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Race Spirit Dragon
Birthplace Kakuriyo, Kamigawa
Lifetime Pre-Mending, died during the Kami War
Mending Era, reborn in a new form.
Heretic: Betrayers of Kamigawa, Guardian: Saviors of Kamigawa

Yosei (Japanese: (よう) (せい) ; rōmaji: Yōsei; literally: "Yang Star") was the great ryuu (divine dragon) of Kamigawa's plains and the guardian of Eiganjo. He has since reincarnated as Ao, who is male.


Kami War[]

Yosei was summoned by Konda during the Kami War to fight against O-Kagachi. Half of his body was torn off in a battle against the Great Serpent. Still, Yosei defended Eiganjo Castle when it was attacked by hordes of akki. Yosei dies after defending the Castle.

Neon Dynasty[]

Along with the other ryuu, Yosei was reborn after a fifty-year slumber in an egg beneath Boseiju. His new form was that of Ao, the Dawn Sky.[1]

Haunted by the memories of his violent death when he was torn in half in a battle against O-Kagachi, Ao refused to assume the role of Eiganjo's protector again after the city was rebuilt and tries to distance himself from mortal affairs as much as possible. On occasion, though, he will break his own vows, unable to stand by and do nothing when an extreme injustice is being committed.[2]

In-game references[]

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  1. Emily Teng (January 17, 2022). "The Dragon-Kami Reborn". Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Ari Zirulnik, Grace Fong, Emily Teng, and Gerritt Turner (February 11, 2022). "The Legends of Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty". Wizards of the Coast.