Persona 5 Royal: Ann Takamaki (Lovers) Confidant Guide

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Ann Takamaki, of the Lovers Arcana, is a romanceable Confidant in the game Persona 5 Royal. This guide will cover all you need to know about her Confidant, such as the benefits that you will get by leveling up her confidant, the right things to say to get her to rank up faster, and the gifts that she likes the most. 

Next to the responses are numbers, those numbers represent the number of music notes that will appear over Ann’s head, the more music notes the more likely that she will rank up faster.

Ann Takamaki Benefits

  • Rank 2: Girl Talk – If negotiation with a female Shadow fails, you can try again.
  • Rank 3: Follow Up – Chance to perform a follow-up attack if Joker’s attack doesn’t down the enemy.
  • Rank 4: Sexy Technique – Chance to grab the enemies attention and cancel their action.
  • Rank 5: Crocodile Tears – Chance for enemies to ask for less during negotiations.
  • Rank 6: Harison Recovery – Chance to cure status ailments inflicted upon party members.
  • Rank 8: Endure – Chance to withstand an otherwise fatal attack with 1 HP remaining.
  • Rank 9: Protect – Chance to shield Joker from an otherwise fatal attack.

MAX: Second Awakening – Transforms her Persona into a Mythological Trickster.

MAX ROYAL: Third Awakening – Fuse with Mythological Trickster, awakening its true power. (You have to max out the confidant and hang out with Ann in January)

Ann Takamaki Rank 2: (Level 2 Kindness Required)

Response 1:

  • Are you feeling better now +3 
  • She’s so strong +3
  • So are you friends again +2

Response 2: 

  • You can’t blame yourself +2
  • You might be right +3

Response 3:

  • It was no big deal +2
  • I couldn’t just ignore you +3

Response 4:

  • I’ll help +3
  • Let’s find it together +3

Follow Up:

  • Of course, you’re my teammate +2
  • Leave it to me +2
  • The no-refills thing again? +2

Ann Takamaki Rank 3

Response 1: 

  • How’s that? +0
  • You’re amazing +0

Response 2:

  • What kind of stuff…? +0
  • That’s your training…? +0
  • I don’t get it. +0

Response 3:

  • You’re stupid +0
  • You’re an airhead +0 
  • You’re unique +0

Response 4:

  • You’re a hard worker +0
  • That response was annoying +0
  • Can we stop yet? +0

Response 5:

  • I like you +2
  • I love you +2
  • Can we stop yet? +3

Response 6:

  • Listen to me +0
  • This won’t help your heart +0 
  • You’re a genius… +0

Response 7:

  • You’re right +0
  • You finally get it +0

Response 8: 

  • That’s odd +2
  • Has that happened to you? +3

Response 9:

  • Are you lonely? +0 
  • That freedom sounds nice +2

Follow Up:

  • Could be +2
  • You’re so self-conscious +0
  • Was she a child model? +0

Ann Takamaki Rank 4

Response 1:

  • I know what you mean +3
  • I’m not sure I follow +0
  • That comes down to you +2

Response 2:

  • That was mean of her +2
  • That’s hilarious +3
  • Was she right? +0

Response 3:

  • Tell me +3
  • I’m afraid to know +2
  • …Who? +0

Response 4:

  • Good idea +3
  • How exactly? +2

Respnse 5:

  • That’s not going to work +0
  • You haven’t learnt anything +0 
  • Good luck with that +3

Follow Up:

  • I train everyday +2
  • Not really +0
  • I carry Morgana in my bag +2

Ann Takamaki Rank 5

Response 1:

  • Maybe +0
  • Give it up +2

Response 2:

  • You’re outmatched +0
  • She’s amazing, huh… +2

Response 3:

  • It had grace +2
  • She’d be a great Phantom Thief +0 

Response 4:

  • So how do you do it? +0
  • Tell me more +0

Response 5:

  • I figured that much +0
  • I mean, that’s why it’s “fake” +0

Ann Takamaki Rank 6

Response 1:

  • It seems that way +3
  • That’s such a simple solution +0 
  • If it’s a friend, yeah +2

Response 2:

  • How so? +0
  • Was she working hard? +0
  • Was she in pain? +0

Response 3:

  • You’re not weak +0
  • It’s because you’re kind +0

Response 4: 

  • Comfort her +3
  • Listen to what she has to say +2
  • Show her your strength +3

Follow Up:

  • Someone’s motivated +2
  • I’ll cheer you on +2
  • You gonna be okay? +0

Ann Takamaki Rank 7

Response 1: 

  • It’s a trap! +0 
  • She admires you +2

Response 2:

  • So she could show you up +0
  • Because you’re a natural beauty +0

Response 3:

  • Cheer up +0
  • Please don’t cry +0

Response 4:

  • You already are one +0
  • Go get ‘em, tiger + 2
  • What about your action movies…? +0

Follow Up:

  • You got this + 2
  • Don’t strain yourself +0
  • Trying to be like Mika? +0

Ann Takamaki Rank 8

Response 1:

  • That’s a lot of work…+0
  • You have some real guts +3
  • You’re beautiful as is +2

Response 2:

  • There’s no doubt in my mind +3
  • I hope so +3
  • Good luck finding it +3

Response 3: 

  • Good advice +0
  • You’re so dumb, Ryuji… +0

Response 4:

  • She’ll be happy to hear that +3
  • I’m sure she already knows +3

Follow Up:

  • That’s probably it +2
  • I wonder +0
  • You can ask her yourself +2

Ann Takamaki Rank 9

Response 1: 

  • It’s dangerous up here +0
  • Step away from the ledge +0
  • Why did you want to come here +0

Response 2:

  • And? +0
  • She’s gone, isn’t she? +0

Response 3:

  • Hang in there +3
  • I believe in you, Ann +3

Response 4:

  • You have me +0 (Romance) 
  • You have the others +0 (End) 

Response 5: 

  • You said “I love you” +0
  • I didn’t hear you +0

Follow Up:

  • Of course +2
  • I’m yours forever +2
  • That’s up to you +0’

Ann Takamaki Rank MAX (Romance)

Response 1:

  • You really gave it your all +3
  • You still have a ways to go +2
  • Everyone was complimenting you +3

Response 2:

  • That’s so embarrassing +2
  • I’ll be there with you +3
  • You can do it, Ann +3

Response 3: 

  • What’s wrong? +0
  • It’s just the two of us +0

Response 4:

  • Of course +3
  • Anything for you +3

Response 5:

  • I will +0
  • I already am +0

Response 6: 

  • Of course +0
  • I should be asking you that +0

Response 7:

  • Couples? +0
  • Just once? +0

Ann Takamaki Favorite Gifts

Designer Perfume:

  • +2
  • Underground Mall ¥7800

Best of KGB49:

  • +2
  • Underground Mall ¥3000

Flower Basket:

  • +2 
  • Shinuku at Night ¥2400

Sakura Fan:

  • +2
  • Underground Mall ¥4800

Super Noisy Alarm Clock (Persona 5 Royal only):

  • +2
  • Shibuya Underground Mall ¥12000

Uji Matcha Flan:

  • +3
  • Underground Mall ¥2400 
  • Unique Reaction

Chocolate Truffles:

  • +3
  • Underground Mall ¥2800
  • Unique Reaction

Castella:

  • +3 
  • Underground Mall ¥1500
  • Unique Reaction

Face Beautifier:

  • +3 
  • Akihabara Electronics ¥9800
  • Unique Reaction

Star Mirror:

  • +3 (Persona 5)
  • +2 (Persona 5 Royal)
  • Shinjuku ¥4000

Local Mascot Set (Persona 5 Royal only):

  • +2
  • Akihabara ¥3600

Crimson Lipstick: 

  • +3 (Persona 5)
  • +2 (Persona 5 Royal)
  • Romance Only
  • Underground Mall ¥6000

Heart Ring:

  • +3
  • Romance Only
  • Underground Mall ¥88,000

Rose Bouquet:

  • +3
  • Romance Only
  • Shinjuku at Night ¥2400
  • Unique Reaction

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Persona 5 Royal

  • Release Date: March 31, 2020
    • - 31 December 2020 (PlayStation 4)
  • Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X
  • Genre(s): Adventure, RPG