Persona 3 Reload: Steel Gigas Location & Strategy [Battle-Tested]

Here's everything that you need to know about Steel Gigas, his location, abilities, and weaknesses!

Persona 3 Reload has many enemies named Shadows, which are all of different types. Mostly, you will encounter normal Shadows, but sometimes you can encounter Rare Shadows or Strong Shadows. Steel Gigas is one such Shadow found in Persona 3 Reload. 

Key Takeaways
  • Steel Gigas is one of the Shadows found in Tartarus in Persona 3 Reload.
  • It can be found in the 2nd Block of Tartarus named Arqa.
  • It is weak to Lightning damage and resists Strike Damage.
  • The best way to defeat it is by using Sanada on your team and using as many lightning attacks as possible.

Steel Gigas Location

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The Steel Gigas can be found in Arqa [Image by eXputer]
The Steel Gigas can be found in the 2nd block of Tartarus named Arqa. The place has two parts, and you can encounter Steel Gigas in both. However, if you look at him in the lower level of Arqa, he appears to be a strong shadow. On the upper level, you can find him as a normal shadow.

Steel Gigas Abilities And Weaknesses In Persona 3 Reload

The Steel Gigas has the following abilities and weaknesses:

  • Resistances: It resists all Strike damage.
  • Weaknesses: It is weak to lightning damage.
  • Abilities: It can use Swift Strike, Assault Dive, Bash, and Revolution.

My Battle Tips Against Steel Gigas 

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Steel Gigas is weak to lightning, so stun him as fast as possible. [Image by eXputer]
Steel Gigas is hard to fight, especially on the lower floors of Arqa when you encounter the Strong Shadows. The latter ones are not threatening at all. To deal with it as fast as possible, follow the steps below:

  1. Sanada: I recommend keeping Sanada on your team to fight against it, as he has lightning attacks. Use him to stun him and use All-Out Attacks constantly.
  2. Makoto’s Persona: Keep a persona with lightning moves on Makoto because Sanada deals Strike damage as his basic attack. You can stun and use All-Out Attack twice in this way.
  3. Iori and Yukari: I recommend using Iori and Yukari as support. You can use their support skills to buff Makoto and Sanada or debuff the Steel Gigas. 

 And that’s all from my side on Steel Gigas in Persona 3 Reload. I would recommend upgrading your social links like Magician Social Link or Strength Social Link. The higher the rank, the more bonuses your personas will get. 


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