Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos invites players to embark on a charming farming adventure in the picturesque, fictional world of Anthos. Beyond tending to crops and raising livestock, one of the most heartwarming aspects of the game is building meaningful relationships and, eventually, settling down with one of the game’s many love interests.
With a diverse cast of characters, each with their own unique personalities and stories, choosing a spouse can be an exciting decision. In this article, we’ll introduce you to all of the marriage candidates in Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos, allowing you to get to know them better and make an informed choice on who to pursue as your in-game partner.
All Marriage Candidates in Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos
In the idyllic world of Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos, love is in the air, and budding relationships are as bountiful as the crops you tend on your farm! Currently, there are 10 total marriage candidates that players can choose from, with 5 of them being male and 5 of them being female.
One of the most heartwarming aspects of this beloved farming sim is the opportunity to find your perfect match among a charming cast of characters. From flirty fishermen to moody musicians, each marriage candidate offers a unique personality and story to uncover in Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos!
There may only be 10 marriage candidates in the base game, but there are actually 2 more secret love interests that are available to players in one of the game’s DLCs! The DLC in question is the Visitors from Afar DLC; it allows players to romance two new characters, Charlotte and Jaques, and will be released on October 17, 2023.
Here are all of Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos marriage candidates, arranged by gender:
All Female Marriage Candidates in Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos
Of the 10 total marriage candidates in Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos, 5 of them are female. Here are all 5 female love interests in the game and where they can be found:
- Aolani – Fisherman from Lilikala
- Ella – Artist from Herbstburg
- Judy – Animal Dealer from Lenctenbury Village
- Lina – Furniture Maker from Zimagrad Village
- Vivi – Village Leader from Providence Village
All Male Marriage Candidates in Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos
Of the 10 total love interests in this game, 5 of them are male. Here are all 5 marriage candidates in Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos and where they can be found:
- Arnold – Musician from Herbstburg
- Kaimana – Tackle Craftsman from Lilikala
- Neil – Cook from Lenctenbury Village
- Nikolai – Apothecary from Zimagrad Village
- Westley – Village Leader from Providence Village
Everything Included in the Visitors from Afar DLC
As previously stated, there are 2 more marriage candidates available through the Visitors from Afar DLC, bringing the grand total of in-game love interests to 12. However, I decided to exclude these marriage candidates from the lists above due to them not being available in the base game.
Here are both of the brand-new marriage candidates and everything else that players can expect from the highly-anticipated Visitors from Afar DLC:
- Adds a new story where players get to help the Verne Trading Company set up their business in Anthos.
- Adds new steampunk-inspired furniture and items.
- Adds a new bachelor, Jaques (Charlotte’s Assistant), and a new bachelorette, Charlotte (CEO).
The list of new content that this DLC brings may not be long, but it’ll take you hours to explore its every nook and cranny!
The Visitors from Afar DLC will be released on October 17, 2023, and retails for $12.99.
Harvesting crops may be one of the central mechanics of Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos, but harvesting hearts is so much more exciting! (in a marriage way, not in a serial killer way)
If you love the romantic aspects of Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos, then you’d probably love playing Moonstone Island and Stardew Valley. Both of these games are life sims that just happen to include romantic elements; check out Gamer Journalist’s guides for Stardew Valley and Moonstone Island for more information!