Kaneshiro Palace/Bank Overview
Start: Monday, June 20
Deadline: Thursday, July 7
Recommended Level: 28
Number of Lockpicks required: 3
Table of Contents
First Phase: Bank Infiltration
Enter the bank and there will be two guards that will block your way. A short will commence, then you will be able to go further inside the bank. Head right and go through the hallway ahead. Follow the instructions of the guards in the area, don’t pick a fight on them.
A cutscene will commence after you get inside the room that you need to go to. After the cutscene, you will face two Oni. They are resistant to Physical and Gun attacks, so use elemental/magic attacks against them. Once you defeated the two Oni, there will be another pair of Oni that you need to defeat. After clearing the second phase, there will another set of enemies, but the party will choose to run away.
Walk straight ahead and head towards the exit after the cutscene ends, but two guards will stop you before reaching the exit. Makoto will join you in the fight against two Oni and one Sui-Ki after the cutscene. Sui-Ki is weak to Nuclear attacks, so use Makoto’s Nuclear skills to easily to defeat the Sui-Ki. Defeat the enemies and the first phase will be cleared.
Second Phase: Deep Inside the Bank
Since the entrance of the bank is now locked, you now have to find a new path to go inside the bank. Examine the big pig statue to the right and a conversation between you and your party members will commence. The protagonist will push the plate in front of the statue and a secret path will open. Go inside the newly path and you will be sent to a unexplored area of the bank. Head to the back of the area until you find a staircase. Go up the stairs then collect the money bank to the right.
Head back to the first floor then go to the hallway to the right. This hallway is where you came in before during the first phase. Watch out for the guards roaming around the area. You can either fight them if you are strong enough or you can just hide from them. Go to the hallway to the right (the second hallways that you went through during the first phase) then head left. There is a chest at the end of the hallway where you can get a equipment item. After getting the item, head back to the first hallway then proceed to the right. After getting there, a guard will use an elevator, hinting that there is another floor in the bank that you have not explored yet, but you can’t use the elevator yet.
Proceed straight ahead and watch out for the guards. There is a chest to the right of the staircase near some benches, although there is guard patrolling the area. Defeat the guard then open the chest. Go up the stairs and you will encounter a Dog Shadow. You will need to defeat an Orthrus if you choose to fight the Dog Shadow. Orthrus is weak to Ice, so use Ice-based attacks against it.
After defeating the shadow head straight then you will see several platforms that you can jump onto. Jump on the platforms and crawl inside the secret passage. A short conversation will commence once you reach the end of the path. There is a guard inside the CCTV room, ambush it and you will face four Orobas. Orobas is weak to Electric attacks.
Once you defeated the Orobas, head outside then go to the right. After getting to the area where you went up the platforms, go to the left then take out the guard patrolling the hallway. Open the door to the right and head inside the elevator maintenance room. Head down the opened grate then wait for the elevator to move. Once it moves, crawl through the small passage. After getting through the passage, walk through the railings then find an area where you can jump down.
Head to the left then head right and you will find a door that leads to a safe room. After using the safe room, head to the right and walk straight ahead. There will be security cameras along the way, so be careful. Once you reach the end of the hallway, there is a switch that you can break to disable the security cameras.
Proceed to the door to the left then take out the guard patrolling the hallway to the left. Take out another guard blocking the path ahead. After defeating them, head to the right of the hallway instead of going straight ahead at the forked path then you will see a guard that is glowing red. Defeat this guard then proceed towards the door to the right. Break the switch in the room then head back to the area where you fought the guard that is glowing red. Proceed to the other side of the forked path then defeat the guards that are patrolling the area. Go straight ahead then enter the room where you can break the second switch. Open the chest inside the room first before breaking the switch, then go back to the other end of the hallway.
Head to the door to the left, and you will see that the security cameras in the room are already disabled. Go up the stairs then proceed straight ahead. There is a room ahead before taking a right turn where you can get three money bags, but there are security cameras in the way. Head to the left then proceed towards the straight path. Break the switch to your back once you’re at the closed gate, then go back to the room where the money bags are. One of the bags contains a Rare Persona named the Queen’s Necklace, try to negotiate with this Persona. After collecting the money bags, head back to the closed gate then use the key card to open it. You are now able to use the safe room again since the gate in the area is now opened.
Proceed to the door near the switch then go to another door straight ahead. Head to another door to the north and a short conversation will commence. Head straight until you reach the end of the room then defeat the guard patrolling to the left. After defeating the guard, proceed to the left and you will notice the security cameras activating. Now you need to know where the switches are to deactivate the cameras.
Go back to the hallway where you took out the guard, then there will be several platform that you can jump on to reach a secret passage. Crawl through the passage, collect the money bag, then jump down. There is another platform at the other end of the hallways where you can jump down to another area. Jump down, then defeat the guard patrolling the area.
After defeating the guard, proceed straight ahead and open the chest. Head towards the straight path and you will see a vault. AFter seeing the bolt proceed ahead and you will notice that you are at the bottom of the area where the security cameras are. Head towards the linear path to the left until you see a switch that requires a key card. There is also a chest to the right before heading towards the opened door.
Once you get the item inside the chest, go to the door to the left then jump up the platform to go inside the locked room, you can find two switches here that you can break to disable the security cameras. Go out of the room using your key card then proceed to the door that you’ve opened before. Head to the center of the hallway and a cutscene will commence.
It seems that the guards inside the door have the keys to open the vault. After the scene, you will be transported to the CCTV room and another custcene will commence. One guard holding the key will go to the CCTV room, so that is your chance to defeat it.
Mini-Boss Fight: Fuu-Ki
This mini-boss is quite troublesome to deal with if you don’t know how to take advantage of its weaknesses. It absorbs Wind attacks, so don’t use any Wind-type magic or attacks against him, but you can use Electric-based attacks since it is its weakness. You can also use attacks that can inflict Sleep since it is susceptible to it.
Defeating the Mini-Boss gives you one of the two keys. You will be transported to the hallways where you last were and you will now have to deal with the last guard.
Mini-Boss Fight: Sui-Ki
As stated before, Sui-Ki is weak to Nuclear attacks, so some of Makoto’s skills can be used against him to make the battle much easier. You can also inflict Sleep against it, much like Fuu-Ki.
Once you defeat the last Mini-Boss, you can now open the vault at the bottom of the area. Head towards the vault.
Third Phase: Inside the Vault
Once you get inside the vault, there will be a straight path towards the door at the end of the hallway. Go through the door, then head down the stairs to the right and you will find several money bags, collect the money bags then proceed to the other set of stairs to the left of where you came from then open the door to the left. The hallways has security cameras that turn on and off, so pay attention as to what camera is on before proceeding ahead.
Proceed towards the door at the end of the path, then head to the elevator to the left. After using the elevator, there will be a Dog Shadow guarding the chest straight ahead. Defeat the shadow then open the chest. After getting the item, head to the hallway to the left.
After a brief cutscene, go down the stairs to the right. Take out the guard patrolling the stairs, the proceed down the path. There will be several guards at the bottom of the area, you can either take them out or hide from them. Proceed towards the elevator at the bottom and a short cutscene will occur.
Mini-Boss Fight: Kin-Ki
Kin-Ki is weak to Psi, so use some of your Psi-based skills against him to make the battle much easier. It is also resistant to Physical and Gun attacks, so refrain from attacking him using these types of moves. He is accompanied by a Sui-Ki and a Fuu-Ki, so take them out first before dealing with Kin-Ki.
After defeating the boss, proceed to the hallway to your back and you’ll be inside a safe room. After using the room, head inside the elevator and it will transport you to one the lowest floors of the bank.
Once the elevator stops, you would need a passcode in order to get into the vault. The passcode is 0102.
After inputting the passcode, head to the door to the left and you will be inside a safe room. Use the room then proceed to the hallway next to the panel where you inputted the passcode, then go to the left and enter through the door.
Take out the dog shadow then proceed to the left. There will be some guards as you make your way towards the center of the O-Shaped path. Once you’re at the other end of the path, open the door then open the chest and get the key inside the pig statue.
After getting the items, proceed to the left then head left again and go to the right. Head towards the linear path until you come across panel that needs a passcode. The passcode is 0931.
Proceed to the newly opened path then go through the door. Head towards the linear path then go through another door. You will come across several electric fences, so go back to the area where you opened the last door then look to your left. Jump up the platform then crawl through the small passage. Jump over several platforms so you can open the chest at the center of the room. After getting the weapon “Peacemaker“, crawl through the small passage to the right. Proceed to the left then open the door.
You will see a big pig statue to the right, open the statue and you will get a clue for the next passcode. Go back out then go up the stairs. Take out the shadow along the way, then proceed to the path where there are security cameras that goes on and off. At the end of the path is a switch so that you can disable to cameras. AFter breaking the switch, go up the stairs at the back then proceed towards the big pig statue to the right and another clue will be given to you about the passcode.
After getting the clue, proceed to the right and walk straight ahead. There will be a panel where you need to input a passcode. The passcode is 2319.
Once you input the passcode, another path will open at the vaults. You will be transported at the newly opened door, proceed towards the path and a guard shadow will be waiting for you at the end.
Mini-Boss Fight: Take-Minakata
Take-Minakata is weak to Psi, so use your Psi-based skills against him. He reflects Electric attacks, so don’t use Ryuji against this boss. He is accompanied by two Oni, but those are much easier to deal with than Take-Minakata, just don’t use Physical and Gun attacks against them and you’ll easily defeat them.
After defeating the boss, proceed towards the panel. This panel moves the vaults for each row. Once you press LEFT in the first panel, the second panel can now be used in the next row. Press the button at the second panel, then go back to the first panel then press RIGHT. Once you’ve entered the right combination, go towards the opened path then open the door at the end.
Proceed to the left room, but take out the guard shadow first before proceeding towards the chest. Go straight ahead then go down the stairs and take out the guard shadow. After defeating the guard, break the switch at the end of the straight path then proceed to the right. At the big room, head towards the other side of the room, but watch out for several guards patrolling the area. There is also a treasure chest at the top of one of the shelves, so you can jump on several platforms to get to the chest.
Jump over several platform so that you can get to the small passage to the lower left corner of the area. Go out of the passage then you will see a panel to the right. The passcode is 1841.
Once you input the passcode, the vault in the final row will open. Proceed towards the newly opened path then use the elevator. A boss battle will commence after a short cutscene.
Boss Fight: Kaneshiro
Click here to go to our Kaneshiro Boss Battle Guide.
After defeating the boss, the Kaneshiro Palace/Bank quest is now completed.