ATLUS has released new information and screenshots for Persona 3 recharge featuring Aigis, Koromaru, Ken Amada and Shinjiro Aragaki, Velvet Room, facilities and network functionality.
Get the details below.
■ Specialized Extracurricular Implementation Team
Eigis (voiced by Dawn M. Bennett in English, Maaya Sakamoto in Japanese)
- Weapon: Firearms
- Unique person: palladium
- Specialization: Support, Drilling
- Theurgy: Orgy Mode
A mechanical fighter with firearms installed throughout her body.
His Theurgy deals heavy piercing damage to all enemies, regardless of their affinity. He will then enter automated Orgy Mode, boosting his attack and defense while acting on his own for three turns.
Aigis’ unique Persona is Palladion. In ancient Greece, this referred to a type of sacred statue intended to protect one’s hometown, in particular the statue of Athena that the Greeks stole from the Trojans.
Koromaru (voiced by Shinya Takahashi)
- Weapon: Dagger
- Unique person: Cerberus
- Specialization: Dark
- Theurgy: Hades Hound
An agile dog that fights with a dagger in its mouth. His unique Persona is Cerberus.
Specializes in dark attacks. His Theurgy, Hound of Hades, deals heavy dark damage to a single enemy, regardless of their affinity.
Koromaru’s unique Persona is Cerberus. In Greek mythology, he was known as the three-headed guardian dog of Tartarus. He served under Hades and watched over anyone attempting to enter or leave the land of the dead.
Ken Amada (voiced by Justine Lee in English, Megumi Ogata in Japanese)
- Weapon: Lance
- Unique person: Justice
- Specialization: Light
- Theurgy: Divine Retribution
A boy who uses a long spear to compensate for his short stature. His unique Person is Nemesis.
Specializes in light skills. His Theurgy, Divine Retribution, deals heavy light damage to an enemy regardless of their affinity.
Ken’s unique Persona is Nemesis. In Greek mythology, she was known as a goddess who embodied divine retribution for the sin of arrogance. However, she also had a different role: that of calming the gods who had become enraged.
Shinjiro Aragaki (voiced by Justice Slocum in English, Kazuya Nakai in Japanese)
- Weapon: Ax / Hammer
- Unique person: Beaver
- Specialization: Physical
- Theurgy: bleeding fury
A heavy hitter who wields large weapons such as battle axes and war hammers. The unique Person of him is Castor.
He specializes in physical abilities of all kinds. His Theurgy, Bleeding Fury, deals heavy damage to an enemy regardless of their affinity.
Shinjiro’s unique Persona is Castor. A hero from Greek mythology. He was the older brother of Polydeuces, but they had different fathers, which left Castor without his brother’s immortality. He was famous for his skill on horseback.
■ Velvet room
The Velvet Room is a special place that only the protagonist can enter.
Here, you can use Persona Fusion to combine the Personas you have obtained into new ones and record the current level of Personas you have trained in the Persona Compendium.
The Velvet Room is a mysterious place between dream and reality, mind and matter. Here, with the help of its residents Igor and Elizabeth, you can strengthen the Persona abilities that the Protagonist possesses. Persona Fusion is an invaluable tool to strengthen your capabilities and face the Dark Hour prepared.
Master of the Velvet Room: Igor (voice of Kirk Thornton in English, Bin Shimada in Japanese)
An old man with an unusually long nose and spindly limbs. As the master of the Velvet Room, he is the only one who can perform Persona fusions. He welcomes the protagonist as his “guest” and helps strengthen his Persona abilities.
Velvet Room Resident: Elizabeth (voiced by Tara Platt in English, Miyuki Sawashiro in Japanese)
A resident of the Velvet Room, who acts as an elevator operator and manages the records of the Protagonist’s Personas. After spending all of his time in the Velvet Room, he becomes very curious about the outside world and occasionally makes requests of the protagonist in hopes of learning more about it.
Fusion of people
Persona Fusion allows you to combine different Personas you have obtained to create new ones. There are multiple types of fusion, such as the Dyad fusion (which combines two Personas) and the Special Fusion (which combines 3 or more Personas). You can also use Search Fusion to check which Personas you can create with the ones you currently have.
Compendium of people
The personas you get from battle and fusion will be recorded in the Persona Compendium. Once a Person has been registered, you can summon them again by paying a monetary fee.
Conception of the person
Occasionally during Persona Fusion, the created Persona may come with an item. Level one of these Personas up to a certain point to receive it.
Sometimes Elizabeth will make requests of you to satisfy her curiosity about the outside world. These requests can range from fusing a specific Persona, finding a certain item, accompanying them to the outside world, and more. Completing these requests will earn you rewards, so she will find the effort worth it.
Port Island is home to shopping establishments such as Paulownia Mall, Iwatodai Strip Mall, and Tatsumi Port Island Station. You can buy items, work part-time and improve your skills here.
You might find new faces at places like Paulownia Mall, popular with young people, or Iwatodai Strip Mall, packed with delicious restaurants. Using these features to improve your social stats can lead you to meeting someone new.
Tatsumi Police Station
The police station located in Paulownia Mall also serves as a weapons store for your team. The resident officer, Kurosawa, is aware of the Dark Hour and VE, offering to help him in any way he can.
The pharmacy located in Paulownia Mall can be used to purchase recovery items that will surely come in handy in your exploration of Tartarus.
An antique store in Paulownia Mall owned by a Kirijo Group researcher. If you give her items you obtained through Tartarus or Persona Conception, she can craft special weapons or trade them for rare items.
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Visit the Spiritual Wellness Shop in Paulownia Mall to help your party members remember skills they’ve forgotten, useful when you need to change your battle strategies.
■ Network functionality
Turning on networking features will allow you to see what other players choose to do after school, at night, during class, and more. When you’re not sure how to spend your time, try referring to this for a clue.