The Kinkou Order Crest

The Kinkou Order Crest

The Kinkou Order is an ancient organization which sole task is to protect peace and balance within Ionia.

Champions of The Kinkou Order

Other Related Champions

  • JhinSquare Jhin was a serial killer previously hunted and imprisoned down by Master Kusho, ShenSquare Shen, and ZedSquare Zed.
  • KaynSquare Kayn is a member of the Shadow Order and as such is a enemy of the Order.
  • ZedSquare Zed was a former member of the Order, before he killed his master and made his own Shadow Order.

Lore

Legends

"Good and evil are not truths. They are born from men and each sees the shades differently."
― Master Kusho
The Kinkou Order is an ancient clan originating in the Ionian Isles dedicated to the preservation of balance. Order, chaos, light, darkness—all things must exist in perfect harmony, for such is the way of the universe. The Order employs a triumvirate of shadow warriors to uphold its causes in the world. The three warriors are each entrusted with one of three sacred duties: Watching the Stars, Coursing the Sun and Pruning the Tree. Being open minded in regards to their choice of students, the Order is willing to train individuals from other nations, so long as those individuals prove to be best suited in carrying out the duties entrusted to them.

ZedSquare Zed, who trained under Master Kusho, Shen's father, later killed his master and destroyed the old ninja order. Now both ShenSquare Shen and Zed belong to their respective ninja clans. Shen is currently rebuilding the Kinkou Order, and Zed is the master of his own clan, The Order of Shadows.

Golden Excellence
  • Art requires a certain... cruelty.
  • Starring JhinSquare Jhin, ShenSquare Shen, and ZedSquare Zed.
Mind of the Virtuoso
  • I will make you beautiful. I will make you perfect. Dive into the meticulous mind of Jhin, the Virtuoso.

Mind of the Virtuoso

Mind of the Virtuoso

True Neutral
  • The Eye is blind to fear, to hate, to love - to all things that would sway equilibrium.
  • Starring ShenSquare Shen.

Trivia

  • The Order's name "Kinkou" (きんこう) comes from the on-yomi reading of Chinese 均衡, literally "even measures", & thus "balance" and "equilibrium".
  • The current Kinkou Order is controlled by the Triumvirate.
    • AkaliSquare Akali, entrusted with the sacred duty of Pruning the Tree - eliminating those who threaten the equilibrium of Valoran.
    • KennenSquare Kennen, entrusted with the sacred duty of Coursing the Sun - tirelessly conveying the justice of the Kinkou.
    • ShenSquare Shen, entrusted with the sacred duty of Watching the Stars - exercising judgment untainted by prejudice.
  • AkaliSquare Akali is currently a Ronin / Rogue Ninja of the Order, still part of it, but operating outside of its rules and regulations.[1]
    • She and ShenSquare Shen parted on neutral terms. Neither hates the other but both disapprove of the others methods. [2]

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