Shin Megami Tensei V - Subquests

All base game and DLC side quests or subquests in Shin Megami Tensei V (SMT 5), including their availability, location, unlocking conditions, and clear rewards.

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Shin Megami Tensei V - Subquests

In Shin Megami Tensei V (SMT 5), subquests or side quests are optional missions that you can undertake while exploring Da’at to earn various rewards, including useful items, demon essences, and even recruit new demon allies. You can initiate subquests by progressing through the main story and talking to various human and demon characters you meet on your journey.

To view all active and completed subquests, open the game menu and go to Quests.

Minato Region Subquests

Below is a list of all base game subquests available in the Minato Region:

Subquest  Location Objective
A Preta Predicament
  • Inside a cave near the dead-end of the west road, north of Tamachi Leyline Fount.
  • Look for a missing Preta.
  • Defeat 6 Pretas.
How to Clear
  • Speak to Preta inside a cave. Defeat the first Abscess boss and proceed to the marked location. Speak to the Preta worshiping Apsaras east of  Shiba Leyline Fount. Return to the quest giver and battle six Pretas immediately.
Rewards
  • Haunt Talisman x1
The Spirit of Love
  • East of Shiba Leyline Fount.
How to Clear
  • Speak Apsaras again and accept the quest. Battle Ippon-Datara and Leanan Sidhe.
  • Mutually exclusive with subquest: “The Water Nymph”.
Rewards
  • Health Incense x2
  • Demon Recruit: Apsaras
No Stone Unturned
  • Northwest of Shiba Leyline Fount.
  • Give 5 Life Stones.
How to Clear
  • Go northwest passing by Oyatsumi and reach the ruined buildings. Talk to Neko Shogun on the top of the building near the jumping platform. Give 5 Life Stones to the quest giver.
Rewards
  • Wargod Talisman x1
Bully Breaker
  • On the highway bridge leading to Tokyo Tower Leyline Fount.
  • Defeat 3 Daemons.
How to Clear
  • Speak to Agathion and accept the quest. Return to Hamamatsucho Leyline Fount and go east to find a cave. Enter the cave and look for three Daemons to defeat.
Rewards
  • Agathion’s Essence x1
The Cursed Mermaids
  • West of Hamamatsucho Leyline Fount and under the bridge leading to Tokyo Tower Leyline Fount.
  • Defeat Pazuzu (Lv.16, weak to Ice).
How to Clear
  • Speak to Mermaid and accept the quest. Defeat Hydra first and head south. Choose the left route and see the Mermaids. Battle Pazuzu immediately.
Rewards
  • Grimoire x3
Pollution Panic
  • Southern pathway leading to Tokyo Tower Leyline Fount
  • Defeat 5 Azamis.
How to Clear
  • Speak to Mandrake and accept the quest.
Rewards
  • Yoma Talisman x1
The Water Nymph
  • West of Tokyo Tower Leyline Fount, across the river.
How to Clear
  • Speak Leanan Sidhe and accept the quest. Battle three Agathions and Apsaras.
  • Mutually exclusive with subquest: “The Spirit of Love”.
Rewards
  • Stamina Incense x2
  • Demon Recruit: Leanan Sidhe
The Ultimate Omelette
  • On the highway bridge near Kamiyacho Leyline Fount.
  • Give Jatayu’s Egg.
  • Optional: Defeat Jatayu (Lv.25, weak to Elec).
How to Clear
  • Speak Aitvaras and accept the quest. Proceed northwest of Kamiyacho to. Battle three Agathions and Apsaras.
Rewards
  • Drake Talisman x1
The Demon of the Spring
  • Return to tMermaid.
  • West of Hamamatsucho Leyline Fount and under the bridge leading to Tokyo Tower Leyline Fount.
  • Defeat Anahita (Lv.18, weak to Fire and Elec).
How to Clear
  • Prerequisite: “The Cursed Mermaids” subquest.
  • Return to Mermaid and accept another quest. Transfer to Onarimon Leyline Fount and head up to the mountain trail. Jump over the gap and follow the pathway leading to Anahita. Decide on when to fight Anahita.
Rewards
  • Femme Talisman x1
  • Demon Fusion: Anahita
To Cure a Curse
  • Near to Onarimon Leyline Fount.
  • Give 5 Bicorn Horns.
How to Clear
  • Speak to Andras and accept the quest. Gather five Bicorn Horns by hunting Bicorns. You can farm them at the south of Kamiyacho Leyline Fount.
  • A Repeatable Quest.
Rewards
  • Fallen Talisman x1 (First Clear)
  • Spirit Drain Gem x2 (Repeat Clear)
The Gold Dragon’s Arrival
  • West of Onarimon Leyline Fount.
How to Clear
  • Return to Onarimon Leyline Fount and proceed to the west mountain trail. Speak to Huang Long and accept the quest.
  • Go to north of Kamiyacho Leyline Fount to find Xuanwu / Genbu
  • Go to west of Nagatacho Leyline Found to find Baihu / Byakko.
  • Go to far south of Tokyo Tower Leyline Fount to find Zhuque / Suzaku.
  • Go to east of Hamamatsucho Leyline Fount to find Qing Long / Seiryu.
Rewards
  • Dragon Talisman x1
Talisman Hunt
  • Southeast of Nagatacho Leyline Fount.
  • Give 3 Shikigami Talismans.
  • Defeat Shiki-Ouji (Lv.19, weak to Fire and Force, resist Phys).
How to Clear
  • Speak to Shiki-Ouji and accept the quest. Gather the Shikigami Talismans on marked locations within Minato Region. Return to Shiki-Ouji and battle the boss immediately.
Rewards
  • Brute Talisman x1
Movin’ on Up
  • Far west of Nagatacho Leyline Fount.
  • Speak to nearby demons and ask for help.
  • Defeat Oni (Lv.17, weak to Elec and Light, resist Phys).
How to Clear Enter a cave located in the far west of Nagatacho Leyline Fount. Speak to Oni and accept the quest. Head outside and speak to four demons. Report to Oni and go outside again in order to battle the boss.
Rewards
  • Raptor Talisman x1
  • Phys Dampener x1
The Benevolent One
  • Return to Huang Long.
  • West of Onarimon Leyline Fount.
  • Defeat Huang Long (Lv.65, weak to Dark, will summon other Lv.65 allies).
How to Clear
  • Prerequisite: “The Gold Dragon’s Arrival” subquest.
  • Return to Huang Long and accept his quest. Battle the boss immediately.
Rewards
  • 80,000 Macca
  • Demon Fusion: Huang Long
Keeper of the West 
  • Talk to Koumokuten
  • Kamiyacho Leyline Fount
  • Defeat Koumokuten (Lv.44, weak to Electricity)
How to Clear
  • Prerequisite: “The Ancient Guardian” subquest.
  • Talk to Koumokuten and accept his quest. Prepare to a battle with him.
Rewards
  • Large Glory Crystal x1
  • Koumokuten’s Essence x1
The Succession of Ra
  • Talk to Isis
  • Odaiba Leyline Fount
How to Clear
  • Talk to Isis and accept her quest. Prepare to a battle with Khonsu Ra.
Rewards
  • Large Glory Crystal x2

Shinagawa Region Subquests

Below is a list of all base game subquests available in the Shinagawa Region:

Subquest  Location Objective
Chakra Drop Chomp
  • Talk to Kodama located just right of the Tennozu Fount.
  • Hand over 2 Chakra Drops.
How to Clear
  • Talk to Kodama located just right of the Tennozu Fount. Hand over the Chakra Drops x2 to Kodama and this will complete this side quest.
Rewards
  • Jirae Talisman x2
Those Seeking Sanctuary
  • Sanctuary Talk to Lilim (Located at the west of the Shinagawa Pier Leyline Fount)
How to Clear
  • Talk to Lilim (Located at the west of the Shinagawa Pier Leyline Fount).
  • Talk to Principality too and do not agree to hear her out if you plan to have Lilim.
Rewards
  • Demon Recruitment: Lilim
  • Dark Sutra x1
Can I Keep Them?
  • Talk to Lilim (Located in Konan 3rd Block Fount)
How to Clear
  • Talk to Lilim and hear her out ask she asked of you to defeat 10 Mothmans.
Rewards
  •  Lilim’s Essence x1
Holding the Line 
  • Talk to Principality (Located at the east of the Shinagawa Pier Leyline Fount).
How to Clear
  • Talk to Principality (Located at the east of the Shinagawa Pier Leyline Fount).
  • Talk to Lilim too and do not agree to hear her out if you plan to have Prinicipality.
Rewards
  • Demon Recruitment: Principality
  • Light Sutra x1
Kumbhanda’s Bottle
  • Talk to Succubus (Located just next to Konan 2nd Block Fount)
How to Clear
  • Find Kumbhanda, he is located just nearby parking garage east of your client.
Rewards
  • Night Talisman x1
A Wish for a Fish
  • Talk to Nekomata (located in the Container Yard)
How to Clear
  • Prepare to battle with King Frost as he know you are there to steal his fish. You may use Dark and Fire skills to easily defeat King Frost.
Rewards
  • Beast Talisman x1
Magic from the East
  • Talk to Baphomet (located in the north building just near Container Yard Fount).
How to Clear
  • Find and defeat 5 Inugamis. You may use Ice and Light skills to successfully defeat the enemy.
Rewards
  • Vile Talisman x1
Iced Out
  • Talk to Jack Frost (located at the Mitatebashi Leyline Fount)
  • Find 3 Ice Gems
How to Clear
  • Talk to Jack Frost again and hand him over the 3 Ice Gems.
Rewards
  • Muscle Drink x1
Birds of a Feather
  • Talk to the Cait Sith in the Fairy Village in Shinagawa.
  • After that, Talk to Koppa Tengu in Tennozu Isle.
How to Clear
  • Talk to Koppa Tengu and he will ask of you for a feather from Thunderbird.
Rewards
  • Health Incense x2
The Tyrant of Tennozu
  • Talk to Demeter, located at the Konan 2nd Block Leyline Fount.
  • Pre-requisite: “A Golden Opportunity” quest.
How to Clear
  • Hear Demeter out and she will ask of you to take out and defeat the Tyrant Belphegor.
Rewards
  • 15,000 Macca
A Goddess Stolen
  • Talk to the Jack Frost in the Fairy Village in Shinagawa.
How to Clear
  • After hearing Jack Frost out, he will ask you to save Idun from Loki.
Rewards
  • Magic Mirror x1
  • Small Glory Crystal x2
The One I Love
  • Talk to Incubus (located at the North Shinagawa Leyline Fount)
  • Deliver letter to Silky
How to Clear
  • Hear Incubus out and he will ask of you to deliver a letter to Silky in the Fairy Village.
Rewards
  • Grimoire x3
The Falcon’s Head
  • Talk to Isis (located at the Fairy Village, southwest side of the area)
How to Clear
  • After hearing Isis’ request, go to Akihabara Electric Town leyline fount and look around for Horus.
Rewards
  • Lady Talisman x1
Keeper of the South
  • Talk to Zouchouten
  • Located at the Fairy Villag
  • Defeat Zouchouten (Lv.44, weak to Force)
How to Clear
  • Prerequisite: “The Ancient Guardian” subquest.
  • Talk to Zouchouten and accept his quest. Prepare to a battle with him.
Rewards
  • Large Glory Crystal x1
  • Zouchouten’s Essence x1

Chiyoda Region Subquests

Below is a list of all base game subquests available in the Chiyoda Region:

Subquest  Location Objective
Lighting the Way
  • Talk to Jack-o’-Lantern (located at the right side of Ginza Leyline Fount)
  • Hand over 2 Fire Gems.
How to Clear
  • Fire Gems can be obtained from enemy drops or by digging items from you Quest Navigator or by opening Treasure Boxes.
Rewards
  • Chakra Drop x1
Black Frost Strikes Back
  • Talk to the Black Frost near the Ginza leyline fount.
  • Exclusive quest with “A Sobering Standoff”
How to Clear
  • Prepare to battle with Dionysus to accomplish this sub quest with Black Frost.
Rewards
A Sobering Standoff
  • Talk to Dionysus located at the Sukiyabashi leyline fount.
  • Exclusive quest with “Black Frost Strikes Back”
How to Clear
  • Prepare to battle with Black Frost to accomplish this sub quest with Dionysus.
Rewards
  • Demon Recruitment: Dionysus
  • Stamina Balm x1
Stones of Malice
  • Talk to Zhen (located at the Sukiyabashi Leyline fount, north side)
  • Find 2 Poison Gems
How to Clear
  • You can easily find the Poison Gems using the quest navigator, digging and opening treasure boxes, or getting the Ailment Gem Set from Gustave as a reward.
Rewards
  • Dispel Charm x1
The Path to Myojin Forest
  • Talk to Hua Po (located at the back of Akihabara to Myojin Forest)
  • Find a way out of the Myojin Forest
How to Clear
  • Find your way to the destination and surviving through the Forest, just follow quest navigator and continue your way up to the path.
Rewards
  • Silky’s Essence x1
One Mokoi’s Trash…
  • Talk to Mokoi (located at the Nihonbashi Leyline Fount)
  • Find the 3 items
How to Clear
  • After hearing out Mokoi, he will ask you to retrieve 3 items (vintage guitar, model kit, and TV game system), it will marked on your map.
Rewards
  • Kaiwan’s Essence x1
An Unusual Forecast
  • Talk to Kelpie (located near Mansei Bridge Leyline Fount)
How to Clear
  • Head out to the Konan 3rd Block Leyline Fount in Shinagawa. You’ll find Girimekhala just around the area.
Rewards
  • Soma x1
A Power Beyond Control
  • Talk to Angel located at the Awajicho leyline fount.
How to Clear
  • Talk to Aitvaras and get some information about Amanozako and Full Moon phase, he will mention that Amanozako goes into berserk when there’s a full moon.
Rewards
  • Small Glory Crystal x4
He of a Hundred Hands
  • Talk to Valkyrie located at the Akihabara Electric Town leyline fount.
How to Clear
  • Head over to Akihabara leyline fount at Chiyoda and follow the train tracks until you find the Punishing Foe, Hecatoncheires.
Rewards
  • 18,000 Macca
The Search for Oyamatsumi
  • Talk to Take-Minakata located at the Kanda-no-yashiro leyline fount.
  • Pre-requisite quest with “Hellfire Highway ”
How to Clear
  • Head over to Shiba Leyline Fount in the Minato region, look around until you spot Oyamatsumi in the area.
Rewards
  • Balm of Life x1
Clash with the Kunitsukami
  • Talk to Okuninushi located at the Kanda-no-Yashiro Leyline Fount.
  • Pre-requisite quest: “The Search for Oyamatsumi”
How to Clear
  • To be updated!
Rewards
  • To be updated!
The Horn of Plenty
  • Talk to Demeter located at the Otemachi leyline fount.
How to Clear
  • Head over to Sukiyabashi Leyline Fount and look for Chimera.
Rewards
  • Horn of Plenty x1
  • Megami Talisman x1
  • 1,840 Macca
The Ancient Guardian
  • Talk to Okuninushi
How to Clear
  • To be updated!
Rewards
  • To be updated!
The Roar of Hatred
  • Talk to Demeter located at the Otemachi leyline fount.
  • Pre requisite quest: “The Horn of Plenty ”
How to Clear
  • Head over to Awajicho/Akihabara leyline fount, follow the path along and go up into the building rooftop.
  • Prepare to battle and defeat Moloch and with his companions (2 Orobas and Flauros).
Rewards
  • Phys Dampener x2
The Angel of Destruction
  • Talk to Power located at the Tokyo Station leyline fount.
How to Clear
  • Head over to Ochanomizu leyline fount, follow the path along and head to the southeast area to battle with Camael.
Rewards
  • Demon Fuse: Herald Camael
  • Light Sutra x1
Glitter in Ginza
  • Talk to Queen Mab located at the Ginza leyline fount.
  • Hand over the 2 Diamonds, 3 Garnets, and 3 Aquamarines
How to Clear
  • Head over to Tokyo Station Leyline Fount to find, Decarabia.
  • Ask Decarabia to join your party and finding the gems will be much easier.
Rewards
  • Grimoire x3
Keeper of the East 
  • Talk to Jikokuten (located at the Mansei Bridge)
  • Required to clear first “The Ancient Guardian” subquest.
How to Clear
  • Prepare to battle with Jikokuten. It is important that you use Force skills to successfully defeat him.
Rewards
  • Large Glory Crystal x1
  • Jikokuten’s Essence x1

Taito Region Subquests

Below is a list of all base game subquests available in the Taito Region:

Subquest  Location Objective
A Princess in a Pickle
  • Talk to Kaya-no-Hime
  • Ueno Leyline Fount
  • Hand over 2 Beads to Kaya-no-Hime.
How to Clear
  • Give 2 Beads to Kaya-no-Hime. (Note: The Beads are not available to purchase and it is only earned from enemy drops, treasure boxes, and from a quest navigator.)
Rewards
  • Chakra Pot x1
Downtown Rock n’ Roll
  • Talk to Ippon-Datara
  • Ueno Leyline Fount
  • Hand over 10 Dragon Scales to Ippon-Datara
How to Clear
  • Give 10 Dragon Scales to Ippon-Datara. If you don’t have enough Dragon Scales, you can get them from defeating Fafnir and Yamata-no-Orochi that are just around the area.
Rewards
  • Critical Gem x3
A Need for Nectar
  • Talk to Sarasvati
  • Hand over 2 Amrita Showers to Sarasvati.
How to Clear
  • Give 2 Amrita Showers to Sarasvati. The Amrita Shower are not available to purchase and it is only earned from enemy drops, treasure boxes, and from a quest navigator.
Rewards
  • Balm of Life x1
Abaddon’s Assault
  • Talk to Kurama Tengu
  • Defeat Abaddon.
How to Clear
  • Head out to the Shinobazu Pond leyline fount and look for Abaddon. Prepare for a battle with this demon by having an Electricity skill user to easily defeat it.
Rewards
  • Grimoire x3
 In Defense of Tokyo
  • Talk to Futsunushi
  • Defeat Adramelech
How to Clear
  • Head out to the Umayabashi Leyline Fount and look for Adramelech. Prepare for a battle with this demon by having an Ice skill user to easily defeat it.
Rewards
  • Strength Balm x2
The Raid on Tokyo
  • Talk to Adramelech
  • Umayabashi Leyline Fount
  • Defeat Futsunushi
How to Clear
  • Head out to the Ueno Park Leyline Fount and look for Futsunushi. Prepare for a battle with this demon by having an Dark skill user to easily defeat it.
Rewards
  • Magic Balm x2
  • Demon Recruitment: Adramelech
On Bended Knees
  • Talk to Yatagarasu
  • Give 3 Ambrosia to Yatagarasu.
How to Clear
  • You may have already obtained some Ambrosia as you have progressed through the story. If you don’t have enough Dragon Scales, you can get the Ambrosia from Cadaver’s Hollow for 3,000 Macca each.
Rewards
  • Yatagarasu’s Essence x1
Fionn’s Resolve
  • Talk to Fionn mac Cumhaill
  • Umayabashi leyline fount
  • Defeat Fionn mac Cumhaill
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Battle Sutra x1
  • Demon Recruitment: Fionn mac Cumhaill
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Fionn mac Cumhaill
The Egyptians’ Fate
  • Talk to Dominion
  • Defeat Khonsu
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Small Glory Crystal x5
The Bull God’s Lineage
  • Talk to Demeter
  • Defeat Baal
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Gospel x1
  • Baal’s Essence x1
  • Deity Talisman x1
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Deity Baal
The Sleeping Sands
  • Talk to Sandman
  • Komagata leyline fount
  • Hand over 2 Sleep Gems to Sandman.
How to Clear
  • You may have already obtained some Sleep Gem. The Sleep Gems are not available to purchase and it is only earned from enemy drops, treasure boxes, and from a quest navigator.
Rewards
  • Amrita Shower x1
An Incentive for Incense
  • Talk to Loa
  • Hand over 2 Balm of Life to Loa.
How to Clear
  • You may have already obtained some Balm of Life. The Balm of Life are not available to purchase and it is only earned from enemy drops, and treasure boxes.
Rewards
  • Bead Chain x1
The Winged Sun
  • Talk to Amon
  • Retrieve the Winged Sun Crest from Asura and Mithras.
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Tyrant Talisman x1
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Fury Asura
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Tyrant Mithras
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Tyrant Amon
The Destined Leader
  • Talk to Kurama Tengu
  • ???
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Destruction Sutra x1
  • Fury Talisman x1
  • Demon Recruitment: Amanozako
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Fury Zaou-Gongen
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Genma Amanozako
The Holy One
  • Talk to Melchizedek
  • Defeat the 3 Heralds
  • Obtain Angel Ring
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Herald Talisman x1
  • Gabriel’s Essence x1
  • Raphael’s Essence x1
  • Uriel’s Essence x1
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Herald Gabriel
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Herald Raphael
  • Demon Fusion Unlocked: Herald Uriel
 A Universe in Peril
  • Talk to Aogami
  • Defeat Shiva
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Gospel x3
Keeper of the North
  • Talk to Bishamonten
  • ???
How to Clear
  • ???
Rewards
  • Large Glory Crystal x1

Other Subquests

Below is a list of all base game subquests available across the next three regions. This list will be updated and changed.

Quest Availability and Location Objectives Rewards
The Compassionate Queen Beat the game (Uphold God’s Order ending) and talk to Maria in the Empyrean after getting the Seed of Life (obtained after getting 75% demon compendium progress). Demon Fusion: Maria
The Seraph Returns Beat the game (Uphold God’s Order ending). After getting a message from Melchizedek, head to the Temple of Eternity and talk to Michael. Demon Fusion: Michael
The Wrathful Queen Beat the game (Recreate the World and Save Tokyo ending) and talk to Maria in the Empyrean after getting the Seed of Life (obtained after getting 75% demon compendium progress). Demon Fusion: Innana
Red Dragon’s Invitation Beat the game (Recreate the World and Save Tokyo ending). After getting a message from Nebiros, head to the Demon King Castle and talk to Belial. Demon Fusion: Belial
The Noble Queen Beat the game (Destroy the Throne Ending) and talk to Maria in the Empyrean after getting the Seed of Life (obtained after getting 75% demon compendium progress). Demon Fusion: Danu

DLC Subquests

Below is a list of all DLC subquests available in multiple regions:

DLC List and Information

Quest Availability and Location Objectives Rewards
A Goddess in Training Talk to the Bethel Researcher at the Tokyo Diet Building. Defeat Megami Artemis
 The Rage of a Queen Talk to the Bethel Researcher at the Tokyo Diet Building. Defeat Femme Cleopatra
The Doctor’s Last Wish Talk to the Bethel Researcher at the Tokyo Diet Building. Defeat Tyrant Mephisto
Return of the True Demon Talk to Sophia in the World of Shadows. Defeat Matador, Daisoujou, Hell Biker, White Rider, Red Rider, Black Rider, Pale Rider, Mother Harlot, Trumpeter, and Demi-Fiend
  • Demon Recruitment: Matador, Daisoujou, Hell Biker, White Rider, Red Rider, Black Rider, Pale Rider, Mother Harlot, Trumpeter
  • Demi-Fiend’s Essence x1

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