Stardew Valley: Gus
Gus is an owner of the Stardrop Saloon, and he lives in the same building. He is a friend of Pam, who often visits the Saloon, and Emily, who works there on a part-time basis.
You can find Gus in the Saloon when it’s open. From 10:00 AM to noon, you can meet him either in the Community Center, or in Pierre’s General Store.
Stardew Valley Gift Guide: Gus Edition
When it comes to giving gifts, Stardew Valley offers you a huge range of items to choose from. However, you must choose carefully, because while good gifts increase your friendship with a character, bad ones may only make it worse. Birthday gifts must be chosen with a particular accuracy, since their effect on your friendship is increased eight times. Gus’ birthday is Summer 8th, so don’t forget to give him a birthday present, even in case you’ve already given him two gifts this week.
Gus loves all the items that are universally loved. He would also be really pleased to receive such gifts as Orange, Diamond, Fish Taco, and Escargot. Gus also likes Daffodil.
You definitely won’t impress him with Milk, Leek, Chanterelle, Winter Root, Morel, Common Mushroom, Snow Yam, Dandelion, Hazelnut, and Purple Mushroom.
We suggest you not giving Gus Wild Horseradish, Quartz, Coleslaw, Salmonberry, and Holly.
On Fall 6th of your second year in Stardew Valley, You will receive a letter from Gus where he asks you to bring him a Lobster. Do it and earn 500 gold, along with a Friendship heart.
On Winter 19th, Gus will ask you to bring him a Coconut. He will reward you with 600 gold and another Friendship heart.
On Winter 26th, you’ll receive a new request from Stardew Valley Gus. This time it will be an Albacore. Help him, and get a Friendship heart, along with 600 gold.
Sometimes you can find Gus’ requests on the “Help Wanted” board, which is outside the General Store. Any items on this board will give you three times more money than usual. An additional reward is 150 Friendship points.
Relationship Guide: Gus Edition
You always have a chance to trigger special events by collecting Friendship hearts.
If you have three hearts with Gus, he will send you a letter with a Salmon Dinner recipe. This dish will give you +56 health points and +125 points of energy.
The four-heart event triggers in the Stardrop Saloon, in case you have two hearts with Pam. Gus will be upset because he has some financial problems with his business, and Pam doesn’t like to pay for her drinks. Gus never talks to her about it, because he’s afraid to lose a friend. Just say that the Saloon seems to have financial problems, and Pam will pay. You will get +50 Friendship points with Gus.
The seven-heart event is another recipe. This time, it will be a Cranberry Sauce – a great dish that gives you +2 mining buff mining which lasts three minutes and thirty seconds. It also increases your energy and health by 125 and 56 points, respectively.