コタロウ Kotarō
Fuma Kotaro.png
Artwork with Zoroark
Gender Male
Relatives Unknown
Kingdom Yaksha
Specialty  Dark 
Weakness  Bug 
Default Pokémon


Perfect Links


Kotarō (Japanese: コタロウ) is a Warlord in Pokémon Conquest.

In the games

The ninja Warlords, Kotarō, Hanzō, Nene, and Kunoichi with Pokémon
Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.

Warlord information

When Kotarō enters a battle, there is a chance that a wild Zorua may appear, disguised as a duplicate of one of the wild Pokémon shown in the battle preview. This is the only way for wild Zorua to spawn without the use of passwords.

Rank I

  Power 82
Wisdom 78
Charisma 52
Total 212
Warrior Skill Quick Strike
Capacity 5
Perfect Links

Rank II

  Power 92
Wisdom 89
Charisma 62
Total 243
Warrior Skill Mayhem
Capacity 6
Perfect Links
  Zorua   Zoroark
  • Transforms to Rank II by reaching a 60% link with Zorua or Zoroark.

Default Pokémon

The Legend of Ransei Unite Ransei stories Ninja stories Defeat Nobunaga stories Two Heroes of Ransei


  • Start of turn:
  • When asleep:
"Hm... Sleeping..."
  • With low health or a status ailment:
"The situation is...delicate..."
  • When victory is near:
"Let's finish them..."
  • Otherwise:
  • Start of battle:
    • When attacking a castle:
"Throw them into oblivion."
  • When defending a castle:
"They must want to be crushed..."
  • During battle:
"Not a bad battle at all, is it, <Pokémon's name>? Let's stir things up as best we can..."
  • When ordering to attack:
"<Move's name>..."
  • When ordering to go to battle:
  • To a kingdom:
"Ha... I can already tell you how this battle will end..."
  • To a wild Pokémon location:
"Let's have some fun..."
  • Upon forming a link:
"I have formed a link with <Pokémon's name>..."
  • When using an item:
"Let's shake things up..."
  • After winning a battle:
  • If he attacked a castle:
"That was far too easy..."
  • If he defended a castle:
"Feeling bitter...? Hehe..."
  • When defeated:
    • If recruitable:
"Hehe... I've taken a liking to you..."
  • If defeated by something other than the enemy:
"Ha... How amusing."
  • Otherwise:
"Fun's over..."
  • When being recruited:
"Fine. Let's see how you fare..."
"Ha... This will be enjoyable."


A ninja who seems set on throwing all of Ransei into turmoil. His true motivations for doing so, however, remain a mystery to all.

In the manga

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga

Kotarō debuted in The Scarlet Scroll: Kunoichi's Situation.


Zoroark is Kotarō's only known Pokémon.
Debut The Scarlet Scroll: Kunoichi's Situation


  • Kotarō has the lowest Charisma of any Warlord.

Historical origin

Kotarō is based on the real-life Fūma Kotarō of Japanese history. Isuke (Ninokuruwa Isuke) was of the Fūma clan as well. Kotarō served both Ujimasa (Hōjō Ujimasa) and Ujinao (Hōjō Ujinao).

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