Here you will find descriptions for the armours and weapons that appear in Total War: ARENA.
The (Muscle) Cuirass - was made to mimic an idealized human physique.
Disc armour - The triple-disc, more commenly known as a Samnite cuirass, is most likely inspired by the single-disc armour.
Greave - A piece of armour that protects the lower leg.
Helmets - From the age of the Akkadians and up to now, the helmet have had one job, protecting the wears head.
Linothorax - The armour used from ancient Greeks to the last of the Hellenic kingdoms.
Lorica Squamata - Worn by everyone from standard bearers and musicains to the generals and emperors.
Mail - maille, or what is most commenly known as chainmail but no matter the name the 1000s of rings still did the same.
Shields - From heros of old to today the shield have been the saviour of many.
Warpaint - Thought to give magical protection and used for camouflage warpaint was used to rain terror on the wears enemies.
Falcata - Falcata, an Iberian single edge, cruved sword which filled the Iberians and Carthagigians ranks.
Falx - The Dacian and Thracian weapon that forced Rome to moddify it's helmet.
Gladius - Gladius, plural Gladii, the famous roman weapon.
Spatha - From the Roman Republic to the fall of the Western Roman Empire this blade saw battle from gladiatorial fights to the front at the edge of the Roman world.
Lance - From the back of a horse this spear like weapon is turned into a deadly one.
Pike - Between 3-7,5m this pole arm was used in tight formations from the Macedons to the Swizz Guard but would see it's end to the bayonet.
Spear - Beeing around 400.000 years it's no wonder this simple and easy to make tool found it's way into warfare.
Archery - Used for over 10.000 years, man turn this hunting tool into deadly weapon.
Javelin - Simillar to the Pila, the javelin is a short spear meant to be thrown at the enemy.
Pilum - Pilum, plural Pila, is the javelin which helped Romans used to conquer the world.
Sling - Thought to be just as old as archery, and no matter what the bullets say do not catch it.