The Emperor's Legion

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The Emperor's Legion
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Product Code L5C27
Release Date Not specified
Previous Defenders of Rokugan
Next Seekers of Wisdom
Cycle Clan Packs

The Emperor's Legion is the fifth Clan Pack and contains three copies of twenty-five new cards, plus one copy of three new cards. [1]

The cover art of this set by Amélie Hutt is from the card Matsu Tsuko.

Cards[edit | edit source]

ID Name Clan Deck Type Traits Text Box
10 Voice of the Ancestors lion Dynasty Character Shugenja. Water. Action: Choose a character you control – play a lion character from your dynasty discard pile as an attachment on the chosen character, reducing its cost by 1. Treat this attachment as if its printed text box were blank. It gains the Spirit trait and the text: "Limit 1 Spirit per character. Add this card's printed military and Political skill values to those of attached character."
21 Tactical Ingenuity lion Conflict Attachment Condition. Attach to a Commander character.
Attached character gains: “Action: During a conflict in which this character is participating – search the top 4 cards of your conflict deck for an event, reveal it, and add it to your hand. Shuffle.”
9 Akodo Motivator lion Dynasty Character Bushi. Reaction: After an opponent’s card ability or ring effect discards 1 or more cards from your hand – that opponent discards an equal number of cards at random from his or her hand.
7 Ardent Omoidasu lion Dynasty Character Courtier. Reaction: After an opponent’s card ability or ring effect dishonors a character you control – take 2 honor from that opponent.
12 Champions of Yomi Unique lion Dynasty Character Spirit. Army. No attachments except Spirit.
Reaction: After a character you control loses a conflict as an attacker, bow your stronghold – put this character into play from your dynasty discard pile. If it is in play at the end of the phase, remove it from the game.
13 Hall of Victories lion Dynasty Holding Forced Reaction: After a player wins a conflict – that player gains 1 honor. (Unlimited.)
24 Honor in Battle lion Conflict Event Action: If you have claimed a military ring, choose a character – honor that character.
8 Kitsu Motso Unique lion Dynasty Character Bushi. Commander. Action: During a conflict in which this character is participating, if you have fewer cards in your hand than your opponent, choose a character that opponent controls – move that character to the conflict.
11 Matsu Tsuko (TEL) Unique lion Dynasty Character Bushi. Champion. Commander. Reaction: After this character wins a conflict as the attacker against a non-stronghold province, if you are more honorable than your opponent – break the attacked province.
26 Right Hand of the Emperor lion Conflict Event If you are more honorable than an opponent, you can play this card from your discard pile.
Action: Choose up to 6 printed cost worth of Bushi characters you control – ready each of those characters. Put this card on the bottom of its owner's conflict deck.
25 Prepare for War lion Conflict Event Action: Choose a character you control – you may discard any number of attachments and/or status tokens from it. If that character is a Commander, honor it.
5 Samurai of Integrity lion Dynasty Character Bushi.
3 Support of the Lion neutral Role Lion. Increase your deckbuilding influence value by 8. You may only spend influence on lion clan cards.
22 Total Warfare lion Conflict Attachment Battlefield. Attach to an unbroken province. Limit 1 Battlefield attachment per province.
Forced Reaction: After a player loses a conflict at attached province – that player must sacrifice a participating character.
17 Shosuro Denmaru Unique scorpion Dynasty Character Bushi. Commander. Each honored character controlled by an opponent has a base glory of 0.
15 Doji Kuzunobu Unique crane Dynasty Character Courtier. Creature. While this character is participating in a conflict, players cannot trigger reaction abilities.
19 Caravan Guard neutral Dynasty Character Bushi. Rōnin. Keeper role only.
This character cannot be declared as an attacker unless you spend 1 fate.
20 Insolent Outcast neutral Dynasty Character Bushi. Rōnin. Seeker role only.
This character gets +1military and +1Political for each honored character an opponent controls.
16 Isawa Tsuke Unique phoenix Dynasty Character Shugenja. Fire. Elemental Master. Reaction: After you honor or dishonor a character by the effect of the fire ring – each other character with the same printed cost as the chosen character controlled by the same player receives the same ring effect as the character.
27 Kitsuki Kāgi Unique dragon Conflict Character Courtier. Imperial. Reaction: After this character wins a conflict, choose up to 3 cards in a player's discard pile – remove them from the game.
18 Moto Ariq Unique unicorn Dynasty Character Bushi. Cavalry. Action: During a conflict in which this character is participating, if your opponent is more honorable than you, he or she must choose a ready character he or she controls – move that character to the conflict.
28 Those Who Serve neutral Conflict Event Philosophy. Limited. (No more than one limited card can be played by each player each round.)
Action: During the dynasty phase – reduce the cost to play each character you play this phase by 1 (to a minimum of 0).
14 Yasuki Hikaru Unique crab Dynasty Character Bushi. Magistrate. Action: During a conflict in which this character is defending, choose an attacking character with higher military skill than this character – move the chosen character home.
4 Ashigaru Levy lion Dynasty Character Peasant. Reaction: After this character enters play, choose another copy of this card in your provinces or discard pile – put that character into play.
23 Embrace Death lion Conflict Event Philosophy. Reaction: After a Bushi character you control loses a conflict as the attacker, sacrifice it. Choose a character controlled by your opponent – if that character has no fate on it, discard it. Otherwise, remove 1 fate from it.
1 Kyūden Ikoma Unique lion Stronghold Castle. Reaction: After a character you control loses a conflict as an attacker, bow this strognhold. Choose a non-Champion character – bow that character.
6 Matsu Gohei Unique lion Dynasty Character Bushi. This character does not bow as the result of conflict resolution during conflicts in which it is attacking with 2 or more other Bushi characters.
2 Kenson no Gakka Unique lion Province Castle. Reaction: After you lose a conflict at this province – honor each defending character.

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