Persona 5 Royal Makoto Niijima (Priestess) Confidant Guide
Both Persona 5 and the definitive Persona 5 Royal have been praised throughout the years as one of the best JRPGs of all time, for their in-depth wealth of features and mechanics. One that was already part of the Persona franchise, but refined for 5, is its Social Link system - altered for Persona 5 Royal to be named the Confidant system.
Along with added bonuses in or outside of battle depending on which Confidant you're dealing with, levelling up the rank of these relationships treat you to each person's personal side story - with some as emotionally captivating as Persona 5 Royal's main story itself.
Each Confidant has ten levels, which are levelled up by earning points via correct dialogue choices outside of their story or spending time with them via a side activity. Some of these dialogue options unlock more than others, one wrong choice meaning you'll have to spend more time ranking up a Confidant's level. To make the best and most efficient use of your time, we're going to have this Persona 5 Royal confidant guide for Makoto Niijima (Priestess) go through the confidant's benefits, along with the best dialogue choices to make sure you rank it up as fast as possible.
Persona 5 Royal Confidant Guide - Makoto Niijima (Priestess)
Below, are the abilities that come with each rank and the benefits they bring.
|Allows you to see skills and potential item drops on the analysis screen.
|Black Belt Talk
|If negotiation with a martial arts-using Shadow fails, you can try again.
|Chance to perform a follow-up attack if Joker’s attack does not down the enemy.
|Chance to cure status ailments inflicted upon party members.
|Allows you to see Null, Repel, and Drain when highlighting a target in battle.
|Chance to withstand an otherwise fatal attack with 1 HP remaining.
|Chance to shield Joker from an otherwise fatal attack.
|Transforms her Persona into a mythological trickster.
|Second Awakening R
|Fuse with the mythological Trickster, awakening its true power.
Here are the best dialogue options during each part of the Confidant's story to get to the next rank. If you see more than one choice as the best option, that means you'll receive the same number of points no matter which you pick.
|Best Dialogue Option
|The red-light district next
|You’re very well informed
|That was dangerous
|Why is it called a salon?
|What kind of place is that?
|Couldn’t agree more
|You have the wrong idea
|You can change
|Sounds like you two get along
|That’s unlike you
|Don’t you have goals?/What about college?/What do you mean?
|Why do you use it?
|It’s an amazing goal
|He sounds suspicious
|I got this
|Try to reach out to her
|Love comes in many forms
|Don’t be so pushy/Back off/Here, have my number instead
|No, you’re being considerate/You worry too much/Probably a little
|Tell him you’re on a date
|Do you think he likes you/Does Eiko know about this?
|Probably a little/You watch too many soap operas/He’s definitely suspicious
|Who was their leader?/What gang was it?
|That’s a horrible story/He was a noble man
|That’s admirable/I’m sure he was happy
|Do you have an answer?/You can figure that out now
|I’m game if you are/Refuse her, please
|Of course/It’s the role I always hoped for
|He says that to all his girls/That’s how he ropes you in
|Get away from her!/Your fight’s with me/I’m calling the cops
|We should get out of here/Follow me
|That was the right move
|I’m a regular here/It’s a popular meeting spot
|You’ll find someone someday (Romance option)/I’ll be your study partner
|I do (Romance option)/That’s not what I meant
|I’d do anything for you/No big deal
|Are you stressing over exams?
|That sounds difficult
|What an admirable goal/Your father would be proud
|Just be careful, OK?
|What’s wrong?/Do you want to study?
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That's a wrap on the Persona 5 Royal Confidant guide for Makoto Niijima (Priestess)! To be sure you boost your Knowledge stat as quickly as possible, you should also check out the full list of Persona 5 Royal classroom answers and Crossword Puzzle answers.
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