Landsknechts

3.5 Star Unit · Max Level 18 · 175 Leadership

Silver Era · Scourge of Winter · Unit Count : 28

Characteristics

PreparationThis unit must perform some preparatory action in order to use another ability, e.g. setting up to fire.
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Quick StrikesHigh-intensity training allows this unit to use more precise attacks in a short period of time, inflicting heavy blows on the enemy.
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Ostarian HalberdA unique polearm that increases the armor penetration capabilities of weapon bracing and inflicts a short Slow debuff on enemies affected.
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Winter Warriors-10 Leadership cost during Season VI.
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SwampIncreases damage against cavalry by 16%, and reduces an attacked cavalry unit's movement speed by 45% for 2 seconds.
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Damage Penalty vs heroes (pike)Charging damage dealt to heroes by this unit's charging skills reduced by 35%.

Formations

The unit spreads out a little to lessen the damage from ranged attacks Dispersed
Baseline
Dispersed
A dense formation intended to concentrate the unit's attack and defence capabilities. Phalanx
Baseline
Phalanx
The soldiers form a wedge, which allows them to break through a single point. Wedge (Messy)
Unlockable
Wedge (Messy)

Unit Orders

The unit braces its weapons and prepares to charge. This tactic will cause massive damage to charging enemies, and unlocks the Battle Charge order. Brace Halberds
Baseline
Brace Halberds
Activated by using Brace Halberds first. After a brief pause to build up energy, the unit charges as directed, causing heavy piercing damage and a crowd control effect on any enemies struck. The magnitude of the crowd control effect depends on how far the unit charges. Battle Charge
Baseline
Battle Charge
For 10 seconds after activation, the next normal attack will inflict a precise stab on the enemy target. Afterwards, each soldier forcefully pulls their halberd back, inflicting bleeding damage and Slow on their foe. Stab and Hook
Baseline
Stab and Hook

Terrain Effects

Desert
Bad
Plains
Fair
Hills
Great
Steppe
Fair
Urban
Fair

Recommended Doctrines - Click for details

Rare Polearm Doctrine II rare-polearm-doctrine-ii
Rare Piercing Doctrine rare-piercing-doctrine
Rare Piercing Damage Doctrine rare-piercing-damage-doctrine
Rare Piercing Defence Doctrine rare-piercing-defence-doctrine
Landsknecht's Charge Doctrine landsknechts-charge-doctrine

Resources - Click to expand

Unit Kit - Halberdier Kit

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