Budai as it appears in Persona 2: Eternal Punishment
Budai (ホテイ) is a persona in the series.
Budai is a figure of Chinese folklore whose name means 'cloth sack' from the bag he is typically depicted carrying. He is thought to be an aspect of Maitreya Buddha and his constant smiling has also earned him the nickname 'smiling Buddha'.
Persona 2: Innocent Sin
Persona 2: Eternal Punishment
" "Life is like a burning torch. I am here to prevent that flame from going out. Hotei, at your service.""
List of Skills
Inflicts small Fire damage to a group of enemies.
Small Throw damage + Sleep effect to an enemy. (42% chance)
Renders an enemy Unconscious. (36% chance) [Holy-element]
Lowers the encounter rate of enemies weaker than the party.
Inflicts medium Fire damage to an enemy.
Inflicts medium Nuclear damage to a group of enemies
Recovers an Unconscious character, restoring some HP. (25%)
Fully recovers HP (or removes ailment in addition).