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Eagle Balamob Slingers are the Maya unique Light Infantry of the Medieval Age.png Medieval Age that replaces the standard Elite Javelineers.

Overview[]

Compared to Elite Javelineers, Eagle Balamob Slingers are statistically identical, but they do +50% damage against other Light Infantry, making them excel at defeating all other Light Infantry.

This advantage makes Eagle Balamob Slingers a superb defensive unit, specially taking into account the Maya's national powers; for in an enemy raid or rush attempt, the enemy's ranged units will be at a crippling disadvantage, while Heavy Infantry will have to cope with the increased power and toughness of Mayan buildings. Although this advantage is not as noticeable as in previous ages, with the improved Artillery and Cavalry, Eagle Balamob Slingers still ensure their nation is one of the best defenders, and will be the bane of all opposing Light Infantry and Foot Archers.

Trivia[]

  • Balam is the common name for the jaguar in Mayan languages, and "-ob" is a plural suffix, so "Balamob" translates to "jaguars"; meaning that this unit bears the redundant-sounding name "Eagle Jaguars Slingers".

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