A veteran general of Wu.
Huang Gai joined Sun Jian fighting the Yellow Turban rebels. He would serve three generations of Suns.
Huang Gai was most famous for his contributions during the Battle of Chibi. He suggested to Zhou Yu that a fire attack is the best way to neutralize Cao Cao's overwhelming numbers. During the battle, he was struck by an arrow and rescued by Han Dang.
According to the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Huang Gai subjected himself to a beating as a part of a ploy to convince Cao Cao of his fake surrender.