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Assault Raider - Mercenary Gallic Warriors

Useful ships, with crews large enough to board enemy vessels.

One who sells his sword should know how to use it well.

Most of the northern European tribes were not naval powers, but there were still able seafarers to be found amongst them. Shipbuilding techniques were well understood, so while many vessels were small leather-skinned boats for inland and inshore use, bigger sea-going vessels were also made. Shipwrights used heavy planking for hulls, stitched together and then fastened to a wooden skeleton to create sturdy craft able to cope with Atlantic conditions. Julius Caesar was surprised at the quality of the enemy ships when his fleet clashed with the Veneti from modern-day Brittany. The Veneti vessels had flat bottoms to cope with shallows, but were also of heavy oak construction to cope with rough seas. This made them tough opposition for Roman galleys, and capable of shrugging off a ramming attack. Caesar said that the enemy ships "...were constructed of planks a foot in breadth, fastened by iron spikes the thickness of a man's thumb; the anchors were secured fast by iron chains instead of cables”. When the Romans were forced to board, they faced fearsome warriors used to close-quarters fighting at sea.

(Mercenary Gallic Warriors)
While Celts often lacked the formal organisations and tactics of their more 'civilised' opponents, they did have extremely able metalworkers, and long experience as mercenaries. In battle, they were not outmatched on an individual level by Romans or Greeks. Celts often favoured the spear in battle. It is a simple weapon, and a typical Celtic warrior might carry several into a fight: lighter javelins to hurl at the enemy on the approach or charge, and sometimes an iron-tipped spear for close combat. Some spears were crafted with barbed tips to cause further damage as they were pulled from wounds. Spears were also convenient for displaying trophies, in the shape of rotting enemy heads. This bloody appearance by the Celts, and a ferocious appetite for battle, was often enough to un-man opponents. Celtic warriors would send a chorus of chants, taunts and insults aimed towards foes, and blow their unearthly-sounding 'carnyx' battle horns. The whole display was intended to frighten foes, and put the warriors into the right frame of mind for battle.

Assault Raider - Mercenary Gallic Warriors

Unit Name

Assault Raider - Mercenary Gallic Warriors

Main Unit Key

Mer_Gal_Raider

Land Unit Key

Mer_Gal_Warriors

Naval Unit Key

barbarian_raider_melee

Soldiers

80

Category

Medium Ship

Class

Melee Ship

Custom Battle Cost

370

Recruitment Cost

370

Upkeep Cost

270

Missile Damage

32

├ Missile Weapon

rome_javelin_precursor

├ Projectile

javelin_prec

├ Missile Damage

20

├ Missile Ap Damage

12

└ Base Reload Time

15

Accuracy

5

Range

40

Reload

0

Shots Per Minute

4

Ammunition

2

Ship Health

└ Ship

barbarian_raider

Ship Speed

Melee Attack

25

Weapon Damage

40

├ Melee Weapon

rome_celtic_longsword

├ Melee Damage Base

36

├ Melee Damage Ap

4

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs. Large

0

├ Bonus vs Elephants

0

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

20

Melee Defence

58

├ Base Defence

28

├ Shield

celtic

└ Shield Defence

30

Armour

45

├ Armour

cloth

├ Armour Defence

10

└ Shield Armour

35

Health

50

├ Man Entity

rome_infantry_heavy

├ Man Health

40

└ Bonus Hit Points

10

Base Morale

45

Abilities

Assault Raider
  • Row Hard 10
    Increases speed for 10 strokes.
    Ship speed

Attributes

  • Hide (forest)
    This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.

Strengths & Weaknesses

Assault Raider
  • Average hull strength
  • Light crew
  • Very fast speed
  • Weak ramming
  • Average boarding
Mercenary Gallic Warriors
  • Good attack
  • Average defence
  • Average damage but low armour penetration
  • Normal morale

Caesar In Gaul Mercenaries Pool

Mercenaries Pool
Caesar In Gaul
No. Pool Province Region Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
1 gaul_province_pool_naval_oceanus_britannicus Britannia Durovernon
Iska
Venta Belgarum
1 0.15 1 1
2 gaul_province_pool_naval_sinus_aquitanus Aquitania Aquae Tarbellicae
Burdigala
Elimberris
Sotium
1 0.15 1 1
3 gaul_province_pool_naval_sinus_aquitanus Transalpina Massalia
Vasio
1 0.15 1 1
4 gaul_province_pool_naval_sinus_gallicus Liguria Genua
Pollentia
1 0.15 1 1
5 gaul_province_pool_naval_sinus_gallicus Transalpina Massalia
Vasio
1 0.15 1 1

Hannibal at the Gates Mercenaries Pool

Mercenaries Pool
Hannibal at the Gates
No. Pool Province Region Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
6 pun_province_pool_gallia_transalpina Gallia Transalpina Lugdunum
Massilia
Nemausus
Tolosa
0 0.25 1 2

Faction Mercenaries Pool

Mercenaries Pool
No. Pool Faction Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
7 rom_faction_pool_naval_belgae 1 0.15 1 1
8 rom_faction_pool_naval_galatians 1 0.15 1 1
Aquae Tarbellicae
Tarbelli (Caesar In Gaul)
Burdigala
Vivisci (Caesar In Gaul)
Elimberris
Ausci (Caesar In Gaul)
Sotium
Sotiates (Caesar In Gaul)
Divoduron
Mediomatrici (Caesar In Gaul)
Durocorteron
Remi (Caesar In Gaul)
Noviodunon
Suessiones (Caesar In Gaul)
Treverorum
Treverii (Caesar In Gaul)
Condate
Redones (Caesar In Gaul)
Darioritum
Veneti (Caesar In Gaul)
Namnetum
Namnetes (Caesar In Gaul)
Vorgion
Osismii (Caesar In Gaul)
Durovernon
Cantiaci (Caesar In Gaul)
Iska
Dumnonii (Caesar In Gaul)
Venta Belgarum
Belgae (Caesar In Gaul)
Avaricon
Bituriges (Caesar In Gaul)
Durotincon
Lemovices (Caesar In Gaul)
Nemossos
Arverni (Caesar In Gaul)
Atuatuca
Eburones (Caesar In Gaul)
Bagacum
Nervii (Caesar In Gaul)
Octoduron
Helvetii (Caesar In Gaul)
Turicum
Tulingi (Caesar In Gaul)
Medhlan
Rome (Caesar In Gaul)
Vercelum
Rome (Caesar In Gaul)
Genua
Rome (Caesar In Gaul)
Pollentia
Rome (Caesar In Gaul)
Bibracte
Aedui (Caesar In Gaul)
Vienna
Allobroges (Caesar In Gaul)
Cenabum
Carnutes (Caesar In Gaul)
Crociatonum
Unelli (Caesar In Gaul)
Lexovion
Lexovii (Caesar In Gaul)
Suindinum
Cenomani (Caesar In Gaul)
Rauricon
Suebi (Caesar In Gaul)
Vesontio
Sequani (Caesar In Gaul)
Divona
Cadurci (Caesar In Gaul)
Narbo Martius
Rome (Caesar In Gaul)
Segodunum
Ruteni (Caesar In Gaul)
Tolosa
Volcae (Caesar In Gaul)
Ambatia
Turones (Caesar In Gaul)
Lemonum
Pictones (Caesar In Gaul)
Mediolanum Santonum
Santones (Caesar In Gaul)
Agedincum
Senones (Caesar In Gaul)
Alesia
Mandubii (Caesar In Gaul)
Lutetia
Parisii (Caesar In Gaul)
Bratuspantion
Bellovaci (Caesar In Gaul)
Gesoriacum
Morini (Caesar In Gaul)
Nemetocenna
Atrebates (Caesar In Gaul)
Argentorate
Vangiones (Caesar In Gaul)
Noviiomagos
Nemetes (Caesar In Gaul)
Uburzis
Suebi (Caesar In Gaul)
Terra Incognita
Massalia
Massilia (Caesar In Gaul)
Vasio
Vocontii (Caesar In Gaul)
Capsa
Massyli (Hannibal at the Gates)
Carthago
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Hadrumentum
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Burdigala
Tarbelli (Hannibal at the Gates)
Iruna
Vascones (Hannibal at the Gates)
Libisosa
Oretani (Hannibal at the Gates)
Numantia
Arevaci (Hannibal at the Gates)
Toletum
Carpetani (Hannibal at the Gates)
Alalia
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Karalis
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Olbia
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Arretium
Etruscan League (Hannibal at the Gates)
Pisae
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Tarquinii
Etruscan League (Hannibal at the Gates)
Asturica
Astures (Hannibal at the Gates)
Lugos
Gallaeci (Hannibal at the Gates)
Pallantia
Vaccaei (Hannibal at the Gates)
Portus Amanum
Cantabri (Hannibal at the Gates)
Genua
Liguria (Hannibal at the Gates)
Patavium
Veneti (Hannibal at the Gates)
Placentia
Boii (Hannibal at the Gates)
Vercellae
Insubres (Hannibal at the Gates)
Lugdunum
Allobroges (Hannibal at the Gates)
Massilia
Massilia (Hannibal at the Gates)
Nemausus
Volcae (Hannibal at the Gates)
Tolosa
Volcae (Hannibal at the Gates)
Cissis
Cessetani (Hannibal at the Gates)
Emporiae
Emporion (Hannibal at the Gates)
Ilerda
Illergetes (Hannibal at the Gates)
Salduba
Illercavones (Hannibal at the Gates)
Carthago Nova
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Ibossim
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Ilici
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Saguntum
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Capua
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Roma
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Tarracina
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Ebora
Celtici (Hannibal at the Gates)
Helmantica
Vettones (Hannibal at the Gates)
Olisipo
Lusitani (Hannibal at the Gates)
Buxentum
Samnites (Hannibal at the Gates)
Croton
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Tarentum
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Thurii
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Rutubis
Gaetuli (Hannibal at the Gates)
Siga
Masaesyli (Hannibal at the Gates)
Tingis
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Volubilis
Mauri (Hannibal at the Gates)
Cirta
Massyli (Hannibal at the Gates)
Hippo Regius
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Iol
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Sitifi
Masaesyli (Hannibal at the Gates)
Barium
Samnites (Hannibal at the Gates)
Beneventum
Samnites (Hannibal at the Gates)
Sipontum
Samnites (Hannibal at the Gates)
Lilybaeum
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Messana
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Syracuse
Syracuse (Hannibal at the Gates)
Terra Incognita
Leptis Magna
Libya (Hannibal at the Gates)
Tacapae
Libya (Hannibal at the Gates)
Thenteos
Garamantia (Hannibal at the Gates)
Turris Tamalleni
Garamantia (Hannibal at the Gates)
Gades
Carthage (Hannibal at the Gates)
Kartuba
Turdetani (Hannibal at the Gates)
Ancona
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Corfinium
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Pisaurum
Rome (Hannibal at the Gates)
Spoletium
Etruscan League (Hannibal at the Gates)