Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Monarch Boss Guide

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Boss guide for Shadow Alice Hiiragi or Mad Rabbit Alice, the Shibuya Jail King or Monarch, in Persona 5 Strikers (P5S). This includes the boss enemy's strengths and weaknesses, stats and skills, and recommended battle strategies.

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Jail King Monarch Boss Guide

Guide on How to Defeat Mad Rabbit Alice

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Jail King Monarch Boss Guide

Shadow Alice Hiiragi or Mad Rabbit Alice is the first boss enemy the Phantom Thieves must defeat in Persona 5 Strikers (or Persona 5 Scramble). The design of the boss is inspired by characters from Alice in Wonderland. Shadow Alice’s monarch form appears as provocative dominatrix. She also transforms into a purple skinned rabbit girl that also wears provocative clothes. The boss is encountered at Shibuya’s Jail, a Metaverse version of Shibuya. Shibuya is a major commercial and financial center in Tokyo, Japan.

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Defeat the Lock Keeper First

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In order to face the Shibuya Jail King or Monarch, you need to defeat the Shibuya Jail Lock Keeper first.

Shibuya Jail Lock Keeper Mini-Boss Guide

Trophies

Trophy How to Unlock
PlayStation 4 - Bronze TrophyCage of Lust Closed Clear Shibuya Jail.

Trophy List

Mad Rabbit Alice Information

Here is a breakdown of the boss’ stats, strengths and weaknesses, and skills:

Mad Rabbit Alice Stats

HP 6,000
Stagger Gauge 8
Target Date July 29th (7/29)
Recommended Level Level 12 or higher (Main Story), Level 20 or higher (Painful Past), and Level 70 or higher (Painful Past+)
Recommended Party  Members Joker, Mona, Panther, and Queen
EXP Rewards 1,000 Exp (Main Story), 700 Exp (Painful Past), and 13,000 Exp (Painful Past+)
Yen Rewards 10,400 Yen (Main Story), 8,736 Yen (Painful Past), and 35,490 Yen or 50,700 Yen (Painful Past+)
Other Rewards Skill Cards, Recovery Items, and Impish Corsage x1 (Painful Past+)

Mad Rabbit Alice Strength and Weaknesses

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Weak Weak
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Block Weak

Mad Rabbit Alice Skills

Skill Skill Effect
Kick Attack Mad Rabbit Alice kicks at a nearby target, then stomps on the floor.
Staff Attack Mad Rabbit Alice hits the closest target with her staff.
“Feast Your Eyes” Mad Rabbit Alice goes to the center pole and dances around it, flinging numerous hearts across the screen, then finishes with a shockwave that affects the entire arena.
Psio Medium Psy damage to a narrow range. Technical damage: Mental ailment.
Mapsio Medium Psy damage to a wide range. Technical damage: Mental ailment.
Marin Karin High chance of inflicting Brainwash to a narrow range.
Brain Jack Medium Chance of inflicting Brainwash to a wide range.
“I Will Crush You!” Mad Rabbit Alice pounces her body on the floor.
“How Dare You!” Mad Rabbit Alice claws at nearby targets four times.
“Slice and Dice” Mad Rabbit Alice curls up and tumbles around at a zig-zagging fashion. User is unable to move around temporarily.

Source(s): Megami Tensei Wiki

Mad Rabbit Alice Party Setup

Recommended Party

Here is our recommended party member setup against the boss. You can choose other party members except for Noir.

For Main Story

Member Persona Essential Skills Notes
Persona 5 Strikers - Protagonist JokerJoker Persona 5 Strikers - Character ListArsene Damage: Agi or Maragi (Fire), Garu or Magaru (Wind), Frei or Mafrei (Nuke) Has access to Fire, Wind, and Nuke skills from other Personas obtained or fused. Can also play the role of healer, buff caster, and debuff caster.
Recovery: Dia or Media, Recarm
Buff: Tarukaja, Rakukaja, Sukukaja
Debuff: Tarunda, Rakunda, Sukunda
Persona 5 Strikers - Morgana MonaMona Persona 5 Strikers - Zorro Persona Stats and SkillsZorro Damage: Garu or Magaru (Wind) Has access to Wind skills that Alice is weak against. Also, Wind attacks from Mona can deal Technical damage to Alice when afflicted with Burn Status Ailment. Can also use healing skills.
Recovery: Dia or Media
Persona 5 Strikers - Ann Takamaki PantherPanther Persona 5 Strikers - Carmen Persona Stats and SkillsCarmen Damage: Agi or Maragi (Fire) Has access to Fire skills which Alice is weak against. Inflicts Burn Status Ailment on Alice that causes her to take increased damage from Wind and Nuke attacks. Can use a debuff skill like Tarunda to reduce the enemy attack power. Can also use healing skills.
Recovery: Dia
Debuff: Tarunda
Persona 5 Strikers - Makoto Niijima QueenQueen Persona 5 Strikers - Johanna Persona Stats and SkillsJohanna Damage: Sledgehammer (Phys), Frei or Mafrei (Nuke) Has access to Physical and Nuclear skills that Alice does not have resistances against. Also, Nuclear attacks from Queen can deal Technical damage to Alice when afflicted with Burn Status Ailment. Can use a buff skill like Rakukaja to increase an ally’s defense power in battle. Can also use healing skills.
Recovery: Dia or Media
Buff: Rakukaja

For Painful Past Requests

Member Persona Essential Skills Notes
Persona 5 Strikers - Protagonist JokerJoker Persona 5 Strikers - Character ListArsene Damage: Agilao/Agidyne or Maragi/Maragidyne (Fire), Garula/Garudyne or Magaru/Magarudyne (Wind), Freila/Freidyne or Mafrei/Mafreidyne (Nuke) Has access to Fire, Wind, and Nuke skills from other Personas obtained or fused. Can also play the role of healer, buff caster, and debuff caster.
Recovery: Diarama/Diarahan or Mediarama/Mediarahan, Recarm or Samarecarm
Buff: Matarukaja, Marakukaja, Masukukaja, Charge, Concentrate, Heat Riser
Debuff: Tarunda, Rakunda, Sukunda, Debilitate
Persona 5 Strikers - Morgana MonaMona Persona 5 Strikers - Zorro Persona Stats and SkillsZorro Damage: Dormin Rush (Phys), Garula/Garudyne or Magarula/Magarudyne (Wind) Has access to Wind skills that Alice is weak against. Has access to Physical skills that Alice does not have resistances against. Also, Wind attacks from Mona can deal Technical damage to Alice when afflicted with Burn Status Ailment. Can also use healing skills.
Recovery: Diarama/Diarahan or Mediarama/Mediarahan
Persona 5 Strikers - Ann Takamaki PantherPanther Persona 5 Strikers - Carmen Persona Stats and SkillsCarmen Damage: Agilao/Agidyne or Maragi/Maragidyne (Fire) Has access to Fire skills which Alice is weak against. Inflicts Burn Status Ailment on Alice that causes her to take increased damage from Wind and Nuke attacks. Can use a debuff skill like Tarunda to reduce the enemy attack power. Can also use healing skills.
Buff: Concentrate
Recovery: Diarama or Diarahan
Debuff: Tarunda or Matarunda
Persona 5 Strikers - Makoto Niijima QueenQueen Persona 5 Strikers - Johanna Persona Stats and SkillsJohanna Damage: Flash Bomb (Phys), Freila/Freidyne or Mafreila/Mafreidyne (Nuke) Has access to Physical and Nuclear skills that Alice does not have resistances against. Also, Nuclear attacks from Queen can deal Technical damage to Alice when afflicted with Burn Status Ailment. 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
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Recommended Equipment

Here is our recommended equipment against the boss. These armor and accessories can be bought through Sophia’s Shop. Feel free to pick which Armor or Accessory you want to use for your party.

For Offense

Equipment Type Equipment Stat Equipment Effect
Green Band Accessory None +Wind attacks
Alluring Sticker Accessory None +ST gauge rate up (low)

For Defense

Equipment Type Equipment Stat Equipment Effect
Egoist Shirt Protector 170 Defense +Null Brainwash
Kotodama Cape Protector 172 Defense +Null Brainwash
Ghillie Vest Protector 150 Defense +Reduce Phys dmg (low)
Camo Collar Protector 100 Defense +Reduce Phys dmg (low)
Psychic Ring Accessory None +Reduce Psy dmg (low)
Brain Guard Accessory None +Null Brainwash

Sophia’s Shop Guide

Mad Rabbit Alice Strategies

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Jail King Monarch Boss Strategies

Here is a breakdown of the battle strategies against the boss:

Carry HP and 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, store, and restaurants.

Land Debuffs

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Land Debuffs

Start the battle by landing multiple debuffs on Mad Rabbit Alice. Debuffs can be in the form of attack power decrease (Tarunda), defense power decrease (Rakunda), and evasion/critical evasion decrease (Sukunda). These debuffs can be accessed by Joker (from Arsene and other Personas) and Panther. Another option is by using Debilitate for an all-in-one debuff. This special debuff can be accessed by Joker (from other Personas).

Cast Buffs

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Cast Buffs

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 only be accessed 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). You may also use Charge and Concentrate buffs to boost your damage even further if available. These buffs can be accessed by Joker (from other Personas) and Panther.

Use Fire and Wind Attacks

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Use Fire Attacks

Mad Rabbit Alice struggles handling Fire and Wind attacks which are Panther, Mona, and to some extent, Joker’s specialty. 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.

Deal Technical Damage using Wind and Nuke Attacks

Persona 5 Strikers -Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Use Nuke Attacks

When the boss is inflicted with a Status Ailment such as Burn, deal Technical Damage by using Wind and Nuclear attacks. Switch between Joker, Mona, and Queen to avoid running out of SP.

Capitalize on Terrain Gimmicks

There are two terrain gimmicks accessible in the battlefield. Quickly transfer on them and use Phantom Dash to hurt the boss.

Terrain Gimmick Strategy
Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Monarch Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Terrain Gimmick PolePole When Mad Rabbit Alice and your party stands near the center close to the pole, make use of it to deal additional damage.
Persona 5 Strikers -Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Use Terrain Gimmicks CrackerCracker If the boss is doing its pole dance attack, use the crackers placed around arena to disrupt the attack.

Dodge Ailment Skills

Mad Rabbit Alice can use Ailment skills against your party. In particular, the boss can use Marin Karin and Brain Jack to inflict Brainwash your party members.

Cure Inflicted Ailments

If a party member got inflicted with a Mental Ailment such as Brainwash, 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 Mental Ailment if available. Status Recovery skills can be accessed by Joker (from other Personas).

Dodge Psy Attacks

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Evade Mapsio

Apart from Ailment skills, Mad Rabbit Alice can use Psychokinesis attacks such as Psio or Mapsio that can harm your party. Moreover, if your character or party members is/are still afflicted with Mental Ailments, the Psy attacks can hurt even further as it becomes Technical damage.

Avoid Special Moves such as Slice and Dice

Persona 5 Strikers - Shibuya Jail Shadow Alice Hiiragi Mad Rabbit Alice Evade Slice and Dice

When Mad Rabbit Alice’s health is down to around 50% or less, it will become aggressive and quickly move around the arena. The boss will also use its lethal special moves to finish off your party. In order to counter them, use the nearby crackers to disrupt and stagger the boss.

Unleash Showtime Attacks

While engaging Mad Rabbit Alice, 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.

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