Beastslayers of Bastonne (Foot Squires)The Squires of the ‘Beastslayer’ Duke are amongst the hardiest of Bretonnian infantry, taking his epithet as their name for good reason.
Serving their Knightly masters in both times of peace and war, Squires are effectively errand boys for their Lord, fulfilling menial or unsavoury tasks that their masters would prefer to delegate. Yet in battle, they fight with every ounce of skill and ferocity that their training has given them, using their two-handed blades to cleave through all foes in the name of the Lady, Bretonnia, and their Lord’s glory. For a Squire, every battle is a chance to perform some great deed or service to his master; it is his only chance – albeit a miniscule one – to be elevated to Knighthood.
Unit NameBeastslayers of Bastonne (Foot Squires)
Main Unit Keywh_pro04_brt_inf_foot_squires_ror_0
Land Unit Keywh_pro04_brt_inf_foot_squires_ror_0
Naval Unit Keywh_main_shp_transport
Land Unit GroupHalberd Infantry
Naval Unit GroupHalberd Infantry
├ Melee Weaponwh_dlc08_brt_halberd_ror
├ Melee Damage Base7
├ Melee Damage Ap18
├ Armour PiercingNo
├ Bonus vs Cavalry0
├ Bonus vs Elephants22
└ Bonus vs Infantry0
├ Base Defence50
└ Shield Defence0
├ Armour Defence80
└ Shield Armour0
├ Man Entitywh_main_infantry_slow_blood_dismembers
├ Man Speed28
├ Man Health8
└ Bonus Hit Points61
Leadership (Base Morale)80
- Charge Defence vs. Large
When bracing, this unit negates the charge bonus of any large attacker.
- Hide (forest)
This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.
Strengths & Weaknesses
Armoured units can block damage from any source apart from Armour-Piercing damage.
The damage of armour-piercing weapons mostly ignores the armour of the target, making them the ideal choice against heavily-armoured enemies. They are often heavier and attack at a slower rate though, making them less efficient against poorly-armoured targets.
- Charge Defence Against Large Foes
When standing and bracing against a charge of large enemies (such as cavalry or monsters) this unit will negate the enemy's charge bonus.
Anti-large units have an advantage against targets that are at least as large as a horse. This advantage can be a damage bonus against large targets or an attack that focuses on a very small area. However, some units are simply better against large targets because their attacks are slow and easy to dodge by skilled melee combatants.
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