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This article is about Vaughn, a character from Sunshine Islands. You may be looking for Vaughn, a character from Island of Happiness or for Vaughn as he appears in My Little Shop.

Vaughn (ヴァルツ Varutsu, lit. Valts) is a character in Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands. He is one of the eligible bachelors to court and marry.

Vaughn is an animal trader who visits Verdure Island every Monday and Tuesday. He only talks to Mirabelle when he visits, as the two both work with animals. He sticks strictly to business, and is an anti social individual.

You're able to meet Vaughn on your first Monday or Tuesday by walking into the animal shop. Upon meeting him, Vaughn will come across as a cold and quiet individual. If you befriend him, however, he will warm up. Vaughn has no family and prefers to work alone, and not much else is known about him.

Because you can only see him two days a week, Vaughn's heart points may take longer to raise than other bachelors'. If you don't marry Vaughn, he may marry Sabrina. If you do marry Vaughn, he will live with you on Verdure Island, and will only leave on Monday and Tuesday morning and return at noon.


Gift Preferences
Favorited Porridge
Loved Milk, Mushroom Cluster, Superb Butter, Superb Cheese, Superb Egg, Superb Mayonnaise, Jersey Milk, Superb Wool, Superb Yarn, Superb Yogurt, Truffle, Grilled Mushrooms, Hot Milk, Milk Soup, Rolled Omelet, Sangria, Yggdra Soup
Liked Badger Food, Butter, Cheese, Chicken Feed, Chocolate, Duck Food, Edamame, Egg, Fish Fossil, Fodder, Mayonnaise, Monkey Food, Mouse Food, Pet Food, Pirate Treasure, Rabbit Food, Sparrow Food, Wool, Yarn, Yogurt, Apple Jam, Apple Juice, Apple Pie, Baked Apple, Baked Banana, Banana Juice, Baumkuchen, Blueberry Jam, Blueberry Juice, Bodigizer, Bodigizer XL, Boiled Egg, Bread, Breadcrumbs, Cheesecake, Cheese Fondue, Chocolate Banana, Chocolate Fondue, Churro, Corn Flakes, Cream Croquette, Dinner Roll, Donut, Egg Over Rice, Egg Soup, Fried Egg, Hungerizer, Hungerizer XL, Foiled Mushroom, French Toast, Fruit Smoothie, Grape Jam, Grape Juice, Hot Chocolate, Ice Cream, Jam Bread, Lassi, Mixed Smoothie, Mushroom Rice, Omelette, Omelette Rice, Orange Juice, Pancake, Peach Juice, Pineapple Pie, Pizza, Popcorn, Pudding, Raisen Bread, Spa-Boiled Egg, Spaghetti, Strawberry Milk, Toast, Tofu Steak, Vichyssoise
Disliked Adamantite, Agate, Alexandrite, Amethyst, Bamboo Shoots, Blue Magic Flower, Cabbage, Chestnut, Copper, Cucumber, Diamond, Emerald, Firefly Flower, Fish (S), Fish (M), Fish (L), Fluorite, Gelatin, Gold, Gold Lumber, Junk Ore, Lumber, Material Stone, Moon Stone, Moondrop Flower, Mythic Ore, Mystrile Ore, Oil, Onion, Orichalcum, Peridot, Pink Diamond, Pinkcat Flower, Pumpkin, Red Magic Flower, Ruby, Sandrose, Sea Urchin, Silver, Spinach, The Fall Sun, The Spring Sun, The Summer Sun, The Winter Sun, Topaz, Toy Flower, Turnip, Yam, Baked Yam, Bamboo Rice, Boiled Fish, Boiled Spinach, Buckwheat Chips, Chazuke, Chestnut Bun, Chestnut Gelatin, Chestnut Kinton, Cooked Pumpkin, Corn Soup, Dried Bean Curd, Fish and Chips, Herb Soup, Insalata di Caprese, Onion Soup, Gazpacho, Marinated Fish, Mountain Stew, Natto, Pickled Cucumber, Pickled Turnip, Pumpkin Pudding, Rice And Beans, Rice Cake, Roasted Rice Cake, Soy Milk, Spaghetti Salad, Spring Roll, Steamed Turnip, Stuffed Cabbage, Sweet and Sunny, Sweet Yam Dumpling, Vegetable Smoothie, Yam Pudding, Yam Rice
Hated Black Herb, Bell Pepper, Blue Herb, Boot, Bottle Message, Branch, Eggplant, Empty Can, Fish Bone, Green Herb, Indigo Herb, Stone Tablet, Orange Herb, Poisonous Mushroom, Purple Herb, Red Herb, Stone, Tomato, Twin Herb, Weeds, White Herb, Yellow Herb, Black Book, Blue Book, Bouillabaisse, Carrot Juice, Chop Suey, Dairy Natto, Elli Leaves, Failed Dish, Gem Natto, Green Book, Grilled Eggplant, Herb Salad, Indigo Book, Miso Eggplant, Mix Natto, Mochi Mix Natto, Onion Salad, Orange Book, Paella, Pumpkin Soup, Purple Book, Red Book, Red Flower Mix Natto, Salad, Stir-Fried Veggies, Tomato Salad, Vegetable Juice, White Book, Yellow Book
Horror Carrot

Heart Lines

10 friend line: "I'm glad we became friends."
10 love line: "This island really relaxes me. Or maybe it's because of you."

Heart Events

Purple Heart Event

» Mirabelle's house » Monday or Tuesday: 6:00 am to 11:00 am » Vaughn at a purple heart color or above

Mirabelle and Vaughn are talking inside the shop. Vaughn has finished up his work for the week but before he can leave, Mirabelle asks him for a favor. She says something is bothering the animals and asks Vaughn to go take a look for her. Vaughn doesn't really want to, but agrees to do it anyway.

As you walk into the shop, Mirabelle asks if you would help Vaughn out. The cowboy rejects the idea and says he works alone, but Mirabelle insists because she knows Vaughn is very busy.

» I'll help out. = Positive answer!

Vaughn is annoyed that you're tagging along, reminds you not to get in his way, and the two of you leave the shop. When you're finished, you return to the shop together. Vaughn recognizes that your assistance helped to speed up finishing the chore, although he doesn't thank you for it.

» I'm busy, so not now. = Negative answer.

Vaughn can handle the chore by himself anyway, and leaves to go check on the animals.

Blue Heart Event

» Sprout Island's cafe » Monday or Tuesday, Sunny day: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm » Monday or Tuesday, Rainy day: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm » Vaughn at a blue heart color or higher » You have seen "Lending a Hand"

Inside the cafe, there is a conflict between Denny and Vaughn! Denny is incredibly angry at the cowboy because he had insulted Denny's fishing livelihood. Denny argues that fishing is in his blood and he doesn't care if he makes any money but it is like talking to a wall; it's clear to Denny that Vaughn doesn't get it.

After Denny walks off, Vaughn explains that he wasn't making fun of the fisherman. He just finds it odd that he works so hard at a job that doesn't pay well. He doesn't know what to say in return.

» Say you're sorry! = Positive answer!

You're right. Vaughn walks over to Denny and apologizes. He didn't mean to insult Denny's work. Instead, he thought it was amazing how much Denny likes his job and how hard he works at it. Denny can't stay mad at Vaughn now that he's put it that way, and apologizes in return for losing his cool. The two guys decide to "pig out" together at the cafe.

» He has a point... = Negative answer.

Vaughn argues that he didn't do anything wrong. It's Denny's fault for not letting Vaughn finish.

Green Heart Event

» Walk from Verdure Island to Sprout Island » Sunny day: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm » Vaughn at a green heart color or higher » You have seen "Unprofitable Worker"

While walking down the path you'll bump into Vaughn. He has finished his work for the day and is out enjoying a walk. Lanna will then walk up to the two of you and call out for "Vaughnie". Vaughn is not happy about his Lanna-given pet name, and tells her to not call him that.

But, Vaughnie is so dreamy! Lanna asks if you think so too.

» Yep! So dreamy! = Negative answer.

Vaughn insists that he is not dreamy. He's so annoyed that he tells you never to talk to him again.

» Don't talk to him like that. = Positive answer!

Lanna still thinks he's dreamy, but she can take a hint and storms off. After she leaves, Vaughn thanks you. He isn't really a people-person so he can't just yell at her. He really doesn't like the nickname she calls him.

Yellow Heart Event

» Walk into your farm house » Monday or Tuesday, Sunny day: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm » Vaughn at a yellow heart color or higher » You have seen "Cute Nickname"

Vaughn has come by to see if you want to go somewhere.

» Sure! = Positive answer!

The two of you end up at the beach. Vaughn asks how your ranch is going, as you always seem busy. He thinks you're pretty cool because you handle things all by yourself. He respects you for it, just as much as you respect him. It is the first time that anyone has told Vaughn that he is respected. He blushes and thanks you.

» No thanks. = Negative answer.

Vaughn leaves.

Rival Heart Events

Black Rival Event: A Lost Keepsake

» Walk from Verdure Island to Sprout Island » Sunny day, Monday or Tuesday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm » Year 2 or later » Sabrina or Vaughn at a black heart OR you are married.

As Sabrina is walking down the path, Vaughn notices that she has dropped something. It looks like she dropped a pendant. Vaughn suggests that if it is that important to her then she should keep it safe, although its chain is broken. Sabrina says the chain has been broken for awhile and she can't exactly fix it; her father doesn't know that Sabrina has the pendant. Because he doesn't know, she can't ask his help to fix it. Vaughn offers to fix the chain for her and takes a few seconds to repair the pendant's chain.

Sabrina is surprised how fast Vaughn was able to fix the chain. She tells him that the pendant belonged to her mother, and it is the only keepsake of her. Her mother left Regis and moved far, far away. Vaughn apologises for prying, but Sabrina says that he helped her immensely.

Green Rival Event: Handmade Sweets

» Meadow Island » Sunny or Cloudy day: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm » Monday or Tuesday » Year 3 or later » Sabrina or Vaughn at half-way through a green heart color (35,000 points max) or less OR you are married.

Sabrina has been looking for Vaughn and finally found him on Meadow Island. She has made some doughnuts today and wants to give some to him. This isn't the first time she's made something for him and Vaughn almost seems annoyed that she keeps doing this for him. Sabrina pleads with him to try a doughnut until he finally gives in and takes one.

After tasting them, Vaughn tells her that the doughnuts are perfect. Sabrina tells him that her mother use to make doughnuts for her, and taught her how to make them. Vaughn figures that Sabrina has a good mom, and wonder how that's like. He doesn't seem to want to talk about it, so Sabrina doesn't pressure him into explaining.

Orange Rival Event: Words of Confession

»» Regis' Mansion » 6:00 am to 10:00 am » Monday or Tuesday » Sabrina or Vaughn at an orange heart color or less OR you are married.

Vaughn was in the neighborhood so he's stopped by the mansion to visit Sabrina. He has something he wants to tell her, and declines her offer of tea. Regis makes an appearance to investigate who the visitor is and Sabrina tells him that Vaughn is a guest. Vaughn is glad to see that Regis has arrived, as he has something to say to the both of them.

Vaughn asks Sabrina if he can have her hand in marriage! Having Sabrina around calms his nerves and he likes that feeling. Sabrina blushes and accepts his proposal but Regis objects. Regis thinks Vaughn is not good enough for his daughter. Sabrina scolds him for calling her future husband names. Vaughn tells Regis that he'll do whatever it takes to earn Regis' approval.

Regis realizes that Sabrina means a lot to Vaughn and gives Vaughn his blessing.


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