Falconetti Gunners Unit Guide



Unit Details

  • Season 2: Soldiers of Fortune
  • Acquisition: Seasonal Challenges
  • Unlocked Via: Seasonal Unit Challenges
  • Type: Ranged Infantry - Special
  • Era: Golden Era

Also known as 'fauconneau cannoneers', these are the fire support arm of every mercenary army in Sicania. These heavy gunners are renowned throughout the land as versatile and valuable troops. Their firepower comes at the cost of weak armour, so active protection of these soldiers is necessary.

Core Unit Statistics

Basic Attributes
Health 3,314 Strength (Units) 10
Leadership 320 Speed 3.50
Range 120 Ammo 144
Labour 0.02 Max Level 30
Combat Proficiency
Piercing AP 0 Piercing DMG 0 Piercing DEF 401
Slashing AP 0 Slashing DMG 0 Slashing DEF 485
Blunt AP 4,392 Blunt DMG 3,000 Blunt DEF 343
Terrain Effects
Desert Plains Hills Steppe Urban
Bad Good Fair Fair Great

Unit Traits:

  • Soldiers of Fortune: During Season III this unit's Leadership cost is reduced by 10 and to replace its kit costs 50% less.
  • Light Artillery: Armed with light artillery pieces, unable to fight in melee.
  • Encumbered: This unit is burdened with heavy equipment and thus cannot push siege engines or climb ladders.
  • Gunnery Officer: Can fire at targets beyond visual range, but fire must be directed by the player using the Focus Fire order.

Formations:

  • Dispersed: A loose formation that reduces unit vulnerability to ranged weapons.
  • Line: A formation intended to maximize the unit's field of fire.

Unit Orders:

  • Attack Area: The unit fires at a particular spot. Good for blocking breaches in your lines.
  • Set Up Weapons: This unit must set up its guns before it can fire. The unit will be immobile while this order is active.

Veterancy Paths:

Base Path:

  • Butcher's Bill (1): Increases blunt damage by 5%.

Top Path:

  • A Hundred Paces (2): Each level increases weapons range by 5 metres.
  • Butcher's Bill (3): Each Level Increases blunt damage by 2%.
  • Sharp Shot (3): Each level increases firing accuracy by 4%.
  • Like Clockwork (1): Increases rate of fire by 5%.
  • Butcher's Bill (3): Each Level Increases blunt damage by 2%.
  • Facehardened (3): Each level increases blunt armour penetration by 5%.
  • Sharp Shot (2): Each level increases firing accuracy by 4%.
  • Butcher's Bill (3): Each Level Increases blunt damage by 2%.
  • Sharp Shot (3): Each level increases firing accuracy by 4%.
  • Forever Ready (1): Improves reloading time by 10%.

Bottom Path:

  • The Soldiers Life (2): Each level increases Health by 3%.
  • Toughen Up (3): Each Level Increases piercing defence by 3%
  • Move as One (3): Each level increases movement speed by 10%.
  • Bloodbath (3): Each level increases slashing defence by 3%.
  • Improved Supplies (2): Each level increases ammo by 5%.
  • Reflexes (3): Each level reduces ranged damage taken by 5%.
  • The Soldiers Life (3): Each level increases Health by 3%.
  • Improved Supplies (2): Each level increases ammo by 5%.
  • Mustering (1): Adds 2 more soldiers to unit.

Key Doctrines:

  • Falconettii Gunners' Doctrine I - Increases shooting accuracy by 25%.
  • Falconettii Gunners' Doctrine III - Increases piercing defence by 100. 

Unit Kit Crafting

Unit Kit Recipe

Falconetti Gunner's Kit
Fief Level Req.: 6
Cost: 200

10 Wrought Iron
8 Boiled Leather

9 Composite Wood
10 Refined Copper

Eagle Range (NA) Crafting Locations:
Fief Region Fief Level Availability
Marcerota Anadolou 4 Fief Level Too Low
Rubusta Anadolou 3 Fief Level Too Low
Herceg Vara Ungverija 2 Fief Level Too Low
Hosvarosa Ungverija 2 Fief Level Too Low

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By: Foghladha of Gaiscioch | Last Update: September 7th, 2023