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               WARRIORS OROCHI 3 (MUSOU OROCHI 2 in Japan) Weapon FAQ
                                By wowsitsyugi
                                 Version 1.20
    ________________________________6/21/12______________________________________
    
    
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    Introduction (aka "About Me")
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    (Skip this if you don't care about me at all, haha) Hi, this is wowitsyugi, 
    and this is my Weapon FAQ.  I don't usually write FAQs, as I prefer instead 
    to read them for a particular game and then play the game itself.  After 
    years of doing this, I figured I'd give back a little and write one to help 
    others.  Hopefully, if this guide is well-received, it will inspire others 
    who were like me (aka the "FAQ-readers") to become "FAQ-writers" too. :)
    
    I started playing the "Warriors" series when Dynasty Warriors 3 came out.  
    Well, actually, I played the Yellow Turban stage in Dynasty Warriors 2, but I
    must've been 9 or 10 at the time and don't remember much other than it being 
    extremely difficult (hey, I was 9 or 10 at the time!).  Anyway, Dynasty 
    Warriors 3 was the first time I put real effort into playing a "Warriors" 
    game, and it was a fantastic game.  And because of that, here I am today, 
    still playing these games.  One of the main things that always bring me back 
    to these games is the vast variety of weapons available.  I love collecting a
    copy of each weapon for every character, and I tend to do this for every 
    "Warriors" game I play.  And that is why this Weapon FAQ is being made.
    
    
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    Version History
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    1.20 (6/21/12)
    - added DLC weapons from Stage Pack 3 (Sec. III, IV)
    - added fixed weapon box drops for the 5 stages from Stage Pack 3 (Sec. VI)
    - cleaned up formatting for Sec. III
    
    1.15 (5/24/12)
    - added DLC weapons from Stage Pack 2 (Sec. III, IV)
    - added fixed weapon box drops for the 5 stages from Stage Pack 2 (Sec. VI)
    - added another weapon farming tip (Sec. VII)
    
    1.10 (5/16/12)
    - fixed information on big-star weapons and their hidden effects. Major 
    discoveries found and major changes made (Sec. III, VIII question 11)
    - origins of all big-star weapons discovered. No more asterisks. (Sec. V)
    - added a new section, "Fixed Weapon Box Drops" (Sec. VI)
    - fixed typos, formatting inconsistencies, various other minor things
    
    1.05 (5/2/12)
    - added more info about weapon boxes and maxed-bond method (Sec. I)
    - added more to descriptions of Echo, Multi, and Typhoon (Sec. II)
    - fixed description of Guerdon.  The in-game description is WRONG. (Sec. II)
    - added DLC weapons from Weapon Pack and Stage Pack 1 (Sec. III, IV)
    - updated answer to question 6 about compatibility (Sec. VIII)
    - fixed typos, formatting inconsistencies, various other minor things
    
    1.00 (4/28/12)
    - FAQ is created.
    
    Coming soon:
    --> Information on DLC weapons as they continue to be released over time
    
    Considering:
    --> Maximized weapon attribute setup for every character.  This is something 
    that requires a tremendous amount of time, so if I'm going to do it, the best
    way would be to enlist the help of forumers to discuss maximization for all 
    132 characters (!) in the game.  Unless the demand is high, don't get your 
    hopes up for this section.
    
    
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    Table of Contents
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    I. General Weapon Information                   [GWI]
    
    II. Weapon Attributes                           [ATRB]
    
    III. Weapon Database (with stats)               [WDTB]
         i. Wei                     [WWEI]
         ii. Wu                     [WWU]
         iii. Shu                   [WSHU]
         iv. Jin                    [WJIN]
         v. Others 1                [WOT1]
         vi. Others 2               [WOT2]
         vii. Samurai Warriors 1    [WSW1]
         viii. Samurai Warriors 2   [WSW2]
         ix. Samurai Warriors 3     [WSW3]
    
    IV. DLC Weapons                                [WDLC]
    
    V. "Personal" Big-Star Weapons                 [PBSW]
    
    VI. Fixed Weapon Box Drops                     [FWBD]
    
    VII. Weapon Farming Tips                       [WFRM]
    
    VIII. Frequently Asked Questions               [WFAQ]
    
    IX. Special Thanks                             [SPT]
    
    X. Contact Information                         [CTCT]
    
    XI. Legal Stuff                                [LGL]
    
    
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    I. General Weapon Information [GWI]
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    The weapon system used in Warriors Orochi 3 is virtually the same as the ones 
    used in the previous two games, except for some added features.  If you 
    played either Warriors Orochi 1 or 2 (or both), then you will know exactly 
    what to expect.
    
    --> Every character in the game has access to a 1-star, 2-star, 3-star, 4-
    star, and various big-star weapons.  The higher the number of stars, the 
    stronger the weapon is in terms of attack power.  Big-star weapons start off 
    with a very low base attack but can be upgraded to rival or even surpass the 
    4-star weapons in terms of attack.  The attack power is upgraded by raising 
    the weapon's compatibility (next point).
    
    --> Weapon compatibility (the green bar underneath the weapon's image) 
    provides an attack boost for the current weapon.  Weapon compatibility rises 
    for a weapon when that weapon is used to kill enemies in battle.  More total 
    kills result in a higher compatibility and thus, a higher attack boost.  When
    the weapon compatibility has reached maximum, the weapon can no longer gain 
    an attack boost.  1/2/3/4/big-star weapons receive an upgrade of 
    +7/+11/+14/+18/+54, respectively, when the compatibility has reached maximum.
    
    --> Weapons can also be upgraded by adding attributes to the weapon (e.g. 
    Bolt, Might, Brawn, Typhoon, etc.).  These attributes can improve not only 
    the weapon's damage output but affect it in many other ways as well.  The 
    next section, "II. Attributes", provides detailed information on all the 
    attributes available in the game.  A weapon can carry up to 8 attributes.  
    Most attributes are stackable, meaning that they can be upgraded through 
    weapon fusion (next point) to improve their effect.  Some attributes are non-
    stackable (the rare/gold ones) and cannot be upgraded.
    
    --> Weapon fusion is a concept first introduced in Warriors Orochi and works 
    the same way in WO3 as it did in WO1.  If you have two weapons with various 
    attributes on them, you can combine the two weapons and in turn, transfer all 
    attributes from one weapon to the other.  One weapon will be lost (the 2nd 
    one) while the other weapon (the 1st one) will have attributes from BOTH 
    weapons.  If two weapons have the same stackable attribute, weapon fusion can 
    be used to improve the effect of that attribute.  For example.........
    
    [Before weapon fusion]
    
    Weapon                   Attributes
    ------                   ----------
       A          Bolt +6 Courage +4 Diligence +2
       B          Bolt +2            Diligence +3 Blast +1
    ______________________________________________________
    
    [After weapon fusion]
    
       A          Bolt +8 Courage +4 Diligence +5 Blast +1
    
    Simple math right?  Stackable attributes cap at +10.  Gold/Rare attributes 
    are not stackable during weapon fusion.  Weapon fusion is done by visiting 
    the weapon dealer and requires gems.
    
    --> There are many different ways to obtain weapons in Warriors Orochi 3:
        1. From Weapon Boxes dropped by specific officers during battle
          - When you pick up a weapon box, you get one weapon for each of the 3
            characters that you brought to battle.
    
          - In general, the higher the game difficulty and stage difficulty
            (number of stars), the higher the quality of weapons.  Thus, a one
            star stage on Easy will give you the worst weapons while a 10 star
            stage on Chaos will provide the best possible chances for good
            weapons.  Weapons received from weapon boxes come with random
            attributes.  Higher quality weapons come with more attributes and/or
            greater attribute level (the "plus" number) than low-quality ones.
            Gold/Rare attributes are confirmed to be obtainable by playing on
            Hard stages with 8+ stars and Chaos stages with 6+ stars.  There have
            been reports of people finding Gold attributes on easier difficulties
            as well, so you can try them if you're feeling lucky.  In general, it
            is better to play high difficulties if you really want the Gold
            attributes.  Big-star weapons cannot be obtained through this method.
    
         - The same officers always drop weapon boxes in each stage.  However, if
           your weapon has the Prosperity attribute on it, then there is a chance
           that any officer will drop a weapon box upon death.
    
        2. From the weapon dealer
         - The weapon dealer is found in the Camp and sells weapons in exchange
           for gems and crystals.  Big-star weapons are always available in the
           weapon shop at any time and cost gems + crystals.  1-4 star weapons
           only cost gems.  If you are only on Chapter 1, the weapon dealer will
           sell 1-2 star weapons.  He sells 2-3 star weapons during Chapter 2, 
           mostly 3-star weapons during Chapter 3, and 2-4 star weapons during
           Chapter 4.  You can see all attributes on a weapon before you purchase
           it, so the weapon dealer is a good way to obtain attributes that you
           want on a weapon.  You cannot obtain Gold attributes from this method.
    
         - The stage difficulty of the stage you just completed does affect the
           quality of weapons that the weapon dealer sells.  If you had just
           completed a stage with a low number of stars, the weapon dealer will
           sell cheaper weapons (in the 3-5K gem range) with very little
           attributes.  If you are coming off a victory in a harder stage (high
           number of stars), the weapon dealer will sell more expensive weapons
           (8-10K gems) with many more attributes.  
    
        3. Through lottery tickets
         - Lottery tickets are given to you by allies present during a battle at
           the end of battle.  If your character's bond with one of the allies is
           above one bar (in the yellow), then there is a chance they will give
           you a lottery ticket at the end of battle.  Visit the weapon dealer to
           use lottery tickets, and you will receive 10 random weapons for your
           unlocked characters.  The quality of weapons you get is based on the
           quality of weapons being sold at the weapon shop, so it is generally
           wise to save lottery tickets for Chapter 4 if you wish to receive
           higher-quality weapons.
    
        4. Through maxed out bonds
         - If your character's bond with one of the allies present in a battle is
           maxed out (all 3 bars), then you will always receive a weapon for that
           character from this ally as a gift at the end of battle (that's a lot
           of prepositional phrases in sequence!).  From my experience, you will 
           always get a 2-4 star weapon, regardless of what difficulty you were
           playing on.
    
         - You can only receive one weapon per character per stage using this
           method.  This means that even if one character has maxed bonds with
           every ally in a stage, only one of the allies will give you a weapon.
    
        5. DLC
         - Weapons bought from Weapon Packs are typically available to you
           immediately.
    
         - Weapons bought as part of a Stage Pack need to be unlocked by beating
           the appropriate stages on any difficulty (using any team).
    
    --> Weapons that appear in this game were taken from Dynasty Warriors 7: 
    Xtreme Legends and Samurai Warriors 2/3: Xtreme Legends, although some big-
    star weapons were taken from Dynasty Warriors 4 and 6 (e.g. Meng Huo's Beast 
    King from DW4, Zhang He's Mystery from DW6, etc.).  Certain weapons were also 
    created just for this game (e.g. Sima Zhao's Celestial Fang, Zhuge Liang's 
    Swan Wing, various "joke" weapons for the "Others" faction, etc.).
    
    --> Finally, every character can hold up to 8 weapons at once (excluding DLC 
    weapons).  If a character has 8 weapons and he/she gains another one, the 
    game will prompt you to either replace an existing one with the new weapon or 
    discard the new weapon entirely.
    
    
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    II. Weapon Attributes [ATRB]
    ============================
    
    --> Every weapon can carry up to 8 attributes.
    
    --> Attributes that are elemental (Absorption/Osmosis included) generally 
    activate on charge attacks (but not all) and at the end of the square string. 
    However, some characters get elemental activation for R1 specials (e.g. Nuwa, 
    Toyotomi, Taigong Wang), EX attacks (e.g. Wang Yuanji, Guan Ping, Yueying), 
    and Musou attacks (e.g. Sun Ce, Nuwa).
    
    --> Attributes such as Celerity, Guerdon, Prosperity, Providence, and Wisdom 
    require the character equipped with them to do the killing.
    
    
    Stackable Attributes (cap at +10)
    ---------------------------------
    
    Absorption ("elemental") - absorbs life from enemy when attacking
    
    Agility - increases attack speed on all attacks
    
    Blast - increases damage for projectiles and shockwave attacks
    
    Bolt (elemental) - stuns enemies and deals fixed damage relative to enemy's 
    max health. Damage can be stacked with Wind and Slay as well.
    
    Brawn - increases damage for normal (non-charge, non-musou, non-special) 
    attacks
    
    Cavalier - increases damage for attacks while mounted
    
    Celerity - movement speed occasionally doubles (for 30 seconds) upon 
    defeating enemy officers.
    
    Chronos - extends resting time in between combos. Combos take longer to 
    terminate.
    
    Courage - increases damage against enemy officers
    
    Destruction - increases damage of Musou attack
    
    Diligence - increases experience obtained during kills
    
    Flak - increases damage against airborne enemies
    
    Flame (elemental) - burns the enemies, causing depleting health while 
    airborne
    
    Frenzy - increases damage of Special (R1) attacks. Non-damaging R1s receive 
    no additional effect (e.g. Gracia, Liu Shan, etc.).
    
    Guerdon - regular peons (not enemy officers as listed in the in-game 
    description!) occasionally drop gems upon death.
    
    Harmony - increases rate of weapon compatibility increase (takes less kills 
    to rise)
    
    Ice (elemental) - occasionally freezes enemies, rendering them motionless for 
    a set time.  Higher attribute level increases chances of freezing.
    
    Industry - increases rate of proficiency gain (takes less kills to rise)
    
    Might - increases damage of charge attacks
    
    Osmosis ("elemental") - absorbs musou from enemy when attacking
    
    Prosperity - enemy officers occasionally drop weapon boxes upon death.
    
    Providence - enemy officers occasionally drop item boxes upon death.
    
    Reach - increases attack range, creating an extended hitbox
    
    Slay (elemental) - chance to one-hit kill regular peons and deals fixed 
    damage relative to enemy's max health. Damage can be stacked with Bolt and 
    Wind as well.
    
    Wind (elemental) - makes attacks unblockable and deals fixed damage relative 
    to enemy's max health.  Damage can be stacked with Bolt and Slay as well.
    
    Wisdom - regular peons (not enemy officers as listed in the in-game 
    description!) occasionally drop a mini-EXP scroll (+150 EXP) upon death.
    
    
    Gold/Rare/Non-stackable Attributes
    ----------------------------------
    
    --> Confirmed on Hard 8+ stars and Chaos 6+ stars. It is possible to get on 
    easier difficulties as well but will require extreme luck.
    
    Brilliance - when Musou gauge is full, every attack carries elements 
    currently equipped on the weapon. Brilliance does not work with Absorption 
    and Osmosis for normal attacks.
    
    Confluence - True Triple Attack meter fills up faster during combos.
    
    Echo - enemies hit will produce a shockwave around their bodies that damages 
    (but does not flinch) surrounding enemies.  Echo seems to activate on every 
    non-musou attack except for some hits of certain charge attacks (e.g. the 
    middle hits of Ling Tong's C6 don't have Echo).
    
    Multi - produces a clone (during normal attacks) that attacks the enemies in 
    the same way, a split second after your attack.  The clones do not carry any 
    elements.
    
    Typhoon - creates a damaging whirlwind in front for every normal attack (and 
    most charges and R1 specials)
    
    Verity - Musou attacks always become True Musous regardless of health status. 
    Characters with "Dynasty Warriors"-type Musous get extra damage and fire 
    element for their True Musous.  Characters with "Samurai Warriors"-type 
    Musous get extra attacks at the end of theirs.
    
    
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    III. Weapon Database (with stats) [WDTB]
    ========================================
    
    --> Because there are a whopping 132 characters (!) in this game, this 
    section is extremely long. I would advise you to do a computer search for 
    your character of choice by name rather than scrolling through all of this. 
    If you wish to scroll, then.........
    
    --> Characters are grouped by factions and within each faction, are listed in 
    the order that they appear in the character select screen, from left to 
    right.  Characters are grouped based on how they appear IN THIS GAME, meaning 
    that characters like Musashi and Kojiro are placed in the Samurai Warriors 3 
    category, despite not appearing in that game.  I don't want 100 emails 
    telling me that those characters should be in SW2 category.
    
    --> Big-star weapons tend to have a hidden, innate effect when used in 
    battle.  These "big-star hidden abilities" vary depending on the character 
    wielding them, and for a given character, the hidden ability is the same for 
    ALL of their big-star weapons (unless stated otherwise).  The big-star hidden 
    ability is character-specific, not weapon-specific.  For example, Cao Cao 
    gets extra reach on ALL of his big-star weapons, but Xiahou Dun does NOT get 
    extra reach even though he uses the SAME big-star weapons! I repeat, the 
    effect is character-specific, not weapon-specific.
     
    --> General format used for this section:
    
    Character Name
    --------------
    Weapon class:
    1. 1-star weapon. Attack: Base Attack (+boost from max compatibility)
    2. 2-star weapon. Attack: Base Attack (+boost from max compatibility)
    3. 3-star weapon. Attack: Base Attack (+boost from max compatibility)
    4. 4-star weapon. Attack: Base Attack (+boost from max compatibility)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares* with:
    
    1. Big-star weapon 1. Attack: Base Attack (+boost from max compatibility)
      - Weapon class: 
    2. And so on
    
    Big-star hidden ability**:
    
    * "Shares", in this case, means that the characters involved have access to 
    the same weapons in the weapon shop.  For example, Guan Suo and Ling Tong 
    share a big-star weapon called Shockwave.  However, even if you buy Shockwave 
    for Ling Tong, you'll still need to buy it again for Guan Suo if you want 
    Guan Suo to have the weapon as well.
    
    ** As stated above (third point), this is the character-specific hidden 
    effect that is applied to ALL of his/her big-star weapons (unless stated 
    otherwise).  Also, DLC weapons with a +54 attack boost at max compatibility 
    are treated as big-star weapons and thus, also benefit from having the hidden 
    effect.  If a character has no big-star hidden ability listed below, then 
    it means that he/she either doesn't have a hidden effect or that it is 
    currently unknown (likely that latter).  Note: For a list of big-star hidden 
    abilities, please see the "VIII. Frequently Asked Questions" section 
    (question 11).
    
    
    ###
    Wei                                                                   [WWEI]
    ###
    
    Xiahou Dun
    ----------
    Weapon class: Sword (Podao)
    1. Cutlass. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Rebel's Cutlass. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Qilin Fang. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Blade of Darkness. Attack: 30 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, Sima Zhao, Yuan 
    Shao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Dian Wei
    --------
    Weapon Class: Axe
    1. Iron Axe. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Battle Axe. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Beast Slayer. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Royal Axe. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star weapons**
    Shares with: Zhang Liao, Katsuie Shibata
    
    1. Devil's Bane. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Axe
    2. Frost Axe. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Axe
    3. Golden Ko. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Short Pike
    4. Rock God. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Short Pike (Electric Guitar)
    5. Golden Axes: Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Axes
    
    Zhang Liao
    ----------
    Weapon Class: Twin Axes
    1. Twin Axes. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Heavy Twin Axes. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Wind Axes. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Sun and Moon. Attack: 30 (+18)
    
    **Big-star weapons**
    Shares with: Dian Wei, Katsuie Shibata
    
    1. Devil's Bane. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Axe
    2. Frost Axe. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Axe
    3. Golden Ko. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Short Pike
    4. Rock God. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Short Pike (Electric Guitar)
    5. Golden Axes: Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Axes
    
    Cao Cao
    -------
    Weapon class: Sword
    1. Iron Sword. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Wolf's Fang. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Cloudburst. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Sword of Heaven. Attack: 31 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, Sima Zhao, 
    Yuan Shao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Xu Zhu
    ------
    Weapon class: Club
    1. Hex Club. Attack: 8 (+7)
    2. Studded Club. Attack: 12 (+11)
    3. Stone Crusher. Attack: 21 (+14)
    4. Holy Comet. Attack: 36 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: Pang De, Huang Gai, Yoshihiro Shimazu
    
    1. Puncturer. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Cactus)
    2. Kiritanpo. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Skewered Rice Cake)
    3. Disintegrator. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Club (Golden Fist)
    4. Hammer of Destruction. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Giant Hammer
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack and charge attacks
    
    Xiahou Yuan
    -----------
    Weapon class: Bow
    1. Long Bow. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Recurve Bow. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Wind Shooter. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Phoenix Bow. Attack: 31 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: Huang Zhong, Ina
    
    1. Graceful Dove. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bow
    2. Swan Bow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bow
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Huang Zhong, Ina
    
    1. Cupid's Bow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bow (Heart-shaped Center)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Xu Huang
    --------
    Weapon class: Great Axe
    1. Great Hatchet. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Splinterer. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Destroyer. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Marauder. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Kiyomasa Kato
    
    1. Monster Cleaver. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Axe
    2. Uncaged Tiger. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked Sickle (Halberd)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Kiyomasa Kato
    
    1. Lollipop. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Axe (Flat, Swirly Lollipop)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    
    Zhang He
    --------
    Weapon class: Claws
    1. Iron Claws. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Steel Claws. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Leopard Claws. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Cursed Claws. Attack: 21 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Hand of Fate. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Claws (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Yellow electricity around weapon
    2. Demon Claws. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Claws
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Scratcher. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Claws (Bear Paws)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Cao Ren
    -------
    Weapon class: Flail
    1. Chain Flail. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Snake Flail. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Adder Flail. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Devil's Tail. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Azure Flail. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Flail
    2. Ball on a Sting. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Flail (Soccer Ball Attached to String)
    
    Cao Pi
    ------
    Weapon class: Twin Swords
    1. Twin Swords. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Splendid Swords. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Azure Swords. Attack: 10 (+14)
    4. Heaven and Hell Swords. Attack: 17 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Xun, Liu Bei, Musashi Miyamoto
    
    1. Wisdom and Power. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Swords
    2. Jade Warbler. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Thin Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack and charge attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Xun, Liu Bei, Musashi Miyamoto
    
    1. Flags. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Swords (Red Flag, White Flag)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Zhenji
    ------
    Weapon class: Flute
    1. Iron Flute. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Battle Flute. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Spirit Song. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Demon Breath. Attack: 21 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Peach Flower. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Flute
    2. Bloomer. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Flute (Rose)
    
    Cai Wenji
    ---------
    Weapon class: Harp
    1. Battle Harp. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Euphony. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Requiem. Attack: 10 (+14)
    4. Royal Harp. Attack: 18 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Bean Counter. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Harp (Abacus)
    2. Floral Echo. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Harp
    
    Jia Xu
    ------
    Weapon class: Chain and Sickle
    1. Harvest Sickle. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Hunting Sickle. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Dark Thresher. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Soul Reaver. Attack: 20 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Gan Ning
    
    1. Zhong Hui's Dryer. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Chain and Sickle (Hair Dryer)
    2. Frog's Tongue. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Chain and Sickle
    
    Pang De
    -------
    Weapon class: Mace
    1. Iron Mace. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Battle Mace. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Bonestorm. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Earthquake. Attack: 42 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: Xu Zhu, Huang Gai, Yoshihiro Shimazu
    
    1. Puncturer. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Cactus)
    2. Kiritanpo. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Skewered Rice Cake)
    3. Disintegrator. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Club (Golden Fist)
    4. Hammer of Destruction. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Giant Hammer
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack only
    
    Wang Yi
    -------
    Weapon class: Sai/Trishula (Twin)
    1. Spikes. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Spikes of Rage. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Demon's Talons. Attack: 10 (+14)
    4. Frostbite. Attack: 22 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Vampire Bat. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Trishula (Bat-shaped Trishula)
    2. Minirakes. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Trishula (Miniature Rakes)
    
    Guo Jia
    -------
    Weapon class: Orb and Scepter
    1. Dancing Orb. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Onyx Sphere. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Lordly Decorum. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Majestic Allure. Attack: 21 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Summer Beach. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Orb and Scepter (Wooden Stick and Watermelon)
    2. Summer Beech. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Orb and Scepter (Stick and Orange Watermelon)
    
    
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    Wu                                                                 [WWU]
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    Zhou Yu
    -------
    Weapon class: Bo Staff
    1. Oaken Staff. Attack: 5 (+7)
    2. Teak Staff. Attack: 8 (+11)
    3. Bronze-Studded Staff. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Dragonhead Staff. Attack: 24 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Radiant Staff. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bo Staff
    2. Two Write. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bo Staff (Double-sided Pen)
    
    Lu Xun
    ------
    Weapon class: Twin Swords
    1. Twin Swords. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Splendid Swords. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Azure Swords. Attack: 10 (+14)
    4. Silver Swallow. Attack: 18 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Cao Pi, Liu Bei, Musashi Miyamoto
    
    1. Wisdom and Power. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Swords
    2. Jade Warbler. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Thin Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack and charge attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Cao Pi, Liu Bei, Musashi Miyamoto
    
    1. Flags. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Swords (Red Flag, White Flag)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Sun Shangxiang
    --------------
    Weapon class: Chakrams/Wheels
    1. Iron Hoops. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Battle Hoops. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Wind and Fire Wheels. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Royal Hoops. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Tambourine. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Chakrams (Panda-faced Tambourine)
    2. Circles of Evil. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Chakrams
    
    Gan Ning
    --------
    Weapon class: Chain and Sickle
    1. Harvest Sickle. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Hunting Sickle. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Dark Thresher. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Inferno Sickle. Attack: 21 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Jia Xu
    
    1. Zhong Hui's Dryer. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Chain and Sickle (Hair Dryer)
    2. Frog's Tongue. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Chain and Sickle
    
    Sun Jian
    --------
    Weapon class: Sword
    1. Iron Sword. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Wolf's Fang. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Cloudburst. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Sword of Judgment. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, Sima Zhao, 
    Yuan Shao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Taishi Ci
    ---------
    Weapon class: Twin Rods
    1. Twin Rods. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Chaos Rods. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Tiger and Wolf. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Imperial Rods. Attack: 42 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Killer Crop. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Rods (Corn on the Cob)
    2. Ebony and Ivory. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Rods (Twin Rods with Panda Head)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack and charge attacks
    
    Lu Meng
    -------
    Weapon class: Glaive
    1. Iron Glaive. Attack: 8 (+7)
    2. Steel Glaive. Attack: 12 (+11)
    3. Rainmaker. Attack: 21 (+14)
    4. Golden Glory. Attack: 36 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, Yukimura 
    Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Huang Gai
    ---------
    Weapon class: Club
    1. Hex Club. Attack: 8 (+7)
    2. Studded Club. Attack: 12 (+11)
    3. Stone Crusher. Attack: 21 (+14)
    4. Soul Scepter. Attack: 34 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: Xu Zhu, Pang De, Yoshihiro Shimazu
    
    1. Puncturer. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Cactus)
    2. Kiritanpo. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Skewered Rice Cake)
    3. Disintegrator. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Club (Golden Fist)
    4. Hammer of Destruction. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Giant Hammer
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack and charge attacks
    
    Zhou Tai
    --------
    Weapon class: Curved Sword (Katana)
    1. Claw Blade. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Swift Blade. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Dawn. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Twilight Blade. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Dead of Night. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Curved Sword (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Blue electricity around weapon
    2. Doctor Death. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Curved Sword (Thermometer)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Epiphany. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Curved Sword
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    
    Ling Tong
    ---------
    Weapon class: Nunchucks
    1. Wood Nunchaku. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Iron Nunchaku. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Rising Phoenix. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Phantom Nunchaku. Attack: 31 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Suo
    
    1. Tinker. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Nunchucks (Wrenches)
    2. Shockwave. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Nunchucks
    
    Sun Ce
    ------
    Weapon class: Tonfas
    1. Oak Tonfa. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Studded Tonfa. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Goblin Fist. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Royal Tonfa. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Giant's Tonfa. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Tonfas
    2. Arm of the Law. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Tonfas
    
    Sun Quan
    --------
    Weapon class: Sword
    1. Iron Sword. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Wolf's Fang. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Imperial Dragon. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Sword of Judgment. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, Sima Zhao, 
    Yuan Shao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Xiaoqiao
    --------
    Weapon class: Iron Fan
    1. Iron Fan. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Battle Fan. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Sparkling Draft. Attack: 10 (+14)
    4. Dragon Fan. Attack: 18 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Daqiao
    
    1. Divine Fan. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Iron Fan
    2. Full House. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Iron Fan (8 Playing Cards)
    
    Daqiao
    ------
    Weapon class: Iron Fan
    1. Iron Fan. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Battle Fan. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Sparkling Draft. Attack: 10 (+14)
    4. Phoenix Fan. Attack: 17 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiaoqiao
    
    1. Divine Fan. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Iron Fan
    2. Full House. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Iron Fan (8 Playing Cards)
    
    Ding Feng
    ---------
    Weapon class: Gloves (Gauntlets)
    1. Battle Gloves. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Iron Gloves. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Badger Gauntlets. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Divine Gloves. Attack: 40 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Meng Huo
    
    1. Beast King. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Gloves
    2. Gauntlets of Fate. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gloves (Buddha Head)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Meng Huo
    
    1. Knockout Blow. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gloves (Boxing Gloves)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    
    Lianshi
    --------
    Weapon class: Crossbow
    1. Wood Crossbow. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. War Crossbow. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Hornet Sting. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Dragoon Crossbow. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Flying Fox. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Crossbow
    2. Futuristic Crossbow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Crossbow (Ray Gun)
    
    
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    Shu                                                                   [WSHU]
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    Zhao Yun
    --------
    Weapon class: Great Spear
    1. Long Spear. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Stalwart Spear. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Dragon Spike. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Rising Dragon. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, Yukimura 
    Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Guan Yu
    -------
    Weapon class: Crescent Blade
    1. Mounted Blade. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Righteous Blade. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Green Dragon. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Gold Dragon. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, Yukimura 
    Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Zhang Fei
    ---------
    Weapon class: Double-sided Pike
    1. Dual Blades. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Dual Misery. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Harmony. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Bringer of Chaos. Attack: 42 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Wei Yan
    
    1. Frozen Star. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Double Voulge
    2. Paddle. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Double Voulge (Boat Paddle)
    
    Zhuge Liang
    -----------
    Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    1. Sparrow Wing. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Swallow Wing. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Raven Wing. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Swan Wing. Attack: 22 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Sima Yi, Zhuge Dan, Shingen Takeda
    
    1. Distinction. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    2. Peacock Wing. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    3. Cool Breeze. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Feathered Fan (Japanese Flat Fan)
    4. Enlightenment. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: War Fan (Flat)
    
    Liu Bei
    -------
    Weapon class: Twin Swords
    1. Twin Swords. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Splendid Swords. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Azure Swords. Attack: 10 (+14)
    4. Exquisite Swords. Attack: 18 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Cao Pi, Lu Xun, Musashi Miyamoto
    
    1. Wisdom and Power. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Swords
    2. Jade Warbler. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Thin Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack only
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Cao Pi, Lu Xun, Musashi Miyamoto
    
    1. Flags. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Swords (Red Flag, White Flag)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Ma Chao
    -------
    Weapon class: Spear
    1. Iron Spear. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Battle Spear. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Dragon's Spleen. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Silver Spear. Attack: 26 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, Yukimura 
    Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one (Echo of Justice), same as big-star (Bug Catcher, Clean 
    Sweeper)
    
    1. Echo of Justice. Attack: 11 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Spear
      - From: Weapon Pack
    2. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    3. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Huang Zhong
    -----------
    Weapon class: Bow
    1. Long Bow. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Recurve Bow. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Wind Shooter. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Qilin Bow. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: Xiahou Yuan, Ina
    
    1. Graceful Dove. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bow
    2. Swan Bow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bow
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Yuan, Ina
    
    1. Cupid's Bow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bow (Heart-shaped Center)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Wei Yan
    -------
    Weapon class: Double Voulge
    1. Curved Voulge. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Master Voulge. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Sky Voulge. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Royal Voulge. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Zhang Fei
    
    1. Frozen Star. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Double Voulge
    2. Paddle. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Double Voulge (Boat Paddle)
    
    Guan Ping
    ---------
    Weapon class: Great Sword
    1. Horse Cleaver. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Stallion Cleaver. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Tiger Splitter. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Rune Blade. Attack: 42 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Ba, Fu Xi, Susano'o, Kenshin Uesugi, Ranmaru Mori, Sakon 
    Shima, Ginchiyo Tachibana
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks (does not apply to 
    Guardian's Pride and Mystic Energy)
    
    Pang Tong
    ---------
    Weapon class: Shaman Rod/Staff
    1. Shaman Rod. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Conjurer Wand. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Turquoise Wand. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Wizard Staff. Attack: 30 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Zhang Jiao, Aya
    
    1. Staff of Refinement. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Ornate Staff
    2. Staff of Wisdom. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Shaman Rod (Round Peach Object)
    
    Yueying
    -------
    Weapon class: Dagger-Axe/Ge
    1. Iron Ge. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Battle Ge. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Moonlight. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Oblivion. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Thunder Strike. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Dagger-Axe/Ge
    2. Mochi Maker. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Dagger-Axe (Wooden Mallet)
    
    Jiang Wei
    ---------
    Weapon class: Spear
    1. Iron Spear. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Battle Spear. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Dragon's Spleen. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Angel Spear. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Lu Bu, Nemea, Yukimura 
    Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Liu Shan
    --------
    Weapon class: Rapier
    1. Iron Needle. Attack: 5 (+7)
    2. Steel Needle. Attack: 8 (+11)
    3. Slicer. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Qinggang Sword. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Sima Shi, Sima Zhao, 
    Yuan Shao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Xingcai
    -------
    Weapon class: Sword and Shield
    1. Guard Set. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Soldier Set. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Mercenary Set. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Warlord Set. Attack: 30 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Calculator. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword and Shield (Compass and Protractor)
    2. Overlord Set. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword and Shield
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on jump attack only
    
    Ma Dai
    ------
    Weapon class: Brush
    1. Bamboo Brush. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Cedar Brush. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Tiger Brush. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Emperor Brush. Attack: 21 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Celestial Brush. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Brush
    2. Might is Write. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Brush (Pen)
    
    Guan Suo
    --------
    Weapon class: Nunchucks
    1. Wood Nunchaku. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Iron Nunchaku. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Rising Phoenix. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Dragon Nunchaku. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Ling Tong
    
    1. Tinker. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Nunchucks (Wrenches)
    2. Shockwave. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Nunchucks
    
    Bao Sanniang
    ------------
    Weapon class: Spinner
    1. Chopper. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Slasher. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Bloodspray. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Doomspinner. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    *Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Enforcer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spinner (Yo-yo)
    2. Jade Spinner. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spinner
    
    
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    Jin                                                                   [WJIN]
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    Sima Yi
    -------
    Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    1. Sparrow Wing. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Swallow Wing. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Raven Wing. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Fenghuang Wing. Attack: 20 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Zhuge Liang, Zhuge Dan, Shingen Takeda
    
    1. Distinction. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    2. Peacock Wing. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    3. Cool Breeze. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Feathered Fan (Japanese Flat Fan)
    4. Enlightenment. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: War Fan (Flat)
    
    Sima Shi
    --------
    Weapon class: Rapier
    1. Iron Needle. Attack: 5 (+7)
    2. Steel Needle. Attack: 8 (+11)
    3. Slicer. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Steel Anguish. Attack: 24 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Zhao, 
    Yuan Shao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Sima Zhao
    ---------
    Weapon class: Sword
    1. Iron Sword. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Wolf's Fang. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Cloudburst. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Celestial Fang. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, 
    Yuan Shao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Deng Ai
    -------
    Weapon class: Drill Lance
    1. Iron Lance. Attack: 8 (+7)
    2. Battle Lance. Attack: 12 (+11)
    3. Wasp Sting. Attack: 21 (+14)
    4. Qilin Horn. Attack: 36 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Nagamasa Azai
     
    1. Oichi's Guardian. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Lance
    2. War God's Lance. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Drill Lance (Totem Pole)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Nagamasa Azai
    
    1. Shishkebab. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Drill Lance (Skewered Kebab)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Wang Yuanji
    -----------
    Weapon class: Throwing Knives
    1. Throwing Blades. Attack: 5 (+7)
    2. Combat Blades. Attack: 8 (+11)
    3. Rose Thorns. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Lightning Blades. Attack: 24 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Zhurong
    
    1. Joker in the Pack. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Throwing Knives (Playing Cards)
    2. Alluring Blades. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Throwing Knives (Fish)
    
    Zhong Hui
    ---------
    Weapon class: Flying Swords
    1. Razor Dance. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Razor Wind. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Gliding Cobra. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Imperial Dynasty. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Silver Slicers. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Flying Swords
    2. Three Kingdoms. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Flying Swords (Three Books)
    
    Zhuge Dan
    ---------
    Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    1. Sparrow Wing. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Swallow Wing. Attack: 7 (+11)
    3. Raven Wing. Attack: 12 (+14)
    4. Phoenix Wing. Attack: 21 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Zhuge Liang, Sima Yi, Shingen Takeda
    
    1. Distinction. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    2. Peacock Wing. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    3. Cool Breeze. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Feathered Fan (Japanese Flat Fan)
    4. Enlightenment. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: War Fan (Flat)
    
    Xiahou Ba
    ---------
    Weapon class: Great Sword
    1. Horse Cleaver. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Stallion Cleaver. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Tiger Splitter. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Dragon Tongue. Attack: 40 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Ping, Fu Xi, Susano'o, Kenshin Uesugi, Ranmaru Mori, Sakon 
    Shima, Ginchiyo Tachibana
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks (does not apply to 
    Guardian's Pride and Mystic Energy)
    
    Guo Huai
    --------
    Weapon class: Arm Cannon
    1. Battle Cannon. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. War Cannon. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Boomstick. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Flame Cannon. Attack: 42 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Holy Cannon. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Arm Cannon
    2. Night Nurse. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Arm Cannon (Syringe)
    
    
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    Diaochan
    --------
    Weapon class: Chain Whip
    1. Iron Whip. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Steel Whip. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Jeweled Whip. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Dragon Bone. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Whipcrack. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Chain Whip (Regular Whip)
    2. Jade Tail. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Chain Whip
    
    Lu Bu
    -----
    Weapon class: Halberd
    1. Light Halberd. Attack: 10 (+7)
    2. Sturdy Halberd. Attack: 15 (+11)
    3. Sky Piercer. Attack: 28 (+14)
    4. Royal Halberd. Attack: 50 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Nemea, Yukimura 
    Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Dong Zhuo
    ---------
    Weapon class: Bombs
    1. Clay Bomb. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Shard Bomb. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Dragon Shredders. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Apocalyptic Blast. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Destructive Blast. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bombs (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Dark smoke and sparkle around weapon
    2. Dumpling Bomb. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bombs (Steamed Dumplings)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Takoyaki. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bombs (Takoyaki Dumplings)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Yuan Shao
    ---------
    Weapon class: Rapier
    1. Iron Needle. Attack: 5 (+7)
    2. Steel Needle. Attack: 8 (+11)
    3. Slicer. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Soul Piercer. Attack: 24 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, 
    Sima Zhao, Nobunaga Oda, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Zhang Jiao
    ----------
    Weapon class: Shaman Rod/Staff
    1. Shaman Rod. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Conjurer Wand. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Turquoise Wand. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Staff of the Gods. Attack: 29 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Pang Tong, Aya
    
    1. Staff of Refinement. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Ornate Staff
    2. Staff of Wisdom. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Shaman Rod (Round Peach Object)
    
    Meng Huo
    --------
    Weapon class: Gloves (Gauntlet)
    1. Battle Gloves. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Iron Gloves. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Badger Gauntlets. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Royal Gloves. Attack: 42 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Ding Feng
    
    1. Beast King. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Gloves
    2. Gauntlets of Fate. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gloves (Buddha Head)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Ding Feng
    
    1. Knockout Blow. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gloves (Boxing Gloves)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    
    Zhurong
    -------
    Weapon class: Throwing Knives
    1. Throwing Blades. Attack: 5 (+7)
    2. Combat Blades. Attack: 8 (+11)
    3. Rose Thorns. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Blades of Destiny. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Wang Yuanji
    
    1. Joker in the Pack. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Throwing Knives (Playing Cards)
    2. Alluring Blades. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Throwing Knives (Fish)
    
    Zuo Ci
    ------
    Weapon class: Deck
    1. Cursed Deck. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Mystic Deck. Attack: 15 (+11)
    3. Crane Deck. Attack: 28 (+14)
    4. Trump Deck. Attack: 47 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Triumphant Deck. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Deck (4-star recolor)
    2. Sweet Treat. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Deck (Chocolate Bars)
    3. White Treat. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Deck (White Chocolate Bars)
    
    Orochi
    ------
    Weapon class: Sickle
    1. Sickle. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Life Drainer. Attack: 15 (+11)
    3. Spirit Reaper. Attack: 26 (+14)
    4. Eternal Agony. Attack: 47 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Orochi X
    
    1. Dirt Scrapers. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Axes (Wooden Squeegee)
    2. Perpetual Horror. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sickle (4-star recolor)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Orochi X
    
    1. Soul Harvester. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sickle (4-star recolor)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Da Ji
    -----
    Weapon class: Twin Orbs
    1. Marble of Chaos. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Globes of Atrophy. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Spheres of Decay. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Orbs of Ruin. Attack: 25 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Plague of Worlds. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Orbs (4-star recolor)
    2. Poisoned Dumplings. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Orbs (Steamed Dumplings)
    
    Taigong Wang
    ------------
    Weapon class: Fishing Rod
    1. Bamboo Rod. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Steel Rod. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Thunder Rod. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Lightning Rod. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Conjurer's Rod. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Fishing Rod (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Wind (with bamboo leaves) around weapon
    2. Celestial Rod. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Fishing Rod (4-star recolor)
    
    Sun Wukong
    ----------
    Weapon class: Staff (Ruyi Jingu Bang)
    1. Wooden Stick. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Golden Staff. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Nyoi-bo. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Jingu Staff. Attack: 25 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Staff of Victory. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Staff (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Blue electricity around weapon
    2. Celestial Simian. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Staff (4-star recolor)
    
    Fu Xi
    -----
    Weapon class: Great Sword
    1. Great Sword. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Crusher Sword. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Holy Avenger. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Fu Xi's Sword. Attack: 45 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Ping, Xiahou Ba, Susano'o, Kenshin Uesugi, Ranmaru Mori, 
    Sakon Shima, Ginchiyo Tachibana
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword (4-star recolor)
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    Nuwa
    ----
    Weapon class: Rapier
    1. Rapier. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Swift Rapier. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Celestial Blade. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Nuwa's Rapier. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Ruby Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    2. Jade Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    Yoshitsune Minamoto
    -------------------
    Weapon class: Lightning Gauntlet
    1. Light Gauntlet. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Fire Gauntlet. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Thunder Gauntlet. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Sun Gauntlet. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Celestial Gauntlet. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Lightning Gauntlet (4-star recolor)
    2. Sacred Scarab. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Lightning Gauntlet (Green/Red Beetle)
    3. Bug Gauntlet. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Lightning Gauntlet (Brown Beetle)
    
    Kiyomori Taira
    --------------
    Weapon class: Prayer Beads
    1. Malevolence. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Subterfuge. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Iniquity. Attack: 24 (+14)
    4. Tyranny. Attack: 43 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Autumn Harvest. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Prayer Beads (Green/Yellow Apples)
    2. Brutality. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Prayer Beads (4-star recolor)
    3. Spring Harvest. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Prayer Beads (Red/Pink Apples)
    
    
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    Himiko
    ------
    Weapon class: Dogu
    1. Clay Dogu. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Bronze Dogu. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Goddess of Light. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Amaterasu. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Golden Okdogu. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Dogu (Gold Octopus)
    2. Cerulean Goddess. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Dogu (4-star recolor)
    3. Okdogu. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Dogu (Pink Octopus)
    
    Orochi X
    --------
    Weapon class: Sickle
    1. Sickle. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Life Drainer. Attack: 16 (+11)
    3. Spirit Reaper. Attack: 28 (+14)
    4. Eternal Agony. Attack: 51 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Orochi
    
    1. Dirt Scrapers. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Axe (Wooden Squeegee)
    2. Perpetual Horror. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sickle (4-star recolor)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Orochi
    
    1. Soul Harvester. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sickle (4-star recolor)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Dodomeki
    --------
    Weapon class: Bracers (Gauntlet)
    1. Demon Bracers. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Serpent Bracers. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Shadow Bracers. Attack: 15 (+14)
    4. Midnight Essence. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Kotaro Fuma
    
    1. Oni Gauntlets. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bracers (4-star recolor)
    2. Million Eyes. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bracers
    
    Gyuki
    -----
    Weapon class: Giant Club
    1. Bone Club. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Chain Cudgel. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Massive Club. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Spiked Fury. Attack: 45 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Choco Swirl. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Giant Club (Chocolate Ice Cream on Cone)
    2. Strawberry Swirl. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Giant Club (Strawberry Ice Cream on Cone)
    3. Skull Smasher. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Giant Club (4-star recolor)
    
    Sanzang
    -------
    Weapon class: Sleeves
    1. Golden Sleeves. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Azure Destiny. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Radiant Sunrise. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Violet Glory. Attack: 29 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Rising Carp. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sleeves (Red Fish)
    2. Butterfly Koi. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sleeves (Blue Fish)
    
    Benkei
    ------
    Weapon class: Gauntlet
    1. Trick Gauntlet. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Demon Gauntlet. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Stone Gauntlet. Attack: 24 (+14)
    4. Winged Fist. Attack: 45 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Bug Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gauntlet (Brown Bug)
    2. Wild Fist. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Gauntlet (4-star recolor)
    3. Bug Killer. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gauntlet (White Bug)
    
    Kaguya
    ------
    Weapon class: Sakaki Tree and Mirrors
    1. Sakaki. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Divine Sakaki. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Soul Summoner. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Temporal Traveler. Attack: 26 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Moon Viewer. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sakaki Tree and Mirrors (Skewered Kebab and Flat
      Moon)
    2. Moon Rabbit. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sakaki Tree and Mirrors (Skewered Kebab and Rabbit
      Markings on Flat Moon)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Rain of Blossoms. Attack: 28 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Sakaki Tree and Mirrors
      - From: Weapon Pack
    
    Susano'o
    --------
    Weapon class: Sword (Tsurugi)
    1. Gathering Clouds. Attack: 11 (+7)
    2. Yakumo. Attack: 18 (+11)
    3. Tsukuyomi. Attack: 30 (+14)
    4. Orochi Slayer. Attack: 50 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Ping, Xiahou Ba, Fu Xi, Kenshin Uesugi, Ranmaru Mori, Sakon 
    Shima, Ginchiyo Tachibana
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Nezha
    -----
    Weapon class: Rings
    1. Universe Rings. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Wind Fire Rings. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Fire-Tipped Rings. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Demon Rings. Attack: 29 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Universe Donuts. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rings (Chocolate-glazed Donut)
    2. Wind Fire Donuts. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rings (Strawberry-glazed Donut)
    
    Shuten Doji
    -----------
    Weapon class: Gourd
    1. Gourd. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Fighter's Flagon. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Drinker's Regret. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Devil's Brew. Attack: 40 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Snowman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gourd (Snowman with Yellow Scarf)
    2. Iceman. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gourd (Snowman with Green Scarf)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Snakeskin Gourd. Attack: 43 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Gourd
      - From: Weapon Pack
    
    Ryu Hayabusa
    ------------
    Weapon class: Sword
    1. Dragon Sword. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Red Dragon Sword. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Black Dragon Sword. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Demon Dragon Sword. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, 
    Sima Zhao, Yuan Shao, Nobunaga Oda
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Ayane
    -----
    Weapon class: Short Swords (Kodachi)
    1. Fuma Kodachi. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Wisteria Kodachi. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Dancing Kodachi. Attack: 15 (+14)
    4. Midnight Butterfly. Attack: 26 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Kunoichi, Nene
    
    1. Avian Avengers. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Daggers
    2. Exquisite Death. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Kunais
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Lepidoptera. Attack: 28 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Twin Daggers
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Joan of Arc
    -----------
    Weapon class: Thin Spear
    1. Maiden's Spear. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Spear of Courage. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Spear of Hope. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Fleur-de-lis. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Sacred Lily. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Thin Spear (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Ice around weapon
    2. Hallowed Creed. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Ornate Staff
    
    Nemea
    -----
    Weapon class: Spear
    1. Golden Lance. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Purger of Evil. Attack: 12 (+11)
    3. Dragon King. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Lance of Ruin. Attack: 35 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Yukimura 
    Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Achilles
    --------
    Weapon class: Short Sword (Xiphos)
    1. Xiphos. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Heavens Slicer. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Divine Blade. Attack: 26 (+14)
    4. Lionheart. Attack: 48 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Sweet Spot. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    2. Dragon's Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Hektor's Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    
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    Samurai Warriors 1                                                    [WSW1]
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    Yukimura Sanada
    ---------------
    Weapon class: Cross Spear
    1. Aeon Spear. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Crimson Spear. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Mythril Spear. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Dragon Tail. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, 
    Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Keiji Maeda
    -----------
    Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    1. Ogre Horn. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Dragon Horn. Attack: 15 (+11)
    3. Titan Horn. Attack: 26 (+14)
    4. Divinity Blade. Attack: 47 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, 
    Yukimura Sanada, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Nobunaga Oda
    ------------
    Weapon class: Glowing Sword (Katana)
    1. Serpent Katana. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Fiend Katana. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Devil Katana. Attack: 15 (+14)
    4. Demon Slayer. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Sima Shi, 
    Sima Zhao, Yuan Shao, Ryu Hayabusa
    
    1. Areus's Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Amethyst Sword. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    3. Radiant Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    4. King's Rapier. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rapier
    5. Lord of Hell. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    6. Slugger. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword (Baseball Bat)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Mitsuhide Akechi
    ----------------
    Weapon class: Katana
    1. Moon Slasher. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Shadow Slasher. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Master Slasher. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Gilded Talon. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Pacific Blade. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Katana
    2. Halcyon Blade. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Bokken)*
    
    * The weapon's artwork shows a pistol as well, but he doesn't use it.
    
    Kenshin Uesugi
    --------------
    Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    1. Swan Claw. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Falcon Claw. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Eagle Claw. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Frozen Flame. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Ping, Xiahou Ba, Fu Xi, Susano'o, Ranmaru Mori, Sakon 
    Shima, Ginchiyo Tachibana
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Oichi
    -----
    Weapon class: Hoops
    1. Sakura Hoop. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Tsubaki Hoop. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Sumire Hoop. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Rising Sun. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Nagamasa's Love. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Hoops (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Wind around weapon
    2. Nagamasa's Faith. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Hoops
    
    Okuni
    -----
    Weapon class: Parasol
    1. Spring Parasol. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Summer Parasol. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Autumn Parasol. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Heaven's Glory. Attack: 29 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Treasured Grace. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Parasol
    2. Beach Parasol. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Parasol (Beach Parasol)
    
    Kunoichi
    --------
    Weapon class: Twin Kunais
    1. Cyclone Blades. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Tornado Blades. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Hurricane Blades. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Shiranui. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Ayane, Nene
    
    1. Avian Avengers. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Daggers
    2. Exquisite Death. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Kunais
    
    Magoichi Saika
    --------------
    Weapon class: Rifle
    1. Thunder Rifle. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Lightning Rifle. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Brimstone Rifle. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Marksman's Pride. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Eagle Eye. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rifle (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Yellow electricity around weapon
    2. Devil's Shotgun. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Rifle
    
    Shingen Takeda
    --------------
    Weapon class: War Fan (Flat)
    1. Fire Fan. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Forest Fan. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Mountain Fan. Attack: 24 (+14)
    4. Divine Inspiration. Attack: 43 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Zhuge Liang, Sima Yi, Zhuge Dan
    
    1. Distinction. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    2. Peacock Wing. Attack: 5 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Feathered Fan
    3. Cool Breeze. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Feathered Fan (Japanese Flat Fan)
    4. Enlightenment. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: War Fan (Flat)
    
    Masamune Date
    -------------
    Weapon class: Sword (Bokken) and Pistol
    1. Iron Fire. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Steel Inferno. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Diamond Blaze. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Dragonhunters. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Dragonfire. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Katana
    2. Twin Dragons. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Bokken) and Pistol
    
    No
    --
    Weapon class: Claws
    1. Scorpion Claws. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Viper Claws. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Venom Claws. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Leech of Life. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Sudden Death. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Claws (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Fire around weapon
    2. Viper's Bite. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Claws
    
    Hanzo Hattori
    -------------
    Weapon class: Chain and Sickle (Kusarigama)
    1. Phantom Sickle. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Mirage Sickle. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Spirit Sickle. Attack: 15 (+14)
    4. Chained Dragon. Attack: 25 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Rampant Bull. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Chain and Sickle
    2. Silent Assassin. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Chain and Sickle (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Dark smoke and sparkle around weapon
    
    Ranmaru Mori
    ------------
    Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    1. Sword of Courage. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Sword of Valor. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Sword of Justice. Attack: 15 (+14)
    4. Steel Vengeance. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Ping, Xiahou Ba, Fu Xi, Susano'o, Kenshin Uesugi, Sakon 
    Shima, Ginchiyo Tachibana
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Hideyoshi Toyotomi
    ------------------
    Weapon class: Three-section Staff (Sansetsu)
    1. Heaven Staff. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Earth Staff. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Water Staff. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Serpent Trinity: Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Bendy Straw. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Three-section Staff (Straw)
    2. Simian Trinity. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Three-section Staff
    
    
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    Samurai Warriors 2                                                    [WSW2]
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    Yoshimoto Imagawa
    -----------------
    Weapon class: Sword and Kemari Ball
    1. Velvet Kemari. Attack: 4 (+7)
    2. Royal Kemari. Attack: 6 (+11)
    3. Imperial Kemari. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Meteor. Attack: 29 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Scarlet Slicer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Eye of the Phoenix. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword and Kemari Ball
    
    Tadakatsu Honda
    ---------------
    Weapon class: (Trident) Spear
    1. Tiger Pike. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Dragon Pike. Attack: 16 (+11)
    3. Phoenix Pike. Attack: 28 (+14)
    4. Tonbo-giri. Attack: 51 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, 
    Yukimura Sanada, Keiji Maeda
    
    1. Savage Trident. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident
    2. Mystery. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    3. Ether Piercer. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Halberd
    4. Virtuous Agony. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Cross Spear
    5. Dragon's Maw. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Pike (Sasumata)
    6. Draconian Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Glaive/Pike
    7. Dragon Slayer. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spear
    8. Merciless Might. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Trident/Spear
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: same as big-star (see above)
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    2. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Ina
    ---
    Weapon class: Bow
    1. Ancient Bow. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Mythical Bow. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Legendary Bow. Attack: 13 (+14)
    4. Enigma. Attack: 22 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: Xiahou Yuan, Huang Zhong
    
    1. Graceful Dove. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bow
    2. Swan Bow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bow
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Xiahou Yuan, Huang Zhong
    
    1. Cupid's Bow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bow (Heart-shaped Center)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Ieyasu Tokugawa
    ---------------
    Weapon class: Spear Cannon
    1. Cannon Blade. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Rumble Blade. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Thunder Blade. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Earthshaker. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Triple Leaf. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Arm Cannon
    2. Apocalyptic Prayer. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Arm Cannon
    
    Mitsunari Ishida
    ----------------
    Weapon class: Folding Fan (Tessen)
    1. Windmaker. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Galemaker. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Stormmaker. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Golden Splendor. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Peacock Tail. Attack: 6 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Iron Fan
    2. Golden Zephyr. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Folding Fan
    
    Nagamasa Azai
    -------------
    Weapon class: Lance
    1. Blessed Lance. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Supreme Lance. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Grand Lance. Attack: 20 (+14)
    4. Impaler. Attack: 35 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Deng Ai
     
    1. Oichi's Guardian. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Lance
    2. War God's Lance. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Drill Lance (Totem Pole)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Deng Ai
    
    1. Shishkebab. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Drill Lance (Skewered Kebab)
      - From: Stage Pack 3
    
    Sakon Shima
    -----------
    Weapon class: Sword/Nodachi (Zanbato)
    1. Man Cleaver. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Demon Cleaver. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Beast Cleaver. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Armageddon Blade. Attack: 36 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Ping, Xiahou Ba, Fu Xi, Susano'o, Kenshin Uesugi, Ranmaru 
    Mori, Ginchiyo Tachibana
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Yoshihiro Shimazu
    -----------------
    Weapon class: Giant Hammer
    1. Bone Crusher. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Skull Crusher. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Beast Crusher. Attack: 24 (+14)
    4. Earthsplitter. Attack: 43 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons** 
    Shares with: Xu Zhu, Pang De, Huang Gai
    
    1. Puncturer. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Cactus)
    2. Kiritanpo. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Mace (Skewered Rice Cake)
    3. Disintegrator. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Club (Golden Fist)
    4. Hammer of Destruction. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Giant Hammer
    
    Ginchiyo Tachibana
    ------------------
    Weapon class: Serrated (saw-like) Sword
    1. Hawk Edge. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Eagle Edge. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Hayabusa Edge. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Raging Tempest. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Guan Ping, Xiahou Ba, Fu Xi, Susano'o, Kenshin Uesugi, Ranmaru 
    Mori, Sakon Shima
    
    1. Measure of a Man. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Sword (Ruler)
    2. Guardian's Pride. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi)
    3. Light Carver. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    4. Heaven's Destroyer. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    5. Mystic Energy. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    6. Immortal Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Sword
    7. Blade of Blood. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword (Zanbato)
    8. Bishamonten's Blade. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked (seven-bladed) Sword
    
    Kanetsugu Naoe
    --------------
    Weapon class: Sword and Paper Charms
    1. Ogre Slicer. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Demon Slicer. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Devil Slicer. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Evil's Bane. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Military Guardian. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword and Paper Charms
    2. Sacred Sword. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    
    Nene
    ----
    Weapon class: Twin Daggers
    1. Azure Wings. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Ruby Wings. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Amethyst Wings. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Soaring Dragons. Attack: 23 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Ayane, Kunoichi
    
    1. Avian Avengers. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Daggers
    2. Exquisite Death. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Kunais
    
    Kotaro Fuma
    -----------
    Weapon class: Bracers (Gauntlet)
    1. Demon Hand. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Naraku Hand. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Abyss Hand. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Soulstealer. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Dodomeki
    
    1. Oni Gauntlets. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bracers
    2. Million Eyes. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bracers
    
    Toshiie Maeda
    -------------
    Weapon class: Sword and Twin Halberds
    1. Yin and Yang. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Heaven and Earth. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Valor and Trust. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Dragon's Bite. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Jaws of Victory. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword and Twin Halberds
    2. Abyssal Misery. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword and Twin Halberds (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Blue electricity around weapon
    
    Motochika Chosokabe
    -------------------
    Weapon class: Shamisen (stringed instrument)
    1. Silken Strings. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Steel Strings. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Heavenly Strings. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Golden Melody. Attack: 27 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Death Metal. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Shamisen
    2. Six-String. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Shamisen (Guitar)
    
    
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    Samurai Warriors 3                                                    [WSW3]
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    Gracia
    ------
    Weapon class: Bracelet
    1. Bracelet. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Emerald Brace. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Exalted Beauty. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Sacred Grace. Attack: 29 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Rebellion. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bracelet (Spiked Bracelet)
    2. Filial Piety. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Bracelet
    
    Katsuie Shibata
    ---------------
    Weapon class: Axe (Ono)
    1. Celestial Axe. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Volcanic Axe. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Tundra Axe. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Iron Supremacy. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star weapons**
    Shares with: Dian Wei, Zhang Liao
    
    1. Devil's Bane. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Axe
    2. Frost Axe. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Axe
    3. Golden Ko. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Short Pike
    4. Rock God. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Short Pike (Electric Guitar)
    5. Golden Axes: Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Axes
    
    Kiyomasa Kato
    -------------
    Weapon class: Spiked Sickle (Halberd)
    1. Steel Halberd. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Beast Halberd. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Yggdrasil Halberd. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Demon's Maw. Attack: 34 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Xu Huang
    
    1. Monster Cleaver. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Great Axe
    2. Uncaged Tiger. Attack: 12 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Spiked Sickle (Halberd)
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Xu Huang
    
    1. Lollipop. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Axe (Flat, Swirly Lollipop)
      - From: Stage Pack 1
    
    Kanbei Kuroda
    -------------
    Weapon class: Orbs
    1. Jade. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Ruby. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Lapis. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Demonstone. Attack: 24 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Demon's Breath. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Orbs
    2. Sanguine Orb. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Orbs (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Dark smoke and sparkle around weapon
    
    Muneshige Tachibana
    -------------------
    Weapon class: Sword (Claymore) and Shield (Rondache)
    1. Knight's Claymore. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Dueling Claymore. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. General's Claymore. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Roaring Lion. Attack: 31 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. God of Thunder. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Serrated (saw-like) Sword
    2. Divine Wind. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword and Shield
    
    Kai
    ---
    Weapon class: Whip Sword
    1. Serpent Chain. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Scorpion Chain. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Dragon Chain. Attack: 15 (+14)
    4. Orochi. Attack: 28 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Adder. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Whip Sword
    2. Python. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Whip Sword (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Fire around weapon
    
    Ujiyasu Hojo
    ------------
    Weapon class: Sword hidden in Cane (Shikomizue)
    1. Agate Staff. Attack: 7 (+7)
    2. Crimson Staff. Attack: 11 (+11)
    3. Onyx Staff. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Punisher. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Pretty Power. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Sword hidden in Cane (Wand and Heart-shaped Cane)
    2. Rod of Retribution. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword hidden in Cane
    
    Hanbei Takenaka
    ---------------
    Weapon class: Compass
    1. Northern Cross. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Pole Star. Attack: 9 (+11)
    3. Big Dipper. Attack: 16 (+14)
    4. Astral Conqueror. Attack: 28 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Orion. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Compass
    2. Galactic Lord. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Compass (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Ice around weapon
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Wintry Sky. Attack: 10 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Compass
      - From: Weapon Pack
    
    Motonari Mori
    -------------
    Weapon class: Arm Crossbow or Bow-attached Gauntlet
    1. Skylark Talons. Attack: 5 (+7)
    2. Gryphon Talons. Attack: 8 (+11)
    3. Phoenix Talons. Attack: 14 (+14)
    4. Blackhawk. Attack: 24 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Firehawk. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Arm Crossbow
    2. Goldenhawk. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Arm Crossbow (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Yellow electricity around weapon
    
    Aya
    ---
    Weapon class: Ornate Staff
    1. Angelic Zeal. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Sacred Passion. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Heavenly Love. Attack: 18 (+14)
    4. Divine Justice. Attack: 28 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Pang Tong, Zhang Jiao
    
    1. Staff of Refinement. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Ornate Staff
    2. Staff of Wisdom. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Shaman Rod (Round Peach Object)
    
    Masanori Fukushima
    ------------------
    Weapon class: Dual (double-sided) Mace
    1. Dual Mace. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Warrior's Pride. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Defender's Honor. Attack: 24 (+14)
    4. Guardian's Truth. Attack: 39 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Paladin's Faith. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Dual Mace
    2. Undying Loyalty. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Dual Mace (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Blue electricity around weapon
    
    Goemon Ishikawa
    ---------------
    Weapon class: Mace and Cannon
    1. Stone Splitter. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Rock Crusher. Attack: 13 (+11)
    3. Bond Breaker. Attack: 23 (+14)
    4. Kai-Basara. Attack: 41 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Lightning Basara. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Mace and Cannon (4-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Dark smoke and sparkle around weapon
    2. Lightning Strike. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Mace and Cannon (3-star clone)
      - Hidden visual effect: Blue electricity around weapon
    
    Musashi Miyamoto
    ----------------
    Weapon class: Long and Short Swords (Daisho)
    1. Twin Blades. Attack: 9 (+7)
    2. Rage & Desire. Attack: 14 (+11)
    3. Skill & Finesse. Attack: 25 (+14)
    4. Mastery & Vision. Attack: 47 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: Cao Pi, Lu Xun, Liu Bei
    
    1. Wisdom and Power. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Twin Swords
    2. Jade Warbler. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Thin Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    **DLC Weapons**
    Shares with: Cao Pi, Lu Xun, Liu Bei
    
    1. Flags. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Swords (Red Flag, White Flag)
      - From: Stage Pack 2
    
    Kojiro Sasaki
    -------------
    Weapon class: Sword (Nodachi) and Magical Swords
    1. Nodachi. Attack: 6 (+7)
    2. Drying Pole. Attack: 10 (+11)
    3. Blade of Ganryu. Attack: 19 (+14)
    4. Deathly Shadow. Attack: 33 (+18)
    
    **Big-star Weapons**
    Shares with: no one
    
    1. Sword of Kings. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    2. Dark Fire. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
    
    Big-star hidden ability: Extra reach on all attacks
    
    
    ======================
    IV. DLC Weapons [WDLC]
    ======================
    
    --> DLC weapons were included in the previous section (III) for the 
    appropriate characters.  This section is here to group them together for 
    easier viewing.
    
    --> To access the DLC weapons:
        - Go to "Preparations" (during pre-mission preparation screen or press 
          'Start' in the camp)
        - Select the appropriate character
        - Select his or her current weapon
        - Press L1/R1 to cycle among normal weapons and DLC weapons
    
    --> Weapons included in a Weapon Pack are available immediately.  Weapons 
    included as part of a Stage Pack need to be unlocked by beating the 
    appropriate stages on any difficulty (using any team).
    
    --> DLC weapons are classified as 4-stars by default.  However, some can gain 
    an attack boost of +54 at max compatibility (like the big-stars!).
    
    --> It seems you can only acquire one copy of each DLC weapon for the 
    appropriate characters.  Fortunately, there is no way to delete the DLC 
    weapons, so you won't lose them by accident.  Weapon fusion works with DLC 
    weapons as well, allowing attributes to be added to them.
    
    
    Weapon Pack
    -----------
    
    1. Wintry Sky. Attack: 10 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Compass
      - For: Hanbei Takenaka
    
    2. Echo of Justice. Attack: 11 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Spear
      - For: Ma Chao
    
    3. Rain of Blossoms. Attack: 28 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Sakaki
      - For: Kaguya
    
    4. Snakeskin Gourd. Attack: 43 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Gourd
      - For: Shuten Doji
    
    
    Stage Pack 1
    ------------
    
    1. Bug Catcher. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Pike (Bug Catching Net)
      - For: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, 
        Yukimura Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "In Vino Veritas"
    
    2. Epiphany. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Curved Sword/Katana
      - For: Zhou Tai
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Ninjas United"
    
    3. Knockout Blow. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Gloves (Boxing Gloves)
      - For: Ding Feng, Meng Huo
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Phantoms of Nanzhong"
    
    4. Lollipop. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Great Axe (Flat, Swirly Lollipop)
      - For: Xu Huang, Kiyomasa Kato
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Warriors of Purity"
    
    
    Stage Pack 2
    ------------
    
    1. Dandyman. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Rapier (Candy Cane)
      - For: Xiahou Dun, Cao Cao, Sun Jian, Sun Quan, Liu Shan, Simi Shi, Sima
        Zhao, Yuan Shao, Ryu Hayabusa, Nobunaga Oda
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Manhunt"
    
    2. Flags. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Twin Swords (Red Flag, White Flag)
      - For: Cao Pi, Lu Xun, Liu Bei, Musashi Miyamoto
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "The Art of War"
    
    3. Hektor's Sword. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sword
      - For: Achilles
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Best of Both Worlds"
    
    4. Cupid's Bow. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bow (Heart-shaped Center)
      - For: Xiahou Yuan, Huang Zhong, Ina
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Memories of Vyashion"
    
    5. Lepidoptera. Attack: 28 (+18)
      - Weapon class: Twin Daggers
      - For: Ayane
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Duelling Heroes"
    
    
    Stage Pack 3
    ------------
    
    1. Scratcher. Attack: 7 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Claws (Bear Paws)
      - For: Zhang He
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Animal Rescue"
    
    2. Takoyaki. Attack: 8 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Bombs (Takoyaki Dumplings)
      - For: Dong Zhuo
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Dong Zhuo's Ambition"
    
    3. Clean Sweeper. Attack: 9 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Spear (Push Broom)
      - For: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, 
        Yukimura Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Virtue's Burden"
    
    4. Shishkebab. Attack: 10 (+54)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Drill Lance (Skewered Kebab)
      - For: Deng Ai, Nagamasa Azai
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Stop, Thief!"
    
    5. Soul Harvester. Attack: 11 (+54)
      - Weapon class: Sickle (4-star recolor)
      - For: Orochi, Orochi X
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Domestic Disputes" 
    
    
    Stage Pack 4
    ------------
    
    --> Not yet released! Some information is currently known though (below).
    
    1. Moptop. Attack: ?? (+??)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Halberd (Mop)
      - For: Lu Meng, Zhao Yun, Guan Yu, Ma Chao, Jiang Wei, Lu Bu, Nemea, 
        Yukimura Sanada, Keiji Maeda, Tadakatsu Honda
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Lu Bu's Revenge"
    
    2. Crooner. Attack: ?? (+??)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Shaman Rod (???)
      - For: Pang Tong, Zhang Jiao, Aya
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Keiji's Theme"
    
    3. Scooper. Attack: ?? (+??)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Club (Ice Cream Scooper)
      - For: Xu Zhu, Pang De, Huang Gai, Yoshihiro Shimazu
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "True Love"
    
    4. Emerald Eminence. Attack: ?? (+??)
      - Weapon class: Sleeves
      - For: Sanzang
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "The Rescue of Da Ji"
    
    5. Patrician Sword. Attack: ?? (+??)
      - Weapon class: Sword?
      - For: ???
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Every Snake Has Its Day"
    
    6. Squeaky Hammer. Attack: ?? (+??)
      - Weapon class: "joke" Axe (Toy Hammer)
      - For: Dian Wei, Zhang Liao, Katsuie Shibata
      - Unlock Requirements: Clear "Demons vs. Mystics"
    
    
    Aaaaand that's it for DLC weapons. No more currently planned for release.
    
    
    =====================================
    V. "Personal" Big-Star Weapons [PBSW]
    =====================================
    
    --> Even though each character has access to many big-star weapons in the 
    weapon shop, it is apparent that certain big-star weapons "belong" to 
    specific characters for many reasons (similar artwork to the character's 1-4 
    star weapon, used by the character in a past game, etc.).  For example, Sakon 
    Shima has access to many big-star weapons of the Great Sword class, but Blade 
    of Blood is his "personal" big-star weapon since it A) looks like his 1-4 
    star weapon and B) was used by him in SW3: XL (also in SW2: XL, although 
    under a different name).
    
    --> This section is dedicated to those people who like giving each character 
    their own "personal" big-star weapon.  If you don't care about this at all 
    and don't really care if say, Zhao Yun equips Keiji Maeda's Pike (Dragon's 
    Maw), then this section won't be of much use to you.
    
    --> Thanks to BMSirius of the Warriors Orochi 3 forum on Gamefaqs for 
    creating a list of "personal" big-star weapons for each character.  The 
    information used below is his, although I took the time to alphabetize his 
    list (by character name) for easier viewing.
    
    --> Some terms to clarify regarding the list below:
        - "Unique" means that the weapon was created for this game (is original).
        - "Clone" means that the artwork for the two weapons is the exact same.
        - "Recolor" means that the two weapons look the same but have different
          coloring.
        - "Unrelegated" means that the specific weapon could not be assigned to
          any character in the game.
        - DW7 = Dynasty Warriors 7, DW6 = Dynasty Warriors 6 and so on
        - SW3: XL = Samurai Warriors 3: Xtreme Legends or Sengoku Musou 3Z, since
          it was released in Japan only
    
    --> Finally, DW7 DLC weapons that appear as big-stars in this game come from 
    Weapon Rank Pack 1, and DW7 DLC "joke" weapons come from Weapon Rank Pack 2.
    
    
    Achilles - None. Also, see "Unrelegated" section at the bottom.
    Aya - Staff of Refinement (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Ayane - None
     
    Bao Sanniang - Jade Spinner (DW7 DLC Spinner), Enforcer (DW7 DLC Joke 
    Spinner)
    Benkei - Wild Fist (4th Weapon Recolor), Bug Slayer (Unique Joke Weapon), Bug 
    Killer (Unique Joke Weapon)
     
    Cai Wenji - Floral Echo (DW7 DLC Harp), Bean Counter (DW7 DLC Joke Harp)
    Cao Cao - Slugger (DW7 DLC Joke Sword)
    Cao Pi - Wisdom and Power (DW7 DLC Twin Swords)
    Cao Ren - Azure Flail (DW7 DLC Flail), Ball on a String (DW7 DLC Joke Flail)
     
    Da Ji - Plague of Worlds (4th Weapon Recolor). Also, see "Unrelegated" 
    section at the bottom.
    Daqiao - Divine Fan (DW7 DLC Iron Fan), Full House (DW7 DLC Joke Iron Fan)
    Deng Ai - War God's Lance (DW7 DLC Lance)
    Dian Wei - Frost Axe (DW7 DLC Axe), Golden Ko (DW7 DLC Short Pike), Rock God 
    (DW7 DLC Joke Short Pike)
    Diaochan - Jade Tail (DW7 DLC Chain Whip), Whipcrack (DW7 DLC Joke Chain 
    Whip)
    Ding Feng - Gauntlets of Fate (DW7 DLC Gauntlets)
    Dodomeki - Oni Gauntlets (4th Weapon Recolor)
    Dong Zhuo - Destructive Blast (4th Weapon Clone), Dumpling Bomb (DW7 DLC 
    Bomb)
     
    Fu Xi - Mystic Energy (Unique Weapon) 
     
    Gan Ning - Frog's Tongue (DW7 DLC Chain and Sickle), Zhong Hui's Dryer (DW7 
    DLC Joke Chain and Sickle)
    Ginchiyo Tachibana - None. Her SW3: XL 5th Weapon, God of Thunder, is only 
    available for Muneshige.
    Goemon Ishikawa - Lightning Basara (4th Weapon Clone), Lightning Strike (3rd 
    Weapon Recolor)
    Gracia - Filial Piety (SW3: XL 5th Weapon), Rebellion (Unique Joke Weapon)  
    Guan Ping - Light Carver (DW7 DLC Great Sword), Measure of a Man (DW7 DLC 
    Joke Great Sword)
    Guan Suo - Shockwave (DW7 DLC Nunchaku), Tinker (DW7 DLC Joke Nunchaku)  
    Guan Yu - Draconian Might (DW7 DLC Pike). Keep in mind that Guan Yu uses 
    Crescent Blade for DW7: XL (his EX weapon) and WO3. The Glaive/Pike was used 
    by Guan Yu in DW7.
    Guo Huai- Holy Cannon (DW7 DLC Arm Cannon), Night Nurse (DW7 DLC Joke Arm 
    Cannon)
    Guo Jia - Summer Beach (Unique Joke Weapon), Summer Beech (Unique Joke 
    Weapon)
    Gyuki - Skull Smasher (4th Weapon Recolor), Choco Swirl (Unique Joke Weapon), 
    Strawberry Swirl (Unique Joke Weapon)
     
    Hanbei Takenaka - Galactic Lord (4th Weapon Clone), Orion (SW3: XL 5th 
    Weapon)
    Hanzo Hattori - Silent Assassin (4th Weapon Clone), Rampant Bull (SW3: XL 5th 
    Weapon)
    Hideyoshi Toyotomi - Simian Trinity (SW3: XL 5th Weapon), Bendy Straw (Unique 
    Joke Weapon)
    Himiko - Cerulean Goddess (4th Weapon Recolor), Okdoguu (Unique Joke Weapon), 
    Golden Okdoguu (Unique Joke Weapon)
    Huang Gai - Disintegrator (DW7 DLC Club)
    Huang Zhong - Swan Bow (Should-be DW7 DLC Bow that glitched and never 
    appeared)
    
    Ieyasu Tokugawa - Apocalyptic Prayer (SW3: XL 5th Weapon), Triple Leaf 
    (Unique Joke Weapon)
    Ina - Graceful Dove (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
     
    Jia Xu - Frog's Tongue (DW7 DLC Chain and Sickle), Zhong Hui's Dryer (DW7 DLC 
    Joke Chain and Sickle)
    Jiang Wei - Dragon Slayer (DW7 DLC Spear)
    Joan of Arc - Sacred Lily (4th Weapon Clone). Also, see "Unrelegated" section 
    at the bottom.
     
    Kaguya - Moon Viewer (Unique Joke Weapon), Moon Rabbit (Unique Joke Weapon)  
    Kai - Python (4th Weapon Clone), Adder (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Kanbei Kuroda - Sanguine Orb (4th Weapon Clone), Demon's Breath (SW3: XL 5th 
    Weapon)
    Kanetsugu Naoe - Military Guardian (SW3: XL 5th Weapon). Also, see 
    "Unrelegated" section at the bottom.
    Katsuie Shibata - Devil's Bane (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Keiji Maeda - Dragon's Maw (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Kenshin Uesugi - Bishamonten's Blade (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Kiyomasa Kato - Uncaged Tiger (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Kiyomori Taira - Brutality (4th Weapon Recolor), Spring Harvest (Unique Joke 
    Weapon), Autumn Harvest (Unique Joke Weapon)
    Kojiro Sasaki - None. Also, see "Unrelegated" section at the bottom.
    Kotaro Fuma - Million Eyes (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Kunoichi - Exquisite Death (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
     
    Lianshi - Flying Fox (DW7 DLC Crossbow), Futuristic Crossbow (DW7 DLC Joke 
    Crossbow)
    Ling Tong - Shockwave (DW7 DLC Nunchaku), Tinker (DW7 DLC Joke Nunchaku)
    Liu Bei - Wisdom and Power (DW7 DLC Twin Swords)
    Liu Shan - King's Rapier (DW7 DLC Rapier)
    Lu Bu - Ether Piercer (DW7 DLC Halberd)
    Lu Meng - Draconian Might (DW7 DLC Pike)
    Lu Xun - Wisdom and Power (DW7 DLC Twin Swords), Jade Warbler (DW6 Speed 
    Weapon)
    
    Ma Chao - Dragon Slayer (DW7 DLC Spear)
    Ma Dai - Celestial Brush (DW7 DLC Brush), Might is Write (DW7 DLC Joke Brush)
    Magoichi Saika - Eagle Eye (4th Weapon Clone), Devil's Shotgun (SW3: XL 5th 
    Weapon)
    Masamune Date - Twin Dragons (SW3: XL 5th Weapon). Also, see "Unrelegated" 
    section at the bottom.
    Masanori Fukushima - Undying Loyalty (4th weapon Clone), Paladin's Faith 
    (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Meng Huo - Gauntlets of Fate (DW7 DLC Gauntlets), Beast King (DW4/DW5 Final 
    Weapon)
    Mitsuhide Akechi - Pacific Blade (SW3: XL 5th Weapon). Also, see 
    "Unrelegated" section at the bottom.
    Mitsunari Ishida - Golden Zephyr (SW3: XL 5th Weapon). Also, see 
    "Unrelegated" section at the bottom.
    Motochika Chosokabe - Death Metal (SW3: XL 5th Weapon), Six-String (Unique 
    Joke Weapon)
    Motonari Mori - Goldenhawk (4th Weapon Clone), Firehawk (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Muneshige Tachibana - Divine Wind (SW3: XL 5th Weapon). Also, see 
    "Unrelegated" section at the bottom.
    Musashi Miyamoto - None
     
    Nagamasa Azai - Oichi's Guardian (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Nemea - None
    Nene - Avian Avengers (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Nezha - Universe Donuts (Unique Joke Weapon), Wind Fire Donuts (Unique Joke 
    Weapon)
    No - Sudden Death (4th Weapon Clone), Viper's Bite (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Nobunaga Oda - Lord of Hell (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Nuwa - Ruby Rapier (Unique Weapon). Also, see "Unrelegated" section at the 
    bottom.
    
    Oichi - Nagamasa's Love (4th Weapon Clone), Nagamasa's Faith (SW3: XL 5th 
    Weapon)
    Okuni - Treasured Grace (SW3: XL 5th Weapon), Beach Parasol (Unique Joke 
    Weapon)
    Orochi - Perpetual Horror (4th Weapon Recolor). Also, see "Unrelegated" 
    section at the bottom.
    Orochi X - Perpetual Horror (4th Weapon Recolor). Also, see "Unrelegated" 
    section at the bottom.
     
    Pang De - Puncturer (DW7 DLC Mace), Kiritanpo (DW7 DLC Joke Mace)
    Pang Tong - Staff of Wisdom (DW7 DLC Staff)
     
    Ranmaru Mori - Guardian's Pride (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Ryu Hayabusa - None
     
    Sakon Shima - Blade of Blood (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Sanzang - Butterfly Koi (Unique Joke Weapon), Rising Carp (Unique Joke 
    Weapon)
    Shingen Takeda - Enlightenment (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Shuten Doji - Iceman (Unique Joke Weapon), Snowman (Unique Joke Weapon)
    Sima Shi - King's Rapier (DW7 DLC Rapier)
    Sima Yi - Peacock Wing (DW7 DLC War Fan), Cool Breeze (DW7 DLC Joke War Fan)
    Sima Zhao - Slugger (DW7 DLC Sword)
    Sun Ce - Giant's Tonfa (DW7 DLC Tonfa), Arm of the Law (DW7 DLC Joke Tonfa)
    Sun Jian - Slugger (DW7 DLC Joke Sword)
    Sun Quan - Slugger (DW7 DLC Joke Sword)
    Sun Shangxiang - Circles of Evil (DW7 DLC Wheels), Tambourine (DW7 DLC Joke 
    Wheels)
    Sun Wukong - Celestial Simian (4th Weapon Recolor), Staff of Victory (4th 
    weapon clone)
    Susano'o - None
     
    Tadakatsu Honda - Merciless Might (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Taigong Wang - Conjurer's Rod (4th Weapon Clone), Celestial Rod (Unique 
    Weapon)
    Taishi Ci - Ebony and Ivory (DW7 DLC Twin Rods), Killer Crop (DW7 DLC Joke 
    Twin Rods)
    Toshiie Maeda - Abyssal Misery (4th Weapon Clone), Jaws of Victory (SW3: XL 
    5th Weapon)
    
    Ujiyasu Hojo - Rod of Retribution (SW3: XL 5th Weapon), Pretty Power (Unique 
    Joke Weapon)
     
    Wang Yi - Vampire Bat (Unique Weapon), Minirakes (Unique Joke Weapon)
    Wang Yuanji - Alluring Blades (DW7 DLC Throwing Knives), Joker in the Pack 
    (DW7 DLC Joke Throwing Knives)
    Wei Yan - Frozen Star (DW7 DLC Double Voulge), Paddle (DW7 DLC Joke Double 
    Voulge)
     
    Xiahou Ba - Light Carver (DW7 DLC Great Sword), Measure of a Man (DW7 DLC 
    Joke Great Sword)
    Xiahou Dun - Slugger (DW7 DLC Joke Sword)
    Xiahou Yuan - Swan Bow (Should-be DW7 DLC Bow that glitched and never 
    appeared)
    Xiaoqiao - Divine Fan (DW7 DLC Iron Fan), Full House (DW7 DLC Joke Iron Fan)
    Xingcai - Overlord Set (DW7 DLC Sword and Shield), Calculator (DW7 DLC Joke 
    Sword and Shield)
    Xu Huang - Monster Cleaver (Renamed DW7 DLC Great Axe)
    Xu Zhu - Disintegrator (DW7 DLC Club)
    
    Yoshitsune Minamoto - Celestial Gauntlet (4th Weapon Recolor), Sacred Scarab 
    (Unique Joke Weapon), Bug Gauntlet (Unique Joke Weapon)
    Yoshihiro Shimazu - Hammer of Destruction (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
    Yoshimoto Imagawa - Eye of the Phoenix (SW3: XL 5th Weapon). Also, see 
    "Unrelegated" section at the bottom.
    Yuan Shao - King's Rapier (DW7 DLC Rapier)
    Yueying - Thunder Strike (DW7 DLC Dagger-Axe), Mochi Maker (DW7 DLC Joke 
    Dagger-Axe)
    Yukimura Sanada - Virtuous Agony (SW3: XL 5th Weapon)
     
    Zhang Fei - Frozen Star (DW7 DLC Double Voulge), Paddle (DW7 DLC Joke Double 
    Voulge). Keep in mind that Zhang Fei uses double pike in DW7: XL (his EX 
    weapon) and WO3. He uses Double Voulge in DW7.
    Zhang He - Hand of Fate (4th Weapon Clone), Demon Claws (DW7 DLC Claws)
    Zhang Jiao - Staff of Wisdom (DW7 DLC Staff)
    Zhang Liao - Golden Axes (DW7 DLC Twin Axes)
    Zhao Yun - Dragon Slayer (DW7 DLC Spear)
    Zhenji - Peach Flower (DW7 DLC Flute), Bloomer (DW7 DLC Joke Flute)
    Zhong Hui - Silver Slicers (DW7 DLC Flying Swords), Three Kingdoms (DW7 DLC 
    Joke Flying Swords)
    Zhou Tai - Dead of Night (4th Weapon Clone), Doctor Death (DW7 DLC Joke 
    Curved Sword)
    Zhou Yu - Radiant Staff (DW7 DLC Staff), Two Write (DW7 DLC Joke Staff)
    Zhuge Dan - Peacock Wing (DW7 DLC War Fan), Cool Breeze (DW7 DLC Joke War 
    Fan)
    Zhuge Liang - Distinction (DW6 Power Weapon), Peacock Wing (DW7 DLC War Fan), 
    Cool Breeze (DW7 DLC Joke War Fan)
    Zhurong - Alluring Blades (DW7 DLC Throwing Knives), Joker in the Pack (DW7 
    DLC Joke Throwing Knives)
    Zuo Ci - Triumphant Deck (4th Weapon Recolor), Sweet Treat (Unique Joke 
    Weapon), White Treat (Unique Joke Weapon)
    
    
    ###########
    Unrelegated
    ###########
    
    --> These weapons "belong" to no one....or you, the reader, can decide for 
    yourself.
     
    Areus's Sword, Radiant Sword, Amethyst Sword - all belong to Areus from 
    TRINITY: Souls of Zill O'll, who is not in WO3. 
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
    Achilles's Dragon's Might - exclusive to him, but is actually Sun Quan's 
    weapon from DW6 
    Achilles's Sweet Spot - exclusive to him, but is a clone of sword class's 
    Slugger
     
    Da Ji's Poisoned Dumplings - exclusive to her, but is a clone of Dong Zhuo's 
    Dumpling Bombs
     
    Joan of Arc's Hallowed Creed - exclusive to her, but is a clone of Aya's 
    Staff of Refinement
     
    Kanetsugu Naoe's Sacred Sword - exclusive to him, but is a clone of sword 
    class's Areus's Sword
     
    Kojiro Sasaki's Dark Fire - exclusive to him, but is a clone of sword class's 
    Radiant Sword (belonging to Areus) 
    Kojiro Sasaki's Sword of Kings - exclusive to him, but is actually Yuan 
    Shao's DW6 weapon
     
    Masamune Date's Dragonfire - exclusive to him, but is a clone of Mitsuhide 
    Akechi's Pacific Blade
     
    Mitsuhide Akechi's Halcyon Blade - exclusive to him, but is a clone of 
    Masamune Date's Twin Dragons
     
    Mitsunari Ishida's Peacock Tail - exclusive to him, but is a clone of Da/Xiao 
    Qiao's Divine Fan
     
    Muneshige Tachibana's God of Thunder - exclusive to him, but is actually 
    Ginchiyo's 5th Weapon in SW3: XL. Ginchiyo cannot obtain this weapon in WO3, 
    however.
     
    Nuwa's Jade Rapier - exclusive to her, but is a clone of sword class's King's 
    Rapier
     
    Orochi/Orochi X's Dirt Scrapers - exclusive to them, but is actually a Twin 
    Axe DLC joke weapon from DW7
     
    Yoshimoto Imagawa's Scarlet Slicer - exclusive to him, but is actually a DW7 
    DLC Sword weapon 
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
    Mystery (Spear/Pike) - Zhang He's DW6 Vanilla weapon. Zhang He uses Claws in 
    WO3 and cannot obtain this.
     
    Savage Trident (Spear/Pike) - Taishi Ci's DW6 Vanilla weapon. Taishi Ci uses 
    Twin Rods in WO3 and cannot obtain this.
     
    Heaven's Destroyer (Great Sword) - Xiahou Yuan's DW6 weapon. Xiahou Yuan uses 
    Bow in WO3 and cannot obtain this.
    
    Immortal Blade (Great Sword) - Huang Zhong's DW6 weapon. Huang Zhong uses Bow 
    in WO3 and cannot obtain this.
    
    
    =================================
    VI. Fixed Weapon Box Drops [FWBD]
    =================================
    
    --> In every stage, the same two officers always drop a weapon box 100% of 
    the time (exception: DLC Stage "Duelling Heroes" from Stage Pack 2 has three 
    fixed weapon box drops).  This section is here to answer "who?".
    
    --> Note that with Prosperity attribute on your weapon, there is a chance 
    that any officer will drop a weapon box upon death.  For the officers listed 
    below, you do NOT need Prosperity to force a weapon box drop. They will 
    always drop one regardless.
    
    --> If you need help locating an officer, press 'Start' and go to 'Army 
    Info'.  Press L1/R1, and highlight the officer's name to see his/her 
    location.  Some officers may appear later on in the stage and/or require 
    certain actions to trigger their appearance.  These officers will be noted 
    with an asterisk (*).
    
    --> Stages are listed by chapter with the main story stages first and the 
    gaiden stages last.  Finally, DLC stages are included at the end.
    
    --> Important Note: NONE of the officers below are 'missable' (even the 
    asterisked ones) unless you rush and kill the commander asap.  Sometimes, you 
    may need to be patient and wait for reinforcements to come or a certain event 
    to happen.  The only exception here is Goemon Ishikawa in the DLC stage "In 
    Vino Veritas" (Stage Pack 1), who is missable.
    
    
    ########
    Prologue
    ########
    
    The Slaying of the Hydra (1-star version) - Gyuki, Hognose
    
    
    #########
    Chapter 1
    #########
    
    Main Story
    ----------
    
    Battle of Yiling - Kunoichi*, Yukimura Sanada
    Battle of Yiling (redux) - Kunoichi**, Yukimura Sanada
    * Appears shortly after the stage starts (in the eastern base) once you begin 
    heading south.
    ** Appears a few minutes into the stage, or you can trigger her appearance 
    early by approaching the eastern base (north of where you start).
    
    Battle of Ueda Castle - Hu Feng*, Hammerjaw*
    * Both appear as reinforcements after you've met up with Wang Yuanji and 
    triggered the event.
    
    Battle of Dongkou - Ginchiyo Tachibana*, Himiko**
    * Appears a few minutes into the stage when the rockslide strategy either 
    succeeds or fails (doesn't matter).
    ** Appears after killing Huang Gai, who appears after Ginchiyo crosses the 
    river.
    
    Battle of Shouchun - Keelback, Hooknose*
    * Appears after killing Diamondback.
    
    Battle of Nagashino - Sun Wukong, ?? (contact me if you know the 2nd officer)
    Battle of Nagashino (redux) - Sun Wukong, ??
    
    Battle of Odawara Castle - Da Ji, Keiji Maeda*
    Battle of Odawara Castle (redux) - Da Ji, Keiji Maeda*
    * Appears at the end when you approach Kiyomori Taira in northwest base.
    
    
    Gaiden
    ------
    
    Battle of Tetorigawa - Urutu, Bushmaster
    
    Rescue at Taoshui - Patchnose, Hooknose
    
    Rescue at Dongkou - Leaflitter, Diamondback*
    * Appears as one of the reinforcements when Munenori Yagyu (commander) 
    reaches the docks.
    
    Retreat from Mt. Niutou - Dodomeki*, Kotaro Fuma**
    * Appears as one of the reinforcements after meeting up with Lu Meng.
    ** Appears at the end when Lu Meng is near the escape point (northwest 
    corner).
    
    Battle of Nanjun - Gyuki, Dodomeki
    
    Battle of Mt. Niutou - Xiahou Ba*, Cao Ren**
    * Appears as one of the question marks (???) in 'Army Info'.  Located in 
    central base, second from the right (where Nene heads to).
    ** Appears as one of the question marks.  Located in northern base, second 
    from the right (where Himiko heads to).
    
    
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    Chapter 2
    #########
    
    Main Story
    ----------
    
    Battle of Kyushu - Himiko, ??? (contact me if you know the 2nd officer)
    
    Battle of Anegawa - Sun Wukong* (2nd time), Gyuki
    * Appears in southeast base after you've defeated him the first time.
    
    Battle of Hasedo - Kiyomasa Kato, Diamondback
    Battle of Hasedo (redux) - Kiyomasa Kato, Diamondback
    
    Battle of Nanzhong - Tangleweb, Morion
    
    Battle of Mt. Dingjun - Sun Wukong (1st time), Guan Yu
    Battle of Mt. Dingjun (redux) - Sun Wukong* (2nd time), Guan Yu
    * Appears in southwest village shortly after you've defeated him the first 
    time.
    
    Battle of Xuchang - Niu Fu, Zhong Hui
    Battle of Xuchang (redux) - Niu Fu, Zhong Hui
    
    Battle of Sekigahara - Vulpecula*, Tucana
    * Appears to ambush Da Ji when she retreats to southeast base.
    
    Battle of Luoyang - Masamune Date* (1st time), Keiji Maeda**
    * Appears shortly after you've killed Copperhead (who appears as one of the 
    reinforcements about a minute into the stage).
    ** Appears after you've triggered the Yashio'ori cutscene (defeat Masamune 
    Date, wait for the Yashio'ori to be "ready", then approach it).
    
    
    Gaiden
    ------
    
    Heroes of Komaki-Nagakute - Boomslang, Coachwhip
    
    Diversion at Mt. Xingshi - Fan Chou, Hua Xiong*
    * Appears as one of the reinforcements (2nd wave) in the southeast after 
    Jiang Wei escapes.  Stay patient for this one.
    
    Battle of Liang Province - Boomslang*, Nosean**
    * Appears a few minutes into the stage.
    ** Appears as one of the reinforcements after rescuing Yoshimoto Imagawa.
    
    Battle of Mt. Xingshi - Huntsman, Harvestman*
    * Appears to ambush Ginchiyo when she enters the central base.
    
    Battle of Taoshui - Coachwhip, Lancehead*
    * Appears on top of central mountain after you've rescued Sanzang.
    
    Battle of Jiange - Zhang Ji, Hammerjaw
    
    Battle of Mikatagahara - Lancehead, Diamondback
    
    Chaos at Tetorigawa - Diamondback*, Coachwhip**
    * Appears after you've destroyed the control mechanism that activates the 
    juggernauts.
    ** Appears with Sun Wukong after you've destroyed all arbalests.
    
    Purge of Nanzhong - Patchnose, Spinyback
    
    
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    Chapter 3
    #########
    
    Main Story
    ----------
    
    Battle of Tong Gate - Mitsunari Ishida, Sima Yi
    Battle of Tong Gate (redux) - Mitsunari Ishida, Sima Yi
    
    Battle of Yangping Gate - Zhao Yun, Tadakatsu Honda
    
    Battle of Shizugatake - Xiahou Dun*, Aya**
    * Appears to ambush Toyotomi after the initial ambush on Kanetsugu Naoe in 
    the southeast.
    ** Appears as one of the reinforcements when Yukimura sets the explosive 
    device or fails to do so (took too long to get him to the desired location).
    
    Battle of Changban - No, Mitsuhide Akechi
    Battle of Changban (redux) - No, Mitsuhide Akechi
    
    Battle of Honnoji - Fu Xi, No*
    Battle of Honnoji (redux) - Mitsuhide Akechi, Nobunaga Oda
    * Appears at the end when you approach Nobunaga Oda in the northeast. 
    
    Battle of Fan Castle - Cao Pi, Nuwa*
    Battle of Fan Castle (redux) - Cao Pi, Nuwa*
    * Appears to ambush Ma Chao when he nears the escape point.
    
    Battle of Yamazaki - Sun Wukong*, Nezha
    * Appears to start a boulder attack when you head south.
    
    Battle of Chengdu - Travertine, Dong Zhuo
    
    Battle of Hulao Gate - Mamushi, Leaflitter
    
    Battle of Osaka Castle - Wishbone, Coachwhip
    
    
    Gaiden
    ------
    
    Siege of Tong Gate - Patchnose, Levyne
    
    Breakthrough at Guangzong - Pei Yuanshao, Cheng Yuanzhi
    
    Defense of Jieting - Hooknose, Sidewinder
    
    Liberation of Luo Castle - Copperhead, Galena*
    * Appears as one of the reinforcements in the northeast when you either A) 
    head south initially to secure the supply route (defeat Bushmaster) or B) 
    head north initially and defeat Patchnose, then defeat two waves of 
    reinforcements in the northwest (Sheetweaver, then Orbweaver).
    
    Battle of Guangzong - Cheng Yuanzhi, Zhang Bao
    
    Battle of Luo Castle - Liu Da, Li Dian
    
    Battle of Jieting - Nagahide Niwa*, Narimasa Sassa
    * Appears shortly after Keiji Maeda gets ambushed in the northwest.
    
    Rescue at Yiling - Hognose, Gyuki*
    * Appears shortly after the fire attack succeeds or fails (doesn't matter).
    
    Siege of Shouchun - Masayasu Miyoshi, Yoshinobu Satake*
    * Appears to ambush Ujiyasu Hojo when he heads south at the start.
    
    
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    Chapter 4
    #########
    
    Main Story
    ----------
    
    The Slaying of the Hydra (9-star version) - Gyuki, Hognose
    
    Orochi's End - Orochi*, Orochi**
    Into the Fire - Orochi*, Orochi**
    * The one right in front of you at the start, guarding the gate leading to 
    the altar.
    ** The one directly east of the altar, behind a gate.
    
    Prelude to Apocalypse - Equuleus*, Nezha
    * Appears to start a fire attack when you head right at the start and go past 
    one of the two gates.
    
    Susano'o's Last Stand - Equuleus*, Lacerta**
    * Appears to start a fire attack at the beginning when you (or Cao Cao) cross 
    the north gate after going right.
    ** Appears as backup when you are near Susano'o.
    
    World's End - Kiyomori Taira (1st time), Gyuki
    
    The Demise of Orochi X - Patchnose, Kiyomori Taira*
    * Appears after you have destroyed all the sacred orbs.
    
    
    Gaiden
    ------
    
    Battle of Hefei - Equuleus, Scorpius
    
    Battle of Komaki-Nagakute - Sidewinder, Hooknose
    
    Siege of Luoyang - Chen Tai, Zhang Ming*
    * Appears to ambush you after you've defeated all officers outdoors and re-
    entered the palace from the west side of the map.
    
    Salvation at Nagashino - Wang Yi (1st time), Kiyomori Taira*
    * Appears after you've killed all officers on the map (excluding three 
    reinforcement officers).
    
    
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    DLC Stages
    ##########
    
    Stage Pack 1
    ------------
    
    In Vino Veritas - Goemon Ishikawa*, Huang Gai**
    * Missable. Appears in northwest corner when Huang Zhong and Kenshin Uesugi 
    discuss their stolen wine (and become 'enemies').  You must defeat Goemon 
    before defeating either Huang Zhong or Kenshin (or else he won't show up).
    ** Starts off as an ally but becomes an 'enemy' as you progress through the 
    stage and defeat enough officers.
    
    Ninjas United - Kotaro Fuma*, Gyuki
    * Appears shortly after Ayane's ambush on Gyuki.
    
    Phantoms of Nanzhong - King Wutugu, Wei Yan*
    * Appears as one of the reinforcements after you've met up with Guo Huai.
    
    Warriors of Purity - Kunoichi*, Nobutsuna Sanada*
    * Both appear, along with Shingen Takeda, after defeating Dong Zhuo.
    
    
    Stage Pack 2
    ------------
    
    Manhunt - Kiyomasa Kato*, Bao Sanniang**
    * Appears after you've defeated Cao Pi.
    ** Appears after you've defeated Muneshige Tachibana (defeat Cao Pi, then 
    Kiyomasa, then Guan Suo, then Xiahou Ba to trigger Muneshige's appearance).
    
    The Art of War - Cao Cao, Kojiro Sasaki*
    * Appears as part of Zuo Ci's 4th 'lesson' (first lesson: Cao Cao's army; 
    second lesson: Toyotomi's army; third lesson: Liu Bei's army).
    
    Best of Both Worlds - Taishi Ci, Katsuie Shibata
    
    Duelling Heroes - Dodomeki, Kojiro Sasaki*, Achilles**
    * Appears shortly after Gyuki appears (defeat all officers on the map, and 
    lead Musashi and Nemea to the central dueling stage).
    ** Appears shortly after Kojiro appears.
    
    Memories of Vyashion - Sun Wukong*, Da Ji**
    * Appears to ambush you when you and your allies reach the southwest corner 
    of the map.
    ** Appears shortly after defeating Sun Wukong and his ambush troops (Urutu, 
    Sidewinder, and Wishbone).
    
    
    Stage Pack 3
    ------------
    
    Animal Rescue - Dong Zhuo, Xu Zhu*
    * Appears when you find the tigers and head north (follow the green markers 
    on the map after defeating Dong Zhuo).
    
    Domestic Disputes - Coachwhip*, Boomslang*
    * Both appear as reinforcements after you've settled the domestic disputes 
    (defeat all the yellow officers on the map).
    
    Stop, Thief! - Sima Zhao, Zhuge Liang*
    * Appears as the part of the 4th group to be accused by Sima Shi (1st group: 
    Sima Zhao; 2nd group: Yoshihiro Shimazu; 3rd group: Yoshimoto Imagawa).
    
    Virtue's Burden - Cao Xing, Diao Chan
    
    Dong Zhuo's Ambition - Aya, Taigong Wang*
    * Appears after you've captured all the women (7 total).
    
    
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    VII. Weapon Farming Tips [WFRM]
    ===============================
    
    --> Bring characters with the Fortune skill to battle and get them to 
    proficiency S.  Fortune improves the quality of weapons (and items) obtained 
    in battle.  The three characters with Fortune skill are Bao Sanniang, 
    Xiaoqiao, and Gracia.  It is unclear whether this skill actually stacks, but 
    if you're farming weapons for only one character, it won't hurt to bring TWO 
    Fortune characters to battle alongside your main.
    
    Unlock Requirements:
    Xiaoqiao - Clear Chapter 1, Battle of Odawara Castle
    Bao Sanniang - Clear Chapter 2, Battle of Kyushu
    Gracia - Clear Chapter 3, Battle of Guangzong
    
    --> Equip your characters with Pleiades Belt.  This item increases the 
    quality of weapons you obtain in battle.  Only the character equipped with 
    the item will receive its effect, so if you want all 3 characters to get 
    better weapons, you'll need to equip all 3 with Pleiades Belt.
    
    Unlock Requirements:
    1. Chapter 3, Battle of Changban (non-redux). Hard or Chaos.
    2. Bring one (or more) of these characters: Xiaoqiao, Ryu Hayabusa, Bao 
    Sanniang, Ieyasu Tokugawa
    3. Get 1000 KOs total as a team.  It doesn't matter who does the killing.  
    The item will be dropped by an enemy on the 1,001st kill.
    
    --> Equip Prosperity attribute on at least one character (aim for Prosperity 
    +10).  This allows any officer to drop a weapon box by chance, as long as the 
    character with Prosperity equipped is doing the killing.  Find a stage with 
    lots of officers (Rescue at Yi Ling has 25 officers in total) and kill, kill, 
    kill!  From my experience, with Prosperity at +10, you will get a weapon box 
    30-40% of the time when you kill an officer.  Find a stage with 20+ officers, 
    and you're looking at roughly 7-10 weapon boxes per run! (more or less 
    depending on your luck)       
    
    --> Play on higher difficulties and more difficult stages (more stars).  
    Recall that higher difficulty = higher quality weapons.  Once again, Rescue 
    at Yi Ling is a 9-star stage, so if you can consistently beat it on Hard or 
    Chaos, you can get really good weapons in a short amount of time.  In fact, 
    Rescue at Yi Ling is pretty much the "all-purpose" stage for grinding and 
    farming (proficiency, compatibility, experience, weapons, items).  If you're 
    farming for weak characters on hard difficulties, you can bring an 
    overpowered character with Prosperity and solo the stage.
    
       --> Update: If you bought DLC Stage Pack 2, then the stage "Duelling
           Heroes" has THREE fixed weapon box drops (Dodomeki, Kojiro Sasaki,
           Achilles) as opposed to the regular two for every other stage.  It's
           a 9-star stage with 21 officers in total (not counting Nemea at the
           end) and can be completed in around 10 minutes (on horse).
    
    --> Combine all 4 of the above tips for efficient weapon farming.
     
    --> See the previous section (VI) for a list of fixed drops.  Make sure you 
    kill those officers before they die across the map.
    
    
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    VIII. Frequently Asked Questions [WFAQ]
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    Table of Contents
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    1. _______ is wrong, or ________ needs clarification/additional information.
    
    2. You listed Musashi Miyamoto as a Samurai Warriors 3 character when he's 
    not even in that game!
    
    3. Are the big-star weapons really the strongest weapons available for each 
    character?  How come they start off with such a low attack compared to the 
    4th weapons?
    
    4. Who are the characters with stronger 4-star weapons than big-star weapons 
    when both are at max compatibility?
    
    5. You listed big-star weapon X for character X.  When I go to the weapon 
    dealer to buy it, it's not there.  Are you sure?
    
    6. What's the fastest way to reach max. compatibility with a weapon?
    
    7. Is there a recommended weapon attribute setup that works for every 
    character?
    
    8. I combined Absorption/Osmosis with Brilliance.  How come I don't gain any 
    life/musou when I hit enemies?
    
    9. I added the Reach attribute to my weapons, but it doesn't seem to help 
    at all.  What gives?
    
    10. Is there any way to delete/sell weapons that you don't want?  How about 
    deleting certain attributes that you don't want on a weapon?
    
    11. I heard that some big-star weapons have hidden "special effects" that 
    are not mentioned in the game.  What are the weapons with hidden effects, and 
    what are the effects?
    
    12. I also heard that some big-star weapons have special "visual effects", 
    such as electricity running across the weapon.  Who are the characters with 
    these weapons, and what are the different visual effects?
    
    13. I heard there's a weapon glitch that allows any character to wield any 
    weapon.  Is this true and if so, how do I do it?
    
    
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    1Q: _______ is wrong, or ________ needs clarification/additional information.
    
    1A: If you think something needs fixing or you desire more content in a 
    specific area, then please contact me and let me know.  My contact 
    information is listed below. (See "X. Contact Information")
    
    If you wish to add to the FAQ in any way as well, then please contact me.  
    You will be fully credited for your work.
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    2Q: You listed Musashi Miyamoto as a Samurai Warriors 3 character when he's 
    not even in that game!
    
    2A: As I explained earlier, I put characters in factions based on how Tecmo-
    Koei grouped them IN THIS GAME.  In this game, characters such as Musashi, 
    Goemon, and Kojiro are placed in the SW3 category, so that's where they'll 
    appear in my FAQ.  So don't ask me why, ask Tecmo-Koei.
    ------
    2.5Q: The above two aren't questions.
    
    2.5A: Yes, I'm aware, and neither is this one.  Moving on, shall we? (Now 
    there's a question)
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    3Q: Are the big-star weapons really the strongest weapons available for each 
    character?  How come they start off with such a low attack compared to the 
    4th weapons?
    
    3A: For most characters, yes.  The big-star weapons start off with a low base 
    attack but gain a major boost when compatibility rises (+54 at max 
    compatibility).  On the other hand, 4-star weapons start with high base 
    attack but only gain a boost of +18 at max compatibility.  For most 
    characters, the big-star weapons become their strongest weapons (highest 
    attack power).  You really didn't think the weapon dealer was going to charge 
    you 20,000+ gems for a crap weapon, did you?  Some characters, however, do 
    have a 4-star weapon that ends up stronger than their best big-star weapon.
    ------
    4Q: Who are these characters then with stronger 4th weapons than their best 
    big-star?
    
    4A: First off, there are two characters whose 4-star and best big-star end up 
    with the same attack at max compatibility:
    
    Shingen Takeda (4-star: 43+18, big-star: 7+54)
    Zuo Ci (4-star: 47+18, big-star: 11+54)
    
    The characters with stronger 4-stars than big-stars are:
    
    Keiji Maeda (4-star: 47+18, big-star: 10+54)
    Musashi Miyamoto* (4-star: 47+18, big-star: 9+54)
    Achilles (4-star: 48+18, big-star: 10+54)
    Lu Bu* (4-star: 50+18, big-star: 10+54)
    Susano'o (4-star: 50+18, big-star: 12+54)
    Orochi X (4-star: 51+18, big-star: 12+54)
    Tadakatsu Honda (4-star: 51+18, big-star: 10+54)
    
    * I'd argue that the Reach bonus from his big-star weapons makes 
    them the better choices for him though.
    ------
    5Q: You listed big-star weapon X for character X.  When I go to the weapon 
    dealer to buy it, it's not there.  Are you sure?
    
    5A: Yes. Some characters have a TON of big-star weapons available to them 
    (e.g. sword users, spear users).  The weapon dealer usually only sells 3-5 
    big-star weapons at a time, and the ones he does sell are random.  Therefore, 
    sometimes, not all big-star weapons will be available for purchase at once.  
    You will have to go clear a stage, and the weapon dealer will be "refreshed" 
    with a new batch of random weapons when you come back.  If you're lucky this 
    time, he'll sell the one you want.
    ------
    6Q: What's the fastest way to reach max. compatibility with a weapon?
    
    6A: There are a few ways to increase the rate of compatibility gain: bring 
    Gyuki with proficiency S (his Expertise skill increases compatibility gain), 
    and equip the Harmony attribute on your weapon.  Like proficiency gain, the 
    difficulty does not affect the rate of increase, but the stage difficulty 
    DOES.  Playing a high-star stage will help you raise compatibility faster.  
    Depending on how many of the above tactics you employ, it'll take roughly 
    3,000-5,000 kills to bring a weapon to max. compatibility.  Rescue at Yi Ling 
    is an easy 4,000+ kills considering that after the fire attack (1000 kills or 
    so), all the enemies will be left with very little HP.
    
    Update: Make sure you play on a high-star stage! I tested on a few one-star 
    stages, and it took 8000+ kills to max out the compatibility of a fresh 
    weapon! (and this was with Gyuki on the team)
    ------
    7Q: Is there a recommended weapon attribute setup that works for every 
    character?
    
    7A: In short, no.  The best setup for each character is entirely dependent on 
    the character's moveset.  If you're not satisfied with that answer, then you 
    can try this general setup:
    
    Bolt, Wind, Slay, Absorption, Agility, Brilliance, Typhoon, Echo
    
    That should turn Chaos into Easy mode for most characters.  If you like 
    abusing Musou attacks and R1 specials (I'm looking at you Nuwa!), then you 
    can replace Brilliance with Osmosis.
    ------
    8Q: I combined Absorption/Osmosis with Brilliance.  How come I don't gain any 
    life/musou when I hit enemies?
    
    8A: Brilliance does not work with Absorption and Osmosis (for normal 
    attacks).  Recall that the description says "all attacks are imbued with 
    elements".  Absorption and Osmosis aren't really elements now, are they?
    ------
    9Q: I added the Reach attribute to my weapons, but it doesn't seem to help 
    at all.  What gives?
    
    9A: Unfortunately, Reach does not work (or has minimal effect) with a lot of 
    weapons and attacks in this game.  Any kind of ranged attack, such as 
    shockwaves, magic, projectiles, throwing knives, etc. will not work with 
    Reach.  Reach only applies to the conventional "slash" attacks, and even 
    then, there are many, MANY exceptions.  Typhoon is a passable alternative to 
    Reach for extra range if Reach doesn't seem to do anything.
    ------
    10Q: Is there any way to delete/sell weapons that you don't want?  How about 
    deleting certain attributes that you don't want on a weapon?
    
    10A: The only way to delete a weapon is by having 8 different weapons for a 
    character and then gaining another one.  The game will allow you to replace 
    one of the 8 with the new one.  Otherwise, there is no other way, and you 
    can't sell weapons either (a one-way weapon dealer...great).  Well, you can 
    "delete" weapons for a price by fusing it with another weapon.  I heard that 
    there may be a patch coming soon that will allow you to delete weapons the 
    real way, but don't take my word on it.  Similarly, you can't delete 
    attributes on a weapon.  However, if that weapon has the full 8 attributes, 
    then you can use weapon fusion to replace one attribute with another.
    ------
    11Q: I heard that some big-star weapons have hidden "special effects" that 
    are not mentioned in the game.  What are the weapons with hidden effects, and 
    what are the effects?
    
    11A: The current theory is that every character has a big-star hidden ability 
    that is applied to ALL of their big-star weapons* (some exceptions - Guan 
    Ping, Xiahou Ba).  Unfortunately, for most characters, this hidden ability is 
    currently unknown.  Only characters with a reach bonus on their big-star 
    weapons are known at the moment.  Remember, the hidden ability is character-
    specific, not weapon-specific.  For example, Cao Cao and Xiahou Dun share the 
    same big-star weapons, but only Cao Cao gets extra reach when using them.  
    It's a character-based ability and has nothing to do with the weapon itself.
    
    --> Characters with extra reach** on their big-star weapons:
    
    Wei - Cao Cao (extra reach on all attacks), Xu Zhu (jump attack and charge 
    attacks), Cao Pi (jump attack and charge attacks), Pang De (jump attack only)
    
    Wu - Lu Xun (jump attack and charge attacks), Sun Jian (all attacks), Taishi 
    Ci (jump attack and charge attacks), Lu Meng (all attacks), Huang Gai (jump 
    attack and charge attacks), Sun Quan (all attacks)
    
    Shu - Liu Bei (jump attack only), Guan Ping (all attacks, does not work with 
    Guardian's Pride and Mystic Energy), Liu Shan (all attacks), Xingcai (jump 
    attack only)
    
    Jin - Sima Shi (all attacks), Sima Zhao (all attacks), Xiahou Ba (all 
    attacks, does not work with Guardian's Pride and Mystic Energy)
    
    Others 1 - Lu Bu (all attacks), Yuan Shao (all attacks), Fu Xi (all attacks), 
    Nuwa (all attacks)
    Others 2 - no one
    
    Samurai Warriors 1 - no one
    
    Samurai Warriors 2 - no one
    
    Samurai Warriors 3 - Musashi Miyamoto (all attacks), Kojiro Sasaki (all 
    attacks)
    
    * DLC weapons with a +54 attack boost at max compatibility are treated as 
    big-star weapons and thus, also benefit from having the hidden effect.
    
    ** The reach bonus only applies to attacks that are normally affected by the 
    'Reach' attribute.  Thus, when I say "all attacks", I mean "all attacks that 
    are affected by Reach attribute".
    ------
    12Q: I also heard that some big-star weapons have special "visual effects", 
    such as electricity running across the weapon.  Who are the characters with 
    these weapons, and what are the different visual effects?
    
    12A: Any character whose big-star weapon is a clone of his/her 4-star (exact 
    same artwork, same coloring) gets special effects on the big-star weapon.  
    The effect is visual only and does NOT affect gameplay in any way.  These 
    characters and their weapons are:
    
    Conjurer's Rod (for Taigong Wang) - Wind. Wind circulating around the weapon 
    with bamboo leaves floating around
    
    Nagamasa's Love (for Oichi) - Whirlwind. Wind circulating w/o the leaves
    
    Galactic Lord (for Hanbei Takenaka) - Ice. Blue smoke coming out with pieces 
    of ice present
    Sacred Lily (for Joan of Arc) - Ice
    
    Sudden Death (for No) - Fire. Flames circulating with sparkle effects
    Python (for Kai) - Fire
    
    Destructive Blast (for Dong Zhuo) - Void. Dark smoke emitting from weapon 
    with sparkle and electricity effects
    Silent Assassin (for Hanzo Hattori) - Void
    Sanguine Orb (for Kanbei Kuroda) - Void
    Lightning Basara (for Goemon Ishikawa) - Void
    
    Hand of Fate (for Zhang He) - Lightning (yellow). Yellow electricity effects 
    surrounding weapon
    Eagle Eye (for Magoichi Saika) - Lightning (yellow)
    Goldenhawk (for Motonari Mori) - Lightning (yellow)
    
    Dead of Night (for Zhou Tai) - Lightning (blue). Blue electricity effects 
    surrounding weapon
    Staff of Victory (for Sun Wukong) - Lightning (blue)
    Abyssal Misery (for Toshiie Maeda) - Lightning (blue)
    Undying Loyalty (for Masanori Fukushima) - Lightning (blue)
    Lightning Strike* (for Goemon Ishikawa) - Lightning (blue)
    
    * Clone of his 3-star weapon
    
    Thanks to WynterRayn from KoeiWarriors forum for the above information!
    ------
    13Q: I heard there's a weapon glitch that allows any character to wield any 
    weapon.  Is this true and if so, how do I do it?
    
    13A: What is this? Dynasty Warriors 7 all over again? Jokes aside, the answer 
    is "somewhat".  There IS a glitch that allows characters to wield different 
    weapons, but some weapons remain incompatible for certain characters.  If you 
    use the glitch and the weapon turns out to be incompatible for that 
    character, the game will freeze!  In either case, here is a link to 
    WynterRayn's Youtube video demonstrating a compatible weapon (notice Wang Yi 
    is using Honda's weapon? Cool!):
    
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxGhSW0DPEY
    
    Read the video description for step-by-step instructions on how to perform 
    the glitch.  The glitch stops working when the first patch for the game is 
    downloaded, but as of this moment (6/21/12), only Japan has received that 
    patch (i.e. it still works for the English version!).  People have reported 
    problems trying to perform this glitch on the 360, so it may be PS3 version 
    only. 
    
    
    ========================
    IX. Special Thanks [SPT]
    ========================
    
    BMSirius - for taking time to construct the list of "personal" big-star 
    weapons for each character. It wasn't easy for a game with a roster of 132!
    
    edgtrv - for discovering the true effect of Guerdon
    
    redroses_4life - for discovering the extra reach on Areus's Sword for some 
    characters
    
    WynterRayn - for information on special visual effects of certain big-star 
    weapons and for discovering the weapon glitch
    
    GameFAQs - for posting this guide
    
    Tecmo-Koei - for creating this wonderful fan-service game and releasing it 
    outside of Japan!
    
    And finally,
    
    You - for reading this FAQ.  If you read (past tense) through the entire 
    thing, then kudos to you because that was quite a feat!  If you skipped 
    everything and quickly scrolled to the bottom, thus finding yourself here, 
    then thanks to you anyway.  Considering the length of the FAQ, I'd have 
    probably done the same. :)
    
    
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    =============================
    
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    messages as well (username: wowitsyugi).  I tend to reply quicker to pms than 
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