Xiahou Ba is the victim of an ambush conducted by Wang Ping. The ambush takes place within one of the many crags of the battle's map, with the latter having his troops fire their crossbows at Xiahou Ba's unit.
Xiahou Ba is described as a man who inherits his father's integrity and will. To hide his oddly young looking visage, he clads himself in armor. Xiahou Ba is striving hard to live up to the expectations of the reputed Xiahou family. Even so, he is placed into a dangerous spot when Wei's political undertakings begin to change.