The Holy Roman Empire

Quality: Superior

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

Soldiers: 63

Attack: 6

Charge: 3

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 21

Armour: 11

Defense Skill: 7

Shield: 3

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 840

Upkeep: 480

These mace wielding fighting machines wear plate armour, but prefer to fight on foot.
True knights in shining armour, in principle at least, these men espouse the noble ideals of chivalry and honour. In reality they are brutally effective warriors who practice their skills daily in tournaments and mock fights. On the battlefield, their steel plate protection makes them hard to kill. Although most fight mounted, those that go on foot wield their maces with deadly effect.


  • Wooden Castle
  • Castle
  • Fortress
  • Imperial Foot Knights are recruited in Fortresses after the Partial Plate event in the early 14th century (1310-1300) and available until the Pike and Shot event in 1530.