Before there was the global phenomenon that was Persona 5, there was Persona 4 and Junes. But before its popularity exploded, Persona players enjoyed a great little JRPG on their PlayStation Portables. That game was the classic Persona 3 Portable.
In this trophy guide, we’ll give you some hints to help you on your platinum trophy run for Persona 3 Portable. The thing is that the game is relatively unchanged from its original version. This may be good or bad news depending on what you’ve heard about what the game was when it was on a portable system. At the very least, we don’t need to make assumptions about many things.
Persona 3 Portable has a total of 36 Trophies:
1 Platinum Trophy
5 Gold Trophies
5 Silver Trophies
25 Bronze Trophies
Note: The Persona 3 Portable PS4 port releases on January 19, 2023.
Persona 3 Portable Trophy List
The Answer to Life: Earn all trophies
The Great Seak: Defeat Nyx
A Cut Above: Defeat Elizabeth or Theodore
Through Bookkeeper: Complete the Persona Compendium
A Pair of Wild Cards: Beat the game with each protagonist
One Who Has Proven Their Power: Defeat Margaret
To Live is to Oppose Death: Defeat Nyx Avatar
The Reaper Becomes the Reaped: Defeat the Reaper
Flawless: Max out all social qualities
Social Butterfly: Max out all social links
Moderate Bookkeeper: Register over 50% of the Compendium
Monorail Inspection Complete: Defeat the Priestess
A New Persona-User: Defeat the Emperor and Empress
Hotel Investigation Squad: Defeat the Hierophant and Lovers
Bunker Debunked: Defeat the Chariot and Justice
Paulownia Mall Power Control: Defeat the Hermit
No More Bets: Defeat the Fortune and Strength
Settled the Score: Defeat the Hanged Man
Fusion Expert: Perform 50 Persona fusions
Persona Memory Bank: Summon a Persona from the Compendium
That Special Someone: Enter a special relationship with someone
The Other Self: Awaken as a Persona-user
True Supporter: Max out a Social Link
S.E.E.S. the Day: Rescue a missing person
Granter of Your Desires: Buy 5 things from Tanaka’s Amazing Commodities
Bond Maniac: Max out 10 Social Links
Advantage Mine: Enter a battle with Player Advantage
The Nose Doesn’t Always Know: Experience a fusion accident
Displaying Adaptability: Switch Personas 5 times in 1 battle
Going Nova: Deal over 999 damage in 1 attack
Skilled Commander: Perform 50 All-Out Attacks
Tactical Fighter: Exploit enemy weaknesses 100 times
Grasping at Greed: Defeat a Golden Hand
Fashion Plate: Fight a battle in costume
Head of the Class: Rank #1 in your class on an exam
Special Fusion Expert: Use 4 or more Personas in a special fusion
Monorail Inspection Complete
A New Persona-User
Hotel Investigation Squad
Paulownia Mall Power Control
No More Belts
Settled the Score
To Live is to Oppose Death
The Great Seal
Originally launching as a PSP (PlayStation Portable) title, the new port adds trophy support to the classic game. Looking at the trophy list and other sources, a completionist run for this game is looking like it will take more than 100+ hours. It’s going to be a long one, folks.
Additionally, the “A Pair of Wild Cards” gold trophy requires us to beat the game with each protagonist. In other words, that’s 2 full playthroughs from start to finish. At least you can lessen the burden by getting as many trophies as possible in the first playthrough and bum-rush the second one for that gold trophy, and possibly that platinum trophy.
Also, to get the A Cut Above gold trophy, all you need to do is defeat either Elizabeth or Theodore.
Maxing out all Social Links for the Social Butterfly silver trophy could also take a while The Flawless silver trophy, on the other hand, can just happen naturally during your first playthrough.
Getting the Thorough Bookkeeper gold trophy might need to be done during the second playthrough. We do not doubt that there will be a cleverly hidden entry there that was not present in the original game. It’s not like it needed the extra step, getting all the entries is an endeavor in and of itself.
And that’s it for this Persona 3 Portable trophy guide. The grind is going to be long and not so friendly. On the bright side, at least you won’t suffer from stiff arms and shoulders like we did when we were playing PSP games for long periods of time.
Check out this introductory video from PlayStation where Morgana gives a short guide on fellow Persona users in Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden.