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July 8, 1586
Koroku Hachisuka (蜂須賀 小六, Hachisuka Koroku) is the popularly known name for Masakatsu, a general who served Nobunaga and Hideyoshi. Before siding with the Oda, his clan managed to maintain their independence despite their highly-sought knowledge of the land's terrain.
Role in GamesEdit
In Samurai Warriors, he rarely appears in the Oda campaigns aside from his involvement in the assault on Inabayama Castle. In the Xtreme Legends expansion, he makes an appearance in Komaki-Nagakute. The sequel has him participate in the battle of Tedorigawa as well as the campaigns in Shikoku. In Samurai Warriors 3, Koroku also supports the Toyotomi during their subjugation of Odawara.
He is the head of Hachisuka group in Kessen III who is implied to have lived a life a banditry prior to his service. He was conned by Tokichiro early in the game to support Nobunaga at the battle of Akatsuka. Despite his outburst regarding Nobunaga's character, he joins the Oda with Tokichiro after the battle. He is often seen beside Hideyoshi throughout the game as his "muscle" and reconnaissance. Though he appears to be a witless brute, he is aware of the treachery spreading through the Oda and is suspicious of Mitsuhide prior to Honnōji. His ninja later save Kicho from Mitsuhide's prison.
His kitty counterpart appears in the Nobunyaga no Yabou scenario Cats on Waves. Hachisuko Koroku is a bandit leader who rules a rural farm area near Kiso River. He shelters and befriends Kuki Oshicat after the youth's disastrous escape from Ise Bay. He sees promise in Oshicat and suggests for the pirate to improve himself. Koroku declines the offer to accompany the journey because he wishes to stay beside his seven-year-old son. The bandit and pirate part with hearty farewells and a promise to see one another again.
- Bob Papenbrook - Kessen III (English)
- Yasuhiko Kawazu - Kessen III (Japanese)
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