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    Kunoichi FAQ
    Warriors Orochi 2 ( Xbox360 )
    By Matthew Short ( madaboutbuffy )
    Table of Contents:
    1. Legal Stuff
    2. Introduction
    3. Story
    4. Controls
    5.a) Kunoichi: Who is Kunoichi?
      b) Kunoichi: History
      c) Kunoichi: Overall story involvement
      d) Kunoichi: Changes
      e) Kunoichi: Moveset
      f) Kunoichi: How to unlock her
      g) Kunoichi: Why use her?
      h) Kunoichi: Who works best in a team with her?
      i) Kunoichi: How to use her
      j) Kunoichi: Recommended Weapon Attributes
      k) Kunoichi: How to get the 4th weapon
      l) Kunoichi: Name of Weapons
      m) Kunoichi: Abilities she unlocks
      n) Kunoichi: Strategy
    6. FAQ
    7. Credits
    8. Contact Me
    9. A note from me
    10. Version History
    1. Legal Stuff
    This guide may not be reproduced unless for private use. It may not be put on
    any website unless they ask me for permission and I accept.
    Use of this guide on any other website or as a public display is a
    violation of copyright.
    These websites have permission to use my FAQ's:
    If you see my FAQ on any other websites other than the ones
    listed then please notify me.
    Copyright 2008 Matthew Short
    2. Introduction:
    Hey, this is a FAQ about one of my favourite characters in Warriors Orochi 2,
    Kunoichi. I have written a couple of character FAQ's now, and use the same
    outline, so I know what I'm doing now. But I'm sure if I make any mistakes,
    someone will send me an e-mail telling me what I have done wrong. I will
    obviously give credit to them for doing so. Well, I think that is enough of an
    Introduction. You're here to read about Kunoichi, not to listen to overly long
    3. Story:
    Orochi, the Serpent King, had brought chaos to the land by merging the worlds
    of the Three Kingdoms era of China and the Warring States period of Japan.
    Almost a month had passed since the warriors from both worlds had defeated the
    Demon King, and everyone believed they could live in peace. However, chaos
    still loomed in the strange new world...
    There were those who wished to take over the world Orochi created, warriors
    who yearned for chaos so they could strengthen their skills in battle, the
    remnants of Orochi's followers and an additional new threat...
    The time had come again for the warriors to confront this chaos.
    ( Taken from the instruction manual )
    4. Controls:
    The controls in this game are similar to the others, but here is a quick
    list, to show you what buttons do what:
    Main Menu or Battle Menu:
    Left Analogue Stick or directional buttons = Move up and down
    A = Confirm
    B = Back
    Select a character screen:
    Left Analogue Stick or directional buttons = Move in all directions
    A = Confirm
    B = Back
    Y = Change character outfit
    X = Random
    In battle:
    X = Normal Attack
    Y = Charge Attack
    B = Musou Attack
    A = Jump
    LB = Block
    RB = Special Ability
    LT - RT = Switch between characters in your team
    BACK = Call for horse
    Start = Open up battle menu
    Left Analogue Stick = Move around
    ( Push Right Analogue Stick in ) = Change map type
    Right Analogue Stick = Change the camera angle
    Left Analogue Stick or directional buttons = Move up and down
    A = Confirm
    B = Back
    Y = Auto Change, Cancel Auto
    Highlighting Picture in the Gallery:
    A = See a bigger version
    B = Back
    Y = Set as background
    X = Remove background
    5.a) Kunoichi: Who is Kunoichi?
    That is a good question. Kunoichi is a ninja. She is the protector of
    Yukimura Sanada. She stayed with him through thick and thin in
    Samurai Warriors. In Warriors Orochi, Kunoichi helped the Wu forces fight
    Orochi. Now she returns in Warriors Orochi 2. Kunoichi is a power type
    5.b) Kunoichi: History
    Not much to put here. Kunoichi isn't real! But in Samurai Warriors she was
    the protector of Yukimura Sanada... She wasn't in Samurai Warriors 2
    as she was replaced by Nene. But Kunoichi is believed to have been
    made up of the different parts of the ninja troop that protected
    Yukimura Sanada.
    5.c) Kunoichi: Overall story involvement
    Kunoichi's is trying to stop the Orochi forces from resurrecting Orochi. She
    works for Wei as a Scout and a Spy, giving valuable information to Cao Cao
    which leads into many battles for Wei.
    5.d) Kunoichi: Changes
    Kunoichi is pretty much the same as she was in Warriors Orochi.
    They have made some slight changes though...
    Her Outfits have changed.
    She has a strategy.
    That's all.
    5.e) Kunoichi: Moveset
    Standing Attacks:
    X = Running flip with knives in her hands ( Moving )
    XXXXXXXX = A series of knife attacks with 4 round house kicks and
    a twisting kick in a handstand.
    YYY = Charges up and runs attacking with her knives as she goes followed
    by a flip and attack.
    XYYY = She hits them once, then smacks them into the air, then she jumps
    up after them with a series of flips with her knives in her hands, when she
    reaches the top, she lets off an explosion and sets fire to her opponent as
    she jumps back down.
    XXYYY = She hits them twice, then kicks them, does a backflip, spins
    around at an angle, then lets off a big explosion and does another
    XXXYYY = She hits them three times, then starts going forwards using her
    knives at the same time and finishes the combo by throwing them, they
    circle around in front of her.
    Hold B ( When Musou Gauge is full ) = She spins around repeatedly with her 
    knives in her hands.
    Hold B ( When Musou Gauge is full and health is in the red ) = Exactly the
    same as above but at the end she spins around at an angle.
    AX ( Jump Attack ) = Slashes with both knives.
    AY ( Jump Charge ) = Falls with her knives and digs them into whatever is
    there, then does a backflip at the end.
    LB = Block ( Not Moving )
    LB + Left Analogue Stick = Block ( Moving )
    RB = Kunoichi does a backwards dash and becomes invincible
    for a short period of time. ( She goes transparent like the phantoms
    that can hurt you, but you can't hurt them ) This also increases her
    attack power.
    Back = Call for a horse. ( Not inside a castle )
    Mounted Attacks:
    Y ( Samurai Characters only ) = The horse rears up and attacks the enemy
    ( Not moving )
    Y ( Samurai Characters only ) = The horse jumps and lands, hurts the enemy
    ( Moving )
    XXXXXXXX = Attacks to her right 8 times.
    XY = Attacks to her right once, then throws the knife upwards from
    a low position.
    XXY = Attacks to her right twice, then throws an explosive.
    XXXY = Attacks to her right 3 times, then throws both of her knives
    and then catches them.
    B ( When Musou Gauge is full ) = The horse charges forwards with a barrier in
    front of it, it hits anybody in it's way.
    LB = Block ( Not Moving )
    LB + Left Analogue Stick = Block ( Moving )
    5.f) Kunoichi: How to unlock her
    You don't need to unlock Kunoichi. She is a starting character for the Wei
    5.g) Kunoichi: Why use her?
    This is a good question! Why should you use Kunoichi?
    Because I said so... Not really.
    Because she's one of the quickest characters in the game, her R1 special is
    great for when you're in Chaos mode, her moves look good and deal a lot of
    Her attacks are also quite speedy and she has quite a good range with
    her weapon attacks.
    Her Strategy is also easy to pull off, but very effective.
    With the right attributes on her weapon she has the potential to become one of
    the best characters in the game!
    Just give her a try!
    5.h) Kunoichi: Who works best in a team with her?
    Thats really a matter of opinion on who works best in a team with her...
    Cao Cao and Nu Wa work very well with her. Hideyoshi is great with his
    special move, she's already quick as it is, but with his special,
    you can imagine how quick she would be then. Or you could just choose
    whoever works best for you... your favourite character, or your strongest 
    character, it's entirely up to you!
    Oh on a side note... Hideyoshi's voice is still very irritating, but don't let
    that stop you from using him. Here are some of the teams that I have used...
    Here you go:
    Team 1
    Kunoichi, Cao Cao and Nu Wa
    This is the first team I used when I got this game, and I have to say that I
    still use this team a lot, and I don't even like Cao Cao that much! Nu Wa is
    great with her special that doesn't use Musou, very effective against officers
    and Base Captains. Even on Chaos! Her XXXXXYYY Move is really good if you have
    Bolt and Agility on it. Cao Cao's power up move is good, if you can get his
    proficiency high enough. Overall, a very good team for beginners and experts
    Team 2
    Kunoichi, Sun Wukong and Hideyoshi
    This team is really good. Sun Wukong and Kunoichi are two very fast characters,
    and Hideyoshi's speed increase with high proficiency makes them move incredibly
    fast. Can be hard to control at first, but when you get the hang of it, this
    team is incredible. You could always switch Sun Wukong for someone else if you
    wanted. One I used was Nu Wa, as she is very quick too.
    Team 3
    Kunoichi, Sun Shang Xiang and Hideyoshi
    This team is good also. Sun Shang Xiang's specials are quite good, especially
    the arrow shoot out one. Get in a croud with that and let loose. If you are
    strong enough, you can get quite a lot of kills. Combine that with
    Hideyoshi's speed special, and you have got a croud killing machine.
    5.i) Kunoichi: How to use her
    Kunoichi is a relatively easy character to use. Her moves are quite easy to
    pull off. Her only problem is her YYY move. I think it is very ineffective,
    hard to control and not very powerful. Her XYYY is a good move as it can kill
    a general on one of the harder difficulty settings.
    Her XXYYY has been weakened by a considerable ammount in this version. The
    attack doesn't reach as far and doesn't do nearly as much damage.
    Her XXXYYY is effective too. It is a good crowd clearer and can get her out of
    some sticky situations. For instance, if you were on Chaos mode and her health
    bar was red, as were all of your other characters. Use this move to get her
    out of there.
    Her XXXXXXXX combo is good in this version, the kicks are quite powerful, and
    the handstand kick at the end is powerful too, but if you don't knock the
    enemies down when you do it, and you're on chaos mode, it can cause a problem.
    Her RB special is very effective. Use this if you need to kill someone quick,
    if you are in trouble, or if you just want to use it for fun. Very useful on
    Chaos mode.
    Her jump attacks are not very good either. AX is a short ranged, low power
    attack and her AY is even worse.
    5.j) Kunoichi: Recommended Weapon Attributes
    First off I'm going to give you a list of the attributes, and what they do.
    Here you go...
    Fire: Sets opponent on fire with some charge attacks, good for the earlier
    difficulty settings. Also works well with Air.
    Ice: Freezes opponents with some charge attacks.
    Bolt: Very powerful with some charge attacks and 100% guaranteed to happen.
    Very powerful, good for all modes.
    Slay: Very powerful, does good damage against generals and can kill peons in
    one hit, with some charge attacks.
    Brave: Increases your attack strength against generals.
    Flash: Breaks through the enemy's guard.
    Air: Increases your attack strength when enemies are airborne.
    Range: Increases your attack range.
    Multi: Produces Clones when doing charge attacks.
    Drain: Absorbs enemy's life.
    Might: Increases attack strength.
    Absorb: Absorbs enemy's musou.
    Agility: Increases attack speed, all charge attacks.
    Rage: Increases Strength, Decreases Health.
    Thats all of them. All of these go up to 10, the attack goes up 20 and
    you can have 8 slots. 
    Here's the weapons:
    Weapon 1:
    This weapon is great for killing things. A very quick weapon with that added
    advantage of air, which is great as when you use bolt, you can hit enemies into
    the air easier.
    Weapon 2:
    This weapon is pretty much the same, just that you can absorb Musou from
    enemies and you have no air bonus.
    It honestly doesn't matter which weapon you choose, they are both good.
    5.k) Kunoichi: How to get the 4th weapon
    To get Kunoichi a good 4th weapon do this...
    Get her to level 60+
    Get her proficiency to level 30+
    Get a good 3rd weapon
    Now go to the first level of the Wei Story, the battle of Si Province.
    It shouldn't matter who you have on your team as you should only need Kunoichi
    for this battle. Do this level on Chaos Mode. It's very easy and if you do the
    level normally, killing all generals in your way, you should get at least 4
    weapon boxes. Since this is the first level of a Story, you should have no
    problems killing everyhthing in your way.
    Now that you have got the 4th weapon, it's time to start using it! Make
    sure you have a lot of weapon fusion points. Because you are going to
    need them.
    This stage is great for getting everybodies 4th weapons. Just use Kunoichi
    and get even the weakest character's 4th weapons!
    5.l) Kunoichi: Name of Weapons
    Here's the names of Kunoichi's weapons and their base attacks
    Here they are:
    1st Weapon
    Base Attack = 9
    2nd Weapon
    Base Attack = 18
    3rd Weapon
    Base Attack = 36
    4th Weapon
    Base Attack = 72
    5.m) Kunoichi: Abilities she unlocks
    Okay, here I am going to put the skills Kunoichi unlocks, and how
    she unlocks them.
    Here is the list:
    1. Impulse - Increases speed.
    Conditions - Defeat 3 officers.
    2. Boost - Strengthens Charge Attack.
    Conditions - Defeat 80 enemies, while maintaining 30% Life Gauge status.
    3. Recover - Refills Life Gauge during battle.
    Conditions - Defeat 100 enemies, while maintaining 50% Life Gauge status,
    without performing any attack using the Musou Gauge.
    Thats them all!
    5.n) Kunoichi: Strategy
    Kunoichi's strategy is very easy to pull off, but very effective. Simply
    defeat 100 enemies, and the defence of the allied commander(s) will increase.
    Always helpful.
    6. FAQ:
    Okay here we go...
    Nobody really asks me questions about Kunoichi...
    I have an idea, I'll make some up!
    Question: Is Kunoichi in this game?
    Answer: Yes, if she wasn't I wouldn't be doing this FAQ about her
    would I?
    Question: Which weapon do you use in your Recommended
    Weapon Attributes, 1 or 2?
    Answer: 1.
    Question: Which team do you use in your who works best in a
    team with her, 1, 2 or 3?
    Answer: All of them, but I use 1 the most.
    Question: What is Kunoichi best at, Crowd Clearing, or General
    Answer: Both, her XYYY is good for General Defeating, but her 
    XXYYY and XXXYYY are both good for Crowd Clearing, XXYYY is
    not a bad General Defeater either!
    Question: Which one of Kunoichi's outfits do you like better in
    this game?
    Answer: 3 as it is her 2nd outfit from Samurai Warriors.
    Question: Can you play this game online?
    Answer: No, but I wish you could.
    Question: Why does Kunoichi wear that stupid hat?
    Answer: I don't know? Go and ask the game producers, and I
    think it looks cool.
    Question: Why are the abilities the exact same as the Warriors Orochi ones?
    Answer: I have no idea, but I can assure you they are correct.
    Question: Why is this FAQ basically the same as your other Kunoichi one?
    Answer: Because it's basically the same game, with a few updates. Likewise, I
    have updated my FAQ to be suited for Warriors Orochi 2.
    Question: This FAQ is rubbish!
    Answer: Go and make your own then! And that wasn't even a question.
    There we go!
    7. Credits
    KOEI: For making DW and SW and this great game! 
    CJayC: For posting this on gamefaqs.com
    Dennis: For posting this on supercheats.com
    Jeff Rubin: For posting this on pwnguide.com
    Eelco: For posting this on chaptercheats.com
    Paul Ryan: For posting this on gamesradar.com
    Me: For making this FAQ!
    You: For reading this FAQ and getting this far, congratulations!
    8. Contact Me:
    If you ever need/want to contact me, you can do this at three places.
    Number 1:
    My e-mail address, make sure you put Kunoichi FAQ ( WO2 ) as the
    topic so I know where you know me from, if I just get random
    e-mails, they are deleted.
    matthew ( dot ) short ( at ) ntlworld ( dot ) com
    Number 2:
    AIM ( AOL Instant Messenger )
    If you have AOL Instant Messenger
    my username is magpiematt54
    Send me an e-mail first about the FAQ and then add me. That
    way I know where you got my AIM from. I will reply to all of my
    e-mails if you put Kunoichi FAQ ( WO2 ) as the topic.
    Number 3:
    If you have Xbox Live, my gamertag is M4GP1EM4TT so feel free to send me a
    message or friends request. But if you add me, please send me a message telling
    me where you got my gamertag from, or I will not accept the friends request.
    9. A note from me
    I hope that this FAQ helps you and that you have many enjoyable
    hours playing this great game.
    10. Version History
    Version 1.06 17/10/08 - Legal Stuff and Credits have been updated.
    Version 1.04 10/10/08 - Have updated the Credits section and Legal Stuff
    Version 1.02 08/10/08 - Have updated the FAQ and added a little bit more to
    a couple of sections.
    Version 1.0 24/09/08 - Finally, created this in just one day!