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Provincial Militia (ETW Unit)

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Provincial Militia (ETW Unit)
Militia.jpg
Class Militia
Unit Size 160 men
Weaponry Muskets
Morale
Melee Attack
Ranged Attack
Defence
Charge Bonus
Accuracy
Range
Ammunition
Region Europe
Recruitment Cost 580
Upkeep Cost 230
Turns to Build
Unit Limit
Building Requirements Magistrate
Technology Requirements None
Attributes
  • Can Guard
  • Can hide in woodland
  • Can hide in light scrub
  • Grappling Hooks

  • Euro militia infantry icon.pngThese musket-armed troops are recruited to defend their own locality, not carry the war to an enemy’s land.

    Overview

    Militia or provincial troops are commonly held to be inferior to regular soldiers and, although they are trained to use the same tactics as marching regiments of the line, there is some truth in this assertion. Militia are expected to act as reassuring presence, and sometimes as a police force in suppressing local disturbances.

    Historically, it was not unusual for militia to be locals recruited as part-time soldiers while retaining their day jobs and trades. In Britain, for example, service in the militia was seen as a good idea: you not only looked very patriotic for volunteering, but you could not be sent overseas! For ambitious would-be officers, there was a hidden financial benefit to joining the militia. A commander who could persuade his men to transfer to the army with him would not have to pay the cost of his regular commission.

    Details

    Provincial Militia are an infantry unit rectruitable only in Europe. They are cheaper than regular Militia which means that they make great substitutes in the early stages of the game. They should be used as all militia units, which is to cheaply bolster garrisons and combat enemy line infantry alongside support.

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