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Background

Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, (2 April 742 - 28 January 814), united the majority of western and central Europe in what became known as the Carolingian Empire, the first major empire in western Europe since the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

Charlemagne was the eldest son of Pepin the Short and Betrada of Laon. He became king in 768 following his farther's death, initially as co-ruler with his brother Carloman I. Carloman's sudden death in December 771 left Charlemagne as the sole ruler of the Frankish Kingdom. He followed in this father's footsteps, protecting the Roman Catholic Church, conquering the Lombards, and campaigning against Muslim Spain and the Saxons. He was crowned "Emperor of the Romans" by Pope Leo III on Christmas Day of the year 800.

The stability of Charlemagne's empire gave birth to an age of prosperity and development known as the Carolingian Renaissance. During this time, Charlemagne gathered many of Europe's greatest scholars and artists to his court and instituting an education system for the ruling class based on those of the former Roman Empire. This period of time is perhaps best remembered for a surge in the restoration and creation of monumental architecture, great cathedrals and churches, and for the large amounts of ancient art that were preserved by Charlemagne's empire.

While Charlemagne was lauded throughout Europe and by the Pope as the true Romand Emperor, this created a schism with the Byzantine Empire (aka the Eastern Roman Empire), and was among the reasons for the split of Rome and Constantinople, creating what is now called the Catholic and East Orthodox churches.


Skills
Commander skill Eagle of Jupiter
Eagle of Jupiter
Active Skill
Rage Requirement: 1000

Deal direct damage to a single target.

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Direct Damage Factor: 600 / 800 / 1000 / 1200 / 1400

Commander skill Happy Home
Happy Home
Passive Skill
While on the map, all troops under this commander have a 10% chance to gain a shield when they are attacked. This shield lasts for 4 seconds and can take a large amount of damage.

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Direct Damage Factor: 500 / 600 / 700 / 800 / 1000
Commander skill Plot Maneuvers
Plot Maneuvers
Passive Skill
When this commander initiates a Rally attack, increase the attack and defence of all rallied troops.


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Rallied Army Attack/Defense Bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%
Commander skill Pataum
Pataum
Passive Skill
For every 10% reduction in his army's strength, Charlemagne's skill damage increases. When this army has been reduced to less than 70% strength, Charlemagne's skill damage will be increased.


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Skill Damage Increase (Every 10%): 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%
Skill Damage When Attacking Cities Increase (Every 10%): 2% / 3% / 4% / 5% / 7%
Skill Damage Increases (Max): 3% / 6% / 9% / 12% / 15%

Skill Damage When Attacking Cities Increase (Max): 6% / 9% / 12% / 15% / 21%
Commander skill Carolingian Renaissance
Carolingian Renaissance
New Skill: Passive Skill
When attacking a city, 10% fewer of your troops will die, and instead will be severly wounded.
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