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* Is Ikutsuki giving it to them? Are they cooking up their own?
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*** Evoker-summoning a Persona isn't limited to the dark world. It's how the protag kills Ryoji if you choose to do so. Otherwise, you have a point.


You may notice that several party members- Akihiko, Aigis and Shinjiro- have different Arcanas for their Personas(respectively Emperor, Chariot and Hierophant) and their Social Links (respectively Star, Aeon and Moon), mainly those who had new social links in Portable, so I'm curious as to why.
* Shinjiro, Aigis, and Akihiko were not originally social links in the vanilla P3. Aigis became a social link in FES but because they didn't want to replace Kazushi (who is the Chariot social link), she became Aeon (which is another version of the Judgement Arcana). Shinjiro and Akihiko (along with Junpei, Ken, and Koromaru) were made into social links in P3P exclusively for the female protagonist. They replaced the Star and Moon social link characters due to their unpopularity and because of how the Arcanas fit into their stories (Akihiko being stuck on the fact that he couldn't save his sister and Shinji keeping a side of himself hidden due to his circumstances).
* I'm guessing they were trying to fit the arcanas with their dilemmas instead of their assigned arcana.

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* You may notice that several party members- Akihiko, Aigis and Shinjiro- have different Arcanas for their Personas(respectively Emperor, Chariot and Hierophant) and their Social Links (respectively Star, Aeon and Moon), mainly those who had new social links in Portable, so I'm curious as to why.
* ** Shinjiro, Aigis, and Akihiko were not originally social links in the vanilla P3. Aigis became a social link in FES but because they didn't want to replace Kazushi (who is the Chariot social link), she became Aeon (which is another version of the Judgement Arcana). Shinjiro and Akihiko (along with Junpei, Ken, and Koromaru) were made into social links in P3P exclusively for the female protagonist. They replaced the Star and Moon social link characters due to their unpopularity and because of how the Arcanas fit into their stories (Akihiko being stuck on the fact that he couldn't save his sister and Shinji keeping a side of himself hidden due to his circumstances).
* ** I'm guessing they were trying to fit the arcanas with their dilemmas instead of their assigned arcana.


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** I don't see why it would matter all that much; but Law-Neutral-Chaos has always been the order Megaten ordered them in, so it's just that, I'd guess.



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** No Dark Hour, no personae. Plus, you whip out a gun against a civilian, they're going to go to the police about it. It's not a real gun, to be sure, but to those punks; that's irrelevant from someone who is staring down what looks to be a very real gun.


** Or they snagged some from demons in [[{{VideoGame/Persona}} Mikage-cho]] or [[VideoGame/{{Persona2}} Sumaru City]]?

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** Or they snagged some from demons in [[{{VideoGame/Persona}} [[{{VideoGame/Persona 1}} Mikage-cho]] or [[VideoGame/{{Persona2}} Sumaru City]]?


** It's because the power of the Persona protects people from otherwordly phenomena, a concept that goes aaalll the way back to the original ''VideoGame/{{Persona}}'' (where unawakened characters, or characters whose Personas have been sealed away or lost, receive fatal injuries from the tiniest attacks.) Persona users are just as vulnerable as any other human to ordinary "real-world" injury, but their Personas make them resist magic and the physical attacks of Shadows (or demons, as the case may be.) How this relates to Takaya's gun and Jin's grenades, [[CutscenePowerToTheMax well...]]

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** It's because the power of the Persona protects people from otherwordly phenomena, a concept that goes aaalll the way back to the original ''VideoGame/{{Persona}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Persona 1}}'' (where unawakened characters, or characters whose Personas have been sealed away or lost, receive fatal injuries from the tiniest attacks.) Persona users are just as vulnerable as any other human to ordinary "real-world" injury, but their Personas make them resist magic and the physical attacks of Shadows (or demons, as the case may be.) How this relates to Takaya's gun and Jin's grenades, [[CutscenePowerToTheMax well...]]


* In the event for fortune rank 2, the guy tells Fuika to spend time outside, then tells her she shouldn't be walking home. What?

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* In the event for fortune rank 2, the guy tells Fuika Fuuka to spend time outside, then tells her she shouldn't be walking home. What?



** Fukka was suffering from a tension headache. Spending more time outdoors is the preventative course of action, however exercising with a headache would only aggravate Fukka symptoms.

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** Fukka was suffering from a tension headache. Spending more time outdoors is the preventative course of action, however exercising with a headache would only aggravate Fukka Fuuka's symptoms.



* Aigis has recoil when firing a railgun. I don't know a lot about railguns, but I am pretty sure they don't operate in a way that has recoil (a seris of magnets moving a projectile at high speeds IIRC. how does that work in the dark hour anyways?)

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* Aigis has recoil when firing a railgun. I don't know a lot about railguns, but I am pretty sure they don't operate in a way that has recoil (a seris series of magnets moving a projectile at high speeds IIRC. how does that work in the dark hour anyways?)


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** The above is true, but the subsequent two games are somewhat better about this. While the school clubs aren't in session before exams, you can still hang out with your friends or study together, which grants both relationship and Knowledge points.


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*** If you talk to Yukari after saving Fuuka, she'll say that Fuuka is actually healthy, so some of the absences were due to bullying.

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** Developer's shortsight. They fix and learn from this come Persona 4 and 5.

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* Why aren't you allowed to advance your daytime S.E.E.S. Social Links when school isn't in session? I'll admit that Junpei, Fuuka, Mitsuru and Aigis all have events that take place at school, and Fuuka's a school club. That said, there's no reason you shouldn't be able to advance Yukari or Akihiko's Social Links when school's on break, and the same goes for the previous four when the events don't involve school.
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* In the event for fortune rank 2, the guy tells Fukka to spend time outside, then tells her she shouldn't be walking home. What?

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* In the event for fortune rank 2, the guy tells Fukka Fuika to spend time outside, then tells her she shouldn't be walking home. What?



*** In Fuuka's case, the part about her being an IllGirl turns out to be false, as Yukari herself points out. That said, Ken is eager to join S.E.E.S., while Yukari believes that Fuuka got guilt-tripped into joining.



** Life gose on as it was suppose to in the end of The Journey. The Answer doesn't deal with their personal life at all.

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** Life gose goes on as it was suppose to in the end of The Journey. The Answer doesn't deal with their personal life at all.



* Who thought recuriting a 10 year old to fight horror monsters, and endure mentally an dpyshically drianing ordeals was a good idea? Particurly when said 10 year old lost his mommy to another member of the group?

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* Who thought recuriting recruiting a 10 year old to fight horror monsters, and endure mentally an dpyshically drianing and physically draining ordeals was a good idea? Particurly Particularly when said 10 year old lost his mommy to another member of the group?



** Aigis has exclusive leg armor in addition to her exclusive body armor, so she doesn't wear the same shoes as everyone else.



** It's only natural for your Social Links to respond more favorably to you supporting them earlier on, even if their course of action isn't necessarily the best, since most people tend to prefer it when others agree with them. It's generally only later in the Social Link that the protagonist understands the Social Link NPC and their problems well enough to tell them what they need to hear.




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* So Yukari and Mitsuru want to go back in time to save the protagonist, Akihiko and Ken are against it, Junpei and Koromaru want the group to come to a decision together, and Aigis, Metis and Fuuka are initially neutral. Why is the first match between Team Akihiko and Team Aigis, rather than the diametrically opposed Team Akihiko and Team Mitsuru?
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** Kaz wants to be stupid, let him be stupid. Some people learn through advice and lectures, some have to hit the rocks.



** Mitsuru said she'd stand by Yukari's side no matter what. It's why they're the "chaos" side of the SMT law-neutral-chaos alignment in the Answer. Yukari's not thinking, only acting in hurt grief and Mitsuru with no real answer to the problems just decides to standby Yukari without thinking.



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** In order to properly control your Persona, you have to have firm enough willpower to do so. Shinjiro, for all that he plays the part of someone who is both cool and collected, implicitly agrees with Akihiko that he's stuck in the past (when he says that Akihiko is also stuck). He may have even already had issues that led to him losing control and killing Ken's mother. This also gets elaborated on in the movies: Yes, Shinjiro is a natural Persona user, but that doesn't mean his Persona is stable. Castor tries to kill Shinjiro just like Medea tries to kill Chidori.


** Because it would risk blowing the {{Main/Masquerade}}. The Kirijo Group seems to go to great lengths to cover up the existence of Personas, Shadows, and the Dark Hour. If something were to happen, questions would be asked, a link would be traced back to the Kirijo, and quite possibly the secret would eventually be fished out. Then we'd have a populace on the verge of panic and more than a few people who are still holding grudges after ten years out for blood.

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** Because it would risk blowing the {{Main/Masquerade}}.{{Masquerade}}. The Kirijo Group seems to go to great lengths to cover up the existence of Personas, Shadows, and the Dark Hour. If something were to happen, questions would be asked, a link would be traced back to the Kirijo, and quite possibly the secret would eventually be fished out. Then we'd have a populace on the verge of panic and more than a few people who are still holding grudges after ten years out for blood.


*** Didn't your mother ever tell you? No boy will date a sad sack. If she didn't smile, the boys wouldn't like her.

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*** Didn't your mother ever tell you? No boy will date a sad sack. If she didn't smile, It is implied that the boys wouldn't MC has experienced the Dark Hour since Aigis sealed Death inside him/her, so they are probably just used to the coffins and water looking like her.blood. Obviously, after about ten years of it happening, you'd get pretty used to it.


---> Junpei: It's almost... *gasp* the Dark Hour, so you should get back.
---> Yukari: Huh? Oh, yeah, that's right...
---> Junpei: ...Hm? Ahn... Did I miss something?
---> Yukari: I-I almost forgot... It doesn't matter where you are when the Dark Hour comes...
---> Junpei: Sheesh, it's just common sense! Even I remembered.

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---> ----> Junpei: It's almost... *gasp* the Dark Hour, so you should get back.
---> ----> Yukari: Huh? Oh, yeah, that's right...
---> ----> Junpei: ...Hm? Ahn... Did I miss something?
---> ----> Yukari: I-I almost forgot... It doesn't matter where you are when the Dark Hour comes...
---> ----> Junpei: Sheesh, it's just common sense! Even I remembered.

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