Looking for people that might help you with something in Shenmue 3 is quite difficult tasked to find especially for side missions. You ended checking out each of the villagers which are sometimes frustrating.
Table of Contents
- Rice Field
- Martial Arts Hall
- Verdant Bridge
- Joy Park
- Village Square
- Sunflower Groove
- Rainbow Basin
- Panda Market
- Hermit’s Nest
- Man Yuan Temple
- Sunset Hill
For your convenience, we compiled all possible location of all NPC characters in the game so that you can find them easily without going all throughout the map. All villager listed here can be found during daylight. The most villager in the evening goes to their home and sometimes not located in their usual place.
Rice Field Villager
The starting point of the game where Ryo gets to rest and talks to Shenhua. This is where Shenhua’s house is located.
|A teenage girl who Ryo is helping.|
|The main protagonist of the game.|
Martial Arts Hall Villager
Where Ryo trains his skills and endurance. But there is not much NPC that you can interact here unless the master.
|The master of Martial Arts Hall. This NPC is where you can talk to take training or spar.|
Verdant Bridge Villager
The legendary bridge in Shenmue 3, it is guarded by two villagers.
|One of the guards in the Verdant Bridge, wearing a red shirt and black pants. You can also found Liu during the evening at Village Square.|
|One of the guards in the Verdant Bridge, wearing a blue shirt. He is also hanging around with Liu during the evening at Village Square.|
Joy Park Villager
These are the NPC that you can find daily in Joy Park.
|A Bookie where you can buy Tokens in Joy Park|
|A Bookie for Lucky Hit game|
|Turtle Racing Bookie|
|A Bookie where you can play a Dice game called “Roll it on Top”.|
|Another Bookie for Lucky Hit|
|Flower, Bird, Wind, and Moon Bookie. Only available at 7:00 PM.|
|An NPC with side mission.|
Village Square Villager
Here are the villagers inside the Village Square, this is where you’ll find kids training with a big guy. Some of the NPC are non-interactive. So we only list NPC that you can talk in this village.
|Kid with White/Dark Blue stripe shirt.|
|Kid with Orange/Blue stripe shirt.|
|Kid with Yellow/White stripe shirt.|
|Kung Fu teacher of the kids. You can find him also during the evening at the Sunset Hill where he lives.|
|NPC kids in the villager wearing pink shirt and red pants.|
|One of the kids in the villagers, wearing a yellow shirt and orange skirt.|
|One of the lady villager, wearing kimono.|
|A lady villager wearing a white scarf, pink clothes, and dark pants.|
|The old lady inside the Fast Kitchen, preparing for food.|
|A villager that looks like a Kung Fu apprentice.|
|An old villager always seating in front of Fast Kitchen.|
|NPC Booker for Pail Toss. The guy with a facial scar in face.|
|NPC Booker for Lucky Toss in the village.|
|The old lady singing in front of her house.|
|Zhou Caizhe||It only appears during the evening at the Fast Kitchen.|
Sunflower Groove Villager
You can definitely interact with all of the villagers in Sunflower Groove.
|One of the kids wearing a Blue/White shirt. He is part of the story of finding the kid in hide-and-seek.|
|One of the kids wearing Green and White Polkadot shirt.|
|The only little kid girl in the Sunflower Groove village wearing a red dress.|
|One of the kids wearing a pink/white shirt and pink shorts.|
|A lady Kung Fu apprentice. You can talk to her and have sparring together.|
|This lady can be found inside the cattle. She wears a blue shirt and gray pants.|
|Another lady in the village, wearing a dark purple shirt and blue pants.|
|A lady farmer inside the cattle.|
|This old lady is always seating at the back of the house.|
|A Big guy fishing in the pond. During evening, he is also in Village Square.|
Rainbow Basin Villager
A remote area in Shenmue 3, this is the residence owned by one family next to the Sunflower Groove.
|Daughter of Ye Zijuan in Rainbow Basin.|
|Mother of Ye Jufang. She’s the one who helps Ryo who got beaten by the thugs.|
Panda Market Villager
In the Panda Market, you can purchase and sell everything in this place.
|A Stonemason man in the Panda Market.|
|A kid in the village, he has some request mission for Ryo. He is the young brother of Mao Meimei.|
|Exchange collector NPC in the village.|
|Prize Exchange NPC in the village.|
|You can buy fruit from her shops.|
|Lady in the market wearing a white apron.|
|The young lady who has been working at the Drunken Panda.|
|The old lady inside the Kong Mei Goods.|
|Bystander lady in the Panda Market. Her home is in Sunset Hill, usually, get back home in the evening.|
Hermit’s Nest Villager
The next village to Panda Market is the Hermit’s Nest. Only few folks are leaving in this village and almost old people.
|The old lady wearing a dark green scarf and green shirt.|
|The old man wearing a green shirt and blue pants.|
|An old man wearing a white shirt and black pants.|
|And old lady wearing a light brown scarf.|
Man Yuan Temple Villager
In the left corner of the square village, there is a temple called Man Yuan Temple where monks pray in these temples and some folks are fishing in the river. However, only 2 NPC that you can interact with here.
|The Tackle Shop, where you can buy fishing rig in Shenmue 3.|
|The monk in the temple.|
Another smaller village called sunset hill located.
|Qin Cibai||Ryo can get job from this guy by cutting wood.|
|Su Wengxu||An old man in the village, Ryo meets this guy on the story of the game.|
|Song Yumin||A bookie for several games in the village.|
|Lu Yunhua||You can purchase Tokens from this lady.|
|Su Yuzhen||A lady always cooking at her house 🙂|
|Mo Guangming||This old guy only appears during the evening at Sunset Hill.|
|Zhu Tianwen||A wandering fortune teller in the village. You can pay 10 yuan to found your lucky number or color.|
This place is full of horses, we have no information yet in this location.
That’s it pretty all. This are still in progress and will add more information to the characters listed. For more tips, you can check out our Ultimate Guide for Shenmue 3.