Greek traditions

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See also: Military traditions

The Greek traditions cover the tactics of the peoples of the hellenistic empires and the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Availability and focus[edit]

Availability

The Greek traditions are available for countries with the following culture groups:

  • Hellenistic (without Bactria)
  • Dacian
Focuses

The traditions focus on strengthening the below unit types and possibly unlock some new abilities:

  • Phalanx Phalanx
  • Unit focus:
    • Strong Unit heavy infantry.png Heavy infantry
    • Good Unit light cavalry.png Cavalry
    • Good Unit trireme.png Triremes
  • Possible ability unlocks:
    • Cavalry skirmish Cavalry Skirmish
    • Military Colonies
    • Raid City

Paths[edit]

Starting bonus
Modernized Phalanx icon
Modernized Phalanx

  • Allows Phalanx Phalanx
Whilst partially responsible for the success of Alexander against the hosts of Darius the Third, the phalanx originally evolved out of the need for a highly defensive, armored formation, used by Greek city-states making war upon one another.
Seleucid path
Greek seleucid path 1.png
  • Agema
  • Offense -15% Heavy cavalry maintenance cost
Greek seleucid path 2.png
  • Arms for Hire
  • Morale.png +5% Morale of armies
  • Cost +15% Recruit mercenary cost
Greek seleucid path 3.png
  • Phoenician Sailors
  • +5% Ship damage done
Greek seleucid path 4.png
  • Companion Cavalry
  • Cavalry skirmish Enable "Cavalry Skirmish" tactic
Greek seleucid path 5.png
  • Kataphraktoi
  • Offense +10% Heavy cavalry offense
Greek seleucid path 6.png
  • Thyreophoroi
  • Morale.png +10% Light infantry morale
Greek seleucid path 7.png
  • The Hipparchos
  • Morale.png +10% Heavy cavalry morale
  • Morale.png +10% Light cavalry morale
Greek seleucid path end bonus.png
  • Bonus: Deep Coffers
  • Maintenance.png −15% Mercenary army maintenance
  • Discipline.png +10% Heavy cavalry discipline
Greek states path
Greek states path 1.png
  • The Sarissa
  • Morale.png +10% Heavy infantry morale
Greek antigonid path 1.png
  • Veterans of the Great Campaign
  • +10% Cohort starting experience
  • −0.50% Experience decay
Greek states path 2.png
  • Tarentine Advance
  • Defense +10% Light cavalry defense
Greek states path 4.png
  • Military Colonies
  • Yes Enable "Military colonies" ability
Greek antigonid path 3.png
  • The Nobility Ride
  • Offense +10% Light cavalry offense
Greek states path 6.png
  • City State Fortifications
  • Defense +15% Fort defense
Greek states path 7.png
  • Centuries of War
  • Cost −10% Heavy infantry maintenance cost
Greek states path end bonus.png
  • Bonus: The Silver Shields
  • Offense +10% Heavy infantry offense
Antigonid path
Greek antigonid path 2.png
  • Proud Shipwrights
  • Yes Allows "Octere" units
  • Cost −15% Ship building cost
Greek states path 5.png
  • Mine's Bigger Than Yours
  • Yes Allows "Mega-Polyreme" units
Greek antigonid path 5.png
  • Peltasts
  • Offense +10% Light infantry offense
Greek antigonid path 4.png
  • The Victor's Spoils
  • Yes Enable "Raid Ports" ability
  • Enslavement efficiency.png +20% Enslavement efficiency
Greek states path 3.png
  • Siege Craft
  • Siege ability +10% Siege ability
Greek antigonid path 6.png
  • Specialist Infantry
  • Discipline.png +10% Archer discipline
Greek antigonid path 7.png
  • Mastery of the Mountains
  • Combat bonus +15% Archer mountain combat bonus
  • Combat bonus +15% Heavy infantry mountain combat bonus
  • Combat bonus +15% Light infantry mountain combat bonus
Greek antigonid path end bonus.png
  • Bonus: Combined Arms
  • Offense +10% Light infantry offense
  • Defense +10% Light infantry defense

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