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Dynasty Warriors 8

Unlockables

Characters - Jin

Completing Story Mode stages for this kingdom will allow you to unlock characters for play in Free Mode. When a character appears as playable in a Story Mode stage, they will be unlocked in Free Mode after you clear that stage. (Note that you don't actually have to use that character to unlock them.)

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Complete Stage 6 - Battle of Mt. TielongDeng Ai
Complete any one of the following: Stage 4X Xiahou Ba's Journey, Stage 5X Battle of New Hefei Castle, Stage 7 Guanqiu Jian and Wen Qin's RebellionGuo Huai
Complete Stage 3 - Battle of Mt. XingshiJia Chong
Complete Stage 2 - Battle of XiangyangWang Yuanji
Complete Stage 12 (Historical) - Battle of Jiange or Stage 11 (Hypothetical) - Defend ChengduWen Yang
In Stage 4X - Xiahou Ba's Journey, defeat Jiang Wei before he meets up with Xiahou Ba, and then complete Stage 5 - East Gates BattleXiahou Ba
Complete Stage 6 - Battle of Mt. TielongZhong Hui
Complete Stage 5 - East Gates BattleZhuge Dan

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Characters - Other

To unlock characters who are not part of any of the four main kingdoms, you must clear stages in the 'Other' Story Mode. The Other Story is a series unrelated stages that can be unlocked and played in any order. To unlock the stages in the Other Story, you must clear certain stages in the stories of the four main kingdoms. Completing a stage in the Other Story will unlock the character that you played as in that stage.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Complete Wei Stage 2 - Battle of Hulao GateDiao Chan's Stage
Complete Shu Stage 2 - Battle of Hulao GateDong Zhuo's Stage
Complete Wei Stage 6X - Battle of XiapiLu Bu's Stage
Complete Jin Stage 9 (Hypothetical) - Capture of ChengduMeng Huo's Stage
Complete Shu Stage 3X - Disturbance at GuanduYuan Shao's Stage
Complete Shu Stage 1 - Yellow Turban RebellionZhang Jiao's Stage
Complete Shu Stage 11X (Hypothetical) - Pacification of NanzhongZhu Rong's Stage
Complete Wu Stage 11 (Hypothetical) - Assault on XuchangZuo Ci's Stage

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Characters - Shu

Completing Story Mode stages for this kingdom will allow you to unlock characters for play in Free Mode. When a character appears as playable in a Story Mode stage, they will be unlocked in Free Mode after you clear that stage. (Note that you don't actually have to use that character to unlock them.)

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Complete Stage 11X (Hypothetical) - Pacification of NanzhongBao Sanniang
Complete Stage 11X (Hypothetical) - Pacification of NanzhongGuan Ping
Complete Stage 9 - Battle of Fan CastleGuan Suo
Complete Stage 9 - Battle of Fan CastleGuan Xing
Complete Stage 9 - Battle of Fan CastleGuan Yinping
Complete Stage 7 - Battle of ChengduHuang Zhong
Complete Stage 12 (Historical) - Battle of Jieting or Stage 12 (Hypothetical) - Invasion of LuoyangJiang Wei
Complete Stage 11 (Historical) - Battle of Tianshui or Stage 13 (Hypothetical) - Capture of WeiLiu Shan
Complete Stage 8 - Battle of Mt. DingjunMa Chao
Complete Stage 8 - Battle of Mt. DingjunMa Dai
Complete Stage 7 - Battle of ChengduPang Tong
Complete Stage 7 - Battle of ChengduWei Yan
Complete Stage 11 (Historical) - Battle of Tianshui or Stage 10 (Hypothetical) - Battle of LukouXing Cai
Complete Stage 4 - Battle of XinyeXu Shu
Complete Stage 12 (Historical) - Battle of JietingYue Ying
Complete Stage 10 (Historical) - Battle of Yiling or Stage 10 (Hypothetical) - Battle of LukouZhang Bao
Complete Stage 2 - Battle of Hulao Gate.Zhao Yun
Complete Stage 5 - Battle of ChangbanZhuge Liang

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Characters - Wei

Completing Story Mode stages for this kingdom will allow you to unlock characters for play in Free Mode. When a character appears as playable in a Story Mode stage, they will be unlocked in Free Mode after you clear that stage. (Note that you don't actually have to use that character to unlock them.)

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Complete Stage 11 (Hypothetical) - Campaign for JianyeCai Wenji
Complete Stage 7 - Battle of GuanduCao Pi
Complete Stage 4 - Battle of Xu ProvinceCao Ren
Complete Stage 3 - Battle of Yan ProvinceDian Wei
Complete Stage 6X - Battle of Xiapi or Stage 7 - Battle of GuanduGuo Jia
Complete Stage 6X - Battle of Xiapi or Stage 8 - Battle of Mt. BailangJia Xu
Complete Stage 2 - Battle of Hulao GateLi Dian
Complete Stage 13 (Hypothetical) - Pursuit at NanjunPang De
Complete Stage 11 (Historical) - Battle of Tong Gate or Stage 13 (Hypothetical) - Pursuit at NanjunWang Yi
Complete Stage 5 - Imperial EscortXu Huang
Complete Stage 4 - Battle of Xu ProvinceXu Zhu
Complete Stage 2 - Battle of Hulao GateYue Jin
Complete Stage 9 - Battle of XinyeZhang He
Complete Stage 8 - Battle of Mt. BailangZhang Liao
Complete Stage 12 (Hypothetical) - Uprising at XuchangZhen Ji

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Characters - Wu

Completing Story Mode stages for this kingdom will allow you to unlock characters for play in Free Mode. When a character appears as playable in a Story Mode stage, they will be unlocked in Free Mode after you clear that stage. (Note that you don't actually have to use that character to unlock them.)

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Complete Stage 3X - Defeat Gan JiDa Qiao
Complete Stage 10X (Historical) - Battle of GuanglingDing Feng
Complete Stage 7 - Battle of HefeiGan Ning
Complete Stage 2 - Conquest of WujunHuang Gai
Complete Stage 9 (Historical) - Battle of Fan Castle or Stage 9 (Hypothetical) - Defense of JiangxiaLian Shi
Complete Stage 7 - Battle of HefeiLing Tong
Complete Stage 5 - Battle of NanjunLu Meng
Complete Stage 4 - Battle of ChibiLu Su
Complete Stage 9 (Historical) - Battle of Fan Castle or Stage 9 (Hypothetical) - Defense of JiangxiaLu Xun
In Stage 1 - Battle of Xiangyang, defeat Lu Gong before he escapes, and then complete Stage 1X - Battle of Liang ProvinceSun Jian
Complete Stage 3X - Defeat Gan JiTaishi Ci
Complete Stage 9X (Hypothetical) - Assault at XinyeXiao Qiao
Complete Stage 3 - The Little Conquerer in PerilZhou Tai
Complete Stage 2 - Conquest of WujunZhou Yu

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Side Stages - Jin

Some stages are not automatically unlocked by clearing stages, but require you to fulfill certain conditions to unlock them.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Escort all allies to safety in "East Gates Battle".Battle of New Hefei Castle
Clear all hypothetical conditions in stages prior to "Battle of Xuchang".Battle of Xuchang (Hypothetical)
Defeat all enemy officers before defeating Liu Shan in "Capture of Chengdu".Defeat the Rebels
Defeat Cao Xun, Cao Xi, and He Yan before eliminating Cao Shuang in "Coup d'etat".Xiahou Ba's Journey

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Side Stages - Shu

Some stages are not automatically unlocked by clearing stages, but require you to fulfill certain conditions to unlock them.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Rescue Ma Su before he gets trapped in "Battle of Jieting".Battle of Chencang
Clear all hypothetical conditions prior to "Battle of Fan Castle".Battle of Fan Castle (Hypothetical)
Do not defeat retreating enemies in "Defense of Xu Province".Disturbance at Guandu
Defeat Xiahou Mao before Guo Jia appears in "Ambush at Chang'an".Pacification of Nanzhong

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Side Stages - Wei

Some stages are not automatically unlocked by clearing stages, but require you to fulfill certain conditions to unlock them.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Clear all hypothetical conditions in stages prior to "Battle of Chibi".Battle of Chibi (Hypothetical)
Defeat Tao Qian before he escapes in "Battle of Xu Province".Battle of Puyang
Do not rescue Cao Ang and Cao Anmin in "Battle of Wan Castle".Battle of Xiapi

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Side Stages - Wu

Some stages are not automatically unlocked by clearing stages, but require you to fulfill certain conditions to unlock them.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Do not allow enemy officers to breach the defense lines in "Defense of Jiangxia".Assault at Xinye
Ensure Gan Ning's survival and defeat Shamoke in "Battle of Yiling".Battle of Guangling
Clear all hypothetical conditions in stages prior to "Battle of Hefei".Battle of Hefei (Hypothetical)
Defeat Lu Gong before he escapes in "Battle of Xiangyang".Battle of Liang Province
Defeat Xiahou Dun and Gan Ji before reaching the escape point in "The Little Conqueror in Peril".Defeat Gan Ji

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Special Animals

Can only be unlocked in Ambition Mode. To welcome the Emperor, you must have completed construction of the Tongquetai.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Welcomed Emperor and recruited all alliesGolden Panda
Welcomed Emperor and all Facilities fully upgradedHarrier
Complete 60 consecutive battlesHex Mark
Complete 90 consecutive battlesRed Hare
Complete 30 consecutive battlesShadow Runner
Complete 100 consecutive battlesWar Elephant

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Trophies

Trophies

There are a total of 41 trophies: 1 platinum trophy, 2 gold trophies, 20 silver trophies, and 18 bronze trophies.

TrophyDescription
Obtain all of the Camp Symbols.A Collector of Rarities
Reach the maximum Fame level in Ambition Mode.A Majestic Manuever
Finish all of the stages within Story Mode and Free Mode with the exception of the tutorial.A Shout of Triumph
Complete all of the stages in Story Mode.An Intricate Tale
Obtain all of the animals within the game.Animal Collector
Win 100 battles with the same officer.Battle-hardened Veteran
Defeat 3 enemy officers with a Switch Counter in a single battle.Comeback Kid
Defeat an enemy after juggling them in the air for at least 10 seconds.Death from Above
Unlock all of the event scenes within the game.Event Collector
Have a new facility built in Ambition Mode.Facility Construction
Have a facility expanded in Ambition Mode.Facility Expansion
Form a bond at the maximum level with another officer.Friends to the End
Complete the tutorials for all of the kingdoms.Graduation Day
Build a Tongquetai and welcome the Emperor to your town.Heaven and Earth
Defeat 3 enemy officers with a Storm Rush in a single battle.In an Instant
Achieve a 1,000 hit combo.King of the Combos
View the ending (Historical & Hypothetical) for the Jin story.Legend of Jin
View the ending (Historical & Hypothetical) for the Shu story.Legend of Shu
View the ending (Historical & Hypothetical) for the Wei story.Legend of Wei
View the ending (Historical & Hypothetical) for the Wu story.Legend of Wu
Finish any stage of the game, except for the tutorial, without taking any damage.Like a Shadow
Complete all of the stages on the "Chaos" difficulty level.Master of Chaos
Defeat 1,000 enemies while mounted on a riding-type animal.Mounted Terror
Unlock all of the movies within the game.Movie Collector
Defeat 1,000 enemies in a single battle.One Warrior vs. a Thousand
Upgrade all skills to Level 10 or higher.Revelation
Defeat 100 enemies with a companion-type animal.The Beastmaster Awakens
Fight 5 straight battles in Ambition Mode.The Birth of a Leader
Destroy a total of 1,000 siege weapons.The Destroyer
Obtain all of the facilities in Ambition Mode.The Height of Prosperity
Obtain more than 1,000 materials for weapons and facilities in Ambition Mode.The Land of Plenty
Fight 20 straight battles in Ambition Mode.The Path of Ambition
Become allies with all of the officers in Ambition Mode.The Tie that Bind Us
Use a True Rage Attack.True Rage
Obtain all of the trophies in the game.True Warrior of the 3 Kingdoms
Defeat a total of more than 100,000 enemies.Unstoppable Might
Complete all of the stages for the Other story.Untold Legends
Fight 50 straight battles in Ambition Mode.Unwavering Ambition
Listen to all of the voice lines within the Gallery.Vocal Enthusiast
Unlock all of the wallpapers within the game.Wallpaper Collector
Obtain all of the weapons in the game.Weapon Collector

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