Martha's Home

Martha's home

Map Martha Floor 1

Map of home's first floor

Map Martha Floor 2

Map of home's second floor

Martha is a resident of Portia with whom the player can develop a friendship. She is Portia town's baker and runs her own bakery on Main Street. She was married to an adventurer who passed away while on an expedition to the Peripheries. Her son is Toby, who causes her a lot of stress. She wishes he would stop being so adventurous.


Martha came to Portia with her husband over ten years ago. After her husband passed away on an expedition to the Peripheries, Martha decided to stay in Portia and their son Toby by herself. She worries that Toby will follow in his father's footsteps and become an adventurer one day.

Personal lifeEdit

Martha was born on Spring of Day 23. She moved to Portia with her husband over ten years ago and had a son named Toby. Her husband passed away while on an expedition to the Peripheries, causing her to become worried about her son, whom wants to become an adventurer like his father.

Martha would bake bread for Toby, which caused her neighbors to ask for portions. As a result, Martha opened up the bakery in Portia. As a baker, she is always interested in tasting new and different types of bread for inspiration.

Physical appearanceEdit

Martha wears a patterned red bandanna, a pink shirt with white edging, a long blue skirt, an apron with white-and-green checkered trim and orange-and-yellow stripes, and matching orange-and-yellow striped wrist warmers.

Related charactersEdit

Martha lives with her son, Toby. She worries about him and wishes he would be enjoy his time in Portia instead of dreaming of adventure. Her husband (unnamed) passed away while on an expedition to the Peripheries. Martha is Friends with Carol, who runs a nearby shop. They can often be found exercising together in Central Plaza.


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


Time Location

Time Location
8:00 Exercises in Central Plaza with Carol.
16:15 Leaves Martha's Bakery to arrive at a bench in Central Plaza by
19:00 Chats with Carol at the Clothing Store.
20:30 Leaves Clothing Store to arrive at her home by 21:15.

Time Location



Developing a friendly relationship with Martha unlocks new dialogue that reveals more about Martha and gives you access to special relationship perks.

Buddy StarStarStar 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2
Receive a 10% discount when consuming in the store
Friend StarStarStarStarStar 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2
20% off in the store and gives gifts sometimes
Good Friend StarStarStarStarStarStarStar 2Star 2Star 2Star 2
Receive a 25% discount when consuming in the store

Social interactionsEdit

Interactions: Social talk Social gift Desire head icon Social spar Social RPS Social play Social Dine Social photo Social Ride Social Relic Trade

Click on the icon to go to the respective section.

Social talk ChatEdit

First meeting
  • Martha ED 001
    Hi! You're probably the new Builder everyone's talking about. I'm Martha, nice to meet you! I run a bakery here in town.
  • Martha ED 002
    I wish my son would stop dreaming about a life of adventure. Why can't he just have a peaceful life here in Portia?
  • Martha ED 003
    When will Toby let me not worry for just one day?!

  • 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 I love to eat fish!
  • Social talk Instead of spaghetti, I'd rather have steamed, stewed, baked, or fried rice.
Ask about work
  • (How's your bakery doing?)
    • Social talk As well as it can be when someone that "shall not be named" eats half the supply when he feels like it.
  • (It must be hard to be a single mother running a shop.)
    • Social talk It's actually not so bad. When Toby was born, my hubby was still out and about in the Peripheries, so I'm used to it. The people here are so nice as well, they have given me a lot of help.
Casual talk
  • Social talk I don't know if I'd want to travel. Toby wants to go out there right now, haha. But me, I'm not the adventure type.
  • Social talk My husband took me on a couple of adventures when we were young. But I think I'd like to stay right where I am. I'm worried to death that Toby will take after his Pa and join some adventurer's guild, I don't want to lose another loved one.
  • (What type of gifts do you like?)
  • Social talk Well, I'm usually in need of new cooking tools like pots and pans, because someone likes to take off with my kitchen ware on his adventures.
  • Social talk Since I have a bakery, I'm always interested in tasting new and different types of bread to get inspiration.
  • (Your bread smells very good!)
    • Social talk Thank you. I'm coming up with new tastes all the time!
  • (It must be hard to run a bakery shop and raise a child at the same time.)
    • Social talk I used to only bake bread for my son, but then neighbors started asking for portions as well, so I started my own bakery.

Winter Solstice
  • Social talk It's times like these that I really miss my husband. I wish he could see this with his family.

Social gift GiftEdit

Console Note
The information below pertains to the PC version of My Time at Portia, and may differ from the console versions. Additionally, console-specific information may change in future updates.
Comments: Gifting values on non-universal gifts may currently be different on consoles.

Giving gifts to Martha affects the player's relationship with Martha. Every character has unique gift preferences.


  • Every giftable item, except for the items below, will have a Neutral (+1) effect when given to Martha.
  • Gifts given on festival days and on Martha's birthday will 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 point.
Social gift Gifting Items
Love      +20
Love      +15
Love      +12
Love        +10
Like        +8
Like        +6
Like        +5
Like        +4
Like        +3
Like        +2
Dislike        -1
Dislike        -2
Hate        -5
Listed values are without The Giver skill, which gives an extra point.

Gift values displayed on this chart are for the PC release of My Time at Portia and may not apply to the console releases.

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 Martha 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.

Desire head icon Desires
Desire icon
Decocting PotDecocting Pot
Desire icon
Feather DusterFeather Duster
Desire icon
Shrimp and Cheese on RiceShrimp and Cheese on Rice
Desire icon
Seafood PaellaSeafood Paella

Social spar SparEdit

Martha can spar with the player up to three times per day.

Note that the level in the table below is Martha's base level at the start of the game. Martha's actual level can be higher because Martha will level up over time.

Social spar
Level: 5
Relationship Rewards/losses
Round 1 2 3
Player Win
Prompt happy
Prompt happy
Prompt sad
Gols Gols
Apple Apple
Baked Bread Baked Bread
Herbal Juice Herbal Juice
Herbal Mixture Herbal Mixture
Herbs Herbs
Roasted Meat Roasted Meat
Player Lose
Prompt happy
Prompt sad
Prompt ordinary

Social RPS RPSEdit

Martha can play RPS with the player up to three times per day.


Social play PlayEdit

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

Social Dine DineEdit

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

Martha's food preferences are:

Play date eat Dining
Prompt happy
Prompt sad
Menu icon appetizer
Menu icon main course
Main Course
Menu icon meat
Menu icon vegetable
Menu icon dessert
Menu icon drink

Social Relic Trade Relic tradeEdit

Martha occasionally uses the Relic Pieces Exchange board at the Museum to trade for relic pieces. Martha likes to look at particular completed relics, so after the player has donated such relics to the Museum or displayed them in their yard, Martha may come visit the Museum or the player's yard to view these relics. Such visits will earn the player relationship points each time, with the amount dependent upon the relic.

Social Relic Trade
Relic Trade
Points Relics
Requested Pieces +30
Favorite Exhibits +???
Power Lamp
Power Lamp
Goddess Statue
Goddess Statue

Social mission MissionsEdit

Legend: MAPICON main2MAPICON branch2 major • MAPICON main1MAPICON branch1 minor • Social play friendship • Social date romance

  • MAPICON main2 Main missions are listed in chronological order, based on the chronology list.
  • MAPICON branch2 Secondary missions are listed in alphabetical order.
  • Indented missions indicate succession of the previously listed mission. Further missions in its timeline are in chronological order.

Main missionsEdit

MAPICON main1 The Cave on Amber Island
Build the power generator and repair the machine inside the cave on Amber Island.
MAPICON main1 The Debt Collectors
The Debt Collector's Agency from Atara sent a couple of agents to inform you that your father owed them some debt.

Secondary missionsEdit

MAPICON branch1 Commission of Happiness
Help A&G Construction deliver some wallpaper samples to customers before 18:00.
This is Gust's romance mission.
MAPICON branch2 Martha's Delivery
Go to Martha and find out why her orders was late.
MAPICON branch1 Taste Survey
It seems like McDonald has got some troubles, go and ask if you could help.
MAPICON branch2 The Secret of Planting
After the Autumn Festival, Emily wants to find a bigger fruit crop to plant, help her find the seed.


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