Persona 3 Portable has long been said to be one of the stronger entries in the beloved Persona series, and we’d definitely agree on that. Thematically dark and with life and love on the line, P3P is a classic JRPG that doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to your emotions.
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The game sees you spend almost a year attending Gekkoukan High on Tatsumi Port Island, befriending your classmates and attending to your studies while saving the town from ruin. Below, we’ve gathered all of our guides for Persona 3 Portable, so you can focus on your SEES Team duties.
This directory is a work in progress. As we guide P3P further, we’ll update it periodically to ensure it’s as up-to-date as possible.
Before You Begin
Before you kick off your adventure in Persona 3 Portable, there are a few things to take into consideration first.
Blocks Of Tartarus Guides
Instead of traditional dungeon-crawling like later entries in the series, Persona 3 Portable sees you ascending through Tartarus throughout the year with the goal of eventually reaching the top. The floors themselves are randomized, but each section has different enemies and rewards, so we’ve broken down each for you below.
Tartarus Guardian Mini-Boss Guides
Every few floors as you climb through Tartarus, your progress will be impeded by a guardian shadow that you’ll need to defeat in battle in order to continue through Tartarus. We’ve gathered our guides to each, organized in ascending order through Tartarus, that offer tips on which teammates to use and how best to beat these mini-bosses.
Guardians In Block 1 – Thebel
Guardians In Block 2 – Arqa
Full Moon Operation Boss Fights
On the night of each Full Moon in P3P, you and the other members of SEES take on a particularly powerful shadow or two, with the goal of defeating twelve as the initial goal of the team’s mission. Below, you’ll find guides on how best to approach each fight.
Assorted Guides And How-To’s
With everything from school, to shopping, to boosting your social stats, there’s plenty to worry about in Persona 3 Portable outside just working your way through Tartarus. Below, you’ll find guides for all the odds and ends you’ll need throughout the game.
Social Link Guides
While they’re notedly different between each of the protagonists, your social links play a pivotal role to P3P. Your social links will allow you to fuse progressively stronger Personas of their designated arcana to use in battle, and you can even romance some of them as well. Below, you’ll find the info you need on each character, and how best to befriend them.