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Lost Ark has an Affinity system in the game, to do the Affinity you will have to find NPCs on the map that have heart-shaped. You can find these NPCs in big cities from any continent. You have to go talk to an NPC to start the Affinity.
There are a variety of NPCs available to start the Affinity with. In this guide, we’ll focus on the best NPCs to do Affinity that will be most rewarding. The First three NPCs you should Affinity regarding tier 1 are these:
- You can go to these NPCs with you’re doing Affinity and you can give them gifts. This will increase your Affinity level.
- You can also play songs for the NPCs that will also increase the Affinity level.
- You can also use emotes for the NPCs that will also increase the Affinity level.
Quick Gold Rewards with NPCs Affinity
The NPCs selected are really good for getting quick gold rewards. Each of these NPCs when reaching the Amicable Affinity level, they’ll reward you with 200 gold which is really good for the start of the Affinity.
- BLackFang will reward you with 200 gold at the Amicable Affinity level.
- Ealyn will reward you with 200 gold at the Amicable Affinity level.
- Thirian will reward you with 200 gold at the Amicable Affinity level.
These are the best three NPC to use for the Affinity keeping in mind the rewards they will give you.
Big Gold rewards with NPCs Affinity
The NPCs Selected in this category are really good for Big gold rewards. These NPCs will reward you big in gold when you reach the Friendly and Trusted Affinity level.
Avele is a really good NPC you can do Affinity with in order to get big gold as a reward.
- With Avele you will get 500 gold at Friendly Affinity level.
- Avele will also award you 900 gold at the Trusted Affinity level.
For the rewards, Avele is a really nice pick to do Affinity with. It will take a fair amount of time to reach the Affinity levels but Avele is worth the grind.
Sasha is one of the highest rewarding NPCs if you’re doing the Affinity with her.
- Sasha will give you 500 gold when you reach Friendly Affinity level with her.
- On the Trusted Affinity level, Sasha will reward you 1200 gold.
For these reasons, Sasha is the very best pick for doing Affinity.
Giant’s Heart with NPC Affinity
Giant’s Heart is very worthy as they will help you unlock skill points and there are some NPCs that will reward you Giant’s Heart when doing Affinity with them. These are the best picks for NPCs rewarding Giant’s Heart:
Beatrice will reward you with Giant’s Heart when you reach the Friendly Affinity level with her. Giant’s Heart then will help you unlock your additional skill points.
Sasha being one of the best gold rewarding NPC, She’s also very good for Giant’s heart reward.
- Sasha will reward you Giant’s Heart when you reach Friendly Affinity level with her.
- You can get your 1200 gold plus the Giant’s Heart when you get to the Friendly Affinity level.
Adventure Book Rewards with NPCs Affinity
There are some NPCs that when you do Affinity with them will reward you with special items. These items will help you complete Adventure Book items.
Sierra will reward you with the special potato when you reach the Trusted Affinity level with her. This Special potato can be used to craft potatoes with stigmas and marks. This cuisine will result in Arthemis Adventure Book completion item.
Orelda will reward you with the Rohindl Cookbook when you reach the Trusted Affinity level with her. Rohindl Cookbook is an ingredient used to craft Roll Snail. Rohindl Cookbook will help contribute and unlock the Rohindl Adventure Book Completion item.
Thunder will award you with a ritual food ingredient when you reach the Trusted Affinity level with her. Ritual food ingredient is used to craft Leftover food. This will contribute to unlocking the Yudia Adventure Book Completion item.