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| In the Extended Edition, this unit/building is affected by a damage bug.
Compared to Elite Pikemen, Samurai have +5 hit points, +1 attack strength, +1 armor, +3 turn speed (meaning they can maneuver faster), and an attack speed of 15 frames, but do -50% damage against units and buildings.
Their increased attack rate but proportionately reduced damage per attack has the unfortunate side effect of causing a target's armor to effectively apply twice. As a result, Samurai actually deal less DPS against armored targets than the Elite Pikemen which they replace (effect may not apply to targets with 1 armor).