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Demeter

Demeter's design in Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Demeter (デメーテル, Demēteru)? is a demon in the series.

HistoryEdit

In Greek mythology, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest who governed over the fertility of the land and the seasons. When Hades abducted and married her daughter, Persephone, Demeter plunged the world into an almost endless winter, forcing Zeus to mediate between her and Hades. As a result, Persephone was allowed to leave the underworld for a certain amount of time. The winter months of the year occur when Persephone returns to Hades.

AppearancesEdit

ProfileEdit

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey ReduxEdit

Demeter restores the protagonist in the Womb of Grief following his mortal wounding at Alex's hands, calling him by the nickname "My Harvest" and imploring him to grow into strong and healthy wheat. In exchange for his resurrection, she asks that he aid her in collecting fruits from the Mothers and Wardens of the Womb.

She lacks physical power, being weaker than a pixie, but makes up for it with her powerful healing capabilities and non-combat magic that can hide her and the protagonist from others. Demeter is on friendly terms with the mothers who are both prisoners and protectors of the fruits, and is set on her course no matter what happens as she reveals with her talk to Maria. Should Alex die near the end of the original routes with Amon's fruit she will lament the rotten state of it, cursing humanity for destroying it and hoping they all die horribly on Neutral and Chaos. On Law she is saddened but supports Zelenin and the protagonist for their path before vanishing.

She reveals her true nature on the New/+ routes, where she takes the fruit away from the protagonist and reveals her true role as a servant to The Three Wise Men alongside fellow servant Mastema. She laughs at the fate that shall befall them on Chaos/Neutral+ and the killing of Mem Aleph or offering her sincerest gratitude in Law+, before leaving for the Empyrean ascent on all three. Her true motives unveiled by Louisa Ferre.

Demeter appears during the final battle as Shekinah summons her, telling her to offer her life for a world of Law. Fearing her own death and inability to bring fertility to the world under the God of Law, she reluctantly complies and uses her full healing powers, her life withering away as she laments and dies. Her healing power now bestowed upon Shekinah as her essence is absorbed.

Demeter portrays herself as childish and innocent to hide her true nature, a ruthless agent of Law who has to rely on others due to her lack of power, even having a sadistic streak and amusement at the actions of others. Her loyalty to Law and desire to bring fertility is genuine. Demeters willingness to serve means she was even willing to sacrifice her brother Zeus, and eventually, her own life, to make the world of Law a reality.

Demeter can only be unlocked for fusion on a New Game Plus, after the player has seen one of the new endings in Redux. Her special fusion requires Quetzalcoatl, Mayahuel and Anahita.

StatsEdit

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey ReduxEdit

Race Alignment Level HP MP
Strength 51
Magic 57
Vitality 50
Agility 54
Luck 58
Megami Light-Law 85 685
382
Attack Type Physical Gun Fire Ice Electricity Wind Expel Curse Almighty
Single Foe/1/Physical/None Strong - Weak - - Drain Null Null -
Poison Paralyze Stone Strain Sleep Charm Mute Fear Bomb Rage
Strong Strong Strong Strong Strong Strong Strong Strong - -
Natural Skills
Salvation Samarecarm Recarmdra
D-Source Skills
Salvation Invitation Mana Surge
Password
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RondeEdit

Race Level HP MP Mv Range Mv Type Atk Range Arcana
Lady 21 170 94 6 Ground 1 Song of Blessings
St Ma In Ag Lu Atk P.Def M.Def
7 14 11 8 10 82 36 32
Equipment Head, Neck Item -
Slash Strike Ranged Fire Ice Elec Light Dark Almi
- - - - - - - - -
List of Skills
Diarama Patra Mental Mediarama
Patra Body Diarahan


Persona 2: Innocent SinEdit

Demeter IS demon
Arcana Type Level HP Normal Drop Rare Drop
World None 31 222 Rattle Drink Diarama Card
Traits Timid, Joyful, Wise Ptalk Hades
One of the twelve gods of Olympus. Goddess of fertility.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 20
Vitality 21
Dexterity 28
Agility 27
Luck 26
102 104 80 80
Sw Rn Sk Th Hv Fi Wt Wi Er Ic El Nc Li Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - - - - - - - - Nu Nu - 24 24
List of Skills
Skill Effect
Mamagnara Deal medium Earth damage to an enemy group.
Mirage Deal Almighty illusion effect to all enemies.
Diarama Recover high HP for one ally.
Marin Karin Deal Mind charm ailment to one enemy.
Ultra Freila Seems different from a normal Freila...

Demeter IS demon
Arcana Type Level HP Normal Drop Rare Drop
World None 31 222 Rattle Drink Diarama Card
Traits Timid, Joyful, Wise Ptalk Hades
One of the twelve gods of Olympus. Goddess of fertility.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 20
Vitality 21
Dexterity 28
Agility 27
Luck 26
71 83 56 64
Sw Rn Sk Th Hv Fi Wt Wi Er Ic El Nc Li Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - - - - - - - - Nu Nu - 24 24
List of Skills
Skill Effect
Mamagnara Deal medium Earth damage to an enemy group.
Mirage Deal Almighty illusion effect to all enemies.
Diarama Recover high HP for one ally.
Marin Karin Deal Mind charm ailment to one enemy.
Ultra Freila Seems different from a normal Freila...

Demeter P2IS PSP
I am the earth goddess Demeter. Thy soul is noble, like the fertile lands...
I shall sow seeds of love in the paradise within thee.
Arcana Type Level SP cost Bonus Returns °
World None 31 22 Dx +1 Attack Mirror Card
Traits Timid, Joyful, Wise
One of the twelve gods of Olympus. Goddess of fertility.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 20
Vitality 21
Dexterity 28
Agility 27
Luck 26
102 104 80 80
Sw Rn Sk Th Hv Fi Wt Wi Er Ic El Nc Li Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - - - - - - - - Nu Nu - 24 24
Summon Information
Tarot Cards 124 Tarot Card Symbol 2.png World Cards
Mutates Into Demeter can mutate into Cu Chulainn or Njord
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Needle Rush Deal low Thrown damage to one enemy.
2 Diarama Recover high HP for one ally.
4 Mamagnara Deal medium Earth damage to an enemy group.
6 Mirage Deal Almighty illusion effect to all enemies.
8 Marin Karin Deal Mind charm ailment to one enemy.
Mutation Magnadyne Deal high Earth damage to one enemy.
Rumor Ultra Freila Seems different from a normal Freila...

Persona 2: Eternal PunishmentEdit

Demeter EP demon
Arcana Type Level HP Normal Drop Rare Drop
World None 31 248 Gala Gala Drink Diarama Card
Traits Timid, Joyful, Wise
Greek goddess of fertility. Mother of Persephone, wife of Hades.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 20
Vitality 21
Technique 28
Agility 27
Luck 26
91 94 80 80
Sw Sh Sk Th Ak Fi Wt Wi Er Ic Ln Nc Ho Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - - - - - - - - Nu Nu - 24 24
List of Skills
Skill Effect
Maha Magnus Inflicts medium Earth damage to a group of enemies.
Marin Karin Renders an enemy Charmed. (52% chance) [Mind-element]
Diarama Greatly restores a character's HP.
Ultra Freila Seems somewhat different from normal Freila...

P2eptarot21demeter
I am the great mother goddess of the earth. Good souls are like rich soil.
Let me plant the seed of love in you.
Arcana Type Level SP cost Bonus Returns °
World None 31 22 TEC +1 Anti-Force Card
Traits Timid, Joyful, Wise
Greek goddess of fertility. Mother of Persephone, wife of Hades.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 20
Vitality 21
Technique 28
Agility 27
Luck 26
102 104 80 80
Sw Sh Sk Th Ak Fi Wt Wi Er Ic Ln Nc Ho Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - - - - - - - - Nu Nu - 24 24
Summon Information
Tarot Cards 124 Tarot Card Symbol 2.png World Cards
Mutates Into Demeter mutates into Yebisu.
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Ninety Nine Needles Inflicts small Throw damage to an enemy.
2 Diarama Greatly restores a character's HP.
4 Maha Magnus Inflicts medium Earth damage to a group of enemies.
6 Fata Morgana Puts a group of enemies under an Illusion. (52% chance) [Almighty-element]
8 Marin Karin Renders an enemy Charmed. (52% chance) [Mind-element]
Mutation Magdyne Inflicts large Earth damage to an enemy.
Rumor Ultra Freila Seems somewhat different from normal Freila...
Unique Fusion Spells
Skill Effect Order/Skill/Persona
Hinokagutsuchi Inflicts Nuclear damage (depends on casters' levels) to all enemies. * 1. Ultra Freila - Demeter
2. Summon Spirit
Unknown Power
Recovery Type Fully recovers HP (or removes ailment in addition).