Genbu Ravine

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玄武 (げんぶ) (さわ)
Genbu Ravine
ɡẽ̞mbɯᵝ no̞ sa̠ɰᵝa̠
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Location

Near the Forest of Magic and Youkai Mountain

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Genbu Ravine (玄武の沢 Genbu no Sawa) is a ravine named after the legendary tortoise Genbu (玄武). Formed when Youkai Mountain was still an active volcano. The bottom is covered with hexagonal cracks so it looks like a turtle shell, and it is surrounded by six-sided cliffs. This bizarre rock formation was made when lava flowing from Youkai Mountain cooled and hardened.[4] According to Symposium of Post-mysticism, it is home to some of the kappa, including Nitori Kawashiro. Recently, pipes have been shown to be running though the walls of the ravine.

Genbu Ravine's Appearances

Spin-offs

The ravine made an appearance as stage location in Scarlet Weather Rhapsody, making it a location for many characters to fight. If connecting Touhou Hisoutensoku to this game, then the stage can be selectable on arcade mode. It then re-appeared again in Hopeless Masquerade and Urban Legend in Limbo as a stage location dedicated to Nitori Kawashiro, having a complete different appearance from the previous games.

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