Persona 5 Scramble / P5S - Ryuji Sakamoto Character Profile

Information about Ryuji Sakamoto or Skull, a playable character of Persona 5 Scramble / P5S. Included also are his persona, skills, combos, master arts, and showtime attack.

Persona 5 Scramble / P5S - Ryuji Sakamoto Character Profile

Ryuji Sakamoto

Persona 5 Scramble / P5S - Ryuji Sakamoto Character Profile Codename: Skull
Starting Persona: Captain Kidd
Persona’s strengths: Adept in using Electric and Physical skills.
Melee Weapon: Bludgeon
Ranged Weapon: Shotgun
Combat style: Sprays multiple enemies with bullets


Formerly part of the school’s track team. Ryuji once got trapped in the Metaverse and was able to awaken his Persona. He befriended the protagonist and became a Phantom Thief. After the case was settled, Ryuji resumed a normal life albeit continuing to fare poorly in his studies. He continues to seek for justice and doesn’t hold back against his enemies.


Captain Kidd

Persona 5 Scramble / P5S - Captain Kidd Stats and Skills

Ryuji’s initial or starting persona Captain Kidd specializes in physical and electric attacks. The latter can also inflict shock on enemies as an added effect.

Captain Kidd Persona Stats and Skills

Recommended Skills

Lightning Skills

Captain Kidd’s lightning attacks are ideal for taking on normal enemies and even bosses. When an enemy has been inflicted with shock, go on the offense and stack as much damage as you can.


Name Input Notes
Shoot Hold L1 then press R1 Fires shotgun.
Yoyo attack Can be used repeatedly to perform a total of 4 hits.
Guts Activates guts which reduces damage.
Simple Trick
  • △→△ (PS4)
  • X→X (Switch)
Performs an aerial attack.
Charged attack
  • ▢→hold △ (PS4)
  • Y→hold X (Switch)
You can hold down the △ / X button to charge the attack.


Here is a list of recommended combos for Skull.

Name 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.

Master Arts

Here is a list of Master Arts for Skull.

Name Input Notes
“Gun Skipping”
  • ▢→▢→△ (PS4)
  • Y→Y→X (Switch)
You can continue pursuing the opponent at the end of the combo using Captain Kidd’s attack.
“Useless Push”
  • ▢→△ (PS4)
  • Y→X (Switch)
Continue unleashing multiple slam attacks that will trigger a Showtime Attack.
“Sprinter” ? Useful for increasing attack speed.
“Spirit” ? Use to prolong Guts duration and damage reduction time.


Persona 5 Scramble / P5S - Ryuji Sakamoto Showtime Attack

Skull jumps high and swings his bludgeon to strike Captain Kidd’s burning missile. The enemies are then caught within the radius of the explosion.

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