The Woad Raider is the twelfth fastest unit in the game and the second fastest infantry which makes it ideal for raiding. It has very good statistics also which high hitpoints and good attack. It also builds very quickly so it is easy to mass with few castles.
|Attack (Type)||8 (Melee)|
|Line of Sight||3|
+2 vs building
+3 eagle warrior
Technologies & Upgrades
Forging: +1 Attack for all Infantry and Cavalry (Feudal Age).
Iron Casting: +1 Attack for all Infantry and Cavalry (Castle Age).
Blast Furnace: +2 Attack for all Infantry and Cavalry (Imperial Age).
Scale Mail Armor: +1 Armor/Pierce Armor for all Infantry (Feudal Age).
Chain Mail Armor: +1 Armor/Pierce Armor for all Infantry (Castle Age).
Plate Mail Armor: +1 Armor, +2 Pierce Armor for all Infantry (Imperial Age).
Conscription: Increases non-siege military unit creation speed by 33% (Imperial Age).
Use in Combinations
they usually act as meat shield