Swordsmen is a class of basic Infantry in Age of Empires. Their purposes vary between the Bronze and Iron Age. This article describes both Swordsman classes.
Swordsman (Age of Empires) Age Available Bronze Age Cost 35 Food,
Stats Advanced Infantry
General Information Edit
Swordsmen become available in the Bronze Age with the Short Swordsman. They are available for immediate upgrade to the Broad Swordsman. Once in the Iron Age, the player can upgrade to the Long Swordsman. A player must research the technology Fanaticism before he/she can upgrade to the classes 'super-unit', the Legion.