Pikeman and Halberdier

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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
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Creature Pikeman.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif

Attack 4
Defense 5
Damage 1–3
Health 10
Speed 4
Movement Ground
Size 1
Growth 14
 Special abilities:
• Immune to jousting
Creature Halberdier.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif

Attack 6
Defense 5
Damage 2–3
Health 10
Speed 5
Movement Ground
Size 1
Growth 14
 Special abilities:
• Immune to jousting

Pikemen and Halberdiers are level 1 creatures of Castle, and can be recruited from Guardhouses. They are among the strongest basic foot soldiers available to any army. While somewhat slow, they have respectable combat ratings.


Although not mentioned in the game or manual, both Pikemen and Halberdiers are immune to Cavaliers' and Champions' jousting ability. This means they suffer damage damage from Cavaliers or Champions normally, but do not recive the additonal damage from jousting bonus if Cavaliers or Champions attack from the distance.