This article covers information on the damage that can be delivered and received during battle.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Persona 5 / Royal[edit | edit source]

Attack Power[edit | edit source]

Melee and Gun Attacks[edit | edit source]

If the user is inflicting a basic melee or gun attack, the related weapon and the user's Strength stat will be taken into account.

The formula multiplies the square root of the user's weapon power and the square root of the user's Strength stat by each-other. Whether the weapon is melee or ranged ultimately depends on the type of attack that is being used. The formula is as follows:

(√Weapon Power * √Strength Stat)

When the user's Strength stat is doubled, the modifier will be multiplied by x1.4.

If the user's Strength stat is at the maximum of 99, the damage total of the attack will be nearly multiplied by x10.

Strength Attacks[edit | edit source]

If the user is wielding a physical skill, the power of the attack and the user's Strength stat are taken into consideration.

Similarly to Melee and Gun attacks, the base power of the specific skill is multiplied by the square root of the Strength stat. The formula is as follows:

(Base Attack * √Strength Stat)

If the user's Strength stat is at the maximum of 99, the damage total of the skill will be nearly multiplied by x10.

Magic Attacks[edit | edit source]

If the user is casting a magic skill, the power of the attack and the user's Magic stat will be used to calculate the attack power.

The calculation considers the base power of the attack first, which is the foundation of the formula, and then calculates a multiplier using the Magic stat. The formula is as follows:

(Base Attack + (Base Power * (Magic Stat / 30)))

Every 30 stat points boost the power of the attack by 100%:

  • If the user's Magic is at 15, the base power will be multiplied by x1.5;
  • If the user's Magic is at 30, the base power will be multiplied by x2;
  • If the user's Magic is at 60, the base power will be multiplied by x3, and so on.

If the user's magic stat is at the maximum of 99, the damage total of the attack will be multiplied by x4.3.

Defense Subtraction[edit | edit source]

After the total power of the attack has been calculated, it is divided against the square root of the sum of the target's armor defense and their Endurance stat. The formula is as follows:

BASE POWER / √((Endurance * 8) + Armor Defense)

If the defense and endurance stats are doubled, the damage taken is approximately x0.7.

Miscellaneous Modifiers[edit | edit source]

There are several other criterion that factor in affecting the damage output of attacks besides the user's stats, weapon and attack power. These include Critical hits, Technical attacks, the effects of certain status status ailments, the target's elemental resistance or weakness against the attack, Baton Pass, temporary buff and debuff skills, whether the target is Guarding or not, the difficulty setting, and so on.

One important factor would be the Level difference between the attacker and the opponent. There is no change if the attacker is 4 levels lower or 1 level higher than its target, but the attack power will gradually be multiplied over time, with 10 levels and higher being capped at x1.5. Otherwise, if the attacker is 15 levels lower or more, their power will be x0.004.

The same applies for the damage taken as well. There is no change if the target is 2 levels lower and 3 levels higher, but the defense will increase if the target's level is higher, where at 10 levels or more, the damage will be x0.004, but at 10 levels less, the damage will be multiplied to x1.5.

The final calculation is randomized between numbers that are close to the default result. The variance is approximately 5%.


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