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Disambiguous This article is about the romance in Mass Effect: Andromeda. For the romance guide in the original Mass Effect Trilogy, see Romance.

In Mass Effect: Andromeda, a male or female Pathfinder Ryder can pursue a romantic relationship with various characters.


Mechanics Edit

Main article: Conversation Choices
  • MEA Large Heart Conversation Icon During conversation with characters, the Large Heart option will be presented by the conversation wheel at certain times. Selecting the Large Heart conversation choice is the flirtation option. Conversation choices along these lines deal with romance. This isn't an all or nothing conversation choice. Pathfinder Ryder has to flirt many times to develop a romance and the option to lock in a romance will be very clearly stated.
  • MEA Emotional Conversation Icon The Emotional Response Tone Choice during conversations DOES NOT move romances forward. This tone choice has a small heart icon but deals with Ryder's psychological profile and has nothing to do with romance.
  • Some potential romantic partners prefer one sex to the other. If Ryder is not of the preferred sex, deepening friendship will replace romance. If Ryder has the option to choose the Large Heart option during conversations, dialogue that is normally romantic with a potential partner will be changed to dialogue that deepens the friendship.
  • Other than adding color to the storyline, romancing or not romancing a character has no impact on storyline missions. Some relationships will see some side missions and cutscenes progress differently if a romance is under way with relationships adding minor missions exclusive to couples with an active romance.
  • The Tempest is a small ship; once a romance has been locked in - or even if Ryder has simply flirted a number of times with a crewmember - other crewmembers will begin to notice and mention this in random dialogue and answers to questions, particularly Lexi. SAM will also ask Ryder questions about romance.
  • Two characters will have a fling with Ryder that will not impact romance with other characters (even if another romance is already locked in). Pelessaria B'Sayle and Keri T'Vessa.
  • At various parts of the game, Ryder receives the option to flirt with several other characters who, for various reasons, turn down the overture. These include Dr. Lexi T'Perro, Nakmor Drack, and Paaran Shie.

Romance Options Edit

Possible romantic interests exclusively for:

Male Ryder

Avela Kjar
Avela

Cora Harper
Super Walkthrough Cora

Gil Brodie
Super Walkthrough Gil

An angaran historian.

A biotic commando.

The Tempest's engineer.

Possible romantic interests exclusively for:

Female Ryder

Liam Kosta
Super Walkthrough Liam

Dr. Suvi Anwar
Super Walkthrough Suvi

A crisis specialist.

The Tempest's science officer.

Possible romantic interests for:

Male or Female Ryder

Pelessaria B'Sayle
Super Walkthrough Peebee

Jaal Ama Darav
Super Walkthrough Jaal

Vetra Nyx
Super Walkthrough Vetra

A rogue asari academic.

An angaran resistance fighter.

A turian drifter mercenary.

Reyes Vidal
Reyas

Keri T'Vessa
Keri

A human exile.

An asari reporter.

Romance Missions Edit

These missions are the culmination of the romance with a character. Prior character specific missions leading up to these missions with a character may or may not involve romance.

Romantic Partner Romance Mission
Avela Kjar Task: Past, Present, and Future
Cora Harper Cora Harper: Duty Calls
Dr. Suvi Anwar Suvi Anwar: New Discoveries
Gil Brodie Gil Brodie: The Friend
Jaal Ama Darav Jaal Ama Darav: Angaran Affection
Keri T'Vessa Task: Path of a Hero
Liam Kosta Liam Kosta: Something for Us
Pelessaria B'Sayle Peebee: Spirits
Reyes Vidal -
Vetra Nyx Vetra Nyx: A Moment Planetside