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.
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.
|Every other day||Inn|
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
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
|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
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.
|Townsfolk Event||Friendship Points Required||Location||Requirements||Correct Dialogue Option|
|The Anniversary||–||Mother’s Hill Summit||
|Dudley and Duke’s Argument||100 (4 friendship notes with Ran only)||Inn (1st floor)||
|Father’s Present||200 (8 friendship notes with Ran only)||Inn (1st floor)||
|Cliff Collapses||50 (2 friendship notes with Cliff only)||Rose Plaza||
|Cliff Leaves||–||Mineral Beach||
|Cliff’s Return||–||Adge Winery (Outside)||
|Drinking Battle: Karen vs. Duke||200 (8 friendship notes with Karen only)||Inn (1st floor)||
||“Sure thing.” (+3,000 LP for Karen only)|
|Joanna’s Selfishness||100 (4 friendship notes with Mugi only)||Yodel Ranch (1st floor)||
|A Phone Call from Joanna||100 (8 friendship notes with Mei only)||Yodel Ranch (1st floor)||
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|