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Kings of War Historical Ancient Combat Hoplon, Pike & Arrow!
This Supplement is not published by Mantic Games.
Kings of War and all associated logos are property of Mantic Games and are used without permission. No challenge to Mantic’s intellectual property is intended. This set of rules was made possible thanks to Mantic Games and their excellent Kings of War rule set. To use this supplement, you must have a copy of the Kings of War rule set, which is available from the Mantic Games website. http://www.manticgames.com/Hobby/Gaming.html

Written by Neldoreth of An Hour or Wolves and Shattered Shields.

Last Updated: September 30, 2011 Update Notes: Updated the nerve values and added Skirmish & Feigned Flight for KoW 2011

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.....................................................................................................................................................................................................  16   MACEDONIAN  SUCCESSORS  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............................................................................  6   AETOLIAN  AND  AKARNANIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  14   GALLIC  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .......................................................................................org Table of Contents INTRODUCTION  ................................................................................................................................................................................  3   THE  ARMIES  .......  7   PHOKIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............................  14   SYRACUSIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  4   AMBUSHERS  .........................  19   ARMY  LIST  PROFILES  CAVALRY  &  HEROES  .................................................................................................................................  7   ITALIOT  AND  SICILIOT  GREEK  ARMY  COMPOSITION   ....................  16   CLASSICAL  INDIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ......  8   EARLY  ACHAEMENID  PERSIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .............................  12   THRACIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ................................................................................  12   PAEONIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ................................................................................................................................  3   SPECIAL  RULES  ..........................................................................................................  10   VEDIC  INDIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...........................  6   THESSALIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .........................................................................................................  5   THEBAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION   .......................................  16   ALEXANDER’S  IMPERIAL  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .......HourOfWolves.........................................................................................  14   CAMPANIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...................................................................  4   PIKEMEN  ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  20   2 .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  3   UNIT  SIZES  ..............................................................  5   ATHENIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .........................................................................................................................  11   SAITIC  EGYPTIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .................................................................................................................................  8   ASIATIC  GREEK  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .........  15   ALEXANDER’S  MACEDONIA  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ....................  10   EARLY  MACEDONIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION   ..............................................  13   BYTHINIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ..............  3   BARBARIAN!  ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  12   KINGDOM  OF  KUSH  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .........  8   LATER  ACHAEMENID  PERSIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .................................An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  4   EXPERT  RIDERS   ......................................................................................................................  4   SKIRMISH  AND  FEIGNED  FLIGHT  .......................................................  9   LIBYAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ................  4   ARMY  COMPOSITION  ................................................................  10   CYRENEAN  GREEK  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ................................................  5   SPARTAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  13   LYDIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .  9   SCYTHIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION   ..............................................................................................................................................  11   LYCIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ......................................................................................................................................................................................  17   ARMY  LIST  PROFILES  INFANTRY  ...............................  15   LATIN  AND  ETRUSCAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ................................................................................  4   FANATICAL  INSPIRATION  ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Therefor unit sizes will be standardized here using the measurement of the frontage or width and the depth of the units.org Introduction Mantic Games’ free Kings of War miniature game rules are one of the best. through the Persian Empire and right up to Alexander’s rise and fall. Pike & Arrow. but they will allow you to get past the fiddly listbuilding details and get into game play. streamlined yet tactically deep fantasy miniature games out there. including those in Greece. the culturally diverse armies of Persia. So why not make a historical version? This supplement aims to do that. A unit’s size or footprint is represented as: Unit  Type   Hero   War  Engine   Hero  in  Chariot   Infantry  Troop   Infantry   Regiment   Infantry  Horde   Cavalry  Troop   Cavalry   Regiment   Chariot  Troop     Chariot   Regiment   War  Elephant     Figures   1   1   1   6  -­‐  10   16  -­‐  20   32  -­‐  40   4  -­‐  5   8  -­‐  10   1  model   2   models   1  model   Width   20-­‐25mm   40-­‐60mm   60mm   100mm   100mm   200mm   120mm   120mm   60mm   120mm   50-­‐60mm   Depth   20-­‐25mm   40-­‐60mm   100mm   30-­‐40mm   60-­‐80mm   60-­‐80mm   40-­‐50mm   80-­‐ 100mm   100mm   80-­‐ 100mm   80-­‐ 100mm   The Armies This supplement intends to cover the period between the beginning of the Greek epic poems. This supplement also attempts to represent the enemy armies of the great empire builders. Since that represents a unit footprint based on Mantic Games’ available products those definitions will not work for this historical supplement. Lines of decorated shields and spears of the Greeks. It may seem as though the lists are not specific enough. and are defined there. You will need a copy of the free Kings of War rules to use this supplement. The age of the Hoplon. North Africa. and hordes. Inspired by the simplified yet tactically deep army lists released by Mantic Games so far. cavalry. Europe. and war engines. regiments. 3 . Units come in four sizes: half-troops. as well as the rest of Europe. However there are some special rules that are specific to the historical lists and will be defined here. Pike & Arrow is a time that inspires many gamers.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. and the pike-wielding armies of Alexander are just three armies that gamers collect with vigour. As such. Asia. Along with unit sizes are the unit types. heroes. and Asia.HourOfWolves. the lists will present a generic collection of units for all armies represented. troops. Special Rules Most special rules used in this supplement are the same as those used in the Kings of War rule set. and Africa! Unit Sizes The Kings of War unit sizes are represented by the number of figures that make them up in Mantic publications. Persia. this supplement will contain army lists to use for the entire period of the Hoplon. which include infantry. This supplement attempts to bring that period to the Kings of War rule set. it is designed to let you field armies of empire builders in Greece.

A Horde unit with the Pikemen trait gains 20 extra attacks in melee. They were expert riders and could make terrible war from the backs of their mounts. 4 . Units with the Ambush trait may enter the board at the end of any of its player’s turns. A Regiment-sized unit with the Pikemen trait gains 10 attacks in melee. 5. and 6 to the other three edges and rolls a D6 to determine which edge the unit is placed adjacent to. and centuries after. Any unit with the Skirmish or Feigned Flight special ability ignores the FollowOn requirements. Ambushers Ambushers are always a threat to any army of ranks and files. and the religious leaders that drove them into battle were often attributed with miraculous abilities to heal and protect… A Religious Fanatic hero with the Fanatical Inspiration trait can use the Heal(2) spell during the shooting phase. Finally. Not only that. except using the following outcomes: if the result is below the second number of the nerve value. Despite their hoplite shields and comprehensive armour peltast ambushers could shatter the ranks of hoplite units. this represents the Fanatic’s ability to inspire warriors even when they’ve taken grievous casualties. Pikemen The fear of charging a line of long pikes is terrible for anyone tasked to carry it out. Fanatical Inspiration Many men were driven with religious fervor. Unfortunately. and it will always charge the closest unit. Units with the Expert Riders trait do not suffer the -1 penalty when shooting after movement. The unit must charge if it can. Warriors of the Steppe had existed for millennia before the Viking age.HourOfWolves. The player assigns the numbers 1-3 to the edge of the battlefield that they wish the unit to enter from and a 4. they tended to lose momentum in the face of more disciplined troops. if the enemy unit has an inspiring hero within 6”. but they could regroup and continue to harass their targets with bow and javelin missiles. if an enemy unit that is the same size or smaller has more casualty markers than the Barbarian! unit when it would take a nerve test. the unit makes a Nerve Test as normal. if it is more than the second number. Skirmish and Feigned Flight Skirmishers and skirmishing light cavalry were well known for their ability to withdraw in the face of a charge. the unit will waver. they were often difficult to control as well. it will route. They could often shatter their enemies by weight of force. The unit will always move D6 inches straight ahead when carrying out its Regroup! move when an opponent is routed after a melee. The command of the battlefield that they afforded helped Macedonia conquer much of the known world. However. the enemy unit will automatically route.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. and after their initial ferocious charge.org Expert Riders Barbarian! Barbarians were both fearless and ferocious when they charged.

if you have three regiments in your army. must be Hoplites. not including heroes.org Army Composition Unlike many supplements for other miniature games. can be made up of Peltasts. it allows you to get past the complex list building that other games use. and all other commanders using the stats of the Army Standard Bearer. then you should restrict your hero choices to a single Noble Warrior as the army general. That is. you might want to field specific armies for the period. This supplement also includes War elephant units. 0-20% of the units in your army.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. which were more heavily armoured skirmishing units. shallow units of spearwielding city dwellers. Also. It’s worth noting here that the lists defined below describe the saga-style interpretation of history where heroes are powerful and can have a major effect on battles. The following sections provide details on how to field Greeks and their enemy armies as they were (more or less anyway). Although the same rules apply to army composition in this book. not including heroes. and skirmishers. some had armour. Spartan Army Composition Sparta. Thessallian cavalry were employed along with skirmishers wielding slings and javelins. As with all of the armies of the Greek city-states. not including heroes. During Sparta’s military height it was said that one Spartan warrior was worth several men of any other city-state. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. 5 . cavalry. Athens employed many hoplite spearmen. You can not have three heroes and three war elephants.HourOfWolves. War elephants can be included in armies in the same way as Heroes. you can have up to three heroes or war elephants. Along with the hoplite spearmen. or Lacedaemon as it was known during the period. this supplement contains a single list of unit types. can be made up of Light Cavalry. This way the primary role of the heroes will be a command support role. 0-20% of the units in your army. Also peltasts. 20-25% of the units in your army. were employed. can be made up of Skirmishers. but most fought only in their everyday clothing. Hoplites typically fought in large. you may have as many heroes or war elephants as you have regimentsized or larger units. not including heroes. Soldiers during this period fought in very similar ways and so this scheme works well. Many had helmets. peltasts. 66-80% of the units in your army. and get right into the gaming! There are only two army composition rules in Kings of War that apply to this supplement: for every regiment-sized unit or larger in your army you can have one hero. If you would like to stick with a more conservative view of the role of commanders. The armies of Athens were one of the most diverse armies in Greece and included hoplite spearmen. was a city-state that was centered on its military. Athenian Army Composition This section will provide guidelines for Athenian armies from about 700BCE to the coming of Rome in 275BCE.

0-20% of the units in your army. can be made up of Peltasts. may be made up of Skirmishers. and therefore paved the way for Macedonian dominance in Greece. not including heroes. As it came into power however. 0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. Finally. After it’s defeat. it began to display a more regularly armed and dressed soldiers – the lambda shield and crestless helmets – until it fell from prominence. may be Peasant Levy. It then came under the power of Philip of Macedon and took part in the campaign of Alexander the Great. 0-20% of the units in your army. The cavalry-heavy army was likely due to influences of horse tribes to the north. 50-75% of the units in your army. Thebes was a major player in the Greek political and military landscape from the outset. must be Hoplites. It was conquered by Persia in 480BCE. The armies of Thebes used war gear that was very similar to other Greek citystates. Thessaly is known for not only its cavalry. not including heroes. Thessalian Army Composition Thessaly was a region in northern Greece that had a greater proportion of cavalry warriors than its neighbors to the south. may be made up of Skirmishers. may be made up of Medium Cavalry. 0-20% of the units in your army. 0-20% of the units in your army. may be made up of Medium Cavalry. Sparta’s armies in early Greece resembled those of the other city-states. Theban Army Composition This list represents the armies of the Greek city-state of Thebes. can be made up of Peltasts. not including heroes. must be Hoplites. it became part of the Macedonian province of Rome at the rise of the Roman Empire. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. Thebes invited the Macedonians to help subjugate the Phokians. 20-33% of the units in your army. not including heroes. It allied with Athens and Sparta at different times and ultimately became the dominant city-state until it came into conflict with the Phokians. and shouldn’t be confused with the Egyptian city of the same name. However it is believed that later Theban armies used a common shield device of a club. not including heroes. where its armies were defeated. but its naked javelin men as 6 .org Despite its focus on its military and its success against the expansion of the Persian Empire into Greece. not including heroes. Along with Sparta and Athens. 75-100% of the units in your army. Along with that. Sparta’s losses in the Peloponnesian war could not be overcome.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. not including heroes. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. not including heroes. Thessaly was a powerful region during its time. 20-33% of the units in your army. its political and cultural conservatism compromised its alliances and it ultimately became a third-rate power until the Macedonians and then Rome conquered Greece.HourOfWolves.

allying with various factions for various reasons throughout the period. not including heroes. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. being on the coast. then fighting with Athens again. falling to Macedonia. 25-66% of the units in your army. not including heroes. not including heroes. then surrendering to Sparta. it played a major role in the wars against Persia. not including heroes.org well. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. not including heroes. No army is complete without at least two units of naked skirmishers and many units of light and medium cavalry. was a focus.HourOfWolves. being made up of mostly skirmishers with a small number of hoplites. Phokian Army Composition This list represents the armies of the Phokia. must be Hoplites. not including heroes. and finally. like the rest of Greece. not including heroes. not including heroes. 20-50% of the units in your army. and ultimately helped paved the way for Macedonian domination of Greece by undermining the power of Thebes. can be made up of Peltasts. 20% of the units in your army. Phokia played a role in the wars of Greece. a Greek city in the north of Greece Between Athens and Thessalia. and so were involved in many of its wars. must be Hoplites. Despite that. must be Hoplites. may be made up of Skirmishers. first being controlled by Athens. 0-33% of the units in your army. These two regions of Greece were west of Athens. with Akarnania on the Ionian Sea and Aetolia bordering it to the east. can be made up of Light Cavalry. 0-20% of the units in your army. 33% of the units in your army. Both realms of Greece share similar hilly and rocky terrain. 0-20% of the units in your army. 33-50% of the units in your army. Akarnania. can be made up of Light or Medium Cavalry. just like every other ancient Greek realm. Aetolian and Akarnanian Army Composition This list represents the armies of the Aetolia and Akarnania. and therefor favouring light skirmishing troops. hoplite units and light horse also played a role in their armies. Aetolia and Akarnania both held strategic importance in Greece. 20% of the units in your army. may be made up of Medium or Light Cavalry. 20-30% of the units in your army. Later on Phokia adopted peltasts and medium cavalry. may be made up of Medium Cavalry. 50-66% of the units in your army. Given it’s position. not including heroes.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. may be made up of Skirmishers. Early Phokian armies resembled those if Aetolia and Akarnania very much. not including heroes. may be made up of Skirmishers. 7 . not including heroes.

8 . 66-75% of the units in your army. 50-60% of the units in your army. not including heroes. Given the wide expanse of the Persian Empire. 0-25% of the units in your army. may be made up of Skirmishers. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units.org Italiot and Siciliot Greek Army Composition This list represents the armies of the Italiot and Siciliot Greeks. 0-20% of the units in your army. Among those city states were those on the Italian peninsula and the island of Sicily. they also made greater use of cavalry. Early Achaemenid Persian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of the first Persian Empire. not including heroes.HourOfWolves. must be Hoplites. The early Achaemenid period outlines armies of Persia prior to and including the Greco-Persian wars. and had not yet seen the influence of the Greek city states in modern Greece. not including heroes. During this period chariots played a major roll in Persia’s armies. 20-33% of the units in your army. During the prominence of the Greek city states Greek colonies were started in many areas in southern Europe and the near east. Also. The only real exception is their failure to use peltasts and their increase in the prominence of Medium Cavalry. not including heroes. can be made up of Medium Cavalry. may be made up of Light Cavalry. Italiot and Siciliot armies resembled those of other city states. During the prominence of the Greek city states Greek colonies were started in many areas in southern Europe and the near east. not including heroes. but the Emperor himself and his satraps would often use them. Asiatic Greek Army Composition This list represents the armies of the Greek colonies in western Asia.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. many Greek city-states started in near Asia. Among the colonies. being predominantly made up of hoplite spearmen. and was the largest empire the world had yet seen. Warfare during this period was influenced by the nomadic lifestyle of many of the nations within the empire. this should be reflected within the units in your army. the troops that made up Persian armies consisted of many different peoples. bowmen and cavalry were a cornerstone of the Persian armies of the period. and other areas. not including heroes. 20% of the units in your army. the Black sea. and included both medium and light cavalry. not including heroes. Overall the Asiatic Greeks resembled the other Greek city-states. 20-25% of the units in your army. However. including those along the coast of modern Turkey. not only would the elite and noble soldiers use them in battle. may be made up of Skirmishers. must be Hoplites. can be made up of Medium Cavalry. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units.

0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. not including heroes. must be made up of Chariots or Medium Cavalry. Later Achaemenid Persian Army Composition This army list represents the later armies of the first Persian Empire.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. Macedonia and the Persian Empire. may be made up of Skirmishers. they fought predominantly on horseback. not including heroes. using the bow. However. not including heroes. must be made up of Chariots or Medium Cavalry. 20-25% of the units in your army. +15pts for Regiments. not including heroes. may be made up of Hoplites playing the role of Persian. 0-20% of the units in your army. The later Achaemenid period outlines armies of Persia after the Greco-Persian wars. not including heroes. or Asiatic Greek spearmen. not including heroes. while adopting scythed chariots. may be made up of Scythed Chariots. or Peltasts. can be made up of Pavisiers. Thus the reliance on archery lost favour in the face of an adoption of spear-armed warriors. 20-33% of the units in your army. the troops that made up Persian armies consisted of many different peoples. including the Greek city-states. can be made up of Peltasts. may be made up of Levy Freemen. 0-20% of the units in your army. Scythians are a tribe of nomadic riders that first came into the historical record as having lived in the Pontic-Caspian steppe spanning the area north of the Black Sea to as far east as the Caspian Sea. Persia maintained its use of cavalry and chariots. Despite the shift to a Greek-influenced style of warfare. it is known that Scythian armies also included foot soldiers of lower classes. can be made up of Light Cavalry. and +30pts for Hordes).org 20-33% of the units in your army. 0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. in loose formation. Warfare in Persia during this period was influenced by the tactics and equipment of the Greek city-states. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. 9 .HourOfWolves. 20-33% of the units in your army. not including heroes. this should be reflected within the units in your army. 20-33% of the units in your army. which was the largest empire the world had yet seen. Scythian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of the nomadic Scythian cultures. Levy Freemen must swap their shields (lowering their De to 3+) for bows (+10pts for Troops. may be made up of Skirmishers. not including heroes. Given their nomadic nature. 20-33% of the units in your army. not including heroes. Given the wide expanse of the Persian Empire. Egyptian. 20-33% of the units in your army. The Scythians came into conflict with many nations and city-states of the period. can be made up of Peltasts.

Thus. may be made up of Chariots. Vedic Indian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of India during the later Vedic period. 60-80% of the units in your army. 0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes.HourOfWolves. Along with the majority of skirmishing foot troops. must be made up of Medium Cavalry. Libyan armies also included chariots (typically the ruling elite and the general himself) and light cavalry. 0-20% of the units in your army. Cyrenean Greek Army Composition This army list represents the armies of the Greek city-state of Cyrene on the shores of modern-day Libya. not including heroes. can be made up of Skirmishers. can be made up of Light Cavalry. Libya was dominated by nomadic Berbers who were brought together for war by ruling elite from the cities on the coast. 20-33% of the units in your army. +10pts for Regiments. Prior to the Islamic expansion in the 8 century CE. The Cyrenean Greek armies were a mix of their Greek neighbors and the chariot warfare of Persia and Libya. not including heroes. Vedic Indian armies came into conflict 10 . 60-100% of the units in your army. Cyrene was a major Greek settlement in North Africa. can be made up of Peltasts.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. not including heroes. the Asiatic coast of modern-day Turkey. may be made up of Chariots. During the period the Greek peoples settled many lands. 20-33% of the units in your army. including the Italian peninsula. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. 0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. th 0-20% of the units in your army. They came into conflict with Libyan and Persian armies. may be made up of Light Cavalry. not including heroes. Libyan Army Composition This army list represents the armies of the tribes in Libya during the period. not including heroes. not including heroes. 0-20% of the units in your army. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. may be made up of Hoplites. may be made up of Skirmishers. 20-33% of the units in your army. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. not including heroes. may be made up of Medium Cavalry. Libyan tribes came into conflict with the Persian Empire as it expanded across north Africa. not including heroes. may be made up of Levy Peasants. 0-20% of the units in your army. as well as the North African coast. Levy Peasants may swap their shields (lowering their defense to 2+) for bows (+5pts for Troop units. not including heroes. can be made up of Skirmishers. Sicily. skirmishing units of foot soldiers dominated the style of warfare during the period. and +20pts for Hordes).org 0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes.

can be made up of Skirmishers. not including heroes. and finally the Persian Empire.org with the Scythians and the Persian Empire. During the period. 0-20% of the units in your army. 33% of the units in your army. war elephants. 0-33% of the units in your army. 0-20% of the units in your army. playing the role of Egyptian spearmen. During the period there were sixteen great kingdoms. 50-60% of the units in your army. however they were dominated by spearmen. You may have as many heroes or war elephants as you have regiment-sized or larger units. +15pts for Regiments. That along with other cultural features were considered archaic and essentially non-Greek at the time. must be made up of Levy Peasants. but in the end fell to the Persian Empire conquered Egypt. 50% of the units in your army. Egyptian armies during this period still included chariots. Early Macedonian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of Early Macedonia.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. may be made up of Levy Freemen. not including heroes. not including heroes. 11 . The 26th Dynasty of Egypt came into conflict with the Kyrenian Greek. This army represents Macedonia prior to its rise at the hands of Philip and Alexander. Saitic Egyptian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of Saitic Egypt. Levy Freemen must swap their shields (lowering their De to 3+) for bows (+10pts for Troops. not including heroes. This period in India was dominated by the rise of the early Indo-Aryan kingdoms known as the Mahajanapadas. the kingdom was essentially very similar to its Greek cousins to the south. Meroitic Kushite. according to Buddhist texts. Egyptian armies fought under the Persians.HourOfWolves. not including heroes. may be made up of Hoplites. 33-66% of the units in your army. may be made up of Knights. 0-20% of the units in your army. The armies of Macedonia during this period were heavily influenced by not only the Greek city states to the south. representing Macedonian shock cavalry. The defining difference was that Macedonia was still under the rule of a hereditary kingdom. may be made up of Chariots or Medium Cavalry. not including heroes. which covered the 26th dynasty. must be made up of Chariots. and bowmen. the Egyptians attempted to regain control of the near east. but also the Thracians and horse cultures to the north and east. not including heroes. may be made up of Hoplites. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. Prior to the rise of Macedonia. 20% of the units in your army. Until the fall of Persia. ridden by the nobility and usually the general himself. not including heroes. The armies of India during the Vedic period included chariots. not including heroes. can be made up of Peltasts. and +30pts for Hordes).

20-33%of the units in your army. Macedonia. 0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. 50-66% of the units in your army. must be made up of Skirmishers. 50-66%of the units in your army. playing the role of Lycian marines. +15pts for Regiments. Lycia was a federation of cities that existed along the southern coast of modern Turkey. not including heroes. not including heroes. not including heroes. Paeonia. During this period. may be made up of Levy Freemen. Levy Freemen must swap their shields (lowering their De to 3+) for bows (+10pts for Troops. may be made up of Light Cavalry. Thracia was a wellestablished source of effective mercenaries throughout the Greek world. may be made up of Medium Cavalry. can be made up of Peltasts or Skirmishers. 12 . can be made up of Skirmishers. not including heroes. and the Persian Empire. 20-33% of the units in your army. Scythia. Lycia broke away from Athens. 0-20% of the units in your army. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. It also included a special unit of marines which were very effective in combat. and eventually rejoined the Persian Empire with greater autonomy. and +30pts for Hordes). You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. and the Persian Empire. not including heroes. Thracian Army Composition This list may be used to field armies of Thrace. Despite its conflicts. not including heroes. The Kingdom came into conflict with Thracians. Macedonia. Lycian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of Lycia during the period between 546300BCE. The Kingdom of Paeonia existed to the north of Macedonia and was surrounded by Thrace and Illyria. Paeonian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of Paeonia during the period between 500280BCE. 0-20% of the units in your army. can be made up of Skirmishers. 20% of the units in your army. 20%of the units in your army. Thrace came into conflict with the Greek states.org 20% of the units in your army. The federation came under the control of the Persian Empire in 546 until 468 when Athens took control through military campaigning. and Illyria. not including heroes. The armies of Lycia included cavalry and peltasts as well as peasant levies.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. the Paeonian Kingdom came under Macedonian control. may be made up of Peltasts or Levy Peasants. Illyrians. can be made up of Light Cavalry. Given Paeonia’s proximity to Thrace. its armies were heavily dominated by peltast-style warfare. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. With the Peloponnesian wars. With the rise of Macedonia under Philip and Alexander. can be made up of Elite Warriors. not including heroes. not including heroes.HourOfWolves.

The Kingdom of Lydia grew from a small area in western Turkey to control the entire area. may be made up of Skirmishers. elite warriors wielding swords. playing the role of citizen levy spearmen. After attacking the Persian Empire. not including heroes. 13 . The Kingdom of Kush was heavily influenced by Egypt before and after Alexander’s Macedonian armies conquered it.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. as well as a levy of citizens. including the coast and it’s Greek cities. 33-60% of the units in your army. +15pts for Regiments. and +30pts for Hordes). not including heroes. Thrace. 20-30% of the units in your army.HourOfWolves. It came into conflict with Persia. Macedonian successors. may be Heavy Cavalry. The Kingdom of Kush was made up of units of bowmen. light foot troops that gave the Hoplite armies of the period difficulty. Given the terrain of Thrace. not including heroes. The Kingdom of Lydia used cavalry shock troops and chariots in their armies. not including heroes. 33-60% of the units in your army. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. not including heroes. not including heroes. its armies were dominated by fast. 20% of the units in your army. the Thracian tribes thrived into the Roman age. Lydia was conquered and became a Persian Satrapy in 546 BCE until the fall of Persia at the hands of Alexander’s Macedonians. 0-30% of the units in your army. The Kingdom rose out of the ashes of New Kingdom Egypt and was known by the Greeks as Ethiopia. may be Chariots. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. and eventually with Rome. may be Medium Cavalry. may be Levy Freemen. 10-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. not including heroes. Levy Freemen must swap their shields (lowering their De to 3+) for bows (+10pts for Troops. but existed in what is now the Republic of Sudan. may be Peltasts. Lydia existed in what is now western Turkey. not including heroes. may be made up of Light Cavalry or skirmishers. or Elite Warriors. Throughout it’s existence it game into conflict with the Asiatic Greek city-states. You may have as many heroes or war elephants as you have regiment-sized or larger units.org Led by a king and having a mix of plains and mountainous regions. Lydian Army Composition This army list represents armies from the Kingdom of Lydia. may be Hoplites playing the role of Kushite spearmen. They also made use of spearmen levies and light cavalry. may be made up of Skirmishers. 20-30% of the units in your army. 20% of the units in your army. may be made up of Hoplites. Kingdom of Kush Army Composition This list may be used to field armies of the Kingdom of Kush during the. 20-33% of the units in your army. not including heroes. and finally the Persian Empire. 33-60% of the units in your army.

may be made up of Skirmishers. Throughout its existence it waged many wars of inependance. 50-60% of the units in your army.HourOfWolves. The hilly and forested terrain of the region heavily influenced Bythinian armies. may be made up of Peltasts or Levy Peasants with the Barbarian! special rule. may be Light Cavalry. 0-20% of the units in your army. 0-20% of the units in your army. may be made up of Skirmishers. but also took advantage of cavalry. The city played a role in the Peloponnesian War. not including heroes. including times when the region was independent from dominance as well as during it’s many rebellions. then Macedonia. siding with 14 Sparta against Athens. 50-60% of the units in your army. then Persia. as well as other Greek colonies in Italy. 0-20% of the units in your army. The area of Bythinia was populated by a migrant Thracian tribe according to ancient Greek authors.org Bythinian Army Composition This army list represents armies from Bythinia. not including heroes. Syracuse was founded by Greek settlers in the early 8th century BCE and grew to become a major power in the Mediterranean. may be made up of Hoplites. Given its cultural ties to Greece. Gallic Army Composition This army list represents those of the Gallic tribes that came in conflict with the Greek world and its neighbors. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. 0-20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. Syracusian Army Composition This army list represents armies from Syracuse. Bythinia became dominated first by Lydia. . may be Light Cavalry. and finally Rome. best known for their conflict with Rome. Primarily they consisted of noble cavalry and peasant skirmishers and peltasts. Lydia existed in what is now northwestern Turkey. Gallic armies during this period favoured the use of chariots for noble warriors. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. some Latin tribes. However. 20% of the units in your army. not including heroes. may be Medium Cavalry. Syracusian armies bore a strong resemblance to other Greek city-states. not including heroes. It also waged war against and along side Carthage. They existed in central Europe and the British Isles and came into conflict with Thrace. not including heroes.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. not including heroes. not including heroes. 0-20% of the units in your army. The Gauls were a Celtic people. It primarily relied on hoplites. a prominent city on the southeastern coast of Sicily. may be Medium Cavalry. not including heroes. 20% of the units in your army. may be made up of Peltasts or Levy Peasants. and the Etruscan League of Greek city-states that existed in Italy. Throughout its history. their primary type of units were barbarian hordes.

may be Light Cavalry. 0-40% of the units in your army. including the Romans. not including heroes. The Italian peninsula was the site of many Greek settlements that formed their own city-states. 50% of the units in your army. 20-33% of the units in your army. This lasted until it was captured by Rome in later times. Given their heavy influence from the Greek city-states in Greece. they also began to develop the forms of fighting similar to what would become Roman legionaries. 0-33% of the units in your army. not including heroes. Along with the Greek settlements were the Latin inhabitants. not including heroes. 20-33% of the units in your army. it included a large number of citizen levy and peltasts. must be Peltasts or Levy Peasants. not including heroes. 20% of the units in your army. Also. not including heroes. armies from the Etruscan League and Latin cities resemble their Greek counter parts. may be Skirmisher units.HourOfWolves. not including heroes. 15 . 20-33% of the units in your army. Campania relied on cavalry in a similar fashion to other Greek city-states. not including heroes. may be Medium Cavalry.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. making war with its neighbors. 0-33% of the units in your army. may be chariot units. All peasants have the Barbarian! special rule. not including heroes. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. The region of central Italy was autonomous for a time. 20-33% of the units in your army. Campania was known for its mounted soldiers. should be Skirmishers. 10-20% of the units in your army.org 20-33% of the units in your army. may be Medium Cavalry. Latin and Etruscan Army Composition This army list represents armies from the city-states of the Italian peninsula late in the period. may be Heavy Cavalry. not including heroes. may be either Levy Freemen or Levy Peasants. may be Hoplites. not including heroes. Campanian Army Composition This army list represents armies from the Italian region of Campania. A number of these city-states on the west coast of the peninsula formed a league. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. This includes early Rome and Latin city-states as well as the Etruscan league of Greek city-states that existed on the Italian peninsula. 33% of the units in your army. these city-states vied for power and land with each other constantly. may be Medium Cavalry. must be Peltasts or Levy Peasants. However. Until the rise of Rome. Campania came into conflict with the Etruscan Greeks as well as early Italian and Latin armies. who made up a key part of Macedonia’s armies during its expansion. not including heroes. not including heroes. not including heroes. may be Hoplites. 33-75% of the units in your army.

50% of the units in your army. 20% of the units in your army. 20-33% of the units in your army. must be Pikes. 20% of the units in your army. 20-33% of the units in your army. may be Heavy Cavalry. However with the increased length of spears and greater cavalry component. may be Heavy Cavalry. not including heroes. may be Medium or Light Cavalry. he increased the length of spears used. Over all Macedonian armies were similar in form to other Greek city-states. The era of Macedonian dominance was brought about by Phillip II. Finally. You may have as many heroes. not including heroes. not including heroes. not including heroes. not including heroes. playing the role of Campainian Cavalry. not including heroes.HourOfWolves. when he deposed his brother and claimed himself king. With the expansion of the Macedonian empire. Alexander’s Imperial Army Composition This army list represents the armies of Alexander’s Imperial army beginning with his conflicts in the Asian subcontinent including India and Pakistan. Macedonian armies fought in a more effective way.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. Phillip was responsible for redesigning the Macedonian army. 0-20% of the units in your army.org 0-40% of the units in your army. taking the traditional hoplite design used by other Greek city-states. The major changes were the addition of heavy cavalry and light foot troops. but not both. the armies of Alexander adopted many aspects from other cultures. may be Elite Warriors. Alexander’s Macedonia Army Composition This army list represents Macedonian armies during the reign of Phillip II and Alexander. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. You may have as many heroes as you have regiment-sized or larger units. That is. while still retaining the effective elements from earlier. not including heroes. you cannot include both war elephants and artillery in your army. not including heroes. playing the role of Campainian Cavalry. bringing about the pike-armed phalanxes of armies that would conquer much of the known world. may be Peltast or Skirmisher units. giving the army greater speed and maneuverability. With his Empire build and Persia defeated. Macedonian Successors Army Composition This army list represents the armies of the Successors to the Macedonian 16 . Alexander built his army to include influences from all over his new empire. not including heroes. may be Peltast or Skirmisher units. may be Skirmisher units. you must choose one or the other. 20% of the units in your army. 50% of the units in your army. must be Pikes. war elephants or war machines as you have regiment-sized or larger units. It includes the entire expansion of the Macedonian Empire. and adding elements to make it more effective.

not including heroes. including the famous battle of Hydaspes where Alexander was victorious. until the four successor kingdoms rose from what was the Macedonian Empire: Ptolemaic Egypt. they didn’t have the same breadth of authority. Although the successor armies resembled those of Alexander’s. This army list spans a great amount of time. not including heroes. whereas Republican Indian armies would not. and later the Seleucid Empire. Republican and mountain Indian tribes. 33-50% of the units in your army. 0-33% of the units in your army. from about 500BCE to 550CE when the Huns invaded. 0-20% of the units in your army. whose time is not covered in this supplement. not including heroes. Instead they included more allies from various areas.HourOfWolves. may be Peltast. and +30pts for Hordes).An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. may be Medium Cavalry. Alexander’s armies. the Seleucid Empire. During that time many empires and nations invaded northern India. which was the reason for Alexander’s armies adopting them later.org Kingdom. not including heroes. may be Chariots. Alexander could not properly specify an heir. including his mother Queen Olympias. republican armies were made up primarily of citizens of cities. This army is representative of all battles taking place in the period. Prior to his death. not including heroes. may be Medium Cavalry. and so relied less on expensive units. 40-50% of the units in your army. not including heroes. not including heroes. Levy Peasants with the Barbarian! special rule. Classical Indian Army Composition This army list represents the armies of classical India. +15pts for Regiments. the Kingdom of Pergamon. playing the role of Campainian Cavalry. it includes the Imperial. Imperial and Mountain Indian armies would include elephants. or Skirmisher units. Classical Indian armies made great use of elephants. the Persian Empire. including Alexander of Macedonia. You may have as many heroes or war elephants as you have regiment-sized or larger units. and the Kingdom of Macedonia. not including heroes. may be Heavy Cavalry. Levy Peasants. 20% of the units in your army. so elephants were not common. must be Pikes. The power struggle that took place after the death of Alexander involved many players. 17 . 0-20% of the units in your army. You may have as many heroes or war elephants as you have regiment-sized or larger units. 20% of the units in your army. Levy Freemen must swap their shields (lowering their De to 3+) for bows (+10pts for Troops. may be Elite Warriors or Skirmisher units. which precipitated the rise of factions vying for power. Finally. may be made up of Levy Freemen. 20% of the units in your army. The struggle continued for about 40 years. They also made heavy use of chariots and archers. This army represents those that came into conflict with Scythia.

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musician (+15 pts). musician (+15 pts). musician (+10 pts). PAVISIERS PAVISIER REGIMENT Type Sp Me Ra Infantry 5 5+ 4+ De 5+ Cost: 160 pts At Ne 10 14/16 ELITE WARRIORS HORDE Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 3+ 5+ Cost: 300 pts At Ne 10 21/23 Special: Bows. WAR ENGINES BOLT THROWER Type Sp Me War Eng 5 Special: Piercing(2). HOPLITE HORDE Type Sp Me Infantry 5 4+ Ra 5+ De 4+ Cost: 235 pts At Ne 20 21/23 PELTAST REGIMENT Type Sp Me Ra Infantry 6 4+ 3+ De 3+ Cost: 150 pts At Ne 20 14/16 Special: Phalanx. Can have banner (+15 pts). musician (+5 pts). HOPLITES HOPLITE TROOP Type Sp Me Infantry 5 4+ Ra 5+ De 4+ Cost: 60 pts At Ne 10 11/13 Cost: 125 pts At Ne 10 14/16 PAVISIER HORDE Type Sp Me Infantry 5 5+ Ra 4+ De 5+ Cost: 305 pts At Ne 20 21/23 Special: Bows. 19 . musician (+10 pts). Ra 4+ De 4+ Cost: 70 pts At Ne 6 10/12 Special: Can have banner (+20 pts). Skirmish. musician (+15 pts). PELTASTS PELTAST TROOP Type Sp Me Infantry 6 4+ Ra 3+ De 3+ Cost: 80 pts At Ne 10 11/13 HOPLITE REGIMENT Type Sp Me Ra Infantry 5 4+ 5+ De 4+ Special: Phalanx. Special: Nimble. Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). Special: Can have banner (+20 pts). Can have banner (+20 pts). LEVY PEASANTS LEVY PEASANTS TROOP Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 4+ 5+ 3+ At 10 Cost: 45 pts Ne 9/11 Special: Can have banner (+10 pts). LEVY FREEMEN LEVY FREEMEN TROOP Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 4+ 5+ 4+ LEVY FREEMEN REGIMENT Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 4+ 5+ 4+ LEVY FREEMEN HORDE Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 4+ 5+ 4+ Cost: 60 pts At Ne 10 11/13 Cost: 110 pts At Ne 10 14/16 Cost: 210 pts At Ne 20 21/23 SKIRMISHERS SKIRMISHER TROOP Type Sp Me Ra Infantry 7 5+ 4+ De 3+ Cost: 70 pts At Ne 10 11/13 Special: Can have banner (+10 pts). Can take bows for +20 pts. Can have banner (+10 pts). Special: Javelins. Can have banner (+15 pts). musician (+10 pts). musician (+15 pts). Special: Nimble. musician (+5 pts). musician (+10 pts). musician (+5 pts).org ARMY LIST PROFILES Infantry ELITE WARRIORS ELITE WARRIORS TROOP Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 3+ 5+ Cost: 85 pts At Ne 10 11/13 LEVY PEASANTS REGIMENT Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 4+ 5+ 3+ LEVY PEASANTS HORDE Type Sp Me Ra De Infantry 5 4+ 5+ 3+ Cost: 80 pts At Ne 10 12/14 Cost: 150 pts At Ne 20 19/21 Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). Can have musician (+5 pts). musician (+10 pts). musician (+5 pts). Can have banner (+15 pts). Can have banner (+20 pts). musician (+5 pts). Special: Can have banner (+20 pts).HourOfWolves. Javelins. Special: Can have banner (+10 pts). ELITE WARRIORS REGIMENT Cost: 160 pts Type Sp Me Ra De At Ne Infantry 5 3+ 5+ 10 14/16 Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). musician (+15 pts). Javelins. Special: Can have banner (+10 pts). musician (+10 pts).An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www.

COMMANDERS & ELEPHANTS GENERAL IN CHARIOT Type Sp Me Ra Hero 9 3+ ARMY GENERAL Type Sp Me Hero 5 3+ De 5+ Cost: 200 pts At Ne 8 14/16 Cost: 120 pts At Ne 4 14/16 MEDIUM CAVALRY CAVALRY TROOP Type Sp Me Cavalry 9 4+ Ra De 4+ Cost: 70 pts At Ne 8 11/13 Special: Crushing Strength(1). If you have a unit of Medium Cavalry in your army. granting Crushing Strength (2) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). Special: Crushing Strength(1). Can replace Javelins with Bows for +20pts.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. Feigned Flight. Crushing Strength (1). musician (+10 pts). musician (+10 pts). Crushing Strength (1). Crushing Strength (1). Inspiring. you may mount the general on a horse. musician (+15 pts). 20 . Inspiring. If you have a unit of Medium Cavalry in your army. Individual. HEROS. Nimble. musician (+10 pts). Nimble. granting Crushing Strength (2) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). Special: Javelins. you may mount the general on a horse. Special: Crushing Strength(1). musician (+10 pts). Can have banner (+20 pts). Special: Inspiring. If you have a unit of Medium Cavalry in your army. JUNIOR OFFICER Type Sp Me Hero 5 4+ Ra - De 5+ Cost: 50 pts At Ne 2 11/13 HEAVY CAVALRY REGIMENT Cost: 160 pts Type Sp Me Ra De At Ne Cavalry 9 3+ 5+ 16 14/16 Special: Can have banner (+20 pts). Can have banner (+15 pts). Individual. SCYTHED CHARIOT REGIMENT Cost: 150 pts Type Sp Me Ra De At Ne Chariots 7 3+ 5+ 18 12/14 Special: Barbarian! Crushing Strength(2). Ra - De 5+ Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). musician (+15 pts). musician (+15 pts). granting Crushing Strength (2) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). Can have banner (+20 pts). Special: Crushing Strength(1). you may mount the general on a horse. Nimble. Feigned Flight. WAR ELEPHANT Type Sp Me Hero 6 3+ Ra 6+ De 5+ Cost: 280 pts At Ne 10 14/16 CHARIOT REGIMENT Type Sp Me Ra Chariots 9 4+ - Cost: 150 pts De At Ne 5+ 16 14/16 Special: Crushing Strength (2). Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). Can have banner (+15 pts). Nimble. ARMY STANDARD BEARER Type Sp Me Ra De Hero 5 4+ 4+ Cost: 30 pts At Ne 1 10/12 CHARIOTS CHARIOT TROOP Type Sp Me Chariot 9 4+ Ra De 5+ Cost: 80 pts At Ne 8 11/13 If you have a unit of Medium Cavalry in your army. Beastly Rampage. Special: Crushing Strength(1). Can have banner (+20 pts). Individual. musician (+15 pts). musician (+15 pts). Can replace Javelins with Bows for +40pts.org ARMY LIST PROFILES Cavalry & Heroes LIGHT CAVALRY LIGHT CAVALRY TROOP Type Sp Me Ra De Cavalry 10 5+ 4+ 4+ Cost: 90 pts At Ne 8 11/13 SCYTHED CHARIOTS SCYTHED CHARIOT TROOP Type Sp Me Ra De Chariot 7 3+ 5+ Cost: 80 pts At Ne 9 10/12 Special: Barbarian! Crushing Strength(2).HourOfWolves. SENIOR OFFICER Type Sp Me Hero 5 3+ Ra - De 5+ Cost: 80 pts At Ne 3 12/14 HEAVY CAVALRY HEAVY CAVALRY TROOP Type Sp Me Ra De Cavalry 9 3+ 5+ Cost: 90 pts At Ne 8 11/13 Special: Crushing Strength(1). LIGHT CAVALRY REGIMENT Cost: 170 pts Type Sp Me Ra De At Ne Cavalry 10 5+ 4+ 4+ 16 14/16 Special: Javelins. CAVALRY REGIMENT Type Sp Me Ra Cavalry 9 4+ - De 4+ Cost: 130 pts At Ne 16 14/16 Special: Can have banner (+20 pts). Inspiring. Individual. you may mount the general on a horse. Individual. Can have banner (+15 pts). Inspiring. granting Crushing Strength (1) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). musician (+10 pts). Crushing Strength (1).

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