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| In the Extended Edition, this unit/building is affected by a damage bug.
Compared to Elite Pikemen, Landsknechts 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 Landsknechts a better offensive unit overall.