V is able to pursue romance with a variety of characters in Cyberpunk 2077. Learn what characters have romance options, and the steps the player must take to romance each of them.
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To romance a character, you'll need to complete their full Side Quest chain. While doing so, make sure to choose whichever option is flirty, touchy, or supportive of them.
Romances will culminate in a romance scene with that character.
Players are only able to romance certain characters when they have selected a specific gender.
As there is no way to change gender without starting a new game, be sure to select the gender at the start of the game which matches the Romance Options you want to go for.
The following characters can be romanced when V is the required gender.
|Required Gender for V||Male|
Panam, an ex-nomad, plays a significant role in the story, and is also available to V as a romantic partner.
|Offer to Share One Room||When she talks about sleeping in the motel, offer to share one room with her. She'll not reciprocate your advances however.|
|Life During Wartime|
|Defend Her From Saul||When Saul starts berating her at the end of the mission, defend her.|
|Choose the Long Reply to Her Text After The Mission||After the mission, she'll message you about her feelings. Choose the long reply instead of "OK." to show her you care, otherwise she'll snap at you through message.|
|Riders On The Storm|
|Side With Her During Her Argument With Saul||When she and Saul talk about selling out, make sure to side with her, she'll thank you for this the next day.|
|Touch Her Thigh When Prompted||
As you two relax and get cozy, you have the option to make a move on her by touching her thigh. She'll reject you for now, but this is to be able to romance her later on.
|With A Little Help From My Friends|
|Tell Her "I Missed You"||
When you talk with her by the window after slotting the punch card in, you can start the conversation off by telling her you missed her.
|Touch Her Hand and Tell Her To Try Following Her Impulses||
After telling her you missed her, she'll talk about how she's impulsive, except when with you. You can encourage her to follow that impulse. She references this down the line, so this may be pivotal.
|Scooch Up To Her By The Fire||
Once you finish the conversation in the tower, you'll head down to find a fire started by the nomads. After telling Panam you'll get some shut-eye, you can choose to scooch closer and put your arm around her as you watch the stars.
|Queen Of The Highway|
|Say The Basilisk is Cozy||
Once you enter the Basilisk, you can say one of three things. Make sure the mention that it's cozy.
|Let Panam Touch Your Thigh||
When you finish taking shooting the wrecks with the Basilisk, Panam will hook in, referencing what you should've said about impulses in With A Little Help From My Friends. There will then be the dialogue option to let her touch your thigh. This will initiate the romance scene between you and her.
|Kiss Her Goodbye||Before leaving, you can kiss Panam goodbye and tell her thanks for everything. This is the last romantic action you can take with Panam.|
|Required Gender for V||Female|
Judy works with the Moxes, and is a romanceable character for female V only.
|Both Sides, Now|
|Accept Her Request Immediately||When Judy calls, you always want to say yes right away rather than turn her down.|
|Accept Right Away||Like with the previous quest, you want to tell Judy you'll come as soon as you can. This will go for every other phone call you receive from Judy going forward.|
|Talkin' 'Bout A Revolution|
|Join in on the Plan||Near the end of the quest after you fight Tom, choose "You can count on me." to advance to the next quest.|
|Don't Accept Her Money||Judy will offer to pay you for the job, so decline and choose "Out of the question."|
|No Relic Talk||The relic will malfunction, causing Judy to worry. We don't need to worry her anymore so choose "Forget it about it. It's passed."|
|Spend the Night||
Finally, during the same diialogue, accept her offer to let you stay the night when she asks.
|Don't Go With Maiko||
In the penthouse choose the following dialogue options:
|Spend the Night||When given the option to stay at the lakehouse with Judy, respond with "Why not."|
You will later get the option to kiss her, so do so.
|Enter a Relationship||
Finally, in the morning during your last conversation, choose "The beginning of something amazing." to lock it in. This will unlock her apartment as an additional safehouse.
|Required Gender for V||Female|
River is a character who doesn't appear in the main story, but who V can encounter in Side Quests. If the player is female V, a romance can blossom as well. River first appears in the I Fought the Law side quest.
|I Fought The Law|
|Meet River||This will come naturally as part of the quest, so simply go through this quest as normal to get started on River's romance.|
|Always Side With River||
During the conversation with Dr. Packard be sure to take River's side when she goes off on him, so choose the following dialogue options when they appear:
"Hasn't let me down yet."
"I wanna see for myself."
These are timed choices so be sure to pick fast. You will have one more choice later with Johnny that affects this, saying "River's all right."
|Hit Me With A Beer||During the car ride choose "Sign me up for that beer." when River metnions it.|
|Edgewood||When you view the braindance, scan all of the clues. Finding all of the clues will have River drive directly to the farm, but in the chance that you don't, choose Edgewood when prompted or you won't be able to move onto the final quest.|
|Help River||Enlarge After rescuing Randy you have the option to help him out in getting to Harris. Pick "I'll help you." during the conversation to trigger the next quest.|
|Following The River|
|Respond to River's Text||When River eventually texts you, respond with "How about a new record?" then continue the conversation. Regardless of your responses, flirty or not, he will call you after some more time passes with the quest.|
|Accept His Invite||This goes without saying, but when River call accept the invite to start the quest and choose the dialogue options that make you seem more interested.|
|Kiss the Boy||Enlarge You'll have some opportunities during this quest to give River a smooch. If you're looking to romance him then do it. Keep choosing the choices that show you're interested and after the second kiss you'll be in a relationship with River.|
|Required Gender for V||Male|
Kerry appears in the main story with Johnny Silverhand, but later on can be romanced by male V as well.
|Off The Leash|
|Choose the following conversation choices in the rooftop:||"You can tell me."
"But you did make it."
"Maybe it's time you stopped being afraid."
[Kiss Kerry] "Yes."
[Kiss Kerry] "Shadows'll fade before you."
|Choose to Help Kerry||
Help Kerry destroy the yacht when he asks you to join him in the yacht interior.
|Kiss Him After Destroying The Wall Outcropping||
After he asks you to help him destroy the metal rod sticking out of the wall, kiss him to initiate the romance scene.
|Tell Him To Pencil You In For A Round 2||You can tell Kerry that this wasn't a one-time thing by telling him you want a round 2. This is the last thing you can do to romance Kerry.|
|Required Gender for V||N/A|
Rogue is a character who can be romanced during the Johnny Silverhand missions. Since you won't be romancing her as V, your gender won't be relevant.
|Befriend Johnny||Choose all of the dialogue options in this quest that are friendly to Johnny, resulting in the two of you coming to terms with each other. This will trigger the next quest where the romance will occur regardless of your choices.|
|Required Gender for V||Either|
Meredith is a Militech agent who can be encountered in an optional objective during The Pickup.
|Meet with Stout||
Meet with Meredith Stout, the Militech agent, at the beginning of the job and accept her credchip.
|Shoot Royce or Pay with the Infected Credchip||During the deal sequence, immediately shoot Royce or pay with the infected credchip from Meredith. You will get a better reward in Venus in Furs with the latter choice.|
|Accept Meredith's Offer||
After you get out of All Foods with Jackie, talk to Meredith outside and she will offer you more work with Militech. Choose "Yeah, maybe." to lock it in.
|Venus in Furs|
|Reply to Meredith's Message||Reply to Meredith when she messages you during Act 2 to start the Side Job.|
|Go to the No-Tell Motel||Follow the job's objective marker and find Meredith in Room 6.|
There is no in-game restriction which prevents players from completing all the romance storylines with multiple characters.
Of course, you're still limited by the gender of the character you create, so you really don't have a lot of options to begin with.
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>>4 River romanced me when I was male and I had the option to kiss him.
You can romance Panam as female v
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I'd really like to see a flowchart with all the Main Quests, Side Quests, and Gigs that exist so we can easily see what you need to do before unlocking XYZ quest (kind of like they did here https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/cyberpunk-2077-walkthrough-main-story-quest-list-main-missions-order-5077 except with everything, not just the Main ones)
On xbox one. After fighting with rancho coronado i get stuck in some parts of the Arena.
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