Although the money is later returned, Nate is curious and raids his father's study for answers, where he finds a bag of cocaine.
Afterwards, he attends The Masquerade Ball and mistakenly tells Jenny (dressed as Serena) that he still loves her (The Handmaiden's Tale).
Nathaniel Fitzwilliam "Nate" Archibald is a main character in the Gossip Girl series of novels and on its television adaption, in which he is portrayed by Chace Crawford.
Nate is best friends with Chuck Bass and is good friends with Dan Humphrey, Serena van der Woodsen and Blair Waldorf. Nathaniel "Nate" Archibald was born to Howard "The Captain" Archibald, a successful business magnate and former Navy captain, and Anne Archibald, a member of the Vanderbilt family, on April 5th, 1991.
They plan to have sex but don't, as he tells Blair that he slept with Serena before they do it.
She decides to forgive him and they attend the Kiss on The Lips Party together.
His mother, Anne, later finds it hidden and believes that it is Nate's; his father lies and lets Nate take the fall (Seventeen Candles).
Nate's father promises Nate that he only did drugs once, but Nate witnesses him purchasing coke again later.
By the end of the series Nate has realised that he loves both Blair - his on/off girlfriend and her best friend Serena.
In the finale, Nate on his way to Dan and Serena's wedding, tells a reporter his intentions of running for mayor of New York; to which he would be the youngest mayor in the city's history. Archibald, is a French socialite, and his father, Captain Archibald, is a former Navy captain and a wealthy banker.
Nathaniel "Nate" Archibald, a "Waspoid", is a lacrosse player at the elite St. He smokes copious amounts of marijuana and was once caught and sent to drug rehabilitation for buying a dime bag in the park, where he met and briefly dated Georgina Sparks.
In the finale he is the only main character who is still single.
Nate has aspirations for a future in politics, it was for this reason he took an interest in running The Spectator.
After the brunch, Nate tells Blair that she can either forgive him or they can break up; and she ultimately chooses to stay together (The Wild Brunch).