Embers of War: Crab Clan Previews

These previews were found out our Crab brethren at the Crab Clan Catastrophe: Hida Bakishi is certainly a welcome sight to Berserker players.  He’s 7 force for 9 gold and has an actually ability (rather than a detriment like Hida Horu).  Hiruma Moritoki is a blank Crab Scout with 4…

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Embers of War: Crane Clan Previews

These previews where found by are informants within the Home of the Crane Clan: Asahina Konomi is a 2/5 for 7 gold 4 PH Shugenja Artisan for the Defenders of the Temple theme.  The big issue here is that she is another blank (even though the artisan trait could be…

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Embers of War: Lion Clan Previews

These previews came from our informants over at The Lion Clan Forums: The Marshalling Fields is DT second attempt a useful Lion Scout box.  This box doesn’t give you recon but it instead gives you a way to make use of all the terrain amazing terrain cards (by allowing 2…

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Emperor Edition: Mantis Clan Previews Set 2

This previews were found at our Mantis brethren forum, http://themantisclan.com/: First up is this interesting spell for the Kitsune Honor deck, Chikushudo’s Trickery.  An open action that forces one of your opponent’s personalities to attack and you get to assign 2 Nonhuman Spirits to defend.  So I get to kill…

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Emperor Edition: Crane Clan Preview Set 2

  This previews were found at the Home of the Crane Clan, http://homeofthecraneclan.com/: I can’t really complain though about getting the Asahina House Guard except I wanted Daidoji House Guard.  Anyway, the ability is useful to straighten your bowed guy and gains you an honor. Asahina Keigo is the Soul…

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Emperor Edition: Crab Clan Previews #2

These card previews were brought to us by Yasuki Jinn-Kuen and the rest of the Coin Sect at The Crab Clan Catastrophe Forums: First up is Hida Horu, the soul of Hida Hebi from The Harbringer.  He’s taking the province alone or he’s not taking it at all.  Here’s another…

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Emperor Edition: Lion Clan Previews

These previews were intercepted by our informants on The Swift Sword Forum: Let’s start with the Champ, Akodo Dairuko.  She is both a Paragon and a Tactician, has a kill action, and she has a built in Rallying Cry.  I know some players look at her and think she is…

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Emperor Edition: Mantis Clan Strongholds

Today’s final Emperor Edition design diary on L5R.com was written by Thomas Kwong and spoiled the Mantis Clan Strongholds: The Economic Warfare box, Kalani’s Landing, produces the most gold for any stronghold ever (granted it is over several phases).  Depending on how many actions rely on gold cost, the stronghold…

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Emperor Edition: Crab Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com, Bryan Reese spoiled the 4 Crab Clan Strongholds for Emperor Edition: The Siege Warfare theme is going to be a tough shell to crack.  9 Province strength, a Ranged 5 attack, and gain 2 honor?  I know the Kaiu were good but geez.  Honor / Dishonor /…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Crab – Hiruma Snipers

Since the Dawn of the Empire, the Hiruma family have been the Scouts of the Crab Clan.  Without their tireless efforts, the Crab Clan nor the rest of the Empire would remain safe from the evil that lurks in the Shadowlands. The Hiruma Snipers will be cheaper (gold cost) wise…

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