It's a unique unit of Western in Empire Earth 3, moderate powered short-ranged infantry. It comes with game start for scouting in both Skirmish and World Domination game modes. A light and cheap javelin thrower with a short-ranged attack, but which can gain the use of a spear thong to increase range & damage.
Strong against Anti-Cavalry. Through research it can be upgraded to have the abilities:
- Research Better Fire Rate – Reduces delay between attacks. Requires 200 Wealth.
- Spear Thong – Spears go farther and strike harder with this enhancement device. A looped leather strap tied to import more force and spin to the projectile, increasing range and damage.
Shock Cavalry, Field Weapon.