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Highland Infantry (ETW Unit)

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Highland Infantry (ETW Unit)
Euro highlanders.png
Class Line Infantry
Unit Size 160 Men
Weaponry Muskets
Morale
Melee Attack
Ranged Attack
Defence
Charge Bonus
Accuracy
Range
Ammunition
Region Scotland
Recruitment Cost 870
Upkeep Cost 340
Turns to Build
Unit Limit
Building Requirements Army Board
Technology Requirements None
Attributes
  • Can Hide in Woodland
  • Can Hide in Light Scrub
  • Inspires Nearby Units

  • Euro highlanders thumb.png These musket-armed troops use massed volleys to break an enemy, relying on discipline to withstand any counter fire.

    Overview

    These men are a cut above the average line infantry regiment and they are often the lynch-pin of a commander’s battle strategy. The presence of such men in the line of battle is enough to lift the hearts of all those around them, strengthening their determination to resist any enemy. A general can be confident that these men will hold, and he can base the rest of his strategy around that fact. The factors which lead a regiment to acquire an exalted position within its country’s military are hard to define: training and skill play their part, but in the main it is physical and mental endurance that keeps good men fighting even when the tide of battle is against them. A lucky few carry such strength within themselves, but others derive it from the proud martial traditions of their regiment. In Europe, the famous ‘vieux’ and ‘petits-vieux’ regiments of France have centuries of such history to call upon, whilst the various deeds of the British Coldstream Guards and Black Watch regiments reinforce the natural grit of the men in their ranks.

    Details

    Highland Infantry are a cancelled unit available only to Great Britain. They serve the same purpose as regular Line Infantry, however they hold superior statistics. This means that they will be able to defeat regular units of Line Infantry with ease.

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