Palia Dialogue Options Explained: Air, Earth, Water, and Fire Differences

Are you trying to work out about what each symbol for Dialogue means?

by Gordon Bicker
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Palia has a good few systems and mechanics to get used to but one of the systems is the regular dialogue option trees, but with a twist of elements. It will take you some time to work out what each element could mean in terms of your personality and if it matters. This article will take you through everything you need to know about all Palia dialogue options/choices.

All Palia Dialogue Element Option Meanings

There are four elements in total tied to personality-based dialogue choices during conversations. When I personally first played Palia, I enjoyed the fact that this feature was included. If you want the in-game description of each element, move your cursor over the top of a dialogue choice element and it will let you know what it means. However, listed below is everything you need to know for them too.

WaterThe Water-Type options are for people who feel intelligence, thoughtfulness, and introspectiveness are their strong suits for personality in a conversation. It is noted that sometimes they can be melancholic about things.
FireAs to be expected, fire choices in dialogue are passionate and excitable. This is the option I tend to choose whenever making a dialogue choice.
EarthThis is the element choice to choose if you are looking to be honest, but practical. However, these choices can be straight to the point and not the most warm-hearted at times.
AirThe air personality choices flow with the wind and there isn’t usually any serious aspect to the dialogue. This is for the free-spirited of those among us!

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Do Dialogue Choices Matter in Palia?

No, the dialogue choices do not have any real significance on the nature of the story. There are romanceable characters in Palia though so you will likely still want to choose wiser words when speaking to who you like. Your personality type, however, will be assigned from one of the elements and that can change over the course of the game — your actions in the world will affect the element type you are.

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Now that you know all about each dialogue element choice in Palia, you can dive back into the bountiful fields that await you in the game.

- This article was updated on August 12th, 2023

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Gordon is a contributing writer for Attack of the Fanboy, a Games Design (BA) Honours student, and a Video Game Ambassador. He has been writing at AOTF for over a year and a half, with four years of games writing experience for outlets like Green Man Gaming. When he's not busy, he'll no doubt be experiencing games, writing poetry, playing guitar, adventuring, or happily starting a new Skyrim playthrough! As an avid Final Fantasy XIV player, he also hopes that you'll gain a warm feeling from his community stories. Gordon has reported on Fallout 4 and Destiny 2, whose favorite genres include action RPGs, MMORPG's and First Person Shooters but is always experimenting with many other types of games.