Reiters (M2TW unit)

Category: Cavalry
Class: Missile
Soldiers: 32
Mount: Heavy horse
Morale: 9
Discipline: Normal
Training: Trained
Recruitment cost: 920
Upkeep cost: 250
Weapon upgrade: 120
Armour upgrade: 95

Effective gunpowder units, Reiters are armed with a pistol and spear, and protected by plate armour.

Primary weapon: Cavalry pistol (Missile)
Weapon attributes: Armour piercing
Attack: 20
Charge bonus: 3
Range: 45
Ammunition: 20
Secondary weapon: Cavalry spear (Melee)
Attack: 11
Charge bonus: 5
Total defence: 13
Armour: 7
Defence skill: 6
Shield: 0
Hit points: 1

Reiters derive their name from the German word reiter, meaning horseman. Generally from German states, Reiters are armed with a pistol and spear, and well protected by plate armour. They often employ the shooting circle tactic to create a continuous cycle of firing and reloading. Once the enemy are softened up by this treatment, they charge in and finish them off the old fashioned way.


Can board ships
Can form up and charge
Can hide in forest
Can withdraw
Cantabrian circle
Gunpowder weapon
Skirmish mode off by default

Available for:

Holy Roman Empire
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