Banner Guards

4.5 Star Unit · Max Level 23 · 225 Leadership

Heroic Era · Paragons · Unit Count : 25

Characteristics

ParagonsFor the duration of Season XI this unit's Leadership cost is reduced by 10 points.
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CooperationA hero can temporarily gain new abilities and a 5,000-point maximum health increase by picking up the banner. Heroes cannot ride horses or jump while carrying the banner.
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Mixed WeaponryThe unit is composed of a variety of soldiers. This includes the flag-bearer who has an extra 6,000 health and 100 points to all Defence values. If the flag-bearer is killed the unit will no longer be able to use the 'Plant the Banner' skill. The armor of all soldiers in this unit is resistant to fire damage.
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RallyResets charge skill cooldown for all allies within range and increases their charge damage.

Formations

The unit spreads out a little to lessen the damage from ranged attacks Dispersed
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Dispersed
The unit forms a ring to defend anything in the center Schiltron
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Schiltron
A narrow formation effective for charging under enemy fire. Column
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Column

Unit Orders

The flag-bearer plants a banner that lasts for 15 seconds, during which time the Defence values of nearby allied units will be increased by 50%. If an allied hero picks up the banner, he or she will put away their equipped weapon, but will get a unique skill set to use while they are carrying the banner. Plant the Banner
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Plant the Banner
- While the unit is in Dispersed formation, its Defence and Damage values will be increased by 100 points for 10 seconds. - While the unit is in Guard formation, all Defence values will be increased by 200 points. - While in Column formation, all Damage values will be increased by 200 points. Indomitable
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Indomitable
The unit charges to the designated location. Charge (Banner Guards)
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Charge (Banner Guards)

Terrain Effects

Desert
Poor
Plains
Good
Hills
Good
Steppe
Fair
Urban
Good

Recommended Doctrines - Click for details

Breakthrough Doctrine breakthrough-doctrine
Siege Fighter Doctrine siege-fighter-doctrine
Epic Sword Doctrine IV epic-sword-doctrine-iv
Defence Doctrine defence-doctrine
Banner Guards' Battle Doctrine banner-guards-battle-doctrine

Resources - Click to expand

Unit Kit - Banner Guard Kit

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