Eastern Roman Empire Gameplay Information


Rome has split into two separate empires. The eastern section of the empire is far better off than its western counterpart, with the opportunity to expand and regain its former power. However, that doesn't mean that there still won't be internal problems.

Overall Unit Summary:

Very strong Roman units, also influenced by eastern cavalry. Overall, very strong armies.

Campaign Objectives

Hold 34 settlements, including: Thracia, Aegyptus, Northern Italy, Africa

Initial Campaign Cities:

Constantinople, Ancrya, Ephesus, Sinope, Caesarea, Tarsus, Antioch, Salamis, Sidon, Philadelphaea, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Kydonia, Athens, Sirmium, Thessalonica, Cyrene



Trainable Units:

Note that these units represent what can be trained if the needed buildings are present.

Peasants, Orthodox Priest, Limitanei, Comitatenses, Plumbatarii, Comitatenses First Cohort, Legio Lanciarii, Archers, Eastern Archers, Equites Auxilia, Dromedarii, Scholae Palatinae, Equites Catafractarii, Equites Clibinarii, Imperial Household Bodyguard, Hippo-toxotai, Carriage Ballistae, Ballistae, Scorpions, Repeating Ballistae, Onagers, Heavy Onagers

Constructible Buildings:

Note that these buildings chains are not all that influence the ability to construct them. Population and existing buildings and religion are also a factor.

Governor's HouseGovernor's VillaGovernor's PalacePro-consul's PalaceImperial Palace
Wooden PalisadeWooden WallStone WallLarge Stone WallEpic Stone Wall
BarracksMilitia BarracksLegion BarracksArmy BarracksUrban Barracks
 StablesCavalry StablesHippodromeCircus Maximus
 Pratice RangeArchery RangeCatapult RangeSiege Engineer
TraderMarketForumGreat ForumCuria
 BlacksmithArmourer Foundry
 SewersPublic BathsAqueductCity Plumbing
Land ClearanceCommunal FarmingCrop RotationIrrigationGreat Estate
RoadsPaved RoadsHighways
  AcademyScriptoriumLudus Magna
Shrine to Sol InvictusTemple of Sol InvictusLarge Temple of Sol InvictusAwesome Temple of Sol Invictus
Shrine to Sol MithrasTemple of MithrasLarge Temple of MithrasAwesome Temple of Mithras
Christian ShrineChristian ChapelChristian ChurchChristian CathedralChristian Basilica

*This unit is only available when in a horde