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Mounted Tribal Gunners
Mounted Tribal Gunners
Belongs to All Native American Factions
Type Missile Cavalry
Weapon(s) Musket; Tomahawk
Ammunition 20
Soldiers in each unit 45
Melee Attack 8
Charge bonus 7
Defense skill 4
Morale 6
Range 70
Accuracy 35
Reloading 20
Tech requirement None
Produced from Horse Breeder
Special abilities ­
  • Can skirmish
  • Can guard
  • Can hide in woodland
  • Can hide in light scrub
  • Can fire from horseback
  • Paths seldom trod
  • Good stamina
  • Resistant to heat fatigue
Cost 600
Upkeep 180
Turns to Train 1
Unit Cap None
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Mounted Tribal Gunners are a type of missile cavalry in Empire: Total War.

DescriptionEdit

These warriors are experienced in the use of European firearms.

A musket is a status symbol among the tribes, even though it is not as useful in a fight as an old-fashioned and reliable bow. It is, however, a mark of personal bravery that a warrior has taken one in battle, or been considered worthy enough to have been given one of the precious weapons. These men are the most irregular of forces, unwilling to take formal army discipline, yet willing to fight like men possessed when the need arises.

In the early days of European settlement, the Native Americans were happy to work with the various foreign powers that colonized America, even forming alliances against their neighbours and other Europeans. The tribes soon became involved in trade, fought wars because of the allegiances they forged, and were forced into new alliances as old tribal enemies took up with Europeans.

General InformationEdit

Short of the units available with The Warpath Campaign DLC, Mounted Tribal Gunners are the only missile cavalry available to the Native American factions in Empire: Total War. They are similar to Mounted Tribal Auxiliary: cheap and fast firepower, but not as organized or numerous as Light Dragoons.

Cavalry
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