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

Click on the icon to go to the respective section.

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 1-2 points.
Social gift Gifting Items
Love      +20
Rattan ChairRattan Chair
Love      +18
Jockey StatueJockey Statue
Love      +15
Seafood Stew MixSeafood Stew Mix
Galloping HorseGalloping Horse
The Thinking CanThe Thinking Can
Tea SetTea Set
Sculpted LionSculpted Lion
Plane ModelPlane Model
Love      +12
Old TalkerOld Talker
Golden ToadGolden Toad
Love        +10
Like        +8
Like        +7
Red LampRed Lamp
Like        +6
Salty Grilled CatfishSalty Grilled Catfish
Like        +5
Like        +4
Lucky CoverLucky Cover
Like        +3
Asteria (Bouquet)Asteria (Bouquet)
Power StonePower Stone
Dislike        -1
Wasted FoodWasted Food
Dislike        -2
Roasted MeatRoasted Meat
Hate        -5
Red MushroomRed Mushroom
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.

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. 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
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 can level up over time.

Social spar
Level: 6
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

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


Social Invitation InvitationEdit

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

Social play PlayEdit

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

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
Banner Fish SaladBanner Fish Salad
Smoked Fish RollSmoked Fish Roll
Creamy Salmon StewCreamy Salmon Stew
Creamy Shrimp StewCreamy Shrimp Stew
Menu icon main course
Main Course
Bamboo Papaya and Seafood with RiceBamboo Papaya and Seafood with Rice
Menu icon meat
Fish PorridgeMeidi's Fish Stew
Spicy Fish SoupSpicy Fish Soup
BBQ Grilled MeatBBQ Grilled Meat
Deep Fried RibsDeep Fried Ribs
Smoked Meat-dinnerSmoked Meat (dinner)
Roasted Warthog FeetRoasted Warthog Feet
Well Seasoned RibsWell Seasoned Ribs
Grilled TurkeyGrilled Turkey
Sauteed RibsSauteed Ribs
Stewed MushroomsDjango's Braised Meat
Menu icon vegetable
Golden Radish SoupGolden Radish Soup
Menu icon dessert
Menu icon drink
Red TeaRed Tea
Milk TeaMilk Scented Tea

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
Plane Model Piece 1Plane Model Piece 1
Plane Model Piece 2Plane Model Piece 2
Plane Model Piece 3Plane Model Piece 3
Plane Model Piece 4Plane Model Piece 4
Galloping Horse Piece 1Galloping Horse Piece 1
Galloping Horse Piece 2Galloping Horse Piece 2
Galloping Horse Piece 3Galloping Horse Piece 3
Galloping Horse Piece 4Galloping Horse Piece 4
The Thinking Can Piece 1The Thinking Can Piece 1
The Thinking Can Piece 2The Thinking Can Piece 2
The Thinking Can Piece 3The Thinking Can Piece 3
The Thinking Can Piece 4The Thinking Can Piece 4
Old Talker Piece 1Old Talker Piece 1
Old Talker Piece 2Old Talker Piece 2
Old Talker Piece 3Old Talker Piece 3
Bonsai Piece 2Bonsai Piece 2
Bonsai Piece 1Bonsai Piece 1
Bonsai Piece 3Bonsai Piece 3
Bonsai Piece 4Bonsai Piece 4
Favorite Exhibits +???
Old Talker
Old Talker

Social mission Missions Edit

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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