|Unit type||Sword Infantry|
|Line of sight|
|Created at|| Barracks|
|Prerequisites||Level 2 Reforms|
|Available to|| Seleucids|
Stats and characteristics:
Recommend to use the same unit model for all instances of this unit as the two variations already combine the different incarnations.
Historically, the Machairaphoroi were an attempt of the Successor armies to keep up with the Roman military evolution and tactics. A corps of 5000 men armed in Roman fashion was exhibited at the Daphne Parade in 166 BC demonstrating the will of the Seleucid king to reform and modernize his army.