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The Warrior is a cheap, primitive melee unit unlocked at the beginning of the game. Most tribes start the game with a Warrior.

The Warrior is a general-purpose unit great for exploration and front-line combat, during the early- to mid-game. However, it is outclassed by the Swordsman, an all-around upgrade of the Warrior, and it is weak against stronger units like the Knight and Catapult.


  • Dash: The Warrior can move and attack in the same turn.
  • Fortify: The Warrior gets a defense bonus when placed on a friendly city.



  • It is one of only 4 units that can be trained by all tribes.
  • It is the only unit that does not require any technology to unlock.
  • Of the 16 tribes in the game, 6 of them do not start with a Warrior. These are:
  • Costing only 2 stars, it is the cheapest unit in the entire game.