Character

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Character Stats

Character is a card type. Every character has a fate cost (fate), military skill (military), political skill (Political), and a glory value (glory).[1]

Characters are the only card type which can appear in the dynasty deck or the conflict deck. Characters in conflict decks can have influence (Influence) marks.

Cards[edit | edit source]

Dynasty cards[edit | edit source]

Clan Name Traits fate military political Glory Text Box
crab Eager Scout Bushi. Scout. 0 0 0 0
lion Obstinate Recruit Bushi. 0 2 0 0 If an opponent is more honorable than you, discard this character.
lion Matsu Berserker Bushi. Berserker. 1 3 1
dragon Togashi Initiate Monk. Tattooed. 1 1 1 2 Action: While this character is attacking, spend 1 fate to an unclaimed ring – honor this character.
lion Steadfast Samurai Bushi. 1 1 1 1 Forced Reaction: After the fate phase begins, if you have at least 5 more honor than an opponent – this character cannot be discarded or lose fate this phase.
phoenix Solemn Scholar Shugenja. Earth. Scholar. 1 1 1 1 Action: During a conflict, if the earth ring is in your claimed ring pool, choose an attacking character – bow that character.
crane Asahina Artisan Shugenja. Air. 1 0 0 2 Action: During a conflict, bow this character. Choose another crane character – that character gets +3Political until the end of the conflict.
scorpion Bayushi Manipulator Courtier. 1 1 1 1 Reaction: After honor dials are revealed – increase the value of your bid by 1.
dragon Doomed Shugenja Shugenja. Fire. 1 3 3 1 Limited. (No more than one limited card can be played by each player each round.)
You cannot place fate on this character when it is played from one of your provinces.
phoenix Shiba Peacemaker Bushi. 1 4 1 1 This character cannot participate in conflicts as an attacker.
lion Ikoma Prodigy Courtier. 1  ?  ? 1  ???
crane Doji Whisperer Courtier. 1 0 3 1
neutral Otomo Courtier Courtier. Imperial. 1 2 1 This character cannot participate in conflicts as an attacker against a player that controls the Imperial Favor.
dragon Mirumoto Prodigy Bushi. Duelist. 2 3 2 1 While this character is attacking alone, your opponent cannot declare more than 1 defender.
dragon Seeker of Enlightenment Monk. Tattooed. 2 1 1 0 This character gets +1military and +1Political for each fate on each unclaimed ring.
neutral Miya Mystic Shugenja. Earth. Imperial. 2 1 1 1 Action: During the conflict phase, choose an attachment on an opponent’s character – move that attachment to another character controlled by that opponent, if able.
crane Savvy Politician Courtier. 2 1 2 1 Reaction: After this character is honored, choose a character – honor that character.
unicorn Shinjo Outrider Bushi. Cavalry. Scout. 2 2 2 2 Action: During a conflict – move this character to the conflict.
crab Shrewd Yasuki Courtier. 2 1 2 1 Action: While this character is participating in a conflict, if there is a holding in play – look at the top 2 cards of your conflict deck. Add 1 of those cards to your hand and place the other on the bottom of your conflict deck.
lion Venerable Historian Courtier. Scholar. 2 1 3 Action: While this character is participating in a conflict, if you are more honorable than your opponent – honor this character.
scorpion Adept of Shadows Shinobi. 2 2 2 0  ???
scorpion Young Rumormonger Courtier. 2 2 2 1 Interrupt: When a character would be honored or dishonored, choose another character controlled by the same player – that character receives the honor or dishonor instead.
crane Brash Samurai Bushi. 2 2 1 2 Action: When this character is your only participating member in a conflict – honor this character.
crane Daidoji Nerishma Unique Bushi. Scout. 2 3 1 1 Action: Choose a facedown card in one of your provinces – turn that card faceup.
dragon Agasha Swordsmith Shugenja. Fire. 2 1 2 1 Action: Search the top 5 cards of your conflict deck for an attachment, reveal it, and add it to your hand. Shuffle.
unicorn Aggressive Moto Bushi. Cavalry. 2 3 0 0 This character cannot be declared as a defender.
lion Akodo Gunsō Bushi. 2 2 1 2 Pride. (After this character wins a conflict, honor it. After this character loses a conflict, dishonor it.)
Reaction: After this character enters play from a province – refill that province faceup.
unicorn Border Rider Bushi. Cavalry. 2 2 1 1 Action: Ready this character.
crane Doji Gift Giver Courtier. 2 0 2 1 Action: While this character is participating in a conflict, give your opponent 1 fate. That opponent must choose a ready participating character he or she controls – bow that character.
lion Deathseeker Bushi. 2 2 1 0 Reaction: After this character loses a conflict as an attacker, sacrifice this character. Choose a character controlled by your opponent – if that character has no fate on it, discard it. Otherwise, remove 1 fate from that character.
neutral Wandering Ronin Bushi. Ronin. 3 2 2 0 Action: During a conflict, remove 1 fate from this character – it gets +2military and +2Political until the end of the conflict. (Limit twice per conflict.)
unicorn Utaku Yamino Unique Bushi. Battle maiden. Cavalry. 3 2 2 3 Action: During a conflict, discard a card from your hand – This character gain +2military and +2Political until the end of the conflict. (Limit once per conflict.)
phoenix Shiba Yōjimbō 3 3 2  ???
crab Borderlands Defender Bushi. 3 3 3 1 While this character is defending, opponents' card effects cannot bow it or move it.
crane Kakita Asami Unique Courtier. 3 1 3 2 Action: While this character is participating in a Political conflict, if you count more current Political skill in the conflict than your opponent – take 1 honor from that opponent.
phoenix Isawa Masahiro Unique Shugenja. Fire. 3 3 2 2 Action: During a fire conflict, bow this character. Choose a participating character with printed cost 2 or lower – discard that character.
crane Doji Challenger Bushi. Duelist. 3 3 3 2 Action: While this character is attacking, choose a character controlled by your opponent – move that character to this conflict.
lion Matsu Beiona Unique Bushi. 3 3 2 2 Reaction: After this character enters play, if you control 3 or more other Bushi characters – place 2 fate on this character.
lion Lion's Pride Brawler Bushi. Courtier. 3 3 2 1 Action: While this character is attacking, choose a character with equal or lower military skill than this character – bow that character.
lion Kitsu Spiritcaller Shugenja. Water. 3 1 3 2 Action: During a conflict, bow this character. Choose a character in one of your discard piles – put that character into play in the conflict. If that character is still in play at the end of the conflict, return it to the bottom of its deck.
crane Kakita Kaezin Unique Bushi. Duelist. Kenshinzen. 3 3 2 2 Action: While this character is participating in a conflict, your opponent must choose a participating character he or she controls – challenge that character to a military duel. If this character wins, move each character not involved in the duel home. If it loses, send it home.
crane Guest of Honor Courtier. 4 1 4 1 While this character is participating in a conflict, opponents cannot play events.
crane Asahina Storyteller Courtier. Shugenja. Air. 4 2 4 2 Sincerity. (When this character leaves play, draw 1 card.)
Each honored crane character you control gains sincerity.
lion Honored General Bushi. Commander. 4 3 1 2 During a conflict in which this character is participating, each other participating lion character you control gets +1military.
Reaction: After this character enters play – honor it.
scorpion Yogo Hiroue Unique 4 2  ???
lion Ikoma Eiji Unique Courtier. 4 1 3 3 Reaction: After you lose a Political conflict – put a Bushi character with printed cost 3 or lower into play from your dynasty discard pile or provinces.
phoenix Shiba Tsukune Unique 5 4 4  ???
crane Doji Hotaru Unique Bushi. Champion. 5 3 6 3 Reaction: After you claim a ring during a Political conflict in which this character is participating – resolve that ring's effect.
lion Akodo Toturi Unique Bushi. Champion. 5 6 3 3 Reaction: After you claim a ring during a military conflict in which this character is participating – resolve that ring's effect.

Conflict cards[edit | edit source]

Clan Name Traits fate military political Glory Influence Text Box
crane Steward of Law Courtier. Scholar. 1 1 1 0 1 While this character is participating in a conflict, characters cannot become dishonored.
phoenix Seeker of Knowledge Courtier. Shugenja. Air. 2 0 2 1 1 While this character is attacking, the contested ring gains the air element. If this character wins the conflict as an attacker, you may choose which of its ring effects to resolve.
lion Vengeful Oathkeeper Bushi. 2 2 1 1 2 Reaction: After you lose a military conflict – put this character into play from your hand.
lion Master of the Spear Bushi. 3 2 2 1 3 Action: While this character is attacking, your opponent must choose a participating character he or she controls – move that character home.

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