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Persona 3 Reload: Yuko Social Link Guide

Persona 3 Reload: Yuko Social Link

Persona 3 Reload features a fair amount of romanceable Social Links. While Social Links that you can romance appear to function identically to the normal ones, there are a few invisible flags throughout that determine if you can confess your love to a girl. If you fail these flags then the romance option will simply never appear, a mechanic that was previously only seen from Naoto in Persona 4 and the Akihiko romance in Portable. If you don’t want to take that risk for the first romance option in the game, here is a guide for the Persona 3 Reload Yuko Social Link.

Yuko Social Link in Persona 3 Reload

To begin Yuko’s Social Link, you must first advance Kazushi’s Social Link to Rank 3. After the first few ranks you will have the option to walk home with Yuko, doing so will automatically begin her social link. From then on you will be able to hang out with her without going through Kazushi.

Because none of the choices you make during Yuko’s Rank 1 affect your relationship with her, this guide will begin at Rank 2.

Rank 2

“Also, I wasn’t really in the mental state to do this alone today.”

  • What happened (+3)
  • Cheer up (+0)

“And before I knew it, I’d dozed off. I ended up handing in a blank paper.”

  • That’s bad. (+0)
  • It wasn’t your fault. (+1)

“But come on, it’s way too early to worry about the future, isn’t it? We’re still just teenagers!”

  • That’s true (+3)
  • I don’t think so. (+0)
  • You haven’t thought about it? (+0)

Rank 3

“Going that far would’ve been crossing the line.”

  • Does this happen often? (+0)
  • Do you know who did it? (+0)

“Sorry about that”

  • Friends of yours? (+0)
  • Don’t worry about it. (+1)

“They called you my boyfriend. That must have made you feel awkward, huh?”

  • I’m honored (+1)
  • I don’t mind (+1)
  • It might be a problem (+0)

Rank 4

“What do you think I should do?”

  • Why not give it a go? (+0)
  • That’s for you to decide (+0)

“Why not, right? Please? Honestly, I don’t think I can handle it on my own.”

  • Sure thing (+1)
  • It’s kind of a hassle (+0)

Rank 5

“Elementary school kids really learn fast, don’t you think?”

  • You’re right, it’s impressive (+1)
  • That’s not normal? (+0)
  • It’s because you teach them so well (+2)

“Should I change the training routine? Maybe they shouldn’t be running more.”

  • You shouldn’t change it (+1)
  • Maybe you should rethink it (+0)
  • I trust whatever you decide, Yuko (+1)

Rank 6

“Oh, why don’t you give them some advice too?”

  • You guys got this (+1)
  • Show some guts! (+1)

“Age difference really matters when you’re as young as they are. Do you really think they can beat the sixth graders?”

  • It’s gonna be tough. (+0)
  • As long as we believe in them (+1)

Rank 7

“They call you my boyfriend till the very end”

  • Wanna make that true (Romance flag)
  • It’s embarrassing (Friendship flag
  • They’re just joking (Friendship flag)

“It’s like the kids have left the nest…”

  • Are you sad (+0)
  • Are you relieved? (+1)

“Maybe we should throw a little party. You know, to celebrate our first attempt at coaching.”

  • Let’s do it (+3)
  • Why? (+0)

Rank 8

“I was buying stuff that might be useful for running practice, and I ran out of money.” 

  • It’s fine. (+0)
  • This is a nice room. (+0)
  • Stuff for the kids? (+0)

“Hmm…Oh, do you like children?”

  • I do. (+0)
  • Not really (+0)

“Would you want it to be a boy or a girl?”

  • A boy. (+1)
  • A girl. (+1)
  • I don’t care. (+0)

Rank 9

“Can you guess what it is?”

  • A track and field star? (+1)
  • An instructor? (+3)
  • A nursery teacher? (+1)
  • No idea (+0)

“Are you like this… just with me? N-No, no, th-that can’t be it, huh…”

  • It’s because I love you (Romance route)
  • It’s because you’re a close friend. (Friendship route)

Rank 10

Depending on whether you have decided to romance Yuko or remain friends with her, you will experience a different Rank 10 cutscene. Regardless, any options you make at this point will be positive. So sit back and enjoy your relationship.


And that’s all you need to know about the Yuko Social Link in Persona 3 Reload. Check out other interesting Persona 3 Reload guides and articles.

Based in Pennsylvania, USA, Skeith has been a gamer for over two decades now and has decided to take pen to paper about it. Capable of playing games at incredible speeds, you can rely on them to write about them in record time.
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