Doug – Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Doug Villager Guide – Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

Basic Information

Doug almost never leaves the Inn | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Doug almost never leaves the Inn

Doug runs Mineral Town’s Inn with the help of his daughter, Ann. He is friendly with almost everyone, especially his customers. Doug is a skilled cook and almost always wins the yearly Cooking Festival.

When you befriend Doug, you’ll find that he loves his daughter and wants her to marry someday. He’ll get extra friendly with you, which sometimes embarrasses Ann.

Birthday: Winter 11

Family: Ann (daughter)

Friend Recipe: Cheese Fondue

Where Can You Find Doug?

View of the Inn where Doug and Ann live | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
View of the Inn where Doug and Ann live

Doug lives with his daughter Ann at the Inn, which you can find in the middle part of the town. Head north and turn right when you see Duke’s house and Aja Winery. The Inn is right next to the winery.

Location of the town’s Inn in the world map | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Location of the town’s Inn in the world map

Schedule

Sunday to Monday, all weathers
6:00 AM – 8:00 AMBackroom of the Inn
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM1st floor of the Inn
1:00 PM – 3:00 PMThe Inn’s kitchen
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM1st floor of the Inn
7:00 PM – 9:00 PMThe Inn’s kitchen
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM1st floor of the Inn
10:00 PM – 6:00 AMLocked inside the Inn

Gift Preferences

Doug receives a truffle as a gift | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Doug receives a truffle as a gift
Loved
Bamboo Shoots, Black Grass, Buckwheat Flour, Chirashi Sushi, Corn, Chocolate Cake, Grilled Fish, Ice Cream, Mushroom, Noodles, Pizza, Purple Grass, Pudding, Relaxation Tea, Rice Cake, Sashimi, Sushi, Truffle, Tea Leaves
Liked
Apple, Bread, Bodigizer, Cheese (S), Chocolate, Cucumber, Curry Powder, Egg (S), Fish (any size), Flour, Fish Sticks, Wild Grape, Green Grass, HMSGB Apple, Honey, Indigo Grass, Mayonnaise (S), Milk (S), Muffin Mix, Oil, Rice Ball, Pineapple, SUGDW Apple, Tomato, Turbojolt, White Grass, Wine
Neutral
Apple Pie, Baked Corn, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Blue Grass, Cheese Cake, Cake, Chocolate Cookies, Cookies, Curry Rice, Eggplant, Green Pepper, Hot Milk, Message Bottle, Miso Soup, Orange Grass, Omelet, Salad, Sandwich, Spring Sun, Stew, Summer Sun, Sweet Potato
Disliked
Adamantite, Agate, Animal Fodder, Amethyst, Blue Magic Flower, Branch, Chicken Feed, Copper Ore, Emerald, Fluorite, Gold Ore, Junk Ore, Moon Stone, Moon Drop Flower, Mystrile Ore, Orichalc, Pink Cat Flower, Peridot, Red Grass, Red Magic Flower, Ruby, Sand Rose, Silver Ore, Topaz, Toy Flower, Wool, Yarn, Yellow Grass
Hated
Ancient Fossil, Empty Can, Fish Scales, Golden Lumber, Old Boots, Pirate Treasure, Poisonous Mushroom, Stone, Weed

Festivals

Doug and Ann participate in the annual Cooking Festival | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Doug and Ann participate in the annual Cooking Festival

You can find Doug attending the following events:

LocationFestivalDate
Rose SquareNew Year’s FestivalSpring 1
Rose SquareSpring Horse RaceSpring 18
Rose SquareCooking FestivalSpring 22
Rose SquareChicken FestivalSummer 7
Rose SquareHarvest FestivalFall 9
Rose SquareFall Horse RaceFall 18
Summit of Mother’s HillYear End FestivalWinter 30

Events with Doug

Doug remembers his late wife on the summit of Mother’s Hill | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Doug remembers his late wife on the summit of Mother’s Hill

Memorial of Ann’s Mother

Date: Fall 5

Time: 10:00 AM onwards

When you visit the Inn during this day, Ann will inform you that the Inn is closing early, and that Doug has taken a day off. You can then find Doug at Mother’s Hill, where he will tell you that today is his wife’s death anniversary. Doug has taken a day off to remember his wife.

Cliff Leaves Mineral Town

Date: Winter 29

Time: 11:00 AM onwards

You can only view this event if Cliff does not get the job at the winery. Go to Mineral Beach, where you’ll find Doug and Cliff on the dock. Cliff has made the decision to leave the town and Doug came by to say his goodbyes.

Cliff will then permanently leave the town, and will only return to visit.

Doug’s Birthday

Date: Winter 11

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

You can only view this event if both you and Ann are not married. When you go to the Inn, you’ll see Doug working. Ann enters the room and reminds his father that today is his birthday, which Doug somehow forgot.

Doug vs Duke

Date: Thursdays, rainy days only

Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

When you visit the Inn during this time, you’ll find Doug and Duke arguing about something. Ann asks for your help to try and split the two up. Doug and Duke break up, but now they’re laughing, as they can’t remember what they were arguing about.

Duke vs Karen

Date: Any

Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

This event triggers once you’ve become friends with Karen. You’ll find Duke and Karen having a drinking competition, which Karen wins. Doug asks you to bring Duke home, and Manna thanks you for bringing him home safely.

Customers for Kai

Date: Any date, summer season only

Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Doug is one of the customers who visits Kai’s restaurant during this event.

Visit Kai’s restaurant at Mineral Beach between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Kai tells you he doesn’t have any customers. Popuri shows up with a lot of customers, and now Kai is worried that it’ll be too difficult for him to cook for all of them. You agree to help Kai, and he thanks you for your help.

Note: The day will end when you trigger this event, so finish all your tasks before going to the beach.