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My Time At Sandrock – Bachelor Guide (Updated)

My Time At Sandrock is the wonderful slice of life RPG sequel to My Time at Portia and its Early Access is coming out next week on May 26th 2022. Considering how much time I’ve clocked into My Time At Portia it’s an understatement to say that I’m excited for this one to come out. And as such, I’ll be coming out with some fun guides for the game.

My Time At Sandrock has Early Access on Steam and Epic Games. (Unfortunately for console players, you’ll need to wait until 2023 for its release). And just like any Early Access version of any game, Pathea will continue to add regular updates from new features, missions, character dialogue etc. So expect this guide to be changing over time.

Disclaimer: My Time At Sandrock was released on the 26th of May 2022 in Early Access. As such information in this guide is subject to changes and additions. We’ll be adding more to this guide as the game updates!

 

My Time At Sandrock Bachelors

As of the new My Time At Sandrock updates there has been a number of eligible bachelors. Here’s everything you need to know about where to find them, their favourite gifts and how to befriend/marry one!

Arvio BurgessErnest
FangJustice Logan
MiguelOwen Pablo
Pen QiUnsuur

If you want to read about the female romance characters, tab this link open too!

 

Arvio

BirthdayAutumn 6
OccupationGeneral Store Owner
LocationBy The Stairs. Opens from 8:00 to 22:00.

Arvio is the owner of Sandrock’s general store By the Stairs. He is a salesman by heart and works hard to improve his shop and its sales. Like his older sister, Amirah, he is a native of Barnarock and had a hard start in life. Arvio cares deeply for his sister and would never do anything – including business – that could upset their relationship. He enjoys relaxing under a sunshade looking at the oasis or relaxing in the gaming centre. His sister often joins him for dinner.

Arvio’s Desires: Cowprint Sofa (+18), Retro Fan (+24), Water (+9)

GIFTS

Loved Gifts
Alloy Daggers⁠Alloy Daggers (+20)
Aluminum Axe (+20)
Aluminum Pickhammer (+20)
⁠Chromium Axe (+20)
⁠Chromium Pickhammer (+20)
Day of the Bright Sun Blimp Model (+20)
⁠Gemstone Daggers (+20)
⁠Titanium Daggers (+20)
⁠Creepy Pumpkin Bottoms (+19)
⁠Creepy Pumpkin Jacket (+19)
⁠Four Leaf Clover Necklace (+19)
⁠Helper Box (+19)
⁠Large Storage Box (+19)
⁠⁠Sandfish Aquarium (+19)
⁠Yakboy Swing (+19)
⁠Retro Fan (+18)
Running Happy Yakmel Balloon (+18)
⁠Simple Bookcase (+18)
⁠Winter Solstice Yakmel Doll (+18)
⁠Diamond (+17)
Cat-on-a-Cact-o’-Lantern (+16)
⁠⁠Cowboy Scarecrow (+16)
Pro Gamer Chair (+16)
⁠Art Museum Model (+15)
⁠Coral Horn (+15)
⁠⁠Dancing Lion Doll (+15)
Fairy Fox Mask (+15)
⁠⁠Golfing Astronaut Model (+15)
Passya Game Kid (+12)
⁠Squeaky Toy (+12)
⁠Tin Frog (+12)
Liked Gifts
⁠Chromium Daggers (+10)
Colorful Pagoda Jar (+10)
⁠Iron Axe (+10)
⁠⁠Iron Pickhammer (+10)
Steel Daggers (+10)
⁠⁠Amber Pendant (+9)
⁠⁠Beautiful Porcelain Cup (+9)
⁠⁠Ceramic Vase (+9)
⁠⁠Clear Sky Painted Pottery (+9)
⁠⁠Diamond Earrings (+9)
⁠Exquisite Painted Pottery (+9)
⁠⁠Iron Dagger (+9)
⁠Two-tone Waistband (+9)
⁠Fine Hot and Sour Fish (+8)
Gold (+8)
⁠Jade Bracelet (+8)
Wooden Storage (+8)
⁠Arvio Figurine (+7)
⁠⁠Dragon’s Blood (+7)
Hot and Sour Fish (+7)
Mushroom Forest Cake (+7)
⁠Opal (+7)
Picnic Basket (+7)
⁠Rosestone (+7)
⁠Spinel (+7)
⁠Undead Grass (+7)
⁠Fluorite (+6)
⁠Needle Stonecrop (+6)
⁠Silver Ore (+6)
⁠⁠Spicy and Sour Potato (+6)
⁠Titanium Ore (+6)
⁠Water (+6)
Hated Gifts
Dregs (-5)
⁠Food Scraps (-5)
⁠Lizard Tooth⁠ (-5)
⁠Old Jeans⁠ (-5)
Ruined Cloth (-5)
⁠Ruined Glass (-5)
⁠Ruined Paper (-5)
⁠Venom⁠ (-5)

Arvio’s Relationship Perks

Buddy: Receive a 10% discount when buying items at By The Stairs
Friend: Receive a 20% discount when buying items at By The Stairs
Good Friend: Receive a 25% discount when buying items at By The Stairs

 

Burgess

BirthdaySpring 20
OccupationWater Shop
LocationPatrols Around Sandrock

Burgess appears to be an honest, conscientious, loyal, but uptight individual and a member of the Church of the Light. However, he is shown to be very anxious to always do the right thing. While good-hearted and peaceful by nature, Burgess is strongly encouraged by both his job and Pen to face the threats of Sandrock. He is also an amateur cook and displays a love for fish.

GIFTS

Loved Gifts
Large Storage Box (+19)
⁠⁠Chestnut Fish-heads (+18)
⁠Large Desert Mudfish (+17)
Elegant Sun Umbrella (+16)
⁠Cistanche⁠ (+15)
⁠Rhino Horn Cactus (+15)
⁠Yakboy Display Board⁠ (+15)
Yakboy Mirror (+15)
Steamed Sandfish⁠ (+14)
⁠Rib Meat⁠ (+12)
Liked Gifts
Super Dew Collector (+10)
Dew Collector (+9)
⁠Diamond⁠ (+9)
⁠Shiny Scorpion⁠ (+9)
⁠Copper Pot⁠t (+8)
⁠Dried Sandacuda⁠ (+8)
⁠Frying Pan⁠ (+8)
⁠Gold⁠ (+8)
⁠Wooden Storage (+8)
⁠Chestnut Pork⁠ (+7)
⁠Cilantro Omelet (+7)
⁠Mountain Rose⁠ (+7)
⁠Opal⁠ (+7)
⁠Rosestone (+7)
⁠Soup Pot⁠ (+7)
Spinel (+7)
Tomato Beef Brisket (+7)
⁠Biocrust⁠ (+6)
⁠Five Spice Powder (+6)
⁠Fluorite⁠ (+6)
⁠Mush⁠ (+6)
Sand Tea Noodles⁠ (+6)
⁠Scorpster⁠ (+6)
⁠Water⁠ (+6)
⁠Fertilizer⁠ (+5)
⁠Soy Sauce⁠ (+5)
⁠Vinegar⁠ (+5)
⁠Yakmel Milk (+5)
Hated Gifts
All Weapons (-5)
Dregs (-5)
⁠Food Scraps⁠ (-5)
⁠Gunpowder (-5)
⁠Lizard Tooth⁠ (-5)
⁠Niter⁠ (-5)
Industrial Explosives (-5)
Old Jeans (-5)
⁠Ruined Cloth⁠ (-5)
⁠Ruined Glass (-5)
⁠Ruined Paper⁠ (-5)
⁠Venom⁠ (-5)

Burgess’ Relationship Perks

Buddy: There is a 3% chance to receive a letter from Burgess in the morning with 2 Water attached.

 

Ernest

BirthdaySpring 25
OccupationWriter
LocationAround Sandrock

Ernest is a reporter from Atara sent to Sandrock to write an article on ‘Ernie’s World’, only for his train to be accosted by Logan and Haru. Eager for a more interesting headline, Ernest does his best to interview the residents of Sandrock to learn more about these local criminals.

Ernest is also an aspiring writer and is known for writing books for preteens. However his books were criticized harshly for a lack of character depth, which was also noted by Jasmine. Despite this, he still maintains a love for books.

GIFTS

Ernest loves a lot of the items available during the Day of Memories, Sandrock’s Halloween-themed event.

Loved Gifts
⁠Wind Chimes (+17)
Cact-o’-Lantern (+16)
⁠Cact-o’-Lantern Scarecrow⁠ (+16)
⁠Cat-on-a-Cact-o’-Lantern (+16)
⁠Conch Shell Goddess Statue (+16)
⁠Meowses II Statue⁠ (+16)
⁠Floating Galaxy (+15)
Toy Axe Soldier (+15)
⁠Toy Scepter Soldier (+15)
⁠Toy Spear Soldier (+15)
⁠Toy Sword Soldier (+15)
⁠Beast Head Jade Chalice (+14)
Diamond Ring (+14)
⁠Four Leaf Clover Necklace⁠ (+14)
Elegant Sun Umbrella (+14)
⁠Four Leaf Clover Necklace⁠ (+14)
Golden Candlestick (+14)
⁠Moonstone Pendant (+14)
⁠Rustic Lounging Chair (+14)
⁠Rustic Tea Table (+14)
⁠Spinel Corsage (+14)
⁠Yakboy Swing⁠ (+14)
⁠Wolf Tooth Pendant⁠ (+13)
⁠Yakboy Bookshelf (+13)
⁠Hemp Carpet (+12)
Liked Gifts
⁠Premium Wood Desk (+10)
⁠Chestnut Fish-heads (+9)
Diamond (+9)
Eagle Flute (+9)
Fine Fish Porridge (+9)
⁠Wooden Bookcase (+9)
⁠Cistanche⁠ (+8)
Fine Mushroom Forest Cake⁠ (+8)
⁠Gold⁠ (+8)
⁠Rhino Horn Cactus⁠ (+8)
⁠Stewed Eagle Cistanche (+8)
⁠Around the World in However Many Days⁠ (+7)
⁠Cantaloupe (+7)
Crafted Pencilholder (+7)
Fish Porridge (+7)
Mushroom Forest Cake (+7)
⁠Opal⁠ (+7)
⁠Rosestone⁠ (+7)
⁠Spinel (+7)
⁠Yakmel Doll⁠ (+7)
⁠Avocado (+6)
⁠Desert Mushroom (+6)
⁠Fluorite⁠ (+6)
⁠Journey to the East (+6)
⁠Pioneer⁠ (+6)
⁠Tomato⁠ (+6)
Hated Gifts
All Weapons (-5)
Dregs (-5)
⁠Food Scraps⁠ (-5)
⁠Gunpowder (-5)
⁠Lizard Tooth⁠ (-5)
⁠Niter⁠ (-5)
Old Jeans (-5)
⁠Ruined Cloth⁠ (-5)
⁠Ruined Glass (-5)
⁠Ruined Paper⁠ (-5)
⁠Venom⁠ (-5)
Super Shock Shield (-5)

Ernest’s Relationship Perks

None for now.

 

Fang

BirthdayWinter 22
OccupationDoctor
LocationFang and X Clinic. Opens from 7:00 to 19:00.
Sometimes – Outskirts of Sandrock


The Fang and X Clinic is a shop located at the top right corner of Sandrock and above High Noon Arena. You won’t be able to woo this mysterious young doctor until you’ve completed the Taste of Your Own Medicine quest. Only after completing the missions can you begin to accumulate relationship points with Fang.

He is the only doctor currently within Sandrock, with a fascination for gifting experimental medicine to unknowing tourists and builders. For unspecified reasons, Fang does not talk much, relying on X for the majority of conversations with others.

GIFTS

Fang is unique compared to My Time at Sandrock‘s other NPCs. Most of his loved items are ones that other characters hate, and he’ll also refuse most other items.

Loved Gifts
Horned Adder King (+20)
⁠Sand Snake King⁠ (+20)
⁠Sandacuda King⁠ (+20)
Anti-cold Medicine (+14)
Mapo Tofu⁠ (+14)
Dragon’s Blood (+13)
⁠Undead Grass (+13)
Liked Gifts
Diamond (+9)
⁠Helper Box (+9)
⁠Large Storage Box⁠ (+9)
⁠Shiny Scorpion⁠ (+9)
⁠Bird Swing⁠ (+8)
⁠Cistanche⁠ (+8)
⁠Gold⁠ (+8)
⁠Large Horned Adder (+8)
⁠Wooden Storage (+8)
⁠Cantaloupe (+7)
Fried Meat with Chili (+7)
⁠Horned Adder (+7)
Jute Cantaloupe Seeds (+7)
⁠Large Sandacuda⁠ (+7)
Mushroom Forest Cake⁠ (+7)
⁠Opal⁠ (+7)
⁠Rosestone⁠ (+7)
⁠Spinel (+7)
⁠Alfalfa Salad⁠ (+6)
⁠Fruit Salad⁠ (+6)
⁠Large Sand Snake⁠ (+6)
⁠Pomato Seeds⁠ (+6)
⁠Sweet Potato Pepper Seeds⁠ (+6)
Hated Gifts
Dregs (-5)
⁠Food Scraps⁠ (-5)
⁠Old Jeans (-5)
Ruined Cloth (-5)
⁠Ruined Glass⁠ (-5)
⁠Ruined Paper⁠ (-5)

Fang’s Relationship Perks

Friend: Receive a 10% discount when shopping at Fang & X
Good Friend: Receive a 20% discount when shopping at Fang & X

 

Justice

BirthdaySummer 16
OccupationSheriff
LocationAround Sandrock and in Civil Corps

Justice is the sheriff and leading member of the My Time At Sandrock‘s Civil Corps. As the head of the Civil Corps, Justice claims to be the most righteous man in Sandrock, strong and energetic. Justice is always responsible for patrolling around, enthusiastically providing help to the people as he can.

Justice’s Desires: Golden Bell Pill (+19), Bronze Greatsword (+16), Strong Medicine (+13)

GIFTS

Justice loves good quality weapons and items that can be used to help to adventure but dislikes anything ruined or dilapidated.

Loved Gifts
Comfortable Chair (+19)
⁠Barbell⁠ (+18)
⁠Arm Stretcher (+17)
⁠Fang Special X (+17)
⁠Alloy Heavy Sword (+16)
⁠Alloy Sword and Shield (+16)
⁠Essential Heavy Sword (+16)
⁠Essential Sword and Shield (+16)
⁠Titanium Heavy Sword (+16)
⁠Titanium Sword and Shield (+16)
Chromium Heavy Sword (+15)
⁠Steel Greatsword (+15)
⁠Vintage Pistol (+15)
⁠Vintage assault rifle (+15)
⁠Working Desk (+15)
⁠Golden Bell Pill (+14)
⁠Motivational Hammer (+14)
⁠Office Chair (+14)
⁠Iron Muscle Soup (+13)
⁠Pro Gamer Chair (+12)
Liked Gifts
⁠Explorer Pants (+10)
⁠Bronze Greatsword⁠ (+9)
⁠Bronze Sword and Shield (+9)
⁠Explorer Boots (+9)
⁠Explorer Vest⁠ (+9)
Iron Greatsword (+9)
⁠Iron Sword And Shield (+9)
⁠Wolf Tooth Pendant⁠ (+9)
⁠Diamond⁠ (+9)
Braised BBQ Ribs (+8)
⁠Gold⁠ (+8)
⁠Strong Medicine (+8)
Bassia Potion (+7)
⁠Fang Special⁠ (+7)
⁠Beef Noodles⁠ (+7)
Fried Meat with Chilli (+7)
⁠Opal⁠ (+7)
Orchid Extract (+7)
⁠Rosestone⁠ (+7)
⁠Spinel (+7)
⁠Thunderweed Extract⁠ (+7)
⁠Fluorite⁠ (+6)
⁠Hemostat⁠ (+6)
Spicy and Sour Potato⁠ (+6)
⁠Water⁠ (+6)
Hated Gifts
Abandoned doll (-5)
⁠Asphalt road fragments (-5)
⁠Burnt coffee table⁠ (-5)
⁠Dregs⁠(-5)
⁠Exhausted fitness equipment⁠ (-5)
⁠Feces Shell Eggs⁠ (-5)
⁠Food Scraps⁠ (-5)
⁠Mucus⁠(-5)
⁠Ruined Cloth⁠ (-5)
Ruined Glass (-5)
⁠Ruined Paper⁠ (-5)
⁠Snake Saliva⁠ (-5)
⁠Snake Tooth⁠ (-5)
⁠Strange Stone⁠ (-5)
⁠Textile Scrap⁠ (-5)
⁠TV with broken screen⁠ (-5)
⁠Unlabelled Medicine (-5)
⁠Venom⁠ (-5)

Justice’s Relationship Perks

Buddy: Add an extra 5 Attack Points

 

Logan

BirthdaySummer 26
OccupationBandit, Monster Hunter
LocationSandrock

Logan, like his father, is a monster hunter that grew up around Sandrock. He is reckless by nature, but has a strong sense of justice. He will always fight for what he thinks is right.

GIFTS

Loved Gifts
⁠Alloy Daggers (+20)
⁠Alloy Heavy Sword (+20)
⁠Alloy Spear (+20)
⁠⁠Alloy Sword and Shield (+20)
⁠Chromium Spear (+20)
⁠Essential Heavy Sword (+20)
⁠Essential Spear (+20)
⁠Essential Sword and Shield (+20)
⁠⁠Gemstone Daggers (+20)
⁠Magic Adventurer Bottoms (+20)
⁠⁠Magic Adventurer Shirt (+20)
⁠⁠Steel Daggers (+20)
Steel Spear (+20)
⁠⁠Titanium Daggers (+20)
⁠⁠Titanium Heavy Sword (+20)
Titanium Spear (+20)
⁠⁠Titanium Sword and Shield (+20)
⁠Vintage assault rifle (+20)
⁠Chromium Daggers (+19)
⁠⁠Chromium Heavy Sword (+19)
⁠⁠Chromium Sword and Shield (+19)
⁠Desert Warrior Boots (+19)
⁠Desert Warrior Cape (+19)
Desert Warrior Pants (+19)
⁠⁠Desert Warrior Shirt (+19)
⁠Desert Warrior Visor (+19)
Iron Dagger (+19)
⁠Iron Greatsword (+19)
Iron Spear (+19)
⁠Iron Sword And Shield (+19)
⁠Magic Adventurer Boots (+19)
⁠⁠Magic Adventurer Cloak (+19)
⁠Magic Adventurer Goggles (+19)
⁠Steel Greatsword (+19)
⁠⁠Super Shock Shield (+19)
⁠⁠Desert Defender Pants (+18)
⁠Desert Defender Shirt (+18)
⁠Motivational Hammer (+18)
⁠Vintage Pistol (+18)
⁠Chromium Steel Bearings (+17)
⁠⁠Desert Defender Boots (+17)
⁠⁠Diamond (+17)
Manganese Steel Blades (+17)
⁠Manganese Steel Gears (+17)
⁠Desert Defender Cape (+14)
⁠Desert Defender Waist Bag (+14)
Liked Gifts
Arm Stretcher (+9)
Barbell (+9)
⁠⁠Fang Special X (+8)
⁠Golden Ear Bone Ring (+8)
⁠Rainbow Locket (+8)
⁠Sandgear (+8)
⁠Strong Medicine (+8)
⁠⁠Anti-cold Medicine (+7)
⁠⁠Bassia Potion (+7)
⁠Bone Ring (+7)
Fang Special (+7)
Golden Bell Pill (+7)
⁠Iron Muscle Soup (+7)
⁠Orchid Extract (+7)
⁠Thunderweed Extract (+7)
⁠Bone Necklace (+6)
⁠Coffee Beans (+6)
⁠⁠Eyedrop (+6)
⁠Heatstroke Medicine (+6)
⁠Hemostat (+6)
⁠Lavender Extract (+6)
⁠Water (+6)
Hated Gifts
Dregs (-5)
⁠Food Scraps⁠ (-5)
⁠Lizard Tooth (-5)
⁠Old Jeans⁠ (-5)
Ruined Cloth (-5)
⁠Ruined Glass⁠ (-5)
⁠Ruined Paper (-5)
⁠Venom⁠ (-5)

Logan’s Relationship Perks

Buddy: Add an extra 5 Attack Points
Friend: Add an extra 10 Attack Points

 

Miguel

BirthdayWinter 9
OccupationPastor at the Church of the Light
LocationChurch of the Light and around Sandrock

Miguel is the pastor for the Church of the Light, and second in command to Matilda. He is quite flexible compared to other members of his church given the challenges of living in a location such as Sandrock. He is admired by Burgess for his clever management and work ethic.

GIFTS

Loved Gifts
Concentrated Algae Apparatus (+20)
⁠Diamond⁠ (+17)
⁠Rustic Chair⁠ (+17)
⁠Elegant Flower Box⁠ (+16)
⁠Yakboy Bookshelf⁠ (+16)
Yakboy Small Round Stool (+15)
⁠Yakboy Small Square Stool⁠ (+15)
⁠Elegant Bench⁠ (+14)
⁠Elegant Square Table⁠ (+14)
Dragon’s Blood (+13)
⁠Undead Grass (+13)
Liked Gifts
⁠Eagle Flute (+9)
Cistanche (+8)
⁠Fang Special X⁠ (+8)
⁠Gold⁠ (+8)
⁠Rhino Horn Cactus⁠ (+8)
⁠Waist Bag (+8)
⁠Around the World in However Many Days (+7)
⁠Chestnut Seed⁠ (+7)
⁠Coffee Tea Tree Seeds⁠ (+7)
⁠Crafted Pencilholder⁠ (+7)
⁠Fragrant Satchel (+7)
⁠Golden Bell Pill⁠ (+7)
⁠Iron Muscle Soup (+7)
⁠Jute Cantaloupe Seeds (+7)
Opal (+7)
⁠Rosestone⁠ (+7)
⁠Sandrice Sushi⁠ (+7)
⁠Spinel (+7)
⁠Yakmel Horn Comb⁠ (+7)
⁠Alfalfa Salad⁠ (+6)
⁠Fluorite⁠ (+6)
⁠Growing Guide⁠ (+6)
⁠Journey to the East⁠ (+6)
⁠Pioneer⁠ (+6)
⁠Rhino Horn Seeds⁠ (+6)
Hated Gifts
Dregs (-5)
⁠Food Scraps⁠ (-5)
⁠Lizard Tooth (-5)
⁠Old Jeans⁠ (-5)
Ruined Cloth (-5)
⁠Ruined Glass⁠ (-5)
⁠Ruined Paper (-5)
⁠Venom⁠ (-5)

Miguel’s Relationship Perks

Will send the player gifts

Buddy: Bloodstone Saw x2, Potted Plant x5
Friend: Bronze Plate x4, Wall Lamp x3
Romantic: Fine Pepper Fish x2, Hemostat x20
Engagement Gift: Rustic Closet x1, Rustic Side Cabinet x1