The Heavensong Empire's banner
||“The Heavensong Empire has many territories beyond the seas that circle the land of Aurania, but the heart of the empire beats within its shores. The members of its army each wear a golden animal mask that designates their role and discipline.”
| — Official website
The Heavensong Empire is one of four nations that inhabit the continent of Aurania. It is ruled by Empress Tenri.
The Heavensong Empire was first revealed in the Wargroove announcement trailer, and Tenri (then called "Hakuchou") was the first commander shown.
Tenri is the lead commander for the Heavensong Empire. She is accompanied by her loyal general Ryota and her young son Koji, who pilots a large wooden puppet.
Both Heavensong Empire Commanders and Units wear masks that represent their attributes.
- Mask of the Lion: Ferocity. Worn by Lionblades.
- Mask of the Heron: Speed and grace. Worn by Heronguards.
- Mask of the Monkey: Unknown. Worn by drivers of Wagons, Trebuchets, Balloons, and Ballistas.
- Mask of the Hawk: Keen eye and affinity with the wind. Worn by Hawkbows.
- Mask of the Bear: Great strength and inner tranquility. Worn by Thunderbears.
- Mask of the Dragon: "Piloting a giant dragon". Worn by Ryuu pilots.
- Mask of the Tiger: Speed, grace, and dignity. Worn by Tigerblades.
- Mask of the Koi: Aquatic grace. "Worn" by Kappa, as well as the Kappa drivers of Barges, Warships, and Harpoon Ships.
- Mask of the Owl: Balance in all things. Worn by Stormowls.
- Mask of the Tengu: Spiritual connection to the Heavens. Worn by Tengu.
- Mask of the Ox: Power and resilience. Worn by Oni pilots.
- Mask of the Hare: Nimble swiftness. Worn by Fleetfoots and Ryota.
- Mask of the Eagle: Excellence. Worn by Eagle-Eyes.
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62nqJxq3E-4