The Luau is a great opportunity to gain some friendship points with the whole town, if you choose the right ingredient

Stardew Valley: Luau Festival Guide

Good Response Items

  • Juice of any kind
  • Most Gold or higher Crops (the exceptions are listed in the negative responses)
  • Any pickled vegetable (except Pickled Spring Onion)
  • Rare Smoked fish of normal quality
  • Most Smoked Fish of Silver or higher quality
  • Tree Fruit of Gold or higher quality
  • Rare Fish of Gold or higher quality

Governor's response: "Ah... that's a very pleasant soup. The produce from this valley never disappoints!"

Neutral Response Items

  • Certain Crops (Blueberry, Bok Choy, Cranberry, Corn, Garlic, Grape, Green Bean, Hops, Hot Pepper, Parsnip, Potato, Radish, Tomato)
  • Wild Fruit (Plum, Horseradish, Leek, etc.)
  • Certain Fish and the Smoked version (Bream, Bullhead)
  • Not adding an item will cause a neutral response

Governor's Response: "Hmm... I don't have much to say about this. It's an average soup."

Bad Response

  • Fish: Anchovy, Carp, Green Algae, Herring, Sunfish, White Algae, Seaweed
  • Foraged foods: Blackberry, Crocus, Daffodil, Salmonberries (and wine), Spring Onion (and juice), Sweet Pea, Unmilled Rice (and juice)
  • Other items: Field Snack, Joja Cola

Governor's Response: "Um... It's actually kind of disgusting. I think I'll pass on the soup this year."

Worst Response:

  • Goby (regular and smoked)
  • Holly
  • Pufferfish (regular and smoked)
  • Red Mushroom
  • Sap
  • Scorpion Carp (regular and smoked)
  • Sea Cucumber (regular and smoked)
  • Void Egg
  • Void Mayonnaise

Governor's Response: "Blech! This is vile! I think I'm going to be sick... I need to lie down…"

Luau Shop

Outside of speaking to every villager for unique dialogue and some Friendship points, you can purchase some unique items from the festival shop, most of which are decorations.

The festival shop sells:

  • Wall Palm - 1,000G
  • Jungle Decal - 800G
  • Ceiling Leaves - 400G
  • Totem Pole - 1,000G
  • Starfruit - 3,000G
  • Plain Torch - 700G
Stardew Valley Update 1.6.4 Patch Notes: New Mines and Fish Frenzies

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This story originally appeared on: GameSpot - Author:UK GAG