RPG Information (AEG) Edit

Status is a direct measure of the character's influence and responsibility in Rokugani society, [1] the public standing of the character. Promotions or Demotions would cause the character's status to rise or lower respectively. [2] Status granted a samurai authority over other samurai of lower status within the same hierarchy. [3]

RPG Information (FFG) Edit

Status is an attribute that reflects circumstances of a character's birth and, occasionally, achievements that elevate their Rank in the world. [4]


  1. Way of the Thief, p. 96
  2. Way of the Daimyo, pp. 5-7
  3. Legend of the Five Rings; Fourth Edition, p. 95
  4. Beginner Game: Rulebook, p. 12