Spearmen are useful in almost any army, particularly against cavalry and, unlike other troop types, the first two ranks can fight thanks to their spears. They aren't likely to stand for long against professional men-at-arms, but they give cavalry a nasty shock as long as they hold formation.
Construction Cost: 150 Florins
Construction Time: 1 Year
Support Cost: 50 Florins Per Year
Unit Size: 100 Men
Very Strong Charge
Defend Well Vs Cavalry
Best In Deep Formation (3 ranks or more)