Yagyu Ranzou (柳生 乱蔵 Yagyuu Ranzō ) is a playable character in Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone and Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones. He is a ninja master member of a secret society of assassins. He is first fought as an end level boss, and once defeated, he joins the Lee brothers in their quest to find the Sacred Stones of Power.
The boss of Mission 3, Japan. He is a very flexible and strong warrior. Watch out for his shurikens and smoke bombs. He will also split into three mirror images during the battle.
A member of a secret society of ninjas and keeper of the second Sacred Stone. He challenges our heroes to a duel after finding his pupils beaten to the ground. When he is defeated, he discovers that he is not the warrior he used to be and joins the party to improve his skills.
Ranzou is the fastest and most agile of the group and his ninja blade has a very long reach. Unfortunately, he is very fragile and cannot take major damage. He is the only character who cannot pick up enemy weapons.
Total Power: 84
Weapons: Ninja Blade, Shuriken (20)
- Amon, a playable character in the one-on-one fighting game Double Dragon for the Neo Geo, was apparently modeled after Ranzou.
|Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone • Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones|
|Characters||Billy Lee • Jimmy Lee • Brett • Hiruko • Urquidez brothers|
|Bosses||Arcade: Jim • Li Cheng-Long • Yagyu Ranzou • Giuliano • Mummy • Cleopatra|
NES: Jim • Chin Seimei • Yagyu Ranzou • unnamed warrior • Mummy • Princess Noiram
|Missions||USA • China • Japan • Italy • Egypt|
|Enemies||Gibson • Robinson • Daby • Martial Artist • Ninja • Swordsman • Gladiator • Biker • Woodman • Stoneman • Saucer Blade|