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Get to know General Zhao Yun in Evony: The Strongest Cavalry General

If you’re an Evony player looking for a strong cavalry general, then General Zhao Yun is your guy. Zhao Yun is an epic historic general who has gained popularity among players due to his unmatched strength in mounted troops. In this article, we’ll delve into his legendary story, his special skill and specialty, and how you can obtain him.

Evony Epic Historic General Zhao Yun
Evony Epic Historic General Zhao Yun

The Legendary Story of Zhao Yun

In 208, during a conflict between the Shu and Wei forces, Zhao Yun led the rearguard to protect Liu Bei’s family while he fled the battle. Later in 219, Zhao Yun led a small group of horsemen to spy on the enemy’s main force. Unfortunately, he was surrounded and left with no choice but to fight his way out. He then devised a plan to create the illusion of an empty camp, which caused the enemy to retreat. Zhao Yun then launched a surprise counterattack, which led to Wei’s soldiers being thrown into disarray. Zhao Yun’s legend goes beyond his military prowess, he is also known for his loyalty, courage, and intelligence, making him a member of the Five Tiger Generals.

The Special Skill of Zhao Yun

When General Zhao Yun is leading the army to attack.

AttributeLevel 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5
Ground Troop Attack Bonus30%32%34%36%40%
Mounted Troop Attack Bonus30%32%34%36%40%
Mounted Troop HP Bonus30%32%34%36%40%

The Special Skill of Zhao Yun
The Special Skill of Zhao Yun

The Specialty of Zhao Yun

Zhao Yun’s specialty is divided into four categories: Mounted Troop Formation, Annihilation, Mounted Troop Ares, and Battle of Han River. His specialty can reach max level and increases mounted troop attack and defense by 10%, attacking mounted troop and ground troop attack by 10%, and mounted troop attack, HP, and defense by 10%. His Battle of Han River specialty increased mounted troop attacks by 45%.

The Specialties of Zhao Yun]

How to Obtain General Zhao Yun

Players can obtain General Zhao Yun in various ways. One of the easiest ways is to wait for the limited recruit event, which usually features five historic generals per round. When the round features mounted troops generals, players will have the chance to get Zhao Yun’s fragments. Another way is through the Trial of Knights event, which allows players to redeem specific rare items by purchasing the Knight’s Fight Sale package. Zhao Yun is one of the possible rewards for purchasing the package.

Get Zhao Yun from Trial of Knights
Get Zhao Yun from Trial of Knights

Final Thoughts

General Zhao Yun is a force to be reckoned with in Evony, and his legendary story and impressive abilities make him a popular choice among players. With his special skill and maxed-out specialty, he is an excellent choice for leading a cavalry army. By participating in the limited recruit and trial of knights events, players can acquire this powerful general and add him to their roster.


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