Guan Ping FAQ by Rockman CXDEZ (guardianharupyuia@yahoo.com)
Dynasty Warriors 5/Shin Sangoku Musou 4
Version 1.6
3-7-05

Updated on 3-11-05. Just fixed a few spelling errors, 
and made a few adjustments.

Updated on 3-18-05. Just added a little more info on his moveset

Updated on 3-22-05.  Added some more info on his 4th weapon

Updated on 4-7-05.  Added the names of the weapons (US version) and
a character bio provided be Ryan Lee.

Updated on 4-19-05. Added Neo Seekers to the list of site allowed to
use this faq. Added a list of things to come. Added a little to the
Q&A.

Updated on 6-28-05. Added a little to the Q&A. and some info
in the contact section.
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Table of Contents
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1.	Introductions
2.	Copyrights
3.      Guan Ping character Bio
4.	Why Should I use Guan Ping?
5.	Unlocking
6.	Move set
7.	Weapons
8.	Musou Mode 
9.	Guan Pingís models
10.	Q&A
11.     Checklist of things to come
12.	Credits
13.	Contact


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1-Introduction
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This is the first FAQ Iíve written for GameFAQís 
so please bear with me. Also at the time of me 
writing this FAQ, I only have the Japanese version 
of the game(Shin Sangoku Musou 4) and my Japanese 
is very poor, so I may have some trouble with names and such.

This FAQ is being written based on my experiences 
playing the game Dynasty Warriors 5/ Shin Sangoku Musou 4, 
playing as the character Guan Ping. Through out this FAQ Iíll 
cover thing such as his, move set, musou mode stages, weapons, 
models ect.
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2-Copyrights
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You may not reproduce this FAQ under any circumstances except 
for personal, private use. (Copyright 2005 Patrick Stevens)  
You may not use this FAQ on any website with out permission from me. 
You may not reproduce this FAQ and sell it publicly and you may not 
claim this FAQ as your own, doing any of these will be a violation of 
copyright.

Site allowed to use this FAQ

Gamefaqs.com
Neoseekers.com
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3-Guan Ping character Bio
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Guan Ping, 2nd son of Guan Ding, adpoted son of Guan
Yu. he was adpoted by Guan Yu when he took an intrest
in him while returning to Liu Bei from Cao Cao. he is
a pure youth who seeks to be as good on the
battlefield as his father. At the battle of Bo Wan Po,
he stoped Han Hao from joining up with Xiahou Dun. at
the battle of Chang Ban he arrived with his father
with fresh troops to stop Cao Cao's pursuit.
At the battle of Cheng Du he captured Li Yan. he then
went and joined his father in the defence of Jing,
when Liu Bei took Han Zhong he and his father attacked
Fan Castle. Due to the betrayal of Mi Fang and Fu Shi
Ren, the arrival of Wu Reinforcements, and the lack of
Reinforcements from Liu Feng. Guan Ping and Guan Yu
were caputred and killed, This caused Liu Bei to
Attack Wu at Yi Ling.
In the game, Koei makes it pretty obvious that there
is something going on between Guan Ping and Xing Cai.
and durning Xing Cai's Battle of Bai Di Castle, Liu
Chan wishes he were as strong and brave as Guan Ping,
and when Xing Cai is in danger, he asks the spirt of
Guan Ping to "Lend me your courage, if only for a
moment"

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4-Why Should I use Guan Ping?
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Guan Ping has a little bit of everything, great crowd control, 
great power, descent speed and an awesome musou. 
Not to mention one of the coolest weapons in the game.  
Once you max him out, and get his 4th weapon, tearing through 
any stage on hard mode will be a piece of cake.
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5-Unlocking
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Unlocking Guan Ping is pretty simple, 
just beat musou mode with his father Guan Yu.
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6-Move Set
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Keys: S = Square button, T = Triangle button, C = Circle button

S- A slash to the left
SS- A slash to the right
SSS- A upward slash to the left
SSSS- A downward slash to the left
SSSSS- Another slash to the right
SSSSSS- A spinning slash to the right
Alternate SSSSSS- Another slash to the left 
SSSSSSS- Another slash to the right 
SSSSSSSS-Another upward slash to the left
SSSSSSSSS- A harder spinning slash that move Guan Ping 
forward 

T- Guan Ping jumps into the air and smashes his sword 
into the ground, causing a small shockwave that damages enemies near by.
ST- An upward slash to the right that knocks enemies into the air.
SST- Guan Ping spins his sword forward 6 times and finishes by 
smashing it into the ground causing a larger shockwave that damages 
enemies near by.
SSST- Guan Ping does 4 spinning slashes moving forward each time.
SSSST- Guan Ping does a spinning leap with a wave of air around 
his sword, this knocks enemies into the air.
SSSSST- Guan Ping leaps high into the air and throws his sword 
into the ground, this causes an explosion damaging all enemies near
by. This move has a natural fire effect to it that will cause the enemies 
to burn and loose health until they hit the floor.

Jump attack- a straight downward slash
Jump Charge- Guan Ping spins around 3 time in mid air slashing anything 
below him

Mounted attack- Guan Ping does a series of 6 downward slashes 
going right to left.
Mounted charge- Guan Ping does 2 hard downward slashes 
going right to left.
Mounted Musou- Guan Ping does repeated downward slashes going
left to right.

Musou attack- Guan Ping does a bunch of spinning slashes 
(Much like Guan Yuís) This move is great for crowd control.

True Musou attack- Much the same as his musou attack, but 
at the end Guan Ping leaps into the air and smashes his 
sword into the ground shooting a shockwave forward damaging all 
enemies in front of him.  


It should be noted that from Alternate S6-S9 you need to have a
weapon at least level 3 that's Evo-capable (aka the little blue
dot near the weapons name) As well as a full musou bar to use.
All 4th level weapons are Evo-capable.

This info is credited to "Steven Liu" thanks for the info =)
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7-Weapons
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I have a hard time reading the names of the weapons in 
Japanese, so for now Iím just going to call them Weapon 1, 
Weapon 2 ect.

Stats-Iron Blade
        Base power 4
        Number of attacks 4
        Weight Random

Stats-Giant Blade
        Base power 8
        Number of attacks 5
        Weight Random

Stats-Flying Dragon
        Base power 12
        Number of attacks 6
        Weight Random

Stats-Young Dragon
        Base power 36
        Number of attacks 6
        Weight Light
        Charge Attack lvl.16
        Luck lvl. 15
        Bow lvl. 15
        Attack lvl. 17
        Life lvl. 15

Requirements for Obtaining Guan Pings 4th
Stage- Escape from Chi Bi

Requirement- Defeat all enemy generals and sub generals.

*Updated Info*

Well, while playing Escape from Chi Bi as Guan Ping I learned somthing new,
defeating all enemy sub genereals is not a requirement for Obtaining Guan Pings 
4th. All you have to do is defeat all enemy main generals for the weapon.
I will still leave up the current Strategy for Obtaining it though, as it still
works just fine

Strategy- Now this seems pretty simple, and for the most part it is, but
there are two things you got to watch out for.  1, you need to make sure 
no ally kills a general, I made it down to Xiahou Yuan as the last 
general and a soldier got the final blow on him, I had to do it ALL over 
again. 2, you must not let Cao Cao escape,as this ends the battle.
Now hereís what I did.

First thing, make sure Guan Ping is built up pretty well, 
you have to kill pretty fast.Head straight up, the first 
enemy general youíre going to run into to is Cao Ren, and
he has two sub generals, kill off all three of them as quickly 
as possible, and keep heading over.  Next is Zhang Liao, he 
also has two sub generals, kill them all and keep heading up. 
By now a reinforcement unit should have appeared near the top 
of the map, and will be heading toward you. Keep heading towards
Cao Cao, along the way you should run into Xiahou Dunnís two sub 
generals and the reinforcement unit (which has no sub generals) 
kill of all three and keep heading towards Dunn. By the time you 
make it to Dunn, Xiahou Yuan should have shown up at the top of 
the map, and two reinforcement units at the bottom of the map, 
below your alleys.  Do not back track and kill the two below, 
keep heading for Dunn and kill him off, as well as the gate guard 
near him.  Keep heading up towards Cao Cao, who should be with 
Xiahou Yuan, now kill off Cao Caoís two sub generals, Xiahou Yuanís 
sub general (he only has one) and Xiahou Yuan himself.(But DO NOT KILL 
Cao Cao) With all the enemy generals out of the way (and the gate guard 
near Dunn) your alleys should have a clear path to Cao Cao, and they 
should keep him busy the rest of the map.(meaning he wonít be able escape)
Now head back to the two reinforcement units at the bottom of the map, 
each of them has 1 sub general, kill off all 4 and head back up towards 
Cao Cao. By the time you reach him, the last reinforcement unit should 
have Appeared near the escape point,go kill off him.(he has no sub
generals) 

After that you should get a  Precious Item report near the middle of the 
map. Go get the weapon and kill Cao Cao.

Itís nice to have a saddle, but itís not a must. And make sure you have it 
on Hard mode.

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8-Musou Mode
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Guan Ping has 5 stages in his musou mode, The 5 stages are

1-Chang Ban-Hills
2-Escape from Chi Bi
3-Battle of Mount Ding Jun
4-Battle of Fan Castle
5-Battle of Yi Ling

As soon as I get the US release of this game and can better read
what's going on in the battles, I'll update with some stage strategies.
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9-Guan Pingís models
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Model 1- this model comes with Guan Ping. He dresses very much 
like Guan Yu with a very similar color scheme. He has a green vest 
like thing with some orange around the bottom of it, a white shirt 
and a green bandanna.  He wears a white waist wrap, Green pants, 
and a dragon arm protecter on his right arm. He has black spikey
hair.

Model 2- Guan Ping unlocks this model when he gets about 6000 points.  
This suit is pretty much his first suit with different colors. His vest
becomes a kind of red orange, with some brown. His bandanna becomes white,
his shirt becomes red orange with some brown as well. His pants become 
brown, and his waist wrap gets some brown in it to (but itís still white)
His hair is the same.

Model 3- Gaun Ping unlocks this model when he gets around 20000 points. 
This suit is much like his first, only with a color scheme much more 
like Guan Yuís DW4 model. His whole suit becomes a much darker green 
then his first model, with a much darker red trim.  He also has 
a turban on instead of his bandanna.

Model 4- Gaun Ping unlocks this model when he get around 20000 points 
along with his model 3. This suit is just a color change to his model 3. 
All the dark green becomes white, and the red becomes a lighter green.

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10-Q&A
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Q: The requirement for obtaining Guan Pings 4th  lvl weapon isn't working?
A: Make sure youíre playing on hard mode; make sure youíve killed all the 
enemy sub generals and reinforcement units.

Q: Do you have to have played Guan Ping Musou mode and got his 2nd and 3rd
weapon before you get his 4th?
A: No, I have got many 4th weapons the first time I played the character.


Q: How do you unlock Guan Ping in DW4?
A: You canít, Guan Ping is one of the 6 new characters in DW5

Q: Gaun Ping sucks, he did nothing in history or the novel, why did 
KOEI add him. They should have added Cheng Pu or Deng Ai.
A: Because KOEI wanted to, and they didnít want to add Cheng Pu or Deng Ai.

Q: What's the best stage to get high level items?
A: I've been able to get 15-20 level items on any 4-5 star stage on hard mode
or Shura/Expert Mode.  The higer the diffuculty the better chance for a high
level item. Also using a good Seven star sash (luck+) and a character with a
high luck+ on his weapon ups the chances for a good item.

Q: What will you except for your FAQ? And how will I know what I e-mailed you
will get added?
A: E-mail me anything, you'll know weather or not I'm going to add it if you get
an e-mail back.  If you don't get an e-mail back, I either didn't what to add it
or am already working on it myself.
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11-Checklist of things to come
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My strategy for using Guan Ping
Strategies for Guan Ping's musou mode
Guan Ping's Ending 
Guan Ping's qoutes

More to come as I think of it.
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12-Credits
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Fist off Iíd like to thank CJayC for making this site, so I have a 
place to write my FAQís.
EChang because I had to look at his FAQ in order to read the 4th lvl 
weapon stats, and learn the 4th level weapon requirements. Thanks for 
the great weapon FAQ.
Steven Liu, for the info on the Evo-capable weapons
Ryan Lee for all the character bios
My sister for getting me into the Dynasty Warriors series
My Mom for helping me with my horrible spelling 
(I know I still probably messed a few words up)
KOEI for making the DW series so awesome
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13-Contact
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If you have any questions, or suggestions for this FAQ 
please e-mail me at guardianharupyuia@yahoo.com.  
Youíll be given full credit for want you add.

Updated: 6-28-05: I've been super busy in RL lately.
So if you've sent me a e-mail and got a very late reply
this is why.  I'm sorry about this >_< but sometimes RL
calls.  Anyway, to solve this problem I'm gonna try and
update the Q&A as much as I can, so you can (hopefully)
get your answers there.

Thanks for reading.