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Musket Infantry is a tag from the class system of Age of Empires III introduced in update 23511. They are general Heavy infantry all-around units, dealing good damage at moderate range and also good against Cavalry in Melee mode. In the game files, they are referred as AbstractMusketeer. They are vulnerable to artillery, Foot Archers and Rifle Infantry.

List of Musket Infantry units[]

The following units are labeled as Musket Infantry:

Technologies[]

The technologies that affect units with Musket Infantry tag or specifically some of those units, are shown below:

  • Socket Bayonet.png Socket Bayonet (Musket Infantry get +20% melee attack)
  • New order infantry.png New Order Infantry (Replaces Janissaries shipments from the Home City with Nizam Fusiliers; Heavy infantry get +0.5x melee attack multiplier against cavalry and +0.3x melee attack multiplier against shock infantry; Heavy infantry train time -20%)

Home City Cards[]

The cards that affect units with Musket Infantry tag or specifically some of those units, are shown in the following table:

Trivia[]

  • There are no minor civilization units with the Musket Infantry tag.
  • Tomahawks and Bolas Warriors are classified as Musket Infantry, but actually they do not wield a musket, they throw and swing axes and bolas instead. The same occurs with the Dacoit and the Pistolero, who are also tagged as Musket Infantry but do not wield a musket.

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