This guide will show you how to romance Cora Harper in Mass Effect: Andromeda. Cora Harper is a human female who can only be romanced by the male Ryder twin. She is one of seven romance characters for Ryder and is also one of the six unlockable squadmates you can add to your team.
How to Romance Cora Harper
In order to romance Cora Harper in Mass Effect: Andromeda, you must first have her join your squad. Once she is on your team, you must progress through a series of steps before you can romance her. Cora Harper’s romance quest is one of the longest in the game, with several steps involved before you can commit to a relationship.
Step 1: Romancing Cora Harper
The first step in romancing Cora Harper in Mass Effect: Andromeda is to talk with her when you board the Tempest. You will find Cora in the Bio Lab and you must use the correct dialogue option: “We’ll be good together.”
Step 2: Conversation
Speak with Cora a second time before leaving the Tempest and respond with, “Oh? What about now?”
Step 3: Eos
Once you reach Eos and have left the Tempest, return to the ship and talk to Cora in the Bio Lab and choose the dialogue option, “You’re a romantic.”
Step 4: Complete Mission 3
Talk with Cora after completing Mission 3 to continue the romance quest. This conversation chance will expire after completing Mission 5. Select the dialogue option, “You and I can handle anything.”
Step 5: Sign of Life
Finish the Eos side-quest mission, Sign of Life, and speak with Cora in the Tempest’s Bio Lab to continue the romance plot. This conversation will be about the beacon.
Step 6: Visit Aya
After visiting Aya, you must talk with Cora Harper to continue romancing her in Mass Effect: Andromeda. This conversation option is only available after finishing the Asari B-Story 1. This conversation will be about the refugees.
Step 7: Loyalty Mission Start
The next step in romancing Cora is to visit Kadara and complete the Asari B-Story 2, after that Cora’s Loyalty Mission will become available.
Step 8: Loyalty Mission Middle
Go to the Tempest’s Bridge to complete the beginning of the Loyalty Mission.
Step 9: Complete Loyalty Mission
Complete Cora Harper’s Loyalty mission to progress the romance plot further. This will also unlock an Achievement or Trophy.
Step 10: Romancing Cora Harper Continued
After finishing Mission 4 and Cora’s Loyalty mission, and leaving and returning to the Tempest at least once, you will be able to progress the romance further. Head to the Tempest Hallway to find an email terminal.
Step 11: Eos Prodromos
Speak with Cora Harper during the Eos Prodromos section of Mass Effect: Andromeda to continue the romance. You must have completed the previous step for this one to activate.
Step 12: Kiss Cora Harper
You can kiss Cora Harper during the Eos Prodromos section of Mass Effect: Andromeda so long as you are not in an exclusive relationship and have successfully flirted with her at least three times previously.
Step 13: Exclusive Relationship Content with Cora Harper
If you choose to enter an exclusive romantic relationship with Cora Harper, you can access unique romance and dialogue options. The first unique romantic exclusive content with Cora happens in the Tempest Hallway, you must have completed Mission 5 for this to be available.
Step 14: Exclusive Relationship Content with Cora Harper
The next piece of exclusive romance content with Cora occurs after speaking with her anywhere and then finding her in Ryder’s Quarters. You must complete the previous steps for this to be available as a romance option in Mass Effect: Andromeda.
Step 15: Romance Cora Harper
The final step in romancing Cora Harper in Mass Effect: Andromeda is to speak with her in the Tempest’s Bio Lab after the Meridian hub is unlocked and before finishing Mission 7. Speak with her to conclude the romantic relationship with Cora.
There are a lot of steps when romancing Cora Harper and some unique content when you chose to be exclusive with her. Take the time to speak with her whenever you can, because not only is she a romance option, but she’s useful when hunting down all Architects. If you followed this guide, you should now know how to romance Cora Harper in Mass Effect: Andromeda.