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 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.
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.
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.
- Pepper Poppers
- Prismatic Shard
- Gold Bar
- Rhubarb Pie
- Miner’s Treat
- Cheese Cauliflower
- Iridium Bar
- Battery Pack
- Rabbit’s Foot
Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Loves
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.
- Goods made with Artisan Equipment
- Cooked items except for Fried Egg, Bread, and Strange Bun
- Duck Egg
- Duck Feather
- Goat Milk
- Flowers except for Poppy
- Snow Yam
- Spring Onion
- Wild Horseradish
- Winter Root
- Fruits except for Salmonberry and Spice Berry
Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Likes
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.
- Fish and Fishing items
- House items
- Farm items
- All construction materials
Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Dislikes
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.
- Rainbow Shell
- Monster Loot
- Spice Berry
- Strange Bun
- Nautilus Shell
Maru’s Reaction to Gifts she Hates
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 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.
*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.
*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.
*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.
*Enter the carpenter’s shop when Maru is there*
Maru tells you about her new project and shows you a machine as well.
*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.
*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*
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.