Second City: Dragon Clan

My apologizes about the speed at which these went up. There was certainly a lot to analysis with these previews curtsey of the Dragon Clan Forum. To me, this stronghold might be more annoying and more powerful than Last Step Castle.  Dragon’s Breath Castle basically forces you to attack it…

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Final Kotei Statistics

Lets take a look at the final stats from the Kotei Season: Crab 29 45 20 6 12 20 20 34 30 17 11 17 27 17 25 11 21 44 406 Crane 36 47 20 5 16 34 37 40 23 11 13 23 25 23 30 7 24…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Crab – Siege Warfare

Today’s Emperor Edition Theme on L5R.com is Crab Siege Warfare. A little history for you.  The Kaiu family are the foremost engineers in the Empire.  Since the Crab have to rebuild constantly from attacks from the Shadowlands, no clan is more proficient in this skill.  The Carpenter Wall has had…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Crane – Political Warfare

Continuing to catch up, let’s go over the Crane Political Warfare theme. The Crane have throughout their history dominated the courts of Rokugan.  The last couple of arcs has seen the increase in Scorpion/Dragon alliance in the courts but after this 25 year gap between the end of the War…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Spider – Sohei

Recently I was checking my archives and realized that I had missed this theme several weeks back, so today its time for me to catch up. The Sohei monks of the Spider clan began as a sect of the Brotherhood of Shinsei way back in the Jade Era.  It was…

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Forgotten Legacy: The Second City

Today’s Forgotten Legacy card from L5R.com countdown page is the Unique region, The Second City. The Region has lots of uses.  Not only does it pass out a blanket force bonus of +1F to Magistrates and Courtiers but it also has an ability to give you +2 province strength to…

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Forgotten Legacy: Moto Xiao Experienced and Shinjo Junpei

Today’s Forgotten Legacy cards on L5R.com are Unicorn.  First up is Moto Xiao Experienced.  This is a nice upgrade from his basic version (his basic was a 4/4 for 9) as he gained +2 force, a blanket force bonus for followers in his army of +1F and and ability to…

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Forgotten Legacy: Yamazaki and Daigotsu Gyoken Experienced 2

Spider previews are up on L5R.com Forgotten Legacy page.  Gyoken has certainly grown quite well.  Looks like that Commander and Conqueror are going to be quite a theme for Spider.  Now, recurring followers were quite a powerful ability for Mantis during CE, this guy lets you do the same here…

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Forgotten Legacy: The Mountain’s Power

Today’s Forgotten Legacy L5R.com Preview is The Mountain’s Power. This spell is quite strong.  While the shugenja is Earth and is defending, it negates his destruction from other players’ card effects.  This is incredibly strong (as long as the spell itself remains in play).  The ability to bow an enemy…

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Forgotten Legacy: Mantis, Pheonix, and Scorpion Cards from May 20th to May 23rd

First off, my apologizes to my loyal followers for the lack of updates this weekend.  The absence was unplanned so now I’ve got a lot of catching up to do.  All of these cards were originally previewed on L5R.com Forgotten Legacy countdown page. Part of the Path of Man Phoenix…

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