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Banskie has finished the Lithuanian Roster this time - Together with their mortal enemies the Teutonic Order.

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The Grand Duchy of Lithuania
(ROSTER EXTENSION/REVAMP)
The original thread of the Lithuanian faction was Made by Ltd.


Strengths : High vareity of cavalry, heavy, light and missiled. Decent foot melee units. Has Duke's own paid retinue units, good quality, and dependable. Has an ambush unit good for surprise attacks if used properly.

Weaknesses : No polearm and pike weaponed units. Surrounded with many possible enemies. Struggle early on when dealing an army from the east.

Many thanks to my co-modders from MK1212 AD mod and the people who helped me in Discord channel from updating/revamping this faction. MAKE LITHUANIA GREAT AGAIN!!!

TIER 1

---Missile Units---

Ruthenian Archers



Skirmishers



Militia Crossbowmen



---Melee Units---

Militia Spearmen



Ducal Spearmen



Ducal Heavy Axemen



Axemen


Axemen are specialized infantry who act as flanking troops and/or concealing themselves from the enemy. They wear little armour and have helmets with aventails. They're armed with javelins and axes.

Dismounted Nobles



---Cavalry Units---

Skirmisher Cavalry




Noble Cavalry



Ruthenian Boyars



Grand Duke



TIER 2

---Missile Units--

Retinue Archers



Levy Crossbowmen



Ducal Crossbowmen



---Melee Infantry---

Levy Spearmen



Spearmen



Ducal Spearmen



Ducal Infantry



Dismounted Knights



Axemen



---Cavalry Units---

Light Horse Archers



Retinue Horse Archers



Skirmisher Cavalry



Tatar Horse Archers



Ducal Heavy Cavalry



Knights



The Grand Duke


TIER 3

---Missile Units---

Levy Crossbowmen



Retinue Archers



Ducal Heavy Crossbowmen



---Melee Units---

Levy Spearmen



County Spearmen



Ducal Heavy Spearmen



Ducal Heavy Infantry



Dismounted Knights



Axemen (javelin precursor)



---Cavalry Units---

Light Horse Archers



Retinue Horse Archers



Cossack Cavalry



Ducal Heavy Cavalry



Knights



Knights (Polonized)



Smolensk Boyars



The Grand Duke


Comments
kittyraider Author
kittyraider

Before anybody asking: Yes, Lithuanians has 3 kinds of Noble Cavalry: Local Nobles (The Bajorija) fighting with the traditional Lithuanian tactics; Rus Boyars from the Rus peoples under the Grand Duchy's territory; and the westernized knights from the Polish-Lithuanian Union.

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BMV
BMV

Finally! Looks great, love the fact that Ducal Heavy Infantry use maces :)

The only thing I think that could be improved is the variety in shield patterns.
I would suggest using traditional baltic symbols for more basic troops, for example:
Ethnicart.lt

also a variation on columns of Gediminids if possible:
En.wikipedia.org

And also this guy:
Upload.wikimedia.org (Traikai village coat of arms, it was pretty much the capital before the establishment of Vilnius)

I would be glad to help you find more symbols if needed.

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KiRas330
KiRas330

Looks great!!! Its weird to see my country cav with plate armor, but still looks great !!!:D. Also i wanted to ask if there will be any tatar units in roster? Actually historically lithuania werent a kingdom untill 1253ad as I seee this mod set from 1212ad and there werent any of Gediminas collums simbols in those years, but I understand :D Faction needs variety. So ye will there be any tatar units for example horse archers ?

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shrekthesecond
shrekthesecond

If we trust the seals, which we should, Lithuanian nobility did wear plate armor. In the seal of Jagello back in 1380s, we can see that they did wear a solid breastplate without a fauld, gauntlets and some other plate parts. Soldier also wears conical bascinet. Things like leg harness are completely speculative, because the seal lacks detail.

In 1420s, we can see that Lithuanian heraldry depicts plate armored knight. Later in Hussite war depictions, we can see Sigismund Korybut and his army wearing plate armor as well.

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