Mordhau

Counters to horsemen

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  • 14 Jun
 Badass_Ben

Simple, historically spearmen were a pretty solid counter against everything but the heaviest cavalry.

Suggestion:
Players with kite shield or larger are able to crouch and brace (bonus kicks in after being crouched and not moving for X seconds)
In this position, an infantryman can take a direct hit from a horseman and NOT be knocked on his back, NOT lose his shield

Add to this, spearmen who are braced (with our without a shield) should be able to insta kill any horse that charges them, OR at the very least, the horse should rear up, refusing to continue on with a charge into obvious death.

Further down the road, id be fine with making some more dynamic
Armored horses = heavy cavalry which is STILL able to punch through braced spearmen, but taking damage in the process.
But should be noticeably slower than unarmored horses.

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I like the spear bracing idea.

But i donno man, doesn't seem like anyone around here is serious about making horses less casual garbage