Description

Gaius Marius was a Roman general and statesman, noted for his reforms of the Roman draft.

Gaius Marius can be obtained from silver and gold chests.


Skills

Commander skill Savior of Italy.png
Savior of Italy
Active Skill

Rage Requirement: 1000
Heals a portion of slightly wounded led by this commander. At the same time, deals damage to the target, and inflicts Slow-down, reducing its march speed for 2 seconds.

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Healing Factor: 50 / 70 / 90 / 120 / 150
Direct Damage Factor: 50 / 70 / 90 / 120 / 150
March Speed Reduction: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%

Commander skill Founder of Empire.png
Founder of Empire
Passive Skill

Troops led by this commander gain increased food gathering speed, and increased wood and stone gathering speed.

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Bonus Gathering Speed (Food): 3% / 6% / 10% / 15% / 20%
Bonus Gathering Speed (Wood and Stone): 2% / 4% / 7% / 10% / 15%

Commander skill Marius's Reform.png
Marius's Reform
Passive Skill

Troops led by this commander gain increased troop load.

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Load Bonus: 5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 30%

Commander skill Conqueror of Numidia.png
Conqueror of Numidia
Passive Skill

Siege units led by this commander gain increased march speed. When taking damage, the ratio of slightly wounded units in overall casualties is increased.

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Siege Unit March Speed Bonus: 2% / 4% / 7% / 10% / 15%
Ratio Increase: 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%

Background

Gaius Marius was a Roman general and statesman. He held the office of consul an unprecendented seven times during his career. He was also noted for his important reforms of Roman armies, authorizing recruitment of landless citizens, eliminating the manipular military formations, and reorganizing the structure of the legions into separate cohorts. Marius defeated the invading Germanic tribes (the Teutones, Ambrones, and the Cimbri), for which he was called "the third founder of Rome." His life and career were significant in Rome's transformation from Republic to Empire.

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