Marie is the librarian of Mineral Town. She’s also Anna and Basil’s daughter, and loves it when people come to visit the library to read.
Her birthday is on Winter 20th. If you set your farmer’s birthday on the same day, her birthday will be on Winter 23rd instead.
This guide will tell you all you need to know about maintaining a relationship with Marie.
Marie is often in the Library 24/7 except for sunny Mondays where she takes the day off to spend at Mother’s Lake. Otherwise you can typically find her chilling at Basil’s house.
|Monday||Mother’s Lake, Basil’s House|
|Monday (Rainy or Snowy)||Basil’s House, General Store|
|Tuesday to Sunday||Basil’s House, Library|
A lot of Marie’s favorite gifts are recipes. You can get most of the recipes for Marie’s favorite gifts from Lou after completing 2-6 recipe prerequisites.
Some other easy loved gifts are certain Wild Grasses (black, blue, red, and white), Bamboo Shoots, and Wild Grapes.
|Type of Gift||Items|
|Favorites||Dishes: Relax Tea, Vegetable Juice|
|Loves||Forage: Bamboo Shoots, Black Grass, Blue Grass, Matsutake, Poison Mushroom, Red Grass, White Grass, Wild Grapes
Dishes: Chestnut Rice, Chocolate, Chocolate Cookies, Elli Leaves, Grape Juice, Mont Blanc, Raisin Bread, Roasted Chestnut
Miscellaneous: Caffeine, Dango Flour, Diamond, Letter in a Bottle, Perfume, Pink Diamond, Relax Tea Leaves, Super Caffeine, Tomatosetta Stone
|Likes||Forage: Apple, Chestnut, Honey, Indigo Grass, Orange, Orange Grass, Purple Grass, Yellow Grass
Crops: Bell Pepper, Chili Pepper, Pineapple, Pumpkin, Spinach, Tomato
Animal Products: Cheese, Golden Egg, Mayonnaise, Wool (all types), Yarn
Dishes: Apple Pie, Bamboo Rice, Baugna Cauda, Candied Peels, Carbonara, Cheese Fondue, Cheese Risotto, Cheese Souffle, Cheesecake, Matsutake Rice, Moon Dumpling, Mushroom Gratin, Mushroom Rice, Orange Pastries, Orangette, Palbochae, Pepper Steak, Pineapple Juice, Pumpkin Potage, Roasted Apple, Spicy Margherita Pizza, Spicy Pepper Steak, Spicy Ramen, Spicy Sandwich, Spicy Vegetable Stir Fry, Strawberry Milk (dish)
Miscellaneous: AEPFE Apple, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Bracelet, Broach, Dress, Earrings, Emerald, Face Mask, Garnet, HMSGB Apple, Necklace, Pet Treat, Ruby, Sapphire, Skin Lotion, SUGDW Apple, Sunblock, Topaz
|Dislikes||Animal Products: Butter
Dishes: Curry Bread, Curry Rice, Fried Rice, Okonomiyaki
Miscellaneous: Fodder, Lumber, Scrap Ore, Stone
|Hates||Miscellaneous: Ancient Fossil, Branch, Gold Lumber, Pirate Treasure, Rock
Trash: Empty Can, Fish Bones, Rubber Boot, Weed
Best Gifts for Each Season
|Season||Item||Where to Find It|
|Year-round||Caffeine||Buy from the Clinic for 1,000 G|
|Spring||Bamboo Shoots||Forage around Mother’s Hill in the Spring|
|Summer||Wild Grape Water||Harvest once a day from your farm’s Grape tree, or forage around Mother’s Hill and the Secret Forest in the Summer|
|Autumn||Matsutake||Forage around the hidden area in Mother’s Hill or Carter’s secret room during Autumn|
|Winter||White Grass||Forage around the Forest or Carter’s secret room in the Winter|
As you continue to raise your friendship points and heart level with Marie, you can unlock heart events that allow you to get to know her better.
During the cutscene, your farmer will have to respond with one dialogue option. Choosing the correct response will give you 3,000 LP with Marie, otherwise you will lose -2,000 LP.
Below is a list of each heart event and the requirements needed to trigger them.
|Heart Event||Love Points Required||Location||Requirements||Correct Dialogue Option|
|Gray (1)||0 LP||Library||
||“Is something troubling you?”|
|Gray (2)||5,000 LP||Library||
||“Consider that book bound! Er, found!”|
|Purple||10,000 LP||Mother’s Hill||
||“Yeah. Books are love. Books are life.”|
|Blue||20,000 LP||Basil’s House||
||“What about…farm work?”|
|Green (Confession)||30,000 LP||Any location||
||“Marie’s my book advisor today.”|
||“Exciting AND inspiring!”|
|Red (Marriage)||60,000 LP||Any location||
Remember that you can only view a heart event once you’ve successfully seen all the previous ones, so make sure you’ve checked every single one on the list!
Marie is a marriage candidate, and befriending Marie will allow you to gain deeper insight into her life as a book lover and aspiring novelist.
You can also earn 2,500 bonus LP with Marie if you visit the second floor of the Library. The bonus points are earned every 30 visits until you visit a total of 150 times.