Male Shepard Romance Guide Mass Effect 3

Male Shepard Romance Guide Mass Effect 3

Commander Shepard can hook up with all characters during his third adventure across sea of stars. Between Missions you will have a chance to talk to various women and men to discuss all sorts of super-manually stuff like feelings, emotions, and longing.

Pick your mate, because you only get one, and check out the tips below for your perfect partner.

Warning: All serious relationships are final! You can only have one romantic relationship. Trying one will nullify others.

Rule of Thumb: Always choose Polite or Paragon choices while talking to potential partners. Generally, those are the upper choice, with Impolite or Renegade options below.


  • Prerequisite: She must survive the events of ME1.
  • After the early events of the game, Ashley will spend time in the Huerta Memorial Hospital. Visit her between missions, choosing Paragon responses (Upper!) to show her interest.
  • Old romances from ME1 can be rekindled, or new Male Shepards can start fresh.
  • During the early conversations before her injury, make sure to choose the Paragon options as well.
  • Even when shes unconscious in the Citadel, visit her and offer some kind words anyway. While there, you can purchase a special item, a Tennyson Collection, at the store terminal in the hospital lobby. You may have to wait until shes awake to purchase and gift the special item.
  • Visit her; during your first trip to the Citadel, after the mission on Palaven, and a third time before finishing the Tuchanka missions. Afterwards, shell be ready to rejoin you.
  • After Tuchanka, and during the mission in the Citadel, youll want your trust high enough so Ashley will side with you during the ending confrontation.
  • If you were in another relationship in ME2, youll need to apologize and confirm that youre interested in Ashley.
  • After she joins again, eventually shell offer to meet at the Presidium Commons. If she doesnt push for a serious relationship, you can. With that, youll be well on your way to sealing the deal.


  • Prerequisite: None.
  • New players or players with a previous relationship with Liara from ME1 can romance Liara. Early on youll be able to declare your interest in rekindling an old relationship if youve imported a save file.
  • Early in the game, youll be able to find Liara near the cafe in the Presidium Commons. Talk to her there to build intimacy and trust, and before completing the missions on Tuchanka.
  • Speak with Liara enough between missions, and eventually shell request to speak with Shepard in your cabin. Invite her up and discuss her time capsule.
  • Later on, shell send an e-mail requesting to meet on the Citadel. If youve built up enough intimacy, youll be able to commit to a serious relationship now.
  • Whether committed or not, after visiting Liaras homeworld, make sure to speak with her.


  • Prerequisite: She must survive the events of ME2, and you must start a relationship in ME2.
  • Tali appear during your first diplomatic meeting with the Quarians. While sharing a personal moment, rekindle your old relationship by confirming your interest.
  • Speak with her again immediately afterwards, shell be in the CIC. Later, youll be able to have more intimate conversations with her during the mission on her former homeworld.
  • During the missions around Rannoch, Tali will request to visit Shepards cabin. Invite her in with your computer, and shell ask if you want to continue their relationship.
  • Make sure to call Tali up to your cabin before completing the Reaper Base mission on Rannoch, or youll miss your chance with Tali.


  • Prerequisite: She must survive the events of ME2, and you must start a relationship in ME2.
  • If you entered into a romantic relationship with Miranda in ME2, youll have the option to rekindle it in ME3.
  • Early, after the Mars and Turian homeworld missions, shell contact you and request a meeting in the Citadel. Speak with her at the Normandy docks.
  • After the Priority mission on the Citadel, youll be able to speak with her in your Spectre office. Shell request to talk in person in the Presidium Commons apartments. Visit her, and if youve been polite, youll be able to commit to a serious relationship.


  • Prerequisite: She must survive the events of ME2, and you must start a relationship in ME2.
  • To find Jack, talk to Specialist Traynor in the Normandy. Shell tell you about Grissom Academy. Visit the station and youll find Jack during the concurrent mission.
  • Choose the Paragon responses during the mission, and afterwards on the shuttle, wait for a Paragon event and trigger it while the students cheer.
  • Afterwards, shell send you an e-mail requesting to talk in Purgatory. Get to the Citadel and meet her, where you can discuss your past.
  • During this scene, agree to a serious relationship to commit.


  • Prerequisite: None.
  • One of the easier romantic options for Shepard, hes available at the beginning of the game in the Normandy.
  • Talk to him often between missions by visiting his post in the cargo deck. Keep talking between missions, until you find him working on one of the dropships. Hell discuss stress, suggest that he take some time off at the Citadel.
  • Cortez starts in the docking bay, where you can have a discussion with him. After that, hell move to the refugee area, where you can continue the intimate conversation.
  • If you were nice, Cortez will e-mail you and request to meet at Purgatory, the club on the Citadel. Talk to him there commit to a serious relationship.

Dianna Allers

  • Prerequisite: None.
  • During your first visit to the Citadel, you can find Dianna in the Normandy Docking Bay. Speak with her, be polite, and invite her onto the Normandy.
  • From there, visit Dianna after each mission to give interviews in the Normandy. If you visit her enough, eventually youll build some intimacy.
  • Once you have her interest, and after the Priority mission on the Citadel, shell request to meet up in your cabin for a private interview. From there, you can make a pass at Dianna and seal your serious relationship status.

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