Unicorn Clan

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Unicorn Clan
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Champion Shinjo Altansarnai
Families ShinjoMotoUtakuIdeIuchi

The Unicorn Clan is a Great Clan led by its Champion Shinjo Altansarnai.

Description[edit | edit source]

For 800 years, the Ki-Rin Clan journeyed beyond Rokugan's borders, in search of external threats to the Emerald Empire. In these foreign lands, the clan learned to adapt, to do whatever it took to survive. The clan eventually returned to Rokugan, rechristened as the Unicorn Clan, its members speaking foreign tongues, wielding strange weapons, and drawing upon the kami using sorcery known as meishōdō.

The Unicorn's return was greeted as a barbarian invasion, carving a place in Rokugani society by breaking through the defenses mounted by the Crab and Lion clans. Reintegration has not been without difficulty, but there are lights in the darkness. An ancient treaty with the Crane was honored, providing the Unicorn a strong ally within the Empire. The Phoenix watch Unicorn magic with equal parts interest and concern. The Dragon perceive the wisdom of Shinjo's children, the Scorpion see the advantage in a pliable ally, and all Rokugan marvels at the speed and might of their magnificent steeds. Perhaps they are, finally, where they belong.

The Unicorn are an aggressive, practical, and nomadic clan that has mastered the arts of mobility and warfare. You must use the clan's powerful cavalry characters to outmaneuver your opponent during conflicts, bringing your characters into and out of conflict to keep your opponent on edge. The Unicorn are strongest when they are first to act, and much more comfortable attacking than defending, so be sure to play aggressively and get to your opponent before they get to you.[1]

Major Families[edit | edit source]

  • Shinjo family: Humble and optimistic by samurai standards, they have a strong sense of independence and care little for the subtleties of court life.
  • Moto family: Originally descended from nomadic barbarians in the Burning Sands, they maintain the foreign influences and avoid civilized life as much as possible.
  • Utaku family: A matriarchal family, their battle maidens are the most elite cavalry in the Empire.
  • Ide family: Patient diplomats who negotiated with foreigners during their travels, they have taken to their role as courtiers responsible for smoothing the integration of the Unicorn Clan into the Empire.
  • Iuchi family: Adaptable shugenja who wield strange foreign magics.

Cards[edit | edit source]

Cards of the Unicorn Clan
Name Set ID Deck Type
Aggressive Moto Core Set 111 Dynasty Character
Shinjo Saddle For Honor and Glory 39 Conflict Attachment
Shiotome Heroine Children of the Empire 39 Dynasty Character
Shiotome Encampment Breath of the Kami 12 Dynasty Holding
Shinjo Trailblazer Warriors of the Wind 6 Dynasty Character
Shinjo Tatsuo Unique Core Set 120 Dynasty Character
Shinjo Shono Unique Breath of the Kami 11 Dynasty Character
Shinjo Scout Meditations on the Ephemeral 111 Dynasty Character
Shinjo Outrider Core Set 114 Dynasty Character
Sneaky Shinjo Tainted Lands 30 Dynasty Character
Shinjo Altansarnai Unique Core Set 121 Dynasty Character
Shiksha Scout The Fires Within 57 Conflict Character
Seal of the Unicorn Meditations on the Ephemeral 118 Conflict Attachment
Ride Them Down Fate Has No Secrets 99 Conflict Event
Press of Battle Tainted Lands 39 Conflict Event
Moto Youth Core Set 109 Dynasty Character
Shiro Shinjo Unique Warriors of the Wind 1 Stronghold
Speak to the Heart Warriors of the Wind 23 Conflict Event
Moto Juro Unique Fate Has No Secrets 89 Dynasty Character
Utaku Tetsuko Unique Underhand of the Emperor 16 Dynasty Character
Windswept Yurt Tears of Amaterasu 11 Dynasty Holding
Wild Stallion Warriors of the Wind Character
Way of the Unicorn Core Set 198 Conflict Event
Warrior Poet Core Set 117 Dynasty Character
War Dog Master Into the Forbidden City 49 Dynasty Character
Utaku Yumino Unique Core Set 118 Dynasty Character
Utaku Mediator The Chrysanthemum Throne 71 Dynasty Character
Spyglass Core Set 193 Conflict Attachment
Utaku Kamoko Unique Children of the Empire 40 Dynasty Character
Utaku Infantry Core Set 110 Dynasty Character
Utaku Battle Steed Warriors of the Wind Conflict Attachment
Unleash the Djinn Elements Unbound 120 Conflict Event
Talisman of the Sun Unique Meditations on the Ephemeral 119 Conflict Attachment
Swift Magistrate Tears of Amaterasu 10 Dynasty Character
Moto Nergüi Unique Disciples of the Void 17 Dynasty Character
Moto Horde Core Set 119 Dynasty Character
Battle Maiden Recruit The Fires Within 50 Dynasty Character
Chasing the Sun Into the Forbidden City 58 Conflict Event
Force of the River The Ebb and Flow 80 Conflict Attachment
Favored Mount Core Set 192 Conflict Attachment
Endless Plains Core Set 14 Province
Dispatch All and Nothing 99 Conflict Event
Curved Blade Warriors of the Wind 20 Conflict Attachment
Child of the Plains Into the Forbidden City 48 Dynasty Character
Challenge on the Fields Children of the Empire 75 Conflict Event
Giver of Gifts Core Set 115 Dynasty Character
Cavalry Reserves Core Set 199 Conflict Event
Captive Audience Core Set 196 Conflict Event
Breakthrough Core Set 195 Conflict Event
Born in War Core Set 194 Conflict Attachment
Border Rider Core Set 112 Dynasty Character
Border Fortress Tainted Lands 22 Province
Gaijin Customs The Chrysanthemum Throne 79 Conflict Event
Golden Plains Outpost Unique Core Set 7 Stronghold
Minami Kaze Regulars Elements Unbound 110 Dynasty Character
Iuchi Farseer Warriors of the Wind 7 Dynasty Character
Meishōdō Wielder Core Set 113 Dynasty Character
Master of the Swift Waves The Ebb and Flow 69 Dynasty Character
Keeper of Void Core Set 218A Role
Jewel of the Khamasīn Children of the Empire 74 Conflict Attachment
Iuchi Wayfinder Core Set 190 Conflict Character
Iuchi Shahai Unique All and Nothing 91 Dynasty Character
Iuchi Daiyu Unique Warriors of the Wind 9 Dynasty Character
Hisu Mori Toride (Unicorn Clan) Unique Elements Unbound 101 Stronghold
Invocation of Ash The Fires Within 58 Conflict Attachment
Ide Trader Core Set 116 Dynasty Character
Ide Tadaji Unique For Honor and Glory 29 Dynasty Character
Ide Negotiator Children of the Empire 38 Dynasty Character
Ide Messenger Core Set 191 Conflict Character
I Am Ready Core Set 197 Conflict Event
Honest Challenger Children of the Empire 37 Dynasty Character
Young Warrior Warriors of the Wind Dynasty Character

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