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Kanbei

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Kanbei
カンベエ Kanbei
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Artwork with Lampent
Gender Male
Relatives None
Kingdom Ignis
Specialty Ghost, Fire
Default Pokémon Duskull

Kanbei (Japanese: カンベエ) is a Warlord in Pokémon Conquest.

He, along with Hanbei, is one of Hideyoshi's personal advisors, and junior Warlords. Despite his appearance, Kanbei is the younger of the two.

In the games

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Kanbei and Hanbei and do not appear at all during The Legend of Ransei, making their first appearance during Hideyoshi's story: Happily Ever After. With their help, Hideyoshi eventually brings Ransei together as one peaceful nation.

In Kanbei's story, The Visionary's Quest, Kanbei is tasked with gathering one hundred Pokémon for the Ignis army while Hideyoshi is away. He is also in the Hanbei's army at the beginning of Hanbei's story; The Reluctant Genius.

Warlord information

Rank I

Conquest Kanbei I.png Power 60
Wisdom 90
Charisma 62
Total 212
Warrior Skill Impact
Capacity 5
Perfect Links
608CFS.png Lampent

Rank II

Conquest Kanbei II.png Power 70
Wisdom 98
Charisma 70
Total 238
Warrior Skill Extinguish
Capacity 6
Perfect Links
608CFS.png Lampent 609CFS.png Chandelure
  • Transforms to Rank II by reaching a 60% link with Lampent or Chandelure while Hanbei is in the same kingdom.

Default Pokémon

Unite Ransei stories Collect 100 Pokémon stories Junior Warlord stories
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Duskull
PCP355.png
Duskull
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Duskull

Quotes

  • Start of turn:
  • When asleep:
"Will not wake up, it seems."
  • With low health or a status ailment:
"Oh..."
  • When victory is near:
"The result of this battle is clear."
  • Otherwise:
"Hm."
  • Start of battle:
  • When attacking a castle:
"Eliminate the enemy with haste."
  • When defending a castle:
"Unaware of your own folly..."
  • During battle:
"The outcome of this battle matters little. What matters is that we act in anticipation of what is to come once the battle is over."
  • When ordering to attack:
"Time for <move's name>."
  • When ordering to go to battle:
  • To a kingdom:
"There is much to be gained by emerging victorious from this battle."
  • To a wild Pokémon location:
"Let us depart."
  • Upon forming a link:
"Come, <Pokémon's name>."
  • When using an item:
"Here, take my <item>."
"This will turn the tide."
  • After winning a battle:
  • If he attacked a castle:
"It is unreasonable to expect anything other than a victory for us."
  • If he defended a castle:
"To believe that you could steal this castle was pure folly."
  • When defeated:
  • If recruitable:
"Yes... This talent could be enough..."
  • If defeated by something other than the enemy:
"This is but a trifling thing."
  • Otherwise:
"Not every battle can be won. I seek a greater victory."
  • When being recruited:
"I am honored..."
"I wish to strenghthen <Pokémon's name>. Will you permit us to take a trip?"
  • Yes:
"I am most indebted to you."
  • No:
"???"
  • When returning from a training trip:
"I have returned. The trip was a good one. It seems that the bond between <Pokémon's name> and I has grown stronger."
"It's impossible. The number of people blessed with the ability to communicate with Pokémon will always be limited."
"You're not..."
"Watch your mouth in front of Lord Hideyoshi, Hanbei."
"..."
"..."
"...I was born with this face."
"Are you sure about this, Hanbei?"
"Simply to work hard until we achieve our objective. If we can collect one hundred Pokémon, Lord Hideyoshi will be pleased."
"Hanbei... Why did you let me be Warlord...?"
"...You know that's not my thing."
"I wouldn't know."

Profile

A firm believer that the end justifies the means, he is always focused on his current aim. He and Hanbei are close friends, united by their gifted natures.

Historical origin

Kanbei is based on the real-life Kuroda Yoshitaka of Japanese history, who was also known by the name "Kanbei" (官兵衛). He was an expert tactician and one of Totoyomi Hideyoshi's strategists.

Trivia


Ransei

Hero/HeroineNobunagaOichiHideyoshiMotochikaGinchiyoMotonariMitsuhideYoshihiro
NeneShingenMasamuneKenshinYoshimotoUjiyasuKotarōIeyasu
HanbeiKanbeiMuneshigeGraciaHanzōKunoichiYukimuraMagoichiKanetsugu
AyaKaiOkuniRanmaruTadakatsuInaKeijiMitsunariKiyomasaMasanori

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