Presley is a resident of Portia with whom the player can develop a friendship. He is the commissioner of the Portia branch of the Commerce Guild. Originally from Walnut Groove, Presley was a famous Builder in Portia, working his way up to become the commissioner. He works alongside Antoine, the secretary of the Commerce Guild, and helps new Builders obtain their builder's license.

Presley first welcomes the player to Portia after their arrival and shows them to their Pa's abandoned workshop. Presley helps the player settle in and to obtain their builder's license.


Originally born in Walnut Groove, Presley came to Portia with his parents when he was still a young boy. Always looking out for the people around him, Presley was well liked and quickly became a famous Builder through hardwork and perseverance. When he finally hung up his gears, he became the commissioner of the Portia branch of the Commerce Guild.

Personal lifeEdit

Presley was born on Summer of Day 23 in Walnut Groove. When he was a young boy, he and his parents moved to Portia. Presley became a famous Builder, then became the commissioner of the Portia branch of the Commerce Guild.

Physical appearanceEdit

Presley has short black hair and a has a mustache closely resembling a handlebar mustache. He wears a blue business suit with a yellow tie and white shirt. He has blue jeans and brown dress shoes. He wears a glasses with gold-colored rims.

Related charactersEdit

Presley doesn't have family in Portia, but he has many connections in town. He works with his Friend, Antoine, at the Commerce Guild, and he truly values the hard work that Antoine puts in at the Guild. Presley often coordinates efforts with another Friend of his, Gale, because commerce is so vital to how Portia operates in the larger world.



Below is his generic schedule. Certain events may alter his schedule, such as conversing with the character, missions, special events, or other distractions. All times listed are estimates, unless otherwise noted.

Time Location
7:00Leaves house and walks to the cafe
7:30Relaxes at the cafe
10:00Walks to the Commerce Guild
10:30Works at Commerce Guild
18:00Heads to The Round Table in Peach Plaza
18:30Eats dinner
22:00Walks home

Time Location
7:00Leaves house and walks to the cafe
7:30Relaxes at the cafe
10:00Walks to the Commerce Guild
10:30Works at Commerce Guild
18:00Runs to The Round Table in Peach Plaza
18:30Relaxes at The Round Table, wandering the restaurant and Gaming Hall
0:00Walks home

Time Location
7:00Leaves house and walks to the cafe
7:30Relaxes at the cafe
9:00Walks to the Commerce Guild
9:30Works at Commerce Guild
18:00Heads to The Round Table in Peach Plaza
18:30Eats dinner
22:00Walks home

Time Location
7:00Leaves the house and walks to the church
8:00Enters Church of the Light and listens to Lee's sermon
15:30Leaves Church and walk to the Commerce Guild
16:40Works at Commerce Guild
18:00Attends the fireside meeting
21:00Heads to The Round Table in Peach Plaza and eats dinner
22:00Walks home



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

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1 extra reputation point after completing a commission
Buddy StarStarStar 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2
2 extra reputation points after completing a commission
Friend StarStarStarStarStar 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2
3 extra reputation points after completing a commission
Good Friend StarStarStarStarStarStarStar 2Star 2Star 2Star 2
5 extra reputation points after completing a commission

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 Social mission

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Social talk ChatEdit

First meeting
  • Social talk Hi there, welcome to Portia!
  • Presley ED 001
    The Commerce Guild is always busy, but I feel like I'm taking part in the telesis of the world.
  • Presley ED 002
    When I was your age, I worked from dawn 'til midnight. All that hardwork paid off and I'm now the commissioner of the branch.
  • Presley ED 003
    If you work hard and never give up, you will be well-off in no time at all!

  • Mission: The Builder Test: Social talk Don't forget to finish the guild's test and get yourself your Builder's license. I have faith in you.

  • 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 don't eat a lot of meat since I just don't like the taste.
  • Social talk I love to eat fish!
Ask about work
  • (How's the Commerce Guild going?)
    • Social talk We're getting more and more commissions everyday. More folks are finding things that they can sell, buy, or order through our guild network. I am satisfied.
  • (What is it like to work with Antoine?)
    • Social talk Antoine is very precise, he's very, very good at his work. Most of the time, he'll complete a task before I even have to ask.
Casual talk
  • Social talk Ever been to Walnut Groove? They have some great artisans there.
  • Social talk I visit a lot of places due to work, but my home city of Walnut Groove and Portia are still my two favorite places.
  • (What type of gifts do you like?)
  • Social talk I like to eat fish. People say that those who eat fish can get smarter, what do you think? Hahah!
  • Social talk Having a warm cup of tea while working is a really nice thing.
  • (Thanks for taking care of me!)
    • Social talk You're welcome! It's my responsibility to a friend, as well as to the Guild, to help you become a great Builder.
  • (You work so meticulously, I guess that's your secret to success.)
    • Social talk And a lot of luck!

Winter Solstice
  • Social talk Happy Winter Solstice to you! Your father would be proud of how far you've gotten this year.

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


  • Every giftable item, except for the items below, will have a Neutral (+1) effect when given to Presley.
  • Gifts given on festival days and on Presley'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      +18
Love      +15
Love      +12
Love        +10
Like        +8
Ruby Ruby
Like        +7
Like        +6
Like        +5
Like        +4
Like        +3
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 Presley 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.

Presley will place the Golden Toad on a headboard of his bed inside his house if he receives it when desired.

Desire head icon Desires
Desire icon
Tea SetTea Set
Desire icon
Golden ToadGolden Toad

Social spar SparEdit

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

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

Social spar
Level: 6
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

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


Social play PlayEdit

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

Social Dine DineEdit

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

Presley'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

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

Social mission MissionsEdit

Spoiler Alert: This section may contain spoilers. Proceed with caution!

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 main2 Go to the Commerce Guild
A new day. Go to the Commerce Guild to meet Presley.
MAPICON main2 The Builder Test
Make a Simple Axe and a Pickaxe and show them to Presley as part of the Builder Test.
MAPICON main2 Register workshop
After getting the Builder License, you need to register your workshop at the Town Hall, then you can take the commissions in the Commerce Guild.
MAPICON main1 Assemble Dee-Dee Transport
We are in need of a three-wheeled Dee-Dee vehicle for the city transportation system.
MAPICON main2 The Builder Bout
Your father wants to challenge you to a Builder Bout. Presley suggests you both build an airplane, one of the hardest things to construct in the world today.

Secondary missionsEdit

MAPICON branch2 The Leaky Roof
The roof of the Commerce Guild building is leaking during rainy days, Presley wants you to help fix it.


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