The Mass Effect romance options are an integral part of relationships with your crew in all three games. While you can just choose to be friends with everyone, taking some relationships to the next level unlocks new scenes with your chosen partner and reveals more about them. Then, of course, there's a steamy scene or two. Some options let you develop several relationships at once with no consequences to your primary romance, and others depend on your Shepard's gender. One route there are spoilers ahead and throughout , by the way ends with your brain exploding during sex, and not in a good way.
Mass Effect Romance guide: romance options for ME1, 2 & 3
Mass Effect Andromeda romance guide: from casual banging to winning hearts - VG
As you play through Mass Effect Andromeda , you'll build relationships with your crew members. In classic Mass Effect fashion, many of those relationships can turn romantic. In this Mass Effect Andromeda Romance guide we'll explain how the romance system works and how to romance each of the main characters. If that's your thing, we're here to help!
All the characters you can romance in the Mass Effect trilogy
While the Mass Effect Trilogy is ultimately all about saving the galaxy from a race of deadly homicidal alien machines, we all know that one of the major themes is romance - and boy, does Shepard have a lot of potential romanceable love interests. Since the games are now being bundled together as a trilogy, and given that your save game carries over from one game to the next, we figured it was only wise to bundle together everything you need to know about Mass Effect romance into one page. This will help you avoid missing out on a relationship with your favourite character, and avoid any awkward love triangles. We break the page down game-by-game, including listing every romance option character , how to romance them , and explaining what romance elements carry over from Mass Effect to Mass Effect 2 and then to Mass Effect 3.
With Mass Effect 2 romance things really start to heat up, as the sequel expands on the original by giving Shepards of either gender the choice between three different squad members to charm, with the option of a few smaller side squeezes you can follow up as well. If this is your second stop on the Mass Effect Legendary Edition journey then it helps to know who you can woo and any potential pitfalls to watch out for, as if you mess things up at a key moment then you may jeopardise your chances of romancing particular characters. With more avenues for Mass Effect 2 romance available in the sequel, these are the opportunities you can pursue:. As before, once you've chosen who you'd like to pursue as your Mass Effect 2 romance you should speak to them often, generally being supportive and responding positively whenever a relationship is discussed, though pay attention to any cues from them and react accordingly.