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Varangian Guard

Soldiers 48 Attack 20 Charge Bonus 6 Weapon Type Melee Total Defence 15 Armour 7 Defence Skill 5 Shield 3 Hit Points 1 Recruitment Cost 520 Upkeep 175

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Description

The most famous of all Byzantine units, made up wholly of Scandinavians and Englishmen, The Varangian guard were initially a military levy sent to the Byzantine emperor from the 'Rus' which are now a permanent unit often used as royal bodyguards. These superbly skilled warriors wield two-handed axes with vicious abandon, hacking down the Emperor's enemies.
Full Details
Campaign Medieval
byzantium
Category Infantry Class Heavy Soldiers 48 Attributes:

Can board ships

Can withdraw

Can hide in forest

Hardy

Cost 520 Upkeep 175 Build Turns 1 Weapon Upgrade Cost 100 Armour Upgrade Cost 75 Custom Battle Cost 520
Primary Weapon: Weapon Type (damage) Melee (slashing) Attack 20 Charge Bonus 6 Weapon Attributes:

Armor piercing

Weapon Delay 25
Armour: Armour 7 Defence Skill 5 Shield 3 Upgrades:

Level 1 (smith 3)

Level 2 (smith 4)

Hit Points 1 Morale 11 Discipline Normal Training Highly trained Formation Ranks 4 Heat Fatigue 5 Charge Distance 30 Formations:

Square

Ground Modifiers: Scrub 1 Sand -2 Forest 3 Snow 2