Zhu Wu is a handsome man with blazing eyes and a long beard. He is well versed in military strategy and the deployment of battle formations, for which he earns the nickname "Resourceful Strategist". Zhu Wu is one of the military strategists of Liangshan. He and Gongsun Sheng are in charge of managing and identifying battle formations. After the victory over Fang La, Zhu Wu is not to back to the capital to report to the emperor, and instead chooses to follow Gongsun Sheng and Fan Rui to study Taoism for the rest of his life.