This article is about the Arcana. For the Shadow, see Arcana Justice.
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The Justice Arcana (正義, Seigi)? is a recurring Arcana in the Persona series.

Overview[edit | edit source]

"The Arcana is the means by which all is revealed.
To find the one true path, one must seek guidance amidst uncertainty..."
—Nyx Avatar, Persona 3

Portrayed as a woman holding a sword and balance, the Justice Arcana symbolizes a strict allegory of justice, objectivity, rationality and analysis. In tarot readings, it means that one will have to face a trial of their justice.

Gameplay-wise, the Personas of the Justice Arcana are commonly Personas excelling in Light-based affinities. Justice Personas are usually various orders of angels, and are otherwise deities of justice, order, or vengeance. As of Persona 3, every Persona of the Justice Arcana in the hands of the player is an angel.

Commonly, characters of the Justice Arcana are concerned with matters of fairness, and otherwise are very stoic individuals.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

List of Persona[edit | edit source]

Megami Ibunroku Persona[edit | edit source]

The player can guarantee a fusion accident resulting in a Justice Arcana persona by starting from a "hard reset" (as in, not already mid-game and loading a save or selecting "Return to Title") and performing a White Fusion after taking exactly 79 steps in an area where no enemies will attack, such as the Mikage Sun Mall.

According to the Persona World guide, the Justice Arcana equals the Wargod race. It is represented by Hidehiko Uesugi.

Persona Level
PSP Revelations
Nemhain * Talon 8 (Initial Persona of Hidehiko Uesugi)
Triglav Pale Rider 19
Macha Mach 28
Verethragna Region 37
Morrigan Morie 46
Tyr * Darkside 54 (Ultimate Persona of Hidehiko Uesugi)
Bishamonten * Bushido 66
Pallas Athena * Athena 90

Persona 2[edit | edit source]

Innocent Sin[edit | edit source]

Persona Level
Mars 25
Nezha * 35
Kundali Vidyaraja 44
Skanda 52
Bishamonten * 63
Pallas Athena 74

Eternal Punishment[edit | edit source]

While Hidehiko still remains in both Innocent Sin and Eternal Punishment, the Justice Arcana now has a bigger role, represented by Katsuya Suou.

Persona Level
Helios 1 (Initial Persona of Katsuya Suou)
Mars 25
Nata * 38
Gundari Myouou 44
Skanda 52
Bishamonten * 59
Hyperion * 63 (Ultimate Persona of Katsuya Suou)
Pallas Athena 74

Persona 3[edit | edit source]

The Justice Arcana Social Link is represented by Chihiro Fushimi, a student of Gekkoukan High School. The protagonist can initiate the Social Link after starting out the Emperor Arcana Social Link, where Chihiro introduces herself as the treasurer of the Student Council.

The Justice Arcana Social Link powers up every time the protagonist interacts with Chihiro, where he helps her to overcome her androphobia. However, in the advancement from the eighth to ninth level of the Social Link, Mitsuru Kirijo must also be present. Meaning the Social Link will not be able to power up for a month period after the twelfth Full-Moon Incident.

Upon completing the Social Link, Chihiro will give the protagonist her cherished collection of Shoujo Manga, bestowing the ultimate form of the Justice Arcana, Melchizedek, the Hand of Justice.

The Justice Arcana is also the Persona Arcana of Ken Amada, a member of SEES.

Persona Level
Nemesis Initial Persona of Ken Amada
Kala-Nemi Ultimate Persona of Ken Amada
Angel 4
Archangel 10
Principality 16
Power 25
Virtue 32
Dominion 42
Throne 51
Melchizedek 59

Portable[edit | edit source]

The Justice Arcana is represented by Ken Amada, who is now a Social Link. However, his Social Link is only available for the female protagonist. Because of Ken's unsocial tendencies and the protagonist's conscientiousness, maximum courage is required.

Through interactions with her, Ken learns the meaning of being an adult and understanding his late mother's possible regrets for leaving her son behind. He also shows a more sensitive, but wary side to her in regards to the kindness of the SEES members and his struggle with his feelings for the protagonist in regards to their age difference.

After the events of the tenth full moon incident, an event will be triggered before continuing the Social Link. Ken will take the protagonist to the alleyway, where he reveals that despite his resolution, he's still in much pain from his actions, but promises his devotion to SEES.

Upon completion of the Social Link, Ken will give the protagonist his precious Silver Key, his house key that he kept even after his home was destroyed. It bestows Melchizedek just like for the Social Link with Chihiro.

Persona 4[edit | edit source]

The Justice Arcana Social Link is represented by Nanako Dojima, the protagonist's cousin. The Social Link is automatically initiated during the story. The Justice Arcana Social Link interactions availability are also parallel to the Hierophant Arcana Social Link; whenever Ryotaro Dojima is available, the protagonist will not be able to interact with Nanako and upgrade the Justice Arcana Social Link. Furthermore, there is also a deadline for interacting with Nanako; the Social Link will be unavailable to upgrade after November 5.

Through the protagonist's interaction with Nanako, he helps Nanako to cope up with her mother's death, as well as mending her strained relationship with her father. Similar to the Hierophant Arcana Social Link, at some point of the Social Link will require the protagonist's 'Expression' characteristic parameters to reach certain levels before the Social Link is able to continue leveling up.

Completing the Justice Arcana Social Link bestows the ultimate form of the Justice Arcana, Sraosha, the Scourge of Evil.

Persona Level
Angel 4
Archangel 11
Principality 19
Power 27
Virtue 33
Dominion 38
Throne 49
Uriel 58
Melchizedek 66
Sraosha 74

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax[edit | edit source]

The Justice Arcana is represented by Ken Amada and Koromaru. It is likely it is meant to represent only Ken and his Persona Kala-Nemi, rather than Koromaru and Cerberus, who are usually of the Strength Arcana, however Ken and Koromaru share one character slot, with only the Justice Arcana listed.

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth[edit | edit source]

Persona Level
Nemesis Ken Amada's Initial Persona
Kala-Nemi Ken Amada's Ultimate Persona
Angel 8
Archangel 14
Power 20
Virtue 29
Dominion 35
Throne 43
Uriel 52
Ophanim 58
Melchizedek 64

Persona 5[edit | edit source]

The Justice Arcana is represented by the Confidant with Goro Akechi, which ranks up automatically since June 10th as the story progresses. This confidant doesn't unlock anything except all of Goro's team member skills when joining the party (Rank 6). Completing the Justice Arcana Confidant will also bestow the ultimate form of the Arcana, Metatron.

Persona Level
Robin Hood Other Persona of Goro Akechi
Loki True Persona of Goro Akechi
Angel 12
Archangel 16
Principality 29
Power 41
Melchizedek 60
Dominion 68
Throne 71
Uriel 81
Metatron 89

Royal[edit | edit source]

In Persona 5 Royal, the Justice Arcana is largely unchanged, but levels of some Personas have been altered. Goro Akechi's Confidant has also been largely reworked; the first 8 ranks are optional, though once the confidant reaches rank 8, it will progress through ranks 9-10 in the same manner as the original.

In addition to Loki being made playable during the events of the third semester; with the inclusion of third-tier Personas, Akechi unlocks Hereward by fusing Robin Hood and Loki after the player chooses to reject the false reality created by the game's final boss on the 2nd of February.

Persona Level
Robin Hood Initial Persona of Goro Akechi
Loki Ultimate Persona of Goro Akechi
Hereward Third-Tier Persona of Goro Akechi
Angel 9
Archangel 14
Principality 29
Power 41
Melchizedek 58
Dominion 68
Throne 72
Uriel 81
Metatron 89

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth[edit | edit source]

Persona Level
Robin Hood Goro Akechi's Persona
Nemesis Ken Amada's Initial Persona
Kala-Nemi Ken Amada's Ultimate Persona
Angel 8
Archangel 14
Principality 20
Setanta 27
Virtue 33
Dominion 39
Uriel 48
Throne 55
Jeanne D'Arc ° 60
Melchizedek 65
Metatron 80
Seraph ° 85

List of Demons[edit | edit source]

Persona 2[edit | edit source]

Innocent Sin[edit | edit source]

Persona Level
Nezha 35

Eternal Punishment[edit | edit source]

Persona Level
Nata 38

Characters[edit | edit source]

Character Game
Hidehiko Uesugi Megami Ibunroku Persona
Katsuya Suou Persona 2: Eternal Punishment
Narui Persona: Tsumi to Batsu
Ken Amada Persona 3
Chihiro Fushimi Persona 3
Nanako Dojima Persona 4
Goro Akechi Persona 5

Card Designs[edit | edit source]

 
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Persona 2
 
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Persona 3 FES
 
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Persona 5


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). Priest 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
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