Zhuge Liang
Zhuge Liang 诸葛亮
Old Prime Minister 迟暮的丞相

Astrology 观星
Before his judgment phase, Zhuge Liang can look at the top X cards of the deck, X either the number of characters in play or 5, whichever number is smaller. He can then rearrange the order of these cards and put as many on the bottom of the deck as he chooses. 

Empty City 空城
When Zhuge Liang has no hand cards, he cannot be the target of an attack or duel.
Clarification:
  • "Empty City" will not protect Zhuge Liang if he uses his last hand card in a Duel and loses, as he had at least one hand card when he was targeted with the Duel. Also, if he is targeted with a Duel and Negates it with his last card only to have another character Negate his Negate, Zhuge Liang will still be damaged as the Duel targeted him when he had a hand card
  • "Empty City" will not protect Zhuge Liang if he uses his last Escape against the an Attack from the Axe and the attacking character uses two card to cut through the Escape. Similarly, this ability will not protect Zhuge Liang in a similar situation against the Green Dragon Blade.
  • If Diao Chan uses "Sow Discord" on Jhuge Liang when he has no hand cards, she must force the other male character to use the first Attack.
Strengths Weaknesses 
  • Zhuge Liang is a can be a blessing or a nightmare for the person directly to his right, as he determines their judgement cards and the cards that they will draw into their hand. Zhuge Liang's ability to control the game is amazing.
  • Zhuge Liang's two powers work incredibly well together. He can make sure that he draws cards that he can use during his turn so he ends his turn with no hand cards.
  • "Empty City" protects Zhuge Liang from the two most direct ways of damaging a character.
  • Zhuge Liang's "Astrology" gets weaker as the game progresses and fewer characters remain in play.
  • "Empty City" does not protect Zhuge Liang from Barbarians and Raining Arrows.
  • Harvest ruins Zhuge Liang's "Empty City," especially if enemy characters pick the Escapes so Zhuge Liang cannot the Attacks.

Notable Combinations:

General Note - Zhuge Liang works well on many teams because he can protect the ally to his immediate right from time-delay tool cards and make sure that they draws cards that they can use to activate their abilities. As such, there are many combinations that could be listed here. Like Liu Bei, these combinations will not be listed.
  • Liu Bei/Guo Jia - These characters are usually considered to be great teammates, but they can cause major problems for Zhuge Liang if they are on the opposing team. These characters can give Zhuge Liang cards to ruin his "Empty City" and leave him open for Attack.
  • Sima Yi and Zhang Jiao - These characters are judgement tinkers and can override Zhuge Liang's choices for judgement cards. Also, Zhang Jiao can target Zhuge Liang with his judgement power, getting around the no-attack-or-duel barrier.
  • Zhou Yu - Zhou Yu's "Sow Revolt" can damage Zhuge Liang when he has no hand cards and ruin his "Empty City" simultaneously, which is not a simple feat for most other characters. 
  • Xun Yu/Dian Wei - These characters can cause direct damage to Zhuge Liang without the use of an Attack or Duel
 King Zhuge Liang is a competent, although imperfect king. "Empty City" is a great defense against rebels, but there is a strong possibility that at least one of the rebels will pick a character that can ruin this strategy.  An interesting fix to this though is to kill off one of your loyalists.  You'll lose everything, but then you'll have "Empty City."  
 Loyalist
Zhuge Liang can be a great loyalist, as he can control the cards that the next player will draw. If this character is a rebel, he can make sure that they draw cards that they cannot use. If it is the king, Zhuge Liang will make sure that they get useful cards. Zhuge Liang is a great loyalist for Zhang Jiao, as he can influence the judgement card that will be flipped when Zhang Jiao plays an Escape.
 RebelZhuge Liang is also a great rebel for the same reasons that is a great loyalist.
 SpyZhuge Liang can use "Astrology" to keep the teams evenly matched and he can do so in a manner that other characters may not notice. In addition, his "Empty City" will prevent other characters from engaging with him in battle, allowing him to last a long time.

Final Remarks:
Zhuge Liang is one of the best characters in the game. He has an outstanding defense which can be a source of stress for other characters that cannot damage him during his turn. As Zhuge Liang, you must keep an eye on the characters listed in the Notable Combinations section and do everything you can to kill them so they will not ruin your "Empty City."

Alternate Appearances:
Zhuge Liang 5
Zhuge Liang 6
Zhuge Liang 4
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