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''"Spearman: Spears were hunter/gatherer weapons that came early to the battlefield. They're basic but effective against most troops."''
 
''"Spearman: Spears were hunter/gatherer weapons that came early to the battlefield. They're basic but effective against most troops."''
   
''"Pikeman As mounted heavily armored troops came into more common use spears grew longer and became pikes designed to help dismount enemy cavalry."''
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''"Pikeman: As mounted heavily armored troops came into more common use spears grew longer and became pikes designed to help dismount enemy cavalry."''
   
 
''"Halberdier: Halberds were large battle axe like weapons. They had thrusting points, cutting blades and a hook that could be used to dismount enemy knights."''
 
''"Halberdier: Halberds were large battle axe like weapons. They had thrusting points, cutting blades and a hook that could be used to dismount enemy knights."''

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"Spearman: Spears were hunter/gatherer weapons that came early to the battlefield. They're basic but effective against most troops."

"Pikeman: As mounted heavily armored troops came into more common use spears grew longer and became pikes designed to help dismount enemy cavalry."

"Halberdier: Halberds were large battle axe like weapons. They had thrusting points, cutting blades and a hook that could be used to dismount enemy knights."


Summary

  • Spearmen have a damage bonus against cavalry. Deploy spearmen to protect vulnerable troops such as archers and siege weapons from mounted troops.
  • Pikemen are basic melee soldiers, unlocked from the Level 1 Barracks.
  • Pikemen are also known as Spearmen or Halberdiers depending on the upgrade level.
  • Bonus against cavalry.
  • Slow Speed

Offensive Strategy

  • Drop them right on top advancing Mamluks!
  • Drop them in a corner to draw out cavalry, while Belisarius tunnels under a wall (works with other troops)

Defensive Strategy

  • Station in spots you want to defend from cavalry.
Level Health Attack DPS Training Costs Training Time

Upgrade Costs

Upgrade Time Required Barracks
1 Spearman 298 12 10 food 30 sec Free Instantaneously 1
2 Spearman 380 15 20 food 40 sec 1,250 food 1 hour 2
3 Pikeman 505 19 30 food 50 sec 2,750 food 3 hours 3
4 Pikeman 657 24 35 food 60 sec 8,000 food 10 hours 4
5 Pikeman 788 28 50 food 70 sec 100,000 food 2 days 6
6 Halberdier 946 31 31 60 food 75 sec 400,000 food 3 days 12 hours 7
7 Halberdier 1,135 36 36 70 food 80 sec 700,000 food 3 days 12 hours 8
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