|“||There is a time when a real man cannot back down, and that time is now!||„|
|~ Sanada Yukimura|
Sanada Yukimura is Takeda Shingen's most loyal vassal and hot-blooded to a fault, he charges fearlessly into battle with two spears which he dual wields. He's also the long-term rival of Date Masamune, whose blue colors are a distinct contrast to Yukimura's red.
Powers and Stats
Name: Sanada Yukimura
Origin: Sengoku Basara
Classification: Human, Matchless Spear, Ruler of the Heavens
Attack Potency: Moon level (Masamune's equal, a clash with him let out an explosion that made hills look small and that was early in season 1, later he became much stronger and managed to stop a mountain-sized fortress from moving with raw strength alone, his fire supposedly 'burns hotter than the Sun' and was hot enough to incinerate Motonari)
Lifting Strength: Likely Class M
Striking Strength: Class NJ
Durability: Moon level (Takes hits from Masamune, can shake off full-power punches by Shingen which would normally kill anyone else according to Sasuke)
Range: Extended melee range, at least hundreds of meters with fire blasts
Standard Equipment: His two famed cross spears
Intelligence: Skilled combatant and a novice military commander, his fighting power is comparable to Masamune and they both view each other as rivals
Weaknesses: He's hotheaded and somehow easy to provoke.
- Battle Aura: Yukimura can surround himself in a red aura which increases his offensive powers and allows him to fly.
- Fire Barrier: Yukimura creates a barrier of flames that he claims to be hotter than the sun (but this is likely hyperbole),he can also use this to launch forward and attack his enemy.
- Senryo Hanabi (千両花火 Grand Fireworks): Blows away the enemy with a flaming strike.
- Rekka (烈火 Ardent Flame): Repeatedly attacks his foes with rapid thrusts.
- Daisharin (大車輪 Great Wheel) Spins around, generating a whirlwind that blows away all foes nearby and leaves them prone to a follow-up attack.
- Koen (虎炎 Tiger Flames): Engulfs his fists with flame and punches through his targets, blasting through anything he cannot pierce.
- Suzakushō 朱雀翔 (Scarlet Sparrow Rising) Attacks the opponent after a flying leap through the air.