Stardew Valley Alex – gifts, likes, and dislikes

Learn more about Stardew Valley’s Alex with our help

Stardew Valley's Alex next to a dog

In Stardew Valley, Alex has his sights set on becoming a professional athlete and loves hanging out at the beach. As well as being very into his sport, he’s also very into himself which doesn’t make him the most popular villager. Perhaps there are some layers worth peeling back to find out what Alex really has to offer?

The Stardew Valley developers have hinted that maybe he’s trying to fill a void left by the disappearance of his parents and maybe you could be the one to fill that void? So, if you’re looking to impress Stardew Valley’s Alex, here’s everything you need to know about what he loves, likes, dislikes, hates, and feels neutral about in order to win his love and eventually marry him.

We can also help you impress other villagers, we’ve got guides on Stardew Valley’s Sebastian, Stardew Valley’s Shane, Stardew Valley’s Leah, and Stardew Valley’s Linus. Then, when you need something new to play, feel free to take a look at our list full of the best mobile RPGs on iOS and Android.

What are Alex’s heart events?

Here’s everything you need to know about Stardew Valley Alex’s heart events.

Two hearts

During the summer when the sun’s shining, visit the beach when Alex is there.

Four hearts

Go to town between 09:00-16:00.

Five hearts

Go into Alex’s house when he’s there.

Six hearts

Go into Alex’s house when he’s there.

Eight hearts

During the summer when the sun’s shining, visit the beach when Alex is there or visit the Ginger Island resort when Alex is there.

Ten hearts

You’ll receive a letter from Alex asking you to meet him at the Stardrop Saloon. Once you’ve received the letter, enter the Saloon between 19:00-22:00.

Fourteen hearts

Leave your home in year two onwards between 06:00-08:20 on any day except Sunday with 5,000g available.

Stardew Valley's Alex crying on a beach

What does Stardew Valley Alex love?

Give Alex any of the following and he’ll surely be impressed.

  • All universal loves
  • Complete breakfast
  • Salmon dinner

What does Stardew Valley Alex like?

Alex will think you’re pretty cool if you give him any of the following items.

  • All universal likes
  • All eggs except void egg

What does Alex feel neutral about?

Alex doesn’t feel any particular way about the following items, so best not to waste your time.

  • All universal neutrals
  • All fruit except fruit tree fruit and salmonberry
  • All milk
  • Chanterelle
  • Common mushroom
  • Daffodil
  • Dandelion
  • Ginger
  • Hazelnut
  • Leek
  • Magma cap
  • Morel
  • Purple mushroom
  • Snow yam
  • Winter root

Stardew Valley's Alex exploring a beach

What does Alex dislike?

Alex won’t be best pleased if you give him any of the following items.

  • All universal dislikes
  • Salmonberry
  • Wild horseradish

What does Alex hate?

If you’re looking to win over Alex, definitely avoid giving him anything from the list below.

  • All universal hates
  • Holly
  • Quartz

That’s everything you need to know about Stardew Valley’s Alex!

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