Requests is a mechanic in the Persona series.
- Persona 3 / FES / Portable
- Persona 4 / Golden
- Persona 5 / Royal
- Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
- Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth
The player is able to take on optional sidequests in the Persona series, deviating from the main story. Completing them grants the protagonist a variety of benefits, usually in the form of items.
- Main article: Elizabeth's Requests
The requests in Persona 3 are handed by Elizabeth, Igor's assistant in the Velvet Room. The types of tasks include bringing specific items, reaching the top of each Tartarus block before the next Full Moon, and fusing certain personas, sometimes with certain moves. Fulfilling these tasks will reward the protagonist with items or money.
- Main article: List of Persona 4 Requests
The requests in Persona 4 are requests given away by talking to the locals of Inaba. They often require the protagonist to find an item by visiting the Midnight Channel, talking to people. The protagonist can be rewarded with items or money, but their Social Stats can also be boosted.
- Main article: Mementos Requests
The requests in Persona 5 involve stealing the hearts of corrupt individuals. In order for a quest to be unlocked, the Phantom Thieves of Hearts need to find the true name of their target, and look for their Shadow in Mementos. After finding them, approaching them will trigger a boss fight, and defeating them will trigger a change of heart, rewarding the team with an item.
They are often delivered by Yuuki Mishima, but some can be found while working on part time jobs, and some can be obtained as part of certain Confidants, which are necessary to fulfill in order to progress the respective Confidant's Rank forward.
Persona Q: Shadow of the LabyrinthEdit
- Main article: List of Persona Q Requests
The requests in Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth are split in four categories: Find, Meet, Hunt and Get.
Persona Q2: New Cinema LabyrinthEdit
- Main article: List of Persona Q2 Special Screenings
The requests in Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth are referred to as "Special Screenings." A specific cast of members participates in each screening. Each request is split in five categories: Hunt, Mystery, Search, Treasure, and Extra. Fulfilling these screenings will reward the party with Exp.