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“The odachi sword when wielded by these Sword Saints deals damage to troops especially enemy cavalry.”

General Information[]

The Sword Saint is an Event Troop from Events, Chest, or Sales that can be used as Troop Tactics.

Sword Saint Army

Historical Description[]

Japan has a distinguished history of master swordsmen, sometimes described as kensei or 'sword saints.' The best known is Miyamoto Musashi. He won his first duel as a young teenager against an adult samurai and went on to gain a reputation as the deadliest swordsman in Japan. Forgoing questions of honor, he used psychological tricks and unexpected moves to gain every possible edge. Later in life he wrote a treatise on strategy called the Book of Five Rings which is still read today.

Another master swordsman was Tsukahara Bokuden, who lived just before Musashi. As a youth, he wandered Japan seeking out worthy foes to hone his skills against. He supposedly won dozens of duels without ever losing or even sustaining a wound. Eventually he grew tired of fighting off brash young challengers and turned to conflict avoidance, a practice he referred to as his 'no-sword style.' In one famous incident, he tricked a rude samurai into jumping off a boat to duel him on a small island, then grabbed the boatman's pole and rowed away laughing.

Statistics[]

Level Hitpoints Health icon DPS Damage DPS against Defenders Damage Training Cost Food Troops/Army TroopSpace
1 1,056 234 469 - 3
2 1,584 421 842 - 4
3 2,244 595 1,191 - 5
4 2,376 619 1,238 - 7
5
6 4,675 1,066 2,133 - 7
7
8
9
10 7,247 1,664 3,328 - 8
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