Why are spearmen so OP?


#1

Recently while dabbling on custom mode I found out that spearmen were basically unmatched and couldn’t be defeated by any type of units but spearmen. I mean shouldn’t spearmen be beaten by Katanas? And Spear beat Cavalry? And cavalry beat Katana??


#2

We’re they ashigaru or samurai? That has an effect on its moral and discipline spear men in a standard match is ashigaru and can be beaten by a katana charge from the front, samurai spears are unmatched from the front , however if you can disrupt there formation they fall apart with no trouble at all a samurai katana troop charging at a slight angle will allow swords to get into there ranks and destroy the formation


#3

Spearmen are realy powerful defence unit , charging your male force at an army in a standard match I notice that spears rout very easily, they are not op , they are realistic , hit them from the rear with your swords spears or naginatas will result in that unit of spears routing very easily with little to know cassualtys


#4

In a 1v1 in which you have spears vs non ranged melee units like katana, the spears will make contact with the enemy from a distance… holding them back. This is why you need to use your units wisely on the battlefield


#5

katanas don’t have range at all against Yaris, it makes sense, all the pikemen have to do is thrust the spear forward.