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Romance of the Three Kingdoms 7 (PS2)

Item Collecting 
How to get all 72 special items
English PS2 Version
Version 1.1
By MaChao17

Table of Contents 

I.	Introduction
II.	Tips and Useful Information 
III.	Steeds
IV.	Weapons
V.	Books
VI.	Treatise
VII.	Imperial Seal
VIII.	Treasure
IX.	Summon  Items
X.	Thanks

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I. Introduction
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This is my first FAQ so my skills are not as devolved  as others, plus practice 

makes perfect! 

  This FAQ is about unlocking all 72 special items in Romance of the Three 
Kingdoms 7. The average player isn't likely to unlock all 72 items. So if 
you want to unlock all of the items this is the FAQ for you! One other reason 
you might want to get 100% in the ''Sites'' and ''Items Collection'' is 
because you can break the bonus limit in the character edit mode. Meaning 
that you could have a greater chance of getting better skills with your edited 
officer. I cannot guarantee that you can get every item by doing what my FAQ 
says, but you will be more than likely to.

 Getting all of the special item isn't the most easiest task, but it shouldn't 
be to hard either. Once you do you can bag to all of your friends! 

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II. Tips and Useful Information 
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 Okay! Well if you want to get all 72 special items you are going to need 
to know a few things. Its not likely to unlock all 100% of the items in just 
one time through out the game. I had to play and beat the game with many 
characters. You won't have to do that since you have this FAQ! Well, you might 
have to play it two or three times. The first thing to know is to get the 
"Trade" skill. What the trade skill dose is cut the cost of anything you buy 
by 30%. Here is a example ,1,000 = 700, or 5,000 = 3,500. So the higher the 
price the higher the discount.
	 If I would recommend a person to play as to collect as many items as 
you can it would be Cao Cao in the later scenarios . The reason I say this 
is because he has many items to begin the game with, also he has the rare 
Imperial Seal. Other way to get more items is by seizing items from the 
officers that serve you. To "seize" items for a officer you must be a liege. 
There is a price to pay though, it lowers your officers loyalty buy 10-15 
points. So after a battle you lose that officer is likely to join the other 
liege that beat you in battle.
	If you want to unlock just one specific item, there is a way. The way 
is playing the game with a officer that holds that item e.g Guan Yu hold the 
Black Dragon so start the game with him. Then save the game and that item 
should be in you item collection. You do not, have to beat the game with that 
character in order to put that item in your item collection.

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III. Steeds 
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 Steeds are very useful items. All steeds are pretty much the same they have 
the same skills, Retreat, and Dash. If you Duel a lot a steed is very useful, 
for the Retreat skill lets you escape from a duel just if you need to retreat 
from a duel. You can get most steeds from the merchant.

Red Hare
Type: Steed 
Skills: Retreat, Dash
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
Held by Dong Zhou, Lu Bu, and later in the game by Guan Yu

Hex Mark
Type: Steed
Skills: Retreat, Dash
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Liu Bei and later Liu Chan
 
Gray Lighting
Type: Steed
Skills: Retreat, Dash
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Cao Cao 

Shadow Runner
Type: Steed
Skills: Retreat, Dash
Buy:1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Cao Cao

Firestar
Type: Steed
Skills: Retreat, Dash
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Wan Shuang

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IV. Weapons
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 Weapons are great items for the warrior type player. All weapon type items 
rise your war by a certain amount. You can buy lower type weapons in the 
beginning of the game, this will help you if your War is a little low. If 
you ever come across a Sword of Light, or a Sword of Heaven, I high recommend 
you to buy it. I consider them some of the best items in the game. They rise 
your War by +10. If you already have one sword you don't need to buy the other 
sword. If you have an add-on +10 you can't rise that certain stat any higher.
 
Seven Star Sword
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +3
Buy: 2,500, Sell: 1,250
Held by Dong Zhuo

Sword of Heaven
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +10
Buy: 2,000, Sell: 1,000
Held by Cao Cao 

Sword of Light
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +10
Buy: 2,000, Sell: 1,000
Held by Cao Cao
 
Crescent Halberd
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +8
Buy: 1,800, Sell: 900
Held by Lu Bu

Black Dragon
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Guan Yu

Viper Blade
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Zhang Fei 

Serpent Spear
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +5
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Cheng Pu

Swords of Fate
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +7
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
Held by Liu Bei

Ancestral Sword
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +2
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Sun Jian, Sun Ce, and Sun Quan 

War Trident
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +2
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Ji Ling

Twin Cresent
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +2
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Dian Wei

Great Axe
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +2
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Xu Huang

Steel Flail
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +2
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Huang Gai
 
Thorned Mace
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +2
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Shamoke

Shooting Star
Type: Weapon 
Add-on: War +2
Buy: 800, Sell: 400
Held by Wang Shuang

Throwing Blade
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +1
Buy: 500, Sell: 250
Held by Dian Wei

Flying Swords
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +1
Buy: 500, Sell: 250
Held by Zhu Rongs
 
Hand Spear
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +1
Buy: 500, Sell: 250
Held by Taishi Ci

Sleeve Darts
Type: Weapon
Add-on: War +1
Buy: 500, Sell: 250
Held by Zhuge Liang

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V. Books
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 Books are very important there are more rarer than some weapons. Most books 
rise your Int, and might give you a skill. If you have low Int or Pol then 
consider buying one of them. The Way of Peace and the Book of Illusion are 
in my opinion the best Int books you can get. They rise your Int by +10 and 
give you the rare skill "Mystic".  The Chun Qiu Annals and The Grand History 
are also in my opinion the best Pol books you can get. Both books rise your 
Pol by +10.

Map of Western Shu
Type: Book
Skills: Scout
Buy: 2,000, Sell: 1,000
Held by Zhang Song and then later by Liu Bei or Liu Chan
 
Map of Nanman
Type: Book
Skills: Scout
Buy: 2,000, Sell: 1,000
Held by Lu Kai and later Zhuge Liang  

Book of Healing
Type: Book (Medical)
Skills: Doctor
Buy: 2,000, Sell: 1,000
Held by Lu Ji 

Hua Tuo's Journal
Type: Book (Medical)
Skills: Doctor
Buy: 2,000, Sell: 1,000
Held by Hua Tuo

Book of Illusion
Type: Book (Mystic)
Skills: Mystic
Add-on: Int +10
Buy: 2,000, Sell: 1,500
Held by Zuo Ci

Way of Peace
Type: Book (Mystic)
Skills: Mystic
Add-on: Int +10
Buy: 3,000, Sell: 1,500
Held by Zhang Jiao

Art of War
Type: Book
Skills: Flood
Add-on: Int +8
Buy: 2,500, Sell: 1,250
Held by Sun Jian, Sun Ce, and Sun Quan

The 24 War Manuals
Type: Book
Skills: Invent
Add-on: Int +8
Buy: 2,500, Sell: 1,250
Held by Zhuge Liang and later Jiang Wei

Scrolls of Taigong
Type: Book
Skills: Wile
Add-on: Int +8
Buy: 2,500, Sell: 1,250
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

Meng De's War Manual
Type: Book
Skills: Reversal
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Cao Cao or his descendants

Confucius
Type: Book
Add-on: Int +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell:500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant  

Lao Tzu
Type: Book
Add-on: Int +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant  

Zhuang Zhi
Type: Book
Add-on: Int +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

Books of Poetry
Type: Book
Add-on: Int +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

Book of History
Type: Book
Add-on: Int +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

Book of Rites
Type: Book
Add-on: Int +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

Book of Changes
Type: Book
Add-on: Int +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell, 500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant  

Chun Qiu Annals
Type: Book
Add-on: Pol +10
Buy: 3,000, Sell: 1,500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

The Grand History
Type: Book
Add-on: Pol +10
Buy: 3,000, Sell: 1,500
How to get: Buy from a Merchant  

History of the Han
Type: Book
Add-on: Pol +7
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

Warring States
Type: Book
Add-on: Pol +7
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant 

The Commentaries
Type: Book
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by He Yan

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VI. Treatise
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 Treatise's are all carbon copies of each other. They all have the add-on 
Pol +5. They all are the same price to buy, so take your pick if you want 
to buy one. So if you have a 1,000 gold and want to rise some Pol, then get 
one. They are a nice item to have.

Treatise on Society
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Cao Pi

Treatise on Chance
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Wei Zhao

Treatise on Times
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Wang Ji

Treatise on Policy
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Wang Chang

Treatise on Magic
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Cao Zhi

Treatise on Seasons
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy: 1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Kan Ze

Classic on Filial Piety
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol +5
Buy:1,000, Sell: 500
Held by Yan Jun

Treatise of War
Type: Treatise
Add-on: Pol + 5
Buy: 1,000, Sell
Held by Qiao Zhou

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VII. Imperial Seal
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 The Imperial Seal gets its own section because its one of the most important 
items in the game. Not only dose it rise your Cha by 100+ (that's the highest 
it can get) but you can become emperor of China. This is a must have item 
for a ruler that wants to become a emperor.

Imperial Seal
Type: Seal
Add-on: Cha +100
Buy: 5,000, Sell: 2,500
Held by He Jin, or Cao Cao or his descendants

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VIII. Treasure
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 Treasure are also carbon copies. They have no real value other than giving 
them to your officers to rise there loyally. You might want to get them just 
for show. Also they are easy to get from peasants by patrolling your city 
you are in.

Awards of Valor
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: This Item is given to you from the Emperor.

Copper Pheasant
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: This Item is found in the Copper Pheasant Event.

Feather Fan
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
Held by Zhuge Liang

Kneeling Lady
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.

Boshan Censer
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.

Dragon Vase
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.

Lacquered Kettle
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.
 
Gold Vase
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.
 
He's Jade
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.

Bull Lantern
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.

Faerie Stone
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant. 

Dragon Ring
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.

Lu's Mirror
Type: Treasure
Buy: 1,500, Sell: 750
How to get: Buy from a Merchant.

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IX. Summon  Items
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 Summon Items are the most unique items in the game. In order to get them 
there are some requirements. First you must have the "Bless" skill, in order 
to get this skill you must be one of the three most famous people in all of 
China. Every two years the hermits of the North and South will show who is 
the ten most famous people. Once you are one of the top three they will give 
you the Bless skill. Second you have to use "Visit" and visit someone in a 
city with low "safety". There is a chance that you might run into a tiger. 
If you defeat it you will receive a spirit in which there ability that 
verities. You can only use them once in battle.

Dragon
Type: Summon
Buy: -, Sell: 0
Strikes all opposing units you can see on the battlefield with lightning, 
for major damage! 
 
Kirin
Type: Summon 
Buy: -, Sell: 0 
Heals  wounded soldiers and revives the dead for all allies you can see on 
your map.
 
Phoenix
Type: Summon 
Buy: -, Sell: 0 
Heals all wounded allies soldiers and sets all enemy units on fire.

Great Roc
Type: Summon 
Buy: -, Sell: 0 
Uses Confusion and Stops on all enemy units.

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X. Thanks
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1. Koei~ For making this wonderful game. Keep it up Koei!
2. Jonathan Wu ~ For the info on the prices of each item. Also being apart 
of the greatest ROTTK website. www.kongming.net 
3. Luo Guanzhong~ Writing the great book, Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
4.GameFAQs~ For being the best FAQ website.
5.ZoraFishStix~ For being a great friend and showing me GameFAQs.

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