The Witch of Fern Island – Gift Guide (Updated)
The Witch of Fern Island is a witchy life sim that has you playing as the young witch Abrill. In order for her to become a full-fledged witch she’ll need to pass the tests at the Academy of Witches. But one day on she falls into the lush and magical land of Fern Island. It is a magical island inhabited by different cultures and people.
You’ll perform magic rituals, craft talismans, brew potions and participate in other witchcraft practices in order to hone your skills. To do this you’ll also need to grow your own plants, raise animals and make friends with the people of the island to learn their traditions and beliefs.
In this guide, we’ll go through all 17 of the islanders, their likes and dislikes and more in The Witch of Fern Island.
Disclaimer: The Witch of Fern Island was released on the 2nd of May 2023 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!
ALL THE ISLANDERS
|• Ahnah||• Anton||• Cassandra|
|• Charna||• Frita||• Horace|
|• Malbi||• Miruta||• Patrice|
|• Rebecca||• Rogost||• Siemibor|
|• Tesha||• Tulok||• Urushu|
|• Witowir||• Yutu|
Ahnah is an emotional teenager full of curiosity wanting to explore the world. She plays the drums and can be found during rehearsals and concerts with the Wilted Roses. In her day-to-day life, she co-runs a fishing store with her brother and grandmother.
|Occupation||Owner of Fishing Store, Drummer in Wilted Roses|
|Locations||Northern Lights – Fishing Shop, On The Docks|
|Loves||Cinderella, Gass, Pike|
|Likes||Crab, Fish Stew, Shortcake|
|Dislikes||Copper Ore, Iron Ore, Steel Bar|
|Hates||Garlic, Fern Fossil, Trash|
Friendly and rather likeable, despite his awkwardness at reading the room. Anton’s rather disarming authenticity sometimes leads to situations where he gives advice that is not fully thought through.
|Occupation||Baker/Barista at Sweet Corner|
|Locations||Sweet Corner, Labyrinth – Every Friday|
|Loves||Lavender, Truffle, Watermelon Lemonade|
|Likes||Honey, Coffee, Pastry, Music|
|Dislikes||Insects, Hedgemole Spikes, Venom|
Location: Find him at Labyrinth every Friday playing the piano
Cassandra is a young woman entering adulthood, she has a feisty outlook and a sarcastic approach to the world. She had to become independent at a relatively young age, taking over the flower shop after her mother. She seems to harbour secrets, although this may simply be a matter of her character.
|Occupation||Owner of Flower Shop|
|Locations||Flower Bee – Flower Shop|
|Loves||Lotus, Bloom Bouquet|
|Likes||Chamomile, Mixed Wild Herbs|
|Dislikes||Frog Slime, Plastic|
|Hates||Aroma Bass, Cod, Roach|
Charna is a Doctor and her perfectionist nature and responsibility to her patients will not allow her to make mistakes or waste time relaxing. She is respected throughout Barrow End, with most of the residents remembering how she has helped them or their loved ones.
|Locations||Hospital, Charna’s House, Flower Bee – Some Mornings|
|Loves||Chamomile, Archangelica, Bitter Gentian, Veggie Smoothie|
|Hates||Strength Potion, Amulet of Health, Trash|
Frita values her solitary lifestyle, although she seems to have developed this individualistic character only after she had already decided to live in seclusion. And this is just one of the many secrets she doesn’t reveal, even to her two friends from the city.
|Loves||Anti-Demon Amulet, Lesser Luck Charm|
A senile pensioner, he owns a farm near the town. His health does not often allow him to do as much work as he would like to do, so he will often need help.
|Locations||Horace’s House, Tulok’s Farm|
|Loves||Farmer’s Omelette, Garlic Flakes|
|Likes||Beans, Radish, Redbeet|
|Hates||Candle, Herring, Trash|
Malbi is an elegant woman with a great flair for creative clothing design. She runs her own boutique where she sells her creations. Although she respects nature and animals, she feels more connected to people and it is among them where her warmth and optimism are best manifested.
|Occupation||Owner of Boutique|
|Loves||Citrine, Amulet of Health|
|Likes||Fiber, Analgesic Ointment|
The right person in the right position. Miruta is the Mayor of Barrow End, an energetic woman who is perpetually close to the people. She always fights to the last moment for the residents’ issues, even when the cause is lost in advance.
|Occupation||Mayor of Barrow End|
|Likes||Candle, Mild Perfume|
|Dislikes||Mixed Wild Herbs|
Patrice is a reserved teenager who, due to circumstances, works at a local market. She seems lonely and avoids conversations and interactions with others.
|Occupation||Works at Local Market|
|Loves||Amulet of Safe Sleep, Friendship Charm|
|Likes||Tulip, Bloom Bouquet|
Rebecca is a widely known and popular journalist in Barrow End. She hosts “Fern Hum”, both a radio program and a newspaper.
|Likes||Lavender, Thorned Cucumber, Rope|
Not only is Rogost a good carpenter, he also runs a sawmill and a construction company. He concentrates hard on his work, which gives the impression that he tries to occupy his thoughts and escape from his other problems in this way.
|Locations||Rogost’s Workshop, Near Noticeboard (South of Town)|
|Likes||Driftwood, Wood, Hardwood, Analgesic Ointment, Boran Sandwich|
An elderly forager who spends most of his time working in the Sacred Grove. Siemibor is calm and never gets truly angry. He has a tendency to sing under his breath and speak in rhyme giving his speech a rather melodic quality. As a forager, he loves to work in the Sacred Grove and performs the tasks assigned to him reliably and thoroughly, albeit slowly.
Boran culture is very important to him. One of the main values of this faith is respect for other humans, animals, and plants. He doesn’t understand how his niece can dislike cats, but they never argue or quarrel about it. He treats Boran customs and traditions as sacred and will not allow them to be taken frivolously. He enjoys giving lone lectures on the Guardians and preaching wise counsel.
|Occupation||Watcher of the Sacred Grove|
|Loves||Amulet of Health|
|Likes||Bone, Tibia, Shiitake|
|Hates||Frog Slime, Honey, Wax|
Tesha is a teenage girl going through a rebellious phase, she is the singer of the band Wilted Roses. She doesn’t share the same enthusiasm for her family values and the culture she comes from. Instead, she sees her future in a musical career.
|Occupation||Singer in Wilted Roses, Helps out in Boutique|
|Likes||Candle, Music, Fiber|
Tulok is a veterinarian living close to the Barrow End. He runs a Tzoru farm and a pet store. He does not support the Apatut tradition of wearing fur and other zoonotic clothing, as he himself considers animals important in his life.
An elderly man, experienced in life, who takes care of the museum in Barrow End. He is involved in archaeology and is very curious about the world around him. Mainly thanks to him, much of Fern Island’s history has been uncovered. As much as he values the ancient culture, he also values the culture from which he himself came.
|Loves||Adorned Vase, Arrowhead, Stone Plate, War Horn, Antique Earrings, Kaoh Coin|
|Likes||Fern Fossil, Trilobite, Fossil Track, Ambered Insect, Bread|
Cool at a glance and surprisingly calm for his avant-garde teenage appearance. He earns extra money as a bartender at the Labyrinth. He belongs to the band Wilted Roses as a guitarist: if you are very lucky you can meet him when he is practicing outdoors, aside from the band’s rehearsals.
Witowir is best friends with Tesha and Anhah and together they form the punk band Wilted Roses. He has a crush on Tesha.
|Occupation||Bartender at the Labyrinth, Guitarist in Wilted Roses|
|Locations||Labyrinth, Near Statue of Boran, Lower Town|
A somewhat pragmatic young man who is in charge of supplying a fishing store. He is rather reserved in interpersonal relations, even if he is very concerned about what other think of him. He spends his free time cooking for his family, who are the most important to him.
|Locations||Docks, Northern Lights|
|Loves||Bloom Salad, Mushroom Pasta|
|Likes||Bean Chili, Farmer’s Omelette, Forest Stew|
THE WITCH OF FERN ISLAND
Welcome to the mysterious Fern Island! A lush temperate isle home to three great magical cultures – Boran, Apatut, and Kuqkwa – including one bright-eyed newcomer, Abrill. After crashing onto the island during her travels to a magical academy, the young witch makes the most of the situation, still eager to become a full-fledged Witch. Instead of waiting idly for her arrival, the Academy of Witches also decided to use this as an opportunity for young Abrill to demonstrate her mastery of magic and unveil the secrets of the mysterious island.
The Witch of Fern Island is out now on PC – Steam.