Guide for Popuri in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Guide for Popuri in Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

Popuri is the easiest girl to marry in the game. She’s a pink-haired girl with a friendly attitude towards everyone, although sometimes she seems childish. Popuri wants to learn more about the world and admires high-spirited people like Karen and Kai.

If you choose not to marry Popuri, she will marry Kai and leave Mineral Town. She will only come back together with Kai every summer.

Basic Information

Popuri helps her brother and mother at the Poultry Farm | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Popuri helps her brother and mother at the Poultry Farm

Birthday: Summer 3 (Alt: Summer 10)

Family: Lillia (Mother), Rod (Father), Rick (Brother)

Location: Poultry Farm

Rival for Marriage: Kai

Extra Affection Points: Buy anything from the Poultry Farm

Best Gifts: Egg recipes, Egg, Boiled Egg, Apples

Gift Preferences

Popuri receives chocolate, one of her loved gifts | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Popuri receives chocolate, one of her loved gifts
Special Favorite Items
Omelet, Omelet Rice, Scrambled Egg
Love
Apple, Apple Jam, Apple Pie, Apple Soufflé, Boiled Egg, Chocolate, Chocolate Cake, Cake, Cookies, Chocolate Cookies, Earrings, Diamond, Egg, Eggs Over Rice, Fruit Juice, Ice Cream, Pancake, Pink Diamond, Pudding, Relaxation Tea, Sandwich, Strawberry, Strawberry Milk, Strawberry Jam, Sunblock
Like
Amethyst, Baked Corn, Bamboo Rice, Bread, Candied Potato, Emerald, Flour, French Fries, French Toast, Grape Juice, Grape Jam, Honey, Hot Milk, Ketchup, Mayonnaise (any size), Pineapple Juice, Pineapple, Pink Cat Flower, Popcorn, Pumpkin Pudding, Ruby, Savory Pancake, Sweet Potato (recipe), Stew, Tea Leaves, Toast, Toy Flower, Topaz, Yarn (any size)
Neutral
Adamantite, Autumn Sun, Bamboo Shoots, Baked Sweet Potato, Blue Magic Flower, Buckwheat Chips, Buckwheat Noodles, Butter, Cabbage, Carrots, Cheese (any size), Cheese Fondue, Cheese Cake, Corn, Corn Flakes, Curry Bread, Curry Noodles, Curry Powder, Curry Rice, Cucumbers, Dinner Roll, Elli Leaves, Fish (any size), Fish Sticks, Fried Noodles, Fried Rice, Fruit Latte, Grilled Fish, Greens, Jam Bun, Miso Soup, Moon Drop Flower, Moon Dumpling, Mountain Stew, Muffin Mix, Mushroom, Mushroom Rice, Noodles, Oil, Onion, Peridot, Pizza, Pickles, Potato, Potato Pancake, Raisin Bread, Red Magic Flower, Rice Ball, Rice Gruel, Sashimi, Salad, Spa-Boiled Egg, Spinach, Spring Sun, Stir Fry, Summer Sun, Sushi, Sweet Potato, Tempura, Tempura Rice, Tempura Noodles, Toasted Rice Ball, Tomato, Truffle, Truffle Rice, Weeds, Wild Grape, Winter Sun, Wool (any size)
Dislike
Agate, Alexandrite, Buckwheat Flour, Copper Ore, Eggplant, Gold Ore, Fluorite, Green Pepper, Happy Eggplant, Junk Ore, Mixed Latte, Mixed Juice, Moon Stone, Mystrile Ore, Mythic Stone, Orichalc, Pickled Turnip, Pumpkin Stew, Pumpkin, Rice Cake, Roasted Rice Cake, Sand Rose, Silver Ore, Tomato Juice, Turnip, Vegetable Latte, Vegetable Juice
Hate
Animal Fodder, Ancient Fossil, Black Grass, Blue Grass, Bodigizer. Bodigizer XL, Branches, Chicken Feed, Golden Lumber, Failure (cooking), Green Grass, Indigo Grass, Lumber, Orange Grass, Pirate Treasure, Poisonous Mushroom, Purple Grass, Red Grass, Stone, Turbojolt, Turbojolt XL, White Grass, Wild Grape Juice, Wine, Yellow Grass, Trash (fishing)

Schedule

You can find Popuri at the hot springs area every day | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
You can find Popuri at the hot springs area every day
Monday to Saturday (Sunny)
6:00 AM-7:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)
7:00 AM – 7:30 AMWalking to the Hot Springs
7:30 AM – 10:00 AMAt the Hot Springs
10:00 AM – 10:30 AMWalking to the Poultry Farm
11:00 AM – 7:00 PMInside the Poultry Farm
7:00 PM – 6:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)
Monday to Saturday (Rainy/Snowy)
6:00 AM – 11:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)
11:00 AM – 7:00 PMInside the Poultry Farm
7:00 PM – 6:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)
Sunday (Sunny)
6:00 AM – 9:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)
9:00 AM – 10:10 AMWalking to the Church
10:10 AM – 1:00 PMInside the Church
1:00 PM – 1:20 PMWalking to Rose Square
1:20 PM – 4:00 PMRose Square
4:00 PM – 4:50 PMWalking to the Poultry Farm
4:50 PM – 7:00 PMInside the Poultry Farm
7:00 PM – 6:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)
Sunday (Rainy/Snowy)
6:00 AM – 9:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)
9:00 AM – 10:10 AMWalking to the Church
10:10 AM – 4:00 PMInside the Church
4:00 PM – 5:20 PMWalking to the Poultry Farm
5:20 PM – 7:00 PMInside the Poultry Farm
7:00 PM – 6:00 AMInside the Poultry Farm (locked)

Heart Events

Viewing Popuri’s black heart event | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Viewing Popuri’s black heart event

Heart events are scenes between you and a girl. It’s important to view these events if you want to marry a certain girl.

Black Heart Event

Requirement:

  • Popuri is at black heart level or higher

On a sunny day, exit the Blacksmith’s between 11 AM and 1 PM on Wednesdays or Fridays. You will see a chicken from the Poultry Farm. Pick up the chicken and return it to Popuri. She will ask you if you like chickens.

Responses:

  • “Yes, I do.”: +3000 affection points
  • “No, I don’t.”: -2000 affection points

Purple Heart Event

Requirement:

  • Popuri is at purple heart level or higher
  • Must have seen the black heart event

On a sunny day, exit your house between 6 AM and 12 PM. Popuri will come to your house and ask if she could take a tour of your farm.

Responses:

  • “I’m too busy now!”: -2000 affection points
  • “Sure”: +3000 affection points

Blue Heart Event

Requirement:

  • Popuri is at blue heart level or higher
  • Must have seen the purple heart event
  • Largest rucksack upgrade, and an empty item slot
  • Any season except summer

On a Sunday, you’ll find Popuri, May, Stu, and Pastor Carter playing at the church. When May asks that they play “house”, Pastor Carter will ask you to take his place.

Responses:

  • “Sure, I’ll play.”: +3000 affection points and the special item “Popuri’s Mud Ball”
  • “Sorry, I’ve got work.”: No effect.

Yellow Heart Event

Requirement:

  • Popuri is at yellow heart level or higher
  • Must have seen all other heart events

Visit the Poultry Farm on any day (except Tuesday and Sunday) between 11 AM and 1 PM. Popuri and Rick are arguing about their father. Lillia will ask for your opinion.

Responses:

  • “I agree with Popuri.”: +3000 affection points to Popuri’s affection, -2000 points to Rick
  • “I agree with Rick.”: -2000 affection points to Popuri’s affection, +2000 points to Rick
  • “Poor Lillia.”: +3000 affection points to all three of them

Rival Heart Events

Viewing Popuri and Kai’s black rival heart event at Mineral Beach | Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town
Viewing Popuri and Kai’s black rival heart event at Mineral Beach

To view rival heart events, a girl’s affection level towards you must be lower than the event you are trying to view. If you raise a girl’s affection levels too high, you won’t see any of the rival events.

Black Rival Heart Event

  • Location: Mineral Beach, summer only
  • When: Sunday, it must be a sunny day
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Popuri asks Kai about his cooking after finishing a meal. Popuri will ask Kai to cook something for her mother, Lillia, hoping to boost her health.

Blue Rival Heart Event

  • Location: Mineral Beach, summer only
  • When: Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday, it must be a sunny day
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Popuri thanks Kai for the food he made for Lillia. Rick will interrupt their conversation and ask Popuri to go home.

Green Rival Heart Event

  • Location: Mineral Beach, summer only
  • When: Sundays, it must be a sunny day and its Year 2 or later
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Popuri and Kai will have a conversation about their families. Popuri tells Kai her desire to travel the world one day.

Orange Rival Heart Event

  • Location: Poultry Farm, summer only
  • When: Any day except Sunday, it must be a sunny day and its Year 4 or later
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Popuri announces that she’s leaving the town with Kai. After seven days of viewing this event, Popuri and Kai will get married.

Important Note: Popuri will permanently leave Mineral Town after marrying Kai. She will then only be available in Mineral Town every summer.