Medieval 2 Ancillaries List with Ancillary IDs


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Veteran Warrior - A hardened old brother in arms, always there to defend to the last, or serve as midfield mentor. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), +1 Command when commanding infantry veteran_warrior
Mentor - Has always been by his young master's side - wise and trustworthy enough to help raise royalty. +1 Command mentor
Veil of Veronica - This veil was used to wipe the sweat from Jesus' brow as he carried the cross, leaving his image imprinted on the cloth. +1 Piety veil_of_veronica
Jan ��i��ka - An outstandingly resourceful commander, particularly with makeshift fortifications. +2 Command, +1 Authority, +2 Command when defending, +50 Build Points (required for the construction of siege equipment) jan_zizka
Martin Luther - Considered by most to be a very forward-thinking theologian. A little too forward thinking for the Church at times. +2 Piety, -2 from unrest (improves public order) martin_luther
Trusty Steed - Noble warriors need a noble and trusty mount such as this fine animal. +5% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), +1 Command when commanding cavalry trusty_steed
Dread Knight - That so dread and dangerous a knight would follow this man says a lot about his own menace and capabilities in battle. +2 Dread, +1 Command knight_dread
Na��ve Knight - At last, I have found a living saint, and I shall lay down my life to protect him should it be God's will. +2 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) naive_knight
Francis of Assisi - The founder of the Order of Friars Minor, and truly a living saint. His concern for the poor and nature endear him to countless. +2 Piety, -2 from squalor (increases public order and population growth), +2 to unrest (has a negative effect on public order) francis_of_assisi
Secret Love - Finding love on her own terms has made her happy, but should one of her suitors find out��� -1 Charm secret_love
Crown of Thorns - The woven chaplet of thorn branches worn by Jesus before His crucifixion. "And the soldiers plaited a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, And said, Hail, King of the Jews!" +2 Piety, +1 Command crown_of_thorns
Fine Cosmetics - Her father has a penchant for making his surroundings more beautiful��� Including his own family. +1 Charm fine_cosmetics
Johannes Faustus - An alchemist whispered to practise the most blasphemous arts of necromancy. +2 Dread, -2 Piety, Increases the chance of having children, +4 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) johannes_faustes
Intrepid Explorer - An expert of blazing new trails through unfamiliar lands, and showing his master how to do the same. +15% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), +1 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) intrepid_explorer
Swiss Guard - The Pope sometimes sends the Swiss Guard to defend those battling in the church's name. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) swiss_guard
Courtesan - Some women have charms that can grant them access to bedchambers that even the most cunning killer can't hope to breach. +1 to agent's skill courtesan
Taticius - One of the Empire's finest naval and field commanders. An outstanding orator and a man of action. +2 Command taticius
Academic Advisor - You don't need to know everything if someone else at hand does. 5% bonus on all trade income, 5% bonus on tax income academic_advisor
Vlad Tepes - One of the greatest defenders of the Christian front, but known to deal with his enemies in ways that are inhumane. +3 Dread, +3 Command when fighting against Muslims vlad_tepes
Nosy Mother - When there are spies within your own home, there's always a sense of unease. -1 Authority, +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) nosy_mother
Royal Seminarian - One simply has to be a pious presence when bringing royalty into the fold. +1 Piety, +1 Unorthodoxy royal_seminarian
Catamite - Not all men find the opposite sex to be the most distracting... +1 to agent's skill catamite
Holy Mantle - A mantle that was once worn by the Prophet Mohammed. +2 Piety holy_mantle
Lock of Kaaba - A lock from the door of the holiest place in Islam. +1 Piety lock_of_kaaba
Mohammed's Footprint - A footprint of the Prophet Mohammed, preserved in bronze. +1 Piety mohammeds_footprint
Apothecary - Dangerous toxins can be used as powerful tonics by those who understand their secrets. Increases the chance of having children, +4 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) apothecary
Pet Monkey - A tiny bundle of wonder and chaos, trained to steal the scene, or even better, valuable objects. +1 to agent's skill pet_monkey
Pickpocket - An adorable little urchin to behold, but truly a menace with wandering hands. +1 to agent's skill, +1 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) pickpocket
Reliable Runner - A man who can race through the thick of battle to deliver orders to friend out of earshot can be worth losing many other men to keep alive. +1 Command runner
Meister Eckhart - A master theologian, mystic and philosopher. Widely respected, and perhaps too influential for the Church's liking. +2 Piety, +1 Authority meister_eckhart
Holy Grail - The sacred vessel that Jesus drank from at the Last Supper. This cup has the power to heal all wounds. +2 Piety, +5 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying), Improves the chances of casualties recovering from their wounds holy_grail
Holy Lance - The spear that pierced the side of Jesus during the crucifixion. It is believed that whosoever holds this spear has the power to conquer the world, but losing it means instant death. +1 Piety, +2 Command holy_lance
Alchemist - Very few people manage to become experts at mixing dangerous compounds, making the few that exist valuable assets. +2 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying), +1 Command when commanding gunpowder troops alchemist
Slaver - Ensures that his lord and master is only ever served by the most capable and obedient of slaves. 15% bonus on all trade income slaver
Executioner - The inquisitor himself only sentences the heretics, someone else is needed to administer the punishment. +1 Piety executioner
Swordbearer - It is always best to not have to break from combat when one's weapon breaks first. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), +1 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) swordbearer
Faithful Servant - You can always sense how much respect and authority a noble family truly wields by the devotion of its servants. +1 Charm faithful_servant
Shipwright - Manufacturing and repairing naval vessels can be extremely costly and difficult without a specialist like this to oversee the work. +1 Command at sea shipwright
John Wycliffe - A well-known and respected theologian, responsible for translating the Holy Bible into English. +2 Piety john_wycliffe
Dancer - There is no finer way to distract a pack of men than with the swaying of the female form. +2 to agent's skill dancer
Swift Steed - A dashing mount that can pass over the land as swiftly as the wind itself. +15% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), +1 to public health swift_steed
Exotic Gifts - It is hard not to be swayed by exotic items from lands that are too distant to ever hope to visit. +1 Influence exotic_gifts
False Relic - So certain he was that this was a holy relic that he redefined his faith accordingly. +1 Piety false_relic
Mother-in-Law - Marrying the daughter of a vile malcontent is a move that this man often rues. -1 Authority, -1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield evil_mother-in-law
Hair from Mohammed's Beard - A single strand of Prophet Mohammed's hair, kept in a silver and crystal bottle. +1 Piety hair_from_mohammeds_beard
Prototype Handgun - A deadly and dangerous prototype of a new concealable firearm, something no man is ready to defend against. +1 Assassination+2 to law (improves public order) handgun
Stablemaster - Most warriors know how to ride a horse, but few truly understand how to maintain their mounts properly, or to train them for war. +1 Command when commanding cavalry master_of_horse
Quartermaster - Keeping a military force well maintained is a job that this man excels at, sparing his master time to dwell upon tactics and strategies instead. +15% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), 5% bonus to cash gained from looting quartermaster
Sir William Wallace - He may look like a ruffian, but this patriotic Scot is better educated in both battle and scholarly matters than most Kings. +1 Chivalry, +1 Command, +1 Authority, +2 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +3 Command when fighting against English sir_william_wallace
Donatello - Arguably the finest sculptor in the known world, able to leave an image of life that will shine through the ages. +2 to popularity (improves public order), -3 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) donatello
Lancebearer - Great lords can do even greater things in battle when they have a brave servant ready to keep the right weapon at hand. +1 Command when commanding cavalry lancebearer
Artist - Having a fine artist at hand always leads to having a much finer view. +1 to popularity (improves public order), 10% decrease to cost to bribe, -1 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) artist
Architect - Having a master of civil construction at hand can make realising a lord's visions of grandeur more affordable. 10% discount on construction costs, -2 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) architect
Reliable Navigator - When entering the vast trackless seas, a keen sense of direction is key to seeing land again soon. +1 Command at sea, +10% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), +1 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) naval_navigator
Translator - The most valuable companion a diplomat can have when entering lands where his own tongue is simply not recognised. +2 Influence translator
Foreign Fruitcake - Forsaking one's wedding vows for a 'woman' that can grow a beard does nothing for a leader's rapport with his men. +1 Dread, -1 Piety, -3 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, -1 from popularity (has a negative effect on public order), Decreases the chance of having children adultress_she_man
Beguiling Bard - Charming, entertaining and an excellent distraction. +1 to agent's skill, +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) beguiling_bard
Foreign Dignitary - When one is accompanied by people of import from abroad, it only ever reinforces one's own need for respect. +1 Influence foreign_dignitary
Jeanne d'Arc - This angelic girl believes God has chosen her to champion France... And so do the French. +2 Piety, +1 Command, +2 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +2 Command when fighting against English joan_of_arc
Simon de Montfort - An outstanding field commander, known for championing the cause of an elected parliament, rather than a monarchy. +2 Chivalry, +2 Command, -1 Loyalty, +1 to popularity (improves public order) simon_de_montfort
Harsh Judge - When I need to ensure that justice is done without any compromise at all, I can rely upon this man to see it done! -1 from popularity (has a negative effect on public order) harsh_judge
Roger de Moulins - One of the Masters of the Knights Hospitaller, adept in the ways of both war and politics. +2 Command, +1 Authority roger_de_moulins
Mercenary Captain - Having run a company of mercenaries himself, this man makes maintaining an army of sell-swords a more efficient process. 10% discount on unit training costs, 10% bonus to cash gained from looting mercenary_captain
Soil of Mohammed's Grave - This soil comes from the sacred grave of the Prophet Mohammed. +1 Piety soil_from_mohammeds_grave
Hospitaller Knight - Accompanied by a Hospitaller knight of Saint John, a side effect of dealing with their noble order. +1 Chivalry, +1 Command knight_stjohn
Brilliant Fool - He may look like an idiot, but this man is able say the things his monarch needs to hear whether he wants to or not. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), 5% bonus on all trade income fool_brilliant
Herald - Nothing helps emphasise authority and importance than a booming voice to herald one's decisions and wishes. +1 Authority herald
Merchant Clerk - An educated assistant that can keep accurate records and write up trade agreements is worth his weight in gold. +1 Finance merchant_clerk
Strapping Stallion - What an impressive and powerful beast this young lady straddles on a daily basis. +10% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march) strapping_stallion
Physician - Keeping good health is vital for a man who leads his people from the front, and much less of a mystery when accompanied by a such a scholar as this. Increases the chance of having children, Improves the chances of casualties recovering from their wounds physician
Nicolau Copernicus - One of the most respected scholars in the field of astronomy. His understanding of the heavens is presently unsurpassed. +1 to agent's skill, +2 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) nicolau_copernicus
Magician - Sleight of hand, wondrous tricks, and some clever pyrotechnics make for fine entertainment. +1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +1 to popularity (improves public order) magician
Shard of the True Cross - A piece of the cross upon which Jesus was crucified, rumoured to have been built from the Tree of Knowledge from the Garden of Eden. +2 Piety, +1 Command shard_of_the_true_cross
Musician - Loves the art of music enough to make sure that he can bring it with him, or at least those than can make it. +1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +2 to popularity (improves public order) musician
Amerigo Vespucci - A magnificent explorer and merchant, sure to be a boon on any voyage that may involve new lands or trade. +15% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), +3 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted), 10% bonus on all trade income amerigo_vespucci
Judge - It's much easier to place trust in the laws of the land when you have men that control the trials themselves. +1 to unrest (has a negative effect on public order), +2 to law (improves public order) crooked_judge
Geoffrey Chaucer - A multi-talented Englishman known for his abilities as an author, poet and civil master. 10% discount on construction costs, +1 to popularity (improves public order) geoffrey_chaucer
Bodyguard - Even the most able sword-arm can use someone to cover his back. +2 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), -1 from popularity (has a negative effect on public order) bodyguard
Foodtaster - An expedient servant to have around to avoid sudden death, as well as a disgusting meal. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) foodtaster
Icon not Made by Hands - Jesus sent this icon to the King of Edessa, to cure him of leprosy. +1 Piety, +1 to public health icon_not_made_by_hands
Raphael - A master painter with the softest edge to his stunning work. His prolific output leaves beauty in his trail. +2 to popularity (improves public order), -3 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) raphael
Soothsayer - A spinner of tales to satiate those nobles that want to ensure that the news they hear is pleasing. +2 Morale for all troops on the battlefield soothsayer
Librarian - There is much knowledge to be found in books, provided you know somebody that knows where to look. +1 Piety librarian
Mathematician - Has found cause and justification to employ a scholar well versed in complex calculations. 5% bonus on all trade income, 5% bonus on tax income, +1 Command when commanding artillery mathematician
Niccolo Machiavelli - A master musician, poet, and most notably, political philosopher. His approach is considered by many inhumanely clinical. +1 Command, +1 Authority, -1 from squalor (increases public order and population growth), -1 from unrest (improves public order) machiavelli
Standard of Mohammed - The Standard of Mohammed is born aloft by the faithful amidst the storm of battle. +1 Piety, +1 Command standard_of_mohammed
Actor - Any lord who brings the dramatic arts with him is generally well received by the people. +1 to popularity (improves public order) actor
Ark of the Covenant - A sacred container built at the command of Moses, in which rests the stone tablets containing the Ten Commandments. It is said to instantly kill those who touch it. +2 Dread, +1 Command ark_of_the_covenant
Money Counter - As much as counting one's wealth is a pleasure, when you're this wealthy, you may need some help. 5% bonus on all trade income, 10% bonus on tax income money_counter
Smothering Guards - Her highness is well protected from both harm, and any chance of being courted. -1 Charm, +3 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) smothering_bodyguard
Dark Apprentice - The few that actually seek to embrace the darker arts always need a master. +1 Magic,+1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) dark_apprentice
Spyglass - Allows a mortal man to spot distant things that are normally privy only to eagles. +2 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) spyglass
Torturer - Only a depraved and insidious beast feels the need to have someone to carry on acts of torture while he is busy elsewhere. +3 Dread, +1 Authority, +2 to public security (improves the chances of detecting and capturing enemy agents), +1 to unrest (has a negative effect on public order), +3 to law (improves public order) torturer
Gerard de Ridefort - A Master of the Order of the Knights Templar, renowned for surviving his impossibly brave assaults. +1 Command, +1 Authority, +1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +2 Command when attacking gerard_de_ridefort
Knight of Santiago - The Knights of Santiago are always willing to protect those who would share their noble causes. +1 Chivalry, +1 Command knight_santiago
Anthony of Padua - An inspirational preacher, whose saintly virtues hold crowds in thrall of his shining example of piety. +2 Piety, -2 from squalor (increases public order and population growth), +2 to unrest (has a negative effect on public order) anthony_of_padua
Keen Scout - A man that can spot signs of distant or hidden armies far more reliably than most common soldier can lay claim to. +1 Command when ambushing, +2 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) scout
Black Stallion - A dark swift menacing steed makes light of the tyranny of distance. +25% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march) black_stallion
Choir Boy - This child's voice is a gift from God! One I must keep close at hand��� +1 Piety, +1 Unorthodoxy-1 Purity choir_boy
Holy Shroud - The burial cloth of Jesus, on which His image was recorded at his resurrection. It is rumoured to provide protection against criminal bands. +1 Piety, +1 Command when defending walls, +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) holy_shroud
Nun - Has formed a bond of friendship with the sister that attended to his nobly-won injuries. +1 Piety, -1 Violence nun
Vasco de Gama - An outstanding explorer from Portugal, and the perfect man to take on a gruelling voyage. +15% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), 10% bonus on all trade income vasco_de_gama
Pagan Magician - Regardless how fascinating the arcane arts may seem, consorting with one who actually practises them is not something a noble should be seen to do. -2 Piety magician_pagan
Explosives - Has a large enough cache of gunpowder to ensure all his sabotage attempts will at least be impressive, even if not always successful. +1 Sabotage explosives
Treasurer - A man who has mastered the art of managing royal sums of money can help avoid wasting it, something royalty often does. 5% bonus on all trade income, 5% bonus on tax income treasurer
Adultress - Though never publicly seen at his side, it is common knowledge that this woman is there when his wife is not. +1 Dread, -1 Piety, -1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, Decreases the chance of having children adultress
Master Archer - Accompanied by a truly experienced marksman, able to help assist when best to give the order to fire. +1 Command master_of_archers
Holy Qur'an - This is the oldest existing Qur'an, inscribed on deer skin. +2 Piety holy_quran
Obsessed Suitor - So long as this man won't give up on her, it is likely that better suitors probably will. -1 Charm, -2 from personal security (increases the chances of falling victim to assassination) obsessed_suitor
Teutonic Knight - Followed by a towering Rhinelander knight from the noble Teutonic order. +1 Chivalry, +1 Command knight_teutonic
Holy Chalice - This vessel was used by Jesus at the Last Supper to serve wine. +1 Piety holy_chalice
Master Mason - Has found a civil master that he can entrust to ensure that his building projects are completed without fuss. 10% discount on construction costs master_mason
Arnold von Winkelried - A great Swiss war hero known for valiantly using his body to cast aside a wall of enemy pikes! +2 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +2 Command when attacking, +4 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) arnold_von_winkelried
Bertrand du Guesclin - A fantastic French field commander, and the ideal right hand man for any general raising the Orriflamme. +2 Command, +2 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +2 Command when fighting against English, +1 Command when fighting against Portugese, +1 Command when fighting against Spanish bertrand_du_guesclin
Pierre Ab��lard - A great scholar, known as the man responsible for the fall of the philosophy of 'Realism'. +1 Piety, +1 to popularity (improves public order), -1 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) pierre_abelard
Inventor - To have such a pioneer of wondrous technology by one's side helps keep a contemporary take on the world. +30 Build Points (required for the construction of siege equipment), +1 to farming output, 20% bonus on mining income brilliant_inventor
Diplomatic Escort - If you're going to offend someone very important, it's better to have another body in the way. +1 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted), +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) diplomatic_escort
Fool - Actually amused by a colourful buffoon prepared to say or do things upon command. +1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield fool_usual
Bard - Minstrel, poet, and chronicler - A fitting companion for a patron of the arts. +1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +1 to popularity (improves public order) bard
Delicate Blade - Though many consider it inappropriate for a princess to carry a blade, her parents insisted that it may come in handy. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) delicate_blade
Enchanted Broom - If she has dark arcane arts at her disposal, why would she perform household chores? +1 Magic,+15% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march) enchanted_broom
Royal Escort - With important duties abroad, assigning her majesty an escort was to be expected. +2 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) royal_escort
Astrologer - Though the most pious may denounce the art of Astrology as heretical nonsense, it is still extremely popular. -1 Piety, +1 Command astrologer
Zealous Disciple - I will not leave the Prophet's side, nor let anyone harm him. +1 Piety, +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) zealous_disciple
Sword of Mohammed - A sword belonging to the Prophet Mohammed, decorated in precious stones. +1 Piety, +2 Command sword_of_mohammed
Counterfeiter - This failed alchemist may not be able to make gold, but can fashion impressive faux-coinage regardless. +1 Finance counterfeiter
Master Smith - Has befriended a truly gifted and renowned smith, who ensures his noble friend is always well armed and armoured. 10% discount on unit training costs master_smith
Fine Armour - An impressive suit of armour, custom fitted to it's owner's frame. +4 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) armour_custom
Bridle of Constantine - This bridle was fashioned for the horse of Emperor Constantine, with a holy nail from the crucifixion of Christ. It ensures the safety of the rider. +1 Piety, +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), +1 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) bridle_of_constantine
Ornamental Armour - Though his lordship thinks he looks dashing in this ornate piece of foppery, he is a fool to wear it in battle. +1 Authority, -2 from your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) armour_ornate
Tutor - A lord humble enough to admit he still has much to learn is typically one of the smarter ones. +1 Piety, 5% bonus on all trade income tutor
Shieldbearer - Important figures on the battlefield should never be left defenceless, men like this one are there to either save him or die in his stead. -1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, +2 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) shieldbearer
Hildegard von Bingen - This woman is renowned theologian and visionary, in the true sense of the word. She is also considered a pioneer in the art of music. +2 Piety, +1 Authority, +3 to popularity (improves public order) hildegard_von_bingen
Yappy Little Dog - How can this woman possibly find this evil, overgrown rodent adorable?! -1 Charm yappy_little_dog
Drillmaster - Keeps a diligent officer handy to keep his troops vigilant and well-prepared. +25% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), 10% discount on unit training costs drillmaster
Notorious Berserker - Keeps the company of a hulking veteran of war, notorious for his wild and uncontrolled rage and unrelenting brutality. +1 Command, +1 Morale for all troops on the battlefield knight_beserker
Military Engineer - Wise commanders keep a mechanical expert at hand when relying upon siege artillery to conquer castle walls. +2 Command when assaulting walls, +50 Build Points (required for the construction of siege equipment) military_engineer
Gunner - Have you tried aiming a cannon while struggling to stand upright on deck then? +2 Command at sea naval_gunner
Chevalier de Bayard - Known as 'the knight without fear and without reproach', and arguably the bravest man a commander could hope to have in his service. +2 Chivalry, +2 Piety, +2 Command, +2 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) chevalier_de_bayard
Poisoner - Able to offer the most subtle and discreet ways of seeing one's enemies disappear. +2 to agent's skill poisoner
Exquisite Blade - An exceptionally sharp and deadly blade, awarded to this man for succeeding on the most perilous of missions. +1 Assassination assassins_blade
Tax Farmer - If you are going to bleed the people dry, get someone else to be the face of your oppression. -1 from popularity (has a negative effect on public order), 10% bonus on tax income tax_farmer
Francesco Petrarca - An astounding philosopher, scholar and author. His works are considered incredibly influential. +2 Piety, +2 to popularity (improves public order), -1 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) francesco_petrarca
Templar Knight - Strong relations with the Templar knights has brought this man under the protection of the order. +1 Chivalry, +1 Command knight_templar
Spymaster - Having others keep you aware of things you are not able to notice defeats a dangerous sort of ignorance. +1 Command, +1 to public security (improves the chances of detecting and capturing enemy agents), 20% discount on agent training costs spymaster
Skilled Accomplice - Having an accomplice makes a dirty job easier, but a little more costly too. +1 to agent's skill accomplice
The Lemegeton - Also known as the Lesser Key of Solomon, this tome is banned by the church as a grimoire of arts most foul. +2 Magic the_lemegeton
George of Antioch - A Sicilian war hero, greatly adept at attacking strategies. Despite his ways of war, he is also a most cultured and a servant of the faith. +1 Piety, +2 Command, +2 to popularity (improves public order) george_of_antioch
John Gutenberg - An inventor pioneering a new means of mass producing books, inspiring both literacy and trade. 20% bonus on all trade income, -2 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) john_gutenberg
Tooth of Mohammed - A tooth extracted from the Prophet Mohammed. +1 Piety tooth_of_mohammed
Overseer - When one can entrust another to oversee the workers, much more can be accomplished. 1% discount on construction costs, +1 to farming output, 1% bonus on mining income overseer
Master of Assassins - Others do not suspect that the hooded figure in this man's shadow is the biggest threat at hand. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), 20% discount on agent training costs master_of_assassins
Seal of Solomon - Legend has it that King Solomon's signet ring gave him the power to command demons and speak with animals. +1 Dread, -1 Piety, +2 Command when commanding cavalry seal_of_solomon
Iron Crown of Lombardy - This crown was fashioned for Emperor Constantine, with a nail from the crucifixion of Christ. It is believed to protect the head of the wearer from the darts of his enemies. +1 Piety, +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), +1 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying) iron_crown_of_lombardy
Marco Polo - A great explorer and capable merchant, famous for his epic journey down the Silk Road to the Far East. +15% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), 10% bonus on all trade income marco_polo
Chivalrous Knight - The more chivalrous and diligent knights of the realm will only follow a man who is an example to others himself. +2 Chivalry, +1 Command knight_chivalrous
Caravan Driver - Having a reliable and efficient man to oversee the hauling of exotic goods can save time and money. +25% to Movement Points (gives armies the ability to forced march), +1 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted) caravan_driver
Skilled Courtesan - A woman famous for being an object of desire more than fit for a king, but not so famous for her part in their demises. +2 to agent's skill femme_fatale
Key to Holy Kaaba - A key to the door of the holiest place in Islam. +1 Piety key_to_holy_kaaba
Siege Engineer - An expert in how to deconstruct heavy structures and defences is always welcome when approaching towering walls. +1 Command when assaulting walls, +60 Build Points (required for the construction of siege equipment) siege_engineer
Niels Ebbesen - Known as the "Tyrant Slayer", he is renowned for his heroics in the struggle for his homelands. +2 Chivalry, +2 Command, +2 Morale for all troops on the battlefield niels_ebbesen
Albertus Magnus - A philosopher most remarkable for his belief that science and faith can co-exist in harmony. A trait that endears him to many. +2 to law (improves public order) albertus_magnus
Knight of the Crusades - A noble and capable battle companion that follows those who champion worthy causes, such as the Crusades. +2 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), +1 Violence knight_crusader
False Documents - Carries papers of identification and authority that would convince all but their supposed author to be authentic. +1 to agent's skill false_documents
Trick Abacus - See, when you carry the two over, it turns out you owe me another hundred florins. +1 Finance trick_abacus
Witch Hunter - A would-be inquisitor that has readily partnered with a man of the cloth so he can hunt heretics with the church's blessing. +1 Piety, -1 Unorthodoxy witch_hunter
Roger Bacon - An English scholar known for his documented experimentation and 'discovery' of gunpowder. +1 Command when assaulting walls, +2 Command when commanding gunpowder troops roger_bacon
Aldus Manutius - One of the men driving the thriving new printing industry, and his invention of the 'Aldine Press'. 20% bonus on all trade income, -2 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) aldus_manutius
Peter the Hermit - A powerful rabblerouser known for his humble ascetic outlook that the people seem more than willing to flock behind. +2 to popularity (improves public order), -2 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) peter_the_hermit
Eunuch - Some nobles take drastic measures to ensure that the men of their household can be trusted. +1 Authority, +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) eunuch
Holy Prepuce - One of the few physical remainders of Jesus left behind on earth. This relic is said to ensure an easy and safe childbirth. +1 Piety, Increases the chance of having children holy_prepuce
Michaelangelo - The complete master artist - Sculptor, painter, poet and architect. The inspiration he creates seems certain to outlive him. +2 to popularity (improves public order), -3 from squalor (increases public order and population growth) michaelangelo
Deacon - Those that assist the church in its times of need are more likely to be assigned an assistant of their own. +1 Piety deacon
Paracelsus - A widely travelled alchemist and physician. Considered heretical by some, but his work with wounds is astounding. +4 to your general's hitpoints (how many hits your general can take before dying), Improves the chances of casualties recovering from their wounds paracelsus
Ordinance Master - One of the few experts on handling the dangerous but powerful new weapons of war that use gunpowder. +1 Command when commanding gunpowder troops, +1 Command when commanding artillery ordinance_master
Brilliant Scribe - Being able to have written works produced or translated within one's castle opens a wealth of knowledge unto the family. +1 Authority, 10% bonus on all trade income scribe_ancillary
Priest - There are few better ways to keep the faith than to keep a man of the cloth at hand to ensure you are on the correct path. +1 Piety priest
Monk - A monk is always keen to spend time with those that would sit around, feed themselves and discuss religion��� +1 Piety, -1 Purity monk
Stunning Handmaiden - With company this exotic, it's hard for even a princess to remain the centre of attention. -1 Charm stunning_handmaiden
Outlander Adultress - Though long campaigns make his lordship's desire for this woman understandable, it's shameful that his wife back home has no chance to see the deception for herself. +1 Dread, -1 Piety, -2 Morale for all troops on the battlefield, -1 from popularity (has a negative effect on public order), Decreases the chance of having children adultress_foreign
Doctor - Always better to have a physician close at hand to prod and poke one's body after the enemy has done so. Increases the chance of having children, Improves the chances of casualties recovering from their wounds doctor
Tracking Dog - Able to follow trails that no human eye could possibly detect in the first place. +2 to agent's skill, +1 to line of sight (increases the range at which enemies are spotted), +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) pet_bloodhound
Fragment of the Black Stone - The Black Stone fell from the sky during the time of Adam and is believed to have the power to cleanse worshippers of their sins. +3 Piety fragment_of_the_black_stone
Biographer - When one is forging a great legacy, it must be recorded properly. +1 Authority biographer
Ibn Khaldun - A deeply respected scholar, who has addressed many courts as a master of Islamic law, economics, and compiling a history of the world! +2 Piety, +2 Authority, 15% bonus on all trade income ibn_khaldun
Chastity Belt - Nothing says "No!" like underwear that requires a key to remove��� -1 Charm, -10% to Movement Points (reduces the distance armies can march) chastity_belt
Young Apprentice - Nobody suspects a child of foul play, which is why they are so brutally effective at committing it. +1 Assassination assassins_apprentice
Guard Dog - More vigilant, intimidating and loyal than even the most cunning of watchmen. +2 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts) pet_guarddog
Paladin - This defender of the faith has sworn to protect those who would spread it. +1 to personal security (improves the chances of detecting and foiling assassination attempts), +1 Purity+1 Violence paladin