A mounted unit with high pierce armour. Together with his mobility & speed, Tarkans serve as an excellent raiding unit. While being weaker than a Paladin, their bonus against houses and their cheaper elite upgrade (as compared to Cavalier & Paladin) make it viable to use mass Tarkans in various situations.
|Attack (Type)||11 (Melee)|
|Line of Sight||5|
+8 vs building
+12 vs Castles
Technologies & Upgrades
Bloodlines: +20 Hit Points for the Cavalry units (Feudal Age).
Husbandry: +10% speed for the Cavalry units (Castle Age).
Conscription: Increases non-siege military unit creation speed by 33% (Imperial Age).
Use in Combinations
they usually act as meat shield