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Occasionally, Gulliver gets stranded on my island. There's a reward for helping him, but you need to wait until he actually wakes up until you can help. If I find Gulliver on my island in the morning, when can I expect to be able to help him?

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Gulliver doesn't wake up at a specific time, he wakes up after you've talked to him enough. I haven't kept track of exactly how many times you need to chat with him, but it's usually around 5 attempts, and then he'll finally wake up. In other words, he can wake up as soon as you find him, provided you keep talking to him.

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    I actually really hate this mechanic. It's so not obvious that you can keep talking until he wakes up. I missed out on gulliver the first time as well
    – Cruncher
    Commented Apr 28, 2020 at 20:59
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    @Cruncher: An important video game rule: as long as NPC keeps giving you new responses you keep clicking on 'em
    – Maxim
    Commented Apr 29, 2020 at 18:55
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    @Maxim It could have just been pulling responses out of a decently sized random pool though, which is what I thought was happening. But fair enough, that's a good rule of thumb
    – Cruncher
    Commented Apr 30, 2020 at 13:15

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