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Ruka

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Ruka

YHWC Ruka.png
Artwork of Ruka from TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles.
Gender

Male

Race

Human

Family

Raquel (older sister)

Starting class

Bow Fighter

Appearance(s)
I'm not going to be a hunter. I may be just a volunteer soldier now, but some day I'm going to become a knight of Wellt.
— Ruka to Raquel

(Japanese: ルカ Ruka) is a playable character appearing in TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles. He is a Bow Fighter serving Count Marlon of Wellt.

TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles

Role

If Runan speaks to Ruka during Map 2: Subduing the Bandits Eugen will comment that their forces currently lack someone that can use a bow. When he appears later at Wellt Castle, if he was not recruited by Runan and Holmes visits Wellt Castle after Map 12, Holmes will comment that their forces are not in need of an archer when considering him, though Katri does say that he is passionate.

During Map 3: Tragic Soldiers, Ruka can visit his older sister Raquel in the upper left house, if he does so before Sasha he will receive Raquel's favorite Hand Bow as a parting gift. During the visit, Raquel invites him to a meal, saying he can't grow into a strong hunter on an empty stomach. Despite Raquel having a strong disdain of killing, she doesn't openly oppose Ruka taking this path, but she remains confused by his choice. If Ruka visits the house a second time, she asks him if he will return home after the dethroning of Codha. Ruka says that he hopes he will be allowed to stay at the palace after the fighting and doesn't intend to return home any time soon.[1]

If Raquel joins Runan's forces Ruka is surprised to see her. Raquel then teases him that she has been talking to princess Sasha about him.[2]

If Ruka visited Raquel before Sasha during Map 3 and both he and his sister are in Runan's army during Map 26: Ghost Operation, an event where Raquel abstains from killing one of the enemy soldiers occurs. Eugen tells her to finish the job; the player can choose between two options for her, to leave, or to stay. If the first option is chosen Raquel will leave the army entirely after refusing to kill the enemy soldier. If Raquel chooses to stay, she will hesitate and the soldier will kill Ruka, who steps onto the scene unaware of what is happening. Ruka dies in her arms and she discards her vow of not killing humans. His death under this circumstance is considered equivalent to an ordinary death in combat, and he can be revived with the Dakruon later in the game.

If Ruka survived, during the ending he returns home after the war, no longer desiring to be a knight. His attitude during his ending varies if his sister survived or not, with him being much more somber if she did not.

Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait ruka trs01.png
Bow Fighter
Level 2
Recruitment: Intermission before Map 2; NPC, talk with Runan.
or
Holmes visits Wellt Castle after Map 12; NPC, talk with Holmes.

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory Skills
Is ps1 hand bow.png Hand Bow Is ps1 charge.png Charge (Lv15)
Is ps1 continuation skill.png Continuation (Lv30)
Is ps1 castle fighter.png Castle Fighter (Class Change)
Weapons
PS1RankSword.png X mark.png PS1RankLance.png X mark.png PS1RankAxe.png X mark.png PS1RankBow.png X mark.png PS1RankStaff.png X mark.png
PS1RankFire.png X mark.png PS1RankThunder.png X mark.png PS1RankWind.png X mark.png PS1RankLight.png X mark.png PS1RankDark.png X mark.png

Promotion stat gains

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Def


Mov Weapon level
Bow Master +?? +?? +?? +?? +?? +0 +??


+?? ??

Analysis

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Personality and character

Ruka's desire to become a full fledged knight of Wellt appears to have arisen suddenly, to the confusion of his older sister Raquel.[3] Ruka's infatuation with Sasha appears to be one of the reasons that he chose the path of a knight; he wants to get closer to Sasha.[4][5] If someone other than Ruka or Sasha visits Raquel, she mentions that Ruka left to avenge his parents, though it is unclear what happened to his parents.[6]

Ruka is very nervous and shy around Sasha, though Sasha thinks she is doing something wrong and upsetting him and doesn't realize his feelings.

Supports

Quotes

Battle quotes

Ruka has no battle quotes.

Death Quotes

I'm sorry... Lord Runan...
— Ruka if in Runan's army.
Raquel... Sis...
— Ruka if in Holmes's army.

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English
(unofficial)
Ruka
Luka
Luca
Used in the TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles fan translations.
Japanese ルカ Officially romanized as Ruka.

Gallery

Sprite Gallery
Portrait ruka trs01.png Bow Fighter Bow Master
File:Bs trs01 ruka bow fighter iron bow.png
Bow
(Iron Bow)
File:Bs trs01 ruka bow master iron sword.png
Bow
(Iron Bow)

References

  1. "I'm thinking of staying at the palace, if I can. I don't know if they'll let me, but..." — Ruka to Raquel, TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles
  2. "Raquel: I made friends with Princess Sasha. That's all. I've been talking with her about cooking, and archery, and you...
    Ruka: M-Me...?
    Raquel: Hee hee...
    " — Ruka and Raquel, TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles
  3. "Why do you suddenly want to be a knight? You never mentioned it at all growing up." — Raquel to Ruka, TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles
  4. "Ruka: Because... Because I want to protect our kingdom, of course!
    Raquel: Oh? You've gone all red, Ruka.
    " — Raquel and Ruka, TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles
  5. "That must be what Ruka sees in you..." — Raquel to Sasha, TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles
  6. "You came from Verje, right? Then do you know my brother? His name is Luca. He left the village some time ago saying that he was going to avenge our parents." — Raquel, TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles
TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles
Playable characters AlfredAliciaAttromArkisBartsBillfordBudEnteh (Muse) • EstherEzekielFrauGaroHagarHolmesJuliaKateKatri (Neuron) • KreissKrishnaLeeLeteenaLionelLionheartLoffaruLyriaMaerhenMahterMarujuMelMeriahMintzNarsusNarronNortonPlumRaffinRaquelRebeccaReneeRennieRinaRishelRogerRukaRunanSamsonSashaSennetSharonShigenShirouSierraSunThomasTiaVegaVernaXenoYodaYuniZachariaZeek
Non-playable characters EugenEzenbahGuenchaosMarlonMiradonaMorseSylphisTemzinYutona
Bosses BeromDagonDolkDommesEritzGerxelJuliusNeyfa (Rakis) • NevkaRogerRussTeeta (Kranion) • YazamZeek
Personal and weapons Aura RainBlack RainBreak Evil StaffBrenthunderCanaan LanceDefense StaffDolharkenDullahanHoly Sword CanaanHoly Sword LedaHoly Sword ReeveHoly Sword SaliaLeda LanceMagic StaffMainstarMemory StaffPower StaffPreludeRepair StaffRukuudSalia LanceShrammSilence StaffStarlightSylpheedWarp StaffWundergustZahhak
Maps 1: Arrival at Wellt • 2: Subduing the Bandits • 3: The Encounter • 4: Tragic Soldiers • 5: Beyond the Legend • 6: Across the River • 7: Liberation of Wellt • 8: Holy Dragon Neuron • 9: Two Paths • 10: Freedom and JusticeSkirmish 1 • 11: Mage of Leda • 12: A Youth of Blood • 13: Sea Serpent of Sene • 14: Holmes the Hero • 15: The Oasis of BloodSkirmish 2 • 16: Dark Beasts • 17: Hero of the Plains • 18: The Dark Forest • 19: A Chance EncounterSkirmish 3 • 20: Frontier Battle • 21: The Demon Dragon Kranion • 22: General Zacharia • 23: The Maiden's TearsSkirmish 4 • 24: The Great River of Reeve • 25: Desert Storm • 26N: Ghost Operation • 26S: Dark Prince • 27: The Sea Lion • 28: Battle for Granada • 29: Sea Lion's Flag • 30: The Legendary SwordsmanSkirmish 5Skirmish 6 • 31: Traitor... • 32: Temple of Salia • 33: Holy Sword of Salia • 34: Total War • 35: Julius... • 36: City of Love and Sorrow • 37: Holy Sword of Reeve • 38: Fading Life • 39: In the Darkness... • 40: The Evil God and the Goddess
Locations Lieberia (CanaanLedaReeveSaliaZoa) Jugd
Groups, objects and concepts DakruonEmiyuRing of CanaanRing of LedaRing of ReeveRing of Salia
Related topics Name chartPre-release information (Demo buildUnused content)