The Holy Roman Empire

Quality: Militia

Type: Early Professional

Soldiers: 77

Attack: 2

Charge: 2

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 8

Armour: 0

Defense Skill: 1

Shield: 7

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 140

Upkeep: 135

Trained warriors, protected by a large shield, armed with spears and able to form a defensive ring of spears.
These Spearmen are warriors drawn from the lower classes. They have some skill in combat and have been better trained and equipped than levied soldiers. Their large shields, and spears make them a solid defensive company, able to resist attacks from both foot and horse, so long as they are well supported. If necessary they can form a defensive circle.


  • Mustering Hall
  • Garrison Quarters
  • In Castles, Spearmen are recruited with a Garrison Quarters and available until the Full Plate Armor Event in the Late 13th century( about 1380-1400 ).