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Served: Shu

Fictional son of Guan Yu. Greatly involved in Shu’s Southern Campaigns in the novel.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Kuan So
Simplified Chinese: 关索
Pronunciation: Guan1 Suo3
Min-Nan: Kwan Su

Family and Relationships

Guan Yu ƒ (Father); Hua Man ƒ, Bao Sanniang ƒ (Wives)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 87, 89

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Guan Suo was the third son of Guan Yu. He was not able to compete in the war to avenge Guan Yu due to illness. He presented himself to Zhuge Liang during the southern campaign against Meng Huo and was appointed a Van Leader. Along with Wang Ping, he aided in luring Meng Huo to the first ambush in a string of ambushes for the first capture of Meng Huo. Also aided in taking prisoners during Meng Huo’s third capture.



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April 10, 2023