How to unlock Jobs in Yakuza: Like A Dragon

Just like in real life, you also have to meet certain requirements for jobs in Yakuza Like A Dragon.

Each character in Yakuza Like A Dragon has a few job classes available to them that offer several unique benefits that suit several different playstyles. However, you won't be able to switch from the jobs characters start with until the middle portion of Chapter 5. You will also have to complete a few extra steps to unlock specific jobs. That said, here is how to unlock jobs in Yakuza Like A Dragon.

How to unlock more Jobs in Chapter 5

In short, to unlock jobs in Yakuza Like A Dragon, you have to progress to the point where the option opens up around the start of Chapter 5. At this point, you will have to return to Hello work and speak to the Director; when you talk to him, a cutscene will play, and after it, you will be able to access the option to switch jobs by speaking to him again. However, before you can switch and unlock new jobs, you must meet the requirements listed below.

  • For Ichiban
    • Base Level
    • Personality
  • For Everyone else
    • Base level
    • Bond level

To start, most jobs are already restricted to female and male characters, but on top of these restrictions, there are also personality requirements such as Ichi's Foreman job requiring a higher charisma personality level. 

On top of this, you also have to increase your bond level with some of your party members before you can switch them to specific jobs; for example, changing Nanba to the Chef job will require a level 2 bond on top of reaching level 15. That said, if you check the list below, we will have all requirements for all unlockable jobs at Hello Work listed for you.

As a warning, there are spoilers for characters if you haven't progressed far enough into the game.

 Ichiban's Hello Work Job requirements

  • Bodyguard - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Host - Requires level one+ base rank and style rank of at least level three.
  • Breaker - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Foreman - Requires level 1+ base rank and charisma rank of at least three.
  • Chef - Requires level 15+ and a passion rank of at least five. 
  • Enforcer - Requires level 20+ and a confidence rank of at least seven. 
  • Musician -Requires level 15+ and a kindness rank of at least five.
  • Fortuneteller - Requires level 20+ and an intellect rank of at least seven. 
  • (DLC JobDevil Rocker - Requires level 1+ base rank and a confidence rank of at least eight. 

Koichi Adachi's Hello Work Job requirements

  • Bodyguard - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Host - Requires level 20+ base rank and a bond level of four.
  • Breaker - Requires level 15+ base rank and a level two bond level.
  • Foreman - Requires level 1+ base rank. 
  • Chef - Requires level 15+ and a level four bond level.
  • Enforcer - Requires level 15+ base rank.
  • Musician -Requires level 20+ and level three bond level.
  • Fortuneteller - Requires level 25+ and a level five bond level.
  • (DLC JobDevil Rocker - Requires level 1+ base rank and a level five bond. 

Yu Nanba's Hello Work Job requirements

  • Bodyguard - Requires level 15+ base rank.
  • Host - Requires level 20+ base rank and a bond level of four.
  • Breaker - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Foreman - Requires level 25+ base rank and a bond level of five.
  • Chef - Requires level 15+ base rank and a bond level of two.
  • Enforcer  Requires level 25+ base rank and a bond level of four.
  • Musician - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Fortuneteller - Requires level 20+ base rank and a bond of level three.
  • (DLC JobDevil Rocker - Requires level 1+ base rank and a level five bond.

Saeko Mukuoda's Hello Work Job requirements

  • Hostess - Requires level 1+ base rank
  • Idol - Requires level 15+ base rank.
  • Night Queen - Requires level 20+ and a bond level of two.
  • Dealer - Requires level 25+ and bond rank of four.
  • (DLC Job) Matriarch - Requires level 1+ and a bond level of five.

Tianyou Zhao's Hello Work Job requirements

  • Bodyguard - Requires level 20+ base rank and a bond level of three.
  • Host - Requires level 15+ base rank.
  • Breaker - Requires level 15+ base rank and a level two bond level.
  • Foreman - Requires level 25+ base rank and a level four bond level.
  • Chef - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Enforcer - Requires level 25+ base rank and a level five bond level.
  • Musician -Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Fortuneteller - Requires level 20+ and a level four bond level.
  • (DLC JobDevil Rocker - Requires level 1+ base rank and a level five bond. 

Joon-gi Han's Hello Work Job requirements

  • Bodyguard - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Host - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Breaker - Requires level 15+ base rank.
  • Foreman - Requires level 20+ base rank and a bond rank of three.
  • Chef -   Requires level 25+ base rank and a bond rank of four.
  • Enforcer   Requires level 15+ base rank and a bond rank of two.
  • Musician - Requires level 20+ base rank and a bond rank of four.
  • Fortuneteller - Requires level 25+ base rank and a bond rank of five.
  • (DLC JobDevil Rocker - Requires level 1+ base rank and a level five bond. 

Eri Kamataki's Hello Work Job requirements

  • Hostess - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Idol - Requires level 1+ base rank.
  • Night Queen - Requires level 25+ base rank and a bond rank of four.
  • Dealer - Requires level 15+ base rank.
  • (DLC Job) Matriarch - Requires level 1+ base rank and a level five bond. 

After this list of requirements that will be it for this guide, before you go, If you want to know how to level job ranks and in general, check out my how to level in Yakuza Like A Dragon guideYou can also find other fantastic guides for the game at Yakuza Guides.

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