Close order drill
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 StatisticsEdit

Available to: Austria, Bavaria, Bohemia, Brittany, Burgundy, Denmark, England, Flanders, France, Genoa, Guelders, Poland, Savoy, Scotland

Researched at: Princely Court, Guild Hall

Requires: Hussite Beliefs (Bohemia)

Century: 15th

Cost: 800 Food, 300 Wood

Effect: Spearman/Pikeman, Scaerwetter/Witte Caproen, Swiss Halberdier/Pikeman/Guard, Flemish Infantry +2 attack, +10 HP; disables all other techs apart from Court Clergy or Popular Assembly

Recommended CivsEdit

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.

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