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Dahomey Amazons (ETW Unit)

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Dahomey Amazons (ETW Unit)
Class Militia
Unit Size
Weaponry Muskets
Melee Attack
Ranged Attack
Charge Bonus
Region North West Africa
Recruitment Cost 850
Upkeep Cost 250
Turns to Build
Unit Limit
Building Requirements
Technology Requirements


Originally formed as a band of elephant hunters, they were developed into a royal bodyguard recruited from among the King’s wives, a group of women that sometimes numbered in the hundreds. Willing volunteers expand this force, while other recruits are put forward by disgruntled husbands and fathers who visit the King with tales of spousal misbehavior! The Amazons are denied the right to marriage once in the regiment, and religion is used to give them a sense of being sacred.

They are extremely well trained, and inculcated with a very aggressive attitude. They are ferocious fighters with a reputation for decapitating those who are unfortunate to become their captives. Woe betide the foe that underestimates them!


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