Status changes, or status ailments, have no right to be part of any fighting game mechanics, but Arc System Works are masters at developing fighting games with compelling mechanics, so they have managed to not only include them in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax but make them feel like coherent with the remainder of the mechanics.
Here are all of the status changes in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and how they influence your character’s or the opponent’s combat performance.
All Status Changes in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax features 11 different status changes that can only be inflicted by using specific attacks. Not all of these status changes affect your performance negatively, as one of them actually improves the character’s performance temporarily during a match.
Below, you will find all the details on the status changes in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
|Charm||Character’s SP are stolen by the opponent|
|Fear||Character cannot break throws and every received hit becomes a Fatal Counter|
|Frozen||Character is frozen in place|
|Mute||Character cannot use attacks and techniques that require a Persona|
|Negative Penalty||Character receives increased damage|
|Orgia Mode||Aigis get increased speed and damage, immunity to all status changes and new special moves|
|Overheat||Aigis loses access to Orgia Mode and receives additional damage|
|Panic||Reverses left and right inputs|
|Poison||Damages character over time|
|Rage||Character cannot block|
|Shock||Character is unable to use all movement options|