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Auxiliary Germanic Scout Riders

A Roman army needs cunning troops to be its eyes and ears.

German cavalry were much sought-after mercenaries, including by the Romans after the defeat of the Belgic alliance in 57BC. During their attacks into Gaul, the disciplined Nervii cavalry managed to cross the Rhine in a single day, ambushing and defeating the Menapii. Caesar was greatly impressed by their bravery and fighting abilities. He faced the Germans himself at Sabis, and was almost defeated before managing to encircle and destroy them. The remaining Nervii joined the rebellion against Quintus Tullius Cicero, besieging his winter camp until relieved Caesar broke the siege. They Nervii were eventually overwhelmed, but Caesar did recruit a band of German horsemen into his army for his war against the Gauls.

Auxiliary Germanic Scout Riders

Unit Name

Auxiliary Germanic Scout Riders

Main Unit Key

Aux_Ger_Scout_Riders

Land Unit Key

Aux_Ger_Scout_Riders

Naval Unit Key

pel_transport

Soldiers

80

Category

Cavalry

Class

Missile Cavalry

Custom Battle Cost

440

Recruitment Cost

440

Upkeep Cost

90

Missile Damage

32

├ Missile Weapon

rome_javelin

├ Projectile

javelin_normal

├ Missile Damage

20

├ Missile Ap Damage

12

└ Base Reload Time

10

Accuracy

5

Range

80

Reload

10

Shots Per Minute

7

Ammunition

7

Melee Attack

34

Weapon Damage

34

├ Melee Weapon

rome_celtic_hellenic_sword_cav

├ Melee Damage Base

30

├ Melee Damage Ap

4

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs. Large

0

├ Bonus vs Elephants

0

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

24

Melee Defence

40

├ Base Defence

10

├ Shield

germanic_cav

└ Shield Defence

30

Armour

30

├ Armour

cloth

├ Armour Defence

10

└ Shield Armour

20

Health

70

├ Man Entity

rome_infantry_light_fast

├ Man Health

40

├ Bonus Hit Points

10

├ Mount

rome_celtic_horse_sword_shield_vl

├ Mount Entity

rome_horse_very_light

└ Mount Health

20

Base Morale

45

Abilities

Auxiliary Germanic Scout Riders
  • Wedge
    The unit moves into a wedge-shaped attack formation.
    Charge bonus, melee attack
    Acceleration, melee defence

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.
  • Resistant to Cold
    This unit tires less quickly in snow.

Strengths & Weaknesses

Transport
  • Very poor hull strength
  • Very slow speed
  • Weak ramming
Auxiliary Germanic Scout Riders
  • Average attack
  • Weak defence
  • Low damage but average armour penetration
  • Poor morale
Recuitment Requirement
Unit Resouces Auxilia_Germanic

Imperator Augustus Regions

Imperator Augustus
Provinces Regions
Germania Minor Bavay Vesonto
Hercynia Bergium
Lugii Arsenium Carrodunum
Magna Germania Flevium Treva Tulifurdum
Suebia Calancorum Pelplin Setidava Virunium

Grand Campaign Regions

Grand Campaign
Provinces Regions
Germania Minor Bagacum Vesontio
Magna Germania Flevum Tulifurdum Uburzis
Silesia Belz Budorgis
Suebia Ascaucalis Alabu Lupfurdum Rhougion
Requires Buildings
Auxiliary Germanic Scout Riders Lv. 0 Auxiliary Camp
Auxiliary Camp
(rome_military_aux_2)
Level 1
Auxiliary Barracks
Auxiliary Barracks
(rome_military_aux_3)
Level 2
Auxiliary Garrison
Auxiliary Garrison
(rome_military_aux_4)
Level 3