Guo Huai was a Chinese officer of the Three Kingdoms era
who received a series of promotions while serving Cao Pi
and eventually Sima Yi
Guo Huai has made appearances in the Dynasty Warriors
series dating back to Dynasty Warriors 3
as a generic NPC officer. In Dynasty Warriors 7
, he was made a unique, playable officer with his own appearance. In this game, he is depicted as being stricken with an illness that gives him a sickly appearance and frequent coughing fits. However, he's a very hard worker that his fellow officers respect. He feels responsible for the death of Xiahou Yuan
at the Battle of Mt. Ding Jun. Following Yuan's death, he enters the service of Sima Yi, and feels deeply insulted when Yuan's son, Xiahou Ba
, flees Wei
in fear of his life only to seek refuge in Shu
, the nation responsible for the death of his father.
Guo Huai encounters Xiahou Ba face to face during the second Shu invasion and defeats him in battle. He intends to execute Ba for his disloyalty and the dishonor of Xiahou Yuan, but is shot in the back by archers accompanying Jiang Wei
Guo Huai's EX weapon is an arm cannon.