Byzantine Spearmen (M2TW unit)
A step up from spearmen militia, these troops are equipped with spear and shield, capable of forming a defensive ring.
|Primary weapon:||Long spear (Melee)|
|Weapon attributes:||Bonus vs. cavalry = 8|
Byzantine Spearmen are a step up from spear militias, better trained and equipped, these troops are able to form a defensive ring. These are longer serving soldiers, used to defending settlements and bolstering armies. Equipped with a spear and shield these troops are a little more robust than local militias formed by peasants.
Unit can adopt the schiltrom formation.
- Can board ships
- Can hide in forest
- Can withdraw