Stardew Valley Elliott – gifts, likes, and dislikes

Everything you need to know about Stardew Valley’s Elliott

Stardew Valley's Elliott standing on the pier

Eliott is Stardew Valley’s very own romantic, beach-dwelling writer. He’s known for spending a lot of time by himself, choosing to live alone on the beach, and can mainly be found wandering aimlessly outdoors. He also has a tendency to launch into poetic discussions and, if you’re willing to listen, you might well win over his adoration as most of Elliott’s heart events centre around finding him on the map.

He’s got quite a refined taste meaning the way to his heart is a little different to the other villagers available to marry but, luckily, we’ve got you sorted. So, if you’re looking to get to know Stardew Valley’s Elliott better, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to what he loves, likes, dislikes, hates, and feels neutral about.

If you’re looking to impress other characters, we’ve got guides on Stardew Valley’s SebastianStardew Valley’s LeahStardew Valley’s Shane, and Stardew Valley’s Alex. For those of you who are interested in playing with friends, we also have a Stardew Valley co-op guide that may help.

What are Elliott’s heart events?

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

Two hearts

Go into Elliott’s home when he’s there.

Four hearts

Go to the Stardrop Saloon between 15:00-22:00 when Gus is there.

Six hearts

Go into Elliott’s home when he’s there.

Eight hearts

After you receive a letter from Elliott, go to the museum between 13:00-19:00, not necessarily on the same day.

Ten hearts

Go to the beach on a non-rainy day between 07:00-13:00.

Fourteen hearts

Leave your house between 06:00-15:00 when there are no festivals coming up for the next eight days.

Stardew Valley's Elliott playing the piano

What does Elliott love?

Elliott finds the following items to be beautiful gifts.

  • All universal loves
  • Crab cakes
  • Duck feather
  • Lobster
  • Pomegranate
  • Squid ink
  • Tom Kha soup

What does Elliott like?

Elliott will think you’re rather marvellous if you give him any of these.

  • All universal likes except amaranth and pizza
  • All fruit except pomegranate and salmonberry
  • Octopus
  • Squid

What does Elliott feel neutral about?

Elliott won’t be bothered either way if you give him any of the following items.

  • All universal neutrals except duck feather and squid ink
  • All eggs except void egg
  • All fish except carp, lobster, octopus, sea cucumber, snail, and squid

Stardew Valley's Elliott standing in the library

What does Elliott dislike?

If you want to win him over, don’t give him any of these.

  • All universal dislikes except fish
  • All milk
  • Chanterelle
  • Common mushroom
  • Daffodil
  • Dandelion
  • Ginger
  • Hazelnut
  • Holly
  • Leek
  • Magma cap
  • Morel
  • Pizza
  • Purple mushroom
  • Snow yam
  • Wild horseradish
  • Winter root

What does Elliott hate?

The way to Elliott’s heart is to deftly avoid any of these items.

  • All universal hates
  • Amaranth
  • Quartz
  • Salmonberry
  • Sea cucumber

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