Persona 5: How to Get and Max Out the Justice Confidant (Goro Akechi)

How to Get the Justice Confidant and Max it out in Persona 5

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Goro Akechi is an interesting character in Persona 5. He’s surrounded by a lot of mystery, but he’s managed to awaken his Persona all on his own. You meet him after attending a school trip to a TV studio and he asks for your help investigating a mysterious person who he feels is trying to frame the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. He becomes the Justice Confidant as the game progresses.

Goro’s bond is one of the few that are completely automatic in Persona 5. As long as you progress through the game, the Justice Confidant will gain ranks without the need for hanging out or having conversations. If you’re curious as to when you can expect each rank to go up, we’ve listed the dates as well as any special unlocks below.

Rank 1: 6/10

Rank 2: 7/24

Rank 3: 8/28

Rank 4: 10/24

Rank 5: 10/26

Rank 6: 10/29, Unlocks Baton Pass, Follow Up, Harisen Recovery, and Detective Talk

Rank 7: 11/19

Rank 8: 11/20

Rank 9: At a certain point in the sixth Palace

Rank 10: Also within the sixth Palace, Unlocks Metatron Justice Persona to be fused

For more on Persona 5 – such as guides, tips, tricks, information, or fun features – be sure to check out our wiki.

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Ishmael Romero

Ishmael was a Senior Editor at Twinfinite from 2014 to 2018 covering every new release he could get his hands on. When he wasn't playing through the latest titles, he was living his best life as a Guardian in Destiny 2. Outside of writing, he was just a wandering character from Brooklyn, NY, and a fan of horrible Spider-Man games, anime, and corny jokes.