Mars and Carol Home

Polly's home

The middle child of Mars and Carol, Polly loves to read and study. She likes to go visit the Research Center and play board games with Isaac. Polly feels that her sisters need to study more to have a chance at a better life in the future, but she mostly keeps to herself. She wants to get a scholarship from the prestigious University of Atara.

Polly is a child living in Portia. She is the middle child of Mars and Carol, with Molly being her elder sister and Dolly being her little sister. She is the more independent of the three sisters, preferring to spend time away from the other two girls. She is a student at the Portia School.


Personal LifeEdit

Polly was born on Day 25 of Spring and is the middle child of Carol and Mars. She attends the local school in Portia with the rest of the children in the town. Unlike the other girls in her family, Polly is extremely smart and wishes to obtain a scholarship to the University of Atara when she grows older. Polly feels that her sisters need to take their studies more seriously, but she tends to keep to herself.

Polly enjoys visiting the Research Center, the Commerce Guild, and playing Cross Five with Isaac.

Out of all the cities and countries she has learned in school, Polly wants to visit Seesai the most.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Polly is a young girl with pale skin and long reddish-brown hair pulled up into a braid and tied with a red ribbon with yellow polka-dots. She wears an orange dress with yellow polka dots on top of a white blouse with pale orange stripes, orange leggings, white socks with red trim and red shoes.

Related CharactersEdit

Polly lives with Mars, her father; Carol, her mother; and Molly and Dolly, her older sisters. She is Best Friends with Isaac, a fellow intellectual and her Cross Five partner. They can sometimes be seen playing Cross Five in the Park or walking around inside the Commerce Guild. Her teacher at school is Lucy.


When befriending Polly, her relationship network with other NPCs will also be affected, resulting in the player receiving favor points from those NPCs as well. Note: Lucy is not a part of Polly's relationship network.


After school (4 PM) Can be found with Isaac playing Cross Five

On Sundays: 9:00 - 15:00 Listening to Lee in the Church of the Light

Time Location

Time Location
8:00 Leaves home to arrive at Portia School by 8:45.
9:45 Enters Portia School and sits at a desk to listen to the lesson.
15:30 Leaves Portia School to arrive at the Research Center by 16:00.
16:00 Enters the Research Center and
19:45 Leaves the Research Center to arrive at

Time Location

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


Social InteractionsEdit

Interactions: Social talk Social gift Social RPS Social Dine Social photo Social Relic Trade Social Cross Five

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Social talk ChatEdit

First meeting
  • Polly ED 001
    Are you the new Builder? I'm Polly, it's nice to see other people try to bring about the telesis of this world...or at least that's what the Mayor likes to say, haha. Nice to meet you!
  • Polly ED 002
    I did great on the last test. I wonder how well my sisters did.
  • Polly ED 003
    Molly and Dolly are out playing. I can take this chance to finish my homework in peace.
  • Social talk I'm always interested in a good book. Do you have any suggestions?
  • Social talk Ms. Lucy is so smart. I hope I can be as smart as her one day.
  • Social talk Ms. Lucy says the plants are dormant during the winter, but they're starting to bloom again.
  • Social talk I have to sneak away from Molly and Dolly so I can do my homework in peace.
  • Social talk My Mom makes all of our clothes. She's so talented.
  • Social talk Come to think of it, I've been looking for a book called 'Journey to the East.' I know it's a classic, but it's so hard to find! The story sounds so dreamy, though...One day I'd like to go on a grand adventure like that.

  • Social talk With two sisters I don't get a lot of time to myself.
  • Social talk Dolly and Molly say that I show off in school. But I think they just need to study more.
  • Social talk You must be pretty smart to be a builder, huh?

Talk about favorite foods
  • Social talk I could always go for some ice cream.
  • Social talk I love the juices available at this restaurant.
Ask about work
  • (My job right now is to study hard at school, so later on I can pick a profession that I really like.
    • Social talk
Casual talk
  • Social talk Ms. Lucy told us a lot about other cities and countries. I think I want to visit Seesai the most.
  • (What types of gifts do you like?)
  • Social talk I'll tell you what I don't like, I don't like fish. I always have trouble getting rid of fish bones.
  • (I heard you're a really good student.)
    • Social talk I want to be able to help the Research Center one day. I want to restore all the incredible technologies that we lost during the Age of Darkness.
  • (Do you have a goal in mind?)
    • Social talk My immediate goal is to get into the University of Atara. I'm still a few years away, so I must study hard.

  • Social talk Ms. Lucy says the plants are dormant during the winter, but they're starting to bloom again.
  • Social talk My sisters' and I share a birthday.
  • Social talk It's perfect weather to play cross five with Mr Isaac in the park.
  • Social talk I wish we could take a summer holiday, but Mom says we can't afford it.
  • Social talk It's perfect weather for ice cream.
  • Social talk I love the summer. I get cold so easily.
  • Social talk All the leaves change colour in Autumn. I wish I know why.
  • Social talk Mom's working on a new winter coat for me.
  • Social talk Oh, it's getting colder.
  • Social talk I double-dog dared Toby to throw a snowball at Dolly.
  • Social talk I like curling up with a good book when it's cold outside.
  • Social talk One year the river froze over and we went skating. It was fun.

  • Social talk I love the sound of the rain.
  • Social talk I need a waterproof bag to keep my books dry.
  • Social talk Snow is just crystalized water. Isn't that interesting?

Day of the Bright Sun
  • Social talk Isaac told me about the history behind this festival. It's so interesting.
  • Social talk I was talking with Isaac, even though he hates gatherings, he really likes this holiday for some reason, even though he pretends otherwise.
Winter Solstice
  • Social talk It's nice when everyone comes together.

  • Social talk I'm busy.
  • Social talk Please leave me alone.
  • Social talk I have to get back to my homework.

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


  • Every giftable item, except for the items below, will have a Neutral (+1) effect when given to Polly.
  • Gifts given on festival days and on Polly'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      +15
Love      +12
Love        +10
Like        +9
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 Polly 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
Desire icon
Dried ApricotDried Apricot


Despite being ineligible for play dates, Polly has food preferences found in the game's data. Her 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

Polly occasionally uses the Relic Pieces Exchange board at the Museum to trade for relic pieces. Polly likes to look at particular completed relics, so after the player has donated such relics to the Museum or displayed them in their yard, Polly 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 +???
Monster Toy
Monster Toy
Sunny Side
Sunny Side
Fish Sub
Fish Sub

Social Cross Five Cross FiveEdit

Polly is eligible for Cross Five. The player can play Cross Five with her when she is at the park with Isaac on some evenings.

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.
MAPICON main2 A New Friend
Polly wants you to help her look for Scraps, a stray dog that has gone missing.


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