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Shin Megami Tensei IV


Shin Megami Tensei IV is a Japanese post-apocalyptic role-playing video game developed by Atlus for the Nintendo 3DS. The story focuses on Flynn, a samurai who protects the medieval Kingdom of Mikado from attacks by hostile demons. When a mysterious Black Samurai begins transforming the population into demons, Flynn and three companions are sent to capture her. The pursuit of the Black Samurai drags Flynn and his comrades into a startling revelation and a power struggle between angelic and demonic forces.

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    Shin Megami Tensei IV FAQ

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    • GENERAL
      • Will I like this game if I liked x?
        • Depends.
      • Do I need to play previous games to understand this one?
        • No, but there are references that won't understand. Nothing important.
      • Just got this game, what should I expect?
        • Don't form bonds with characters.
      • Where is Kaneko?
        • He has transcended this realm and became one with the spirit of phallic demon drawing
      • Is there dual audio?
        • No
      • Do I miss anything if I turn the voices off?
        • No
      • Holy shit, I keep dying
        • That's normal for a while
      • How can I tell my alignment?
        • Somewhat into the game you can talk to a Cynical Man at Hunter Association bars and he'll tell you something different depending on alignment. "Polite" is Law, "hard to get a handle on" is Neutral and "rude" is Chaos. You can also check which way your icon is moving on the world map. Clockwise is Chaos, counterclockwise is Law, and if it goes back and forth you're Neutral.
      • When is my alignment/route locked?
        • Your alignment after you are asked whether you want to uphold or destroy the status quo determites your ending.
      • I met x in the Monochrome Forest, what route is that?
        • Jonathan = Law, Walter = Chaos, Stephen = Neutral.
      • How do I get top Hunter ranking for Neutral?
        • Click Expand here and look for the Hunter Champion Quests list.
      • How do I get the Black Card/Where is the standard Demonica/How do I access the Ginza secret shops?
      • How do I find the Fiends?
    • GAMEPLAY RELATED
      • Can my character learn magic in this game?
        • Yes
      • What are the difficulty levels?
        • Easy, Normal and Hard. Easy is unlocked after you die twice. Hard is after you beat the game.
      • What does smirk do?
        • It temporarily hides weaknesses and greatly buffs whoever is smirking. If you do it, good for you; if the enemy does it, tough luck.
      • What is the best build?
        • Anything can work as long as you get the appropriate skills. The most popular are based on Magic, Physical skills or Guns.
      • What does each stat do?
        • St - Melee weapon damage and slightly increases physical skill damage
        • Dx - Gun damage and greatly increases physical skill damage
        • Ma - Magic damage
        • Ag - Hit/Evasion rates, turn order, escape success rate
        • Lu - Critical hits, resisting status ailments, inflicting status ailments
      • How do I increase my defense?
        • You don't.
      • How do I learn skills?
        • Level up your demons until they learn all their skills, then pick as many as you want from their skill set. If you already have any of their skills, it gets a small boost (+1, +2, etc). Limit varies between skills, and it can increase damage or reduce mp cost.
      • My demon is lost? How do I get it back?
        • You'll find it in encounters.
      • Wait, demons can evolve? Which ones do? At which level?
        • Check the Evolution List.
      • How do I make Macca?
        • Fundraise, quests, and selling relics.
      • When do I get guns?
        • Naraku's 5th floor.
      • I can't beat x, what should I do?
        • Fuse your fucking demons and use buffs.
      • Is there a New Game+? What carries over?
        • There are two options, in both, you carry over analyzed demon data, fusion restriction removal, skill slots, and the compendium.
        • In New Life, you carry over nothing else.
        • In Reincarnate, you carry over level, macca, items, equipment, and app points as well.
        • So basically, it's either "I really want to play again" or "I want to blast through to get the other endings."
    • DLC RELATED
      • Is the DLC worth it?
        • Depends. The grinding DLC is useful if you don't have much time to play the game. The other DLC have story related stuff you may want to hear, and the boss battles are pretty fun. More info here.
    • WHERE DO I FUCKING GO??
      • Get fucking good.
      • Where's Wu Kong?
        • Naraku 4th stratum.
      • Where is Osiris's coffin in the Isis sidequest?
        • Naraku 4th stratum, behind a waterfall.
      • Just got to Tokyo, where do I go?
        • Go west, find Ueno. Talk to people at the bar.
      • Just got to Counter-Demon Force Base, where do I go?
        • Take the boat to the north and go to Shinjuku. Ignore the tunnel, head west then south until you find Shinjuku.
      • Where is Hariti's child in Ikebukuro?
        • Leave the underground through the east, he'll be in a room to the right.
      • Where is Tokyo Station?
        • Northeast from Kasumigaseki.
      • Where is Dionysus?
        • Ginza Shopping District, see the Black Card question on the general FAQ.
      • Where is Cafe Florida?
        • Shinjuku, where there was a guy asking for Proof of Membership.
      • Where is Midtown?
        • Close to Roppongi Hills, so east of Shibuya.
      • Where is Camp Ichigaya?
        • Take the tunnel north of Shibuya.

    Evolution List

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      • Race |Name (Lv) |-(at)->|Race | Result Name (Lv)
      • Divine Angel (3) -(12)-> Divine Archangel (18)
      • Divine Archangel (18) -(22)-> Divine Principality (26)
      • Divine Principality (26) -(30)-> Divine Power (33)
      • Divine Power (33) -(37)-> Divine Virtue (41)
      • Divine Virtue (41) -(46)-> Divine Dominion (51)
      • Divine Dominion (51) -(56)-> Divine Throne (62)
      • Divine Throne (62) -(66)-> Divine Cherub (71)
      • Yoma Koppa Tengu (18) -(22)-> Yoma Karasu Tengu (24)
      • Nymph Senri (25) -(32)-> Beast Nekomata (37)
      • Vile Tao Tie (58) -(62)-> Wilder Taown (65)
      • Avatar Chimera (47) -(52)-> Beast Orthrus (57)
      • Holy Heqet (3) -(11)-> Lady Dzelarhons (17)
      • Holy Airavata (45) -(53)-> Jaki Girimehkala (59)
      • Fairy Jack Frost (16) -(20)-> Jaki Wendigo (25)
      • Fairy Kelpie (36) -(42)-> Yoma Valkyrie (45)
      • Beast Kabuso (19) -(23)-> Nymph Senri (25)
      • Beast Orthrus (57) -(66)-> Beast Cerberus (72)
      • Jirae Kuebiko (44) -(49)-> Avatar Ukano Mitama (53)
      • Jaki Gremlin (10) -(14)-> Wilder Raiju (18)
      • Femme Yomotsu-Shikome (23) -(31)-> Brute Yomotsu-Ikusa (37)
      • Femme Dakini (62) -(69)-> Femme Kali (75)
      • Night Incubus (28) -(37)-> Night Succubus (47)
      • Night Kaiwan (40) -(44)-> Fallen Decarabia (48)
      • Night Wild Hunt (53) -(58)-> Tyrant Abaddon (64)
      • Vermin Ubu (22) -(26)-> Jirae Tsuchigumo (30)
      • Drake Mushussu (47) -(51)-> Drake Tiamat (55)
      • Drake Tiamat (55) -(62)-> Drake Ym (68)
      • Spirit Poltergeist (13) -(17)-> Spirit Quicksilver (19)
      • Spirit Inferno (31) -(39)-> Wilder Porewit (39)
      • Ghost Mou-Ryo (24) -(28)-> Spirit Inferno (31)
      • Undead Corpse (35) -(39)-> Fallen Nebiros (43)


Choice-by-Choice Neutral Guide

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Neutral Choices

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  • When receiving the Gauntlet at the Gauntlet Rite...
    • Extend your arm +1
  • When meeting Walter in the Barracks for the first time, he asks if you're familiar.
    • Possibly -1
  • When being introduced to Isabeau and she asks you your name...
    • Introduce yourself +
  • When asked at the rooftop about being a samurai and your feelings thereof by Walter...
    • It comes naturally to me -5
  • When meeting Issachar after becoming a samurai and introducing him to your friends, is he a friend of yours?
    • Yes, he is +1
  • When fighting the demonized Issachar, do you kill him?
    • Finish him off -5
  • When asked by Walter whether you think we should go through with the Monastery's quest against the Samurai Code...
    • We should +5
  • When fighting the Minotaur...
    • Kill the Minotaur -5
  • In Kasumigaseki's briefing room in the base, Jonathan will ask if you share his view on picking up relics for the Monastery...
    • I share your view +1
  • When asked by Hikaru in Shinjuku where you're from, you can say...
    • The surface +1
  • When fighting Dullahan during "Corpse Disposal", do you kill her?
    • Don't finish her off +1
  • When meeting Kuebiko during "Seat of Government", do you kill him?
    • Don't kill it -5
  • When speaking with the woman in the room in the eastern Ikebukuro underground area, what do you tell her you are?
    • I'm a human +10
  • During the conversation with the Black Samurai, she asks if you think you could live in Tokyo, if you must.
    • I don't know ±0
  • Right after, the Black Samurai then disarms herself, willing to go by herself, without a struggle. Your response?
    • Arrest her ±0
  • Completing Gabby's "Rescue the VIPs" quest by defeating Asmodeus.
    • Rescue the angels +10
  • When about to enter Ginza, you are challenged by a Ring of Gaea member (after being sent there by Tayama).
    • Kill Yuriko -1
  • The first question of the Tsukiji Hongwanji: Passage of Ethics test.
    • Go left -1
  • The second question of the Tsukiji Hongwanji: Passage of Ethics test.
    • Go left -5
  • The third question of the Tsukiji Hongwanji: Passage of Ethics test.
    • Go right -5
  • When seeing Walter outside Fujiwara's place, how do you respond?
    • Show matchbox +1
  • When Fujiwara will asks whether you think that Mikado and Tokyo could ever coexist...
    • I see no reason why not -1
  • The boss, Tenkai, asks near the end of the fight whether you'll reform or sustain Tokyo.
    • I don't know ±0
  • Walter states Lilith's idea of humans and demons being alike. Do you agree?
    • Walter states Lilith's idea of humans and demons being alike. Do you agree?
  • When in Mikado, who do you go with?
    • Join Walter -10
  • In Camp Ichigaya with Walter, these are automatic:
    • Killing Michizane -1
    • Killing Omoikane -1
  • After the events in Camp Ichigaya, you get the remote to the Yamato Reactor. Do you press the big red button?
    • Press Button -5
  • After the events in Camp Ichigaya, a question is posed to you as to whether you've thought of why humans were born?
    • Yes, I have -1
  • In Blasted Tokyo's Shinjuku shelter, you meet a group. Whaddaya do?
    • Let's wait and see +6
  • In Blasted Tokyo's Shinjuku shelter, you meet a group. Whaddaya do?
    • Show him +5
  • When in Blasted Shinjuku, being offered Akira & Kiyoharu's quest...
    • When in Blasted Shinjuku, being offered Akira & Kiyoharu's quest...
  • During the fight with Pluto, Walter asks if you share his viewpoint on ignoring the machine's cries about it being sent by God and the ramifications of such.
    • Quite so -1
  • Defeating Pluto
    • Pluto's dead -5
  • After the events in Blasted Tokyo conclude, you get the remote to the Yamato Reactor. Do you press the big red button?
    • Press button -5
  • When asked by the Infernal Tokyo's Akira where you came from...
    • Tokyo +5
  • When offered the job "Shinjuku is Mine" from Akira in Infernal Tokyo, do you accept?
    • Accept Shinjuku is Mine -1
  • After finishing the quest "Shinjuku is Mine", Walter asks if you're comfortable in Infernal Tokyo.
    • I'm comfortable here -1
  • When entering the Infernal Tokyo's Camp Ichigaya, you are asked whether the idea of equality between the strong of the weak is odd.
    • It's not strange at all +1
  • After the events in Infernal Tokyo conclude, you get the remote to the Yamato Reactor. Do you press the big red button?
    • Press Button +5
  • After Infernal Tokyo and meeting the White, and rejecting the idea of destroying the world, you get three more choices.
    • I'll preserve the status quo +10
  • Leaves you at -1, resulting in Neutral ending.

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