Shieldmaidens

5 Star Unit · Max Level 30 · 330 Leadership

Golden Era · Wolves of Ragnarok · Unit Count : 28

Characteristics

Fire-ResistantThis unit's armor is less vulnerable to thermal weapons than other units of the same era.
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NorthlandersLeadership value is decreased by 10 during season VII.
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Staunch Defenders (Ragnarok)This unit is excellent in defense, making it ideal for blocking an enemy advance. Damage taken is also reduced.
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Two WeaponsThis unit carries spears and swords: Wielding spears and shields improves defence and blocking, wielding swords improves attack capability. They also stay in formation while switching weapons.
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Stand FirmTakes less damage from cavalry charges when wielding spears.

Formations

The unit forms a ring to defend anything in the center Schiltron
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Schiltron
The shield wall is a tightly packed formation intended to defend in one direction. Shield Wall
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Shield Wall
A dense formation intended to enhance the unit' defences. Block
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Block

Unit Orders

While wielding swords, the Shieldmaidens roar to encourage their surrounding allies and charge towards the target point, hurting enemies along the way. Freyja's Charge
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Freyja's Charge
While wielding swords, the Shieldmaidens launch three consecutive strikes at the enemy with their shields, greatly reducing the enemies' armor penetration for a short period of time. The third strike deals double damage. Triple Strike
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Triple Strike
The unit switches to wielding their spears, ideal for fighting defensively. Wield Spears
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Wield Spears
The unit forms a ring around their commander, and will endeavour to follow and maintain this formation. Cover Commander (Maiden)
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Cover Commander (Maiden)
The unit will defend a designated area, forming a smaller shield wall and boosting the protection of nearby allies. Guardian
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Guardian
The unit switches to wielding their swords, ideal for leading an attack. Wield Sword
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Wield Sword

Terrain Effects

Desert
Bad
Plains
Good
Hills
Bad
Steppe
Bad
Urban
Great

Best Doctrines - Click for details

Epic Spear Doctrine II epic-spear-doctrine-ii
Epic Spear Doctrine III epic-spear-doctrine-iii
Epic Spear Doctrine V epic-spear-doctrine-v
Attack Doctrine attack-doctrine
Guardian Doctrine guardian-doctrine

Resources - Click to expand

Unit Kit - Shieldmaiden's Kit

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