Xun You is an advisor of Wei in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Xun You was appointed as a Gentleman of the Yellow Gate in the imperial capital, Luoyang. However, within the same year, He Jin is assassinated by the eunuch faction led by the Ten Attendants. The warlord Dong Zhuo took advantage of the ensuing political turmoil to hijack and control the central government. After Dong Zhuo's death, Cao Cao welcomed the emperor into Xudu, Xun You became the military division of Cao Cao. When Cao Cao conquered Lu Bu, he dissuaded Cao Cao to retreat, dedicated to the flooding in the city of Xiapi, and capture and executed Lu Bu.
In the Battle of Guandu, Xun You dedicated to the West, kill Yan Liang and Wen Chou. He also planned the soldiers, sent Xu Huang to burn Yuan Shao's grain and grass. At the same time, Cao Cao accepted Xu You, painted the Wuchao, and made great contributions.
During the period of peace in Hebei, Xun You against the troops, advocated Cao Cao to eliminate Yuan Shao's sons, and was curated by Cao Cao in Marquis of Lingshu Village. Xun You was careful and low-key, and he was widely praised by Cao Cao. In later, Xun You died of illness.
- He is a playable character in the Dynasty Warriors series.