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モトナリ Motonari
Mori Motonari.png
Artwork with Servine
Gender Male
Relatives Unknown
Kingdom Greenleaf
Specialty  Grass 
Weakness  Poison 
Default Pokémon


Perfect Links


Motonari (Japanese: モトナリ) is a Warlord in Pokémon Conquest.

In the games

Motonari relaxing with Servine
Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.

Warlord information

Rank I

Conquest Motonari I.png Power 69
Wisdom 90
Charisma 86
Total 245
Warrior Skill Brotherhood
Capacity 7
Perfect Links
Servine Servine

Rank II

Conquest Motonari II.png Power 79
Wisdom 100
Charisma 96
Total 275
Warrior Skill Strategist
Capacity 8
Perfect Links
Servine Servine Serperior Serperior
  • Transforms to Rank II by reaching a 60% link with Servine or Serperior while at least 100 Pokémon are registered in the Gallery.

Default Pokémon

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  • Start of turn:
  • When asleep:
"Oh, I see! You're still asleep."
  • With low health or a status ailment:
"Oh dear..."
  • When victory is near:
"Let's wrap this one up."
  • Otherwise:
"Okay, let's get started then."
  • Start of battle:
  • When attacking a castle:
"Who will prove victorious today?"
  • When defending a castle:
"Give our guests a cordial welcome."
  • During battle:
"The best thing about battles is that there are always Pokémon around. I particularly like it when I catch sight of a Pokémon I've never seen before!"
  • When ordering to attack:
"<Move's name>! Now's our chance!"
  • When ordering to go to battle:
  • To a kingdom:
"Well, well... I can't wait to see what kind of enemy we're faced with!"
  • To a wild Pokémon location:
"Let's hope we encounter someone new!"
  • Upon forming a link:
"Come with me, <Pokémon's name>."
  • When using an item:
"Time for my <item>!"
"How about this?"
  • After winning a battle:
  • If he attacked a castle:
"Now this is progress, whichever way you look at it."
  • If he defended a castle:
"We have survived another day. But how long will this peace last?"
  • When defeated:
  • If recruitable:
"A fine performance, I must say. You fight splendidly."
  • If defeated by something other than the enemy:
"Well, I suppose battle always contains unexpected elements..."
  • Otherwise:
"Oh dear. It looks like you were too good for us."
  • When being recruited:
"Well... I'm sure I'd regret it if I didn't accept your invitation..."
  • When there are 10 Warriors in the army:
"Our circle of allies is expanding, but we've still got to make a big effort to find plenty more. I'm relying on you too, <Pokémon's name>!"
"I know this is a bit sudden… But it's no secret that I've always wanted to be a Pokémon researcher. To that end...I want to expand my horizons and meet some new Pokémon. In order to do so, of course, I shall need an army… I take it there are no objections?"
"Oh no, certainly not. My only aim is to link with some new Pokémon. Let's say...a hundred or so. I hope you can help me achieve this goal!"
"Well, it looks like I managed to reach my target. One hundred Pokémon… I've met all sorts of different ones along the way… But I'm sure there are some Pokémon that I still haven't come across… What an exciting thought! ...But it can wait for tomorrow. For now, I think I had better take a rest."


A reasonable and rational Warrior who shows exceptional tactical awareness in battle. His dream is to dedicate himself to the academic research of Pokémon.

In the manga

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga

Motonari debuted in The Green Scroll: Kenshin's Adventure.


Servine is Motonari's only known Pokémon.
Debut The Green Scroll: Kenshin's Adventure


Historical origin

Motonari is based on the real-life Mōri Motonari of Japanese history. Takamoto (Mōri Takamoto), Motoharu (Kikkawa Motoharu), and Takakage (Kobayakawa Takakage) were his sons. Terumoto (Mōri Terumoto) was his grandson by Takamoto, and Takakage adopted Hideaki (Kobayakawa Hideaki), a previously adopted son of Hideyoshi's. Ekei (Ankokuji Ekei) was a monk serving as a diplomat to the Mōri clan.

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