Mass Effect Andromeda Cora Harper Romance Guide

Mass Effect Andromeda Cora Harper romance guide with tips on how to flirt, build a relationship, and best dialogue choices to make.

Cora Harper, the second in command to the Pathfinder and the biotic squadmate, can also be romanced by players in Mass Effect Andromeda. However, only male Ryder can romance Cora, and it is not exactly as easy as some of the other characters in the game.

Mass Effect Andromeda Cora Harper Romance guide will help players build a relationship that eventually leads to an exclusive romance with their squadmate.

Core Romance Prerequisites in Mass Effect Andromeda

Initially, in the game, Cora will be a bit stiff because of her no-nonsense attitude towards the mission and a little jealousy from Ryder. She was supposed to get the role of Pathfinder, but Alec Ryder passes on the mantle to the player, so she feels a bit ‘hostile’. Progress through the main story until you establish a settlement on the Nexus and complete the mission “A Better Beginning.” You’ll have the opportunity to flirt with her in the Bio Lab.

However, as time progresses, she starts to open up. To successfully romance her, players should regularly talk to her, ask about her military background as well, and select Emotional choices during conversations. Interact with Cora and engage in conversations to develop your relationship with her.

Cora Romance Choices

  • Complete her loyalty mission, “Cora Harper: At Duty’s Edge”, to strengthen your bond.
  • Players should compliment and sympathize with her whenever the chance appears, selecting the “We’ll be good together” dialogue choice when it appears while talking to Cora Harper inside the Bio Lab on Tempest.
  • Complete Cora’s mission, “Cora Harper: Asari Ark,” after finishing the main story mission, “Journey to Meridian.” This mission would strengthen and solidify your bond with Cora.
  • Being a biotic welcomed by the Asari, Cora cares deeply for the humanoid species, so players should consider that when making choices. She is deeply invested in finding the missing Asari ark, which is a good place to start.
  • After players have established a base on Eos, they can talk to her again aboard the Tempest and select the “You’re a romantic” dialogue option when talking to her regarding the settlement.
  • After completing Trail of Hope, players can once again talk to her, praise her, and select “You and I can handle anything” during the conversation to show their appreciation for her.
  • When time permits, a romance scene will become available with Cora. Continuously interact with her and express your affection. This will prompt her to question her importance to you, to which you’ll reply, “I still care. I need you.”
  • After some time, speak to Cora again, and she’ll tell you about a mystery project. Make your way to Prodromos, and when you arrive with her at the outpost, you’ll have another talk where Cora will realize that she needs someone. Here, you can say, ‘I like the sound of that’.
  • You’ll then toss a bunch of stuff in the air and at this moment, you’ll be able to finally kiss Cora.
  • To reach the end of the romance with her and end up in an exclusive partnership, players need to visit her at the Bio Lab on Tempest before Journey to Meridian.

Can You Romance Anyone Else While Romancing Cora?

Mass Effect Andromeda Cora Romance

Generally, you can only pursue a romantic relationship with one main character at a time, including Cora Harper in Mass Effect Andromeda.

However, Andromeda presents a more intricate approach to multiple romances compared to its predecessors. The game’s romance system is not straightforward for players to engage in multiple romances; rather, it introduces complexity as the game progresses.

While the option to pursue multiple love relationships exists, it is important to note that not all characters are open to complex “situations” or relationships so the options get quite limited. However, if you want a Matchmaker Trophy in the same playthroughs, you can opt for characters like Kira and Avela, who won’t have issues with your multiple flings.

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