Jian Yong is a vassal of Shu who was born in the same home village as Liu Bei and joined his lord as an envoy and strategist. He was given a high rank after the entry into Shu and has an open-minded character. In some circles he is famous for his humorous lifestyle and jokes, one of which is featured in his biography in the Records of Three Kingdoms.
Jian Yong appears throughout most Shu battles. At the Yellow Turban Rebellion in Dynasty Warriors 6, he will serve as Liu Bei's lieutenant. Likewise, he also acts as an ambush leader during the Battle of Jing Province.