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Persona 3: FES FAQ/ Walkthrough

Version 3.0 by
vhayste
07/28/08

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SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI: PERSONA 3






W A L K T H R O U G H


AUTHOR: PAUL MICHAEL (VHAYSTE®)
CONTACT: vhayste@gmail.com
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Vhayste>






V 1.0 -------------- Finished the text faq.

V 2.0 1:17 PM 10/4/2007 ----------- Added reader tips
----------- Made some minor corrections

v 3.0 8:46 AM 2/13/2008 ----------- Corrected 2nd semester answers
----------- Included additional reader tips

Disclaimer: Reader tips that are featured in this guide are not edited.
They don't represent my opinion as the author and their tips are
entirely what they used during gameplay. The author reserves the right
to choose which tip or hint to include in this guide because I dont
have quite the luxury of time to update my faq often.




I. COPYRIGHT
II . AUTHOR's NOTE
III. INTRODUCTION
IV. QUICK START GUIDE (BASICS) ----------------------- QSG100
A. DAYS & TIME ----------------------------------- QSG101
B. THE WORLD ------------------------------------- QSG102
C. THE VELVET ROOM ------------------------------- QSG103
D. PERSONAS -------------------------------------- QSG104
V. QUICK START GUIDE (COMBAT) ----------------------- QSG200
A. BATTLE SYSTEM --------------------------------- QSG201
B. ENTERING BATTLES ------------------------------ QSG202
C. SEES - YOUR TEAM ------------------------------ QSG203
D. EXPLOITING THE ENEMY'S WEAKNESS --------------- QSG204
E. PARTY CONDITIONS AND STATUS EFFECTS ----------- QSG205
F. ENEMY TYPES ----------------------------------- QSG206
G. REWARDS AND BATTLE SPOILS --------------------- QSG207

VI. WALKTHROUGH --------------------------------------- WLK001

VII. POST GAME NOTES ---------------------------------- PST001

VIII. CHARACTERS -------------------------------------- CHA001

IX. THE PLACES ---------------------------------------- PLC001

X SOCIAL LINKS ---------------------------------------- SLK000
A. QUICK Q&A ------------------------------------- SLK001
B. MORE SOCIAL LINK + ATTRIBUTES NOTES/FAQS ------ SLK002
C. CONTACTS SCHEDULES ---------------------------- SLK003
D. MANAGING YOUR TIME ---------------------------- SLK004
E. ESTABLISHING SOCIAL LINKS --------------------- SLK005

XI. ELIZABETH's REQUEST ------------------------------- ELR000

XII. CREDITS ------------------------------------------ CRD000
A. CLOSING NOTES --------------------------------- CRD001







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|C O P Y R I G H T|
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|A U T H O R 's N O T E|
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| Hello readers, and I welcome you to my latest faq so far. In case you|
| didn't know I have originally written a PDF guide for this game, |
| exclusively available @ IGN.com. This text faq is created so that |
| this guide will be readily available to the readers that can't easily|
| download large files off the web. |
| |
| I haven’t played any previous Persona installments and the only SMT |
| title I played before is SMT: Devil Summoner. Nevertheless, this is |
| one of the promising games I wanted to play for the PS2 this year |
| before I migrate to another console (preferably, X360). Yes folks, I |
| may stop writing walkthroughs for PS2 games soon… |
| |
| Any feedback from you guys is very much appreciated. If you have |
| corrections or suggestions tell me so; remember that I am doing this |
| for FREE and I am investing my time and effort to make this guide as |
| helpful as possible. I will try to cover everything that needs to be |
| covered but I can’t guarantee you that this will be perfect. Since I |
| love using screenshots to make the guide more effective, spoilers may|
| also lie ahead so read with care. Also, due to the switches in the |
| game that depends on the player’s decisions, actual gameplay may |
| differ from what is indicated in this guide. |
| |
| I can’t assure you that I can answer all your questions, but in the |
| best of my ability I will. Thank you for grabbing this faq and enjoy.|
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<PDF Walkthrough - http://faqs.ign.com/articles/810/810752p1.html>
Illustrated guide with Pics and Help Tips along way!




++++++++++++++++
INTRODUCTION
++++++++++++++++

Upon his arrival to his hometown, the unnamed teenager has encountered
several strange phenomena. Everything around stopped and coffins are
scattered haphazardly along the way. What is more dumbfounding is when
he was greeted by a mysterious boy inside the dormitory that he will
be staying.

During his stay, the dorm was assaulted by a group of dark creatures
called Shadows. He survived the ordeal when his Persona was awakened–
a summoned being that is the manifestation of the mind of the user.
He also discovers that he is not the only one that has that special
ability.

He joins a specialized squad of Persona-users and will need to balance
school life and combating the evil threat that appears only during the
hidden time called the Dark Hour…








++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
QUICK START GUIDE (BASICS) QSG100
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++


Alright for the basics. At first, Persona 3 may not look like your
conventional RPG since aside from the normal dungeon exploring, you
also need to increase your relationship with other characters as well
as your own attributes. Your choices to most of the questions asked to
you will also impact your growth, but not necessarily the progress in
the story. The game also features very good anime cutscenes and funky
J-Pop music as your background, giving you more backdrop about the
environment of the game.





|>>>>..........................DAYS & TIME.......................<<<<|
[QSG101]


Each day in your ‘life’ is divided into several parts, from early
morning as you go to school to hours after classes. Most of the time,
you can’t freely control the flow of time since the game automatically
goes through it. There are certain points in a day however; that you
can roam around the location you’re in or through the world map. It
is still limited though.

In each day during midnight, the Dark Hour occurs. It’s like the 25th
hour in the day. It is hidden, and there are only a few select people
that can roam freely and experience it – like your character and the
members of SEES. It is also when the evil creatures of the night,
known as Shadows roam the landscape.

Try to maximize it to increase some of your attributes. For example,
if you have lectures in school, answer them correctly and you will
gain +Charm. Then, you can visit the Shrine, make some offerings
(for a chance to increase your Academics) then go out with a friend
after school. During evening, if you won’t visit Tartarus, go to the
mall. In the early part of the game, there are only two places there
that you can either increase your courage (Karaoke Bar) or your Charm
(Café). At night, if your condition is good, study before sleeping to
increase you academics.





|>>>>..........................THE WORLD.........................<<<<|
[QSG102]


In the world map, you can only select the places where you want to go.
These are actually select areas which you can visit, depending on the
time of the day. For example, at evening, the only establishment open
is the Mall.


GEKKOUKAN HIGH SCHOOL
----------------------
This is your school. It is open MON-SAT except during Sundays and
Holidays.


DORM
------------------
This is your "home". All other SEES members stay here. This is where
you stay and the headquarters of SEES. Your allies have their own
rooms here. You can save your game by writing in the logbook found in
the front desk. Here, you will prepare for new missions, talk to your
teammates. In your room, you can study (to increase Academics
attribute) before sleeping or just sleep earlier. Note that when
exploring the Tartarus during the dark hour, your body gets tired.
Sleeping early will immediately recover your body while studying
before sleeping can cause sickness or fatigue if do it often.


NAGASAKI SHRINE
-----------------
This is where you can offer some money that will occasionally increase
your Academics. There is also a stand there where you can have your
fortune checked. Depending on your luck, your condition could improve
or worsen and you could also either gain or lose money.


PAULOWNIA MALL
-----------------
This is the only mall in the area and contains a lot of shops. In the
back door lies an alternate path to the Velvet Room, other than the
door in Tartus. There are several establishments here where you can
visit and spend your time after school.


The shops/establishments you can visit here are as follows:


POLICE STATION: This is where you purchase your weapons and equipment

ACCESORY SHOP: This is where you purchase your accesorries.

ANTIQUE SHOP: Shop where you can exchange gems for cards and rare items

MANDRAGORA: Karaoke Bar, 800 Yen; Increases Courage.

CHAGALL CAFE: Coffee shop, 500 Yen; Increases Charm

CLUB ESCAPADE: Nothing special in the first parts of the game. This is
where the strange Monk hangs out if you want to
establish a new social link with him.



PORT ISLAND STATION
-------------------

This is the station nearest to your school. There is a movie theater
here and a flower shop too. In the back alleys lie a gambling house
and a shadowy bar. Some request items can be acquired there as well.


MOVIE THEATER: 1500Y, Attribute increase depends on what movie
marathon is showing.

FLOWER SHOP: This is where you can buy flowers that can be used as
gifts when dating your girlfriends.




IWATODAI STATION
-------------------
This area has a lot of restaurants and fastfoods where you can spend
the rest of your afternoon to increase your attributes. This is also
where the Old Couple and Rival Athlete Social Links can be found.

Octopia – Takoyaki food stand. You need to buy at least one Takoyaki
here that will be needed to establish a social link with the
Girl at the Shrine (Hanged Man arcana)

Wild-Duck Burger – Eat the specialty here for 500 yen to increase your
courage

Waketsu Rest – Eat the Prodigy Platter for 680y to increase
your academics

Hagakure Ramen – Eat the Tuna here for 900Y to increase your charm.



|>>>>.......................THE VELVET ROOM ......................<<<<|
[QSG103]


In the early parts of the game, the Velvet Room may seem like an
ordinary, out-of this-world place that only you can enter. But later,
you will learn that this is the place where you can fuse your Personas.

There are only two ways to access the Velvet room in the game. First is
through the door in the ground floor of Tartarus. The second one is
in the back alley of Paulownia Mall (Under Mandragora Karaoke)


FUSION OVERVIEW
-------------------
You will need to revisit this place as you play to gain access to more
powerful allies. By default you can just fuse 2 or 3 personas. Later
in the game, you will have the ability to fuse 4 or more personas.
Most Personas can only be acquired using this method.

Fused Personas will be gone forever so remember to register new
personas so that you can get them later.


ELIZABETH's REQUEST
-------------------
Later in the game, Elizabeth (Igor’s assistant inside the Velvet Room)
will call you. This will trigger the event where you can now accept
sidequests from her. There will be rewards for doing this so make good
use of it. You can cancel any request at any time but there is a
corresponding fee.

Some requests have due dates or technically, deadlines. You’ll need to
complete these quests before the due date ends. If not, you will fail
the request and won’t get any rewards from it. Another bad thing about
failing a request is that new requests won't be unlocked.

For those that don’t have any due dates, you can
complete it whenever you like. But try not to take too long or the
reward may be useless to you or you won’t be able to unlock new
requests. The requests has varying dificulties. The harder the request,
the better the rewards.



COMPENDIUM OVERVIEW
-------------------
The Compendium is your persona database. This is where you register new
personas so that you can recover/ withdraw them in case you'll fuse
them. Note that WHEN REGISTERING, THE "OLD VERSION" of the persona in
the compendium will be OVERWRITTEN with the current one you are
registering. So be careful not to overwrite an already powerful version
of a persona with a default, low level one.

The compendium will also allow you to track how many personas have you
unlocked already. It can be sorted by Arcana or by level, whatever
works for you.


|>>>>....................... P E R S O N A S ......................<<<<|
[QSG104]


OVERVIEW
-------------------
These are your means of battling Shadows. Without them, you’re dead
meat. You will have Orpheus as your starting Persona. As you explore
dungeons, you will have the chance to acquire more personas (rewarded
as Cards after a victorious battle though you need to select the
correct one after it is shuffled), and even have the chance to fuse
them into one, more powerful being. If you choose the Persona card of
the Persona you already have, the card will disappear. Note that they
have their own Arcanas, or basically groups or family where they
belong to. This defines the type of the persona. Of course, each has
their own strength and weaknesses.

Leveling up a Persona will also add bonuses to your stat – which is
very important. But leveling them up can be very daunting with the
small experience the enemies give and the very limited time you have
to explore.

In battle, you can use the abilities of the Personas you have with you.
They have their attributes, strengths and weaknesses.
Keeping different types of Personas during battles will allow you to
use multiple abilities. There are also special skills known as
‘Fusion Spells’. These are combined powers of your equipped Persona
with another one in your inventory.

Note that Social Links provide a great role in the growth of Personas
so make sure you take that seriously.



FUSING PERSONAS
-------------------
As you collect personas, if will be very helpful to fuse them to
create more powerful ones. You just need to experiment with the
combinations. The resulting persona will be displayed, including the
stats and the bonus exp.

Bonus experience is awarded when you are fusing Personas whose Arcanas
are unlocked and leveled up already. As mentioned in the ‘Social Link’
section above, the higher the level of your SL, the higher ranked
Persona will be created. This applies only to the resulting Persona.
So it is possible for it to level up a few times past its default
level as indicated in the fusion table. This is actually good since
as your Persona levels up, your stats increase. The ‘Commu Link’
indicates your SLink level. So, if your Commu Link is higher, it is
possible to get a higher level Persona after the fusion. And, you
still get the Stat bonuses PER LEVEL increase. It is still possible
to fuse Personas whose Arcanas hasn’t been unlocked yet; however,
there will be no experience bonuses. The highlighted ability is the
carried over ability from the ‘parent’ personas.

Also note that some skills won’t be carried over due to the Affinity
of the Personas. Example, a light persona can’t learn dark spells. Or
a Physical-type Persona can’t learn magical attacks. Defined skills
of the resulting persona are NOT DEFINITE. You can change it by
cancelling the combination screen and selecting the fusion Personas
-basically repeating the process until you get your preferred set of
skills before fusing completely.

The equipped Persona’s affinity defines your character’s elemental
strengths and weaknesses. The skills you can use in battle depend on
the equipped Persona as well.




++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
QUICK START GUIDE 2 (COMBAT) QSG200
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++

In this section, I will cover the basics of combat. Knowing how the
battle system of the game will give you the edge against enemies and
come up with effective solutions in any situation you encounter in
battle.



|>>>>....................... BATTLE SYSTEM .......................<<<<|
[QSG201]


You can only enter battles during the Dark Hour and most of them,
within the Tartarus. Boss battles may occur outside the Tartarus as
well. The battle system is TURN-BASED and you allies act on their own.


BASIC BATTLE COMMANDS
-------------------

ATTACK : Attack with equipped weapon. THe main character can equip ANY
weapon, except for the Gun and Dagger.

SPECIAL: Use the abilities of your equipped Persona. If the equipped
persona has a "partner" to produce a fusion spell, you can
activate it in this menu as well.

TACTICS: Tactics is where you can issue commands to the whole team or
to specific members. If you are caught by the enemy alone,
this is where you can ask for backup as well.

PERSONA: This menu will allow you interchange between your Personas.
Changing Personas doesnt take a turn yet it can only be done
once per turn. View the Personas' status by pressing the
SQUARE button.

WAIT : You will skip your turn, doing nothing.

RUSH : Activate it by pressing the TRIANGLE button anytime. This will
force your characters to attack one target at a time
physically. Avoid using this if you are facing enemies that
has physical immunity or resistance.




|>>>>....................... ENTERING BATTLES ....................<<<<|
[QSG202]


Your enemies in this game are Shadows. They are located inside the
Tartarus - this is your school during the Dark Hour. It is a labyrinth
itself. Its layout inside changes everyday, so it is impossible to map
it. You will need to explore each floors you have already visited
before as if it is a new area.

Shadows will be shown as orange dots in your radar. If you have visual
on them, you can sneak behind and hit them with your blade. This may
give you the Initiative in the battle or the game calls, PLAYER
ADVANTAGE. Your party will get one full turn. The opposite thing can
happen to you if the Shadow rushes and hits you first. Avoid entering
a battle with an ENEMY ADVANTAGE since it always means trouble.

Note also that shadows can’t always chase you around; they have a
very limited range. This means you can lure a Shadow, and run away
from it until it stops. Or you can find an elevated place, like
staircases and they will just turn around, open for a sneak attack.
Now you will have a sure, clean shot (Keep your distance though).




|>>>>....................... SEES - YOUR TEAM ....................<<<<|
[QSG203]


Your exploring party can have up to 4 members, including you. You
can’t access their status and equipment menu unless you talk to them
personally. You can’t directly control your teammates since they are
AI-controlled. However, you can issue specific commands to them like
providing healing/support or targeting and attacking a specific enemy.

If you have a teammate that has healing abilities, make good use of
them. For your starting party, Yukari is the healer. Talk to her to
heal the entire party. You can issue commands to your whole party
like splitting up and individually exploring the area. But if their
levels are low, they can easily fall victim from enemy shadows.




|>>>>.................EXPLOITING THE ENEMY'S WEAKNESS.............<<<<|
[QSG204]

Knowing the enemy's weaknesss is really advantageous in every battle.
Just by knowing it, you ensure the survival of your team against
stronger foes. Check out the strengths and weaknesses of your allies
as well in their status menu. Your party composition will later be
useful against bosses with elemental attacks.

To know the enemy's weakness, you need to ANALYZE the enemy first.
This can be done during a battle only and can be accessed from the
battle menu. Just press L1 to open the command. Select the enemy you
want to be analyzed. It will take one full turn to fully analyze the
enemy.

Note that if the target enemy is destroyed before the analysis
completes, the analysis will fail.

Some enemies can be weak to ELEMENTAL attacks and PHYSICAL attacks.


TYPES OF (PHYSICAL) ATTACKS
-------------------

SLASH : This damage is inflicted by heavy swords, one-handed swords
and daggers.

PIERCING: Damage inflicted by bows, guns and spears

STRIKE: Damage dealt by Gloves and Axes



TYPES OF (ELEMENTAL) ATTACKS
-------------------

AGI, MARAGI, AGILAO - Fire attacks
BUFU, MABUFU, MABUFULA - Ice Attacks
ZIO, MAZIONGA, ZIONGA - Electric attacks
GARU, MAGARU, MAGARULA - Wind Attacks
MUDO,MAMUDO, MAMUDOON - Darkness attacks
HAMA,HAMAON, MAHAMAON - Light attacks


ALL-OUT ATTACKS
-------------------
If you attack the enemy using a skill it is weak against, it will be
"downed". While "down", the enemy cannot move and will be vulnerable to
attacks. You will also get another action. In any instance that you
"down" all enemies, your party will be able to perform an ALL-OUT
attack.

This requires at least 2 party members to perform. It will be stronger
though, if you have a full party involved. This attack damages all
enemies and ignores any resistances. Basically, this is the best way
to end the battle as quick as possible.


|>>>>..............PARTY CONDITIONS AND STATUS EFFECTS...........<<<<|
[QSG205]


CONDITIONS
-------------------

During battles, there will be always a chance that you will be
inflicted with status ailments. Also consider you party's physical
conditions before bringing them to battle.


:D - GREAT!
= The character is on top physical condition. His/her evasion and
critical hit rates is increased significantly.

:) - GOOD
= Character is feeling good and normal.

:( - TIRED
= The character's offensive and defensive capabilities are
decreased. He/She may also have difficulties standing up once
knocked down

X( - SICK
= All stats have decreased significantly. Not to mention that the
character is vulnerable to all status ailments.

Normally if the main character gets tired or sick, relieving in the
restroom or sleeping early will always recover his strength. For party
members, they normally take two nights before getting fully cured.


STATUS AILMENTS
-------------------

CHARMED - Indicates the target is charmed. A charmed target will
attack its own allies and will assist the enemy.

DISTRESS - Target has lowered defense and will not be able to evade
attacks. The chances of making critical hits on the target
is increased significantly.

PANIC - A panicked character won't be able to summon his/her Persona
while a panicked enemy can't use skills against you. Chances
of inflicting critical hits on the panicked target is also
increased.

FEAR - The target has higher chances of getting stunned and its/his
her attacks will miss often. Chances of receiving critical
hits are also increased significantly.

RAGE - Target will go berserk and will continuously use physical
attacks. Though his/her/its physical attack rating will
increase, defense will decrease significantly.

FREEZE - Target won't be able to move and evade attacks. This ailment
lasts only for a day.

SHOCK - The target is paralyzed from electric attacks. The target
cant evade attacks and is prone from critical attacks

POISON - A poisoned target will lose a certain amount of HP
gradually even when taking turns in battle or just walking
around. The effect doesn't go away with time to use an
antidote as quickly as possible.



|>>>>.......................ENEMY TYPES .........................<<<<|
[QSG206]

We will classify the types of shadows in this section. This is for
better understanding how to deal with them when you face them.


COMMON shadows are those normal shadows that you encounter and fight.
They come in all shapes and sizes. Normally, a larger shadow means
it has several inside it and the smallest ones normally contain one
shadow only. Take note of that.

STRONG shadows are those glowing with a red/pink aura. These are
stronger than normal shadows but pack a lot more experience.

RARE shadows are those -hand types. They are pretty rare since they
only appear occasionally and they will escape once they spot you.
These enemies have a very low HP but has high MAGIC resistance and
evasion rates. Fortunately, they are weak to physical attacks.

BOSS shadows are self-explanatory. Normally, they are guardians for
a set number of floors or the entire block itself. Normally, they are
just those stronger shadows located in the upper floors.

THE REAPER is a special shadow that will appear only if you have
stayed in a floor for too long. It is really impossible to beat at
earlier levels, and even at LV99, this boss can still be a pain in the
ass. Don't bother fighting this creep until the last parts of the game.



|>>>>................ REWARDS AND BATTLE SPOILS ..................<<<<|
[QSG207]


Occasionally after battle, there will be reward cards that will be
shuffled before your eyes. There are different rewards, ranging from
additional cash, items, bonus experience, HP recovery and best of
all, a new Persona. If you choose a Persona card and you already have
that persona in your list, the card will disappear. So if you already
have that persona, choose another card instead.

Also, you will have the chance to "Double UP" your spoils by going
through another shuffle. In any instance that you select a shattered
glass card, you will gain nothing. If you are lucky, you can get up
to 3 consecutive Double Ups, (preferably a Wand card) and you will get
x4 of your normal earnings.

NOTE: For the shuffle that brings the cards up and down, take note of
the order how the cards are pulled up. They will be brought down
according to that order. Just remember the principle, "First in, first
out". Once you got hold of that pattern, it will be very easy for you
to choose your preferred cards.





|>>>>................. E N D O F B A S I C S ...................<<<<|



PROLOGUE:



Time never waits.
It delivers all equally to the same end.

You, who wish to safeguard the future,
However limited it may be…

You will be given one year;
Go forth without Falter

With your heart as your guide…







++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
WALKTHROUGH WLK001
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++


NOTE: The game will progress based on your decisions and your
actions. Hence, what you’ll experience in your gameplay may be a bit
different from what is included in this guide. To make it more
easier, entries per day will be in journal-like format, divided to
separate parts of the day. I will log here the events and stuff I did
in my playthrough. Blank entries/ unmentioned the parts of the day
are those skipped automatically. You will not be prompted to save so
I suggest you do so whenever you have the chance. Just examine the
logbook in the front desk of the dorm or the clock in the entrance of
Tartarus.

Also, to prevent too much clutter in the main walkthrough, please refer
to ELIZABETH's REQUEST section, later in the guide for references and
tips about those sidequests.

LEGEND:
EM - Early Morning
AM - Morning
LT - Lunchtime
AN - Afternoon
AS - After School
PM - Evening
LN - Late Night
DH - Dark hour
DT - Daytime


+ + + PRELUDE + + +

Watch the very good anime cutscene at the start of the game. You will
then find yourself inside the dorm. Just follow the normal course of
the story. Meet your new friends and the next thing that you’ll know
is that it is morning already.


-------. -------
| 4/7 / TUE |
-----------------------------------------------------------------

EM – Just the normal early morning chatter
AM - Needed to find the faculty room. Explored the area a bit, buy
some items as well. Talked to some students in school;
Day started after talking to the class adviser
AS - Met a new friend. Discovered also that Yukari is a classmate.
Guys were just intrigued with the main character hanging around
with one of the most popular girls in school, including Junpei
the new guy.
PM – Akihiko went outside for some ‘training’.
LN - Scene
DH - Another scene. Just watch through it.



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| 4/8 / WED |
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EM – Conversation
AN - During the lecture, answered correctly (2nd choice) and Charm
has increased
PM - The school chairman has dropped by the dorm. After some
conversation, sleep early.
LN - Seems like that this is not an ordinary dorm. Character is being
monitored in a highly sophisticated control room
DH - Transported to a strange room with a creepy old man and a weird
lady. After some introductions, character received Velvet Key.
Igor reminded to drop by again. More scenes with Shuji, Mitsuru
and Yukari. Day ends…


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| 4/9 / THU |
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EM – Met Junpei along the way. Had a short conversation beforethe
first bell rang.
AM - During the morning lecture, felt sleepy. Needed to choose to
either stay awake or doze off. Staying awake will increase
Academics while dozing off will let you rest and improve
overall condition.
PM - After arriving, save and go back to your room.
DH - Akihiko is chased by something. By the looks of it, it seems
that he can’t handle it on his own. You will receive a Short
Sword during this sequence. Due to the circumstances, you have
no choice but to go upstairs. A few scenes later, you will find
yourself and Yukari trapped in the top floor.

After being cornered, your ability awakens. You will be thrown
into a battle. After that, you will receive your very first
Persona in the process, Orpheus.

You will also be transported back into the Velvet Room. Here,
you will learn more about Social Links.


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| 4/17 / FRI |
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AN - You will find yourself in the hospital. It has already been
several days since the incident and you are just sleeping. In
any case, just read through the conversation with Yukari and the
game will proceed automatically.


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| 4/18 / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AM - Morning class’ lecture. Choose 1st answer. Get + Charm.
PM - You will join the meeting and will be given the choice to join
the team. You will gain the power of the Fool Arcana.
DH - Conversation with the weird kid.


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| 4/19 / SUN |
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PM - No school. When night comes, an unexpected visitor arrives. He
will be staying in the dorm as well. Coincidentally, he too has
awakened his own Persona. Other than that, everything is
uneventful.


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| 4/20 / MON |
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EM - The usual morning gossip.
LN - Mitsuru will visit your class. Short conversation.
PM - Evening comes and the meeting starts. After Junpei’s confirmation
of joining, you will learn more about what they plan to do.
LN - Scene.
DH - You will visit the Tartarus for the first time. Read through the
scenes. Save using the clock found in the entrance. The door
there leads back to the Velvet Room. You may visit it for
additional information.




Tartarus
--------------------

Now, you will have the chance to explore the Tartarus. It is a
labyrinth itself and it changes its layout everyday, so creating a
map for it will practically be useless.

For this day, you will only need to explore the whole 2F. Enemies
respawn in the area so be careful. Your objective for this mission is
to explore the area and find the transporter in the floor. Save by
the wall clock located just past the Velvet Room’s entrance.

Follow through the battle tutorials and get a hold of a party battle.
Remember that your teammates will act freely by default. You can
order them around if you want.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: Make it a habit to analyze enemies when you first meet them.|
| Have the advantage in battle by exploiting their weaknesses! |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


Just explore the area normally, defeat a good number of enemies.
Mitsuru will provide backup and intel from the entrance. Find the
portal and exit the place when ready. This is a good time to obtain
the Pixie and Apsaras personas.

Before you exit the Tartarus and after the conversation with your
team, your Social Link with them will increase by 1 level. You can
now also enter the Velvet Room to fuse personas. Make sure you read
the basics as well.

Once ready, leave the area.


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| 4/21 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Kenji Tomochika
AN - You will feel sleepy because of the exploration of the Tartarus.
You will have the chance to recover by dozing off or increase
your academics by staying awake, but further tiring yourself.
Make a selection.
AS - Now you will have some free time to explore the world and the
school. Try talking to as much people as possible and get
familiar with all parts of the school. Exit and you will have a
scene with Akihiko sempai.

You will need to meet him by the Police Station in Paulownia
Mall. Proceed there.

You can check out the shops if you want, but you can do much
unless you go to the police station first.

In the police station, after a short chat, you will now have the
chance to purchase equipment. Akihiko will give you ¥5000 Grab
what you can afford and leave the area.

Now you can check out all the places. Remember that entering some
places that can affect any of your attributes (Charm, Courage
and Academics) may spend your time quickly that you’ll be in the
part of the day (e.g Evening) once you get out. There are also
some other establishment that opens at night only.

PM - You can now go out at night. However, the only open place would
be the mall. Inside it, the Pharmacy, videoke and club are the
only ones you can visit. There will be also an alternate door
leading to the Velvet Room, in the exit beneath the Videoke Bar.
Back in the dorm, save, and check your status and either decide
to explore the Tartarus or go back to your room.

LN - You can decide whether you want to study before sleeping or
sleep earlier. Choosing the first will increase your academics
but will tire you more.



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| 4/22 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Kenji
AS - Kenji will ask you to eat ramen after school. Accept or decline.
Accepting his offer will unlock the Magician Arcana.
PM - Check status. Visiting the Tartarus tonight will depend on
everybody’s health. Save, sleep or study.

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| 4/23 / THU |
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EM - hear the gossip about the school’s athletic teams. They are open
for new members. You may consider joining with one soon.
AS - You can either join one athletic team of your choice (Kendo,
Swimming and Track ‘n Field) and gain the Chariot Arcana
(it doesn’t matter which team you’ll choose) or Talk to Kenji
inside your homeroom to hang out with him after school.

Choose you answers.
1st question: 1-3 answer;
2nd question: 3rd answer.

Your Magician Arcana will increase by 1 level.

PM - Save, check everybody’s status and talk to Mitsuru to head out
to the Tartarus. Your choice.
LN - Study or sleep early. (Skip this part when going to the Tartarus)
DH - Explore Tartarus. (Skip this part when you decided to stay home.)
During this exploration, you will have another set of tutorials about spell
fusion and stuff.


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| 4/24 / FRI |
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LN - Conversation with Kenji. You may accompany him after the class
ends.
AS - You will have an option to either talk to Kenji (choosing the
correct response in your conversations later on will further
increase the rank for the Magician Arcana) or join a club.

For the athletic clubs, you can only join either the track and
field, swimming and kendo teams. However, no matter which team
you choose, you will always get the Chariot Arcana. Also, no
matter what team you join, Yuko will always be the manager while
Kazushi will always be the leading athlete. Sometimes, you will
also find Yuko near the school entrance after practice. You will
have the option to talk to her and then walk home with her. You
may need to invite her a few times before she eventually
gives in.
PM - Visiting Tartarus tonight will entirely depend on the status of
your characters. If any of you are not well, sleep/ study for
the night.

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| 4/25 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear a conversation about the used books store in Iwatodai
Strip Mall.
AS - Since it is your free time, you can visit the temple, make some
offerings and get your fortune. So far, this will give you
chances to increase your attributes, improving your condition
and even find some Yen. It doesn’t consume that much time too.

Anyways, head to Iwatodai and find Bookworms, the used books
store you heard just this morning. Talk to the old couple
inside. You will then get a hint about the Persimmon Tree
inside the school. If you have managed to explore the school,
you should’ve come across to this tree already. If not, it is
located in the yard, just before the athletic rooms.

Make your way back to the school and examine the Persimmon tree.
You will get the Persimmon Leaf from it. If you can still can,
bring the leaf to them and you will unlock a new social link for
the Hierophant Arcana. From now on, you can just visit them when
you have the chance to level up your social link with them.

PM - Check everybody’s status and visit the Tartarus if you want.
LN - If you decide not to explore that Tartarus, a friend will call
you. In this case, Kenji called and offered to hangout tomorrow.


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| 4/26 / SUN |
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DT - If you decide to hangout with Kenji, then your whole day will be
taken. You will have the chance however, to further increase the
Magician social link with him with proper answers during your
conversations.
PM - You may want to visit the Tartarus during this time. Otherwise,
go back to your room, study or sleep.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If you had your SLink with Kenji leveled at 4, he will then |
| give you a hint about the so-called ‘Gourmet King’. This is |
| actually a new person you can make friends with but you need to |
| have your Charm to be Unpolished at least. (LV2) |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 4/27 / MON |
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EM - Early morning conversation as usual.
LT - Mitsuru will arrive in the room. She will then talk to you about
a “special request”
AN - Another lecture. Answer the question correctly by choosing the
first answer. Charm will increase.
AS - Accept Mitsuru’s request if you want.. With this offer, you will
have the chance to unlock another social link. But go to the
faculty area first in the first floor.

Anyways, after talking to your advisor, head back to the Student
Council room. This is located just across your homeroom. Meet
your new friends. You will now unlock the Emperor Arcana.
PM - Check status. Decide to stay or explore the Tartarus.



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| 4/28 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru. Will get a reminder from her.
LT - If you have stuck with Kenji’s May-December love story, then you
will know how is the overall progress. He will approach you
during lunchtime to talk about “something”
AS - During this time, Kenji will successfully ask his beloved
teacher out. Also, just be nice to him and you will increase
your Magician Arcana rank by 1.
PM - Junpei will ask you if you love to play video games. If you
answered yes, then receive a copy of the game called “Innocent
Sin”. You will need to play this during weekends. As usual,
check status, visit Tartarus if you can. Otherwise, study.


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| 4/29 / WED |
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DT - If you don’t have any appointments, this is the best time to
either study or play MMORPG. If you chose to study, then your
Academics will increase. Logging in to the PC and playing MMORPG
will allow you to meet an online friend named Maya. If you
choose your replies carefully, she may trust you at the first
instant. This will also unlock a new Social Link; the Hermit
Arcana.
PM - check status; go back to room to study or explore. (Skip this
part if you chose to chat with Maya. Staying online with her
will take one whole day)


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| 4/30 / THU |
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AN - You will be sleepy at this point. Listen to the lecture
(+Academics) or doze off. (Rest to recover condition)
AS - You can either talk to Kenji or visit the SC.
PM - Your phone will ring. After learning it is a call from
Elizabeth, leave the Dorm and head to the Mall. Exit to the door
under the Karaoke bar. You should find an alternate path leading
to the Velvet Room.

Elizabeth will be providing sidequests now. Take note of the
ones with deadlines and those free requests. You can only have
three requests active at a time. You can cancel them anytime
with a fee of course. More details about this info have already
been discussed in the ‘Getting Started’ section above. You can
also check out the Elizabeth's Requests section further down.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: For the requests that requires you to collect shadow drops, |
| you need to accept first the specific request before the target |
| enemy drops the needed item. In every visit to the Tartarus, make |
| it your personal objective to reach the terminals. This will be |
| your checkpoints so that you don’t need to start from the bottom. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.



-Tartarus-

Inside Tartarus, note that there is always a Mini-Boss in every 5th
floor. The main boss is usually located second to the last area.
There are also “Terminals” on those floors which acts like
checkpoints. You may want to return to the entrance to recover your
HP/SP and save as well; however, note that if any of your party
members are tired, they will leave the party immediately to return
back to the dorm – which will exclusively mean that you need to
comeback later.

So if you are confident about your character’s abilities, take the
gamble and face the boss(es).

Also, in floors 6-15, a Grave Beetle will occasionally show up. From
the outside, they won’t look any different than ordinary shadows so
if you don’t really hunt them, you will have a hard time finding them.
Use Garu (wind) against it to win without any hassles. Defeating them
will not always guarantee that you will get a Beetle Shell, just like
Elizabeth requested but encountering them is better than none.

Here are the quick rundown and basic strategies for every boss in
Block 1.



(5F) Venus Eagle x3 |
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Exp: 40
Item(s): Empress Mask (x3)

You should already know that when dealing multiple tough enemies, it
is always a good idea to concentrate on one enemy at a time. Their
weakness are piercing attacks – so you will want to have Yukari
attack often. You may force her to attack a target you specify while
you take care of the support/healing. These enemies are weak to ICE.
(Bufu, Mabufu)


(10F) Dancing Hand x3
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Exp: 70
Item(s): Mozaro Gem (x3)

Just like ordinary “-hand” enemies, these enemies are weak against
fire. Consider using Agi against them, coupled with physical attacks.
Not much of a problem, just take them on, one by one.


(14F) Rampage Drive
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Exp: 210
Item(s): Balm of Life

This could be one tough boss. Make sure that you have the best
equipments you can afford at the moment. It will be hard to identify
its weakness because it can nullify and deflect physical attacks.
Using Lightning attacks seems to deal more damage to it than any
other spells. Make sure to set Yukari as your healer/support while
have Junpei concentrate on attacking. You could do either way.

Also if you levels are high enough, low levels enemies will avoid
you. Fighting them will be a waste of time since they don’t have that
much experience to reward you with.



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| 5/1 / FRI |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AS - Conversation with Junpei. You will have the chance to come or
not. After that you the three of you will be inside the
hospital.
PM - Check status and calendar then plan ahead. There will be a long
weekend because of the holidays. Go to the Tartarus if you want
or stay home and study.


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| 5/2 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear a conversation about Tanaka’s Show and the Sunday Sale.
AS - Visit any place you want. You will also find Chihiro, one of
your colleagues in the Student Council, in front of the billboard.
Talk to her and depending on your response, this may be a start
of a new err… friendly relationship. You will find her in front
of the billboard from time to time, after school, usually every
TUE, THU and SAT. Note that if your charm is still LV1, you won’t
be able to ask her out. Try to get to LV2 (Unpolished) at least
to get her attention.
PM - During evenings and you don’t have plans to visit the Tartarus,
you can always check out the Mall. So far the Club, Coffee Shop
and the Karaoke are the only ones open. You can spend your time
there until late night.

Also, after visiting those, you can always study before sleeping,
further increasing your attributes – as long as you’re not tired.
DH - As you are sleeping, you will get a visit from the weird kid. He
will warn you about the full moon, one week from now. After
that, the next day will start as normal.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: Offering in the Shrine will give you a chance to increase |
| your academics. Checking out your fortune will give you a chance |
| to improve your overall condition and get some free cash. Just be |
| careful since everything is based on luck, things can be opposite |
| if you have the worst luck. Some include getting sick immediately |
| or losing all your money. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 5/3 / SUN |
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DT - During the daytime, turn on your TV and you will be able to
watch TV shopping with Tanaka. This is like your typical Shop
TV where you can obtain really good and rare items, so long as
you have cash. This won’t consume a day period so make it a
“habit” during your free Sundays. It takes two days for your
item to be delivered.

You can play Innocent Sin to increase your relationship with
Maya. (Hermit Arcana) Otherwise, check out the shops and the
places. Some shops go on sale on specific days and their
inventory may change as well. Plan your destinations well since
once you’re out of the dorm, it will always be evening when you
return, no matter how short you spent your time outside.


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| 5/4 / MON |
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DT - You will have your free time during this day since it is the
start of the consecutive holidays. Spend your time checking out
shops. The locations you can visit may be limited since if will
always be the next part of the day (evening) after entering in
one of them.
PM - Check if you have anything you want to do, otherwise save, then
go back to your room.
LN - You may get a call from a friend at this time. Its up to you to
decline the offer or spend the whole day tomorrow with that
person. (at this point, it could probably be Kenji)


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| 5/5 / TUE |
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DT - Spend the day as usual. If you are hanging out with a friend,
carefully select your answers during your conversations to
further increase your social link rank.
PM - As mentioned above, you can visit the Mall, go back to your mall
or decide to leave for the Tartarus. You decide.


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| 5/6 / WED |
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EM - Overhear a conversation about this kid that is hanging out in the
shrine.
AM - Lecture; choose the 3rd option to answer the question correctly.
+ Charm.
AS - Free time. I suggest checking out the girl in the shrine. After
making some offerings and checking your fortune, talk to her,
just by the monkey bars.

She will then ask something to eat and drink. Give her a Weird
Takoyaki. These can be bought from the Iwatodai Strip Mall,
by the entrance. Then, give her a Mad Bull, which can be bought
from the dorm’s vending machines. If you don’t have these right
now, you can always come back later. She will always be there in
the Shrine except Sundays. You will need to come back later for
her to completely open up to you. You will establish the
Hanged-man Arcana with Maiko. Increase it by playing with her
after school.

PM - If you still haven’t finished the second and third quests, then
this is the time to do so. Note that the deadline is 5/8. Visit
the Tartarus if you want.. Note that you need to defeat the
Block 1 boss (Rampage Drive) first before getting the old
documents 01 in 16F.


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| 5/7 / THU |
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LT - Kenji and Kazushi will both talk to you.
AS - You can either talk to Kenji or Kazushi. Hanging out with Kenji
will improve your rank for Magician Arcanan while training with
Kazushi will further increase your rank in Chariot Arcana. I
suggest balancing it out.

After the training, you will see Yuko by the entrance. You may
talk to her and walk home with you but if your charm is not
that high, she will just refuse.
PM - Check status and visit the Tartarus if you want.
LN - Study or Sleep early.


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| 5/8 / FRI |
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LT - Hidetoshi from the student council will talk to you. You may
want to attend the student council meeting after class.
AS - Go to the SC room. After a brief conversation, your rank for
the Emperor Arcana will increase.
PM - Same routine;


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| 5/9 FULL MOON / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Akihiko.
AS - The game will automatically take you to the Dark Hour.
DH - After a brief conversation, you will need to check out the
Monorail. You won’t be able to save here so be careful with your
actions. But if you did spent time leveling up your characters,
then there should be no problems.


Monorail Bridge

Just continue forward once you have control. Once you reach the
monorail itself, read through the conversation and you will find
yourself inside. You will start from the 10th/11th carriage.
Continue forth. You will encounter one of the new shadows.

After that, you will be ambushed by two enemies. Get rid of them
quickly. More enemies will appear. Junpei will chase them.
Follow him.

Once you caught up with Junpei, defeat the remaining enemies.
There will be a 7 minute timer that counts during battle. Make sure
to exploit the enemies’ weaknesses so that you guys can perform all
out attacks. After some more conversations, make your way to the 1st
car. Make sure that everybody is in full health, then face the first
‘chapter’ boss.


BOSS: Priestess
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Exp: 304
Item: Diamond

The boss is not that hard as long as your level is high enough to
endure most of her attacks before having to heal. If you want to
play it safe, you can order Yukari to provide the Healing/ Support
while Junpei attacks. You can switch between those two roles whenever
the situation calls for it.

The boss will then summon two Tiaras. She will keep on summoning
them, no matter how many you kill. Your allies will tend to attack
the tiaras (which are obviously meant as decoys) if their action is
set to act freely. Force Junpei to target the boss. Get rid of one
Tiara and leave the other. Ignore it since it does not deal that much
damage.

Just keep on attacking; remember that you still have the timer active
here. Just read through the conversation. Your team’s relationship
has become stronger with this encounter.

New Tactic: Conserve SP
Reward: +1 Fool Arcana


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| 5/10 / SUN |
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EM - You will receive a call from Elizabeth. You will learn that the
previously blocked path in floors 16+ is now accessible.
DT - Do whatever you want for this Sunday. You can study, play MMORPG
(spends whole day, +1 Hermit Arcana) or go out and visit the
shops.
PM - You can still go out to the Mall. The shops open here are the
Videoke bar (which you can’t access during weekends because it
will be full), the pharmacy and the coffee shop. You can also
visit the Velvet Room from the Mall’s rear exit first before
doing anything.

Once you enter the Velvet room, you will learn about some new
menus here. One includes the Compendium. On simpler terms,
this will be considered as the Persona database. You can
register your latest collection of Personas here. The
registered personas here can be ‘revived’ or ‘bought’ again
with a fee. The price depends on the level of the Persona
you are trying to recover from the records. It is recommended
to register Personas before Fusing them and after you get a
new one, not previously registered in the database.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: Note that they Compendium takes note of EVERY CHANGES. That |
| means that it is possible that you will overwrite a Persona with |
| good stats with the Persona with the same name but lame stats. So |
| be careful on what you want to register. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.

LN - Depending on your condition, you can either study or sleep
early. If you are tired or sick, don’t bother studying since you
won’t learn anything and your condition may get worse.



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| 5/11 / MON |
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EM - You will get a reminder that the midterms are nearing. You will
also have a brief conversation with Junpei.
AM - You will be in for the lecture. You will have the choice to Stay
Awake or Doze off. Make your choice.
AS - Free time. Do whatever you want; make some new friends and build
up the existing ones.
PM - Visit mall/ Go to room study/rest/ Go to Tartarus. You can decide
what you can do.


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| 5/12 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AS - Free time. Do whatever you want; make some new friends and build
up the existing ones.
PM - Visit mall/ Go to room study/rest/ Go to Tartarus. You can decide
what you can do.


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| 5/13 / WED |
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EM - Overhear a conversation.
AN - Lecture. You will be asked by your teacher. Choose the 3rd
answer. Your Charm will increase.
AS - Free time. Do whatever you want; make some new friends and
build up the existing ones.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If you had your S.Link with the Old Couple at the bookstore |
| at LV4, you will then meet a new person that carries another |
| Arcana you can unlock. You can visit him/her/it after school in |
| the Home Economics room. You need to have your Academics @ LV2 |
| (Average) before you can talk to him. |
| |
| Ironically, the name ‘BEBE’ in our language means “little baby” or|
| “little girl" XD |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.

PM - If you still haven’t completed the second block, make sure that
you waste no time doing so. If the boss seems to be tougher than
you are right now, you can train harder, gain new levels and
leveling up your personas along the way.


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| 5/14 / THU |
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AS - The day was uneventful. You will ‘start’ the day after school.
Free time, so do whatever you like.
PM - Free time as well.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If you had your S.Link with Maiko at LV4, you will then meet |
| another potential Arcana holder. You need to have your Academics @|
| LV4 (Smart) before you get his attention. He will be in the Shrine|
| during Sundays. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 5/15 / FRI |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru. She will also tell you that if your
grades are high, you may receive a reward from her. What could
it be?
AN - Lecture with Ms. Terauchi’s class. Choose the 2nd option to
answer the question correctly. Receive a plus in your Charm.
PM - Free time as well.



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| 5/16 / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Akihiko
AN - Lecture
AS - Free time, so do whatever you like.
PM - Free time as well.



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| 5/17 / SUN |
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DT - If you don’t have any appointments with any of your friends,
you can either stay home and study/ play MMORPG or go out.
PM - Try visiting the Tartarus and train there. Note that the next
terminal is located in the 25F. It may be a long journey so try
to reach the terminal and activate it.



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| 5/18 MIDTERM EXAMS / MON |
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EM - Conversation.
AM - Start of the exams. The exam lasts for 6 days so you wouldn’t be
able to control your character until everything is over.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: The exams here are all the questions that were asked to you |
| during the lectures in the last few days. If you have taken note |
| of them, then these tests shouldn’t be that hard. If not, then |
| treat this as a real exam. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.



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| 5/23 LAST DAY OF THE EXAMS / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Akihiko
AM - Last set of the exams. Answer them all.
AS - Free time, so do whatever you like.
PM - Conversation with Akihiko and the rest of the team. He will now
be usable in battle! You may want to check up Tartarus later.
You will also learn more about a potential new member of SEES.


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| 5/24 / TUE |
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DT - Free day unless you have planned to meet someone during this
time.



-Tartarus-

Some of the enemies in this block you should be careful when facing
are the Beastial Wheel and the Steel Gigas. The first one appears
only alone and the latter appears by two’s or worse three of them.
They have high endurance, not to mention high attacks as well. A
critical hit from them can usually take a character out, even in full
HP. Use Zio/Garu attacks vs the Beastial Wheel while use Zio to
the Hulk-Hogan wannabes.


(25F) BOSS: Crying Table (x3)
-----------------------------
Exp: 88 EXP
Item(s): Vibrant Cloth (x3)

These enemies’ weakness is Ice. Use Bufu, better yet Mabufu. It was a
tough battle when using three characters only but this will be better
if you are on full force. Don’t bother hitting it with physical
attacks since they can nullify it. In a full party, order Akihiko and
Junpei to attack the target while Yukari and you provide support
attacks and healing.


(36F) BOSS: Change Relic
----------------------------
Exp: 236 exp
Item(s): Coin of Queen

There is really no quick way to defeat this enemy. If you are around
LV16, you can endure most of its attacks. Its attacks are mostly
party based, which means it can target all party members most of the
time. As much as possible, try to equip a Persona with the skill
Media. Take care of the healing and recovery and force the other two
guys to attack the target. Akihiko will be the one to deal most
damage here because of his Persona’s Sonic Punch. Order Yukari to
take care of the healing as well.



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| 5/25 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
LT - You will be checking out the exam results. Depending on how many
correct answers you have provided, you should get a high score as
well. Your classmates will take notice of this and your Charm
will increase.
AN - Lecture with Ms. Toriumi’s class. You’ll feel sleepy. Just
choose whether you want to stay awake or doze off.
AS - Free time. If you still haven’t caught up with the Gourmet King
in Paulownia Mall, now is the best time to do so. To go to the
mall immediately, just talk to one of your classmates standing
near the entrance.

Your charm should be at least Unpolished already. If so, talk to the
fat kid. You will then need to answer a mini-quiz before convincing
him. Note that the questions are not random; they are fixed, so
trial-and-error is possible but time consuming. If you answered
incorrectly, you will only have one quiz day.

Or you can refer to the answers below:

Q1: Chagall Café’s specialty?
A: Pheremone Coffee

Q2: Color of the Wild-Duck Burger Mascot
A: Green

Q3: Hagakure secret dish
A: Hagakure Dumplings

After you answered the questions correctly, you will also need to
give him something that he hasn’t tasted before. Give him the Odd
Morsel found in Tartarus’ 15F+. You will be able to unlock the Moon
Arcana. Now, if you want to hangout with Nozomi, he will be sitting
in the bench in Paulownia Mall after school.

Since this won’t consume a part of the day, you can go back to school
and strengthen the other links you have. I suggest going to practice
with your athletic team for this day. (+1 Chariot Arcana)

After the practice, you should find Yuko by the entrance. If you have
tried this before and she turned you down, try asking her out this
time.

After hanging out in the Chagall Café and depending on your responses,
you will gain Yuko’s trust and friendship. You will unlock the
Strength Arcana.

PM - Mitsuru won’t be there so depending on your condition, you can
visit the Mall and spend some time in the Videoke or the Café
again or just sleep early.



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| 5/26 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AS - You’ll find Chihiro outside. Ask her out and she will politely
decline the offer. Don’t worry; it’s a start. This is your free
time also, so do whatever you like.
PM - Junpei won’t be here so decide whether you’ll want to push
through exploring Tartarus with only Aki and Yukari.



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| 5/27 / WED |
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AS - Free time.
PM - Decide if you want to visit Tartarus. If you still haven’t
completed the time-restricted quests, try finishing it now.



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| 5/28 / THU |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei.
LT - Visit from some friends.
AN - Lecture; Doze off or Stay Awake.
AS - Free time. If you have asked Chihiro out the last time you talked
to her, talk to her again and she will then agree to walk home
with you.... Yes!

Just be nice to the shy chick and you will be able to unlock the
Justice Arcana.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: Depending on who you hangout with often and to your responses|
| you can have a more ‘intimate’ and serious relationship with |
| either Yuko or Chihiro. Note that once it comes to that point, |
| the girl you are ‘seriously’ dating will get upset if you go out |
| with another girl. The same goes with Yukari, Fuuka and Mitsuru |
| later on |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 5/29 / FRI |
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EM - Overhear a conversation about a bullied kid.
AS - Scene with Yukari overhearing some gossiping girls afterschool.
You will then gain control. Free time!
PM - Do whatever you like.


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| 5/30 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear another conversation
AM - Conversation again
AS - Free time. You can even go out with Chihiro if you want.
PM - Do whatever you like.


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| 5/31 / SUN |
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DT - If you have appointments now, you will be hanging out with that
person for the whole day, with the chance to increase your
social link level with them. Otherwise, just do the usual
Sunday stuff. Buy from home shopping TV/Study/ Go out alone/
Play Innocent Sin.


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| 6/1 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru
LT - Visit from some friends.
AS - Free Time.
PM - Watch Junpei’s “Believe it or don’t”; Nah, just a ghost story.
DH - The mysterious boy visits again. Warns you about the full moon.


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| 6/2 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AM - Lecture. Stay awake or Doze off.
LT - Invitations from some friends.
AS - Free time!


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| 6/3 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AM - Lecture. Stay awake or Doze off.
LT - Invitations from some friends.
AS - Free time!


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| 6/4 / THU |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AM - Lecture. Stay awake or Doze off.
AS - Free time!
PM - Decide what you want to do.


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| 6/5 / FRI |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AS - After a short conversation with Yukari, you will have your free
time.

!! If your academics attribute is Average, then go to the Home
Economics room and make friends with Bebe.
PM - Yukari will invite you to investigate. Choose whether you will
join or not. Either choice will still yeild the same results.
If you still haven’t acquired the Old Document 02 and old
Lanterns, be reminded that the deadline is just two days from
now (06/07)


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| 6/6 / SAT |
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AS - Free Time
PM - Team investigates. After getting to trouble, Shinjiro,
Aki’s friend, arrives to help. Learn new info from him. You can
take time to visit the mall as well.


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| 6/6 / SUN |
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DT - If you don’t have anybody to meet today, just stay and play
Innocent Sin with Maya. Once you get your S.Link with her
increased to LV3+, she will then give out a hint about this
‘man who talks like a woman at the train station’
PM - The ‘Big Night’ will be tomorrow, so if you are in good shape,
visit Tartarus to train some more. Or if you are confident about
your character’s levels, then sleep early to have some rest.



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| 6/8 FULL MOON / MON |
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LT - Scene at the faculty room. Meet Natsuki, the "B"
AN - More scenes. Emergency meeting for tonight’s operation
AS - Free time. More scenes.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If your Charm level is Smooth, then you can talk to the man |
| in suit by the Port Island Station. He will ask you to invest |
| 20000¥. For the heck of it, just give him the money. Come back and|
| talk to him later. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.

PM - Operation starts. Make your way to the Faculty office to find
the Gym Key
DH - After a few more scenes, you will find yourself inside Tartarus,
separated from the others. The mysterious boy will appear.




-Tartarus-


After having the control, I suggest avoid fights for the meantime.
Collect the items if you want. Just make your way to the third floor.
You will meet Junpei and Akihiko. After a few conversations, you will
then meet Fuuka. After some more scenes, learn that there is trouble
in the ground floor. During this event, Fuuka’s Persona will awaken.
You will also need to fight these two bosses. Fuuka will aid you in
this battle, as support. Her Analyze skill is much powerful and
effective compared to Mitsuru.



BOSS: Empress and Emperor
Exp: 1525exp
Item(s): None


This battle is easy. Take note that the empress is immune to ANY
magic attacks but is weak to ANY physical attacks. The opposite is
true for the Emperor. To make this battle quicker, you need to use
All-out attacks whenever you can.To do this, (which you can do the
other way around as well) Attack the Emperor with a magic attack to
knock down. Once you get one more action, attack the Empress with
physical weapons. The battle should be over in no time.

After a few more conversations, DH will end.

New Tactic: Knock Down


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| 6/9 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru
LT - Conversation/ Invites with friends
AS - Free time!** (Level up some existing social links!)
PM - You can spend some time in the mall here since you can’t visit
Tartarus at the moment. Your character could be tired as well.

The Antique Shop has opened!

LN - Sleep early to regain strength


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| 6/10 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru
AM - Lecture (Stay awake or Doze off)
LT - Conversation/ Invites with friends
AS - Free time! (You can also check out the Antique Shop in the mall.
You can trade the gems/stones you collected from enemies to
trade with stat enhancing cards and other stuff.)
PM - You can’t still go to Tartarus for the meantime. So spend some
time in the mall (Café or Karaoke to increase Charm and Courage
respectively.)


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| 6/11 / THU |
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AS - Free time.Conversation with team. Fuuka has been released from
the hospital.
PM - Conversation with the team. You will learn the patterns of
powerful shadows. You can also visit the Tartarus now if you
want.


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| 6/12 / FRI |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AM - Overhear some conversation. Scene with Fuuka.
AS - Free time!
PM - Can’t visit Tartarus at the moment. Just spend your night in the
mall.
DH - The mysterious boy will visit you. He will ask you to be his
friend. Agree and you will unlock the Death Arcana. You will
also learn his name. Pharos.


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| 6/13 / SAT |
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EM - conversation with Mitsuru
AS - Free Time.
PM - Call from Elizabeth, regarding the changes within the Tartarus.
(You can explore the upper floors) Talk to Fuuka if you want to
visit the Tartarus this night. Check out the new requests
once you have the chance.


-Tartarus-

You can now use Mitsuru as an active party member! Again, find your
way to the terminals first, save then either continue up or hunt the
specified shadows in the requests. Make sure that all your party
members are well equipped and don’t forget to analyze each new enemy
you’ll encounter. This will greatly help you in battle. You can also
store 10 Personas once you get to level 20.


(47F) BOSS: Golden Beetle (x3)
----------------------------
Exp: 190
Item(s): Beetle Horn (x3)

Nothing much about these bosses; use –zio skills against them,
preferably Mazio to hit all of them and to have the chance to perform
all-out assaults.


(59F) BOSS: Intrepid Knight
----------------------------
Exp: 508
Item(s): Sword of Queen

This boss is quite tough, but since he has no elemental weakness or
strengths, pummel him with attack skills. As usual, order Yukari to
take care of healing/ support while the others are set to act freely
or Assign target.


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| 6/14 / SUN |
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DT - Hangout with friends if you get an invite earlier this week.
If not, you can either go out alone by yourself or stay home
to study/ play Innocent Sin with Maya
PM - Free time


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| 6/15 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AN - Lecture; the 2nd option is the correct answer. (+1 Charm for
answering it correctly)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time (Check status, go to Tartarus or hangout in the
mall till midnight)


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| 6/16 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru
LT - Invites/ Conversation with friends.
AS - Free time.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: Depending on how you choose your answers/ options when going |
| out with friends, specifically girls, your relationship may become|
| more intimate. Be warned though, dating two or more girls at the |
| same time is never right. The other(s) may get upset if you do. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 6/17 / WED |
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EM - Overhear conversation; learn more about openings in the Art/
Music/Photography clubs.
AN - Lecture; select 3rd answer (+1 charm for answering correctly)
AS - Free time. You may want to join any of those clubs mentioned to
unlock a new Arcana. But you may want to enter the laboratory
first to obtain the Anatomical Model, needed to complete one of
Elizabeth’s requests.

Join any of the clubs. You will meet Keisuke and Fuuka. After
joining, you will unlock a Social Link for the Fortune Arcana.
Meetings in the club are held every TUE/WED/THU.


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| 6/18 / THU |
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EM - Overhear the conversation
AS - Free time!
PM - visit Tartarus if you want.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: Occasionally, if you have stayed in a floor for long, a very |
| powerful Shadow, called the Death or Reaper will appear and engage|
| you into battle. YOU CAN’T WIN AGAINST IT for the meantime. So as |
| much as possible, avoid it. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.

If you did enter battle with it, hope that your character is not
targeted. Most of Death’s attacks are instant-death effects and if
your character dies, it’s Game Over. Escape it.

Usually, Fuuka will warn you if Death is coming. You will also hear
some clattering chains and you should see a moving orange dot in the
map, heading towards your position. Find the stairs and portal
quickly.


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| 6/19 / FRI |
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AS - Free time! (Just your typical school day)
PM - Free time


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| 6/20 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear conversation
AS - Conversation with team; informed about a meeting. Find Yukari
and Fuuka playing with a dog in front of the dorm. Believe it or
not, this canine will be later a SEES member.
PM - Just read through the meeting. After that, you can still go out
if want.


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| 6/21 / SUN |
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DT - Hangout with friends if you get an invite earlier this week. If
not, you can either go out alone by yourself or stay home to
study/ play Innocent Sin with Maya.
PM - Free time


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| 6/22 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AN - Lecture
AS - Free time!**

**If your Charm just turned Smooth at this point, visit the Man
in Suit in Port Island station. He will ask you for the initial
20 grand investment. If you already done that earlier, he will
ask for another 10K yen. We know that he is a fake but we need
to do this to unlock a new Arcana. So, He will ask you to come
back again for another day.

Do so and he will then ask for another 10K. Just agree to give
it to him and he will admit that he is just fooling you. After a
few more conversations, he will introduce himself as President
Tanaka. Unlock the Devil Arcana.

PM - Do whatever you like
DH - Scene with some new dudes.


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| 6/23 / TUE |
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EM - Overhear conversation about a Revenge Request Website.
AS - Free time.
PM - Scene with Aki and Shinjiro; Do whatever you like after that.


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| 6/24 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AS - Free Time
PM - Go out to the mall or visit Tartarus

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If you didn’t know yet, when tired or sick, visit the weirdo |
| (nurse) in his office after school. He will make you drink a |
| strange concoction. Drink the weird stuff and though you won’t get|
| any better, your Courage will increase. If you are good or Great, |
| he’ll just ignore you, so just visit him when you’re not feeling |
| well. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 6/25 / THU |
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AS - Free Time (Nothing special)
PM - Go out to the mall or visit Tartarus


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: When you reach the maximum level of a specific Social Link, |
| you will be able to forge the Ultimate form of the Arcana attached|
| to the link. You will be also forging a “bond that cannot be |
| broken”, that basically means that whatever you do, the link won’t|
| Reverse. And that also means that your “time” with them is over, |
| which means when you talk to them from now on, they will just be |
| normal NPCs. Some will leave for good as well. It may be sad but |
| at least you will have more time to concentrate on your other |
| links. Or getting a new girlfriend. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.



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| 6/26 / FRI |
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AS - Free Time (Nothing special)
PM - Go out to the mall or visit Tartarus


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| 6/27 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear conversation about people found unconscious.
AS - Free Time. You can find Fuuka standing by the hallway, near the
stairs. You need to have your courage leveled up to Badass to be
able to assist her.
PM - Go out to the mall or visit Tartarus


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| 6/28 / SUN |
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DT - Hangout with friends if you get an invite earlier this week. If not,
you can either go out alone by yourself or stay home to study/ play Innocent
Sin with Maya.
PM - Free time


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| 6/29 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AM - Lecture; Give the 2nd option to answer correctly (+Charm). You
will also learn about the exam for next week.
AN - Free Time
PM - Scene with Fuuka and Yukari. Since they won’t be in the lobby,
you won’t be able to go to Tartarus tonight.


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| 6/30 / TUE |
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AS - Free Time
PM - Free time
DH - Visit from Pharos. Warning about the coming full moon.


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| 7/1 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru
AS - Free Time
PM - Free time; you may want to visit Tartarus and complete some
tasks if you still haven’t at this point.


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| 7/2 / THU |
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AS - Free Time
PM - Free time


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| 7/3 / FRI |
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EM - Overhear conversation
AM - Lecture; Choose first option to answer the question correctly.
(+Charm)
AS - Free Time


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| 7/4 / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AS - Free Time**

If your Social Rank with Yuko is at least level 4, she will mention a
monk that hangs out in night clubs. Since there is only one night
club in the city, go there after school. Make sure that your courage
is at least level 3 or Tough.

Find the monk inside Club Escapade, upstairs in the VIP lounge or
something. Talk to him first, then go down and talk to the bartender.
He will ask for your help to get all the orders of the customers
inside the club. There are only four orders you need to take; however,
the customers will tend to change their minds, the game’s attempt to
confuse you. If you want, you can just jot it down in a piece of paper.
But if you want it quick, you can just refer to the orders below. I
don’t know if this is randomized in other game files though…

(Just ignore the girl sitting near the bartender)


Dancing Girl – Screwdriver
Dancing Guy – Oolong Tea
Sitting Girl at the back – Bloody Mary
Girl in front of the table - Margarita

Talk to the bartender and give the correct orders. Once you got them
all correctly, talk to the Monk. You will be able to unlock the Tower
Arcana! The monk is in the club during THU, FRI, SAT, SUN.


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| 7/5 / SUN |
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DT - Free time if you don’t have plans with any of your friends.
PM - Free time


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| 7/6 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AS - Free Time; but since the full moon is tomorrow, I suggest
visiting the officer Kurosawa in the Police Station in Paulownia
Mall. Upgrade all your team mate’s equipment and try to stock
some healing items as well. If you have some gems to spare, try
to exchange it for some useful items and cards inside the
antique shop.
PM - Free time






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| 7/7 FULL MOON / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Fuuka
DH - The day will pass by and you will enter the Dark Hour immediately.

After a brief scene, choose your party members and head out. Yukari
will be a fixed member in this mission. You will start inside a motel
in Shirikawa Blvd. Not much to do here for the meantime so just find
the stairs and head to the 3rd floor. Once there, find a large door.
The boss is there.


BOSS: Hierophant
Exp: 3026
Item(s): None
Nul: Light, Darkness
Repel: Lightning

This boss can Charm your party members which can cause a lot of
problems if not taken care of immediately. If you some Me Patra Gems,
they will prove handy in this battle.

Just attack it with everything you got, except for the elements
mentioned above. This battle is easy, actually; but I hope you won’t
be surprised to know that this is not the only boss here.


After the battle, examine the large mirror in the wall. Another weird
thing will happen and a sexy cutscene will take place. After that,
you will find yourself inside one of the sleazy rooms of the hotel.
A voice in your head will entice you about some really “tempting”
stuff. Well, even if you give in with the choices, the story won’t
proceed unless you resist. So goes for the choices…

Go through a few more scenes and some awkward moments. After gaining
control, head out the room, then head to the second floor to find the
others. Well, the same thing happened to them and you after a moment
of gauche between your party members you will now need to get over
with your next task.

Apparently, another Shadow is lurking nearby and has the capability
to play with the minds of its victims. You won’t be able to face it
unless you get rid of the Seals protecting it.

These are mirrors inside each rooms. But randomly breaking those
mirrors will just transport you to your starting room. Just look out
for the mirrors where you have NO REFLECTION.

I found those mirrors in rooms 205 (2F) and 304 (3F). Some minor
shadows will be roaming the area as well.

After destroying all the mirrors, you can just enter the same large
room where you defeated the Hierophant earlier. Prepare for the last
battle of the night.

BOSS: Lovers
Exp: 3277
Item(s): None
Nul: Light, Darkness

This boss is pretty much the same as the Hierophant. Just attack
normally and have some Me Patra gems ready. This boss can Charm
characters as well so as much as possible heal them quickly once
inflicted.

After defeating the boss, watch through some scenes, including the
appearance of Stregga members.



Your Fool Arcana rank will increase by 1.
New Tactic: Full Assault





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| 7/8 / WED |
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EM - Overhear conversation regarding the incoming exams.
AM - Lecture; reminder about the exams.
- Choose 2nd answer. (+Charm)
AS - You can visit the Velvet Room and check out the new requests as
well. You can also check out the new equipments, courtesy of
Officer Kurosawa.
PM - after the mission, all of you could be tired. So after going
out in the mall, sleep early.


TIP: If you didn’t visit or hangout any of your friends for the whole
TWO MONTHS, they may get upset and may refuse to talk to you. When
that happens, your Social Rank with them will be set on REVERSE. Try
to avoid this by at least going out with them once in a while. This
will be a challenge specially to the guys that you can only meet
during Sundays. (Fortunately, they don't get reversed that easily,
unless you force them to.)

The only way to get things back to normal is to find your friend and
reconcile. Depending on how close you were, he/she may turn you down
at first but keep on trying and they’ll agree.





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| 7/9 / THU |
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EM - Overhear conversation. Learn about those missing students, 10
years ago
AM - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer***. (+Charm)
AS - Free time; since some of your friends won’t be there because of
the exams. So, take your time to visit some places or hangout
with some of your off-school friends.
PM - Call from Elizabeth. The blocked area before is now accessible.
Fuuka and Mitsuru won’t be in the dorm so you can’t go to
Tartarus for now.

***Take note of the questions here since they will be asked during
the finals.



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| 7/10 / FRI |
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EM - Choose 3rd answer. (+charm)
AS - Free time; Same thing; some of your friends won’t be there
because of the finals.
PM - Free time;



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| 7/11 / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AM - Lecture; (3rd answer, +charm)
AS - Text message from Akihiko; Free Time
PM - Meeting room. After some revelations, you will have your free
time. Just go out to the mall since you guys can’t go to Tartarus
for the meantime.


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| 7/12 / SUN |
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DT - You will see scenes with each of your characters. The
conversation last night left them thinking. So after that, you
will have your usual free time.
PM - Can’t go to Tartarus for the meantime. Just go out till midnight.
DH - Scene with Pharos. After he leaves, you will have +1
Death Arcana


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| 7/13 / MON |
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EM - Conversation about the finals tomorrow
AM - Lecture; (Stay awake or doze off)
AS - Free time
PM - Scene with your team. Learn about your team’s out of town trip.
Mitsuru and Yukari will get along again.


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| 7/14 FINAL EXAMS / TUE |
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Just like the last time, the game will automatically continue until
the exams are finished. You won’t be able to do anything until the
exam ends.

AM - Start of the finals. Select 2nd choice to answer the question
correctly.


7/15, WED - Answer #2
7/16, THU - Answer #4
7/17, FRI - Answer #2


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| 7/18 LAST DAY OF EXAMS / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AM - Last part of the exam. This will go on automatically.
AS - Scene with team. Meet your new prospective member, the kid named
Ken Amada.
PM - If you still haven’t done so, visit Tartarus and complete some
quests. You don’t want to run out of time before the next full
moon so maximize your time there.


- Tartarus -


As usual, new enemies will be here. I will run down some of the
enemies’ weaknesses. This will help in surviving the upcoming battles
as you clear each floor. At this point, your character should reach
or already around level 30. You will be able to carry 12 personas
once you gain that level.

Wild Drive – Zio/ Lightning
Silent Book – Agi/ Fire
Mah Wheel – Zio/ Lightning
Indolent Maya – Piercing Attacks
Creation Relic*** – Mudo/ Darkness
Killer Twins – Agi/ Fire
Avenger Knight – Hama/ Light.
Dogmatic Tower - none

Try to make your way to the first terminal in this block. It is okay
if you can’t defeat the boss here at the moment. Activating the
terminal and saving is more important.



(72F) BOSS: Furious Gigas (x3)
--------------------------
Exp: 235
Item(s): Golden Beard (x3)

These guys are just like the previous Hulk-Hogan look-alikes you
previously fought. This time, they are weak against wind/ Garu
attacks. Use all-out attacks as often as possible to defeat them
quickly.


(85F) BOSS: Fanatic Tower (x3)
--------------------------
Exp: 628
Item(s): Magic Mirror (x3)
Repel: Lightning, Fire and Ice

Since this boss has no weakness, you may resort to just the basic
attacking. Just keep one of your characters take care of the
healing.


You will find the Old Document 04 in the 89th floor. The path is
blocked so just go back for now.



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| 7/19 / SUN |
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DT - Summer break will start soon. You won’t be able to see your
school mates for the meantime but from time to time, they will
call you from time to time and invite you to go out. So, do
whatever you want until then. Try to raise your attributes as
much as possible during this free period.
PM - Free time.



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| 7/20 TRIP TO YAKUSHIMA / MON |
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DT - Your trip to Yakushima starts now. You will be staying there for
4 days and 3 nights.

Once you reach Kirijo family’s mansion, read through a few
scenes. After that you will find yourself in the beach. Junpei
will pretty much start getting excited and act like a drooling
perv, after seeing the girls in their swimsuits.

Talk to Aki to save the game. Talk to everyone first then exit
once done.

PM - In the evening, watch some more scenes. Learn more about the
incident 10 years ago and the truth behind the Shadows and the
Tartarus. Yukari will get emotional after learning the bitter
truth.

You will be given the option to chase after her and comfort her.
Not until Junpei comes in and ruins the magic moment. LoL. ;D



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| 7/21 / TUE |
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DT - The girls and the boys will have their own trips for today. The
girls went out to the woods while the boys hang out in the beach.
After learning an emergency from the chairman, the control
switches over to the main character.

As Junpei suggested, you may initiate his self-dubbed “Operation:
Babe Hunt”. For the sake of it, just agree. :D

It doesn’t matter how much you try hitting on those girls. You
are really destined to fail somehow. Just have fun in the
operation. The last girl you’ll invite is really hilarious.
Just find it out yourself.

The very last girl you guys will attempt to hit is somehow
mysterious and cute. In the game of “Rock-Paper-Scissors”, you
will always lose; thus you will take your turn last. It is
scripted actually.

The girl will somehow recognize you and will run out in the
forest. Chase after here. You will find her hiding behind the
sign by the tree. After some conversation, you will learn that
she was the weapon the girls are looking for.

PM - You will learn that the girl is actually a battle droid by
the name of Aigis. Somehow, she shows some attachment to the
main character with no particular reason. She is now an official
member of SEES. You can bring her to the Tartarus once you get
back.


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| 7/22 / WED |
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DT - This is the last day of your trip here. You can’t do anything
since the day will be spent automatically. Watch the scenes.
PM - Back in the city, watch the scene with Shinji.


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| 7/23 / THU |
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PM - It will be automatically evening when you arrive at the dorm.
You can’t go to Tartarus just yet since everybody’s tired. Just
go out to the mall and sleep early to recover your energy.


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| 7/24 / FRI |
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EM - Aigis will sneak into your room and wake you up. After a few
more conversations, you will be on your way to school. You will
have a conversation with Junpei along the way.
LT - Exam results will be posted. If you have high grades, you
classmates will look up to you. Your charm will increase as
well.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time; I suggest taking Aigis for some excursion in the
Tartarus and learn of her abilities.



- Tartarus -


Some things you need to know about Aigis:

+ Her persona specializes in frontal/ physical attacks. Due to that,
most of her attacks consume her HP instead of SP. Make sure you
keep an eye on her HP during battles. Make sure a healer is with
the party or you have a good number of healing items on stock.
+ Her support skills are most of the time, party buffs.
+ Her attack type is Piercing and she has high defense against
Piercing attacks. However, she is weak to lightning. She also has
a high critical rate.
+ Orgia Mode is her unique tactic or command.



Orgia Mode
-------------
This removes the limiter in Aigis’ system. This can be considered as
her Hyper mode or the like. Though it boosts her attack, defense and
speed significantly, once active, you can’t give orders to her and
she can’t use recovery items to the others.

Also, a few turns after using it, she will enter “Cooldown mode”. In
this mode, she will just wait out until she recovers.

This option can be accessed from the “Tactics” menu


Also, after reaching a few levels, Fuuka’s persona will learn the
skill “Third Eye”. This will enable you guys to know whether the
attack will work on the enemies or not. However, it can’t show the
enemies’ weaknesses without scanning them first.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: When Fuuka analyzes the whole floor and states that there are|
| no enemies there, examine all rooms thoroughly. Most of the time, |
| they contain chests. |
| |
| There is also a very rare occurrence when the whole floor has only|
| rare shadows. I just got into this floor once. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 7/25 / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AS - Your coach from the athletic club will approach you about the
tournament on Aug 2. You will be spending your days in the school
for the special training from July 27 to Aug 1.

Once you gain control of your character, you can check out some
new equipment in the Police Station. Also, if you have accepted
the request where Elizabeth is requesting for a platinum watch,
you can buy one from the accessory shop. Your reward will be
Aigis’ LV3 armor.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If you still haven’t found out, (to complete Elizabeth’s |
| request for the Funky School Music), enter the PA room in front of|
| your homeroom and after a few conversations, you will get the |
| Gekkoukan Boogie. Bring it to Elizabeth to claim your reward. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


PM - Scene with Shinji and Stregga. Ken will be staying in the dorm from
now on as well; Free time.
LN - You may receive an invitation from one of your friends if you
decide to stay at the dorm for the night.


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| 7/26 / SUN |
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DT - If you have plans with someone, then your day will be
automatically be spent with him/her. If not, you have the option
to play with Maya or to go somewhere else.
PM - Free time. You can visit the Tartarus if you want; you will
start training starting tomorrow.


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| 7/27 SPECIAL TRAINING FOR ATHLETIC TEAM / MON |
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DT - Training*
PM - Free time

This routine goes on until Saturday. I suggest to take time to
increase your attributes during the evening.


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| 7/28 / TUE |
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DT - Training
PM - Free time


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| 7/29 / WED |
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DT - Training
PM - Free Time; Can’t go to Tartarus for the meantime.
DH - You will receive a notification from Fuuka. After some scenes,
you will discover that the stray Shadow was defeated already…
by a dog.


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| 7/30 / THU |
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DT - Training
PM - Free time; Can’t go to Tartarus for the meantime.
DH - Visit from Pharos. He will warn you again about the incoming full
moon.


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| 7/31 / FRI |
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DT - Training
PM - Free time


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| 8/1 LAST DAY OF TRAINING / SAT |
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DT - Training
PM - Free time


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| 8/2 REGIONAL TOURNAMENT / SUN |
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DT - Regional Tournament
Watch the scenes. After the tournament, the star player from the
rival school will approach you and invite you to hang out with
him. Meet Mamoru Hayase.

Find him in Iwatodai Strip Mall, in front of Bookworms used book
store. You can only invite him if your courage is LV4 or Tough.

PM - Free time


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| 8/3 / MON |
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DT - Training
PM - Free time; If you have nothing to do, go to Iwatodai strip mall
and meet Mamoru. If you have met the required courage level, he
will talk to you. Unlock Star Arcana!


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| 8/4 / TUE |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time.


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| 8/5 / WED |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If you still haven’t found out, (to complete Elizabeth’s |
| request for the Drink that shares her name), go to Port Island |
| Station and check out the outskirts to the left of the plaza. |
| Enter the small bar as shown and after some conversation, you will|
| receive the drink called “Queen Elizabeth”. If none of this works |
| when you visit, try visiting the place after you accepted the |
| request and during holidays or Sundays. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 8/6 FULL MOON / THU |
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DH - Start of another long night. Well, this will actually be short
since everything is straightforward. After the scene in the
meeting room, your team will visit the underground weapons depot
in Iwatodai. Once there, Jin and Takaya of Stregga will make an
appearance again and will trap the group inside.

The path is straight. Keep heading down. You may encounter a
couple of enemies before eventually facing the boss. Try to scan
them since they will be the new common enemies in the next block
you’ll unlock after defeating the boss here.


BOSS: Justice and Chariot
Exp: 5001
Item(s): None
Str: Light and Darkness

Basically, they don’t have any specific weaknesses. So just attack it
normally. As usual, make sure that you bring a healer, either Mitsuru
or Yukari and set them to support/heal. For the first part, they fight
as one. They share one lifebar in this form so make sure you attack
them with all you got, except for their strengths.

After damaging them a bit, they will separate. When that happens,
attack one target at a time. Using group damaging attacks can also
make the battle easier while they are separated.

After some more scenes, the day will end.

New tactic: Same Target


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| 8/7 / FRI |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time; Can’t go to Tartarus for tonight.
DH - Pharos will visit you again; (+1 Death Arcana)


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| 8/8 / SAT |
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EM - Phone call from Elizabeth. You are informed about the change in
Tartarus.
DT - Conversation with Mitsuru. She will inform you about the meeting
tonight. Free time.
PM - Meeting. Meet your new member. Koro-chan! You will be informed
about the summer classes that you will attend next week

I suggest visiting Tartarus tonight. Bring your new ally and
familiarize yourself with his attacks and fighting style.



- Tartarus -


(98F) BOSS: Magical Magus (x3)
-------------------------
Exp: 552
Item(s): Sapphire (x1)
Weak: Agi/ Maragi/ Fire

This boss can be a pain in the butt if left on their own. You need to
use Maragi and all-out attacks for best results.


(110F) BOSS: Natural Dancer
--------------------------
Exp: 1473
Item(s): Cup of Queen (x1)
Str: Fire
Immune: Wind

This boss doesn’t have any particular weakness so you need to attack
it the old fashioned way. Using status effects on this boss is quite
effective. The only way you can win quicker is by using and all out
attack. Having Yukari (she is strong against wind attacks) in this
battle will help since she can withstand this boss’ powerful attack
and provide healing to the team as well.

Find the old document # 05 @ 114F



You can actually complete all these requests in one night if you are
persistent. Since you have almost a complete set of members, you can
go for two full parties even if you are tired already. Just be careful
about the main character since you will be very vulnerable when tired.


(Enemy – Weakness)

Champion Knight*** - Wind
Shouting Tiara** - Ice
Supreme Hand**** - Slash attacks
Minotaur IV – Fire

**** - Use normal slash attacks to defeat this rare shadow in one
hit. You will obtain the Bronze Medal once from this enemy as
long as you accepted Elizabeth’s request. After that, it will
drop zero exp and a piece of Supreme coin. These can be sold
for a good amount of Yen.


*** - This enemy always appears in pairs. They are those “strong”
enemies that are glowing pink/red. They are dangerous if they
get their turn so make sure you sneak behind them to have an
advantage. Their Heat Wave attack could be really devastating.

** - These enemies are frequent in the floors mentioned. They
appear by 3’s or 4’s so you can collect their hair quite
easily.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: On subsequent visits, make sure to clear each floor and check|
| out all chests. You may never know when you’ll get a hefty sum of |
| cash or a very rare weapon to boot. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 8/9 / SUN |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/10 START OF SUMMER CLASSES / MON |
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DT - First day of summer classes; this will go on for one week
PM - Free time

Same routine goes on until the 15th.


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| 8/10 LAST DAY OF SUMMER CLASSES / MON |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/16 SUMMER FESTIVAL / SUN |
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DT - You may receive and invitation from a girlfriend to go to the
Summer Festival.
PM - Summer festival, scene with a friend. (Or someone special ;))


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| 8/17 / MON |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/18 / TUE |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/19 / WED |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/20 / THU |
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DT - Scene with Junpei and that weird Gothic Lolita from Stregga.
Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/21 / FRI |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/22 / SAT |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/23 / SUN |
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DT - I suggest visiting the pale young man in the shrine. If your
Academics is already Smart , talk to him. He will get a little
emo but you will understand why. He will mention that he has
lost his fountain pen. And a creature “with white fur and red
eyes” took it. Any ideas?

Yeah, its our loyal pet, Koro. He is in the dorm at this time.
Unfortunately, returning to the dorm will automatically change
the phase of the day to Evening. So before returning, do whatever
you need to do for the meantime.

Once you reach the dorm. Talk to Koro. You will notice something
stuck on his paw. Obtain the Red Fountain Pen Akinari is talking
about. But you need to reserve your next Sunday to visit him.
PM - Free time


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| 8/24 / MON |
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DT - (Summer Vacation will end soon). Watch the scene between Akihiko
and Shinjiro. Free time***

**for this limited period, I suggest leveling up your social link
with non-school mates such as Mamoru (Star Arcana), Matatsu (Tower),
Maiko (Hanged Man), Maya (Hermit) and Tanaka (Devil). For Akinari, it
will be a bit difficult since you can only meet him during Sundays.


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| 8/25 / TUE |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/26 / WED |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/27 / THU |
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DT - Free time.
PM - Free time


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| 8/28 / FRI |
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DT - Conversation with Mitsuru about another meeting. This is the
perfect time to play with Maya since it wouldn’t take one whole
day unlike on ordinary days.

PM - Meeting; Meet your new team member. Ken!; You will have your
free time as well. I suggest checking all your characters and
head to the Tartarus to test the kid and learn his attack
capabilities. If you haven’t finished all the tasks up to this
point, do it now. The next full moon is nearing again.

DH - Visit Tartarus. Check all quests that you can handle for this
visit.


- Tartarus -

At level 41, Fuuka will gain new ability for her persona - Healing
Wave. This will restore your party’s HP and SP a bit when entering a
new floor. This will prove useful in those survival situations where
you really need to find the portal.

Ken’s fightning style is pretty much similar to Aigis. His attacks are
mostly physical. He can use Hama but he uses it rarely. Ken may prove
just a so-so ally. Well, I will just suggest to level them up fairly.


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| 8/29 / SAT |
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DT - Scene with Junpei and that weird girl again. Free time after that.
PM - Free time
DH - Visit from Pharos. Warning again about the next full moon.


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| 8/30 / SUN |
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DT - As I mentioned before, you should reserve this Sunday to visit
and talk to Akinari. Visit the shrine and give him his treasured
Fountain Pen. You will learn something new from him and you two
will get acquainted to each other. Unlock the Sun Arcana.
PM - Free time.


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| 8/31 / MON |
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DT - Scene again with Junpei and Chidori.
PM - Free time


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| 9/1 START OF 2ND SEMESTER / TUE |
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EM - Overhear conversation. (New soundtrack)
AM - Lecture; Choose 1st option to answer the question correctly
(+Charm)
LT - All pending invites from friends will start flooding in. Try to
prioritize which goes first.
AS - Free Time. Build up social link ranks. Make sure you prioritize
your friends that you haven’t talk to for a long time. This is to
prevent your link with them to get sour and REVERSED, as
mentioned.
PM - Scene with the team. Aigis just decided to go to school with
you. Koro will want to join you to school as well but
unfortunately, they don’t have classes for dogs. Haha!


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| 9/2 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Aigis
AM - Aigis will be introduced to the class. After sitting beside
your character and saying something like she wanted to be by
your side, Yukari’s reaction was priceless. (Oh, school drama)
LT - You will receive a text message from Akihiko Sempai. He will be
waiting at the school gate.
AS - After school, the game will automatically take you to the gate.
Agree to come with Aki. In Iwatodai, he will attempt to convince/
force Shinji to rejoin SEES again. After mentioning that Ken
Amada has volunteered to join, Shinji’s reaction change and
joined the team. You can use him in battle from now on.
PM - Free time. You can visit Tartarus now to level up and complete
some pending tasks if there’s any. It is also a good chance to
get to know Shinji more. Or if you want, you can save your
strength for the operation on Saturday. (Full Moon)


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| 9/3 / THU |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru
AS - Free time.


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| 9/4 / FRI |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei.
AS - Scene with Junpei and Chidori. Free time.


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| 9/5 FULL MOON / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Fuuka.
AN - As soon as the school ends, the game will automatically continue
to ‘Evening.’
PM - Scene with Junpei.
DH - As soon as the operation starts and a short briefing, the team
will notice that Junpei is missing. They prioritize taking the
Shadow out first before looking for him.


-Paulownia Mall-

Read through the team’s conversation. You will also discover where
Junpei is taken. When you have the control, choose your members. The
next boss is an Electric-type. You may want to have somebody with
high elec resistance. Make sure also that you don’t bring someone
that is weak against electricity as well. Once ready, talk to Fuuka
and head to Club Escapade.


BOSS: Hermit
Exp: 7471
Item(s): None
Drain: Lightning
Null: Darkness, Light

It’s most powerful attack requires at least 3-4 turns of charging up.
At those times, you are free to attack it with all you got. You will
know that Hermit is ready to release all those charged energy when
there a message telling you that it is emitting an odd light. For
those times, I usually cast a party-buff, specifically, +defense to
make sure nobody gets killed in one shot.

As usual, set someone to Heal/Support. You can provide that as well
but try switching roles whenever it is needed. Having Mediarama
(Persona Skill) in this battle can make it easier.


After the boss fight, just watch through the following scenes. Your
team will also learn a new tactic, “Attack Fallen.”


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| 9/6 / SUN |
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DT - Scene with Chidori and your sempais at the hospital.
Free Time

Since you have no appointments today, I suggest visiting Akinari
(Dying young man) at the shrine. Since school has started, your
chances of visiting him are very limited.

PM - Free time


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| 9/7 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AS - Free time.
PM - Sempais are not around. Can’t go to Tartarus yet.


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| 9/8 / TUE |
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AS - Scene again at the hospital. Free time.
PM - Sempais are still not around. Can’t go to Tartarus yet.


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| 9/9 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei.
AS - Free time
PM - Sempais are still not around. Can’t go to Tartarus yet.


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| 9/10 / THU |
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AM - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer. (+Charm)
AS - More scenes at the hospital. Free time.
PM - You will receive a call from Elizabeth. The blocked path will
now be open. The sempais will be home for tonight. You can visit
Tartarus and conquer the next area.



-Tartarus, 4th Block – Tziah-

The enemies here can be tough at first, especially if you still need
to scan them before knowing their weaknesses. I will list down their
attacks and weaknesses just to save you time and trouble.


(Enemy – Weakness)


Ancient Turret ** - Elec/ Zio
Blue Sigil – Darkness/ Mudo
Constancy Relic – Fire/ Agi
Ill-Fated Maya – Elec/ Zio and Wind/Garu
Hakuro Musha**** – Light/Hama
Killer Drive – Light/Hama
Tranquil Idol – Darkness/Mudo


- From floors 123+ -


Brave Wheel - Ice/Bufu
Death Twins – Strike attacks
Elegant Mother*** - Darkness/Mudo and Elec/ Zio
Magical Magus - Fire/ Agi
Writhing Tiara – Ice/Bufu


** Drops Armor Plates needed for Elizabeth’s request
***Drops Empress’s Mirror needed for Elizabeth’s request
**** Drops Gold Handguards needed for Elizabeth’s request


(122F) BOSS: Arcane Turret (x3)
--------------------------
Exp: 950 exp
Item(s): Massive Wheel (x3)
Str: Physical
Weak: Ice

Use Bufu against these tanks to make the battle easier. They are
strong vs physical attacks, not to mention that they can deal massive
damage although on one target at a time. Make sure your party gets
healed as needed and concentrate on one enemy at a time.


(135F) BOSS: Sleeping Table
--------------------------
Exp: 2535
Item(s): Megido Gem (x1)
Str: Fire
Null: Strike

Since this boss has no definite weakness, you will really need to
plan ahead when facing this boss. Having Mediarama (recover party HP)
or better will help a lot in this battle. In the start of the battle,
it will cast status ailments such as fear so make sure you have a good
stock of Me Patra Gems.

Later in the battle, once it has less than 50% HP left, it will use
Maragidyne (heavy fire damage/all) on every turn. Don’t bring in
members that are weak against fire. Junpei is a good selection here
since he is almost immune to this boss’ fire attacks. As long as you
keep your party’s HP at full every turn and they are on Full Assault
on the enemy, you can win this battle even with just three members.


Old document 06 is located in 139F.


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| 9/11 / FRI |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AM - Lecture; 3rd answer (+charm)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 9/12 / SAT |
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AM - Lecture; Stay awake or Doze off
AS - Scene with Chidori and Junpei. Free time.***

***If your charm is already maxed out (Charismatic), talk to Yukari.
After getting a lot closer to her, unlock Lovers Arcana. Now you can
get your real chance! Now you can go home with her together after
class.

Evening - Free time
Dark Hour - Visit from Pharos. (+1 Death Arcana)


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| 9/13 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 9/14 / MON |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the incoming Typhoon
AM - Lecture; 3rd answer (+charm)
LT - May get some invitations from friends
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 9/15 / TUE |
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EM - conversation with Akihiko
AS - Free time

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| As you hangout with your friends and increase your S. Link level |
| with them, you will go through to some really entertaining |
| sub-stories. On your way on maxing your rank (LV10), the scenes |
| could be, intense and interesting. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 9/16 / WED |
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EM - Overhear conversation that Yukari will be dressing as maid in the
Festival.
AS - Free time.
PM - Free time.


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| 9/17 / THU |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the typhoon again.
AS - Free time.
PM - Free time.


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| 9/18 / FRI |
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AN - Typhoon just hit. You will be automatically taken back to the
dorm.
PM - the whole team will be gathered in the lounge. Since you can’t
go out or do anything else, save then return to your room after
the conversation with them.
LN - You will get ill. You will decide to sleep early.
DH - In your dreams, you will find yourself inside the Velvet Room
again with Igor and Elizabeth. He will tell you that you can
now fuse 4 or more Personas.



Cross and Pentagon Spread 101
-----------------------------

Fortunately, both the Cross and Pentagon Spread doesn’t require you
to experiment with the combinations. You just need to have all the
required personas with you and you can fuse them. Note that if your
level is not high enough to handle the resulting persona, you may
end up keeping those personas until you have the necessary level to
handle the powerful resulting persona.

Note that some of the rare personas needed to complete Elizabeth’s
request (e.g. Black Frost, Girimekala) can only be acquired using
this process.



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| 9/21 / MON |
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EM - The days will be skipped since you rested to recover from your
fever. This is also the start of a 3-day holiday.
DT - If you want, you can also play with Maya to increase her
Social Rank.
PM - Free time



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| 9/22 / TUE |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time



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| 9/23 / WED |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time



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| 9/24 / THU |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 9/25 / FRI |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the increasing numbers of Apathy
Syndrome victims.
AS - Free time; ***

If your courage is maxed out (LV6-Badass), find Fuuka and talk to
her. She will ask for your help, particularly to become her guinea
pig. After tasting her food, try to encourage her and you will
unlock the Priestess Arcana. Only one more arcana to go! So, try to
max out your Academics to get, in my opinion, one of the hottest girls
in the school.

Yup, your Mitsuru-sempai. :D


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| 9/26 / SAT |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 9/27 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 9/28 / MON |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the rise of the lost again.
AM - Lecture; Stay awake or doze off
AS - Free time. Try to increase your ranks with your new friends.
PM - Free time; try to gain a few levels in Tartarus to prepare for
the next full moon. You won’t also get any invitations to hang
out this coming Sunday since the operation will start then.


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| 9/29 / TUE |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: Once you accepted the Elizabeth’s request for “beautiful |
| tiles with peacocks on them”, head back to the outskirts of Port |
| Island where you obtained the Queen Elizabeth cocktail. Enter the |
| gambling building beside it and after some conversations, you will|
| receive a Mahjong Tile. Bring it to Elizabeth to complete the |
| request. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 9/30 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Junpei
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/1 / THU |
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EM - Overhear conversation
AM - Lecture; Stay awake or doze off
AN - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/2 / FRI |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/3 / SAT |
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EM - conversation with Aigis
AM - Lecture (exams in 10 days)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time (save your strength since the operation will start
tomorrow.)


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| 10/4 FULL MOON / SUN |
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DH - The operation will start. Read through the conversation. Shinji
and Ken won’t be here. Your team will head out to the place
where the shadows appeared.



-Iwatodai Strip Mall-

Once there, choose your members and head out.


BOSS: Fortune and Strength
--------------------------
Exp: 10898
Item(s): None

You won’t be able to attack Fortune until you defeat Strength.
However, don’t expect it to go down quickly. One new and annoying
part of this battle is that Fortune will keep on using Wheel of
Fortune for the duration of the battle.

This is how it works. The roulette has two colors; blue and red.
Above the colors are status buffs, ailments and damage (medium,
heavy). When you stop the spin and it stops on the blue spot,
whatever effect indicated above the color will take effect on the
enemy. So, if you are really lucky (or exceptionally good at timing),
then this could make the battle easier. When it stops on red, the
effect will affect your entire party.

In this battle, have a good number of status healing items and use a
persona with Mediarama or Mediarahan. Strength attacks one target
at a time but can deal medium-heavy damage. High level attacks
(-dyne) works well to this boss.

After defeatin Strength, Fortune can now be attacked. Though it may
look harmless, don’t be deceived. It is quite powerful compared to
the first one you just defeated. It will still use Wheel of Fortune
but it has some elemental attacks as well so be careful.

When near death, this boss will start cheating. Just endure a few
hits/turns more and the battle should be over.

After the battle watch a few more scenes. The scenes will switch to
Ken and Shinji. Takaya the creep will appear as well.

Watch through the scenes and for this night, you just had your team’s
very first casualty. Poor guy.

.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: If you have invested expensive equipment for this short-lived|
| character, you can get all those by entering his room on the |
| dorm's second floor. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


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| 10/5 / MON |
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EM - Attend the school’s memorial service for Shinji.
LT - Mitsuru will barge in your room and will tell you about the
meeting later.
AS - Aki will get emo. With that, his persona Polydeuces will evolve
into a much powerful form, Caesar. / Free time.
PM - Meeting. Ken won’t be on his room and run away. The team decides
to stay put.


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| 10/6 / TUE |
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AS - Free time. Note that some of your school friends won’t be there
because of the exams. So spend your free time in any way you
want. I just made some offerings in the shrine and stayed in
the library. You can also check out the Police Station before
that to check out some new equipment.
PM - Call from Elizabeth. She will inform you about the unblocked
path in Tartarus. You may want to check it out later.

Watch some more scenes, including Nemesis’ evolution to
Kala-Nemi and his decision to stay with the team and return
to the dorm. After that, you will have your free time.
DH - Pharos will visit you again. After the conversation, your Death
Arcana link will increase by a point.


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| 10/7 / WED |
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EM - overhear conversation
AM - Choose option 3 (+Charm)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time. This is also a perfect time to visit the new area in
Tartarus. Check out some of Elizabeth’s new requests as well.



-Tartarus Tziah 140F-

The new unblocked path is still within the fourth block. As usual,
new enemies will be here so take time to find the terminals first
before clearing all floors thoroughly. I also suggest accepting the
request for collecting those Red Armor Plates and Shadow Crystal.
Note that the super rare Shadow Crystal is inside an ordinary chest,
and not a gold, rare chest. It will be a good idea to just engage the
enemies you are targeting (glowing pink/red shadows) or the ones
blocking the path.

In that way, you are conserving you energy until you reach the
terminal.

(Enemy – Weakness)

Death Seeker – Light/Hama
Flowing Sand – Any physical attack
Liberating Idol – Ice/Bufu
Order Giant - Ice/Bufu
Scarlet Turret*** - Elec/Zio
Visceral Maya – Elec/Zio and Fire/ Agi


- From floors 147+ -


Conviction Sword - Wind/Garu
Growth Relic – Strike attacks
Mighty Cyclops – Fire/ Agi
Regal Mother – Elec/Zio and Dark/Mudo
Solid Castle – Wind/Garu
Wondrous Magi** – Fire/Agi


** Drops Gold Rings
*** Drops Red Armor Plates




(146) BOSS: Hell Knight (x3)
----------------------------
Exp: 1126
Item(s): Sword of Queen (x3)
Drain: Lightning
Weak: Strike Attacks

Akihiko will be your best bet. Alternatively, you can just equip a
cestus or an axe and take care of attacking but I’d rather take care
of the healing. Having Mediarama/Mediarahan will increase your
chances of survival since there are three enemies and they have
party damaging skills.

Order somebody to take care of the healing, and the other two, either
on Full Assault or Assign Target – basically you are concentrating on
one target at a time.

Casting some support buffs will help as well. These enemies are
susceptible to status ailments also if you just want to try.




(160) BOSS: Mythical Gigas
----------------------------
Exp: 3003
Item(s): Wand of King
Drain: Fire

This boss is all about physical attacks and it does excel on that.
Prepare to heal often. If you can spare an attack mirror or two, that
will be great as well. As usual, set one of your characters as healer
then the other two on Full Assault. Or, if your characters can
withstand its attacks, order your team on Full Assault then.

It has a really good HP and def rating so expect the battle to take a
bit some time.

Old document 07 is located in 164F.


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| 10/8 / THU |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/9 / FRI |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru
AM - Lecture
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/10 / SAT |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/11 / SUN |
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DT - Free Time (You might consider visiting the Dying young man)
PM - Free time


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| 10/12 / MON |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/13 MID-TERM EXAMS / TUE |
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EM - Second Semester, Midterm Exams begins and will last for 5 days.
AM - Choose 1st answer


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| 10/14 / WED |
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AM - Choose 1st answer


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| 10/15 / THU |
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AM - Choose 2nd answer


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| 10/16 / FRI |
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AM - Choose 3rd answer


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| 10/17 / SAT |
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AM - Last day of the exams. Depending on how much you studied, the
questions should be easy.
AS - Free time. (Try to check some new items in the Police Station)
PM - Free time, try to visit Tartarus and complete some requests if
you still haven’t


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| 10/18 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/19 / MON |
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LT - Exam results will be posted. Depending on how much you answered
and the level of your Academics, you should be able to get the
highest score in your class.
AN - Lecture; choose 1st answer. (+charm)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/20 / TUE |
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AM - Scene with Fuuka’s class. Natsuki will announce that she will
transfer.
LT - The two girls will talk on the rooftop. After some resolution,
Fuuka’s persona will change into a much powerful form. Juno.
AS - Find Mitsuru just near the faculty office in the first floor.
Talk to her to obtain the Queen Card Set.


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| 10/21 / WED |
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EM - conversation with Fuuka
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/22 / THU |
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AM - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/23 / FRI |
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AM - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/24 / SAT |
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AS - Scene with Yukari and Mitsuru; Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/25 / SUN |
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DT - Free Time
PM - Free time


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| 10/26 / MON |
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AN - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer
AS - Free time


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| 10/27 / TUE |
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EM - Overhear conversation, about the rise of the Lost again.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time
DH - Visit from Pharos.


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| 10/28 / WED |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/29 / THU |
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AS - Lecture; Choose 3rd answer
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 10/30 / FRI |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time (The next full moon is ready; make sure to train
and get enough money for some new equipment if you still haven’t
upgraded)


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| 10/31 / SAT |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/1 / SUN |
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DT - Free Time
PM - Free time


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| 11/2 / MON |
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EM - Conversation with Fuuka
AS - Free time
PM - Scene with the team. Your Fool Arcana will increase. Free time.
SAVE!


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| 11/3 FULL MOON / TUE |
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EM - You won’t be able to go out. The day will automatically take you
to the Dark Hour
DH - The operation begins. Watch through some scenes.

In the meeting room, you will need to choose your members. Bring the
best with you and commence the operation. You will find yourself in
the Moonlight Bridge but as expected, the two remaining members of
Strega will confront you. Actually, this is more of a giveaway
battle. An appetizer before the main dish.



BOSS: Takaya Boss: Jin
---------------- ----------------
Rpl: Fire, Dark Null: Light and Dark
Null: Light
Exp: 14426

This battle ain’t that hard as it looks. Just concentrate on one
target at a time. Use high level –dyne skills, except for fire.
Heal as needed. But if your characters are high leveled, then you
don’t need to worry about them and just treat this as a normal
battle.

After their defeat, read through the conversation. The two idiots
will just fall off the blood-red river below.

The last shadow will be floating in the middle of the bridge. You
can also choose your party members for this battle as well.



BOSS: Hanged Man
----------------
Exp: 14971

For the start of the battle, there will be three statues on the
ground. You can’t attack the main target yet unless you destroy
all those statues below. The best way to destroy it is by using
Ma-Dyne skills (Maragidyne, Maziodyne) or any powerful group/
all damaging skills.

After destroying the first set of statues, the main boss will
fall down. Attack it with all you got. You don’t actually need
to heal too much in this battle but make sure to do so whenever
needed. He will then start summoning a Devious Maya (Null Ice).
Still use group attack skills to get rid of the maya and damage
the main boss as well.

In the later parts of the battle, the boss will start summoning
sets of statues and will pull itself out of target range. Get rid
of the statues immediately. By destroying all/ or at least two of
the statues at the same time, the boss will fall down hard to the
ground and will be open for an all-out attack. Take this to your
advantage and the battle will be over soon.

After the battle, the whole team will start planning for a
celebration. Just read through it and the night will end.


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| 11/4 / WED |
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EM - Pharos will visit you for the first time in the morning. He will
say goodbye to you and subsequently maxing out the Death Arcana
link. You can now create the ultimate form of the Death arcana –
Thanatos.

On your way to school, you will have a short conversation with
Junpei as well.

AS - The game will automatically take you back to the dorm.
PM - Everybody is there except Ikutsuki (Chairman) and Aigis.
Mitsuru’s father will arrive as well. The gang will have some
fun and take pictures. The Fool arcana link will increase as
well. Read through the conversations until…

DH - Much to their dismay, there is still the Dark Hour. The team
decided to proceed to the Tartarus.

After some really annoying twist of things (and I was thankful for
that since I don’t want the game to end yet XD), you will discover
Shuji and Aigis in the Tartarus. He had somehow reprogrammed Aigis
to do his bidding. After some really evil revelations, you guys will
about to the sacrificed. Aigis did came to her senses and released
you guys instead.

So, just watch the following anime scenes. Awesome. After the
shocking events, the day will end...


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| 11/5 / THU |
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EM - Overhear conversation
AS - Text message from Aki. Meeting at the command room.
PM - The team will have a brief meeting. You will have your free time
after that. You won’t be able to go to Tartarus for the meantime.
SAVE!
LN - Scene with Yukari. After watching the real video of her father,
her Persona will change into a powerful form.
DH - You will be taken in your dreams to the Velvet Room; Igor will
have a short conversation with you.


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| 11/6 / FRI |
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AS - Scene with Junpei and Chidori. Free Time.
PM - Receive a call from Elizabeth, stating that the new block is
open in Tartarus.


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| 11/7 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the increased number of the Lost
again.
AS - Free time. Check out some new equipment in the Police Station
before hanging out with any of your friends.
PM - You may now visit Tartarus.



-Tartarus Harabah 165F-

(Enemy – Weakness)

Apostate Tower – Fire/Agi
Mighty Beast – Light/Hama
Keidin Musha - Light/Hama
Imprudent Maya – Ice/Zio
Crazy Twins – Fire/Agi and Dark/Mudo
Ruinous Idol*** – Ice/Bufu

***Drops Moon Tablet needed to complete Elizabeth’s request.




(171F) BOSS: Judgement Sword (x3)
-----------------------------
Exp: 930
Item(s): Dense Rock (x3)
Drain: Lightning

Don’t use Yukari and Aigis in this fight. I suggest taking in
Akihiko, since he is immune against lightning attacks and can provide
backup healing as well. Basically, the enemies’ attacks are mainly
physical and electrical attacks. Most of the time, they will use
buffs to increase their stats then hit you with party affecting
spells.

The hard part of this battle is when the enemies use group damaging
attacks consecutively. Having a persona with electrical resistance/
immunity is a good choice here but consider having a persona with
Mediarama or better, Mediarahan.

It will help a lot if you manually order your team mates to
concentrate on one target (Choose “Assign Target” from the Tactics
battle menu) at a time. Just keep your party’s HP above 50% and you
should do good. Once you were able to eliminate the first two
enemies, then the last one shouldn’t be that difficult.



(180F) BOSS: Stasis Giant (x3)
-----------------------------
Exp: 1044
Item(s): Attack Mirror (x3)
Null: Slash attacks

These set of enemies can be a pain to fight with as well. They also
use buffs and group damaging, physical attacks. Just like before,
have a backup healer and you take care of the healing, preferably
with the help of a persona with Mediarama or Mediarahan. Using
attack mirrors in this battle is practically useless since the
reflected damage to the bosses is slash damage –which they are
immune from.

Though they have no elemental strengths or immunities, I suggest
using –dyne attacks against them. It seems that Ziodyne deals a bit
more damage compared to the other elements of the same caliber skill.
Focus on one target at a time.

Just keep your team afloat by keeping their HP near full. Heal when
needed, and if you can cast support buffs, don’t hesitate to use it
as well.



Harabah 181+

Battle Wheel – None/ Str vs Light/Hama
Gracious Cupid*** - Strike Attacks
Hell Knight – Wind/Garu
Immoral Snake – Piercing attacks, Light/Hama and
Dark/Mudo
Juton of Blood – Dark/Mudo
Power Castle – Wind/Garu
Red Sigil – Ice/ Bufu


***Drops Pink Feathers to complete Elizabeth’s request





(190F) BOSS: Phantom King
-------------------------
Exp: 2786
Item(s): Homunculus (x1)

This boss has no particular weakness. Most of his attacks are all
instant deaths. You need to have some Homunculus stocked so that
your character has better chances of surviving. The best way to
avoid that much problem is by getting rid of it quickly.




Harabah 191+

Angry Table - Wind/ Garu and Slash attacks
Curse Dice – Wind/Garu
Daring Gigas**** - Wind/ Garu
Desirous Maya – Fire/Agi
Fate Seeker – Piercing, Light/Hama attacks
Pistil Mother – Elec/Zio

***Drops Rainbow Hair for Elizabeth’s request




(201F) BOSS: Royal Dancer (x3)
----------------------------
Exp: 1250
Item(s): Broken Heart (x1)

Nothing special about these bosses. Just attack and heal as needed.



Harabah 202+

Iron Dice – Elec/ zio
Judgement Sword – Darkness/Mudo
Mad Cyclops – Light/Hama
Perpetual Sand*** - Physical
Prime Magus – Fire/ Agi
Stasis Giant – Ice/Bufu

***Drops Sand of Time for Elizabeth’s request




(211F) BOSS: Reckoning Dice
----------------------------
Exp: 3336
Item(s): Sword of King (x1)
Null: Ice

From time to time, this boss will use attack/magic paling. Don’t
hesitate to take damage after it uses it, just to give it an opening
for your other team members to attack. It also uses Megido and other
physical attacks. Though it does medium-heavy damage to all your
party members, just keep on healing when needed and you should do
fine.

Old Document 08 is located in 214F.


At level 62, Fuuka will learn a very useful skill called Escape
Route. This will enable your party to be transported back to the
entrance of Tartarus. You can use this anytime you want and when
you’re within the Tartarus only. You select it from the Party Command
menu.


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| 11/8 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/9 / MON |
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EM - Overhear conversation about a new kid coming in your class.
AM - Your class advisor will introduce you your new classmate.
Aigis will have a bad impression/ feeling about the new guy.
AN - Lecture. You will know about the school trip next week. You will
also have the option to stay awake or doze off.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time (Mitsuru won’t be back yet)


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| 11/10 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari. Learn that Mitsuru will be coming
back today.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/11 / WED |
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EM - Overhear the conversation about Ryoji.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/12 / THU |
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AM - Lecture; Choose the 1st option to answer the question correctly.
(+Charm)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/13 / FRI |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the trip to Kyoto
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/14 / SAT |
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AS - Scene with Yukari and Mitsuru. You have your free time after
that.
PM - Free time


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| 11/15 / SUN |
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DT - Free time. If you don’t have any plans with any of your friends,
I suggest taking time to visit Akinari. It will just take 10
Sundays to max your link with him.
PM - Free time


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| 11/16 / MON |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the school trip the next day
AM - Lecture; Stay awake or Doze off.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/17 SCHOOL TRIP TO KYOTO / TUE |
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PM - Talk to everybody if you want. Otherwise, find your room in the
2nd floor, in the end of the hallway.


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| 11/18 / WED |
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DT - Second day of the school excursion. After a summary of what
happened during the day, the scene will switch to Yukari and
Mitsuru. After some really serious conversation, a new Persona
will be available for Mitsuru.
PM - Talk to everybody if you want or just return to your room.


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| 11/19 / THU |
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DT - The game will automatically take you through the activities
during the day. You will get control once evening arrives.
PM - Once you gain control, talk to Aki to save the game. Learn also
that Junpei is looking for you downstairs. Go there and talk to
him. He will invite you guys to go to the hot spring. Go back to
your room to get changed.

Once there, just read through the conversations. After a few
minutes, the girls will enter. Though you may think that you
guys are lucky bastards, you will be thrown into a funny mini
game of hide and seek. I tried my best, but I still ended up
being caught. Well, even if how many times you try it, you are
still destined to be caught.


READER TIP:

After failing and checking your walkthrough to see if it as
possible to not get caught in the hot springs, I am almost decided
to give it up, but tried a second time anyways.

1) First, hide on the east side of the central rock, staying close
to it.
2) When the girls decide to check the other side, slowly looped
around the bottom of the rock and hide on the west side, again
close to the rock.
3) When the girls split up, slowly walk to the center "hole" and
select hide.

Unfortunately, you don't get anything for your efforts, but the
following scenes are more amusing than the alternative with Mitsuru
joking that Fuuka's detection is worthless without her clothes and
Aigis muses about the difference in human bodies...

-- Courtesy of Joseph M.


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| 11/20 / FRI |
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DT - Conversation with the guys before boarding the ride home. After
the incident last night, the girls won’t talk to you guys.
PM - You will be back at the dorm. You won’t be able to go to
Tartarus for tonight so do whatever you want to do.


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| 11/21 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear conversation about the Career Experience on Monday.
AM - Reminder about the Career experience next week. Stay awake or
Doze off.
AS - Free time. If you still haven’t talked to Mitsuru after maxing
out your academics (Lv.6 or Genius), find her in front of the
school board near the Faculty office. After some bonding moments
with her, you will unlock the Empress arcana.


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| 11/22 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - The team won’t be going to the Tartarus tonight. So take your
time and sleep.
DH - Fuuka will wake you up. You will find yourself in the meeting
room and the next scenes will follow.

Apparently, Chidori will attack you guys. Before deploying, you need
to choose your party members. Junpei won’t be there though. When
ready, talk to Fuuka and commence with the operation.

A few more conversations later, you will find yourself fighting
against Chidori.


BOSS: Chidori
-------------
Exp: 16089
Item(s): None
Drain: Fire
Str: Dark/Light

This battle is rather easy. You can just order your allies to go on
Full assault. Chidori also has this innate skill called Spring of
Life that restores a good amount of her HP on every turn. Just keep
on attacking and heal when needed. Her attacks are fire-based.


Watch the following scenes including Junpei’s near death experience
with Strega. Chidori gave him her life force and will confess her
love for Junpei. After that really heartbreaking scene, Junpei will
acquire Chidori’s Spring of Life skill (which works like the passive
skill Regeneration) and he will also have a new Persona.

After the following scenes, the remaining duo of Strega will leave.
You will be back to your dorm automatically.


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| 11/23 / MON |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/24 / TUE |
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EM - Career experience will last for 4 days. The game will
automatically skip the days.


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| 11/27 / FRI |
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PM - Free time


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| 11/28 / SAT |
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AS - Free time
PM - Scene with the team and Junpei. The Fool arcana will increase
by one point. After that.


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| 11/29 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 11/30 / MON |
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AM - Lecture; 3rd answer (+charm)
AS - Free time
PM - Further conversations with the team


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| 12/1 / TUE |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free timeFree time


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| 12/2 FULL MOON / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Aigis
AN - Free time
PM - Save your game!
DH - Watch the following scenes between Aigis and Ryoji. Things about
your main character’s past will be clearer now and what is
Ryoji’s relationship with Aigis.

After that event, the whole team will arrive. The Dark Hour
will end automatically after knowing the harsh truth about what
lies ahead…


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| 12/3 / THU |
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AS - Mitsuru will inform you guys about the meeting tonight.
PM - Ryoji will be at the dorm. He will explain everything and what
is waiting. This part of the game is where everything turns
serious and dark. You will discover Ryoji’s role about the
inevitable occurring of The Fall and this being called Nyx…

He will give you another option and time to decide. He will ask
for your final answer on New Year ’s Eve, December 31st.

This is a shocking revelation for all of you guys and for a
long period of time, everybody won’t have the reason to visit
Tartarus.


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| 12/4 / FRI |
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EM - Overhear conversation
AS - Free time
PM - Since you can’t go to Tartarus this time, you can just talk to
your team mates to get some information about what is
happening.


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| 12/5 / SAT |
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EM - Overhear conversation that Ryoji is gone.
AS - Free time (your school friends won’t be around because of the
exams)
PM - Free time. You can’t still go to Tartarus. This will go on for
another few days.


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| 12/6 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/7 / MON |
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EM - conversation with Yukari
AM - Lecture; Reminder of the coming exams next Monday.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/8 / TUE |
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EM - Conversation with Fuuka.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/9 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Aki.
AM - Lecture; Stay awake or Doze off
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/10 / THU |
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EM - Conversation with Mitsuru.
AS - Free time
PM - Meeting with the team. Also, you can now go to Tartarus.
Aigis won’t be there however.


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| 12/11 / FRI |
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AN - Lecture; Choose first answer. (+ Charm)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/12 / SAT |
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AM - Lecture
AS - Free time
PM - Free time

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| TIP: Since you have a lot of free time for the next days, I |
| suggest either use them to maximize your attributes or social |
| links. You may want to visit Tartarus and complete the requests. |
| Try to gain a level or two in each of your visits. |
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| 12/13 / SUN |
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DT - Free time (unless you have plans with somebody)
PM - Free time


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EM - Start of the 2nd semester final exams. This will last for 6
days.

If you have paid attention to the questions in the past
lectures, then you shouldn’t have that much problems dealing
with the exam. The days will pass automatically, one question
per day. In the last day, the game will take over and depending
on your academics level, you could get a perfect score.


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| 12/19 / SAT |
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*Exams end today
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/20 / SUN |
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DT - Conversation between Mitsuru and Yukari; Free time after that
PM - Free time


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| 12/21 / MON |
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LT - Exam results will be posted. If you scored the highest, see
Mitsuru for your reward.
AN - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer to increase your Charm.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/22 / TUE |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/23 / WED |
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DT - Today is a holiday. No school for today. Free time. You will
also see a scene between Aki and Ken.
PM - Free time


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| 12/24 CHRISTMAS EVE / THU |
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AM - Lecture (Stay awake or doze off)
LT - You may receive and invitation from a special someone to spend
your Christmas Eve with. It depends on who you see often.
AS - You and your date will hangout until dark. If you are alone,
then this is your free time.


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| 12/25 CHRISTMAS / FRI |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/26 / SAT |
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EM - This is the last day of the 2nd semester. Overhear conversation
about the winter break.
AM - Lecture; Stay awake or doze off
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/27 / SUN |
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DT - Start of winter vacation. You will also see scene between Fuuka
and Junpei. Free Time after that.
PM - Free time


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| 12/28 / MON |
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DT - Free time. If you want, this is one of those days when you can
chat with Maya on normal days.
PM - Free time (If you decide not to chat with Maya. If you did, the
whole day will be spent and you will automatically enter the
next day.)


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| 12/29 / TUE |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 12/30 / WED |
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EM - Conversation with Yukari. You will learn that Aigis is now
coming back.
DT - Free time.
PM - Watch the scene with Aigis’ return. Her persona will change as
well. Free time after that. SAVE.


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| 12/31 FULL MOON / THU |
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DT - Free time. (This is your last chance to save if you still
haven’t .)
PM - Ryoji will be there. This is the crucial moment of the game.
Here, your decision will affect the ending, literally.

You will need to talk to him in your room. You will have two
choices, let Ryoji live or kill him. If you decide the kill him,
then that is the easiest way to end the game. The game will
automatically take you on Graduation Day with all your memories
about your battles and the Dark Hour erased. After some quite
“normal” circumstances, you and everybody doesn’t know anything
about the inevitable occurrence of the Fall.

Now as long as you didn’t overwrite your save game when you are
prompted to after the credits, you can still load your latest
save game and go with letting him live.

By choosing that, you will get another full month of preparation
and savoring your “last days”. On the Jan 31st, you will be
facing the “Unbeatable One”

In this night, the Fool Arcana will be maxed out and the final
arcana/ social link will be unlocked as well. This is the
Judgement Arcana.

Ryoji will bid you farewell and you will start your New Year.


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| 1/1 / FRI |
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EM - Short scene with the boys. You will decide to catch up with the
girls in the Shrine.
DT - Read through the conversation between the gals and the boys.
After that, talk to everybody if you want, then talk to Mitsuru
to leave. Watch the following scenes. You will be back at the
dorm automatically.
PM - You will get a call from Elizabeth regarding the new floor/block
open in Tartarus. You should visit it tonight..
DH - Visit Tartarus tonight. Check out some new requests from
Elizabeth as well. The hardest request of all can’t be
accomplished by now so just save it for later.



-Tartarus, 6th Block Adamah-


215F
As soon as you enter the 6th block, your Judgement Arcana will
increase by one.


- New enemies -

Amenti Raven – Elec/ Zio
Bigoted Maya – Fire/ Agi
Death Castle – Wind/ Garu
Death Dice – Ice/ Bufu
Glorious Hand** - Physical attacks
Green Sigil - Fire/ Agi
Slaughter Drive – Elec/Zio
Onnen Musha - Fire/ Agi

**Drops Platinum Medal



(220F)BOSS: Noble Seeker x3
---------------------------
Exp: 1594
Item(s): Bead x15

This is the first out of the five guardians you need to defeat before
the 31st. Avoid using elemental attacks against these enemies. As
usual, have someone take care of the healing and attack normally. If
you have a decent level, then this battle shouldn’t be that hard.
Don’t be fooled though, since these enemies have good evasion rates.

After defeating the bosses, your Judgement Arcana link will increase
by one.

Make your way to the next guardian and terminal at the 228th floor.
Along the way, on 224F, your Judgement Arcana will increase again.
Upon reaching the 228F terminal, go back down and save. Engage the
enemies when ready.



(228F)BOSS: Carnal Snake x3
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Exp: 1711
Item(s): Cup of King x3

These enemies have really good magic resistance and can quickly drain
your party’s SP, restricting your offensive and recovery capabilities.
Another thing to note is that these guys also cast/use Tetrakarn.
Think of it that they just used an Attack Mirror.

These enemies also use Mudoon and some -dyne attacks so revive/ heal
as often as needed. The battle could be easy or disastrous, depending
on your party’s composition. If you are having problems, load the
game again, then try bringing party members that can provide support
or offense.

After defeating the bosses, your Judgement Arcana link will increase
by one.


- 229F+ -

Daring Gigas (LV70) – Wind/ Garu
Doom Sword - Ice/ Bufu
Light Balance – Elec/ Zio
Infinite Sand – Ice/ Bufu
Royal Dancer – no weakness (Rpl Wind, Null Light
and Dark)
Silver Dice – No weakness (Null Phys, Dark)




(236F)BOSS: World Balance
---------------------------
Exp: 4252 exp
Item(s): Megidolaon Gem

This boss can be pretty annoying. Though it doesn’t have specific
weaknesses, its attacks are always party based so make sure someone
has the capability to use Mediarama/han. You can use a Magic Mirror
if you want but that won’t be a good idea since it will start using
Medigolaon on every turn. Unless you have a strong healer, do not
attempt to use a magic mirror. To further help you in battle, use
support skills like buffs or the ones that lower the enemy’s stats.

After defeating the boss, your Judgement Arcana link will increase
by one.



- 237F+ -

Devious Maya – Elec/Zio
Eternal Eagle – Dark/ Mudo
Nemean Beast - Dark/ Mudo
Jotun of Evil – Phyiscal attacks
Wicked Turret - Elec/Zio


(244F)BOSS: Fierce Cyclops x3
---------------------------
Exp: 2088
Item(s): Coin of King x3
Null: Elec
Str: Fire, Physical attacks

Use your most powerful magical attacks here except Elec. Also since
these enemies can cast party targeting spells, check your party’s HP
and maintain it above 80% always. Bufudyne and Garudyne deals a bit
more damage compared to other spells so make sure you use them if you
can.

Watch out when they start to power charge; there will always be a
high probability that they can kill your characters in one hit after
power charging. Also, when they have very low HP remaining, they will
use a suicide attack called Last Resort that deals medium-heavy
damage to all your party members. Just outlast the battle by healing
often and assigning one target to your offensive members.

After defeating the bosses, your Judgement Arcana link will increase
by one.


- 245F+ -

Emperor Beetle – Strike Attacks
Fierce Cyclops – No weakness; Str vs Slash attacks
and Fire
Harmony Giant - Ice
Platinum Dice – Elec/ Zio
Wrathful Book – Fire/ Agi



(252F)BOSS: Jotun of Grief
---------------------------
Exp: 4500
Item(s): Fine Statuette
Null: Elec, Wind, Strike
Drn: Fire, Ice

So all magical attacks doesn’t work. Good thing, piercing attacks can
affect this boss. If you want, you can bring in Ken, Aigis and Yukari
in this battle. If you can cast non-elemental spells such as Megido,
do so. Also, you can nullify the enemy’s resistance by using –Break
skills. If you have a persona that can do that, use it. If not, your
allies should be able to cast it – though it also depends on the
level.

This boss also uses Megidolaon which is practically a party-based
attack so keep your party afloat by healing often. This boss is not
that hard as long as your party can deal damage and past through its
defenses.

After defeating the boss, your Judgement Arcana link will increase by
one. Congratulations! You have just defeated all the five guardians
blocking the path towards Tartarus’ top floor.



Continue up until you reach the highest floor you can reach for now.
Here, your Judgement Arcana will be automatically maxed out. The path
won’t be open until Jan 31st so head down for now. Also, after
defeating the last guardian, a new surprise is in store for you.



- MONAD -

In the ground floor of Tartarus, an enormous door will appear on the
northeast, behind Aigis and Koromaru. This gives you access to an
optional dungeon, known as Monad. The enemies here are extremely
powerful and high-leveled so always save before exploring this area.
However, if you are able to defeat an enemy here and get a wand
oracle (card), @ LV 74, the experience may get as high as 25000 per
enemy/group.

This is a great place to farm experience and obtain exceptionally
rare and powerful equipment. Though you really need to be at least
LV90 above to fully navigate the whole 10 floors of Monad, The top
floor contains a 1 million Yen chest. If you are just planning to
farm experience, stay at the bottom floor. If you are starting at a
rather low level, then I suggest saving after every battle or two.
You will never know what will happen next.

Note that the enemies here have a good combination of strengths and
weaknesses so you need to have really high leveled personas here to
do the trick. Alice is the persona I used for her Die for Me! skill.
However, you still need to use other high level attacks such as
–dyne skills.

You can reach level 99 in just a few short days. If you want to
stay safe, you can order your allies to attack all shadows and you
take care of the healing from a distance.

Below are the list of enemies and their weaknesses for this dungeon.


Divine Mother – Dark/ Mudo and Ice/ Bufu
Tenjin Musha – Elec/ Zio
Acheron Seeker – No weakness, Str vs elemental attacks
King Castle – Wind/ Garu
Grand Magus – Fire/ Agi
Eternal Sand – Physical attacks
Hallowed Turret – Elec/Zio
Veterent Idol - Ice/ Bufu
White Sigil – Fire/ Agi
Void Giant – No weakness
- Drains physical attacks
- Repels Light and Dark attacks.


You have a very limited time from here on so choose what you want to
do carefully. If you are planning to play the game again on a
second playthrough, I suggest maxing your attributes if you still
haven’t. Just spend the days normally until the “Promised Day”



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| 1/2 / SAT |
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EM - Winter vacation starts.
DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/3 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/4 / MON |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/5 / TUE |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/6 / WED |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/7 / THU |
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EM - Last day of Winter vacation
DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/8 / FRI |
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EM - Start of the 3rd semester. Overhear conversation about the cult.
AM - Lecture, choose 3rd answer (+charm)
AS - Junpei will invite you to the rooftop for some serious talk.
Free time after that.
PM - Free time.


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| 1/9 / SAT |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/10 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/11 / MON |
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EM - Holiday
DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/12 / TUE |
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EM - Overhear conversation
AN - Lecture; stay awake or doze off
PM - conversation with the team. You will go Hagakure with them.
Free time after that.


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| 1/13 / WED |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/14 / THU |
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EM - Overhear conversation.
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/15 / FRI |
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AN - Lecture; Stay awake or doze off
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/16 / SAT |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/17 / SUN |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/18 / MON |
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AM - Lecture; 2nd answer (+charm)
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/19 / TUE |
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EM - overhear conversation
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/20 / WED |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/21 / THU |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/22 / FRI |
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EM - overhear conversation
AN - lecture; stay awake or doze off
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/23 / SAT |
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AS - Free time
PM - You will be reminded that once you enter the Tartarus on the
31st, you can’t leave until all the battles are over.
Free time


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| 1/24 / SUN |
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DT - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/25 / MON |
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This is the last week... until the Promised Day. I suggest saving a
backup now in case you realize that you still need to do something.
Make sure that you buy the strongest equipment for your party
members. Train if you want and complete all of Elizabeth's requests
when you have the chance.

EM - overhear conversation
AN - Lecture, 2nd answer
AS - Career orientation with your class advisor. Scene with Aigis.
Free time after that.
PM - Free time


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| 1/26 / TUE |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/27 / WED |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/28 / THU |
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AM - lecture; stay awake or doze off
AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/29 / FRI |
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AS - Free time
PM - Free time


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| 1/30 / SAT |
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AS - Free time (Last day before the final battle!)
PM - Free time


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| 1/31 PROMISED DAY: THE END OF THE WORLD / SUN |
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EM - The final battle is tonight, at the top of Tartarus.
DT - Free time until dark.
PM - Team will have their last meeting. Also, they promised each
other that they will still remember everything even if the Dark
Hour is gone. After that, you can talk to everybody if you like,
then talk to Mitsuru to head out.




<Tartarus>

Choose your party members and make sure you give them the best
equipment you have acquired. If you want, you can register all your
Personas first. Save first, when ready take the portal to the latest
terminal you have reached. (252F)

Continue further floors up. You still need to wade through enemies
and look for the stairs on each floor. The first target is on the
258th Floor. If all your party members are maxed out, then just
split up to look for items and the stairs since the enemies will
just run away from you. If you cleared these floors earlier, then you
just need to make your up.

Activate the terminal in 258F, go back down and save. Now go upstairs
when ready.



BOSS: Jin LV74
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Exp: 8313
Null: Light and Dark
Rpl: Fire

Nothing much about this boss. If your level is high enough, then you
don’t need to worry about him. Jin has fire attacks but those doesn’t
deal considerable damage to be alarmed off. Just attack normally and
he should go down after a few seconds.



You will have further conversation with Jin before he dies. After the
short scene, you can proceed upstairs. Like before, you still need to
clear a few basic floors before reaching the next terminal. Takaya is

waiting at the 262nd floor.

Before facing Takaya, you will have the option to change your
members. Activate the terminal here also and save if you want. When
ready, head upstairs to face him.



BOSS: Takaya LV75
--------------------
Exp: 9068
Null: Dark
Rpl: Light

Like Jin, Takaya is also a giveaway battle. He has high defense and
HP compared to Jin and his attacks are not bad either. You will have
a hard time defeating him if you are around at his level. Since all
my characters are maxed out, this battle is a breeze.

After the battle, continue upstairs or backtrack to the portal and
save. There is also an access point upstairs but it is up to you.
This is the last part of Tartarus. Upstairs is the final boss.
Choose your members for the final battle and go upstairs.



<Tartarus – Top Floor>


BOSS: Nyx Avatar LV76
--------------------
Exp: 5678

So here it is, the final boss. Don’t be intimidated by its size. Last
bosses are often large, ugly and menacing. This boss has the ability
to change Arcanas; that means that his attributes, strengths and
weaknesses change after shifting Arcanas. At max level, you will just
laugh off his attacks though he can still kill your guys with Mudo
and Hama skills. Just use Balm of Life to revive them at full health.
Your consumable items won’t be carried over when you start a new game
anyways.

You may want to analyze it after every Arcana shift to know its
weakness. You will problems defeating this boss if you are just
around its level. Nyx Avatar attacks twice each turn, not to
mention that he has group damaging attacks. It also inflicts
different status effects so have a good number of Me Patra Gems
ready.

Nyx Avatar will undergo several Arcana shifts, with all the main
Arcanas. After that, it will shift into its true avatar, Death…



Consider this as its “true form”. Its defense and attacks have
increased considerably and its attacks will hit harder. But its
nothing to worry about if you are maxed out.

Now, beware when it uses the unique skill Moonless Gown. This
barrier repels ALL kinds of attacks to the attacker/user. You
need to order your allies to be on standby while Moonless Gown is
active. Otherwise, they will just kill themselves.

One of the main problems you will encounter here is that Nyx
activates Moonless Gown AFTER your turn which means it will be too
late to order your allies to standby. There is always a chance that
they will get severely damaged by their own attacks. Moonless Gown
usually stays active for 2-3 turns. Don’t waste too much time or
opportunity. Once it lifts, quickly order your allies to attack.
Yet be aware that Nyx will bring it up again. That could be the
hard part of this battle.

(Reader Tip from Larry J:)
When Nyx releases his Moonlight Gown you aren't always the first one
to act. To counteract his break skills you need to have some Dekunda
gems in your inventory which makes the breaks useless.

Once its life becomes critical, it will use a devastating attack
called Night Queen. It inflicts different status effects and deals
severe damage to all members. Just consider it as Nyx’s last attempt
to kill you guys off. Just continue attacking until he is finished.




Don’t celebrate yet; watch the following scenes, including a few
great anime cutscenes.



After the cutscenes, you will find yourself back in the Velvet room.
Here Igor will help you for the last time, and will invoke you with
the power of all those people whom you maxed your social links with.


After that and a few more scenes, you will need to face the “true”
Nyx.. Don’t worry, this is a scripted battle. You will win.


Don’t mind the tremendous attacks unleashed by Nyx. Just skip your
turns, and your friends will give you strength until you have full
strength. Once full, use the Great Seal (which will be the only
action you can do) to end the battle.

Watch the remaining scenes.




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| 3/3 / WED |
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Your life will be back to normal. You still go to school but you can
do limited things only. Just save, sleep until the 5th.



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| 3/5 / FRI |
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Aigis will remember and will tell you about it. Now watch the last
few heartwarming scenes and the credits will roll.








Congratulations for finishing the game!







++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
POST GAME NOTES PST001
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++



After the credits, you will be prompted to save your clear data. If
you still wish to play the old data, don’t overwrite it with a
cleared save game.

There are some things that will be carried over when you start a
new game. Most of these applies to the main character only.

+ All equipment you have in your inventory will be carried over,
including the ones you have equipped. However, all your allies’
equipment will start from default...

+ All your Yen/money will be carried over. That means you could
start the game as a millionaire… Maximum amount of money you can
carry is 9,999,999 only.

+ All your REGISTERED personas in the compendium will be carried
over. So it is possible to have a high level persona early in the
game. (Orpheus will start at default level but you can get rid of
him and summon the Orpheus you have in the compendium)

+ Ultimate forms of maxed social links can be created through fusion
as soon as possible.

+ Your level and attributes will be carried over as well. That means
you can immediately talk to those people that requires high
attributes like LV6 Academics, Charm or Courage. (If you didn’t
have enough time to make it out with Yukari, Fuuka or Mitsuru due
to time constraints in your first playthrough, now you can open a
social link with them as early as possible.)

+ The shops (drug store and police station) will be selling all the
items you have unlocked. In case you sold the old equipments of
your party members, you can buy high level armors and weapons for
them at the start of the game. Equipment for Aigis and Koro will
be available once you they join your team.

+ Gameplay time will be carried over. (I finished my first game file
after 110 hours.)

+ The optional dungeon, Monad will be accessible the first time you
can enter Tartarus. You can farm experience as early as possible,
so long as you can kill enemies before they can kill you (to be
safe, defeat an enemy, exit and save. Return. My starting party of
Yukari, Akihiko and Junpei were already @ LV60+ before even
finishing first block)

+ Consumable items (including shadow drops needed for Elizabeth’s
request) won’t be carried over. Special items such as those given
to you by your friends after maxing their social links will be
carried over as well.

+ Social Links will be reset to default.






++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
CHARACTERS CHA001
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++




MAIN



THE OTHER SELF
==============

Name: Unknown
Persona: Orpheus
Arcana: All
Weapon: All (except Daggers and Guns)

This is the main character. He is unnamed, and he is full of
ambiguity. The 13th Arcana, Death has been residing on his body since
the incident 10 years ago, which will play a great role in the
world’s fate. He has the unique ability to control and interchange
multiple personas, even during battle.


+ PERSONA USER +
+ OUT OF CONTROL +
+ CONTRACT +



THE PAINED ARCHER
=================

Name: Yukari Takeba
Persona: Io/ Isis
Arcana: Lovers
Weapon: Bow and arrow
Strength: Wind
Weakness: Electric

Yukari is one of the first members of SEES. She is pretty bright and
cheerful making her popular in her school. Her father died in an
accident 10 years ago and her mother has left her alone. She managed
to survive and discover her father’s role for the emergence of the
Dark Hour, Shadows and the Tartarus.



+ PANIC +
+ ARCHERY +
+ SORROW +




THE CLASS CLOWN
=================

Name: Junpei Iori
Persona: Hermes/ Trismegistus
Arcana: Magician
Weapon: Heavy Sword
Strength: Fire
Weakness: Ice

Awakened to the Dark Hour and his power by accident, Junpei decided
to join SEES after Akihiko found him alone and confused during the
Dark Hour. He soon meets Strega member Chidori casually then
eventually fell in love with her.

He lives life easily with few cares about the world or his future.
But when things get serious, he changes from class clown to a caring,
honest friend.


+ MOOD SETTER? +
+ CLASSMATES +
+ JUNPEI AND CHIDORI



THE LEADER
=================

Name: Mitsuru Kirijo
Persona: Penthelesia/ Artemisia
Arcana: Empress
Weapon: Sabre/ Rapier
Strength: Ice
Weakness: Fire

Daughter of the head of the massive Kirijo group of companies and
the one of the founding members of SEES. She has awakened her persona
since she was a child and has a strong sense of justice and
responsibility. She is also a renowned figure in their school and
she is also the president of the school student council.


+ THE LEADER +
+ FENCING +
+ THE POWER OF SHADOW



THE BOXING CHAMP
=================

Name: Akihiko Sanada
Persona: Polydeuces/ Caesar
Arcana: Emperor
Weapon: Boxing Gloves, Gauntlets
Strength: Electric
Weakness: Wind


The captain of Gekkokan’s boxing team. He is a chick magnet but shows
little interest in them. He is serious about fighting and seems like
he is always training to become stronger.

Something drives him to become stronger somehow…


+ GROUP PICTURE +
+ BOXING +
+ HEARTTHROB


THE LIVING ANDROID
=================

Name: Aigis
Persona: Palladion/ Athena
Arcana: Chariot
Weapon: Guns
Strength: Physical Attacks
Weakness: Electric

The last remaining anti-shadow android created to destroy Shadows.
She has just re-activated when the main character and the whole team
visited the Kirijo family’s estate on Yakushima.

She has faced the then incomplete Death after the incident 10 years
ago. Yet the shadow’s power was so immense that she just decided to
seal it away in the body of a boy. The one she decided to protect, no
matter what.


+ JUMP +
+ ARTIFICIAL LIFE +
+ PERSONALITY +


THE TOUGH KID
=================

Name: Ken Amada
Persona: Nemesis/ Kala-Nemi
Arcana: Justice
Weapon: Spear
Strength: Light, Electric
Weakness: Fire

The youngest member of SEES. His mother was killed in an “accident”
and it seems that Shinjiro and Akihiko knew what really happened.

He stays at the dorm with the other members of SEES though he is going
to Gekkoukan Elementary school.


+ SCREAM +
+ SPEAR-USER +
+ YOUNG BOY +


THE EX-SEES MEMBER
=================

Name: Shinjiro Arakagi
Persona: Castor
Arcana: Hierophant
Weapon: Axe
Strength: Physical attacks
Weakness: Wind

One of the original members of SEES, along with Mitsuru and Akihiko.
He left the team after the incident involving Ken’s mother. He was
living in the past ever since. Akihiko, on the other hand never gives
up on convincing him to join the team again.

He joins the team later on, after learning that Ken Amada has
volunteered.


+ GANG SPOT +
+ BLACK ALLEY +
+ THE PAST +


THE LOYAL DOG
=================

Name: Koromaru
Persona: Cerberus
Arcana: Strength
Weapon: Dagger
Strength: Darkness, Fire
Weakness: Ice

Koromaru’s owner is a monk in Nagasaki Shrine. When the monk died in
an accident, the stray Koro is still walking along the same old path
where his master once walked him. He even loyally guards the shrine.

One night, the team detected another shadow outside Tartarus but was
only surprised to find a bloodied Koromaru and the shadow, gone.

He was later adopted by the team and for some reason, only Aigis can
communicate with this wonder dog.


+ DAGGER-USER +
+ TRANSLATOR +
+ MEETING +


THE FRAGILE SEER
=================

Name: Fuuka Yamagishi
Persona: Lucia/ Juno
Arcana: Priestess
Weapon:
Strength:
Weakness:

Fuuka is shy and withdrawn but also a kind, caring and intelligent
girl. She is often sick and absent from school because of her fragile
condition.

She was bullied by some girls in school and was thrown into Tartarus
after a painful prank. She is rescued by the team and with her
extremely powerful sensory capabilities, she replaced Mitsuru and
took the task as the team’s life line or support.


+ HIDDEN POWER +
+ FAINT VOICE +
+ OVERWATCH +



OTHER CHARACTERS...


Ikutsuki - the chairman and the brain of SEES. He is charismatic,
calm and bright. Yet, something is not right about
him…

Takeharu - Mitsuru’s father and the head of the Kirijo group.
Kirijo He was the only remaining survivor of the incident that
gave rise to the shadows, 10 years ago.

Eiichiro - Yukari’s father. He was the head scientist of the project
Takeba that released the shadows to the world. He died in the
blast but was able to leave a recording about what
happened. Yet, the video was somehow manipulated by
someone for some reason…

Igor - a mysterious figure that appears only in the main
character’s dreams and the dark hour. He is living in a
twilight dimension in the form of an elevator room that
has no definite stop. He has the power to fuse personas
and help the main character with his ordeals through
his unique abilities.


Elizabeth - Igor’s assistant in the Velvet Room. She is as mysterious
as Igor and little is known about her as well.


Pharos - the mysterious kid that greeted the main character when
he arrived. He appears during the Dark Hour to give his
friend warnings and séances about any ordeals waiting
for him. Later, he will be discovered as Death’s
embodiment.

Ryoji - another equally mysterious transfer student that
arrived at Gekkoukan during the 2nd semester. Aigis is
really cautious and distant to him for some reason. He
looked like any playboy that is always chasing around
girls but he carries a dangerous secret within….


Takaya - leader of Strega. They are a group of Persona-users that
roam the Dark Hour. Their intentions remain unknown
until later. It seems that their ability to control
personas is artificially enhanced…


Jin - One member of the trio that makes up Strega. He is
popular in the internet and uses that to manipulate
people or cause trouble. He has a strong sense of
loyalty and respect towards Takaya and decided to
follow him wherever he goes.

Chidori - the only female member of Strega. She is silent and
cold. She loves drawing by herself and carries her
sketchbook during the day. She later meets and falls
in love with one of the SEES members, Junpei.







++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
THE PLACES PLS001
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++


This section will cover all the places that you can visit during your
free time. Some establishments are accessible only during certain
events and times of the day.



PAULOWNIA MALL
==============

Paulownia Mall is the only place open at night. Here you can find
several shops where you can purchase necessary items when exploring
Tartarus. The fountain is where the Gourmet King (Moon Arcana) is
hanging out. Save money buy buying during their discount days!


1.Club Escapade – Opens only at night. Aside from being the place
where the Old Monk (Tower Arcana) is staying,
there is nothing worthwhile to be done here.

2.Chagall Café – Open during day and night. Stay here to increase
your charm. (Pheromone Coffee – 500Y)

3.Be Blue V – This is the accessory shop. Opens everyday during
daytime only. Discounts on Sundays!

4.Police Station – This is your equipments shop. It gets a new
inventory every month so make sure you have the
strongest equipment you can get before every new
mission in Tartarus. Discounts on Mondays!

5. Hallway – Leads to the alternative entrance to the
Velvet Room

6.Mandragora – This karaoke bar is where you can increase your
courage for 800 yen. However, it will be full from
Friday to Sunday.

7.Shinshoudo Antiques – This is the antique shop where you can trade
your gems (enemy drops) for Persona-enhancing
cards and some rare items. Opens daily until
evening.

8. Aohige Pharmacy – The pharmacy is where you can purchase recovery
items and different status removal items. Opens
daily until evening. Discounts on Saturdays!

9. Power Records – Music store. Accessible only during story
scenes.

10. Game Panic – Arcade. Accessible only during story scenes.




PORT ISLAND STATION
===================

Port Island station is the station nearest to your school. This is
also where Tanaka (Devil Arcana) is staying.

Rafflesia – The flower shop where you can buy flowers (and actually
stock them) to give them as gifts to your girlfriend(s).
Opens everyday.

Screen Shot – The only movie theater in the area. The attributes that
will increase when you visit this establishment depends
on the movie marathon that is shown in the theater.
(1500Y)

The back alley of Port Island is where you can visit to complete
some of Elizabeth’s request. (These requests will be covered in a
separate section of this guide.)



IWATODAI STATION/STRIP MALL
===========================

This is another great place to hangout if you have nothing to do. It
has a lot of restaurants and fastfood that can help increase your
attributes.

Octopia – Takoyaki food stand. You need to buy at least one Takoyaki
here that will be needed to establish a social link with
the Girl at the Shrine (Hanged Man arcana)


Wild-Duck Burger – Eat the specialty here for 500 yen to increase
your courage

Bookworms Used Books – this is where the Old Couple (Hierophant
Arcana) is staying.

Waketsu Restaurant – Eat the Prodigy Platter for 680y to increase
your academics

Hagakure Ramen – Eat the Tuna here for 900Y to increase your charm.

Sweet Shop - Accessible only during story scenes.

Beef Bowl Shop - Accessible only during story scenes.

Book On - Accessible only during story scenes.


NAGANAKI SHRINE
===============

The Shrine is where you can check your fortune and make some
offerings. Occasionally, if you have good luck, you will find some
yen and your condition may improve. However, the opposite may occur
when you have bad luck.

When offering to the shrine, your academics may increase. Maiko
(Girl on the Shrine) can be found here everyday after school except
Sundays. During Sundays, you will find Akinari (Sun Arcana) after you
unlock him by increasing Maiko’s social link.


GEKKOUKAN HIGH SCHOOL
=====================

This is the school where your character goes to. Though you can only
see two homerooms here, it is still “complete” in a sense.

Classroom 2-F – The main character, Yukari and Junpei’s homeroom. You
can also find Kazushi and Kenji inside.

Classroom 2-E – Fuuka and Natsuki’s homeroom

Student Council Room – Meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Establish and increase the Student Council
(Emperor Arcana) social link here.
PA Room – Enter here to obtain the Gekkoukan Boogie, needed for
Elizabeth’s request. (She should request it first,
otherwise the room will be locked.)

Rooftop – Though you can access it normally, there is nothing special
to do here. Some story scenes will take place here however.

Shop – You can buy some snacks here which changes everyday.

Athletics area (Kendo, Swim and Track and Field Rooms) – Establish/
increase the Chariot Arcana here. (Or just talk to Kaz
in your room)

Nurse’ Room – Visit him when you’re tired or sick. Agree to drink
the concoction to increase your courage.

Faculty Room - Accessible only during story scenes.

Laboratory – Enter here once you accepted the Elizabeth’s request for
“shell of a man”. Otherwise it will be locked.

Home Economics Room – Enter here to establish, increase your social
link with Bebe (Temperance Arcana). Or just
talk to him just outside of your home room.

Music, Arts and Photography/Science Room – Enter to establish/
increase Fortune Arcana social link. Or just talk
to Keisuke outside your homeroom.

Library – Study here to increase your academics.



DORMITORY
=========

This is your HQ or home. Save by using the logbook in the lobby. The
second floor has all the boys’ room, the girls’ room on the 3rd and
the meeting/command room at the 4th. The 5th floor is basically the
rooftop but it doesn’t have any use after the first incident when you
start the game.






++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
SOCIAL LINKS SLK000
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++


As mentioned in the quick start section at the start of this guide,
social links play a vital role in fusing powerful personas. Maxing
out a social link will enable you to create the Arcana’s ultimate
form. The social link rank also determines how much bonus experience
a resulting persona will get during fusion.

This section will discuss how to establish all social links in the
game and other related info.

Establishing new social links can be done by making friends and
acquaintances with certain NPCs in the game. They could be your
classmates or just any other people from different walks of life.
You can also have intimate relationships with certain girls in your
school.


INCREASING the level of your social link will depend on how much time
you hang out with your friends and how you respond to your
conversations with them. Best answers will always result in an
instant rank up the next time you hang out with that person. For
girls, the best answers and giving them the gifts they like will
dramatically increase your relationship with them. Having the persona
matching your friend’s arcana when you talk to him/her will help a
lot on strengthening your relationship faster.

REVERSED social links will be the result when that person gets mad or
uneasy about you. One most common example is when you go out with
another girl whilst you already have a girlfriend. Another thing is
that when you keep ignoring or haven’t hanged out with a friend. The
easiest way to reverse a social link is to decline an invitation you
already accepted to make way to another favored friend.

Repair reversed social links by talking to the person and invite
him/her out. At first they may decline the offer but keep on trying
and they will eventually gave way on the 2nd invitation onwards.

Maxing out a social link will enable you to create the Arcana’s
ultimate form. Once maxed, you will be able to continue and move on
with concentrate maxing out another S. Link.






|>>>>........................ QUICK Q & A ......................<<<<|
[SLK001]


1.Why do I need to max those social links?

Ans: To get the ultimate form of the Arcana based on the social link.
If you are aiming for a 100% persona database, then you will be
obliged to max all social links. This will also prove useful
if you want higher level resulting personas when fusing.


2. Is it possible to max all social links within one year
(playthrough)?

Ans: Yes, it is possible. BUT you need to follow a VERY, VERY strict
schedule, considering every single reply on your conversations
with friends, the gifts you give them, the time you’ll spend
with them. It should be near 100% accuracy…

Not to mention that there are still Tartarus, exams and other
events you will need to worry about. Some social links require
a specific rank and attributes which will take a while to max
out. Another thing is that that will take the fun out from the
game since everything needs to be perfect.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| TIP: For further details on how to max all Social links in one |
| playthrough, please refer to Penguin_Knight’s awesome Social Link |
| faq in Gamefaqs. |
| (http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/file/932312/49720) |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


3. I’m already sick with my current girlfriend so I decided to dump
her and go out with Yukari/Mitsuru (or any other girl). How can
I make sure that our social link won’t go on Reverse? This is
just until I max out the link with my preferred girlfriend.


Ans: It is still possible to have two girlfriends – BUT up to a
single rank. Unless your relationship with the girl is not
intimate, you can go out with any of them at the same time.

Normally, if your S link level with a girl reaches level 5+, it
will become intimate and you will get an in-game warning that
she may get upset if you go out with another girl. Technically
speaking, you can go out with two or more girls up until each of
them reaches intimate level. Once you get to the rank that
everything gets steamy and serious, you will need to do
everything you can to max out your ‘serious’ girlfriend so that
you can forget about her and move into another serious
relationship.


4. Help! I reversed a social link! How can I un-reverse it? Why can’t
I find <insert NPC’s name> anymore? Will it start from zero if I
leave it as is?


Ans: You will need to talk to that person and invite him/her to
hangout with you. Normally, some of them don’t stay on their
regular places before. You need to look for them on the day
they should be on and from another spot in the school. For
example, if you reversed Yukari, she can be located by the
school counter/shop. An angry Chihiro can be found in the
Library. A pissed off Yuko is staying by the faucets leading
to the Athletic clubs’ rooms. Fuuka will be in front of the
cultural arts billboard and so on.

For the second question, no it won’t. The link will get
unreversed once you fix it and you two can start from where you
left off.


5. What happens to all the social links I have maxed out when I start
a new game?

Ans: You will need to start over fresh. For further information on
what will carry over when you start a new game, check out the
POST GAME NOTES section on this guide, just a few pages before
this section.


6. I received some key items from my maxed friends. What good will it
do?

Ans: As far as practicality is concerned, they don’t do anything .
They will just serve as mementos from your friends which you
have “unbreakable bond” with.



7. What are the gifts should I give to my girlfriends? Is there any
importance in that?

Ans: First of all, as I observed, increasing your s.link rank with a
girlfriend is harder compared to your normal friend. Just think
that each answer you give them has corresponding points, which
you need to gather required points to level up the social link
Girlfriends normally has higher required points, as far as I
experienced in the game.

Each of the girls has their own preferences and tastes. One gift
may work well on one chick but the other may dislike it.
Fortunately, you can use the same gift a girlfriend likes
everytime you have the chance.

The important thing is that when you give the appropriate gift
for your girlfriend, the next time you go out with her means an
instant rank up.

Here is the list++ of the preferred gifts of the game’s potential
girlfriends: Most favored gifts increase your relationship
dramatically. Good gifts will still make them happy but with
small-average increase with your relationship. Other gifts not
on the list won’t make any changes.

.-----------------------------------------------------------.
| ++ Referred also from Penguin_Knight’s Social Link faq |
| (http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/file/932312/49720) |
.-----------------------------------------------------------.


+----------------------+------------------+
| Most favored gifts: | Good Gifts: |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Fuuka (Priestess) | Glass Vase | Red Pine Bonsai |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Brand Bag | Mini Cactus |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Brand Purse |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Brand Watch |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Teddy Bear |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Japanese Doll |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Kaleidoscope |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Book Cover |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Ganesha Bank |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Mitsuru (Empress) | Japanese Doll | Red Pine Bonsai |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Goggle-eyed Doll | Perfume |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Brand Purse |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Brand Watch |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Brand Bag |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Teddy Bear |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Kaleidoscope |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Book Cover |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Lucky Charm |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Yukari (Lover) | Perfume | Rose Bouquet |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Brand Purse | Glass Vase |
+----------------------+------------------+
| Brand Watch | Teddy Bear |
+----------------------+------------------+
| Brand Bag | Jack Frost Doll |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Chihiro (Justice) | Brand Watch | Rose Bouquet |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Brand Bag | Mini Cactus |
+----------------------+------------------+
| Book Cover | Glass Vase |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Perfume |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Brand Purse |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Teddy Bear |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Japanese Doll |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Kaleidoscope |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Jack Frost Doll |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Ganesha Bank |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Yuko (Strength) | Brand Purse | Mini Cactus |
+---------------------+----------------------+------------------+
| Brand Watch | Teddy Bear |
+----------------------+------------------+
| Brand Bag | Kaleidoscope |
+----------------------+------------------+
| | Lucky Charm |
+----------------------+------------------+




8. Where can I buy these stuff?


Antique Shop (You need to trade the gems dropped by shadows)
============
Goggled-eye Doll
Kaleidoscope
Japanese Doll
Teddy Bear


School Shop
===========
Book Cover


Rafflesia (Port Island Flower Shop)
=========
Glass Vase
Mini Cactus
Red Pine Bonsai
Rose Bouquet


Shrine
======
Lucky Charm (can only be acquired when you have the luckiest draw/
fortune)
Jack Frost (Won only during the Summer Festival)


Tanaka’s Home Shopping TV Show*
======================
Brand Watch (available on 9/6)
Brand Purse (available on 6/14, 7/26)
Brand Bag (available on 10/25, 12/6)
Perfume (available on 6/7, 6/14)


*these are only available on those specified dates. If you are
planning to get all of them, you need to avoid going out on those
dates.

.-----------------------------------------------------------.
| ++ Referred also from Penguin_Knight’s Social Link faq |
| (http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/file/932312/49720) |
.-----------------------------------------------------------.



|>>>>..........MORE SOCIAL LINK + ATTRIBUTES NOTES/FAQS:..........<<<<|
[SLK002]


Due to the games’ very limited time, you will really need to consider
everything. Make sure you make the most out of everyday. Like what I
mentioned a while ago, if you are planning to max out all social
links in one playthrough, you will undergo a very rigid and tight
schedule - which I think will take the fun away from the game.

Since your compendium data, attributes and other goodies are carried
over on your second playthrough, I suggest just max out everything
you can in your first run, create the ultimate arcana for those links
and on your second playthrough, just max out the other links you were
not able to max at all.

To better understand on how to efficiently manage your time each day,
I will divide all the social links contacts into three groups. First
are your SCHOOL contacts, NON-SCHOOL contacts and STORY links.

School contacts are your classmates and schoolmates who can only
talk/invite during normal school days. They will be available after
school. Note that all of them will be unavailable during PRE-EXAM
WEEKS. (One week before the semestral examinations)


The following NPCs are your school contacts:

Yukari Takeba – (Lovers)
Fuuka Yamagishi – (Priestess)
Yuko Nishiwake – (Strength)
Mitsuru Kirijo – (Empress)
Chihiro Fushimi – (Justice)
Kazushi Miyamoto – (Chariot)
Nozomi Suemitsu - (Moon)
Bebe – (Temperance)
Kenji Tomochika - (Magician)
Hitedoshi Odagiri – (Emperor)
Keisuke Hiraga – (Fortune)


Non-school contacts are self-explanatory. These are those people whom
you can visit during pre-exam weeks, holidays and Sundays.
The following are your non-school contacts.

Maya – (Hermit)
Bunchiki and Mitsuko – (Hierophant)
Presiden Tanaka – (Devil)
Maiko – (Hanged Man)
Mamoru Hayase – (Star)
Akinari Kamiki – (Sun)

Story related links such as Fool, Death and Judgement will
automatically increase during certain story elements.






|>>>>.................... CONTACTS SCHEDULES ..................<<<<|
[SLK003]


+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+
| MONDAY | TUESDAY | WEDSNEDAY | THURSDAY | FRIDAY | SATURDAY|
+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+
| Kaz | Kenji | Yuko | Yukari | Kenji | Yukari |
+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+
| Yukari | Bebe | Keisuke | Kaz | Kaz | Yuko |
+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+
| Fuuka | Kaz | Bebe | Keiji | Bebe | Chihiro |
+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+
| Hidetoshi | Chihiro | Yukari | Keisuke | Fuuka | Mitsuru |
+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+
| | Keisuke | Hidetoshi | Chihiro | Hidetoshi| |
+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+
| | Mitsuru | | Mitsuru | | |
+-----------+---------+-----------+----------+----------+---------+


Nozomi – Everyday except holidays, Sundays
Mamoru – Everyday except holidays, Sundays
Bunchiki &
Mitsuko - Everyday except Sundays
President Tanaka – Weekends including Mondays
Maiko - Everyday except Sundays
Akinari – Sundays only
Maya – Holidays, Sundays
Mutatsu – Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (night only)


Also occasionally, if you didn’t go to Tartarus, you may receive a
phone call from one of your friends to invite you to go out on
Sundays. This won’t happen if there are restricted events scheduled
to happen on Sundays. Accepting this offer will automatically spend
your whole Sunday with that person. This will present a chance to
strengthen your relationship with a friend though you will still need
to go out with them during their regular schedules to increase the
rank of the Social Link.


Contacts that may call and invite you to go out on Sundays are the
following.

Chihiro, Yuko, Mitsuru, Yukari, Fuuka
Kazushi, Keisuke, Kenji, Bebe





|>>>>.................... MANAGING YOUR TIME ..................<<<<|
[SLK004]


Making the most out of your day is really important if you are
planning to max most of the social links. Planning ahead on what you
want to do play a great role in increasing your attributes to unlock
more Social Links. Doing side events correctly also helps on
increasing your attributes. Take note that when a friend invites you
during lunchtime to hang out with him/her afterschool, it will be an
instant rank up for the social link.

Also, lectures only happen once a day. That means that the choices
to Doze off or Stay awake or to answer questions will only happen
once per day.


Refer to the example schedule below:

L – Friend may invite you.

A - Lecture, give correct answer (+Charm); May happen in the
morning

AS – Visit Naganaki Shrine first, make some offering or check
fortune. (+Academics)
Go out with friend. (Rank Up)

E – Save, go out to the mall. At night you can either go to the Café
to increase your Charm or to the Karaoke Bar++ to increase your
courage.

LN - Study before going to Sleep.


.-------------------------------------------------------------------.
| ++ Karaoke Bar (Mandragora) is available from Mondays to Thursdays|
| only. |
.-------------------------------------------------------------------.


Or, when you’re tired, you can do the following:

AS - Visit Nurse’s office, agree to drink concoction* . (+Courage)
- Exit school, visit Naganaki Shrine, and make some offerings/
check fortune
- Return to school; go out with any of your friends to increase
level.

E - Visit Paulownia Mall and enter Café or Karaoke.

LN - Sleep early.**


.------------------------------------------------------------------.
| * After visiting the nurse, try relieving yourself in the |
| bathroom to have a chance to improve your condition. |
.------------------------------------------------------------------.

.------------------------------------------------------------------.
|** Don’t bother studying when you’re tired or sick. It will just |
| be a waste of time. |
.------------------------------------------------------------------.



Once you unlock Mutatsu (Strange Monk) social link, you can add him
to your Evening schedules.

As you can see, whether you have school or not, try to visit the
Shrine as much as possible. This will help you increase your
Academics faster than normal means. To make the most out of your
limited time, stick to one rule:

" Go out with school contacts during normal school days and go out
only with non-school contacts during Sundays or Holidays."
(Unless invited by school contacts)

Believe me, there are more than enough holidays and Sundays compared
to the normal school days so you don’t need to visit a non-school
contact when you should be going out with a friend from school.




|>>>>.................. ESTABLISHING SOCIAL LINKS* ..............<<<<|
[SLK005]



FOOL - SEES
"Shadow extermination group"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Automatic |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : None |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona : Susano- O |
| (Orpheus + Legion + Ose + Black Frost + Decarabia + Loki) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Basically since this link only increases during |
| certain story events, the story is tagged along the |
| main plot. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+



LOVERS - YUKARI TAKEBA
"Persona-user, junior. Popular and Bright."

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Max (LV6) Charm Level |
| Talk to her after Yakushima Island event |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Yukari’s Strap |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona : Cybele |
| (Suzaku + Atropos + Raphael/ Titania +Lilith + Metatron) |
| (Titania + Metatron + Kikuri-Hime/ Lilith + Metatron +Raphael) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Yukari joined SEES in order to discover something |
| out of her father’s death. She tells more about her |
| life, and how her mother is living at the present. |
| She can relate to the main character since they have |
| lost their parents. She found new meaning in life and|
| how to go on during her relationship with the main |
| character. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+



MAGICIAN - KENJI TOMOCHIKA (CLASSMATE)
"Classmate who likes older women"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Automatic. Very first school friend. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Handsome Choker |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Surt (Tchernobog + Nebiros ) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Kenji was the very first school friend the main |
| character met. He always talked about this teacher |
| in the school that he has his eye on. As things |
| started seem to go smoothly, the teacher he was in |
| love with decided to transfer. His heart was shattered|
| completely when he learns firsthand that the teacher |
| is going to be married. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+



EMPRESS - MITSURU KIRIJO
"Persona-user, Senior; Executive’s daughter"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Academics should be max (LV6) |
| Talk to her after the school trip to Kyoto event.|
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Motorcycle Key |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Alilat (Asura King + Susa-no-O) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: After the death of her father, she realized the great|
| responsibility tasked upon her shoulders. One of the |
| harsh realities is that she needs to marry someone |
| she doesn’t love or know just for the sake of the |
| company’s stabilization. After going out with the |
| main character and eventually falling for him, she |
| discovered what she needs to do and wanted to do |
| things by following her own will. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




CHARIOT - KAZUSHI MIYAMOTO (ATHLETIC TEAM)
"Strong-willed and dedicated athlete"
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Join any of the athletic teams (Kendo, Swim and |
| Track&Field); recruitment starts on 4/23. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Sports Tape |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Thor (Atropos + Throne) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Kaz is a very competitive athlete. He is dedicated to |
| his team and training. After the main character joins |
| the team and befriends him, he found a friendly rival.|
| One day, he accidentally twisted his leg, damaging it.|
| The main character has agreed to keep his secret so |
| that he can continue training. Apparently, he was |
| doing it to keep his promise for this young nephew |
| that had an accident. Later on, he eventually decided |
| to resign from training until he completely recovers. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




HIEROPHANT - MITSUKO AND BUNKINCHI (OLD COUPLE)
"Friendly bookstore owner, easy going."

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + Overhear conversation about the opening of a |
| bookstore on 4/25. |
| + Visit the bookstore, talk to the old couple. |
| Learn about the Persimmon Tree in the school yard.|
| + Return to school, examine the Persimmon Tree to |
| obtain the Persimmon Leaf. |
| + Go back to the old couple, give them the Persimmon|
| leaf. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Persimmon Fruit |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Kohryu (Genbu + Seiryuu + Suzaku +Byakko) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: This old couple runs the Used books bookstore in |
| Iwatodai. They have lost their only son in an |
| accident and were a teacher in Gekkoukan High before.|
| The Persimmon Tree growing in the open lot inside the|
| school meant so much for them since it was their son |
| that planted it there. The tree had to be cut down |
| however, to make way for a new school building |
| expansion. After getting many signatures to petition |
| for the tree not to be cut down, the old couple |
| decided to do it otherwise since they “don’t want to |
| deprive the next students of new learning |
| opportunities”. The main character helped them |
| realize this. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




HERMIT - MAYA (ONLINE GAME)
"Online gamer who likes chatting"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Receive the game “Innocent Sin” from Junpei on |
| the evening of 4/28 |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Screenshot Data |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Arahabaki |
| (Omoikane + Take-Minakata + Okuninushi + Kikuri-Hime) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Maya is an online friend that loves to chat and hang |
| out with the main character online. She often talks |
| about her stressful job as a teacher and openly |
| shares her troubles and all in her day’s work. |
| |
| When the admins of the game decided to have it closed|
| Maya left an everlasting memory of her relationship |
| with somebody she didn’t even met. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| |
| Side story: In the Social Rank with Maya, the online game, if you|
| pay really close attention to the conversations she |
| has with you at around lvl. 7-8. You can tell who she|
| is. Maya gives away a few facts that tell you exactly|
| who she is. First, she's a teacher. Second, she has a|
| superior called Mr. E. Third, she, this is the kicker|
| to tell you who she is, says she has fallen in love |
| with a student of hers and that his parents died ten |
| years ago and in the last couple of lines you read |
| she says "(charactername)-kun will fall in love with |
| me before the weekends over". Also she tells you she |
| teaches composition. If you piece all of this |
| together you get that her superior is Mr. Ekoda your |
| history teacher and that Maya is ta dah da-daaa |
| Ms. Toriumi. |
| |
| (Thanks to reader Larry J for this fun fact)|
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+



EMPEROR - HIDETOSHI ODAGIRI (STUDENT COUNCIL)
"Disciplinary Committee rep. Very serious"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Get Misturu’s invitation to be part of the |
| Student Council on 4/27 |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Odin (Surt + Atropos) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: <To follow> |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




JUSTICE CHIHIRO FUSHIMI (TREASURER)
"Shy student council treasurer"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Must be a member of the Student Council first. |
| Talk to her at least twice then ask her out. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Manga |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Melchizedek (Kikuri-Hime x Loki) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Chihiro may look like a girl that is afraid of males. |
| As the main character gets to know her, she slowly |
| overcomes her phobia against guys. She will be later |
| on accused of stealing the student council fund |
| entrusted to her. Her boyfriend (the main character) |
| helped her prove her innocence. Mitsuru, the student |
| council president called for them and even offered to |
| talk to the guy in her room but Chihiro bursted out in|
| opposition and confronted the teacher that she handed |
| the money too. Apparently, the forgetful old fart had |
| used the money but forgot to replace it. It cleared |
| her name and she had changed a lot from a timid, shy |
| girl to a caring, courageous girlfriend. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




MOON - NOZOMI SUEMITSU (GOURMET KING)
"Gourmet King, very choosy about food"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + Level 3 link with Magician (Kenji). Talk to |
| Kenji and he should mention about the Gourmet |
| King hanging around Paulownia Mall. |
| + Charm must be at Level 2 (Unpolished) |
| + Answer his short Quiz questions: |
| ~Chagall Café’s specialty? - Pheremone Coffee |
| ~Color of the Wild-Duck Burger Mascot – Green |
| ~Hagakure secret dish - Hagakure Dumplings |
| + Bring him an Odd Morsel found in Tartarus |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Gourmet License |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Sandalphon |
| (Garuda x Suzaku + Yata-Garasu + Gurr + Horus) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: An “expert” when comes to food, Nozomi tends to eat |
| his heart out whenever he feels like it. Nozomi is |
| also insecured about his late brother which is clearly|
| his opposite. He has this “cultist” belief about some |
| Paradise or something and somehow he scams people |
| money for such nonsense. After an argument with and |
| ended being saved by the main character, he realized |
| his wrong and what he can do to amend for it. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




DEVIL - PRESIDENT TANAKA (BUSINESSMAN)
"TV Personality who loves making money."

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + Level 4 S.Link with Maya. (Online Gamer) |
| + LV4 Charm (Smooth) |
| + 40,000 Yen (To be given on 3 separate days) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Thank You Letter |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Beelzebub |
| (Lilim + Vetala + Incubus +Succubus + Lilith* + Abaddon)|
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
| Tanaka is a TV entrepreneur that runs the home shopping|
| TV that airs during Sundays. Upon meeting the guy |
| and seeing that the main character has “potential” he |
| advised him to “invest” some yen for his business. |
| Eventually, the main character gained his acquaintance |
| and Tanaka started giving him business tips and advice |
| every time they met. Later on, Tanaka decided to donate|
| some of his money to less fortunate children and bid |
| farewell to the main character. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+

+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|*TIP: Lilith can only be created through Fusion and must be |
| unlocked by completing Elizabeth’s 51st request. |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+





HANGED MAN - MAIKO (GIRL IN THE SHRINE)
"Smart and Energetic 2nd Grader"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + Overhear conversation about the girl at the |
| shrine on 5/6 |
| + Talk to the girl in Nagasaki Shrine. |
| + Give her Weird Takoyaki (Buy from Octopia, in |
| Iwatodai) |
| + Give her Mad Bull (vending machine inside the |
| Dorm) |
| + Talk to her again the next day |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Bead Ring |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona : Attis |
| (Inugami +Take-Minakata + Orthrus +Vasuki + Ubelluris) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Maiko hangs out in the shrine everyday except |
| Sundays. She met and befriended the main character. |
| She told him about her family problems; that her |
| parents are divorcing. She decided to run away so her|
| parents would look for her. Her hysterical parents |
| did looked for her and with the help of the main |
| character, they found her. Her parents still got |
| divorced and she would need to move with her mother. |
| Before saying goodbye, she proposed to the main |
| character and wanted to marry him when she grows up. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




TEMPERANCE - BEBE (TRANSFER STUDENT)
"French exchange student that loves Japan"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| +LV3 Old Couple social link |
| + Visit home economics room in the school |
| + LV2 Academics |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Money Pouch |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona : Byakko (Surt + Barong) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
| Bebe transferred in Gekkoukan and was the only member |
| of the Fashion Club. The main character joins in (for |
| the sake of completing social links) and befriends |
| him. Later on, her aunt dies and his uncle wanted to |
| send him back to France. |
| |
| The main character helps him create a kimono to somehow|
| convince Bebe’s uncle to let him stay. Either way,Bebe |
| still leaves but promised to come back as soon as he |
| convinces his uncle. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+





STRENGTH - YUKO NISHIWAKI (TEAM MANAGER)
"Easy going but caring team manager"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + LV3 Chariot social link |
| + Ask her to walk home with you after training |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Kids’ Letter |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Siegfried (Atropos + Mother Harlot) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
| Yuko is a very caring team manager and classmate. One |
| day, she coached a group of 4th graders and helped them|
| win against some 6th graders bullying them, with the |
| help of the main character. Later on, she fell for him |
| and started talking about being a good mother and the |
| main character as a really good, caring father. She |
| decided to be an instructor and was studying hard ever |
| since. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




DEATH - PHAROS (MYSTERIOUS BOY)
"Mysterious, prophetic boy from your dreams"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Automatic |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : None |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Thanatos(Loa + Pale Rider + Samael + Mot + Alice)|
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
| Pharos is the very first one to greet the main |
| character on his way to the dorm. He appears |
| occasionally, mostly one week before the full moon to |
| warn the main character. He appears to be friend but |
| later disappears just before winter. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+





TOWER - MUTATSU (UNUSUAL MONK)
"Long-winded monk who looks like a gangster"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + LV5 Team Manager social link |
| + Visit Club escapade at night. Talk to him and learn |
| that you need to bring him booze to get his attention.|
| + Talk to the bartender downstairs. He will ask for your|
| help to get the orders of the customers and deliver |
| the drinks to them. |
| |
| Dancing Girl – Screwdriver |
| Dancing Guy – Oolong Tea |
| Sitting Girl at the back – Bloody Mary |
| Girl in front of the table - Margarita |
| + Talk to bartender again. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Reserve Tag |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Chi You (Ganesha + Saturnus + Seth) |
| (Suzaku + Abaddon + Saturnus) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Mutatsu is an old monk that you shouldn’t see in clubs|
| and bars. Apparently, he is just releasing his stress |
| from his very troublesome life. His family left him |
| and he is living alone as a monk. The main character |
| reminded him of his son and soon gained courage to |
| find his family and return to them. He decides to go |
| after them, apologize and attempt to reunite the |
| family again… |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+





STAR - MAMORU HAYASE (RIVAL ATHLETE)
"Star athlete who is undefeated"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + Join the tournament on 8/2 (automatic). Mamoru will |
| invite you to hang out with him. |
| + The next day, talk to him in Iwatodai Strip mall, |
| sitting on the bench |
| + Courage level must be at least LV4 or Tough |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Car Key |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Lucifer (Seth + Kikuri-Hime + Saturnus) |
| (Mother Harlot + Abaddon + Shiva) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: Mamoru is an undefeated athlete from a rival school. |
| He befriends the main character after meeting during |
| an inter-school tournament. He later reveals that he |
| belongs to poor family and his father has died due to |
| an accident He decided to work far from family to earn|
| money and support them. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




PRIESTESS - FUUKA YAMAGISHI
"Persona-user, junior; Quiet but kind"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + Max Courage (LV 6 or Badass) |
| + Find her before the stairs, just past her homeroom. |
| Talk to her and agree to try her cooking |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Special Item : ? |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona : |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+





FORTUNE - KEISUKE HIRAGA (CULTURAL CLUB)
"Symphatetic senior in the <Cultural> Club"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + Join any of the clubs (Art, Photography and Music) |
| on 6/17 |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Award Letter |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona : Norn (Clotho + Lachesis + Atropos) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
| Keisuke is a son of a doctor though he didn’t want to |
| become one. His father wanted him to quit from being a |
| member of a club. After getting the attention of the |
| judges in a recent contest, he was given the chance to |
| study abroad to fulfill his dreams. He later decides to|
| stay and become a doctor instead. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




SUN - AKINARI KAMIKI (DYING YOUNG MAN)
"Chronically Ill young man who looks sickly"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : |
| + LV 4 Social Link with Maiko |
| + Talk to him on Sunday and he will inform you that his |
| valued fountain pen is taken by a creature with “white|
| fur and red eyes”. |
| + Once you return to the dorm, talk to Koro. Obtain the |
| Red Fountain Pen from him |
| + Go back to the shrine on the next Sunday and talk to |
| Akinari to establish the social link |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : Worn Notebook |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona : Asura |
| (Yata-Garasu +Quetzalcoatl + Jatayu + Horus + Metatron +Vishnu)|
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
| Akinari is ill and he is taking medications just to |
| keep him alive. He has lost hope to live. After |
| befriending the main character, he learned to face what|
| is coming and decided to live his life with content. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+






JUDGEMENT - NYX ANNIHILATION TEAM
"The group of former SEES members that vowed to defeat Nyx"

+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Requisites : Automatic |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Special Item : None |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ultimate Persona: Messiah (Orpheus x Thanatos) |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Brief Story: |
| After learning that the world is going to an end and it|
| seemed to be inevitable, all SEES members have decided |
| to fight their fate. Driven by this new resolve, they |
| stood against destiny. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




+------------------------------------------------------------------+
| * Missing data for ultimate Arcanas/personas referenced from |
| Nekoshoujo’s Fusion Chart faq from Gamefaqs. |
| (http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/file/932312/44370) |
+------------------------------------------------------------------+










++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
ELIZABETH'S REQUEST ELR000
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++




These requests are the only sidequests available in the game.
Completing them will reward you with rare and powerful items/
equipment. Some requests have time restrictions/ deadlines while most
of them can be taken and completed anytime.

Requests come in different flavors. The time restricted requests can
be completed only within a certain amount of time, normally before the
next full moon comes. Most of them require you to collect items
dropped by shadows or obtain the old documents.

For requests that require you to collect item drops from Shadows, you
need to accept the request first; otherwise, those specific enemies
will just drop normal items. The opposite is true if you still haven’t
surrendered the collected items to Elizabeth to close the request.
Even if you have met your quota for that requested item, as long as
the request is still active, you will still continue to receive the
special item dropped by those enemies – which are pretty useless since
they don’t sell that much in shops.

The requests are not the verbatim of Elizabeth or how exactly you can
see it from the game. I took the liberty of summing it up to make it
easier to understand.




1. Retrieve (1) Beetle Shell from Grave Beetles in floors 6-15, 1st
block Thebel

Deadline : 05/08
Difficulty: XX
Reward : 12000 yen


TIP: Grave beetles are hard to find. But since enemies respawn, there
is always a chance to find them in the specified floors. Look for
those shadows that are glowing red/pink. Grave Beetles can be powerful
but they pack a bit more experience compared to the normal enemies you
face.

From the outside, they won’t look any different than ordinary shadows
so if you don’t really hunt them, you will have a hard time finding
them. Use Garu (wind) against it to win without any hassles. Defeating
them will not always guarantee that you will get a Beetle Shell, just
like Elizabeth requested but encountering them is better than none.



2. Retrieve the first old document in the top of Tartarus, 1st Block,
Thebel.

Deadline : 05/08
Difficulty: X
Reward : Bead Chain x1

TIP: You just need to get past through the guardian (Rampage Drive) of
this block by defeating it.

+--------------------
| (14F) Rampage Drive
| Exp: 210
|Item(s): Balm of Life
| +------------------------------------------+.
| This could be one tough boss. Make sure that you have the best |
| equipments you can afford at the moment. |
| |
| It will be hard to identify its weakness because it can nullify and|
| deflect physical attacks. Using Lightning attacks seems to deal |
| more damage to it than any other spells. Make sure to set Yukari as|
| your healer/support while have Junpei concentrate on attacking. |
| You could do either way. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+



3. Obtain Muscle Drink then give it to Elizabeth.

Deadline : NONE
Difficulty : X
Reward : Revival Bead x3

TIP: You can immediately complete this request since Muscle Drinks are
normal items in chests. If you don’t have it, you can buy it from the
Pharmacy inside the Paulownia Mall.



4. Defeat Phantom Mages on floors 17-24 of 2nd Block, Arqa and
retrieve (3) Old Lanterns

Deadline : 06/07
Difficulty: XX
Reward : 31,000 Yen

TIP: These are drops from uncommon enemies called Phantom Mages. They
usually by two’s and sometimes associated with other shadows. Just
hunt shadows down and you should be able to encounter them easily



5. Retrieve the second old document

Deadline : 06/07
Difficulty: X
Reward : Balm of Life (x1)

TIP: Like the first one, you need to defeat the guardian first which
is located in the 36th floor. The old document is four floors up, in
40F Arqa.


+------------------------
| (36F) BOSS: Change Relic
| Exp: 236 exp
| Item(s): Coin of Queen
| +---------------------------------------+.
| There is really no quick way to defeat this enemy. If you are around|
| LV16, you can endure most of its attacks. Its attacks are mostly |
| party based, which means it can target all party members most of the|
| time. |
| |
| As much as possible, try to equip a Persona with the skill Media. |
| Take care of the healing and recovery and force the other two guys |
| to attack the target. Akihiko will be the one to deal most damage |
| here because of his Persona’s Sonic Punch. Order Yukari to take care|
| of the healing as well. |
+---------------------------------------------------------------------+



6. Create Jack Frost with (healing skill) Dia.

Deadline : NONE
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : High-cut armor (x1)

TIP: It will be hard to create a Jack Frost at this moment. But if
you want to, you can combine Orpheus (register him first) and Forneus
to get a Jack Frost. Or you can try fusing Pixie and Unicorn as well.

There will be other combinations as well so take note of them. Note
that sometimes the skills carried over to the resulting Persona are
not always the same so you can always exit the screen and come back.




7. Defeat the Wealth Hand in the 1st Block, Thebel and retrieve (1)
Lead Medal

Deadline : NONE
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Toy Bow (x1)

TIP: This is a drop from a rare enemy, called the Wealth Hand. It is
found in Thebel but occasionally appears in the upper floors. Look
for those gold/yellow colored shadows.

Be wary though; they will run away and disappear once they see you.
It’s better to sneak from behind and attack them. These critters are
weak against physical attacks but do escape from battle as well.




8. Create a Valkyrie with the support skill, Tarukaja

Deadline : NONE
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Torn Black Cloth (to create Pale Rider)

TIP: You’ll need to combine any Priestess or Emperor personas with a
Hermit persona. At least one of them should carry the skill Tarukaja.
Note that it’s possible that the skill won’t be inherited on the
preview (resulting persona) screen so cancel, go back to the last
screen and press X to enter again. Do this over and over again to
shuffle the inherited skills until you get the preferred skill.



9. Defeat Bronze Dice on floors 41-46 of 2nd Block Arqa

Deadline : 07/06
Difficulty: XX
Reward : Sigma Drive

TIP: These are drops from those Bronze Dice enemies that are found in
the indicated floors. You won’t find them on floors 47+. Use Electric
attacks to get rid of them quickly.




10. Defeat the (red/strong) Lustful snakes in the 2nd block, Arqa and
retrieve (3) Snake Scales

Deadline: 07/06
Difficulty: XXX
Reward: 46,000 yen

TIP: This could be a bit trickier since you will need to find those
strong enemies (glowing pink) and defeat them. They are tough but give
a good amount of experience too. Use Ice attacks against them.




11. Retrieve the third old document.

Deadline : 07/06
Difficulty: X
Reward : Traesto Gem (x3)

TIP: Just like the first two old documents, these are located the
top floor of the previous blocks, you need to defeat the guardian
to proceed. This is on floor 64.


+-----------------------------
| (59F) BOSS: Intrepid Knight
| Exp: 508
| Item(s): Sword of Queen
| +----------------------------------+.
| This boss is quite tough, but since he has no elemental weakness or|
| strengths, pummel him with attack skills. As usual, order Yukari to|
| take care of healing/ support while the others are set to act |
| freely or Assign target. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+



12. Retrieve (1) Google-Eyed Idol

Deadline : None
Difficulty: X
Reward : Bladefist

TIP: The Google-Eyed idol can be acquired from the Antique Shop. Just
trade 2 Turquoises for it. These are normal enemy drops from Phantom
Mages.



13. Retrieve Shell of a Man

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Land Badge

TIP: Visit the laboratory in Gekkokan’s first floor and enter the
room. You will get the Anatomical Model. Surrender it to Elizabeth
to close the request.




14. Defeat the Treasure Hand in 2nd Block, Arqa and retrieve 1 Steel
Medal

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Spiked Bat

TIP: Like the wealth hand, this rare monster belongs to the same
family of golden, hand-shaped shadows. They appear occasionally on
any floors of the specified block and they will flee as soon as they
get sight of you. As usual, sneak up behind for the kill.




15. Create an Oberon (LV17+)

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XX
Reward : Coin of Knight (x3)

TIP: Oberon is an Emperor persona. That means you need to fuse any of
the following personas.

Magician + Justice/ Fortune/ Lovers
Empress + Justice
Hierophant + Chariot/ Fortune
Hermit + Fortune

Note that the available personas under those Arcanas should suffice in
creating an Oberon.

If your Student Council social link is high enough to get the
resulting Oberon to LV17, then that is good. Otherwise, you may need
to use him on your battles to level him up sufficiently.

If you don’t want to get Oberon via Fusion, it can be won as a reward
(Shuffle Time) during enemy encounters in the lower floors (40F+)



16. Retrieve 1 Shadow Shard from floors 65-68

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Scrub Brush

TIP: This item is really rare that you may need to visit the
specified floors more than once before getting it. Not to mention
that there are only four floors you need to search thoroughly and
they are located in between transporters.

The best thing to do is to finish the whole block first. In that
case, you will be able to activate all portals. To save time, clear
and search the whole four floors and then after that, return to the
entrance and do it again. Depending on your luck, this could take a
few tries or a hell lot of them.

Note that this rare item is not contained in a rare chest. (Yellow
chests)




17. Bring Elizabeth a song that is associated with your school
(Funky school music)

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Pleiades

TIP: Enter the PA room (just across your homeroom) and obtain the
Gekkoukan Boogie. Bring it to Elizabeth to complete the request.




18. Defeat Creation Relics on floors 65-77 of the 3rd Block, Yabbashah
to retrieve 5 Relic Fragments

Deadline : 08/05
Difficulty: X
Reward : Medical Powder (x5)

TIP: These enemies are weak to Mudo/ Darkness attacks. They are common
enemies so you can definitely get 5 fragments easily.




19. Defeat the (red-glowing) Wild Drives in the 3rd Block, Yabbasah
to retrieve 3 Greasy Gears

Deadline : 08/05
Difficulty: XX
Reward : 70,000 yen

TIP: Just like those other “strong” monsters, you can quickly spot
them since they are glowing red/pink. Be careful not to let your
guard down when facing these enemies. They can whack you up real
good if you’d let them. Use Zio/Electric attacks to defeat them
easily.




20. Retrieve the fourth old document

Deadline : 08/05
Difficulty: X
Reward : Balm of Life (x3)

TIP: Defeat the guardian on the 85th floor. Find the old document in
the 89th floor.


+-------------------------------
| (85F) BOSS: Fanatic Tower (x3)
| Exp: 628
| Item(s): Magic Mirror (x3)
| Repel: Lightning, Fire and Ice
| +-------------------------------+.
| Since this boss has no weakness, you may resort to just the basic |
| attacking. Just keep one of your characters take care of the |
| healing. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




21. Defeat the Supreme Hand in 3rd Block, Yabbashah and retrieve 1
Bronze Medal

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Steel Pipe

TIP: Just hunt down those yellow shadows and don’t let them escape.




22. Create Vetala with the Fire Skill, Maragi

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Sugar Key (King Frost)

TIP: Vetala is a Devil persona. So this time, you will need to fuse
the following Personas. At least one of the base/ fusion personas
should have Maragi. Just “refresh” the combination if you can’t
inherit the skill.

Chariot + Magician/ Empress
Magician + Chariot/ Hanged Man
Emperor + Justice
Lovers + Death
Tower + Strength/ Temperance



23. Create Orthus with the skill Dodge Slash

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Tigerhide Belt

TIP: Orthus is a Hanged Man persona. To get him, you need to fuse
any of the following personas, with the skill Dodge Slash.

Strength + Hanged Man/Moon/ Judgement
Fool / Emperor + Strength
Magician + Empress
Chariot + Devil
Hermit + Temperance




24. Defeat Shouting Tiaras on floors 102-113 of the 3rd Block
Habbashah to retrieve 5 Tiara’s Hair

Deadline : 09/04
Difficulty: X
Reward : Homunculus (x3)

TIP: Find them as normal enemies on the specified floors. Use Ice/
Bufu attacks to defeat them easily.




25. Defeat (red/strong) Champion Knights on the 3rd Block Yabbashah
to retrieve 4 Knight’s Reins.

Deadline : 09/04
Difficulty: XX
Reward : Six-Shot

TIP: Use wind attacks against these strong enemies.




26. Retrieve the 5th old Document

Deadline : 09/04
Difficulty: XX
Reward : 120,000 Yen

TIP: You need to defeat the guardian on 110F. The old document is
located @ the 114th floor.

+-----------------------------
| (110F) BOSS: Natural Dancer
| Exp: 1473
| Item(s): Cup of Queen (x1)
| Str: Fire
| Immune: Wind
| +-------------------------------+.
| This boss doesn’t have any particular weakness so you need to |
| attack it the old fashioned way. Using status effects on this boss |
| is quite effective. The only way you can win quicker is by using |
| and all out attack. Having Yukari (she is strong against wind |
| attacks) in this battle will help since she can withstand this boss|
| powerful attack and provide healing to the team as well. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+


27. Buy Elizabeth a Platinum Watch

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Aigis Armor LV3

TIP: Buy this watch from the Be Blue V accessory shop in Paulownia
Mall, beside the police station. Opens only during daytime. Discounts
on Sundays



28. Find a drink that shares Elizabeth’s name

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Aroundtight

TIP: Visit Port Island station. Go to its suburbs/ alley and enter
the shady bar downsairs. After some conversation you will receive the
drink named Queen Elizabeth. Bring it to her and complete the request.




29. Create Oumitsunu (LV33+)

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Machine Core (To create Nata-Taishi)

TIP: Oumitsunu is a Chariot-type persona. To get it, fuse any of the
following. If your rank with the Athletic Team social link is high
enough, you can get it easily to level 33 due to the bonus experience
the social link will provide.

Fool + Emperor/ Justice
Magician + Hermit
Priestess + Heirophant
Empress + Strength/ Hanged Man/ Tower
Emperor + Hierophant/ Lovers
Heirophant + Justice/ Hermit
Lovers + Chariot/ Justice
Hermit + Star
Fortune + moon




30. Retrieve 1 Homunculus

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XX
Reward : Mikazuki Munechika

TIP: If you still haven’t used up the Homunculus rewarded to you
after completing Request No. 24, then you shouldn’t worry about this.
If not, trade some from the antique shop. (Diamond + Sapphire).



31. Bring Elizabeth a beautiful tile.

Deadline : None
Difficulty:
Reward : Berserker’s Seal

TIP: Go back to Port Island alleys, where you obtained the Queen
Elizabeth drink. Enter the large building beside it instead. After
some conversation, obtain the Mahjong Tile. Bring it to Elizabeth
and voila! Mission complete.




32. Defeat the Opulent hand in 4th Block, Tziah and retrieve 1 Silver
Medal

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Bone

TIP: Same hunting and fighting strategy mentioned above.





33. Defeat Elegant Mothers on floors 126-138 of the 4th Block,
Tziah and obtain 5 Empress Masks.

Deadline : 10/03
Difficulty: X
Reward : Soma (x1)

TIP: Use Mudo/Darkness attacks or Zio/Electric to defeat these enemies.



34. Defeat Hakurou Mushas in the 4th Block, Tziah and obtain 3
Gold Hanguards.

Deadline : 10/03
Difficulty: XX
Reward : 200,000 yen

TIP: Use Light/ Hama attacks to defeat them easily



35. Retrieve the 6th Old Document

Deadline : 10/03
Difficulty: X
Reward : Bead (x5)

TIP: Defeat the guardian first on 135th floor then get the document
on the 139th Floor


+-----------------------------
| (135F) BOSS: Sleeping Table
| Exp: 2535
| Item(s): Megido Gem (x1)
| Str: Fire
| Null: Strike
| +-------------------------------+.
| Since this boss has no definite weakness, you will really need to |
| plan ahead when facing this boss. Having Mediarama (recover party |
| HP) or better will help a lot in this battle. |
| |
| In the start of the battle, it will cast status ailments such as |
| fear so make sure you have a good stock of Me Patra Gems. |
| |
| Later in the battle, once it has less than 50% HP left, it will use|
| Maragidyne (heavy fire damage/all) on every turn. Don’t bring in |
| members that are weak against fire. Junpei is a good selection here|
| since he is almost immune to this boss’ fire attacks. As long as |
| you keep your party’s HP at full every turn and they are on Full |
| Assault on the enemy, you can win this battle even with just three |
| members. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




36. Create Black Frost

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Wizard’s Mark

TIP: Black Frost is a fool. To get him, fuse the following. (Cross
Spread)

King Frost + Jack Frost + Pyro Jack + Queen Mab




37. Retrieve 1 Shadow Crystal from floors 140-163.

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Bust Stop Sign

TIP: Just like the Shadow Shard, you can only find the Shadow Crystal
on the specified floors. You may need to revisit and clear those
floors again if you didn’t get the Crystal on the first run. If you
are lucky, you can get two of them on the same floor but that is
really, really rare. You can sell the excess Shadow Crystal for
100,000 yen though.




38. Bring sushi to Elizabeth

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Sorcerer’s Mark

TIP: (Academic level should be LV6) Visit Naganaki Shrine. Checkout
the smaller altar near the big tree.

An old lady will approach you and after a small talk, you will obtain
the Inari Sushi. Bring it to Elizabeth to complete the request.




39. Defeat Wondrous Magi on floors 151-159 on the 4th Block Tziah
and retrieve 3 Gold Rings

Deadline : 11/02
Difficulty: XX
Reward : 340,000 yen

TIP: Use Agi/ Fire skills to defeat them easily.




40. Retrieve 2 Red Armor Plates by defeating Scarlet Turrets
(red/strong) in the 4th Block, Tziah

Deadline : 11/02
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Spirit Bracers

TIP: Use Zio/ Electric attacks to defeat these enemies.




41. Retrieve the 7th Old Document

Deadline : 11/02
Difficulty: X
Reward : Soma (x1)

TIP: Defeat the guardian located in 160F. Find the document on 164F


+----------------------------
| (160) BOSS: Mythical Gigas
| Exp: 3003
| Item(s): Wand of King
| Drain: Fire
| +---------------------------------+.
| This boss is all about physical attacks and it does excel on that.|
| Prepare to heal often. If you can spare an attack mirror or two, |
| that will be great as well. As usual, set one of your characters |
| as healer then the other two on Full Assault. |
| |
| Or, if your characters can withstand its attacks, order your team |
| on Full Assault then. It has a really good HP and def rating so |
| expect the battle to take a bit some time. |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+



42. Create Girimehkala

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Marionette (To create Nebiros)

TIP: This is a moon Persona. Fuse the following:

Gurr + Rangda + Vetala + Taraka (Cross Spread)



43. Create Daisojou

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Space Badge

TIP: Fuse the following personas: (Pentagon Spread only)

Mithra + Ara-Mitama + Kusi-Mitama + Saki-Mitama + Nigi-Mitama




44. Defeat Gracious Cupids on floors 181-190 on the 5th Block Harabah
to retrieve 6 Pink Feathers

Deadline : 12/01
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Berserker’s Seal

TIP: Use Strike Attacks against these enemies



45.Defeat (Red/Strong) Ruinous Idols to retrieve 3 Moon Tablets.

Deadline : 12/01
Difficulty: XX
Reward : Space Badge

TIP: Use Bufu/ Ice attacks against these enemies.




46. Retrieve the last old document.

Deadline : 12/01
Difficulty: X
Reward : 650,000

TIP: Defeat the block’s guardian @ 211F. The last old document is
located in 214F



+-----------------------------
| (211F) BOSS: Reckoning Dice
| Exp: 3336
| Item(s): Sword of King (x1)
|Null: Ice
| +---------------------------------+.
|From time to time, this boss will use attack/magic paling. Don’t |
|hesitate to take damage after it uses it, just to give it an opening|
|for your other team members to attack. |
| |
|It also uses Megido and other physical attacks. Though it does |
|medium-heavy damage to all your party members, just keep on healing |
|when needed and you should do fine. |
+--------------------------------------------------------------------+




47. Defeat Luxury Hands, in the 5th Block Harabah to retrieve 2
Gold Medals

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Rocket Punch

TIP: Apply the same strategies as before. This time, you need to get
two medals.



48. Create Alice with the Almighty Skill, Megido

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Lily Petal (To create Lilith)

TIP: Fuse the following to inherit the skill Megido. Make sure you
refresh the list when fusing until you get the desired skill.


Decarabia (Fool) + Principality (Justice) = Nata Taishi (with Megido)

Lilim + Pixie + Nata-Taishi + Narcissus = Alice with Megido




49. Defeat the Perpetual Sands on floors 202-210 of the 5th Block
Harabah and retrieve 3 Sands of Time

Deadline : 12/30
Difficulty: XXX
Reward : Charun’s Hammer

TIP: Use Physical attacks against these enemies.





50. Retrieve 3 Rainbow Hairs by defeating (red/strong) Daring Gigases
on the 5th Block, Harabah.

Deadline : 12/30
Difficulty: XX
Reward : Omega Drive

TIP: Weak vs. Garu/ Wind attacks.



51. Create Lilith with Mabufudyne

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Sacrificial Idol

TIP: This can be a little tricky. With all the four base personas
(Lilim, Vetala, Incubus, Succubus), none of them can learn Mabufudyne
innately. This means you need to create one of them via fusion and
inherit Mabufudyne from another persona. With the four base personas,
only Succubus can learn Mabufudyne.

Consider the following combinations for Succubus. One of the base
personas for Succubus SHOULD HAVE Mabufudyne.

Magician + Chariot Hanged Man
Empress + Chariot Death
Emperor + Justice
Lovers + Death
Strength + Tower
Hanged Man + Death
Temperance + Devil




52. Create Loki (LV63+)

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Masakados (to create Masakados)

TIP: Fuse Nandi + Saki-Mitama + Succubus or

Nrisinha + Nebiros + Quetzalcoatl

At this time, your Social Link for the Fool arcana should be maxed
already. If you are still a few levels short, bring him into battles
until he levels up sufficiently.




53. Retrieve 1 Bloody Button by defeating The Reaper.

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXXX
Reward : 5,000,000 Yen

TIP: I suggest to be at least level 70+ minimum before facing this
Shadow. The higher, the better. This enemy is still a threat even if
all your characters are at LV99. First tip, DO NOT USE MAGIC/ATTACK
MIRRORs. This will trigger the Reaper to use Megidolaon EVERY TURN.
Even with Mediarahan, that will pose a problem.

Next: Have a party member or two take care of the support/ healing.
When I battled the Reaper, my preferred party was Yukari, Mitsuru and
Aigis. Yukari is essential for healing/ reviving allies while Aigis’
party affecting support skills on Heal/Support mode helps a lot in
keeping the party afloat. You can replace Mitsuru with any strong
attacker you may have.

For the offensive, use MEGIDOLAON. This enemy has very strong damage
resistance and good evasion rate. Megido skills are almost always
accurate (96-99%) and has no attribute (sure to pierce through any
resistance) so this is your attack skill of choice.

Death is dangerous for having high level attacks, damaging spells and
instant death attacks. As long as you have a good supply of Homunculus,
you will be safe from these kinds of attacks

Don’t hesitate to use your rare consumables such as Balms of Life,
Soma, etc. You won’t need them in your last battles since you could
be strong as hell that you would laugh out at Nyx.



54. Defeat the Glorious Hands in the 6th Block Adamah to retrieve 3
Platinum Medals

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXX
Reward : Jack’s Gloves

TIP: Now you need to collect three of those medals. These enemies are
hard as ever but since you’ll need to clear Adamah before the final
battle, there will always be a good chance to find them along the way.



55. Defeat the Ultimate Opponent
(THIS MISSION WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE ON YOUR 2nd WALKTHROUGH)

Deadline : None
Difficulty: XXXXX
Reward : Omnipotent Orb

TIP: Climb up to the 10th floor of Monad ALONE. Find Elizabeth on the
top floor.


READER TIP (1):


Elizabeth is really anoying for various things

1-she continuosly changes her persona
2-when she gets low HP she uses diarahan
3-if you have a persona equiped with nul/repel/str she will do 9999
every time she feels anoyed
4-How does igor got stuck with pretty young Elizabeth?.....Well the
anoying part its Igors luck.

Maybe Philemon knows

Anyway, Its quite difficult to beat her, please have in mind that
you need to have LV99, then you should have HP999 and SP999. Then
the horrorific part, harvest the items form Messiah (judgement
max LV), you need the star shoes(120 evade Protagonist only) and
star armor (140 DEF protagonist only)

To be safe, you should enter battle with personas that dont
have weak/repel/nul/str (Kikuri-hime or Anubis) + your attackers
(Satan, Lucifer) and a extreme defense (Ananta, vishnu for their
mix raid, no damage for one turn)

IF you checked the Kouli FAQ, he tells that if you equip berserker
seal then what you should do is:

(She has 20000 HP)

1-Armageddon her ass
2-Use Soma or something that Heals SP
3- she will attack you and you should counter her
4- Armageddon her ass again.

This is nearly impossible

He is right in one thing, if her HP falls to 10000 then she will
use Diarahan only once so what i did was equip a short sword, try to
hit her two times (kikuri hime equiped with a very low stat) then
armageddon her, she will use diarahan, try to hit her again a
couple of times (Heal of course) and armageddon her again.

This was the only way i found to beat her and it took me a couple of
hours and a lot of luck

If she uses megidolaon then your screwed.


-- Courtesy of David G.



READER TIP (2):


Hi, I'd like to let you know that I think you can easily defeat the
ultimate opponent with Lucifer + Satan combo attack.

Although it's rather... cheap, it works. Since Armageddon deals
9999 at 100% accuracy


-- Courtesy of Skyscrapper




++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++
CREDITS CRD000
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++


+ Thanks to you for picking up this guide. I hope that this helped you
while playing the game.

+ Thanks to IGN for sending me the game and entrusting the task of
writing an exclusive.

+ Thanks to my family, friends and God for helping me keep up with my
very toxic life.

+ Thanks also to the other gaming sites that I frequently contribute
to.

+ Thanks also to the following readers:

Tidusnake^NFNT - For pointing out the erroneous data on the 144F
Boss location

David G. ------- For the detailed hint on how to defeat Elizabeth.

SkyScrapper ---- For the helpful tip on how to defeat Elizabeth in
the fastest way possible.

Joseph M. ------ For the tip on how to successfully hide from the
girls during the Hot Spring mini-event in Kyoto

johnnymoe88 ---- Correction of 7/10 answers

Eugenio T. ----- Correction of 10/13 and 10/15 answers

Larry J –------- Additional tips for defeating Nyx and some extra
info about Maya


CLOSING NOTES --------------------------------------------- CRD001


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