Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Bodyguard Job Guide

Overview and guide for the Bodyguard job in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, including a best characters, best weapon, best skills, status resistance, and etc.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Bodyguard Job Guide

Bodyguard Guide

The Bodyguard is a job class exclusive to male characters. The job enables the character to fight using Katana weapons. It also allows the use hard-hitting attacks and skills that also cost the user’s HP.

This job boosts the character’s Attack stat and Dexterity stat. The job gives a focus on inflicting status ailments, particularly bleeding. It is recommended to have a healer in the party to sustain this job’s HP.

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Bodyguard Job Overview

Job Requirement Kasuga (Level 1), Nanba (Level 15), Adachi (Level 1), Han (Level 1), and Zhao (Level 20)
Unlocking Condition Kasuga (None), Nanba (None), Adachi (None), Han (None), and Zhao (Bond level 3)
Job Rating ★★☆☆☆
Job Strengths Blade Attacks, Status Effects
Recommended Characters Male Characters only

Best Jobs for each Character

Bodyguard Job Status Resistance

Status Resistance
Blunt 0%
Blade 30%
Bullet 0%
Fire 0%
Ice 0%
Electric 0%

Bodyguard Job Max Stats (Job Rank 99)

Character HP MP Attack Defense Magic Healing Agility Dexterity
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Ichiban KasugaIchiban Kasuga 950 500 323 240 268 136 283 283
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Yu NanbaYu Nanba 760 562 233 207 344 172 248 323
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Koichi AdachiKoichi Adachi 990 489 289 232 240 100 229 303
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Joon-gi HanJoon-gi Han 820 495 289 210 282 148 348 323
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Tianyou ZhaoTianyou Zhao 880 541 337 212 254 124 268 343

Bodyguard Job Stat Bonuses

Job Rank Stat Boost
Rank 2 Dexterity +5
Rank 8  Attack +5
Rank 14 Dexterity +5
Rank 20 Attack +5
Rank 22 Dexterity +5
Rank 26 Attack +5
Rank 30 Dexterity +5
Rank 35 Attack +5
Rank 40 Dexterity +5
Rank 45 Attack +5
Rank 50 Dexterity +5
Rank 55 Attack +5
Rank 60 Dexterity +5
Rank 65 Attack +5
Rank 70 Dexterity +5
Rank 75 Attack +10
Rank 80 Dexterity +10
Rank 85 Attack +10
Rank 90 Dexterity +10
Rank 95 Attack +10
Rank 99 Dexterity +10

Bodyguard Best Weapon

Weapon Attack Magic Recovery Special Effects
Sword of Muramasa 196 93 132 When attacking normally, may inflict bleeding status to enemies.

All Best Weapons

Bodyguard Character Skills

Job Skill Job Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Berserker Spirit Rank 4 Character Skill 16 MP Damage an enemy with enough force to slice a demon in half. May leave the enemy bleeding.
Diehard Skewer Rank 16 Character Skill 28 MP Unleash a powerful attack on a single foe that also damages the user. The lower the user’s remaining HP, the higher the damage is.

Bodyguard Job Skills

Job Skill Job Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Fiendish Slash Rank 1 Job Skill 6 MP Damage an enemy with enough force to slice a demon in half. May leave the enemy bleeding.
Thoughtless Skewer Rank 1 Job Skill 13 MP Unleash a powerful attack on a single foe that also damages the user. The lower the user’s remaining HP, the higher the damage is.
Haywire Havoc Rank 6 Job Skill 21 MP Take aim at an enemy and let your momentum take care of the rest. If this attack lands, it’s always a critical hit.
Smack Talk Rank 10 Job Skill 18 MP Taunt an enemy, which may leave them enraged.
Nightmare Glare Rank 12 Job Skill 20 MP Stare an enemy down with enough hatred to give them nightmares for weeks. May leave the enemy afraid.
Devilish Slash Rank 18 Job Skill 35 MP Heavily damage an enemy with enough force to slay a powerful devil. May leave the enemy bleeding.
Essence of Lightning Rod Rank 24 Job Skill 43 MP A powerful skill that deals heavy damage to an enemy. Damages the user as well. The lower the user’s remaining HP and MP, the higher the damage.
Essence of Diabolic Slash Rank 28 Job Skill 50 MP Slash the enemy with enough force to tear the underworld apart. Deals heavy damage and may leave the enemy bleeding.

All Job Skills

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Character-specific Jobs

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon - FreelancerFreelancer Yakuza: Like a Dragon - HeroHero Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Homeless GuyHomeless Guy
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - DetectiveDetective Yakuza: Like a Dragon - BarmaidBarmaid Yakuza: Like a Dragon - HitmanHitman
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - GangsterGangster Yakuza: Like a Dragon - ClerkClerk -

Male-specific Jobs

▼Male-only Jobs
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - BodyguardBodyguard Yakuza: Like a Dragon - BreakerBreaker Yakuza: Like a Dragon - FortunetellerFortuneteller
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - EnforcerEnforcer Yakuza: Like a Dragon - MusicianMusician Yakuza: Like a Dragon - HostHost
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - ForemanForeman Yakuza: Like a Dragon - ChefChef Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Devil Rocker (DLC)Devil Rocker (DLC)

Female-specific Jobs

▼Female-specific Jobs
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - HostessHostess Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Night QueenNight Queen Yakuza: Like a Dragon - IdolIdol
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - DealerDealer Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Matriarch (DLC)Matriarch (DLC) -

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