Kwanda Rosman

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Kwanda Rosman
クワンダ・ロスマン
Star of Destiny Tenmou Star
Kwanda Rosman.png
Illustration Kawano Junko
Gender Male
Race Human
Age 36 (Suikoden)
Birth Year SY 422
Appearances

Kwanda Rosman (クワンダ・ロスマン, Kuwanda Rosuman) is a supporting character in Suikoden. One of the Five Great Generals of the Scarlet Moon Empire, Kwanda Rosman loyally served Barbarosa for 10 years.

Biography

Kwanda Rosman
“ My loyalty for Emperor Barbarosa remains firm. But I cannot serve the present Emperor, whoever he may be. ”

Kwanda Rosman is a powerful soldier and Great General who favours the use of the halberd in battle. He became known as "Iron Wall Rosman" and "Kwanda the Insurmountable" for his invulnerable defence, heavy armour and dedication towards protecting Barbarosa's life during the War of Succession. The armour he wears has been handed down from generation to generation in the Rosman family. During the War of Succession he once shielded Barbarosa from a flurry of arrows and survived thanks to his armour.

During the Gate Rune War, Kwanda Rosman was stationed at Pannu Yakuta Castle and under the influence of Windy's Conqueror Rune used the Burning Mirror to destroy the Village of the Elves. In response to this, the Toran Liberation Army defeated Kwanda at the Battle at Pannu Yakuta Castle and its leader defeated Kwanda in a duel.

Freed from the effects of the Black Rune and realizing that the Empire was quickly becoming corrupt beyond repair, Kwanda agreed to join the Liberation Army. Following the fall of the Scarlet Moon Empire, he became the Commander in Chief of the Republican Army showing that the new Toran Republic was also insurmountable.

Game info

Kwanda
Kwanda (portrait).png Recruit Choose not to execute Kwanda when given the opportunity following your duel with him at Pannu Yakuta Castle.
Info Level Gender Range W Type W Level Element Rune
30 Male M Axe 6 -- --
Weapon Level 1 Alkaid Hatchet Equipment Head Helmets
Level 9 Mizar Hatchet Body Heavy armour
Level 14 Alioth Hatchet Other Male
War Name Type Soldiers Lead ATK Sub ATK
Invulnerable Defense Charge 300 14 3
Stats HP PWR SKL DEF SPD MGC LUK
C C F A G H F
Starting Equipment Head Half Helmet Other --

Body Leather Armor
Shield --

Trivia

  • The names for Kwanda’s Hatchets: Alkaid, Mizar, and Alioth, are stars in the constellation Ursa Major, forming the tail of the bear; these stars are also present in the constellation of the Big Dipper.
  • Kwanda is the first Star of Destiny the player will encounter who has the option of being executed. Should one choose to execute Kwanda when given the first opportunity to do so, Windy will show up to taunt you, but she will not appear if you choose to kill Kwanda later on in the scene after he requests that you do so.

References

  1. Gensosuikoden Encyclopaedia (ISBN 4-575-16297-3), pages 94-95
  2. Gensosuikoden Kiwami Encyclopedia, pages 41, 49-50, 76