Like in previous entries in the series, fighting against enemies in Shin Megami Tensei V isn’t all about attacking them with the strongest attacks at your disposal, but also debuffing them as often as possible, and inflicting status ailments, of which the game features plenty.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Shin Megami Tensei V status ailments, how to inflict them, and how to heal them.
All Status Ailments in Shin Megami Tensei V
Shin Megami Tensei V features 8 different status ailments that impact the performance of the impacted character. All regular status ailments can be healed with the Patra, Me Patra, Diamrita, Sun’s Radiance, and Matriarch’s Love Skills, or with the Amrita Soda and Amrita Shower items.
Below, you will find a description of all of them, and which Skills to use to inflict them.
|Status Ailments||Description||How to Inflict|
|Charm||Afflicted character may ignore commands and support the enemy||Frenzied Chomp|
|Confusion||Afflicted character may ignore commands and attack allies||Frenzied Chomp|
|Mirage||Decreases hit rate, with the chance of attacking the wrong target||Dustoma|
|Mud||Require two turns to perform an action. Cannot be healed||Babylon Vurse|
|Poison||Forces damage after performing any action||Blight|
|Seal||Cannot use Skills||Dark Sword|
|Shroud||Forces MP damage after performing any action||Mesektet’s Path|
|Sleep||Cannot perform actions, or evade attacks. Sleep will be removed when the inflicted character is damaged||Dream Needle|