The Best Mounted Troops’ General in Evony: Zhao Yun

is an who is very popular with players in Evony. By far, Zhao Yun is the strongest Cavalry (Mounted Troops) General in Evony, when the General's ascends to full star (i.e. after the general is awakened) and the general's reaches Max Level. In order to let players know more about Zhao Yun and obtain him, this article will first tell the legendary story of Zhao Yun, then introduce Zhao Yun's Special Skill and Specialty, and finally list the methods of obtaining Zhao Yun as far as possible.
General Zhao Yun
General Zhao Yun

The Story of Zhao Yun

Zhao Yun is renowned as one of the Five Tiger Generals for his exceptional combat skills, unwavering loyalty, immense courage, and keen intelligence. He demonstrated his leadership and bravery in battle by protecting Liu Bei's family and tricking Wei's forces to secure a victory. Zhao Yun‘s impressive feats in battle have made him a legend, and his legacy continues to inspire countless soldiers and leaders throughout history.

The Special Skill of Zhao Yun

Increases ground troops and mounted troops' attacks by 30% and increases mounted troops' HP by 30% when the General is leading the army to attack.
As an Awakened General, the star of Zhao Yun's Special Skill will be increased with his ascending. Each star of Special Skill has its own attribute, and the details will be shown in the following picture.

The Specialty (Max Level Attributes) of Zhao Yun

  • Mounted Troop Formation – Mounted Troop Attack & Defense +10%
  • Annihilation – March Size Capacity +6%, Attacking Mounted Troop and Ground Troop Attack +10%
  • Mounted Troop Ares – Mounted Troop Attack, HP & Defense +10%
  • Battle of Han River – Mounted Troop Attack +45%

The way to get this General

Zhao Yun was released at the Chinese Valentine's Day Events in Evony on July 28th, 2022, and players can get him in the 5th tier of the Chinese Valentine's Day Package at that time. And now you can get Zhao Yun in the following ways:
  • Limited Recruit Event

      Evony has regular Limited Recruit events. There are 5 Historic Generals in each round of Limited Recruit, and the Historic Generals will refresh every round. You will have a chance to gain the Historic General Fragments of Zhao Yun when they open the round of Mounted Troops Generals. You can check out the rules in more detail during the event.
  • Trial of Knights

      Sometimes, Evony will also release the Trial of Knights event. During the event time, players get scores by consuming Blood of Ares (i.e. Ascending Generals), and use scores to redeem specific rare items. By purchasing the Knight's Fight Sale package, you will have a chance to receive the Historic General (Zhao Yun).

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