Tag: Peasant

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  • Ashigaru

    Ashigaru are peasant soldiers enlisted for service in clan armies. They comprise a significant portion of any major military force in the Empire of [[Rokugan]], serving as foot-soldiers. They are lowest ranked in the Buke caste. Although the perception of …

  • Budoka

    Samurai will sometimes allow a peasant to swear allegiance as a personal vassal, training the peasant in certain types of weapons. A budoka, like the [[Ashigaru|ashigaru]], is a specific exception to the normal rule that prevents peasants from carrying …

  • Doshin

    A doshin is a [[Budoka|budoka]] (armed peasant) who has been assigned to uphold law and social order within a town or city, either alone or as an assistant to a samurai [[Clan Magistrate|magistrate]] or [[Yoriki|yoriki]]. Doshin is the lowest level of law …