Marukyu Striptease is a dungeon in Persona 4. It is the reality within the Midnight Channel created from Rise Kujikawa's feelings.

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Again, Teddie has a hard time detecting where Rise's dungeon is. The protagonist must go to town and gather information on Rise. First, the protagonist meets a Risette Fanboy at the Practice Building in Yasogami High School. Later, he speaks with Rise's grandmother at their tofu shop in the southern part of the Central Shopping District, who tells him of a paparazzo that's been chased to the Samegawa Flood Plain riverbank. The protagonist later finds the paparazzo at the riverbank, and trades information with him about Risette. This information is then delivered to Teddie, who is finally able to sense her.

The information traded reveals that the dungeon is created because of the two conflicting personalities Risette has. One is the teenage idol side of her that she shows in her television and stage performances, while the other is the polite, soft-spoken girl. She has a hard time searching for her true self, which spawned the dungeon as a striptease club.

As the party treks into the dungeon, Rise's voice echoes in the corridors, speaking innuendos as they go. When the party finally finds Rise, she was aside her other self, who is convincing Rise that her true self is the daring and bold star idol. Rise's refusal to accept this spawned her Shadow that could analyze the party's moves and turn it against them. Seeing that the party is almost defeated, Teddie, still in conflict over his true self, is empowered to protect his friends so that he would not be alone.

Teddie manages to defeat Rise's Shadow, but suffers damage to his appearance as a result. Rise accepts her other self - becoming the Persona Himiko. However, when Rise exclaims that there's no such thing as a true self, Teddie's conflicting thoughts worsen to the point that his own other self emerges. The Other Teddie tempts Teddie to believe that there is no truth in this world, and that he is nothing but a hollow and empty shell, living a lie that he believes in. Teddie refuses to give in and tries to attack, but fails. The Shadow then turns on the party, claiming that their search for the truth is futile and that even if they defeat him, their quest will be in vain. The party manages to defeat it with help from Rise, who takes over Teddie's role as navigator.

Treasure[edit | edit source]

Persona 4[edit | edit source]

Locked chests[edit | edit source]

Item Type Item Type Item Type Item Type Item Type
Harlot's Mercy Yukiko weapon Purple Suit Male armor Armada Bustier Female armor Power Tasuki Accessory Bat Charm Accessory
Guard Amulet Accessory Flight Strap Accessory Silver Spoon Accessory Kimyaku Brace Accessory Flame Vow Accessory
Flame Pin Accessory Fire Suppressor Accessory Snow Vow Accessory Snow Pin Accessory Ice Suppressor Accessory
Spark Vow Accessory Spark Pin Accessory Volt Suppressor Accessory Gust Vow Accessory Gust Pin Accessory
Wind Suppressor Accessory White Feather Accessory Black Feather Accessory Falcon Eye Accessory Awareness Note Accessory
Patient Collar Accessory Disinfectant Accessory Tranquil Buddha Accessory Bravery Vessel Accessory Disguise Mask Accessory
Cool Beads Accessory Healthy Recipe Accessory Kid's Hachimaki Accessory Safety Belt Accessory Book of Ruin Accessory
Bead Item Chewing Soul Item Soul Food Item Chest Key x3 Item

Normal chests[edit | edit source]

Item
Peach Seed Life Stone Soul Drop Snuff Soul Revival Bead
Balm of Life Hiranya Amrita Soda Purifying Water Purifying Salt
Physical Mirror Magic Mirror Assault Signal Diamond Shield Super Sonic
Vanish Ball Goho-M Firecracker San-zun Tama Hell Magatama
Ice Cube Dry Ice Frost Magatama Ball Lightning Tesla Coil
Arc Magatama Pinwheel Yashichi Cyclone Magatama Segaki Rice
Curse Paper Smart Bomb Chest Key Trap Chest

Persona 4 Golden[edit | edit source]

Locked Chests[edit | edit source]

  • Armada Bustier
  • Bead
  • Chewing Soul
  • Guard Amulet
  • Kimyaku Brace
  • Snow Vow
  • Harlot's Mercy
  • Purple Suit

Regular Chests[edit | edit source]

  • Amrita Soda
  • Curse Paper
  • Dry Ice
  • Hell Magatama
  • Ice Cube
  • Life Stone
  • Physical Mirror
  • San-zun Tama
  • Segaki Rice
  • Snuff Soul
  • Soul Drop

Shuffle Time Personas[edit | edit source]

Level Persona Arcana Level Persona Arcana Level Persona Arcana
17 Sarasvati Priestess 17 Ippon Datara Hermit 18 Yaksini Empress
18 Ara Mitama Chariot 19 Principality Justice 19 Vetala Devil
20 Andra Moon 20 Phoenix Sun 21 Legion Fool
21 Shiisaa Hierophant 22 High Pixie Priestess 22 King Frost Emperor
22 Ikusa Hanged Man 23 Rakshasa Strength 23 Nigi Mitama Temperance
24 Matador Death 24 Kaiwan Star 25 Hua Po Magician
25 Ares Chariot 26 Titania Empress 26 Lamia Hermit
27 Power Justice 27 Makami Hanged Man 27 Nozuchi Moon
28 Kusi Mitama Strength 28 Incubus Devil 29 Ganga Priestess
29 Unicorn Hierophant 30 Oni Strength

Shadows[edit | edit source]

Shadow LV HP SP Weak Strong Null Drain Repel Floor
Rainy Sister 3 P4 Icon Rain.png 28 80 203 Ice - Light, Dark Phys, Fire, Elec, Wind - 1-4
Creation Relic 27 159 205 Elec - -
Soul Dancer 28 209 129 -
Death Seeker 225 339
Miss Gene 27 163 180 Elec Fire
Rain Wheel P4 Icon Rain.png 30 50 56 - Light, Dark Phys, Fire, Ice, Wind 3-4
Persistent Fuzz 29 150 100 - - - Fire, Ice, Wind, Elec, Light, Dark
Sonic Raven 239 84 Fire Wind Elec -
Idle Basalt 195 27 Ice Phys, Elec -
Venus Eagle 31 216 140 Ice, Dark - 5-8
Liberating Idol 210 232 Ice Fire Wind 5-10
Rainy Brother 3 P4 Icon Rain.png 32 99 20 Wind Light, Dark Phys, Fire, Ice, Elec 5-6
Killing Hand 208 179 Light, Wind Dark - - 5-10
Enslaved Beast 228 91 Fire - 5-8
Forgotten Hablerie 31 250 133 Elec Fire
Rain Leg Musha P4 Icon Rain.png 34 265 79 Light, Dark Phys, Fire, Ice, Wind 7-9
Blooming Bambino 33 260 194 - - - 7-8
Adamant Beetle 140 116 Phys
Silver Dice 31 250 83 Phys -
Large Basalt 33 200 29 Fire
Champion Knight 34 265 116 - 9-10
Sky Balance 30 245 440 Fire - Phys, Ice, Elec, Wind, Light, Dark
Mighty Cyclops 35 220 330 Ice
Arcane Turret 546 264 - -
Treasure Hand P4G Trophy GraspingAtGreed.png 30 400 171 1-10

Note:

  • P4 Icon Rain.png box denotes Shadows that appear during rainy days.
  • P4G Trophy GraspingAtGreed.png box denotes rare Shadow.

Shadow LV HP SP Weak Strong Null Drain Repel Floor
Rainy Sister 3 P4 Icon Rain.png 28 80 203 Ice - Light, Dark Phys, Fire, Elec, Wind - 1-10
Creation Relic 27 159 205 Elec Phys, Wind - - 1-4
Soul Dancer 28 180 129 - -
Death Seeker 28 310 339 Light Dark
Miss Gene 27 186 30 Elec Fire, Ice -
Rain Wheel P4 Icon Rain.png 30 50 56 - Light, Dark Phys, Fire, Ice, Wind 3-4
7, 9
Persistent Fuzz 29 150 100 - - Fire, Ice, Elec, Wind 2-6
Sonic Raven 29 210 84 Elec - Wind - 3-4
Idle Basalt 195 27 Fire, Elec Ice, Wind Phys -
Venus Eagle 31 216 140 Ice Wind - 4-8
10
Liberating Idol 265 232 Fire, Light - Dark 5-10
Killing Hand 32 208 179 Phys -
Enslaved Beast 250 91 Wind Elec 5-8
Forgotten Hablerie 31 220 133 Elec - Fire 5-9
Rain Leg Musha P4 Icon Rain.png 34 265 79 - Fire, Ice, Elec, Wind Light, Dark 5-10
Blooming Bambino 33 260 194 - - Ice 5-9
Adamant Beetle 140 116 - Phys 7-8
10
Silver Dice 31 250 83 Phys - 5-8
Large Basalt 33 200 29 Light, Dark 7-8
Champion Knight 34 265 116 - 8-10
Sky Balance 30 218 440 - Phys, Light, Dark Elec, Wind 9-10
Mighty Cyclops 35 220 330 Ice Fire - 8-10
Arcane Turret 546 264 - - 9-10
Treasure Hand P4G Trophy GraspingAtGreed.png 30 400 171 Elec, Light, Dark Fire, Ice, Wind 1-10

Note:

  • P4 Icon Rain.png box denotes Shadows that appear during rainy days.
  • P4G Trophy GraspingAtGreed.png box denotes rare Shadow.

Bosses[edit | edit source]

Shadow LV HP SP Weak Strong Null Drain Repel Floor
Amorous Snake 33 1012 148 Fire - Light, Dark - - 7
Shadow Rise* 35 2800 800 - 11
Shadow Teddie* 5000 1500 Ice
Momentary Child* 37 4500 1000 Ice, Fire* Phys* -
  • Note:
  • Boss stats in Persona 4 and Persona 4 Golden remain the same.
  • The battle with Shadow Rise ends roughly 2 turns after using her Supreme Analysis move, which happens after 2/3 of her HP is depleted. No moves will connect after her analysis. HP + SP restored afterwards — the battle is decidedly unwinnable.
  • The battle with Shadow Teddie follows right after Shadow Rise, once entering the battle with Shadow Teddie, the party's health is fully restored.
  • Momentary Child appears only after rescuing Rise from July 12th.
  • * - Indicates hidden attributes, mouse over for more info.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Lyrics to "Striptease" are: "Sorry, could you make the music louder? I'm kinda dizzy because of my dream."
  • The voice in the "Striptease" song can be heard in the DDR track "Drop the Bomb" by Scotty D.


Characters
Playable Protagonist - Yosuke Hanamura - Chie Satonaka - Yukiko Amagi - Kanji Tatsumi - Rise Kujikawa - Teddie - Naoto Shirogane
Social Link Margaret - Nanako Dojima - Ryotaro Dojima - Naoki Konishi - Kou Ichijo - Daisuke Nagase - Hisano Kuroda - Sayoko Uehara - Yumi Ozawa - Ayane Matsunaga - Ai Ebihara - Fox - Shu Nakajima - Eri Minami - Marie - Tohru Adachi
Major Igor - Mayumi Yamano - Misuzu Hiiragi - Saki Konishi - Mitsuo Kubo - Hanako Ohtani - Kinshiro Morooka - Noriko Kashiwagi - Taro Namatame - Old Lady Shiroku - Master Daidara - Minoru Inoue - Yuuta Minami - Kaneko - Aika Nakamura - President Tanaka - Chihiro Fushimi - Mr. Edogawa - Kanami Mashita - Moel Gas Station Attendant
Major enemies Shadow Yosuke - Shadow Chie - Shadow Yukiko - Shadow Kanji - Shadow Rise - Shadow Teddie - Shadow Mitsuo - Shadow Naoto - Kunino-sagiri - Ameno-sagiri - Kusumi-no-Okami - Izanami
Locations
Inaba Central Shopping District - Dojima Residence - Junes Department Store - Samegawa Flood Plain - Velvet Room - Yasogami High School
Midnight Channel Twisted Shopping District - Yukiko's Castle - Steamy Bathhouse - Marukyu Striptease - Void Quest - Secret Laboratory - Heaven - Magatsu Inaba - Hollow Forest - Yomotsu Hirasaka
Other Okina City - Shichiri Beach - Midnight Trivia Miracle Quiz - Tatsumi Port Island (Gekkoukan High School - Club Escapade - Iwatodai Station)
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Songs "Studio Backlot/Backside of the TV" - "Heartbeat, Heartbreak" - "Heaven" - "Never More" - "Pursuing My True Self" - "Aria of the Soul" - "Reach Out To The Truth" - "I'll Face Myself" - "Signs of Love" - "Someone Else's Man" - "Your Affection" - "P3 FES" - "Sky's The Limit" - "Beauty of Destiny" - "True Story" - "Key Plus Words" - "The Way of Memories" - "True Feelings" - "Shadow World" - "Time To Make History" - "SNOWFLAKES" - "We Are One and All" - "Time For True Revelation" - "Falling into Right Places" - "Alone in this World" - "Koisuru Meitantei" - "Dazzling Smile" - "Ying Yang" - "Ain't Nobody Can Hold Me Down" - "Just Like The Wind"
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