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    Sun Shang Xiang Faq
    
    Dynasty Warriors 5
    By Kyuuketsuki
    Kyuuketsuki8@netzero.com
    
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    Table of Contents
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    <UPD> Updates
    <PLG> my Plug
    <INT> Introduction
    <LOC> Unlocking Sun Shang Xiang
    <BIO> In-game Bio
    <MOV> Moveset
    <STG> Stages
    <WEP> Weapons
    <COS> Costumes
    <CRE> Credits
    <COP> Copyright
    
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    Updates
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    1.0 All basic information added
    1.1 Fixed several typos and added to copyright
    1.2 Corrected error in obtaining Fourth Weapon
    
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    My plug <PLG>
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    Introduction <INT>
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    This is my first GameFAQS FAQ. Everything I have written is based on
    what I discovered myself on Dynasty Warriors 5.
    
    If you want to contact me my email address is Kyuuketsuki8@netzero.com.
    I will only respond if it is not blatently insulting.
    
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    Unlocking Sun Shang Xiang <LOC>
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    Sun Shang Xiang is an initially unlocked character. So all you have to 
    do is turn the game on.
    
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    In-game Bio <BIO>
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    The daughter of Sun Jian, she was also the younger sister of both Sun
    Ce and Sun Quan.A tomboy, she took interest in the martial arts from
    a young age. hen she later became Liu Bei's wife, it is said that her
    ladies-in-waiting were constantly outside her room, dressed in full armor.
    
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    Moveset <MOV>
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    S- Slash to the left
    SS- Slash to the right
    SSS- Lower slash to the left
    SSSS- Slash to the right
    SSSSS- Slash to the left
    SSSSSS- Spinning kick to he right
    Evolution attacks coming soon...
    
    T- 2 Cartwheels and a downward kick
    ST- Knock opponent into the air
    SST- Two spin attacks that leave the opponent stunned
    SSST- SSX send her Chakram spinning around her (good crowd clearer)
    SSSST- Uses a kick to create wind that sends opponent into the air
    SSSSST- Sends Chakram spinning around her for longer, juggling enemy
    
    Jump attack- A side-spinning vertical strike
    Jump Charge- Shoots Chakram downward, sending enemies flying
    
    Mounted Attack- Very slow and difficult to hit accurately, attacks to
    the the right first, then left
    Mounted Charge- Same as above only more powerful and goes right and left
    Mounted Musou- Continuous version of above-mentioned attacks
    
    Musou Attack- Continuous slashes ending with a spin
    True Musou- "I'm not finished yet" Same as above with a gust of wind 
    blowing surrounding enemies in the air instead of a spin
    
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    Stages <STG>
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    1.Battle of Jing Proving (Sun Jian's Forces)
    2.Escape from Chi Bi (Allied Forces)
    3.Battle of He Fei (Wu Forces)
    4.Invasion of Nan Zhong (Wu Forces)
    5.Battle of Yi Ling (Wu Forces)
    
    
    1.Battle of Jing Province (192 AD)
    Victory: Defeat Liu Biao
    Defeat:(At start) Sun Jian is defeated; (After Sun Jian retreats) Sun
    Ce is defeated or the main camp is captured
    
    Your first mission is to open the gates to Liu Biao's inner chamber.To do
    this you must defeat many gate captains. he fastest way is to go in
    through the east defeating all gate captains and officers along the way.
    About 7-10 minutes into the stage, Liu Biao announces that the
    reinforcements have arrived and to launch the attack. Su Fei and Cheng
    Sheng will then appear. One of them is dangerously close to your commander
    while another heads straight for your base. This is where you are at a
    crossroads. You must decide between saving your commander and saving your
    base. If you already recieved a message saying your main camp is under
    attack you will want to rush back to the main camp to defend it. Then when
    it is secure go and assist Sun Ce. After you have wiped out all enemy generals
    except Liu Biao, Liu Biao becomes a cakewalk. He does have a few magicians
    guarding him so watch out for them.
    
    
    2.Escape from Chi Bi (208 AD)
    Victory: Defeat Cao Cao
    Defeat: Sun Quan is defeated or Cao Cao reaches the escape point
    
    This battle can be tricky sometimes but for the most part is pretty straight-
    forward. You do not need to worry about Sun Quan in this battle as he can hold
    his own. Pretty much all you have to do on this stage is pursue and defeat
    Cao Cao. It will get tricky at times since some bridges will get destroyed
    in the process but if you have a saddle it should be extremely easy. You do
    not need to fight the other enemy generals, but if you are going for score
    and a buffed character I would recommend fighting them. But if you start to
    notce Cao Cao is nearing the escape point you had best bolt toward him and
    head him off. Another strategy would be to take out Xun You. Doing this will
    cut off Cao Cao's escape path, letting you concentrate on wiping out all of
    the enemy oficers. Bear in mind that when Cao Cao reaches the top of the map
    he will be surrounded by officers for protection. It still shouldn't be too
    awefully difficult to take him out.
    
    
    3.Battle of He Hei (215 AD)
    Victory: Defeat Cao Cao
    Defeat: Sun Quan is defeated
    
    Your goal here is to get into He Fei Castle and defeat Cao Cao. But you will
    have the added annoyance of Zhang Liao continuously returning. Go around to
    the bases and defeat Wei generals until Zhang Liao appears and destroys the
    Xian Shi bridge. This is your cue to rush back to Sun Quan and dispatch Zhang
    Liao before he dispatches Sun Quan, which he undoubtedly will given enough time.
    Eventually Gan Ning's unit will appear. You will get a nice morale boost but
    Sun Quan is by no means safe. Continue to stay with him until he jumps the Xian
    Shi bridge. This tells you that he is safe and you can go on the offensive.
    Now head straight for Cao Cao and wipe the floor with him. His morale should
    be low enough by now to be pretty easy. Once you do that you have successfully
    taken He Fei.
    
    
    4.Invasion of Nan Zhong (215 AD)
    Victory: Defeat Meng Huo
    Defeat: Sun Quan is defeated.
    
    (NOTE: this is not a 4th weapon strategy)
    
    When you first start out you are ordered to go on the offensive. What I
    recommend doing is taking out all officers in the southwest corner. As soon as
    you approach Mang Huo you will ave alot more on your hands. When you get a
    ceertain distance from Meng Huo he will say you fell right into his trap. Then
    he will destroy the walls at the sides of your main camp. A short while after
    this happens, Nanman troops will destroy the bridge leading out of the camp.
    This leaves your main base completely isolated and surrounded, so you are going
    to want to help out in a hurry. If you are buffed enough you can just go for
    Meng Huo, but if you aren't confident enough then you can just hunt down the
    other enemy officers to lower the Nanman morale. Three times during the stage
    re-enforcements will show up. They should be dispatched easily enough. When
    you are ready, go for Meng Huo.
    
    
    5.Battle of Yi Ling
    Victory: Defeat Liu Bei
    Defeat: Sun Quan is defeated
    
    What you want to do at the beginning of this level is hold Shu at bay and give
    Lu Xun and Zhu Ran enough time to prepare for the fire attack. Try to stay at
    the edge of the Wu encampment and eliminate all enemies around the perimiter.
    When Lu Xun and Zhu Ran reach their destination they will light the Shu camp
    on fire, causing Liu Bei to flee through the Forest Maze. Now anyone
    who has done Stone Sentinal Mazes in previous DW games may be very surprised
    to see how much more complicated this forest is. As always they disallow use 
    of the mini map and it is extremely difficult to pinpoint your location on
    the Pause Map. What I did is I gave chase to Liu Bei very quickly and follow
    the Shu troops back to the new camp. Once you get to the new Shu camp all you
    have to do is defeat Liu Bei and you have successfully completed Sun Shang
    Xiang's Musou Mode.
    
    
    
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    Weapons <WEP>
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    1st Weapon: Chakram
     Power:2
     Attacks:4
    2nd Weapon: Moon Chakram
     Power:6
     Attacks:5
    3rd Weapon: Luna Chakram
     Power:10
     Attacks:6
    4th Weapon: Sol Chakram
     Power:32
     Attacks:6
     Weight:Heavy
     Luck:19
     Bow:15
     Speed:19
     Defense:17
     Life:15
    
    Getting Sun Shang Xiang's 4th Weapon
    
    (must be done on hard)
    
    Invasion of Nan Zhong (Wu Forces)
    
    Rendesvous with Sun Quan after ambush event.
    Defeat all enemy officers except for Meng Huo.
    
    All you must do to obtain Sun Shang Xiang's fourth weapon is defeat
    efery enemy subgeneral and general other than Meng Huo. The weapon 
    will appear just outside your main camp next to the river.
    
    thanks to EVERYTHING69 for clarification
    
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    Costumes <COS>
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    Costume 1- Sun Shang Xiangs starting costume in DW5. A sleeveless red
    outfit with flowered leggings. Top cut slightly above the pants. A red
    headband and short-cropped brunette hair. Red wristbands and a golden
    armband above her left shoulder. Golden earings. Leather boots.
    
    Costume 2- Same as costume 1 only green instead of red.
    
    Costume 3- Sun Shang Xiang's original costume from DW4. Red and white
    color scheme.
    
    Costume 4- One of Sun Shang Xiang's optional costumes from DW4. Inverted
    red and white color scheme. Complete with shorts.
    
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    Credits <CRE>
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    KOEI for making many excellent series.
    
    GameFAQs and CJayC for this great site.
    
    All my Clash of Kingdoms bretheren
    
    TogeraTwo (also of Clash of Kingdoms) for reference on how to make FAQs
    
    All the fans who keep making DW a success
    
    EVERYTHING69 for clarifying method of obtaining SSX's Fourth Weapon
    
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    Copyright <COP>
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    This FAQ is by me (Kyuuketsuki) for use at GameFAQs.com and Kongming.net.
    Any publication of this FAQ or portions of it on any other website without
    my permission is a serious violation of Copright Laws.(Copyright Jared
    Archibald 2005) You may copy this FAQ for private use only.
    
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