Unpause Asia

Gaming News, Reviews and Pew Pews

Potionomics – Romance Guide

It seems that these last few years have seen the rise of some amazing and adorable life-sim titles. This time however there’s a little twist because instead of a farm or cafe you’re going to be running a potion shop. In Potionomics you play a young witch named Sylvia who has just taken over her uncle’s debt-ridden potion shop. You’re going to be working hard to get the shop back on its feet by competing in a series of potion-making competitions.

But beyond that young Sylvia also wants a life outside of the potion scene and you can do that by building relationships with others on the island. The better friends you are the more discounts and content you’ll unlock. And you can even fall in love! In Potionomics there are nine characters for you to fall in love with and we’ll go through them all here.

 

THE ROMANTIC CANDIDATES

There are nine possible people for you to woo in Potionomics. They are:

 Baptiste CorsacLuna
 Mint MuktukQuinn
 Roxanne SaffronXidriel

Note: You can only have one romantic partner in Potionomics in any single playthrough.

 

HOW TO ROMANCE CHARACTERS

To romance a character in Potionomics, you’ll have to have a high relationship with that character. And the flirtiest dialogue options won’t hurt either. To have the best chance of successfully romancing your character of choice, it’s wise to flirt with everyone that you are interested in from the beginning. You will know if it has the right effect on them when their icon appears that illustrates a heart rather than sparkles.

To move your relationship from friendship to paramour be prepared to lavish them with gifts and spend time with them. Each character has a certain type of ingredient that they like best which will increase their feelings for you the most.

The characters’ models also tend to blush whenever you manage to flirt successfully. If you have not selected correctly, you can simply backtrack and reload, although missing out on a few flirty comments isn’t the end of the world. You will still encounter the choice of either rejecting or accepting a romanceable character’s affections once the right time hits.

 

Baptiste – Guildmaster (He/Him)

Species: Human Male
Favourite Gifts: Flowers
Disliked Gifts: Bones
Unlocks: After unlocking Mint

Baptiste is the current head of the Heroes Guild and despite his background of being born into a rich family, he is a kind and compassionate man. Baptiste tries his best to fit in with the local adventurers… even if his current attempts haven’t been particularly successful.

Flirtatious Options

  • Rank 1 – “At least you’re handsome!”.
  • Rank 2 – “For riches… or romance?”.
  • Rank 3 – “I like a man with conviction”.
  • Rank 4 – “My heart is beating faster”.
  • Rank 5 – “That was hot”.
  • Rank 6 – “You’re sweet”.
  • Rank 7 – “Contemplation is a good look on you”.

Relationship Rewards

LevelCardPatienceEffect
1Captivate0Increase patience by 1. If Opener: Increase patience by 2.
2Build Rapport2Raise interest by 8. If Opener: Apply “Sympathy” for 2 turns.Sympathy Customer Debuff – Increase all interest gained by 25%.
3Subvert1Raise interest by 4. Remove 1 random customer buff.
4Coupon: Decreases the cost of Ingredients by 10%
5Compromise2Raise interest to the next level. Permanently block the highest available level of interest. Effect ignores customer shield.
6Common Ground2Apply “Common Ground” for 3 turns.Common Ground Customer Debuff – Reduces stress applied by customer by 50%.
7Strategic Withdrawal0Permanently block the highest available level of interest. Increase patience by 3.
8Coupon: Decreases the cost of Ingredients by 20%
9Emotional Intelligence3Raise interest by 8. If customer has an active debuff, raise interest by 25 instead.
10Silver Tongue2Raise interest by 10. Remove all customer buffs.Required Custom Order: Superior Health Potion, Superior Mana Potion
 

Corsac – Survivalist Hunter (He/Him)

Species: Human Male
Favourite Gifts: Fungus & Flowers
Disliked Gifts: Fish & Meat
Unlocks: After defeating him in his Potion Contest

Corsac is the second Rival that Sylvia has to face. He’s a little less underhanded than the rest of the rivals. He attempts to minimise his impact on the environment by farming his own ingredients for his potions, only taking what he needs and what he can give back. However, most of his time away from civilization has made Corsac lose any real people skills, which can make striking up a conversation difficult.

Flirtatious Options

  • Rank 1 – “Not unlike yourself”.
  • Rank 2 – “I like the strong, silent type”.
  • Rank 3 – “How about a massage?”.
  • Rank 4 – “I bet you quiz all the girls”.
  • Rank 5 – “Maybe a love connection?”.
  • Rank 6 – “(Say nothing)”, medium. “Your enthusiasm is charming”, large.
  • Rank 7 – “I think it’s working on me

Relationship Rewards

LevelCardPatienceEffect
1Ferocity of the Squirrel1Apply “Ferocity of the Squirrel.” Lasts until the end of the current haggle session. Ferocity of the Squirrel Sylvia Buff – Raises interest by 2 whenever a card is played. Persists until another stance card is played. Corsac’s “Adapt” card changes to “Deal 12 interest.”
2Adapt1Play an active “stance” to use this card.
3Be Prepared1Apply “Reinforced” for 1 turn. If Opener: Additionally apply “Resolve” for 1 turn. Reinforced Sylvia Buff – Reduces stress received from all sources by 50%Resolve Sylvia Buff – Increases shield gain by 50%
4Coupon: Decreases cost of Adventures by 25%
5Happy Place2Raise interest by 14, ignoring any active buffs and debuffs.
6Serenity of the Mollusk3Apply “Serenity of the Mollusk.” Lasts until the end of the current haggle session. Serenity of the Mollusk Sylvia Buff – Adds 2 shield per turn. Persists until another stance card is played. Corsac’s “Adapt” card changes to “Reduces stress by 5.”
7Pivot0Gain 2 shield per card played prior to this card on current turn.
8Coupon: Decreases cost of Adventures by 50%
9Mind of the Slime2Apply “Mind of the Slime.” Lasts until the end of the current haggle session. Mind of the Slime Sylvia Buff – Draw 1 extra card(s) per turn. Persists until another stance card is played. Corsac’s “Adapt” card changes to “Draw 4 cards.”
10Lessons from Nature2Draw a card. Raise interest by 10. Gain 3 shield.Required Custom Order: Superior Petrification Cure, Superior Tolerance Potion
 

Luna – Marketer (She/Her)

Species: Moth Female
Favourite Gifts: Fruit & Mana
Disliked Gifts: Bugs & Essence
Unlocks: After Day 13

Luna is a moth-like character in Potionomics. She possesses six limbs, wings and antennae. Luna runs a somewhat successful marketing business, though her parents don’t seem to be appreciative of her career choices. By making use of Luna’s marketing skills, Sylvia might have a chance at turning her humble potion shop into a place known throughout the world.

Flirtatious Options

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Potionomics-Baptiste-Character-4-1024x573.jpg
  • Rank 1 – “Are we flirting?”.
  • Rank 2 – “Ooh, my very own stalker”.
  • Rank 3 – “Save some room for thoughts of me”.
  • Rank 4 – “Should I be jealous?”.
  • Rank 5 – “I always enjoy myself with you”.
  • Rank 6 – “I always like a black sheep”.
  • Rank 7 – “You’ve always been hot”.

Relationship Rewards

LevelCardPatienceEffect
1Elevator Pitch1Drawn in opening hand. Can only be played at the start of transaction. Raise interest by 4. Apply “Sympathy” for 1 turn.Sympathy Customer Debuff – Increases all interest gained by 25%.
2Lean into it2Raise interest by 3 for every 5 points of current stress level. Discard 1 card at random.
3Wing It1Raise interest by 12. Increase stress by 5.
4Coupon: Decreases the cost of Marketing by 20%
5Rehearsed Line0Raise interest by 6. Value is reduced by 3 each time this card is played in the same transaction.Note: You can add up to 4 copies of Rehearsed Line in your deck
6Caffeine Rush1Discard up to 2 Stress Cards from your hand. Increase stress by 3.
7Dig Deep3Increase stress by 5. Then raise interest by 5 for every 4 points of current stress level.
8Coupon: Decreases the cost of Marketing by 40%
9Subliminal Suggestion2Apply “Subliminal Suggestion” for 3 turns.Subliminal Suggestion Customer Debuff – Raise interest by 10 at start of customer’s turn. Value increases by 5 every turn.
10Final PushCloserRaise interest by 12 for each current level of interest. Close sale.Required Custom Order: Superior Mana Potion, Superior Stamina Potion
 

Mint – Budding Hero (She/Her)

Species: Human Female
Favourite Gifts: Bones, Slime & Plants
Disliked Gifts: Fungus
Unlocks: After Day 2

Mint is a newcomer Warrior to Rafta’s Heroes Guild, she wields a large mallet and round shield. vMint is a very active adventurer who is trying hard to find her purpose in life. She is hardworking and always lends her aid including gathering ingredients for Sylvia.

As a Hero, Mint can be hired by you to help procure ingredients for potions by sending her on an Adventure.

Flirtatious Options

  • Rank 1 – “You’ve got the muscles to be a hero”.
  • Rank 2 – “Should I pinch you?”.
  • Rank 3 – “Ooh, cute and clever?”.
  • Rank 4 – “And maybe something more?”.
  • Rank 5 – “I thought your glutes looked nice”.
  • Rank 6 – “I might be distracted by your loveliness”.
  • Rank 7 – “Is this a date?”.

Relationship Rewards

LevelCardPatienceEffect
1Sympathy1Gain 2 Shield. Apply “Sympathy” for 1 turn. Sympathy Customer Debuff – Increases all interest gained by 25%.
2Keep Your Guard Up2Raise interest by 8 . Gain 3 shield.
3Muscle Memory0Raise interest by 4.
425% Coupon
5Blitz1Raise interest by 14. Can only be played if you have 3 or fewer cards in your hand.
6Eyes on the Prize0Apply “Stalwart.” Can only be played if you have 3 or fewer cards in your hand. Stalwart Sylvia Buff – Prevents the next debuff from taking effect on Sylvia.
7Keep It Simple1Raise interest by 9. Discard 2 random cards. If Opener: Discard only 1 card.
850% Coupon
9Unfazed1Remove a random debuff from Sylvia.
10Fortitude2Apply “Fortitude” for 2 turns. Fortitude Sylvia Buff – Negates stress received from all sources. Required Custom Order: 2 Superior Speed Potions
 

Muktuk – Blacksmith (He/Him)

Species: Walrus Male
Favourite Gifts: Fish & Ore
Disliked Gifts: Plants
Unlocks: After Day 3

Though he may look like a giant Walrus, Muktuk is the island’s primary crafter, building new cauldrons, shelves, and more for Sylvia at affordable prices. During times when he wants to be alone, he’ll spend time in his personal workshop and work on a huge project led by the spirits of his ancestors.

Flirtatious Options

  • Rank 1 – “Speaking of art: Nice tattoos”.
  • Rank 2 – “I like a guy who knows what he likes”.
  • Rank 3 – “Your ancestors must have been very impressive”.
  • Rank 4 – “You’re cute when your shy”.
  • Rank 5 – “No wonder you’re so scantily clad”.
  • Rank 6 – “You’re pretty impressive, yourself”.
  • Rank 7 – “It’s romantic out here”.

Relationship Rewards

LevelCardPatienceEffect
1Pump Up1Apply “Pump Up.”Pump Up Sylvia Buff – Increases the interest applied by the next interest-raising card by 50%.Note: If two Pump Up cards are played in a row the bonus will apply to the next two interest-raising cards rather than stacking on the same single card.
2Enthusiasm3Raise interest by 16.
3Craftsmanship1Raise interest by 6. Increase price of potion by 3%.
4Coupon: Decreases the cost of Crafts and Upgrades by 15%
5Bravado1Apply “Bravado” for 2 turns.Bravado Sylvia Buff – Applies 3 additional interest whenever a card is played.
6Reinforce2Apply “Reinforced” for 3 turns. Gain 3 shield.Reinforced Sylvia Buff – Reduces stress received from all sources by 50%.
7ZealCloserIncrease interest by 20. Close sale.
8Coupon: Decreases the cost of Crafts and Upgrades by 25%
9Artistry2Raise interest by 10. Increase price of potion by 15%.
10Conviction2Apply “Conviction.” Can only be played as Opener.Conviction Sylvia Buff – Doubles the interest applied by the next interest-raising card.Required Custom Order: Superior Insight Enhancer, Superior Alertness Enhancer

Next Post

Previous Post

Leave a Reply

© 2022 Unpause Asia

Theme by Anders Norén