Like a Dragon Ishin: Trophies and Achievements Guide

This page provides a comprehensive guide to unlock all 56 trophies and achievements in Like a Dragon Ishin, including the platinum trophy. You will find tips and requirements to obtain popular trophies such as Legend of An Era, I’ll Have One of Everything, Student Among Masters, Bring Down the Hammer, and Tengu Tamer.

Our trophy guide covers all the necessary information to help you unlock 100% of the available trophies/achievements in Like a Dragon Ishin. Learn about the requirements and the best methods to unlock each trophy.

  • Bakumatsu Boss
  • Home, Sweet Home
  • Losing a Brother
  • A Messy Investigation
  • That Was Close!
  • The Bottom Drops Out
  • Secrets Revealed
  • Cold Betrayal
  • Hero of a Nation
  • Legend of an Era
  • Ultimate Champion
  • Halfway There
  • Taskmaster
  • Nominally Virtuous
  • Fairly Virtuous
  • Extraordinarily Virtuous
  • Divinely Virtuous
  • The Gods Smile Upon Thee
  • The Gods Rejoice at Thee
  • The Gods Sing Thy Praises
  • The Gods Hath Been Humbled
  • Making a Difference
  • Everybody Loves Ryoma
  • Social Butterfly
  • I’ll Have One of Everything
  • Kyo’s Little Helper
  • Saint of Kyo
  • Savior of Kyo
  • Student Among Masters
  • You’ve Got Soul
  • On the Level
  • Limit Breaker
  • This is MY Ring!
  • Revelation Reveler
  • Bring Down the Hammer
  • Showoff
  • The Abyss Stares Back
  • Bandit Rustler
  • Bandit Wrangler
  • Sanada Takedown
  • Drop and Give Me 100
  • Tengu Tamer
  • An Honest Day’s Work
  • Chef’s Special
  • Side Hustler
  • A Well-Rounded Cast
  • Platonic Bliss
  • World’s Greatest Uncle
  • Now It Feels Like Home
  • The Man Who Does It All
  • Easy Come, Easy Go
  • Noodle-Slinger Supreme
  • Sing Your Heart Out
  • Lord of the Dance
  • Cocksure
  • Like a Dragon in Heaven

Bakumatsu Boss

To unlock: Obtain all trophies.

Trophy type: Platinum

Comment: This trophy can only be obtained on PS4 and PS5.

Home, Sweet Home

To unlock: Set foot in Tosa.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to progress in the main story and cannot be missed.

Losing a Brother

To unlock: Complete Chapter 2.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to progress in the main story and cannot be missed.

A Messy Investigation

To unlock: Complete Chapter 4.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to progress in the main story and cannot be missed.

That Was Close!

To unlock: Complete Chapter 6.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to progress in the main story and cannot be missed.

The Bottom Drops Out

To unlock this achievement, you need to complete Chapter 8. It is a bronze trophy that is related to the main story and cannot be missed.

Secrets Revealed

This achievement is earned by completing Chapter 10. It is a bronze trophy that is related to the main story and cannot be missed.

Cold Betrayal

Completing Chapter 12 will earn you this bronze trophy. It is related to the main story and cannot be missed.

Hero of a Nation

To earn this silver trophy, you need to complete the final chapter of the game.

This achievement is related to the main story and cannot be missed.

Legend of an Era

Earning this gold trophy requires completing the game on Legend difficulty. Legend is the second highest difficulty level in the game. It is available from the beginning, and you can increase the difficulty level only for the finale.

To do this, talk to Otose in the last chapter and confirm that you want to start the final battles. Save your game, set the difficulty level to Legend in the options, and then start the finale.

Ultimate Champion

To earn this silver trophy, you need to complete every Ultimate Challenge. These challenges include difficult bosses and standard opponents and can only be done after completing the campaign for the first time.

Halfway There

This bronze trophy is earned by bringing the Completion List to 50%. Check the description of the Taskmaster trophy for more information.

Taskmaster

To earn this gold trophy, you need to bring the Completion List to 100%. This achievement is related to the Completion List challenges available in the pause menu.

The challenges include crafting equipment, completing Substories, developing the farm, or fighting in the battle arena. Check the 100% completion page for a list of required actions.

Nominally Virtuous

Earn at least 10,000 Virtue reputation points to unlock this bronze trophy. You can learn ways to obtain them on the How to collect Virtue reputation? page.

Purchasing all Virtue Cultivation rewards at the shrine early will allow you to earn 50% more Virtue for the same actions.

Fairly Virtuous

Earn at least 50,000 Virtue reputation points to earn this bronze trophy. Check the description of the Nominally Virtuous trophy for more information.

Extraordinarily Virtuous

Earn at least 100,000 Virtue reputation points to earn this bronze trophy. Check the description of the Nominally Virtuous trophy for more information.

Divinely Virtuous

Earn at least 300,000 Virtue reputation points to earn this silver trophy. Check the description of the Nominally Virtuous trophy for more information.

The Favor of the Gods

To unlock this achievement, complete 5 tasks in the Diligence Records. These are various challenges related to exploration, fights, socializing, and farming in Another Life. You can view them in the pause menu and track your progress towards completing them. Note that not all challenges are immediately listed and some will only unlock after completing higher levels of already completed challenges.

This is a bronze trophy and requires some time and effort to achieve.

The Gods are Pleased

To unlock this achievement, complete 20 tasks in the Diligence Records. This is a bronze trophy and requires more effort than The Favor of the Gods trophy. Refer to the description of the previous trophy to understand how to complete Diligence Records tasks.

The Gods are Impressed

To unlock this achievement, complete 50 tasks in the Diligence Records. This is a bronze trophy and requires even more effort than the previous two trophies. Refer to the description of The Favor of the Gods trophy to understand how to complete Diligence Records tasks.

The Gods are in Awe

To unlock this achievement, complete all tasks in the Diligence Records. This is a silver trophy and the most time-consuming among all the Diligence Records trophies. Some tasks may require performing certain actions several hundred times or may not be easy to perform. Refer to the description of The Favor of the Gods trophy to understand how to complete Diligence Records tasks.

Making a Difference

To unlock this achievement, complete your first Bond with a character or animal in the game. This can be done by helping them, buying something from their shop, or just meeting them. As you do this, the Bond bar will gradually fill up and you will get the achievement when it is fully charged. This is a bronze trophy.

The Most Popular Guy in Town

To unlock this achievement, complete all Bonds with characters and animals in the game. This is a much more time-consuming version of the Making a Difference trophy and requires developing a 100% Bond with all possible characters and animals. Refer to the description of the previous trophy to understand how to make a Bond with characters and animals.

The Socialite

To unlock this achievement, reach the max Social Rank in one of the locales in the game. This can be achieved by completing Substories, mini-games, and buying things in stores in a specific district. You can track your progress in the Diligent Records menu. This is a bronze trophy and can be achieved while doing other activities to complete the game to 100%.

A Taste of Everything


To unlock this achievement, order at least one item at every restaurant in the game. Restaurants are marked with orange icons on the map. After unlocking each new district, visit all the restaurants in it and order any one drink or meal, even the cheapest ones on the menu. This is a bronze trophy.

If you encounter a group of thugs outside Shady Bar in Rakugai, you’ll have to deal with them before you can enter and order something. This is important if you want to unlock certain trophies in the game.

Kyo’s Little Helper

To unlock this bronze trophy, you need to complete 10 Substories which are essentially side quests. If you’re unsure of how to find new Substories, check out the “How to start Substories?” page for more information.

Saint of Kyo

To unlock this bronze trophy, you’ll need to complete 40 Substories. Check out the Kyo’s Little Helper trophy description for more information.

Savior of Kyo

To unlock this bronze trophy, you’ll need to complete all 72 Substories in the game. Check out the Kyo’s Little Helper trophy description for more information.

Student Among Masters

To unlock this bronze trophy, you’ll need to train with each master of combat in Kyo. You only need to complete the first lesson or set of lessons for each master. After that, their dojo will be marked with a green Training icon on the map. Check out the Martial arts masters and training page to find out where to meet each master.

You’ve Got Soul

To unlock this bronze trophy, you need to unlock 10 abilities with Soul Orbs. You can obtain Soul Orbs by leveling up your character and use them to unlock any skills you want.

On the Level

To unlock this bronze trophy, you need to reach Level 50. This may take some time, but it’s not the maximum level in the game as the highest level is 99. You should be able to get this trophy before completing the game 100%.

Limit Breaker

To unlock this silver trophy, you need to break Ryoma’s stats beyond their limits. This is achieved by reaching level 99, completing all martial arts lessons, and defeating 3 masters in Komaki Dojo. This will allow you to level up again from level 1.

This is MY Ring!

To unlock this bronze trophy, you need to win 10 battles in the arena located in the central building in Mukurogai. You can access the arena at the end of Chapter 2. Any fight will do, but the easiest are the Baptism by Fire fights. It’s recommended to have a well-developed character for these fights.

Revelation Reveler

To unlock this bronze trophy, you need to attain all 8 Revelations which are unique abilities that you can obtain from the Book of Revelations. They are earned by completing specific activities.

  1. If you complete all martial arts lessons (Training icons), you will receive 4 books.
  2. By completing challenges in Scarecrow Chateau (Training icon), you will receive 2 books.
  3. If you defeat a target from the Tachibanagumi HQ board (Mukurogai), you will receive 1 book.
  4. You can purchase 1 book at Unyuan in Rakugai (Training icon).

Bring Down the Hammer

To unlock this achievement, you need to enhance your equipment 100 times.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: You can enhance your gear at the Kurogane Smithing forge in Rakunai by using coins and seals. You can choose any gear for the upgrade.

Showoff

To unlock this achievement, you need to defeat 100 enemies with Special Moves outside Ultimate Challenges.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: You can learn Special Moves from martial arts masters during your first lesson with them. To perform a Special Move, you need to have Heat charged, press R2/right trigger, and execute the move. You can use the same move repeatedly or choose other special moves related to different fighting styles.

The Abyss Stares Back

To unlock this achievement, you need to enter a Battle Dungeon 3 times.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: Battle Dungeons are introduced as you progress through the game. To unlock this achievement, you need to enter 3 Dungeons and win all their fights. You can choose simpler Dungeons to complete the achievement.

Bandit Rustler

To unlock this achievement, you need to clear the Bandits’ Cave.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to Battle Dungeons. You need to complete all the Bandits’ Cave dungeon missions.

Bandit Wrangler

To unlock this achievement, you need to clear the Bandits’ Mine.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to Battle Dungeons. You need to complete all the Bandits’ Mine dungeon missions.

Sanada Takedown

To unlock this achievement, you need to clear the Sanada Stronghold.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to Battle Dungeons. You need to complete all the Sanada Stronghold dungeon missions, which are the hardest in the game.

Drop and Give Me 100

To unlock this achievement, you need to gather 100 troopers for the Third Division.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to the Battle Dungeons and the Third Division. You need to recruit 100 unique characters, which can be found in dungeons and while exploring Kyo.

Tengu Tamer

To unlock this achievement, you need to help the Tachibanagumi bring the Tengu to justice.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to Tachibanagumi HQ in the Mukurogai district. You can help this organization find and defeat the Wanted Men to unlock the trophy by defeating the second target on the list.

An Honest Day’s Work

To unlock this achievement, you need to grow 10 different kinds of plants in the garden.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to managing your own farm, which can be done from chapter 4. Further details can be found on the Another Life – farm page.

To grow more plants, spend Virtue on skills from the Green Thumb category. Investing in Farm Expansion will also increase the size of your cultivation field. Start with smaller plants to save space and unlock the achievement by collecting 10 different types of fruits and vegetables.

Chef’s Special

How to unlock: Cook 7 different dishes.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to managing your own farm, which can be done from chapter 4. Further details can be found on the Another Life – farm page.

To unlock the trophy, buy the Typical Kitchen Upgrade with Virtue to gain access to more dishes. You’ll also need ingredients such as fruits and vegetables (harvested from your field or purchased from the store) and fish (caught or bought). The game will mark dishes you’ve already cooked with a green V.

Side Hustler

How to unlock: Complete 10 Trade Orders in the second house.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to managing your own farm, which can be done from chapter 4. Further details can be found on the Another Life – farm page.

You can complete this trophy by fulfilling simple orders like delivering common fruits, vegetables, or cooked dishes. The trophy will unlock after completing 10 orders, regardless of the type.

A Well-Rounded Cast

How to unlock: Catch 10 fish in total.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: You can catch fish from any fishing spot, which are easily accessible in the southern part of the Fushimi district (river or sea exit). Better fishing equipment is not necessary.

Catch any 10 fish to unlock the trophy. Further details can be found on the Fishing page.

Platonic Bliss

How to unlock: Watch a Slice of Life event at your second home.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: This achievement is related to managing your own farm, which can be done from chapter 4. Further details can be found on the Another Life – farm page.

Trigger any of the 3 available events, such as using the resting place in the main building of the farm. Once you’ve developed your farm enough, a cut-scene with Haruka will play, and you’ll unlock the trophy after watching it.

World’s Greatest Uncle

How to unlock: Pay off Haruka’s debt in full.

Trophy type: Bronze

Commentary: This is a guide to unlocking various trophies in the game. The player can manage their farm from chapter 4 and more information can be found on the Another Life – farm page.

To pay off the 100 Ryo debt, the player must make 5 installments of 20 Ryo each. Once the player earns some money on the farm, they will receive a letter with information about the meeting place to hand over the money. More letters will be received as the player earns coins by fulfilling orders.

Now It Feels Like Home

How to unlock: Change the interior design of your second home.

Trophy type: Bronze

Commentary: Once the player unlocks their farm, they can buy decorations in Virtue shrines. The cheapest decoration available is the Newly Furnished Interior for 2,000 Mon.

The Man Who Does It All

How to unlock: Play every mini-game.

Trophy type: Bronze

Commentary: The list of available mini-games can be found in the Notebook and the player must play each of them once. It doesn’t matter whether they win or lose. Locations associated with mini-games are marked with purple icons on the map. More than one mini-game may be available in the same location.

For example, after visiting the Gambling Hall, the player must play all the gambling games.

Easy Come, Easy Go

How to unlock: Try your hand at each type of gambling.

Trophy type: Bronze

Commentary: The player must play Chicken Racing – the mini-game is in the Rakugai district – and all the mini-games at Gambling Den – the casino is also in the Rakugai district.

Noodle-Slinger Supreme

How to unlock: Make at least 10 Ryo in sales at the Udon Shop.

Trophy type: Bronze

Commentary: The Udon Shop is located in the Fushimi district and the player must visit it more than once. On their second visit, they will unlock Substory 41 – All in the Hips. The player must help the injured shop owner handle orders in a mini-game. Earnings depend on the number of delivered orders.

The player can return to the mini-game freely and doesn’t have to earn 10 Ryo in a single session.

Sing Your Heart Out

How to unlock: Perform every song at Utamaruya.

Trophy type: Bronze

Commentary: The karaoke parlor is located in the northern part of the Fushimi district and can be visited in Chapter 2. There are 7 songs, and the player must achieve at least the rank of Preferred Performer in each of them.

Lord of the Dance

How to unlock: Perform every dance at Nichibuza.

Trophy type: Bronze

Comment: Buyo Dance studio is situated in the north-eastern part of Rakunai, specifically in Kawaramachi. Substory 1 – Nichibuza’s Newest Fan will trigger once you reach this location for the first time. Your objective in this quest is to assist Lady and perform the initial dance after defeating the thug.

The mini-game comprises of three songs, and you can choose the lowest difficulty level for each of them. However, you must attain at least a First Class rank to proceed.

Cocksure

How to unlock: Place bets on 5 chicken races.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: The Chicken Racing mini-game is found in the Rakugai district, which is first visited in chapter 3.

You have to exchange coins for Tags and make 5 bets. You can bet any number of points in each of them.

Like a Dragon in Heaven

How to unlock: Clear each of the courtesan minigames.

Trophy type: bronze

Comment: This achievement is associated with the Yamabuki brothel located in the Gion district. You will enter this district for the first time at the end of Chapter 3.

At Yamabuki, you will come across courtesan Anna, and there are three types of mini-games that you can play with her:

  1. Rock, Paper, Scissors
  2. Sake Showdown
  3. Sensual Healing

You can save the game before visiting Yamabuki if necessary, as each visit costs 1 Ryo. You only have to complete each mini-game once on the lowest difficulty level.

FAQ

1. What are the trophies/achievements in Like a Dragon Ishin?

Like a Dragon Ishin has a total of 54 trophies/achievements, including a platinum, 2 gold, 7 silver, and 44 bronze trophies. Some of the trophies include “Ishin’s Strongest Man,” “Master of All Jobs,” “Champion of the Coliseum,” and “Completionist.”

2. How do I unlock the platinum trophy in Like a Dragon Ishin?

To unlock the platinum trophy in Like a Dragon Ishin, you must earn all other trophies in the game. This includes completing all substories, mastering all jobs, defeating all enemies, and collecting all items. It’s a challenging feat, but with dedication and perseverance, the platinum trophy can be yours.

3. What is the best strategy for earning trophies in Like a Dragon Ishin?

The best strategy for earning trophies in Like a Dragon Ishin is to focus on completing all substories and mastering all jobs as early as possible. This will unlock new abilities and equipment that will make it easier to defeat enemies and earn more trophies. It’s also helpful to keep track of your progress using a guide or checklist to ensure that you don’t miss any trophies.

4. Are there any missable trophies in Like a Dragon Ishin?

Yes, there are a few missable trophies in Like a Dragon Ishin, including “The Art of Seduction,” which requires you to complete a specific substory before a certain point in the game. It’s important to refer to a guide or checklist to ensure that you don’t miss any of the missable trophies.

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