GALATIAN LIST


                                The Galations

                                3rd-1st cent BC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL RULES

*1             Skirmish
*2             Warband
*3             Legion
*4             Scythed Chariots
*5             Portents
*6             Deiotarus

Galatian Warriors. These would be the bulk of the army drawn from the ordinary classes. They would be armed with javelins and shields but have no armour.

Bodyguard. Galatian Warriors can be upgraded to Bodyguard with the stats and cost shown. A band of regular warriors armed with long swords, shields , with some wearing chain armour or helmets.

Veteran Warriors. Galatian Warriors can be upgraded to Veteran Warriors with the stats and cost shown. Wearing looted armour, and some Greek weapons and equipment

Gaesati. Galatian Warriors can be upgraded to Gaesati with the stats and cost shown. These warriors fought naked with a fanatic fervour disregarded their wounds. They were armed with shield and sword.

Thessalian Infantry. Close fighting troops who were armed with spear and shield, fighting like Hoplites.
Skirmishers: Young warriors who fought with javelin, slings or bow. They fought from a distance and avoided close combat.

Cappadocian & Paeonian Skirmishers. These were lightly armed troops who fought from a distance.

Cappadocian & Paeonian Infantry. Lightly armed troops, similar to peltasts, who fought as skirmishers but would be prepared to engage the enemy when circumstances permit.

Noble Cavalry. Wealthier warriors armed with long swords, with spears or javelins, and with a shield. Some would have helmets and body armour.

Thessalian Cavalry. Lightly equipped mounted tribesmen armed with javelins and shield, occasionally willing to press home attacks.

Cappadocian, Paenoian and Allied Skirmishing Cavalry. Lightly armed mounted tribesmen armed with javelins, shield and no body armour.  They would fight by skirmishing.

Chariots. Light two-horsed chariots with a driver and warrior. Armed with javelin and shield they fought like skirmishing cavalry.

Scythed chariots.  A chariot festooned with scythes and blades whose sole purpose was to drive into the enemy to disrupt their formation.

Imitation Legion. Galatian Warriors can be upgraded to Imitation Legion with the stats and cost shown. Standard legionary type troops, who were trained and mainly equipped in the roman style, armed with pilum and large shield.  

Portents. The player can take the portents before the battle. This allows the General to re-roll one failed Command roll once during the battle. Take the Command test again—if successful the order is issued and the General can continue giving orders if you wish.

Deiotarus. (Divine Bull) The General can be upgraded to Deiotarus the general who united the Galatians, instead of taking the usual portents option.  If the General is upgraded then all Chieftains within 20cm of the General can give orders using the Generals Command value of 8 (as Great Leader: Vercingetorix)

Troop

Type

Attack

Range

Hits

Armour

Cmnd

Unit

Size

Min/

Max

Points

Notes

Galatian Warriors

Infantry

3

-

3

-

-

3

8/-

35

*2

Cappodocian

Infantry

Infantry

2

15

3

-

-

3

-/2

40

*1

Galatian Skirmishers

Infantry

1

15

3

-

-

3

-/4

30

*1

Cappodocian  Skirmishers

Infantry

1

15

3

-

-

3

-/4

30

*1

Noble Cavalry

Cavalry

3

-

3

5+

-

3

-/1

80

*2

Cappodocian Cavalry

Cavalry

2

15

3

6+

-

3

-/1

60

*1

Cappodocian Mtd Skirmishers

Cavalry

1

15

3

-

-

3

-/2

40

*1

Chariots

Chariots

2

15

3

6+

-

3

-/3

80

*1

Scythed Chariots

Chariots

4

-

3

5+

-

1

-/1

50

*4

General

General

+2

-

-

-

8

1

1

100

 

Tetrarch

Subordinate

+1

-

-

-

8

1

-/2

40

 

Chieftain

Subordinate

+1

-

-

-

7

1

-/2

30

 

OPTIONS

The following option is available for Galatian armies. See the descriptions for details.

 

Veteran Warriors

Infantry

3

-

3

6+

-

3

-/2

+10

*2

Bodyguard

Infantry

4

-

3

6+

-

3

-/2

+20

*2

Gaesati

Infantry

4

-

3

-

-

3

-/2

+15

*2

Chariot Mount

Mount

+1

-

-

-

-

1

-/2

+10

 

Portents

Re-roll General’s Command

1

+10

*5

OPTIONS—INVASION OF GREECE

The following options represent the Galatian invasions of Greece circa 279BC. If this option is chosen no chariots or Cappodocians can be included. Any options chosen from this list cannot be brigaded with Galatians chosen from the basic list and can only be issued orders by their own leader as given below. This leader cannot command troops chosen from the main list.

 

Paeonians

Infantry

2

15

3

-

-

3

-/1

40

*1

Paeonian Skirmishers

Infantry

1

15

3

-

-

3

-/1

30

*1

Thessalians

Infantry

3

-

3

6+

-

3

-/2

45

 

Paeonian Cavalry

Cavalry

1

15

3

-

-

3

-/1

40

*1

Thessalian Cavalry

Cavalry

2

15

3

6+

-

3

-/1

60

*1

Leader

Leader

+1

-

-

-

8

1

1 max

80

 

OPTIONS—DEIOTARUS

The following options represent the Galatians as allied to the Romans against Pharnaces II in 47BC. If this option is chosen  no chariots or Cappodocians can be included.

 

Imitation Legion

Infantry

3

-

3

6+

-

3

-/4

+35

*3

Noble Cavalry

Cavalry

3

-

3

5+

-

3

1/3

80

*2

Allied Skirmishing Cavalry

Cavalry

1

15

3

-

-

3

-/2

40

*1

Deiotarus

General

+2

-

-

-

8

1

1

+10

*6