This Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess Job guide will teach you the class overview & review, best weapon, all skills and the unique accessory for the Hostess job.
If you’re playing Yakuza Like a Dragon, one of the first jobs you’ll be able to unlock is the female magic specialist, Hostess. This job is the main female magic damage dealer, so you’re going to want to know everything you can about the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess job.
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This Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess Job Guide will give you an overview of the job itself, a review of how well the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess job stacks up against the other jobs in the game, the locations for the unique Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess job equipment, and a list of all skills the Hostess job gains access to.
Yakuza Like a Dragon Job Guides
ALL – Freelancer – Hero – Detective – Homeless Guy – Barmaid – Clerk – Hitman – Gangster – Bodyguard – Host – Foreman – Musician – Breaker – Enforcer – Chef – Fortuneteller – Idol – Hostess – Dealer – Night Queen – Devil Rocker – Matriarch
So, without further ado, here is the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess job guide.
Overview & Review- Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess Job
The Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess job is entirely focused on single target ice elemental damage. Its most powerful spell is a fire elemental spell, oddly enough, but every other spell it learns is ice magic.
In terms of classic RPG archetypes, Musician is most similar to a Frost Mage.
When you first unlock Hostess it’s going to feel very powerful because its Sparkling Cannon spell does a lot of damage. However, as the game goes on, Hostess becomes rapidly less useful.
It has no multi-target spells. All of its spells are single target. Also, since it only learns single target ice magic, that means every time it learns a new spell, all its previous spells instantly become useless, as they’re just a weaker version of the same attack.
Where Hostess really starts to fall off is when the Essence-level skills begin to appear, as Host gets both Fire and Ice elemental target-all extreme damage spells, and Hostess just ends up with a single extreme damage fire spell that targets one enemy.
Also, unlike the Host or Homeless Guy, Hostess has no access to lightning elemental magic, which is arguably the best element. Men can learn Fulminating Forecast from the Fortuneteller job, but there is no equivalent spell available to women.
While Hostess is absolutely the best female magic job, it’s also the only female magic job, and making a viable female mage is an uphill battle at best. It completely pales in comparison to a male mage, and women in Like a Dragon are much better off focusing on physical damage via Matriarch and Night Queen, or healing as an Idol.
Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess Best Weapon
The best weapon for the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess job is called the Shining Pouch EX EX. Like all the best weapons, it’s obtained by upgrading a low level base weapon at the Romance Workshop in the Commercial District in Ijincho.
The base weapon you need is the Cotton Pouch, which you can get from the PIA Prize Exchange for 250 points or find randomly in silver safes in the Yokohama Underground Dungeon.
To finish upgrading the weapon, you need a Elegant Pouch, which can be bought from the Can Quest Prize Shop for 500,000 points (yikes) or bought from Le Marche in Kamurocho for 10,000,000 yen.
I would also note that upgrading the Diamond Orbuculum requires tons of Raw Diamond Ore, which is a real pain to farm for.
Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess Accessory
The Job Experience accessory for the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess Job is pretty easy to obtain. It’s called the Magic Light. You can get one by completing the Part-time Hero quest “Vegetable Delivery 4”. Unfortunately, only one is available in the game, so the Hostess can only boost its job experience by 1.5x.
Character Skills – Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess 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 Hostess job, the character skills are:
Sexy Pose: Lowers an enemy’s Defense with an alluring pose that saps their will to fight. May leave the enemy charmed.
Ice Spreader: Deal ice damage to an enemy by throwing crushed ice. May leave the enemy with a cold.
Neither of the Hostess’s Character Skills are very good. Sexy Pose is generally pretty useless and pales in comparison to both the charming skills of the Idol and the Defense debuff skills of the Musician.
Ice Spreader would be alright, except Hostess itself is the only magic-focused class available to females and even then it’s inferior to its male counterpart, the Host, because all of its spells are single target and it has no way to access any kind of lightning elemental magic.
Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess Skills
Here are all the skills that the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess job gains access to, as well as the levels learned and the effects:
|Job Level||Skill Name||Description|
|1||Card Shot||Damage an enemy by throwing a hardened business card at them. May leave the enemy bleeding.|
|1||Sparkling Cannon||Deal ice damage to an enemy by spraying them with sparkling wine at a frosty temperature. May leave the enemy with a cold, and to top it off, drunk.|
|2||MP +10||Permanently boosts MP by 10.|
|4||Ashtray Crush||Damage an enemy with a hard glass ashtray, which may lower their accuracy.|
|6||Cute Smile||Removes mental status ailments from all allies with bubbly smiles and encouraging charm.|
|8||Magic +5||Permanently boosts Magic by 5.|
|10||Sexy Pose||(Character Skill) Lowers an enemy’s Defense with an alluring pose that saps their will to fight. May leave the enemy charmed.|
|12||Nail Scratch||Damage an enemy by scratching them with sharpened nails. May lower the enemy’s Evasion.|
|14||MP +10||Permanently boosts MP by 10.|
|16||Platter Shatter||Deal ice damage to an enemy with a chilled fruit platter. May leave the enemy with a cold.|
|18||Penalty Roulette||Damage an enemy with a random self-defense weapon. Even you don’t know what you’ll pull out.|
|20||Magic +5||Permanently boosts Magic by 5.|
|22||Ice Spreader||Deal ice damage to an enemy by throwing crushed ice. May leave the enemy with a cold.|
|24||Essence of Damnation Date||Aggressively persuade an enemy into an after-hours date. If successful, the enemy becomes knocked out.|
|26||MP +20||Permanently boosts MP by 20.|
|28||Essence of Lighter Service||A powerful skill that serves up some fire damage to a single enemy, which may leave them burned.|
|30||Magic +20||Permanently boosts Magic by 20.|
|35||MP +10||Permanently boosts MP by 10.|
|40||Magic +10||Permanently boosts Magic by 10.|
|45||MP +10||Permanently boosts MP by 10.|
|50||Magic +10||Permanently boosts Magic by 10.|
|55||MP +10||Permanently boosts MP by 10.|
|60||Magic +10||Permanently boosts Magic by 10.|
|65||MP +10||Permanently boosts MP by 10.|
|70||Magic +10||Permanently boosts Magic by 10.|
|75||MP +20||Permanently boosts MP by 20.|
|80||Magic +10||Permanently boosts Magic by 10.|
|85||MP +20||Permanently boosts MP by 20.|
|90||Magic +20||Permanently boosts Magic by 20.|
|95||MP +20||Permanently boosts MP by 20.|
|99||Magic +20||Permanently boosts Magic by 20.|
That about covers it for the Yakuza Like a Dragon Hostess 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.