The Holy Roman Empire


Quality: Average

Type: Urban Professional Increased training time based on unit type and quality, higher proportion of disciplined unit

Soldiers: 75

Melee: 3

Missile: 14

Charge: 2

Weapon Type: Missile

Defense: 11

Armour: 7

Defense Skill: 4

Shield: 0

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 585

Upkeep: 140



Fired at close range, this noisy, smoky and lethal weapon causes morale damage as well as physical hurt.
Fired at close range and quite accurate, with only a little chance of exploding and killing the person firing it. This early type of firearm is capable of firing deadly volleys that can pierce most armour. This noisy, smoky and lethal weapon is so intimidating it can cause its targets to run in fear.


  • Town Watch
  • Town Guard
  • City Watch
  • Militia Drill Square
  • Militia Barracks
  • Army Barracks
  • Arquebusiers are available in Cities with an Army Barracks between the Portable Clock event of 1510 and the "Rise of Shot" event of the mid 16th century (1550-1560).