Mon is a term used for Nipponese family crests. They are either associated with a particular family, or an individual who had achieved some variety of public recognition. Your army may be associated with one of the Greater Clans below. Buying a Clan Mon will allow your army to use special abilities on the battlefield that reflects their famous Clan. Certain units (but not Tengu, Ronin or Wako) in your army may have a Clan Mon, as detailed below. You are not required to take Clan Mon on all units that can do so. You may not have multiple different Clan Mons in the same army.
Our archers are admired by all. No arrow flies truer than the Chotosa shaft. They will cover the sky, our enemies will fear death from afar, and with it we shall be victorious!
Models withonly. Models with this Mon may re-roll 1's when rolling to Hit with longbows.
We do not walk the same path as other clans. We are revered and strong, independent, and brave in battle. Our warriors are feared, our skills with the no-dachi unrivalled. In battle, we terrify the foe!
with only. Models with this Mon does not suffer any penalties to their Initiative if armed with great weapons.
All clans fight, but not all clans fight by the same rules. We embrace the darkness. We embrace the shadows. The Hattiga are silent. Deadly. We will strike unseen, sowing dissention and falling upon our foe before they can even blink.
Each Shinobi adds +1 to deciding which table side to deploy on and whether or not to deployfirst or second. In addition, units of Ninja, Kabuki Dolls and Shinobi gain +1 Attack in the first round of combat.
Our castles are strong, the envy of Nippon. We are rightly admired as master builders. Strong walls, strong souls. Our siege engines are equally mighty, nothing stands before them! The enemy's walls shall crumble before their eyes!
War Machines only. War Machines with this Clan Mon may re-roll one failed To Hit roll or one Artillery Dice once per battle.
Others may covet titles, but Ashigaru, common spearmen, are the bedrock of Odari might. All know us, the commanders of a thousand spears. It is an honour to lead such men. Our generals are battle-scarred veteran of righteous strength! Do not look down upon your common man; but embrace him, and together our foes stand no chance!
Ashigaru only. Models with this Mon gain +1 to their Leadership.
We trace a line back to the first Shogun. Loyalty runs deep in among the Shisuma. It is in our blood, our traditions, and in battle our swordsmen are the envy of Nippon. No blade is swifter or more feared than ours!
Infantry usingonly. Models with this Mon gain the special rule.
To be Takai, is to be born in the saddle. We are master horsemen; our cavalry astounds all. Let other march, we ride. We fly, like storms in the mountains. We thunder in battle! We will ride down our foes and bring us glorious victory!
only. Models with this Mon may re-roll one dice when determining their charge distance, and re-roll 1's when rolling To Wound on the charge.
We are indomitable in our faith, for without it we are nothing. Faith is our strength, our wellspring. Let others be corrupted, we have the guidance of Heaven. Our monks pray, but they also fight - and fight well!
Warrior Monks with this Clan Mon gain thespecial rule. If they are already Stubborn, they instead become . Shugenja and Yamabushi may add +1 to their casting rolls.