"Tensely drawn bow string
Swift arrows release and soar
Few are left standing

Hateful sword striking
Kaemon Awa quickly draws
Awa is faster"

- A pair of haiku writ of Kaemon Awa in battle.

Kaemon Awa fervently fighting on the field of battle is a thing of deadly beauty. It inspires allies to brave feats, and terrifies foes to shameful retreat. Arrows fly from his bow at an unbelievable pace. Enemies are not safe from afar, and less so from up close, for Awa is even more lethal with his sword drawn.


  • Life: 4
  • Move: 5
  • Range: 7
  • Attack: 4
  • Defense: 4
  • Point Value: 120


  • Quick Release Special Attack: Range 4 Attack 4
    When Kaemon Awa attacks with his Quick Release Special Attack, he may attack one additional time.
  • Counter Strike:
    When rolling defense dice against a normal attack from an adjacent attacking figure, all excess shields count as unblockable hits on the attacking figure. This power does not work against other Samurai.


  • Hatamoto Taro: Heroic Defense Aura
    As Samurai, Kaemon Awa may benefit from Hatamoto Taro’s Heroic Defense Aura.
  • Kato Katsuro: Kato Katsuro's Command
    As a Samurai Hero, Kaemon Awa may benifit from Kato Katsuro's Command ability.
  • Sacred Band: Disciplined Army Defense Bonus
    Having a "Disciplined" personality, Kaemon Awa is compatible with the Sacred Band's Disciplined Army Defense Bonus.


Awa is one of only two Samurai Heroes in the game. He is a hero version of the Tagawa Samurai Archers, and can compliment your unique Samurai squads by providing covering fire. His range is average, but his attack is rather high for a ranged character. Like with all ranged units, get him some height. His counter-strike will keep most enemies away from him while you gun your enemies down.

Awa is a pretty average figure, but as is the case with all Samurai, the key is to boost his defense. Be sure to draft Raelin and get some height advantage if you can. If you want a Samurai army, Kaemon Awa would be a deadly asset to your forces.

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