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Military Units 3


Horse Archer

With the extremely useful benefit of being able to fire while moving Horse archers can run rings around any army.
Building: Mercenary Post
Weapon Required: None
Armour Required: None
Gold Required: 60
Honour Required: 2
Shot range: Long
Speed: Fast
Hand to hand combat strength:   Poor


Knight

Their ability in hand to hand combat is exceptional and almost on a par with the Lord. However these troops do not come cheap and so are a rare sighting on the battlefield.
Building: Barracks
Weapon Required: Sword
Armour Required: Metal Armour
Gold Required: 100
Honour Required: 25
Shot range: Not applicable
Speed: Slow on foot, fast on horseback
Hand to hand combat strength:   Best


Ladderman

Being extremely cheap to purchase makes up for their vulnerability to missile fire. They very fast moving troops but must be deployed quickly. Having set up his ladder a ladderman can return to camp for another.
Building: Engineer's Guild or Siege Camp
Weapon Required: None
Armour Required: None
Gold Required: 4
Honour Required: None
Shot range: Not applicable
Speed: Fast
Hand to hand combat strength:   Poor


Light Cavalry

Natural born riders hobelars come armed with a spear and with medium armour. Being the fastest unit in the game makes them extremely useful in sallying form to destroy enemy siege equipment or running down enemy missile troops.
Building: Mercenary Post
Weapon Required: None
Armour Required: None
Gold Required: 40
Honour Required: 2
Shot range: Not applicable
Speed: Fast
Hand to hand combat strength:   Medium
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