the Inn
  • The farmer is not in a relationship with Karen
“Sure thing.” (+3,000 LP for Karen only)
Joanna’s Selfishness 100 (4 friendship notes with Mugi only) Yodel Ranch (1st floor)
  • It is between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM on a Friday
  • It is Year 2 or later
  • The weather is sunny
  • Dudley is inside Yodel Ranch
A Phone Call from Joanna 100 (8 friendship notes with Mei only) Yodel Ranch (1st floor)
  • It is between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM on a Wednesday
  • It is Year 3 or later
  • The weather is sunny
  • The farmer has seen the previous event Joanna’s Selfishness
  • Dudley is inside Yodel Ranch

Friendship Perks

Dudley teaches the farmer how to make Cheese Fondue. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
Dudley teaches the farmer how to make Cheese Fondue.

At 4 friendship notes, Dudley will teach you the recipe for Cheese Fondue.

And at 8 friendship notes, Dudley will allow you to access the Inn for extended hours, and give you access to his room.

Friendship Notes Time Open (Inn)
3 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
4-7 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
8+ 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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