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The Councillor Arcana, also known as Consultant Arcana (顧問官, Komonkan)? in the Japanese version, is an Arcana appearing in Persona 5 Royal.


Like the Aeon Arcana, the Councillor is not found in standard tarot decks. The Councillor Arcana is the El Gran Tarot Esoterico's equivalent to the Magician Arcana ("El Consultante") and is numbered I. While upright, it is a tarot card that denotes diplomacy, possibilities of choice, creativity, skills to persuade, vitality and power over mental illness. On the other hand, while reversed it can represent indecisiveness, insecurity, lack of originality, sickness or exploitation of the innocent.

Personas of this arcana are generally wise beasts or governors of nature.


List of Personas

Persona 5 Royal

The Councillor Arcana is represented by the Confidant with Takuto Maruki.

Persona Level
Azathoth Initial Persona of Takuto Maruki
Adam Kadmon Ultimate Persona of Takuto Maruki
Kushi Mitama 12
Nigi Mitama 22
Decarabia 32
Ananta 44
Yatagarasu 57
Seiryu 62
Dionysus 71
Vohu Manah 80*


Character Game
Takuto Maruki Persona 5 Royal


  • This Arcana can be also be found as number 1 in the Eitteilla Tarot deck. It is referred to as "Le Questionnant" which translates to "The Consultant." It corresponds to the Hierophant card in the "Tarot de Marseille" Deck.
  • The Councillor Arcana is an equivalent of the Magician Arcana, alluding to Maruki's seemingly magical powers to soothe severe mental illnesses. Much like Junpei, Yosuke and Morgana (the previous Magician Arcana characters in the series), Maruki also had a tragedy related to his romantic interest, Rumi.
  • Unlike the other tarot cards in the Persona series, the number used for the Councillor is represented by the Arabic numeral "1" rather than the Roman numeral "I.”
  • The card art of this Arcana resembles the Thoth version of the Sun card.

Major Arcana
0. Fool Arcana - I. Magician Arcana - 1(E). Councillor Arcana - II. Priestess Arcana - III. Empress Arcana - IV. Emperor Arcana - V. Hierophant Arcana - V(T). Apostle Arcana- VI. Lovers Arcana - VII. Chariot Arcana - VIII. Strength Arcana/Justice Arcana - IX. Hermit Arcana - X. Fortune Arcana - XI. Justice Arcana/Strength Arcana - XI(T). Hunger Arcana - XII. Hanged Man Arcana - XIII. Death Arcana - XIV. Temperance Arcana - XV. Devil Arcana - XVI. Tower Arcana - XVII. Star Arcana - XVIII. Moon Arcana - XIX. Sun Arcana - XX. Judgement Arcana - XX(T). Aeon Arcana - XXI. World Arcana - XXI(T). Universe Arcana - (VS) Faith Arcana - (VS) Hope Arcana
Minor Arcana
Suit of Coins - Suit of Cups - Suit of Swords - Suit of Wands
Shadow Arcana
I. Arcana Magician - II. Arcana Priestess - III. Arcana Empress - IV. Arcana Emperor - V. Arcana Hierophant - VI. Arcana Lovers - VII. Arcana Chariot - VIII. Arcana Justice - IX. Arcana Hermit - X. Arcana Fortune - XI. Arcana Strength - XII. Arcana Hanged Man - XIII. Death