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By Eugene . March 18, 2014 . 3:01pm
What? You think we’re gonna let Tokugawa Ieyasu have all the fun, with his army prancing around the field of battle? Nope, Samurai Warriors 4’s other big army general Toyotomi Hideyoshi won’t stand for it. Not after he’s worked his way up to where he is now.
Also, it appears we know how Toyotomi is funding his war effort—money just spurts out of foes’ pockets with that special!
Nene, his beautiful and devoted wife, clearly spoils her husband. Hhe’s more than willing to put up with his famous concubine, Lady Yodo, but scolds troops for being bad kids. All while laying the smack down on them with her twin swords. It’s also clear she’s able to move faster than shunpo supersonic speed, if those afterimages of her are any indication.
One of the legendary Seven Spears of Shizugatake and one of Hideyoshi’s closest retainers, this man won’t mess around when he’s swinging his absolutely massive double-ended kanabo around. He looks and acts more like a gangster, more than willing to kick a man when he’s down. That hairdo and sneering tone against foes seals the deal, accounting for every stereotypical Japanese old-school gangster trope around.
Another of the Seven Spears, his spiked sickle and tiger-skin cloak make him an obvious man on a battlefield. Don’t underestimate him, though, even if he looks for all the world as if he’s merely harvesting wheat when he’s lopping off heads.
Toyotomi’s favor was won with his ways with finance, and it’s now a point of contention amongst historians as to whether he’s truly as evil as legends make him out to be. (It probably didn’t help his case that he wore those demon horns on his head and can summon lightning like one, too.)
Mitsunari’s general, he clearly acts as Ishida’s muscle, swinging that sword and throwing explosive bombs around with ease before swinging into a massive shockwave that just blows foes away.