Persona 5 Royal Scans Feature New Combat and Dungeon Mechanics


This week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine #1594 includes a feature on Persona 5 Royal. The feature consists of information previously detailed through the second episode of “Morgana’s Report.”

Kasumi Yoshizawa

  • She is normally stoic, but she fights daily against her temptation to eat.
  • As your bond with her deepens, you will discover a different side of her.
  • As shown in her character trailer, Kasumi’s persona is “Cendrillon.” It specializes in the “Holy” element and physical attacks.


  • The number of bullets will be recovered at the end of every battle.
  • New gun custimzation options at the airsoft shop includes effects like increasing their accuracy and fire power. Additional elements can also be added to them, such as fire and ice.


  • “Ishi” are the gathering of distortions produced in a Palace.
  • Collecting all of them by exploring the Palace will transform them into valuable accessories.
  • These accessories will grant the player with skills that you cannot normally acquire.


  • Using the wire (or grappling hook), you gain the ability to travel to far places. Places where it can be used have been added to the Palaces.

Chain Wire

  • A new ability that can be obtained by deepening your bond with Kasumi.
  • By targeting a distant enemy with the chain, you can initiate a preemptive attack.

Weekly Famitsu magazine #1594—or the July 4, 2019 issue—was released on June 20, 2019.

Persona 5 Royal will be released on The PS4 in Japan on October 31, 2019. It will be released in the West and Asia in 2020.