Karen (Harvest Moon: Back to Nature)
|This page is about Karen from Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. For other uses, see Karen (disambiguation).|
|Japanese Name:||カレン (Karen)|
(Alternate: Fall 23)
|Favorite Gift:||pizza, popcorn, sashimi, truffles, wine, moondrop flowers cheese, cheese fondue, corn, cucumbers, Eggs, Flowers, Miso Soup, orange cup, almost everything you cook (Including failed dishes)|
Karen is a villager of Mineral Town. She lives and works with her parents, Jeff and Sasha, at the Supermarket. She's known as the fiercest drinker in the village.
Karen is an assertive, confident woman, and drinking happens to not be her only interest; she also enjoys singing and dancing. Karen is a good listener, and loves hearing other people's stories.
The protagonist meets Karen when entering the Supermarket for the first time.
Spoiler Below - Flower Festival Portraits
To marry Karen, it's essential to raise her heart to orange or red. This can simply be accomplished by having the protagonist speak to her every day and partaking in festivals with her. To speed up progress, give her Wine, flowers, or almost any cooked dish. Once Karen's heart reaches orange, the Blue Feather will become available at the supermarket for _______. After upgrading the house to the Second House Extension, the protagonist may propose to Karen for marriage.
Rick will marry Karen if the protagonist doesn't.
Events and Requirements
Dialogue and Scripts
"You don't look familiar."
"What can I do for you?"
|Purple Heart||"Hi, how are you?"|
"Whenever you have a problem or something, just come talk to me."
|Blue Heart||"I'm afraid our store isn't very well stocked."|
"But at least we have the tools you need for farming."
|Green Heart||"My parents fight at the drop of a hat."|
"Then they suddenly make up. It's silly."
|Yellow Heart||"Hello <Player's Name>! How are you doing?"|
"I'm impressed. a person my age running a farm."
"You startled me. ♥"
|Red Heart||"Lately I find myself thinking about you, <Player's Name>♥"|
"Just kidding. But what if it were true?"
|Introduction||None||Supermarket||Doctor: "I'll bring the money next time...."
Jeff: "Huh? The next time...?" Sasha enters
Sasha: "Jeff! You sold on credit again! You're such a pushover.... That was the doctor, right? I'll go to the clinic to get the money." Sasha exits
Duke: "Hey, I'll take this. Put it on my tab."
Jeff: "Oh.... That thing.... Okay. Yeah, next time."
Duke: "Say, aren't you the guy from the <Player's Farm>?.... What's wrong? You don't look good."
Duke: "Huh? You're strange."
Karen: "Dad! You sold on credit again? That was Duke, right? I'll go watch up with him."
Jeff: "Oh.... I have a stomachache."
>(You should pay)
Duke: "Hahaha. It's okay."
Duke: "Oh! Karen!"
Karen: "You should pay when you buy something."
Duke: "Okay, okay.... You. I can't escape...."
Karen: "Thanks for the help. You own the <Player's Farm>, right? My name's Karen. Nice to meet you."
|Karen's Question||Purple Heart+||Waterfall||Karen: "You look troubled. Is something the matter?"
Karen: "Oh, well, that's good to hear."
Karen: "Oh, you're lovesick... I can listen to you if you'd like."
Karen: "Go talk to Barley at Yodel Ranch. You just started working the farm. Don't be so hard on yourself."
|Karen's Request||Blue Heart+||Farm (Exit House)||Moon Drop Flowers.|
|Harvest Goddess Event||Offer 10 crops to the Harvest Goddess.
Karen must have the highest heart rating of all girls.
|Waterfall||Harvest Goddess: "Well, if it isn't <Player's Name>... again."
Harvest Goddess: "You've come so often... let me do something for you."
Harvest Goddess: "Do you have a sweetheart?"
>1. Yes, I do.
>2. No, I don't.
Harvest Goddess: "I understand... Thank you for your offering. See you later."
Karen shows up as you walk down the stairs
Karen: "Were you at the hot spring?"
Karen: "I'm on my way there now."
After following Karen, you can jump in the hot spring only to find a monkey in there, and then exit the hot spring again. Karen then shows up from behind the hot spring.
Karen: "Oh...what are you doing here?"
Karen: "There are monkeys in the hot spring? Haha, they like the hot water too."
Karen: "Well, I won't go there today."
|Fireworks Festival||??? Heart||Beach docks||Karen: "What's up? Are you looking for someone to watch with?"
>(Ask her to watch together)
Karen: "You want to watch with me? Sure, OK."
Karen: "I like the fact that fireworks come and go in an instant, changing shape as they die." Karen: "I can't take my eyes off them."
After the fireworks when talking to Karen..
Karen: "My parents say they don't have to come here because they can watch from home, but it's much better here.
|Moon Viewing Day||Have Karen at the Highest Affection||Mother's Hill Peak||Karen: "I heard the best place to view the moon was on the mountain.
Karen: "Are you going Moon-Viewing too, <Player's Name>?
Karen: "Isn't this wonderful?
Karen: "Mmmmm...it feels so good."
Karen: "Moon-view sake is good but... let's eat dumplings today."
Karen: "There are so many more fun things to do at night, don't you think?"
"Staying up late is good sometimes..."
|Star Night Festival||??? Heart, Been invited day Before||Karen's House||Karen: "Oh, <Player's Name>!"
Sasha: "Karen was looking forward to you coming."
Jeff: "What do you mean Karen was looking forward to it?"
Karen: "Would you stop that! <Player's Name> lives alone so I thought he might want to come, that's all."
|Gift Effect||Lines (Normal day)||Lines (Birthday)||Lines (Married)|
|Loves||Karen: "Wow, thank you."
Karen: "I like this very much."
|Karen: "Wow, is that really for me?"
Karen: "Today is my birthday!"
Karen: "Is that the reason?"
|Likes||Karen: "Wow, thank you."
Karen: "I like this very much."
|Karen: "Oh, thank you very much."
Karen: "Today is my birthday."
|Neutral||Karen: "Oh, thank you very much."||Karen: "Thank you."
Karen: "Oh... today is my birthday!"
Karen: "That's not for me."
Karen: "Next time how about giving that to someone else?"
|Perfume||Karen: "Oooh, that looks expensive."
Karen: "Is it really for me? Hee hee."
Karen: "I'm going to show this off to everybody."
Receive mail from Karen next day
"Thank you for the wonderful present. - Karen"
|Jewelry||Karen: "What? Is this for me?"
Karen: "Th...thank you.
|Karen: "Yes, today is my birthday,"
Karen: "but are you sure this is OK?"
Karen: "It looks so expensive."
Karen: "...Thank you."
|Karen: "What? For me?"|
Karen: "What's happened to you."
Karen: "<Honey / Dear / Darling>?"
- 8AM to 10:10AM at the benches beside the Supermarket every day but Sunday
- 10:20AM to 1PM in her room
- 1PM to 6PM at the Supermarket
- 1:30 to 4PM on Tuesday if it's not raining she can be found at the hot spring
- 1:30 to 4PM on Tuesday if it's raining at Gotz's house
- 7:40PM to 10PM on Tuesday and Sundays she'll be at the Inn
- Favorites: pizza, popcorn, sashimi, truffles, wine, Moondrop flowers, cheese, cheese fondue, corn, cucumbers, eggs, flowers, miso soup, orange cup, almost everything you cook
- Dislikes: Apples, apple jam, cookies, honey, jam bun, mixed latte, all the sweet things
- Hates: Ores, fish, fish food, fodder
- The character artwork for Harvest Moon: 64 was mostly reused for most characters in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature, as shown in the Bokujou Monogatari Harvest Moon Professional Guide. 
- 牧場物語ハーべストムーン プロフェッショナルガイド (Bokujou Monogatari Harvest Moon Professional Guide)