Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

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mungocallow
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Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by mungocallow » Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:31 pm

Hi All
Under the new lists permitted in version 2 The Early Visigothic army can have one third of their warrior battlegroups as Superior rather than Average.

With this in mind, as the warriors were already Impact Foot, swordsmen, do they become Impact foot, skilled swordsmen? or remain as Impact foot, swordsmen with the ability to reroll 1's?

Currently i am using them as Heavy Foot, Protected, Superior, Undrilled, Impact Foot, swordsmen. Am i doing this correct?

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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by Robert241167 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:36 pm

Hi mungocallow

I think you are doing it correct.

If you look at other barbarian lists that have superior troops they don't automatically gain the skilled sword ability.

Rob

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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by mungocallow » Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:37 pm

Thanks Rob

Input from other gamers always helps

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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by gozerius » Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:20 pm

Skilled swordsman is exclusively awarded to Roman legions. It pays to write the history books.
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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by ravenflight » Tue Jan 20, 2015 1:23 am

gozerius wrote:Skilled swordsman is exclusively awarded to Roman legions. It pays to write the history books.
AND Samurai!!!

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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by gozerius » Tue Jan 20, 2015 3:54 am

Domo arigato. :D
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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by ravenflight » Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:19 am

Dōitashimashite

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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by grahambriggs » Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:26 am

And Medieval Spanish Sword and Buckler troops if I remember correctly.

But no, if you upgrade the warband it just changes them from average to superior. "Skilled swordsman" is a Capability in the rules; in the same way that impact foot is. It doesn't relate to the quality of the troops directly

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Re: Skilled swordsmen or swordsmen?

Post by mungocallow » Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:57 am

thanks for the replies and input

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