Another early objective asks you to form a couple. This guide on How To Form A Couple In Ancestors: Humankind Odyssey tells you what you need to do in order to complete the objective, form a couple with another member of your clan, and progress to the next stage of the game.
Breeding and forming couples plays a vital role in Ancestors: Humankind Odyssey as it allows you to travel through the generations, evolve, pass on traits, and progress through much of the game. The first part of this complex chain, is forming a couple with another member of your clan.
How To Form A Couple In Ancestors: Humankind OdysseyForming a couple with another primate is very simple. Make sure you’re in your home base, the oasis area at the very start of the game. Find a female primate, they are usually sitting by the waterside. Approach from the back and you should see a “Groom” option appear. If you’re unsure of the primate gender, use the analyze prompt first.
You hold O to begin the grooming process. The primate will check another primate, for dirt, fleas, the usual banquet of goodies. At certain points a special sound effect will play. It’s quite high pitched and very obvious when you hear it. Simply release the O button when you hear the noise and the bonding bar will increase with that primate. Repeat the process until it is full and you will complete the bonding.
Once you are bonded with a member of your clan, it forms a couple, allowing you to complete the objective and move on.