Russo is Mayor Gale's devoted butler. According to him, Gale helped him when no one else would, and he believes he owes the man a life debt.

As a butler, Russo goes out to gather groceries for Gale's family. When he and Gale are not working, they often wander the city or go fishing.


Russo fought in the war between the Alliance of Free Cities and the Empire of Duvos, he was wounded and saved by Gale during the Battle of Ishtara. After the war, Russo came to Portia to help Gale any way he could to repay the life debt. When Gale's wife passed away, Russo became Gale's butler to look after his friend's kids, especially Ginger.


Russo was born on Spring of Day 14. When he was young, he fought in the war against the Empire of Duvos. Injured during the Battle of Ishtara, Gale helped Russo. After the war, Russo went to Portia to repay Gale for saving his life. Now, Russo works as Gale's butler.

Physical appearanceEdit

He wears glasses, an orange checkered shirt, brown suspenders, and blue jeans. His head umbrella is green with a lighter green band.


Interactions: Social talk Social gift Social spar Social play Social mission

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Social talk
Yes? I'm in a hurry to buy some food for Miss. Ginger. Good day!


Russo is eligible for sparring. If you hurt him constantly, he will Spar you.

Social spar Level: 50
Results Relationship Rewards
1st 2nd 3rd
Prompt ordinary
Prompt happy
Prompt happy
Prompt ordinary
Prompt happy
Prompt happy



Buddy StarStarStar 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2Star 2
Send gifts through the mail sometimes

Gifting Edit

Data taken from game assets, game version 7.0100427. Listed values are without The Giver skill, which gives an extra 1-2 points.

Social gift Gifting
Prompt happy
Love +20
Dark Coffee TableDark Coffee Table
Delicious Roasted RibsDelicious Roasted Ribs
Like +8
Eye GlassEye Glass
Strange MirrorStrange Mirror
Asteria (Bouquet)Asteria (Bouquet)
Power StonePower Stone
Prompt sad
Dislike -2
Bamboo Papaya with Egg-on-TopBamboo Papaya with Egg-on-Top
Stewed MushroomsStewed Mushrooms
Hate -5
Copper OreCopper Ore
Tin OreTin Ore
Animal FecesAnimal Feces

All other items will default to Neutral (+1).

Desires Edit

The following items are desires, which are randomly assigned to one or two NPCs per week. In the event that this NPC has a desire, gifting the wanted item will provide the higher tier points; otherwise, on non-desired events, the item gives the base point value.

Desire head icon Desires
Desire icon
Delicious Roasted RibsDelicious Roasted Ribs

Food preferencesEdit

  • Likes meat
  • Dislikes vegetarian
Play date eat Dining
Prompt happy
Prompt sad
Menu icon appetizer
Fruit SaladFruit Salad
Vegetable SaladVegetable Salad
Menu icon main course
Main Course
Menu icon meat
BBQ Grilled MeatBBQ Grilled Meat
Deep Fried RibsDeep Fried Ribs
Smoked Meat-dinnerSmoked Meat (dinner)
Roasted Warthog FeetRoasted Warthog Feet
Well Seasoned RibsWell Seasoned Ribs
Grilled TurkeyGrilled Turkey
Sauteed RibsSauteed Ribs
Stewed MushroomsDjango's Braised Meat
Menu icon vegetable
Steamed Potato FruitSteamed Potato Fruit
Pumpkin PiePumpkin Pie
Stewed MushroomsStewed Mushrooms
Milky Pineapple SoupMilky Pineapple Soup
Golden Radish SoupGolden Radish Soup
Mapo TofuMapo Tofu
Bamboo Papaya with Egg-on-TopBamboo Papaya with Egg-on-Top
Menu icon dessert
Menu icon drink
This table only lists food from The Round Table dinner menu.


Social play


Talk about favorite foods Play date action point
  • "I always order lots of meat! Just because, haha!"
  • "I like to eat meat, doesn't matter if its fried, BBQed, or something else."
Ask about work Play date action point
  • (Is it hard to take care of Ginger?)
    • "No, absolutely not. Ms. Ginger has been dealing with her health problems for a while, but she's always cheerful and optimistic. I take pride in taking care of her where I can."
  • (What's it like to be a butler?)
    • "I owe Gale a life debt, so anything I can do to help his family, I will. Being a butler isn't so bad, Gale is very generous when it comes to my wages."

Sitting on the benchEdit

Casual talk Play date action point
  • "The farthest that I've ever traveled was to the Duvos town of Ishtara during the war. Gale was there with me. The good ol' days."
Compliment Play date action point
  • (It must be hard to manage the Mayor's house.)
    • "I've been here a long time. They're family now."
  • (You look so serious.)
    • "I'm old but I workout everyday. A habit I picked up when I was in the military."
What types of gifts do you like? Play date action point
  • "Something that I'd like huh? Well, I do like intricate small furnishings."
  • "I tell you what I don't like, never give me any vegetables!"

Schedule Edit

On Saturdays: 9:00 - 19:00 Fishing south of Central Plaza / 19:00 - 00:00 Relaxing in The Round Table

On Sundays: 9:00 - 15:00 Listening to Lee in the Church of the Light

Dialogue Edit

Are you new here? I'm Russo.
— Upon first meeting
Django never shows off the recipe for this dish, or I'd try to make it at home.
— On Winter Solstice