Stardew Valley: Best Gifts for Building Friendships

We all want lots of friends, and Stardew Valley has a lot of characters with different tastes. This list gives you the best of the best gifts!

Stardew Valley has lots of fun mechanics to explore, and some of these mechanics take a long time to master. Becoming friends with the characters is easy, but time consuming. However, if you give these gifts to the characters (especially on their birthdays), you can easily max out their heart level toward you!

Best Gifts for Building Friendships

Every character in Stardew Valley has different likes and loves. They also have dislikes and hates. If you want to build friendships fast, this list will provide you with the favorites for each character! Here they are in alphabetical order.

Universal Loves

  • Golden Pumpkin
  • Magic Rock Candy
  • Pearl
  • Prismatic Shard (Except Haley)
  • Rabbit's Foot (Except Penny)

Abigail

  • Amethyst
  • Banana Pudding
  • Blackberry Cobbler
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Pufferfish
  • Pumpkin
  • Spicy Eel

Alex

  • Complete Breakfast
  • Salmon Dinner

Caroline

  • Fish Taco
  • Green Tea
  • Summer Spangle
  • Tropical Curry

Clint

  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine
  • Artichoke Dip
  • Emerald
  • Fiddlehead Risotto
  • Gold Bar
  • Iridium Bar
  • Jade
  • Omni Geode
  • Ruby
  • Topaz

Demetrius

  • Bean Hotpot
  • Ice Cream
  • Rice Pudding
  • Strawberry

Dwarf

  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine
  • Emerald
  • Jade
  • Lemon Stone
  • Omni Geode
  • Ruby
  • Topaz

Related: Where to find the Dwarf in Stardew Valley - Pro Game Guides


Elliot

  • Crab Cakes
  • Duck Feather
  • Lobster
  • Pomegranate
  • Squid Ink
  • Tom Kha Soup

Emily

  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine
  • Cloth
  • Emerald
  • Jade
  • Ruby
  • Survival Burger
  • Topaz
  • Wool

Evelyn

  • Beet
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Diamond
  • Fairy Rose
  • Stuffing
  • Tulip

George

  • Fried Mushroom
  • Leek

Gus

  • Diamond
  • Escargot
  • Fish Taco
  • Orange
  • Tropical Curry

Haley

  • Coconut
  • Fruit Salad
  • Pink Cake
  • Sunflower

Harvey

  • Coffee
  • Pickles
  • Super Meal
  • Truffle Oil
  • Wine

Jas

  • Fairy Rose
  • Pink Cake
  • Plum Pudding

Jodi

  • Chocolate Cake
  • Crispy Bass
  • Diamond
  • Eggplant Parmensan
  • Fried Eel
  • Pancakes
  • Rhubarb Pie
  • Vegetable Medley

Kent

  • Fiddlehead Risotto
  • Roasted Hazelnuts

Krobus

  • Diamond
  • Iridium Bar
  • Pumpkin
  • Void Egg
  • Void Mayonnaise
  • Wild Horseradish

Leah

  • Goat Cheese
  • Poppyseed Muffin
  • Salad
  • Stir Fry
  • Truffle
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Wine

Leo

  • Duck Feather
  • Mango
  • Ostrich Egg
  • Poi

Lewis

  • Autumn's Bounty
  • Glazed Yams
  • Green Tea
  • Hot Pepper
  • Vegetable Medley

Linus

  • Blueberry Tart
  • Cacturs Fruit
  • Coconut
  • Dish o' The Sea
  • Yam

Marnie

  • Diamond
  • Farmer's Lunch
  • Pink Cake
  • Pumpkin Pie

Maru

  • Battery Pack
  • Cauliflower
  • Cheese Cauliflower
  • Diamond
  • Gold Bar
  • Iridium Bar
  • Miner's Treat
  • Pepper Poppers
  • Radioactive Bar
  • Rhubarb Pie
  • Strawberry

Pam

  • Beer
  • Cactus Fruit
  • Glazed Yams
  • Mead
  • Pale Ale
  • Parsnip
  • Parsnip Soup
  • Piña Colada

Penny

  • Diamond
  • Emerald
  • Melon
  • Poppy
  • Poppyseed Muffin
  • Red Plate
  • Roots Platter
  • Sandfish
  • Tom Kha Soup

Pierre

  • Fried Calamari

Robin

  • Goat Cheese
  • Peach
  • Spaghetti

Sam

  • Cactus Fruit
  • Maple Bar
  • Pizza
  • Tigerseye

Sandy

  • Crocus
  • Daffodil
  • Mango Sticky Rice
  • Sweet Pea

Sebastian

  • Frozen Tear
  • Obsidian
  • Pumpkin Soup
  • Sashimi
  • Void Egg

Shane

  • Beer
  • Hot Pepper
  • Pepper Poppers
  • Pizza

Vincent

  • Cranberry Candy
  • Ginger Ale
  • Grape
  • Pink Cake
  • Snail

Willy

  • Catfish
  • Diamond
  • Iridium Bar
  • Mead
  • Octopus
  • Pumpkin
  • Sea Cucumber
  • Sturgeon

Wizard

  • Purple Mushroom
  • Solar Essence
  • Super Cucumber
  • Void Essence

Don't forget! Pro Games Guide has lots of other helpful guides for Stardew Valley. Here are the Best Crops for Every Season, and a great article on how to snag the Ancient Fruit!

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