Language:
Royal Military Academy
Home / Broken Crescent 2.02 / Rebels / Akolouthoi Light Spearmen
Broken Crescent 2.02
Rebels Rebels
Units List
1.
2. Dhow
155. Toxotai
231. Ghazis
Previous unitKnights of St.John Kontaratoi PikemanNext unit
Akolouthoi Light Spearmen
Akolouthoi Light Spearmen
Rate: 0 ratings
No ratings
Views: 105
Class and category spearmen infantry
Soldier ere_light_spearmen, 60, 0, 0.6
Mount
Engine and Ship
Attributes sea_faring, hide_forest, can_withdraw
Formation 1.1, 2, 2.4, 2.4, 4, square
Hit points 1, 0
Primary weapon 2, 1, no, 0, 0, melee, melee_blade, piercing, spear, 25, 0.7, no
Secondary weapon 0, 1, no, 0, 0, no, melee_simple, blunt, none, 25, 1, no
Primary armour 1, 6, 4, flesh
Secondary armour 0, 0, flesh
Heat and ground effect -1, -1, -1, 0, 0
Mental 4, low, untrained
Cost 1, 150, 61, 54, 45, 150
Unit Description
Google Search Yahoo! Search bing Search Wikipedia Search Picasa Search Google Images Search Yahoo! Search bing Search Google Images Search Yahoo! Search
Akolouthoi Light Spearmen Those spearmen aren’t the best soldiers the Romans can field. Truth be told, they aren’t even soldiers. A good many of them are servants, or as their name means “followers”, riff raff which followed armies on the move back then. Local militia forces from the now disbanded “Themata” are joining in as well. A mass production iron helmet with leather strips or padded aventail, a “Kontarion” spear and a plain wooden kite shield, which is the sole means of protection, as they lack any real armor, but for the simple gambeson “bambakion” ¾ of an inch padded cotton cloth they wear. They are expected to stand and maybe hold the line, not actually fight through or break the enemy. They may actually do that, but it would be the exception rather than the rule. The absolute need to field spearmen, lack of funds as well as the decreasing lands from which they could be recruited from could only mean one thing. Spearmen with the absolute minimum in training and equipment needed to do the job. The akolouthoi are a force of spearmen, who are soldiers in name only. They should not be expected to fight till the last man, as they will flee much before that. Still necessities of war mean that they should fight. They will carry the day, if properly supported but a growing Roman Empire should hire better spear units and leave those behind for garrison duty, whenever possible. Those aren’t soldiers, but rather better equipped militia and shouldn’t be expected to fight as soldiers would. Desperate times call for desperate measures, though.

Facebook Comments
Ownership factions
Royal Military Academy - Sitemaps
Total War: Rome II
Factions
Units
Units in Custom Battle
Buildings

Total War: Shogun 2
Factions
Units

Shogun 2: Rise of the Samurai
Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai
Total War: Napoleon
Factions
Units

Total War: Empire
Factions
Units
Total War: Medieval II
Factions
Units
Army
Buildings
Mercenaries
Retinue
Traits
Regions
Ranking

Medieval II - Americas
Medieval II - Britannia
Medieval II - Crusades
Medieval II - Tutonic
Total War: Medieval II - MODs
Broken Crescent 1.05
Broken Crescent 2.02
Stainless Steel 5.1b
Stainless Steel 6.1
Deus Lo Vult 5.7
Deus Lo Vult 6.0
HTF: Eagle of the Elbe 05
The Long Road 2.0
Lands to Conquer Gold
DarthMod 1.4D: The Last Episode
Das Heilige Romische Reich 06
Third Age 1.3
Third Age 1.4
Third Age 2.1
Third Age 3.1
Copyright © 2008 - 2013, www.honga.net