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Soldiers 24 Attack 11 Charge Bonus 5 Weapon Type Melee Total Defence 15 Armour 5 Defence Skill 5 Shield 5 Hit Points 1 Recruitment Cost 870 Upkeep 185

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Formed by King Alexius at the end of the 11th century, the Archontopoulai, 'sons of leaders', are cavalry drawn from officers' orphans. Well trained and disciplined these elite cavalry are capable of deadly charges against enemy formations. As befitting their elite status, these troops are protected by good quality heavy armour and fight with a lance and sword.REQUIRES CONSTANTINOPLE
Full Details
Campaign Crusades
Category Cavalry Class Heavy Soldiers 24 Mount Eastern Armoured Horse Attributes:

Can board ships

Can withdraw

Can hide in forest


Can form charge

Cost 870 Upkeep 185 Build Turns 1 Weapon Upgrade Cost 85 Armour Upgrade Cost 205 Custom Battle Cost 870
Primary Weapon: Weapon Type (damage) Melee (piercing) Attack 11 Charge Bonus 5 Weapon Delay 25
Secondary Weapon: Weapon Type (damage) Melee (piercing) Attack 12 Charge Bonus 3 Weapon Delay 25
Armour: Armour 5 Defence Skill 5 Shield 5 Upgrades:

Level 1 (smith 3)

Level 2 (smith 4)

Hit Points 1 Morale 11 Discipline Disciplined Training Highly trained Formation Ranks 3 Heat Fatigue 3 Charge Distance 45 Formations:



Ground Modifiers: Scrub 0 Sand 0 Forest -10 Snow -1
Effects vs Mounts Elephant -4 Camel -4