Critical hits are a recurring battle element in the series.
Overview[edit | edit source]
There is a small chance for physical attacks to land a critical hit on the enemy. In that case, the damage of the attack will be multiplied by x1.5, the targeted enemy will be Downed, and the user will be able to access 1 More!.
The Critical rate of the user's physical attacks are affected by their Luck stat.
The attacks of the user's Critical rate cannot surpass 67%.
If the user has the Passive skill Sharp Student, their odds of being struck with a Critical hit will be halved. In Persona 5 Royal, the passive skill Samurai Spirit, which boosts the user's evasion against Critical hits; it can only be accessed by equipping the Gauntlet, an accessory only available in the Shin Megami Tensei IV Costume DLC.
Persona 5[edit | edit source]
Skills boosting Critical Rate[edit | edit source]
|Giant Slice||Physical||Medium||Enhanced (P5 Only)|
|Miracle Punch||Physical||Medium||Very High|
|Adverse Resolve||Passive||-||+20% (Surrounded only)|
|Fortified Moxy||Passive||-||+15% (Ambushing only)|
|Trigger Happy||Passive||-||+15% (Gun only)|