ランマル Ranmaru
Mori Ranmaru.png
Artwork with Dragonair
Gender Male
Relatives Unknown
Kingdom Dragnor, Chrysalia*
Specialty  Fighting  Steel 
Weakness  Ghost 
Default Pokémon


Perfect Links


Ranmaru (Japanese: ランマル) is a Warlord in Pokémon Conquest.

In the games

Aya, Ranmaru, Ina, Oichi, Kai, , and Ginchiyo
Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.

Warlord information

Rank I

  Power 69
Wisdom 72
Charisma 66
Total 207
Warrior Skill Empathy
Capacity 4
Perfect Links

Rank II

  Power 79
Wisdom 82
Charisma 76
Total 237
Warrior Skill Faith
Capacity 5
Perfect Links
  Riolu   Lucario
  • Transforms to Rank II by reaching a 60% link with Riolu or Lucario while Nobunaga is in the same kingdom.

Default Pokémon

The Legend of Ransei Defeat Nobunaga stories Unite Ransei stories Collect 100 Pokémon stories Junior Warlord stories Ninja stories* Two Heroes of Ransei


  • Start of turn:
  • When asleep:
"Still snoozing..."
  • With low health or a status ailment:
"Something must be done...!"
  • When victory is near:
"We're nearly there."
  • Otherwise:
"I shall step forward!"
  • Start of battle:
    • When attacking a castle:
"It is time to test our faith!"
  • When defending a castle:
"We will not go down easily!"
  • During battle:
"For the sake of my Lord/Lady <player>... <Pokémon's name> and Ranmaru are at your service!"
  • When ordering to attack:
"<Pokémon's name>, <move's name>!"
  • When ordering to go to battle:
  • To a kingdom:
"Whoever I might be faced with, you can count on me not to retreat!"
  • To a wild Pokémon location:
"Let's set off!"
  • Upon forming a link:
"I've linked with <Pokémon's name>! Right, then! Come along!"
  • Upon finding Perfect Link:
"Oh, Riolu/Lucario... The way I feel about you, it's... I can't describe it. Do you feel something similar, by any chance? I feel like I can become stronger if you are by my side, Riolu/Lucario! I'm counting on you!"
  • When using an item:
"I will use my <item>."
"I will give everything for victory!"
  • After winning a battle:
  • If he attacked a castle:
"Forgive us. We simply could not afford to lose."
  • If he defended a castle:
"We have merely done our duty."
  • After losing a battle:
  • If recruitable:
"You may be the enemy, but... I must admit that you are impressive."
  • When defeated by something other than the enemy:
  • Otherwise:
"I don't care about my own life... But <Pokémon's name>'s is another matter!"
  • When being recruited:
"If you're sure it's me you want... then I shall gladly accept your proposition!"
  • When his Pokémon is evolving:
"But...! What's happening to you, <Pokémon's name>?"
  • When there are 10 Warriors in the army:
"We are slowly starting to build a fine group of allies! We mustn't stop now... I'm counting on your help, <Pokémon's name>!"
"Why me...?"
"I am a man... But no one will listen!"
"Is anyone going to notice,,,?"
"But I don't want to ruin the contest. Everyone in Ransei is so excited, after all..."
"If only Lord Nobunaga were here..."
"But he has gone away, entrusting me with the castle."
"Well, there is only one thing for it!"
"I must battle as if my very life depended on it!"
"I won, but..."
"Now it's going to be even harder for me to tell the world that I'm a man..."
"Does that really matter, though...?"
"Lord Nobunaga...!"
"Nothing could make me happier than hearing those words, my lord!"


A courageous and extremely talented Warrior. Earnest and very dutiful, he has no ambitions of his own but to serve his master.

In the manga

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

Ranmaru debuted in The Black Scroll: Nobunaga's Ambition.


Dratini is Ranmaru's only known Pokémon.
Debut The Black Scroll: Nobunaga's Ambition


Historical origin

Ranmaru is based on the real-life Mori Ranmaru of Japanese history. He was Nobunaga's page.

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