Status Changes of Megami Ibunroku Persona and its PSP remake are rather particular in comparison to other Persona games. There are two types of conditions: temporary, which are only effective for a certain number of turns and can be stacked, and permanent, that last through the battle and must be cured with spells or items but not necessarily carry over to after the battle.
Temporary Conditions Edit
Overjoyed, may not follow orders.
Character becomes non-functional. Defense drops.
Hapirma, Happy Dance
Unable to move. Weak to Elec. Evasion against Physical dropped to 0.
Weakness to electricity increases. Fire skills hasten recovery.
Secondary effect of all Ice skills
Unable to move. Weak to Ice. Evasion against Physical dropped to 0.
Weakness to ice increases.
Secondary effect of all Elec skills
Will act unpredictably.
May move to another position.
Pulinpa, Panic Voice
Will attack allies.
Damage dealt to allies increases.
Marin Karin, Candy Voice, Sexy Dance
Unable to do anything.
Shibaboo, Bind Voice
Defense decreases further. Physical attacks hasten recovery.
Reduces Luck and evasion rate against luck-based skills.
Luck drops further, eventually reaching zero.
Slumpa, Hula of Misfortune
Chance of failure in using a Persona.
Failure rate raises, eventually to 100%. Even if it works, damage is reduced.
Makajam, Tango of Dispelling
Due to weight of guilt, certain attacks cannot be performed.
Character eventually becomes non-functional.
Guilt Eyes, Waltz of Sadness
Hit and evasion rate dropped.
Rates drop further. Eventually unable to do anything SP-consuming
Delyte, Fog Breath
May flee from battle
Chances of fleeing increases
Terror Eyes, Frenzy Song
Temporary skills cannot be cured by items, but can be cured by the same skills: Patra, Pen Patra,
Balzac, Mador and Wolvaan.
Permanent Conditions Edit
Attack halved. Loses 1/6 of HP per turn and 1 HP per 2 steps.
Poisma, Poison Breath, Venom Claw, Toxic Sting
Unable to do anything. SP slowly decreases.
Paral Eyes, Passionate Kiss, Demon's Kiss, Evil Smile, Paralama, Stun Claw, Stun Needle, Stun Bite
Unable to move or dodge. Defense lowered.
Petra Eyes, Petrama, Stone Claw, Stone Bite
Loses 1/8 of HP per turn and per 4 steps.
Nervma, Virus Claw, Virus Bite
Can't be directly affected by enemies. Defense lowered. Cannot summon Persona.
Attack and hit rate raised. Cannot be controlled and will attack with weapon.
Can control a K.O-ed ally. Puppet can attack and use items, but not skills.
Magical Attack and hit rate raised. Cannot be controlled and will attack with skills.
Automatically performs a counter when hit.
Synchronizes stats with Moon Phase. The fuller, the stronger.