Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Batting Cage Mini-game

Guide on the Batting Cage mini-game in Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal, including overview, basic rules, how to hit a homerun, and the rewards obtained.

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Overview

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The Batting Cage is a baseball mini-game that you can access during holidays, after school, or at night. Successfully hitting a baseball grants an increase in Proficiency.

Basic rules

To participate in the mini-game, you have to head to Yongen-Jaya Backstreets. Look for the shop with a lot of parked bicycles and ascend the stairs next to it. Talk to the Middle-Aged Receptionist. The mini-game will serve five balls each session, giving the player five attempts to hit. To hit a ball, you need to tap the ○ button at the right time.

This table summarizes the Course, Ball Speed, Price, and Details.

Course Ball Speed Price (¥)
Beginner 70 km/ h 500
Intermediate 90 km/ h 1000
Advanced 130 km/ h 3000

How to Hit a Homerun

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The Bookstore in Shinjuku – Hinokuniya will open on 6/18, Saturday. Head inside to purchase the Book: “Batting Science” for (¥2800).

By reading the book, the “Third Eye” will be unlocked for Batting Cage. Using the “Third Eye” while playing the mini-game will slow the time, allowing you to easily hit the ball when performing a swing. The window for using the “Third Eye” comes as soon as the pitching machine emits a sound. Swing the bat as soon as the ball becomes purple to land a Hit.

When aiming for a Homerun, avoid aiming on the ball’s radius. It is recommended to position the aim slightly downwards to cover only the lower half of the ball. Performing the Homerun successfully will give you “The City’s Hard Hitter” Trophy.

Rewards

If you hit a homerun five times, you will obtain rewards. The rewards given will depend on the course chosen. If you didn’t miss a single shot during a batting session, you will receive a special prize.

Beginner

Awesome prize Revival Bead × 1
Home run Muscle Anklet
(Accessory: Power + 2)

Intermediate

Awesome prize Vigor Sash × 1
(Accessory: HP 50 UP)
Home run Anger Bandana
(Accessory: Attack power up when afflicted with Rage)

Advanced

Awesome prize Retribution Mirror
(Accessory: Reflect physical attack by 20%)
Home run Holy Cape
(Bless Evasion tripled)

My Palace Awards

Legendary Home Run King Achieve 30 home runs in the batting cage. Rewards 60 P medals.

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