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Shu

Character Requirement
Zhao Yun Initial unlock.
Guan Yu Initial unlock.
Zhang Fei Initial unlock.
Zhuge Liang Complete Musou Mode with any Shu or Wei officer except Zhang Fei, Pang Tong, Dian Wei, Zhang Liao & Zhen Ji who do not have Wu Zhang Plains in their Musou Mode.
Liu Bei Complete 2 Shu Musou Modes.
Ma Chao Complete 1 Shu Musou Mode, alternatively have a Dynasty Warriors 2 save.
Huang Zhong Complete 2 Shu Musou Modes.
Jiang Wei Complete Musou Mode with Zhuge Liang.
Wei Yan Complete 1 Shu Musou Mode, alternatively have a Dynasty Warriors 2 save.
Pang Tong Stage: Assault on Cheng Du (Liu Bei's Forces) - Finish the stage with Pang Tong alive, defeating Zhang Ren before Pang Tong moves gives him plenty of time to stay alive.

Wei

Character Requirement
Xiahou Dun Initial unlock.
Dian Wei Initial unlock.
Xu Zhu Complete 1 Wei Musou Mode, alternatively have a Dynasty Warriors 2 save.
Cao Cao Complete 2 Wei Musou Modes.
Xiahou Yuan Stage: The Battle of Mt. Ding Jun (Shu Forces) - Defeat him.
Zhang Liao Stage: The Battle at He Fei (Wu Forces) - Defeat him. Must be done in Musou Mode.
Sima Yi Complete Musou Mode with any Shu or Wei officer except Zhang Fei, Pang Tong, Dian Wei, Zhang Liao & Zhen Ji who do not have Wu Zhang Plains in their Musou Mode.
Xu Huang Complete 2 Wei Musou Modes.
Zhang He Initial unlock.
Zhen Ji Complete 1 Wei Musou Mode, alternatively have a Dynasty Warriors 2 save.

Wu

Character Requirement
Zhou Yu Initial unlock.
Lu Xun Complete 1 Wu Musou Mode, alternatively have a Dynasty Warriors 2 save.
Taishi Ci Stage: Assault on Wu Territory (Sun Ce's Forces) - Defeat Liu Yong before Yan Bai Hu & Wang Lang to make Taishi Ci surrender and join you. Must be done in Musou Mode.
Sun Shang Xiang Initial unlock.
Sun Jian Complete 2 Wu Musou Modes.
Sun Quan Stage: The Battle at He Fei (Wu Forces) - Wait for Taishi Cis death event which will cause Sun Quan/Jian to fall back to the broken bridge. Meet with him to have him jump over then wait for Zhang Liao to leave the battlefield and reappear near them and save them. Afterward Quan/Jian will declare a counterattack, make sure they make Cao Cao retreat by entering his camp to unlock Sun Quan. Must be done in Musou Mode.
Lu Meng Stage: The Battle of Fan Castle (Wu Forces) - Finish the stage with Lu Meng alive, he doesn't have to show up during the battle.
Gan Ning Stage: The Battle at He Fei (Wei Forces) - Trigger his surprise attack event then defeat him.
Huang Gai Initial unlock.
Sun Ce Complete 2 Wu Musou Modes.
Da Qiao Complete 1 Wu Musou Mode, alternatively have a Dynasty Warriors 2 save.
Xiao Qiao Clear Musou Mode with Zhou Yu or Da Qiao.

Others

Character Requirement
Diao Chan Stage: The Battle at Hu Lao Gate (Allied Forces) - Defeat her.
Lu Bu Stage: The Battle of Hu Lao Gate (Allied Forces) - Get 1,000 KOs.
Dong Zhuo Stage: The Battle at Hu Lao Gate (Allied Forces) - Defeat Diao Chan & Lu Bu.
Yuan Shao Stage: Battle at Guan Du (Cao Cao's Forces) - Defeat Yan Liang and Wen Chou before Guan Yu does.
Zhang Jiao Stage: The Yellow Turban Rebellion (Han Forces) - Defeat Zhang Bao, Zhang Liang & Zhang Jiao.
Meng Huo Stage: The Nanman Campaign (Wu or Shu Forces) - Defeat him at all 7 of his locations. Must be done in Musou Mode.
Zhu Rong Stage: The Nanman Campaign (Wu or Shu Forces) - Defeat her.
Fu Xi Clear Musou Mode with Liu Bei, Cao Cao & Sun Jian.
Nu Wa Clear Musou Mode with all 4 female characters (Sun Shang Xiang, Da Qiao, Xiao Qiao & Zhen Ji).