Ironcap Swordsmen

2 Star Unit · Max Level 15 · 115 Leadership

Chivalric Era · Melee Infantry · Unit Count : 28
Sword & Shield Infantry · Melee Infantry

Characteristics

ShieldbearersRanged damage is reduced while unit is using shields.
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Assault TroopsThis unit is best used to charge the enemy, as they will cause more damage when attacking.
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Shock TroopsThis unit is most effective when charging an enemy unit, rather than in sustained melee.
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Damage Penalty vs heroes (charge)Charging damage dealt to heroes by this unit's charging skills reduced by 15%.

Formations

The unit spreads out a little to lessen the damage from ranged attacks Dispersed
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Dispersed
The shield wall is a tightly packed formation intended to defend in one direction. Shield Wall
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Shield Wall
A narrow formation effective for charging under enemy fire. Column (Heavy)
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Column (Heavy)

Unit Orders

Order your units to charge a designated location. Inflicts high damage on enemies charged in the path to the designated location. Charging soliders take less damage Shield Rush
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Shield Rush
The unit forms up on their commander, gaining a temporary speed boost to do so. Rally to Me
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Rally to Me

Terrain Effects

Desert
Bad
Plains
Fair
Hills
Fair
Steppe
Fair
Urban
Good

Recommended Doctrines - Click for details

Breakthrough Doctrine breakthrough-doctrine
Rare Sword Doctrine rare-sword-doctrine
Rare Sword Doctrine II rare-sword-doctrine-ii
Rare Slashing Doctrine rare-slashing-doctrine
Rare Slashing Damage Doctrine rare-slashing-damage-doctrine

Resources - Click to expand

Unit Kit - Ironcap Swordsman Kit

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