Personal Items Guide by KWMrHonda
Warriors Orochi on SuperCheats.com
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Warriors/Musou Orochi Personal Items Guide
Version 2.2
by KWMrHonda (GameFAQs) aka Mr.Honda (KOEI Warriors)
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CONTENTS
1. Version History
2. Introduction
3. Personal Items
 a. General Info
 b. Wei Characters Guide
 c. Wu Characters Guide
 d. Shu Characters Guide
 e. Sengoku (SW) Characters Guide
 f. Other Characters Guide
 g. History (PERSONAL ITEM ANALYSIS FAQ by Roahm Mythril) [PIAFAQ]
4. FAQ/Credits/Copyright/Disclaimer
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1. Version History
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     1.0 - Jul 27, 2007 - Initial guide created
     1.1 - Jul 27, 2007 - Modified layout to fit GameFAQs character limits
     1.2 - Jul 28, 2007 - Updated requirements for Jiang Liao & Copyright
     1.3 - Jul 30, 2007 - Updated requirements Sun Ce, Zhu Rong, Ginchiyo
                          Tachibana & Credits
     1.4 - Aug 06, 2007 - Updated requirements for Xing Cai (credit Kim Chan)
     1.5 - Aug 13, 2007 - Updated requirements for Ina (credit opfer_gv)
     1.6 - Aug 20, 2007 - Updated requirements for Oichi, Gan Ning, Cao Cao &
                          Sakon Shima (credit Michelle Foo & Jkaihwang)
     1.7 - Sep 06, 2007 - Updated requirements for Sun Jian, Kotaro Fuma, 
                          Yoshihiro Shimazu, Ginchiyo Tachibana, Zhu Rong,
                          Goemon Ishikawa, Guan Ping, Huang Zhong and Shingen
                          Takeda (credit Michelle Foo)
     1.8 - Sep 27, 2007 - *MAJOR UPDATE* (Many thanks to Uzume & opfer_gv)
                          Updated General Info, added FAQ and reviewed all
                          requirements for every character. Corrected any
                          mistakes that have been brought to my attention.
                          Added "Recommended Methods" for Mitsuhide Akechi PI
                          since his seems to be one of the hardest to get.
     1.9 - Oct 10, 2007 - *MAJOR UPDATE* (Many thanks to Uzume, LoW & others)
                          Reviewed all requirements for every character again.
                          Corrected additional mistakes that have been brought
                          to my attention. Added all English item names.
     2.0 - Oct 18, 2007 - *MAJOR UPDATE* (Credits: RoahmMythril, Uzume,
                          JFunk_316, Lord Blade & others)
                          Added link to the Personal Item Analysis FAQ by
                          RoahmMythril in the History Section. 
                          Added recommended method for Lu Bu by JFunk_316,
                          added recommended method for Nobunaga by Lord Blade
                          & revised Nobunaga's requirements. 
                          Added to the Introduction, General Info, Credits &
                          Disclaimer sections & corrected additional mistakes
                          that have been brought to my attention. 
     2.1 - Oct 23, 2007 - (Credit: Uzume & others)
                          Revised requirements for the following characters:
                          Xiahou Dun, Nagamasa Azai, Nene, Guan Yu,
                          Masamune Date & Orochi.

     2.2 - Oct 30, 2007 - (Credit: Timotius A. W. for Orochi officer names)
                          Added KO requirement for Da Ji & English names of
                          the ambushing Orochi officers for Orochi's PI,
                          revised notes for Ina's & Mitsuhide's PI and
                          confirmed KO count for Zhu Rong's PI

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2. Introduction
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     - The purpose of this guide was to provide all gamers with one source
     for the requirements to collect all characters personal items (PI).

     - The information contained in this guide was gathered from posts by
     GameFAQs members such as Cheng, Uzume, opfer_gv & others.

     - I have only gathered the general requirements to get each character's
     PI, not in-depth step-by-step walkthroughs. For in-depth help, please
     consult the Warriors Orochi Message Board. Wherever possible, however,
     I've listed some helpful tips including item locations, time limits, etc.

     - Do to the difficulty of obtaining certain characters' items, namely
     Mitsuhide Akechi, Nobunaga Oda & Lu Bu, I have posted recommended methods
     for these characters. There is no plan at this time to add methods for
     all characters.

     - Please note, I have not personally confirmed all of these methods.
     Again, if you experience any trouble or need help in any way, please
     consult the Warriors Orochi Message Board on GameFAQs. Alternatively,
     you can visit the following JP sites:
               http://orochi.sasugawiki.com/
               http://yumiyari.com/musouclub/musouorochi/
     Most of the methods listed in this guide came from translation of these
     (& possibly other) sites by members of the GameFAQs community.

     - Every effort has been made, and continues to be made, to make sure
     that the EXACT requirements are listed. This is not an easy task as it
     involves thorough testing of requirements that were originally written
     for the import version, Musou Orochi. With that said, there may be some
     characters that have more than the necessary requirements listed. In
     those cases, following the guide should still get you the item.

     - The characters are grouped according to their "new" WO affiliation
     (e.g. Hanzo Hattori is listed w/ Wu), roughly in the order in which they
     are unlocked/available by stage. Also, despite traditional naming
     conventions, I have arranged names in the order they would appear in
     the game (e.g. Lu Bu & Sakon Shima) (sorry BlackKite/The Giant Hoeruo)

     - How to read this guide:
     Example:
     Sun Ce (Wu Story 4) - The Sun Bin Scrolls --> Required stage & Item Name
          Within 5 minutes, do the following: --> Time requirement (if needed)
          •     Rescue Sun Jian		
          •     Defeat Pang De	             --> Requirements (generally these
          •     Defeat 500 (no time limit)   are in the order of fulfillment)
          Note: Item will be at Cao Ren's main camp. --> General notes, tips
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3. Personal Items
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a. General Info

     - Enhances type action for that character (R1 abilities enhanced) + 4th
     Gallery picture

     - Can be obtained on ANY difficulty level in either Free or Story mode

     - You CAN obtain certain characters personal items at the same time

     - When you have completed the requirements successfully, you will receive
     "A unique item has reportedly been discovered! Hurry to claim it!"

     - The item location can be found by checking the history and highlighting 
     the "unique item" message

     - The color of the boxes may differ from the JP import version. I tried
     to verify the colors today for both SW & DW characters. For both, I got
     a black box with golden trim. Previously, I got items from a box that
     looks like Goemon's treasure boxes in Shu 4-X. In any case, the box will
     look different than the ones normally lying around the levels. Break it
     open to reveal the ITEM bag icon.

     - To verify that you have the item, you can check the lower right-hand
     corner of the Team Info screen (select the character) & it will display
     the unique item & its name. Also, on the character select screen, a
     little box shows up to the right of the character model icons. Finally, 
     the 4th picture in the Gallery will show up once you have the item.

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b. Wei Characters

Cao Pi (Wei Gaiden 2-X) - The Dian Lun
     Within 5 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Yukimura ASAP 
     •     Defeat Nan Zhong Reinforcements (Zhu Rong & generals + Meng
     Huo & generals)
     •     Defeat 400 (no time limit)
     Note: Do not defeat Zhao Yun. Item appears in the northeast.

Zhang Liao (Wei Gaiden 3-X) - Legend of the White Horse
     Within 3 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Kotaro Fuma, Hanzo Hattori & Kunoichi
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: Speed is essential, just rush to NE fort & defeat Hanzo & Kotaro
     when they spawn, then rush back to N path to defeat Kunoichi. Item
     appears on the altar in the ally main camp.

Xu Huang (Wei Story 1) - Silken Headcloth
     •     Defeat in order Xu Zhu, Xiahou Yuan & Zhang Jiao
     •     Defeat 500
     Note: Item appears in the northeast fort where Da Ji is

Xu Zhu (Wei Gaiden 4-X) - Silk Neckerchief
     •     Defeat the 4 generals in the center fortress
     •     Defeat Shingen, Kenshin & Kanetsugu within 4min of their arrival
     •     Do not allow the workers to enter the center fortress
     •     Defeat 300 before Yoshimoto appears
     Note: Item report near the spot where Yoshimoto appears

Mitsunari Ishida (Wei Story 3) - The Three Teacups
     •     Defeat Ranmaru within 2 minutes of his arrival
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: Ranmaru appears when Sun Ce arrives at north middle fort (You may
     have to lure him). Item appears in the middle of the map near the river.

Xiahou Dun (Wei Story 6) - Blinding Arrow
     •     Defeat 200
     •     Defeat Oichi +2 officers with her
     •     Within 4 minutes after defeating Oichi, defeat the 2 guard
     captains on the top of the castle.
     Note: You want to get close to 200 KO before approaching Oichi (make sure
     Yoshikage Asakura does not arrive), then complete the other requirements
     & get to 200 KO within the 4 minute time limit. Item appears on the wall.

Xiahou Yuan (Wei Gaiden 6-X) - Bow of Xiahou
     Within 8 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat all of the 6 magicians
     •     Defeat fake Cao Pi
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Item appears in the northeastern base

Pang Tong (Wei Story 5) - Embroidered Facescarf
     Within 4 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Hideyori Toyotomi when he ambushes on the left of the map
     •     Defeat Sun Jian & Cao Cao
     •     Defeat 100 (no time limit)
     Note: The time limit does not begin until after you defeat one of the
     officers named above. Item appears in the lower right of the map

Huang Gai (Wei Story 4) - Draught of Wu
     •     Defeat Xiahou Dun
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Item appears in the stone sentinel maze

Nagamasa Azai (Wei Story 7) - Medal of Odani
     •     Defeat 100
     •     Defeat both Sima Yi & Zhuge Liang (after defeating one of them, a
     1:40 time limit begins & you must defeat the 2nd within that time limit)
     Note: You want to have 100 KOs before the 2nd of the two officers listed
     above are defeated. Recommend defeating 100 first, then defeat Sima Yi
     while making your way to Mt. Tenno to defeat Zhuge Liang since the item
     will appear on Mt. Tenno.

Oichi (Wei Gaiden 5-X) - Bag of Red Beans
     Within 5:50 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Dong Zhuo
     •     Defeat 300
     •     Form an alliance with Diao Chan after defeating Dong Zhuo
     Note: Item appears in the middle of the map

Gan Ning (Wei Gaiden 7-X) - Eagle Feather
     Within 3 minutes, do the following:
     •     Save the 2 yellow generals (where Tadakatsu will appear)
     •     Defeat Lu Bu
     •     Defeat 400 (no time limit)
     Note: After initially saving Honda's officers, you don't need to keep
     them all alive. Item appears in the middle of the map.

Dian Wei (Wei Gaiden 8-X) - Banner of the Coming Evil
     •     Defeat Lu Bu within 2 minutes after he charges
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears in the northwest, south of the enemy gate

Cao Cao (Wei Story 8) - Journal of Cao Cao
     Within 5 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Masamune Date
     •     Defeat Keiji Maeda after he has left the fort
     •     Defeat 200
     Note: Item appears in Koshi castle, at Orochi's camp

Zhang He (Wei Story 2) - Silver Mirror
     Within 9 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defend all 3 storehouses by defeating Mitsuhide Akechi, Ittetsu
     Inaba, Morinari Ando, Bokuzen Ujiie, Ujisato Gamo and Huang Gai
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Basically, defeat all initial officers besides Toshiie Maeda (and
     Nobunaga of course). Item appears in northeast corner.

Nene (Wei Gaiden 8-X) - The Taikτki
     •     Defeat Keiji Maeda when he appears
     •     Defeat Lu Bu (before or after he charges)
     •     Defeat 500
     •     Allies must survive
     Note: The rock event is not necessary, but ram event is required. The
     conditions can be fulfilled before the gate is knocked open. Item
     appears in northwestern area.

Yoshimoto Imagawa (Wei Story 4) - Pillow Book
     •     Defeat the engineer to prevent the bridge from being built.
     •     Defeat Pang Tong before he escapes into the stone sentinel maze
     •     Defeat 150
     Note: Item will appear in the west side of the map.

Diao Chan (Wei Story 7) - Lu Bu's Comb
     Within 7 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat southeastern enemy reinforcements including all ambushes
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Take the eastern path to the enemy camp to trigger the 1st two
     ambushes. Defeating Sima Yi will cause Da Ji to defect, defeat her and
     continue to the SE & defeat the remaining ambushes that appear after
     Dong Zhuo talks. Item will show up in the empty south eastern fort.

Zhen Ji (Wei Story 5) - Ancient Lyre
     •     Defeat Hideyori Toyotomi (Human Officer & not Orochi Officer
     that shows up as an ambush on the Left Side)
     •     Defeat Sun Jian
     •     Defeat the Cannon Guard Captain (inside the castle first floor)
     •     Defeat all 3 Orochi Officers that show up as reinforcements
     •     Defeat 200
     Note: Item appears inside the castle, in the room before the cannon
     control room.

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c. Wu Characters

Sun Ce (Wu Story 4) - The Sun Bin Scrolls
     Within 5 minutes, do the following:
     •     Rescue Sun Jian
     •     Defeat Pang De
     •     Defeat 500 before approaching Cao Ren (no time limit)
     Note: To get Pang De to appear faster, go through the main door (the one
     Sakon tells you to avoid). After rescuing Sun Jian, all ambushes should
     trigger, including Pang De. Item will be at Cao Ren's main camp. 

Ieyasu Tokugawa (Wu Story 1) - History of the Tang Dynasty
     Within 10 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat the ambushes
     •     Defeat 200
     •     Trigger Sun Ce & Ranmaru event
     Note: Sun Ce can NOT be in your party. Item appears on right passage.

Hanzo Hattori (Wu Story 6) - Scroll of Iga Ninjitsu
     •     Lure the 4 generals (Keiji, Zhen Ji and 2 generics) into the
     castle, & defeat them there (do not defeat them outside the castle)
     •     Defeat Cao Ren & the officers around him
     •     Defeat the 2 guards around the bridge
     •     Defeat the generals on the East Side (not including Zhou Tai)
     •     After bridge collapsed event defeat Zhou Tai.
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item will appear on right side of map

Zhou Yu (Wu Story 3) - The Divided Kingdom Scrolls
     •     Escort Sakon to the middle of the map
     •     After Sakon succeeds with his plan, the 4 Shimazu troops will
     charge, you must defeat them personally within 4 minutes of their arrival
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Do NOT advance to the bottom right & open the door. Item appears
     on the eastern central side, south of Ling Tong's position.

Ranmaru Mori (Wu Story 2) - Nobunaga's Belt
     Within 7 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat all generals on your way up to Sakon Shima
     •     Cross the bridge a bit to Sakon to initiate enemy fire plan, then
     defeat the task leader
     •     Defeat ambush that include Ling Tong and generic generals
     •     By now Zhou Yu will order you to defeat Sakon, do so
     •     Lu Xun will order Gan Ning to ready his ambush, defeat Gan Ning
     before he succeeds
     •     Defeat all officers (except Lu Xun) and achieve 300 KO
     Note: Item appears in the northwest

Taishi Ci (Wu Story 5) - Declaration of Loyalty
     •     Within 4 minutes, capture all the cannons
     •     Personally defeat Ina (twice), Sun Shang Xiang & Da Qiao 
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears in the southeast corner of the map

Lu Meng (Wu Gaiden 7-X) - The Way of the Warrior
     Within 4 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Tadakatsu Honda
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Item appears in the southern middle passage

Sakon Shima (Wu Gaiden 8-X) - The Catalog of Shadows
     Within 15 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat the generals at the South area
     •     Defeat guard captains protecting the boats (they're on the boats)
     •     Succeed in fire attack
     •     Defeat Masamune Date
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: You can defeat Date before or after the fire attack. Item appears
     on the middle west side.

Sun Shang Xiang (Wu Story 7) - Liu Bei's Armband
     •     Rescue Sun Jian & Sun Quan
     •     Defeat Zhang He, Sima Yi, & Dong Zhuo
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: After fulfilling all requirements, clear out all remaining enemy
     generals in the middle area. Item appears near the middle of the map.

Ina (Wu Gaiden 6-X) - Headscarf of Purity
     Before 10 minutes remain in the stage, do the following:
     •     Protect all reinforcements (total of 6)
     •     Gather all allies around Keiji (do NOT defeat Shigenaga Honjyo)
     •     Open the gate
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Reinforcements are summoned by hitting the drum in the main camp
     after Lu Meng speaks. Recommend clearing as much of the enemy out before
     hitting the drum since your allies will have less to deal with on their
     way towards Keiji. Item will show up in the lower left hand corner.

Zhou Tai (Wu Story 7) - Leather Hood
     Within 7 minutes, do the following:
     •     Save Sun Jian & Sun Quan (use the bottom path)
     •     Meet up with Da Ji & defeat Sima Yi to open the gate
     •     Defeat 200
     Note: Defeating Sima Yi is not a requirement to get the item, but you
     will need him to open the gate. Item appears in the southern middle fort
     in a dead-end room to the right after going upstairs.

Sun Quan (Wu Story 8) - History of the Sun Family
     •     Occupy all cannon bases
     •     Defeat all enemy officers outside Koshi castle
     •     Defeat Lu Bu (you should get locked in alone with him)
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears near Da Ji's starting position

Sun Jian (Wu Story 8) - Imperial Seal
     Within 15 minutes, do the following:
     •     Successfully invade the castle (defeat all generals outside castle)
     •     Defeat Lu Bu ASAP after he issues challenge (you should get locked
     in alone with him, if not you will not get the item)
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Do not let any of the Sun family die. They must NOT be in your
     team (Sun Ce, Sun Quan & Sun Shang Xiang)

Kotaro Fuma (Wu Story 6) - Fuma Blood Seal
     •     Do NOT lure officers to the castle
     •     Defeat Zhen Ji & Keiji
     •     Defeat Cao Ren
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Bridge must not be destroyed. Item appears in southern middle area.

No (Wu Gaiden 2-X) - Bejeweled Dagger
     Within 8 minutes, do the following:
     •     All supply captains must reach main camp (total of 3)
     •     Defeat 150
     Note: Item appears in the south west near Fuma's starting position

Kunoichi (Wu Gaiden 5-X) - Golden Incense
     Before the enemy officers reach Da Qiao, do the following:
     •     Defeat 100 before Da Qiao's reinforcements arrive
     •     Trigger Zhang He ambush before Sima Yi orders the attack on Sun Ce
     •     Defeat Zhang He within 2 minutes
     •     After you have done the above, meet with Da Qiao ASAP
     Note: Item appears after Sun Ce meets Da Qiao & after her
     reinforcements arrive in the upper right corner of the map

Da Qiao (Wu Gaiden 4-X) - Moon Comb
     •     Get all the presents dropped after each successful escort
     •     Defeat 300
     •     Ieyasu Tokugawa's health must be 50%+
     Note: Item appears after Zhen Ji arrives

Keiji Maeda (Wu Gaiden 3-X) - Journal of a Wandering Warrior
     •     Defeat 100
     •     Defeat Dong Zhuo, Zhen Ji, & Masamune Date
     Note: Make sure Masamune Date is not the last officer you defeat or the
     stage will end. No's health must be above 50%.

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d. Shu Characters

Zhao Yun (Shu Story 7) - Zhuge Liang's Silk Purse
     Within 10 minutes, do the following: 
     •     Succeed in the fire attack for the main keep, just head upwards
     and defeat Zhang Fei to enter, then defeat Guan Yu
     •     Defeat 3 ambush officers (allows you to leave castle)
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Item will appear in the southeast corner of the courtyard

Xing Cai (Shu Story 1) - Zhang Fei's Necklace
     Within 5 minutes, do the following:
     •     Take the left path and head to the escape point
     •     Defeat Zhang He to open the door
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Item will appear right above the escape point. Also, Zhao Yun
     must NOT be in your party or you will not get the item. Recommend not
     having Yoshihiro Shimazu in your party since he will protect Zhao Yun.
     Also, meeting Ginchiyo to form an alliance will help protect Zhao Yun.

Yoshihiro Shimazu (Shu Gaiden 2-X) - Hanafuda Cards
     •     Successfully complete Jiang Wei's ambush plan by luring the two
     sides of enemy soldiers (one in the NW & the other in the SE)
     •     Defeat Zhang He within 2 minutes after completing Jiang Wei's plan
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: You don't have to defeat the officers once the ambush is complete.
     Just ignore them & hurry to defeat Zhang He. Item appears in NW corner.

Ginchiyo Tachibana (Shu Story 5) - Dosetsu's Heirlooms
     Within 7 minutes, do the following:
     •     Discover the 3 ambushes in the empty forts:
           East fort - Destroy the 4 towers & defeat enemies who fall from it
           Middle fort - Defeat the single lone soldier
           West fort - Talk to the single lone soldier & follow him around
           until the ambushes appear.
     •     Defeat Dong Zhuo (no time limit)
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: Only "ambush officers" need to be personally defeated. Item appears
     in the northwest corner near the northern middle base.
 
Yue Ying (Shu Story 3) - Wooden Puppet
     •     Defeat all 10 of the messengers
     •     Take the back route to the castle (not necessary, but logical) 
     •     Defeat 300 (before or after Yukimura, it does not matter)
     •     Defeat Yukimura Sanada after he charges
     Note: Yellow army must survive. Item appears in the middle base.

Magoichi Saika (Shu Story 4) - Saika Overcoat
     Within 8 minutes, do the following:
     •     Rescue all allies
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears in mid-west area

Wei Yan (Shu Gaiden 4-X) - Wolf Mask
     •     Find all 10 Goemon boxes in less than 2 minutes
     •     Defeat 300
     •     Defeat Kotaro Fuma and Musashi Miyamoto
     Note: You can use 2P to help locate the boxes, but make sure that only
     1P or 2P defeats both Kotaro & Musashi. Item appears in front of base
     captain in the bottom centre of the map.

Yukimura Sanada (Shu Story 7) - Six Coins
     Within 8 minutes, do the following:
     •     Gain access to the top floor of the main keep
     •     Defeat Zhang Fei & Guan Yu
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: Best to get 300 KO before entering the main keep since the Item
     shows up on the top floor of the main keep after defeating Guan Yu

Meng Huo (Shu Gaiden 6-X) - Crown of Nan Zhong
     •     Personally defeat Zhang He, Ina & Lu Bu (in this order)
     •     Defeat 300
     •     All swordsmen must stay alive, flood gate event not necessary
     Note: Item appears in east middle area

Zhu Rong (Shu Gaiden 5-X) - Wings of the Fire God
     Before pincer attack is successful, do the following:
     •     Defeat Sun Shang Xiang
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears in the western middle path

Yuan Shao (Shu Gaiden 7-X) - Crest of Nobility
     •     Defeat Dong Zhuo within 2 minutes of his arrival
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Before he arrives, you should get close to 300 KOs. Defeat him
     before you reach 300, then defeat the remaining. Because of time, be
     careful to not let all peasants die. Item report at bottom right of map.
     Make sure to grab the item BEFORE the peasants escape.

Guan Yu (Shu Gaiden 8-X) - The Spring and Autumn Annals
     •     Secure enemy supply line (you must personally defeat officer in
     northeast base [Zhang Lu] before supplies are replenished twice)
     •     Defeat Lu Bu
     •     Ally counterattack must occur (see Notes)
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Similar to Zhang Fei requirements. Ally officers can be defeated.
     You only need to personally defeat the officer guarding the supply base
     & Lu Bu.  To trigger ally counterattack, defeat the following officers: 
     Zhang Lu, Lu Bu, the 2 Orochi officers that start on the map - they are
     near Lu Bu [US version translates them to: Diamondback & Coachwhip], Yuan
     Shu & Ji Ling. Item will appear in the area right outside the enemy base.

Zhang Fei (Shu Gaiden 8-X) - Elixir of the Peach Garden
     Within 10 minutes, do the following:
     •     Secure enemy supply line (you must personally defeat officer in
     northeast base before supplies are replenished twice)
     •     Defeat Lu Bu
     •     Defeat 11 or more officers (possibly not including Lu Bu)
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Similar to Guan Yu requirements. Ally officers can be defeated.
     You only need to personally defeat the officer guarding the supply base
     & Lu Bu. Item will appear outside of Orochi's camp (north).

Zhuge Liang (Shu Story 8) - The Chu Shi Biao
     Within 15 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Lu Bu, Keiji & Da Ji (to get to Da Ji, see below)
     •     Defeat 100
     Getting to Da Ji - Foil all of Da Ji's plans to provoke her, including:
     •     Taking the northern & western fortresses
     •     Defeating the phantom troops in the northeast
     •     Defeating Lu Bu and Keiji
     Note: Similar to Liu Bei requirements, but item will appear in Orochi's
     castle after defeating Da Ji. If done right, you can get both Zhuge
     Liang's and Liu Bei's item at the same time.

Liu Bei (Shu Story 8) - Straw Sandals
     Within 15 minutes, do the following:
     •     Get Orochi to appear (appears after defeating Da Ji, see below)
     •     Defeat 150
     Getting to Da Ji - Foil all of Da Ji's plans to provoke her, including:
     •     Taking the northern & western fortresses
     •     Defeating the phantom troops in the northeast
     •     Defeating Lu Bu and Keiji
     Note: Similar to Zhuge Liang requirements, but item will appear at the
     main camp after Orochi appears. If done right, you can get both Liu Bei's
     and Zhuge Liang's item at the same time.

Jiang Wei (Shu Gaiden 3-X) - The Twenty-Four Scrolls
     Within 4 minutes, do the following:
     •     Save all the 5 Hojo generals (yellow) and have Pang De praise you
     •     Defeat Cao Ren (because of time, ignore nearby officers)
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: The Hojo MUST survive, other allies may be defeated. Having Wei
     Yan on your team & pausing during speeches to save additional time. The
     1st 2 steps must be done before the message that "enemies will charge
     the yellow forces" appears. Item appears in the top portion of the map
     where Orochi's officers are.

Pang De (Shu Story 1) - Headstone
     •     Defeat Zhang He
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Just follow & protect Zhao Yun until Zhang He shows up. Zhao Yun's
     health must be 90%+ when you defeat Zhang He. Zhao Yun can NOT be on
     your team. Item report in the northeast.

Goemon Ishikawa (Shu Story 2) - Ivory Incense Burner
     •     Rescue Yue Ying within 4 minutes
     •     Defeat Zhuge Liang
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item report near the base where Pang De appears

Masamune Date (Shu Story 6) - Dragon's Pipe
     Within 10 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Cao Ren & his generic
     •     Defeat Diao Chan
     •     Defeat Sima Zhao
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Ally guarding the fire attack area can die & you can defeat Diao
     Chan before she charges. Fire attack does NOT need to succeed. Item
     appears near Sima Yi's new location, near the castle wall.

Musashi Miyamoto (Shu Story 6) - Book of Five Rings
     •     Defeat 1000
     Note: Item appears in the northwest

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e. Sengoku (SW) Characters

Nobunaga Oda (Sengoku Story 1) - Painted Scroll of Atsumori
     Before Cao Pi arrives, do the following:
     •     Defeat 500
     •     Defeat 6-7 officers personally
     •     Form an alliance with Guan Ping & Huang Zhong
     •     Huang Zhong & Guan Ping must have 80%+ life
     Note: Defeating a certain number of officers (8) will trigger Cao Pi so
     keep an eye on how many officers you defeat. It does not matter if Guan
     Ping is ambushed or not, but watch his health. Item appears in the
     middle fort after the "allied forces are advancing" event. 

  Recommended Method from Lord Blade:
     - Defeat Cao Ren before he talks (keeps Mitsunari outside the castle)
     - Defeat a bunch of grunts in the middle area, as well as one of the
       two officers there (the one in the center fort, not the corner one)
     - Go over to Guan Ping & wait for him to get ambushed, then defeat the
       two ambush officers
     - Go over to Huang Zhong
     - Go over to Mitsunari, & defeat a bunch of his goons (this should bring
       you up to 7 officers defeated)
     - Defeated grunts until you get to 500

  Recommended Method from Uzume:
     - Head to meet Guan Ping first
     - Go inside deal with Mitsunari & company
     - Get 500 KO 
     - Around 475 KO, go defeat remaining officers for officer KO & trigger
       Cao Pi's arrival

  NOTE: These are only recommendations & there are other ways to get the item,
        just make sure you fulfill the basic requirements. Also, triggering
        the "allied forces are advancing" counterattack event does NOT need
        to be done before Cao Pi arrives.

Mitsuhide Akechi (Sengoku Story 4) - Poetry of Atago Hyakuin
     Within 12 minutes, do the following:
     •     Save and escort SAKON (he must not take ANY damage)
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: If ANY officer enters your base, Sakon will go after Dong Zhou
     instead of escaping. Sakon can receive damage even if he stays on the
     horse the whole time. Recommend doing this on Easy difficulty (this may
     be required but has not been confirmed yet). Item appears in NW corner.

  Recommended Method from Uzume:
     Clear all red on lower path & work right until you reach the northeast.
     Next defeat Zhang Fei & generic so that Sakon will start moving.
     Immediately defeat Fuma when he arrives. Dong Zhuo will order 4 of his
     officers to attack your north gate, defeat them while you are waiting
     for Sakon to escape. I did not defeat Zhang Liao and let him cross to
     the west side with Dong Zhuo.

  Recommended Method from opfer_gv:
     1) Defeat Guan Yu & anyone around on East of Tong gate, & steal his horse
        (Red Hare) if needed. 
     2) Run to the east & defeat everyone, close all gates. But DO NOT GO NEAR
        Dong Zhuo, also leave at least one officer around him.
     3) When you're done, retreat back to Tong gate & defeat all the officers
        & Zhang Fei at north of gate.
     4) When Sakon begins to move, RUN all the way to NE corner & defeat
        Kotaro and clean up mobs.

Hideyoshi Toyotomi (Sengoku Gaiden 8-X) - Nobunaga's Sandals
     Within 7 minutes, do the following:
     •     Take over Bai Di castle
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Item appears in southeast entrance/exit of maze

Guan Ping (Sengoku Gaiden 5-X) - Headband of Honor
     •     Within 12 minutes, escort all 3 cavalry
     •     Defeat Cao Ren only when Cao Pi commands him to attack the cavalry
     •     After Naoe Cavalry appears, defeat Zhou Tai
     •     Defeat 200 (with Guan Ping only)
     Note: You may fail to protect cavalry once. Item will appear in front
     of enemy main camp

Huang Zhong (Sengoku Story 2) - Longbow of Yore
     •     Escort Toshiie Maeda to the fire attack site
     •     Once fire attack succeeds, defeat the officer that appears in that
     location to stop the fires
     •     Defeat the following officers in this order: Dong Xi, Zhou Yu,
     Sun Shang Xiang, & Da Ji
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: You must defeat Dong Zhi before defeating the unique officers or 
     else Toshiie will not move to the fire location. Make sure there is at
     least one enemy general left or the stage will end when you defeat Da
     Ji. Don't let any allied officers be defeated. Item appears in an area
     just south of your starting position.

Okuni (Sengoku Gaiden 4-X) - Izumi Dancing Shoes
     •     Defeat all 3 transport units
     •     Defeat Lu Bu within 1-2 minutes of his arrival
     •     Defeat 150
     Note: Item appears near Lu Bu's starting point

Xiao Qiao (Sengoku Gaiden 7-X) - Sun Comb
     •     Make sure all the messengers survive & escape stage
     •     Defeat Zhang He
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears in central position

Zhang Jiao (Sengoku Story 5) - The Way of Peace
     Within 4 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat the magician
     •     Defeat Diao Chan
     •     Defeat the 3 generals in the Southeastern Fortress
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: Item appears in the northwest corner

Ling Tong (Sengoku Story 6) - Tunic of Forgiveness
     Within 5 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Zhang He
     •     Defeat 100
     Note: Item appears in the middle of the map

Kanetsugu Naoe (Sengoku Story 5) - Letter to Ieyasu
     Within 4 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat Da Qiao & Diao Chan
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: Item will appear in south eastern base

Shingen Takeda (Sengoku Story 8) - Takeda War Fan
     •     Defeat Lu Bu ASAP when he charges
     •     Within 2 minutes after defeating Lu Bu, defeat Da Ji
     •     Defeat 500
     Note: You need to keep Zhou Yu's troops (yellow troops) alive. Item
     appears in the northwest base (not the cannon base).
 
Kenshin Uesugi (Sengoku Story 8) - Chalice of Bishamonten
     Within 8 minutes, do the following:
     •     Occupy all cannon fortresses
     •     Defeat 500 (no time limit)
     Note: Item will appear in the room where Orochi is

Ma Chao (Sengoku Gaiden 3-X) - Silk Reins
     •     Rescue Lu Xun & escort him to ally main camp
     •     Defeat 300
     •     Defeat at least 11 officers (perhaps all 1st & 2nd wave officers?)
     Note: You do NOT have to personally defeat the officers with Ma Chao. It
     has been reported that your allies can steal officer KOs, but you should
     try to defeat them yourself. Item will appear at the south middle bridge.

Lu Xun (Sengoku Story 7) - Scroll of the Tiger
     Within 12 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat the generals controlling the falling rocks on the East & West
     •     Defeat Masamune Date
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears in the central fort where Keiji was

Dong Zhuo (Sengoku Story 3) - Goblet of Paradise
     Within 5 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat in order, Sakon Shima, Xiao Qiao, and Okuni.
     •     Defeat 300 (no time limit)
     Note: Item appears southeast of Sakon's starting position, between
     the base and the bridge

Cao Ren (Sengoku Gaiden 6-X) - Unbreakable Armor
     •     Defeat 2 fleeing Orochi officers before they set off ambush
     •     Defeat central stronghold ambush (Sun Shang Xiang & Ina) within
     2 minutes of each other
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears on the southeast castle grounds (storehouse in SW2)

Sima Yi (Wei Story 6) - The Works of Sima Xian
     •     Defeat 200
     •     Defeat the 2 guard captains on the top of the castle
     •     Defeat Oichi within 3 minutes after defeating guard captains
     Note: Yoshikage Asakura must not arrive as reinforcements for Oichi.
     Item appears on the east interior castle wall (need to take the stairs).

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f. Other Characters

Zuo Ci (Wei Story 8) - The Treasury of Tao
     •     Defeat Lu Bu
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Item appears in the northwest fort

Tadakatsu Honda (Sengoku Story 7) - Deerhorn Helmet
     •     Defeat all enemy officers (except Da Ji)
     •     Kenshin Uesugi, Shingen Takeda & Kanetsugu Naoe must survive
     •     Defeat 300
     Note: Your allies can steal officer KOs. Item will appear near Da Ji.

Lu Bu (Wu Gaiden 8-X) - Hero's Armor
     Within 9 minutes, do the following:
     •     Defeat 1000
     Note: For the JP version, the easiest way to do this is to use Sakon
     Shima's grab glitch on Masamune & the guard captain near him.
     For the US/EU version, it is easier to use 2P & combine KO counts.

  Recommended Method for 1P from JFunk_316:
     Requirements: Really just Impulse (speed) 20, & hopefully your character
     speed is maxed as well. 
     Move to use: Just one, his C4 with maxed range I hope (Bolt & Flash
     definitely help)
     Objective: Ultimately get to Masamune's base & get around 650 KOs in 4.5
     minutes

     When you start the battle, go up & defeat the first 15 troopers you see,
     then turn left at the top, & wipe out everything you see that comes with
     Lu Kuang, Chen Lan, & Lei Bo in that order ASAP. Work your way to the
     left bottom corner take out the base captain. However, leave Sidewinder
     alive, in fact, completely ignore him. When you reach the bottom, Lu Xun
     will join your squad, let the A.I. take care of him. I will explain
     shortly why you must do this.

     Once the base captain in the bottom is gone, run or ride a fast horse,
     whichever you prefer & get to Cao Xing on the top FAST. Defeat anything
     that comes to you, but don't go out of your way to defeat one or two, its
     not worth it. At this point, you pretty much fight your way up to the
     area where the defense captain is holding the entrance to Lu Bu's area.
     Of course you want to ignore them, but in that area, I believe there are
     3 generals with good amount of troops, you can get a few quickies in
     before the next step.

     As I said earlier, to keep Sidewinder alive on the bottom for Lu Xun, the
     reason why that is a must is because it buys you time to get from the
     bottom to the top & anything you defeat along the way. If you defeat the
     bottom 4 generals ASAP, Sakon Shima will send out the engineers right
     away which forces Masamune to charge, this is not the best way to
     maximize the onslaught at his base.

     You shouldn't over kill at the top area, just whatever comes at you or
     around you, unless the enemies in the next area comes to you, don't go
     for them if you can. On this stage, time is your only enemy keep that in
     mind. The next step is crucial in my strategy, it is the key to your
     success or failure. As you run to Masamune's base, you will come across
     Tsunenaga Hasekura, you should annihilate him and all his man, but more
     importantly, this is precisely the time where you want Sakon Shima to
     send his engineers. If Sakon sends the engineers too soon, Masamune will
     take all the soldiers from that base to the frontline which lessens the
     respawn rate of the that base, if he sends them too late, you will have
     to waste time wait for him to leave. If you time it perfectly, you should
     run into that base just as Masamune is out, so that you can lure the base
     captain away & start to build up your KO. I would recommend you to have
     around 325-350 KOs & time around 56-55.45, otherwise you would have a
     difficult time to get enough KOs in time. On top of that, when the base
     respawns at full capacity, you should get 2 sets of footmen & 1 set of
     the blueish servant of the serpent king. That means 15 of them must come
     out continuously from the very start, if not, you have no chance.
     According to my calculation, you can get about 150-160 KOs per minute if
     all of them regenerate.

     Some of you might be wondering why all of a sudden that base stops
     sending out troops, that is because Masamune has broke through the
     coalition frontline & took over a base down there, if he gets in too
     deep his men will no longer respawn from that base.

     I actually got mine on hard, because you can build up bigger KOs easier
     before you even reach Masamune's base. I wouldn't really recommend doing
     this on Easy, at least Normal. However, it could work. I tried it on
     Easy, & got around 950 KOs in 9 minutes.

Da Ji (Sengoku Gaiden 2-X) - Sacrificial Alter
     •     Defeat enemy reinforcements (Ieyasu Tokugawa & Dong Zhuo)
     •     Defeat 200
     •     Defeat Sima Yi
     Note: When the gate to Sima's camp opens, make sure that you defeat
     him before the peasants escape or the stage will end. Item appears north
     of the peasant's escape point.

Orochi (Sengoku Gaiden 8-X) - Serpent's Elixir
     Within 8 minutes, do the following:
     •     Take the fastest route to Bai Di castle
     •     Defeat the officer guarding the door
     •     Enemy reinforcements will appear, defeat all of them personally:
	   - Tatsuoki Saito (west/middle); heads northwest
	   - Yoshimasa Oka (west/middle); heads northwest
	   - Baihu Yan (northeast);heads for Bai Di Castle
	   - Magobei Fuse (northeast); heads for Bai Di Castle
	   - Murashige Araki (east/middle); heads for Lady Noh
	   - Yan Pu (east/middle); heads for Lady Noh
	   - (2) Orochi officers (south/middle); heads for Oda (English names
           for Orochi officers are Patchnose & Hooknose) 
     •     Defeat 200
     Note: All allies must survive. Item appears in the middle path

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g. History [PIAFAQ]

This section was created to provide a link to the Personal Item Analysis FAQ
by Roahm Mythril. Basically, if you're interested in the history behind the
names of the Personal Items, his guide provides plenty of information for each
character. He also sites his sources of information in case you wish to do 
further research. It's a shame his guide was not able to be posted to GameFAQs
since it is very informative, well organized & well written. I encourage all
readers of this guide to check out the link below:

http://www.dragonsoftstudio.com/personal/wo_pi_analysis_faq.txt

If you would like to contribute to his FAQ, Roahm has listed ways to get in
touch with him in his FAQ. I hope you enjoy reading it as I have!

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4. FAQ/Credits/Copyright/Disclaimer
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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What difficulty does it have to be to get personal items?

   A. You can obtain personal items on ANY difficulty level but keep in mind
   that sometimes an easier difficulty means that your allies can die faster
   due to having shorter life bars.

Q. Can these be unlocked in Free mode?

   A. Yes, personal items can be obtained playing either Story or Free mode.

Q. Do you need to only use the character you're getting the personal item for?

   A. Yes, for completing certain requirements such as if it says to defeat
   certain officers or defeat a certain amount of people, then you need to
   use that character. Certain characters need to trigger events & that can
   be done using another character. Also, for KO requirements, you can use
   2P to help (e.g. Lu Bu 1000 KOs can be 600 for 1P + 400 for 2P).

Q. How do you know you have the person’s PI?

   A. First, you will receive a "unique item" message when you have
   successfully completed the requirements. Then you have to locate the item
   on the map & break open the box to collect the item bag. After the level
   is complete, it will display the name of the item & tell you that your
   character's abilities have been enhanced. After that, you can see the
   unique item listed under the Team Info screen in the bottom right corner
   or on the character select screen there will be a box to the right of the
   character model icons.

Q. I got the unique item message but I can't find the item?

   A. Check the history & highlight the unique item message for the location

Q. Are you not allowed to load interim saves while getting a personal item?

   A. No, you CAN use the interim save feature at any time while obtaining a
   character's personal item. Saving either before or after receiving the
   "unique item" message does not reset your progress, so you should still be
   able to retrieve the personal item successfully.

Q. I can't complete the requirements in time because people keep talking.

   A. The Pause feature is your friend. If time is an issue & there are a lot
   of conversations or messages appearing on screen, pausing during a speech
   will allow the voices to continue while stopping the timer. Also, certain
   characters talk less than others, such as Wei Yan.

Q. The FAQ is wrong again, someone needs to update it.

   A. Many apologies for the inconvenience, but with 79 characters and many
   thousands of people playing this game right now, someone is going to find
   something wrong at some point in time. I'll continue to update this as I
   am able to, & thanks again to Uzume, opfer_gv & everyone else who has
   provided the correct methods when the guide is in need of updating.

Q. Can you get multiple personal items in the same stage?

   A. Yes, you can. Zhao Yun & Yukimura Sanada is a good example. I will
   leave the rest to you to figure out, though :)


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Credits:

First of all, to KOEI for creating this awesome game.

Second, to all the individuals who collected & shared with us the information
for this guide: Cheng, Uzume, opfer_gv, diandra_deborah & many others!
Without all of your help, I would not have been able to put this guide
together and be able to keep it up-to-date with accurate requirements.

I must also thank Purple Lizard as I have come to understand a lot of the
original translating was done by him & he provided the links to the JP sites.

Big thanks to Roahm Mythril for his Personal Item Analysis FAQ providing us
with the history behind all these personal items. 

To GameFAQs, KOEI Warriors, Neoseeker & SuperCheats for the opportunity to
post this info & share it with fellow gamers.

Finally, to you the reader of this guide & gaming enthusiast. May you
enjoy playing Warriors Orochi & find this guide helpful & informative.

If I missed giving direct credit to anyone for anything, I apologize.

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Copyright:

Warriors Orochi, is a registered trademark of KOEI Co., Ltd. 
© 2007 KOEI Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.

This Warriors/Musou Orochi Personal Items Guide is Copyright of
KWMrHonda (GameFAQs) aka Mr.Honda (KOEI Warriors) & will be maintained
by me exclusively on the GameFAQs & KOEI Warriors websites. 

This guide may be available for use on other websites, however, as
stated, I will only be updating it on the 2 aforementioned sites. Any
requests to post this FAQ on any other site must be emailed to me.

If you notice anything on this guide that needs to be updated, please
email me at durb26003@hotmail.com or PM me @ KOEI Warriors. If regular
updates are needed, they will be done weekly; otherwise on an as-need basis.

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Disclaimer:

I assume no responsibility if the listed methods do not work. If you have
any trouble using the methods in this guide, please visit the Warriors
Orochi message board @ GameFAQs & someone there will gladly assist
you. 

If you notice something inaccurate with the history listed in the Personal
Item Analysis FAQ, please consult the contact information provided by Roahm
Mythril in his guide. Thank you all & Happy Gaming!!!