| Unit Information
It's a basic unit of Western in Empire Earth 3. A melee infantryman armed with a short sword. Can gain the ability torch buildings.
Short Sword (Ancient) - Slow melee unit, ideal for taking out enemy anti-cavarly.
- Weak vs.: Shock Cavalry, Field Weapon
- Torch – Allows swordsmen to throw torchesonto buildings, setting them on fire.
- Research Pierce-Resistance Armor – Trains swordsmen to block and dodge arrows or other ranged weapons, reducing damage received.