The Republics of Genova and Pisa

Quality: Peasant Militia

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

Soldiers: 76

Attack: 5

Charge: 3

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 7

Armour: 2

Defense Skill: 5

Shield: 0

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 170

Upkeep: 115

Two-handed axe armed townspeople
As cities and trade grow, so does the need for local defence. Some towns and cities can provide a locally raised force, recruited from among apprentices and journeymen. While they only have limited training, their polearms give them an advantage against armoured troops, and they are more disciplined than peasantry.


  • Town Watch
  • Town Guard
  • City Watch
  • Militia Drill Square
  • Urban Militias are recruited in Cities with a Militia Drill Square after the New Era event in 1300.