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Richard I, known as Richard the Lionheart because of his courage and prowess on the battlefield, he spent the majority of his life at war. Out of 10 years of his reign as a king, he spent no more than six months in England. The rest of his reign was mostly spent in warfare where he actively seeked out battles abroad. Richard I was a great military leader and remained one of the most well-regarded kings in English history.


Commander skill Soul of the Crusaders
Soul of the Crusaders
Active Skill

Rage Requirement: 1000
Heals some of the slightly wounded units in Richard's army. Adds a debuff to a maximum of 5 targets in a fan-shaped area. (Debuff effect reduces damage dealt and march speed for 2 seconds.)

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Direct Damage Factor: 600 / 800 / 1000 / 1200 / 1400
Damage Reduction: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
March Speed Reduction: 5% / 7% / 9% / 12% / 15%

Commander skill Chivalry
Passive Skill

Increases troop damage reduction and counterattack damage. The effect applies to all garrison troops when this commander is serving as a garrison commander.

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Damage Taken Reduced: 5% / 7% / 9% / 12% / 15%
Counterattack Bonus: 4% / 5% / 6% / 8% / 10%

Commander skill The Lionheart
The Lionheart
Passive Skill

Increases the attack of infantry units and defence of infantry units.

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

Commander skill Battle-Hardened
Passive Skill

Increases healing effects received by troops and reduces watchtower damage taken by troops.

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Healing Effect Enhancement: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Damage Taken From Watchtowers Reduced By: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%

Commander skill Tyrannical Lion
Tyrannical Lion
New skill: Passive Skill

Reduces all damage taken by 5% and increases damage dealth to cavalry units by infantry units by 2%. In addition, every 10 seconds, decreases target march speed by 50% for 5 seconds.


Richard I was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. He was known as Richard the Lionheart because of his reputation ass a great military leader and warrior. Richard was a central Christian commander during the Third Crusade, leading the campaign after the departure of Philip II of France and scoring considerable victories against his Muslim counterpart, Saladin. Rather than regarding his kingdom as a responsibility requiring his presence as ruler, Richard has been perceived as preferring to use it merely as a source of revenue to support his armies. Nevertheless, he was seen as a pious hero by his subjects. He remains one of the few kings of England remembered by his epithet, rather than regnal number, and is an enduring iconic figure both in England and in France

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