The Date Clan on Very HardItems 1-13 of 13. Defeating the rebels. The outcome of the ambush. Defeating the rebel army shouldn't be too difficult. Killing the rebels. Ambushing a rebel army. Starting army. The make-up of your first army. Positioning the army. Moving south. Diplomacy. Arrange military access with the Hatakeyama so you can move where you want to. Moving on…. Building your economy is vital to support the second army you're recruiting. Further south…. March to war – from here you can capture Miyagi or Uzen. Capturing another city. By 1548 you can have three regions under your control. Uniting the north. The next step is to take Ugo and unite the north of Honshu. Taxes. Around 1548-1550 you should already have 4 of the victory regions for the short campaign. Moving towards the Hojo. Work your way south along the coast and towards the Hojo. Near the Hojo. Work your way south along the coast and towards the Hojo. Possible next victims. You can try heading West where Kozuke is potentially an easy capture, but this will likely put you in conflict with the Takeda and/or Uesugi sooner rather than later.