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Description/Introduction

What does this unit counters ?

All other units

Counters to this unit type

All other units

General playstyle and general tips

Those tips can be used when playing every infantry type listed below, but their effectiveness varies according to the type of infantry/faction being used.

Those units have special characteristics and usually counter one unit in particular. They also have special traits which make them powerful when used properly.

See characteristics for more detailed tips.

Factions

Greece

War Beast

Tier Unit name Description
N/A N/A N/A

Characteristics

Commanders who can play them effectively

N/A


Roman Empire

War Dogs

Tier Unit name Description
N/A N/A N/A
Characteristics

Same as the barbarian war dogs.


Commanders who can play them effectively

Germanicus
Scipio

Alternative choice:
Caesar
Sulla


Barbarians

War Dogs

Tier Unit name Description
T4 Seconeded Strays On command, these men will unleash fast, vicious hounds on the enemy.
T5 Wild Wolves Fiercely loyal beasts ready to pounce upon their masters' enemies.
T6 Hound Handlers Slavering hounds are quite a way to keep the enemy occupied.
T7 Brocéliande Biters Wild beasts from a wild land - and that's just the handlers!
T8 Wolf Walkers "Never mind who let them out - just run!"
T9 Warg Warriors These dread hounds slowly stalk their prey before bursting forward with incredible speed
T10 Fenrirs Followers The wolf's howl instils a deep, primordial fear in all but the hardest of hearts.
Characteristics

Those units are basically 2 units in one: the dogs and the handlers. The dogs ignore phalanx, and can be unleashed at a specific location. They will automatically attack any unit that is close to them.


Commanders who can play them effectively

Arminius
Vercingetorix
Boudica


Carthage

War Elephants

Tier Unit name Description
T6 African Elephant Everything's better with elephants.
T7 Armoured Elephant The only thing more terrifying than a charging elephant is an armoured charging elephant.
T8 Caesai Elephants: powerful, noble and dangerous.
T9 Baal A god amongst elephants.
T10 Tanit This is the force that spread fear and awe throughout the ancient world.
Characteristics

Heavy and tanky beasts, those units are very resistant to whatever you can throw at them, except pikes and artillery. Missiles will slow them down, and they are immune to flank attacks.

They have a special trait which makes them kill every knocked down the enemy they step on.


Commanders who can play them effectively

Hannibal

Alternative choices:
Hasdrubal