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    Miscellanous Info FAQ by JackSpade

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                             Persona 2: Eternal Punishment
                               Miscellanous info FAQ v1.5
    I    .- Disclaimer
    II   .- Version History
    III  .- Affinity Table
    IV   .- Item Return Table
    V    .- Aromatherapy
    VI   .- Treatment Courses
    VII  .- Q&A
    VIII .- Credits
                         D I S C L A I M E R
    This document was made to share the info found while playing
    the game and get some recognition within the gaming comunity.
    Feel free to post this document in your homepage as long
    as it is not edited in any way without my permission,
    and if you mail me about its usefulness it will make me feel
    a lot whole better about this work ^_^.
    [[[[[[[[[[[[[[[THIS FAQ IS NOT A WALKTHROUGH]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
    It is merely an in-depth look at some aspects of the game.
    If you NEED some help passing some section of the game, 
    I recommend getting help here:
    My e-mail: spade@c4.com
                          Version History
    Version 1.0:
    *-> Had several sections but decided to stick with only
    the affinity table because the rest could be found in
    other faqs.
    Version 1.1:
    *-> Updated the Q&A at the end.
    Version 1.2:[2/13/01]
    *-> Added Aromatherapy and Treatment Courses started
    with Item Return table again with Archaeopteryx permission.
    Version 1.3:[2/18/01]
    *-> Got to the point where I found the rumor about
    the genie gaining "affinity reading power" and I
    made a second affinity table with it.. Interesting!
    The return table list is a pain and still under
    construction but I've added some more.
    I finally finished the game at lvl 61,55:51:44 hours
    and with the legendary personas...awesome fight.
    Its 2:05AM and am enjoying the credits...it was all worth it.
    One word..Excellent.
    Now...to play it again..*snicker*
    I want to see the Ex-dungeon.
    Version 1.4:[8/02/01]
    *->Well, its been some months since I moved on from playing
    the game to another games, I was half-way through this version
    in May but due to school I had to postpone it until now, so
    I added a item return table from Archaeopteryx's FAQ and 
    updated my email since @usa.net stopped giving free service.
    Version 1.5:[1/08/02]
    *->Noticed gamfaqs had version 1.3 instead of 1.4, so I 
    added a little introduction explaining this FAQ IS NOT a 
    walkthrough(I got some mails about it).
                          Affinity Table
    How this works:
    When you aquire certain rumor, you are able to get affinity
    readings with the Sumaru Genie for 5000 yen, the genie tells
    you about the affinity you have with a certain character 
    depending on the answer you give her to the 6 questions she
    asks you. For example giving her 6 "Yes" answers will give you
    the Eldest Satomi Sister as your affinity character and thus
    she will give you discounts in her store! (Magazines cost
    400 yen instead of 500 yen, useful when you wanna buy 99 to have
    a chance to win something in those sweepstakes). Now, I made a table
    with all 64 possible answers to the 6 questions the Genie asks you,
    it works like binary code(because of the Yes or No choices), if
    you dont know binary I'll explain after the table.
    1 = "Yes"
    0 = "No"
    |00|2nd Sister  |20|7th Sister  |40|7th Sister          
    |01|Katsuya     |21|5th Sister  |41|Tony's
    |02|RosaCandida |22|7th Sister  |42|2nd Sister          
    |03|Eldest Sis  |23|6th Sister  |43|Eldest Sister               
    |04|6th Sister  |24|5th Sister  |44|Nate                
    |05|Peace Diner |25|Parabellum  |45|Eldest Sister               
    |06|H. Therapy  |26|Police Chief|46|5th Sister          
    |07|Barkeeper   |27|Toa Armory  |47|Parabellum          
    |08|Tony's      |28|Eldest Sis  |48|Baofu               
    |09|Etheria     |29|Ellen       |49|Sugimoto    
    |10|Goldfinger  |30|5th Sister  |50|Bikini Lane
    |11|Eldest Sis  |31|Jeweler     |51|Tatsuy Sudou(1st Joker)
    |12|2xSlash     |32|7th Sister  |52|2xSlash
    |13|7th Sister  |33|6th Sister  |53|Ginji(Record Producer)
    |14|Ebony       |34|Etheria     |54|Hiragi Therapy
    |15|Shiraishi   |35|Shiraishi   |55|Sushi Gatten
    |16|ClaireDeLuna|36|RosaCandida |56|Eldest Sis  
    |17|Kaori       |37|6th Sister  |57|Sumaru Genie
    |18|TimeCastle  |38|Mu Casino   |58|Wang Long Shizuru
    |19|Eldest Sis  |39|5th Sister  |59|2nd Sister
    |60|Goldfinger  |62|TimeCastle
    |61|Ulala       |63|Eldest Sis
    After a while, you get a rumor about the genie
    getting "more powerful" affinity readings
    I checked some of the numbers above, and some
    indeed change. The new list is below.
    Mainly ALL of the Sister's affinities changed.
    |00|Belladona   |20|Eikichi***  |40|Brad                
    |01|Katsuya     |21|Meepo       |41|Tony's
    |02|RosaCandida |22|Yung Pao    |42|Trish (Fountain Faerie)
    |03|Assachi     |23|R.Chunky    |43|Ken(Eikichi's friend)               
    |04|Jun         |24|Guido!      |44|Nate                
    |05|Peace Diner |25|Parabellum  |45|Chief Todoroki*?*           
    |06|H. Therapy  |26|Police Chief|46|Mary                
    |07|R.Barkeeper |27|Toa Armory  |47|Parabellum          
    |08|Tony's      |28|Igor        |48|Baofu               
    |09|Etheria     |29|Ellen       |49|Sugimoto    
    |10|Goldfinger  |30|Chris*_*    |50|Bikini Lane
    |11|IRQUIC**    |31|Jeweler*!*  |51|Tatsuy Sudou(1st Joker)
    |12|2xSlash     |32|Yuki        |52|2xSlash
    |13|Ms. Smith   |33|Nameless    |53|Ginji(Record Producer)
    |14|R.Ebony     |34|Etheria     |54|Hiragi Therapy
    |15|Shiraishi   |35|Shiraishi   |55|Sushi Gatten
    |16|ClaireDeLuna|36|RosaCandida |56|Miyabi(Eikichi's Gf)
    |17|Kaori       |37|Lisa        |57|Sumaru Genie
    |18|TimeCastle  |38|Mu Casino   |58|Wang Long Shizuru
    |19|R.Toku      |39|Tammy       |59|R.Chikalin
    |60|Goldfinger  |62|TimeCastle
    |61|Ulala       |63|Tatsuya
    Questions I have regarding the comments made by
    the characters of the reading.
    **Irquic calls herself Akari? WTH? Im Irgri?
    ***The password is lovely?
    *_*Huh? Knife seller?
    *?*Makes every two-sided rumor the good one?
    *!*This one is a MUST before you go shopping there..REALLY!(Padaparcha Store)
    Rumors about Affinities with non-store-owners 
    characters found on the board or emailed to me:
    From Tainted Beef:
    the only thing that happens when you get affinity with party members
    (aside from warm fuzzies) is that the damage during fusion spells between maya
    and that person increases slightly. no changes in storyline or dialogue, etc. 
    How binary code works:
    Its all in the sum.
    We give a value to each position: 32,16,8,4,2,1
    We multiply the value with the number(either 0 or 1)
    if its 0, the result is going to be 0        (32x0 = 0 )
    if its 1, the result is going to be the value(32x1 = 32)
    |0 0 0 0 0 0| = 0
    They are all 0's so we ignore them and add nothing to nothing.
    (0 = 2nd Satomi Sister/Belladona)
    |1 1 1 1 1 1| = 63
    They are all 1's so we start to add giving each position its value. 
    From left to right:
    32+16+8+4+2+1 = 63
    (63 = Eldest Satomi Sister/Tatsuya)
    |1 0 1 0 1 0| = 42
    From left to right:
    32+0+8+0+2+0 = 42
    (42 = 2nd Satomi Sister/Trish)
    |0 1 0 0 1 1| = 19
    From left to right:
    0+16+0+0+2+1 = 19
    (19 = Eldest Satomi Sister/R.Toku)
    If you still dont get it...bummer..lots of books about
    the binary code in yer library and plenty of info in the net.
                          Item Return Table
    ***In progress (There's a lot of em, and would like to
    update the FAQ ASAP)****
    When you return a Persona in the velvet room, and if your
    Persona is level 8 in ranking you will get an Item in return.
    The following is a table about them. Credits go to 
    Archaeopteryx for the info.
    Arianrhod       ->Damascus Steel
    Agrippa         ->Maha Agionn Card
    Abe no Seimei   ->Agidyne Card
    Airget Lam      ->Soldier's Manual
    Aizen Myouou    ->Maha Magnus Card
    Adramelech      ->Dream Droplet
    Alfred          ->Recovery card
    Alice           ->Annihilation card
    Amurtart        ->Ice Card
    Ankou           ->Obsidian
    Apollo          ->Freila Card
    Ares            ->Agidyne Card
    Artemis         ->Sacrifice Card+
    Arthur          ->Orihalchon
    Armati          ->Megidola Card
    Astria          ->Me Patria Card
    Azazel          ->ALL Card
    Baal            ->Recarm Card
    Bacchus         ->Bacchus Drink
    Barbatos        ->Pulinpa Card
    Beelzebub       ->Megidola Card
    Bishamonten     ->Agidyne Card
    Brahma          ->Flame Card
    Byakko          ->Do or Die
    Callisto        ->AGI Incense
    Cerberus        ->Recovery Card
    Chu Chulainn    ->Shockwave Card
    Charon          ->Shockwave Card
    Dagda           ->Earthquake Card
    Demeter         ->Anti-Force Card
    Fariedone       ->Lightning card
    Fenrir          ->Anihilattion Card
    Fearal          ->Maha Garu Card
    Futsono Mitama  ->Anti-Force Card
    Fukurokuju      ->LUC Source*
    Fuuma Kotarou   ->TEC Source
    Gaia            ->Divine Light Card
    Galahad         ->ALL Incense
    Gandharva       ->Agilao Card
    Gabriel         ->Sacrifice Card
    Genjo           ->Mafui card
    Genbu           ->Hiranya
    Grinbulsti      ->Noatun
    Gundari Myouou  ->Megidola Card
    Gyokukoujoutei  ->Tetraja Card
    Harpie          ->Free Tarot x 10
    Hathor          ->Parta Card
    Hastur          ->All Incense
    Hanuman         ->Obsidian
    Heinir          ->Obsidian
    Helios          ->STR Incense
    Hel             ->TEC Card
    Heimdal         ->Suku Kaja Card
    Hurakan         ->Sacrifice card
    Hotei           ->ALL Card
    Hunab Ku        ->Bersac Card
    Hyperion        ->Flame Card
    Indra           ->Soma x 10
    Il-Dana         ->Flame Card
    Isis            ->Megidola Card
    Iris            ->Magnus Card
    Izanami         ->Sacrifice Card
    Jack Frost      ->Bufula card
    Jack O' Lantern ->Maha Agionn Card
    Junnosuke Kuroda->Karma Ring
    Kabanda         ->Maha Aques Card
    Kali            ->Hurricane Card
    Kanaloa         ->Media Card
    Kanshou         ->Taru Kaja Card
    Kerepres        ->VIT Card
    Kinichi Ahau    ->Sacrifice Card
    Kinichi Kakmo   ->Anti-Force Card
    Kimnra          ->Escape Card
    Kenren Taishou  ->Meteorite S*
    Lakshmi         ->Avatarah
    Loki            ->ALL Card
    Lucifer         ->Gun Of Night*
    Lugh            ->De Kaja Card
    Mananan         ->Maka Kaja Card
    Marduk          ->Agility Source*
    Mars            ->STR Source*
    Mahakala        ->Growth Hammer*
    Matsuo-Sama     ->De Kaja Card
    Maihime Amano   ->TEC Card
    Maia            ->VIT Incense
    Maya Custom     ->VIT Card
    Melchisedec     ->Me Patra Card
    Mithra          ->Maha Agionn Card
    Minotaur        ->Warlord's Manual
    Michael         ->Annihilation Card
    Mot             ->Annihilation Card
    Mucalinda       ->Divine Light Card*
    Nata            ->Akashic Ring*
    Nankyoku Roujin ->Maha Agionn Card
    Nannar          ->Blessing Card
    Nemesis         ->Aques card
    Nekomata        ->Meow Claw
    Nike            ->Raku Kaja Card
    Nodens          ->Soul Forever
    Njord           ->Me Partra Card
    Odin            ->Pressure Card
    Odysseus        ->TEC Intense
    Otohime         ->Diarama card
    Pariker         ->Obsidian
    Pallas Athena   ->Anti-Force Card
    Parvati         ->Hit Point Source *
    Peri            ->SP Source*
    Pixie           ->Dia Card
    Phaleg          ->Dia Card x 2
    Phoenix         ->Eternal Desire
    Poltergeist     ->Posumdi Card
    Prometheus      ->Shockwave Card
    Quetzalcoatl    ->Limitless Soul
    Ranga           ->Sacrifice Card
    Rinok           ->Str Card
    Robin Goodfellow->Maha Magna Card
    Ryume           ->STR Card
    Satan           ->Guzei Armor*
    Sarasvati       ->Hiranya
    Sarutobi Sasuke ->Run Away
    Scathach        ->Garudyne Card
    Seiryu          ->Hurricane Card
    Seioubo         ->Mystic Peach
    Seiten Taisei   ->Megido Card
    Seker           ->Earthquake Card
    Seth            ->Lightning Card
    Sif             ->Medirama Card
    Shaka           ->Recarm Card
    Shax            ->Hp Incense x 2
    Shokuin         ->ALL Card
    Siva            ->Lightning Card
    Susano-o        ->Taru Kaja Card
    Skuld           ->Kotouldi Card
    Skanda          ->Maximum Tempest
    Stuparideth     ->Gryva Card
    Succubus        ->Marin Karin Card
    Surt            ->War God's Manual
    Surya           ->Maha Agi Card
    Suzaku          ->Legenbright*
    Taranis         ->Garula Card
    Takshaka        ->Pressure Card
    Tatsunoshin Suou->ALL Card
    Tenjiku Tokubei ->Free Catch
    Tengu           ->Maha Garu Card
    Tenses Nyan Nyan->Medirama Card
    Tenhou Gensui   ->Raku Kaja Card
    Tishtoriya      ->Aquadyne Card
    Tobi Katou      ->Book of Fuuma
    Tsukuyomi       ->Moon of Ur
    Umayado no Ouji ->LUC Card
    Urd             ->Blessing Card
    Uroboros        ->Torrent Card
    Varuna          ->Agidyne card
    Valkyrie        ->Meteorite S*
    Verdandi        ->Pressure Card
    Vishnu          ->Soma x 10
    Vivian          ->Torrent Card
    Virocana        ->Akashic Ring*
    Vritra          ->Lightning Card
    Wong Long       ->Tetraja Card
    Yama            ->Maha Aques Card
    Yebisu          ->VIT Source*
    *These items are very useful, recommed you pick up this persona
    and rank it up to get the item when returned.
    When you give 100,000 yen to the luck cat in the detective
    agency you meet a rumonger demon, from her you can get a
    rumor about the new service Kaori's is giving: Aromatherapy
    Basically, it lowers or increases your chance of
    random encounters with the demon types displayed
    Scent        Encounter %        Type
    Basil           low             Death
    Geranium        up              Strenght
    Coriander       up              Star
    Rosewood        up              Temperance
    Lemongrass      up              Death
    Clary Sage      low             Magician
    Rosemary        up              Devil
    Cypress         up              Lovers
    Sweet Orange    low             Chariot
    Lavender        low             Hanged Man
    Sandal Wood     low             Star
    Eucalyptus      up              Hanged Man
    Carrot Seed     up              Tower
    Peppermint      low             Hermit
    GermanChamomile low             Temperance
    Ylang Ylang     up              Magician
    Juniter Berry   up              Chariot
    Neroli          up              Hermit
    Laurel          low             Moon
    Jasmine         low             Tower
    Clove           low             Devil
    Tea Tree        low             Strenght
    Mallow          low             Lovers
    Cinnamon        up              Moon
    I had to save and load over and over again to make 
    this one *pouts* took me 18 minutes.
                        Treatment Courses    
    When you give 100,000 yen to the luck cat in the detective
    agency you meet a rumonger demon, from her you can get a
    rumor about the new service Etheria is giving: Treatments.
    The treatment will make demons more "maleable" to your
    charm when contacting them, on the left, the course
    and in the right the type of demon the course makes you
    more effective with.
    Gold    Childish Demons
    Silver  Young Demons
    Iron    Well-Manered Demons (heh, right)
    Mercury Wise Demons
    Credits go to the Board at gamefaqs.
    1.-What is the luck cat statue at the Detective Agency for? 
    A.-When you donate 100,000 yen, it gives you acess to the backroom
    where a demon Rumormonger resides.
    2.-How about the Dog statue at the Police HQ?
    A.-It gives you the Hihi-Irokane metal when you give him 10,000yen.
    3.-When you are in the trail to the Sanitarium, there is a small
       shrine, what is it for?
    A.-It is said you can unlock a special persona with it.
    4.-In the Laboratory Complex, how do you use the Elevator?
    A.-You need to ask a demon for info about it, then get the key.
    5.-What do you get when you have a certain affinity with a main
       character. I.e an affinity with Sugimoto will let you save him?
    A.-See the other Affinity FAQ for the answer.
    6.-Whats up with all the bulletin boards and letters in the bomb shelter?
    7.-In 2xSlash..there is a girl who reads fortunes..anything special
       with her?
    A.-She gives you a material card of a lvl 62 Persona, also it is
       rumored that she "sets" your tarot reading with the Genie, this
       last one has not be proven yet..maybe I should try it out when
       I have time.
    8.-In order to make Legendary weapons you need LegenBright and an
       Akashic Ring, where do I find them?
    A.-See the Item List FAQ. ^_^
    Random babbling:
    Thou shalt Carry thy feet in the sequence of:
    Dubha  -> P
    Alioth -> E
    Phelpa -> R
    Mergez -> S
    Merak  -> E
    Mizar  -> U
    Alkaid -> S
    Personal Questions about the storyline:
    Who is Maya Okamura?History teacher?
    At the end..if Maya remembered the other side..
    why didnt she forgot about the other side too? Isnt
    that gonna affect "This Side"?
    The following was sent to me to my email..I just copy-pasted it =)
      When the girl at 2xSlash asks you what month you were born, tell her
      "HASTURCOMEFORTH". Then go to Maya's desk at Kismet Pub., and open the box
      next to it. It contains the King In Yellow material card.
      Also, the donation box on the Mifune trail must be full to get the secret
      Persona Junnosuke Kuroda. If you get Tatsunoshin Suou, another secret
      Persona, and filled up the donation box on the trail, Junnosuke
      automatically comes along.
    Submitted by James Barnett.
    To the guys at the gamfaqs bulletin board for some answers to
    the questions above. Specially to Archaeopteryx for letting me
    use his FAQ to make the item return table(For easy reference).
    Well, I hope you send me some good emails about this great game =)

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