Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Skill Guide

Skill Guide







Talking with characters in Danganronpa 2 during the Daily Life phase provides players with Hope Fragments, which can then be used to purchase skills. Before each trial, be sure to equip the appropriate skills to gain an advantage and reduce the difficulty of mini-games.



In addition, completely filling out report cards results in special character-specific skills. Those are listed below as well.



Regular Skills



Algorithm
  • Description: Increases the speed of memorizing a statement. Effective during the Nonstop Debate.
  • Requirement: 4 Hope Fragments



Ambidextrousness

  • Description: Allows you to lock on to two statements at once. Effective during the Panic Talk Action.
  • Requirement: 6 Hope Fragments



Attentive Influence

  • Description: Slightly increases the Influence Gauge. Effective during the class trial. Cannot be combined with Envious Influence.
  • Requirement: 4 Hope Fragments



Charisma

  • Description: Increases Influence Gauge recovery when correct answers are chosen. Effective when making choices or selecting a Truth Bullet.
  • Requirement: 6 Hope Fragments



Clock Up

  • Description: Effective during Logic Dive.
  • Requirement: 4 Hope Fragments



Cool and Composed

  • Description: Slightly steadies your aim. Effective during the Nonstop Debate. Cannot be combined with Tranquility.
  • Requirement: 4 Hope Fragments



Delusion

  • Description: The Influence Gauge recovers over time during concentration and Fever Time. Effective during the Nonstop Debate, the Hangman's Gambit, and the Panic Talk Action.
  • Requirement: 6 Hope Fragments



Downshift

  • Description: Improves your Hangman's Gambit and effectiveness during Nonstop Debate. Also, reduces your aiming speed. Cannot be combined with Upshift.
  • Requirement: 1 Hope Fragment



Excellent Blade

  • Description: Sharpness increases by 2. Effective during the Rebuttal Showdown. Cannot be combined with Fine Sword.
  • Requirement: 4 Hope Fragments



Extraordinary Focus

  • Description: Slightly increases the Focus Gauge. Effective during the class trial. Cannot be combined with Menacing Focus.
  • Requirement: 4 Hope Fragments



Fine Sword

  • Description: Sharpness increases by 5. Effective during the Rebuttal Showdown. Cannot be combined with Excellent Blade.
  • Requirement: 6 Hope Fragments



Lost in Thought

  • Description: Slightly increases the time limit for each phase. Effective during the class trial.
  • Requirement: 5 Hope Fragments



Maneuver

  • Description: Increases turning power. Effective during Logic Dive.
  • Requirement: 4 Hope Fragments



Moodmaker

  • Description: Easier to shift mood to you favor. Effective during Rebuttal Showdown.
  • Requirement: 6 Fragments



Moonsault

  • Description: Increases jumping power. Effective during Logic Dive.
  • Requirement: 2 Hope Fragments



Neural Liberation

  • Description: Focus Gauge decreases at a slower rate during concentration and Fever Time. Effective during the Nonstop Debate, the Hangman's Gambit, and the Panic Talk Action.
  • Requirement: 6 Hope Fragments



Trigger Happy

  • Description: Decrease delay between firing Truth Bullets. Effective during the Nonstop Debate and the Rebuttal Showdown.
  • Requirement: 5 Hope Fragments



Upshift

  • Description: Increases your aiming speed. Effective during the Nonstop Debate and the (Improved) Hangman's Gambit. Cannot be combined with Downshift.
  • Requirement: 1 Hope Fragment



Vocabulary

  • Description: Increases bullet capacity. Effective during the Panic Talk Action.
  • Requirement: 6 Hope Fragments



Report Card Skills



Auto Focus

  • Character: Mahiru Koizumi
  • Description: Automatically target the weak spot during concentration. Effective during the Nonstop Debate.



Cheat Code

  • Character: Chiaki Nanami
  • Description: The time limit doesn't decrease, even if you shoot a statement with the silencer. Effective during the Nonstop Debate. Cannot be combined with Infinity Unlimited Flame.



Envious Influence

  • Character: Sonia Nevermind
  • Description: Greatly increases Influence Gauge. Effective during the class trial. Cannot be combined with Attentive Influence.



Handiwork

  • Character: Kazuichi Soda
  • Description: Allows you to reload two bullets at once. Effective during the Panic Talk Action.



Infinity Unlimited Flame

  • Character: Gundham Tanaka
  • Description: Increases the power of your silencer. Effective during the Nonstop Debate. Cannot be combined with Cheat Code.



Lightning Flash

  • Character: Peko Pekoyama
  • Description: All counterattacks will become "raging". Effective during Rebuttal Showdown.



Peach Muscle

  • Character: Akane Omari
  • Description: Increases your Truth Bullet rate of fire. Effective during the Nonstop Debate and the Rebuttal Showdown.



Pivot Turn

  • Character: Hiyoko Saionji
  • Description: Erases all Dummy Panels. Effective during Closing Arguement.



Power of Life and Death

  • Character: Nekomaru Nidai
  • Description: Easier to push through an opponent's arguments. Effective during the Rebuttal Showdown.



Shred Guitar

  • Character: Ibuki Mioda
  • Description: Increases acceleration speed. Effective during Logic Dive.



Silent Massage

  • Character: Misan Tsumiki
  • Description: The Focus Gauge recovers at a faster rate. Effective during the Nonstop Debate, the Hangman's Gambit, and the Panic Talk Action.



Silver Spoon

  • Character: Fuyuhiko Kuzuryu
  • Description: Reduces damage to the Influence Gauge when you miss. Effective during the Class Trial.



Sting

  • Character: Byakuya Togami
  • Description: When you find Monocoins, you'll earn more than usual.



Tasting

  • Character: Teruteru Hanamura
  • Description: Reduces an argument to three statements or less. Effective during the Nonstop Debate and the Rebuttal Showdown.



Trance

  • Character: Nagito Komaeda
  • Description: Even low combos will increase the tempo. Effective during the Panic Talk Action.