Commanders

The faction of an active Commander determines which units they will be able to bring to the battlefield. Every Commander has a unique set of abilities and the ability to build an army with a specific tactical strength. Try them all and then decide who reflects your playstyle the most.

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GERMANICUS

If you enjoy aggressive gameplay, then this Roman is a great choice to start with. Germanicus’ abilities strike a solid balance between offensive and defensive tactics, making him a very effective leader for close-combat units.

Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Easy.

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SCIPIO AFRICANUS

Scipio is an all-round capable Commander, but he really shines when it comes to melee cavalry and infantry. Scipio favors fast and powerful attacks, making units under his command very effective against ranged infantry. They aare equally devastating when charging into the flank or rear of the enemy’s frontline formations.

Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  Cavalry,  Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.

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SULLA

As a ruthless military mastermind, Sulla is more than capable of holding the line when all hell breaks loose. His abilities allow him to act as a defensive front line fighter, while still maintaining a support role.

Role:  Support.
Speciality:  Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.

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JULIUS CAESAR

Caesar’s abilities can boost the stats of any allied unit and weaken any enemy unlucky enough to come within its area of effect. Excellent bonuses to both ranged and close combat units make this talented Commander very versatile in terms of army build.

Role:  Support.
Speciality:  Artillery.
Difficulty Level:  Hard.

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HANNIBAL

A notorious Carthaginian general who relies on quick attacks and uses war elephants to instill terror on the battlefield. Hannibal’s abilities allow his units to fight more efficiently on difficult terrain and give an edge over opponents in melee attacks.

Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  Melee Infantry, War Elephants.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.

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HASDRUBAL

Hannibal’s younger brother Hasdrubal proved himself to be a cunning military tactician. Moving swiftly through the battlefield, he uses his resources to bring support to allies and undermine his enemies with bribes.

Role:  Support.
Speciality:  Melee Infantry, Cavalry.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.

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LEONIDAS

The perfect choice for fans of defensive gameplay. All Leonidas’ abilities serve as an ideal counterbalance to attack-savvy Commanders such as Germanicus and Miltiades with a focus on infantry charges. Leonidas can also provide good protection against missiles.

Role:  Defence.
Speciality:  Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Easy.

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CYNANE

Cynane’s abilities combine speed, mobility, and reload boosters, making any units under her command extremely dangerous. Marking enemies, even when not in line of sight, makes her a champion of relentless pursuers.

Role:  Support.
Speciality:  Missile Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.


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MILTIADES

The Greek version of aggressive gameplay. Miltiades excels at heavy charges that can smash straight through the enemy lines. With elite spear infantry under his command, he also proves to be effective against cavalry.


Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.

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ALEXANDER THE GREAT

Alexander is able to unleash the potential of both Greek cavalry and melee infantry. His abilities are best used in combination for maximum impact, where a powerful infantry charge is followed by a devastating melee cavalry attack.

Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  Cavalry,  Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.

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VERCINGETORIX

Vercingetorix is able to wreak havoc on the battlefield, literally setting everything on fire. Inspired by their fearsome barbarian leader, all units under his command are immune to morale shocks and fight until death is upon them.

Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Easy.

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AMBIORIX

Ambiorix's favorite tactic is to spring an ambush, deal damage, and quickly retreat to deny the enemy a chance to strike back. This cunning barbarian commander also boasts a unique ability to break up an enemy infantry or cavalry charge at the most critical moment.

Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  Missile Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Moderate.

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BOUDICA

The perfect choice for fans of aggressive gameplay. Fueled by blind fury and brute force, Boudica is a ruthless leader who sows chaos on the battlefield. She can lead an incredibly powerful 'deathless charge', driven by pure anger, hatred, and an unmitigated desire for revenge.

Role:  Attack.
Speciality:  War Dogs, Melee Infantry.
Difficulty Level:  Hard.

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ARMINIUS

With a focus on stealth, swiftness, and maneuverability, Arminius is less straightforward than other attack Commanders. Units under his command work best in forested areas, ambushing and attacking enemies from the side or rear.

Role:  Scout.
Speciality:  Cavalry.
Difficulty Level:  Hard.

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