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Pikeman

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Promising spearmen in the armies of Wesnoth are often graduated to wielding pikes, and are outfitted with something far superior to the motley collection of leather armor they wore as recruits. A pike is a much longer weapon than a spear, and thus facilitates different combat tactics. A wall of pikemen is the bane of any cavalry charge, and with proper discipline and tactics, pikemen can also hold most other infantry at bay.

Special Notes: The length of this unit’s weapon allows it to strike first in melee, even in defense.

Information

Advances from: Spearman
Advances to: Halberdier
Cost: 25
HP: 55
Movement: 5
XP: 65
Level: 2
Alignment: lawful
IDPikeman
Abilities:

Attacks (damage - count)

(image)pike
melee
10 - 3
pierce
first strike

Resistances

(icon) blade0% (icon) pierce40%
(icon) impact0% (icon) fire0%
(icon) cold0% (icon) arcane20%
 
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Terrain

Movement Cost
TerrainDefense
(icon) Castle160%
(icon) Cave240%
(icon) Coastal Reef230%
(icon) Deep Water-0%
(icon) Flat140%
(icon) Forest250%
(icon) Frozen320%
(icon) Fungus250%
(icon) Hills250%
(icon) Mountains360%
(icon) Sand230%
(icon) Shallow Water320%
(icon) Swamp320%
(icon) Unwalkable-0%
(icon) Village160%