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How to Level Up your Character Stats

Persona 4 Golden Walkthrough and Guide by Dennis (Sanzano)
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How to Level Up your Character in Persona 4 Golden

In Persona 4 Golden there are five stats you can work towards leveling up for your character as you progress through the game. Check out our How to Level Up your Character Stats guide to find out how this is done.

The five stats you can improve over the course of the game by working part-time jobs and interacting with the world are Diligence, Knowledge, Courage, Expression and Understanding. Below is a list of the different stats along with how many points you need for each level and what you can unlock at each of the levels.


1. Callow - Under 15 points
2. Persistent - 16-39 points
3. Strong - 40-79 points
4. Persuasive - 80-139 points
5. Rock Solid - 140+ points

How to gain Diligence:
• Attend the Basketball or Soccer team regularly
• Work as an envelope maker
• Eat lunch at the restaurant on Wednesdays and Thursdays


1. Aware - Under 29 points
2. Informed - 30-79 points
3. Expert - 80-149 points (Can now begin Social Link with Margeret)
4. Professor - 150-239 points
5. Sage - 240+ points

How to gain Knowledge:
• Answer correctly in class
• Study at your desk, in the school library, or with friends
• Eat lunch at the restaurant on days it is raining


1. Average - Under 15 points
2. Reliable - 16-39 points
3. Brave - 40-79 points
4. Daring - 80-139 points
5. Heroic - 140+ points

How to gain Courage:
• Work as a Hospital Janitor
• Ride your scooter around
• Re-enter completed dungeons and fight the optional bosses
• Check the Fridge on the following dates:
April 25, May 2, May 14, May 20, June 20, July 4, July 18, Aug. 29, Sept. 13, Oct. 24


1. Rough - Below 12 points
2. Eloquent - 13-32 points
3. Persuasive - 33-52 points
4. Touching - 53-84 points
5. Enthralling - 85+ points

How to gain Expression:
• Work as a Tutor or Translator
• Certain questions in class will give expression
• Attend the Drama Club regularly


1. Basic - Under 15 points
2. Kindly - 16-39 points
3. Generous - 40-79 points
4. Motherly - 80-139 points
5. Saintly - 140+ points

How to gain Understanding:
• Work as a Babysitter or Origami Folder
• Eat Special Ramen at restaurant
• Clean up after soccer practice

Check out our Marie Guide to find out more about this important character in Persona 4 Golden.

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