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Auxiliary Scythian Horse Archers

Scythians who pull a bow for Rome are worthy warriors.

Far from being simple, ignorant barbarians, the various steppe tribes had a great cultural wealth. Living in an area stretching from the Caspian Sea to the northern shores of the Black Sea; the Greeks called them 'Scythians' and the Persians 'Saka', while a western group became known as the Sarmatians. Wearing trousers marked them as barbarians as far as the Greeks were concerned, before their tall, pointed caps and swarthy appearances were even considered. Looks apart, they were, however, exceptional horsemen, highly-skilled with composite-recurve bows and deadly hand-to-hand fighters. Grave goods suggest that Scythian women were as warlike as their men, and probably fought alongside them in battle. This may well be the origin of the Greek myths of Amazon warrior women.

Auxiliary Scythian Horse Archers

Unit Name

Auxiliary Scythian Horse Archers

Main Unit Key

Aux_Scy_Horse_Archers

Land Unit Key

Aux_Scy_Horse_Archers

Naval Unit Key

pel_transport

Soldiers

80

Category

Cavalry

Class

Missile Cavalry

Custom Battle Cost

360

Recruitment Cost

380

Upkeep Cost

90

Missile Damage

40

├ Missile Weapon

rome_composite_bow_horse

├ Projectile

arrow_composite_horse

├ Missile Damage

36

├ Missile Ap Damage

4

└ Base Reload Time

12

Accuracy

5

Range

125

Reload

18

Shots Per Minute

6

Ammunition

15

Melee Attack

9

Weapon Damage

24

├ Melee Weapon

rome_shortsword

├ Melee Damage Base

20

├ Melee Damage Ap

4

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs. Large

0

├ Bonus vs Elephants

0

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

4

Melee Defence

13

├ Base Defence

13

├ Shield

none

└ Shield Defence

0

Armour

10

├ Armour

cloth

├ Armour Defence

10

└ Shield Armour

0

Health

70

├ Man Entity

rome_infantry_light

├ Man Health

40

├ Bonus Hit Points

10

├ Mount

rome_scythian_horse_sword_l

├ Mount Entity

rome_horse_light_missile

└ Mount Health

20

Base Morale

30

Abilities

Auxiliary Scythian Horse Archers
  • Cantabrian Circle
    The unit fires whilst riding in a circle.
    Harder to hit, reload skill

Attributes

  • Resistant to Fatigue
    Fatigue has less of an effect on this unit.
  • Hide (forest)
    This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
  • Fire Whilst Moving
    This unit can fire when mounted and moving.
  • Parthian Shot
    This unit can fire all around and not just in-front of itself.

Strengths & Weaknesses

Transport
  • Very poor hull strength
  • Very slow speed
  • Weak ramming
Auxiliary Scythian Horse Archers
  • Long range
  • Average rate of fire
  • Fast moving
  • Good damage but low armour penetration
  • Very weak in melee
  • Very poor morale
Recuitment Requirement
Unit Resouces Auxilia_Scythian

Imperator Augustus Regions

Imperator Augustus
Provinces Regions
Sarmatia Olbia Melgunov Solokha
Bosporus Tanais Phanagoria Panticapaeum
Scythia Siracena Samandar Gelonus Sarai
Chorasmia Akhur Aktau
Requires Buildings
Auxiliary Scythian Horse Archers Lv. 0 Auxiliary Camp
Auxiliary Camp
(rome_military_aux_2)
Level 1
Auxiliary Barracks
Auxiliary Barracks
(rome_military_aux_3)
Level 2
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Auxiliary Garrison
(rome_military_aux_4)
Level 3
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