Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal - Status Ailments

Details on Status Ailments in Persona 5 / Persona 5 Royal, including their name, effects, and ways to remove them.

Overview

What are Status Ailments?

Status ailments are conditions that worsen the performance of a character or enemy in battle. These consist of 12 types with the exception of “Down.” Each ailment has its own color and effect. Status ailments can be removed using skills or items. After battle, the character’s ailment wears off.

When afflicted, the character becomes prone to certain attributes that inflict “technical” bonus.

Ailment List

Ailment Effects How to Remove
Burn Takes hits after each turn.
  • Baisudi- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Nohar-M
Freeze Can’t perform actions.
  • Baisudi- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Nohar-M
Shock Can’t perform actions. When hitting a Shocked enemy, may cause the attacker to become afflicted as well.
  • Baisudi- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Nohar-M
Dizzy Accuracy of attack is greatly reduced.
  • -Patra skills
  • Amrita skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Capsule
Forget Can’t use skills.
  • -Patra skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Capsule
Sleep Can’t perform actions. HP and SP recovers slowly.
  • -Patra skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Capsule
Hunger Greatly lowers damage of your attacks.
  • -Patra skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Capsule
Confuse Performs one of four actions randomly. Throws money, consumes a healing item, throws an item, or loafs around.
  • Energy- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Gel
Fear Chance to ignore commands is high. May sometimes flee from battle.
  • Energy- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Gel
Despair Can’t perform actions. Loses SP and becomes immobile after some turns.
  • Energy- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Gel
Rage Greatly increases attack at the cost of lowering defense. Ignores commands and focuses on attacks.
  • Energy- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Gel
Brainwash Performs one of three actions randomly. Heals enemy, attacks ally, or uses a support skill on an enemy.
  • Energy- skills
  • Amrita- skills
  • Salvation
  • Relax Gel
Down Takes more damage, cannot avoid attacks, and become prone to Dizzy. Can recover from effects.

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