Some unique skills can only be used by bosses, however for the purposes of this article they will still be listed as unique skills.
- 1 General
- 2 Shin Megami Tensei
- 3 Shin Megami Tensei II
- 4 Shin Megami Tensei NINE
- 5 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne
- 6 Shin Megami Tensei IMAGINE
- 7 Shin Megami Tensei IV
- 8 Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse
- 9 Shin Megami Tensei V
- 10 Giten Megami Tensei: Tokyo Mokushiroku
- 11 Persona 2: Innocent Sin
- 12 Persona 2: Eternal Punishment
- 13 Persona 3 / FES / Portable
- 14 Persona 4 / Golden
- 15 Persona 5 / Royal
- 16 Persona 5 Strikers
- 17 Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
- 18 Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth
- 19 Devil Survivor 2
- 20 See Also
- Skills that appear in more than one game outside of the Shin Megami Tensei series and Persona series.
|Die For Me!||Dark||Chance of instant killing all enemies.||Alice|
|Hassou Tobi||Phys||Deals weak Phys damage to all foes 8x.||Yoshitsune|
|Morning Star||Almighty||Severe Almighty damage to all enemies.||Lucifer / Helel|
|Ragnarok||Fire||Severe Fire damage to one enemy.||Surt|
|Pralaya||Phys||Randomly kills 1-3 enemies||Shiva|
|Bael's Curse||Death||Inflicts Fly status on on enemy. (Curse-type)||Bael|
|Fog Breath||Support||Lowers an enemy group's hit rate by half.||Forneus|
|Sabatoma||Misc||Allows you to summon one demon without a MAG cost.||Kotoshironushi|
|Showtime||Rush||Light Rush damage to one foe and user.||Ghost Q|
|Ice Bound||Ice||Medium Ice damage to all foes.||King Frost|
|Violet Flash||Elec||Enemy front row loses 1/2 max HP, back row loses 1/4 max HP. Ignores resistances.||Michael|
|Evil Shine||Magic||Inflicts Charm ailment to all foes. (Magic-type)||Lucifer|
|Mouth of God (False)||Force||Inflicts Bind on the enemy with the lowest Intelligence. Ignores resistances.||Fake YHVH|
|God's Judgement||Expel||Instantly kills the character in position 1. Ignores resistances.||Satan|
|Mouth of God (True)||Force||Inflicts Death on the enemy with the lowest Intelligence. Ignores resistances.||YHVH|
|Mad Tea Party||Mind||Inflicts Sleep/Panic/Charm (All foes and allies)||Alice|
|God's Breath||Heal||Restores HP to full and removes all status ailments (All allies)||Vishnu|
|Complete Purge||Thrown||Damage (all foes)|
|Avatara||Auto (Self)||Revive with 50% HP with (100 - 10 * # Deaths so far)% chance|
|Orlean Prayer||Heal||Removes all status ailments (All allies)||Jeanne D'Arc|
|Red Capote||Support||Maximizes own Agility stats||Matador|
|Andalucia||Phys||Medium physical damage to random foes.|
|Preach||Mind||Moderate mind damage to all enemies. May cause sleep, charm or panic.||Daisoujou|
|Meditation||Almighty||Drains a moderate amount of HP and MP from the enemy.|
|E & I||Phys||Small physical damage to one foe. Hits four times.||Dante|
|Rebellion||Phys||Medium physical damage to one foe.
High critical rate and undodgeable.
|Never Yield||Passive||Equipper survives one fatal blow with 1 HP remaining per battle.|
|Holy Star||Support||Removes all debuffs from all allies.|
|Intimidate||Interrupt||Urges an indecisive demon to accept the deal. Works best for user
who is 10-level higher than the target or adult/adolescent to child target.
|Roundtrip||Electric||Heavy electric damage and 15% shock to all foes.|
|Whirlwind||Force||Heavy force damage to all foes.|
|Bullet Time||Physical||Medium physical damage and 30% panic to all foes. Undodgeable.|
|Stinger||Phys-Almighty||Medium phys-almighty damage of high critical rate
and chance of instant kill to one foe.
|Son's Oath||Passive||Multiply's equippers' all damage dealt by 1.5.|
|Showtime||Almighty||Heavy almighty damage to all foes.|
|Boogie-Woogie||Physical||Small physical damage to one foe. Hits four times.||Raidou Kuzunoha|
|Yoshitsune Show-Up||Physical||Summons Yoshitsune to deal heavy physical damage to one foe.
High critical rate and undodgeable.
|Mishaguji Thunder||Electric||Summons Mishaguji to deal heavy electric damage
and 15% shock to all foes.
|Hitokoto Gust||Force||Summons Hitokoto-Nushi to deal heavy force damage to all foes.|
|Guardian Raptor||Support||Summons Moh Shuvuu to negate all -nda effects for all allies.|
|Arbitration||Interrupt||Sooths an enraged demon.|
|Mokoi Boomerang||Physical||Summons Mokoi to deal medium physical damage
and 30% panic to all foes. Undodgeable.
|Tekisatsu||Phys-Almighty||Medium phys-almighty damage of high critical rate
and chance of instant kill to one foe.
|Raidou the Aeon||Passive||Multiplies equipper's all damage dealt by 1.5 and all physical/
phys-almighty attacks bypass target's most resistances except for repel.
|Jiraya Tarantella||Almighty||Summons Tsuchigumo to deal heavy almighty damage to all foes.|
|Provoke||Support||Buffs physical attack and decreases defense both by 2 levels, all foes
and restores user with some MP.
|Icy Death||Ice||Small ice damage and 5% freeze to all foes.||Forneus|
|Foul Union||Misc.||All remaining Specters fuse into one big Specter.
Its level is dependent on how many little Specters survived before the fusion.
|Foul Havoc||Physical||Small physical damage to all foes.|
|Startle||Misc.||Grants user's team three blinking turn icons.||Daisoujou|
|Conjuration||Misc.||Summons Zoas Urizen, Luvah, Tharmas, and Urthona if none are present.||Albion|
|Sol Niger||Almighty||Drops all foes' remaining HP to 1||Aciel|
|Aurora||Almighty||Changes user's skill repertoire and resistances between four elements.||Noah|
|Domination||Almighty||Drains a large amount of HP and MP from one foe.|
Dante and Raidou have the exact same skills albeit with different names, with the exception being Son's Oath and Raidou the Aeon, Raidou's skill giving him the effect of Pierce as well as the damage boost.
In the Nocturne HD Remaster, Son's Oath is updated to make all of Dante's physical and physical-Almighty attacks to bypass resistance, immunity, and absorption. This fixes a discrepancy between the original appearance of Dante and Raidou, who are otherwise identical.
|Romantic Hell||Slash||A basic attack dealing slash damage multiple times to a single target.||David|
|Cup of Babylon||Almighty||Inflicts 70% Panic, 100% Charm.||Mother Harlot|
|God's Malice||Almighty||Inflicts Charm 35%, Muddle 45%, Panic 50%, Paralysis 40% and recovers small HP.||Samael|
|Iron Judgement||Phys||Medium physical damage to one foe.||Demonee-Ho|
|Desperate Hit||Almighty||1 to 5 hits of weak almighty damage to multiple foes.|
|Breath||Ice||1 to 5 hits of medium ice damage to multiple foes.|
|Babylon Goblet||Almighty||Medium almighty damage and 25% panic to all foes.||Mother Harlot|
|Kannuki-Throw||Phys||1 to 15 hits of weak physical damage to multiple foes.||Uriel|
|Lightning of God||Elec||Heavy elec damage to all foes. Bypasses all elec resistances but repel|
|Stigmata Strike||Phys||Heavy physical damage and 250% brand to one foe.||Raphael|
|Tornado of God||Force||Heavy force damage to all foes. Bypasses all force resistances but repel.|
|Serpent of Sheol||Almighty||Drains great amount of HP and MP from all foes.|
|Hailstorm of God||Ice||Heavy ice damage to all foes. Bypasses all ice resistances but repel.||Gabriel|
|Lamentation||Ailment||100% brand and 45% chance of bind, panic, sleep, sick or poison to all foes.|
|Inferno of God||Fire||Heavy fire damage to all foes. Bypasses all fire resistances but repel.||Michael|
|Fallen Grace||Almighty||666 points of almighty damage to one foe. Bypasses all almighty resistances.|
|Curse Thy Enemy||Almighty||Heavy almighty damage to all foes. Damage is always regarded as exploiting "weakness" and grants turn icon advantage.||Masakado's Shadow|
|Guardian's Eye||Misc||Grants user's party 3 blinking turn icons.|
|Loyalty Slash||Phys||Heavy physical damage to one foe. Guaranteed instant kill if the user is Smirking.||Hagen|
|Iron Judgement||Phys||Medium physical damage to one foe.||Demonee-Ho|
|Rending Claws||Phys||3 to 4 hits of heavy physical damage to one foe.||Seth|
|Andalusia||Phys||4 to 12 hits of heavy physical damage to multiple foes.||Matador|
|Gungnir||Phys||Severe physical damage to one foe, pierces resistance.||Odin|
|Blade of Terror||Phys||1 to 5 hits of heavy physical damage and 70% panic to multiple foes.
|Ruinous Brand||Phys||Severe physical damage to one foe.||Red Rider (93)|
|Pestilence||Phys||Weak physical damage to all foes, pierces resistances.
Increased damage to foes with ailments.
|Snake's Fangs||Gun||2 to 3 hits of heavy gun damage and 60% bind to multiple foes.||Medusa|
|Blank Bullet||Gun||2 hits of medium gun damage and 60% panic to all foes.||Demonee-Ho|
|Hellish Brand||Fire||Heavy fire damage and Dekaja to one foe.||Adramelech|
|Fire of Lethargy||Fire||Heavy fire damage to one foe. Debuffs defense/hit/evade once.||Belial|
|Raging Hellfire||Fire||Severe fire damage to one foe. User becomes weak to ice.||Inanna|
|King Bufula||Ice||Medium ice damage to all foes. Decreases defense if user is Smirking.||King Frost|
|Infernal Hail||Ice||Medium ice damage and Sukunda to all foes.||Sukuna-Hikona|
|Breath||Ice||1 to 5 hits of medium ice damage to multiple foes.||Demonee-Ho (78)|
|Raging Blizzard||Ice||Severe ice damage to one foe. User becomes weak to fire.||Inanna|
|True Ziodyne||Elec||Severe elec damage to one foe.||Shemyaza|
|Vengeful Thunder||Elec||Heavy elec damage and 60% bind to one foe.||Baal (81)|
|Raging Lightning||Elec||Severe elec damage to one foe. User becomes weak to force.||Inanna|
|Needlestorm||Force||Medium force damage and 60% daze to all foes.||Sukuna-Hikona|
|True Zandyne||Force||Severe force damge to one foe.||Shemyaza|
|Raging Tempest||Force||Severe force damage to one foe. User becomes weak to elec.||Inanna|
|God's Bow||Light||Heavy light damage and 100% instant death to one foe.||White Rider|
|Dazzle Ray||Light||Severe light damage to one foe. Guaranteed instant kill if the user is Smirking.||Cleopatra|
|Blink of Death||Dark||Heavy dark damage to one foe and decreases the target's defense.
Guaranteed instant kill if the user is Smirking.
|Light Devourer||Dark||Heavy dark damage to all foes. Absorbs HP.||Lucifuge|
|Dark Grudge||Dark||Heavy dark damage to one foe. Guaranteed instant kill if the user is Smirking.||Izanami|
|Fear Darkness||Dark||Severe dark damage to one foe. Guaranteed instant kill if the user is Smirking.||Mephisto|
|Magic Torrent||Almighty||4 to 6 hits of heavy almighty damage to multiple foes.||Shemyaza|
|Soul Divide||Almighty||Heavy almighty damage, Sukunda, and chance of mute to all foes.||Black Rider|
|Growing Hate||Almighty||Severe almighty damage to all foes. Increases damage based on targets' dark resistance.||Mephisto|
|Haunting Rhapsody||Ailment||Debilitate and chance of panic to all foes.||David|
Although most of these skills are referred to as "Unique", the Nahobino race's unique skills are marked with "Nahobino" instead, although in relation to the player party, only the protagonist can learn them. The Nahobino skills can only be learned through Essences, with their former users being various models of Aogami, or the Demi-fiend.
All unique skills are innate, and as such can all be relearned by their respective owner through Essences without the need of certain Miracles.
|Ten Mantra||Sword||Damage to all foes (wide)||Amaterasu|
|Thread||Havoc||Inflicts Bind on 1~3 foes (wide)||Tsuchigumo|
|Decay Arrow||Havoc||Damage to one foe (focused). May inflict Plague.||Leraje|
|Piercing Arrows||Havoc||Damage to one foe (focused). Hits twice.|
|Rain of Arrows||Havoc||Damage to 1~6 foes (wide)|
|Burning Fang||Fire||Damage to one foe (focused). May inflict Burn.||Salamander|
|Sky Hammer||Electric||Damage to all foes (wide)||Kalki|
|Stiti||Heal||Recovers all HP and bad status, except for berserk and dying. Works on all allies||Vishnu|
|Suristi||Heal||Revive and recover full HP for all allies.||Brahma|
|Pralaya||Sword||Randomly kills 1-3 enemies in battle.||Shiva|
|Thunder Inferno||Fire||Deal high Fire damage to all enemies. May shock. (50% chance) [Elec-element]||Durga|
|Bloody Honeymoon||Water + Light||Deal high Water + Light damage to all enemies. May confuse. (72% chance) [Mind-element]||Hades|
|Foamy Lover||Earth + Light||Deal high Earth + Light damage to all enemies. May charm. (74% chance) [Mind-element]||Venus|
|Cross Fortune||Wind + Light||Deal high Wind + Light damage to all enemies. May cause status ailments (Sleep, Panic, Charm and Fury). (96% chance) [Almighty-element]||Chronos|
|Nova Kaiser||Almighty + Light||Deal high Almighty + Light damage to one enemy.||Apollo|
|Dark Nova Kaiser||Almighty + Dark||Deal high Almighty + Dark damage to one enemy.||Reverse Apollo (Persona of Shadow Tatsuya)|
|Crescent Mirror||Almighty + Light||Deal high Almighty + Light damage to all enemies. May freeze. (64% chance)||Artemis|
|Sthiti||Heal||Recovers all HP and bad status, except for berserk and dying. Works on all allies||Vishnu|
|Sristi||Heal||Revive and recover full HP for all allies.||Brahma|
|Puraraya||Sword||Randomly kills 1-3 enemies in battle.||Shiva|
|Guillotine Fake||Sword||Small Sword damage + Unconscious effect to all enemies. (36% chance)||Azazel|
|Crescent Mirror||Almighty||Inflicts huge Almighty damage to all enemies.||Artemis|
|Twinkle Nebula||Wind||Inflicts huge Wind damage to all enemies.||Astria|
|Justice Shot||Gun||Reduces an enemy's HP to 1. (48% chance)||Hyperion|
|Wiseman Snap||Thrown||Inflicts huge Throw damage to an enemy.||Prometheus|
|Guardian Hammer||Lightning||Huge Lightning damage to a group of enemies.||Alfred|
|Release Jail||Ice||Huge Ice damage to a group of enemies.||Gabriel|
|Nova Cyther||Nuclear||Inflicts huge Nuclear damage to an enemy.||Apollo|
|Samsara||Expel||Chance of instant killing all enemies.||Daisoujou|
|Maralagidyne||Fire||Severe Fire damage to all foes.||Mara|
|Magic Skill Up||Passive||Magic dmg x1.5||Messiah|
|Unshaken Will||Passive||Immune to all mental ailments||Asura|
|Volleyball Assualt||Phys||Light Physical damage to 1 foe 1x to 3x.||Suguru "Asmodeus" Kamoshida|
|Golden Knife||Phys||Medium Physical damage to 1 foe.|
|Tongue Whip||Phys||Medium Physical damage to all foes.|
|Lick||Phys||Heavy Physical Damage to Ann after staring at her in the previous turn.|
|Libido Boost||Recovery||Fully restore Kamoshida's Health when Trophy of Obsession is present.|
|Lustful Slurp||Support||Raises Kamoshida's Attack for 3 turns.|
|Gold Medal Spike||Almighty||Heavy Almighty damage to all foes after preparing in the previous turn with Yuuki Mishima.|
|Killshot of Love||Almighty||Heavy Almighty damage to all foes after preparing in the previous turn with Shiho Suzui.|
|The Artist's Grace||Ailment||Inflict weaknesses to all affinities to 1 foe for 1 turn.||Painter's Eye|
|Restore||Recovery||Revive one part with 1/4 HP recovered.|
|Flame Dance||Fire||Medium Fire damage to 1 foe.||Painter's Nose|
|Silent Snowscape||Ice||Medium Ice damage to 1 foe.||Painter's Nose|
|Thunderclap||Electric||Medium Electric damage to 1 foe.||Painter's Nose|
|Maelstrom||Wind||Medium Wind damage to 1 foe.||Painter's Nose|
|Bite||Phys||Medium Phys damage to 1 foe.||Painter's Mouth|
|Madara-Megido||Almighty||Light Almighty damage to all foes. (Persona 5 Vanilla only)||Ichiryusai Madarame|
|True Fake||Other||Summons and fills party with Ersatz Madarame, up to four. (Persona 5 Royal only)|
|True Artist's Grace||Ailment||Inflict Weaknesses to all affinities to all foes for 1 turn. (Persona 5 Royal only)|
|Ocular Vulcan||Gun||Heavy Gun damage to 1 foe.||Piggytron|
|Metabolic Wave||Phys||Medium Physical damage to all foes.|
|Missile Party||Fire||Medium Fire damage to all foes. Chance of burn.|
|Fear Gas||Ailment||Medium chance of inflicting Fear to all foes.|
|Super VIP Form||Other||Transform Piggytron into a spinning ball.|
Bael is targetable during this state for preventing March of the Piggy.
|March of the Piggy||Almighty||Severe Almighty damage to all foes after spinning faster for 1 turn.|
|Special Guards||Other||Summons Bodyguard-for-Hire and Hitman-for-Hire||Bael|
|Kill Reward Up||Support||Raises Attack of Hitman-for-Hire for 3 turns.|
|Guard Reward Up||Support||Raises Defense of Bodyguard-for-Hire for 3 turns.|
|Make it Rain||Phys||Light Physical Damage 10 times to all foes worth 70% of their current HP.|
Can only be used if Kaneshiro's bank has any gold in it.
|Big Bang Order||Support||Preparation for Big Bang Challenge, next Magical Attack does 2.5x damage.||Corporobo MDL-ED|
|Big Bang Challenge||Almighty||Heavy Almighty damage to all foes and inflict Hunger. If the target is under Hunger, the attack is drained and Hunger wears off.|
- Although in Persona 5, Black Viper was only able to be learned by Satan through leveling up, it's possible to pass it down to other Personas in fusion. However, this is no longer valid in Persona 5 Royal.
- Despite being uninheritable, Holy Benevolence can still be taught to the protagonist and his allies via the Rosary of Purity accessory, which can be obtained by executing Maria during a fusion alarm.
- Bosses contain movesets of almost entirely unique skills. None of these skills can ever be used by the party.
|Miracle Punch||Phys||Heavy physical damage to a narrow range with high chance of Critical.||Morgana (Zorro)|
|Mararagidyne||Fire||Severe Fire damage to a wide range. Rare chance of Burn.||Mara|
|Door of Hades||Almighty||Severe Almighty damage to all foes. Chance to Inst. kill all.||Thanatos|
|Angelic Trumpet||Phys||3x Heavy Phys damage.||Trumpeter|
|Danse Macabre||Phys||5-7x Medium phys damage.||Dzelarhons|
|Light Wave||Phys||Severe Phys damage.||Asura|
|Calamity Seed||Phys||Heavy phys damage.||Magatsu-Izanagi|
|Dream Needle||Phys||Light pgys damage + 35% sleep.||Arsène|
|Icy Paradise||Ice||2-4x Medium Ice damage.||Black Frost|
|Niflheim||Ice||Severe Ice damage.||Kresnik|
|Empyrean Storm||Elec||Reduces HP by 20%||Huang Di|
|Door of Hades||Almighty||Severe Almighty damage to all foes.||Thanatos|
|Shadow Run||Almighty||Heavy Almighty damage to all foes.||Kudlak|
|World's End||Almighty||Severe Almighty damage to all foes.||Lucifer|
Devil Survivor 2
|Attack from Blind Spot||N/A||Deals phys/magic attack randomly.||Izaya Orihara|
|Self-defense Knife||Almighty||Medium Almighty damage to one enemy.|
|Sweet Talk||Curse||Moderate chance of inflicting Charm to all.|
|I hate violence!||Phys||100% Critical hit on one enemy.||Shizuo Heiwajima|
|Shadow Scythe||Phys||Phys damage + ignores all resist and drain.||Celty Sturluson|
|This Is Not Murder||Phys||Heavy unavoidable Physical damage on one enemy when on 1HP|