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Actions (行動*)? are a sub-mechanic to turns in combat. Sometimes, they are also referred to as "turns," but for the sake of distinguishing the two, the subject of the article will be called "actions."

Overview[]

Actions refer to how many times a combatant can act in a turn. By default, they can all act once during their turn, after which it will switch to the opposition's turn. However, there are scenarios where it is possible to have more than one action per turn.

In the Shin Megami Tensei series, the Press Turn system allows the party to act more times via blinking icons.

In the Persona series, the party can exploit One Mores in the same fashion. In Persona 5, there's also access to Baton Pass, which lets the user give away their turn to someone else, powering them up in the process. However, the Burn ailment activates at the end of every action.

Because how timer-based buffs, such as Tarukaja, are based on the number of "turns," not "actions," multiple actions artificially extend the timer of these buffs, letting the user exploit the skill more times.

In Soul Hackers 2, Ringo can cast a Commander skill to increase the number of actions one of her allies can use.

There are various scenarios where enemies can increase their action count:


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