Create a general and enter one of the following names
to get an increase in one or more of his or her stats. Try using
the names of your default bodyguards in the units the game assigns
when making new generals to find other special names. Note: Some
of the names only have an effect in the Japanese version of the
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Jared Kingry, AStrayDog,
Damascus (increased stats)
Doji (increased stats)
Guan Yu (Sword/Naginata/Horse/Archery bonus)
Honda (Sword attack power bonus)
Kabuki (Spear/Naginata bonus)
Kato (Sword and Spear attack power bonus)
Kojiro (Weapon bonus)
Kondo (Spear attack and defense bonus)
Kotarou (Sword and Horse attack power bonus)
Munenouri (Sword, Spear and Horse Attack bonus)
Musashi (Spear and Ranged defense, Horse attack power bonus)
Musasibou (Sword, Spear, and Horse attack bonus)
Okita (Sword & spear attack bonus)
Oyu (Spear/Horse/Archery bonus)
Ryuki (Spear and Naginata bonus)
Sakamoto (Sword and spear attack bonus)
Sakon (Sword and Spear attack power bonus)
Sasaki (Spear attack and Ranged defense power bonus)
Shizuna (Jump, Speed, Archery bonus)
Zhang Fei (Spear bonus)
Successfully complete Story (Musou) mode with any character, then
highlight that person at the character selection screen and press
Get a 100% completion with all fifteen default characters and
a created character. Then, choose the alternate costume for your
character, and all your opponents will also wear their alternate
To unlock four more models for a created character, train a new
general and get any weapon to an attack rating of 55 by the fourth
month. Defeat the Strike Ninja that appears to challenges your
school, the complete your training. This may be done up to three
more times to unlock a total of four new models for your created
New Officer's extra models can be unlocked with any selected models
during the trial. New Officer's character extra models in labels
are as follows.
First: Male Shogun Wear
Second: Female Shogun Wear
Third: Male Desert Wear
Fourth: Female Desert Wear
Fight as Goemon:
Successfully complete Okuni's campaign.
Fight Hattori Hanzo in New Officer Mode:
If you have 130+ Jump and you select Combo Training,
you may encounter Hanzo. If you defeat him you get the rare item,
Provisions (Battle Rations or something similar) which revives
you from death once in a battle and restores your health to half.
This is the only way to get this item.
Fight as Keichi Maeda:
Do Kenshin Uesugi's story mode. When you get to the Siege Of Gifu
castle level, a mission will appear saying to eliminate Keiji
Maeda. Do not do this. After you complete the level, you will
appear in Gifu Castle. When you reach the fourth level, Keiji
Maeda and Nobunaga Oda will be waiting for you. Then, kill Nobunaga
Oda to complete the level. When you finish the Showdown At Kawankajima
level and the credits end, a screen should appear stating "You
have unlocked Keiji Maeda.
Fight against Keiji Maeda in New Officer
When creating a new officer, if your attack strength with any
weapon is 68 or higher, Keiji may show up to challenge you if
you select Swordsmanship (Melee) training. Keiji is very powerful,
and the weapon you fight with is random. If you defeat him, you
may get the Reach skill for free.
Fight as Kunoichi:
Successfully complete Hanzo Hattori's and Shingen's campaigns.
Fight as Magoichi Saika:
Successfully complete any character's campaign.
Fight against Magoichi Saika in New Officer
If you have a high Ranged Attack (over 65) and select Archery,
you may be challenged by Magoichi. If you defeat him, your ranged
attack weapon becomes a rifle instead of a bow and arrow.
Fight as Masamune:
Successfully complete any two character's campaigns.
Fight against Masamune Date:
In new officer mode, constantly do riding. Eventually Masamune
Date appears, gets agitated, and decides to fight you.
Fight as Nobunaga Oda:
Successfully complete Oichi's, Magoichi's, and Noh's campaigns.
Fight as Noh:
Successfully complete Ranmaru Mori's campaign.
Fight as Okuni:
Successfully complete Keiji Maeda's campaign.
Fight as Ranmaru Mori:
Successfully complete Mitsuhide Akechi's campaign.
Fight as Shingen:
Successfully complete Sanada's campaign.
Fight against Lu Bu:
Get to the sublevel 30 in the Abyss in survival mode,
then go to the blue map square.
Use the Death element on your weapons:
Collect all five volumes of "The Book of Five
Rings" with a created character.
Hint: Quick stand from falling:
Press L immediately to stand quickly from falling.
Hint: Body Guard Manual:
In the new officer campaign in the Siege Of Osaka on
Yukimura's side, successfully complete all of the objectives until
Yukimura charges into the enemy camp. Once he charges, follow
him and there will be an ambush inside the enemy's castle. After
you successfully repel the ambush, a special item will appear
on one of the right side gate captains. He moves slowly to the
east -- you should be able to catch him on foot.
Hint: Kankestuba Saddle:
In Sanada Yukimura's summer campaign at Osaka, follow
all the missions up to and including and preventing Date Masamune
from entering the castle. A supply team will appear from the gate
in the west of the center and move towards the gate east of the
center. There appears to be a time limit for getting this item
(possibly about fifteen minutes).
Hint: Matsukaze Saddle:
In Takeda Shingen's stage, Attack On Azuchi Castle,
defeat Akechi Mitsuhide then enter the castle from the east side.
Defeat Maeda Keiju within one minute of when he appears. As soon
as you do so, the supply team will appear next to Maeda Katsuie's
position and move towards the gate next to Niwa Nagahide's position.
Go there and cut them off. They will disappear rather quickly
-- to run there, ignoring all other enemies.
Hint: War Ration:
To get War Ration easier, first use a male or a female
model. Name him or her Kunoichi (most effective if you used a
female model). You should start with a Jump of 115 to 118. Then,
play burst, where you must solve the maze using only sword (because
sword increases jumps). Try to complete the stage without getting
hit, with at least 1:00 to 1:12 remaining. You then should have
a rating of "Great" or "Good", and Jump should
increase about 3 to 4. Keep doing this until you get 130 Jumps
and Goemon might appear. Watch out for the gun in expert; it may
kill you in three shots.
Hint: Easy third or fourth weapons:
An easy way to receive a decent third weapon or your
fourth weapon for anyone is to play through Hanzo's story. Then,
in free mode, play the Ueda Infiltration under the hard or chaos
difficulty settings. You will receive some good items and weapons.
Note: Do not try this unless your character is strong or you already
possess a decent weapon and items -- Kuniochi is difficult.
Another easy way to get a good fourth weapon is to have a second
player with you in free mode. Player two should be a rank 1 character,
because the game sets the difficulty somewhere between the levels
of the first and second player. This makes killing generals a
To get high level 4 weapons (for example, 40+ Attack, Life, Defense,
etc.), play through story mode with Hattori Hanzou and Goemon.
Go to "Free Play", then Goemon. Select "Goemon's
Tale", and play Osaka Intrusion. Find all treasures on the
first floor. The "Valuable Item Found" message will
appear. Return to the start of the level and pick up the item.
It is a Guiding Doll. Note: There are more treasures than the
amount required; find them all. Finish the mission, and you will
get the Doll. Next, switch the difficulty to Hell (chaos), go
to "Free Play", and choose the character for which you
want a good level 4 weapon. Select "Hattori Hanzou's Tale",
then Ueda Infiltration. All you need is the Guiding Doll equipped,
along with any other accessories, and a level 3+ weapon. Note:
Kunoichi is rather difficult; you may want a high level character.
Gather all information on all levels of the castle (along with
all treasures that appear on your map, thanks to the Guiding Doll),
then proceed to the last floor (sub-level 5). Get the final treasures,
then proceed into the room with the secret letter. After the mission,
you should receive multiple items with high stat boosts and two
to four weapons, also with high stat boosts.
An easy way to get a level 4 weapon is to go to free mode under
any difficulty setting, then select Okuni's Tale. Go to the final
scenario on part A. Complete the mission, and at about the third
level there will be a large octagon-shaped room. In the center
is a platform. Go all the way to the other side of the octagon
to find a break in the handrail. Jump on the platforms to the
center get a level 4 weapon. Then, complete the rest of the stage.
To get third or fourth weapons, first choose free mode. Then,
choose the character you want. Select Mitsuhide's Tale, and finally
choose Gifu Infiltration. Go through the stage until you get to
the floor where you fight Ranmaru Mori. Go out to where he is
located, then go to the right side of the room. Attack the crate
on that side to get a new weapon. This should give you a third
or fourth weapon.
Use the following trick to get level 4 weapons for low level characters
easily. First, get Shingen and go to his story mode. When you
get to the Siege Of Azuchi Castle level, thwart the fire attack,
beat Mitsuhide to Nobunaga, then let Mitsuhide join your side.
After this, let him die while he is withdrawing. Then, kill everyone
remaining and you will unlock the Kawanakajima Showdown level.
After completing Kawanakajima Showdown, go to free mode and get
any general. When you start, go directly down to the bottom left
where Keiji is waiting. If you wait until he attacks he is noticeably
more difficult. He is still easy, but gets more annoying if you
wait. Kill him and get his weapon, then kill Kenshin to complete
the level. This works almost all of the time. If it does not work
the first time, keep doing it.
Benji of Buda.
Hint: Level 5 weapons:
You can earn a level 5 weapon under any difficulty
Weapon: Night Fang "Underworld"
Stats: Base Attack 46, Night Element, Musou +40, Ranged Attack
+45, Movement +42, Jump +32
In the battle of Mikatagahara, the general objective is to withstand
the Takeda army's battle formation. Once the stage starts, lure
Naitou Toyomasa and Yamagata Masakage forward and defeat them.
Then, defeat Oyamada Nobushige and immediately move towards Baba
Nobufusa's location. Defeat him without letting Hirote Hirohide
get defeated. Anayama Nobukimi and Takeda Katsuyori will come
towards you; defeat them as well. You cannot allow any of your
allies be defeated. Infiltrate the enemy camp using the ninja
route, then take all the enemy gates and the supply team will
appear. They appear slightly to the east of your home camp and
move west. Defeat the captain for the weapon. Shingen will start
retreating once you take all of the gates. It may be prudent to
wait until your allies are close to his camp before taking the
last gate to get in his way.
Weapon: Jeweled Halberd of Heaven
Stats: Base Attack 50, Lightning Element, Life +50, Attack +46,
Mounted Attack +44, Musou Gain +25
In the Test of Kawanakajima defeat all enemy generals and subgenerals
except for the commander. The supply team will show up in the
southwest and move towards the north exit point. Defeat the captain
for the weapon.
Stats: Base Attack +45, Ice Element, Life +37, Musou +45, Ranged
Defense +49, Jump +29
Kunoichi's weapon is very easy to get, because you do not have
to kill anyone.. In the Rescue Of Ueda Castle, reach the fifth
floor in less than three minutes without defeating any enemies.
A precious item report will appear. Go to the northwest, and the
weapon will be in one of the rooms there.
Weapon: Periwinkle "Mikaboshi"
Stats: Base Attack 46, Ice Element, Attack +45, Mounted Attack
+35, Musou Gain +32, Attack Radius +39
In the Intrusion of Honnouji, arrive at the temple before Mitsuhide.
Defeat Mitsuhide's generals, then defeat Mitsuhide himself. Next,
defeat all of Nobunaga's generals and subgenerals. Complete all
this without any of your own generals having lost and the supply
team will appear in the temple, running for Nobunaga's exit point.
Defeat the captain to pick up the weapon.
Weapon: Sacred Sword "Futsumitama"
Stats: Base Attack 47, Lightning Element, Attack +42, Musou +37,
Defense +46, Attack Radius +28
In the Battle of Yamazaki upper version, first defeat Nakamura
Kazuuji and the guard captains on Tennouzan . A mission will appear
to assist Matsuda Masachika towards the south. Do so by defeating
Nakagawa Kiyohide and Takayama Shigetomo. Next, clear the Tennouzan
of enemies quickly before the Maeda Keiji charge or enemy reinforcements
events show up about five minutes into the battle. If you do so,
a supply team will appear near the enemy commander, heading towards
the cave up north. Defeat the captain for the weapon. Note: You
cannot let your guard captains on the Tennouzan die.
Weapon: Aramasa of Orochi
Stats: Base Attack 48, Night Element, Musou +45, Attack +26, Mounted
Attack +49, Attack Radius +35
In the Battle of Okehazama, defeat the two front-line guards of
the Imagawa army. A mission will appear to assist Hideyoshi. Ignore
it and let him be defeated. Next, defeat Imagawa's generals until
he has two remaining. Hanzou will show up and run towards the
enemy base as support. Get to the base first and the supply team
will appear near the southwest, near Hideyoshi's original location.
Defeat the captain for the weapon. Hanzou is extremely fast. You
will probably require a horse (preferably Matsukaze).
Weapon: Fire Lance "Susanoo"
Stats: Base Attack 47, , Fire element, Life +50, Musuo+27, Attack+48,
Defeat 1,000 enemies in the Summer campaign of Osaka. Clear the
following missions: Luring the two generals in front of your cannons,
returning to home base, and preventing Masamune Date from entering
the castle. At this point, the mission to charge into the enemy
camp will appear. Take this opportunity to defeat as many enemy
generals as possible and build your kill count. Then, charge into
the enemy camp and continue towards 1,000 opponents. A supply
team will appear near the southwest of the map and move towards
the east gate of the castle. Defeat the captain for the weapon.
Hint: Special abilities:
Kunoichi: Double Jump: Press A(2).
Hanzo Hattori: Double Jump: Press A(2).
Okuni: Float: Press A(2).
Goemon Ishikawa: Bash Walls: Press Y.
Hint: Only four missions in Magoichi Saika's
On The fourth mission, Skirmish Of Kyoto, let the enemy's
fire attack succeed. then defeat Nobunaga Oda before your leader
Hint: Fifth mission for Magoichi Saika:
From mission 1, successfully snipe Nobunaga Oda then
clear the mission. Continue sniping Nobunaga Oda until the fourth
mission. When there, control the strongholds and stop the fire
attack. After that, go to the rooftop and snipe him. After you
shoot him, jump off and defeat him before your leader surrenders.
Your next mission will be to eliminate Nobunaga Oda. Defeat him
and you unlock the fifth mission. It is a tower mission.
Hint: Easy items:
An easy way to get items is to play the Abyss survivor
game. If you get Hanzo up to rank 20 with a level 4 weapon, you
can run through the dungeon fairly easily. It is best if Hanzo
has level 2 or 3 "healing items are stronger" skill.
Also make sure Hanzo has the mastery skill where True Musou is
always available. If the weapon has the Flame element on it, the
Musou will make jets of fire around Hanzo. If you run through
the tower sub-levels directly to the next staircase down (not
killing a lot of peasants), you can clear the floor in about a
minute and a half. After three sub-levels, you can save or continue.
If you go deeper, the items get better, but the opponents get
more difficult. If you see an officer that is not blocking the
stairs, kill him as he normally has healing items.
Hint: Easy experience:
If you are using a level 4 weapon you can claim better
experience, even if you are not skilled. Use the Charge Attack
power on an officer. When he is dizzy, attack him with Musou and
you will get 1,000 experience after he is defeated.
Hint: Easy health:
When you are fighting and your health is red, run in
circles and let your Musou charge by itself. Then, turn around
and do your true Musou attack. Repeat this until there are enough
people for you to handle, the enemy officer is dead, you find
health, or you get health because of a dark elemental weapon.
Hint: Regain horse's full health:
Whenever your horse is about to die or has some damage
done to it, get off, then get back on. The horse's health will
be full again.
Hint: Guan Yu and Dong Zhou reference:
When you are inside Osaka castle, on the first floor
you will find pictures of Guan Yu and Dong Zhou from the Dynasty
Warriors series on the wall. Note: Try to find all the rooms
in the first floor.
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