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Mass Effect 2 Legendary Edition

How To Start Garrus Romance

Shane Williams

This page contains all the information you need on how to begin, and keep, a romance with Garrus Vakarian.

Speak with Garrus on the 3F of the Normandy.

Recruit Garrus and complete Loyalty Mission

Garrus is one of three potential romances you can do as a Female Shepard. Before you get started, you’ll need to recruit him to your team by completing Dossier: Archangel followed by his loyalty mission, Garrus: Eye for an Eye.

Once done with the above, speak with Garrus and then say “Just want to talk” followed by “Turian Preparations”. Here you’ll want to choose the top left options, “Full contact sparring? followed by “And how did it go?”. After Garrus has finished telling his story, say the following, “We could ease stress together” and “Not what I meant”.

After the first conversation, complete a main mission, then speak with Garrus again and say “Just want to talk” followed by “I like you, Garrus”. Now if you’ve been trying to pursue something with either Thane or Jacob, Garrus would mention it here, so you’ll want to respond with “I don’t want other options” to secure in Garrus being your partner.

Romance Summary

To recap:

  1. Recruit Garrus by completing the mission, Dossier: Archangel
  2. Complete Loyalty mission, Garrus: Eye for an Eye.
  3. Speak with Garrus after every mission to advance the romance.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Third-person shooter
  • Guide Release
    23 June 2014
  • Last Updated
    14 June 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Paul Williams

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The guide for Mass Effect 2 Legendary Edition features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough containing coverage of all Assignments, detailed breakdown of all the important choices, class builds and much more!

  • A complete walkthrough for the entire campaign incorporating all research projects, weapons and side-tasks.
  • Every Assignment covered.
  • All Loyalty and N7 Missions detailed.
  • In-depth look at the major choices and consequences of each.
  • Full details on all possible Romances.
  • Class builds to get the most out of your chosen class.
  • Details on every Power.
  • Builds for all squad mates.
  • Trophy/Achievement guide.

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