Air can move 4 spaces at a time and cannot be attacked or attack another piece. It
can also change direction during its move, whereas the other pieces can only move
in a straight line.
Water can move 2 spaces at a time, can only move on the white paint and is the
only piece that can be used two make 2 simultaneous harmonies.
Earth can move 3 spaces at a time, can only move on the unpainted wood areas
and can make harmonies with and over rocks.
Fire can move 3 spaces at a time, can only move on the red paint, and can’t be
knot-weeded. If the opposing player puts down a knotweed on a fire bender, the
knotweed is destroyed and the turn is over. Fire can also destroy knotweed, if the
fire piece can reach it on the red paint.
The White Lotus can move 5 spaces at a time. It can move on any color, but it
must start on the home point. It can’t take pieces or be taken. The White Lotus is
the only piece that can be used in harmonies for each player, meaning that the
opponents White Lotus can be used in the other player’s harmonies. The White
Lotus cannot be knotweeded. The White Lotus is also the only piece that can
“jump” over pieces.
Knotweed is the only piece placed on the spaces, not the intersection of the lines.
When placed in the square, it prevents whatever pieces were on the four corners of
the square from moving. These pieces can be freed when the White Lotus or a fire
piece reaches any of the four corners of the Knotweeded square. Knotweeded
pieces do not disrupt harmonies.
Rocks can be placed on any point on the board except for the home point. Once
placed, they cannot be moved. They disrupt harmonies.
Additional pieces are brought in on the home point. Bringing in a piece ends the
Any piece can move on a border between two different colors as long as it can be
moved on one of the colors.
Pieces take each other by moving on the other piece, although rocks, the White
Lotus, and Air pieces can’t be taken in this way.
All moving pieces may move less than their max amount