Xi Ni was an officer of King Wutugu, king of the Wuge 烏戈 kingdom in Nanzhong, and an ally of the Nanman chieftain Meng Huo. At Meng Huo's request, he and Tu An led 30.000 armoured troops (oiled and dried rattan armour) against the Shu force. Lured by an apparently fleeing Wei Yan, they rushed into Panshe Valley, only to find their retreat cut off. There they were destroyed by a fire trap set by Zhuge Liang. Xi Ni, Tu An and King Wutugu were all killed.
- Xi Ni, as well as Tu An and Wutugu and this event are all fictional.
- The names Xi Ni and Tu An probably originated from Zhuang language and therefore may not meant to be pronounced as such.
- ↑ Koei, Dynasty Warriors 7, officer encyclopedia
- ↑ Luo Guanzhong, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, chapter 90