Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala – First Kalpa Walkthrough

A complete walkthrough and strategy guide for the Labyrinth of Amala - First Kalpa in Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster (SMT 3: Nocturne). Included is a list of normal enemies and bosses encountered, obtainable items and demons, Shady Broker locations, and maps.

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Walkthrough

Walkthrough for Labyrinth of Amala – First Kalpa in Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Walkthrough

Here is our Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster walkthrough and guide for the 1st Kalpa of the Amala Deep Zone. Included is a list of normal enemies and bosses encountered, obtainable items and demons, Shady Broker locations, and maps.

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Overview

Areas First Kalpa
Recommended Level Level 38 or higher
Bosses None

All Trophies and Achievements

Characters

Here is a list of characters covered and interacted in this walkthrough:

All Characters

Character Location
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne: HD Remaster - Protagonist Demi-fiend Main CharacterProtagonist All Locations

Magatamas

There are no obtainable Magatamas in this walkthrough.

All Magatamas

Enemies

Here is a list of enemies encountered in this walkthrough:

Demonic Compendium

First Kalpa 1F Normal Enemies

Enemy Level Demon Race Weaknesses
Yaka Lv.17 Haunt Ice, Expel
Nekomata Lv.18 Beast Elec
Koppa Lv.19 Yoma None
Momunofu Lv.20 Brute Mind, Never, Curse
Chatterskull Lv.20 Haunt Expel, Curse
Dis Lv.23 Yoma None

First Kalpa B1F Normal Enemies

Enemy Level Demon Race Weaknesses
Hua Po Lv.5 Jirae Ice
Lilim Lv.8 Night Ice
Yaka Lv.17 Haunt Ice, Expel
Pyro Jack Lv.19 Fairy Ice
Taraka Lv.20 Femme Ice
Flaemis Lv.20 Element Ice
Badb Catha Lv.23 Beast Elec
Incubus Lv.25 Night Force
Oni Lv.25 Brute Nerve
Karasu Lv.28 Yoma Curse
Nue Lv.31 Wilder Fire
Sati Lv.48 Megami Ice

First Kalpa B2F Normal Enemies

Enemy Level Demon Race Weaknesses
Forneus Lv.20 Fallen Elec
Kelpie Lv.26 Fairy Force, Expel, Death
Naga Lv.28 Snake Fire
Pisaca Lv.28 Haunt Fire
Eligor Lv.29 Fallen Elec
Arahabaki Lv.30 Vile Fire, Elec, Force, Mind, Nerve, Curse

Recommended Stats

Here is the stat build we used so far in this walkthrough. Feel free to make your own using our guide:

Recommended Stat Builds

Level Strength Stat Magic Stat Vitality Stat Agility Stat Luck Stat
Level 20 2 18 2 5 2
Level 40 10 25 2 10 2
Level 60 25 25 2 15 2
Level 80 29 25 5 20 10

Recommended Skills

Here is the skill build we used so far in this walkthrough. Feel free to make your own using our guide:

Recommended Skill Builds

Skill # Skill Name Magatama Skill # Skill Name Magatama
Skill 1 Tornado Hifumi Skill 5 Wild Dance Miasma
Skill 2 Fire Breath Shiranui Skill 6 Focus Kamudo
Skill 3 Ice Breath Wadatsumi Skill 7 War Cry Hifumi
Skill 4 Shock Narukami Skill 8 Fog Breath Wadatsumi

First Kalpa – Labyrinth of Amala

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa

To enter the First Kalpa of the Labyrinth of Amala, you must first defeat Matador and acquire the Candelabrum of Foundation:

Matador Boss Guide

First Kalpa Entrance Walkthrough

1 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Ikebukuro TunnelWe recommend clearing the First Kalpa when you finished Ikebukuro Tunnel and haven’t entered Asakusa yet.
Kabukicho Prison and Ikebukuro Tunnel Walkthrough
2 Use the Terminal room to transfer to the Labyrinth of Amala. If you’re visiting for the time, peep through the holes for a cutscene.
3 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Hole EntranceAfter the cutscene, proceed north and enter the open southwest hole.
4 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Warp ZoneWhile in the warp zone, get as much Macca as you can while avoiding enemy objects. You can do it repeatedly when you go in-and-out of the dungeon.
5 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa WalkthroughAfter landing, examine the pillar at the center and place one candelabrum.
6 Approach the door to the north and enter.

First Kalpa 1F Walkthrough

1 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Central Area EntranceIn the central area, keep going and reach the north door at the end.
2 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa North Area EntranceEnter the north door and you will reach the north area. You will be in front of a forked path.
3 Go east and obtain the item from a floating cube (Chakra Drop x1).
4 Backtrack to the fork. From there, go west and north when the path opens up to get another item from a floating cube (Bead x1).
5 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Magic Wall 1Afterwards, approach the wall magic wall to the south and go through it.
6 Walk to the end of the corridor and go down the ladder. You’ll reach the “B1F” level
7 From here, walk west and see a west door. Go inside the door to find a chest (Jade x2).
8 Backtrack up the ladder and go all the way back to the central area. Proceed to the east door.
9 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Shady Broker Entrance LocationGo south and you will see the first Burial Chamber. Look for a door across it and enter.
10 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Dark Shady BrokerTalk to the Dark Broker inside the room and buy a unique Pisaca (for 15,000 Macca) with access to a number of useful skills.
11 Leave and move east. Then, north towards another north door.
12 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa 1F North Area EntranceGo inside until you reach a fork and take the path going east. Go around the path leading to the west and reach a ladder to go down.
13 In the “B1F” level, enter the door to the south.
14 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B1F Southeast Area EntranceThe next area has a lot of hidden pitfalls that you need to avoid. A good way to know where a pitfall might be is to look up at the lamps on the ceiling. If the lamp is not lit, the panel under it is a pitfall.
15 Make your way southwest to find a floating cube (Chakra Drop x1). Afterwards, walk east to drop down the hole.
16 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B2F Southeast Dropdown 1In the “B2F” level, the area is full of damaging smoke, go west to find the exit.
17 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Bartender SpiritsAfterwards, go south and up the ladder. (Optional: Make use of the Bartender Spirits accessible to recover lost HP and MP. Then, they will automatically transfer you back to the Terminal room.)
18 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B1F North EntranceIn the next room, exit through the door. You’ll return to the B1F level again but from another area. From there, make your way two tiles north, one tile east, two tiles north, and two tiles west. Enter the west door.
19 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B1F SwitchExamine the floating cube (Deathstone x1) and the chest (Luck Incense x1). Press the switch in the room exit the room.
20 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B1F North Entrance PitfallOnce outside again, walk three tiles north, one tile east, and one tile north to drop down.
21 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B2F Southeast Dropdown 2You’ll be back at the “B2F” level again. From there, get the chest (Life Stone x1) nearby.
22 Afterwards, go through the southeast exit. Climb up the ladder and walk two tiles north to drop down again.
23 This “B2F” level is similar to your first drop down. Move past the damage floor again. Leave through the same southwest exit and climb the ladder again.
24 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B1F North EntranceReturn to the “B1F” level spot near the room with a switch.
25 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B1F North Entrance Pitfall 3From there, make your way two tiles north, one tile east, two tiles north, and two tiles east again. Fall to another pitfall.
26 You will return to “B2F” level but in another room away from the red fumes. Enter the west door in front of you. Then, reach the ladder at the end and climb upwards.
27 You will be at the new tunnel pathway. Choose the right branch and climb upwards again.
28 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa 1F Central Area Center DoorYou’ll be back at the east side of the “1F” level east area. Head to the central area and enter the centermost door.
29 Go down the ladder and head straight north in the “B2F” level tunnel.
30 Examine the peephole for a cutscene. This will make the Second Kalpa unlocked.

Item Locations

Below are the in-game locations of the obtainable items in this walkthrough:

All Item Locations

First Kalpa Item Locations

In-Game Location Item and Location
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Cube 1 Chakra Drop x1
East pathway, 1F
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Cube 2 Bead x1
West pathway, 1F
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Chest 1 Jade x2
West door in the west area, B1F
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Cube 3 Chakra Drop x1
Southeast corner in the east area, B1F
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Cube 4 Deathstone x1
Inside the room with a switch, B1F
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa Chest 2 Luck Incense x1
Inside the room with a switch, B1F
Life Stone x1
After using second pitfall beside the red fumed floor, B2F

Item Location Maps

Here are the different areas that you will explore for this walkthrough. Items are also marked on each map:

All Item Location Maps

Legend

Symbol Meaning
Red Mark or Icon Stairs
Blue Mark or Icon Floating Cubes or NPC to each item
Green Mark or Icon Key Points

First Kalpa 1F

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa 1F Map Location

Symbol Item
Blue Mark #1 Chakra Drop x1
Blue Mark #2 Bead x1

First Kalpa B1F

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B1F Map Location

Symbol Item
Red Mark D Deathstone x1
Red Mark D Luck Incense x1

First Kalpa B2F

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster - Labyrinth of Amala Deep Zone First Kalpa B2F Map Location

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  1. This guide absolutely sucks. Why tf is it so inconsistent with directions? What’s wrong with left right backwards and forwards? Just cause you’re facing a direction doesn’t mean it’s north! The compass is in the game for a reason! I’m honestly better off just playing the game with no guide.