Abandoned in the woods as a baby, Oaks was found and raised by Papa Bear. As Oaks reached boyhood, Papa Bear settled down near Portia to give his adopted son a chance to go to school and interact with other humans. Oaks is very naive, but kind and hopeful. He can also talk with some animals.


Personal summaryEdit

Oaks was born on Day 8 of Summer. When he was a baby, Oaks was abandoned in the woods by his biological parents until Papa Bear Abu found him. Papa Bear raised Oaks and settled near Portia to allow Oaks to interact with other humans.

Oaks can speak human language and also has the ability to talk to animals, such as Papa Bear.

Physical appearanceEdit

Oaks is a young man with pale skin, brown eyes and medium-length straight red hair. He wears a heavily-patched bearskin cloak with the head forming a hood, and the front legs acting as sleeves for his arms, and red straps meeting at his collar to hold it on. He is bare-chested beneath the cloak, but he has dark blue and red striped pantaloons covering his legs to below the knee. Over the pantaloons, he wears a fur sash, covered by two belts: One turquoise with a silver buckle, the other purple and red striped with gold loops and several things hanging from it, including a winged white key, a couple of decorative keychains and a yellow pouch. His lower legs and feet are covered with simple wraps over sandals. He has a gold necklace with a single decorated animal fang or claw strung on it.

Related charactersEdit

Oaks's closest connection in Portia is his foster father, Abu, who adopted him when he was young. They can often be found together in the fields just outside the city.


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


His home is open from 7:00 AM to 21:00 PM.

Time Location
12:00 Leave Peach plaza at 12:30, walks out gate and walks along wall to the east
13:00 Walks south east towards river
14:00 Starts walking towards Central Plaza, but then goes east again after reaching south of the gate

Time Location
10:45 Enters Church of the Light and listens to Lee's sermon.
15:15 Leaves Church of the Light to arrive at


Oaks 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 Oaks 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, Oaks and the player can then try for children.

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


Husband HeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeartHeart 2Heart 2 +
Receive help with domestic work and resource gathering, and a chance at receiving gifts first thing in the morning.

Social interactionsEdit

Interactions: Social talk Social gift Desire head icon 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

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Social talk ChatEdit

First meeting
  • Oaks ED 001
    Hi-oh! You must be the person the Mayor was talking about! I'm kind of simple, but I hope we can be friends!
  • Oaks ED 003
    Papa Bear gets agitated quite often during summer due to his thick fur. I need to figure out a way to help him cool down.
  • Oaks ED 004
    I'm making a wood carving of colorful llama. I've been chasing them for days to try and see them up-close. See these bruises they gave me? They still hurt.
    • Social talk Honey and fruits are Papa Bear's favorites. I should gather more before I head back.

  • Mission: The Bassanio Lift: Social talk Papa Bear told me not to drink from the river while the green goo's floating on there. He didn't need to tell me, the smell's terrible!

  • Social talk I will not lose!
  • Social talk Watch me use the Super Bear Punch my Papa Bear taught me.
  • Social talk Heeya!
  • Social talk Come on, I don't fear you!
  • Social talk You're up for another round?
  • Social talk Huey, just getting warmed up!
  • Social talk Come on! Come on!
  • Social talk Let's spar again! Hey!
  • Social talk Huh, last time, ok?
  • Social talk Who's going to win this time?
  • Social talk Super Bear Punch!
  • Social talk Hey, I win!
  • Social talk My Super Bear Punch is awesome, right?
  • Social talk Don't cry if you lose!
  • Social talk Yay!
  • Social talk Oh yeah, win!
  • Social talk I'm pretty good, right?
  • Social talk Lala lu lalala.
  • Social talk Super Bear Punch!
  • Social talk Papa Bear's gonna be real happy when he hears about my win.
  • Social talk Do you need some herbs to get better?
  • Social talk Do you want to learn the Super Bear Punch?
  • Social talk Let's spar again sometimes.
  • Social talk Wah, even my Super Bear Punch was useless against you.
  • Social talk I'll not lose next time.
  • Social talk How about we give it another go?
  • Social talk Lost...
  • Social talk This time doesn't count! Let's fight again!
  • Social talk How did you know how to break my move?
  • Social talk How can I lose with the Super Bear Punch?
  • Social talk Papa Bear is going to laugh at me.
  • Social talk Awww, let's fight again sometimes.
  • Social talk I need some comfort food.
  • Social talk I'm hungry.
  • Social talk Oh, defeat...
  • 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 You know, I think Coffee is too bitter no matter how much milk and sugar I put in.
  • Social talk I love the juices available in this restaurant.
Ask about work
  • (Make anything new recently?)
    • Social talk I lack some materials, so I'm putting it on hold for now.
  • (So are you still making small trinkets?)
    • Social talk Oh yeah! But sometimes it's hard to find the right materials to make my art.
      • (I'll help you gather some if I have time.)
        • Social talk Really? Thank you so much!
      • (Well, good luck!)
        • Social talk Thanks!
Casual talk
  • Social talk I've never been too far from Portia, I'm happy to stay here with Papa Bear. It's my home.
  • (I like your bear cape.)
    • Social talk Well, I like it as well! It keeps me warm in the winter and pretty warm in the summer as well, haha. I can make you one next time, it's not real bear fur.
  • (What is it like being raised by Papa Bear?)
    • Social talk Uhm, I grew up speaking bear. I only learned the human tongue after Papa Bear sent me to school here in Portia.

  • Social talk [Oaks sniffs you] Oh,Sorry. This is how bears show respect. You smell very good!
  • Social talk Where did I come from? Where am I going? Isaac told me to think about this. My head hurts!
  • Social talk Oh! Once I saw a shiny disk in a bird's nest. I'm not sure how it got there though.

  • Social talk Thank you for respecting me,even though I am a little simple-minded. I don't know a lot of things, but I know I care about you
  • Social talk This is how bears say 'I love you.' Grrgh! Haha! How was that?
  • Social talk Some bears touch tongues to show affection. I guess they are not too different to human, haha!
  • 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 This is my favorite celebration! I can pretty much eat this all day! Too bad Papa Bear can't take spicy stuff.

  • Social talk Aw...I slipped on some fallen my knees are all black and blue.
  • Social talk Hi! I spoke to cool Sea Urchin today! Then,I got distracted by a passing Llama,and when I looked back,the Sea Urchin was gone! I wonder where he is now.
  • Social talk People always ask me if I'm cold. I'm actually very comfortable right now.
  • Social talk Don't you just want to dive into the snow and roll around?

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 Oaks affects the player's relationship with Oaks. Every character has unique gift preferences.


  • Every giftable item, except for the items below, will have a Neutral (+1) effect when given to Oaks.
  • Gifts given on festival days and on Oaks'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.
  • Oaks feels neutral about Stone, Wood, Hardwood, Sand, Soil, and Wasted Food, unlike most NPCs who dislike them
Social gift Gifting Items
Love      +18
Love      +15
Love      +12
Love        +10
Like        +8
Ruby Ruby
Like        +6
Like        +5
Like        +4
Like        +3
Like        +2
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 Oaks 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
Crafter's ToolboxCrafter's Toolbox
Desire icon
Carving KnifeCarving Knife
Desire icon
Meat and Mushrooms StewMeat and Mushrooms Stew

Social spar SparEdit

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

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

Social spar
Level: 20
Relationship Rewards/losses
Round 1 2 3
Player Win
Prompt happy
Prompt happy
Prompt happy
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

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

Social photo PhotoEdit

Below is a gallery of Oaks's poses in group photos.


Social play PlayEdit

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

Social date DateEdit

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

Social Dine DineEdit

If the player chooses to dine at The Round Table with Oaks during a play date or date, it is recommended to order dishes Oaks will like. If asked before ordering, Oaks will sometimes tell the player exactly which dishes to order; other times, Oaks will just give little hints. In the event that Oaks does not specify the exact foods desired, the player should order between two and seven dishes, depending on what hint Oaks 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.

Oaks'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 interact InteractEdit

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

Social Relic Trade Relic tradeEdit

Oaks occasionally uses the Relic Pieces Exchange board at the Museum to trade for relic pieces. Oaks likes to look at particular completed relics, so after the player has donated such relics to the Museum or displayed them in their yard, Oaks 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 +???
Catmaid Statue
Catmaid Statue
Monument Model
Monument Model

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.

Secondary missionsEdit

MAPICON branch1 Care packages
Deliver care packages to Carol, Alice, and Oaks with Nora.
MAPICON branch2 Keep Cool, Papa Bear!
Find Papa Bear with Oaks.
Social play Oaks' Worries
Ask Gale about how to help Oaks get a job.

Commerce commissionsEdit

Oaks may post a commission in the Commerce Guild.

Oaks may post a commission on the commission board in the Commerce Guild. Below is a list of possible commissions.

  • Data is extracted from the database.
  • Rewards do not account for the skill Commerce Hot Shot, which increases the rewards output.
  • Some items with the same quantity may be listed twice, but each offer a different deadline or rewards.
Social secondary mission Commission List
Commission Rewards
Item Level Deadline RP
Prompt happy
Prompt guild
Charcoal Charcoal (x15)
Tasklevel 1
5 days 25-30 100 50 36-45
Roasted Meat Roasted Meat (x5)
Tasklevel 1
10 days 25-30 40 40-60 36-45


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