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Heavy Landsknecht
HeavyLandsknecht
Statistics (No Boosts)
Health 364 Health icon
Damage per second 253 Damage
Damage vs Infantry 63 Damage
Damage Multiplier 25% Damage
Range Melee Range
Attack Radius 1.5
Favourite Target Any FavTarget
Training Cost 260 Food
Training Time 35 seconds Clock
General Information
Troop Space 1 TroopSpace
Troop Type Assault Infantry
Nation Germans
Strength Strength Buildings and Cavalry
Weakness Weakness Enemy Infantry
Upgrade Information
Age Unlocked Gunpowder Age
Upgrade Cost 2,200,000 Food
Upgrade Time 2 days Clock
Experience Gain 760 Exp
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Landsknecht Junker

Well-armed and plentiful, these troops are effective at tearing down enemy buildings. These unique German soldiers deal more damage!

The Heavy Landsknecht is a level 7 German unique Assault Infantry unit unlocked in the Gunpowder Age. Its predecessor is the Landsknecht and it can be upgraded to the Junker. It is researched in a level 6 blacksmith. It replaces the halberdier.


General InformationEdit

  • Heavy Landsknecht can damage buildings very easy and quickly. They are also good against cavalry.
  • Heavy Landsknecht would attack the closest building on front of them but when attacked by an enemy troop; will fight back.
  • Heavy Landsknecht can get destroyed easily by Splash Damage Structures such as mortars.
  • Heavy Landsknecht are weak against other infantry.
  • As a German unique unit, Heavy Landsknecht has 20% more damage than standard halberdiers.

Historical DescriptionEdit

"The best of the Landsknecht warriors were elite, heavily-armored soldiers often armed with huge swords used to chop at enemy pike and disrupt their formation. These Heavy Landsknecht were also assigned to protect the unit's standard-bearer, an incredibly important and dangerous assignment€“ if the standard-bearer falls, the unit is in great peril of becoming demoralized and disorganized, which in combat usually means its destruction."

VisualsEdit

Attacking Strategies Edit

  • If used in large groups; Heavy Landsknecht can be devastating and can destroy a base easily; if not in heavy fire.
  • Mortars are devastating against Heavy Landsknecht and can kill a group of them in a few hits if in the range of the impact. Spread your Heavy Landsknecht around so the catapult would have to hit each Heavy Landsknecht to kill it and that its impact would not affect other Heavy Landsknecht as well or deploy a few heavy cavalry to destroy it.
  • Use ranged infantry such as arquebusiers to support Heavy Landsknecht.
  • Heavy Landsknecht can be used as a distraction for many defenses and can help protect ranged infantry such as arquebusiers from heavy fire from defenses.

Defensive Strategies Edit

Trivia Edit


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