Description Edit

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.

Strengths Edit

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.

Weaknesses Edit

It is weak against Shock Cavalry and Field Weapons.

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