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Hand cavalry with a powerful lance attack. Very effective against infantry.
—In-game description

The Llanero is an revolutionary unit in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition that is available to Gran Colombia. They can be sent by the "Cattle Driver" and "Llaneros" cards, the second allowing the player to train them.


Llaneros are different to Comancheros and others revolutionaries variants, having only a melee attack.

  • Can train Cows, build Livestock Pens, and gather food from livestock.
  • Costs 120 food and uses only 1 population.
  • Have slighlty more hit points (250)
  • They only have a melee attack effective against infantry (2x) instead of being an anti-heavy cavalry
  • Have a slightly worse siege attack (13)

Further statistics[]

Unit strengths and weaknesses
Strong vs. Heavy cavalry, artillery
Weak vs. Heavy infantry, ranged infantry, light cavalry
Hit points Comanche Horse Breeding.png Comanche Horse Breeding (+10%)
Cree Tanning.png Cree Tanning (+5%)
Navajo Weaving.png Navajo Weaving (+5%)
Folk Heroes.png Folk Heroes (+20%)
Attack Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+10%)
Smokeless Powder.png Smokeless Powder (+30% siege attack)
Folk Heroes.png Folk Heroes (+20%)
Range Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+2)
Sight Town Watch.png Town Watch (+2)
Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+2)
Speed Comanche Mustangs.png Comanche Mustangs (+10%)
Apache Endurance.png Apache Endurance (+5%)
Creation speed Mass Cavalry.png Mass Cavalry (-35%)
Cheyenne Horse Trading.png Cheyenne Horse Trading (-25%)
Inca Chaquis Messengers.png Incan Chasquis Messengers (-25%)
Folk Heroes.png Folk Heroes (-50%)
Train cost Mapuche Ad-mapu.png Mapuche Ad-mapu (-10% coin cost)

Home City Cards[]


Definitive Edition[]

In-game dialogue[]

The Llanero reuses the Spanish Hussar dialogue:

  • (Yes)
  • Preparado (Ready)
  • ¿Qué me ordena? (What is my order?)
  • ¡Sí! (Yes!)
  • Lo haré (I’ll do it)
  • Voy a hacerlo (I’m going to do it)
  • ¡Al ataque! (Attack!)
  • ¡A las armas! (To arms!)
  • ¡Sí! (Yes!)