The Royal Knight is the upgraded form of the Knight. It is the strongest cavalry unit available, apart from some unique units.
Training Facility: Castle
Armor/Pierce Armor: 2/5
Upgrade from: Knight
Attack: Forging , Iron Casting, Blast Furnace, Chivalric Order
Armour: Scale Barding Armour. Mail Barding Armour, Plate Barding Armour
Hit Points: Bloodlines
- Chevalier (Brittany, Burgundy, France, Savoy)
- Huusgesinde (Guelders)
- Slechtic (Bohemia)
- Fahnenjunker (Brandenburg)
- Ritter (Hungary)
- Cavaliere (Naples)
Civs and Royal Knights
Brandeburg: Enabled with Junker League, +1 attack, 10% cheaper.
Burgundy: +60 HP, more expensive.
France: +20% HP, cheaper, +2 LOS (Team Bonus).
Guelders: More HP, slower attack/speed.
Hungary: Enabled with Hunyadi Dynasty, +25% faster attack (this policy decision is picked in the 15th century). Researching Black Army provides +2 melee armour.
Naples: Trained at Stables, 20% slower produce speed. Researching Valois Angevins provides +15% HP; researching Military Manuals provides +2 attack.
Savoy: Fewer HP, cheaper, +2 attack vs. archers (Team Bonus).
Other civs: Normal.