Stardew Valley Maru

Stardew Valley Maru

Stardew Valley Maru

Stardew Valley Maru is a villager who lives in the mountains near Pelican Town. She is one of the twelve characters available for marriage in Stardew Valley. She lives on the northern side of the town with her family. Her house is attached to Robin’s Carpenter Shop.

Maru’s Nature

Maru is an outgoing, friendly, nice, and ambitious girl. She has a passion for gadgets and often found fiddling with her tools in her room. She sometimes does odd jobs at a local clinic with Harvey.

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Maru’s Relationships

Stardew Maru lives with her parents Demetrius and Robin. Sebastian is her half brother who lives with them too. She has a not-so-great relationship with Sebastian but she always wishes they were close to each other. Maru works for Harvey at the local clinic.

Maru’s Gifts

You can give Maru two gifts per week and an extra on her birthday which is on Summer 10. These gifts will raise or lower your friendship with her depending upon what your gift is. The birthday gift will have an 8x effect and it will reveal a unique dialogue.

Gifts Maru Loves

Maru loves to receive any of the following gifts. It will increase your friendship level with Maru.

  1. Pepper Poppers
  2. Prismatic Shard
  3. Gold Bar
  4. Rhubarb Pie
  5. Miner’s Treat
  6. Strawberry
  7. Diamond
  8. Cheese Cauliflower
  9. Iridium Bar
  10. Battery Pack
  11. Cauliflower
  12. Rabbit’s Foot

Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Loves

Stardew Valley Happy Maru
Happy Maru

Maru gets excited to receive gifts she loves. She’ll say the following:

*It’s for me? This is my favorite stuff! It’s like you read my mind!”

Gifts Maru Likes

Maru likes the following items and giving her other items will result in her being unhappy and unimpressed. This can impact the level of friendship between you and Maru. So make sure you do not give her anything wrong.

  1. Goods made with Artisan Equipment
  2. Cooked items except for Fried Egg, Bread, and Strange Bun
  3. Gems
  4. Mushrooms
  5. Daffodil
  6. Dandelion
  7. Duck Egg
  8. Duck Feather
  9. Goat Milk
  10. Hazelnut
  11. Holly
  12. Leek
  13. Flowers except for Poppy
  14. Morel
  15. Quartz
  16. Snow Yam
  17. Spring Onion
  18. Wild Horseradish
  19. Winter Root
  20. Fruits except for Salmonberry and Spice Berry

Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Likes

Stardew Valley Maru
Neutral Maru

Most probably Maru will react neutrally and say the following:

*That’s such a nice gift. Thank you!*

Gifts Maru Dislikes

Maru dislikes the following items and she will not react favorably to.

  1. Fish and Fishing items
  2. Bombs
  3. House items
  4. Geodes
  5. Seeds
  6. Farm items
  7. Bread
  8. Cheeses
  9. All construction materials

Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Dislikes

Stardew Valley Maru
Concerned Maru

Maru will not like it if you give her anything from the above-mentioned list of things.

*Hmmm… Are you sure this is healthy?*

Gifts Maru Hates

If you give Maru any of the following items, it will result in an angry reaction.

  1. Artifacts
  2. Bait
  3. Rainbow Shell
  4. Monster Loot
  5. Trash
  6. Hay
  7. Poppy
  8. Sap
  9. Spice Berry
  10. Totems
  11. Strange Bun
  12. Coral
  13. Nautilus Shell
  14. Salmonberry

Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Hates

Stardew Valley Maru
Unhappy Maru

Maru will get angry if you will give her anything from the above-mentioned list. Her reaction would be:

*I think I’m allergic to this*

Special Events

Special events take place during the gameplay and it will affect your friendship level with Maru. Here is a summary of all the special events and encounters that may happen with you and Maru.

Two Hearts

*Enter the Carpenter’s Shop when Maru is there*

You see Maru and Demetrius are testing a soil sample in the lab. A conversation happens between Demetrius and you about Maru.

Four Hearts

*Enter the clinic when Maru is there*

You find Maru standing in the clinic holding a beaker which she drops because she is shocked to see you in the clinic.

Six Hearts

*Enter the Mountain on a sunny day between 9:00 PM and 11:40 PM*

You see Maru looking through her telescope and she is shocked to see you out so late.

Eight Hearts

*Enter the carpenter’s shop when Maru is there*

Maru tells you about her new project and shows you a machine as well.

Ten Hearts

*Enter the carpenter’s shop between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM*

Maru tells you about the project she finished and showed you a robot that she built to help her parents.

Group Ten Hearts

If the player (you) is unmarried and have given bouquet to all available bachelors, have friendship level 10 hearts with each, and have seen all 10 heart events, entering Emily/Haley’s house will trigger a cut scene with Maru.

Fourteen Hearts

*Enter the farmhouse from 6:10 AM and 5:00 on a day other than Saturday in season other than winter*

*Enter the mountains between 10PM and 1:00 AM on a sunny day*

Marriage Event  

After marriage with you, Maru will move into farmhouse. She will add her own room to right of the bedroom like other marriage candidates. She will set up a small area behind farmhouse where she will go work on her gadgets sometimes. She will continue to work in the town clinic.

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