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Mercenary Ligurian Horsemen

These horsemen have seen combat, and do not flinch in the face of danger.

The Ligurians were an ancient Indo-European people from a region of northwestern Italy, to which they gave their name, south of the Alps. Strabo claims that they were different people to the Gauls, who also descended southward from the Alps, though many Ligurian customs resembled those of the marauding Celts. The expansions of Gallic tribes and Etruscan cities meant that Liguria's territory was heavily reduced, with some tribes even migrating to northern Corsica. Ligurians were viewed as a warlike people, and were highly valued as mercenaries, being employed on multiple occasions by Carthaginian generals and Greek tyrants alike. Ligurian pirates were also known to attack trade ships in the Tyrrhean and Ligurian seas, as stated by Diodorus Siculus and Strabo. Rome engaged in a long and drawn-out war against the Ligurians during the Republic's expansion, ultimately assimilating the native tribes into Roman culture during the 2nd century BC.

Mercenary Ligurian Horsemen

Unit Name

Mercenary Ligurian Horsemen

Main Unit Key

inv_mercenary_ligurian_horsemen

Land Unit Key

inv_mercenary_ligurian_horsemen

Naval Unit Key

pel_transport

Soldiers

80

Category

Cavalry

Class

Melee Cavalry

Custom Battle Cost

600

Recruitment Cost

600

Upkeep Cost

450

Melee Attack

30

Weapon Damage

27

├ Melee Weapon

rome_celtic_spear_cav

├ Melee Damage Base

20

├ Melee Damage Ap

7

├ Armour Piercing

No

├ Bonus vs. Large

10

├ Bonus vs Elephants

10

└ Bonus vs Infantry

0

Charge Bonus

30

Melee Defence

30

├ Base Defence

30

├ Shield

none

└ Shield Defence

0

Armour

30

├ Armour

leather

├ Armour Defence

30

└ Shield Armour

0

Health

75

├ Man Entity

rome_infantry_heavy

├ Man Health

40

├ Bonus Hit Points

10

├ Mount

rome_celtic_horse_spear_shield_m

├ Mount Entity

rome_horse_medium

└ Mount Health

25

Base Morale

35

Abilities

No Ability

Attributes

  • 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 Ligurian Horsemen
  • Good attack
  • Average defence
  • Low damage but average armour penetration
  • Average morale

Rise of the Republic Mercenaries Pool

Mercenaries Pool
No. Pool Province Region Initial Unit Count Chance To Replenish Max Replenish Per Turn Max Count
1 inv_province_pool_liguria Liguria Albingaunum
Asta
Retovium
Stalia
0 0.15 1 2
Barion
Herdonia
Sipious
Sylbion
Algarium
Nùgoro
Terranòa
Thathari
Consentia
Croton
Terina
Thurii
Brentesion
Hydros
Manduria
Taras
Capua
Neapolis
Pithekousai
Poseidonia
Carthago
Kerkouane
Utica
Aethalia
Aleria
Mantinon
Pallas
Akragas
Entella
Motya
Panormos
Luna
Pisa
Sarsina
Viesul
Aesernia
Histonium
Teate
Felsina
Parmni
Placentia
Ravenna
Brixia
Eporedia
Mediolanon
Vercelum
Cornus
Karalis
Nuraxi
Sulci
Hipponion
Locri
Rhegion
Skyllition
Anagni
Antium
Casinum
Fregellae
Clavenna
Comum
Oscela
Albingaunum
Asta
Retovium
Stalia
Aceruntia
Elea
Herakleia
Potentia
Ausculum
Firmum
Hadria
Bergamum
Feltria
Sebatum
Tridentum
Ostia
Roma
Alba Fucens
Cures
Nursia
Reate
Bovianum
Compsa
Corfinium
Terventum
Ariminum
Caesena
Sena
Agyrion
Katane
Kephaloidion
Messini
Gela
Hybla Heraea
Leontini
Syrakousai
Fufluna
Tarchuna
Vatluna
Velusna
Terra Incognita
Aritim
Clevsin
Felathri
Siena
Iguvium
Perusia
Sestinum
Spolettium
Cisra
Veii
Patavium
Tarvisium
Tegeste
Vedinum