Griffin and Royal Griffin

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Castle creatures
Level 1
Pikeman Pikeman
Halberdier Halberdier
Level 2
Archer Archer
Marksman Marksman
Level 3
Griffin Griffin
Royal Griffin Royal Griffin
Level 4
Swordsman Swordsman
Crusader Crusader
Level 5
Monk Monk
Zealot Zealot
Level 6
Cavalier Cavalier
Champion Champion
Level 7
Angel Angel
Archangel Archangel
Castle Rampart Tower
Inferno Necropolis Dungeon
Stronghold Fortress Conflux
Creature Griffin.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif

Attack 8
Defense 8
Damage 3–6
Health 25
Speed 6
Movement Flying
Size 2
Growth 7
 Special abilities:
• Two retaliations
Royal Griffin
Creature Royal Griffin.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif

Attack 9
Defense 9
Damage 3–6
Health 25
Speed 9
Movement Flying
Size 2
Growth 7
 Special abilities:
• Unlimited retaliations

Griffins and royal griffins are the level 3 creatures of castle. They can be recruited from Griffin Towers. Griffins roost in special towers built for them on the castle grounds. Basic griffins are able to retaliate twice per combat round while royal griffins have unlimited number of retaliations.

Griffins are fast flying unit with relatively high health, an interesting special ability, and quite a good growth rate if you build the griffin bastion. However, they have rather low damage. Royal griffins make decent siege attacker due their unlimited retaliations, which allows them to fly over the walls and give hits in the counter attacks.

Edric the Knight has griffins as a specialty, which increases the attack and defense skills of any griffin or royal griffin under his command for each level he attains after the 3rd level.