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John Smith's Band
Jamestown Settlers
Belongs to Virginia Colonists
Type Militia
Weapon(s) Arquesbus
Ammunition 15
Soldiers in each unit 40/80/120/160
Melee Attack 10
Charge bonus 5
Defense skill 8
Morale 6
Range 70
Accuracy 45
Reloading 15
Special abilities
  • Can guard
  • Can hide in light scrub
  • Can hide in woodland
  • Good stamina
  • Inspires nearby units
Cost 680
Upkeep 80
Unit Cap 1
Jamestown Settlers Icon
John Smith's Band are a group of militia in Empire: Total War.

DescriptionEdit

A group of settlers armed with arquesbuses and commanded by Captain John Smith.

John Smith is a fearless leader. His no-nonsense approach to colonisation has led men, who would otherwise have rested on their laurels, to work hard to provide for themselves and their fellow settlers. Armed with arquebuses and a desire to colonise the New World, these men will have to fight to make a home for themselves in an inhospitable land.

Historically, John Smith was a bit of a rogue. During the voyage to the New World, he incited mutiny and was locked in the brig, pending trial upon arrival. The ship’s captain - Christopher Newport - intended to have Smith executed, but, thanks to orders issued by the Virginia Company before the voyage had even begun, Smith was reprieved. He was named as one of the leaders of the early colony, and as such Newport felt compelled to let him live.

General InformationEdit

Appearing only at the very beginning of the Road to Independence campaign, John Smith's Band are essentially Jamestown Settlers with better statistics and the ability to inspire morale.

GalleryEdit

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