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Persona 5: Yoshida (Sun) confidant choices & unlock guide

The relationships you forge in Persona have always defined the protagonist, and Persona 5 and Persona 5 Royal continue that tradition with a strong cast of characters you'll want to get to know. One such charadcter is Toranosuke Yoshida, who represents the Sun arcana. 

Getting to know characters also has some large in-game benefits, too - forging relationships boosts your RPG abilities through the confidant and cooperation system - the new name for what were previously known as Social Links/S-Links. Getting to know the right people quickly can really give you an edge - and we're here to help you navigate the relationships by saying and doing the right things. 

If you need an assist with other character relationships in P5, be sure to take a look at our complete Confidant guide with every character, choice and unlock listed out neatly. 

 

Toranosuke Yoshida Confidant Cooperation Relationship Guide - Sun (Le Soleil - XIX)

As with the other confidants, every conversation you have with Toranosuke Yoshida has a chance to add some bonus points to the hidden stats that track your relationship - and if you answer in the right way while carrying a Persona of the same arcana (Sun), you'll get bonus points that ensure you level up your confidant cooperation more quickly, thus unlocking bonuses and giving you more time to pursue other things.

  • Politician Yoshida can be found hanging out in Shibyua Station Square at night.
  • As a warning, plot reasons mean this confidant ceases to be available after November 13, so you'll need to rush to max it out.

Rank 1:

  • This cooperation can be picked up from 5/6 onwards, but is entirely optional and easy to miss for months.
  • Yoshida can be found in Station Square, but if you listen to his political preaching you'll learn that he frequents a nearby Beef Bowl Shop.
  • You can apply to work there via the leaflets in the train station. Work there twice and you'll meet Yoshida, starting off this confidant cooperation.

Rank 2:

  • Impactful Conversation Choices for this Rank:
    • Choice 1: "I want to improve my speech." +2
    • Choice 2: "One with conviction." +2 / "I don't know yet." +2
    • Choice 3: "That was helpful." +2
  • Unlocks Diplomacy, a useful ability that lets you get more money or items from demon negotiation.

Rank 3:

  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
    • Choice 2: "His message." +2 / "His speaking skills." +2
  • Unlocks Fundraising, which allows you to demand a lot more money during demon negotiation.

Rank 4

  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
    • Choice 4: "I couldn't help myself." +2

Rank 5:

  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
    • Choice 1: "That media doesn't matter." +3 / "I think so." +2
  • Unlocks Manipulation, a skill that raises the chance enemies will give up rare items.

Rank 6:

  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
    • Choice 1: "I don't really care." +3 / "I'm for them." +2
    • Choice 2: "I'd decline." +3 / "I'd leave it to chance." +2

Rank 7:

  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
    • Choice 1: "You should decline." +2

Rank 8:

  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
    • Choice 1: "That's a difficult decision." +2
    • Choice 3: "Stick to your beliefs." +3
  • Unlocks Mind Control, an ability that sometimes lets you skip demon negotiation entirely.

Rank 9:

  • Impactful conversation choices for this rank:
    • Choice 1: "Do your best." +3 / "I'm getting nervous." +2
    • Choice 2: "You had a change of heart." +2

Rank 10:

  • Any choices you make will be irrelevant, since this is the max rank.
  • Unlocks Charismatic Speech, allowing for contracts to be forged with higher-level Persona more easily.
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