Persona 5 Confidant Guide – Hifumi, Ichiko, Ichiko, and Tae 4

The cast of Persona 5 is filled with a wide array of ladies for you to interact with, each with their own stories and problems they need to overcome. Spending your time with these ladies will not only boost your social links, allowing for bonuses such as item discounts to be unlocked but it’ll also allow you to become romantically involved them. When you’re not busy studying for exams or trying to manage that Big Bang Burger challenge, here’s a guide to winning the hearts of all the dateable female confidants outside your main party.

For other Confidants, please see all the guides on offer:

Please note, while we try to avoid major spoilers, due to the nature of the guide, there are minor spoilers, so please keep this in mind when utilizing the guide.

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Hifumi Togo Confidant Relationship Guide – Star (XVIII)

Hifumi Togo is a Shogi genius and will help boost up your tactical choices in combat. Upgrading the rank with Togo will give some powerful combat abilities including the option to swap out party members during battle on the fly.

Can Be Found At: The church at Kanda at night. The location will unlock though story events later in the game after 6/25.

Potential Gifts: Black Book Cover (Shibuya Underground Mall), Sakura Design Fan (Shibuya Underground Mall), Matcha Pudding (Shibuya Underground Mall), Rakugo Classical Works (Shibuya Underground Mall), High-Class Fragrance Gift Package (Shibuya Underground Mall)

Rank 1:

  • You will need at least charm rank 3 (suave) to start the conversation.
  • Unlock: Koma Sabaki (Lets you swap out party members on Jokers turn)

Rank 2:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “That’s interesting.” +2
  • Choice 3: “But you don’t want to, right?” +2
  • Bonus: Knowledge Up

Rank 3:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Describes you perfectly.” +2
  • Choice 2: “Having a difficult time?” +2
  • Unlock: Uchikomi (Allows for the chance of your non-present allies to drop in for an attack when you down an enemy)
  • Bonus: Knowledge Up

Rank 4

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “I didn’t mind.” +2 / “Must’ve been the katsu curry.” +2
  • Choice 2: “They’re cool.” +2
  • Bonus: Knowledge Up
  • Unlock: Book Town location.

Rank 5:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “She’s scary.” +2
  • Choice 2: “You should stop then.” +2
  • Unlock: Kakoi Kuzushi (Gives you the option to attempt an escape when surrounded by enemies)
  • Bonus: Knowledge Up

Rank 6:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Is that frustrating?” +2
  • Choice 2: “Do what you love.” +2 / “Do you still like shogi?” +2
  • Unlock: Sky Tower Location
  • Bonus: Knowledge Up

Rank 7:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “It may all come down to luck.” +3 / “That’s almost a relief.” +2
  • Choice 2: “I believe in you.” +3 / “Give it your all.” +2
  • Unlock: Narikin (Chance to get double money if you win a battle in one full party turn after an ambush)
  • Bonus: Knowledge Up

Rank 8:

  • Requires knowledge rank 5 (erudite)
  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “That won’t work.” +2
  • Complete the Upstaging the Stage Mother side quest, then return to Hifumi:
  • Choice 1: “I’m glad her heart changed.” +3 / “Maybe…” +2
  • Bonus: Knowledge Up
  • Unlocks: Mementos request “Upstaging the Stage Mother”

Rank 9:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “A very queenly decision.” +3
  • Choice 2:
    Romance – “I want to stay by your side.”
    Friendship – “I want to become stronger.”
  • Choice 3:
    Romance – “I want us to date.”
    Friendship – “We’ll be friends forever.”
  • Unlock: Touryou (Removes the need to wait to escape a battle)

Rank 10:

  • Conversation choices of note: irrelevant as all choices will give the same outcome
  • Unlock: Togo System (Allows you to switch party members during any party members turn)

Persona 5 Confidant Guide – Hifumi, Ichiko, Ichiko, and Tae

Ichiko Ohya Confidant Relationship Guide – Le Diable – XV (Devil)

Ichiko Ohya is a news reporter is a news reporter looking for her next big story. By selling information about the phantom thieves, Ichiko Ohya’s scoops can lower the increase of the alert meter when you’re sighted inside of a palace.

Can Be Found At: the Crossroads Bar in Shinjuku at night.

Potential Gifts: Rustic Fountain Pen (Shinjuku General Store), Tabletop Cactus (Shibuya Underground Mall), Sakura Design Fan (Shibuya Underground Mall), Black Mug (Shinjuku General Store), High-Class Fragrance Gift Package (Shibuya Underground Mall), Matcha Pudding (Shibuya Underground Mall)

Rank 1:

  • Unlock: Rumor-filled Scoop (Palace alerts will not increase as quickly when discovered)

Rank 2:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Mishima might…” +2
  • Choice 3: “It’s for the article.” +2
  • Bonus: Charm Up

Rank 3:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “You shouldn’t make assumptions.” +2
  • Choice 4: “Was she falsely accused?” +2
  • Bonus: Charm Up

Rank 4

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: Both worth +2
  • Unlock: Shocking Scoop (improves Rumor-filled Scoop ability)
  • Bonus: Charm Up

Rank 5:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 4: “That’s unforgivable.” +3 / “That sounds like defamation.” +2
  • Bonus: Charm Up

Rank 6:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “He must not like you.” +2
  • Choice 3: “You should trust in her.” +2
  • Choice 4: “You’re a great journalist.” +2 / “That’s the spirit.” +2
  • Bonus: Charm Up

Rank 7:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “Let’s think of another way.” +3 / “Don’t let him provoke you.” +3 / “Calm down.” +2
  • Choice 3: “You’re charming as you are.” +3 / “You should work on that.” +2
  • Unlock: Outrageous Scoop (further improves Rumor-filled Scoop ability)
  • Bonus: Charm Up

Rank 8:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “You seem tired.” +2
  • After this a sidequest / request for Mementos is unlocked: Fighting for Truth in Journalism.
  • Unlocks: Mementos request “Fighting for Truth in Journalism”
  • Bonus: Charm Up

Rank 9:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “You’re not giving up, are you?” +2
  • Choice 3: “I can’t leave you.” +3 / “I want to help.” +3
  • Choice 5:
    Romance – “I took it seriously.”
    Friendship – “I didn’t take it seriously.”
  • Choice 5:
    Romance – “I love you, Ichiko.”
    Friendship – “I’m just kidding.”

Rank 10:

  • Conversation choices of note: irrelevant as all choices will give the same outcome
  • Unlock: Legendary Scoop (Palace security level increases will not increase)

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Tae Takemi Confidant Relationship Guide – Death (XIII) 

Potentially one of the most useful Confidants outside the core group of characters, as she will supply you with some useful healing items you can purchase. Also as you rank her up, the availability and price will only get better.

Can Be Found At: The Clinic near Leblanc, but the relationship will only advance during daytime hours.

Potential Gifts: Tabletop Cactus (Shibuya Underground Mall), Truffle Chocolate (Shibuya Underground Mall), Sakura Design Fan (Shibuya Underground Mall), Classical Works (Shibuya Underground Mall), Custard Cake (Shibuya Underground Mall), Black Mug (Shinjuku General Store)

Rank 1:

  • After 4/18, visit the Clinic near LeBlanc Cafe and talk to her to start this cooperation.
  • Unlock: Rejuvenation (increases the range of healing items in the store)

Rank 2:

  • Requires guts rank 2 (bold)
  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “I have a bad heart.” +2
  • Choice 2: “I agree.” +2

Rank 3:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 3: “I don’t mind.” +2 / “I need the medicine.” +2
  • Unlock: Sterilization (adds even more items to clinic store)

Rank 4

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Dr. Takemi will help.” +2
  • Choice 2: “You seem happy.” +3 / “You’re so kind.” +2 / “Why free?” +2

Rank 5:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 3: “That’s good.” +3 / “When will it be done?” +2
  • Unlock: Immunization (adds support items to Clinic store)

Rank 6:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 3: “It suits you.” +3 / “You’re not honest.” +2

Rank 7:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “This is harrassment.” +2 / “She’s a great doctor.” +2
  • Choice 3: “Just rest for today.” +2 / “Anything I can do?” +2
  • Choice 4: “We all do sometimes.” +3 / “I’m glad you did.” +2
  • Unlock: a Discount (reduces the prices of items at the clinic store by 50%)

Rank 8:

  • Requires Charm rank 4 (charismatic)
  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “I’m your ally.” +2
  • Unlocks: Mementos request “Bad Medicine”
  • After “Bad Medicine” Side Quest
  • Choice 2: “Let’s get to work, doctor.” +3 / “It’s not over yet.” +3 / “You should hurry.” +2
  • Choice 3: “It’s for you.” +3 / “It’s for Miwa-chan.” +3 / “It’s for my exams.” +2

Rank 9:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “It was rough.” +3 / “Don’t worry about it.” +2 / “It was for my exams.” +2
  • Choice 3:
    Romance – “I wanted to see you”
    Friendship – “It was for my exams.”
  • Choice 4:
    Romance – “I love you.”
    Friendship – “What do you think?”
  • Choice 5:
    Romance – “It isn’t a joke.”
    Friendship – “That sounds good.”

Rank 10:

  • Any choices you make will be irrelevant since this is the max rank.
  • Unlock: Resuscitation (Adds even more revival related items to the clinic store)

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Sadayo Kawakami Confidant Relationship Guide – Temperance (XIV)

Sadayo Kawakami can be used as a great time saver. She will offer solutions to slack off at school, along with ways to avoid menial tasks by paying her to do them for you.

Can Be Found At: Can be reached from the phone in LeBlanc. Available Friday and Saturday nights

Potential Gifts:  Branded Perfume (Shibuya Underground Mall), High-Class Fragrance Gift Package (Shibuya Underground Mall), Custard Cake (Shibuya Underground Mall), Star-Shaped Compact Mirror (Shinjuku General Store)

Rank 1:

  • On 5/24 a story event will trigger a relationship with Sadayo Kawakami
  • Once you have her phone number, call her from the phone at Leblanc
  • You need guts rank 3 (staunch) to call her
  • She will cost ¥5,000 for every time you call her over
  • Unlock: Slack Off (Will let you spend select school hours to read, make infiltration tools or sleep)

Rank 2:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: It does.” +2
  • Choice 2: “Absolutely not!” +2

Rank 3:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Yeah, they do.” +2 / “Do some real cooking.” +2
  • Choice 3: “I’ll request you more often.” +3
  • Unlock: Housekeeping (Kawakami can make coffee or handle laundry)

Rank 4

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “How rude.” +2
  • Choice 3: “You need to love yourself.” +3 / “Yes, you do.” +2

Rank 5:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “It’s fun.” +2 / “Who’s the Master here?” +2
  • Choice 2: “How terrible…” +2 / “So, did you stop?” +2
  • Unlock: Free Time (lets you slack off even more during school)

Rank 6:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Want to rest a bit?” +2
  • Choice 2: “Are you alright?” +3 / “You should go home.” +3 / “Have you seen a doctor?” +2

Rank 7:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Don’t pay them.” +3 / “Don’t strain yourself.” +2
  • Choice 2: “Think this through more.” +3
  • Unlock: Super Housekeeping (Kawakami can make infiltration tools or curry)

Rank 8:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Is this what you really want?” +3
  • Choice 2: “If that’s what you’ve decided.” +3 / “You’re running away.” +2
  • Choice 5: All give +3
  • Choice 6: All give +3
  • Unlocks: Mementos request “A Teacher Maid to Suffer

Rank 9:

  • You must complete “A Teacher Maid to Suffer” to proceed to this rank
  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Nonsense.” +3
  • Choice 2: Both +3
  • Choice 3:
    Romance – “I want to keep seeing you.”
    Friendship – “Not really.”
  • Choice 4:
    Romance – “I mean what I say.”
    Friendship – “Got it.”
  • Choice 5:
    Romance – “I’m a man, you’re a woman.”
    Friendship – “I’m a master, you’re a maid.”

Rank 10:

  • Conversation choices of note: irrelevant as all choices will give the same outcome
  • Unlock: Special Message (The ability that will let you go out at night after exploring the metaverse)

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Chihaya Mifune Confidant Relationship Guide – La Roue de – X (Fortune)

Chihaya Mifune is a fortune teller who can help to increase the rewards given at the end of battles for a fee.

Can Be Found At: Shinjuku at night at her stall, as long as it is not raining

Potential Gifts: Glass Vase (Shibuya Underground Mall), Star-Shaped Compact Mirror (Shinjuku General Store), Flower Basket (Shinjuku General Store)

Rank 1:

  • Available to interact with from 6/22 onwards
  • Talk to her and ask for a prediction.
  • Go back to speak to her another day and purchase the Holy Stone for ¥100,000 Yen.
  • Will obtain Rank 1 once you complete the Mementos quest “Boyfriend Abuse”
  • Unlock: Luck Reading (A reading with Chihaya will temporarily boosts to one social stat)

Rank 2:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Encourage her.”
  • Choice 2: “Overturn your fate.”
  • Choice 3: “Open your mind to change.” +2

Rank 3:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “Follow his heart.”
  • Choice 2: “Thieves may steal her away.”
  • Unlock: Money Reading (Boosts money obtained in fights temporarily after a reading) 

Rank 4

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “Strengthen your will.”

Rank 5:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “You’re such a hard worker.” +3 / “You must have a lot of free time.” +2
  • Unlock: Fate Reading (Reveals the upcoming abilities of confidence)

Rank 6:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 4: “You’re just Chihaya to me.” +3

Rank 7:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 1: “I don’t think so.” +3 / “You shouldn’t have tricked them.” +2
  • Unlock: Affinity Reading (Ability to boost a relationship with a chosen confident)

Rank 8:

  • Unlocks: Mementos request “Debunking the Psychic
  • Once the “Debunking the Psychic” mission has been finished, return for the rest of the conversation.
  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
  • Choice 1: “I know.” +3 /  “I had no idea.” +2
  • Choice 2: All give +3
  • Choice 4: “Hell yeah, I am.” +3

Rank 9:

  • Conversation choices of note:
  • Choice 2: “Well, fate can be changed.” +3 / “That’s all in the past now.” +2
  • Choice 4:
    Romance – “So I can be with you.”
    Friendship – “I like having my fortune read.”
  • Returns the ¥100,000 Yen spent to buy Holy Stone

Rank 10:

  • Conversation choices of note: irrelevant as all choices will give the same outcome
  • Unlock: Special Fate Reading(Will preview all the abilities that can be unlocked for any confident you choose)