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Kings of War Historical Ancient Combat Hoplon, Pike & Arrow!
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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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..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  12   THRACIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............................An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www..................................  8   ASIATIC  GREEK  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ..................................  6   THESSALIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................  5   ATHENIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............  14   CAMPANIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...................................  6   AETOLIAN  AND  AKARNANIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .....................................................................................................................................................  17   ARMY  LIST  PROFILES  INFANTRY  ................................................................................................................................................  4   SKIRMISH  AND  FEIGNED  FLIGHT  ..............................................................................  5   THEBAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION   .........................................  7   PHOKIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............................................................................................................................................................................  14   GALLIC  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...................................................................................................................  3   UNIT  SIZES  ......................................................  3   SPECIAL  RULES  ...............................................................................................................................................................................  10   EARLY  MACEDONIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION   ..................................................................  3   THE  ARMIES  .....................................................  4   ARMY  COMPOSITION  .........................................................................................................................................................................................................  10   VEDIC  INDIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ....................................................................  4   PIKEMEN  .................................................................  12   PAEONIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............  11   LYCIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  13   LYDIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............  16   ALEXANDER’S  IMPERIAL  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ........................................................................................................................................................  4   FANATICAL  INSPIRATION  .............................................................................................................................................................................................  16   CLASSICAL  INDIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ....................................................................................................................................................................................................  14   SYRACUSIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .............................................................................................................................................................................  12   KINGDOM  OF  KUSH  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ......................................................................................................................................................................................  13   BYTHINIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...............  15   LATIN  AND  ETRUSCAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ....................................................................................................................................................  7   ITALIOT  AND  SICILIOT  GREEK  ARMY  COMPOSITION   .......................................................................................................................................................................  8   LATER  ACHAEMENID  PERSIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ....................................................................................................  5   SPARTAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...............................  3   BARBARIAN!  .............  16   MACEDONIAN  SUCCESSORS  ARMY  COMPOSITION  .............................................................................................................................................................................................  19   ARMY  LIST  PROFILES  CAVALRY  &  HEROES  ...........................................  11   SAITIC  EGYPTIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ......................................................................................  9   LIBYAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ............................  8   EARLY  ACHAEMENID  PERSIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ......................................................................................................................................................org Table of Contents INTRODUCTION  ........................................  4   AMBUSHERS  ..........................................................................................................................................................................  15   ALEXANDER’S  MACEDONIA  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................  10   CYRENEAN  GREEK  ARMY  COMPOSITION  ...........................  9   SCYTHIAN  ARMY  COMPOSITION   ............................................................  20   2 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Since that represents a unit footprint based on Mantic Games’ available products those definitions will not work for this historical supplement. Persia. Therefor unit sizes will be standardized here using the measurement of the frontage or width and the depth of the units.HourOfWolves. The age of the Hoplon. through the Persian Empire and right up to Alexander’s rise and fall. cavalry. the lists will present a generic collection of units for all armies represented. which include infantry. It may seem as though the lists are not specific enough. heroes. as well as the rest of Europe.An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. Asia. streamlined yet tactically deep fantasy miniature games out there. this supplement will contain army lists to use for the entire period of the Hoplon. and Africa! Unit Sizes The Kings of War unit sizes are represented by the number of figures that make them up in Mantic publications. So why not make a historical version? This supplement aims to do that. North Africa. Special Rules Most special rules used in this supplement are the same as those used in the Kings of War rule set. the culturally diverse armies of Persia. Lines of decorated shields and spears of the Greeks. Pike & Arrow is a time that inspires many gamers. Pike & Arrow. Inspired by the simplified yet tactically deep army lists released by Mantic Games so far. Europe. and are defined there. including those in Greece. but they will allow you to get past the fiddly listbuilding details and get into game play. and the pike-wielding armies of Alexander are just three armies that gamers collect with vigour. and Asia. regiments. Along with unit sizes are the unit types. However there are some special rules that are specific to the historical lists and will be defined here.org Introduction Mantic Games’ free Kings of War miniature game rules are one of the best. troops. Units come in four sizes: half-troops. and war engines. and hordes. This supplement also attempts to represent the enemy armies of the great empire builders. 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. 3 . it is designed to let you field armies of empire builders in Greece. This supplement attempts to bring that period to the Kings of War rule set. As such. You will need a copy of the free Kings of War rules to use this supplement.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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musician (+15 pts). Can have musician (+5 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. musician (+10 pts). Can have banner (+15 pts). Can have banner (+15 pts). musician (+5 pts). Javelins. musician (+10 pts). musician (+15 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). musician (+10 pts). Can take bows for +20 pts. Javelins. Special: Can have banner (+10 pts). Can have banner (+15 pts).An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. musician (+5 pts). Special: Nimble. Special: Can have banner (+20 pts). 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. musician (+15 pts). Ra 4+ De 4+ Cost: 70 pts At Ne 6 10/12 Special: Can have banner (+20 pts). musician (+15 pts). Special: Can have banner (+10 pts). 19 . 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). WAR ENGINES BOLT THROWER Type Sp Me War Eng 5 Special: Piercing(2). 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.HourOfWolves. Can have banner (+10 pts). musician (+5 pts). Special: Can have banner (+20 pts). Skirmish. Can have banner (+20 pts). Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). Special: Nimble. Can have banner (+20 pts). musician (+15 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). Special: Javelins. musician (+10 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. musician (+5 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).

If you have a unit of Medium Cavalry in your army. 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). musician (+10 pts). musician (+10 pts).HourOfWolves. Can have banner (+15 pts). If you have a unit of Medium Cavalry in your army. Crushing Strength (1). Can replace Javelins with Bows for +40pts. 20 . you may mount the general on a horse. Ra - De 5+ Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). musician (+15 pts). musician (+15 pts).An Hour of Wolves and Shattered Shields – www. 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). granting Crushing Strength (2) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). Feigned Flight. LIGHT CAVALRY REGIMENT Cost: 170 pts Type Sp Me Ra De At Ne Cavalry 10 5+ 4+ 4+ 16 14/16 Special: Javelins. Crushing Strength (1). musician (+10 pts). Can have banner (+20 pts). 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). Nimble. Inspiring. Can have banner (+20 pts). 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). musician (+15 pts). If you have a unit of Medium Cavalry in your army. Nimble. Special: Crushing Strength(1). Crushing Strength (1). Special: Can have banner (+15 pts). granting Crushing Strength (1) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). granting Crushing Strength (2) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). Special: Inspiring. you may mount the general on a horse. Individual. Special: Crushing Strength(1). Can have banner (+15 pts).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). Can replace Javelins with Bows for +20pts. 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). you may mount the general on a horse. Inspiring. 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. 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). Special: Crushing Strength(1). HEROS. Feigned Flight. Can have banner (+15 pts). you may mount the general on a horse. Special: Crushing Strength(1). Individual. musician (+10 pts). Individual. musician (+10 pts). Individual. Special: Javelins. Nimble. Inspiring. granting Crushing Strength (2) and +4 Speed (+40 pts). Crushing Strength (1). musician (+15 pts). Beastly Rampage. musician (+15 pts). Inspiring. Nimble. Can have banner (+20 pts).