The Holy Roman Empire

Quality: Superior

Type: Feudal Low availability, free upkeep in castles, often impetuous or of low discipline

Soldiers: 63

Attack: 12

Charge: 7

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 25

Armour: 17

Defense Skill: 8

Shield: 0

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 1180

Upkeep: 480

Impressive looking knights, well protected by armour and armed with a two-handed sword.
These distinctive looking knights are the Holy Roman Empire's elite warriors. Encased in splendid gothic plate armour, including the distinctive visored sallet helmet, these knights can take on anyone on the battlefield even when fighting dismounted.


  • Wooden Castle
  • Castle
  • Fortress
  • Citadel
  • In Citadels, The Holy Roman Empire recruits Gothic Foot Knights after the Pike and Shot in 1530 and are available until the Flintlock event in the late 16th century (1580-1600).