Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Full version/ walkthrough

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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: [email protected]

                    <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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    | 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.





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     |  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  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------





     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  4/20                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------





     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.



      -------.                                                   ------

     |  4/23                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  4/26                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)                  |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  4/27                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  4/28                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  4/29                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  4/30                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 |

     --------------------

     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

     --------------------

     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

     --------------------

     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  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/2                                                   /  SAT  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/4                                                   /  MON  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/5                                                   /  TUE  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/6                                                   /  WED  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------





     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/7                                                   /  THU  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/8                                                   /  FRI  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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;





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/9                      FULL MOON                    /  SAT  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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

     ----------------

     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/10                                                  /  SUN  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------





     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/11                                                  /  MON  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/12                                                  /  TUE  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/13                                                  /  WED  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/14                                                  /  THU  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                                                   |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/15                                                  /  FRI  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/16                                                  /  SAT  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Akihiko

     AN - Lecture

     AS - Free time, so do whatever you like.

     PM - Free time as well.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/17                                                  /  SUN  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/18                  MIDTERM EXAMS                   /  MON  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                                        |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/23              LAST DAY OF THE EXAMS               /  MON  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/24                                                  /  TUE  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/25                                                  /  MON  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/26                                                  /  TUE  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/27                                                  /  WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/28                                                  /  THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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                                                          |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/29                                                  /  FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/30                                                  /  SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  5/31                                                  /  SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/1                                                   /  MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/2                                                   /  TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Yukari

     AM - Lecture. Stay awake or Doze off.

     LT - Invitations from some friends.

     AS - Free time!





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/3                                                   /  WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Junpei

     AM - Lecture. Stay awake or Doze off.

     LT - Invitations from some friends.

     AS - Free time!





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/4                                                   /  THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Yukari

     AM - Lecture. Stay awake or Doze off.

     AS - Free time!

     PM - Decide what you want to do.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/5                                                   /  FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/6                                                   /  SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/6                                                   /  SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/8                      FULL MOON                    /  MON  |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/9                                                   /  TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/10                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/11                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/12                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/13                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/14                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/15                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/16                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.   |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/17                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/18                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/19                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time! (Just your typical school day)

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/20                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/21                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/22                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/23                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation about a Revenge Request Website.

     AS - Free time.

     PM - Scene with Aki and Shinjiro; Do whatever you like after that.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/24                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                                                             |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/25                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                               |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/26                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free Time (Nothing special)

     PM - Go out to the mall or visit Tartarus





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/27                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/28                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/29                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  6/30                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free Time

     PM - Free time

     DH - Visit from Pharos. Warning about the coming full moon.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/1                                                   /  WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/2                                                   /  THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free Time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/3                                                   /  FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation

     AM - Lecture; Choose first option to answer the question correctly.

          (+Charm)

     AS - Free Time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/4                                                   /  SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/5                                                   /  SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time if you don’t have plans with any of your friends.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/6                                                   /  MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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













      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/7                        FULL MOON                   /  TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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











      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/8                                                   /  WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.











      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/9                                                   /  THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/10                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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;







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/11                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/12                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/13                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/14                      FINAL EXAMS                  / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/18                  LAST DAY OF EXAMS                / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/19                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/20                   TRIP TO YAKUSHIMA               / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/21                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/22                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/23                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/24                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                    |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/25                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/26                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/27          SPECIAL TRAINING FOR ATHLETIC TEAM       / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Training*

     PM - Free time



     This routine goes on until Saturday. I suggest to take time to

     increase your attributes during the evening.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/28                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Training

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/29                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/30                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  7/31                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Training

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/1                  LAST DAY OF TRAINING              / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Training

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/2                    REGIONAL TOURNAMENT             / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/3                                                    / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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!





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/4                                                    / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/5                                                    / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                           |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/6                        FULL MOON                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------





     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/7                                                    / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time; Can’t go to Tartarus for tonight.

     DH - Pharos will visit you again; (+1 Death Arcana)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/8                                                    / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                               |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/9                                                    / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/10               START OF SUMMER CLASSES             / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - First day of summer classes; this will go on for one week

     PM - Free time



     Same routine goes on until the 15th.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/10               LAST DAY OF SUMMER CLASSES          / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/16                   SUMMER FESTIVAL                 / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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 ;))





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/17                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/18                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/19                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/20                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Scene with Junpei and that weird Gothic Lolita  from Stregga.

          Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/21                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/22                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/23                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/24                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/25                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/26                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/27                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/28                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/29                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/30                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  8/31                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Scene again with Junpei and Chidori.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/1                START OF 2ND SEMESTER               / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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!





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/2                                                    / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/3                                                    / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Mitsuru

     AS - Free time.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/4                                                    / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Junpei.

     AS - Scene with Junpei and Chidori. Free time.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/5                      FULL MOON                     / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.”





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/6                                                    / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/7                                                    / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Yukari

     AS - Free time.

     PM - Sempais are not  around. Can’t go to Tartarus yet.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/8                                                    / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Scene again at the hospital. Free time.

     PM - Sempais are still not  around. Can’t go to Tartarus yet.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/9                                                    / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Junpei.

     AS - Free time

     PM - Sempais are still not around. Can’t go to Tartarus yet.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/10                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/11                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Yukari

     AM - Lecture; 3rd answer (+charm)

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/12                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/13                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/14                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/15                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                                |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/16                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation that Yukari will be dressing as maid in the

          Festival.

     AS - Free time.

     PM - Free time.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/17                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation about the typhoon again.

     AS - Free time.

     PM - Free time.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/18                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/21                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/22                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/23                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time







      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/24                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/25                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/26                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/27                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/28                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/29                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                                                          |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  9/30                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Junpei

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/1                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation

     AM - Lecture; Stay awake or doze off

     AN - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/2                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/3                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/4                       FULL MOON                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.                                              |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/5                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/6                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/7                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/8                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/9                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Mitsuru

     AM - Lecture

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/10                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/11                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free Time (You might consider visiting the Dying young man)

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/12                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/13                 MID-TERM EXAMS                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------





     EM - Second Semester, Midterm Exams begins and will last for 5 days.

     AM - Choose 1st answer





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/14                                                  / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Choose 1st answer





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/15                                                  / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Choose 2nd answer





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/16                                                  / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Choose 3rd answer





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/17                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/18                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/19                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/20                                                  / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/21                                                  / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - conversation with Fuuka

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/22                                                  / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/23                                                  / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/24                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Scene with Yukari and Mitsuru; Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/25                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free Time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/26                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AN - Lecture; Choose 2nd answer

     AS - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/27                                                  / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation, about the rise of the Lost again.

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time

     DH - Visit from Pharos.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/28                                                  / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/29                                                  / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Lecture; Choose 3rd answer

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/30                                                  / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  10/31                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Yukari

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/1                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free Time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/2                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Fuuka

     AS - Free time

     PM - Scene with the team. Your Fool Arcana will increase. Free  time.

          SAVE!





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/3                      FULL MOON                    / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/4                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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...





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/5                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/6                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Scene with Junpei and Chidori. Free Time.

     PM - Receive a call from Elizabeth, stating that the new block is

          open in Tartarus.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/7                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/8                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/9                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/10                                                  / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Yukari. Learn that Mitsuru will be coming

          back today.

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/11                                                  / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear the conversation about Ryoji.

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/12                                                  / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Lecture; Choose the 1st option to answer the question correctly.

          (+Charm)

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/13                                                  / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation about the trip to Kyoto

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/14                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Scene with Yukari and Mitsuru. You have your free time after

          that.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/15                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/16                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Overhear conversation about the school trip the next day

     AM - Lecture; Stay awake or Doze off.

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/17               SCHOOL TRIP TO KYOTO               / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     PM - Talk to everybody if you want. Otherwise, find your room in the

          2nd floor, in the end of the hallway.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/18                                                  / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/19                                                  / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/20                                                  / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/21                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/22                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/23                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/24                                                  / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Career experience will last for 4 days. The game will

          automatically skip the days.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/27                                                  / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/28                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Scene with the team and Junpei. The Fool arcana will increase

          by one point. After that.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/29                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  11/30                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Lecture; 3rd answer (+charm)

     AS - Free time

     PM - Further conversations with the team





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/1                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free timeFree time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/2                      FULL MOON                    / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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…





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/3                                                   / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/4                                                   / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/5                                                   / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/6                                                   / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/7                                                   / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - conversation with Yukari

     AM - Lecture; Reminder of the coming exams next Monday.

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/8                                                   / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Fuuka.

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/9                                                   / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     EM - Conversation with Aki.

     AM - Lecture; Stay awake or Doze off

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/10                                                  / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/11                                                  / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AN - Lecture; Choose first answer. (+ Charm)

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/12                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AM - Lecture

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time



     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.

     | 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.                |

     .-------------------------------------------------------------------.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/13                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time (unless you have plans with somebody)

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/14             SEcOND SEMESTER FINALS               / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/19                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



    *Exams end today

     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/20                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Conversation between Mitsuru and Yukari; Free time after that

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/21                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/22                                                  / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/23                                                  / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Today is a holiday. No school for today. Free time. You will

          also see a scene between Aki and Ken.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/24                 CHRISTMAS EVE                    / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/25                   CHRISTMAS                      / FRI |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     AS - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/26                                                  / SAT |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/27                                                  / SUN |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Start of winter vacation. You will also see scene between Fuuka

          and Junpei. Free Time after that.

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/28                                                  / MON |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.)





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/29                                                  / TUE |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     DT - Free time

     PM - Free time





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/30                                                  / WED |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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.





      -------.                                                   ------

     |  12/31                    FULL MOON                     / THU |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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

     ---------------------------

     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

     --------------------

     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 |

      -----------------------------------------------------------------



     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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