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The Russians are one of the 18 nations in the original Rise of Nations. They have the Power of the Motherland.

Power of the Motherland Edit

Unique units Edit

The Russian unique Light Cavalry have a base cost of 60 Food Food and 30 Timber Timber instead of the standard 60 Food Food and Timber 40 Timber, with a base build time of 10.3 seconds (155 frames) instead of 11.7 seconds (175 frames). They have a faster attack speed of 22 frames cooldown instead of the standard 25 frames. They also have a 5% damage bonus against units and buildings.

The Russian unique Modern Infantry have a base cost of 80 Food Food and 60 Timber Timber instead of the standard 80 Food Food and 70 Timber Timber. Shock Infantry also have +1 attack damage. However, the Modern Age Modern Age Infantry does not have a 5% damage penalty against Heavy Cavalry and Light Cavalry that most Light Infantry, Gunpowder Infantry, and Modern Infantry (including Red Guards Infantry) have, and thus the Red Guards Infantry effectively has a 5% damage penalty against those types of units.

The Katyusha Rocket has a splash radius of 2 tiles instead of 1 tile, and its splash damage is 75% instead of 33%, making it very effective against bunched-up units. It also has a 15% damage bonus against all foot units. However, Fighter Aircraft have a 10% damage penalty against the Howitzer, the standard unit that the Katyusha Rocket replaces, but not against the Katyusha Rocket, thus it is somewhat more vulnerable to those units.

The T-80 Tank has a base cost of 70 Metal Metal and 50 Oil Oil instead of the standard 80 Metal Metal and 60 Oil Oil for the Main Battle Tank. However, Tanks gets a 15% damage bonus against Artillery weapons, but the T-80 Tank doesn't, so it effectively does less damage against those types of units.

Unit Description
Rusiny Lancer
Rusiny Lancer
Russian Unique Light Cavalry, Medieval Age Medieval Age - extremely fast and lightly armed melee troops; useful for catching enemy raiders; cheaper and faster to build than normal Light Cavalry.
Cossack
Cossack
Russian Unique Light Cavalry, Gunpowder Age Gunpowder Age - extremely fast and lightly armed melee troops; useful for catching enemy raiders; cheaper and faster to build than normal Light Cavalry.
Don Cossack
Don Cossack
Russian Unique Light Cavalry, Enlightenment Age Enlightenment Age - extremely fast and lightly armed melee troops; useful for catching enemy raiders; cheaper and faster to build than normal Light Cavalry.
Red Guards Infantry
Red Guards Infantry
Russian Unique Modern Infantry, Modern Age Modern Age - fast, powerful, rapid-firing foot troops; slightly cheaper than normal Infantry.
Katyusha Rocket
Katyusha Rocket
Russian Unique Artillery Weapons, Modern Age Modern Age - powerful, long-range rocket; its wide explosive effect makes it very effective against enemy ground troops.
Shock Infantry
Shock Infantry
Russian Unique Modern Infantry, Information Age Information Age - fast, powerful, rapid-firing foot troops; cheaper and stronger than normal Assault Infantry.
Main Battle Tank
T-80 Tank
Russian Unique Tanks, Information Age Information Age - heavily armored, extremely powerful; hard to destroy except with heavy weapons. Cheaper than normal Main Battle Tank.

Leaders Edit

Cities Edit

The names of Russian cities seems to be mainly based on the times of the Russian Empire (1721-1917).

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