Description

Charles Martel was a Frankish statesman and military leader who as Duke and Prince of the Franks and Mayor of the Palace, was the facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his death.

He is obtained from gold chests, and the second round of The Mightiest Governor events.

Tips

While Charles is intended to be a great city wall defender, he can serve as an excellent secondary commander due to his damage absorption skill. To get the most from him as soon as possible, DO NOT upgrade him to 2 or 3 stars until you max out his first skill to level 5.

Skills

Commander skill Shield of Francia.png
Shield of Francia
Active Skill

Rage Requirement: 1000
Troops led by this commander deal increased damage for 4 seconds, and gain a shield for 4 seconds which can absorb a large amount of damage.

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Direct Damage Factor: 600 / 700 / 800 / 1000 / 1200
Damage Bonus: 10% / 14% / 18% / 24% / 30%

Commander skill Heavy Infantry.png
Heavy Infantry
Passive Skill

Infantry units led by this commander gain increased defense and increased health.

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Infantry Defense Bonus: 5% / 7% / 9% / 12% / 15%
Infantry Health Bonus: 5% / 7% / 9% / 12% / 15%

Commander skill The Uncrowned King.png
The Uncrowned King
Passive Skill

When this commander is leading the garrison of your own city, garrison troops gain increased attack, and the Watchtower gains increased defense.

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Watchtower Defense Bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%
Garrison Attack Bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%

Commander skill Martel's Counterattack.png
Martel's Counterattack
Passive Skill

Troops led by this commander gain increased counterattack damage.

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Counterattack Damage Bonus: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%

Commander skill Rise from the Ashes.png
Rise from the Ashes
Enchanced: Heavy Infantry

Infantry units led by this commander gain 20% increased defense, 20% increased health, and 20% increased march speed.

Background

Charles Martel was a Frankish statesman and military leader who as Duke and Prince of the Franks and Mayor of the Palace, was the facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his death. In 732, the army of the Umayyad Caliphate led by Al Ghhafiqiii met Frankish and Burgundian forces under Charles in an area between the cities of Tours and Poitiers, leading to a decisive, historically important Frankish victory known as the Battle of Tours, ending the "last of the great Arab invasion of France", a military victory termed "brilliant" on the part of Charles. Charles is also considered to be a founding figure of the European Middle Ages. Skilled as an administrator as well as a warrior, he is credited with a seminal role in the emerging responsibilities of the knights of courts, and so in the development of the Frankish system of feudalism.

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