Quality: Elite

Type: Feudal Low availability, free upkeep in castles, often impetuous or of low discipline

Soldiers: 31

Attack: 5

Charge: 14

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 18

Armour: 8

Defense Skill: 5

Shield: 5

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 1110

Upkeep: 600

Well armoured and equipped, and practiced in heavy cavalry tactics these knights make a fearsome addition to any Polish army.
Polish knights, "rycerz", are an example of the westernisation of Polish armies. These well trained and elite soldiers are well equipped with heavy mail or plate armour and lances, making them a fearsome addition to any Polish army. The Polish nobility were some of the best knights in Europe.

  • Wooden Castle
  • Castle
  • Fortress
  • Polish Knights are available in Fortresses until the Heavy Mail event in the early 13th century (1200-1215) and can be recruited untill the "Rise of Shot" event in the mid-16th century (1550-1560).