Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Detective Job Guide

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

Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Detective Job Guide

Detective Job Guide

The Detective is a character-specific job class exclusive to Koichi Adachi. The job enables the character to fight using baton weapons and judo techniques. It also allows the use of powerful heavy attacks and skills that can provoke enemy attacks and protect allies.

This job boosts the character’s Defense stat and Max MP. The job gives the powerful blunt attacks as well as enrage enemies to target him with normal attacks. In addition, the job’s attacks can inflict stun or fear statuses.

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Detective Job Overview

Job Requirement Starting Job
Unlocking Condition Starting Job
Job Rating ★★★☆☆
Job Strengths Blunt Attacks, Crowd Control, Tanking
Recommended Characters Koichi Adachi

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Detective Job Status Resistance

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

Detective Job Max Stats (Job Rank 99)

Character HP MP Attack Defense Magic Healing Agility Dexterity
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Koichi AdachiKoichi Adachi 970 489 295 230 246 100 239 313

Detective Job Stat Bonuses

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

Detective Best Weapon

Weapon Attack Magic Recovery Special Effects
Chromium Alloy Club 187 104 132 This weapon comes with an effect that boosts the critical chance of extreme physical attacks.

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Detective Character Skills

Job Skill Job Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Slick Tongue Rank 1 Character Skill 10 MP Adachi uses his commanding tone as a former detective to provoke all enemies, which may leave them enraged.
Grand Helmsplitter Rank 22 Character Skill 43 MP Heavily damage an enemy by striking them squarely on the head, which may leave them stunned. This skills is more likely to stun when Adachi has high remaining HP.

Detective Job Skills

Job Skill Job Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Beatdown Rank 1 Job Skill 6 MP Damage an enemy with furious strikes and kicks. Chance of enraging the enemy.
On Guard Rank 3 Job Skill 8 MP Until Adachi’s next turn, any close-range attacks from enemies will be met with harsh counterattack.
Heavy Beatdown Rank 4 Job Skill 13 MP Damage an enemy with a series of blows.
Detective’s Determination Rank 6 Job Skill 15 MP Adachi strikes fear into the enemy by letting them know he’s serious. This skill has a higher chance to succeed as Adachi’s level increases.
True Grit Rank 10 Job Skill 24 MP Adachi’s fortitude recovers HP and allows him to survive a hit that would otherwise knock him out.
Helmsplitter Rank 12 Job Skill 21 MP Damage an enemy by striking them squarely on the head, which may leave them stunned. This is more likely to stun when Adachi has high remaining HP.
Detective’s Eye Rank 16 Job Skill 13 MP Adachi greatly boosts his Accuracy by carefully observing the enemy.
Arrest Rank 18 Job Skill 25 MP Adachi does what it takes to restrain an enemy by whatever means necessary. If successful, the skill will knock the enemy out.
Essence of Bulldozing Throw Rank 24 Job Skill 45 MP A powerful skill where Adachi throws an enemy over his back after dealing a vital blow. The higher Adachi’s remaining HP is, the greater the damage becomes.
Essence of Body Stacking Rank 28 Job Skill 58 MP A powerful skill that damages two enemies through a combination of strength and pure aggressive art.

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