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Here are the various units that can be recruited:
| City Guards|
|Enforcers of law and order, these stalwart fighters are trained to deal with any threat within a city’s walls.|
|Unshakable warriors they may be, berserker are also untrained and unarmored, which means they are among the first to fall in combat.|
|Skilled bowmen are deadly against ranks of infantry, which makes rangers essential for defending a city under siege.|
|Defensive soldiers, guardians are trained to unhorse cavalry with their deadly pikes.|
|Scouts are able to survey an enemy from afar, and return to provide vital intelligence on enemy cities. Use larger groups of Scouts are able to obtain more detailed reports.|
|The crossbow is an anti-cavalry weapon, but can be used with impunity against most any foe. This makes trained crossbowmen worth their weight in gold.|
|The heavy arms of a knight allows them to excel at siegecraft. Knights are notorious looters as well, able to carry more than their share of spoils.|
|Arcane magic is a great equalizer, allowing a single mage to be a powerful combatant. Once the quarters are close, however, their benefit dissipates, for they are weak defensively.|
|Mages with war training, a warlock is a potent ally, and devastating enemy.|
|Soldiers of the temple possess powerful defenses against magic, and can lead others against such foes.|
|Combining the power of a knight with the blessing of a templar, the paladin is a potent foe. Paladins are specially trained in combating spellcasters, and can protect many allies against magic.|
|Rams||Although slow, a heavy ram is quite powerful. No city gate can withstand it's brute force for long.|
|Ballista||Ballistae are powerful defensive weapons, deterring many armies from besieging the city. However, they can also be effective in the battlefield.|
|Catapults||Hurling massive stones, catapults are especially powerful weapons for besieging enemy cities.|
|Sloops||The small stature of the sloop defies its powerful array of defensive weapons. It is especially useful for escorting larger ships against enemy coastal cities.|
|Frigates||In addition to ferrying troops to combat overseas, a frigate can bring a small amount of artillery to bear during a siege.|
|War Galleons||The mighty galleon rules the seas. Dangerous to all foes, they are especially effective during a siege.|
|Barons||While not combatants, baron are essential to a kingdom for only they can take control of defeated enemy castles, found new cities, and capture lawless cities.|
|Dragons|| Strong offensive unit. Avoid attacking Guardians or Crossbowmen.|
Dragons can be raised by obtaining Dragon Eggs and converting them using a Dragon's Lair.
This content is from the The Codex of Editable Wisdom, A.K.A. The Ultima Codex. Fair use of this content is allowed under CC-by-SA license agreement.