Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne (SMT Nocturne)

Center of the Conception Guide and Item Locations

Center of the Conception

This is a guide for “Center of the Conception” DLC Dungeon in Shin Megami Tensei III HD Remaster (SMT Nocturne) for the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Steam. Here you'll find a guide on how to complete this area, general tips, and a list of items that can be found.

What is “Center of the Conception” Dungeon

Center of the Conception

DLC Only Content

“Center of the Conception” is a location included in the “Mercy and Expectation Map Pack” DLC. It becomes accessible upon reaching Ginza for the first time.

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Area for Grinding Macca

In this area, you are able to receive items called Bulls from enemies. These Bulls can be sold for Macca, allowing you to get rich quickly.

Non-Story Area

Center of the Conception has no bearing on the main story of SMT3: Nocturne. You may skip this whole area without missing any story-related content.

Story Walkthrough

Center of the Conception Maps

Plaza (Left)
Construction Site
Plaza (Right)

How to Reach the End of Center of the Conception

Plaza (Left)

1 Upon entering, head to the bottom of the map and go through the doors.
2 Head through the only door in the room. This will take you to the next area, the Construction Site.

Construction Site

1 Head to the rightmost part of the map. Enter the door at the end.
2 Go up the stairs and enter the door at the top.

Plaza (Right)

1 You've reached the deepest part of the area. There is nothing else to do here but grind for Bulls.
2 The topmost part of this area has an S-Terminal Amala drum. Use it to get back to the main terminal of Center of the Conception.

Center of the Conception Obtainable Items

Best Place to Farm Bulls

Bulls, which can be used to gain Macca quickly, drop very often in this area. You can find cheaper Bulls more often in Plaza (Left). Expensive Bulls drop more often in Plaza (Right).

Item Effect
Bronze Bull Miniscule statue that fetches a small price when sold.
Gold Bull Miniscule statue that fetches a high price when sold.
Hypatia Bull Miniscule statue that fetches a sky-high price when sold.

No Items in the Dungeon

There are no Cache Cubes in this dungeon, nor any other obtainable items aside from Bulls.

Center of the Conception General Tips

Proceed Further for Stronger Enemies

Stronger Enemies

The deeper you go into Center of the Conception, the stronger the enemies get. Stronger enemies drop expensive Bulls more often. It's not recommended to enter the deeper levels in the early game.

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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

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