"Fear not... Take my hand...
I am thou... Thou art I... From the sea of thy soul I cometh... The bearer of inferno that burns away impurity, Vulcanus!"
—Vulcanus, Persona 2: Innocent Sin

Vulcanus, also translated as Volcanus, is a Persona in the series.

History[edit | edit source]

Vulcan, also known as Vulcanus, Volcanus or Mulciber, is the Roman god of fire, volcanoes, deserts, smiting metalworking, and the forge. He also has associations as a god of male fertility. Vulcan is said to be the patron of artists and inventors., He was often seen as a counterpart to Greek god Hephaestus and the Etruscan God Sethlans.

He is the son of Jupiter and Juno, and the husband of the goddess Venus, though she often cheats on him with the god Mars, who is also his brother.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Profile[edit | edit source]

Persona 2: Innocent Sin[edit | edit source]

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Vulcanus is Tatsuya Suou's initial Persona. He appears for the first time in the game after Tatsuya is attacked by Eikichi Mishina in Sumaru Prison. The symbolism for the flames on his shoulder come from the lighter Jun Kurosu gave as a gift to Tatsuya. If Tatsuya has made all the right choices to obtain all the Prime Personas of Rhadamanthus‎, Eros and Maia, after the Mt. Iwato scenario Philemon will offer Vulcanus Prime for being a potent leader of the group.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Persona 2: Innocent Sin[edit | edit source]

Vulcanus P2IS PSP.png
I am thou... Thou art I... From the sea of thy soul I cometh...
The bearer of the inferno that burns away impurity, Vulcanus!
Arcana Type Level SP cost Bonus Returns °
Sun Fire 1 5 Ag +1 St Incense
Exclusive to Tatsuya Traits Forceful, Joyful, Wise
Roman god of smithery. Patron of artists and inventors.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 4
Vitality 3
Dexterity 3
Agility 3
Luck 2
10 8 6 8
Sw Rn Sk Th Hv Fi Wt Wi Er Ic El Nc Li Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - Nu - - - 24 24 24 - 24 24
Summon Information
Story Tatsuya Suou's Initial Persona
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Agi Deal low Fire damage to one enemy.
2 Patra Cure one ally's sleep and illusion ailments.
4 Flame Cut Deal low Sword + Fire damage to one enemy.
6 Balzac Deal Almighty fury ailment to one enemy. (24% chance)
8 Maragi Deal low Fire damage to an enemy group.
Mutation Dia Recover low HP for one ally.

Vulcanus Prime.png
Thy heart that beats for thy friends lights mine holy flame...
I am thou... Thou art I... I am Vulcanus, awakened to the ancient fire...
Arcana Type Level SP cost Bonus Returns °
Sun Fire 33 37 Ag +1 Maragion Card
Exclusive to Tatsuya Traits Forceful, Joyful, Wise
Roman god of smithery. Patron of artists and inventors.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 32
Vitality 30
Dexterity 26
Agility 30
Luck 26
130 126 78 80
Sw Rn Sk Th Hv Fi Wt Wi Er Ic El Nc Li Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - Nu - - - 24 24 24 - 24 24
Summon Information
Story Obtain Rhadamanthus‎ Prime, Eros Prime, and Maia Prime.
Mutation Can be mutated from Vulcanus after the Mt. Iwato scene. (PSP only)
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Agilao Deal medium Fire damage to one enemy.
2 Me Patra Cure all allies' sleep and illusion ailments.
4 Maragion Deal medium Fire damage to an enemy group.
6 Fiery Fury Deal low Sword + Fire damage to all enemies.
7 Tarukaja Increase one ally's physical attack.
8 Agidyne Deal high Fire damage to one enemy.
Mutation Balzac Deal Almighty fury ailment to one enemy. (24% chance)

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