Black Turtle of the North, Xuanwu, Genbu, Huyền Vũ, Hyeonmu
Place of origin
Meng Zhang, Ling Guang, Jian Bing, Huang Long
Powers and skills
Zhi Ming (執明), also called Xuanwu, Genbu, Huyền Vũ, and Hyeonmu is a guardian spirit and one of the Four Symbols. He is a water spirit and the Black Turtle of the North. He represents the north and winter.
Zhi Ming is the ruler of the north and represents the season of winter. His duty is to protect the northern lands from danger. With Ling Guang, Meng Zhang and Jian Bing, he makes up the Four Symbols and serves Huang Long. As a water spirit, Zhi Ming is capable of manipulating all forms of water, but only in it's liquid form.