Below are the best ways to quickly earn Yen (money) in the game, including recommended areas to farm during the early, middle, late, and post-game stages, and tips to increase money earned.
Good Things Search
Good Things Search which can be accessed after clearing Chapter 3 allows you to pick up items from search points (appearing as shiny round objects) near areas with vending machines.
You may occasionally pick up Gold Plates and Platinum Plates that sell for 100,000 Yen and 200,000 Yen respectively so be sure to check search points whenever they appear.
Upon reaching Chapter 3, you will be able to play the Street Shogi mini game that lets you obtain items which can be sold for money. Winning games in Street Shogi nets you points which can be exchanged for prizes that can fetch a good price when sold off.
While there are many game modes, you can earn as much as 200,000 Yen by clearing the Tsume Shogi game found in the security job area in Yokohama.
There are many prizes to get using points earned through playing Street Shogi, though you may want to trade for Silver Beetles which can be sold for 2,250 Yen when farming money.
Collecting and selling insects is also a good way to earn money at the start of Chapter 3 of the main story. Various rare insects can net you a good amount of cash when sold. Some insects can also be used for weapons training, making them useful outside of turning them in for money.
Where to Sell Unwanted Items for Money
After clearing Sub Story 4 – Man Living with Garbage, you will gain access to Bentenya which buys off various items you have obtained. Bentenya can be found at Misaki-dori in Ijincho.
Middle to Late Stages
Business Management which is unlocked when you reach Chapter 5: The Liumang Man is arguably the best means to farm money during the middle to late stages. Up to 500,000 Yen can be earned in every Regular Shareholder Meeting. If you raise your rank in the company to the first position, you can earn up to 15 million Yen and earn as much as 3 million Yen for each session cleared.
Final Millennium Tower
After clearing the main story, you can continuously run the Final Millennium tower to battle Lv.50 to Lv.80 enemies that drop a lot of money and materials when defeated.
Running the Final Millennium Tower allows you to earn massive amounts of experience, making it one of the best areas to level-up characters during the post-game stages. Simply defeating the tower’s first boss (Lv.70 Thought Body Saejima) easily earns you about 150,000 EXP. You can exit the tower after beating him and repeat the process to grind levels.
Equipment to Increase Money Earned
The Gold Crown headgear is the best equipment to use when farming money in the game. It can be crafted through Roman Seisakusho at facility rank 1 using various gold insects.
|Gold Crown (head)||
Meals that Increase Money Earned
Ordering a combination of ramen and chashumen at Kinryu Ramen in Sotenbori increases the money earned in battle. It is recommended to eat the meal combo before going against bosses and other strong enemies that drop a lot of money upon defeat to reap even more cash thanks to the meal’s effects.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon Recommended Article List
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|Main Story Walkthroughs||Substory Walkthroughs||Part-Time Hero Side Quests|
|Boss Guides||Character Guides||Character Jobs|
|Strategy Guides||Mini Game Guides||Game Database|