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Mercenary Ionian Hippeus Mercenaries Melee Cavalry

Mercenary Ionian Hippeus

Claiming ancestry to the origins of Greek civilisations, these riders fight in the name of their forefathers.

The Ionian Greeks occupied the westernmost coast of Asia Minor, facing out into the Aegean Sea, with the rest of the Anatolian plateau to the east. When the king of Lydia, Croesus, was defeated by the Achaemenid Empire in 547BC, Ionian lands were left vulnerable. Subjugated by the Persians, they retained a deal of theoretical independence, but found themselves at the whim of local tyrants. In 499BC, at the behest of one of these tyrants, the Ionians initiated a revolt which was the ultimate catalyst for the first Greco-Persian war. Their position - so close to both Persia and the Greek states of the Peloponnese - meant that Ionian cities were often caught in the ongoing conflict between them.

Mercenary Ionian Hippeus

Unit Name

Mercenary Ionian Hippeus

Main Unit Key

Pel_Mer_Ionian_Hippeus

Land Unit Key

Mer_Pel_Ionian_Hippeus

Naval Unit Key

pel_transport

Soldiers

80

Category

Cavalry

Class

Melee Cavalry

Custom Battle Cost

1070

Recruitment Cost

1070

Upkeep Cost

190

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

36

Weapon Damage

29

├ Melee Weapon

rome_spear_cav_elite

├ Melee Damage Base

24

├ Melee Damage Ap

5

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs. Large

15

├ Bonus vs Elephants

15

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

22

Melee Defence

25

├ Base Defence

25

├ Shield

none

└ Shield Defence

0

Armour

60

├ Armour

bronze

├ Armour Defence

60

└ Shield Armour

0

Health

85

├ Man Entity

rome_infantry_very_heavy

├ Man Health

45

├ Bonus Hit Points

20

├ Mount

pel_greek_horse_h

├ Mount Entity

rome_horse_medium_shock

└ Mount Health

20

Base Morale

55

Abilities

No Ability

Attributes

  • Disciplined
    This unit does not suffer a morale penalty when the general dies. It can also rally after routing more often.
  • Encourage
    This unit provides a morale bonus to nearby allies.
  • Hide (forest)
    This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.

Strengths & Weaknesses

Transport
  • Very poor hull strength
  • Very slow speed
  • Weak ramming
Mercenary Ionian Hippeus
  • Very good charge
  • Low damage but average armour penetration
  • Weak in prolonged melee
  • Good morale

Wrath of Sparta Mercenaries Pool

Mercenaries Pool
Wrath of Sparta
No. Pool Province Region Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
1 pel_generic Aigian Khios
Mytilene
Oinoi
Samos
0 0.15 1 4
2 pel_generic Aitolia Naupaktos
Thermon
0 0.15 1 4
3 pel_generic Ambrakia Ambrakia
Anaktorio
Pronnoi
0 0.15 1 4
4 pel_generic Amphipolis Amphipolis
Krinides
0 0.15 1 4
5 pel_generic Argolis Argos
Korinthos
Mantinea
Melos
0 0.15 1 4
6 pel_generic Attike Athenai
Laurion
Naxos
Paros
0 0.15 1 4
7 pel_generic Boiotia Delphi
Lamia
Opos
Thebai
0 0.15 1 4
8 pel_generic Dodekanisa Karpathos
Kos
Lindos
Rodos
0 0.15 1 4
9 pel_generic Elis Elis
Olympia
Patrai
Zakynthos
0 0.15 1 4
10 pel_generic Epeiros Antigonia
Dodona
Elaea
Korkyra
0 0.15 1 4
11 pel_generic Euboia Andros
Kalkis
Karystos
Oreos
0 0.15 1 4
12 pel_generic Hellespontos Byzantion
Kypsela
Perinthos
Sestos
0 0.15 1 4
13 pel_generic Ionia Ephesos
Halikarnassos
Knidos
Miletos
0 0.15 1 4
14 pel_generic Kalkidiki Mende
Olinthos
Torone
0 0.15 1 4
15 pel_generic Karia Kibyra
Kolossai
Phaselis
Xanthos
0 0.15 1 4
16 pel_generic Krete Gortyna
Knossos
Kydonia
0 0.15 1 4
17 pel_generic Lakedaimon Kythera
Messenia
Pylos
Sparta
0 0.15 1 4
18 pel_generic Lydia Sardeis
Smyrna
0 0.15 1 4
19 pel_generic Makedonia Aigai
Argos Orestiko
Arnisa
Dion
0 0.15 1 4
20 pel_generic Mysia Ilion
Kyzikos
Myrina
Pergamon
0 0.15 1 4
21 pel_generic Thessalia Larisa
Pharsalos
Pherae
0 0.15 1 4
22 pel_generic Thraike Abdera
Ainos
Maroneia
Thasos
0 0.15 1 4
Khios
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Mytilene
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Oinoi
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Samos
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Naupaktos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Thermon
Aitolian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Ambrakia
Korinthos (Wrath of Sparta)
Anaktorio
Korinthos (Wrath of Sparta)
Pronnoi
Korinthos (Wrath of Sparta)
Amphipolis
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Krinides
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Argos
Argos (Wrath of Sparta)
Korinthos
Korinthos (Wrath of Sparta)
Mantinea
Argos (Wrath of Sparta)
Melos
Melos (Wrath of Sparta)
Athenai
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Laurion
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Naxos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Paros
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Delphi
Boiotian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Lamia
Sparta (Wrath of Sparta)
Opos
Boiotian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Thebai
Boiotian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Karpathos
Rodos (Wrath of Sparta)
Kos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Lindos
Rodos (Wrath of Sparta)
Rodos
Rodos (Wrath of Sparta)
Elis
Elis (Wrath of Sparta)
Olympia
Elis (Wrath of Sparta)
Patrai
Akaian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Zakynthos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Antigonia
Epeiros (Wrath of Sparta)
Dodona
Epeiros (Wrath of Sparta)
Elaea
Epeiros (Wrath of Sparta)
Korkyra
Korkyra (Wrath of Sparta)
Andros
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Kalkis
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Karystos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Oreos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Byzantion
Byzantion (Wrath of Sparta)
Kypsela
Thraike (Wrath of Sparta)
Perinthos
Byzantion (Wrath of Sparta)
Sestos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Ephesos
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Halikarnassos
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Knidos
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Miletos
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Mende
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Olinthos
Korinthos (Wrath of Sparta)
Torone
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Kibyra
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Kolossai
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Phaselis
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Xanthos
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Gortyna
Gortyn (Wrath of Sparta)
Knossos
Knossos (Wrath of Sparta)
Kydonia
Kydonia (Wrath of Sparta)
Kythera
Sparta (Wrath of Sparta)
Messenia
Sparta (Wrath of Sparta)
Pylos
Sparta (Wrath of Sparta)
Sparta
Sparta (Wrath of Sparta)
Sardeis
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Smyrna
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Aigai
Makedon (Wrath of Sparta)
Argos Orestiko
Makedon (Wrath of Sparta)
Arnisa
Makedon (Wrath of Sparta)
Dion
Makedon (Wrath of Sparta)
Minor Cyclades
Minor Dodecanese
Minor Islands
Minor Saronic
Minor Sporades
Ilion
Ionian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Kyzikos
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Myrina
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Pergamon
Persian Empire (Wrath of Sparta)
Antipodes
Larisa
Thessalian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Pharsalos
Thessalian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Pherae
Thessalian League (Wrath of Sparta)
Abdera
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Ainos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Maroneia
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)
Thasos
Athenai (Wrath of Sparta)