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Training Reforms Antony\'s Rivals (Imperator Augustus)Antony\'s Rivals (Imperator Augustus) Management Tier 2

Training Reforms

Bloody drill makes bloody battles victorious ones.

With the Marian Reforms, joining the Roman army became a full-time occupation. Men trained all year round, not just during the campaign season when Rome was under threat. Legionaries were expected to be able to fight in a number of formations with a variety of weapons. These skills were then tested in mock training battles. The captured Jewish leader, Josephus, witnessed such drills and offered a vivid account of the violence that took place “...it would be fair enough to call their drills bloodless battles and their battles bloody drills”.


Training Reforms

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Tier 2






  • +3% replenishment rate for all armies and fleets
  • -2% recruitment costs for all army units (all provinces)
  • -2% upkeep costs for all armies
Requires Technologies Manipular OrganisationManipular Organisation
Enables Technologies Mercenary AuxiliariesMercenary Auxiliaries
Enables Buildings Auxiliary BarracksAuxiliary Barracks