Hunt: Showdown - Spirit of Nian

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The DLC Spirit of Nian includes:

  • North Star (hunter),

  • The Sovereign (hunter),

  • Sniper’s Gift (weapon),

  • Dragon’s Song (weapon),

  • Fire Monkey (weapon).

North Star

A student of mythology and a master of the Five Forms, Chen Lan answered the call for aid from the American Hunter’s Association, eager to gain knowledge that might aid the fight on her home turf. She keeps silent about the details of her journey from the Fujian province to New Orleans, though her skill with a gun and fondness for violence speaks volumes about the red trail she cut from East to West.

The Sovereign

An expert strategist and sniper of otherworldly skill, Xiao Feng left Fujian province with his hunting partner, Chen Lan, crossing the globe in a sweep of bloody encounters over land and sea. Rumors of the duo’s deadly skill preceded their arrival in New Orleans, and they were welcomed into the fold of the AHA with reverence befitting the highest nobility.

Sniper’s Gift

Before beginning the treacherous journey from Fujian to Louisiana, Xiao Feng’s Father – a fellow Hunter – gifted him this Nagant – a symbol of the success he would achieve when he put to use in the bayou.

Dragon’s Song

When the crackling of burning bamboo is not enough to scare off Nian (or worse), a handful of decoys should do the trick – and this lucky set will work on both brethren and beast in the Bayou.

Fire Monkey

According to the zodiac, 1896 was the year of the Fire Monkey, and these fusees were named for the year of their debut in the Bayou.

Hunt’s two newest Legendary Hunters have travelled a long way to get to Louisiana – and they’ve brought a new Legendary Nagant, Blank Fire Decoys, and Fusees along with them to aid us all in the fight against the creatures that lurk in the bayou.

Many think the monster is only a legend. Many think the fight is only a symbol. But each Spring, Nian marks the turning of the year by coming out to hunt, devouring livestock and shredding human flesh between its murderous teeth. Spring is approaching again, and as local Hunters will tell you, Nian is no symbol; Nian is a symptom – of the Sculptor’s influence – and an enemy against which many Chinese Hunters cut their teeth and learn their trade.

After facing Nian year after year with brutal, bloody success, these two Legendary Hunters immigrated to the United States in late 1895, in spite of the Geary Act, with help from both Trevors and Huff. Their skills would prove invaluable in the fight against the corruption in Louisiana, as well as the weapons and tools they brought with them. In 1896, the Chinese New Year would begin on the 13th: a bad omen for what would happen that year in Louisiana.

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Game added January 23rd, 2024. Last modified January 23rd, 2024.