Carthage Gameplay


The Carthaginians aren't as organized as the Romans - no one really ever achieved that level of unity. However, they are still a definite force to be reckoned with. Their warriors are powerful, and have reason to fight!

Overall Unit Summary:

The armies of Carthage are quite well-dispersed. They have many soldiers available in their arsenal, and one of those noteworthy units is the Elephants, which can tear through men like they were stalks of grain.

Initial Imperial Campaign Cities:

Carthage (Capital, Minor city), Thapsus (Large Town), Lilybaeum (Large Town), Corduba (Town), Palma (Town), Caralis (Town)

Trainable Units:

Note that these units represent what can be trained if the needed buildings are present. Units in brackets can only be trained in Multiplayer and Custom Battles.

Peasants, Town Militia, Iberian Infantry, Libyan Spearmen, Poeni Infantry, Sacred Band, Slingers, Skirmishers, Round Shield Cavalry, Long Shield Cavalry, Sacred Band Cavalry, General's Bodyguard, General's Armoured Bodyguard, Elephants, War Elephants, Armoured Elephants, Onagers, Heavy Onagers, (Spanish Mercenaries), (Balearic Slingers), (Numidian Mercenaries)

Constructable Buildings:

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

Building TypeTownLarge TownMinor CityLarge CityHuge City
Core BuildingGovernor's HouseGovernor's VillaGovernor's PalaceCouncilor's ChambersRoyal Palace
WallsWooden PalisadeWooden WallStone WallLarge Stone WallEpic Stone Wall
BarracksBarracksMilitia BarracksCity BarracksArmy Barracks 
Stables StablesCavalry StablesElite Cavalry StablesRoyal Cavalry Stables
Ranges Practice RangeArchery RangeCatapult RangeSiege Engineer
TradersTraderMarketBazaarGrand BazaarMerchants' Quarter
Smithies BlacksmithArmourer Foundry
Ports PortShipwrightDock 
Water Supply SewersPublic Baths 
FarmsLand ClearanceCommunal FarmingCrop RotationIrrigationGreat Estates
RoadsRoadsPaved Roads 
Academies AcademyScriptoriumLudus Magna
Execution Squares Execution SquareSecret Police HQSecret Police Network
Temples of FarmingShrine to TanitTemple of TanitLarge Temple of TanitAwesome Temple of Tanit 
Temples of JusticeShrine to BaalTepmle of BaalLarge Temple of BaalAwesome Temple of Baal 
Temples of TradeShrine to MilqartTemple of MilqartLarge Temple of MilqartAwesome Temple of Milqart