Monster Rancher 4: It devotes its entire life to improving its skill with the sword.
Monster Rancher DS 2: Kagemusha is from a small island in the Far East. It is a special class of samauri, vowing to live and die by the sword.
My Monster Rancher: It seems to be a body double, though for whom is unknown. It stands out due to the eerie face and unusual red hair.
In Japanese, kagemusha is a term used to denote a political decoy. It is the name of a 1980 film that tells the story of a lower-class criminal who is taught to impersonate a dying warlord in order to dissuade opposing lords from attacking the newly vulnerable clan.