General

ID: wh_main_ksl_cha_general_1

Unit

General
Cavalry
1 1100 275
Armoured & Shielded
4,672
Armour 85
Leadership 70
Speed 34
Melee Attack 55
Melee Defence 45
Weapon Strength 430
Charge Bonus 70

About

Unit Description

The Lord commander wades into battle, cutting foes apart and setting an example for the rest of the army.

Historical Description

The armies of the Empire are led by warriors who have been trained to direct their forces as effortlessly as a swordsman wields a blade. First and foremost amongst these great leaders are the Elector Counts, inspirational and famous individuals whose mere presence can steady a wavering battle line. The knowledge that their count is personally fighting beside them is enough to embolden the courage of a province's soldiers and strengthen their resolve. In practice, however, it is unfeasible for Elector Counts to command every force that must be despatched, for the Empire is a dangerous land, and its territories are forever under attack from savage monsters and marauding armies. Often, command is delegated to a trusted soldier considered to be an honourable leader of men, and this officer will lead the province's forces when the count cannot. Of course there are always exceptions, and some of the more bellicose counts, such as Valmir von Raukov of Ostland, have an unhealthy love for the clash of swords and the thunder of cannons, thus taking to the field of battle whenever they can. Many of the men appointed by an Elector Count to lead an army will also be nobles of the Empire, educated in martial pursuits from an early age - falconry, swordsmanship and hunting Beastmen in the forests. Others have risen through the ranks, having first stood amongst the rank and file with a bloody halberd in their hands. These officers vary greatly in standing, depending on the size of the force they lead, and can be known as captain, marshals, generals or simply commanders. Regardless of their station, the vast majority will be tried and tested veterans of many years who have a fine understanding of the craft of soldiering, having spent most of their lives fighting in defence of the Empire.

Attributes

Encourage

This unit provides a leadership bonus to nearby allies. Units within range of both the Lord's aura and an encouraging unit will receive the larger of the two bonuses.

Hide (forest)

This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.

Strengths & Weaknesses

Armoured & Shielded

Armoured units can block damage from any source apart from Armour-Piercing damage. Shields have a chance of blocking arrows, bolts, rifle shots and similar small arms fire - but only in a forward facing arc.

Detailed Stats

Battle Entity Stats
Unit Size Small
Unit Type Man
Hit Points 8
Walk Speed 1.50
Run Speed 3.40
Acceleration 2.00
Deceleration 4.00
Charge Speed 4.10
Ch. Dist. to Commence Run 35.00
Ch. Dist. to Adopt Pose 30.00
Ch. Dist. to Pick Target 30.00
Turn Speed 120
Strafe Speed 1.00
Land Unit Stats
Unit Category Cavalry
Unit Class Command
Move Action Points 2100
Melee Attack 55
Melee Defence 45
Charge Bonus 70
Melee (Dismounted)
Visibility Range 40 - 1500
Spot Tree Distance 60
Spot Scrub Distance 60
Rank Depth 1
Morale 70
Bonus Hit Points 4664
Unit Stats
Unit Caste Lord
Unit Weight Heavy
Unit Group Cavalry
Unit Group Parent Lords
Recruitment Turns 1
Recruitment Cost 1100
Upkeep Cost 275
Unit Size 1
Melee CP 900
Missile CP

Equipment

Melee Weapon
Weapon Size Medium
Weapon Type Sword
Bonus vs Cavalry
Bonus vs Large
Bonus vs Infantry
Weapon Damage 290
Weapon AP Damage 140
Building Damage 150
Armour
Armour Value 85
Shield
Missile Block Chance 35

Faction Availability

Empire

Building Requirement