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Mercenary Spearwomen Mercenaries Spear Infantry

Mercenary Spearwomen

Mighty warriors go in fear of these ferocious maidens.

There are several legends from the ancient period concerning the exploits of Germanic female warriors. Womens' graves have also been found to contain spears, shields, and daggers, indicating that they may have fought alongside their men on the battlefield, rather than in a purely defensive capacity when their settlements were attacked. It was certainly common for women to have status and power within Germanic tribal society; they were able to inherit them following the death of their fathers or husbands, and could even demand divorce following an unsuccessful match. In common with the traditions of their Celtic neighbours, the opinion and judgement of Germanic priestesses and female elders was highly respected by all.

Mercenary Spearwomen

Unit Name

Mercenary Spearwomen

Main Unit Key

Mer_Ger_Spearwomen

Land Unit Key

Mer_Ger_Spearwomen

Naval Unit Key

barbarian_transport

Soldiers

160

Category

Melee Infantry

Class

Spear Infantry

Custom Battle Cost

660

Recruitment Cost

480

Upkeep Cost

340

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

Melee Attack

32

Weapon Damage

26

├ Melee Weapon

rome_celtic_spear

├ Melee Damage Base

20

├ Melee Damage Ap

6

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs. Large

15

├ Bonus vs Elephants

15

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

23

Melee Defence

50

├ Base Defence

20

├ Shield

germanic_hex

└ Shield Defence

30

Armour

55

├ Armour

light_padded

├ Armour Defence

15

└ Shield Armour

40

Health

50

├ Man Entity

rome_infantry_light_fast

├ Man Health

40

└ Bonus Hit Points

10

Base Morale

50

Abilities

Mercenary Spearwomen
  • Cavalry Counter-tactics
    Improves unit's ability to endure enemy cavalry charges for an extended time.
    Bonus vs mounted units
  • Wedge
    The unit moves into a wedge-shaped attack formation.
    Charge bonus, melee attack
    Acceleration, melee defence
  • Frenzied Charge
    Increases the effectiveness of the unit's charge for an extended period. The unit will suffer a large fatigue penalty after the charge is over.
    Charge speed, charge damage, acceleration
    Melee defence, fatigue

Attributes

  • Encourage
    This unit provides a morale bonus to nearby allies.
  • Hide (forest)
    This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
  • Resistant to Cold
    This unit tires less quickly in snow.

Strengths & Weaknesses

Transport
  • Very poor hull strength
  • Very slow speed
  • Weak ramming
Mercenary Spearwomen
  • Good defensive unit
  • Low damage but average armour penetration
  • Average attack
  • Normal morale

Empire Divided Mercenaries Pool

Mercenaries Pool
Empire Divided
No. Pool Province Region Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
1 rom_province_pool_magna_germania Magna Germania Flevium
Treva
Tulifurdum
0 0.15 1 2
2 rom_province_pool_suebia Suebia Calancorum
Pelplin
Setidava
Virunium
0 0.15 1 2

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Grand Campaign
No. Pool Province Region Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
3 rom_province_pool_magna_germania Magna Germania Flevum
Tulifurdum
Uburzis
0 0.15 1 2
4 rom_province_pool_suebia Suebia Ascaucalis
Alabu
Lupfurdum
Rhougion
0 0.15 1 2
5 rom_province_pool_silesia Silesia Belz
Budorgis
0 0.15 1 2

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