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Sarissophoroi
Sarissophoroi
Greek Cavalry Unit
Age AvailableBronzeAgeIcon Bronze Age
Damage12
Damage TypeRanged
Attack Range5
Hit Points420
Speed9
Sight Range20
Train Time15 s.
Trained/Built fromStables (Greek)
Food 55 Wood 0 Gold 40 (45) Population 2
Armor vs. ranged0.5 (0.4)
Bonus vs. ranged3.0
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The Sarissophoroi is a Greek Cavalry Unit in Age of Empires Online. PvP Values which are different are put in brackets ().

Overview Edit

Sarissophoroi

In-game unequipped Sarissophoroi

  • Mounted on horseback and armed with javelins, the Sarissophoroi easily defeats archers but are vulnerable to attack from Spearman and other Cavalry.

Equipment Slots Edit

UpgradesEdit

TipsEdit

  • Unlike most other civilizations who have effective early cavalry, it is not recommended to raid with a group of Sarissophoroi because of their low damage to villagers and buildings, both of whom have pierce armor on them.

HistoryEdit

  • As Alexander the Great's light cavalry, Sarissophoroi carried a shorter version of an infantryman's spear or a javelin to attack enemies at range
  • Most Sarissophoroi wore little to no body armor other than a helmet. This was due to their dependancy on speed over protection.

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