The Seljuk Sultanate

Quality: Elite

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

Soldiers: 78

Attack: 10

Charge: 6

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 13

Armour: 4

Defense Skill: 9

Shield: 0

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 1245

Upkeep: 300

Trained in many weapons, these Janissaries, fight with a halberd and are protected by mail armour.
The Janissaries are mostly formed from a levy of Christian boys, but also include prisoners of war who have converted to Islam. These elite heavy infantry are armed with a halberd and armoured in mail. They are expected to lead the infantry charge into battle with courage and honour.

  • Military Academy
  • Janissary Heavy Infantry are recruited in Cities with Military Acadamies after the Full Plate Armor event in the late 14th century (1380-1400).