Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Shadow Kamoshida (Asmodeus) Boss Guide

Boss guide for Shadow Kamoshida (Asmodeus) in Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal. This includes the boss enemy's stats, skills, and a strategy guide.


Shadow Kamoshida Boss Guide

Kamoshida Palace Guide

Boss Stats

HP 2500
SP 1500
Strength 8
Magic 7
Endurance 5
Agility 5
Luck 6

Boss Skills

Inherit Reflects Absorbs
Block Resists Weak

Boss Strategy

In order to have a much easier time against this boss, we recommend having the following skills in your arsenal:

  • Tarunda – Decrease 1 foe’s attack power for 3 turns.
  • Headbutt – Deal medium Phys damage to 1 foe. Chance of inflicting Forget
  • Dia – Slightly restore 1 ally’s HP.
  • Media – Slightly restore the party’s HP.

As soon as the battle begins, focus on attacking Asmodeus. Once you have weakened him, he will begin to drink from his trophy to heal. After he heals once, target all your attacks on his trophy, as this prevents him from patching himself up back to full HP. Avoid spending too much SP during the first half of the fight as Asmodeus’ Volleyball Assault, which strikes two party members twice, does not deal significant damage at this time.

With the trophy out of the way, you are free to use an all-out attack. After destroying the trophy, you will resume trying to take the boss’ treasure Initiate by sending Ryuji or Morgana off while leaving Anne because Anne won’t be able to successfully steal the treasure. Be wary of his Gold Medal Spike, since it will strike all party members and deal heavy damage. When he signals the attack, be sure to guard with everyone to ensure survival.

His Golden Knife skill is concerning as it deals severe damage to one ally. Try to preserve Anne in particular, as her Tarunda can weaken Asmodeus’ attack, making the battle much more manageable. Use this to cancel out his attack buffing skill Lustful Slurp. After stalling for awhile, the sent ally should distract Asmodeus, enabling the party to strike him while crippled for heavy damage to finish off the fight.

Boss Battle Video (Joker, Mona, Skull, and Panther)

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  1. The video makes it look so easy. xD I didn’t realize I was meant to grind more, so I reached this guy at lvl 8. Everytime I send someone to get the crown they get noticed. I think it’s not enough to just attack each turn, I think there’s a min damage needed per turn. The max I do is 50 (Joker) with the the two healers fixing up after the volleball spikes. Those attacks don’t trigger Kamoshida’s dialogue though.

    • Hi, jake keeps dying! The video is already a new game plus so I can import my previous personas from the compendium in a new playthrough.

      It is really recommended to level grind in the first palace prior to the boss battle. I didn’t notice the minimum damage required but I kept on debuffing Kamoshida and hitting him with gun attacks. Also, I invested in strong armor for all of my characters way back on my first run IIRC.