Agema Klerouchikon Hippeon
(Egyptian Colonial Horse Guards)
Hetairoi icon
Unit type Shock Cavalry
Base cost 160 Food Food, 220 Wealth Wealth, 180 Metal Metal
Ramping cost 11 Wealth Wealth
Creation time 48 seconds
Hit points 330
Line of sight 4
Movement speed 36
Attack strength 50
Attack range 0-0
Armour 25
Population cost 1 Population Population
Created at Meeting House
Prerequisites none
Upgrades from none
Upgrades to Hetairoi Kataphraktoi (Seleucids, Bosporans)
Hiera Ile (Macedonians)
Basilike Ile (Ptolemaic Egyptians)
Available to Ptolemaic Egyptians

Recruited like knights - they came from different backgrounds, but had three similarities - they fought as elite cavalry, were the elite, and also got land grants - in essence recruited like medieval knights or pronoiars. Not as good as Seleucid cataphracts but hey they cost more food than gold.

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