Dwarf

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Dwarf
Dwarf.png
Information
Birthday: Summer.png Summer 22
Lives In: The Mines
Address: Eastern Cave
Marriage: No
Best Gifts: Amethyst.png AmethystAquamarine.png AquamarineEmerald.png EmeraldJade.png JadeOmni Geode.png Omni GeodeRuby.png RubyTopaz.png Topaz

“Long ago, my people knew the secrets of advanced technology. The archaeological evidence proves that. But I wonder where it came from? And where did it all go? I guess some questions will never be answered...”
— Dwarf

The Dwarf is a valley resident who lives in The Mines. Initially the way is blocked off by an unbreakable rock, just inside the entrance. After upgrading to a steel pickaxe the stone can be broken. A cherry bomb also works.

The Dwarf will start out speaking Dwarvish, which is unreadable by the player. In order to understand Dwarf you must acquire the 4 Dwarvish scrolls from within the mines. After donating them to the museum, Gunther will give you a language scroll to use which allows you to understand the Dwarf's speech. You cannot make purchases from the Dwarf's shop or affect friendship with the Dwarf until you understand Dwarvish.

Schedule

The Dwarf lives just to the east of the entrance to the mines and does not move from there.

Shop

Image Name Description Price
Life Elixir.png
Life Elixir Restores health to full. Coin Icon2,000g
Oil of Garlic.png
Oil of Garlic Drink this and weaker monsters will avoid you. Coin Icon3,000g
Cherry Bomb.png
Cherry Bomb Generates a small explosion. Stand back! Coin Icon300g
Bomb.png
Bomb Generates an explosion. Watch out! Coin Icon600g
Mega Bomb.png
Mega Bomb Generates a powerful explosion. Use with extreme caution. Coin Icon1,000g
Miner's Treat.png
Miner's Treat This should keep your energy up. Coin Icon1,000g
Rarecrow 6.png
Rarecrow Collect them all! (6 of 8). Coin Icon2,500g
Weathered Floor.png
Recipe Overlay.png
Weathered Floor Recipe Blueprint for crafting a Weathered Floor. Coin Icon500g

Relationships

The Dwarf is apparently one of a race of Dwarves. They were once powerful and advanced but now only relics remain as artifacts. Krobus describes a 1000 year war between the dwarves and the shadow people, as such Dwarf is sometimes suspicious of the player of being a spy sent by the shadow people.

Gifts

Main article: Friendship
See also: List of All Gifts

You can give the Dwarf up to two gifts per week (plus one on his birthday), which will raise or lower his friendship with you. Note that if you do not understand Dwarvish, friendship will be unaffected by gifts. Gifts on his birthday (Summer 22) will have 8× effect and show a unique dialogue.
For loved or liked gifts, the Dwarf will say

“A birthday gift? That's very kind of you! I love it.”
“A punhaan nuh? Xha's zinan mu oh anoe! U ozi u.h”
“You remembered my birthday! Thank you. This is great.”
“Anoe nimimpini man punhaan! Xham anoe. Xhus us nnia.h”

For neutral gifts, the Dwarf will say

“Oh, a birthday gift! Thank you.”
“Oh, a punhaan nuh! Xham anoe.”

For disliked or hated gifts, the Dwarf will say

“Oh... It's for my birthday? ... Thanks.”
“Oh... U's hon man punhaan? ... Xhams.s”

Love

“Hey, I really love this stuff. You can find great things in the mines.”
“Lian, U niaan ozi hus sehh. Anoe na hu nnia huns u paa muis.”
Image Name Description Source
Dwarf.png
Amethyst.png
Amethyst A purple variant of quartz. Mining
Aquamarine.png
Aquamarine A shimmery blue-green gem. Mining
Emerald.png
Emerald A precious stone with a brilliant green color. Mining
Jade.png
Jade A pale green ornamental stone. Mining
Omni Geode.png
Omni Geode A blacksmith can break this open for you. These geodes contain a wide variety of Minerals. Mining
Ruby.png
Ruby A precious stone that is sought after for its rich color and beautiful luster. Mining
Topaz.png
Topaz Fairly common but still prized for its beauty. Mining

Like

“Ah, this reminds me of home.”
“Ah, hus nimus mi oh homi.”
Image Name Description Source
Dwarf.png
Dwarf Gadget.png
Dwarf Gadget It's a piece of the advanced technology once known to the dwarves. It's still glowing and humming, but you're unable to understand how it works. Artifacts
Dwarf Scroll I.png
Dwarf Scroll I A yellowed scroll of parchment filled with dwarven script. This one's tied with a red bow. Artifacts
Dwarf Scroll II.png
Dwarf Scroll II A yellowed scroll of parchment filled with dwarven script. This one's tied with a green ribbon. Artifacts
Dwarf Scroll III.png
Dwarf Scroll III A yellowed scroll of parchment filled with dwarven script. This one's tied with a blue rope. Artifacts
Dwarf Scroll IV.png
Dwarf Scroll IV A yellowed scroll of parchment filled with dwarven script. This one's tied with a golden chain. Artifacts
Dwarvish Helm.png
Dwarvish Helm It's one of the helmets commonly worn by dwarves. The thick metal plating protects them from falling debris and stalactites. Artifacts
Quartz.png
Quartz A clear crystal commonly found in caves and mines. Foraging - The Mines

Neutral

“An offering! Thank you.”
“O ahhutel! Vhom olai.”

Note that there is a bug which prevents the Dwarf from giving the Neutral response dialog (he always gives the Dislike response instead). Friendship points are unaffected (Neutral gifts give +20 toward friendship).

Image Name Description Source
Dwarf.png
Solar Essence.png
Solar Essence The glowing face is warm to the touch. Monster Loot
Void Essence.png
Void Essence It's quivering with dark energy. Monster Loot

Dislike

“Hmm... Is this what humans like?”
“Lmm... Us hus olha hemas umi?”
Image Name Description Source
Dwarf.png
Chanterelle.png
Chanterelle A tasty mushroom with a fruity smell and slightly peppery flavor. Foraging - Fall
Common Mushroom.png
Common Mushroom Slightly nutty, with a good texture Foraging - Fall
Daffodil.png
Daffodil A traditional spring flower that makes a nice gift. Foraging - Spring
Dandelion.png
Dandelion Not the prettiest flower, but the leaves make a good salad. Foraging - Spring
Hazelnut.png
Hazelnut That's one big hazelnut! Foraging - Fall
Holly.png
Holly The leaves and bright red berries make a popular winter decoration. Foraging - Winter
Leek.png
Leek A tasty relative of the onion. Foraging - Spring
Morel.png
Morel Sought after for its unique nutty flavor. Foraging - Fall
Purple Mushroom.png
Purple Mushroom A rare mushroom found deep in caves. Foraging - The Mines
Salmonberry.png
Salmonberry A spring-time berry with the flavor of the forest. Foraging - Spring
Snow Yam.png
Snow Yam This little yam was hiding beneath the snow. Foraging - Winter
Wild Horseradish.png
Wild Horseradish A spicy root found in the spring. Foraging - Spring
Winter Root.png
Winter Root A starchy tuber. Foraging - Winter

Hate

“I don't care what species you are. This is worthless garbage.”
“U o' nani olha sinuis anoe ani. Xhus us olonhiss nanpani.”
Image Name Description Source
Dwarf.png

Heart Events

Zero Hearts (50 Friendship Points)

Zero Hearts.png

Enter The Sewers. You need to have bought a Stardrop from Krobus.

Details 
Dwarf finds Krobus in the Sewers and blames the Shadow People for the death of his family. Krobus retorts by saying that they only resorted to violence after the dwarves drove them from their ancestral homeland. Krobus gives an apology for what happened to Dwarf's family but he doesn't accept it. They both start fighting. The player descends into the Sewers and gets between them. Dwarf yells, "Let me at him! He's despicable." Krobus retorts, "Come and get it, shrimpy." Suddenly, the Wizard appears and stops the fight. He reminds them that "The Elemental Wars have long been finished" and tells them to make peace for the sake of the humans that live around them. Dwarf consents to this and promises to stay away from the sewers. Krobus once again apologizes for the past and states that he has no personal gripe with Dwarf. The Wizard casts a 'Seal of Promise' to finalize the agreement.

See cutscene video.

Gallery

Bugs

  • The Dwarf is unable to give the Neutral dialog response to a gift. Instead, he gives the Dislike dialog response. Fortunately, friendship with the Dwarf is changed correctly (+20 points) despite the incorrect dialog.