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Tribal Saxons, Defending

What This Is

This is one of a set of tables provided in Book of Battles and Book of Armiesthat provide random enemies for battles. The purpose is to being variety, challenge and entertainment to the battles of the game.

Footnote Definitions

Defending armies have many weaker troops, such as militia and fyrdmen. However, remember that this swells their initial numbers, and so increases the Intensity significantly.

indicates someone who can be ransomed
 indicates missile-armed troops
‡+ indicates double-attack troops
§ indicates that a Passion may be used
§§ indicates a fanatic
 indicates a mounted lance charge is possible

Tribal Saxons, Defending

d20 Type Skill Damage Weapon Armor Major Wound Glory
01 Axin’ Saxons
(elite heorthgeneats)
22 6d6 Great Axe 8, cuirbolli, shield (6) 18 10
02 Warriors
(Ceorl levy)
10 4d6 +1d6 Great spear none 14 5
03 Warrior(Coerl archers) 10 3d6‡ Bow none 12 5
04 §Warriors, seething
§ Hate Britons 18
15§ 3d6 Spear & shield 4, leather, shield (6) 14 5
05 Javelineers
(Coerl levy)
12 ‡3d6 Javelin & shield shield (6) 17 5
06 Howling Warriors(full of Hate)
§ Hate Britons 20
17§ 5d6 +1d6 2H Weapon, Great spear 8, cuirbolli 17 15
07 Warriors(Grunt Spearmen levy) 15 5d6+1d6 Great spear 4, leather 17 10
08 Archers (Heorthgeneat ‡) 15 ‡3d6 regular bow,5d6 spear & shield

8, cuirbolli 17 5
09 Warriors(Veteran Heorthgeneats† 22 5d6+1d6 2H Weapon, Great spear 8, cuirbolli 17 10
10 Frothing Mad Warriors
†Hate Britons 18
25§ 6d6+1d6 2H Weapon, Great spear 8, cuirbolli 17 5
11 Archers(Heorthgeneat‡) 15 3d6‡ Bow 5d6 2H Weapon

8, cuirbolli 17 5
12 Warriors(New Heorthgeneat‡) 10 6d6+1d6 2H Weapn 8, cuirbolli 17 20
13 Warriors(Heorthgeneat†) 20 6d6 2H Weapon, Great spear 8, cuirbolli 17 5
14 Little Guys!(experienced Heorthgeneat†) 17 5d6 sword & shield 8, cuirbolli, shield (6) 17 5
15 Rich Warriors(Heorthgeneats†) 18 6d6+1d6 2H Weapon, Great spear 10, chain mail 17 5
16 Singing Warriors
(Heorthgeneat† elite ‡)
22 ‡+ 3d6+3‡ heavy javelin 5d6 2H Weapon, Great spear

10, cuirbolli 17 20
17 Warriors
(Heorthgeneat†)
18 5d6 2H Weapon 10, chain mail 17 15
18 Mounted Warriors(Heorthgeneat†) 20 6d6 2H Weapon

Horse 5d6

10, chain mail 17 20
19 Lancers(Heorthgeneat†) 22↑ 6d6 2H Weapon

Lance, ↑Pony 5d6

12, reinforced chain 17 20
20 Berserker 20§§ 6d6 Big ol’ club 8, hides 15 25

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