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Mercenary Nordic Axe Warband

Wielded correctly, the smallest axe can chop down the mightiest tree.

The term ‘Norsemen’, meaning ‘people of the North’, refers to the Germanic peoples who still inhabit the central part of Scandinavia today. Like all successful tribal groups, the Nordic peoples were extremely warlike and developed strong naval skills alongside raiding tactics based on the traditional barbarian headlong charge. So successful were they, that their race emerged from the Dark Ages to dominate not just their homelands, but many other places - as far afield as Greenland and Russia. As early as the 4th century AD, Norse skill in battle, and their mastery of the waves, was well known - along with an insatiable lust for blood and plunder! Of course, this approach made them very rich; not just tools for battle, their weapons carried just as much meaning as status symbols. The amount of detail on a sword was a sign of wealth, and many examples decorated with precious metals and intricate patterns have been discovered at Norse burial sites.

Mercenary Nordic Axe Warband

Unit Name

Mercenary Nordic Axe Warband

Main Unit Key

att_merc_nor_nordic_axe_warband

Land Unit Key

att_merc_nor_nordic_axe_warband

Naval Unit Key

att_lon_heavy_tra_nor

Soldiers

160

Category

Melee Infantry

Class

Melee Infantry

Custom Battle Cost

475

Recruitment Cost

350

Upkeep Cost

400

Missile Damage

75

├ Missile Weapon

att_axe_throw_precursor

├ Projectile

att_axe_throw_precursor_normal

├ Missile Damage

0

├ Missile Ap Damage

75

└ Base Reload Time

4

Accuracy

0

Range

50

Reload

15

Rate of Fire

18

Ammunition

2

Melee Attack

45

Melee Damage

32

├ Melee Weapon

att_axe

├ Melee Base Damage

16

├ Armour-piercing Damage

16

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Attack Against Cavalry

0

├ Attack Against Elephants

0

└ Attack Against Infantry

10

Charge Bonus

30

Melee Defence

17

├ Base Defence

7

├ Shield

att_oval

└ Shield Defence

10

Armour

40

├ Armour

att_leather

├ Armour Defence

10

└ Shield Armour

30

Health

95

├ Man Entity

att_infantry_medium

├ Man Health

90

└ Bonus Hit Points

5

Morale

32

Abilities

Mercenary Nordic Axe Warband
  • Shield Wall
    The unit moves into a close formation and raises shields.

Attributes

  • Hide (forest)
    This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
  • Scare (everyone)
    This unit frightens all enemy units.
  • Immune to Fear
    This unit is immune to the fear effects of scary units.

Strengths & Weaknesses

No Strengths and Weaknesses

Grand Campaign Mercenaries Pool

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No. Pool Province Region Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
1 att_merc_nor_province_major Scandza Alabu
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1 0.1 1 3
2 att_merc_nor_province_minor Frisia Angulus
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3 att_merc_britannia Britannia Inferior Eboracum
Lindum
Segontium
0 0.05 1 1
4 att_merc_britannia Britannia Superior Camulodunum
Corinium
Londinium
0 0.05 1 1
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