Three Kingdoms IX: Secret Officers

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX: Secret Characters

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX includes numerous special characters which can be obtained through gameplay or by entering special names in the character creation screen of the new officers interface.  This guide is dedicated to those officers, how to obtain them, and all other relevant information.

This guide is based off an original written by Ben Hutchinson and is used with permission. Content contributed by us and people who write in is contributed to the original author, who retains copyright over the work. Submissions to this guide could also be sent to him along with any redistribution requests. View the original guide.

Secret Officers (Gameplay)

Unlock the following officers by meeting certain requirements, usually in gameplay.

Da Qiao

Unlocking Instructions:
Have a Dynasty Warriors 4 save file on your memory card.

Last Name: Da

First Name: Qiao

Gender: Female

Birth Year: 176

Creed: Duty

Personality: Calm

Parent: Qiao Xuan

Match: Sun Ce

Ldr: 75, War: 74, Int: 74, Pol: 80

Tactics: Strike, Assault, Volley, Ramship, Arrowship, Warship, Dismantle, Cajole, Rally, Heal

Biography: Daughter of Qiao Xuan. Wife of Sun Ce. Her younger sister, Xiao Qiao, marries Zhou Yu. She and her sister earn the nickname the ‘Two Qiaos’ and are famed for their beauty.

Huang Yueying

Unlocking Instructions:
Beat Tutorial Mode.

Last Name: Huang

First Name: Yueying

Gender: Female

Birth Year: 186

Creed: Duty

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: Zhuge Liang

Ldr: 60, War: 21, Int: 94, Pol: 88

Tactics: Tower, Arrowship, Arrowstorm, Catapult, Golems, Trap, Shield, Illusion, Magic

Biography: Huang Cheng Yan's daughter. Zhuge Liang's wife and the mother of Zhuge Zhan. She received lessons from Zhuge Liang in astronomy, geography and tactics. She died soon after Zhuge Liang, as if following him.

Lu Lingqi

Unlocking Instructions:
Have a Dynasty Tactics 2 save file on your memory card.

Last Name: Lu

First Name: Lingqi

Gender: Female

Birth Year: 182

Creed: Fame

Personality: Impulsive

Parent: Lu Bu

Match: Lu Bu

Ldr: 85, War: 90, Int: 37, Pol: 18

Tactics: Assault, Charge, Onslaught, Running, Flying, Volley, Barrage

Biography: Fictional character from Dynasty Tactics 2. Daughter of the great Lu Bu, she inherits her father's love for battle and some of his skill.

Ma Yunlu

Unlocking Instructions:
Beat Tutorial Mode.

Last Name: Ma

First Name: Yunlu

Gender: Female

Birth Year: 183

Creed: Duty

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: Ma Teng

Match: Ma Chao

Ldr: 80, War: 91, Int: 59, Pol: 45

Tactics: Sortie, Mounted, Ramship, Charge, Running, Onslaught, Rally

Biography: A fictional character appearing in “Extreme Romance of the Three Kingdoms”. The daughter of Ma Teng. She became Zhao Yun’s wife, and fought alongside her husband.

Mistress Zhen

Unlocking Instructions:
Get a "Good Ending" as Yuan Shang in Inheritance Wars Challenge Scenario. There should be an event where Mistress Zhen gives Yuan Xi a Carp Charm.

Last Name: Mistress

First Name: Zhen

Gender: Female

Birth Year: 182

Creed: Balance

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 35, War: 26, Int: 76, Pol: 75

Tactics: Confuse, Rally, Dismantle, Cajole, Illusion

Biography: Wife of Yuan Xi. When Cao Cao conquered Ji Province, she was taken to wife by Cao Pi and gives birth to Cao Rong. She later falls awry of Cao Pi's favorite, Princess Guo and is killed.

Xiao Qiao

Unlocking Instructions:
Have a Dynasty Warriors 4 Xtreme Legends save file on your memory card.

Last Name: Xiao

First Name: Qiao

Gender: Female

Birth Year: 177

Creed: Duty

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: Qiao Xuan

Match: Zhou Yu

Ldr: 73, War: 77, Int: 72, Pol: 76

Tactics: Strike, Assault, Volley, Ramship, Arrowship, Warship, Bargain, Trap, Cajole, Rally, Heal

Biography: Wife of Zhou Yu. With her older sister, she earns the nickname the ‘Two Qiaos’. Upon hearing that Cao Cao intended to force the two Qiaos under his control, Zhou Yu rose to fight at Chi Bi.

Secret Officers (Character Creation)

Unlock the following officers by entering their names in character creation.

Bai Qi

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Bai

First Name: Qi

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 157

Creed: Balance

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 99, War: 91, Int: 74, Pol: 36

Tactics: Sortie, Mounted, Volley, Assault, Charge, Barrage, Melee, Onslaught, Bargain, Confuse, Trap

Biography: Officer of Qin. At the battle of Chang Ping, he defeated Zhao Gua of Zhao. He then went on to bury alive the 400,000 prisoners. He later fell out of favor and committed suicide.

Chen Qingzhi

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Chen

First Name: Qingzhi

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 166

Creed: Balance

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 96, War: 25, Int: 91, Pol: 70

Tactics: Sortie, Mounted, Volley, Charge, Running, Barrage, Onslaught, Confuse, Rally, Dismantle

Biography: Served Liang. Fought against Northern Wei with an army of horsemen dressed in white robes. He defeated Northern Wei Forces with 7,000 horsemen and took Luo Yang. Said to have never known defeat.

Chengji Sihan

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Chengji

First Name: Sihan

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 169

Creed: Ambition

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 100, War: 92, Int: 86, Pol: 73

Tactics: Mounted, Assault, Charge, Running, Barrage, Melee, Onsalught, Flying, Arrowstorm, Catapult, Elephants, Taunt, Rally

Biography: First Great Khan of the Mongols. After he unified the Mongol Clans, he went on to capture much of China and Asia.

Fan Zeng

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Fan

First Name: Zeng

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 160

Creed: Purpose

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 46, War: 4, Int: 95, Pol: 84

Tactics: Ramship, Ram, Confuse, Taunt, Trap

Biography: The Warlord of Xiang Ji. Proposed a number of startegies, but some, like the murder of Liu Bang, were not carried out. He fell victim to a plot and was estranged. He fell sick and died of despair.

Guan Yiwu

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Guan

First Name: Yiwu

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 148

Creed: Fame

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: Zhuge Liang

Ldr: 81, War: 69, Int: 95, Pol: 100

Tactics: Mounted, Volley, Barrage, Ram, Arrowstorm, Bargain, Confuse, Taunt, Trap, Shield

Biography: Famous official, revered by Zhuge Liang. Known primarily under the name Guan Zhong. His basic philosophy was courtesy comes on a full stomache. He placed economic concerns first to make a strong country. Guides Qi to victory.

Han Xin

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Han

First Name: Xin

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 162

Creed: Balance

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 100, War: 73, Int: 96, Pol: 77

Tactics: Strike, Sortie, Assault, Running, Barrage, Warship, Bargain, Confuse, Trap, Rally, Cajole, Shield

Biography: One of the three heroes of the Han. Driven out by Xiang Yu, he joined Liu Bang's army. He led an independent force and found victory in numerous lands. He contributed to Liu Bang's unification of China.

Huo Qubing

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Huo

First Name: Qubing

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 165

Creed: Balance

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: Cao Zhang

Ldr: 92, War: 93, Int: 52, Pol: 21

Tactics: Sortie, Mounted, Assault, Charge, Running, Onslaught, Flying, Rally

Biography: A General of the Early Han. He joined the campaign against the Xiong Nu at the young age of 18 and by his death at 24, had numerous victories. He was idolized by Cao Zhang.

Li Ji

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Li

First Name: Ji

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 167

Creed: Balance

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 95, War: 79, Int: 88, Pol: 85

Tactics: Strike, Mounted, Volley, Running, Onslaught, Confuse, Trap, Rally, Cajole, Shield

Biography: One of the 24 Ministers of Tang. He followed Li Shimin and won numerous honors alongside Li Jing. He later becomes Prime Minister but allows Wu Zhao (Queen Wu) to meddle in politics.

Li Si

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Li

First Name: Si

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 159

Creed: Fame

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 25, War: 24, Int: 88, Pol: 97

Tactics: Bargain, Shield

Biography: A politician that served the first Emperor of Qin. Worked secretly to place the second Emperor Hu Hai on the throne. He was later killed due false claims by Zhao Gao.

Lin Xiangru

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Lin

First Name: Xiangru

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 157

Creed: Duty

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 38, War: 47, Int: 92, Pol: 93

Tactics: Rally, Dismantle, Cajole

Biography: A politician of Zhao from the warring period. He negotiated the trade between He's Jade and castle. It was so well done that this later became the basis for the Chinese word for perfect.

Liu Bang

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Liu

First Name: Bang

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 161

Creed: Purpose

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: Liu Bei

Ldr: 70, War: 76, Int: 61, Pol: 77

Tactics: Taunt, Rally, Cajole

Biography: First Emperor of the Han. He rose during a rebellion towards the last years of the Qin. He struggled for supremacy with Xiang Yu. He struggled to win the Battle of Gai Jia, but thereafter ruled a united China.

Kong Qiu

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Kong

First Name: Qiu

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 150

Creed: Purpose

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 72, War: 66, Int: 89, Pol: 85

Tactics: Strike, Cajole, Taunt, Rally

Biography: A philosopher who lived in the Chunqiu period. Known also by the name Confucious. After serving Lu, he visisted numerous countries teaching the path of virtue and humanity.

Qin Liangyu

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter her name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Qin

First Name: Liangyu

Gender: Female

Birth Year: 170

Creed: Duty

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: Sun Shangxiang

Ldr: 94, War: 86, Int: 85, Pol: 71

Tactics: Charge, Running, Melee, Flying, Arrowstorm, Catapult, Rally, Dismantle, Cajole

Biography: A hero of the late Imperial period. Leading a private troop of men, she traveled from land to land protecting the people of Si Chuan. The only famous woman general of Chinese history.

Sun Bin

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Sun

First Name: Bin

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 154

Creed: Balance

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: Sun Jian

Ldr: 73, War: 2, Int: 96, Pol: 81

Tactics: Volley, Ramship, Tower, Barrage, Arrowstorm, Catapult, Confuse, Trap, Rally, Dismantle

Biography: Strategist of the Warring States period. He has his legs cut off at an early age. A descendant of Sun Wu, he writes his own book on strategies. He becomes Qi's warlord and defeats his countries enemies.

Wang Jian

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Wang

First Name: Jian

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 159

Creed: Balance

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 94, War: 80, Int: 83, Pol: 79

Tactics: Strike, Sortie, Volley, Assault, Charge, Barrage, Arrowship, Rally, Dismantle, Cajole

Biography: An officer that served the first Emperor of Qin. He defeated Han, Wei, Zhao, Yan, and Chu and unified the country. The Emperor was a unstrusting man and had many officers killed, but he lived to a ripe old age.

Xiang Ji

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Xiang

First Name: Ji

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 163

Creed: Purpose

Personality: Impulsive

Parent: n/a

Match: Sun Ce

Ldr: 96, War: 100, Int: 57, Pol: 32

Tactics: Assault, Charge, Running, Barrage, Melee, Onslaught, Flying, Arrowstorm, Taunt

Biography: Conqueror of Western Chu. He is known by his name Xiang Yu. A superior warrior, he led the Chu Army to victory over Qin. He was unable to win over other Lords and was defeated in a battle with Liu Bang.

Xiao He

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Xiao

First Name: He

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 161

Creed: Duty

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 58, War: 21, Int: 86, Pol: 98

Tactics: Bargain, Rally, Cajole, Heal

Biography: One of the Three Heros of the Han. With Liu Bang from the start, this officer supports his Lord by controlling domestic and supply based concerns. Liu Bang was only able to stay on the front lines because Xiao He made it possible.

Yang Daiyan

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Yang

First Name: Daiyan

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 166

Creed: Balance

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 90, War: 97, Int: 70, Pol: 59

Tactics: Strike, Mounted, Volley, Charge, Running, Barrage, Onslaught, Flying

Biography: Served Northern Wei. His valor was said to surpass even that of Guan Yu and Zhang Fei. He is second in command to Yuan Ying during the battles with Liang. He is defeated at the battle of Zhong Li.

Ying Bu

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Ying

First Name: Bu

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 161

Creed: Fame

Personality: Impulsive

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 88, War: 98, Int: 62, Pol: 40

Tactics: Strike, Sortie, Ramship, Assault, Charge, Melee, Taunt

Biography: An officer of Qin and Han. Because his face had a tattoo, he was also called Qing Bu. He served Xiang Ji, but sided with Liu Bang at the Battle of Gai Jia. He became a King in the Han but was trained by the Emperor.

Ying Zheng

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Ying

First Name: Zheng

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 159

Creed: Ambition

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 64, War: 56, Int: 90, Pol: 99

Tactics: Bargain, Shield

Biography: Prince of Qin. He was the first to bring unity to the land. He became the first Emperor of Qin. He created a strict autocracy. Qin was destroyed a short time after he died.

Yue Fei

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Yue

First Name: Fei

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 168

Creed: Duty

Personality: Steadfast

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 95, War: 91, Int: 87, Pol: 56

Tactics: Assault, Charge, Running, Barrage, Melee, Onslaught, Arrowstorm, Confuse, Rally, Dismantle

Biography: Famous officer of Southern Song. Had an elaborate tattoo on his back to show his loyalty to his country. With a band of volunteers, he fought the Jin army. He was later executed by Qin Kui.

Yue Yi

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Yue

First Name: Yi

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 157

Creed: Duty

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: Zhuge Liang

Ldr: 98, War: 76, Int: 90, Pol: 95

Tactics: Assault, Flying, Arrowstorm, Catapult, Bargain, Confuse, Trap, Rally, Dismantle, Cajole, Shield

Biography: Officer of the Warring States period. Fought for his homeland, Zhongshan, until its destruction. Impressed by King Zhao, he joined Yan. He formed a coalition of 5 countries and defeated Qi.

Zhang Liang

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Zhang

First Name: Liang

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 163

Creed: Duty

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: Liu Bang

Ldr: 68, War: 6, Int: 100, Pol: 94

Tactics: Confuse, Trap, Rally, Cajole, Heal, Shield, Illusion

Biography: One of the three heroes of the Han. He served Liu Bang as Warlord. He was the one who provided the strategy that unified the country. He was said to be so fair that he was mistaken for a beautiful woman.

Zhang Yi

Unlocking Instructions:
Just enter his name in the Create New Officer menu.

Last Name: Zhang

First Name: Yi

Gender: Male

Birth Year: 156

Creed: Ambition

Personality: Calm

Parent: n/a

Match: n/a

Ldr: 29, War: 30, Int: 94, Pol: 96

Tactics: Taunt, Dismantle, Cajole

Biography: Politician of the warring period. Appointed by King Hui of Qin as Prime Minister. He successfully forges a peace between Qin and it's rivals, Chu, Han, and Wei.

Credits (from Ben Hutchinson)

The original guide author, Ben Hutchinson, lists these credits.

Credits (from Kongming’s Archives)

The following are credits added by Kongming’s Archives.

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX is a trademark of KOEI Corporation and KOEI Co., Ltd. © 2002 KOEI Co., Ltd.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX portraits Copyright © 2002 KOEI Co., Ltd.
Secret Characters Guide is Copyright © 2004 Ben Hutchinson

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