It's a basic unit of Western in Empire Earth 3. A melee infantryman armed with a short sword. Can gain the ability to Torch buildings.
Slow melee unit, ideal for taking out enemy Anti-Cavalry and Anti Infantry. It can gain the abilities:
- Torch – Allows swordsmen to throw torches onto buildings, setting them on fire.
- Research Pierce-Resistance Armor – Trains swordsmen to block and dodge arrows or other ranged weapons, reducing damage received.
It is weak against Shock Cavalry and Field Weapons.