"There must've been people who obstructed your actions as the Phantom Thieves. You managed to overcome them because you had someone who specialized in analyzing enemies... ...Isn't that right!?"
Sae Niijima interrogating the protagonist about Makoto Niijima.
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This article covers information about the Priestess Confidant, Makoto Niijima, Events and Skills featured in Persona 5.

The protagonist can start Makoto's Confidant on June 25th after completing Kaneshiro's Palace. She can be found during the day on the third floor of Shujin Academy in front of the student council room. On days off, she can be seen in front of the school's gate.


1 Shadow Calculus Allows you to see skills and potential item drops on the analysis screen.
2 Baton Pass Allows you to pass your turn over to other Baton Pass users after a 1 More.
3 Brainiac Talk Chance to step in after Shadow negotiation fails, allowing a retry.
4 Follow Up Chance to perform a follow-up attack if Joker's attack does not down the enemy.
6 Harisen Recovery Chance to cure status ailments inflicted upon party members.
7 Shadow Factorization Allows you to see Null, Repel and Drain when highlighting a target in a battle.
8 Endure Chance to withstand an otherwise fatal attack with 1 HP remaining.
9 Protect Chance to shield Joker from an otherwise fatal attack.
10 Second Awakening Transforms her Persona into a mythological trickster.


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To initiate Makoto's Rank 1 Confidant, the protagonist must reach the third level of Knowledge social stats (Scholarly).

To initiate Makoto's Rank 6 Confidant, the protagonist must reach the max level of Charm social stats (Debonair).

The protagonist and Makoto will question some promoters related to Tsukasa in Shinjuku to collect evidence of Tsukasa's scamming method by breaking sake bottles. Talk to the irritated promoter in front of the book store and select "Do you know a Tsukasa?" followed either of the two options to trigger the Confidant event.


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