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Appea Gaedotos Ptolemaioi (Imperator Augustus)Ptolemaioi (Imperator Augustus) Spear Infantry

Appea Gaedotos

(Alpine Phalanx)

The Alpine tribes are heavily influenced by the Hellenes and Italians. The Appea Gaedotos (Ap-ee-ah Guy-doo-tos) use a type of spear-wall formation. They are solid soldiers, and should be able to stand rather well in combat. A phalanx is always good when combatting mounted enemies, as well as defending against light infantry.

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.

Appea Gaedotos

Unit Name

Appea Gaedotos

Main Unit Key

AOR_7_Alpine_Phalanx

Land Unit Key

AOR_7_Alpine_Phalanx

Naval Unit Key

barbarian_transport

Soldiers

200

Category

Melee Infantry

Class

Spear Infantry

Custom Battle Cost

693

Recruitment Cost

693

Upkeep Cost

139

Melee Attack

24

Weapon Damage

9

├ Melee Weapon

spear2

├ Weapon Damage

9

├ Weapon Deadliness

0

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs. Cavalry

3

├ Bonus vs. Elephants

10

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

10

Melee Defence

73

├ Base Defence

21

├ Shield

shield5

└ Shield Defence

52

Armour

8

├ Armour

arm4

├ Armour Defence

8

└ Shield Armour

0

Health

20

├ Man Entity

medium_heavy

├ Man Health

20

└ Bonus Hit Points

0

Base Morale

35

Abilities

Appea Gaedotos
  • Stamina (average)
    Governs how fast the unit tires and restores fatigue, and is dependent on type of unit, weight and approach to combat.

Attributes

  • Expert Charge Defence
    This unit’s melee attack and damage are increased against charging enemies.
  • 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
Appea Gaedotos
  • Average defensive unit
  • Low damage but average armour penetration
  • Weak attack
  • Poor morale
Recuitment Requirement
Maximum Number 8
Unit Resouces DEI_Alps

Imperator Augustus Regions

Imperator Augustus
Provinces Regions
Raetia et Noricum Alcimoennis Raetia Noricum Helvetia
Requires Buildings
Appea Gaedotos Lv. 0 Hellenistic Kleroukhia
Hellenistic Kleroukhia
(rom_HELLENIC_city_major_3)
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Hellenistic Metropolis
Hellenistic Metropolis
(rom_HELLENIC_city_major_4)
Level 3
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Hellenic Garrison Kleroukhia
(rom_HELLENIC_city_major_fort_3)
Level 2
Hellenic Fortified Metropolis
Hellenic Fortified Metropolis
(rom_HELLENIC_city_major_fort_4)
Level 3
Hellenic Trade Kleroukhia
Hellenic Trade Kleroukhia
(rom_HELLENIC_city_major_trade_3)
Level 2
Hellenic Economic Metropolis
Hellenic Economic Metropolis
(rom_HELLENIC_city_major_trade_4)
Level 3
Faction Availability
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