"An early leader of the Rus who helped consolidate them into a power. Famous for the rough way he lived and fought."


  • Sviatoslav's Ransack special ability confers a temporary damage bonus to nearby raiders, making raiders even more effective at looting.
  • Fast.
  • Resource looting.
  • Ability only boosts Raider Units.

Offensive Strategy

  • Simple to use. Attack resource buildings and use his ability to make nearby raiders more effective.
  • Possibly the most useless hero in the game, without Raiders of Muscovy or Raiders.
Level Health Attack DPS Recovery Time Upgrade Cost Upgrade Time Ability
1 5,000 Health 240 DPS 240 DPS 20m Trainning Time 100* Flag k N/A x1 Ability2
2 6,400 Health 300 DPS 300 DPS 1h 30m Trainning Time 1,250 Flag k 12h x2 Ability2
3 10,000 Health 360 DPS 360 DPS 4h 30m Trainning Time 4,500 Flag k 1d x3 Ability2
4 11,500 Health 415 DPS 415 DPS 6h Trainning Time 7,500 Flag k 2d x4 Ability2

* First level free for a Hero of your own Civilization.

Heroes Richard the LionheartHenry VEdward the Black PrinceBelisariusJohn KourkouasNikephoros II PhokasCharles MartelCharlemagneJoan of ArcSviatoslav I of KievRurikAlexander NevskyTariq ibn ZiyadMaslama ibn Abd al-MalikSaladinHermann von SalzaConrad the ElderWinrich von Kniprode
Common Units SpearmanInfantryRaiderLadder InvaderCrossbowmanArcherCavalryGrenadierBattering RamSiege TowerOnagerTrebuchet
Cultural Units LongbowmanCheirosiphonKnight TemplarRaiders of MuscovyMamlukTeutonic Knight
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