The Fatimid Caliphate

Quality: Exceptional

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

Soldiers: 42

Attack: 9

Charge: 8

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 14

Armour: 6

Defense Skill: 6

Shield: 2

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 1755

Upkeep: 400

Bought as slaves, and trained from boyhood and well equipped, these soldiers make formidable heavy cavalry.
Mamluks are the elite professional cavalry of the Egyptian Army. Bought as slaves from the hardy Turkish steppe peoples, they are trained from boyhood in the ways of the warrior. When their training is finished, they are freed and enrolled in the army. These men are equipped for close fighting with spears, maces and shields.

  • Stables
  • Sheikh's Stables
  • Amir's Stables
  • Sultan's Stables
  • In Castles, Mamluks are recruited with Sheikh's Stables after the Heavy Mail event of the early 13th century (1200-1215).