By Sato . April 23, 2014 . 5:15pm
Characters in Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth will have access to sub-Personas, so you’ll be going through a bunch of different Personas as you level up and take on dungeons. This week’s issue of Famitsu magazine details how you’ll be able to power your Personas up and also trade them with other players.
While all the characters will have their main Personas, they’ll be able to attain sub-Personas which can be acquired by defeating enemies. This will benefit each character by giving them access to skills that aren’t available through their main Persona.
Since you’ll be fighting all kinds of enemies, you’ll acquire a number of Personas, but what happens if you get too many and don’t know what to do with them? In that event, you’ll be able to use them as part of a “Union Sacrifice” to power your current Personas up. A Persona used as part of Union Sacrifice will go toward providing another Persona with a vast amount of experience points.
Additionally, Famitsu says you’ll also be able to create different Personas using this method. These new Personas can also retain skills from the previous ones, so this feature sounds like it works somewhat like the demon fusion you see in a lot of Shin Megami Tensei games.
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth also offers two ways to trade Personas with other players. One way is using the “Streetpass Mail” feature, where you’ll be able the select a Persona that will go to other players through the Nintendo 3DS’ Streetpass function.
The second method allows you to create a QR code for your Personas, which can then be shared with friends over the Internet. You won’t lose any of your Personas from either method, so you won’t have to worry about sharing them with friends or strangers.
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth will be released in North America this Fall for Nintendo 3DS.