Description

Hannibal Barca (Punic:π€‡π€π€π€π€‹π€Ÿπ€π€“π€’) was a Carthaginian general, who successfully led campaigns against the Rromans in decisive victories. Hannibal occupied much of Italy for 15 years but was unable to march on Rome. An enemy counter-invasion of North Africa forced him to return to Carthage, where he was decisively defeated by Scipio Africanus at the Battle of Zama.

He is obtained behind the paywall of VIP chests in levels 10-14.


Skills

Commander skill War Elephants.png
War Elephants
Active Skill

Rage Requirement: 1000
Deals direct damage to the target and reduces their damage and their defense for the next 5 seconds.

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Direct Damage Factor: 150 / 200 / 250 / 300 / 400
Damage/Defense Reduction: 10% / 13% / 16% / 20% / 25%

Commander skill Envelopment Tactics.png
Envelopment Tactics
Passive Skill

When troops led by this commander consist of 2 different unit types, all damage is increased. When troops consist of 3 or more different types, all damage increased.

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Bonus Damage (2 Unit Types): 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%
Bonus Damage (3 Unit Types): 5% / 6% / 7% / 8% / 10%

Commander skill Siege.png
Siege
Passive Skill

When attacking cities, each normal attack has a 10% chance to heal a portion of his slightly wounded units.

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Healing Factor: 500 / 600 / 700 / 800 / 1000

Commander skill Expedition.png
Expedition
Passive Skill

Troops led by this commander gain increased troop capacity. Additionally, when Hannibal is in battle outside of alliance territory, using a skill increases all damage dealt for 3 seconds.

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Troop Capacity Bonus: 3% / 4.5% / 6% / 8% / 10%
Damage Bonus: 5% / 7% / 9% / 12% / 15%

Commander skill War Elephant Trample.png
War Elephant Trample
Enchanced: War Elephants

Deals direct damage to the current target (Damage Factor 400), then deals additional damage to up to 3 targets in a fan-shaped area on the next turn (Damage Factor 300), and decreases their damage by 25% and defense by 25% for 3 seconds.

Background

Hannibal Barca was a Carthaginian general, considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. His father Hamilcar Barca was the leading Carthaginian commander during the First Punic War. His younger brothers were Mago and Hasdrubal, and he was brother-in-law to Hasdrubal the Fair. Hannibal lived during a period of great tension in the western Mediterranean Basin when the Roman Republic established its supremacy over great powers such as ancient Carthage, the Etruscans, Samnites and the Greek king of Syracuse. One of his most famous achievements was the outbreak of the Second Punic War when he marched an army which included war elephants from Iberia over the Pyrenees and the Alps into Italy. In his first few years in Italy, he won three dramatic victories - the Trebia, Lake Trasimene, and Cannae, in which he distinguished himself for his ability to determine his and his opponents' respective strengths and weaknesses, and to plan the battle accordingly - and won over many allies of Rome. Hannibal occupied much of Italy for 15 years but was unable to march on Rome. An enemy counter-invasion of North Africa forced him to return to Carthage, where he was decisively defeated by Scipio Africanus at the Battle of Zama.

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