Guan Ping is a minor protagonist in the 14th-century Chinese classic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by the late Luo Guanzhong, and its multiple adaptations. He is the eldest son of Guan Yu and a brother of Guan Xing, Guan Suo, and Lady Guan.
Guan Ping was active in the defense of Xinye and helped to repel Xiahou Dun's troops, but he trapped the enemy in an incendiary ambush. Guan Ping still with his sidekick Liu Feng, he blocked the advance of Sun Yu to Baqiu, controlling the north bank of the Long River.
However, he then accompanied Liu Bei in his conquest of the West and came to rescue him at the Fu River Pass. Shortly after, Guan Ping was sent to seek help from Zhuge Liang in Jingzhou where he remained to help his father in his defense.
Guan Ping was placed in the vanguard as Liao Hua's lieutenant in the offensive on the Fan Castle. When Guan Ping and his father was managed to take Xiangyang, together, they are valiantly fought Pang De and broke Yu Jin's seven armies. However, Guan Ping was defeated by Xu Huang and fled to Fan Castle with Guan Yu where they were besieged by the Wu. Trying to flee again westward, they are ambushed by Wu forces.
Then isolated, Guan Ping is tried to rescue his father, that he took captive and was also captured by Zhu Ran and Pan Zhang. After being delivered to Sun Quan, he and Guan Yu was executed and beheaded by Lu Meng's orders.
Guan Ping is a strong and brave general. He worships his father and strives to achieve the image of his father. He is modest to his peers and acts in a chivalrous manner. However, due to his youth, he may be very naive and reckless on the court. Although it is rarely mentioned, he also has a slight inferiority complex, single, emphasizing humor. He speaks in the language of the official, ancient warrior in Japanese.
For his latest appearance, despite his age, he still became a staunch general. According to the soldiers of Fan Castle, he is a popular example of Shu male soldiers because of his unshakable integrity. Although Guan Ping is closer to his father's character than his previous title, he believes that he still has a long way to go before he can match his father.
With his new image of the warrior, he played a wise, serious brother for the sake. Their father was very proud to see Guan Ping interact with his brother because it reminded him of his brotherhood.
- He is one of the playable characters in the Dynasty Warriors game series.
- He is similar to Frodo Baggins from The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Dipper Pines from Gravity Falls.