Persona 5 Royal Shinya Oda (Tower) Confidant Guide

Persona 5 Royal Shinya Oda (Tower) Confidant Guide
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Ben Williams

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27th Oct 2022 18:17

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 Shinya Oda (Tower) 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 Shinya Oda (Tower) Confidant Guide

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Below, are the abilities that come with each rank and the benefits they bring.

Rank Ability Benefit
1 Down Shot Allows you to knock down an enemy with a special shot once per infiltration.
2 Bullet Hail Chance to enter a gun-based All-out Attack after a successful ambush.
3 Warning Shot Able to scare enemies in negotiation to make it easier to obtain a Persona.
5 Laced Bullets Increases the success rate of an ailment-inflicting gunshot.
6 Cheap Shot Allows you to use Down Shot three times per infiltration.
8 Electric Slug Increases the damage inflicted by Bullet Hail.
MAX Oda Special Allows Joker’s gun attacks to ignore resistances and hit the enemy.

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. 

Rank Best Dialogue Option
1 Call me when it’s game time
2 Don’t compare me to you
  What a rude employee
  Do you admire them?
  So do I/I’ll let them know
  I’ll work hard/So then I can beat you?
3 Did something happen?/Let’s go eat/Are you fasting?
  OK/I’m not down with that/Let me think about it
  Are they bullying you?/Sounds like fun?/You shouldn’t waste food
  That’s the spirit
  Sure
4 Yeah, you tell him!
  Get your revenge
5 It was pretty weird/He must’ve rigged it
  I’m sure you can do it
  You need a new strategy
  I’ll be cheering you on/Think you can take him?
6 I can pay for myself/If you insist/Do you have enough?
  You should return the money/You’re acting like one
  I believe in you
  Not at all
  Of course I won’t
7 I haven’t done anything/Calm down/Bad influence?
  Take it easy on him/Think about his feelings
  Bring it on, lady/I haven’t done anything/That wouldn’t be good
  What’s your mom’s name?/Tell me about your mom
8 No, she’s not/Is that what you think?
  Believe in them
  Is that too much for you?/Way to step up
  Let’s save her/That’s admirable
9 I’m glad to hear that
  No, that makes sense/It means you’ve matured
  He wants to win at all costs
  Your wish came true/You really think It was them?/You did a great job too
MAX Thanks to my teacher.
  You made things right/You made new friends
  I’ll let you in/Ask them yourself

That's a wrap on the Persona 5 Royal Confidant guide for Shinya Oda (Tower)! 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

For even more Persona 5 guides, you can be sure to find them right here at GGRecon.

Ben Williams
About the author
Ben Williams
Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. Alongside his BA (Hons) in Business Management is a wealth of gaming and entertainment writing experience, having previously occupied roles as a Copywriter in e-commerce at Overclockers and Guides & SEO Writer at GameByte and FragHero. When not whipping up guides and reviews, Ben’ll be off playing the latest Pokemon games, Overwatch 2, Spider-Man, The Witcher, and Final Fantasy - all before reading manga and listening to Ice Nine Kills.
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