From the Manual:
A newspaper journalist working for the local paper. With a vigorous sense of curiosity, she has an insatiable appetite for collecting every bit of information. This is the source of her power. With a pushy and strong personality, she is a sore loser who often clashes with others, but even though she is stuck on herself, she does take care of others.
Personal Items: Lock-picking tools
Standing in front of a locked door, if you select the picking tools from the item list, four different types of lock picks will be displayed. Select one of them and choose the "Use" item command. Get into position and press the O button repeatedly until the door opens.
- Press the X button to cancel lock picking.
The time it take to open a door depends on which lock-picking tool you use. Finding the right tool to fit the door is the secret to shortening the time.
BACK STEP: Press the X button while pressing the R1 button.(O button)When it looks as if you're going to be attacked by an opponent, you can move swiftly backwards to evade the attack.
TAKING POT SHOTS: Press the R1 button continuously and after your stance has changed, press the O button. This special movement can only be used when you are equipped with a Handgun, enemies who get hit sustain considerable damage.
- There are some Handguns that cannot be used.