Total War: Three Kingdoms – Mandate of Heaven focuses on the great upheaval that plagued the Han Dynasty: the Yellow Turban Rebellion. The Mandate of Heaven DLC features Zhang Jue and his brothers, Zhang Liang and Zhang Bao, as the leaders of this revolt. It’s an uphill battle and one of the most challenging campaigns you could experience. Here’s our guide to help you succeed while playing as “The Zhang Gang.”
Note: Many of Total War: Three Kingdoms – Mandate of Heaven‘s core concepts have already been discussed in our previous articles, so check out our guides and features hub for more information. This guide was completed while playing Romance Mode on VH/VH difficulty.
Mandate of Heaven: Zhang Jue and the Yellow Turbans
I. Faction mechanics – An overview of Zhang Jue’s campaign mechanics as you attempt to increase Zeal and Fervor while managing your Yellow Turban officers.
II. Zhang Jue’s opening moves and the Mandate War – The first few turns of your Total War: Three Kingdoms – Mandate of Heaven campaign are the most crucial, and you’ll experience the Yellow Turban Rebellion once the Mandate War event starts.
III. Notable events and the Divine Empire – Here are the important events to take note of while playing as Zhang Jue and the Yellow Turbans. You could also form the so-called Divine Empire while annexing the remaining Yellow Turban lords well past Mandate of Heaven‘s campaign goals.