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    Dynasty Warriors 5
    Zhu Rong
    Jiyu Aifu
    Version 1
    ----- Contents -----
    1.  Introduction
    2.  Zhu Rong
    3.  Move Set
    4.  Musou Mode
    5.  Weapons
    6.  Movies
    7.  Models
    8.  Credits
    9.  Update History
    10. Contact Info
    11. Copyright
    ---- Introduction ----
    This guide is to inform and guide you about the aspects and details of
    Zhu Rong. Zhu Rong is a favorite character of mine for many reasons. I was
    first drawn to her from Dynasty Warriors 3. I admired her fiery personality and
    the way she seems to boss Meng Huo around. And after using her I found her move
    set to be quite effective and interesting. I didn't really expect her weapon to
    be that good, but the way she handles it is very interesting. Although she may
    be a little difficult to master, once you get the hang of her, she can be a
    very effective warrior for you.
    Another thing, she is also the only woman in the Three Kingdoms era to take the
    field in battle. (Although it is possible that a few other women may have snuck
    their way on the field, but she is the only known one.) This alone completely
    annihilates the argument that women should not be in this game because they
    didn't do anything. Now, each of the other women were important people in this
    era as well, but in terms of battle, Zhu Rong is the only one that can
    obliterate that pathetic argument.
    * To unlock Zhu Rong, you must complete Musou Mode with Meng Huo.
    ---- Zhu Rong ----
    Zhu Rong was the wife of the Great King of Nanman, Meng Huo. She was said to be
    a descendent of the Fire Goddess and has mastered throwing knives which were
    called Flying Swords.
    Zhuge Liang of Shu led a campaign against Meng Huo and the Nanman tribes in the
    south. His intent was to win Meng Huo's heart and earn his loyalty. After being
    captured and released 5 times, and after suffering a defeat with the death of
    King Duosi, Zhu Rong appeared before her husband laughing. She said, "A man,
    and such a fool! I, a woman, will fight them for you!" Meng Huo rose and
    accepted her offer. Lady Zhu Rong then mounted her horse and led several
    hundred commanders from her clan and its allies to do battle with the Shu
    Zhu Rong was equipped with a few of her throwing knives, (flying swords) and an
    eighteen-span spear. She faced the Shu commander, Zhang Yi, who marveled at her
    presence. After several passes, Zhu Rong turned around and fled, but Zhang Yi
    pursued her. But then suddenly a Flying Sword came flying through the air and
    stuck Zhang Yi in the arm. He fell off his horse and was taken captive. As
    Zhu Rong stood before him, Ma Zhong charged furiously at her, but his horse
    tripped and he was captured.
    Zhu Rong ordered the two to be executed, but her husband interceded on the
    grounds that since Zhuge Liang spared him 5 times it would be wrong to kill his
    officers. So the two were instead held hostage. Zhu Rong was quite pleased with
    her victory and they had a celebration that night.
    The next day, the Nanman forces again engaged the Shu forces. Zhao Yun offered
    a challenge to Lady Zhu Rong and she gave battle. However, soon Zhao Yun turned
    and fled. Zhu Rong suspected ambush and did not pursue. The next day, Wei Yan
    offered battle and like Zhao Yun also turned and fled. Again Zhu Rong refused
    to pursue. And then the next day, Zhao Yun returned and again fled, but
    Zhu Rong still did not follow, but now Wei Yan appeared and taunted her.
    Enraged, she charged after Wei Yan who began to flee again. But suddenly, a
    rope sprang up and tripped her horse, knocking her onto the ground. Due to this
    trap by Ma Dai, she was captured and taken as a prisoner.
    Back at his camp, Zhuge Liang treated her well. He ordered her bonds removed
    and served her wine. He then offered to exchange Zhu Rong for Zhang Yi and
    Ma Zhong. Meng Huo accepted, and upon retrieval of his wife he was both joyed
    and angry. And thus ends the events of Zhu Rong's time on the battlefield.
    ---- Move Set ----
    S = Square
    T = Triangle
    O = Circle
    X = X
    S- A horizontal slash to the right.
    SS- A downward, diagonal slash.
    SSS- A forward kick.
    SSSS- A downward, diagoanl slash, followed by a spin.
    SSSSS- A spinning attack.
    SSSSSS- A powerful, horizontal slash to the right.
    T- Zhu Rong holds the ground with arm while spinning around with kicks up to 4
    ST- Zhu Rong throws her boomerang up.
    SST- Zhu Rong throws her boomerang forward.
    SSST- Zhu Rong throws her boomerang and it circles around her a few times.
    SSSST- Zhu Rong sends a whirlwind up.
    SSSSST- Zhu Rong sends a bigger, more powerful whirlwind up and hops back.
    Running Attack (S while running)- Zhu Rong performs a powerful, horizontal
    Jump Attack (X,S)- Zhu Rong does a downward, spin attack.
    Jump Charge Attack (X,S,T)- Zhu Rong flips and throws a line of fireballs.
    Horse Attack (S while mounted)- A series of downward strikes, alternating on
                 each side.
    Horse Charge Attack (S,T while mounted)- Zhu Rong throws her boomerang, which
                        circles around the horse.
    Horse Musou Attack (O while mounted and with full Musou Gauge)- Zhu Rong throws
                       her boomerang and it circles around the horse continuously.
    Musou Attack (O with full Musou Gauge)- Zhu Rong belts out a series of flying
                 swords alternately with each hand, ending with a spin as she
                 throws flying swords in all directions.
    True Musou Attack (O with full Musou Gauge and Life Meter in red)- Zhu Rong
                      belts out a series of flying swords alternately with each
                      hand, ending with a dash forward while her boomerang circles
                      around her which she ends with a flip forward.
    If you pick up an evolution weapon, indicated by a blue circle by the weapon
    name, you will be able to perform 9 attacks instead of 6. However, you need a
    full Musou Gauge in order to perform them. The first 5 attacks are the same as
    mentioned above, but the 6th changes. Here are the evolution attacks.
    SSSSSS- A horizontal slash to the right.
    SSSSSSS- A downward, diagonal slash.
    SSSSSSSS- A forward kick.
    SSSSSSSSS- Zhu Rong throws her boomerang and it circles around her a few
    ---- Musou Mode ----
    Zhu Rong has 4 levels in her Musou Mode. They are as follows.
         1. Struggle for Nan Zhong
         2. Battle for Nan Zhong
         3. The Invasion of Nan Zhong
         4. Conquest of Nan Zhong
    I will give a basic stage layout for each level as well as my recommendation as
    to how to complete each level. Each of my strategies were done on the Normal
    difficulty, and there may be variations to how the battle progresses with each
    battle, but these strategies' purposes will only be to explain a good way to
    dominate the map by defeating all officers and taking all bases which should
    net you a hefty sum of points if you also take time to kill enemy soldiers.
         - Struggle for Nan Zhong -
         Nanman Forces VS Allied Forces
      Victory: Defeat Wu Tugu, King Duosi, and King Mulu
      Defeat: Meng Huo is defeated or the main camp is taken
    -Meng Huo's Forces-                      -Allied Forces-
    Meng Huo                                 Wu Tugu
    Zhu Rong                                 King Duosi
    Dailai Dongzhu                           King Mulu
    Meng You                                 Jinhuan Sanjie
                                             Dong Tu Na
                                             Ahui Nan
                                             Yong Kai
                                             Gao Ding
                                             Zhu Bao
    This is a simple battle. From Zhu Rong's starting position, go straught and
    take that gate from the enemy. Now, head north. Defeat Jinhuan Sanjie and take
    the enemy gate. King Duosi will have most likely begun to mobilize his troops,
    so he will head south into the middle area. Head along the northern path and
    take the enemy base and the gate near King Duosi's original position. Now, head
    south into the middle area. Defeat Ahui Nan and Dong Tu Na and take the enemy
    gate and base. King Duosi should be in this area too now. Defeat him to win his
    submission. Now head east over to King Mulu. Defeat him as well to earn his
    submission. Keep going and take the enemy gate by that area and then head north
    to Wu Tugu. Take the gate by Wu Tugu and then defeat him which will unify
    Nan Zhong.
    However, you're not out of the woods yet. Now the governor of Nan Zhong appears
    with Shu forces and the victory conditions change. Yong Kai should be right in
    your current position so dispatch of him. Then head west to meet Gao Ding and
    defeat him as well. Zhu Bao may or may not have begun to advance towards your
    camp, but either way, head down towards him and eliminate him as well. This
    completes the stage.
         - Battle for Nan Zhong -
         Nanman Forces VS Yellow Turbans
      Victory: Defeat Zhang Jiao
      Defeat: Meng Huo is defeated or too much respect is lost
    -Meng Huo's Forces-                      -Yellow Turbans-
    Meng Huo                                 Zhang Jiao
    Zhu Rong                                 Zhang Bao
    Meng You                                  -Cheng Yuanzhi
    Wu Tugu                                  Zhang Liang
     -Jinhuan Sanjie                          -He Yi
    King Duosi                               Bo Zhang
    King Mulu                                 -Zhang Man Cheng
     -Dailai Dongzhu                         Pei Yuan Shao
                                             Guan Hai
    Go north towards Zhang Jiao and he'll summon his phantom army. You can't attack
    them, but they can attack you. Defeat Zhang Jiao to get rid of them. Also
    defeat Pei Yuan Shao. Zhang Jiao will reappear in his main camp. Head north and
    occupy the enemy base. Head further north and defeat Cheng Yuanzhi and
    Zhang Bao and rescue Wu Tugu. Now head southeast and defeat He Yi and
    Zhang Liang and rescue King Mulu. Take the two gates in this area and go over
    and occupy the enemy base. Head northeast and defeat Zhang Man Cheng and
    Bo Zhang to rescue King Duosi. Zhang Jiao may or may not teleport Guan Hai to
    the other side of the map, but either way go and defeat him. Take the two gates
    in Zhang Jiao's camp and then go and defeat Zhang Jiao to complete the level.
         - The Invasion of Nan Zhong -
         Nanman Forces VS Wu Forces
      Victory: Defeat Sun Quan
      Defeat: Meng Huo is defeated
    -Meng Huo's Forces-                      -Wu Forces-
    Meng Huo                                 Sun Quan
     -Meng You                                -Zhuge Jin
    Zhu Rong                                 Sun Shang Xiang
    King Duosi                                -Pan Zhang
    Wu Tugu                                   -Ding Feng
                                             Lu Meng
    Reinforcements-                           -Lu Xun
    King Mulu                                Zhou Tai
    Dailai Dongzhu                            -Xu Sheng
                                             Zhu Ran
                                              -Zhu Huan
                                             Gan Ning
                                             Jiang Qin
    Start off by heading to the right and taking the enemy base. Continue through
    and defeat Zhu Huan. Now head into the middle area. Defeat Xu Sheng. Take the
    enemy base and head over to Zhou Tai. Take the enemy gate and defeat Zhou Tai.
    Now head on over to Zhu Ran and defeat him as well. Head towards Lu Xun now.
    When you encounter him, you get a cutscene between Lu Xun and Zhu Rong. Now,
    defeat him. Approach the bridge and after a while a cutscene will play where
    the bridge is destroyed and some Nanman soldiers taunt Wu. Whether or not you
    lost your base in the western area, go and defeat Pan Zhang and Ding Feng. If
    you did not lose your base then you'll have to go over it as the gates will
    probably be closed. There's a little ramp next to the gate. After defeating
    Pan Zhang and Ding Feng, defeat Sun Shang Xiang. Soon, probably around this
    time, King Mulu and Dailai Dongzhu will show up as reinforcements. Once you
    destroy the bridge, which you should have already done, they will charge into
    the Wu camp. They will use elephants to break the wall east of the Wu main
    camp. Head north and take the enemy gate and the enemy base. Continue north and
    take the enemy gate and then head into the Wu camp. Defeat Zhuge Jin and take
    the enemy base. Now, defeat Lu Meng and take the two gates in the Wu camp.
    About 13 minutes into the stage, Gan Ning and Jiang Qin will show up to
    reinforce Wu. Depending on where you are, go and defeat them before you finish
    off Sun Quan. Once everyone is defeated and everything is taken, defeat
    Sun Quan.
         - Conquest of Nan Zhong -
         Nanman Forces VS Shu Forces
      Victory: Defeat Zhuge Liang
      Defeat: Meng Huo is defeated
    -Meng Huo's Forces-                      -Wu Forces-
    Meng Huo                                 Zhuge Liang
     -Meng You                                -Ma Su
    Zhu Rong                                  -Zhang Yi
    Wu Tugu                                   -Wang Ping
    King Duosi                               Yue Ying
                                              -Liao Hua
    Reinforcements-                           -Zhang Bao
    King Mulu                                Huang Zhong
    Dailai Dongzhu                            -Yan Yan
    Yang Feng                                Wei Yan
                                              -Ma Dai
                                              -Lu Kai
                                             Guan Xing
                                             Guan Suo
                                             Ma Chao
    First, navigate through the secret path and head south towards Wei Yan. Defeat
    Ma Dai and Lu Kai and take the enemy gate. Now, defeat Wei Yan. Go and take the
    nearby enemy base and head up the continuing path north. Take the enemy gate
    and the nearby base. Defeat Wang Ping and Zhang Yi. Soon a cutscene will play
    where Zhuge Liang's exploding barrels appear. To overcome this ploy, defeat the
    4 Task Leaders who are stationed in the area at the corners of the nearby base.
    Head toward the area where Huang Zhong is. Take the enemy gate and defeat
    Yan Yan. Now defeat Huang Zhong. Defeat Guan Suo and then head north from there
    and take the enemy gate. Nab the Musou Wine from the barrel while you're there.
    Soon Dailai Dongzhu and King Mulu will appear as reinforcements. Go through the
    secret area to get to the mid-northern area faster. Defeat Liao Hua and
    Zhang Bao. Then defeat Guan Xing and take the nearby enemy base. Yang Feng
    should soon show up as reinforcements. Defeat Yue Ying and take the enemy gate
    near her. Ma Chao should then soon appear as enemy reinforcements. Head over to
    him and defeat him and take the gate fom which he came. Now head back and take
    the enemy base then continue into the Shu camp. Defeat Ma Su and take the 2
    gates within the camp. Now go and eliminate Zhuge Liang. A cutscene will then
    play where Meng Huo and Zhu Rong run to each other and congratulate themselves.
    And thus ends the Musou of Zhu Rong. Congratulations! Now enjoy her ending
    movie, Riding in Luxury. ^_^
    ---- Weapons ----
    Zhu Rong uses a boomerang as her weapon.
    --Power- 3
    --Attacks- 4
    --Power- 7
    --Attacks- 5
    Magma Wheel
    --Power- 11
    --Attacks- 6
    --Power- 34
    --Attacks- 6
    --Weight- Medium
    --Charge Attack- 16
    --Bow Attack- 15
    --Musou- 18
    --Musou Charge- 17
    --Defense- 15
            Obtaining Inferno
    You must play as Zhu Rong at "The Invasion of Nan Zhong" stage in either
    Musou Mode or Free Mode on Hard difficulty.
    Your main goal is to defeat Jiang Qin and Gan Ning without having destroyed
    the bridge. The two will show up as reinforcements. Clear out the middle area,
    but do not destroy the bridge. Stay away from the bridge, it is just below
    Lu Meng. Just sit tight, until about 17 minutes into the stage where your
    elephant troops will charge the enemy camp anyways. At this point Gan Ning and
    Jiang Qin will show up as reinforcements in the west. After their defeat, the
    Precious Item Box appears on the bridge that shouldn't be destroyed. Bag it
    and defeat Sun Quan to get the weapon.
    ---- Movies ----
    This section tells how to unlock the movie during Zhu Rong's Musou Mode. The
    Movies can be accessed through the Options menu. I shall also give a
    description of what happens during this movie.
         Ending - Other
    Zhu Rong - Riding in Luxury - Unlocks once you complete Zhu Rong's Musou Mode.
    Zhu Rong and Meng Huo are riding on an elephant enjoying the scenery of
    Nan Zhong. Meng Huo decides he wouldn't give this land up for anything and he
    is happy enjoying his life together with Zhu Rong. Zhu Rong says war does have
    its moments, but nothing is better than moments like this.
    ---- Models ----
    Like all characters, Zhu Rong has alternate models. They are achieved as your
    character advances in rank and achieves a certain amount of points. Zhu Rong
    has 4 different models like everyone else.
    Model 1
    This is Zhu Rong's default model. She has long, straight, white hair. She wears
    a headband with three feathers sticking out. She wears an exotic necklace and a
    brown bikini outfit with fur attachments. And she wears fur arm guards and leg
    guards and for her footwear, she wears sandals.
    Unlocked- Already unlocke by default
    Model 2
    This is the same thing as Zhu Rong's first model, but there are some color
    variations. Her hair is now brown and her skin is pale. The fur attachments she
    has are now of a leopard skin design.
    Unlocked- Once you achieve 6000 points
    Model 3
    This is the same model Zhu Rong had in Dynasty Warriors 4. She has short white
    hair and a feather crown. She wears a brown bikini like outfit with arm guards
    and leg guards. And she has a little cape.
    Unlocked- Once you achieve 20000 points
    Model 4
    This is the same secondary model Zhu Rong had in Dynasty Warriors 4. She has
    short white hair tied in a ponytail with a hairpin in it. Her skin is brown.
    She wear a different kind of a bikini like outfit with different kinds of arm
    guards and leg guards.
    Unlocked- Once you achieve 20000 points
    ---- Credits ----
    Credits to Koei, W-Omega Force, and any others involved in the making of this
    great game. Also credits to Luo Guanzhong for writing the Romance of the Three
    Kingdoms which is a really good book which this game is based off of and I
    recommend you read it if you have not done so. And also credits to the great
    Madame Zhu Rong for achieving all she had achieved. ^_^
    EChang- Zhu Rong's 4th Weapon
    ---- Update History ----
    April 5
    Version .80- Original layout.
    April 10
    Version .90- Finished Zhu Rong's move set. Added "Battle for Nan Zhong".
    April 16
    Version 1- Finished Zhu Rong's Musou Mode. Added Models section. This guide is
    basically complete now. I don't really see any need for anything else to be
    added, however, I may make updates on spelling or grammar mistakes or just
    slight variations to certain things.
    July 30
    Version 1- Just a few minor alterations. Mainly consisting of spelling and
    grammar errors.
    ---- Contact Info ----
    If you have found any errors, information, questions, or suggestions please
    e-mail me at jiyu_aifu@yahoo.com.
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    then by all means ask for help and I'll help if I can, but please don't ask me
    how to do something clearly mentioned in the FAQ.
    ---- Copyright ----
    Copyright 2005 Giona Balvega
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