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Tanukhids Faction

The Tanukhids have travelled a long way from their origins to search for a home amidst a volatile land. Originally part of the Qahtani tribal confederation of southern Arabia, they migrated north after one of the Ma\'rib dam\'s many floods, which devastated their homeland. Led by Malik ibn Fahm, the Tanukhids eventually left Arabia altogether and headed into Persia and the Levant. His son – and successor - Jadhima\'s death late in the 3rd century AD fractured their confederation, and the Lakhmid dynasty arose to take control, settling at al-Hira and leaving many to continue their lives as nomadic raiders.

Coming into contact with the Roman Empire, the Tanukhids have since been employed as foederati, and are considered a dependable cavalry force by the Romans. However, having converted to Christianity during the previous century, they recently rebelled against Rome following Emperor Valens\' attempts to convert them from Orthodox to Arian Christianity. Furious at this lack of respect and refusal to appoint an Orthodox bishop, Queen Mavia and her army went to war. The Tanukhids fought so hard, and so fiercely, that they swept the Imperial armies away, defeating them in the field on several occasions and forcing Valens\' agreement to Mavia\'s terms.

Despite the odds the devout Tanukhids have created a life for themselves as free Arabs, who pledge allegiance to none but God and their brave queen - surely all that is required to attain true greatness!

Tanukhids

Campaign Map

Tanukhids
Tanukhids

Faction Name

Tanukhids

Campaign

main_attila

Culture

att_cult_eastern

Subculture

att_sub_cult_eastern_desert

Military Group

att_des_tanukhids

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

Tanukhid Elders Tanukhid 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
No Effect
Tanukhids Tanukhids
The nomadic Tanukhids have at last broken free of Rome\'s oppressive yoke. Woe betide any who try to check their power or try their strength.
Playable: True
Initial Power: 40
Rapacious Horde: Food obtained only through settlement battles when horde
Victory Rallies: Additional horde growth gained through successful battles
Swelling Ranks: Raiding stance provides free Rebellion Militia unit
General
80 Desert Chieftain
Desert Chieftain
(att_des_desert_chieftain)
Melee Cavalry
80 Desert Warlord
Desert Warlord
(att_des_desert_warlord)
Melee Cavalry
80 Mavia's Bodyguards
Mavia's Bodyguards
(att_des_es_mavias_bodyguards)
Shock Cavalry
Melee Infantry
160 Desert Legionary Defectors
Desert Legionary Defectors
(att_des_desert_legionary_defectors)
Melee Infantry
160 Desert Palatina Defectors
Desert Palatina Defectors
(att_des_desert_palatina_defectors)
Melee Infantry
160 Desert Tribesmen
Desert Tribesmen
(att_des_desert_tribesmen)
Melee Infantry
160 Rebellion Militia
Rebellion Militia
(att_des_es_rebellion_militia)
Melee Infantry
160 Tanukhid Ambushers
Tanukhid Ambushers
(att_des_es_tanukhid_ambushers)
Melee Infantry
160 Kushite Shotelai
Kushite Shotelai
(att_des_kushite_shotelai)
Melee Infantry
160 Hetaireia Guards
Hetaireia Guards
(att_rom_hetaireia_guards)
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 Badiya Skirmishers
Badiya Skirmishers
(att_des_es_badyia_skirmishers)
Missile Infantry
Pike Infantry
160 Desert Pikes
Desert Pikes
(att_des_es_desert_pikes)
Pike Infantry
160 Tanukhid Pikes
Tanukhid Pikes
(att_des_es_tanukhid_pikes)
Pike 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 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
Shock Cavalry
80 Camel Lancers
Camel Lancers
(att_des_camel_lancers)
Shock Cavalry
80 Dune Lancers
Dune Lancers
(att_des_es_dune_lancers)
Shock Cavalry
80 Mavia's Bodyguards
Mavia's Bodyguards
(att_des_es_mavias_bodyguards)
Shock Cavalry
80 Mavia’s Chargers
Mavia’s Chargers
(att_des_es_mavias_chargers)
Shock Cavalry
80 Mavia’s Chosen
Mavia’s Chosen
(att_des_es_mavias_chosen)
Shock Cavalry
80 Mavia’s Lancers
Mavia’s Lancers
(att_des_es_mavias_lancers)
Shock Cavalry
80 Sandstorm Lancers
Sandstorm Lancers
(att_des_es_sandstorm_lancers)
Shock Cavalry
80 Clibanarii
Clibanarii
(att_rom_clibanarii)
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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