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Mounted Ninjas
Tags: Mod
File Size:
0.237 MB
Oct 17, 2012 @ 8:46am
Oct 22, 2012 @ 4:26am
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This mod adds the powerful Mounted Ninjas to the game. These units are armed with deadly naginatas to give them a longer reach, and allow them to make a stand against enemy cavalry units. The Ninjas are riding some of the most well-bred horses, this combined with their light clothing and excellent riding skills, makes them the fastest unit in the game. Because of this they have a massive charge bonus, and they can fling there dangerous fire bombs farther then their foot counterparts. On top of this all, these ninjas can deploy anywhere, and hide whilst walking or standing still, wherever they are. Add to this the warcry ability and their blinding grenades, and you've got yourself a very powerful unit!

However, like any mounted unit, the Mounted Ninjas are weak to spear units. Their low armour also makes them vulnerable to enemy missile units, if you allow them to fire on these masters of disguise. Their small unit size also means that they are vulnerable if left in melee for too long, which makes them a micro-intensive unit. Also take care to avoid friendly fire from the fire bombs and blinding grenades!

In the campaign the unit can be recruited when you have a warhorse stables (stables L2, warhorse resource required) and a cryminal syndicate (stealth/ninja chain L3).

This mod was mainly made for fun, and to get to learn the assembly kit a little, so dont expect perfect balancing. However, if you do have a good tip to improve the mod, don't hesitate to voice it!

If the mod doesn't work, please try disabling other mods first. If it still doesn't work, please post below with a list of your DLC.

The mod has been optimized for full compatibility. The mod only add units, so all data is isolated, which means it should be compatible with any other mod. However, sound problems, which are common among all mods that add units or sounds, might arrise if multiple mods are installed at the same time.

-------------------Installation Instructions-------------------
-Click 'Subscribe'.
-Next time you open Shogun 2, a mod manager will appear, and the mod will be downloaded
-Make sure the box next to 'mounted_ninja.pack' is checked.
-Click 'Launch Shogun 2', and the game, with the mod, will start.

-------------------Version History-------------------
V1.1.1 - Oct. 22
Modified localization tables for further decreased filesize, and increased compatiblity.

V1.1 - Oct. 19
Fixed a bug which caused the ninjas' naginatas to dissapear when engaging in melee.

V1.0.1 - Oct. 18
Optimized using PFM for smaller file size and increased compatibility.

V1.0 - Oct. 17
Initial release.
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Ghost_of_Atlas Oct 2, 2014 @ 4:09pm 
BLACK horses. no racism intended.
y'allberetard Oct 1, 2014 @ 8:53pm 
actually rome 2 has a ninja mod for ya
tranthuc25488 Aug 5, 2014 @ 6:34pm 
Hi J2, thanks for that, no worry, mate. Just bored with rome 2 and look bat to shogun 2, finding some new mod to improve experience, lol
 [author] Aug 5, 2014 @ 2:37pm 
Hi tranthuc, I haven't really been modding Total War lately, so I'm afraid I probably won't get around to looking at that. Sorry.
tranthuc25488 Aug 5, 2014 @ 2:15pm 
hi there, i am a ninja maniac, so i like your mod. Just a question, is there any chance you can make a ninja unit with dual swords, lol. Double their melee stat due to 2 katanas. Thanks
Bonder Aug 4, 2014 @ 1:25pm 
Oh sorry for not noticing that.. thanks for the nice response, think i'm grumpy bc campaign AI turned out to be crappy and I came looking for a solution to that.
 [author] Aug 4, 2014 @ 9:38am 
Hi Bonder, thanks for taking a look at my mod, and for providing a bit of a realistic perspective. But like it says in the description, this mod was made mainly for fun. As it stands, the unit is ridiculously overpowered, an super unrealistic. But if you want to wreak havoc with a unit which speaks to the imagination, this is the mod to do it with :)
Bonder Aug 3, 2014 @ 5:30pm 
ninjas are stupid....
in reality all a ninja ever was was a guy who put on a mask so he could slit their throat while they slept without getting id'd....
to put them on hoseback is simply laughable.
but for games sake i guess fuck it
DarkWolf Jun 15, 2014 @ 2:18pm 
yes more ninjas!! lol
The Agathian Prime Minister May 29, 2014 @ 5:32pm 
Good. LORD. YOU HAVE CREATED AN ABOMINATION. Looks like those pesky generals don't stand much of a chance now, eh?