Persona 5 Royal Kasumi (Faith) Confidant Guide

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Persona 5 Royal includes a new playable character, Kasumi, the Faith Confidant. The bonuses she grants with higher Confidant levels are significant. Also, raising her Confidant level is necessary to unlock the third semester, an additional palace, and the game's true ending. Our guide will help you get the most points out of each interaction with Kasumi to help you max her out.

Best Dialogue Choices for Kasumi Confidant Rank Up events in Persona 5 Royal

Refer here when choosing how to respond to Kasumi during her Rank Up events. When hanging out with Kasumi, you should equip a Persona of the Faith Arcana to boost the points you receive. The easiest one to obtain is Pheonix.

Kasumi Confidant Rank One

This automatically unlocks on May 30. No dialogue options affect the total amount of confidant points you can receive.

Kasumi Confidant Rank Two

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is June 8.

Response OrderYour Response
First Response"We’re just getting started." or "I’m so done with this."
Second Response"Next time, then."
Phone"Impressive."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Three

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is June 29.

Response OrderYour Response
First Response"Making bento?"
Second Response"I'm touched." or "It looks delicious."
Third Response"Is that all for you?"
Fourth Response"It's definitely unique."

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Kasumi Confidant Rank Four

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is July 7.

Response OrderYour Response
First Response"You're looking to buy?"
Second Response"A pretty modern look."
Fourth Response"Of course." or "Let's keep going."
Sixth Response"Good choice."
Eighth Response"Everyone deals with that."
Ninth Response"We'll work at it together."
Phone"I'm glad to hear that." or "You should be more confident."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Five

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is July 28.

Response OrderYour response
First Response"It's a surprise, yea."
Third Response"Go ahead. I'll watch."
Fifth Response"Congratulations." or "I saw!"
Sixth Response"That's important."
Phone"Swimming." or "Gymnastics."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Six

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is January in the third semester.

Response OrderYour Response
Phone"You have to face it."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Seven

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is January in the third semester.

Response OrderYour Response
Third Response"You ok?"
Fourth Response"That isn't true."
Sixth Response"Of course."
Phone"I love a good challenge."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Eight

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is January in the third semester.

Response OrderYour Response
First Response"Walk up to Surmire."
Third Response"Try to stay positive." or "I'm here for you."
Sixth Response"You look really cute." or "I'm in love."
Phone"The resale shop." or "Online."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Nine

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is January in the third semester.

Response OrderYour Response
Third Response"Of course I do."
Fifth Response"Go ahead."
Seventh Response"Let's stay friends, ok?" - Friendship Path
"I love you too." - Romance Path
Phone"Get used to it."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Ten (Friendship)

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is January in the third semester. You'll need to have chosen "Let's stay friends, ok?" in the previous scene.

Response OrderYour Choice
Fifth Response"Bring it on."

Kasumi Confidant Rank Ten (Romance)

The earliest date you can unlock this scene is January in the third semester. You'll need to have chosen "I love you too." in the previous scene.

Response OrderYour Choice
Fifth Response"Is it someone you love?"

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Best Gifts for Kasumi in Persona 5 Royal

Kasumi is a Confidant that is not as easily won over, so giving her gifts to help boost your confidant level quicker is recommended. Here are five best gifts to give her (they all add three confidant points.)

  • Mini Cactus (found at Shinjuki Flower Shop for 1,600 Yen)
  • Bath of Roses (found at Shinjuki Flower Shop for 3,200 Yen)
  • Crimson Lipstick (found at Underground Mall, Body Chop for 6,000 Yen)
  • Luxury Aroma Set (found at Underground Mall, Body Chop for 3,800 Yen)
  • Face Beautifier (found at Akihabara, the Electronics Superstore for 9,800 Yen)

Kasumi Confidant Benefits in Persona 5 Royal

These are the benefits that you'll unlock at certain Confidant Rank levels.

Confidant RankAbilityAbility Description
Rank TwoTumblingAllows you to avoid being surrounded by enemies in Palaces
Rank FourChaînés HookAllows you to ambush from a distance by attacking with the grappling hook.
Rank SixFollow UpChance to perform a follow-up attack if Joker’s attack does not down the enemy.
Rank SixFitness TalkChance to step in after Shadow negotiation fails, allowing a retry.
Rank SevenHarisen RecoveryChance to cure status ailments inflicted upon party members.
Rank EightEndureChance to withstand an otherwise fatal attack with 1 HP remaining. This can be done once per battle.
Rank NineProtectChance to shield Joker from an otherwise fatal attack. This can be done once per battle.
Rank TenSecond AwakeningTransforms her persona, Cendrillon, into Vanadis

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