(Macedonian Officer Infantry)
|Base cost||40 Food, 120 Wealth, 60 Metal|
|Ramping cost||6 Wealth|
|Creation time||40 seconds|
|Line of sight||8|
|Population cost||1 Population|
|Available to|| |
The Taxiarchos was an officer in the Greek and Macedonian armies. In the syntagma, the basic unit in the Macedonian pike phalanx, the Taxiarchos commanded 8 files, equating to 128 men in total.
- Has all normal Officer powers (armor increase, special abilities).
- + 1 range and + 1 Line-of-Sight to all ranged and siege units in his radius.
- + 1 attack to all siege units in his radius.
- + 1 armor to all units in his radius.
The icon of the Taxiarchos is actually based on figurine depicting a macedonian bronze shield phalangite during 200-168 BC.