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Guide on How to Defeat Harlot of Desire Lilith in Persona 5 Strikers
Harlot of Desire Lilith is the third Dire Shadow mini-boss enemy the Phantom Thieves must defeat in Persona 5 Strikers (or Persona 5 Scramble). The mini-boss is encountered at Sapporo’s Jail, a Metaverse version of Sapporo, the capital city of Hokkaido Prefecture in Japan.
|All Dire Shadows||Sapporo Jail|
Clear All Dire Shadows
Below is a list of all Dire Shadows in the game. The Archangel Dire Shadow is locked in the Post-Game so you need to clear the main story first. We recommended defeating Dire Shadows when you already unlocked Wolf as a party member in the game.
|Killer Teddybear||Bugbear||Bunkamachi West, Shibuya Jail||Main Story|
|Snake King||Raja Naga||West Garden, Sendai Jail||Main Story|
|Harlot of Desire||Lilith||Clocktower Northwest, Sapporo Jail||Main Story|
|Wandering Reviver||Nebiros||Lab North, Okinawa Jail||Main Story|
|Sun’s Emissary||Yatagarasu||Enter Path of Fortune, Kyoto Jail||Main Story|
|War-Hungry Horseman||Eligor||Mt. Chasiro, Osaka Jail||Main Story|
|Dark Sun||Mithras||Near the entrance, Jail of the Abyss||Main Story|
|Heavenly Punisher||Archangel||Path of Yearning, Tree of Knowledge||Post-Game|
|Post-Game Guide||Post-Game Walkthrough|
|Trophy||How to Unlock|
|Who Dares Wins||Defeat a Dire Shadow.|
|The Most Daring of All||Defeat all Dire Shadows.|
Harlot of Desire Lilith Information
Here is a breakdown of the mini-boss’ stats, strengths and weaknesses, and skills:
Harlot of Desire Lilith Stats
|Target Date||August 24th (8/24)|
|Recommended Level||Level 45 or higher|
|Recommended Party Members||Joker, Queen, Noir, and Sophia|
|EXP Rewards||9,100 exp (Main Story)|
|Yen Rewards||16,344 yen (Main Story)|
|Other Rewards||Wizard Amulet (Ma +10), Random Skill Card x1|
Harlot of Desire Lilith Strengths and Weaknesses
Harlot of Desire Lilith Skills
|Maragidyne||Heavy Fire damage to a wide range. Rare chance of Burn.|
|Mabufudyne||Heavy Ice damage to a wide range. Rare chance of Freeze.|
|Magarudyne||Heavy Wind damage to a wide range. Technical damage: Burn.|
|Brain Jack||Medium Chance of inflicting Brainwash to a wide range.|
|Soul Stealer||Attacks will drain SP from Foes afflicted with ailments.|
Harlot of Desire Lilith Party Build
Here is our recommended party members against the boss. We do not recommend adding Skull, Mona, Panther, and Fox to your party.
|Joker||Arsene||Damage: Freila/Freidyne or Mafreila/Mafreidyne (Nuke), Psio/Psiodyne or Mapsi/Mapsiodyne (Psy), Kouga/Kougaon or Makouga/Makougaon (Bless)||Has access to Curse from Arsen, Nuclear, Psychokinesis, and Bless skills from other Personas obtained or fused. Can also play the role of healer, buff caster, and debuff caster. Can use Amrita Drop to cure allies when inflicted with status and mental ailments.|
|Recovery: Diarama/Diarahan or Mediarama/Mediarahan, Recarm or Samercarm, Amrita Drop or Amrita Shower|
|Buff: Matarukaja, Marakukaja, Masukukaja, Heat Riser, Charge, Concentrate|
|Debuff: Tarunda, Rakunda, Sukunda, Debilitate|
|Queen||Johanna||Damage: Sledgehammer or Flash Bomb (Phys), Freila/Freidyne or Mafreila/Mafreidyne (Nuke)||Has access to Nuclear skills that Lilith is weak against. Has access to Physical skills that Lilith does not have resistances against. Can use a buff skill like Marakukaja to boost allies defense power in battle. Can also use healing skills.|
|Recovery: Diarama/Diarahan or Mediarama/Mediarahan|
|Buff: Rakukaja or Marakukaja|
|Noir||Milady||Damage: Hysterical Slap (Phys), Snap or Triple Down (Gun), Psio/Psiodyne or Mapsi/Mapsiodyne (Psy)||Has access to Psychokinesis skills that Lilith is weak against. Has access to Physical and Gun skills that Lilith does not have resistances against. Can use an all-in-one buff skill like Heat Riser to boost an ally in battle. Can also use Amrita Drop to cure allies when inflicted with status and mental ailments.|
|Recovery: Amrita Drop|
|Buff: Heat Riser|
|Sophie||Pithos||Damage: Kouga/Kougaon or Makouga/Makougaon (Bless)||Has access to Bless skills which Lilith is weak against. Can use a debuff skill like Rakunda to reduce the enemy defense power. Can also use healing skills.|
|Recovery: Diarama/Diarahan or Mediarama/Mediarahan, Recarm or Samarecarm|
|Debuff: Rakunda or Marakunda|
|Persona Compendium||Phantom Thieves Battle Ratings|
Harlot of Desire Lilith Strategies
Here is a breakdown of the battle strategies against the mini-boss:
Carry SP Recovery Items
Before engaging the boss, bring a stock of HP and SP recovery items. These items can be bought from accessible vending machines, food stands, stores, and restaurants. You can also buy ingredients from Sophia’s Shop and other real-world stores. Then, cook these ingredients for additional HP and SP items through Joker’s Kitchen.
Start the battle by landing multiple debuffs on Lilith. Debuffs can be in the form of attack power decrease (Tarunda), defense power decrease (Rakunda), and evasion/critical evasion power decrease (Sukunda). These debuffs can be accessed by Joker (from Arsene and other Personas) and Sophie. Another option is by using Debilitate for an all-in-one debuff. This special debuff can be accessed by Joker (from other Personas).
Follow-up the debuffs with party members buffs. Buffs can be in the form of attack power increase (Tarukaja or Matarukaja), defense power increase (Rakukaja or Marakukaja), and evasion/critical evasion increase (Sukukaja or Masukukaja). These buffs can be accessed by Joker (from other Personas) and Queen. Another option is by using Heat Riser for an all-in-one buff. This special buff can be accessed by Joker (from other Personas) and Noir.
Use Psy, Nuke, Bless, and Curse Attacks
Lilith is weak against Psychokinesis, Nuclear, Bless, and Curse attacks so a composition of Queen, Noir, Sophie and Joker is enough. Continue on using elemental attacks in order to break the shields and stagger the boss. Make use of narrow range elemental skills if you’re close and wide range elemental skills if you’re far from the boss.
Cure Inflicted Status Ailments
By any chance that a party member got inflicted with status effects like Freeze or Burn, make sure that you have access to a Status Recovery skill called Amrita Drop or Amrita Shower to cure it. You can also use status recovery items to remove the status ailment if available. Status Recovery skills can be accessed by Joker (from other Personas).
Capitalize on Terrain Gimmicks
If Lilith is beside a traffic light post, you can use a Phantom Dash to deal additional physical damage to the boss. Maximize the damage dealt before it is able to retaliate.
Unleash Showtime Attacks
While engaging Lilith, you may build up your showtime gauge. When it’s available, unleash the showtime attack against the boss. If Joker’s showtime attack is available, make sure he has the right Persona that can capitalize on the weakness of the boss. Also, there is a consumable item that will quickly boost your Showtime gauge build up so feel free to use it against the boss.
Harlot of Desire Lilith Boss Video
Here is a boss fight video against Lilith. The battle is already timestamped so you no longer need to browse through the whole video:
|← Snake King Raja Naga||Wandering Reviver Nebiros →|
All Jail Monarchs
|Shibuya Jail Monarch||Sendai Jail Monarch||Sapporo Jail Monarch|
|Kyoto Jail Monarch||Osaka Jail Monarch||Jail of the Abyss Accomplice|
|False God Demiurge||-||-|
|Shibuya Jail Lock Keeper||Sendai Jail Lock Keeper||Sapporo Jail Lock Keeper|
|Okinawa Jail Lock Keeper||Osaka Jail Lock Keeper||-|
|Fratricidal Destroyer Seth||Guard Dog of Hades Cerberus||Monarch of Snow King Frost|
|Fallen Snowman Black Frost||Brilliant Dragonslayer Siegfried||Throbbing King of Desire Mara|
|Shadow of God Metatron||Reaper Secret Boss||-|
|Killer Teddy Bear Bugbear||Snake King Raja Naga||Harlot of Desire Lilith|
|Wandering Reviver Nebiros||Sun's Emissary Yatagarasu||War-Hungry Horseman Eligor|
|Dark Sun Mithras||Heavenly Punisher Archangel||-|