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The Rising Sun. Imperial Flag of the Empire of Japan.

The Japanese is one of 8 nations in the mobile game of DomiNations. They have the Mighty Defenses ability. Along with the Greeks, the Japanese are considered one of the worst nations.

Building Style Japanese Oriental
Unit Style Oriental
Strategy Defensive

Nation Powers

Mighty Defenses

  • Town Center shoots at invaders (functions like a Tower). As of version 1.5.67, this building has increased range, but forfeits some rate of fire
  • Increases the length of peace treaties by 25%

Benefits and Disadvantages


  • Boasts an assortment of defensive technologies such as a Town Center that can attack invaders and lengthened Peace Treaty effects
  • The generally strong Bushi enables this nation to deal a lot of damage quickly
  • Suggested for inactive players
  • 25% peace treaty bonus also applies to certain aspects such as the Eiffel Tower
  • Good Urban Center Design


  • Due to this nation’s lack of economic prowess, it must frequently engage in offensive battles to keep progressing its growth, which can negate the effects of the Peace Treaty bonus
  • This nation loses value with every age
    • The attack of the urban center is too low for advanced ages.
    • Japanese special unit is in disuse in advanced ages.

Unique Units

The Japanese unique assault heavy infantry unit has 20%+ damage than standard assault heavy infantry units they replace. Click the images to go to the pages on the troop specified.



  • The Bushi were also known as mercenary samurai