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Imperial Gift II

Regions
Events
Holdings
Personalities: Crab
Crane
Dragon
Lion
Mantis
Ratling
Phoenix
Scorpion
Spider
Unicorn
Shadowlands

Actions
Followers
Items
Kiho
Spells
Strongholds:
Lost Traveler Castle
5PS
4GP
5SH
After the first time each turn you choose a Personality to bring into play during your Dynasty Phase: You may pay 2 less Gold for him and, after he enters play, gain Honor equal to his Personal Honor.
Fixed

Sunrise Keep
6PS
4GP
3SH
After the first time each turn you choose a Personality to bring into play during your Dynasty Phase: You may pay 2 less Gold for him and ignore his Honor Requirement.
Battle: Even if this card is bowed, target your opposed Personality: Give him +2F.
Fixed



Dynasty Cards: Fate Cards:
Regions

Undefended Border
Unique
Battle: Bow this card: Give your target Personality +1F, and an additional +1F if he is a Scout or Tactician.
"I know an inlet, one with no patrols or waystations. If you want to gain entrance to their lands, this is the way to do it." -Yoritomo Han-ku
Fixed

Well-Defended Border
Unique
Attacking Personalities and Followers have -1F while at this province's battlefield.
Reaction: After another player's Dynasty Phase begins, if he controls any units and did not assign any to attack this province this turn: Gain 1 Honor.
The invasion in the north has caused many clans to carefully re-evaluate their own defenses.
Fixed


Events

Delayed Arrival
Target a Personality. His unit may not be assigned to attack you until your next turn begins.
"It is unfortunate that you were delayed, my lord, but regrettably we cannot admit you until the Empress' court is concluded."
Fixed

Espionage
Look at all face-down cards in one other player's provinces.
"All clans seek information on their enemies, even if they choose to believe otherwise. The Scorpion are far better at it than most, but even they let their guard down eventually." -Kyogen
Fixed

Midnight Assault
Until your next turn begins, negate all Honor gains during Attack Phases.
The Spider Clan, commanded to dissolve and dispose of their banners on pain of death, still exists. They simply choose their battles more carefully.
Fixed

Military Alliance
Until the game ends, after each time a player destroys a province by winning a battle, he gains 3 Honor.
"Your efforts are a great boon to the alliance, noble warrior. You honor us all with your prowess."
Fixed

The Stone Discovered
You may put a Follower, Item, or Spell from your discard pile into your hand.
"There is a legend among the zokujin of an ancient power called the Blood-White Stone. If it were ever discovered, it would change the destiny of their race forever." -Asako Bairei
Fixed

Under Siege
Until your next turn begins, all provinces have -2 strength.
"There are precious few fortresses inthe Empire that can withstand a true siege. This is a lesson the Crab must not learn the hard way." -Kaiu Taru
Fixed


Holdings

Collapsing Bridge
2G
Siege
Bow this card: Produce 2 Gold.
Open: Destroy this card: Give a target province +3 strength.
"Delicate and pleasing in appearance, but sturdy in construction. Yet in a single instant, it can be shattered, leaving no means of entrance for one's enemies." -Daidoji Kikaze
Fixed

Family Histories
4G
Unique
Bow this card: Produce 2 Gold, plus 1 Gold for each of your provinces destroyed this game.
Limited: Bow this card: Gain 1 Honor.
The tales of a thousand heroes are contained within, giving inspiration to generations of their descendants.
Fixed

Frontline Encampment
2G
Bow this card: Produce 2 Gold.
Limited: Destroy this card: Give your target Personality +2F.
The War of Dark Fire is over, but the Empire has yet to relax its guard. The northern border remains quite well-defended.
Fixed

My Father's Shrine
2G
Bow this card: Produce 2 Gold.
Limited: Bow your target Personality: Gain 1 Honor.
"My every victory is in his name, and I hope only that my efforts find favor with his spirit."
Fixed

Simple Merchants
7G
Unique
Bow this card: Produce 4 Gold, plus 1 additional Gold for each Farm, Mine, and Port you control.
"Common peasants, selling their excess in order to make a better life for their families. They serve their purpose." -Yoritomo Utemaro, Imperial Treasurer
Fixed

Smuggler's Port
2G
Port
Bow this card: Produce 2 Gold.
Reaction: When paying a Gold cost, if your Family Honor is 1 or higher, bow this card and lose 2 Honor: Produce 3 Gold.
"Isolate those ports the clan requires. Burn all the rest." -Yoritomo Naizen
Fixed


Personalities: Unaligned

Kyogen
3F
2C
-HR
4G
1PH
Ronin - Actor
Open: Give Kyogen a keyword on your target Personality.
"Now I will perform for you the tragic tale of Matsu Itagi and Hida Tadaka, great men undone by pride despite all their prowess."
Fixed


Personalities: Crab

Hida Rokurota
6F
4C
0HR
9G
2PH
Crab Clan - Samurai - Commander - Unique
Battle: Attach a target Follower from your hand or discard pile to your target Personality.
"What are you waiting for? Will you let a few goblins and a volcano halt your progress?"
Fixed

Hiruma Etsuro
4F
3C
0HR
6G
2PH
Crab Clan - Samurai - Scout - Unique
Recon Limited: Give a target province -2 strength.
"There is nowhere he cannot go, nothing he cannot hunt. Were he a Scorpion, I would fear him above all others." -Hiruma Todori
Fixed


Personalities: Crane

Doji Kato
1F
3C
5HR
5G
4PH
Crane Clan - Courtier - Unique
Political Battle: Even if Kato is not at the current battlefield: Move a target bowed Personality home. If you do not control him, gain 2 Honor.
"We have to find some way to overcome the alliance of Emerald Champion and Imperial Chancellor, Nagori-sama. Perhaps we should consider how the Advisor might be of use to us."
Fixed

Kakita Toshiro
2F
4C
6HR
8G
4PH
Crane Clan - Samurai - Duelist - Unique
Iaijutsu Battle: Bow Toshiro: Bow a target enemy card without attachments, and with lower Chi than Toshiro if the card is a Personality.
"You might have lived to see another dawn, had you not questioned my family's honor."
Fixed


Personalities: Dragon

Kitsuki Hanbei
3F
4C
5HR
7G
3PH
Dragon Clan - Samurai - Magistrate - Unique
Open: Give -3F to a target Personality with lower Personal Honor than Hanbei's Chi.
"The Dragon and their tedious emphasis on 'evidence' can be most troubling. If they were not the family of the Empress, we would have to ensure they were no longer a concern." -Bayushi Sihaken
Fixed

Mirumoto Ayabe
4F
3C
5HR
7G
3PH
Dragon Clan - Samurai - Kensai - Commander - Unique
Battle: Even if Ayabe is bowed: Straighten a target Personality with one or more attachments. Then, bow all attachments in that Personality's unit.
"Your legions have our thanks for your assistance, and you are free to remain as long as you like... but we have nothing to feed you."
Fixed


Personalities: Lion

Akodo Kurogane
3F
2C
7HR
6G
3PH
Lion Clan - Samurai - Tactician - Unique
Battle: If there are more units on your side of the current battlefield than on the enemy side, bow all cards in your target unit: Destroy a target non-Unique Personality.
"Place the tenth through twentieth legions on review, and schedule additional maneuvers. Victory is no justification for lack of discipline."
Fixed

Matsu Mansaiko
3F
3C
5HR
6G
3PH
Lion Clan - Samurai - Paragon
Battle: Discard a card: Give Mansaiko +2F. If Mansaiko is opposed and you discarded a Bushido Virtue card, gain 2 Honor.
"I have claimed my first victory for the Lion, but it will be far from my last."
Fixed


Personalities: Mantis

Moshi Takako
3F
5C
2HR
7G
2PH
Mantis Clan - Thunder - Shugenja - Naval - Unique
Battle: Bow Takeko, choose a number from 1 to 10, and pay that much Gold: Ranged Attack with strength equal to the number chosen.
"Channeling the power of Thunder can have devastating effect, but the cost can be considerable."
Fixed

Yoritomo Sasake
4F
2C
0HR
7G
1PH
Mantis Clan - Samurai - Naval - Commander
Battle: Straighten your target Follower.
"It is only because I am an honorable servant of the Mantis Clan that I do not kill you for your insult. Call me a pirate again, and I will leave you only enough teeth to warn others."
Fixed


Personalities: Naga



Personalities: Phoenix

Isawa Reido
2F
4C
2HR
6G
3PH
Phoenix Clan - Fire - Shugenja - Unique
Battle: Destroy your target Personality or Follower: Destroy a target Personality or Follower without attachments and with equal or lower Force than your targeted Personality or Follower.
"Do you doubt the power of the elements? I will show you the truth found in fire!"
Fixed

Isawa Tanaka
3F
3C
2HR
7G
3PH
Phoenix Clan - Water - Shugenja - Cavalry
Battle: Move your target Personality at any location to a battlefield where there are one or more enemy units.
"Why must there always be war? Why can man not turn away from conflict and embrace our place in the universe? So long as war exists, the Phoenix must stand ready."
Fixed


Personalities: Ratling



Personalities: Scorpion

Bayushi Sihaken
3F
4C
-HR
7G
1PH
Scorpion Clan - Samurai - Magistrate
Reaction: After Sihaken's army destroys one or more provinces or enemy units by winning a battle: The Defender loses 2 Honor.
"Scorpions make surprisingly effective magistrates. After all, who knows the law better than those who make a habit of breaking it?" -Kitsuki Hanbei
Fixed

Bayushi Tsubaki
4F
3C
-HR
7G
0PH
Scorpion Clan - Ninja - Unique
Limited: Bow Tsubaki: Bow a target Personality and give him a -1F Poison token.
"We were simply having a stroll by the lake when sensei-sama collapsed in mid-sentence! We all tried but there was nothing we could do!" -A student of the late Sensei Togama
Fixed


Personalities: Spider

Daigotsu Oki
0F
3C
-HR
5G
3PH
Spider Clan - Shadowlands - Nonhuman - Oni - Courtier - Infiltrator - Unique
After Oki enters play: Gain 3 Honor.
Political Open: Destroy Oki: Target a Personality with lower Personal Honor than Oki. His unit may not be assigned and will not move to battlefields this turn.
"Oh, Fortunes, aren't you a darling! Where is your mother, little one?"
Fixed

Daigotsu Shinjitsu
5F
3C
-HR
8G
0PH
Spider Clan - Shadowlands - Samurai - Paragon - Dark Truth
After Shinjitsu enters play: Lose 4 Honor.
Battle: Discard a Dark Virtue card: Give Shinjitsu a Force bonus equal ot the discarded card's Focus Value plus 1.
"My name means truth. Can you see the truth of the world in my face, fool?"
Fixed


Personalities: Unicorn

Iuchi Kota
3F
4C
3HR
8G
3PH
Unicorn Clan - Shugenja - Cavalry - Unique
Kota has +2F while he has a Spell attached.
Battle: Attach a target Spell from your hand to Kota.
"His training with the Kuni family has left him with certain... social deficits." -Moto Akikazu
Fixed

Utaku Yanai
3F
2C
5HR
7G
3PH
Unicorn Clan - Samurai - Cavalry - Battle Maiden
Battle: Give a target enemy Personality or Follower -2F. If its Force is now 0, bow it and gain 2 Honor.
"With respect, Ikoma-sama, your maps are woefully out of date. This village belongs to the Unicorn. I trust we can resolve this matter without needless bloodshed?"
Fixed


Personalities: Shadowlands

Pokupo
2F
1C
-HR
2G
0PH
Shadowlands - Nonhuman - Goblin - Scout
After Pokupo enters play: Lose 2 Honor.
Pokupo has +1F while you control Pokku.
"The notion of that little wretch Pokku having spawned fills me with horror... and nausea." -Chuda Hiroe
Fixed

Actions

Back to the Front
0G
Battle: Move your target Personality to a battlefield he assigned to this turn. If he moved, straighten his unit.
"This report is most troubling, as are your injuries. I shall have my finest shugenja attend to you."
"Forgive me, sama, but my lord has need of me at the front, and these scratches will not delay me."

3Fo
Fixed

Do Not Turn Your Back!
0G
Unique
Battle/Open: Straighten your target Personality.
Battle: Target your unbowed Commander Personality: Straighten one or two target units.
"I am not finished yet! Draw your weapon and face me!"
2Fo
Fixed

Fall Back!
0G
Battle: Move your target Personality home. If he moved, straighten his unit, and you may straighten one of your other units.
"There is no end to them! Fall back to the border of the village! Tell teh archers to set fire to everything in sight!"
4Fo
Fixed

Fields of Battle
0G
Terrain
Battle: While at this battlefield, Personalities with 0 or 1 Personal Honor may not use their base abilities and have -1F.
What begins as a relatively minor dispute may be settled with the blood of thousands. But honor will be assuaged.
1Fo
Fixed

For My Brothers!
0G
Battle: Remove your target dead Personality from the game: Give a target enemy Personality or Follower a Force penalty equal to the removed Personality's base Force.
"I heard your boasting, braggart! My brothers will take issue with your disgraceful slander in the next world!"
2Fo
Fixed

Forward Reconnaissance
0G
Recon
Open: Target a province. During battles at the province's battlefield, Terrain actions may only be taken by a player with a Scout Personality in his army.
"Find out all you can. Leave signs for other scouts, in case you are killed." -Hiruma Todori
2Fo
Fixed

Incapacitated
0G
Battle: Move a target defending Personality home.
"There are enemies too dangerous to kill, and allies too dangerous to place at risk. Sometimes they are even the same. We have our ways of handling such matters." -Tsuruchi Nobumoto
2Fo
Fixed

Mastery of the Blade
0G
Battle: Straighten your target Personality with a Weapon. You may move him home.
The brutality of the so-called Spider monks is well known, even only a few years after they appeared. Their mastery of the bisento is a thing of legend.
3Fo
Fixed

Obfuscation
0G
Battle: Attach a target attachment from your hand or discard pile to your target Personality. You may take an additional action to use one of the attachment's base Battle abilities.
"Mask one thing with another, and even before a crowd, your actions will go unnoticed." -Kyogen
1Fo
Fixed

Outmatched
0G
Unique
Battle: Bow your target Personality: Bow one or two target enemy Personalities, each with lower Chi and lower Personal Honor than your Personality.
"Did you honestly think you could hide from me? And here, of all places!"
4Fo
Fixed

Prayer for Guidance
0G
Bushido Virtue
Battle/Open: Target your honorable Samurai: After the next time this turn he is destroyed or bowed by another player's action or by battle resolution, gain 3 Honor.
"Guide my hand, mother. Give me the will to be the hand of the Scorpion."
2Fo
Fixed

Prepared for Death
0G
Limited: Give your target Personality +2F.
"If I must die, at least it will be a glorious death."
2Fo
Fixed

Ruthless Determination
0G
Dark Virtue
Battle: Target your unbowed Samurai Personality: Bow a target enemy Follower, or Personality without Followers, with lower Force than your Personality.
"I have pressing business, and no time to dawdle with the likes of you. In the next life, perhaps you will be more cautious."
3Fo
Fixed

The Cresting Wave
0G
Battle: Give each of your opposed Personalities and Followers at the current battlefield +1F.
"When the bodies pile up around you like a mountain, and your enemies must crawl over their dead comrades to crash against you in waves, that is the only time I feel alive." -Hida Shinko
2Fo
Fixed

Timely Assistance
0G
Limited: Bow your target Personality: Give another target Personality a Force bonus equal to your Personality's Force. Straighten the first targeted Personality after your next End Phase begins.
"Come along, brother. Things here are about to become a bit too interesting."
1Fo
Fixed

Under Cover of Night
0G
Terrain
Battle: Before this battle's resolution, you may target and bow a Personality with the highest Personal Honor at this battlefield (including ties).
"Travel papers and magistrates' stations would interfere with our work. This matter requires discretion."
1Fo
Fixed

Wrathful Defense
0G
Battle: Bow your target Personality: Move a target enemy Personality home. Until the turn ends, negate his movement from costs or effects of actions.
"They are miserable, cowardly creatures, unless you threaten something they consider theirs." -Kuni Kiyoshi
3Fo
Fixed


Followers

Dutiful Yojimbo
3F
0C
3HR
5G
-PH
Attaches to a Unique Personality paying 2 less Gold.
Battle: Even if this card is bowed: Straighten a target non-Unique card in a unit.
"Conduct your negotiations without fear, my lord. You will not be interrupted."
3Fo
Fixed

Elite Archers
1F
0C
1HR
2G
-PH
Battle: Discard a card: Ranged Attack with strength equal to the discarded card's Focus Value plus 1.
"Our units on the front line have mingled with the enemy. Choose your targets carefully. Officers are your priority. Fire at will."
3Fo
Fixed

Heavy Regulars
3F
0C
2HR
4G
-PH
Battle: Destroy this card: Ranged 5 Attack.
The backbone of any fighting force, the heavy regulars often follow the front line troops and seek to break the formation of the enemy line.
2Fo
Fixed

Seppun Heavy Infantry
4F
0C
2HR
5G
-PH
Battle resolution does not bow cards in this unit.
"They have sworn to die to a man before the Empress comes to any harm. I have seen them on maneuver, and I believe their devotion is genuine." -Otomo Taneji
3Fo
Fixed

Spearmen Legion
4F
0C
1HR
5G
-PH
Battle: Bow this card: Ranged 4 Attack.
Quickly trained and eager for glory, they rarely survive more than a handful of battles. Those who do quickly become the favored forces of their commander.
2Fo
Fixed

Traveling Wardens
3F
0C
1HR
4G
-PH
Cavalry - Unique
Battle: Give a target enemy Follower or Personality without Followers -3F.
"It is the duty of the Lion Clan to secure all clan borders. I need to see your traveling papers immediately."
4Fo
Fixed

Village Guardian
3F
0C
0HR
4G
-PH
Reaction: After this card enters play from your hand: Draw one card for each player who has had a province destroyed this game.
"I have no need of glory or status. I have a home, and I will protect it. Nothing else matters."
1Fo
Fixed


Items

A Samurai's Soul
+2F
+1C
2G
Weapon
The soul of a samurai is contained within his blade, and the eldest of each generation is blessed to carry the katana of his grandfather. It is an honor, and a burden.
2Fo
Fixed

Infamous Blade
+3F
+1C
4G
Weapon - Unique
Battle: Bow this card: Destroy a target enemy Follower.
"This blade was stained with the blood of forty-seven men, and none of them claimed in battle. Are you fit to wield it and fulfill its legacy?" -Shosuro Toson
3Fo
Fixed

Iron Fan
+2F
+0C
3G
Weapon
Reaction: After another player's Battle action targets this Personality: Give a target enemy Personality or Follower -3F.
"It serves for a commander to signal his forces, a courtier to conceal her intent, and a warrior to strike down his enemies. How can one fail to appreciate its versatility?" -Ikoma Hagio
2Fo
Fixed

Straw Horse
+0F
+0C
1G
Unique
This Personality has the Cavalry keyword.
"Some legends say they ferry the spirits of the dead between the realm of mortals and their final destination. To me it is just a spectacularly ugly place to put my saddle." -Shinjo Kodama
4Fo
Fixed

Throwing Knives
+1F
+0C
3G
Weapon
Battle: Destroy this card: Ranged Attack with strength equal to this Personality's Force.
"Completely useless against armor, but at close range against an unarmored target? Useful enough." -Shosuro Miyoto
1Fo
Fixed

Token of Destiny
+0F
+0C
1G
Unique
Reaction: After another player's action targets this Personality, destroy this card: Negate the Personality's destruction from the action's effects.
"I felt light-headed for a moment, and then it simply broke. I wonder what could have happened?"
4Fo
Fixed

Yari
+2F
+1C
3G
Weapon
Reaction: After an action targets this Personality: Negate all Force penalties on this Personality from the action.
Useful and inexpensive to produce, the yari is a popular choice for forces that are not expected to survive on the battlefield.
3Fo
Fixed


Kihos



Spells

Breath of the Dragon
0G
Fire - Unique
Battle: Bow and destroy this Shugenja: Destroy a target enemy Personality without attachments. You may then target an enemy Personality and destroy all his attachments.
"Go now, and do not look back. I will deal with this rabble." -Isawa Reido
4Fo
Fixed

Earthen Blade
0G
Earth - Unique
Your Personalities with a Weapon have +2F.
"The ritual draws upon fire, water,and air to enhance the natural strength and power of earth. The blade born of this ritual can cut through anything, and will never break." -Isawa Emori
4Fo
Fixed

Rejuvenating Vapors
0G
Water
Battle: Even if this unit is not at the current battlefield, bow this Shugenja: Target your Personality. Give him +3F if he is unbowed. Straighten him.
"Let the strength and clarity of water wash away your fatigue, my friend. Stand and fight once more."
1Fo
Fixed

Suitengu's Embrace
0G
Water
Battle: Bow this Shugenja, or bow this card if the targeted card has no attachments: Bow a target enemy card.
"You may live, you may not. Regardless, you will never again dismiss the strength of the sea."
3Fo
Fixed

Thunderous Report
2G
Thunder
Battle: Bow this Shugenja and destroy this Spell: Bow each Follower and Personality at this battlefield without attachments and with lower Force than the performing Shugenja's Chi.
"None can stand against the fury of the thunder and live." -Moshi Takako
3Fo
Fixed