Concept art of Mikado Castle from Birth of Shin Megami Tensei IV.

Mikado Castle (ミカド城 , Mikado Jou)? is a city found in Shin Megami Tensei IV.

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The capital of the Eastern Kingdom of Mikado. Despite its name, it covers both Mikado Castle and the Castle Town around it.

Castle Town[edit | edit source]

Each section of this part of the capital is built with each inner section being higher up than the previous district according to ones station in life.

Luxuror District 1[edit | edit source]

The area where Samurai, the King's servants and monks live. It is the highest part of Castle Town and surrounds Mikado Castle.

Luxuror District 2[edit | edit source]

Luxurors with specialized skills and know how live here. The Gentle woman has a crush on Hope and speaks of him through the game.

Casualry District 1[edit | edit source]

The smallest and highest part of the Casualry districts. It is here that the tradesmen live.

Casualry District 2[edit | edit source]

The second smallest section of the Casualry districts. It is surrounded by a moat with bridges leading into the third district.

Casualry District 3[edit | edit source]

The largest of the districts. It is an area of small villages and fields where those who work in agriculture live and tend to the nearby fields. On both sides of this district are walls.

Bakery[edit | edit source]

Concept art of the Baker showing books.

A famous bakery in the first Casualry District that even has Luxurors go there for the baked goods. Jonathan offers Flynn and Walter a chance to go visit there. The baker there has started to read books given by the Black Samurai.

Lake Mikado[edit | edit source]

A circular lake southwest of Mikado. Flynn was sleeping at this lake at the beginning of the game. Walter, Jonathan and Flynn eat their breakfast here later and run across Issachar as well.

Shene Duque[edit | edit source]

The holy ground of the kingdom that is said to be the closest to god in the kingdom. It is where the ark arrived 1,500 years ago. Gabby requests through Hugo that the prentice Samurai come here after learning the truth behind Red Pills and Tayama's "utopia" at Reverse Hills. There they see a strange shaped Cocoon, one of the arks of old and meet the new rulers of Mikado: Michael, Raphael, Gabriel and Uriel.

Mikado Castle[edit | edit source]

The castle of Mikado Castle.

The castle of which the capital is named after. It has various facilities from a monastery run by monks to the Samurai's training and headquarters.

Samurai Station[edit | edit source]

The offices of commander Samurai are here and the direct the other Samurai from this place.

Castle Interior[edit | edit source]

Inside of Mikado Castle where only Luxurors are allowed. The Imposing Samurai knows Navarre and talks of him during the game.

Obelisk[edit | edit source]

A monument build in the center that tells of the history of the kingdom's founding by King Aquila, Angels and the Unclean Ones.

Monastery[edit | edit source]

Concept art of the Monastery.

The research organization where the intellectuals who run the kingdom gather. The Reserved Monk often talks about Isabeau. Their job is to study the lost wisdom and knowledge for the kingdom's sake. The monastery is lead by Abbot Hugo and his right hand woman Gabby. Most Samurai do not trust them for their shifty goals.

Treasure Room[edit | edit source]

A area that appears after accepting the Challenge Quest The Cursed Gauntlet. It is filled with relics like cars, TVs, satellite dishes and medieval weapons.

Aquila Statue Plaza[edit | edit source]

The stronghold of the Samurai. Named for the statue of King Aquila placed in the center.

Barracks[edit | edit source]

Rooms for the Samurai and a place where Flynn can rest to heal.

Q / S's Blacksmith[edit | edit source]

A shop in the plaza that only Samurai can use run by the blacksmith Q. He sells accessories, weapons and armor, as well as buying relics off of Flynn. By the time of Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse the male blacksmith Q and the blacksmith R have come and gone, replaced by female blacksmith S.

B / C's Apothecary[edit | edit source]

Another shop in the plaza that only Samurai can use. She sells items that heal, revive and cure samurai and their demons. Like Q she buys relics. By the time of Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse lady B is gone, replaced by the taller male alchemist name C.

K's Tavern[edit | edit source]

Concept art of K's Tavern.

The tavern run by K. It is here that Challenge Quests can be accepted.

Naraku's Entrance[edit | edit source]

The entrance to Naraku that lies beneath the statue of King Aquila.

Store items[edit | edit source]

Item Effect Target Cost Remarks
Healing Water Heals a small, set amount of HP 1 ally 50ћ -
Holy Fruit Fully heals HP 1 ally 1,500ћ -
Revival Leaf Revives from KO 1 ally 300ћ -
Detox Solution Heals Poison/Sick 1 ally 150ћ -

Weapon Power Hits Target Effect Price Remarks
Sharp Sword 67 1 1 - 800ћ -
Bone Sword 42 1-3 1 Sleep 1,760ћ Complete "Collect Demon Claws."

Weapon Power Hits Target Effect Price Remarks
Pixie Knife 39 1-2 1 Poison 1,460ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Athame 67 1-2 1 - 3,360ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."

Weapon Power Hits Hit% Target Effect Price Remarks
Dies Irae 88 1 Low 1 - 2,100ћ -

Weapon Power Hits Target Effect Price Remarks
Cursed Lance 53 1-3 Multi - 2,480ћ -

Armor HP St Dx Ma Ag Lu Price Remarks
Mikado Black +8 +2 - +2 - +2 490ћ -
Mikado Wood +8 +2 - +2 - +2 490ћ -
Mikado Sand +8 +2 - +2 - +2 490ћ -
Plain Knight +11 +3 - +3 -2 +3 1,240ћ -
Blue Knight +11 +3 - +3 -2 +3 1,240ћ -
Red Knight +11 +3 - +3 -2 +3 1,240ћ -
Ahazuya Red +12 +3 - +2 - +2 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Ahazuya Gray +12 +2 - +3 - +2 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Ahazuya Blue +12 +2 - +2 - +3 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Silver Duke +20 +4 +1 +4 -2 +4 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."
Blood Duke +20 +4 +1 +4 -2 +4 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."
Green Duke +20 +4 +1 +4 -2 +4 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."

Armor HP Phys Gun Fire Ice Elec Force Light Dark Price Remarks
Mikado Black +5 - - - - Rs Wk - - 490ћ -
Mikado Wood +5 - - - - Wk Rs - - 490ћ -
Mikado Sand +5 - - Rs Wk - - - - 490ћ -
Plain Knight +7 - - Wk - - - - Rs 1,240ћ -
Blue Knight +7 - - - Rs - Wk - - 1,240ћ -
Red Knight +7 - - Rs - Wk - - - 1,240ћ -
Ahazuya Red +7 - - Rs Wk - - - - 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Ahazuya Gray +7 - - - - Rs Wk - - 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Ahazuya Blue +7 - - Wk Rs - - - - 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Silver Duke +12 - - - - - - - Wk 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."
Blood Duke +12 - - Rs - - - Wk - 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."
Green Duke +12 - - Wk - Rs - - - 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."
Fire Guard +13 - - Nu Wk - - Wk - 10,440ћ Unlocked by "Creating Fireproof Clothing."

Armor HP St Dx Ma Ag Lu Price Remarks
Mikado Black +19 - - - +1 - 490ћ -
Mikado Wood +19 - - - +1 - 490ћ -
Mikado Sand +19 - - - +1 - 490ћ -
Plain Knight +26 - - - +1 - 1,240ћ -
Blue Knight +26 - - - +1 - 1,240ћ -
Red Knight +26 - - - +1 - 1,240ћ -
Ahazuya Red +28 - - - +2 - 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Ahazuya Gray +28 - - - +2 - 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Ahazuya Blue +28 - - - +2 - 1,680ћ Unlocked by "Capture the Black Samurai."
Silver Duke +48 - - - +3 - 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."
Blood Duke +48 - - - +3 - 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."
Green Duke +48 - - - +3 - 9,130ћ Unlocked by "Rescue the VIPs."

Accessory MP Effect Price Remarks
Red Earring +16 Slightly increases maximum HP. 1,860ћ -
Blue Earring +16 Slightly increases maximum MP. 1,860ћ -


Characters
Main Flynn - Isabeau - Jonathan - Walter - Burroughs
Supporting Hope - Issachar - Gabby - Hugo - K - Tayama - Kaga - Hikaru - Fujiwara - Skins - Stephen - Black Samurai - The White - Kiyoharu - Akira - Kenji - Aquila - Ahazuya Mikado - Charon - Mido - Minako - Lucifer - Merkabah - Masakado - Terminal Guardian - Gina - Stan - Al-mi'raj - Asuma - Ys
Setting
Locations Eastern Kingdom of Mikado - Mikado Castle - Naraku - Kiccigiorgi - Tokyo - Ueno - Chiyoda - Shinjuku - Ikebukuro - Kagome Tower - Shibuya - Roppongi - Ginza - Tsukiji Hongwanji - Midtown - Reverse Hills - Camp Ichigaya - Blasted Tokyo - Pluto Castle - Infernal Tokyo - Monochrome Forest - Tokyo Bay - Minami Sunamachi - Purgatorium - Lucifer Palace - River Styx
Organizations Samurai - Hunter Association - Ashura-kai - Ring of Gaea - National Defense Divinities - Counter Demon Force
Archives
Terminology COMP - Gauntlet Rite - Turn Press Battle - Smirk - Domain - Horde - Terminal - Cathedral of Shadows - Red Pill - Hunter - Yamato Perpetual Reactor - Whisper event - Demonoid - Neurisher - Cocoon - Streetpass
Lists Demons (Evolutions - Special Fusions) - Bosses - Skills - Items - Apps - Quests - Translations
Other Media
Games Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse
Production Original Soundtrack
Publication DEMONIC GENE - -Prayers- - Artbook
Characters
Main Nanashi - Dagda - Asahi - Navarre - Nozomi - Hallelujah - Gaston - Toki
Supporting Boss - Manabu - Nikkari - Danu - Dr. Matsuda - Saint Germain - Mii and Kei - Maruo - Tamagami - Hiroshi - The Patriots - Spirit of the Spring - Flynn - Isabeau - Jonathan - Walter
Monotheistic forces Adramelech - Merkabah - Lucifer - Satan - YHVH
Polytheistic Forces Krishna - Odin - Maitreya - Inanna - Shesha
Setting
Locations Eastern Kingdom of Mikado - Mikado Castle - Naraku - Kiccigiorgi - Tokyo - Ueno - Chiyoda - Shinjuku - Ikebukuro - Chaos Realm - Shibuya - Roppongi - Ginza - Tsukiji Konganji - Midtown - Minami Sunamachi - Reverse Hills - Camp Ichigaya - Kinshicho - Yomotsu Hirasaka - Fairy Forest - Kanda-no-yashiro - Cosmic Egg - YHVH's Universe - Tir Na Nog - Twisted Tokyo - Diamond Realm
Organizations Divine Powers - Samurai - Hunter Association - Ashura-kai - Ring of Gaea - National Defense Divinities - Counter Demon Force
Archives
Terminology COMP - Turn Press Battle - Smirk - Domain - Horde - Terminal - Cathedral of Shadows - Red Pill - Hunter - Yamato Perpetual Reactor - Whisper event - Armageddon - Streetpass - Godslayer - Kalki - Barrier - Jade Dagger - Power Spot - Aether - Tokugawa Mandala - Observation - Axiom
Lists Demons (Evolutions - Special Fusions) - Bosses - Skills - Items - Apps - Quests
Other Media
Media Shin Megami Tensei IV - Original Soundtrack - Artbook
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