The Crusader States

Quality: Exceptional

Type: Religious OrderImproved morale, reduced upkeep cost

Soldiers: 63

Attack: 9

Charge: 4

Weapon Type: Melee

Defense: 21

Armour: 6

Defense Skill: 10

Shield: 5

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 1030

Upkeep: 200

Well trained and disciplined these dismounted knights are amongst the deadliest heavy infantry in all Christendom.
The Knights Hospitaller, also known as the Knights of St. John, were established following the first Crusade to protect and treat Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land. They are recognisable by their black surcoat with a white cross. An elite and powerful fighting order of well trained knights wearing heavy mail or plate armour and armed with a lance. Dismounted, these well armed and equipped warriors, are formidable soldiers in any melee.

  • St. John's Minor Chapter House
  • St. John's Major Chapter House
  • Hospitaller Foot Knights are recruited in cities that have been rewarded with a St. John's Major Chapter House Guild.