Quality: Militia

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

Soldiers: 321

Attack: 1

Charge: 6

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 12

Armour: 14

Defense Skill: 3

Shield: 3

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 345

Upkeep: 170

Encased in mail and equipped with lances and swords these soldiers are effective fighters.

Wealthy Italian cities have many men capable of equipping themselves as heavy cavalry, and turning out as militia in time of need. Well equipped, they might be mistaken for knights, but while effective against other militias, no part-time soldier can match the skill of men trained from birth.

  • Merchant's Guild
  • Merchant Cavalry can be recruited by Cities of certain factions that have been rewarded with Merchant Guilds.