The Republics of Genova and Pisa

Quality: Militia

Type: Urban MilitiaFree upkeep in cities, reduced morale in the field.

Soldiers: 32

Attack: 4

Charge: 12

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 13

Armour: 6

Defense Skill: 4

Shield: 4

Hit Points: 5

Recruitment Cost: 790

Upkeep: 450

Encased in mail and equipped with lances and swords these soldiers are effective fighters.
Wealthy Italian cities have many men capable of equipping themselves as heavy cavalry, and turning out as militia in time of need. Well equipped, they might be mistaken for knights, but while effective against other militias, no part-time soldier can match the skill of men trained from birth.


  • Town Watch
  • Town Guard
  • City Watch
  • Militia Drill Square
  • Cavalry Militia are recruited in a City with a Militia Drill Square



Cavalry Militia can also be recruited with a Merchant's Guild