Persona 5 Royal follows the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, as they change corrupt adults’ hearts to bring peace and justice to society. In this game, you play as Joker, and get the opportunity to control other characters during combat.
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Who are the Main Characters in Persona 5 Royal?
The main characters in Persona 5 Royal are the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. The Phantom Thieves are a group of high school students who find themselves in a world full of corruption. By entering the Metaverse the group is able to steal “Desires”, which create a change of heart in the original person. The Phantom Thieves use this power to bring justice to society.
The first main character you play as Joker, also known as Ren Amamiya, however, since this is an insert protagonist, you are able to change the name to whatever you wish. Joker is the leader of the group, who is cool and collected, with a strong sense of justice. His first companion that he meets is Skull, the first friend Joker makes when transferring to his new school.
Although on the dumber side, Skull is a loyal friend who isn’t afraid to backup his teammates. Although he is foul mothed, Skull has a heart of gold. He isn’t afraid of opposition, and use selfless in action.
The next member of the Phantom Thieves is Mona. Appearing as a bipedal cat monster in the Metaverse, Mona has amnesia. He spends the majority of the game trying to remember who he was.
The first female member of the Phantom Thieves is Panther. After a tragedy strikes her friend, Panther vows to keep others from feeling that same helplessness she had. As a model, she uses her unique charm in battle to gain the upper hand.
Fox is the next member introduced. As a painter, Fox sports a few eccentricities. Nonetheless, he still a valuable member of the Phantom Thieves. Even though he might have some weird quirks, Fox is always ready to fight for what is right.
The main brains of the group is Queen, and she is pretty much Joker’s right-hand-man. Queen provides guidance and strategies when the group infiltrates Palaces. Alongside her intellect, Queen also has a strong moral compass and fights for justice.
The next member that joins the group is Oracle. Although you are unable to use her in combat, Oracle takes a more supportive role in the group. Not only providing information on the enemies, she also helps the group navigate through Palaces.
The final member that joins is Noir. Noir is a kind person with a demure and mature personality. Although she is awkward in things concerning combat, she tries her best no matter what. She is a strong-willed person, able to keep moving forward despite the tragedy in her life.
When goals align, Crow joins the Phantom Thieves in their quest. Sporting the strongest sense of justice of any character in the game, Crow is determined to stop at nothing until his goal is complete. His one goal is to discover the truth.
Violet only joins in the DLC story of the game. After tragedy struck her, she has never been the same. As Joker’s underclassman, Violet is kind and polite, driven in her goal to become the best gymnast in the world. However, a conflict of self is eating at her from the inside.
Each Phantom Thief brings a unique aspect to the team. From their personalities, to specialties, by the end of the game, it truly feels like they are family. If you’re curious about Persona 5 Royal, click here to read my review for the game.