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Persona 4 Golden Cheats For PlayStation Vita

  1. Secret Midnight Channel

    When the clock of the Vita is between 12:00 (Midnight) and 1:00, Go to the TV Listings section. Once there, find the blinking channel with the flashing lights, touch/select it and you will find a minigame with Teddie.

    Contributed by: deadlinejon1234 

  2. Trophies

    There are 40 Bronze Trophies, 6 Silver Trophies, 3 Gold Trophies, and 1 Platinum Trophy.

    Trophy
    Register a Skill Card A Favor for Marie
    Win the Miracle Quiz Finals A New Quiz King
    Rescue Yukiko Amagi A Prince Appears
    Enter a special relationship with someone A Special Lady
    Max out a Social Link A True Bond
    Rescue Kanji Tatsumi A True Man's Stand
    Enter a battle with Player Advantage Advantage Mine
    Drink the coffee at Chagall Cafe An Acquired Taste
    Visit Nanako in the hospital 3 times Big Bro is Worried
    Rescue Naoto Shirogane Boarded-Up Lab
    Max out 10 Social Links Bond Maniac
    Secure Tohru Adachi Breaking Through the Fog
    Swing the net with perfect timing Bug Hunter
    Register 100 Skill Cards Card Collector
    Read all books Compulsive Reader
    Make 5 perfect boxed lunches Cooking With Gas
    Switch Personas 5 times in 1 battle Displaying Adaptability
    Fight a battle in costume Fashion Plate
    Get 50 Sweep Bonuses Fill Your Hand
    Catch the Sea Guardian Fishing Master
    Finish Aiya's special dish Food Fighter
    Perform 50 Persona fusions Fusion Expert
    Secure Mitsuo Kubo Game Over
    Deal over 999 damage in 1 attack Going Nova
    Earn all trophies Golden Completed
    Buy 5 things from Tanaka's Amazing Commodities Granter of Your Desires
    Defeat a Golden Hand Grasping at Greed
    Hear 250 of Rise's navigation lines Hardcore Risette Fan
    Rank #1 in your class on an exam Head of the Class
    Buy an item from the Capsule Machine It's Working Today
    Max out all Social Links Legend of Inaba
    Win a prize from the vending machine Lucky Me!
    Register over 50% of the Compendium Moderate Bookkeeper
    Go to 3 movies at 30 Frame Movie Buff
    Max out all social qualities Mr. Perfect
    Defeat Margaret One Who Has Proven Their Power
    Buy a Persona from the Compendium Persona Shopper
    Buy a special croquette from Sozai Daigaku Seize the Moment
    Perform 50 All-Out Attacks Skilled Commander
    Use 4 or more Personas in a special fusion Special Fusion Expert
    Exploit enemy weaknesses 100 times Tactical Fighter
    Rescue Rise Kujikawa The Lounge Is Closed
    Experience a fusion accident The Nose Doesn't Always Know
    Obtain the Persona Izanagi The Other Self
    Create Izanagi-no-Okami The Power of Truth
    Defeat The Reaper The Reaper Becomes the Reaped
    Rescue Nanako Dojima The Return of the Angels
    Defeat Izanami The Truth In Your Hands
    Complete the Persona Compendium Thorough Bookkeeper
    Rescue Marie Welcome Back

    Contributed by: Guard Master 

  3. Secret Weapons

    Nearly every character has a secret weapon that can only be obtained by returning to a dungeon after it's been completed once. Most of these involve beating an optional boss, but one can be found by searching the dungeon.

    Unlockable
    Beat the Extreme Vessel in the Secret Laboratory. Algernon (Naoto)
    Beat the Momentary Child in the Marukyu Striptease. Bear Claw (Teddie)
    Beat the Lost Okina in Heaven. Chakra Ring
    Beat the Escapist Soldier in Void Quest. Gaia Sword (Yu)
    Beat the Intolerant Officer in The Steamy Bathhouse. Iron Plate (Kanji)
    Search through the Konishi Liquor area after Yukiko joins the party. Skill Spanner (Yosuke)
    Beat the Contrarian King in Yukiko's Castle. Suzaku Feather (Yukiko)

    Contributed by: discoinferno84 

  4. Max Social Link Personas

    By maxing out Social Links, you'll be given the ability to fuse unique and powerful Personas for each Arcana.

    Unlockable
    Max out Ayane's/Yumi's Social Link. Asura (Sun Arcana)
    Max out Naoki's Social Link. Attis (Hanged Man Arcana)
    Max out Sayoko's Social Link. Beelzebub (Devil Arcana)
    Max out Chie's Social Link. Futsunushi (Chariot Arcana)
    Max out Teddie's Social Link. Helel (Star Arcana)
    Max out Rise's Social Link. Ishtar (Lovers Arcana)
    Max out Margaret's Social Link. Isis (Empress Arcana)
    Max out Marie's Social Link. Kaguya (Aeon Arcana)
    Max out Dojima's Social Link. Kohryu (Hierophant Arcana)
    Max out the Investigation Team's Social Link. Loki (Fool Arcana)
    Max out the Seeker of Truth Social Link. Lucifer (Judgement Arcana)
    Max out Yosuke's Social Link. Mada (Magician Arcana)
    Max out Adachi's Social Link. Magatsu-Izanagi (Jester Arcana)
    Max out Hisano's Social Link. Mahakala (Death Arcana)
    Max out Naoto's Social Link. Norn (Fortune Arcana)
    Max out Kanji's Social Link. Odin (Emperor Arcana)
    Max out the Fox's Social Link. Ongyo-Ki (Hermit Arcana)
    Max out Ai's Social Link. Sandalphon (Moon Arcana)
    Max ou Yukiko's Social Link. Scathach (Priestess Arcana)
    Max out Shu's Social Link. Shiva (Tower Arcana)
    Max out Nanako's Social Link. Sraosha (Justice Arcana)
    Max out Eri's Social Link. Vishnu (Temperance Arcana)
    Max out Kou's/Daisuke's Social Link. Zaou Gongen (Strength Arcana)

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  5. Ultimate Personas

    Each character is capable of evolving their personas to a third, ultimate form with unique skills. In order to do this, you must max out their respective social links, and then speak to them for another social link meeting at any point after 1/10. Yu's evolved persona is first unlocked by reaching the True Ending, but must be fused in New Game+ to be fully playable.

    Unlockable
    Max out Chie's social link, and meet her after 1/10. Haraedo-no-Okami
    Reach the True Ending. Izanagi-no-Okami
    Max out Teddie's social link, and meet him after 1/10. Kamui-Moshiri
    Max out Rise's social link, and meet her after 1/10. Kouzeon
    Max out Yukiko's social link, and meet her after 1/10. Sumeo-Okami
    Max out Yosuke's social link, and meet him after 1/10. Takehaya Susano-o
    Max out Kanji's social link, and meet him after 1/10. Takeji Zaiten
    Max out Naoto's social link, and meet her after 1/10. Yamato Sumeragi

    Contributed by: discoinferno84 

  6. Hollow Forest

    The Hollow Forest is a bonus dungeon. In order to unlock it, you must max out Marie's Social Link before December ends. Ask Margaret to inform you of Marie's whereabouts throughout January, and say you're not afraid of the danger. The Hollow Forest will then automatically unlock during a story event on 2/12, and you will have only through 2/13 to beat it.

    Unlockable
    Max out Marie's Social Link, and ask Margeret to look for Marie throughout January. Hollow Forest

    Contributed by: discoinferno84 

  7. Margaret's Rewards

    If you take the time to fill out the Persona Compendium and finish Social Links, Margaret will reward you with various discounts and items.

    Unlockable
    Complete 100% of all Social Links. Mandara Robe
    Complete 50% of active Social Links. Metal Bat
    Complete 50% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet Card (15% Off Persona Compendium)
    Complete 75% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet Pass (20% Off Persona Compendium)
    Complete 25% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet Ticket (10% Off Persona Compendium)
    Complete 100% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet VIP (25% Off Persona Compendium)

    Contributed by: discoinferno84 

  8. Fight Margaret

    Aside from fusing Personas, Margaret also serves as a hidden bonus boss. To unlock the battle, you must be playing on New Game+, max out her Social Link, defeat all the other optional bosses by the end of January, and be on the True Ending route on 3/20. Once you've obtained the Orb of Sight on that day, immediately go back into the Velvet Room and speak to Margaret alone. This must be done before you continue the the story. She will give you the Aqua Invitation, and you'll be able to find her on the 10th floor of the Heaven dungeon.

    Unlockable
    Play on New Game+, max out her social link, defeat all other optional bosses, be on the True Ending route on 3/20, and visit the Velvet Room twice. Margaret Boss Battle

    Contributed by: discoinferno84 

  9. New Game +

    If you beat the game once, you'll unlock New Game +. This allows you to carry over Yu's personality stats, money, key items, the Persona Compendium, and other features.

    Unlockable
    Beat the game once. New Game +

    Contributed by: discoinferno84 

  10. Ultimate Weapons

    Unlike in the original game, The Reaper can now be fought on your first playthrough. To encounter it, you must first open 20 chests. If you hear rattling chains, it's an indication that you have a chance at the The Reaper spawning. Find a chest in which you'd normally find a Shadow, and try opening it. If The Reaper is inside, Rise will warn you and ask again if you want to open the chest. If you defeat The Reaper, it'll drop Ultimate weapons for whichever characters are in your party.

    Unlockable
    Defeat The Reaper. Ultimate Weapons

    Contributed by: discoinferno84 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Foreign Language Guides Guide and Walkthrough by Lina Inverse 134K
Full Game Guides Guide and Walkthrough by Zoelius 1049K
Full Game Guides Guide and Walkthrough by RagingTasmanian 548K
Full Game Guides Walkthrough by KADFC 841K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Engine-face 192K
In-Depth Guides Artisan Apprentice Weapon List by GSSAGE7 1K
In-Depth Guides Book Guide by wilfreda 9K
In-Depth Guides Costume Guide by wilfreda 37K
In-Depth Guides Hardcore Risette Fan Trophy Guide by KADFC 66K
In-Depth Guides Max Social Link Guide by yangxu 153K
In-Depth Guides NG+ Max Slinks Guide by KADFC 66K
In-Depth Guides Okina Movie Theater Bonus List by Friedelinde 1K
In-Depth Guides Quest Guide by returnal and seihantai 14K
In-Depth Guides Quest Guide by Uruhara 28K
In-Depth Guides School Questions Guide by returnal and GAMERZEROZ11 8K
In-Depth Guides Social Link Script by LiquefyDCZ 886K
In-Depth Guides Speedrun Guide by izra709 98K
In-Depth Guides Test Exam Answers Guide by KADFC 18K
Maps and Charts Fusion Chart by Boomerang78 245K

Persona 4 Golden Cheats For PC

  1. New Game +

    Upon completion of the game's story, the player is presented with an opportunity to begin a new playthrough with a variety of items and statistics carried over from the end of the previous playthrough, providing them with the opportunity to replay the entire game over from the beginning with the advantage of retaining a number of helpful things that they earned during their previous playthough.

    Money, (Yen) Social Stats, (Courage, Diligence, Expression, Knowledge, Understanding) All Gifts gained by Maxing out Social Links, Persona Compendium progress as well as any items that granted a summoning discount, Persona Slots, Weapons, Armor, Accessories, Skill Cards unlocked by Marie, Costumes, your rescue message, count, and log.

    Contributed by: Blk_Mage_Ctype 

  2. Persona 4 Golden Steam Achievements

    There are a total of 50 Achievements in Persona 4 Golden which can be unlocked when specific in-game conditions are met.

    Achievement
    Register a Skill Card A Favor For Marie
    Win the Miracle Quiz Finals A New Quiz King
    Rescue Yukiko Amagi A Prince Appears
    Enter a special relationship with someone A Special Lady
    Max out a Social Link A True Bond
    Rescue Kanji Tatsumi A True Man's Stand
    Enter a battle with Player Advantage Advantage Mine
    Drink the Coffee at Chagall Cafe An Aquired Taste
    Visit Naoto in the Hospital 3 times Big Bro is Worried
    Rescue Naoto Shirogane Boarded Up Lab
    Max out 10 Social Links Bond Maniac
    Secure Tohu Adachi Breaking Through The Fog
    Swing the net with perfect timing Bug Hunter
    Register 100 Skill Cards Card Collector
    Read All Books Compulsive Reader
    Make 5 perfect boxed lunches Cooking With Gas
    Switch Personas 5 times in 1 battle Displaying Adaptability
    Fight a battle in costume Fashion Plate
    Get 50 Sweep Bonuses Fill Your Hand
    Catch the Sea Guardian Fishing Master
    Finish Aiya's Special Dish Food Fighter
    Perform 50 Persona Fusions Fusion Expert
    Secure Mitsuo Kubo Game Over
    Deal over 999 damage in 1 attack Going Nova
    Earn all achievements Golden Completed
    Buy 5 things from Tanaka's Amazing Commodities Granter of Your Desires
    Defeat a Golden Hand Grasping At Greed
    Hear 250 of Rise's navigation lines Hardcore Risette Fan
    Rank #1 in your class on an exam Head of the Class
    Buy an item from the Capsule Machine It's Working Today
    Max out all Social Links Legend of Inaba
    Win a prize from the vending machine Lucky Me!
    Register over 50% of the Compendium Moderate Bookkeeper
    Go to 3 movies at 30 Frame Theater Movie Buff
    Max out all social qualities Mr. Perfect
    Defeat Margaret One Who Has Proven Their Power
    Buy a Persona from the Compendium Persona Shopper
    Buy a special croqutte from Sozai Daigaku Seize the Moment
    Perform 50 All-Out Attacks Skilled Commander
    Use 4 or more Personas in a Special Fusion Special Fusion Expert
    Exploit enemy weaknesses 100 times Tactical Fighter
    Rescue Rise Kujikawa The Lounge is Closed
    Experience a Fusion Accident The Nose Doesn't Always Know
    Obtain the Persona Izanagi The Other Self
    Create Izanami-no-Okami The Power of the Truth
    Defeat the Reaper The Reaper Becomes the Reaped
    Rescue Nanako Dojima The Return of the Angels
    Defeat Izanami The Truth in Your Hands
    Complete the Persona Compendium Thorough Bookkeeper
    Rescue Marie Welcome Back

    Contributed by: Blk_Mage_Ctype 

  3. Secret Weapons

    Each member of the Investigation Team except for Chie has their own Secret Weapon which can be unlocked by revisiting their Palace inside the TV World upon its completion and defeating a secret boss. Typically these Secret Weapons are found on the top floor of each member's respective Palace where the boss was standing, with the only exception being Yosuke's Secret Weapon which is more easily found.

    Unlockable
    Defeat the Extreme Vessel in the Secret Laboratory then search the operation table. Algernon (Naoto Shirogane)
    Defeat the Momentary Child in the Marukyu Striptease then search behind the stage. Bear Claw (Teddie)
    Defeat the Lost Okina in Heaven, then search the ground by the angel statue on the left at the bottom of the stairs. Chakra Ring
    Defeat the Escapist Soldier in Void Quest. Gaia Sword (Yu Narukami / Hero)
    Defeat the Intolerant Officer in The Steamy Bathhouse then search where it was standing. Iron Plate (Kanji Tatsumi)
    Search the bar inside the Konishi Liquor Store after Yukiko joins the Investigation Team. Skill Spanner (Yosuke Hanamura)
    Defeat the Contrarian King in Yukiko's Castle then search the throne. Suzaku Feather (Yukiko Amagi)

    Contributed by: Blk_Mage_Ctype 

  4. Bonus Dungeon: Hollow Forest

    There exists a challenging, limited time bonus dungeon in Persona 4 Golden which can be accessed by maxing out the Aeon Social Link before the end of December, then asking Margaret to search for Marie and keep you informed throughout the month of January regardless of any danger involved. The dungeon will become accessible on February 12th, but is only remain accessible until through the 13th, leaving you with an extremely narrow window of opportunity to complete it.

    Unlockable
    Max out the Aeon S. Link before the end of December, then ask Margaret to look for Marie throughout January. Bonus Dungeon: Hollow Forest

    Contributed by: Blk_Mage_Ctype 

  5. Ultimate Personas

    Each member of the Investigation Team's Persona possesses a hidden third form with unique skills. In order to awaken these Ultimate Personas, you must max out their respective Social Links, and then spend time with them at any point after 01/10/2012. However, Yu Narukami's (The Main Character) Ultimate Persona is unlocked by reaching the True Ending, but must be fused in New Game+ to be summoned in-game.

    Unlockable
    Max out The Chariot Social Link, and spend time with Chie after 01/10/12. Haraedo-no-Okami (Chie Satonaka)
    Reach the True Ending. Izanagi-no-Okami (Yu Narukami -- The Hero)
    Max out The Star Social Link, and spend time with Teddie after 01/10/12. Kamui-Moshiri (Teddie)
    Max out The Lovers Social Link, and spend time with Rise after 01/10/12. Kouzeon (Rise Kujikawa)
    Max out The Priestess Social Link, and spend time with Yukiko after 01/10/12. Sumeo-Okami (Yukiko Amagi)
    Max out The Magician Social Link, and spend time with Yosuke after 01/10/12. Takehaya Susano-o (Yosuke Hanamura)
    Max out The Emperor Social Link, and spend time with Kanji after 01/10/12. Takeji Zaiten (Kanji Tatsumi)
    Max out The Fortune Social Link, and spend time with Naoto after 01/10/12. Yamato Sumeragi (Naoto Shirogane)

    Contributed by: Blk_Mage_Ctype 

  6. Margaret's Investigation Rewards

    As you fill out the Persona Compendium and max out Social Links, Margaret will periodically reward you for your efforts according to the progress you've made when you visit her inside the Velvet Room.

    Unlockable
    Max out 100% of the Social Links. Mandara Robe
    Max out 50% of the Social Links. Metal Bat
    Complete 50% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet Card (Reduces the Persona Compendium cost by 15%)
    Complete 75% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet Pass (Increases the discount of the Persona Compendium cost to 20%)
    Complete 25% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet Ticket (Increases the discount of the Persona Compendium cost to 10%)
    Complete 100% of the Persona Compendium. Velvet V.I.P. (Increases the discount of the Persona Compendium cost to 25%)

    Contributed by: Blk_Mage_Ctype