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The Hope Arcana (希望, Kibou)? is an Arcana appearing in Persona 5 Strikers.


Like the Faith Arcana, the Hope Arcana is not found in standard Tarot decks. The Hope Arcana is present in the Visconti-Sforza Tarot deck. While upright, it represents hope, optimism and positivity. On the other hand, reversed, it can represent despair, false hope, negativity and pessimism. 


List of Personas

Persona 5 Strikers

The Hope Arcana is represented by Sophia upon her awakening in the Jail of the Abyss.

When Sophia defies Kuon Ichinose's ideology of humanity because that was just a misguided coping attempt against Sophia's words, it results in her awakening to the Hope Arcana, enabling Pithos' transformation into Pandora.

Persona Level
Pithos* 1 (Initial Persona of Sophia)
Pandora Inherit (True Persona of Sophia)


Character Game
Sophia Persona 5 Strikers


  • Together with the Apostle Arcana, it is the first Arcana to debut in a spin-off game.
  • In the Visconti deck, Hope is not numbered, unlike most Arcanas in the Persona series. It shares this trait with Faith, another theological virtue within the same deck.

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