Top 8 Must Have Party Members in Rise Of The Ronin

Ryoma Sakamoto 

In "Rise of the Ronin," meet Ryoma Sakamoto seeking a Yokohama passport. Introduces character control and "Curtain Falls, Curtain Rises" mission, later playable in co-op.

In "Curtain Falls, Curtain Rises," players decide to kill or spare bandit leader Gonzo. Sparing allows recruiting in "The Bad Bunch," framing Gonzo as a thief.


In "The Way of the Warrior," Genzui Kusaka appears arrogant, deeming himself the finest samurai. Players can humble him through defeat in a dojo.

Genzui Kusaka

Shinsaku Takasugi, more relaxed than Genzui, shares their training background. Players recruit him in a gambling den through "Try Your Luck," where he plays shamisen.

Shinsaku Takasugi

"The Plot to Assassinate Harris" begins the second act. Players infiltrate a Yokohama mansion to kill Harris for the Anti-Shogunate cause, led by Kogoro Katsura in absence of the true leader, captured.

Kogoro Katsura

Yukichi Fukuzawa, a samurai fascinated with Western culture, aids the Shogunate for peace. Despite this, he's not a puppet, willing to defy for his morals.

Yukichi Fukuzawa

Yasusuke Sawamura, Yukichi's friend, contrasts as a hardcore ninja focused on ruthless tactics. Players recruit him post-"In Search of New Knowledge" mission for his lethal skills.

Yasusuke Sawamura

Matthew Perry, the first boss, shares a name with the actor but is based on a real historical figure. Surviving the encounter, he understands the player's actions without bitterness.

Matthew Perry

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