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Background trait summary for Yuan Shao

Background is a gameplay mechanic introduced in Total War: Three Kingdoms. Backgrounds are epithets that works like traits which grants special bonus to characters. Legendary characters often have unique and powerful background.

OverviewEdit

The character's background has significant impact on his attributes and also grants unique bonus when he is either faction leader, faction heir, or Prime Minister. When holding these positions, these effects will be spread to the entire faction, so deciding which characters to place in these roles is vital for your campaign strategy.

List of BackgroundsEdit

Unique epithets for special characterEdit

  • Guan Yu - God of War
  • Han Sui - Tireless insurgent
  • Liu Zhang - Proponent of Peace
  • Tao Qian - of the Sincere Jurisdiction

Unique epithets for generic characterEdit

  • Cai Mao - Competent Sailor
  • Cao Ren - Brave Hunter
  • Cao Ang - Prince Min
  • Cao Pi - Political Animal
  • Chen Gong - Master Magistrate
  • Cheng Pu - Bandit Killer
  • Gao Gan - Loyal Nephew
  • Gao Shun
  • Gongsun Du - The Warlike
  • Guo Huai
  • Guo Jia - Astute Advisor
  • Guo Si -
  • Han Fu - Diligent Agriculturist
  • Hangfu Song - Aged General
  • Hua Xiong - Fierce Beast
  • Huang Gai - Unreadable Warrior
  • Huang Zu - Ranged Ambusher
  • Jia Long - Short-sighted Peacekeeper
  • Jiang Wei - Budding Commander
  • Kong Zhou - Pure Conversationalist
  • Li Ru - Vicious Shadow
  • Ling Tong - Daring Errant
  • Liu Dai - Generous Attendant
  • Liu Yu - Prosperous Trader
  • Liu Yao - Welcoming Magistrate
  • Liu Xie - Former Emperor
  • Lu Fan - Go Master
  • Lu Meng - Late Scholar
  • Lu Su - Charitable Envoy
  • Lu Xun - Scholar General
  • Mi Zhu - Dependable Administrator
  • Pang De - White Horse General
  • Pang Tong - Fledgling Phoenix
  • Shi Xie - King Shi
  • Sun Qian - Upstanding Loyalist
  • Wang Lang - Ardent Educator
  • Wang Xiu - The Righteous Hero
  • Wen Chou - Fierce Firebrand
  • Wei Yan - Disobedient Tiger
  • Xu Shu - Disguised Diplomat
  • Xun You - Gentleman Attendant
  • Xun Yu - Hegemon's Aide
  • Yan Liang - Valiant Vanguard
  • Yu Jin - Enforcer of the Law
  • Zhang Chao - Flowing Calligrapher
  • Zhang He - Courageous General
  • Zhang Lu - Celestial Master
  • Zhang Yang - Ignored Warlord
  • Zhou Tai - Thousand Scar Man
  • Zhuge Jin - Bookish Scholar


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