Ordaining the Close Order Drill increases the effectiveness of units equipped with polearms. This involves training these men to fight in close formation. If they can learn how to do this, they receive +2 attack and +10 HP.
Light infantry unique units equipped with polearms--that is, the unique Swiss and Flemish units--can also participate in these classes, and thus benefit from the bonus.
Technology Statistics[edit | edit source]
Requires: Hussite Beliefs (Bohemia)
Cost: 800 Food, 300 Wood
Recommended Civs[edit | edit source]
This section lists civs that can make the best of Close Order Drill (sometimes recommended with a certain policy decision). Note that this may not be the best weapons training tech for that civ, but the civ can still make very good use of it.
- Bohemia (Hussite Beliefs)
- Burgundy (Flemish Relations)
- Flanders (Three Members of Flanders)
- Genoa (Ghibellini)
- Poland (Ostsiedlung)
- Scotland (Normanisation)