Sarranid Footman

Sarranid Footman

Weekly Wages
4-2 denars
Upgrades To...
Upgrade Cost
20 denars
Exp For Kill
72 xp
Ransom Value
60 denars

Sarranid Footmen are the second-tier troops of the Sarranid Sultanate.


They are incredibly weak troops, even by the standards of fresh recruits. A complete lack of Power Strike, as well as the relative weakness of their weapons, prevents them from posing much more of a threat than Looters. It is advised that a commander's time spent with their Footmen should be at a Training Field.

Their cheap cost allows them to be used as cannon fodder of sorts. Gathered in large enough numbers, their Bamboo Spears can stop cavalry charges, though actually killing the horsemen is another matter entirely.

Sarranid Footmen are only efficient in big groups; you can only win in terms of quantity instead of quality. The huge problem with them is that they are not only generally weak in melee fights, despite being infantry, but also the fact that tier 2 infantry of other factions will always dominate over them with a possible exception of the Khergit Skirmisher. This leaves only two choices of tactics:

  1. Win by quantity, but at a great loss each battle.
  2. Go to Training Fields and train them.

Stats and equipmentEdit

Note: Troops have a set of default stats; at the beginning of a new game, these stats are randomly adjusted for each type of troop. The following is the default set for this troop as seen within the game code and may not reflect the specific stats you will see during actual gameplay. For more information, see Troop stats.

Sarranid Footman - Default Stats and Equipment
Stat Points
Level 9
Strength 7
Agility 5
Intelligence 4
Charisma 4
Health 42
(Possible): Desert Turban, Turban
Body Armor
Skirmisher Armor
Sarranid Shoes, Sarranid Leather Boots
Skill Points
Ironflesh 0
Power Strike 0
Power Throw 0
Power Draw 0
Weapon Master 0
Shield 0
Athletics 2
Riding 1
Horse Archery 0
Looting 0
Trainer 0
Tracking 0
Tactics 0
Path-finding 0
Spotting 0
Inventory Management 2
Wound Treatment 0
Surgery 0
First Aid 0
Engineer 0
Persuasion 0
Prisoner Management 1
Leadership 2
Trade 2
Weapon Type Points
One Handed Weapons 75
Two Handed Weapons 75
Polearms 75
Archery 75
Crossbows 75
Throwing 75
Melee Weapons
Bamboo Spear, Sarranid Sword
Ranged Weapons
Old Kite Shield

Troops in the Sarranid Sultanate
Sarranid Recruit
Sarranid Footman
Sarranid SkirmisherSarranid Veteran Footman
Sarranid ArcherSarranid InfantrySarranid Horseman
Sarranid Master ArcherSarranid GuardSarranid Mamluke