Mishima is one of the few people aware of the Phantom Thieves, and he’ll do anything for them. He’s also made a website where he talks about Joker & Co. In short, he can be a real asset to the team.
You need to have a good relationship with the man who put the Phantom Thieves on the internet. And our guide can help you do exactly that.
With our list of all the best responses for every ranking event, you can collect maximum points from every interaction and max out Mishima Confidant quickly.
But there’s more.
From initiating his Confidant to meet-up points to his abilities, you’ll find every single thing about Mishima Confidant in this guide.
Pro Tip: Keep a Moon Persona when meeting with Mishima to get the most points.
Mishima Confidant – Beginning & Availability
Mishima Persona 5 Royal confidant automatically begins on May 6 as part of the story progression. Straight up, you’ll have to complete his Mementos request to initiate the Confidant.
Once you complete that request, here is when and where you can meet Mishima to Rank his Confidant further.
His location is ever-changing. First, he’s at Central Street in Shibuya. Then he moves to the Red Light District in Shinjuku. And in the end, you’ll find Mishima hanging out in Akihabara.
|Monday||Available at night.|
|Tuesday||Available at night.|
|Wednesday||Available at night.|
|Thursday||Available at night.|
|Friday||Available at night.|
|Saturday||Available at night.|
|Sunday||Available at night.|
|Rainy||Available during the day and at night.|
Mishima Confidant – Best Responses to Rewarding Chats
Although we know exactly where to meet Mishima, you can only hang out with him when Mishima wants. If you message him yourself, he’ll mostly decline saying he is busy. So, you should go and meet him every time he asks.
And when that happens, use our cheat sheet to give the most rewarding answers.
Mishima’s Rank 1 has 0 rewarding chats. There will be 4 dialogues at the first meeting, and you can choose any answer you want.
After this, Mishima will call you on May 8 and begin the Rank 2 event.
Mishima: We need the Phantom Thieves to be seen in the proper light if we want to make the name popular, right?
Best Response: +3. You’ve done good, kid.
Mishima: It’s like I’ll be your strategic image management representative, so to speak.
Best Response: +3. Sounds cool.
Mishima: At this point, I might as well pull an all-nighter fighting back!
Best Response: +2. Nice hustle, image manager.
Mishima: All thieves are supposed to have some special ladies, right?
Best Response: +3. Great idea.
Mishima: Don’t spill the beans, okay?
Best Response: +2. We’re part of… the Phandom?/Let’s tell them the truth.
Mishima: I was so busy with all the new forum posts, I didn’t have time to really vet them too much.
Best Response: +2. It’s not your fault.
Mishima: It’s always better to hear that kinda stuff in person, right?
Best Response: +2. Any choice.
Mishima: Oh, and it’s just the two of us, so don’t be afraid to go all out! What do you wanna eat?
Best Response: +3. Steak sounds good.
Mishima: But I guess our loving sponsors just wanted to show some support! Not bad for strategic management, huh?
Best Response: You’re amazing.
Mishima: I guess it ended up being pretty good for our PR in the end, right?
Best Response: +2. Yup./You’ll get better ideas.
Mishima: It cost me a lot of money…
Best Response: +3. Is it for me?
Mishima: Some of the stuff up there is pretty scary… so it seemed like I might need a little protection.
Best Response: +2. That’s a good idea.
Mishima: I’m gonna do everything in my power, so you can just kick back and relax!
Best Response: +2. All right.
Mishima: This one’s massive!
Best Response: +2. You sure are fired up…/Just tell me already.
Mishima: I hear a rumor that a famous idol fell into his clutches… You need to act, on behalf of her fans!
Best Response: +2. Rumors are wrong all the time…/It’s none of our business.
Mishima: After all, I’m the only reason you guys have gotten this far, right?
Best Response: +2. Absolutely. Nice job.
Mishima: …I need to make sure our next target is one we can win against.
Best Response: +3. You’re so reliable.
Mishima: So… we’re gonna purge them.
Best Response: +2. You really need to chill./Sounds pretty twisted.
Mishima: I wonder if there’s really any way a pathetic guy like me can help you…
Best Response: +3. Maybe the Phan-Site?
Mishima: It seems like enough evidence to make him a target, but I’m gonna look into this a little further, just to be safe.
Best Response: +2. Kind of worrying…/It’s your time to shine.
Mishima: <Protagonist>… Run.
Best Response: +3. I’m not leaving.
Best Response: +2. Any choice.
Mishima: My whole act would’ve broken down if they didn’t back off when they did. Hahaha… I really suck, huh?
Best Response: +3. You were super cool./Wait, that was all an act?
Mishima: Oh! B-But I have the model gun I got for self-defense! And my security system’s top of the line! So I’m safe, right!?
Best Response: +2. You’ll be fine./You’ve got this, man.
Mishima: I wish I had known that going in… One slip of the tongue in that act I pulled, and I would’ve been dead.
Best Response: +3. You showed some real courage.
Mishima: You heard what he said about me… but do you really think some part of me’s changed?
Best Response: +2. The sparkle in your eyes.
Mishima: So, I thought there had to be something I could do myself.
Best Response: +3. That was courageous.
Mishima Confidant – Abilities
Mishima Confidant only offers 5 abilities, but seeing as all of them are related to EXP, you don’t want to miss out on any of these.
|1||Mishima’s Support- Backup party members earn EXP|
|3||Mishima’s Enthusiasm- Increase in EXP from battles.|
|5||Mishima’s Desperation- Increase in EXP of party members.|
|7||Phanboy- Further increase in EXP from battles.|
|10||Salvation Wish- Backup members earn the same EXP as current members.|
Mishima Confidant in Persona 5 Royal is impossible to miss as it begins as a part of story mode. However, later on, you’ll need to make a lot of effort to increase Confidant Rank and get that EXP boost for yourself and your party members.
Just don’t skip Mishima’s calls or texts and you’ll get to level 10 with Mishima Confidant eventually!