Chapter 1: A, Like Asshole C, Like Champion is the first chapter of Shadow Warrior (2013).
Lo Wang wakes up in a cage but periodically loses consciousness. He witness Crawlers attacking and killing Mizayaki men. He then sees a Whisperer picking up a katana and then dropping it back to the ground. After fully recovering his consciousness, Lo Wang picks up a dropped katana and escapes from the cage. He then finds a revolver near a dead guard and takes it. After getting outside, Wang is attacked by group of Crawlers. He manages to kill them and then goes to a burning building. He breaks through floor and falls to the first floor. There, Wang witness Hoji watching Mizayaki die. Hoji reveals that the sword was taken and offers his help to Lo Wang in retrieving it. He agrees and Hoji in return heals Wang. They get to Wang's car and go after the Whisperer, which took the sword.
- In the Prologue, after the second fight there is an arcade machine in the back hall, across from that is a secret statue.
- After leaving the house, walk straight to the bamboo forest. When near bamboo forest, turn right and walk until you notice an opening to the forest to your left. Walk through the opening into a cave. At the cave there's one Crawler and a secret.
- After leaving the burning building, walk straight to the building in front of you. Go to the right window and shoot a barrel inside the room. The barrel explosion will open the door to the building in which you will find the secret.
- After leaving the burning building, head straight to the statue. When at the statue, go to the waterfall on the left. Behind the waterfall there is a cave, which leads to a secret.
- When in the bamboo forest, there will an opening on your right. Going straight and then following the path will lead to a secret.
- In the bamboo forest behind the Tentoki statue, there is a secret.
- After leaving the bamboo forest, in the big courtyard, keep going straight to the far end, and down the red "ribcage" structure. Immediately to your right is a small waterfall, behind it is a "Pixel art, how avant garde" secret. It is also possible to get this in the Prologue.
- To the left of the rib cage follow the river. Stop at the light there will be a secret. Don't jump down past the light you will die.
- During the Mizayaki's death, Hoji calls Lo Wang a pookie, which is a term used for someone you go with or are married to.
- First Demon Rabbit in the Shadow Warrior (2013) can be encountered in this level.
- First appearance of Crawlers in the Shadow Warrior (2013).