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Barbarians are the German unique Heavy Infantry of the Classical Age.png Classical Age that replaces the standard Phalanx.


Compared to Phalanx, Barbarians have +10 hit points, +1 armor, and a base building time of 160 frames. This increased toughness allows them to survive longer against cities, towers, and enemy units; and their faster recruitment means that a German army will replenish or bolster their Heavy Infantry faster than other nations. This makes Barbarians better for rushing and overall offense.

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