Persona 4 Arena Ultimax achievements

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

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There are a maximum of 60 Persona 4 Arena Ultimax achievements (50 without DLC) worth 3,647 (1,250)

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Secret Achievement in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

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Achievement Guide for A New Journey

Zenn P
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Zenn P
Achievement won on 01 Oct 14
TA Score for this game: 3,647
Posted on 02 October 14 at 04:13, Edited on 02 May 15 at 04:03
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Persona 4 Arena UltimaxSecret AchievementThe Secret Achievement achievement in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax worth 164 pointsContinue playing to unlock this secret achievement

This achievement is unlocked by viewing the True Ending under Persona 4 Arena Ultimax's Story Mode. This will require completion of the P4 and P3 Episodes in order to achieve. To get started, select the Story tab from the main menu. The story mode for Ultimax is very simple as far as the fights go and plays a lot like a Japanese visual novel game. However, if you ever get stuck, you can turn on the "Auto Battle" option from the Story Select screen [Hit cn_X-button] or Pause menus. This way you can just enjoy the story for what it is without having to do battle.

Story Mode Tips
1. For starters, one thing you'll notice right away in each episode is that there is a story completion percentage % at the top right corner. This will show you how you are progressing in terms of viewing all scenes and making all possible dialogue choices (there are 4 in all).

2. Another important note is the "Clear" message that you will find on Chapter Boxes. If it's red that means you have viewed all scenes in that chapter to 100%. However, if the word, "Clear" is in yellow then you missed something and you will have to go back through it. When going back through these, be sure not to skip anything so that you can ensure the 100% of that chapter.

3. You can pull cn_RT to skip through dialogue or cn_RB to skip entire scenes (must be turned on from pause menu). Be mindful that this may cause you to skip scenes that count towards your story progress percentage. For safety sake, it is best to just use cn_RT
Overall, here is an easy way to receive 100% on both episodes and unlock the True Ending:

Persona 4 Episode
Upon first starting the game, the P4 episode is the only story that will be available to play. You must complete every chapter in the P4 episode in order to unlock the Persona 3 Episode. Even though you need to go through each chapter to complete the episode and unlock the next, this will not necessarily get you the 100% story mode completion just yet.

Run through the P4 episode and enjoy the story (or skip through it if you want). Once you get to Chapter 12, near the very end of the P4 episode, there will be a dialogue option right after you defeat Sho. The choices are:

*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

Choose whichever one you wish (preferably the top choice). Next, go through the following dialogue. You will be doing this EXACT sequence for the P3 Episode too. Below is the name of these story selections from each Episode in which you make the 2 dialogue choices:

1. P4 Episode: Chapter 12: The Evil God's Advent (Top of Tower)
2. P3 Episode: Chapter 10: Source of his Strength (Top of Tower)

At some point after this, the story will kick you to the chapter select menu after the final boss battle against the giant, red, Hinokagutsuchi beast. There will also be anime cutscenes and some dialogue . Instead of skipping forward, just return to the dialogue choice chapter you just did (The Evil God's Advent). Now that you’ve seen everything already, you can skip the dialogue by pressing or holding the cn_RT and get right to the choice again. Select the other choice you did not choose previously (the bottom one).

After that, you will receive new dialogue you haven’t seen before. Subsequently, you’ll be able to skip scenes and dialogue again. Save for some minor pieces of various dialogue, everything else is pretty much the same. From this point on, don’t worry about having to do the other chapters over again to see new dialogue. Just enjoy the P4 episode ending.

Persona 3 Episode
Now despite selecting both dialogue choices and seeing the ending, you may notice that you're only at 94% completion for the P4 Episode. To get the other 6% you will have to play through the now unlocked P3 Episode. Play through it and complete the full episode. Once again, you’ll run into the same dialogue choice in the same spot as the P4 episode (at Chapter 10: Source of his Strength). This is where you'll repeat the task of selecting 1 of the 2 dialogue options, finish the chapter, then re-do it after you're backed into Story Select again. Choose the other option you didn't last time and then skip ahead from there.

The dialogue will only be slightly different and the events that follow are pretty much the same. At this point, just play through the P3 episode up to the ending. You'll know you've reached the ending because it will show snapshots of the characters in their respective futures.

True Ending
Once you’ve completed and received 100% for the P3 episode, go back to the P4 Episode and select Chapter 12: The Evil God's Advent. Select the first dialogue choice ("strength of bonds"). Do NOT skip the dialogue and you should see a new line of text once you are nearing Chapter 11. Afterward, an extra event will unlock in the P4 episode. This is where the True Ending will become available. The True Ending is very brief and contains only 1 battle against Sho. Therefore, complete the True Ending arc and the achievement will unlock.

Additional Note: People have reported having difficulty with getting the True Ending to show up despite meeting the above requirements. You need to return to the chapter where you receive 2 dialogue options after defeating Sho. Select the first choice again. Do NOT skip the dialogue and you should see a new line of text once you are nearing Chapter 11. Repeat this for both story runs. Run through any subsequent chapters leading up to the Epilogue (as well as any chapters with a yellow "clear" on them) and the True Ending should pop up in time. If anyone continues to have difficulties with getting this True Ending to show up please comment below.

(Original Source: Kalvin Martinez of Gaming Illustrated)
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