Endings Guide: How to Get All Endings | Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne (SMT Nocturne)

SMT3 Endings Guide

This is a guide to getting all endings in Shin Megami Tensei III HD Remaster (SMT Nocturne) releasing for the Switch, Steam, and PS4. Here you'll find out about the methods of unlocking every story endings.

Spoiler Notes

This is a summary list of how to get all endings in the game. As such, it contains end-game content decisions and will include some heavy spoilers. For new players, it is suggested to turn back now!

How to Get True Demon Ending

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In the True Demon Ending, the Protagonist will be able to recreate a new world and stop the cycle of the apocalypse. Players can unlock this ending by completing the Amala Labyrinth before reaching the Tower of Kagutsuchi.

Objectives
✔️ Acquire all Menorah.
✔️ Complete the Amala Labyrinth before reaching Tower of Kagutsuchi.
✔️ Flagging or not flagging any Reason is not of essence.
✔️ Defeat Ahriman, Noah, Thor, Baal, and Kagutsuchi in Tower of Kagutsuchi.
✔️ Defeat Lucifer in Tower of Kagutsuchi.

Obtain Menorahs from Fiend Bosses

To acquire all Menorah in the game, you have to defeat the fiend bosses who hold the menorah. You'll need a total of 11 Menorah to access all the Kalpas in the Amala Labyrinth.

List of Fiend Bosses and Locations

Complete the Amala Labyrinth Before Reaching Tower of Kagutsuchi

You'd need to complete all five Kalpas of Amala Labyrinth to get the True Demon Ending. Make sure to complete the labyrinth before you reach Tower of Kagutsuchi.

Labyrinth of Amala Guides

Flagging or Not Flagging Any Reason Is Not Important

As long as you have completed the Amala Labyrinth, flagging or not flagging any Reason does not prevent you from getting the True Demon Ending.

Defeat All the Bosses in Tower of Kagutsuchi

You must defeat Ahriman, Noah, Thor, Baal, Kagutsuchi, and Lucifer in Tower of Kagutsuchi to finally get the True Demon Ending.

Tower of Kagutsuchi Guide

How to Get Demon Ending (Neutral Ending)

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In the Demon Ending (Neutral Ending), there is no new world forged. The Vortex world will be stuck in a post-apocalyptic state, housing demons, until the next Conception.

Objectives
✔️ Do not complete the Amala Labyrinth.
✔️ Do not align with any ally and reject all Reasons.
✔️ Respond Cowardly to Aradia's questions in Yoyogi Park.
✔️ Confront Kagutuschi in Tower of Kagutsuchi.

Respond Cowardly to Aradia's Questions in Yoyogi Park

You must answer cowardly to both of Aradia's questions at the end of Yoyogi Park to unlock the neutral ending.

Answer '...I’m terrified' to Neutral Flag 2 / 2 Question

Do you fear the suffering and humiliation?
...I’m terrified. (Neutral Flag 1 / 2)

Answer '...I’m terrified' to Neutral Flag 1 / 2 Question

Do you fear the deceit, the torment?
...I’m terrified. (Neutral Flag 2 / 2)

How to Get Freedom Ending

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The Freedom Ending is tied to the teacher, Yuko Takao. The world is reverted to its state before the Conception.

Objectives
✔️ Do not complete the Amala Labyrinth.
✔️ Do not align with any ally and reject all Reasons, or alternatively,
Align yourself with at least two allies and Reasons.
✔️ Respond Courageously to Aradia's questions in Yoyogi Park.
✔️ Defy Hikawa in Diet Building.
✔️ Defeat the Final Boss.

Respond Courageously to Aradia's Questions in Yoyogi Park

You must answer courageously to both of Aradia's questions at the end of Yoyogi Park to unlock the Freedom Ending.

Answer 'I can take it' to Freedom Flag 1 / 3 Question

Do you fear the suffering and humiliation?
I can take it. (Freedom Flag 1 / 3)

Answer 'I can take it' to Freedom Flag 2 / 3 Question

Do you fear the deceit, the torment?
I can take it. (Freedom Flag 2 / 3)

Defy Hikawa in the Diet Building

Answer 'Can't do that' to Freedom Flag 3 / 3 Question

Now, I’d appreciate it if you’d stand aside and cease with the interruptions.

Can’t do that. (Freedom Flag 3 / 3)

How to Get Reason of Musubi Ending

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Reason of Musubi is tied with Isamu and is built on the principle of the individual as standing on their own. It is a world of isolation where everyone is independent and separates themselves from others.

Objectives
✔️ Do not complete the Amala Labyrinth.
✔️ Talk to Isamu and agree with Isamu's first Musubi flag question during your second run in Amala Network.
✔️ Agree with Isamu in Amala Temple.
✔️ Defeat Ahriman and Baal in Tower of Kagutsuchi.
✔️ Defeat the Final Boss.

Agree with Isamu in Amala Network for Musubi Flag 1 / 2

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a world to yourself?
I can relate. (Musubi Flag 1 / 2)

Agree with Isamu in Amala Temple for Musubi Flag 2 / 2

Will you do it, for the sake of Musubi?
All right. (Musubi Flag 2 / 2)

How to Get Reason of Shijima Ending

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The Reason Shijima is tied with Hikawa and is the opposite of Musubi. It is a world where Individualism is looked down on, and the world should be in perfect harmony.

Objectives
✔️ Do not complete the Amala Labyrinth.
✔️ Agree with Hikawa at Mantra HQ.
✔️ Do not stop Hikawa in Diet Building.
✔️ Defeat Noah and Baal in Tower of Kagutsuchi.
✔️ Defeat the Final Boss.

Agree with Hikawa at Mantra HQ

Do you not agree that the world should be ruled by serenity?
Actually, I do. (Shijima 1 / 2)

Do not stop Hikawa in Diet Building

Now, I’d appreciate it if you’d stand aside and cease with the interruptions.
Fine by me. (Shijima 2 / 2)

How to Get Reason of Yosuga Ending

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Reason of Yosuga is tied with Chiaki and is based on 'The Strongest Rule' principle. Power is the only thing important in this world.

Objectives
✔️ Do not complete the Amala Labyrinth.
✔️ Do not flag Shijima and Musubi.
✔️ Agree with Chiaki in Mantra HQ for Yosuga Flag 1 / 2.
✔️ Agree with Chiaki in Mifunashiro for Yosuga Flag 2 / 2.
✔️ Defeat Futomimi in Mifunashiro.
✔️ Complete Tower of Kagutsuchi.

Agree with Chiaki in Mantra HQ

You know what I’m saying, don’t you?
Yeah, I get it. (Yosuga Flag 1 / 2)

Agree with Chiaki in Mifunashiro

I know you understand what I mean.
I see your point. (Yosuga Flag 2 / 2)

Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne Related Guides

Story Walkthrough

Story Walkthrough

Story Walkthrough Guides

Prologue - Shinjuku Hospital WalkthroughShinjuku Hospital Walkthrough Shibuya and Yoyogi Park WalkthroughYoyogi Park and Shibuya Walkthrough
Amala NetworkAmala Network 1 Walkthrough Ginza Walkthrough and Boss GuidesGinza and the Great Underpass Walkthrough
Ikebukuro WalkthroughIkebukuro Walkthrough Assembly of Nihilo WalkthroughAssembly of Nihilo Walkthrough
Kabukicho WalkthroughKabukicho Walkthrough Asakusa and Obelisk WalkthroughAsakusa and Obelisk Walkthrough
Amala Network 2 WalkthroughAmala Network 2 Walkthrough Yoyogi Park 2 WalkthroughYoyogi Park 2 Walkthrough
Amala Temple WalkthroughAmala Temple Walkthrough Mifunashiro and Yurakucho WalkthroughMifunashiro and Yurakucho Walkthrough
Diet Building WalkthroughDiet Building Walkthrough Bandou Shrine WalkthroughBandou Shrine Walkthrough
Tower of Kagutsuchi WalkthroughTower of Kagutsuchi Walkthrough

Endings Guide: How to Get All Endings

Labyrinth of Amala Guides

First Kalpa GuideFirst Kalpa Area
Recommended level: 20
Second Kalpa GuideSecond Kalpa Area
Recommended level: 35
Third Kalpa GuideThird Kalpa Area
Recommended level: 50
Fourth Kalpa Walkthrough Fourth Kalpa Area
Recommended level: 65
Fifth Kalpa GuideFifth Kalpa Area
Recommended level: 75

DLC Dungeon Guides

Where the Demi-Fiend was Born GuideWhere the Demi-Fiend was Born Center of the Conception GuideCenter of the Conception

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