Hippeis Xystophoroi
Unit type Shock Cavalry
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Created at Noble Residence
Prerequisites Level 2 Reforms (Achaean League)
Upgrades from none
Upgrades to Kataphraktoi (Seleucids, Bactrians, Bosporans)
Available to Seleucids
Achaean League


Historically, the Hippeis Xystophoroi were a small group of noble cavalrymen. They fought in a similar manner to the Hetairoi, however, instead of breaking the enemy their role was to screen the flanks and counter the enemy cavalry and light infantry.

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