FULL Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Job Guide

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This Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Job guide will teach you the class overview & review, best weapon, all skills and the unique accessory for the Hero job.

If you’re playing Yakuza Like a Dragon, you’re going to be spending a lot of time with Kasuga in your party, so you’re going to want to know everything you can about his unique job in Yakuza Like a Dragon, the Hero job.

This Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Job Guide will give you an overview of the job itself, a review of how well the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero job stacks up against the other jobs in the game, the locations for the unique Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero job equipment, and a list of all skills the Hero job gains access to.

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So, without further ado, here is the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero job guide.

Overview & Review- Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Job

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In Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero is Kasuga’s main job. He has another job that’s unique to him, Freelancer, but once Hero unlocks, it becomes the job that’s most associated with Kasuga himself.

The Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero job has a lot of interesting tools, making it a very versatile job to use. It has above average stats in every category, it has powerful single-target attacks, strong area of effect attacks, team-wide buffs and a complete arsenal of healing skills.

In terms of classic RPG archetypes, the Hero job is most similar to a Paladin.

Compared to other jobs in the game, the Hero definitely performs well. With its wide variety of useful skills, it’s useful the entire game. Its final weapon is also very good, considerably beefing up its normal attacks by adding several extra hits.

The only thing it’s really missing is a target-all full-screen clearing attack, but between Kasuga learning one on his own in the form of Essence of Orbital Laser, and the AoE attacks of the Hero job, that’s not as huge of an issue as it might be for some other characters.

Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Best Weapon

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The best weapon for the Hero job in Yakuza Like a Dragon is the Legendary Hero’s Bat EX EX. Like all of the other best weapons in the game, you get this weapon by upgrading a basic weapon at the Romance Workshop in the Commercial District of Ijincho.

The basic weapon you need to upgrade is called the Self-proclaimed Hero’s Bat, which you acquire when you unlock the Hero job as part of the story. In order to finish upgrading it, you’ll also need the Dragon Soul Bat, which you can win in the Sotenbori Battle Arena on the 30th Floor, or buy from Le Marche in Kamurocho for 10 million yen.

Click here for the full best weapons guide for every job
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Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Accessory

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As with every other job in Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero gets access to its own unique accessory that boosts the job experience gained while you’re in that job.

The Hero job’s accessory is a little bit special, just like Kasuga himself. Unlike the other accessories, the Dragonfish Tenugui boosts Job Experience for every class, but it can only be equipped by Kasuga. It’s generally considered to be the job accessory for Hero and Freelancer because apart from the Dragonfish Tenugui, there is no other way to boost the Job Experience for those two classes.

The Dragonfish Tenugui is located in Kamurocho in Chapter 15 inside Lullaby Mahjong. It’s inside a gold safe. This building also contains a Tranquil Tenugui, so make sure to collect both.

Character Skills – Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Job

Every job in Yakuza Like a Dragon has two specific Character Skills, which, once learned, can be used by that character no matter which job class they’ve been assigned.

For the Hero job, the character skills are:

Peerless Resolve: Kasuga’s tenacity recovers HP and allows him to survive a hit that would otherwise knock him out

Indomitable Courage: Removes all allies’ status ailments by demonstrating heroic perseverance. The success rate improves as Kasuga’s Charisma increases.

Peerless Resolve is somewhat useful, especially in the True Final Millennium Tower (the game’s level 99 bonus dungeon), where enemies can easily one-shot your party members. Indomitable Courage doesn’t have much use. Status effects are rarely a real concern in Yakuza Like a Dragon, but it can be situationally useful once in a blue moon.

Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Skills

Here are all the skills that the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero job gains access to, as well as the levels learned and the effects:

Job LevelSkill NameDescription
1Bat BusterDamage an enemy with a powerful swing of your bat
1Mega SwingDamage an enemy as well as those in the surrounding vicinity with a large bat swing. The lower Kasuga’s remaining HP is, the greater the damage becomes.
2HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10
4Fearless CommandBoost all allies’ Attack by exuding a heroic battle aura. This skill becomes more effective as Kasuga’s Passion increases.
6Bat BusterHeavily damage an enemy with a powerful swing of your bat.
8Hero’s VigorMake a valiant effort to revive a fallen ally.
9Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
10Hero’s CompassionEmanate a warm, compassionate aura, restoring HP to all allies. This skill becomes more effective as Kasuga’s Kindness increases.
12Giga SwingHeavily damage an enemy as well as those in the surrounding vicinity with a large bat swing. The lower Kasuga’s remaining HP is, the greater the damage becomes.
14HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
16Peerless Resolve(Character Skill) Kasuga’s tenacity recovers HP and allows him to survive a hit that would otherwise knock him out.
18Indomitable Courage(Character Skill) Remove all allies’ status ailments by demonstrating heroic perseverance. The success rate improves as Kasuga’s Charisma increases.
20Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
22Essence of Bonecrushing BatA powerful skill that deals extreme damage to an enemy using a bat’s bludgeoning force.
24Hero’s EmbraceEmanate an aura of genuine lover, restoring all allies’ HP.
26HP +20Permanently boosts HP by 20.
28Essence of Full SwingDamage an enemy as well as those in the surrounding vicinity with a large bat swing. The lower Kasuga’s remaining HP is, the greater the damage becomes.
30Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
35HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
40Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
45HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
50Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
55HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
60Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
65HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
70Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
75HP +20Permanently boosts HP by 20.
80Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
85HP +20Permanently boosts HP by 20.
90Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
95HP +20Permanently boosts HP by 20.
99Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5

That about covers it for the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hero Job Guide. Be sure to check the Yakuza Like a Dragon section for more Yakuza guides, check out the main page for more guides for a variety of games, and feel free to check out my Yakuza Like a Dragon review on YouTube.

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