The new ruler, resident now in Loyang, was foredoomed to impotence.
In 309 the first attack was made on the Chinese capital, Loyang.
The transfer of the capital to Loyang was a blow to the Toba nobles.
His followers fled; Loyang was captured and looted by the Uighurs.
The government was transferred from Sian to Loyang, in the present province of Honan.
The Chou rulers suppressed this revolt, and then transferred a large part of this population to Loyang.
This fighting ended with a victory for the Toba and with the final establishment of the Toba in the new capital of Loyang.
Ultimately, in 493-4, the Chinese gentry officials secured the transfer of the capital to Loyang.
His first act was to transfer the capital back to the east, to Loyang, close to the grain-producing regions.
Next fell Loyang, and the victorious generals then marched on to besiege Ju-ning Fu.