Bennu from Shin Megami Tensei II

Bennu ( ベンヌ , Bennu ) is a Persona appearing in Shin Megami Tensei games.



The Bennu bird serves as the Egyptian correspondence to the Phoenix, and is said to be the soul of the Sun-God Amon-Ra. Some of the titles of the Bennu bird were “He Who Came Into Being by Himself,” “Ascending One,” and “Lord of Jubilees.”

It was associated with the rising of the Nile, resurrection, and the sun. Because the Bennu represented creation and renewal, it was connected with the Egyptian calendar. Indeed, the Temple of the Bennu was well known for its time-keeping devices.


Shin Megami Tensei: Persona

Bennu is the first Persona of the Sun Arcana. As it ranks up, all of its stat gains are in the Magic Attack, Agility, and Luck stats. Upon being returned to the Velvet Room at MAX Rank, it will yield a Posumudi Stone.


Shin Megami Tensei: Persona

Arcana Level Type Subtype MAtk MDef
Sun 10 Element Fire 57 52
Affinity SP St Vi Dx Ag Lu
Best (Maki, Eriko, Ayase, Yukino) 6 14 7 9 31 16
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Beak Light Rush damage (1 foe)
3 Maragi Light Fire damage (all foes)
5 Magaru Light Wind damage (all foes)
7 Agilao Medium Fire damage (1 foe)
8 Fire Breath Medium Fire damage (area)
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