Shin Megami Tensei V is a challenging game filled with various ways to tackle challenges. To overcome the challenges the game presents, players must learn each of the game's elements that they can use in a fight and how to tell them apart.
There are ten different elemental attack types in Shin Megami Tensei V, each with its elements and effects. We've listed each of the game's elements below for your convenience.
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|Element Type||Description||Elemental Skill Names (Ex.)||Symbol|
|Physical||Attacks enemies with damage based on Physical strength of character.||Attack, Venom Chaser, Berserker God||Yellow and Orange Slash|
|Fire||Attacks imbued with fire have a chance to burn targets.||Agi, Maragi, Agilao||Red and Yellow Flame|
|Force||Wind imbued attacks that blasts enemies back.||Zan, Zanma, Mazan||Green Shockwave|
|Ice||Attacks imbued with ice have a chance to freeze targets.||Bufu, Mabufu, Bufula||Blue Snowflake|
|Electric||Attacks imbued with electricity have a chance to shock targets.||Zio, Mazio, Zionga||Yellow Lightning Bolt|
|Light||Attack imbued with Holy energy. Light attacks have a chance to kill enemies with a weakness instantly.||Hama, Mahama, Hamaon||Four Pronged White Star|
|Dark||Attacks imbued with the Dark Element.||Mudo, Mamudo, Mudoon||Eight Pronged Black Star|
|Almighty||Non-elemental skills that often ignore resistances.||Megido, Megidola, Megidoraon||Green Crescent Moon|
|Poison||Status effect attacks that damage enemies over time.||Poisma, Fogna, Toxic, Cloud,||Purple Skull|
|Healing||Recovery Skills that return lost health.||Dia, Diarama, Diaraharn||Pink Heart|
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