Persona 5 Royal: Ryuji Sakamoto (Chariot) Confidant Guide

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Ryuji Sakamoto, of the Chariot Arcana, is a Confidant in the game Persona 5 Royal. This guide will cover all you need to know about his Confidant, such as the benefits that you will get by leveling up him confidant, the right things to say to get him to rank up faster, and the gifts that he likes the most. 

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

Ryuji Sakamoto Benefits

  • Rank 2: Punk Talk – If negotiations with an upbeat Shadow fails, you can try again
  • Rank 3: Follow Up – Chance to perform a follow up attack if Joker’s attack does not down the enemy
  • Rank 4: Stealth Dash – Makes you less likely to be found in the Metaverse while dashing
  • Rank 6: Harisen Recovery – Chance to cure status ailments inflicted upon party members
  • Rank 7: Insta-Kill – When encountering a weak Shadow, you may destroy it immediately
  • 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 his 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 Ryuji in January)

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 2

Response 1:

  • I’m counting on you +3
  • You seem pretty excited +3
  • …Help with what? +2

Response 2: 

  • What about them? +0
  • And then you punched him? +0

Response 3: 

  • Do you want to go back? +2
  • Do you regret it? +2

Follow Up:

  • You’re already fast enough +2
  • Are your legs okay? +2
  • It’s never too late, man +2

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 3

Response 1:

  • Let’s not fight +2
  • Want to train with us? +0
  • It’s nice to meet you +0

Response 2: 

  • Calm down, Ryuji +3
  • Just endure it +2
  • I’ll shut them up +0

Follow Up:

  • I can’t exactly blame you +3
  • Violence is not an answer +0
  • Yeah, that’d be best +0

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 4

Response 1:

  • Nakaoka? +0
  • Are you worried about him? +2
  • Just leave him be +0

Response 2:

  • But you’re doing great +3
  • It’s not so bad +2
  • I know how you feel +3

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 5

Response 1:

  • A towel? +2
  • Protein Powder? +3

Response 2:

  • You seem conflicted +2
  • Do you want to rejoin? +2
  • You’re done with them, right? +0

Response 3:

  • So he’s short? +2
  • So he’s an asshole? +3

Follow Up:

  • Don’t worry. I gotcha +2
  • I haven’t agreed to anything +0
  • Fine, but you’re buying ramen +0

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 6

Response 1:

  • Let’s stay here +2
  • How about Protein Lovers? +2
  • We can train at my place +3

Response 2:

  • You guys should trust Nakaoka +3
  • This is no time for arguing +3

Response 3:

  • Absolutely +3
  • More or less +3
  • Not in the slightest +0

Response 4:

  • I don’t get it +0
  • Can you explain that? +0

Response 5: 

  • …Huh? +0
  • I really don’t understand +0

Follow Up:

  • Sounds like you two were close +0
  • Just like you +0
  • So he should’ve punched back? +2

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 7

Response 1:

  • Should we change his heart? +0
  • Let’s talk to Takeishi +3

Response 2:

  • I think it’s cool, Ryuji +3
  • Wait, what? +2

Follow Up:

  • Never know until you try +2
  • It’s out of our hands +0
  • We’ll use force if we have to +0

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 8

Response 1: 

  • What if they start fighting? +0
  • I doubt they’ll believe you +0

Response 2:

  • Things turned out for the best +3
  • You deserved it +3

Response 3:

  • All I did was watch +3
  • Are you gonna pay me back? +2

Response 4:

  • But I was just standing here… +2
  • You weren’t cool though +3

Follow Up:

  • You did a great job +0
  • So, closed case? +2
  • We make a good team too +0

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank 9

Response 1:

  • Are you satisfied now? +3
  • Not running? +2

Response 2:

  • What did you say? +2
  • Do you have any time for that? +2
  • Don’t do it +3

Response 3:

  • You’re right +3
  • I never realized that +3

Response 4:

  • I agree +2
  • Be more specific +0
  • And where is this place? +0

Follow Up:

  • Congratulations +2
  • Got him under control, how? +0
  • Better watch out for them +2

Ryuji Sakamoto Rank MAX

Response 1:

  • I’m looking forward to it +3
  • We can’t lose either +3

Response 2:

  • You’re welcome +0
  • It’s all because of you +0

Ryuji Sakamoto Favorite Gifts

Black Mug: 

  • +2
  • Shinjuku General Store ¥1800

Noisy Alarm Clock:

  • +2
  • Akindo ¥12,00

Motorcycle Figure:

  • +2
  • Otaku Goods Store ¥3600

Wrist Weights:

  • +3
  • Sports Shop ¥6800

Dragon Sword Keychain:

  • +3 
  • Otaku Goods Store ¥500

Sports Sunglasses:

  • +3
  • Sports Shop ¥12,000

Cup Noodle Set:

  • +3
  • Rocinante ¥3480

Robot Vacuum Cleaner: 

  • +3
  • Akindo ¥44,800

Snack Pack:

  • +3
  • Rocinante ¥5800

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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