Persona 4 Golden True Ending: how to get

by Ana Lopez

An in-depth JRPG that can take over 100 hours to complete, Persona 4 gold comes with varied multiple endings. Some are failed endings, where you only missed the deadline to save a victim – so you’re then transported back in time to a checkpoint in Persona 4 gold. Others are just good, in the middle, or downright bad. With many options, it can be difficult to get the true ending. Here’s how to get the Persona 4 gold real end.

If this is your first time playing Persona 4 goldplease be on your guard major endgame spoilers ahead.

Persona 4 Golden True Ending: how to get

To avoid confusion, it’s best to note first that there are five main exits Persona 4 gold: Normal, Bad, Accomplice, True and Golden. To clarify, the golden ending is what is considered the true ending of Persona 4 goldwhile the title “True ending” is that of the regular one Person 4 released on the PS2 in 2008.

The Persona 4 gold True Ending combines that of the regular PS2 Person 4 with the additional content in 2012’s Persona 4 gold – centered around added character, Marie, and the hidden story content associated with her.

Around the Persona 4 gold true end, you need to achieve the following.

Complete Marie’s social link

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You must complete Marie’s Social Link before December 31. You can start this early in the game, so you have plenty of time. However, you will need to manage other social links and tasks if you are a completionist. So it’s best to get a head start.

Do not throw Namatame into the TV

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The rest of what determines whether you get the Persona 4 gold True Ending revolves around the decisions made from December 3rd determining whether Taro Namatame is the culprit behind the murders.

You will be faced with the option to throw Namatame on the TV after kidnapping Nanako, which would kill him in the other world. Of course, Namatame isn’t actually the culprit. So if Yosuke asks you “what do you want to do… Leader?”you must choose the following order of dialog options:

  1. Wait here…
  2. We’re missing something.
  3. Namatame’s true feelings.
  4. Something bothers me.
  5. We’re missing something…
  6. Calm down the hell!

After that, you and the rest of the investigative team will not throw Namatame into the TV world. Then the group will discover that Nanako is on the road to recovery, and make sure she will live.

Reveal the true culprit

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on December 5, you assess what you know while standing with Yosuke and Naoko and notice that something must have been overlooked. You will then be given the option to choose someone else as the culprit.

When prompted with “the person who seems to be the most likely culprit is…”, the real culprit you should choose is “Tohru Adachi“.

Tell your friends about Adachi

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In Persona 4 goldcan the added Jester Arcana with Adachi unlock the accomplice’s ending if he is at rank 8. So you can choose to protect Adachi and become his accomplice.

When asked with “should you tell your friends about your suspicions that Adachi is the culprit?”, you should “tell your friends about AdachiThen you and the rest of the research team will be on your way to confront Adachi, his boss fighting and the rest of the Persona 4 gold real end until March 20.

Don’t go home on March 20

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On March 20, you’ll have the chance to leave Inaba after saying goodbye to the friends you’ve been making the most of Social Links with. Refuse to do this. Then follow these steps:

  1. Go to June
  2. Go to the elevator and select to go to the research team meeting point.
  3. When prompted to go home, select the “no”, “I’m not done yet”, “yes” and then “something is missing” dialogue options.

After talking to the rest of the investigative team, you will make your way to the true villain you put Adachi on his path of being a killer. Then go to the following locations in order:

  1. The velvet room
  2. The riverbank – Talk to Nanako and Dojima
  3. The gas station in the shopping area you visited at the beginning of the game – talk to the clerk.

After the real villain Izanami reveals himself, proceed through the final dungeon, Yomotsu Hirasaka. As long as you completed the Marie Confidant in advance, beating Izanami will follow quickly with the Persona 4 gold real end.

That’s all about how you do the Persona 4 gold real end. If you try to complete all the missions, find the answers to the first one Persona 4 gold riddle, “Quest 01: Who’s the Riddle Master!?”. utilities Persona 4 gold is on Xbox Game Pass, check out what else is coming to Game Pass in January 2023.

For even more Persona 4 gold guides, you can definitely find them here at GGRecon.

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