Goju Shingo 
Goju Shingo 
Born: Unknown 
Titles: Master Sensei of the House of Goju

Shiba Shingo was a bushi of the Phoenix Clan. Shingo was corrupted after the Battle of Oblivion's Gate by the Shadow Dragon and became Goju Shingo.

Station Edit

Shingo did not advance too much in the Phoenix ranks because of his low birth. He was midly resentful of the fact but did his duty and served to his Clan. [1] He served as the yojimbo to Isawa Kaede prior to rejoining the Phoenix soldiery as a unit commander. Though he had no formal training in the ways of the Void, he could control his link to the universe with relative ease, eliciting astounding results when he took to the battlefield. [2]

Scorpion Coup Edit

Shingo was part of the small Phoenix unit led by Shiba Tsukune which were inside the Ekohikei when the Scorpion Coup began. After they managed to leave Otosan Uchi fighting the Scorpion guardsmen, [3] they were met in the first day by the Unicorn forces led by the Unicorn Clan Champion Shinjo Yokatsu. The Shinjo daimyo attempted a quick attack to test the Scorpion, and Shingo and ten Phoenix men were part of the attack. [4]

Skirmish Edit

The combined Unicorn-Phoenix force tested the Outer Northern Wall. The general Bayushi Togai led a Scorpion's Strike platoon, alongside with Bayushi Hisa and his Black Cabal, and Bayushi Tangen with his Bayushi Ambushers, against Shinjo Tashima and his Shinjo's Thunder, Shinjo Mokatsu with his Striders, Shiba Shingo and his Water Elementals, and the shugenja Isawa Suma with his yojimbo. An entire Shinjo's Thunder squad managed to past the defender, entering into the city with no way back out. [4]

Clan War Edit

Shiba Shingo 2

Shiba Shingo

Shingo witnessed the corruption of the Elemental Masters during the Clan War, and wondered if the Phoenix would be able to rebuild afterwards. [5]

Fallen to the Nothing Edit

War Against Shadow Edit

In the Battle of Oblivion's Gate Shingo's unit was overwhelmed by the spawn of the Lying Darkness. Shingo barricaded himself in a cave in the outskirsts of Volturnum. when the battle was over he was left behind, his fellow being unaware he was still alive. For seven days Shingo made his stand, until the Shadow Dragon saw the bitterness inside Shingo's soul and the Phoenix rose as a Goju. [1]

Sensei Edit

The Shadow Dragon appointed Shingo as the Master sensei of the House of Goju shortly after he became Goju. Shingo taught by example rather than by words. [1]

Death and Resurrection of Daigotsu Edit

In 1160 when Daigotsu had been killed by Toturi Tsudao, Kyoden came to the House of Goju and ordered his sensei Shingo and his students to leave the dojo. Kyoden sacrificed himself commiting seppuku in payment to the Shadow Dragon and Daigotsu was brought back to life. [6] [7]

Third Rise of Iuchiban Edit

After Iuchiban defeated Daigotsu and became the master of the City of the Lost, the Shadow Dragon was drawn by its own affairs, and Shingo found himself bereft of its guidance more frequently than he was accustomed to. Shingo viewed Iuchiban as an opportunist, who would crush the Goju at the first opportunity. The sensei began a campaign against the Bloodspeaker to restore Daigotsu to power. [8]

See also Edit

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Preceded by:
Master Sensei of the House of Goju
1133 - Present
Succeeded by:


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Way of the Ninja, p. 53
  2. Clan War: Phoenix Army Expansion, p. 50
  3. Otosan Uchi: The Scorpion's Sting, p. 32
  4. 4.0 4.1 Otosan Uchi: The Scorpion's Sting, p. 58
  5. Shiba Shingo (Crimson and Jade flavour)
  6. Corruption's Price, by Rich Wulf
  7. Way of the Samurai, p. 86
  8. Secrets of the Shadowlands, p. 48

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