Night City caters to many appetites of the flesh. Whether you’re seeking a lasting relationship filled with trust or a one night “no strings attached” fling you will find something to sate your lust in the City of Dreams.
Cyberpunk 2077 offers players quite a few romantic encounters in this sprawling megapolis. If you’re looking for all the romance options in the game, then you’ve come to the right place.
Cyberpunk 2077 All Romance Options
Romance encounters in Cyberpunk 2077 can depend on what you chose for V during the character creation screen at the beginning of the game. You should pick whether you want a masculine or feminine body type and voice carefully because the game won’t let you go back.
Many romance encounters can depend on certain dialogue choices you make in the game. So you’d best be wise enough to know what to do and say when prompted. It can be easy to blow your chances with any one of your romantic options.
Here are all who you can romance in the City of Dreams:
Preference – Female body and voice type V
Romance Encounter – Pyramid Song
Judy Alvarez is one of the best braindance technicians in Night City. Don’t let her laidback demeanor fool you. This Mox girl has a lot of depth and a lot of love to give to a female V should you choose to romance her. Judy is one your V’s major romance options and certainly has quite a bit of time dedicated to getting to know her.
You’ll meet her fairly early on in the game as her assistance is necessary during The Heist. Afterwards you can choose to bond with her by doing her side jobs that center around locating the missing Evelyn.
Judy will be important to the main story up until Double Life. Afterwards she’ll call you on a series of optional side jobs that will be important into romancing her. Agree to help Judy and lend an ear to her troubles and she’ll slowly open up to you.
How to Romance Judy Alvarez in Cyberpunk 2077
During the penultimate mission for Judy, Pisces, you need to make important choices to progress your relationship with Judy. You have to refuse going along with Maiko’s plan and not take any payment from her. This will be an important deciding factor in the final mission, Pyramid Song, for Judy that comes next.
At the end, you can decide to get together with Judy in a more serious relationship or end it as a one night stand.
Preference – Male body type V
Romance Encounter – Queen of the Highway
Panam Palmer is an outsider to Night City. A tough Nomad woman who broke of ties with the Aldecaldos tribe. She is no stranger to combat and is one hell of a driver.
You’ll meet Panam during one of the main story missions where Rogue will arrange a meeting with her. She’ll initially refuse to help you until you get her stolen car back. Afterwards she’ll be part of the main story until you secure Anders Hellman.
How to Romance Panam Palmer in Cyberpunk 2077
The key to Panam’s heart is to agree to help her out in anything she asks. It’d be pretty simple but she’s a rather demanding woman. Most of her personal missions center around helping her out with her tribe. When presented with the option to show your interest, you should opt to pick that dialogue whenever. Panam is understandably lonely on her own so she’ll appreciate your company.
Her final mission will be Queen of the Highway, which will finally allow you to seal the deal.
Preference – Female body type V
Romance Encounter – Following the River
Life can be hard for a former detective in the NCPD. River Ward knows what it’s like to be an honest cop amidst corruption. Hey may just be looking for someone to help him see that the people of Night City aren’t as bad as they can be.
It is entirely possible to miss even meeting River. He won’t appear in any of the main story missions. You’ll be required to be at least level 2 Street Cred and have finished the main mission Life During Wartime. This will unlock the side mission I Fought The Law which is where you’ll get the opportunity to meet River.
How to Romance River Ward in Cyberpunk 2077
Most of River’s mission center around detective work. You’ll meet him when investigating the death of a politician. River doesn’t have that many missions but it can be easy to fail his romance during a quest into finding his missing nephew. You need to make sure you got the right farm and help him find his family member safely.
Once you finish all his quest, he’ll invite you over to his home for dinner and a beer with his family. During which you can seal the deal with a kiss.
Preference – Male body and voice V
Romance Encounter – Boat Drinks
Kerry Eurodyne is one of Night City’s most popular rock stars. As a former member of Samurai, he’s got all the money to enjoy everything the city of dreams has to offer.
It is possible to go through the whole game without ever meeting Kerry. He’s a part of Johnny’s personal quests and you’ll eventually meet him once you reach Holdin’ On. So if you’re interested in winning Kerry’s heart you need to help Johnny out.
How to Romance Kerry Eurodyne in Cyberpunk 2077
Romancing Kerry isn’t particularly difficult. He’ll be the one to show interest in V first. Just be sure to be supportive to him whenever the option presents itself. You’ll eventually get an option to kiss him which you should take.
Kerry can offer V a taste of the high life in Night City. After cruising in his yacht without a shred of clothing in his final quest, Boat Drinks, you can finally seal the deal on a relationship when the both of you are back on the beach.
Preference – Any V
Romance Encounter – She’ll call you after The Heist
Meredith Strout can be difficult to approach. A woman needs to have a tough persona in order to survive in Corpo culture. Show her you’re worthy of her trust and she might just let her hair down around you.
You’ll get an opportunity to meet Meredith early on in the game before The Heist. You can miss ever meeting her if you choose to get the Flathead without contacting her in The Pickup.
How to Romance Meredith Stout in Cyberpunk 2077
The both of you will initially get off on the wrong foot. Having someone point a gun to your head doesn’t make for a good first impression. But she’ll be amicable soon enough. She’ll make a deal with you to buy the Flathead with a virus infected credchip. You have to make sure that you use this credchip to payoff the Maelstroms.
If you refuse the credchip she gives you, you can opt to shoot Royce in the head when the opportunity presents itself. Afterwards, Meredith can still be romanceable.
Meredith isn’t really interested in a long term relationship. After you get her to like you, she’ll give you a call sometime after The Heist for a one night stand. It doesn’t really matter what Life Path you chose, but Meredith will get along more swimmingly with a Corpo V.
Refusing to help her will end up badly for Meredith. As her body will be found shaved bald, beaten up, and drowned.
Preference – Any V
Romance Encounter – Blistering Love
Rogue is one of the best fixers in Night City. Like any woman who made it in the city of dreams, she can be rather tough to approach. She’s an interesting romance encounter in that Rogue isn’t interested in V, she’s interested in Johnny.
As an old flame of Johnny Silverhand, you won’t really get into a relationship with Rogue. However, you will meet her in the game as she plays a big role in the main story missions. It can be easy to miss an intimate scene with her if you don’t do things correctly.
How to Romance Rogue Amendiares in Cyberpunk 2077
In order to get close to Rogue for an intimate encounter, you need to have befriended Johnny by the end of Chippin’ In. Afterwards, you’ll call Rogue which will begin the Blistering Love mission.
In Blistering Love you’ll be playing as Johnny in V’s body. You’ll have the chance to have a short intimate scene with Rogue before things go back to normal.
Preference – Any V
Romance Encounter – Never Fade Away
Alt Cunningham is probably the game’s only mandatory romance encounter. While V technically will never form a romantic relationship with her, Johnny is certainly familiar with this old flame.
During the Never Fade Away, Alt Cunningham will appear in a flashback in Johnny’s memories.
Preference – Any V
Ruby is an optional side encounter during Johnny taking control of V’s body in Chippin’ In. This is nothing more than a one-night stand for Johnny and won’t develop into anything serious.
Preference – Any V
If you want the cheap thrill of sex, these Joytoys can be found in Jig-Jig Street in Westbrook for quick sex at any point in the story. What would Night City be without them? There’s no consequences into partaking in their services. You will have to pay them 100 Eddies for their time though.
At the beginning of the game, two Joytoys will be available to you. One male and one female depending on your preference.
How to Romance Joytoy Encounters in Cyberpunk 2077
After you complete Off The Leash side mission, two more expensive Joytoys will be unlocked. Unlike the first two that can give you a night for a measly 100 Eddies, these two are much more expensive costing 3000 Eddies a night.
If you’re not seeking for a long-term romance, Night City has you covered. Whether you’re seeking for a one-night stand or a long-term relationship, there are plenty of possibilities to choose from.
There’s a good reason Cyberpunk 2077 gets a Mature classification, even if some of the sex scenes in the first-person perspective are a little awkward. When hunting for potential romantic partners, this handbook is your go-to source for information on which characters are worthy of your attention.
This is a game where there are four “main” romance options but there are many more. Making the wrong decision at the wrong time is a simple way to ruin an otherwise promising friendship or relationship.