|This article is about the technology in Age of Empires II. For other uses of the term, see Mercenary.|
As Corvinian Army removes the gold cost from the Magyar Huszar, it must be researched as soon as the player starts to require a large number of these units that in general perform much better than regular Hussars. This turns the Magyar Huszar into a "trash unit" and allows the player to save a lot of gold in the long term and perform much better in "trash wars" in the late game.
Since without Corvinian Army, a Magyar Huszar costs 10 gold, it is only worth researching Mercenaries when more than 30 Magyar Huszars are trained after researching.
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The Forgotten Edit
- The technology is called Mercenaries.
Definitive Edition Edit
- Mercenaries renamed Corvinian Army.
During the 9th and 10th century, the Hungarian cavalry were often hired as mercenaries by various rulers, including the Byzantines when they settled at Ethelkoz (located at the north of Black Sea). Their ability to fight on the horse while firing arrows from great distance made their service in great demand. Besides receiving gifts and tributes from their employers, they also got their income from looting after successfully repelling the enemy.
- ↑ J. France and C.R. Bowlus. 2008. "Mercenaries and Paid Men: The Mercenary Identity in the Middle Ages" (p. 193–195). Brill, Leiden.
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