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Roots of Pacha – Bachelor Romance Guide (Updated)

Roots of Pacha is Stardew Valley but in the stone age. If you’re looking for a new farming and life sim, then the recently released Roots of Pacha is one for you to check out. In this game, you can befriend mastodons, master the art of fire, and use your stone tools to advance your clan. But something that remains unchanged throughout the ages? Falling in love.

In Roots of Pacha there are 11 different people that you can date, fall in love and eventually marry. There are 6 males and 5 females to choose from and you can date any and all regardless of your gender. In this guide, we’ll go through all of them. How the dating and marriage system works, what everyone’s favourite gift is and all their flower events.

In this guide, we’ll go through the romance guide for all six of Roots of Pacha‘s bachelors.


All Roots of Pacha Bachelors


How To Romance Someone

In Roots of Pacha and real life, you can gain friendship points by speaking with the people of the clan and by giving them gifts that they like.


Next to the name of each NPC is a picture of a flower. Platonic friendships will be shown with a yellow flower Roots of Pacha Yellow Flower, while characters that are romanceable will have a pink flower Roots of Pacha Pink Flower. As your friendship improves with that person the number of flowers will increase.

Once you reach 6 flowers with a romanceable character, they will ask you to start dating them. You can date all the characters date all of the characters at the same time, with no repercussions, and gender doesn’t matter.

Marriage / Form a Union

Once you reach 10 flowers with one of the romanceable, they will ask you if you want to form a union together (get married). It will take 4 days for the marriage to happen.

Once you marry someone in Roots of Pacha, they will move into your house and follow their normal schedule as if nothing changed. Your spouse will give you meals in the morning if you talk to them while they are cooking and will also occasionally give you gifts.



Frer is the clan’s fisherman. He is a quiet, kind and patient man who spends much of his time fishing in the water. He lives with his grandmother and can sometimes be seen hanging around the village with his longtime friend, Illoe.

BirthdaySummer 18
ResidenceTetih’s Hut
LovesMango, Kohlrabi, Tomato Juice, Mediterranean Grilled Fish, Pasta of the Sea, Zeus, Trumpet, Sardius, Bear Claw
LikesMango Juice (W), Pomegranate Juice, Dried Mango, Sundried Tomato, Sea Kale, Citron Juice, Porcupine, Pickled Eggplant, Any Smoked Fish
DislikesFennel Juice, Fertilizer, Wheat, Carrot, Cabbage Juice, Kohlrabi Juice, Sea Kale Juice, Bison Fur, Wheat Flour, Plant Fiber, Cassava, Any Plant Meat, Any Animal Meat, Any Lard
HatesPoop, Hay Bale, Horse Manure, Butternut Squash, Beets, Date, Boar Fur, Stone, Broccoli Juice, Wild Broccoli

Frer Flower Events

🌸208:00 – 20:00The Land (Forest Entrance)Q: You run into Frer, who’s hesitant to walk into the Forest on his own.

A: “I’ll go with you”
B: “Bring Illoe with you”

Either way Frer won’t accept your offer
🌸406:00 – 20:00The Land (Savanna Entrance)Frer will ask you to accompany him to the Savanna. There, he opens up and explains why he’s so afraid to leave the Clan Lands.
🌸607:00Talk to FrerQ: Frer invites you to the Forest to deliver some offerings to his totem. He’ll ask you to take your relationship to the next level.

A: “I do!” – Choose this if you want to date Frer
B: “I’m sorry, I don’t”
🌸8AnyTalk to FrerFrer will invite you out for a meal in the forest if you accept his offer.

A: (Kiss him)
B: “You make me happy too”
C: “Thank you”

Whatever interaction you choose during the meal will be acceptable and after that he’ll challenge you to a food fight.
🌸1021:00 – 02:00Talk to FrerQ: Frer will invite you to the Beach and ask you about the thing you’re strongest at.

A: “I love you too” – Choose this if you want to marry Frer
B: I’m sorry, I don’t feel the same”

If you choose to marry Frer you will form a Union with him 4 days after this event.


Garrek is the “thinker” of the clan. He’s interested in understanding the way things work, something that ironically leads him to view himself as misunderstood

Garrek is perhaps the most intelligent character in Roots of Pacha and spends most of his days contemplating the deeper aspects of prehistoric living. You’ll sometimes spot him staring off into space, buried deep into his thoughts. When you first meet him, he can come across as quite dry sometimes, but he warms up over time.

BirthdayWinter 26
ResidencePachan Hearth
LovesMango, Beet Juice, Mushroom Cheese, Mead, Duxelles, Mushroom Tart, Seaweed, Jasper, Any Mushroom Cheese, Any Mead
LikesMango Juice, Pomegranate Juice, Sunflower, Carrot Juice, Milk Thistle, Goat Cheese, Cassava, Any Smoked Fish, Any Mushroom, Any Pickled Vegetable
DislikesFennel Juice, Fertilizer, Wheat, Any Shell, Any Dried Fish, Any Egg
HatesPoop, Plant Fiber, Hay Bale, Horse Manure, Buckwheat, Date, Bones, Wood, Any Flour, Any Water Animal

Garrek Flower Events

🌸206:00 – 20:00The ForestQ: Garrek thinks that he’s a weird person.

A: “But that was such a great idea!”
B: “You are weird”
🌸408:00 – 20:00The LandQ: Grob and Gin reject Garrek’s help.

A: “Stick”
B: “Rock”
🌸621:00 – 02:00Talk to GarrekQ: Garrek will ask you if you want to be more than friends.

A: “I do!” – Choose this if you want to date Garrek
B: “I don’t”
🌸809:00 – 020:00Talk to GarrekQ: Garrek will invite you to the Caves.

A: (Kiss him)
B: (Do nothing)
🌸1021:00 – 02:00Talk to GarrekQ: Garrek will invite you to the mountaintop for some stargazing. He will tell you that he love you too.

A: “I love you too” – Choose this if you want to marry Garrek
B: I’m sorry, I don’t feel the same”

If you choose to marry Garrek you will form a Union with him 4 days after this event.


Jelrod is the clan’s musician and is the brother of Ibon. He’s supremely confident, often saying things like, “It takes many-many push-ups to look this good”. While he can come across as arrogant sometimes, Jelrod is really just a very confident man. He appreciates himself, but he also lends that same appreciation to other villagers on occasion.

Later in the game, he adopts a Guanaco to ride and shows his deep love for animals. “Grob says Fasty is just an animal, but I’d do anything for that creature.”

BirthdaySpring 22
ResidenceCrafter’s Hut
LovesMango, Winter Peas, Buns, Milanesa, Smoked Red Meat, Fermented Wild Rice, Jasper, Gold, Dried Coconut, Any Aged Wine, Any Aged Cheese
LikesMango Juice (W), Pomegranate Juice, Quinoa, Sunflower, Sesame, Coconut, Wheat Bread, Goat Cheese, Dried Red Meat, Pickled Kohlabri, Junglefowl Feather, Alfalfa
DislikesFennel Juice, Fertilizer, Chile, Tomato, Broccoli Juice, Cabbage Juice, Kohlrabi Juice, Sea Kale Juice, Mandrake, Anything Pickled
HatesHay Bale, Horse Manure, Onion, Onion Soup,Pickled Onion, Pickled Potato, Poop, Tomato Juice, Any Fermented Fish, Any Egg

Jelrod Flower Events

🌸206:00 – 20:00SavannaQ: Jelrod loses a race to Mana.

A: “Absolutely”
B: “Not really”
🌸6AnySpeak to JelrodQ: Jelrod asks “do you know why I love racing so much?”

A: “The Freedom”

You can then choose to date him.
🌸806:00 – 02:00Speak to JelrodQ: Jelrod invites you to a picnic on the beach.
He’ll give you Jelrod’s Bracelet.
🌸10AnyTalk to JelrodQ: Jelrod will invite you to play a racing game. It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, Jelrod will tell you he loves you.

A: “I love you too” – Choose this if you want to marry Jelrod
B: I’m sorry, I don’t feel the same”

If you choose to marry Jelrod you will form a Union with him 4 days after this event.


A clothing maker for the village of Pacha, Jukk, can be spotted most days inside the Hearth where he sews new clothes. He will often want to talk about clothing, but can occasionally catch you off-guard with a sincere compliment. Jukk lives with his two mothers, Jizu and Okka. He tends to be gregarious but also a bit reserved.

BirthdaySummer 23
ResidenceTrapper’s Hut
LovesChile, Prickly Pear, Broccoli, Focaccia, Humita, Ostrich Feather, Nacre, Bones, Sapphire, Aged Wild Grape Wine, Gold, Mango, Any Yarn
LikesPumpkin, Fennel, Coconut, Pomegranate, Date, Pomegranate Toast, Mango Juice, Pomegranate Juice, Blue Seashell, Mussel Shell, Horns, Smoked Beans, Silver, Dried Mango, Any Fur
DislikesFennel Juice, Fertilizer, Wild Raisins, Sauerkraut, Stone, Wood, Burdock Root, Gyrodus, Smoked Gyrodus, Archer, Smoked Archer, Any Dried Fish, Any Pickled Fish
HatesPlant Fiber, Poop, Hay Bale, Horse Manure, Olive Oil, Oats, Amaranth, Ibex Milk Sour Cream, Broccoli Wine, Ibex Milk, Any Fermented Fish 

Jukk Flower Events

🌸206:00 – 20:00Pachan HearthQ: Croll has some negative things to say about Jukk’s craftsmanship.

A: “Croll sees the world differently” 
B: “Don’t listen to him, Jukk”
🌸406:00 – 20:00Trapper’s HutAccompany Jukk as he presents a new wrap to Croll.
🌸6AnySpeak to JukkQ: Agree to help Jukk style a show and he’ll ask if you want to be more than friends.

A: “I’d like that” Choose this if you want to date Jukk
B: “I see you as just a friend”
🌸821:00 – 02:00Speak to JelrodQ: Jukk will invite you to the beach

A: (Kiss him)
B: (Do nothing)
🌸10AnyTalk to JukkQ: Jukk will invite you to the Savanna to observe an albino mammoth.

A: “I love you too” – Choose this if you want to move to the next interaction.
B: I’m sorry, I don’t feel the same”

A: “Will you join me in a Union” – Choose this if you want to marry Jelrod
B: “Me either”


Krak is one of the first Yakuan clan members you meet when your Pacha clan clears some rubble that meets up to their territory. He is extroverted and kind, treating everyone equally. If you become closer to him, though, he opens up even more.

He carves materials and builds sand castles in his free time. He says, “Carving is a lot of fun, but I need to be inspired to do it.”

BirthdayFall 22
LovesSunflower, Mango, Cabbage, Mango Juice, Calamari Salad, Seaweed Salad, Ostrich Feather, Horns, Dried Strawberry, Strawberry Honey, Sapphire, Wild Rice Beer
LikesStrawberry, Pumpkin, Corn, Mango, Ostrich Egg, Goat Cheese, Mint, Hardwood, Copper, Mango Juice (W), Pomegranate Juice
DislikesFennel Juice, Fertilizer, Winter Peas, Almond, Milk Thistle, Elecampane, Stone, Sponge, Antenna, Belemnite, Chitons, Cubomedusa, Gonny, Pickled Beets
HatesPlant Fiber, Poop, Hay Bale, Horse Manure, Oats, Coconut, Red Mushroom, Fermented Sponge, Pickled Sponge, Corn Flour, Oysters, Pickled Oysters, Fermented Oysters

Krak Flower Events

🌸206:00 – 20:00BeachQ: Krak is comparing his craftsmanship to his fathers.

A: “You should talk to your dad.”
B: “But you’re not carving a paddleboard.”
🌸406:00 – 20:00BeachKrak is at the beach perfecting his carvings.
🌸6AnySpeak to KrakQ: Reese notes what a good couple you and Krak make. This prompts Krak to ask if that’s something you’d want to do.

A: “I do” Choose this if you want to date Krak
B: “I want to just be friends”

If you agree Krak will give you a Cave Lion Statue.
🌸8AnySpeak to KrakKrak will invite you to a ‘Yakuan’ date.

Q: These are the moments that matter most
A: Especially when they’re shared”
“It’s kind of boring”

A: (Kiss him)
B: (Do nothing)
🌸10AnyTalk to KrakQ: Krak will invite you to ride on his paddleboard. You’ll Krak about his totem and he’ll tell you he loves you.

A: “I love you too” – Choose this if you want to marry Krak
B: I’m sorry, I don’t feel the same”


Touk is a member of the Mograni Clan. He’s a mighty hunter. Touk believes all problems can be solved by brute force. He lives with his sisters roaming the lands near the clan.

He is sometimes seen as simple by members of his own clan. This is not necessarily the case, he just tends to be uncomplicated and too brutish at times. Despite his many hunting talents and sometimes aggressive nature, Touk secretly loves all baby animals.

BirthdayFall 10
LovesPotato, Mango, Grape Juice, Pineapple, Pizza, Spaghetti, Datura Flower, Ostrich Egg Mayo, Dried Red Meat, Goat Cheese, Aged Ibex Milk Cheese, Ibex Milk Herb Cheese, Mushroom Ibex Milk Cheese, Alfalfa, Peridot, Pineapple Mead
LikesSunflower, Garlic, Pomegranate, Trumpet, Mango Juice (W), Pomegranate Juice, Medusalion, Burdock Root, Poop, Ibex Milk Sour Cream, Smoked White Meat, Smoked Red Meat, Any Smoked Fish, Any Honey
DislikesFennel Juice, Fertilizer, Butternut Squash, Broccoli, Cabbage, Coconut, Kohlrabi, Broccoli Juice, Kohlrabi Juice, Sea Kale Juice, Dried Beans, Wood, Any Pickled Fish
HatesPlant Fiber, Hay Bale, Horse Manure, Sesame, Beets, Beet Juice, Cassava, Beans Plant Meat, Cabbage Juice, Stone, Stargazer, Any Stargazer Products, Fermented Oyster, Any Shell, Any Pickled Meat, Any Pickled Vegetable

Touk Flower Events

🌸206:00 – 20:00ForestQ: Touk tries to hide a baby boat from Grob

A: “Touk’s hiding something”
B: “Just here to learn”
🌸406:00 – 20:00SavannaQ: Touk introduces to the boar.

A: “Grob intimidates a lot of people”
B: “You’re cool”
🌸6AnySpeak to ToukQ: Touk will invite you to meditate in the Savanna. His boar will end up eating Touk’s food.
A: “Have some of mine”
B: “That’s too bad”

Q: Touk will ask how you feel about him.
A: “I’d like it if we dated” – Choose this if you want to date Touk
B: “I want to stay friends”
🌸8AnySpeak to ToukTouk will invite you to the Forest

A: (Kiss him)
B: “You mean a lot to me too”
C: (Do nothing)
🌸1021:00 – 02:00Talk to ToukQ: Touk will ask you what you think fire represents

A: “I love you too” – Choose this if you want to marry Touk
B: I’m sorry, I don’t feel the same”

Roots of Pacha

Be a part of a thriving stone age community. Discover “ideas,” domesticate crops, befriend animals, and contribute to the growth of your village. Play with friends in co-op or explore the early days of civilization in single-player.

Discover, gather, and farm vegetables and herbs. Explore the surrounding wilderness to find animals to befriend and domesticate; fish the shallow and deep waters to see what lies in their depths; and mine the darkest caves filled with mysteries and secret powers.

Roots of Pacha by Soda Den is out now on PC – Steam, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4|5. With an Xbox version to arrive in 2024.


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