Finally: Troop attack orders updated…

LT pikemenPhew. Finally! I didnt like doing it, but I figured out all the new troop attack orders and updated the graph that goes with the article. I had to figure out the orders for the new Lake-town troops, and of course update all the orders for the older troops to see where those two figured in.

In short: For the Lake-town troops, the order is identical to the normal Tier 1 to 5 troops. The Pikemen are mostly found near the front of the other’s attack orders, while Longbowmen stay at the back, as their descriptions hinted.

Master Rangers‘ order simply adds the Lake-town troops in their normal positions, but switches Mammoths and Longbowmen in the back.

Stone Giants remain largely the same as Tier 1-5, with the biggest difference being the Pikemen moving more to the back of the queue.

Lyncean Raiders‘ attack order was already a bit messier, and the Longbowmen are now killed before Woodsmen even, while again the Pikemen move back to behind T1.

Woodsmen place the Longbowmen back at the back of the line, while again the Pikemen are staying away from the front.

So once again, take your advantage with this information for TKing, and let’s hope Kabam does not release more new troops any time soon….

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Troop Attack Order

Updated with all new troops and attack orders! 14-01-2015

D_Dwarven_PhalanxBack in the days of Tier 1-3 and Wall, we knew which troops would be targeted first by an attacking army. Wall troops die first, then Tier 1-3 fighting troops, then lastly the supply troops. This held no matter what troops you sent at a city. The only ‘exception’ to this was the fact that a Dwarf army would (and will) attack Elven reinforcements first and vice versa, leading to the infamous cart rein shenanigans.

But unfortunately for us, the Tactical Troops messed this up, as they seemed to prefer other targets over the Wall troops to attack first, flanking the enemy armies and attacking the weak points at the back. For some Tactical Troops little changed, but for some, the order in which they attack enemy armies is a mess. This post lists all the attack orders for all troops available in the game right now, and will be updated when the new Tactical Troops are introduced.

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Future KoM updates and the new Tactical Troops

woodland warriorSo the new minor update 9.3.0 has hit the game, introducing most prominently two new Tactical Troops: the Woodsmen and the Lyncaen Raiders. They serve as glass-cannon and fast reconn units respectively. I will update the Tactical troops article as soon as I come around to it. Also added are new ‘Open gates’ type items which add 5k (Roaming Refugees), 10k (Myrian Migration) or even 50k (Mass Settlement) to your population, great for speed training!

Meanwhile, KABAM also released a forum post which details what some of the future updates hold. I’ve posted these notes after the break for those interested.

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