Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Laundry and Dirty Equipment Guide

Guide on Laundry and Dirty Equipment in Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal, including information on the cleaned armors unlocked per each equipment, their stats, and effects.

Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Laundry and Dirty Equipment Guide

Guide for Laundromat and Dirty Equipment

During your cognitive heists, you have the chance of acquiring dirty equipment. Dirty equipment are non-wearable armors or protectors unless they washed at a laundromat or at home. Once they’re washed, the dirty equipment will become cleaned armors.

Visiting the Laundromat

At the start of the game, you can visit the laundromat and clean your recently acquired dirty equipment. Access to the laundromat costs 200 yen and you can turn in a maximum of four pieces of dirty equipment at a time. Doing so will consume an action point so make sure that you don’t have other important activities to be done during the daytime or evening.

Avail the Housekeeping Service

Once you are able to maximize Sadayo Kawakami’s Temperance Confidant, you can have her do your laundry for a fee of 5000 yen instead. However, the best time to have them washed is when you have raised her confidant to level 9 since she will offer to clean them free-of-charge.

Sadayo Kawakami ‒ Temperance Confidant

How to Acquire Dirty Equipment

Dirty Equipment can acquired in palaces, mementos, or from Tanaka’s Shady Commodities. As the name implies, this gear needs to be cleaned before it can be worn. Washing a piece will transform it into one of four possible items. After restoring the dirty equipment, its value will increase. While they can be sold at a price comparable to standard gear, it’s better to use what your party needs. By doing so, you will save money when it comes to equipping your party. Some protectors are even unique because you can’t purchase them from shops.

Since you can’t afford to spend time early in the game, you can save doing laundry for a later date.

Differences between Dirty Equipment and Sooty Armor

In Persona 5 Royal, you can acquire a new type armor called “Sooty Armor”. Sooty Armor also needs to be cleaned through laundry to unlock new armor. They can be acquired through Kichijoji’s Vintage Clothing shop or by defeating Disasters Shadows in palaces and mementos. After cleaning, you have the option to sell them to the Airsoft Shop to earn more money.

Disaster Shadows Guide

Locations of Dirty Equipment

Here is a breakdown of each Dirty Equipment organized by their location in the game.

Kamoshida Palace

Name Location Mementos Shady Commodities
Grimy Gear 3F East Building Qimranut, Aiyatsubus None
P5 Kamoshida Palace Guide P5R Kamoshida Palace Guide

Kaneshiro Palace

Name Location Mementos Shady Commodities
Tarnished Gear Banker Passageway (Middle Floor) Kaitul None
Gold-tainted Armor Vault: 3/F Kaitul None
P5 Kaneshiro Palace Guide P5R Kaneshiro Palace Guide

Futaba Palace

Name Location Mementos Shady Commodities
Dust-crusted Gear Chamber of Sanctuary (Bottom) Azkeriyyuth None
Timeworn Armor Chamber of Sanctuary (Top) Azkeriyyuth None
P5 Futaba Palace Guide P5R Futaba Palace Guide

Okumura Palace

Name Location Mementos Shady Commodities
Spyware-laden Gear Facility Surroundings Adyeshach Unlock Dark Rank
Fragmented Armor Production Line Adyeshach Unlock Dark Rank
P5 Okumura Palace Guide P5R Okumura Palace Guide

Niijima Palace

Name Location Mementos Shady Commodities
Seedy Gear Staff Passageway Sheriruth Appears on 10/14
Smokestained Armor Slot Room (Bottom) Sheriruth Appears on 10/14
P5 Niijima Palace Guide P5R Niijima Palace Guide

Shido Palace

Name Location Mementos Shady Commodities
Corrupt Gear Entrance Hall (2F) None Appears on 11/25
Classified Armor Back Deck None Appears on 11/25
P5 Shido Palace Guide P5R Shido Palace Guide

Other Dirty Equipment

Name Palace Location Mementos Shady Commodities
Soiled Armor None Qimranut, Aiyatsubus None
Acrylic-coated Gear None Chemdah None
Paint-flecked Armor None Chemdah None
Desecrated Gear None Appears on 12/11
Unholy Armor None Appears on 12/11

Cleaned Dirty Equipment Armor

When a piece of dirty equipment turned into cleaned armor, the actual kind of armor it will become is still random. Either the cleaned armor will become wearable across all characters or it is worn exclusively by male characters, female characters, or Mona only.

Unisex Cleaned Armors

Cleaned Armor Dirty Equipment Defense Evasion Added Effects
Ancient Shirt Grimy Gear 43 8 +3 Endurance
Worn Chainmail Soiled Armor 50 9 None
Elegant Shirt Acrylic-coated Gear 72 9 None
Pollock Vest Paint-flecked Armor 81 10 +Resist Fear
Gilded Vest Tarnished Gear 94 10 +2 Strength
Bookkeeper Wrap Gold-tainted Armor 108 11 +3 Agility
Pyramid Jacket Dust-crusted Gear 119 11 +30 HP
Royal Haori Timeworn Armor 132 12 +Resist Dizzy
Space Suit Spyware-laden Gear 162 12 None
Akashic Shirt Fragmented Armor 161 13 +Resist Forget
Unyielding Vest Seedy Gear 174 13 +5 Luck
Gambler Shirt Smokestained Armor 193 14 +Resist Despair
Magellan Robe Corrupt Gear 206 14 None
Steel Chef Vest Classified Armor 223 15 +Resist Burn
Silver Vest Desecrated Gear 236 16 None
Soul Vest Unholy Armor 263 16 +40 HP

Male Cleaned Armors

Cleaned Armor Dirty Equipment Defense Evasion Added Effects
Pauldrons Grimy Gear 48 11 +3 Agility
Old Blouse Soiled Armor 56 12 +Resist Burn
Okamoto Vest Acrylic-coated Gear 82 12 +2 Endurance
Gaudy Undies Paint-flecked Armor 93 13 +Resist Confuse
Nouveau Riche Shirt Tarnished Gear 108 13 +3 Agility
Patron Undies Gold-tainted Armor 124 14 +5 Luck
Vest of the Dead Dust-crusted Gear 137 14 None
Sand Gown Timeworn Armor 152 16 +30 HP
UFO Vest Spyware-laden Gear 187 16 None
Moon Man Vest Fragmented Armor 185 17 None
Gambler Guard Seedy Gear 201 17 +Evade Physical (low)
Lucky Waistcoat Smokestained Armor 223 18 +Resist Fear
Luxurious Vest Corrupt Gear 238 18 None
Captain’s Vest Classified Armor 258 19 None
Karna’s Robe Desecrated Gear 273 20 +Reduce Physical dmg (med)
Demon’s Jacket Unholy Armor 304 21 +5

Female Cleaned Armors

Cleaned Armor Dirty Equipment Defense Evasion Added Effects
Old Camisole Grimy Gear 45 13 None
Retro Camisole Soiled Armor 52 14 +3 Magic
Courbet Apron Acrylic-coated Gear 75 14 None
Scream Dress Paint-flecked Armor 85 15 +Resist Confuse
Sponge Camisole Tarnished Gear 99 15 +5 Strength
Accountant Cape Gold-tainted Armor 113 17 +Resist Dizzy
Rosetta Corset Dust-crusted Gear 125 17 None
Pyramid Shawl Timeworn Armor 138 19 +Resist Sleep
Astro Bra Spyware-laden Gear 170 19 None
Zero-G Undies Fragmented Armor 168 20 +5 Agility
Tsubofuri Wrap Seedy Gear 182 20 +5 Endurance
Gambler Dress Smokestained Armor 202 21 +Evade Curse (high)
Aristocrat Cape Corrupt Gear 216 21 +Evade Magic (low)
Millionaire Doumaru Classified Armor 234 22 None
Titanium Set+ Desecrated Gear 247 24 +Resist Hunger
Haten Robe+ Unholy Armor 275 25 +5 Magic

Cat Cleaned Armors

Cleaned Armor Dirty Equipment Defense Evasion Added Effects
Well-worn Scarf Grimy Gear 42 19 +3 Magic
Guard Bandana Soiled Armor 49 20 +Resist Freeze
Flowing Scarf Acrylic-coated Gear 74 20 +3 Agility
Renoir Scarf Paint-flecked Armor 85 21 +5 Magic
Fancy Collar Tarnished Gear 99 21 None
Flexible Collar Gold-tainted Armor 115 22 +3 Agility
Bandage Collar Dust-crusted Gear 127 22 +Resist Forget
Magical Scarf Timeworn Armor 141 24 +5 Magic
Quiet Collar Spyware-laden Gear 175 24 None
Solar Wind Scarf Fragmented Armor 173 25 +Resist Shock
Scam Collar Seedy Gear 188 25 +8 Luck
Gambler Collar Smokestained Armor 210 26 +5 Luck
Revelry Collar Corrupt Gear 224 26 +5 Endurance
Gorgeous Collar Classified Armor 243 27 None
Glorious Collar+ Desecrated Gear 258 28 None
Nekomata Coat+ Unholy Armor 287 29 +Evade Psy (high)

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