Wen Yang is an anti-hero in the 14th-century Chinese classic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by the late Luo Guanzhong, and its multiple adaptations. He is Wen Qin's eldest son.
Wen Yang was known for his toughness and courage, especially when fighting to storm Sima Shi's army camp. His courage was even compared to Zhao Yun from Shu. This revolt was finally foiled by Sima Shi, Wen Qin who suffered defeat was forced to surrender to Wu. Wen Qin and Zhuge Dan who had been supported by Wu declared war on the Sima clan which was then led by Sima Zhao. With the war going on, the ration of Wu's army was thinning and there was an upheaval between Wen Qin and Zhuge Dan, causing Wen Qin to die in his hand.
Wen Yang and his younger brother Wen Hu intended to avenge his father, but also failed so that both of them were forced to surrender to Sima Zhao. With the Wen brothers joining the Sima forces, Wu's morale declined and finally the Shouchun Rebellion was extinguished. From then on, Wen Yang is surely served Wei, and then the Jin Dynasty. While his career is brilliant when he succeeded in overthrowing the Xianbei from the north.
But later on, Wen Yang was executed with all family members after being slandered by Sima Yao, the grandson of Zhuge Dan, that Wen Yang was about to carry out a rebellion with Yang Jun, a former Jin employee.
- He is a playable character in the Dynasty Warriors video game series.