The Republics of Genova and Pisa

Quality: Average

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

Soldiers: 40

Melee: 5

Missile: 7

Charge: 6

Weapon Type: Missile

Defense: 5

Armour: 4

Defense Skill: 1

Shield: 0

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 825

Upkeep: 200

Using smaller crossbows than the infantry, these companies use their mobility to stay out of trouble while they reload.
Forced to counter the quick and mobile missile companies of the east, European forces have begun to develop lighter and more mobile companies such as these Mounted Crossbows. Using smaller crossbows than the infantry, these companies use their mobility to stay out of trouble while they reload their crossbows, as their rate of fire is no better than that of the infantry crossbow.


  • Bowyer
  • Practice Range
  • Archery Range
  • Marksman's Range
  • Mounted Crossbowmen are recruited with a Marksman's Range in Castles after the New Era event in 1300.