Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Hero Job Guide

Overview and guide for the Hero 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 - Hero Job Guide

Hero Job Guide

The Hero is a character-specific job class exclusive to Ichiban Kasuga. The job enables the character to fight using bat weapons. It also allows the use of the offensive and healing skills.

This job boosts the character’s Defense stat and Max HP. The job gives the user party healing in battle. In addition, the job’s additional party-based moves is hard to pass up.

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Hero Job Overview

Job Requirement Level 1 or higher
Unlocking Condition Chapter 4: Dragon of Yokohama
Job Rating ★★★★★
Job Strengths Blunt Attacks, Healing, Buffs
Recommended Characters Ichiban Kasuga

Best Jobs for each Character

Hero Job Status Resistance

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

Hero Job Max Stats (Job Rank 99)

Character HP MP Attack Defense Magic Healing Agility Dexterity
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Ichiban KasugaIchiban Kasuga 930 529 329 235 286 276 293 283

Hero Job Stat Bonuses

Job Rank Stat Boost
Rank 2 HP +10
Rank 9 Defense +5
Rank 14 HP +10
Rank 20 Defense +5
Rank 26 HP +20
Rank 30 Defense +5
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 +10
Rank 99 Defense +5

Hero Best Weapon

Weapon Attack Magic Healing Attribute Bonus Effects
Legendary Hero’s Bat 203 126 195 Blunt, Fire This weapon comes with an effect that increases the number of regular attacks.

All Best Weapons

Hero Best Weapon Upgrades

Rank Weapon Name Required Materials Cost
Rank 1 Self Proclaimed Hero Bat Chapter 4: Dragon of Yokohama None
Self Proclaimed Hero Bat +1 Free Free
Self Proclaimed Hero Bat +2
  • Iron Wire x10
  • Dirty Iron x5
  • Rough Skin x10
  • Thick Skin x5
2,000 yen
Hero Bat
  • Iron Wire x5
  • Dirty Iron x5
  • Thick Skin x5
  • Fine Skin x3
  • Kao Attack ZERO x10
3,000 yen
Rank 2 Hero’s Bat +1
  • Dirty Iron x5
  • Durable Iron x3
  • Thick Skin x5
  • Fine Skin x5
4,000 yen
Heros’ Bat +2
  • Durable Iron x5
  • Fine Skin x5
5,000 yen
Rank 3 Soul Hero Bat
  • Sturdy Iron x10
  • Smelting Iron x3
  • Granular Skin x5
  • High-Grade Leather x13
10,000 yen
Soul Hero Bat +1
  • Smelted Iron x5
  • Reinforced Ferro Alloy x1
  • High-Grade Leather x5
  • Unusual Stone x3
20,000 yen
Soul Hero Bat +2
  • Refined Iron x10
  • Reinforced Ferro Alloy x3
  • High-Grade Leather x10
  • Highest Grade Leather x1
  • Mysterious Stone x3
30,000 yen
Rank 4 Legendary Hero Bat
  • Reinforced Ferroy Alloy x5
  • Finest Leather x3
  • Silver Ingot x1
100,000 yen
Legendary Hero Bat +1
  • Reinforced Ferroy Alloy x10
  • Finest Leather x5
  • Gold Nugget x1
200,000 yen
Legendary Hero Bat +2
  • Reinforced Ferroalloy x15
  • Finest Leather x10
  • Pearl x1
300,000 yen
Legendary Hero Bat +1, pole
  • Dragon Soul Bat x1
  • Empty Asadame Can x1
1,000,000 yen

Hero Character Skills

Job Skill Job Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Peerless Resolve Rank 16 Character Skill 13 MP Kasuga’s tenacity recovers HP and allows him to survive a hit that would otherwise knock him out.
Indomitable Courage Rank 18 Character Skill 45 MP
Removes all allies’ status ailment by demonstrating heroic perseverance. The success rate improves as Kasuga’s Charisma increases.

Hero Job Skills

Job Skill Job Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Bat Buster Rank 1 Job Skill 6 MP Damage one enemy with a sharp bat swing.
Mega Swing Rank 1 Job Skill 26 MP Damage an enemy as well as those in the surrounding vicinity with a large bat swing. The lower Kasuga’s remaining HP, the greater the damage becomes.
Fearless Command Rank 4 Job Skill 28 MP Boost all allies’ Attack by exuding a heroic battle aura. This skill becomes more effective as Kasuga’s Passion increases.
Bat Breaker Rank 6 Job Skill 21 MP Heavily damage an enemy with a powerful swing of your bat.
Hero’s Vigor Rank 8 Job Skill 20 MP Make a valiant effort to revive a fallen ally
Hero’s Compassion Rank 10 Job Skill 40 MP Emanate a warm, compassionate aura, restoring HP to all allies. This skill becomes more effective as Kasuga’s Kindness increases.
Giga Swing Rank 12 Job Skill 45 MP Heavily damage an enemy as well as those in the surrounding vicinity with a large bat swing. The lower Kasuga’s remaining HP is, the greater the damage becomes.
Essence of Bonecrushing Bat Rank 22 Job Skill 50 MP A powerful skill that deals extreme damage to an enemy using a bat’s bludgeoning force.
Hero’s Embrace Rank 24 Job Skill 60 MP Emanate an aura of genuine love, restoring all allies’ HP.
Essence of Full Sing Rank 28 Job Skill 65 MP Damage an enemy as well as those in the surrounding vicinity with a large bat swing. The lower Kasuga’s remaining HP is, the greater the damage becomes.

All Job Skills

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Female-specific Jobs

▼Female-specific Jobs
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