Lancers' Training GroundThe lance is the tool that makes the cavalry charge devastating.
Developed from the cavalry skills of their ancestors, steppe lancers were a type of heavy cavalry. They wore scale armour to protect themselves and their mounts, and used a long lance known as a kontos, which enabled them to deliver devastating charges in a fashion comparable to the deadly cataphract cavalry from the east. Their scale armour was made from horn, or later metal, and allowed its wearers to easily run down their western counterparts. However, lancers were still vulnerable to dense pike or spear-armed formations. Archery provided a solution: sustained volleys from skirmishing foot and horse archers were used to thin and spread out the enemy prior to a devastating, thunderous charge.
Building NameLancers' Training Ground
Building ChainMilitary Recruitment
EffectsFood consumption: -40 (force_to_force_own)
Army recruitment capacity: +2 (force_to_force_own)
Provides Garrison Army
No Garrison Units
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Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (att_nom_hunnic_dismounted_warband)
Hunnic Dismounted Warband
Mounted or on foot, the Huns are a deadly foe.
Cavalry / Shock Cavalry / (att_nom_hunnic_lancers)
At their best when charging down an enemy unit, Hunnic lancers are deadly on the field.
Missile Infantry / Missile Infantry / (att_nom_steppe_bows)
Best deployed at range, they will suffer heavy losses if kept in melee.
Cavalry / Shock Cavalry / (att_nom_steppe_lancers)
Best employed as shock troops, steppe lancers are fearsome at the charge.
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (att_nom_steppe_mounted_brigands)
Steppe Mounted Brigands
These mounted raiders are happy to serve any master with a big enough purse.
Cavalry / Melee Cavalry / (att_nom_steppe_mounted_tribespeople)
Steppe Mounted Tribespeople
Born in the saddle, horsemanship comes naturally to the men of the steppes.
Melee Infantry / Melee Infantry / (att_nom_steppe_tribespeople)
Hard lives lived on the steppes makes for hard, tribal warriors.