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FULL Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer Guide

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

If you’re playing Yakuza Like a Dragon, one of the first jobs you’ll be able to unlock is the powerful tank, Enforcer. This job is a great fit for most male characters since it gets a fairly strong arsenal of skills in addition to a lot of HP and Defense bonuses, so you’re going to want to know everything you can about the Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer job.

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

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

Overview & Review- Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer Job

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The Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer job is the main tanking class available in the game. It relies on inflicting a status affliction called Enrage, which forces enemies to attack the target caused the affliction.

In terms of classic RPG archetypes, Enforcer is most similar to a Knight.

The tanking skills of the Enforcer job are of questionable utility for most of the game until the final challenge, the True Final Millennium Tower. However, even without relying on its tanking utility, the Enforcer is a powerful fighter in its own right.

Enforcer gets a great selection of skills. It gets an extremely powerful single target attack at job level 6 called Paralysis Prongs. Most other jobs don’t learn attacks of that strength level until around 18+.

Later on, it gets two of the best target-all Essence abilities. It gets a blunt type physical attack that takes advantage of its above average Attack, as well as a powerful electric elemental attack with a good chance to paralyze all enemies.

Enforcer makes a great first or second job pick because it gains a multitude of HP and Defense bonuses, which are useful on every character when it comes to tackling the True Final Millennium Tower, where enemies can casually deal 1,000-1,200 damage with their normal attacks alone.

Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer Best Weapon

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The best weapon for the Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer job is called the Special Ops Riot Shield 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 Bulletproof Shield, which you can buy at the Gambling Hall in Ijincho for 500 points.

To finish upgrading the weapon, you need a Absolute Shield, which you can buy from the Shogi Prize Shop for 150,000 points (yikes), or buy from Le Marche in Kamurocho for 10,000,000 yen.

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Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer Accessory

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The Job Experience accessory for the Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer Job is pretty easy to obtain. It’s called the Medal of Honor. You can get one from Substory 38. Unfortunately, there’s only one Medal of Honor available in the game, so the Enforcer job can only boost its Job Experience up 1.5x.

Character Skills – Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer 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 Enforcer job, the character skills are:

Shield Blast: Damage a single enemy as well as the enemies around them by releasing a shockwave of sheer bravado.

Power Lift: Deal extreme damage to an enemy with a powerful shield strike. May leave the enemy enraged.

Shield Blast isn’t worth very much at all. Except for the 2 early game levels where it’s the only skill available to a fledgling Enforcer, you’ll never use it.

Power Lift, on the other hand, has some utility since it inflicts the Enraged status, which allows your Enforcer to carry over some of its tanking utility to another class.

Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer Skills

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

Job LevelSkill NamesDescriptions
1Strike DownDamage an enemy with a powerful shield strike. May leave the enemy enraged.
1Transfer ShieldPut up a shield that reduces the damage an ally receives. However, your own Defense is greatly reduced.
2HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
4Shield Blast(Character Skill) Damage a single enemy as well as the enemies around them by releasing a shockwave of sheer bravado.
6Paralysis ProngsDamage an enemy with an electrified sasumata, which in its original form was a polearm used to catch criminals in feudal Japan. May leave the enemy paralyzed.
8Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
10Shield BashHeavily damage an enemy with a powerful shield strike. May leave the enemy enraged.
12Sleep GrenadeToss a grenade filled with sleeping gas that may leave the target as well as any surrounding enemies asleep.
14HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
16Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
18Power Lift(Character Skill) Deal extreme damage to an enemy with a powerful shield strike. May leave the enemy enraged.
20HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
22Essence of Shield RuptureA powerful skill where you slam down your shield with all your might to heavily damage all enemies. Deals greater damage to enraged enemies.
24Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
26HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
28Essence of Electromagnetic StormA powerful skill that requests backup for quelling a riot. Deals electric damage to all enemies, which may leave them paralyzed.
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 +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
80Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
85HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
90Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.
95HP +10Permanently boosts HP by 10.
99Defense +5Permanently boosts Defense by 5.

That about covers it for the Yakuza Like a Dragon Enforcer 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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  • Ryan Night

    Ryan Night is a lifelong RPG fan who had 10 year career in the games industry at various publishers and has been writing guides for RPGs since the early 2000s. He has written over 600 guides for over 70 games. His favorite games of all time include Final Fantasy 7, Persona 5 Royal, Suikoden 2, Metal Gear Solid and Baldur's Gate 3. In addition to writing for Bright Rock Media, Ryan is also a novelist who enjoys travel, music and all kinds of media.

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