Quality: Superior

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

Soldiers: 77

Attack: 5

Charge: 4

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 18

Armour: 4

Defense Skill: 9

Shield: 5

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 985

Upkeep: 225

Infantry armed with heavy armour, sword and wooden shield.
Every Strategos (provincial ruler) had the responsibility dictated by the military laws of the Empire to recruit a unit of professional soldiers in order to guard the border fortifications and to enforce the law in the province. Their name comes from a greek generic name for fortifications. As professional troops they could afford better quality, heavier armour. Usually armed with a sword and a round wooden shield.

  • Town Guard
  • Town Guard
  • City Watch
  • Kastrophylakes are recruited in a City with a City Watch