Mercenary Gear Loadouts – Cavalry

In addition to paying salary and expenses, employers are also responsible for outfitting mercenary troops.

Light Cavalry

  • 3 javelins (6#), longsword (4#), shield (10#), leather armor (15#), light warhorse
  • 176 SC, 35 lbs.

Mounted Crossbowfolk

  • light crossbow (4#), 20 quarrels and case (2#), short sword (2#), chainmail armor (30#), mule
  • 126 SC, 38 lbs.

Horse Archers

  • composite bow (2#), 40 arrows and quiver (6#), scimitar (4#), leather armor (15#), light warhorse
  • 261 SC, 27 lbs.

Medium Cavalry

  • Lance (10#), longsword (4#), shield (10#), banded mail armor (35#), medium warhorse
  • 362 SC, 59 lbs.

Heavy Cavalry

  • Lance (10#), longsword (4#), shield (10#), plate armor (50#), medium warhorse, barding (60#)
  • 877 SC, 134 lbs.

Cataphract Cavalry

  • composite bow (2#), 40 arrows and quiver (6#), lance (10#), longsword (4#), shield (10#), plate armor (50#), medium warhorse, barding (60#)
  • 1007 SC, 116 lbs.

Note: for Peasants, Light Infantry, Heavy Infantry, Slingers, Bowfolk, Crossbowfolk, and Longbowfolk, see HERE.

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