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Himyar Grand Campaign

Himyar Faction

The Sabaean Kingdom is diminished and, in its place, Himyar ascends! The victorious Shamir Yuhar'ish has declared himself "King of Saba, Dhu Raydan and of Hadramawt and Yamanat" at his coronation, and no one dares challenge this proclamation. Sabaean local power was based, in large part, on overland trade routes, but Himyar has discovered and exploited new sea trade routes to India, making it the principle economic power in southern Arabia. Much like neighbouring Aksum, Himyar controls the flow of trade along major trade routes to the east. The militaristic Himyarites relentlessly pursue their aims, particularly when facing the hated Aksumites. Himyar has even recently converted to Judaism, seemingly only to fuel the constant war that rages between them. It has sacrificed much to hold onto a powerful position during a tumultuous time, and will surely seize the future by force of will alone!

Himyar

Campaign Map

Himyar
Himyar

Faction Name

Himyar

Campaign

main_attila

Culture

att_cult_eastern

Subculture

att_sub_cult_eastern_desert

Military Group

att_des_himyar

Faction Group

att_fact_group_sand

Faction Group

Desert Kingdoms Desert Kingdoms
When only the hardiest of men survive here, it takes a special breed to thrive and prosper.
Scourge of the Desert: +15 melee attack during desert battles
Fractured Faiths: Increased public order penalty for religious differences between new religions
Attrition: Immune to desert attrition
[NOT DISPLAYED] Provincial security: +1 against priest-type agents
[NOT DISPLAYED] Provincial security: +3 against spy-type agents
[NOT DISPLAYED] Provincial security: +2 against champion-type agents
Sunscorched: +2 sanitation

Political Parties

Himyar Elders Himyar Elders
Comprised of royal officials, high-ranking officers and ministers, the elders offer wise counsel and keep their ruler's power in check.
Playable: False
Initial Power: 60
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Himyar Himyar
Surrounded on all sides by ancestral enemies and having recently changed their state religion, the militant kings of Himyar are intolerant of perceived threats to their power - regardless of the source.
Playable: True
Initial Power: 40
Fatigue rate: -15% for all units
Ma'rib Dam: Unique fertility-boosting building at the capital.
Desert Saboteurs: Stops foreign replenishment in regions where armies are present.
General
80 Desert Chieftain
Desert Chieftain
(att_des_desert_chieftain)
Melee Cavalry
80 Desert Warlord
Desert Warlord
(att_des_desert_warlord)
Melee Cavalry
160 Zafar Sentinels
Zafar Sentinels
(att_des_es_zafar_sentinels)
Melee Infantry
Melee Infantry
160 Desert Tribesmen
Desert Tribesmen
(att_des_desert_tribesmen)
Melee Infantry
80 Athar’s Chosen
Athar’s Chosen
(att_des_es_athars_chosen)
Melee Infantry
160 Baltha Defenders
Baltha Defenders
(att_des_es_baltha_defenders)
Melee Infantry
160 Baltha Warriors
Baltha Warriors
(att_des_es_baltha_warriors)
Melee Infantry
160 Khahyahlim
Khahyahlim
(att_des_es_khahyahlim)
Melee Infantry
160 Sahnegohrim
Sahnegohrim
(att_des_es_sahnegohrim)
Melee Infantry
160 Zafar Sentinels
Zafar Sentinels
(att_des_es_zafar_sentinels)
Melee Infantry
160 Zealot Sicarius
Zealot Sicarius
(att_des_es_zealot_sicarius)
Melee Infantry
160 Kushite Shotelai
Kushite Shotelai
(att_des_kushite_shotelai)
Melee Infantry
Missile Infantry
160 Desert Bowmen
Desert Bowmen
(att_des_desert_bowmen)
Missile Infantry
160 Desert Hurlers
Desert Hurlers
(att_des_desert_hurlers)
Missile Infantry
160 Elite Nubian Archers
Elite Nubian Archers
(att_des_elite_nubian_archers)
Missile Infantry
160 Ashum
Ashum
(att_des_es_ashum)
Missile Infantry
160 Rumha Skirmishers
Rumha Skirmishers
(att_des_es_rumha_skirmishers)
Missile Infantry
160 Rumha Warriors
Rumha Warriors
(att_des_es_rumha_warriors)
Missile Infantry
Spear Infantry
160 Desert Levy
Desert Levy
(att_des_desert_levy)
Spear Infantry
160 Desert Spears
Desert Spears
(att_des_desert_spears)
Spear Infantry
Melee Cavalry
80 Arabic Horsemen
Arabic Horsemen
(att_des_arabic_horsemen)
Melee Cavalry
80 Armoured Camel Warriors
Armoured Camel Warriors
(att_des_armoured_camel_warriors)
Melee Cavalry
80 Camel Warriors
Camel Warriors
(att_des_camel_warriors)
Melee Cavalry
80 Desert Chieftain
Desert Chieftain
(att_des_desert_chieftain)
Melee Cavalry
80 Desert Raiders
Desert Raiders
(att_des_desert_raiders)
Melee Cavalry
80 Desert Warlord
Desert Warlord
(att_des_desert_warlord)
Melee Cavalry
80 Armoured Himyarite Shotelai
Armoured Himyarite Shotelai
(att_des_es_armoured_himyarite_shotelai)
Melee Cavalry
80 Himyarite Shotelai
Himyarite Shotelai
(att_des_es_himyarite_shotelai)
Melee Cavalry
80 Jamal al-Baltha
Jamal al-Baltha
(att_des_es_jamal_al_baltha)
Melee Cavalry
80 Kushite Mounted Shotelai
Kushite Mounted Shotelai
(att_des_kushite_mounted_shotelai)
Melee Cavalry
Missile Cavalry
80 Desert Mounted Javelinmen
Desert Mounted Javelinmen
(att_des_desert_mounted_javelinmen)
Missile Cavalry
80 Desert Mounted Skirmishers
Desert Mounted Skirmishers
(att_des_desert_mounted_skirmishers)
Missile Cavalry
80 Jamal al-Rumha
Jamal al-Rumha
(att_des_es_jamal_al_rumha)
Missile Cavalry
80 Zodiac Archers
Zodiac Archers
(att_des_es_zodiac_archers)
Missile Cavalry
Shock Cavalry
80 Camel Lancers
Camel Lancers
(att_des_camel_lancers)
Shock Cavalry
80 Almaqah’s Lancers
Almaqah’s Lancers
(att_des_es_almaqahs_lancers)
Shock Cavalry
Siege Artillery
4 Bastion Onager
Bastion Onager
(att_des_onager_bastion)
Siege Artillery
40 Onager
Onager
(att_des_onager)
Siege Artillery
Admiral
72 Liburnian Galley - Desert Heavy Corsairs
Liburnian Galley - Desert Heavy Corsairs
(att_shp_des_heavy_corsairs_lib_light)
Melee Ship
Melee Ship
72 Dromonarion Galley - Desert Corsairs
Dromonarion Galley - Desert Corsairs
(att_shp_des_corsairs_dro_light)
Melee Ship
72 Liburnian Galley - Desert Heavy Corsairs
Liburnian Galley - Desert Heavy Corsairs
(att_shp_des_heavy_corsairs_lib_light)
Melee Ship
140 Dromon Warship - Eastern Boatmen
Dromon Warship - Eastern Boatmen
(att_shp_eas_boatmen_dro_heavy)
Melee Ship
68 Dromonarion Galley - Eastern Light Boatmen
Dromonarion Galley - Eastern Light Boatmen
(att_shp_eas_light_boatmen_dro_light)
Melee Ship
Missile Ship
88 Dromonarion Skirmisher - Desert Corsair Bowmen
Dromonarion Skirmisher - Desert Corsair Bowmen
(att_shp_des_naval_bowmen_dro_light)
Missile Ship
60 Dromonarion Skirmisher - Eastern Naval Hurlers
Dromonarion Skirmisher - Eastern Naval Hurlers
(att_shp_eas_hurlers_dro_light)
Missile Ship
Artillery Ship
64 Battery Dromon - Eastern Artillery Crew
Battery Dromon - Eastern Artillery Crew
(att_shp_eas_artillery_dbl_dro_heavy)
Artillery Ship
64 Artillery Dromon - Eastern Artillery Crew
Artillery Dromon - Eastern Artillery Crew
(att_shp_eas_artillery_dro_heavy)
Artillery Ship
64 Artillery Liburnian - Eastern Artillery Crew
Artillery Liburnian - Eastern Artillery Crew
(att_shp_eas_artillery_lib_light)
Artillery Ship
Ramming Ship
20 Strike Liburnian - Desert Assault Corsairs
Strike Liburnian - Desert Assault Corsairs
(att_shp_des_assault_corsairs_lib_light_ram)
Ramming Ship
36 Assault Liburnian - Desert Assault Corsairs
Assault Liburnian - Desert Assault Corsairs
(att_shp_des_assault_corsairs_lib_light_spike)
Ramming Ship
Fire Ship
32 Greek Fire Dromonarion - Desert Assault Corsairs
Greek Fire Dromonarion - Desert Assault Corsairs
(att_shp_des_assault_corsairs_dro_light_fs)
Fire Ship
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