Wandering Sword: How to Increase Affinity

Are you trying to become friendlier with various NPCs but they aren’t accepting your gifts? Let’s see how to increase affinity in Wandering Sword.

While the easiest way to increase affinity is by giving gifts, some NPCs won’t accept any gifts from you until they recognize you as a powerful warrior.

In this guide, I will explain how to increase affinity in Wandering Sword and how to gift NPCs that can’t accept your gifts.

How to Increase Affinity in Wandering Sword

How to increase character affinity in Wandering Sword.

The best way to increase affinity in Wandering Sword is by giving NPCs their favorite gifts. To find out each NPC’s favorite gifts, navigate to the observe menu under the chat and check the listed items there.

Next to their favorite items, you’ll be able to spot a heart icon. Any item with a heart icon is a great gift choice and will increase your affinity with that NPC.

NPCs Don’t Accept Gifts – How to Fix

How to increase character affinity in Wandering Sword.

However, some NPCs won’t accept any gifts, even their favorite ones, and will say “We’re not that close, I can’t accept this”.

The only way to fix the issue of NPCs not accepting gifts in Wandering Sword is by increasing your stats and strength and completing character-focused side quests.

Some characters won’t accept any gifts and won’t allow you to increase affinity at all until they recognize you as a powerful martial artist.

This means that you’ll need to increase your stats and strength, while also completing any available side-quests tied to the specific character. After that, you’ll be able to gift them the items they like and increase their affinity.

For instance, to increase affinity with Bai Jin who can be found next to the entrance to Luo Village, you must complete his questline until Petalfalls Forest and then you’ll be able to give him gifts.

Wrapping up

In conclusion, to increase character affinity in Wandering Sword, give NPCs gifts that they like. These gifts have a heart symbol next to them in the observe menu.

If they don’t accept your gifts, increase your strength and stats while also completing any side quests related to them and they’ll become friendlier. Then, you’ll be able to give gifts.

Which NPC are you trying to befriend? Are you still having issues with any specific characters? Don’t hesitate to share your experiences in the comments below.

Before leaving, if you’re looking to try out different games, check out our guides on how to unlock and change outfits in Fae Farm and how to find and use Flimsy Hammers in Sea of Stars.

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