Persona 5 Strikers - Ryuji Sakamoto Guide

Persona 5 Strikers - Ryuji Sakamoto Guide

 Ryuji Sakamoto was once part of the Shujin Academy athletics team. He ended up in the Metaverse and managed to awaken his Persona Captain Kidd.

Becoming friends with the protagonist , he formed the Phantom Thieves with him to solve the strange cases that were occurring in Tokyo. After the events of Persona 5, he returns to his normal life. Later he will find himself once again involved in the new events that are upsetting the Metaverse . Ryuji decides to join the cause by returning to the Phantom Thieves.

In this guide we will go to see Ryuji's Persona, his stats, skills and combos to use.

Ryuji Sakamoto (Skull)

Codename: Skull

Initial Persona : Captain Kidd

Arcana : Chariot

Characteristics of Persona : Specialized in the use of Physical and Electric skills

Weapon: Staff Ranged

Weapon : Shotgun

Combat Style:  Can hit multiple enemies with its

ShowTime projectile weapons :  Uses a missile launched by his Persona to do massive area damage.

Person Captain Kidd stats

ArcaneBasic levelPowerMagicResistanceAgilityLuck
HeredityHe reflectsAbsorbsBlockIt resistsWeaknesses

Captain Kidd's skill

ElectricUncle8 SPMinimal electrical damage. Low chance to inflict Shock.Innate
PhysicalLunge10% HPMinimal physical damage in one area.Level 4
SupportTarukaya12 SPIncreases attack by 1 ally for a period of time.Level 6
PhysicalHeader10% HPAverage physical damage in an area. Medium chance to inflict Amnesia.Level 10
ElectricMazio10 SPMinimal electrical damage in a large area. Low chance of electrocution.Level 16
PassiveRebel SoulNobodyThe special bar charges faster.Level 20
ElectricZionga14 SPAverage electrical damage in one area. Low chance of electrocution.Level 26
PhysicalLightning strike18% HPMinimal physical damage over a large area 2 to 4 timesLevel 30
PassiveUpgrade ShockNobodyIncreases the chance to inflict Shock.Level 35
PassiveLord of the attackNobodyTarukaja automatically at the start of the battle.Level 40
ElectricMazionga16 SPAverage electrical damage over a large area. Low chance of electrocution.Level 43
PhysicalGigantomachy24% HPColossal physical damage over a large area.Level 46
SupportMatarukaja24 SPIncreases the attack of all allies for a certain amount of time.Level 48
PassiveUpgrade ElectricNobodyBoosts Electric Attacks by 25%.Level 50
PhysicalDeadly attack24% HPAverage physical damage over a large area 1 to 2 times.Level 53
ElectricZiodyne24 SPHeavy electrical damage in one area. Chance to inflict Shock.Level 54
ElectricMaziodyne26 SPHeavy electrical damage in a large area. Chance to inflict Shock.Level 60
PassiveShrewd discipleNobodyIncreases Critical Chances.Level 65
SupportCharge26 SPDamage from next attack damage more than doubled.Level 68
PhysicalAgneyastra24% HPAverage physical damage over a large area 1 to 3 times.Level 70
PhysicalHand of God25% HPColossal physical damage in an area.Level 73

Recommended skills

Skull and Captain Kidd are very useful against normal enemies and some bosses, especially thanks to the abilities that inflict the “Shock” status.


Here are all the actions that Skull can perform in combat:

First nameKeyNote
WeaponHold L1 and then press R1Shoot the Shotgun
Basic attackCan be used repeatedly to perform a total of 4 shots
ResilienceYou activate Resilience which grants you a buff that reduces incoming damage from enemies
Swoop football
  • △ → △ (PS4)
  • X → X (Switch)
Perform an air strike
Charged attack
  • ▢ → pressed △ (PS4)
  • Y → pressed X (Switch)
You can hold down the △ / X button to charge the attack


Here are all the combos we recommend to maximize damage in battle:

First nameKeyNote
Full Slash
  • ▢ → ▢ → △ (PS4)
  • Y → Y → X (Switch)
Use the equipped Personae's ability at the end of the combo.
Combo with summoning
  • ▢ → ▢ → ▢ → △ (PS4)
  • Y → Y → Y → X (Switch)
Use the equipped Persona's ability at the end of the combo.

Masterful Talents

Finally, the Masterful Talents useful for linking Skull's abilities with those of his Persona Captain Kidd:

First nameKeyNote
Under Tire
  • ▢ → ▢ → △ (PS4)
  • Y → Y → X (Switch)
You can continue chasing the opponent at the end of the combo using Captain Kidd's attack
Extreme Remedies
  • ▢ → △ (PS4)
  • Y → X (Switch)
Keep unleashing more attacks that will trigger a Showtime attack.
SprinterPassive to increase attack speed
Rebellious scream
  • △ (PS4)
  • X (Switch)
Useful for extending the duration of Resilience


Skull leaps into the air and with his spiked club hits the flaming missile launched by Captain Kidd going to damage the enemies in the blast radius.

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