Ikeda Tsuneoki (池田 恒興, 1536 – May 18, 1584), also known as Ikeda Nobuteru (池田 信輝), was an Ikeda clan daimyō and military commander under Oda Nobunaga during the Sengoku period and Azuchi–Momoyama periods of 16th-century Japan. He was a retainer of the famous warlords Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. In his early years, he served Nobunaga, since his mother was a foster mother of Nobunaga.
|Died||May 18, 1584|
|Allegiance|| Oda clan
|Battles/wars||Battle of Ino|
Battle of Okehazama
Siege of Inabayama
Battle of Anegawa
Battle of Nagashino
Battle of Tedorigawa
Battle of Yamazaki
Battle of Komaki and Nagakute
|Relations||Mori Nagayoshi (son in law)|
His childhood name was Katsusaburō (勝三郎). His father was Ikeda Toshitsune, who served Oda Nobuhide and His mother, Yotokuin was Oda Nobunaga's wet-nurse. There are various theories as to his birthplace (including Owari, Mino, Settsu and Ōmi provinces). He was one of the four karō at Kiyosu Castle. His official position was Kii-no-kami (紀伊守), or "Governor of Kii Province". His courtesy name was Shōzaburō (勝三郎). He later became a priest, and referred to himself as Shōnyū (勝入).
In 1582, he took part in Hashiba Hideyoshi's force at the Battle of Yamazaki after the Incident at Honnō-ji, helping defeat Akechi Mitsuhide.: 277 He also took part in the meeting in Kiyosu Castle.
In May 1584, during Battle of Komaki and Nagakute, Tsuneoki and his eldest son, Ikeda Motosuke, died in the battle at Nagakute,.: 43 His daughter, Ikeda Sen, and his son, Ikeda Terumasa, survived the battle. Ikeda Terumasa succeeded him as the leader of the Ikeda clan.
- Father: Ikeda Tsunetoshi (d. 1538)
- Mother: Yotokuin (1515–1608)
- Wife: Zen'ōin
- Ikeda Motosuke (1559–1584) by Zen'ōin
- Senhime married Mori Nagayoshi later married Nakamura Kazuuji
- Ikeda Terumasa by Zen'ōin
- Ikeda Nagayoshi (1570–1614) by Zen'ōin
- Ikeda Nagamasa (1575–1607) by Zen'ōin
- Waka-Mandokoro married Toyotomi Hidetsugu
- Tenkyuin married Yamazaki Iemori
- daughter married Asano Yoshinaga
- daughter married Oda Katsunaga