Pikemen (M2TW unit)
A well trained unit of pikes can create an almost impenetrable wall of steel, particularly effective against cavalry.
|Primary weapon:||Pike (Melee)|
|Weapon attributes:||Bonus vs. cavalry = 8|
|Secondary weapon:||Weak sword (Melee)|
A pike is long spear around 5m in length and used two-handed. A well trained unit can present enemies with a wall of almost impenetrable sharp steel that can stop a cavalry charge dead in its tracks, a fact not lost on latter Medieval armies. These soldiers wear the ripped tunics that were fashionable in the early sixteenth century.
Unit can adopt the phalanx formation.
- Can board ships
- Can hide in forest
- Can withdraw