|Promotion Class||Anti Cavalry|
|Greek unique Ancient era unit that replaces the Spearman. +10 Combat Strength if there is at least one adjacent Hoplite unit.|
These citizen-soldiers of ancient Greek city-states were outfitted in heavy bronze armor and carried a long spear, short sword and big round shield. Hoplites received basic military training (with the exception of the professional army of the Spartans), until Phillip II of Macedon where Greeks became professional soldiers, and primarily fought in the phalanx formation, a combat technique pioneered by Greece's generals between 750 and 350 BC.
+5 Combat Strength vs. cavalry units.
+10 Combat Strength vs. melee units.
Double Combat Strength when occupying the same hex as a support unit.
+10 Combat Strength when defending vs. melee class units.
| Choke Points|
+7 Combat Strength when defending in Woods, Jungle, Hills, or Marsh.
| Hold the Line|
Adjacent units of a different class get +10 Combat Strength vs. cavalry.
The Hoplite unit has the following commands available:
- Move To
- Fortify Until Healed
- Skip Turn