DESTINY OF AN EMPEROR
 Levelup / Tactic Guide
  by: Binta
email address: nekketsu_vince@yahoo.com
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What is this about?
This includes a chart of the HP you'll have on any given levelup, the tactics
you learn on each level, and the minimum INT requirement to learn each tactic.
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Copyright
I, Binta, have made this FAQ. You can print it, use it freely, or ask me if you
want to use it on your own site. Do NOT, however, plagiarize my stuff, sell it,
or ruin it in some way. In short: don't steal my work in any way.
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Thanks to:
-GameFAQs, for accepting this FAQ
-Myself, for my hard work
-Capcom, for great games like this
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Version History

1.0 - (November 26, 2010) Initial release.

2.0 - (January 12, 2011) Added charts and ratings for each character who can
      join your team. Also corrected tacticians with 240+ INT are unable to
      learn Li Jian.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. HP / TACTIC CHARTS
2. TACTICIANS
3. THE TACTICS
4. INTERESTING (MINOR) THINGS

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HP / TACTIC CHARTS

Here you will see the amount of HP (soldiers) the Tiger Generals will have on
any given level. It's always predetermined and nothing changes it. Maximum TP
(tactical points), on the other hand, increases by 3-5 points randomly, and only
if you have a tactician in your active team (reserves doesn't count) who can
learn the tactic that goes with the level.

Example: You reach level 23, where you learn Wan Fu. To learn this, your current
team needs at least one officer who has an INT of 220 or higher. If you don't
have anyone whose INT is 220 or higher, you won't learn Wan Fu until you find
an officer who's intelligent enough to use it (and they'll already come with
it). On top of this, you'll miss out on the TP increase.

The INT requirements to learn/use a tactic are not be the exact values; I got
these values from the least intelligent officers (at least the ones you can
recruit) who have access to the tactics.

Any level with dashes for the Tactics and INT columns means there are no tactics
to learn on those levels.

    Guan   Zhang  Zhao   Huang  Zhu Ge Ma     Guan   Zhang  Jiang
LV   Yu     Fei    Yun    Zhong  Liang  Chao   Xing   Bao    Wei   Tactics   INT
01    100    100    100    100    100    100    100    100    100  -         -
02    114    114    112    114    113    113    114    114    112  Lian Huo  100
03    130    130    125    130    128    128    125    130    130  Wuo Jian  100
04    148    149    140    148    145    145    149    148    140  Shui Tu   100
05    168    171    156    168    164    164    168    171    156  Chi Xin   100
06    191    196    174    191    185    185    191    196    174  Cheng Nei 130
07    217    225    195    217    209    209    217    225    195  Qi Shou   157
08    247    258    218    247    236    236    247    258    218  Ye Huo    100
09    281    296    244    281    267    267    281    296    244  Shui Jian 115
10    320    339    273    320    302    302    320    339    273  Shui Xing 100
11    365    389    309    365    342    342    365    389    309  Jie Ce    160
12    416    446    350    416    387    387    416    446    350  Fu Bing   220
13    474    512    396    474    438    438    474    512    396  Tong Xian 160
14    540    588    448    540    496    496    540    588    448  Yan Re    130
15    615    675    507    615    561    561    615    675    507  Shui Lei  130
16    701    775    574    701    635    635    701    775    574  Yin Xian  200
17    799    890    650    799    719    719    799    890    650  Ji Rou    200
18    911   1022    736    911    814    814    911   1022    736  Bei Ji    240
19   1039   1173    833   1039    922    922   1039   1173    833  Yi Xin    180
20   1185   1347    943   1185   1044   1044   1185   1347    943  Li Jian   157
21   1351   1536   1082   1328   1182   1182   1351   1536   1082  Hong Shui 160
22   1540   1752   1242   1488   1338   1338   1540   1752   1242  Da Re     180
23   1756   1998   1426   1668   1515   1515   1756   1998   1426  Wan Fu    220
24   2002   2278   1637   1869   1716   1716   2002   2278   1637  Ji Mian   200
25   2283   2598   1879   2095   1943   1943   2283   2598   1879  Tui Lu    157
26   2604   2963   2157   2348   2201   2201   2604   2963   2157  Gui Huan  157
27   2970   3379   2477   2632   2493   2493   2970   3379   2477  An Sha    180
28   3387   3854   2844   2950   2824   2824   3387   3854   2844  Jin Xian  255
29   3863   4395   3266   3307   3199   3199   3863   4395   3266  Shui Long 220
30   4406   5013   3750   3707   3623   3623   4406   5013   3750  Huo Shen  220
31   4939   5620   4306   4155   4104   4104   4939   5620   4306  Ce Mian   240
32   5537   6300   4945   4658   4649   4649   5537   6300   4945  -         -
33   6207   7062   5679   5222   5266   5266   6207   7062   5679  -         -
34   6958   7917   6521   5854   5965   5965   6958   7917   6521  -         -
35   7800   8875   7488   6562   6757   6757   7800   8875   7488  -         -
36   8744   9949   8599   7356   7654   7654   8744   9949   8599  -         -
37   9802  11153   9875   8246   8670   8670   9802  11153   9875  -         -
38  10988  12503  11340   9244   9821   9821  10988  12503  11340  -         -
39  12318  14017  13023  10363  11125  11125  12318  14017  13023  -         -
40  13809  15714  14956  11617  12602  12602  13809  15714  14956  -         -
41  15211  17309  16474  12796  13881  13881  15211  17309  16474  -         -
42  16755  19066  18147  14095  15290  15290  16755  19066  18147  -         -
43  18456  21002  19990  15526  16842  16842  18456  21002  19990  -         -
44  20330  23135  22020  17102  18552  18552  20330  23135  22020  -         -
45  22394  25484  24256  18838  20436  20436  22394  25484  24256  -         -
46  24668  28072  26719  20751  22511  22511  24668  28072  26719  -         -
47  27173  30923  29432  22858  24797  24797  27173  30923  29432  -         -
48  29932  34063  32421  25179  27315  27315  29932  34063  32421  -         -
49  32971  37522  35713  27736  30089  30089  32971  37522  35713  -         -
50  36319  41332  39340  30552  33144  33144  36319  41332  39340  -         -
51  38319  43332  41340  32552  35144  35144  38319  43332  41340  -         -
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TACTICIANS

Here is a list of tacticians who can join your side. They are ranked from most
intelligent to least intelligent. Ranks with "T" mean there is at least one
officer of equal intelligence. Be careful that some tiers are right next to each
other, in case you misread ranks 4/5/6, 17/18, 23/24/25 as one tier.

Here's also a crude chart of what tactics you can learn. To read the A12345 and
such mean, A is fire tactics, B is water tactics, C is healing tactics, D is
defensive tactics, E is miscellaneous tactics, and F is indirect offensive
tactics. The numbers represent the order the tactics are learned in that
particular category. See next section for details.

Rank INT TACTICIANS     A12345    B12345    C12345    D12345    E12345    F12345
  1. 255 Zhu Ge Liang    *****     *****     *****     *****     *****     **  *
T 2. 240 Pang Tong       *****     *****     ****      *****     *****     **  *
T 2. 240 Zhang Zhao      *****     *****     ****      *****     *****     **  *
T 2. 240 Lu Sun          *****     *****     ****      *****     *****     **  *
  3. 230 Zhou Yu         *****     *****     ****      ****      *****     ****
T 4. 228 Yang Xiu        *****     *****     ****      ****      *****     ****
T 4. 228 Chen Qun        *****     *****     ****      ****      *****     ****
T 5. 225 Liu Bei         *****     *****     ****      ****      *****     ****
T 5. 225 Jiang Wei       *****     *****     ****      ****      *****     ****
T 6. 220 Xu Zhe          *****     *****     ****      ****      *****     ****
T 6. 220 Cao Zhi         *****     *****     ****      ****      *****     ****
  7. 218 Lu Su           ****      ****      ***       ****      *****     * **
  8. 215 Zhu Ge Jin      ****      ****      ***       ****      *****     * **
  9. 211 Ma Liang        ****      ****      ***       ****      *****     * **
 10. 210 Chen Pu         ****      ****      ***       ****      *****     * **
 11. 204 Wang Can        ****      ****      ***       ****      *****     * **
 12. 200 Li Ru           ****      ****      ***       ****      *****     * **
 13. 199 Kan Ze          ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
 14. 198 Fa Zheng        ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
 15. 195 Ma Su           ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
 16. 192 Bu Xi           ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
T17. 184 Ding Feng       ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
T17. 184 Gu Yong         ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
T17. 184 Wu Fan          ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
T18. 180 Ju Sho          ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
T18. 180 Cai Yong        ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
T18. 180 Jiang Gan       ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
T18. 180 Liu Ye          ****      ****      **        **        *****     * **
 19. 176 Liu Ba          ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
 20. 175 Huo Hu          ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
 21. 170 Xu Shou         ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
 22. 165 Huang Quan      ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
T23. 161 Lu Ji           ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
T23. 161 Lu Fan          ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
T24. 160 Li Yan          ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
T24. 160 Tian Feng       ***       ****      **        **        ** **     * *
T25. 157 Gong Zhi        ***       ***       *         **        *  **     * *
T25. 157 Chen Deng       ***       ***       *         **        *  **     * *
T25. 157 Mi Zhe          ***       ***       *         **        *  **     * *
 26. 130 Shen Pei        ***       ***       *         **        * 
 27. 117 Xu Rong         **        **        *         **
 28. 115 Xue Zong        **        **        *         **
 29. 100 Song Ren        **        **        *         *

If I missed any tacticians who can join you, feel free to inform me. Strangely
enough, some enemies can use tactics but lose the ability to be a tactician when
they join your side. Characters like Pang De, who use tactics against you and
have the common tacticians' portrait, are an example.

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THE TACTICS

Might as well discuss and analyze each of the tactics.

.....Slot 1 = Fire tactics......................................................
Lian Huo (2 TP) - Deals about 30-50 damage to one enemy. Pretty useful, because
     you don't have any better ways to spend your TP and it gives your weaker
     characters like Chen Deng or Mi Zhe a chance to inflict good damage.
Ye Huo (4 TP) - Deals about 70-150 damage to one enemy. Great in the Dong Zhuo
     chapter.
Yan Re (6 TP) - Deals about 100-200 damage to ALL enemies. It's good for
     softening enemies who are barely above 1000 soldiers, and maybe wiping out
     Rebel Forces in boss battles. But I wouldn't count on it to deplete an
     entire general of his army.
Da Re (8 TP) - Deals about 700-1100 damage to one enemy. Quite a big step up in
     damage, but don't use up your TP too fast because you may need to heal or
     something.
Huo Shen (12 TP) - Deals about 1000-2000 damage to ALL enemies. Try this with
     Bei Ji for some massive damage! Again, watch your TP.
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.....Slot 2 = Water tactics.....................................................
Shui Tu (3 TP) - Deals about 50-70 damage to one enemy. Pretty much pointless.
Shui Xing (6 TP) - Deals about 90-200 damage to one enemy. It does a good job
     of taking out bosses in the Yuan Shu chapter.
Shui Lei (8 TP) - Deals about 130-250 damage to ALL enemies. I never really
     used this one.
Hong Shui (12 TP) - Deals about 1000-1600 damage to ALL enemies.
Shui Long (15 TP) - Deals about 1800-3000 damage to ALL enemies.

Since water tactics can only be used in battles that begin near water (you have
to be adjacent or one space away from any body of water), you'll probably only
have very specific uses for them. However, for those brief periods of time they
can be devastating. I never found a practical use for Shui Tu and Shui Lei,
though.
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In short: Early on, the water and fire tactics are very powerful. But later in
the game, you'll be spending your TP on other tactics, namely healing,
defensive, and indirect offensive tactics.

.....Slot 3 = Healing tactics...................................................
Chi Xin (3 TP) - Restores about 70-100 HP to one character.
Tong Xian (5 TP ) - Restores about 400-700 HP to one character.
Yin Xian (10 TP) - Restores about 900-1500 HP to the whole team.
Wan Fu (10 TP) - Fully restores one ally!
Jin Xian (4 TP) - Restores about 4000-6000 HP to the whole team.

All the healing tactics are useful, so I can't say much about them, other than
debating whether Wan Fu is better than Yin Xian and Jin Xian. When you first
learn Wan Fu, Yin Xian still restores 90-100% to everyone, making Wan Fu
inefficient. However, you'll quickly see how effective Wan Fu can be when
commanding larger armies. Even with massive numbers, I find Jin Xian better
overall because it still heals enough, heals everyone, and is so cheap to cast.
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.....Slot 4 = Defensive tactics.................................................
Wuo Jian (4 TP) - Reduces damage from fire tactics. Useless.
Shui Jian (3 TP) - Reduces damage from water tactics. Useless.
Ji Rou (5 TP) - Reduces damage from ALL physical attacks. VERY useful, enjoy
     using it while you can.
Ji Mian (7 TP) - Prevents the other team's physical attacks from working. May
     or may not wear off at the beginning of your command input, so it can
     either be incredibly helpful or horribly inefficient. Don't rely on it too
     much, but at the same time don't discount it.
Ce Mian (17 TP) - Prevents the other team's tactics from working. Though quite
     expensive to cast, it's almost essential in the final bits of the game
     when you need to stop enemies from using Wan Fu or Ji Mian.

Ji Rou and above are lifesavers. Ce Mian especially when you're going up against
Si Ma Yi.
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.....Slot 5 = Miscellaneous.....................................................
Cheng Nei (5 TP) - Increases "the castle's defensive rating". I honestly haven't
     noticed a difference in damage taken, and it could be luck but I've noticed
     opposing tactics failing more often with this in effect, which makes me
     think that's what it does. But with a brilliant officer or two, it's
     nothing. This is assuming my theory is correct, too.
Jie Ce (5 TP) - Cancels out all of the enemy's defensive tactics and indirect
     offensive moves they do. This is completely useless, because by the time
     you fight enemies who use Ji Rou, Bei Ji, or Ji Mian, you won't have this
     tactic anymore...and using this against other defensive tactics isn't going
     to make much of a difference, if at all.
Yi Xin (5 TP) - Temporarily disables one target. It's actually more useful than
     it sounds, enjoy it while you can.
Tui Lu (5 TP) - Retreat from a battle, even bosses. Pretty much pointless; why
     weren't this an Yi Xin switched around? It'd make more sense that way.
Gui Huan (6 TP) - Escapes the battle and teleports you to the palace Liu Bei is
     in. It's mildly useful, when you want to save and quit almost immediately.

These aren't very useful; the only one worth using is Yi Xin, but you'll lose
that at level 25.
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.....Slot 6 = Indirect offensive................................................
Qi Shou (4 TP) - Increases the unseen "agility" stat of one character, making
     them more likely to go first in battle. Another tactic that won't see use
     because by the time it makes a difference you won't have it anymore.
Fu Bing (6 TP) - User attacks twice when this works. As a nice bonus, anybody
     who successfully uses this will get a 50-50 chance of extra attacks for
     the remainder of the battle, so it's not just the turn you use it.
Li Jian (6 TP) - Tricks its target into attacking his own allies. Try it if you
     like, but I didn't use this one much.
An Sha (10 TP) - Instantly kills one opponent. With a brilliant officer using
     this against low or even mid INT enemies, you can speed your way through
     most boss fights in no time at all!
Bei Ji (10 TP) - Increases attack power of one ally, this applies to fire and
     water tactics used by someone under this spell! A ludicrously useful
     tactic which will prove to be invaluable against the toughest enemies in
     the game.

Fu Bing is great for its time, especially if you can find the hidden weapons in
the neighboring towns. Once you learn An Sha, it's wise to strategically switch
tacticians so you can also switch between An Sha and Bei Ji. It all depends on
the bosses you're about to face against.
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INTERESTING (MINOR) THINGS

Even if a character cannot learn tactics, they can still be a tactician if their
STR is equal to or less than their INT.

Each red bar in the status screen represents 13 points of STR/INT/AP/AC/TP.

The reserves can hold 8 pages of 8 generals. You can store up to 64 generals in
the reserves, and 7 in your active party, making a grand total of 71.

There are 139 possible generals who can join you, but because some leave you'll
have access to 134 by the end of the game.

Throughout the game, you might notice the life bars change colors when your HP
is high enough. Here are the exact values for each color:

Pink           0-499
Orange       500-2000
Yellow      2001-5000
Light Blue  5001-10000
Dark Blue  10001-15000
Green      15001-above

Every pixel represents:
Pink.......10
Orange.....40
Yellow.....100
Light Blue.200
Dark Blue..300
Green......400

Full life bar:
Pink.......631
Orange.....2521
Yellow.....6301
Light Blue.12601
Dark Blue..18901
Green......25201

Finally, because of Bei Ji, officers with 240+ INT are unable to use (or learn)
An Sha or Li Jian, regardless of your army's level.
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GENERALS WORTH CAPTURING

Han Zhong
Hua Xiong
Li Ru
Ji Ling
Lu Guang
Zhang Ren
Gan Ning
Lu Su
Zhou Yu
Zhang Zhao
Zhu Zhi
Tai Si Ci
Lu Sun
Zhang Liao
Cao Zhang
Dian Wei
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RECRUITABLE GENERAL CHARTS

This is a list of all the generals you can recruit, in order of appearance /
availability. Here are what the ratings mean:
 1=Garbage. A waste of effort, character slot, and resources.
 2=I would seriously not recommend using that person.
 3=Pretty much pointless.
 4=Not without a use, but still sucks.
 5=Nothing special here. A ho-hum character that's neither great nor crap.
 6=Decent, but easily outclassed by better characters.
 7=Good, but not great. May have some flaws that don't hinder them TOO badly.
 8=A solid character who should have a place on your team whenever possible.
 9=Killer character! They definitely deserve a spot in your fighting team.
10=Unstoppable beast!

Liu Bei        [Rating: 9/10] HP   314,   STR 180,   INT 225,   AGI  49
Guan Yu        [Rating: 9/10] HP Grows,   STR 245,   INT 180,   AGI  58
Zhang Fei      [Rating: 9/10] HP Grows,   STR 250,   INT  75,   AGI  60
Song Ren       [Rating: 2/10] HP   110,   STR  80,   INT 100,   AGI  44
Song Yong      [Rating: 1/10] HP   104,   STR  60,   INT  40,   AGI  30
Mi Zhe         [Rating: 7/10] HP   161,   STR  73,   INT 157,   AGI  70
Chen Deng      [Rating: 7/10] HP   153,   STR  94,   INT 157,   AGI  54
Han Zhong      [Rating: 4/10] HP   204,   STR  80,   INT  30,   AGI  40
Zheng Mao      [Rating: 1/10] HP   153,   STR  93,   INT  34,   AGI  55
Cheng Yuan Zhi [Rating: 2/10] HP   195,   STR  85,   INT  68,   AGI  50
Liu Feng       [Rating: 8/10] HP   399,   STR 187,   INT 162,   AGI 128
Yang Jin       [Rating: 6/10] HP   247,   STR 125,   INT  40,   AGI  48
Hua Xiong      [Rating: 7/10] HP   439,   STR 162,   INT  36,   AGI 126
Li Su          [Rating: 2/10] HP   299,   STR  99,   INT  45,   AGI  66
Guan Ping      [Rating: 9/10] HP   418,   STR 200,   INT 137,   AGI 140
Huo Hu         [Rating: 7/10] HP   236,   STR  80,   INT 175,   AGI  40
Li Ru          [Rating: 7/10] HP   362,   STR  18,   INT 200,   AGI 100
Li Jue         [Rating: 4/10] HP   399,   STR 120,   INT  72,   AGI  67
Xu Rong        [Rating: 1/10] HP   314,   STR  90,   INT 117,   AGI  60
Guo Ji         [Rating: 4/10] HP   418,   STR 128,   INT  72,   AGI  90
Wang Gui       [Rating: 6/10] HP   346,   STR 110,   INT  40,   AGI  55
Lu Bu          [Rating:10/10] HP   439,   STR 255,   INT  72,   AGI 180
Cai Yong       [Rating: 7/10] HP   380,   STR 117,   INT 180,   AGI 100
Hu Zhen        [Rating: 1/10] HP   299,   STR  90,   INT  45,   AGI  60
Fen Chou       [Rating: 5/10] HP   399,   STR 153,   INT  36,   AGI 110
Zhang Ji       [Rating: 4/10] HP   362,   STR 147,   INT  36,   AGI  97
Zhou Chao      [Rating: 4/10] HP   346,   STR 140,   INT  20,   AGI  91
Lei Bo         [Rating: 6/10] HP   643,   STR 142,   INT  76,   AGI 120
Chen Ji        [Rating: 3/10] HP   531,   STR  85,   INT  47,   AGI  63
Ji Ling        [Rating: 8/10] HP   613,   STR 192,   INT  47,   AGI 120
Zhang Xun      [Rating: 7/10] HP   675,   STR 183,   INT  28,   AGI  91
Han Xian       [Rating: 3/10] HP   585,   STR 114,   INT  38,   AGI  96
Li Feng        [Rating: 1/10] HP   557,   STR  76,   INT  57,   AGI  56
Liang Ji       [Rating: 1/10] HP   643,   STR  85,   INT  76,   AGI  67
Chen Lan       [Rating: 1/10] HP   460,   STR  76,   INT  57,   AGI  56
Liang Gang     [Rating: 1/10] HP   506,   STR  85,   INT  28,   AGI  63
Lu Fan         [Rating: 4/10] HP   817,   STR  76,   INT 161,   AGI  60
Zhou Cang      [Rating: 8/10] HP   506,   STR 215,   INT  85,   AGI 128
Lu Guang       [Rating: 8/10] HP  1037,   STR 160,   INT  50,   AGI 136
Shen Pei       [Rating: 1/10] HP  1255,   STR  60,   INT 130,   AGI  48
Gao Lan        [Rating: 5/10] HP   942,   STR 100,   INT  60,   AGI  85
Xu Zhe         [Rating: 9/10] HP   643,   STR  73,   INT 220,   AGI 171
Xu Shou        [Rating: 2/10] HP  1255,   STR  40,   INT 170,   AGI 100
Yan Liang      [Rating: 7/10] HP  1381,   STR 180,   INT  40,   AGI 144
Wen Hun        [Rating: 8/10] HP  1449,   STR 190,   INT  40,   AGI 152
Zhao Yun       [Rating:10/10] HP Grows,   STR 245,   INT 216,   AGI  67
Tian Feng      [Rating: 6/10] HP  1141,   STR 120,   INT 160,   AGI 108
Ma Yan         [Rating: 1/10] HP   942,   STR  90,   INT  80,   AGI  64
Lu Xiang       [Rating: 4/10] HP   942,   STR 150,   INT  50,   AGI 120
Zhang Yi       [Rating: 1/10] HP   989,   STR 100,   INT  90,   AGI  80
Guo Tu         [Rating: 7/10] HP  1317,   STR 180,   INT  90,   AGI 144
Ju Shou        [Rating: 3/10] HP  1449,   STR  40,   INT 180,   AGI 100
Gong Zhi       [Rating: 1/10] HP  1197,   STR  94,   INT 157,   AGI  85
Huang Zhong    [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 235,   INT 147,   AGI  76
Wei Yan        [Rating:10/10] HP  1317,   STR 228,   INT 136,   AGI 228
Yang Ling      [Rating: 6/10] HP  1197,   STR 168,   INT  42,   AGI 160
Bao Long       [Rating: 3/10] HP  1255,   STR 126,   INT  63,   AGI 120
Chen Ying      [Rating: 2/10] HP  1197,   STR 136,   INT  42,   AGI 123
Pang Tong      [Rating:10/10] HP  3765,   STR  99,   INT 240,   AGI  72
Ma Su          [Rating: 7/10] HP  1754,   STR 138,   INT 195,   AGI 170
Ma Liang       [Rating: 6/10] HP  1449,   STR  59,   INT 211,   AGI 180
Zhu Ge Liang   [Rating:10/10] HP Grows,   STR 122,   INT 255,   AGI  56
Liu Kui        [Rating: 2/10] HP  3262,   STR 110,   INT 110,   AGI 115
Zhang Ren      [Rating: 9/10] HP  3262,   STR 207,   INT 165,   AGI 207
Meng Da        [Rating: 4/10] HP  3589,   STR 154,   INT 132,   AGI 154
Tao Qian       [Rating: 1/10] HP  2226,   STR  90,   INT 160,   AGI  80
Yan Yan        [Rating: 7/10] HP  3262,   STR 207,   INT 154,   AGI 207
Fa Zhang       [Rating: 2/10] HP  2965,   STR  66,   INT 198,   AGI 180
Yang Huai      [Rating: 3/10] HP  2965,   STR 165,   INT  99,   AGI 157
Huang Quan     [Rating: 1/10] HP  2695,   STR  66,   INT 165,   AGI  75
Leng Bao       [Rating: 1/10] HP  2024,   STR 180,   INT  99,   AGI 120
Ma Chao        [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 245,   INT 162,   AGI  88
Ma Dai         [Rating: 9/10] HP  3110,   STR 225,   INT 175,   AGI 180
Li Yan         [Rating: 1/10] HP  2827,   STR  90,   INT 160,   AGI 130
Liu Ba         [Rating: 1/10] HP  2569,   STR  99,   INT 176,   AGI  99
Liu Xun        [Rating: 2/10] HP  3110,   STR 132,   INT  99,   AGI 120
Lei Tong       [Rating: 6/10] HP  3110,   STR 184,   INT  88,   AGI 207
Wu Lan         [Rating: 6/10] HP  2965,   STR 180,   INT  99,   AGI 195
Gao Pei        [Rating: 2/10] HP  2827,   STR 172,   INT  88,   AGI 126
Wu Yi          [Rating: 6/10] HP  3589,   STR 176,   INT 146,   AGI 176
Wang Lei       [Rating: 1/10] HP  2827,   STR 135,   INT 132,   AGI  62
Zhang Bao      [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 240,   INT 150,   AGI 100
Guan Xing      [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 237,   INT 175,   AGI  98
Ling Tong      [Rating: 2/10] HP  5516,   STR 161,   INT 103,   AGI 161
Wu Fan         [Rating: 1/10] HP  5014,   STR  69,   INT 184,   AGI 176
Fan Zhang      [Rating: 1/10] HP  4780,   STR 185,   INT  90,   AGI 161
Chen Wu        [Rating: 1/10] HP  5014,   STR 161,   INT 115,   AGI 154
Gan Ning       [Rating: 8/10] HP  6069,   STR 223,   INT 140,   AGI 218
Lu Su          [Rating: 8/10] HP  6365,   STR 120,   INT 218,   AGI 199
Zhou Yu        [Rating:10/10] HP  6365,   STR 195,   INT 230,   AGI 209
Gu Yong        [Rating: 1/10] HP  5014,   STR 127,   INT 184,   AGI 110
Kan Ze         [Rating: 2/10] HP  5259,   STR 160,   INT 199,   AGI 143
Zhu Ge Jin     [Rating: 6/10] HP  6365,   STR 125,   INT 215,   AGI 198
Jang Qin       [Rating: 2/10] HP  5259,   STR 182,   INT 115,   AGI 172
Han Dang       [Rating: 1/10] HP  5516,   STR 180,   INT 115,   AGI 126
Ding Feng      [Rating: 6/10] HP 15769,   STR 120,   INT 184,   AGI  48
Chen Pu        [Rating: 5/10] HP  9326,   STR 120,   INT 210,   AGI 168
Zhang Zhao     [Rating: 9/10] HP  8082,   STR 140,   INT 240,   AGI 178
Bu Xi          [Rating: 3/10] HP  7003,   STR 124,   INT 192,   AGI  88
Huang Gai      [Rating: 7/10] HP  9326,   STR 217,   INT 103,   AGI 207
Zhang Hong     [Rating: 7/10] HP 10763,   STR 113,   INT 211,   AGI 187
Zhu Zhi        [Rating: 9/10] HP 10261,   STR 210,   INT  95,   AGI 143
Zhou Tai       [Rating: 7/10] HP 10763,   STR 180,   INT  45,   AGI 195
Xue Zong       [Rating: 1/10] HP  9326,   STR  69,   INT 103,   AGI 110
Lu Ji          [Rating: 1/10] HP 11289,   STR  57,   INT 161,   AGI  62
Xu Sheng       [Rating: 8/10] HP 11289,   STR 195,   INT 103,   AGI 204
Tai Si Ci      [Rating: 9/10] HP 15769,   STR 230,   INT 123,   AGI 209
Lu Sun         [Rating: 9/10] HP 11841,   STR 215,   INT 240,   AGI 180
Pang De        [Rating: 1/10] HP  2965,   STR 212,   INT 200,   AGI 190
Xia Hou Yuan   [Rating: 7/10] HP 11289,   STR 204,   INT 168,   AGI 212
Jiang Wei      [Rating:10/10] HP Grows,   STR 204,   INT 225,   AGI 250
Zhang Liao     [Rating: 9/10] HP 13027,   STR 232,   INT 216,   AGI 237
Xia Hou Dun    [Rating: 7/10] HP 13665,   STR 204,   INT 192,   AGI 212
Xia Hou Shang  [Rating: 4/10] HP 17349,   STR 156,   INT 144,   AGI 158
Xia Hou De     [Rating: 4/10] HP 16540,   STR 168,   INT 132,   AGI 168
Cao Zhen       [Rating: 6/10] HP 10763,   STR 192,   INT 192,   AGI 200
Cao Zhi        [Rating: 7/10] HP 13665,   STR 132,   INT 220,   AGI 225
Cao Ren        [Rating: 5/10] HP 14333,   STR 180,   INT 156,   AGI 180
Cao Xiu        [Rating: 3/10] HP 15034,   STR 162,   INT 108,   AGI 175
Cao Chun       [Rating: 2/10] HP 13665,   STR 168,   INT  48,   AGI 168
Cao Zhang      [Rating: 9/10] HP 19087,   STR 242,   INT 168,   AGI 237
Cao Hong       [Rating: 1/10] HP 11841,   STR 156,   INT  60,   AGI 156
Cao Ang        [Rating: 6/10] HP 18197,   STR 180,   INT  84,   AGI 180
Xia Hou Mao    [Rating: 6/10] HP 16540,   STR 180,   INT  84,   AGI 180
Dian Wei       [Rating: 8/10] HP 20020,   STR 222,   INT  48,   AGI 225
Niu Jin        [Rating: 7/10] HP 20020,   STR 204,   INT  36,   AGI 212
Yang Xiu       [Rating: 7/10] HP 20999,   STR 124,   INT 228,   AGI 190
Jiang Gan      [Rating: 4/10] HP 19087,   STR 136,   INT 180,   AGI 150
Xun Huo        [Rating: 1/10] HP 25418,   STR  72,   INT 108,   AGI 164
Li Dian        [Rating: 2/10] HP 23103,   STR 156,   INT 108,   AGI 156
Wang Shuang    [Rating: 7/10] HP 20999,   STR 216,   INT  48,   AGI 225
Liu Dai        [Rating: 3/10] HP 26661,   STR 168,   INT  84,   AGI 168
Chen Qun       [Rating: 5/10] HP 24233,   STR  72,   INT 228,   AGI 190
Lu Wen         [Rating: 4/10] HP 22026,   STR 168,   INT 132,   AGI 168
Le Xin         [Rating: 5/10] HP 29332,   STR 168,   INT  72,   AGI 168
Wang Can       [Rating: 1/10] HP 13027,   STR  36,   INT 204,   AGI 156
Mao Jie        [Rating: 2/10] HP 24233,   STR 132,   INT  72,   AGI 132
Hou Cheng      [Rating: 3/10] HP 18197,   STR 192,   INT 108,   AGI 192
Liu Ye         [Rating: 1/10] HP 16540,   STR  60,   INT 180,   AGI 180
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CHARACTER GUIDE

Same as above, but this one gives comments and my opinion for each general.

.....Liu Bei        [Rating: 9/10] HP   314,   STR 180,   INT 225,   AGI  49
Enjoy using him while you can, because he isn't with you for long. Unless you're
trying to level up to 12 so you can get Fu Bing without missing out on the MTP
gain on level 12.

.....Guan Yu        [Rating: 9/10] HP Grows,   STR 245,   INT 180,   AGI  58

.....Zhang Fei      [Rating: 9/10] HP Grows,   STR 250,   INT  75,   AGI  60

.....Song Ren       [Rating: 2/10] HP   110,   STR  80,   INT 100,   AGI  44
Well, he can be a tactician, even though he won't be doing a good job of it.

.....Song Yong      [Rating: 1/10] HP   104,   STR  60,   INT  40,   AGI  30
Replace ASAP.

.....Mi Zhe         [Rating: 7/10] HP   161,   STR  73,   INT 157,   AGI  70
Pretty much your tactician of choice until Li Ru or Huo Hu come along.

.....Chen Deng      [Rating: 7/10] HP   153,   STR  94,   INT 157,   AGI  54
Whether Chen Deng is better than Mi Zhe or not, I cannot say. He hits a bit
harder and has equal INT, but he's also slower. The HP difference is almost nil.

.....Han Zhong      [Rating: 4/10] HP   204,   STR  80,   INT  30,   AGI  40
Not much for fighting, but he does have a decent amount of HP for that time. The
main reason to use him is to persuade the bridge builder.

.....Zheng Mao      [Rating: 1/10] HP   153,   STR  93,   INT  34,   AGI  55
So what if he's better than Song Yong? At least Song Yong can be used as a
filler character! No reason to ever use him.

.....Cheng Yuan Zhi [Rating: 2/10] HP   195,   STR  85,   INT  68,   AGI  50
He isn't quite as sucky as Zheng Mao, but really, do you want to drag this
piece of crap around?

.....Liu Feng       [Rating: 8/10] HP   399,   STR 187,   INT 162,   AGI 128
A worthy replacement for Liu Bei, you'll be using him for a significant amount
of time.

.....Yang Jin       [Rating: 6/10] HP   247,   STR 125,   INT  40,   AGI  48
He's just beefier than the other idiots you've met so far.

.....Hua Xiong      [Rating: 7/10] HP   439,   STR 162,   INT  36,   AGI 126
Hua Xiong is the first general you can capture who is actually worth using. Not
only because of his high stats (except INT), but he's ready to join you rather
early, so he can see quite a bit of usage.

.....Li Su          [Rating: 2/10] HP   299,   STR  99,   INT  45,   AGI  66
Terrible stats, and better generals will be available right away.

.....Guan Ping      [Rating: 9/10] HP   418,   STR 200,   INT 137,   AGI 140
An excellent character, noticeably better. You'll want to use him for a long
time before you decide to leave him in the reserves.

.....Huo Hu         [Rating: 7/10] HP   236,   STR  80,   INT 175,   AGI  40
Definitely a step up from the other tacticians. Keep him until you either get
Li Ru, Cai Yong, or Xu Zhe.

.....Li Ru          [Rating: 7/10] HP   362,   STR  18,   INT 200,   AGI 100
By far the most intelligent officer until Xu Zhe is available, and for a long
time too. Just make sure you have 5 other generals in your party, because you
certainly don't want to be using him for attacking!

.....Li Jue         [Rating: 4/10] HP   399,   STR 120,   INT  72,   AGI  67
Maybe if you switched him and Hua Xiong, it'd be debatable whether to use him.
But no, he's not very useful.

.....Xu Rong        [Rating: 1/10] HP   314,   STR  90,   INT 117,   AGI  60
Don't bother, really. Poor in combat, and even Mi Zhe and Chen Deng make better
tacticians.

.....Guo Ji         [Rating: 4/10] HP   418,   STR 128,   INT  72,   AGI  90
This guy is moderately strong, but he'll never be as good as those already
established in your army.

.....Wang Gui       [Rating: 6/10] HP   346,   STR 110,   INT  40,   AGI  55
A tad weaker than Yang Jin, but the difference in their attack power is
negligible and his HP is significantly better. A good replacement if you don't
already have Hua Xiong or Lu Bu.

.....Lu Bu          [Rating:10/10] HP   439,   STR 255,   INT  72,   AGI 180
It can take a bit of luck to get Lu Bu to recognize the Gemsword, but you'll be
glad you did. By far the deadliest warrior on your team, and skipping out on him
means you'll have to deal with him a few more times. Enjoy using him while you
can, because he leaves when you first meet Yuan Shao.

.....Cai Yong       [Rating: 7/10] HP   380,   STR 117,   INT 180,   AGI 100
Now this guy is quite versatile. He can be useful as your tactician and/or in
your front five.

.....Hu Zhen        [Rating: 1/10] HP   299,   STR  90,   INT  45,   AGI  60
Worthless unit, there's no advantages to using him. Period.

.....Fen Chou       [Rating: 5/10] HP   399,   STR 153,   INT  36,   AGI 110
He could've been useful, but by the time he's available you've already
established a full team.

.....Zhang Ji       [Rating: 4/10] HP   362,   STR 147,   INT  36,   AGI  97
A bit better than Zhou Chao in every way (see next character for details) but
you won't be using him because this guy needs to be captured in a random battle,
whereas Zhou Chao can be found in Chang An.

.....Zhou Chao      [Rating: 4/10] HP   346,   STR 140,   INT  20,   AGI  91
Like Wang Gui, he's only useful if you don't already have Lu Bu. Even then, his
only purpose is to be a slight improvement over Wang Gui.

.....Lei Bo         [Rating: 6/10] HP   643,   STR 142,   INT  76,   AGI 120
A pretty decent character, but you won't be using him for long.

.....Chen Ji        [Rating: 2/10] HP   531,   STR  85,   INT  47,   AGI  63
Pretty bad, don't put any effort into looking for him.

.....Ji Ling        [Rating: 8/10] HP   613,   STR 192,   INT  47,   AGI 120
Go ahead and use this guy, he's pretty good for the time you'll be using him.

.....Zhang Xun      [Rating: 7/10] HP   675,   STR 183,   INT  28,   AGI  91
Use only if you don't want to be bothered trying to get Ji Ling, and only if you
happen to run into this guy.

.....Han Xian       [Rating: 3/10] HP   585,   STR 114,   INT  38,   AGI  96
Not quite as sucky as the next three guys, but still useless.

.....Li Feng        [Rating: 1/10] HP   557,   STR  76,   INT  57,   AGI  56
Please...

.....Liang Ji       [Rating: 2/10] HP   643,   STR  85,   INT  76,   AGI  67
Marginally "better" than Li Feng and the next two guys, but he's nothing.

.....Chen Lan       [Rating: 1/10] HP   460,   STR  76,   INT  57,   AGI  56
Why does this guy suck so much? Even if he joined in the Dong Zhuo chapter, he'd
still suck like hell.

.....Liang Gang     [Rating: 1/10] HP   506,   STR  85,   INT  28,   AGI  63
Pure and utter crap.

.....Lu Fan         [Rating: 4/10] HP   817,   STR  76,   INT 161,   AGI  60
Not terrible, but still someone you shouldn't use.

.....Zhou Cang      [Rating: 8/10] HP   506,   STR 215,   INT  85,   AGI 128
Pretty strong physically, keep him until you find better characters.

.....Lu Guang       [Rating: 8/10] HP  1037,   STR 160,   INT  50,   AGI 136
Most likely the first character you can get whose HP is over 1000, his decent
STR and AGI can also be of tremendous help.

.....Shen Pei       [Rating: 1/10] HP  1255,   STR  60,   INT 130,   AGI  48
Don't buy into his high HP. Worthless in and out of combat.

.....Gao Lan        [Rating: 5/10] HP   942,   STR 100,   INT  60,   AGI  85
Good damage-absorber, but that's it.

.....Xu Zhe         [Rating: 9/10] HP   643,   STR  73,   INT 220,   AGI 171
Best tactician until Pang Tong or Zhu Ge Liang come along. Definitely use him as
your tactician, but you can feel free to use him in a team of five. Make the
most of him before he leaves (which happens after completing the Jing Zhou and
Yuan Shao chapters).

.....Xu Shou        [Rating: 3/10] HP  1255,   STR  40,   INT 170,   AGI 100
You shouldn't have a use for him, because Xu Zhe is better. Again, don't buy
into his high HP.

.....Yan Liang      [Rating: 7/10] HP  1381,   STR 180,   INT  40,   AGI 144
Pretty good unless you get someone better like Wen Hun, who's available at the
same time.

.....Wen Hun        [Rating: 8/10] HP  1449,   STR 190,   INT  40,   AGI 152
A step up from Yan Liang in every way.

.....Zhao Yun       [Rating:10/10] HP Grows,   STR 245,   INT 216,   AGI  67
This guy is THE MAN. Even though he's a little slow and his HP is a rather low
at lower levels, you'll quickly see by a long shot he's one of the best
characters in the game. Also as an added bonus he looks kickass, too!

.....Tian Feng      [Rating: 6/10] HP  1141,   STR 120,   INT 160,   AGI 108
Well he could've been useful if you just didn't have better characters already.

.....Ma Yan         [Rating: 1/10] HP   942,   STR  90,   INT  80,   AGI  64
Not even a damage absorber, because your levels are approaching his.

.....Lu Xiang       [Rating: 4/10] HP   942,   STR 150,   INT  50,   AGI 120
Not bad, but nowhere near as good as Lu Guang, Wen Hun, Yan Liang, or Wei Yan 
because he doesn't benefit from the 1000 HP attack multipler.

.....Zhang Yi       [Rating: 1/10] HP   989,   STR 100,   INT  90,   AGI  80
Leave him.

.....Guo Tu         [Rating: 7/10] HP  1317,   STR 180,   INT  90,   AGI 144
Now this guy isn't bad at all...just that he's available a bit later than he
would've been useful in.

.....Ju Shou        [Rating: 3/10] HP  1449,   STR  40,   INT 180,   AGI 100
Suffers the same problem as Tian Feng.

.....Gong Zhi       [Rating: 1/10] HP  1197,   STR  94,   INT 157,   AGI  85
None of his stats are good, let alone satisfactory for this part of the game.

.....Huang Zhong    [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 235,   INT 147,   AGI  76
One of the Tiger Generals, I think that says enough.

.....Wei Yan        [Rating:10/10] HP  1317,   STR 228,   INT 136,   AGI 228
If you can complete the Chang Sha castle at the first opportunity, this guy will
devastate everybody you come across. Even if you pursue Yuan Shao before
settling Jing Zhou, he's still a solid character.

.....Yang Ling      [Rating: 5/10] HP  1197,   STR 168,   INT  42,   AGI 160
His HP isn't getting him anywhere and you already have enough good characters.

.....Bao Long       [Rating: 3/10] HP  1255,   STR 126,   INT  63,   AGI 120
Decent agility but that's it.

.....Chen Ying      [Rating: 2/10] HP  1197,   STR 136,   INT  42,   AGI 123
Ugh.

.....Pang Tong      [Rating:10/10] HP  3765,   STR  99,   INT 240,   AGI  72
This guy is WAY overpowered! He's tough to get, but well worth it! By far the
best general until maybe near the endgame. Let him take the lead because he has
more than enough HP to be a tank.

.....Ma Su          [Rating: 7/10] HP  1754,   STR 138,   INT 195,   AGI 170
He's actually more useful than you might think, offensively and defensively.

.....Ma Liang       [Rating: 6/10] HP  1449,   STR  59,   INT 211,   AGI 180
Another general who could've been good if you just didn't have someone better.

.....Zhu Ge Liang   [Rating:10/10] HP Grows,   STR 122,   INT 255,   AGI  56
I think 255 INT says it all; the most brilliant tactician is effective in and
out of battle. He allows for the highest MTP, and can use the best tactics.
In battle, enemy tactics almost never work on him.

.....Liu Kui        [Rating: 2/10] HP  3262,   STR 110,   INT 110,   AGI 115
Those stats aren't getting him anywhere. He does come in early, but I wouldn't
get him unless you're really desperate for a damage absorber.

.....Zhang Ren      [Rating: 9/10] HP  3262,   STR 207,   INT 165,   AGI 207
Packs a pretty good punch, and considering how early you get him in the Shu
chapter, he'll likely have double or triple the HP your other generals have.
Good speed, too.

.....Meng Da        [Rating: 4/10] HP  3589,   STR 154,   INT 132,   AGI 154
Mediocrity.

.....Tao Qian       [Rating: 1/10] HP  2226,   STR  90,   INT 160,   AGI  80
Are you serious? Pathetic stats, and his HP isn't even that good. He doesn't
even learn tactics, so don't let his portrait fool you.

.....Yan Yan        [Rating: 7/10] HP  3262,   STR 207,   INT 154,   AGI 207
A good choice if you don't have Zhang Ren or Ma Dai yet.

.....Fa Zhang       [Rating: 2/10] HP  2965,   STR  66,   INT 198,   AGI 180
High agility, but there's more to a good general. Which he doesn't have.

.....Yang Huai      [Rating: 3/10] HP  2965,   STR 165,   INT  99,   AGI 157
Not impressive.

.....Huang Quan     [Rating: 1/10] HP  2695,   STR  66,   INT 165,   AGI  75
This guy is no match for Pang Tong, or most everyone else in this chapter.

.....Leng Bao       [Rating: 1/10] HP  2024,   STR 180,   INT  99,   AGI 120
Not impressing anybody. Considering better candidates at this point in the game,
he's completely useless.

.....Ma Chao        [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 245,   INT 162,   AGI  88
Excellent strength and he does grow in HP due to being a Tiger General. He isn't
as badass as Zhao Yun, but that doesn't stop him from being a good character.

.....Ma Dai         [Rating: 9/10] HP  3110,   STR 225,   INT 175,   AGI 180
An excellent character who doesn't need to be found in a random battle to obtain
so you can make good use of this guy.

.....Li Yan         [Rating: 1/10] HP  2827,   STR  90,   INT 160,   AGI 130
This guy is AWFUL!

.....Liu Ba         [Rating: 1/10] HP  2569,   STR  99,   INT 176,   AGI  99
No. Stop it now...

.....Liu Xun        [Rating: 2/10] HP  3110,   STR 132,   INT  99,   AGI 120
Below-average at best, and you likely have established your team for this point.

.....Lei Tong       [Rating: 6/10] HP  3110,   STR 184,   INT  88,   AGI 207
His agility is impressive, but Zhang Ren has the same and does everything else
better.

.....Wu Lan         [Rating: 6/10] HP  2965,   STR 180,   INT  99,   AGI 195
Not bad, but you probably won't be using him much if you do.

.....Gao Pei        [Rating: 2/10] HP  2827,   STR 172,   INT  88,   AGI 126

.....Wu Yi          [Rating: 6/10] HP  3589,   STR 176,   INT 146,   AGI 176
An okay general with acceptable stats in each category, but he does come in
rather late in the Shu chapter, so you won't need him.

.....Wang Lei       [Rating: 1/10] HP  2827,   STR 135,   INT 132,   AGI  62

.....Zhang Bao      [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 240,   INT 150,   AGI 100
He'll have the highest HP of all your members and his stats are pretty good, but
for some reason you can't put him in the reserves should you include him in your
active party. Because of this I don't recommend using him, but go ahead and use
him if you like.

.....Guan Xing      [Rating: 8/10] HP Grows,   STR 237,   INT 175,   AGI  98
For some reason you also can't take him out of your party if you decide to
include him. This kind of takes the flexibility out of your possible teams,
which can be bad in a low-level game. If you could just put Guan Xing and/or
Zhang Bao in the reserves after adding them to your active team, then I wouldn't
mind using them.

.....Ling Tong      [Rating: 2/10] HP  5516,   STR 161,   INT 103,   AGI 161
.....Wu Fan         [Rating: 1/10] HP  5014,   STR  69,   INT 184,   AGI 176
.....Fan Zhang      [Rating: 1/10] HP  4780,   STR 185,   INT  90,   AGI 161
.....Chen Wu        [Rating: 1/10] HP  5014,   STR 161,   INT 115,   AGI 154

.....Gan Ning       [Rating: 8/10] HP  6069,   STR 223,   INT 140,   AGI 218
Pretty good tank for the remainder of Wu, and considering it's a long chapter
you can go ahead and use this guy.

.....Lu Su          [Rating: 8/10] HP  6365,   STR 120,   INT 218,   AGI 199
He's pretty good if your most brilliant officers haev Wan Fu and you still want
to use Yin Xian. Good stats are other reasons to use him.

.....Zhou Yu        [Rating:10/10] HP  6365,   STR 195,   INT 230,   AGI 209
The first officer who can learn An Sha, this guy can really destroy most enemies
that stand in your way. Take your time to recruit him, you'll be saving lots of
time in the long run.

.....Gu Yong        [Rating: 1/10] HP  5014,   STR 127,   INT 184,   AGI 110
.....Kan Ze         [Rating: 2/10] HP  5259,   STR 160,   INT 199,   AGI 143
.....Zhu Ge Jin     [Rating: 6/10] HP  6365,   STR 125,   INT 215,   AGI 198
.....Jang Qin       [Rating: 3/10] HP  5259,   STR 182,   INT 115,   AGI 172
.....Han Dang       [Rating: 1/10] HP  5516,   STR 180,   INT 115,   AGI 126

.....Ding Feng      [Rating: 6/10] HP 15769,   STR 120,   INT 184,   AGI  48
The first character you can get whose HP is over 10000, his STR and INT are
acceptable, but not enough for him to truly be a great character. He's as slow
as a slug, too. Watch out for that.

.....Chen Pu        [Rating: 5/10] HP  9326,   STR 120,   INT 210,   AGI 168
.....Zhang Zhao     [Rating: 9/10] HP  8082,   STR 140,   INT 240,   AGI 178
.....Bu Xi          [Rating: 3/10] HP  7003,   STR 124,   INT 192,   AGI  88
.....Huang Gai      [Rating: 7/10] HP  9326,   STR 217,   INT 103,   AGI 207

.....Zhang Hong     [Rating: 7/10] HP 10763,   STR 113,   INT 211,   AGI 187
Think Ding Feng, but trade in some HP and a wee bit of strength for improved
intellect and agility. Good, but not useful.

.....Zhu Zhi        [Rating: 9/10] HP 10261,   STR 210,   INT  95,   AGI 143
The first heavy hitter whose HP is over 10000, he can dish out and take heavy
punishment.

.....Zhou Tai       [Rating: 7/10] HP 10763,   STR 180,   INT  45,   AGI 195
Not too shabby, another heavy hitter whose HP is over 10000. I'd rather use Zhu
Zhi, though. But go ahead and use him if you can, he isn't too bad.

.....Xue Zong       [Rating: 1/10] HP  9326,   STR  69,   INT 103,   AGI 110
A plague to the field, I do not recommend using him for anything.

.....Lu Ji          [Rating: 1/10] HP 11289,   STR  57,   INT 161,   AGI  62
Useless, and not just because of Zhu Ge Liang, Pang Tong, Lu Su, and Zhou Yu.
He just plain sucks.

.....Xu Sheng       [Rating: 8/10] HP 11289,   STR 195,   INT 103,   AGI 204
Strong attacks and high AGI may warrant using him.

.....Tai Si Ci      [Rating: 9/10] HP 15769,   STR 230,   INT 123,   AGI 209
Even better than the first 10000+ HP fighters in every way, and his HP is high
enough so he can take advantage of the 10000+ HP attack multiplier much longer
than they can.

.....Lu Sun         [Rating: 9/10] HP 11841,   STR 215,   INT 240,   AGI 180
One of the best characters in a low-level game, still pretty good otherwise.
Don't underestimate some of the non-Tiger Generals, their AGI is one reason.

.....Pang De        [Rating: 1/10] HP  2965,   STR 212,   INT 200,   AGI 190
For some reason, he doesn't show up until late in the game after beating him as
a boss. Real bummer, because he would've been great if you could get him in Shu.

.....Xia Hou Yuan   [Rating: 7/10] HP 11289,   STR 204,   INT 168,   AGI 212
He's definitely useable. I'd use him if he just happens to be around, but I
wouldn't go out of my way trying to capture him.

.....Jiang Wei      [Rating:10/10] HP Grows,   STR 204,   INT 225,   AGI 250
One of the best characters in every way, especially because his HP grows, as a
Tiger General. Only problem is his status portrait looks rather fruity.

.....Zhang Liao     [Rating: 9/10] HP 13027,   STR 232,   INT 216,   AGI 237
This guy is great. All of his stats are excellent and his HP is pretty good when
he's first available. His HP remains reasonable for the endgame, even at level
50-51.

.....Xia Hou Dun    [Rating: 7/10] HP 13665,   STR 204,   INT 192,   AGI 212
Better than Xia Hou Yuan. See Xia Hou Yuan comments for a similar analysis.

.....Xia Hou Shang  [Rating: 4/10] HP 17349,   STR 156,   INT 144,   AGI 158
All stats are too mediocre, they simply aren't enough.

.....Xia Hou De     [Rating: 4/10] HP 16540,   STR 168,   INT 132,   AGI 168
See above.

.....Cao Zhen       [Rating: 6/10] HP 10763,   STR 192,   INT 192,   AGI 200
Good stats, but considering his HP and your other characters, you shouldn't be
using him.

.....Cao Zhi        [Rating: 7/10] HP 13665,   STR 132,   INT 220,   AGI 225
*sigh* Just how many tacticians are "good, but useless because of Zhu Ge Liang
or the likes"? Here's another one.

.....Cao Ren        [Rating: 5/10] HP 14333,   STR 180,   INT 156,   AGI 180

.....Cao Xiu        [Rating: 3/10] HP 15034,   STR 162,   INT 108,   AGI 175


.....Cao Chun       [Rating: 2/10] HP 13665,   STR 168,   INT  48,   AGI 168
Yeech, mediocre stats only rubbed in to being worse because his terrible INT
will only result to being An Sha'd frequently.

.....Cao Zhang      [Rating: 9/10] HP 19087,   STR 242,   INT 168,   AGI 237
Now this guy packs some serious power. He's arguably better than some of the
Tiger Generals, namely because of his far superior agility. Definitely worth
getting in a low-level game! Very good in a normal playthrough as well.

.....Cao Hong       [Rating: 1/10] HP 11841,   STR 156,   INT  60,   AGI 156
Another character who simply doesn't have what it takes to handle the endgame.

.....Cao Ang        [Rating: 6/10] HP 18197,   STR 180,   INT  84,   AGI 180
Moderate stats and low INT, nothing special.

.....Xia Hou Mao    [Rating: 5/10] HP 16540,   STR 180,   INT  84,   AGI 180
Cao Ang with less HP, he's of no use to you.

.....Dian Wei       [Rating: 8/10] HP 20020,   STR 222,   INT  48,   AGI 225
Even if you don't actually use him, he's worth capturing because he won't be
part of a boss battle he would be in otherwise.

.....Niu Jin        [Rating: 7/10] HP 20020,   STR 204,   INT  36,   AGI 212
Pretty solid hitter with a healthy supply of HP. Just beward of his terrible
INT, as An Sha will work easily.

.....Yang Xiu       [Rating: 7/10] HP 20999,   STR 124,   INT 228,   AGI 190
How many times will I have to say this? He's good but with Zhu Ge Liang and the
likes he isn't very useful.

.....Jiang Gan      [Rating: 4/10] HP 19087,   STR 136,   INT 180,   AGI 150
Not as terrible as some countless characters are, but still pretty bad.

.....Xun Huo        [Rating: 1/10] HP 25418,   STR  72,   INT 108,   AGI 164
Good HP, but it isn't enough to save him from the pits of uselessness.

.....Li Dian        [Rating: 2/10] HP 23103,   STR 156,   INT 108,   AGI 156
This guy isn't going to help you at all, he sucks.

.....Wang Shuang    [Rating: 7/10] HP 20999,   STR 216,   INT  48,   AGI 225
Finally, a good character in awhile, after dealing with so many sucky ones!
Granted, he won't be one of your top units, but he's good nonetheless.

.....Liu Dai        [Rating: 3/10] HP 26661,   STR 168,   INT  84,   AGI 168
Good HP, but it isn't enough to save him from the pits of uselessness.

.....Chen Qun       [Rating: 5/10] HP 24233,   STR  72,   INT 228,   AGI 190
Good, but useless, especially considering how late in the game he joins.

.....Lu Wen         [Rating: 4/10] HP 22026,   STR 168,   INT 132,   AGI 168
Ignore him.

.....Le Xin         [Rating: 5/10] HP 29332,   STR 168,   INT  72,   AGI 168
Very high HP, but that doesn't make up for his poor stats.

.....Wang Can       [Rating: 1/10] HP 13027,   STR  36,   INT 204,   AGI 156
No STR, below-average HP and being outclassed by better tacticians...I think
this says enough.

.....Mao Jie        [Rating: 2/10] HP 24233,   STR 132,   INT  72,   AGI 132
You're so close to finishing the game by the time he's available, he sucks!

.....Hou Cheng      [Rating: 3/10] HP 18197,   STR 192,   INT 108,   AGI 192
Same as Mao Jie, but he's a little more balanced. Still not worth using though.

.....Liu Ye         [Rating: 1/10] HP 16540,   STR  60,   INT 180,   AGI 180
And the last character who joins you...sucks!