The 2nd of the Hulu Brothers, Erwa arrived at Portia when the brothers came with their grandmother. Because of his good eye sight and hearing skills, Erwa was a natural fit at the local newspaper Portia Times. There he works with Mei to one day make the paper into a respectable one.


Personal SummaryEdit

Erwa was born on Autumn of Day 15 and the second eldest son of seven brothers. Erwa and his brothers moved to Portia with their grandmother. Erwa is equipped with a keen sense of sight and hearing, making him a natural fit for the local newspaper in Portia, the Portia Times. He wishes to one day make the paper into a respectable one.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Related CharactersEdit

Erwa has lots of family members in Portia, including his grandmother, Yeye; his older brother, Dawa; and his younger brothers, Sanwa, Siwa, Wuwa, Liuwa, and Qiwa. He is Buddies with Mei, his colleague at the Portia Times.


When befriending Erwa, his relationship network with other NPCs will also be affected, resulting in the player receiving favor points from those NPCs as well.


At the end of the day, he returns home, which is x. His home is open from 7:00 AM to 22:00 PM.

Time Location

Time Location
7:00 Leaves his home to arrive at Portia Times by 8:15.
8:15 Begins work at Portia Times. Spends this time working, pacing around the office, and digging through desk drawers.
21:15 Leaves Portia Times to arrive at his home by 22:15.
22:15 Enters home and falls asleep.

Time Location


Erwa is one of the potential bachelors that the player can romance.

Upon reaching Friend status at four full hearts, the player can confess their love to him with a Heart Knot. If the confession is successful, his relationship status changes to Boyfriend. After Erwa has become the player's boyfriend, upon reaching Lover status at eight full hearts, the player can then propose to him with a Wedding Ring. If the proposal is successful, his relationship status changes to Husband. Once certain other conditions have been met, Erwa and the player can then try for children.

Additionally, upon meeting certain relationship levels, certain perks are rewarded.


Husband HeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeart 2Heart 2 +
Wedding RingWedding Ring
A chance at receiving gifts first thing in the morning

Social InteractionsEdit

Interactions: Social talk Social gift Social spar Social RPS Social Invitation Social play Social date Social Dine Social interact Social photo Social Ride Social Relic Trade Social confession Social propose Social mission

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Social talk ChatEdit

First meeting
  • Social talk Hi! I heard about you at the fireside meeting. So how long are you gonna stay here?
  • Social talk I love life here in Portia, it is really peaceful and relaxing.
  • Social talk The life here in Portia is so cozy, you can just feel it in your heart. I'm pretty sure you'll love it.
  • Social talk Welcome to Portia. Hope you'll like it here. I'm sure you'll have an easy time of getting to know everyone as we're pretty inclusive here!

  • Social talk You better be careful, I'll show no mercy.
  • Social talk Let me show you my full power!
  • Social talk Alright, let's go! Bring it!
  • Social talk Come on, let's see what you got!
  • Social talk Challenging me? I'm game!
  • Social talk Okay...let's start!
  • Social talk I admire your courage! Fine, I'll play with you.
  • Social talk Already starting? I was going to do some stretching.
  • Social talk Let's rumble!
  • Social talk Hahah, What do you think of me now?
  • Social talk You're not hurt are you? Don't worry about it, practice makes perfect.
  • Social talk Haha, that was super fun! You are pretty good!
  • Social talk Perfection!
  • Social talk Of course I was going to win! You underestimated me!
  • Social talk You're far too weak.
  • Social talk Humph, go home and practice more.
  • Social talk Alright, I win!
  • Social talk So you're only so-so.
  • Social talk Ah, I got some bruises from that.
  • Social talk Never imagined I could lose.
  • Social talk Oh, defeat...
  • Social talk I'm getting a little tired...
  • Social talk You are the most powerful opponent I've ever met!
  • Social talk I lost...
  • Social talk Ah, ow, ow, ow!
  • Social talk Why are you so strong?
  • Social talk I'm going for the win next time.
  • Social talk You won, be proud of it!
  • Social talk Mercy, mercy!
  • Social talk What a pity! I will not lose next time!
  • Social talk That was awful, I'll remember this!

Talk about favorite foods
  • Social talk
Ask about work
  • Social talk
  • Social talk
Casual talk
  • Social talk
  • Social talk
  • Social talk
  • Social talk

  • Social talk Take care, don't overwork yourself.
  • Social talk Let's head out and have some fun!
  • Social talk I'm so glad you're in my life!

Winter Solstice
  • Social talk Being together with my brothers eating hotpot really made my day, I think I'll write an article about it.

Social gift GiftEdit

Giving gifts to Erwa affects your relationship.


  • Every giftable item, except for the items below, will have a Neutral effect when given to Erwa.
  • Gifts given on festival days and on Erwa's birthday earn the player 2x and 3x relationship points respectively, and will show a unique dialogue.
  • Values listed below are without The Giver skill, which gives an extra 1-2 points.
Social gift Gifting Items
Love      +20
AI ModelAI Model
Love      +15
Secret Fish King SoupSecret Fish King Soup
Dark Coffee TableDark Coffee Table
Work DeskWork Desk
Monument ModelMonument Model
Performance Center ModelPerformance Center Model
Twisted Window OrigamyTwisted Window Origamy
Exquisite Fountain PenExquisite Fountain Pen
Love      +12
Clay Figure FemaleClay Figure: Female
Love        +10
Like        +8
Like        +5
Clothing BasketClothing Basket
Like        +4
Magnifying GlassMagnifying Glass
Strange MirrorStrange Mirror
Like        +3
Red TeaRed Tea
Milk TeaMilk Tea
Asteria (Bouquet)Asteria (Bouquet)
Power StonePower Stone
Dislike        -1
Wasted FoodWasted Food
Dislike        -2
Colorful FurColorful Fur
Snake SkinSnake Skin
Hate        -5
Eye PatchEye Patch
Animal FecesAnimal Feces
Copper OreCopper Ore
Tin OreTin Ore
Iron OreIron Ore
Lead OreLead Ore
Magnesium OreMagnesium Ore
Manganese OreManganese Ore
Aluminum OreAluminum Ore
Titanium OreTitanium Ore
Version 1.0.129395 Listed values are without The Giver skill, which gives an extra 1-2 points.

Desire head icon DesiresEdit

The following items are desires, or wishes, which are randomly assigned to one or two NPCs per week. In the event that Erwa has a desire, gifting the wanted item will provide the higher tier points; otherwise, on non-desired events, the item gives the base point value. Some NPCs may desire an item that they do not normally like. The following items are desires, which are randomly assigned to one or two NPCs per week. In the event that this NPC has a desire, gifting the wanted item will provide the higher tier points; otherwise, on non-desired events, the item gives the base point value.

Desire head icon Desires
Desire icon
Exquisite Fountain PenExquisite Fountain Pen

Social spar SparEdit

Erwa will spar with the player three times per day.

Note that the level in the table below is Erwa's base level at the start of the game. The actual level can be higher because Erwa can level up.

Social spar
Level: 22
Relationship Rewards/losses
Round 1 2 3
Player Win
Prompt happy
Prompt happy
Prompt sad
Baked BreadBaked Bread
Herbal JuiceHerbal Juice
Herbal MixtureHerbal Mixture
Roasted MeatRoasted Meat
Player Lose
Prompt happy
Prompt sad
Prompt ordinary

Social RPS RPSEdit

Erwa will play RPS with the player three times per day. Erwa is eligible for Rock, Paper, Scissors.

The daily count to play is three games.

Social Invitation InvitationEdit

Occasionally, first thing in the morning, the player may leave their house to find Erwa outside, hoping to invite the player out for a date or play date.

Social play PlayEdit

Once the player has become buddies with Erwa, they can schedule a play date together.

Social date DateEdit

After the player has successfully confessed how they feel to Erwa, the player can schedule a romantic date with Erwa.

Social Dine Dine Edit

If the player chooses to dine at The Round Table with Erwa during a play date, it is recommended to order dishes Erwa will like. If asked before ordering, Erwa will sometimes tell the player exactly which dishes to order; other times, Erwa will just give little hints. In the event that Erwa does not specify the exact foods desired, the player should order between three and six dishes, depending on what hint Erwa gives. It is recommended to order each of those dishes from different courses, ex. ordering one Appetizer, Meat, Vegetable, Dessert, and Drink course each instead of five Desserts.

Erwa's food preferences are:

Play date eat Dining
Prompt happy
Prompt sad
Menu icon appetizer
Banner Fish SaladBanner Fish Salad
Fire Fruit MixFire Fruit Mix
Green Beans in SauceGreen Beans in Sauce
Menu icon main course
Main Course
Spaghetti with Hot SauceSpaghetti with Hot Sauce
Supremely Spicy SpaghettiSupremely Spicy Spaghetti
Classic Spaghetti with Meat SauceClassic Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Seafood NoodlesCreamy Noodles with Bacon
Menu icon meat
Grilled TurkeyGrilled Turkey
Menu icon vegetable
Menu icon dessert
Menu icon drink
Milk TeaMilk Scented Tea
Red TeaRed Tea
Tallsky Goat MilkTallsky Goat Milk
Apple Juice-dinnerApple Juice
Orange JuiceOrange Juice
Apricot JuiceApricot Juice

Social interact InteractEdit

As the player develops their relationship with Erwa, special interactions are unlocked, including Hug and Kiss.

Social Relic Trade Relic TradeEdit

Erwa occasionally uses the Relic Pieces Exchange board at the Museum to trade for relic pieces. Erwa also visits the Museum occasionally, and likes to look at particular exhibits (after the player has donated them to the Museum).

Social Relic Trade
Relic Trade
Points Relics
Requested Pieces +30
AI Model Piece 1AI Model Piece 1
AI Model Piece 2AI Model Piece 2
AI Model Piece 3AI Model Piece 3
AI Model Piece 4AI Model Piece 4
AI Model Piece 5AI Model Piece 5
Performance Center Model Piece 1Performance Center Model Piece 1
Performance Center Model Piece 2Performance Center Model Piece 2
Performance Center Model Piece 3Performance Center Model Piece 3
Performance Center Model Piece 4Performance Center Model Piece 4
Monument Model Piece 1Monument Model Piece 1
Monument Model Piece 2Monument Model Piece 2
Monument Model Piece 3Monument Model Piece 3
Monument Model Piece 4Monument Model Piece 4
Clay Figure Female Piece 1Clay Figure: Female Piece 1
Clay Figure Female Piece 2Clay Figure: Female Piece 2
Clay Figure Female Piece 3Clay Figure: Female Piece 3
Favorite Exhibits +???
Monument Model
Monument Model
Performance Center Model
Performance Center Model
Weird Glass Jar
Weird Glass Jar


  • The Hulu Brothers correspond to the color scheme of the rainbow. In Erwa's case, he represents orange.
  • Er in Chinese means "two", corresponding to the fact that he is the second oldest Hulu Brother.