Items DW4



Dynasty Warriors 3 introduces a new element to the series, items. These items boost various statistics or bestow special abilities, usually time based. Each character can hold up to 5 different items at once, so choose the ones you think will benefit you most in battle. Often a report of a valuable item or a supply captain will follow completing the right objectives. If it's a captain then you must kill them and they will drop the item.

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[edit] Art of War

Increases the longevity of Attack, Defense, Speed, and Musou in-battle pick-up items.

Siege of He Fei Castle - Wei's Forces

Defeat all generals execpt Sun Quan.


[edit] Bodyguard Manual

Bodyguards becomes noticeably stronger and use a second weapon instead of just a first.

Siege of He Fei Castle - Wu Forces

Defeat Xu Zhu over by the bridge.


[edit] Buckler

This item allows you to block without being overpowered no matter what attacks come your way.

Battle of He Fei - Wu Forces

Let Taishi Ci be killed and then kill Zhang Liao.


[edit] Cavalry Armour

This reduces the amount of damage you take when you're riding a horse.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Defender

This item doubles your defense when your health gets to the red section and you get back up after being knocked down.

Battle at Wu Zhang Plains - Wei Forces

Defeat 2 of the 5 Tiger generals to obtain a shooting star event.


[edit] Dragon Amulet

This necklace of the Blue Dragon will increase your musou gauge stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Elixer

Sack of supplements that increases the speed of musou gauge recovery.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Fire Arrows

Equip this and all your arrows you shoot will become projectiles of fire to inflict more damage upon the target.

Battle of Chi Bi - Wei Forces

Kill Zhou Yu before the fire attack.


[edit] Golden Harness

This harness prevents you from being knocked off when you are hit with an arrow while riding a horse.

Battle of Tong Gate - Wei Forces

Kill Pang De and Ma Dai and make Han Sui defect to Cao Cao's side. Once he's defected kill all other enemy generals and make Ma Chao retreat back into Tong Gate.

Note this item is very hard to obtain. On easy mode Pang De and Ma Dai are easier to kill but Han Sui can be killed with ease, on hard mode Han Sui will last longer but Pang De and Ma Dai have Lu Bu type power.


[edit] Hex Mark Harness

Start the stage with Liu Bei's steed Hex Mark which supposedly increases luck while riding it.

Assault on Cheng Du - Shu Forces

Kill all enemy officers except Liu Zhang.


[edit] Horned Helm

Decorative helm that enables an increase in attack power when mounted on a steed.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Huang's Bow

Imbued with the archer supremacy of its owner, this bow will increase your arrow attack damage.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Imperial Saddle

This saddle allows you to ride any horse regardless of what level you are.

Battle of Yi Ling - Shu Forces

Prevent the fire attack, then kill Lu Xun. A supply captain will appear at the Wu base, kill him for the item.

Note that Liu Bei will not retreat if the fire attack fails and so will be vulnerable. Either have a second person stay with him or play as him for the best chance of getting this item.


[edit] Peacock Urn

This item gives your maximum health a boost, the higher the number the bigger the effect.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Power Scroll

This yellow scroll means you will never lose a weapon deadlock, ties are still possible.

Battle of Hei Fei - Wei Forces

Kill Gan Ning when he appears just south of your main base.


[edit] Red Hare Harness

Start the stage with the fastest steed among horses, Red Hare. Bright red horse with elaborate ornamentation, its superior attack and speed is what earn Red Hare the title of being "worth a thousand horses."

Battle of Hu Lao Gate - Allied Forces

Kill Lu Bu.


[edit] Seven Star Orb

This orb increases your luck which will increase the frequency of dropped items.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Shell Armour

This armour will reduce the amount of damage you take from archer attacks.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Speed Scroll

This scroll will increase your speed stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Survival Guide

When life is critical, attack strength will double upon getting up after falling.

Battle of Wu Zhang Plains - Shu Forces

Kill 2 of Wei's 5 Tiger Generals.


[edit] The Way of the Musou

This scroll allows you to perform your true musou attack regardless of whether or not your health is in the red zone.

Guan Yu's Escape - Shu Forces

Kill Xiahou Dun when he appears.


[edit] Tiger Amulet

This necklace of the White Tiger will increase your attack stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Tortoise Amulet

This amulet of the Black Tortoise will increase your defense stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Wind Scroll

This blue scroll increases your attack radius proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Wing Boots

These boots of flight allow your character to jump higher than usual.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers

[edit] Art of War

Increases the longevity of Attack, Defense, Speed, and Musou in-battle pick-up items.

Campaign Against Sun Jian - Dong Zhou's Forces

When Sun Jian disappears, kill Lu Meng, Sun Shang Xiang, Sun Ce, Gan Ning and Zhou Tai.


[edit] Bodyguard Manual

Bodyguards becomes noticeably stronger.

Guan Yu's Escape - Guan Yu's Forces

Kill Xiahou Dun after the 5th gate.


[edit] Charge Bracer

This gauntlet-like piece allows the user to perform charge attacks uninterupted even while enemies are inflicting damage regardless of how powerful they are.

Campaign against Sun Jian - Yuan Shao's Forces

Enter the enemy castle before reinforcements arrive.


[edit] Dragon Amulet

This necklace of the Blue Dragon will increase your musou gauge stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Elephant Harness

Start the stage riding on an elephant. Found in Nanman campaigns, the massive pachyderm is unparalleled in strength, yet its bulk drastically reduces speed.

Nanman Campaign - Meng Huo's forces

Ride an elephant into the Shu Main Camp


[edit] Fire Arrows

Equip this and all your arrows you shoot will become projectiles of fire to inflict more damage upon the target.

Unification of Jing - Wu Forces

Defeat Zhou Xin before the all out attack.


[edit] Herbal Remedy

A bag of supplements that will increase the attack damage of charge strikes.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Hex Mark Harness

Start the stage with Liu Bei's steed Hex Mark. This dark gray horse has been rumored to boost luck while riding the horse, otherwise has no unique effect.

Campaign against Liu Bei - Yellow Turban Force

Defeat Zhao Yun and Guan Yu before the back-up troops appear. Then go in Liu Bei's castle and fight his soliders until the item report appears.


[edit] Horned Helmet

Decorative helm that enables an increase in attack power when mounted on a steed (horse or elephant).

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Huang Zhong's Bow

Imbued with the archer supremacy of its owner, this bow will increase your arrow attack damage.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Musou Armour

This armour allows a strenthened endurance to withstand arrow attacks unfaltered. You still recieve damage, but attack patterns are uninterrupted.


[edit] Musou Elixer

Sack of supplements that increases the speed of musou gauge recovery.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Peacock Urn

This decorative item of the Red Phoenix will increase your life gauge stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Power Rune

This spell scroll will increase attack strength at the cost of decreasing defense strength.


[edit] Power Scroll

This yellow scroll means you will never lose a weapon deadlock, ties are still possible.

Yellow Turban Fortress - Yellow Turban Forces

Kill Zhao Yun and Guan Yu.


[edit] Red Hare Saddle

Start the stage with the fastest steed among horses, Red Hare. Bright red horse with elaborate ornamentation, its superior attack and speed is what earn Red Hare the title of being "worth a thousand horses."

Battle of Xia Pi - Allied Forces

Guan Yu must meed Red Hare down at the bottom island. No generals or subgenerals can be killed before obtaining the event.


[edit] Seven Star Sash

A fancy belt that will increase your luck.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Speed Scroll

This spell scroll will increase your speed stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Storm Runner Harness

Start the stage on the Storm Runner Horse. This horse increases your attack while still mounted.

Campaign against Cao Cao - Lu Bu's Forces

Kill Xiahou Dun when he appears.


[edit] Survival Guide

When life is critical, attack strength will double upon getting up after falling.

The Two Qiaos - Wu Forces

Rescue Da Qiao and then rescue Xiao Qiao.


[edit] Tiger Amulet

This necklace of the White Tiger will increase your attack stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Tortoise Amulet

This amulet of the Black Tortoise will increase your defense stats proportionate to its level.

Found in boxes and dropped by officers


[edit] Way of the Musou

This item allows you to perform your True Musou attack regardless of the amount of health you have.

Guan Yu's Escape - Wei Forces

Reach the 5th gate and then defeat the supply captain that appears.


[edit] Wind Scroll

This blue scroll increases your attack radius.

Battle at Xu Chang - Shu Forces

When you are presented with a choice of saving a seige weapon or the main camp, you must save the weapon as well as killing Xu Zhu.

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