DYNASTY WARRIORS 4 Extreme Legends
ORB AFFINITY FAQ By Jimbo 1
(Legendaryfist@mail.com)
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Version 2.1
Added Secret of the Orbs item and effects.
Also added more affinities with Secret of the Orbs item.
Plus Orb effect in True Musous.

Version 2.0
Edited some and added some more.
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1. DISCLAIMER

2. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

3. INTRO

4. ORBS

 Secret of the Orbs

 4.1->Fire

 4.2->Lightning

 4.3->Vorpal

 4.4->Ice

 4.5->Poison

5. METHOD(S) OF OBTAINING ORBS

6. ORB AFFINITY BY LIST OF KINGDOMS

 6.1->Shu

 6.2->Wu

 6.3->Wei

 6.4->Other

7. KOEI CHOSENS

 7.1->Shu

 7.2->Wu

 7.3->Wei

 7.4->Other

8. Orb effect in True Musous

9. CREDITS/THANKS

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1. DISCLAIMER
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This is a FAQ for Dynasty Warriors 4 (PS2). This Guide is under copyright (c)
2003 to Jimbo 1. This guide may only be reproduced for personal private use
only. Under no circumstances should this faq be altered, reproduced or posted
on any other website without the author's consent.

All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by their
respective trademark and copyright holders.


List of Sites that I have authorized for the usage of this FAQ:
Gamefaqs
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2. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Q: How do I get orbs?
A: Chances are random but it helps to equip HEX MARK, SEVEN STAR SASH and
playing on HARD DIFFICULTY and referring to Section 5:)

Q: How do I get higher level orbs?
A: Refer to first Question

Q: What does (insert any) orb do?
A: Section 4 explains this.

Q: So any advice on getting orbs?
A: Section 5 deals with this, please make your reference there.



3. INTRO
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First off, this is a faq dealing with orb affinity. Since it's the game
evolution from DW4, you can equip different orbs with different elementals.
However some people are not suited to certain orbs as they are better suited to
others. This FAQ will help you out in determining which.

For example: Lu bu will be fire
Since it is more effective than the other orbs.

First I thought it would be lightning because that was his element in DW3 but
since they changed, it doesn't work as well because in the C6, the lightning
would shock the opponents making the other slashes useless or miss. Some
characters go well with more than one. This is what I got so far, more to come.

The orbs go up to level 4. You must find higher-level orbs. You cannot level
them up with exp points. You can increase your chances of finding them by
equipping Hex Mark saddle and the Seven Star Sash. This will not guarantee you
finding orbs, but will increase your chances.


4. ORBS
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What are orbs? Orbs are elemental items that you can find and equip to use.
There are a total of 6. They are very rare and hard to find. The element takes
affect when you use charge attacks (not all though)

Secret of the Orbs
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What this item does it that it increases the effect of the orb. It makes
the orb a level higher. EX: Level 4 orb to Level 5. Level 3 to Level 4.

Stage-Legend of Zhou Tai
Method-Rescue all of Sun Quan's sub-generals Xu Sheng,Jiang Qin,Cheng
Pu,and Han Dang).
Eliminate all 6 strongholds.
All before entering the castle and joining with Sun Quan.
Precious Item Report South of the bottom left entry point.


|4.1->Fire|
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Burns enemy while he/she is still airborne. Burn Effect quickly "burns out"
after hitting the ground.

 Higher level = more damage

|4.2->Lightning|
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Shocks enemy for extra damage and knocking them and nearby enemies down

Higher level = more damage


|4.3->Vorpal|
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Chance for instant kill on regular troops and increased damage for generals.

(Note: This has been toned down a lot from DW3. The instant kill may not always
work in DW4)


Higher level = Better percentage of instant kill + more damage on generals.


|4.4->Ice|
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Freezes enemies for certain amount of time. It also lowers their defense while
in duration of the freeze.

Higher level = Better percentage for freezing effect


|4.4->Blast|
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You can damage enemies while they are blocking when equipping with this orb, It
gets weapon exp points when generals block.

Higher level = Higher Block Damage



|4.4->Poison |
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When opponent is purple (poisoned) they will stay like that for a certain
amount of time. During that time, if you hit them, they'll lose more damage
then usual.

Higher level = More damage and longer duration of poison


5. METHOD(S) OF OBTAINING ORBS
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Here's a good way to really increase your chances by KakarottoSonGoku.

"Difficulty: Hard"

Stage: Battle of Yi Ling

Forces: Wu
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1. Ride Hex Mark to Ma Liang

2. Defeat Ma Liang and his Bodyguards

3. Defeat Liu Bei's Bodyguards

4. Attack Liu Bei until his Life Gauge is almost empty

5. Defeat Wang Ping's Bodyguards

6. Lure Wang Ping near Liu Bei

7. Defeat Wang Ping and he'll drop an item

8. Save the game before you pick up the item

9. Load the game, pick up the item, and defeat Liu Bei


You can equip these items for better chances.

+Hex Mark Harness

+Level 4 Fire Orb

+Level 20 Peacock Urn

+Level 20 Tiger Amulet

+Level 20 Tortoise Amulet

+Level 20 Seven Star Sash

+Wind Scroll

Using those items will increase your chances. Thanks again to
KakarottoSonGoku for letting me use this.


6. ORB AFFINITY BY LIST OF KINGDOMS
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|6.1->Shu|
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Pang Tong - Lightning/Ice

Yue Ying - Ice/Lightning

Zhang Fei - Lightning/Fire, Ice with Secret of the Orbs

Jiang Wei - Lightning

Liu Bei - Lightning/Fire

Guan Yu - Lightning

Ma Chao - Lightning/Fire

Wei Yan - Lightning/Vorpal/Fire

Zhuge Liang - Lightning/Poison/Ice/Vorpal/Fire

Huang Zhong - Fire/Poison

Zhao Yun - Fire/Lightning


|6.2->Wu|
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Sun Jian - Fire/Ice

Lu Meng - Fire/Ice, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs

Lu Xun - Fire/Vorpal

Zhou Yu - Fire/Lightning, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs

Taishi Ci - Lightning/Vorpal

Da Qiao - Lightning/Vorpal

Sun Ce - Fire/Lightning, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs

Gan Ning - Lightning, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs

Zhou Tai - Vorpal/Fire

Xiao Qiao - Vorpal/Lightning

Sun Quan - Fire/Ice

Huang Gai - Fire

Sun Shang Xiang - Fire/Ice


|6.3->Wei|
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Cao Cao - Vorpal/Lightning

Zhang He - Vorpal/Lightning

Sima Yi - Poison/Lightning/Ice/Vorpal

Zhen Ji - Poison/Lightning/Vorpal

Xu Zhu - Lightning/Ice

Dian Wei - Lightning, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs

Zhang Liao - Lightning/Ice

Xu Huang - Lightning/Ice, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs

Xiahou Dun - Fire/Ice/Lightning

Xiahou Yuan - Fire/Poison, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs

Cao Ren - Fire/Lightning, Vorpal with Secret of the Orbs


|6.4->Others |
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Zhang Jiao - Fire/Ice

Lu Bu - Fire/Poison/Ice/Vorpal/Lightning with Secret of the Orbs

Meng Huo - Fire/Ice/Lightning

Yuan Shao - Fire/Lightning

Zhu Rong - Fire/Lightning/Ice

Diao Chan - Ice/Fire

Dong Zhuo - Vorpal/Lightning

Edit (Nu Wa) Raiper - Lightning

Edit (Fu Xi) Great Sword - Vorpal


7. KOEI CHOSENS
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In this section, the orbs will be listed to what Koei gave to the cpu
characters.

For example, the game gave Sun Jian Fire. You can tell what Koei gave them
by watching what element comes out when the cpu character hits you.



|7.1->Shu|
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Pang Tong - Ice

Yue Ying - Ice

Zhang Fei - Fire

Jiang Wei - Lightning

Liu Bei - Lightning

Guan Yu - Lightning

Ma Chao - Lightning

Wei Yan - Lightning

Zhuge Liang - Blast

Zhao Yun - Fire

Huang Zhong - Blast



|7.2 ->Wu|
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Sun Jian - Fire

Lu Meng - Fire

Lu Xun - Fire

Zhou Yu - Fire

Taishi Ci - Lightning

Da Qiao - Lightning

Sun Ce - Lightning

Gan Ning - Lightning

Zhou Tai - Vorpal

Xiao Qiao - Vorpal

Sun Shang Xiang - Ice

Huang Gai - Blast

Sun Quan - Blast



|7.3->Wei|
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Cao Cao - Vorpal

Zhang He - Vorpal

Sima Yi - Poison

Zhen Ji - Poison

Xu Zhu - Lightning

Dian Wei - Lightning

Zhang Liao - Lightning

Xu Huang - Lightning

Xiahou Dun - Fire

Xiahou Yuan - Blast

Cao Ren - Blast


|7.4->Others|
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Zhang Jiao - Fire

Lu Bu - Fire

Meng Huo - Fire

Yuan Shao - Fire

Zhu Rong - Fire

Diao Chan - Ice

Dong Zhuo - Lightning

8. Orb effect in True Musous
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This is when the attached orb takes affect in True Musous.
It ONLY WORKS IN PROJECTILE OR STOMP MOVES!!!
Meaning it only takes affect in Zhuge Liang's, Sima Yi's, Pang Tong's,
Zhang Jiao's, Zhen Ji's, Meng Huo's, and Zhu Rong's. It also works for
Lu Bu, Cao Ren, and Dong Zhuo but only THE LAST HIT.

9. CREDITS/THANKS
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Credit and thanks to :
Xurreall for helping me with this.
SOLIDSNKE
Xiahou Mao
Ryoga8320
Duath
misterasian
Hiroyuki Sakai
icddppz14
CursedAngel
Race
lNegativel
hunghsun
Mythril Wyrm
jhermannitj

For contributing.

Thanks guys especially misterasian for gathering some info for me. Also
KakarottoSonGoku for letting me use his "Revised Method for Obtaining All Level
20 Special Items and Level 4 Orbs" FAQ.  Plus Xurreall  for making this
possible. Thanks man.

Questions? LegendaryFist@Mail.com Don't send me SPAM! ;(