Quality: Superior

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

Soldiers: 78

Attack: 5

Charge: 3

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 16

Armour: 4

Defense Skill: 9

Shield: 3

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 940

Upkeep: 225

Superior swordsmen wearing light armour and an open helmet, and armed with a double-edged sword and buckler.
Renowned for their swordsmanship, these infantrymen are protected by good light armour and an open helmet. Armed with a metal buckler shield and a double-edged, razor sharp Toledo made sword. These swordsmen are capable of breaking pike formations and wreaking havoc amongst less well armed and trained companies. They do however, need to be wary of heavy cavalry.

  • Mustering Hall
  • Garrison Quarters
  • Drill Square
  • Barracks
  • Sword and Buckler Men are recruited in Castles with Barracks after the Full Plate event in the Late 13th century (1380-1400).