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Horseman
Horseman
The Horseman
Properties
Age Age Bronze Age
Class Fast Units Fast Unit
Attack Attack 8
Defense Defense 5
Range Range 1
Movement Movement 22
Attack
Attack Bonuses Ranged Units vs Ranged Unit 3
Defense
Defense Bonuses Ranged Units vs Ranged Unit 3
Special Skills
Special Skills Blank none
Other
Requirements Tech Horseback Riding
MIBU Horseman Stable
Training Cost Coins 24 Supplies 100
Training Time Clock 01:00:00
Healing Time Clock 0:06:00

Information

The Horseman is the very first fast unit in the game. They have the highest speed and highest attack in Bronze Age while having a moderate defense. They don't have any terrain bonuses. Effective against Ranged Unit Class, can 2 hit kill a Slinger.

Usage

The Horseman is vulnerable to light units class because light units have a bonus against fast units. It is always the first unit to move and are able to reach the other end of the map in 2 turns, thus making it very useful to counter both ranged units and artillery units. However, it cannot pass though water or rocks. It can be used as a decoy to distract enemies by moving to another corner of the map that is away from the main army.

It is very weak against the Spearfighter which is the most commonly encountered unit in the Bronze Age, therefore the Horseman is much less useful in this age compared to fast units of other eras.

However, it can be used as a sacrifice unit by rushing into the enemy and hitting a slinger so that it does almost no damage in the next turn.

History

In the Bronze Age, humans learned to domesticate then ride horses, creating a new type of unit, Cavalry, at first , they were not useful for riding, so they used them to carry objects or as Chariots, but soon people created breeds suitable to ride, and were the shock force of their day

Appearance

The horseman has a leather and bronze helmet, a leather tunic, and a bronze spear, he does not appear to have stirrups (which is historically correct since the stirrup came was introduced to Europe by the Huns or possibly the Parthians), and he has a brown horse

Image

Horseman

Four Horseman in battle

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Military Units
All Ages Heavy Units Color GuardLight Units Military DrummerLight Units RogueFast Units/Heavy Units Champion
Stone Age Light Units Clubman
Bronze Age Light Units SpearfighterHeavy Units WarriorFast Units Horseman
Ranged Units SlingerArtillery Units Stone Thrower
Iron Age Light Units SoldierHeavy Units LegionnaireFast Units Mounted Warrior
Ranged Units ArcherArtillery Units Ballista
Early Middle Ages Light Units MercenaryHeavy Units Armored InfantryHeavy Units BarbarianFast Units Heavy Cavalry
Ranged Units Mounted ArcherRanged Units Barbarian SlingerArtillery Units Catapult
High Middle Ages Light Units BerserkerHeavy Units Heavy InfantryFast Units Knight
Ranged Units CrossbowmanArtillery Units Trebuchet
Late Middle Ages Light Units Great Sword WarriorHeavy Units Imperial GuardFast Units Heavy Knight
Ranged Units Longbow ArcherArtillery Units Cannon
Colonial Age Light Units RangerHeavy Units GrenadierFast Units Dragoon
Ranged Units MusketeerArtillery Units Field Gun
Industrial Age Light Units Jaeger InfantryLight Units Brave WarriorHeavy Units HowitzerFast Units Lancer
Ranged Units RiflemanRanged Units Mounted BraveArtillery Units Breech Loader
Progressive Era Light Units ConscriptHeavy Units TankFast Units Armored Car
Ranged Units SniperArtillery Units Rapid Fire Cannon
Modern Era Light Units Bazooka TeamHeavy Units Battle TankFast Units Mechanized Infantry
Ranged Units ParatrooperArtillery Units Mechanized Artillery
Postmodern Era Light Units CommandoHeavy Units Universal TankFast Units IFV
Ranged Units MG TeamArtillery Units Rocket Artillery
Contemporary Era Light Units Strike TeamHeavy Units Assault TankFast Units Attack Helicopter
Ranged Units Anti-Aircraft VehicleArtillery Units Missile Artillery
Tomorrow Light Units Ultra APHeavy Units Stealth TankFast Units Combat Drone
Ranged Units Anti-Materiel SniperArtillery Units Microwave Blaster
The Future Light Units Exoskeleton SoldierHeavy Units Hover TankFast Units Drone Swarm
Ranged Units Satellite SpotterArtillery Units Rail Gun
Arctic Future Light Units Dragon DroneHeavy Units Battle FortressHeavy Units Behemoth
Fast Units Recon RaiderRanged Units Surrogate SoldierArtillery Units Plasma Artillery
Oceanic Future Light Units MantaHeavy Units C.R.A.B. MechFast Units Hydroelectric Eel
Ranged Units NautilusRanged Units Sub CruiserArtillery Units Turturret

Legend: Light Units= Light Unit Class Heavy Units= Heavy Unit Class Fast Units= Fast Unit Class Ranged Units= Ranged Unit Class Artillery Units= Artillery Unit Class