Medieval 2 Units List with Unit IDs


Below is a searchable list of all 413 units from Medieval II: Total War. This list includes a description of what each unit is, and the unit's ID for use in cheats and console commands.


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To use the unit ID to spawn units in M2TW, the create_unit [settlement / character name] [unit id] [amount] command is used.

Simply replace [settlement / character name] with the name of the settlement or character you wish to spawn the unit within (e.g. London), [unit id] with the unit ID of the unit you wish to spawn (from the below list), and [amount] with the amount you wish to spawn (e.g. 2).

If a unit ID has spaces in, put quotation marks on either side of the unit ID in the command - e.g. create_unit London "Merchant Cavalry Militia" 2.

Type the name of a unit, or a unit's ID, into the search box below to instantly search all units.

Unit Unit ID
Huscarls - Formidable Saxon warriors armed with two-handed axes and protected by mail armour. Huscarls
Merchant Cavalry Militia - Poorly trained, but well equipped cavalry who fight with a sword. Merchant Cavalry Militia
Urban Militia - Equipped with a sword, well trained and protected by heavy armour these troops are far superior to most militias. Urban Militia
Turkish Archers - Used to hunting with a bow these troops are proficient with their bows, but will melt away quickly in melee. Turkish Archers
Armenian Archers - Armenian mercenaries from the mountains. Lightly armed, but still effective. Armenian Archers
Aztec Archers - Aztec archers are equipped with a basic bow, light armour and a club. Aztec Archers
Armenian Cavalry - Armenian mercenaries equipped in a western style, armed with lances and protected by mail. Armenian Cavalry
Mercenary Frankish Knights - These Feudal mercenary knights are powerful troops and invaluable to whomever can afford them. Mercenary Frankish Knights
Polish Guard - These highly respected and feared troops wear plate armour and are armed with a lance and a sword. Polish Guard
Fire Ship - A Dromon modified to carry the medieval naval equivalent of a flamethrower. Fire Ship
Retinue Longbowmen - Well armoured professional soldiers. Confident and deadly. Retinue Longbowmen
Elephant Artillery - These fearsome beasts have small cannons, comparable to serpentines, mounted on their backs. Elephant Artillery
Levy Spearmen - Common folk from villages and towns that have been levied into the army, armed with spears and shields. Levy Spearmen
Irish Kerns - Skirmishing unarmoured Irish warriors armed with javelins and handweapon, willing to fight for whomever can pay them. Irish Kerns
Turkopoles - Turkopoles are mercenaries hired by Christian forces in the Holy Lands for light cavalry duties, armed with bow and sword. Turkopoles
Muslim Archers - Troops comprised of Sicilian Muslims fighting for their city, equipped with bows and light armour. Muslim Archers
Dismounted Christian Guard - Christians fighting for the Moors, these elite troops resemble the western knights of the time. Dismounted Christian Guard
Italian Militia - Local militias play an important role in Italian armies. These troops are armed with short spear and shield. Italian Militia
Pike Militia - Pike Militias range from armed peasants to semi-professional well trained and equipped soldiers. Pike Militia
Imperial Knights - These mace-wielding fighting machines wear plate armour and are equipped with lances for a deadly charge. Imperial Knights
Camel Gunners - Mounted on a camel this unit fires a powerful musket called a "jezail'. Camel Gunners
Crossbow Militia - Crossbow Militia are peasant crossbowmen called up to defend settlements. Very poorly armoured. Crossbow Militia
Peasants - In times of war peasants are forced from their farms and drafted into levies. Good cannon fodder. Peasants
Musketeers - The musket is an improved form of firearm. Firing a heavy shot to a good range, it causes fear, and can pierce any armour. Musketeers
Vardariotai - Disciplined and highly trained, the Vardariotai wear light armour and fire a composite bow from horseback. Vardariotai
Bombard - Primitive siege-gun forged of bronze or iron, can shoot solid stone or flaming shot. Inaccurate versus units. Bombard
Woodsmen - Hardy folk from the forests of North Eastern Europe, armed with a large axe. Woodsmen
Trebuchet - Giant rock flinging artillery piece. Capable of flaming and normal shot. Also able to fling diseased cows! Trebuchet
Ghazis - Reckless and fanatical religious warriors armed with an axe, capable of devastating attacks. Ghazis
Heavy Billmen - Heavily armoured versatile infantry wielding the billhook. Heavy Billmen
Grand Bombard - The Grand Bombard has increased range, damage and accuracy compared to the bombard. Grand Bombard
Gothic Knights - Impressive looking heavy cavalry, well protected by armour for both rider and mount. Equipped with lance and mace. Gothic Knights
Native Mercenaries - Armed with a club and a shield these mercenaries help fill in gaps in your battle line. Native Mercenaries
Welsh Spearmen - Fierce Welsh mercenaries, who fight unarmoured, equipped with a spear and capable of forming a defensive ring of spears. Welsh Spearmen
Mamluk Archers - Bought as slaves, and trained from boyhood, these formidable soldiers excel at archery, but can also hold their own in melee. Mamluk Archers
Kazaks - Kazaks are accustomed to being on horseback; they make good horse archers, but are vulnerable in melee. Kazaks
Dromon - Used by the Byzantine Empire since the 6th century, with a central tower with a firing platform for marines. Dromon
Dismounted Lithuanian Cavalry - Lithuanian archers are lightly armoured except for a large shield and are armed with a bow and a sword. Dismounted Lithuanian Cavalry
Peasants - Aztec peasants are armed with a simple club. Peasants
Byzantine Cavalry - Versatile lightly armoured medium cavalry, equally able shooting their bows, or fighting with their swords. Byzantine Cavalry
Spear Militia - Armed with a long spear but little armour, these troops are made up of locals who have been organised to defend their settlement. Spear Militia
Dismounted English Knights - English knights often chose to fight dismounted. With their fearsome poleaxes, they can crush enemy infantry as well as cavalry. Dismounted English Knights
Almughavars - Elite light infantry skirmishers armed with javelins and spears, and sometimes armour. Almughavars
Ballista - Resembling a giant crossbow, this powerful weapon can fling a javelin to a great range, skewering men with ease. Ballista
Rufus - Rufus and his bodyguard. Rufus
Border Horse - Equipped with light mail and spear, this unit is handy for out flanking your opponent and chasing down archers. Border Horse
Longbowmen - Armed with the armour piercing longbow, Longbowmen can also plant stakes in front of them to keep cavalry at bay. Longbowmen
Archer Militia - A type of trained civilian guard called,' tzakones' responsible for protecting settlements, roads and forts. Archer Militia
Bill Militia - Militia unit armed with a billhook and little armour. Bill Militia
Turkomans - Tribal Turkish nomads, accustomed to life in the saddle. These hardy bowmen have a fierce and unruly reputation. Turkomans
Noble Knights - Made up from the cream of France's nobility, these elite warriors are deadly in the charge, and unmatched in fighting spirit. Noble Knights
Bombard - Primitive siege-gun forged of bronze or iron, can shoot solid stone or flaming shot. Inaccurate versus units. Bombard
Knights Templar - Elite and some say reckless knights formed to protect Christian pilgrims in the Holy Lands. Knights Templar
Crossbow Militia - Local militia armed with crossbows and some armour, good for ranged combat, but will melt away in melee. Crossbow Militia
Dhow - A ship already in use for a thousand years. The Dhow is a trading vessel that can carry troops. Dhow
Hand Gunners - Somewhat inaccurate but capable of firing a powerful shot, the noise and smoke from these handguns can demoralise enemy troops. Hand Gunners
Peasants - In times of war peasants are forced from their farms and drafted into levies. Good cannon fodder. Peasants
Christian Guard - Christians fighting for the Moors, these elite troops resemble the western knights of the time. Christian Guard
Bodyguard - The retinue of an Aztec general. Armed with a chimalli shield, a maquahuitl club and wearing ichcahuipilli padded armour. Bodyguard
Swiss Guard - The Pope's personal loyal guard at home and in battle. Elite troops armed with halberds and protected by plate armour. Swiss Guard
Kwarizmian Cavalry - These Khwarizmi are well equipped and protected heavy cavalry ready to fight for whomever can afford them. Kwarizmian Cavalry
Peasant Crossbowmen - Peasant crossbowmen are armed with a crossbow, knife and if lucky enough, some armour. Peasant Crossbowmen
Afghan Javelinmen - Made up from fierce Afghan tribesmen, these excellent skirmishers hurl javelins at their foes, but can fight at close quarters if necessary. Afghan Javelinmen
Cannon - The typical 'cannon' is powerful and good against both units and defences. Capable of firing solid and explosive shots. Cannon
Knights of Santiago - Based in Spain, the Knights of Santiago are charged with driving the Moors from Iberia. Knights of Santiago
Cog - A small trading vessel armed with a basic armament of soldiers and archers. Cog
Dismounted Archers - These light mounted missile troops have dismounted, yet they are still formidable warriors. Dismounted Archers
Sudanese Tribesmen - Tribesmen from Africa armed with swords Sudanese Tribesmen
Armoured Swordsmen - Footmen of the knightly class able to afford excellent armour and swords, they can punish most other infantry. Armoured Swordsmen
Cannon - The typical 'cannon' is powerful and good against both units and defences. Capable of firing solid and explosive shots. Cannon
Mercenary Pavise Crossbowmen - These troops are armed with a large shield to hide behind during the slow process of reloading the crossbow. Mercenary Pavise Crossbowmen
Catapult - Older style rock-flinging wooden artillery piece. Can throw flaming and normal shots. Catapult
Varangian Guard - The Varangian guard are superb two-handed axemen, protected by heavy armour. Varangian Guard
Dismounted Tuareg - Fierce and independent nomads armed with a spear but little or no armour. Dismounted Tuareg
Mamluks - Bought as slaves, and trained from boyhood and well equipped, these soldiers make formidable heavy cavalry. Mamluks
Sipahi Lancers - A better class of Sipahis, better suited to hand to hand combat than their archers counterparts. Sipahi Lancers
Basilisk - Very powerful cannon with great range, damage and accuracy. Punishing against defences and units. Can fire solid or explosive shots. Basilisk
Carrack - A large capital ship armed with broadside firing cannons. Capable of travelling across the ocean. Carrack
Peasants - In times of war peasants are forced from their farms and drafted into levies. Good cannon fodder. Peasants
Mongol Infantry - Lightly armoured and equipped with swords and their impressive composite bows, these warriors are still formidable without their horses. Mongol Infantry
Elephant Artillery - These fearsome beasts have small cannons, comparable to serpentines, mounted on their backs. Elephant Artillery
Dismounted Byzantine Lancers - Well trained and disciplined troops and used throughout the Byzantine Empire, these Lancers are well armoured and equipped. Dismounted Byzantine Lancers
Welsh Spearmen - Fierce Welsh mercenaries, who fight unarmoured, equipped with a spear and capable of forming a defensive ring of spears. Welsh Spearmen
Bulgarian Brigands - Brigands armed with a composite bow, sword, padded armour and shield. Bulgarian Brigands
Nubian Archers - Coming from all over Africa these light troops are equipped with a bow and hand weapon. Nubian Archers
Tlaxcalan Archers - Archery unit armed with a simple bow and club. Wears padded armour and carries a shield. Tlaxcalan Archers
Feudal Knights - Protected by heavy armour and armed with a lance, these elite warriors crush and ride down their opponents. Feudal Knights
Highlanders - Fierce and wild warriors from the Scottish Highlands fight with little to no armour and are equipped with an axe. Highlanders
Mailed Knights - Encased in mail and equipped with lances and swords these early knights are formidable fighting machines. Mailed Knights
Janissary Archers - Janissary archers shower the enemy with arrows, weakening and breaking formations before the infantry move in. Janissary Archers
Town Militia - Town Militia are commoners and peasants levied into local militias to defend settlements and bolster armies, armed with spears. Town Militia
Ballista - Resembling a giant crossbow, this torsion powered weapon can fling a javelin over 100 meters skewering men with ease. Ballista
Men At Arms - Well equipped heavy cavalry with plate armour and a lance. Men At Arms
Dismounted Feudal Knights - Knights would often dismount and fight on foot when the situation demanded it. Dismounted they make excellent heavy infantry. Dismounted Feudal Knights
Halberd Militia - These townsfolk carry long halberds that can fend off cavalry and crush the most heavily armoured of foes. Halberd Militia
Alan Light Cavalry - Hardy horsemen accustomed to the plains and steppes of Eastern Europe and the Black Sea region. Excellent light cavalry. Alan Light Cavalry
Catapult - Older style rock-flinging wooden artillery piece. Can throw flaming and normal shots. Catapult
Theigns - Theigns are mail equipped spearmen who fight for Saxon rule. Theigns
Mercenary Crossbowmen - Mercenary unit equipped with crossbow, sword and armoured with mail. Mercenary Crossbowmen
Peasant Archers - A peasant archer is armed with a small bow and knife. Not to be relied upon. Peasant Archers
Venetian Heavy Infantry - Armoured and equipped with a war hammer, this unit's task is to protect the far flung outposts of the Venetian empire. Venetian Heavy Infantry
General's Bodyguard - The combination of heavy armour, a fully armoured horse and a lance make these elite warriors mobile killing machines. General's Bodyguard
General's Bodyguard - Elite knights hand picked to protect the general. General's Bodyguard
Landsknecht Pikemen - Originally from the Holy Roman Empire, these elite mercenaries are armed with pikes and their distinctive slash and puffy clothing Landsknecht Pikemen
Papal Guard - The Pope's personal loyal guard at home and in battle. These elite troops are armed with spears, mail armour and shield. Papal Guard
Dismounted Light Lancers - Despite preferring to fight on horseback, these lightly armoured warriors have dismounted to fight on foot. Dismounted Light Lancers
Dismounted Imperial Knights - These mace wielding fighting machines wear plate armour, but prefer to fight on foot. Dismounted Imperial Knights
Scots Guard - These Scottish troops are elite armoured longbowmen, and form part of the French King's guard. Scots Guard
Elephants - Armed with deadly arquebuses these riders fire from atop these fearsome beasts, which can trample men into the dust. Elephants
Earl's Huscarls - Guards to a Saxon Earl. Earl's Huscarls
Tuareg Camel Spearmen - Fierce and independent camel riding nomads armed with a spear but lightly armoured. Tuareg Camel Spearmen
Tercio Pikemen - Superior armoured pikemen, known for their discipline and determination. Tercio Pikemen
King Richard - King Richard and his bodyguard. King Richard
Saracen Militia - Well armoured townsfolk, these spearmen can take care of themselves on the battlefield, and fill out any army. Saracen Militia
Coyote Priests - Members of the priesthood who engage in combat. Wearing a coyote suit and armed with a maquahuitl club. Coyote Priests
War Galley - War Galleys are larger than normal galleys. Equipped with ballista or catapults. War Galley
Spear Militia - Spear Militia are commoners and peasants levied into local militias to defend settlements and bolster armies, armed with long spears. Spear Militia
General's Bodyguard - Elite knights hand picked to protect the general. General's Bodyguard
Bombard - Primitive siege-gun forged of bronze or iron, can shoot solid stone or flaming shot. Inaccurate versus units. Bombard
Bohemond of Taranto - Bohemond of Taranto and his bodyguard. Bohemond of Taranto
Ribault - A small multi-barrel wagon mounted cannon. A good defensive tool able to fire in a nine-barrel barrage. Ribault
Hand Gunners - Earliest hand-held firearm unit. Causes more fear than actual damage. These soldiers need to be capable in close combat due to the short range of their weapons. Hand Gunners
Norse Axemen - Formidable axemen from Scandinavia. Equipped with two-handed axes and protected by heavy armour Norse Axemen
Portuguese Arquebusiers - Effective unit, capable of giving a volley with their guns, then following up with swords. Portuguese Arquebusiers
Peasant Archers - A peasant archer is armed with a small bow, and a knife. Unreliable, and only moderately effective as archers. Peasant Archers
Elephant Rocketeer - Rockets on Elephants? Madness! Elephant Rocketeer
Dismounted Polish Nobles - Dismounted, they make solid infantry armed with light spears. Dismounted Polish Nobles
Highland Nobles - Scottish shock troops wielding a large two-handed sword and armoured in chain. Highland Nobles
Bedouin Cavalry - Lightly equipped skirmishing desert dwellers well suited to desert fighting, but not suitable for prolonged melees. Bedouin Cavalry
Ribault - A small multi-barrel wagon mounted cannon. A good defensive tool able to fire in a nine-barrel barrage. Ribault
Serpentine - Light cannon designed for use against troops rather than walls. Serpentine
Dismounted Mercenary German Knights - Protected by plate armour and equipped with maces these knights for hire excel at taking on heavily armoured units. Dismounted Mercenary German Knights
Monster Ribault - 36 cannon barrels mounted on a wagon frame. Deadly short-ranged defensive gun capable of laying down a tremendous barrage. Monster Ribault
Mercenary Galley - A Mercenary Galley. Available to the highest bidder! Mercenary Galley
Dismounted Heavy Lancers - Despite preferring to fight on horseback, these heavily armoured warriors have dismounted to fight on foot. Dismounted Heavy Lancers
Teutonic Knights - Ruthless Germanic knightly order, well armoured with lances and large maces, these knights love a good melee. Teutonic Knights
Cannon - The typical 'cannon' is powerful and good against both units and defences. Capable of firing solid and explosive shots. Cannon
Dismounted Broken Lances - Broken lances are well trained and experienced professional soldiers, protected by plate mail, armed with swords. Dismounted Broken Lances
Spear Militia - Spear Militia are commoners and peasants levied into local militias to defend settlements and bolster armies, armed with long spears. Spear Militia
Aventuros - Impetuous and hot blooded gentry, armed with pikes and excellent armour, this elite unit is one of the best pike units available. Aventuros
Bedouin Camel Riders - Hardy but lightly equipped desert skirmishers. They're also useful against light cavalry, as horses detest the smell of camels. Bedouin Camel Riders
Kurdish Javelinmen - Hardy troops who soften the enemy with their javelins, then finish them off with their swords. Kurdish Javelinmen
Polish Knights - Well armoured and equipped, and practiced in heavy cavalry tactics these knights make a fearsome addition to any Polish army. Polish Knights
Yeoman Archers - English freeholders are required by the King to be trained in warfare, Yeoman archers are highly skilled ranged troops. Yeoman Archers
Saladin - The Sultan Saladin and his bodyguard. Saladin
Voulge Militia - Effective militia equipped with some armour, and the versatile voulge. Voulge Militia
Berdiche Axemen - Two-handed axemen used as shock troops. Can be armoured from mail to brigandine. Berdiche Axemen
Tabardariyya - Normally found guarding the Sultan's palace, these axe-wielding warriors make excellent fighters. Tabardariyya
General's Bodyguard - These warriors are the general's personal guard, fiercely loyal, there is little this unit cannot take on. General's Bodyguard
Dismounted Frankish Knights - These Feudal mercenary knights are powerful troops and invaluable for whomever can afford them. Dismounted Frankish Knights
Dismounted Arab Cavalry - Arabs from the towns and cities throughout the Middle East. Dismounted Arab Cavalry
Cavalry Militia - Cavalry militia are poorly trained and equipped, but are still capable of charging down the right enemy Cavalry Militia
Grand Bombard - The Grand Bombard has increased range, damage and accuracy compared to the bombard. Grand Bombard
Grande Carrack - A supremely powerful warship. Sporting heavy cannon broadsides and a thick hull. Can travel across the ocean. Grande Carrack
Trebuchet - Giant rock flinging artillery piece. Capable of flaming and normal shot. Also able to fling diseased cows! Trebuchet
Conquistadores - Well trained and armed with lance and sword, they make superb heavy cavalry capable of devastating attacks. Conquistadores
Dismounted Norman Knights - Exceptional knights, even when dismounted. Armed with swords and mail. Dismounted Norman Knights
Norse Archers - Armed with a bow, a sword, shield and light armour, Norse archers are weak at shooting, but can stand their ground in melee. Norse Archers
Tsars Guard - Household troops of the Tsar, these are formidable, well armoured elite Eastern European heavy cavalry. Tsars Guard
Chivalric Knights - Elite warriors clad in steel plate armour, these men pack a ferocious charge, while being hard to kill. Chivalric Knights
Dismounted Heavy Archers - Despite preferring to fight on horseback, these heavily armoured archers have dismounted to fight on foot. Dismounted Heavy Archers
General's Bodyguard - Well armed and equipped these elite troops have the task of guarding and fighting alongside the army's general. General's Bodyguard
Nubian Spearmen - Useful for guarding flanks, these light troops are armed with a spear but little to no armour. Nubian Spearmen
Mongol Horse Archers - The most common troop type amongst the Mongols, these light mounted missile troops combine famed Mongol archery with excellent horsemanship. Mongol Horse Archers
Sipahis - Medium armed horse archers, while less mobile than other horse archers, are better suited to hand to hand fighting. Sipahis
Genoese Crossbow Militia - Superior Italian crossbow garrison unit armoured with brigandine and a pavise. Genoese Crossbow Militia
Noble Highland Archers - The best Scottish archers available, armed with a bow, mail and hand axe, these archers are good in a fight. Noble Highland Archers
Dragon Boat - A larger version of the longship, able to carry more men as well as grappling hooks for boarding actions. Dragon Boat
Berber Spearmen - Armed with spears these troops can give attackers a nasty surprise, although they are susceptible to prolonged melee attacks. Berber Spearmen
Voulgier - Well equipped, these men make solid infantry, and their polearms make them effective against both foot and mounted foes. Voulgier
Pilgrims - Civilians making a pilgrimage to the Holy Lands, armed with simple bludgeoning objects. Pilgrims
Trebizond Archers - Hailing from the edge of the Black Sea, these well trained archers wear padded armour and use a composite bow. Trebizond Archers
Baghlah - Arabic long distance sailing ship, with mounted swivel guns, useful for transporting troops and supplies. Baghlah
Demi Lancers - Armed with a lance but with less armour these units are mobile and deadly. Demi Lancers
Hussites - Powerful unit of religious rebels, armed with crossbows and light armour. Hussites
Trebuchet - Giant rock flinging artillery piece. Capable of flaming and normal shot. Also able to fling diseased cows! Trebuchet
Arquebusiers - Fired at close range, this noisy, smokey and lethal weapon causes morale damage as well as physical hurt. Arquebusiers
Elephants - Armed with deadly arquebuses these riders fire from atop these fearsome beasts, which can trample men into the dust. Elephants
Halberd Militia - Militia units armed with a halberd which can fend off cavalry, and pierce or crush armour. Halberd Militia
Granadine Lancers - Recruited in Moorish Iberia, these troops are trained and well equipped heavy cavalry, capable of deadly charges. Granadine Lancers
Mercenary Cog - A Mercenary Cog. Available to the highest bidder! Mercenary Cog
Dismounted Druzhina - Fierce warriors wearing mail armour and armed with a wicked axe. Act as bodyguards for Chieftains. Dismounted Druzhina
Bodyguard - Men dedicated to protecting the general. Hand-picked for loyalty and valour. Bodyguard
Sabadar Militia - Equipped with axe and composite bow, these excellent, though quite unruly warriors, are Shi-ite militia from Central Asia. Sabadar Militia
Bodyguard - Men picked for valour and loyalty to protect the general. Bodyguard
Rocket Launcher - Rocket Launcher capable of delivering a great, if inaccurate salvo, over a large area. Rocket Launcher
Dismounted Polish Knights - Well trained, elite troops, and well equipped with plate armour and sword. Fighting on foot, these knights make capable heavy infantry. Dismounted Polish Knights
Condottieri - Armed with a lance and plate armour these trained and experienced mercenaries are well known for their capricious ways. Condottieri
Lanternas - A superior version of the war galley equipped with gunpowder weapons. Large, heavier and more durable than a war galley. Lanternas
Naffatun - These men throw deadly pots of flaming Naphtha that can seep through any armour. Naffatun
Swordsmen Militia - Trained levy troops equipped with light armour, shields and swords whose task it is to defend settlements. Swordsmen Militia
Norse Swordsmen - Well armed and equipped Norse swordsmen. Able to wear chain and plate armour. Norse Swordsmen
Turkish Javelinmen - Turkish Javelinmen are light troops used to harass enemy archers and enemy flanks from a distance. Turkish Javelinmen
Carroccio Standard - Wagon bearing Venice's standard to inspire the army, pushed by hardened troops armed with crossbows, swords and light armour. Carroccio Standard
Mounted Longbowmen - The advantage of being mounted allows a longbowman to flank his enemies and ride out of danger. Not to be mistaken for true cavalry though. Mounted Longbowmen
Norman Knights - Exceptionally fierce knights, wearing heavy mail, and equipped with sturdy lances. Norman Knights
Carroccio Standard - Wagon bearing Milan's standard to inspire the army, pushed by elite troops armed with spears and light armour. Carroccio Standard
Dismounted Conquistadores - Well armoured and equipped with a sword, Conquistadors make superb heavy infantry capable of devastating attacks. Dismounted Conquistadores
Dismounted Chivalric Knights - Benefiting from improvements in arms and armour these elite warriors are still formidable, even when they choose to fight on foot. Dismounted Chivalric Knights
Hussars - Renown for their fast hit and run tactics, Hussars are equipped with light mail, shield, lance and sword. Hussars
Polish Nobles - Able to circle in front their enemies and shoot, these excellent troops hurl their javelins before engaging in melee. Polish Nobles
Trebuchet - Giant rock flinging artillery piece. Capable of flaming and normal shot. Also able to fling diseased cows! Trebuchet
Flemish Pikemen - Hailing from Flanders, these mercenaries are armed with pikes and wear light armour. Flemish Pikemen
Free Company Longbowmen - Mercenary Longbowmen armoured with light mail. Able to lay defensive stakes. Free Company Longbowmen
Aztec Spear Throwers - Aztec spear throwing unit. Armed with throwing spears and a macana club. Protected with a small shield. Aztec Spear Throwers
Crossbow Militia - Crossbow Militia are peasant crossbowmen called up to defend settlements. Very poorly armoured. Crossbow Militia
Famiglia Ducale - Armoured in plate and wielding lances, these elite knights defend the Duke's honour. Famiglia Ducale
Druzhina - Fierce cavalry warriors wearing mail armour and armed with spear and a wicked axe, acting as bodyguards for Chieftains. Druzhina
Latinkon - Western European troops fighting for the Byzantine Empire, these experienced and well trained fighters are armed with lances and swords. Latinkon
Cannon - The typical 'cannon' is powerful and good against both units and defences. Capable of firing solid and explosive shots. Cannon
Galloglaich - Fierce Scottish warriors who have settled in Ireland. Formidable troops armed with large two-handed axes and wearing light armour. Galloglaich
Native Warriors - Very basic warrior armed with a stone axe and small shield. Native Warriors
Byzantine Lancers - Well trained and disciplined troops used throughout the Byzantine Empire, these Lancers are well armoured and equipped. Byzantine Lancers
Byzantine Guard Archers - Byzantium Guard Archers are well trained missile troops equipped with composite bow, sword, mail and a shield. Byzantine Guard Archers
Mercenary Rocket Launcher - Rocket Launcher capable of delivering a great, if inaccurate salvo, over a large area. Mercenary Rocket Launcher
Catapult - Older style rock-flinging wooden artillery piece. Can throw flaming and normal shots. Catapult
Catapult - Older style rock-flinging wooden artillery piece. Can throw flaming and normal shots. Catapult
Militia Cavalry - Poorly trained, these units fight with a spear and sword. Militia Cavalry
Boyar Sons - These young adventurers wear light mail or light brigandine armour and carry a javelin and an axe . Boyar Sons
Qapukulu - Elite household guards, well armoured and equipped with maces, Qapukulu make for tough opponents in hand to hand combat. Qapukulu
Dismounted Latinkon - Western European troops fighting for the Byzantine Empire, these experienced fighters are effective even on foot. Dismounted Latinkon
Town Militia - Town Militia are commoners and peasants levied into local militias to defend settlements and bolster armies, armed with short spears. Town Militia
Pavise Spearmen - Lower gentry serving military duty. Wearing good armour and equipped with a spear, able to form a defensive ring of spears. Pavise Spearmen
Dismounted Mercenary Knights - These superb fighters can fight mounted or on foot and are well worth their fee. Dismounted Mercenary Knights
Italian Spear Militia - Experienced and well trained local militia equipped with good armour and a spear, able to form a defensive ring of spears. Italian Spear Militia
Obudshaer - Skilled Danish halberd unit armoured in plate armour. Obudshaer
Lithuanian Cavalry - Fierce East European horse archers. Lightly armoured, but still enjoy a good hand to hand scrap. Lithuanian Cavalry
Caravel - A small, highly manoeuvrable, three-masted ship used by Spain and Portugal for long voyages of exploration. Caravel
Battlefield Assassins - Tracing their history to an obscure order of knights, these battlefield assassins are masters of stealth and death. Battlefield Assassins
Byzantine Spearmen - A step up from spearmen militia, these troops are equipped with spear and shield, capable of forming a defensive ring. Byzantine Spearmen
Lithuanian Archers - Skilled archery unit lightly armoured but equipped with a large shield. Able to lay stakes at start of battle. Lithuanian Archers
Monster Bombard - Massive Siege-Gun. Can destroy nearly any wall in one shot. Has very long range but slow reload time. Monster Bombard
Scots Pike Militia - Lowland Scots levied into a militia to defend their settlement. Armed with pikes for good defence against cavalry, but lacking in armour. Scots Pike Militia
Bosnian Archers - Bosnian archers are lightly armoured, well trained archers with the added protection of a winged shield Bosnian Archers
Mercenary Arquebusiers - Fired at close range, this noisy, Smokey and lethal weapon causes morale damage as well as physical hurt. Mercenary Arquebusiers
Dismounted Boyar Sons - These young adventurers wear light mail or light brigandine armour and carry an axe. Dismounted Boyar Sons
Arab Cavalry - Light cavalry recruited from settled areas, and well suited to taking on archers, light infantry and other light cavalry. Arab Cavalry
General's Bodyguard - Elite knights hand picked to protect the general. General's Bodyguard
Dismounted Noble Knights - Made up from France's nobility, these elite warriors are as deadly on foot as when mounted. Dismounted Noble Knights
Bodyguard - Men dedicated to protecting the general. Hand-picked for loyalty and valour. Bodyguard
Dvor Cavalry - In the service of the local Prince or high status Boyar, Dvors are amongst the best missile cavalry available. Dvor Cavalry
Culverin - Able to fire solid or exploding shots, the culverin is devastating against enemy walls and lethal against enemy troops! Culverin
Gendarmes - Superb well armoured professional heavy cavalry armed with a lance. Gendarmes
Magyar Cavalry - These natural horsemen are armed with a composite bow and wear light armour. Magyar Cavalry
Bodyguard - Well armed and equipped these elite troops have the task of guarding and fighting alongside the army's general. Bodyguard
Flagellants - Religious fanatics into self-mortification who have banded together to travel to the Holy Lands, armed with a mace. Flagellants
Norse War Clerics - Heavily armoured Bishop and cavalry retinue. Encased in plate armour and wielding foe-crushing maces Norse War Clerics
Billmen - A trained billmen can stab, hack and drag down his enemies, including both infantry and cavalry. Billmen
Granadine Crossbow Cavalry - These troops combine the crossbow, favoured by Granadine troops, with the Eastern tradition of mobile warfare. Granadine Crossbow Cavalry
Broken Lances - Broken lances are well trained and experienced professional soldiers, protected by plate armour, armed with lances and swords. Broken Lances
Holk - An upgraded Cog equipped with small artillery pieces in the fore and aft castles and a durable oak hull. Holk
Cossack Musketeers - Cossack Musketeers are highly trained gunners in light armour. Cossack Musketeers
Dismounted Huscarls - Protected by mail armour and wielding axes, these fearsome warriors are excellent killing machines. Dismounted Huscarls
Polish Retainers - Wearing brigandine armour, and armed with a lance and sword, this unit is capable of devastating charges. Polish Retainers
Viking Raiders - Wild and hardy warriors from the cold north armed with axes and light armour. Viking Raiders
Highland Archers - Archers from the highlands armed with a standard bow and a one-handed axe for melee. Highland Archers
Mongol Foot Archers - With little or no armour, these archers are best at weakening enemies from a distance with their powerful composite bows. Mongol Foot Archers
Mongol Light Lancers - Lightly armoured and equipped with lance and hand weapon, these matchless horseman excel at harassing enemy flanks. Mongol Light Lancers
Bombard - Primitive siege-gun forged of bronze or iron, can shoot solid stone or flaming shot. Inaccurate versus units. Bombard
Afghan Javelinmen - Made up from fierce Afghan tribesmen, these excellent skirmishers hurl javelins at their foes, but can fight at close quarters if necessary. Afghan Javelinmen
Serbian Hussars - Renown for their hit and run tactics, Hussars are equipped with light mail, shield, lance and sword. Serbian Hussars
Sudanese Tribesmen - Tribesmen from Africa armed with swords. Sudanese Tribesmen
Gulay Gorod - Wagons that can be formed into a circular barricade, behind from which the troops armed with crossbows can fire. Gulay Gorod
Heavy Pike Militia - Levied troops equipped with pikes and protected by heavy armour. Good defence against cavalry. Heavy Pike Militia
Town Militia - Town Militia are commoners and peasants levied into local militias to defend settlements and bolster armies, armed with short spears. Town Militia
Serpentine - Light cannon designed for use against troops rather than walls. Serpentine
Desert Cavalry - Fast skirmishers with javelins, best used to harass enemy flanks and fend off archers. Desert Cavalry
Catalans - Elite mercenaries, originally from Aragon, armed with javelins and light armour. Catalans
Cuahchiqueh - Extravagantly dressed elite shock troops. Their well known prowess causes fear to their enemies. Cuahchiqueh
Armoured Sergeants - Trained and hardened warriors protected by a large shield and mail. Armed with spears and able to form a defensive ring of spears. Armoured Sergeants
King Henry V - King Henry and his bodyguard. King Henry V
Mercenary Ribault - A small multi-barrel wagon mounted cannon. A good defensive tool able to fire singly or in a six-barrel barrage. Mercenary Ribault
Granadine Jinetes - Lightly armoured skirmishers, armed with a javelin, and capable of forming a circle formation providing constant fire against the enemy. Granadine Jinetes
Huscarls - Protected by mail armour and wielding axes, these fearsome warriors are effective cavalry. Huscarls
Noble Pikemen - Well armoured Pikemen made up of Scottish nobles preferring to fight in the infantry. Noble Pikemen
Javelinmen - These troops are drawn from the Spanish peasantry, protected by light armour and fighting with the javelin, in Iberian fashion. Javelinmen
Hungarian Nobles - Well equipped with light armour and composite bows, these warriors are good horse archers who are also capable in close combat. Hungarian Nobles
Slav Levies - Comprised of commoners from the lower strata of society, these levied troops are armed with spears and little armour. Slav Levies
Ottoman Infantry - Hardy soldiers, well armed and well armoured, they fight with both bows and swords. Ottoman Infantry
King Harold - King Harold and his bodyguard. King Harold
Mortar - A siege weapon capable of firing over walls and plunging shots down on enemies hiding behind said walls. Mortar
Knights Hospitaller - Well trained and disciplined these knights are amongst the deadliest heavy cavalry in all Christendom. Knights Hospitaller
Spear Militia - Spear Militia are commoners and peasants levied into local militias to defend settlements and bolster armies, armed with long spears. Spear Militia
Gun Holk - An upgraded Holk, armed with cannons in the fore castle and extra marines armed with gunpowder weapons. Gun Holk
Forlorn Hope - These desperate men are armed with a massive two-handed sword and thick armour. Forlorn Hope
Bombard - Primitive siege-gun forged of bronze or iron, can shoot solid stone or flaming shot. Inaccurate versus units. Bombard
Free Company Men at Arms - Effective mercenary bands equipped with poleaxes and plate armour. Free Company Men at Arms
Monster Bombard - Massive Siege-Gun. Can destroy nearly any wall in one shot. Has very long range but slow reload time. Monster Bombard
Peasant Archers - A peasant archer is armed with a small bow, and a knife. Unreliable, and only moderately effective as archers. Peasant Archers
Ballista - Resembling a giant crossbow, this powerful weapon can fling a javelin to a great range, skewering men with ease. Ballista
Qilich Arslan - Qilich Arslan and his bodyguard. Qilich Arslan
Desert Archers - Hardy men from the desert, adept with the bow, but lacking the equipment for close combat. Desert Archers
Mounted Crossbowmen - Using smaller crossbows than the infantry, these units use their mobility to stay out of trouble while they reload. Mounted Crossbowmen
Portuguese Knights - Elite and experienced knights protected by plate armour, barding and armed with lances and swords. Portuguese Knights
Archer Militia - Archer Militia are peasant archers called up to defend settlements. Archer Militia
Dismounted Chivalric Knights - Elite heavy infantry influenced by western techniques, well armoured and well trained, but can act rashly. Dismounted Chivalric Knights
Peasants - In times of war peasants are forced from their farms and drafted into levies. Good cannon fodder. Peasants
Trebuchet - Giant rock flinging artillery piece. Capable of flaming and normal shot. Also able to fling diseased cows! Trebuchet
Archer Militia - Archer Militia are armed with a small bow, knife and if lucky enough, some armour. Archer Militia
Peasant Crossbowmen - Wearing little to no armour, but armed with a crossbow these peasants can give far superior troops a nasty surprise. Peasant Crossbowmen
Pavise Crossbowmen - These troops are armed with a large shield to protect them during the slow process of reloading their crossbow. Pavise Crossbowmen
Dismounted Sipahi Lancers - Dismounted cavalry fighting on foot as competent armoured spearmen. Dismounted Sipahi Lancers
Sergeant Spearmen - Trained and hardened warriors, protected by a large shield, armed with spears and able to form a defensive ring of spears. Sergeant Spearmen
Jaguar Warriors - A fearsome warrior, who through great skill and courage wears the jaguar uniform. Armoured with ichcahuipilli armour, chimalli shield, and wielding maquahuitl Jaguar Warriors
Turkish Horse Archers - Lightly armoured troops, who can pepper the enemy with arrows and use their speed to stay out of harm's way. Turkish Horse Archers
Ballista - Resembling a giant crossbow, this powerful weapon can fling a javelin to a great range, skewering men with ease. Ballista
Longboat - Usually used as a Viking troop carrier. These ships carry Scandinavian raiding parties across Europe. Longboat
Aventurier - Well skilled troops armed with a crossbow and sword and armoured in plate. Aventurier
Sword and Buckler Men - Superior swordsmen wearing light armour and an open helmet, and armed with a double-edged sword and buckler. Sword and Buckler Men
Aztec Warriors - Aztec warrior armoured with padded armour, a chimalli shield and armed with a maquahuitl club. Aztec Warriors
Reiters - Effective gunpowder units, Reiters are armed with a pistol and spear, and protected by plate armour. Reiters
General's Bodyguard - Well armed and equipped these elite troops have the task of guarding and fighting alongside the army's general. General's Bodyguard
Great Cross - Golden cross to inspire the troops, and remind them that they are on God's mission. Great Cross
Janissary Heavy Inf - Trained in many weapons, these Janissaries, fight with a halberd and are protected by mail armour. Janissary Heavy Inf
King Francis - King Francis and his bodyguard. King Francis
Catapult - Older style rock-flinging wooden artillery piece. Can throw flaming and normal shots. Catapult
Eagle Warriors - Fearsome warriors garbed in an outfit to resemble an eagle. Armoured with ichcahuipilli, and wielding maquahuitl clubs two-handed. Eagle Warriors
Turkomans - Tribal Turkish nomads, accustomed to life in the saddle. These hardy bowmen have a fierce and unruly reputation. Turkomans
Sword Staff Militia - Sword staff wielding militia armoured in plate. Sword Staff Militia
Swiss Pikemen - The most renowned mercenaries of their age. Lightly equipped, but exceptionally brave and fierce. Swiss Pikemen
Scouts - Cheap to recruit and equip, scouts are useful for running down fleeing troops and scattering archers. Scouts
Arrow Warriors - Specialised ranged Aztec troops who wielded javelin-sized arrows which they also used in melee. Arrow Warriors
Mongol Heavy Archers - Protected by lamellar armour, giving these horse archers better protection against enemy attacks. Mongol Heavy Archers
Archer Militia - Armed with a bow and knife these troops are made up of locals who have been organised to defend their town. Archer Militia
Khan's Guard - Magnificently equipped elite troops loyal to the Khan, and willing to protect him at all costs. Khan's Guard
Slav Mercenaries - Poorly trained and equipped mercenaries from Eastern Europe, armed with spears. Slav Mercenaries
Royal Mamluks - These men are the Sultan's guard and are chosen from the best Mamluk cavalry, making them the elite of the elite. Royal Mamluks
Strzelcy - Strzelcy, meaning shooter in Polish, are light horse troops protected by light armour using a small crossbow. Strzelcy
Sherwood Archers - Wielding a longbow made of yew, and able to hide in any terrain these men are excellent at ambushes, and are outstanding marksmen. Sherwood Archers
Heavy Bill Militia - Superior Bill militia, armed with a billhook and heavy armour. Heavy Bill Militia
King Guy - King Guy and his bodyguard. King Guy
Swiss Pikemen - The most renowned mercenaries of their age. Lightly equipped, but exceptionally brave and fierce Swiss Pikemen
Dismounted Dvor - In the service of the local Prince or high status Boyar, Dvor make excellent archers when dismounted. Dismounted Dvor
Catapult - Older style rock-flinging wooden artillery piece. Can throw flaming and normal shots. Catapult
Cuman Horse Archers - Asiatic Nomads, who fight as mercenary horse archers, wearing little armour and armed with a composite bow. Cuman Horse Archers
Peasant Archers - Accustomed to using their bow for hunting, these peasant archers are armed with a small bow and knife. Peasant Archers
Balkan Archers - Poorly trained and equipped archer mercenaries. Balkan Archers
Lamtuna Spearmen - Fierce and disciplined Saharan Berbers armed with spears. Lamtuna Spearmen
Byzantine Infantry - Byzantine infantry unit equipped with sword, shield and mail armour. Byzantine Infantry
Wagon Fort - Wagons that can be formed into a circular barricade, behind from which the troops armed with crossbows can fire. Wagon Fort
Ballista - Resembling a giant crossbow, this powerful weapon can fling a javelin to a great range, skewering men with ease. Ballista
Serbian Knights - These wild Eastern mercenaries are elite troops ready to fight for whoever can afford them. Serbian Knights
Crossbowmen - Slow to reload, but a potent and easy to use missile weapon firing powerful bolts. Crossbowmen
Mongol Heavy Lancers - Elite shock troops who exchange mobility for heavier armour. Mongol Heavy Lancers
Azabs - Poorly armed light troops expected to guard bridges and roads and support the heavier troops. Azabs
Janissary Musketeers - The Janissary were quick to adopt firearms and use them with the same expertise they had shown with their bows. Janissary Musketeers
Grand Master Ulrich - Grand Master Ulrich and his bodyguard. Grand Master Ulrich
Native Archers - Native troops armed with a simple bow and a crude stone axe. Native Archers
King Wladyslaw - King Wladyslaw and his bodyguard. King Wladyslaw
Crusader Knights - These experienced knights in heavy mail seek forgiveness of their sins by going on crusade. Crusader Knights
Akinjis - Light cavalry used as mercenaries by Muslim forces. These Akinjis fight unarmoured for speed and are armed with a bow. Akinjis
Lad'Ya - Early Russian ship created near Novgorod. Carries soldiers and catapults for raiding land and smashing sea targets. Lad'Ya
Skythikon - Asiatic Nomads, who serve the Byzantine Empire as horse archers, wearing little armour and armed with a composite bow. Skythikon
Lusitanian Javelinmen - Excellent skirmishes, lightly armoured and fighting with a javelin in Iberian fashion. Lusitanian Javelinmen
Tlaxcalan Mercenaries - Highly skilled mercenaries used as shock troops. Armed with a maquahuitl club and wearing padded armour. Tlaxcalan Mercenaries
Royal Banderium - Armed with lances and encased in plate armour these loyal warriors act as retinues and bodyguards for royalty. Royal Banderium
Dismounted Gothic Knights - Impressive looking knights, well protected by armour and armed with a two-handed sword. Dismounted Gothic Knights
Town Militia - Armed with a spear but little armour, these troops are made up of locals who have been organised to defend their town. Town Militia
Pikemen - A well trained unit of pikes can create an almost impenetrable wall of steel, particularly effective against cavalry. Pikemen
Basilisk - Very powerful cannon with great range, damage and accuracy. Punishing against defences and units. Can fire solid or explosive shots. Basilisk
Jinetes - Fast and manoeuvrable light cavalry units, Jinetes hurl their javelins before closing in and fighting with their cavalry swords. Jinetes
Lancers - The ultimate knights superbly protected by sophisticated plate armour. With good morale and heavy armour, this unit can tackle anything. Lancers
Galloglaich - Fierce Scottish warriors who have settled in Ireland. Formidable troops armed with large two-handed axes and wearing light armour. Galloglaich
Aztec Spearmen - Aztec spearmen armed with a spear, light armour and shield. Aztec Spearmen
Highland Pikemen - Well trained, but sometimes reckless clansmen armed with pikes, able to form a wall of pikes against cavalry. Highland Pikemen
Welsh Longbowmen - The first wielders of the longbow. Being totally unarmoured means they need to stay out of melee. Can lay stakes. Welsh Longbowmen
Mercenary Monster Ribault - 36 Cannon barrels mounted on a wagon frame. Deadly short-ranged defensive gun capable of laying down a tremendous barrage. Mercenary Monster Ribault
English Knights - Elite warriors clad in steel plate armour, these men pack an effective charge, while being hard to kill. English Knights
Kataphractoi - Very heavily armoured and equipped with a lance and mace, although somewhat outdated they are still formidable troops. Kataphractoi
Transylvanian Peasants - Fierce peasant volunteers from eastern Europe, armed with halberds that can pull a man off a horse. Transylvanian Peasants
Duke William - Duke William and his bodyguard. Duke William
Noble Swordsmen - Strong Scottish melee unit armed with sword and shield and wearing plate armour. Noble Swordsmen
Dismounted French Archers - Protected by brigandine armour, these archers have a horse to ride to battle on, but still fight on foot. Dismounted French Archers
Flemish Pikemen - Hailing from Flanders, these mercenaries are armed with pikes and wear light armour. Flemish Pikemen
Genoese Crossbowmen - Superior Italian crossbow unit armoured with brigandine and a pavise. Genoese Crossbowmen
Galley - Oar powered Mediterranean vessels equipped with a ram and carries archers. Galley
Highland Rabble - Ill disciplined and fierce peasants from the Highlands armed with a basic hand weapon. Highland Rabble
Bulgarian Brigands - Brigands armed with a composite bow, sword, padded armour and shield. Bulgarian Brigands
Hern��n Cort��s - Hern��n Cort��s and his bodyguard. Hern��n Cort��s
Crusader Sergeants - Professional hardened warriors, protected by good armour, armed with spears and eager to go on Crusade. Crusader Sergeants
Spearmen - Regular troops comprised of freemen, equipped with some armour and a spear, able to form a defensive ring of spears. Spearmen
Venetian Archers - Well armoured archery unit with powerful composite bows. Able to stand up to many melee units. Venetian Archers
Religious Fanatics - A motley assortment of zealots and maniacs from amongst the common folk of Europe, travelling to the Holy Land. Religious Fanatics
Pavise Crossbow Militia - Italian crossbow militia, armoured with mail and a pavise. Pavise Crossbow Militia
Mounted Sergeants - These veteran warriors wear light armour and are armed with a spear and a sword. Mounted Sergeants
Dismounted Men at Arms - Dismounted, these men are effective and well protected infantry. Dismounted Men at Arms
Cavalry Militia - Encased in mail and equipped with lances and swords these troops are effective fighters. Cavalry Militia
Mercenary Knights - Capable of deadly charges and impressive melee combat, these mercenary knights are well worth the money. Mercenary Knights
Pirate Ship - A Pirate ship! Commanded by a traitorous Admiral seeking fame and fortune! Pirate Ship
Hobilars - Light cavalry with spears. Useful for chasing down light infantry, and pursuing fleeing enemy Hobilars
Galleass - The strongest galley available to generals. With cannons facing all the way around the prow, it can devastate most opposition. Galleass
Albanian Cavalry - Fierce light cavalry with spear and mace Albanian Cavalry
Dismounted Portuguese Knights - Elite and experienced knights, protected by plate armour and armed with a poleaxe, who prefer to fight on foot. Dismounted Portuguese Knights
Mercenary Spearmen - Mercenaries wearing light armour and equipped with spears, useful for armies lacking sufficient defence against cavalry units. Mercenary Spearmen
Unhorsed Knights - Forced to fight on foot, after losing their steeds in battle. These knights are formidable fighters. Unhorsed Knights
Welsh Longbowmen - The first wielders of the longbow. Totally unarmoured means they need to stay out of melee. Can lay stakes. Welsh Longbowmen
Cossack Cavalry - Fierce and hardy, although lacking in armour, Cossacks are equipped with a sword and composite bow which they use from horseback. Cossack Cavalry
Levy Spearmen - Levied troops, comprised of people from captured territories and the bottom rung of nomadic society, armed with spears. Levy Spearmen
Grand Bombard - The Grand Bombard has increased range, damage and accuracy compared to the bombard. Grand Bombard
Peasant Spearmen - Comprised of free farmers. Trained and armed with spears but unable to afford armour. Peasant Spearmen
Zwei Hander - These well trained warriors are protected by plate armour and wield a mighty two-handed sword. Zwei Hander
Croat Axemen - Hardy warriors armed with deadly two-handed axes and protected by light armour. Accustomed to fighting in their rugged native terrain. Croat Axemen
Mercenary Monster Bombard - Massive Siege-Gun. Can destroy nearly any wall in one shot. Has very long range but slow reload time. Mercenary Monster Bombard
Hashashim - The Hashashim are a semi-religious sect of stealthy assassins. On the battlefield they fight with sword and shield. Hashashim
Chivalric Knights - Elite cavalry influenced by western techniques, this heavy cavalry is a force to be reckoned with. Chivalric Knights
Irish Kerns - Skirmishing unarmoured Irish warriors armed with javelins and handweapon, willing to fight for whomever can pay them. Irish Kerns
Grand Bombard - The Grand Bombard has increased range, damage and accuracy compared to the bombard. Grand Bombard
Sudanese Gunners - Hailing from all over Africa these well trained troops are armed with an arquebus. Sudanese Gunners
Mercenary German Knights - Protected by plate armour and equipped with maces, these knights for hire excel at taking on heavily armoured units. Mercenary German Knights
Stradiots - Armed with spear and mace, these unique troops are renowned for their ferocity. Stradiots
Sudanese Javelinmen - Good for weakening units and breaking up formations, but will quickly dissolve if caught in melee. Sudanese Javelinmen
French Mounted Archers - Professional soldiers equipped with longbows in the English style, and mounted on horses for mobility French Mounted Archers
Mutatawwi'a - Wild and fanatical religious volunteers. Untrained and armed only with their zeal and a crude weapon these troops are reckless. Mutatawwi'a