| Thrakioi Prodromoi|
(Mercenary Elite Light Cavalry)
|Unit type||Mercenary Light Cavalry|
|Base cost||480 Wealth|
|Ramping cost||48 Wealth|
|Line of sight||15|
|Population cost||1 Population|
|Created at|| Outpost|
|Prerequisites||Military 2 (Mercenaries)|
|Available to|| Macedonians|
The Thrakioi Prodromoi are an elite light cavalry unit. However they are different from other light cavalry in that they are actually well-armoured because of their elaborate helmets and their scale tunics or reinforced scale linothorakes. This, and their increased attack and health, allows them to perform well in a melee in addition to skirmishing. Overall this makes them a versatile and outstanding unit. Of course, this also means that they are more expensive, but as one of the best light cavalry units available, they are really worth the cost.
Historically, the Thrakioi Prodromoi were lower Thracian nobles. They distinguished themselves in many battles in the service of many rulers, whether they were Thracian, Macedonian or Hellenic.