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Crab Clan
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Champion Hida Kisada
Families HidaHirumaKaiuKuniYasuki

The Crab Clan is a Great Clan led by its Champion Hida Kisada. The Clan is responsible for defending the Emerald Empire from the threat of the Shadowlands.

Description[edit | edit source]

To the south of Rokugan lie the blighted Shadowlands, a dark realm under the sway of Fu Leng and the corrupted armies from the realm of Jigoku. The only safeguard between the Shadowlands and Rokugan is the mighty Kaiu Wall and its constructors and defenders, the Crab Clan.

To those who look upon the Crab kindly, their strength is impressive and their determination honorable. But to those who do not-those who benefit from the protection of the Wall without knowing the sacrifices it requires-the Crab are impolite brutes, too pigheaded to comprehend the intricacies of court decorum. Regardless of how others might view them, the Crab cannot mire themselves in bickering and intrigue. They present their back to the court only so they may more fully face the true enemy in the Shadowlands beyond.

As rugged, stoic, and tenacious defenders of the Empire, the Crab are at their best when they are defending against attacks and reacting to an opponent's aggression, weathering your opponent's best attacks, and retaliating when your foe is most vulnerable. As builders who excel at living off the land, holdings are important to the Crab to protect their provinces and power their characters.[1]

Major Families[edit | edit source]

  • Hida family: Leaders of the Crab Clan, they are among the largest families in Rokugan and provide the vast bulk of the Crab's military might and tactical prowess.
  • Hiruma family: Agile scouts and bodyguards who support the Hida family in the perpetual war against the Shadowlands.
  • Kaiu family: The most talented engineers in the Empire, they specialize in fortifications and siege warfare.
  • Kuni family: Enigmatic shugenja who study the Shadowlands. They are also skilled healers.
  • Yasuki family: Formerly a part of the Crane Clan, this family of courtiers, merchants and diplomats procure the supplies the Crab need through any means necessary.

Cards[edit | edit source]

Cards of the Crab Clan
Name Set ID Deck Type
Apprentice Earthcaller Tainted Lands 24 Dynasty Character
Spreading the Darkness Tainted Lands 32 Conflict Event
Levy Core Set 135 Conflict Event
Nezumi Infiltrator The Ebb and Flow 71 Conflict Character
Pathfinder's Blade For Honor and Glory 31 Conflict Attachment
Pit Trap The Chrysanthemum Throne 73 Conflict Attachment
Pragmatism Elements Unbound 113 Conflict Attachment
Raise the Alarm For Honor and Glory 32 Conflict Event
Rebuild Core Set 136 Conflict Event
Reprieve Core Set 132 Conflict Attachment
Seal of the Crab Into the Forbidden City 51 Conflict Attachment
Shiro Nishiyama Unique Core Set 1 Stronghold
Shrewd Yasuki Core Set 29 Dynasty Character
Specialized Defenses Elements Unbound 114 Conflict Event
Staunch Hida Tears of Amaterasu 3 Dynasty Character
Kuni Ritsuko Unique Meditations on the Ephemeral 102 Dynasty Character
Steadfast Witch Hunter Core Set 35 Dynasty Character
Stoic Gunsō Core Set 131 Conflict Character
Stoic Magistrate For Honor and Glory 23 Dynasty Character
Tainted Hero All and Nothing 83 Dynasty Character
The Mountain Does Not Fall Core Set 138 Conflict Event
Third Tower Guard Breath of the Kami 4 Dynasty Character
Vanguard Warrior Core Set 30 Dynasty Character
Vengeful Berserker Core Set 33 Dynasty Character
Watch Commander Core Set 133 Conflict Attachment
Way of the Crab Core Set 137 Conflict Event
Wicked Tetsubō The Fires Within 51 Conflict Attachment
Yasuki Broker Elements Unbound 104 Dynasty Character
Yasuki Oguri Unique Underhand of the Emperor 12 Dynasty Character
Kuni Yori Unique Tainted Lands 25 Dynasty Character
Kuni Laboratory All and Nothing 84 Dynasty Holding
Borderlands Defender Core Set 31 Dynasty Character
Hida Tomonatsu Unique Core Set 34 Dynasty Character
Borderlands Fortifications Core Set 38 Dynasty Holding
Crisis Breaker Fate Has No Secrets 82 Dynasty Character
Defend the Wall Core Set 8 Province
Eager Scout Core Set 25 Dynasty Character
Fair Accord Fate Has No Secrets 91 Conflict Event
Fight On The Ebb and Flow 72 Conflict Event
Flooded Waste The Ebb and Flow 61 Province
Funeral Pyre Core Set 39 Dynasty Holding
Heavy Ballista Children of the Empire 10 Dynasty Holding
Hida Amoro Unique Disciples of the Void 13 Dynasty Character
Hida Guardian Core Set 26 Dynasty Character
Hida Kisada Unique Core Set 37 Dynasty Character
Hida Yakamo Unique Children of the Empire Dynasty Character
Keeper of Earth Core Set 215A Role
Hiruma Ambusher Core Set 130 Conflict Character
Hiruma Kogoe Unique The Fires Within 42 Dynasty Character
Hiruma Outpost Breath of the Kami 5 Dynasty Holding
Hiruma Skirmisher Into the Forbidden City 50 Conflict Character
Hiruma Yōjimbō Core Set 28 Dynasty Character
In Defense of Rokugan Children of the Empire 52 Conflict Event
Intimidating Hida Core Set 32 Dynasty Character
Iron Mine Meditations on the Ephemeral 103 Dynasty Holding
Jade Tetsubō Core Set 134 Conflict Attachment
Kaiu Envoy Core Set 27 Dynasty Character
Kaiu Inventor The Chrysanthemum Throne 63 Dynasty Character
Kaiu Shuichi Unique Core Set 36 Dynasty Character
Karada District Unique Tears of Amaterasu 4 Dynasty Holding
Yasuki Taka Unique Fate Has No Secrets 83 Dynasty Character

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