Guan Yu's weapon

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Guan Yu's weapon

Unread postby Pei Yuanshao » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:12 am

I have heard many names for it, Green dragon saber, black moon dragon, blue dragon moon, cresent glaive, ect. whta was it historically, and what was it in the novel?
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Unread postby Yuan Seth » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:17 am

What it was is a "pole blade" which I think was named "Blue Dragon". It was a large blade attached to a pole.
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???

Unread postby Pei Yuanshao » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:20 am

then what is the green dragon saber??? Or the cresent glaive?
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Unread postby Alucard » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:22 am

in sgyy its called "black dragon"
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Unread postby Ender » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:25 am

The different versions of SGYY call it different things. Try:
http://www.threekingdoms.com/chapter.php?c=1
for the name. I belive it calls it green dragon.
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right

Unread postby Pei Yuanshao » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:31 am

you're right they call it the green dragon saber
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Unread postby rcsha » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:51 am

Okay I'll answer the questoin using all the names in list order...
Black Dragon: The C.H. Brewitt Taylor version of the name. KOEI adopted this name for most of the RTK games. Described as a Glaive (halberd with a crescent blade).
Green-Dragon Sabre: The more advanced name for the weapon, it is described as a long handled sword. Possibly some form of Pudao, it had a long crescent blade on it, and was said to weigh 120lb.
Crescent Glaive: The name that KOEI adopted for Guan Yu's weapon in Dynasty Warriors 1. It was silvery colored version of the Black Dragon, it was also slightly longer and lighter-feeling than usually desribed.
Blue Dragon: The name that KOEI adopted for Guan Yu's weapon in the later DW games. Similar to the Black Dragon.
Yellow Dragon: The Japanese version of the name given to Guan Yu's weapon in the later DW games. The exact same thing as the Blue Dragon.

There does everybody understand now?

Edit: Fixed Puan-Do, it is now correctly labelled as Pudao.
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Unread postby Ender » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:57 am

rcsha wrote:Okay I'll answer the questoin using all the names in list order...
Black Dragon: The C.H. Brewitt Taylor version of the name. KOEI adopted this name for most of the RTK games. Described as a Glaive (halberd with a crescent blade).
Green-Dragon Sabre: The more advanced name for the weapon, it is described as a long handled sword. Possibly some form of Puan-Do, it had a long crescent blade on it, and was said to weigh 120lb.
Crescent Glaive: The name that KOEI adopted for Guan Yu's weapon in Dynasty Warriors 1. It was silvery colored version of the Black Dragon, it was also slightly longer and lighter-feeling than usually desribed.
Blue Dragon: The name that KOEI adopted for Guan Yu's weapon in the later DW games. Similar to the Black Dragon.
Yellow Dragon: The Japanese version of the name given to Guan Yu's weapon in the later DW games. The exact same thing as the Blue Dragon.


Thank you rcsha, I knew most of it but I never played DW1 so I didn't know about that name. Everyone say thank you to rcsha. :nods:
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Thanks

Unread postby Pei Yuanshao » Fri Jan 24, 2003 2:59 am

Now i completely understand it was very very confusing to me at first but now I uynderstand. Thanks a lot
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Unread postby rcsha » Fri Jan 24, 2003 3:00 am

Ender wrote:Thank you rcsha, I knew most of it but I never played DW1 so I didn't know about that name. Everyone say thank you to rcsha. :nods:


Heh, everyone tell Ender to lay off the Crack, lol. But seriously though, it was no problem. What can I say? I'm a jackass of all trades, masterbator of none. :lol:
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