Black Dragon Pikemen

3.5 Star Unit · Max Level 20 · 120 Leadership

Silver Era · Mercenary · Unit Count : 28
Pikemen · Polearm Infantry

Characteristics

Melee FightersThis unit is great in melee combat.
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Shock TroopsThis unit is most effective when charging an enemy unit, rather than in sustained melee.
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Own Supply LineThis unit will replace any of its own damaged or missing kit automatically at no cost to you.
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ExemplarThis unit gives bonuses to you and your units in battle: +10% Hero XP and Unit XP, +10% Honor.
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SwampIncreases damage against cavalry by 16%, and reduces an attacked cavalry unit's movement speed by 45% for 2 seconds.

Formations

The unit spreads out a little to lessen the damage from ranged attacks Dispersed
Baseline
Dispersed
The unit forms two staggered rows, effective when advancing Line (Staggered)
Baseline
Line (Staggered)
A narrow formation effective for charging under enemy fire. Column
Unlockable
Column

Unit Orders

Order your unit to charge a designated location. This inflicts high penetration damage on enemies on the unit path. Charge (Pike)
Unlockable
Charge (Pike)

Terrain Effects

Desert
Bad
Plains
Fair
Hills
Fair
Steppe
Fair
Urban
Good

Recommended Doctrines - Click for details

Breakthrough Doctrine breakthrough-doctrine
Assassination Doctrine assassination-doctrine
Rare Polearm Doctrine II rare-polearm-doctrine-ii
Rare Piercing Doctrine rare-piercing-doctrine
Rare Piercing Damage Doctrine rare-piercing-damage-doctrine

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