Persona 5 Royal Confidant Guide: Justice (Goro Akechi)

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*Values highlighted in red are optimal choices.
* All values are with a Persona of the same Arcana in your possession.

Benefits:

Rank Ability Description
2 Sleuthing Instinct Chance to reveal one enemy affinity at the start of battle.
4 Smooth Talk If negotiation with a god-like Shadow fails, you can try again.
6 Sleuthing Mastery Chance to reveal all of one enemy’s affinities at the start of battle.
6 Follow Up Chance to perform a follow-up attack if Joker’s attack does not down the enemy.
7 Harisen Recovery Chance to cure status ailments inflicted upon party members.
MAX Endure Chance to withstand an otherwise fatal attack with 1 HP remaining.
MAX Protect Chance to shield Joker from an otherwise fatal attack.
ROYAL Second Awakening R Fuse with the mythological Trickster, awakening its true power.

Rank 2

Response 1 You always seem so busy. +2 Do you have no friends? +0
Response 2 Is that your win? +0 Not bad. +0
Response 3 Shoot very carefully. +2 I’ll go for a power shot. +2
Response 4 You used your right hand. +0 …Aren’t you left-handed? +0
Response 5 Maybe i’ll be a detective. +2 No holding back next time. +2 I see a lot of things. +3
Followup Sure. +0 I’ll think about it. +0 As rivals? +2

 

Rank 3

Level 3 Charm Required

Response 1 Got a sweet tooth, huh? +0 Come here often? +0
Response 2 Should’ve figured. +3 Your life must be so hard. +2 I can shoo them away… +0
Response 3 You’ve done nothing wrong. +0 Why the rush? +0
Response 4 How about we find out? +0 Come here a sec. +0
Response 5 You looked great. +0 It was a necessary evil. +0 I should’ve taken a picture. +0
Followup That was careless, huh? +0 Wasn’t it fun? +2 I can always dress you up again.

 

Rank 4

Response 1 What kind of place is this? +0 This looks shady… +0
Response 2 Do they have coffee? +2 But I’m underage. +0 Now this is my kind of club. +3
Response 3 Any recommendations? +3 Anything’s fine by me. +2 An ice-cold beer for me. +0
Response 4 It’s a great place. +2 I feel a bit nervous. +0
Response 5 A run-down cafe. +0 A shop with great coffee. +0 I live there, actually. +0
Response 6 Pretty frequently. +3 I can use a microwave. +3 All I need is curry. +2
Followup What are you talking about? +0 I kinda get it. +2 You really are having fun. +0

 

Rank 5

Response 1 All the time. +0 I’m not great at them. +0 Have you played any? +0
Response 2 Are you used to gunplay? +2 You took that seriously, huh. +0
Response 3 You wanted to be a hero? +3 Very interesting. +2 Hard to imagine. +0
Response 4 Sticking to your justice. +0 Doing what people want. +0 Neither, really. +0
Followup You did fine. +2 You’ve got a long way to go. +2 You were getting cocky. +2

 

Rank 6

Response 1 So relaxing… +2 Seeing you here is weird. +0 A while, huh? +3
Response 2 That was horrible of her. +0 … You’ve been through a lot. +2
Response 3 This is nothing. +3 I’ll stay until you’re ready. +3 Are YOU okay? +2
Response 4 Same. +3 I’m just fine. +0 Guess I win. +2
Response 5 Because we get along. +2 Because we’re similar. +2
Response 6 I think you’re right. +3 I don’t know about that. +0 Can I put my clothes on? +2
Followup True. +0 They’d probably love it. +0 My bad, I guess. +2

 

Rank 7

Level 4 Knowledge Required

Response 1 Yeah, it’s convoluted. +2 That’s why it’s so fun. +3
Response 2 The psychotic breakdowns. +0 What’re you getting at? +0
Response 3 I’ve made up my mind. +0 I won’t miss my shot. +0
Response 4 It’s thanks to you. +2 I couldn’t let myself lose. +3
Response 5 But we’re teammates now. +0 Wnat to join us? +0
Response 6 I’ll think about it. +0 I’m not doing that. +0 You’re my rival. +0
Followup Do I? +0 I don’t know. +0 We’re rivals, aren’t we? +2

 

Rank 8

 

Response 1 What’d you want to discuss? +0 Why are we in Mementos? +0
Response 2 I thought you meant in pool. +0 You want to fight? +0 But why, though? +0
Response 3 All right. +0 Let’s do this. +0
Response 4 Are you satisfied? +0 Was that all you got? +0 Do you want to keep going? +0
Response 5 I’d say the same for you. +0 The feeling mutual. +0
Response 6 I definitely wouldn’t lose. +3 I don’t know. +0 Probably. +0
Response 7 Same here. +0 Really hate losing, don’t you. +3
Response 8 I accept. +0 Let me think about it. +0

Rank 9 – MAX

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