Persona 5 Strikers - Joker Character Guide

Character guide for Protagonist or Joker of Persona 5 Strikers (P5S). Included also are his persona, skills, combos, master arts, and showtime attack.

Persona 5 Strikers - Joker Character Guide

Protagonist Character Guide

The protagonist, also known as Joker, is an upcoming third-year high school student at Shujin Academy and the head of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts.

Persona 5 Strikers - Protagonist Character Guide

After the events in Persona 5, he returned to his hometown. During his summer vacation, he went back to Tokyo to rejoin his fellow Phantom Thieves. Their group then sets out on a hunt to piece together clues in order to solve the strange cases related to the metaverse all over Japan.

He boasts high attack and mobility.

Joker Overview

Real Name Protagonist
Code Name Joker
Starting Persona Arsene
Tier Rating SS Tier
Persona Strengths Physical Skills, Curse Skills
Melee Weapon Daggers
Ranged Weapon Handgun
Combat Style Versatile play style and can use various skills consisting of different attributes.

Joker Battle Rating



Persona 5 Strikers - Arsene Persona Stats and Skills

Joker’s initial persona is Arsene which specializes in physical, gun and curse attacks.

Arsene Persona Stats and Skills

Other Personas

Unlike the other Phantom Thieves, Joker is able to use multiple personas in battle. You can obtain more personas by capturing Shadows in Jails and equipping them on Joker.

Recommended Skills

Recovery Skills

Equipping a persona with recovery skills gives you good survivability during missions. This allows you to heal yourself in the thick of battle while pressing on the offense to clear out enemies.

Commands and Combos

Battle Commands

Command Input Notes
Pistol Shot
  • Hold L1 then press R1
Fires gun. Can also be used while in mid-air.
Knife Attack
Can be used repeatedly to perform a total of 6 hits.
Aerial Attack
  • ▢→△
Melee attack while in mid-air.

Battle Combos

Combo Input Notes
Combo 1
  • ▢→▢→△ (PS4)
  • Y→Y→X (Switch)
Uses the equipped persona’s skill at the end of the combo.
Combo 2
  • ▢→▢→▢→△ (PS4)
  • Y→Y→Y→X (Switch)
Uses the equipped persona’s skill at the end of the combo.
Combo 3
  • ▢→▢→△→△ (PS4)
  • Y→Y→X→X (Switch)
Combo 4
  • ▢→▢→▢→▢→(PS4)
  • Y→Y→Y→Y→X (Switch)
Combo 5
  • ▢→▢→▢→▢→▢△ (PS4)
  • Y→Y→Y→Y→Y→X (Switch)

Master Arts

Master Art Input Notes
Marking Shot
  • △ (PS4)
  • X (Switch)
Allows you to stay on an enemy by shooting with the △ button. Can also be used in the air.
Wild Rush
  • ▢→▢→▢→▢→▢→△ (PS4)
  • X→X→X→X→X→Y (Switch)
An extended combo that ends with the equipped persona’s attack.
Phantom Barrage
  • △→△→△→△/▢ (PS4)
  • Y→Y→Y→X/Y (Switch)
Fire 3 rapid shots and the succeeding shot will not consume a bullet.
Burst Shot
  • Hold R1 + L1→△/▢ (PS4)
  • Hold R + L→X/Y (Switch)
Unleash a powerful shot

All Master Arts

Showtime Attack

Persona 5 Strikers - Joker and Arsene Showtime Attack

The Joker and his Persona Arsene unleash a concentrated blast to damage the enemies.

All Showtime Attacks

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