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Siege Weapons, Retreating, and Sword Icons

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#1 Kainin



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Posted 05 February 2014 - 09:05 PM

I'm not clear on how siege units work in regards to retreating and sword icons on House Cards. For example, in this combat scenario:


House A loses the battle, in which they have a Knight, a footman, and a siege weapon.


House B's Hous card has a single sword icon. House B wins the combat and House A must retreat. Can House A choose to destroy his siege weapon? I understand that he's having to retreat and his siege unit will be destroyed regardless, but I was not sure.


To simplify my question, are sword icons ever applied to siege units? Or is it never?





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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:01 AM

As far as I know, SE's are automatically destroyed upon retreating, and do not count towards combat losses from Sword icons. 

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#3 kauai1964



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Posted 06 February 2014 - 10:05 AM

FAQ, Page 3:


Combat and Unit Movement


Q: Can Siege Engines be chosen to satisfy the

necessary number of casualties suffered as the loser in a



A: No. Siege Engines are destroyed automatically

as a result of losing combat in addition to all other

casualties suffered.

#4 Kainin



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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:46 PM

Thanks, guys. I really feel like I almost know every rule, and then I'm not sure about some. Appreciate it.

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