Pierce is a physical attack element, primarily used in the Persona series. It shares many similarities and overlaps with Gun type attacks.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

List of Skills[edit | edit source]

Megami Ibunroku Persona[edit | edit source]

Skill Effect
Double Thrust Medium Spear damage (area)
Dragon Whirl Heavy Spear damage (1 foe)
Burning Spear Heavy Spear damage (area)
Fastball Light Thrown damage (area)
Darkness Nail Medium Thrown damage (area)
Sonic Bullet Heavy Thrown damage (area)
Rapid Fire Medium Arrow damage (area)
Myriad Arrows Medium Arrow damage (area)
Arrow Volley Heavy Arrow damage (area)

Persona 2: Innocent Sin[edit | edit source]

Skill Effect
Needle Rush Deal low Thrown damage to one enemy.
Venom Needle Deal low Thrown + Almighty damage to one enemy. May poison.
Dream Needle Deal low Thrown + Nerve damage to one enemy. May sleep.
Pressure Needle Deal instant Thrown kill to one enemy.
Spinning Shot Deal medium Thrown damage to all enemies.
Sonic Bullet Deal medium Thrown damage to all enemies.

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment[edit | edit source]

Skill Effect
Ninety Nine Needles Inflicts small Throwing damage to an enemy.
Poison Needle Inflicts small Throwing damage + Poisoned effect to an enemy.
Dream Needle Inflicts small Throwing damage + Sleep effect to an enemy.
Deadly Needle Renders an enemy Unconscious.
Spiral Shot Inflicts small Throwing damage to all enemies.
Whirlwind Blast Inflicts moderate Throwing damage to all enemies.
Card of Binding Inflicts small Throwing damage + Mute effect to an enemy.
Wiseman Snap Inflicts severe Throwing damage to an enemy.

Persona 3[edit | edit source]

Skill Effect
Single Shot Deals light Pierce damage to one foe.
Double Fangs Deals light Pierce damage to one foe. (2 hits)
Holy Arrow Deals light Pierce damage to one foe. Inflicts Charm (25% chance).
Twin Shot Deals medium Pierce damage to one foe. (2 hits)
Torrent Shot Deals light Pierce damage to one foe. (2-3 hits)
Cruel Attack Deals medium Pierce damage to one foe. (1.5x damage to downed foes)
Poison Arrow Deals heavy Pierce damage to one foe. Inflicts Poison (25% chance).
Vile Assault Deals heavy Pierce damage to one foe. (1.5x damage to downed foes)
Arrow Rain Deals medium Pierce damage to all foes. (1-2 hits)
Myriad Arrows Deals medium Pierce damage to all foes. (1-2 hits)
Primal Force Deals severe Pierce damage to one foe.
Pralaya* Deals severe Pierce damage to all foes. Inflicts Fear (25% chance).

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

  • All physical skills consume a fixed amount of HP in Persona Q.
Skill Effect Range
Double Shot 2 light Stab attacks. (1 enemy) ML
Broadshot A light Stab attack. (1 row) ML
End Shot A heavy Stab attack which takes longer to execute. (1 enemy) ML
Primal Force A heavy Stab attack, ignoring target's resistances and buffs. (1 enemy) ML
Single Shot A light Stab attack that pierces to the back row. (1 enemy) RN
Assault Shot A medium Stab attack that pierces to the back row. (1 enemy) RN
Heavy Shot A heavy Stab attack that pierces to the back row. (1 enemy) RN
Silent Thrust A heavy Stab attack that pierces to the back row. (1 enemy) RN
Swift Strike 3 quick, medium Stab attacks against random targets. (1 row) RN
Arrow Rain A light Stab attack. (All enemies) RN
Hailstorm A medium Stab attack. (All enemies) RN
Aeon Rain A medium Stab attack. (All enemies) RN
Myriad Arrows 6-8 light Stab attacks at random, with low accuracy. (All enemies) RN

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Game Icons
 
Spear Icon P1.png
Persona - Spear
 
Arrow Icon P1.png
Persona - Arrow
 
Thrown Icon IS.png
Persona 2: Innocent Sin - Thrown
 
ThrownF Icon IS.png
Persona 2: Innocent Sin - Thrown Flower
 
Thrown Icon EP.png
Persona 2: Eternal Punishment - Thrown
 
Pierce Icon P3P.png
Persona 3 Portable
 
Stab Icon PQ.png
Persona Q - Stab


Physical
Weapon Strike (Axe - Fist - Whip) - Slash (Sword - Two Handed) - Pierce (Gun - Spear - Bow - Thrown)
Other Havoc (Rush - Tech - Special) - Extra Skills - Passive Skills - Auto Skill - Racial Skill - All-Out Attack
Magic
Elemental Fire - Ice - (Wind/Force) - Electric - Earth - Water - Psychokinesis - Gravity - Nuclear - Curse
Light Expel (Instant Kill) - Miracle - Bless (Healing) - Prayer (Buff/Debuff)
Dark Death (Instant Kill) - Curse/Mystic - Occult - Nerve
Other Almighty - Mind - Ailment - Fusion - Miscellaneous - Force (Spell Type)
Skill Lists
Megami Tensei Megami Tensei - II - Kyūyaku
Shin Megami Tensei Shin Megami Tensei - II - if... - 20XX - III: Nocturne - NINE - IMAGINE - Strange Journey - IV / Apocalypse
Last Bible Last Bible - II - Another - III
Majin Tensei Majin Tensei - II: Spiral Nemesis - Ronde
Devil Summoner Devil Summoner - Soul Hackers - Raidou vs. The Soulless Army - Raidou vs. King Abaddon
Persona Megami Ibunroku Persona - 2: Innocent Sin (Fusion Spells) - 2: Eternal Punishment (Fusion Spells) - 3 (Fusion Spells) - 4 / Arena Ultimax - Q - 5 (Royal) - Q2
Devil Children Red/Black/White Book - DemiKids - Fire/Ice Book - Messiah Riser
Digital Devil Saga Avatar Tuner (Mantra / Combos) - Avatar Tuner 2 (Mantra / Combos)
Devil Survivor Devil Survivor (Overclocked) - Devil Survivor 2 (Record Breaker)
Other Giten Megami Tensei - Card Summoner - Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE
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