Lu Bu

The following guide will give you an overview of Lu Bu’s skills, talent tree, and strategy in Rise of Kingdoms. Hopefully, this guide will help players know more about him and how to maximize his strength in the game.

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Lu Bu

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Title: The Powerful Demon God
Civilization: Nation China China
Rarity: Legendary

Lu Bu Introduction

Lu Bu is a brand new legendary Commander in the game who comes from China. He has powerful conquering skills combined with a large troop capacity that can quickly destroy the cities and dominate the enemy on the battlefield.

Lu Bu is available soon in the Rise of Kingdoms x Dynasty Warrior 9 Collab event.

Pros & Cons

Pros:

  • A powerful legendary Commander, very good for PvP.
  • Has a large troop capacity which is very suitable for open-field battles.
  • Great Commander for attacking cities.
  • Has an amazing AoE active skill that can reduce the target’s defense.
  • Can play any role.

Cons:

  • Lack of defensive skills.
  • Has no healing factor.
  • Not suitable for PvE.

Lu Bu Skills

Sky Piercer

  Lu Bu hits the enemy (up to 3) in a fan-shaped forward area. The amount of damage is reduced by 15% for each extra target. The targets who get hit will have their defense reduced by 20% for 3 seconds.

 

Upgrades Preview:

  • Direct Damage Factor: 400 / 500 / 600 / 700 / 800
  • Defense Reduction: 20% / 25% / 30% / 35% / 40%

 

Sky Piercer is an active skill that deals AoE damage up to 3 different targets. Although the amount of damage is quite low compared to other legendary Commanders, It comes with a 40% defense reduction in 3 seconds, which is very useful in PvP battles.

Horse of Horses

  Troops under the leadership of Lu Bu gain extra damage when attacking cities.

 

Upgrades Preview:

·         Damage Bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%

 

Horse of Horses is an excellent passive skill for attacking the enemy cities.

Man of Men

  Troops under the leadership of Lu Bu gain additional attack. Their regular attacks also have a 10% chance to deal 30% more damage to the enemy ( 50% when including Diao Chan) for 3 seconds. This effect can only trigger once every 5 seconds.

 

Upgrades Preview:

  • Attack Bonus: 3% / 6% / 9% / 12% / 15%
  • Attack Increase (without Diaochan): 30% / 40% / 50% / 65% / 80%
  • Attack Increase (with Diaochan): 50% / 65% / 80% / 110% / 120%

 

Man of Men is a solid passive skill that increases the firepower of Lu Bu’s army. At max level, it gives them 15% more attack. In addition, It grants them a small chance to deal 80% more damage in 3 seconds (120% when including Diao Chan).

Flying General

  Troops under the leadership of Lu Bu gain bonus troop capacity. Whenever Lu Bu holds a rally attack, his troop’s capacity increases by x%.

 

Upgrades Preview:

  • Troop Capacity Bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%
  • Rallied Army Capacity Bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%

 

It is a fantastic passive skill that increases the troop capacity of Lu Bu’s army.

Sky Scorcher

  Without Expertise: Lu Bu hits the enemy (up to 3) in a fan-shaped forward area (Damage Factor 800). The amount of damage is reduced by 15% for each extra target. The targets who get hit will have their defense reduced by 40% for 3 seconds.

 

With Expertise: Lu Bu hits the enemy (up to 3) in a fan-shaped forward area (Damage Factor 1000). The amount of damage is reduced by 15% for each extra target. The targets who get hit will have their defense reduced by 50% for 3 seconds.

 

Sky Scorcher enhances the active skill by adding 200 more damage and 10% more defense reduction to the enemy, which will improve his overall damage.

Recommended Talent Builds for Lu Bu

Conquering Talent Build

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This talent build will further improve overall stats on attacking the enemy cities. It also increases some resistance, which Lu Bu is lack of.

  • Conquering Talent Build Stats:
    • 6% Attack Bonus
    • 5% Defense Bonus
    • 5% Health Bonus
    • 6% March Speed Bonus

Rally Talent Build (Skill-Focused)

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This talent build focuses on improving his active skill damage and rage restoration, which lets him maintain his active skill uptime.

  • Rally Talent Build (Skill-Focused) Stats:
    • 7% Attack Bonus
    • 5% Defense Bonus
    • 5% Health Bonus
    • 18% March Speed Bonus

Rally Talent Build (Focusing on Mixed Troops)

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This talent build focuses on increasing mixed troops’ stats for attacking cities.

  • Rally Talent Build (Focusing on Mixed Troops) Stats:
    • 8% Attack Bonus
    • 5% Defense Bonus
    • 5% Health Bonus
    • 18% March Speed Bonus

Pairing Commanders for Lu Bu

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

He is a legendary Commander who has high troop capacity and endurance in open-field battles.

He is a perfect partner for Lu Bu.

Hannibal Barca

Hannibal Barca

Another legendary Commander with high troop capacity and the ability to play mixed troops.

Besides, he also has a passive healing skill, which is quite nice for Lu Bu since he has no defensive ability.

Attila

Attila

A reliable debuff Commander who can reduce the enemy defense and attack.

Not to mention the ability to increase the damage reduction and attack when attacking a garrison.

Together they are a fearful conqueror that can strike any city in no time.