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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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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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