Archontopoulai (M2TW-K-CC unit)
Elite heavy cavalry drawn from officers' orphans. Equipped with heavy armour, shield, lance and a sword.
Formed by King Alexius at the end of the 11th century, the Archontopoulai, 'sons of leaders', are cavalry drawn from officers' orphans. Well trained and disciplined these elite cavalry are capable of deadly charges against enemy formations. As befitting their elite status, these troops are protected by good quality heavy armour and fight with a lance and sword.
Unit can adopt the wedge formation.
- Can board ships
- Can form up and charge
- Can hide in forest
- Can withdraw