ReneTS
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Benefit of forming groups?

Wed May 24, 2017 6:19 pm

Hi

Could anyone please explain the benefits of forming a group, besides the lower CP? Is there any combat bonuses in addition to this?

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arsan
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Re: Benefit of forming groups?

Wed May 24, 2017 9:41 pm

Yes, there is a bonus based on the offensive and defensive values of the group leader (5% per point I think). And besides the group units will benefit from any special ability the leader has.

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Durk
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Re: Benefit of forming groups?

Tue May 30, 2017 3:05 am

So what arsan is explaining is you get the leader's combat bonuses which are built in, 1 in offensive or 2 in defensive, for instance. In addition, if they have some special combat value like siege or supply value like forager this applies to all troops they command.

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Re: Benefit of forming groups?

Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:26 pm

Another benefit is that battle casualties tend to be evenly spread across the elements of the group - so you're unlikely to have one cavalry element completely destroyed while an infantry element remains untouched, for example.

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