Persona 3 Reload Boost Social Stats – How To Increase Courage, Charm, And Academics

Too focused on your SEES activities and forgot to make friends? Here are some things you can do to improve your social stats in Persona 3 Reload.

Even though dealing with Tartarus and its shadows seems to be the main focus of the game. Another major portion of the gameplay focuses on you spending your time in school and after that doing other activities. That is why it is very important that you increase your social stats in Persona 3 Reload. There are three of them that you need to raise and they are Courage, Charm, and Academics. Each of them has its unique perks and unlocks different NPCs and Arcana after you reach different ranks in them. If you have played Persona games before you know this is going to be very grindy, so to help you speed things up here are the activities that you can do to boost your social stats in P3R.

How to Increase Your Social Stats Ranks in Persona 3 Reload

How Social Stats Work And How To Raise Them In Persona 3 Reload
Image Credits: ATLUS. Places where you can go to and after increasing your Social Stats in P3R.

You will need to work on each stat individually when leveling them up. It is also worth mentioning that you should level them up in this order: Courage then Charm and finally Academics till rank 3. That is because it unlocks certain places where you can eat. Since there are several things you can do for it here are just the best activities for each stat:

How to Raise Courage in P3R

How To Increase Courage In Persona 3 Reload
Image Credits: ATLUS. Read manga with Junpei to increase your Courage.
  • Sleep during lectures.
  • Eat at Wilduck Burger. (Especially during the weekend)
  • Go to Karaoke and sing.
  • Work at the Chagall Cafe. (Preferably on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays).
  • Work at Screen Shot Movie Theater.
  • Go to Cinema and watch films that can help boost courage.
  • Do dorm activities, specifically read manga with Junpei.
  • Play House of the Deceased at the Mall on Tuesdays and Fridays.

How to Boost Charm in P3R

How To Increase Charm In Persona 3 Reload
Image Credits: ATLUS. Watch DVDs with Yukari to increase your Charm.
  • Get answers right in class
  • Eating at Hagakure Ramen. (Especially on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)
  • Do dorm activities, specifically watching DVDs with Yukari.
  • Go to Cinema and watch films that can help boost charm.
  • Get good grades in exams.
  • Play High School of Youth at the Mall on Mondays and Thursdays.
  • Drink coffee at Chagall Cafe.
  • Work at Chagall cafe.
  • Work at Be Blue V on your off days.

How to Improve Academics in P3R

How To Increase Academics In Persona 3 Reload
Image Credits: ATLUS. Stay awake in class to increase your Academics.
  • Don’t sleep in class.
  • Study at the Library.
  • Study at home on off days.
  • Do group study at your dorm in the evenings and nights before exams.
  • Eat at Wakatsu Kitchen. (Especially on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays)
  • Go to Cinema and watch films that can help boost academics.
  • Play You’re the Answer at the Mall on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  • Work at Screen Shot Movie Theater.
  • Work at Be Blue V on your off days.

All Social Stats Ranks

  • Courage
    • Rank 1: Timid
    • Rank 2: Ordinary
    • Rank 3: Determined
    • Rank 4: Tough
    • Rank 5: Fearless
    • Rank 6: Badass
  • Charm
    • Rank 1: Plain
    • Rank 2: Unpolished
    • Rank 3: Confident
    • Rank 4: Smooth
    • Rank 5: Popular
    • Rank 6: Charismatic
  • Academics
    • Rank 1: Slacker
    • Rank 2: Average
    • Rank 3: Above average
    • Rank 4: Smart
    • Rank 5: Intelligent
    • Rank 6: Genius

What do You Unlock for Increasing Social Stats in P3R?

Here are the NPCs and Arcanas you unlock for each social stat:

  • Courage
    • Mutatsu and Tower after reaching Tough.
    • Mamoru Hayase and Star after reaching Fearless.
    • Fuuka Yamagishi and The Priestess after reaching Badass.
  • Charm
    • Nozomi Suemitsu and Moon after reaching Smooth.
    • Tanaka and Devil after reaching Popular.
    • Yukari Takeba and Lovers after reaching Charismatic.
  • Academics
    • Bebe and Temperance after reaching Smart.
    • Akinari Kamiki and Sun after reaching Intelligent.
    • Mitsuru Kirijo and Empress after reaching Genius.

That is all for how you can level up your social stats, the different ranks, and what you unlock in Persona 3 Reload. Don’t forget to check our other guides on how to get Twilight Fragments, Pine Resin, and what you should name your character. As for anything else, check out our P3R section.