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: Phoenix Clan Previews

These previews were extracted by our informants within The Phoenix Clan Forums: Up first is one of the Henshin, Asako Niou.  His a cheap Void Monk.  Not much else to right home about but the Void keyword might turn out to be the useful part on him. Welcome to the…

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Emperor Edition: Dragon Clan Previews

These previews are from our informants at The Dragon Clan Forums: The Soul of Kitsuki Nakai (Empire at War), Kitsuki Kinaro has gone through one change.  He is no longer a Samurai.  This is actually a benefit as the Dragon Clan actually needed more Courtiers.  This will be a benefit…

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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 Themes: Mantis – Children of Thunder

Few clans have the devastating power of the Mantis.  When the Thunder Dragon forsakes his own divinity for Yoritomo, the Son of Storms, to be elevated to the status of Kami, the Thunder Dragon is expelled from the Heavens.  The Mantis now guard the mystical Thunder Dragon, and in return,…

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Emperor Edition: Unicorn Clan Strongholds

Today on L5R.com, Bryan Reese spoiled the Unicorn Clan Stronghold for EE: Journey’s End Keep is the stronghold for Unicorn Commanders and I like how you can even use it even if your guys don’t have any followers (a nice attribute early).  This is also the demo deck stronghold previewed…

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Forgotten Legacy: Ikoma Tsukasa & Kitsu Kagako

Lion’s last 2 previews for Forgotten Legacy on L5R.com are a Scout and a Shugenja.  Tsukama is a powerful effect if you control a terrain.  With the change that we have seen in terrains, there is a good chance that the Lion scout build will be quite powerful. Now this…

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