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Parthia Grand Campaign

Parthia Faction

The horse-archers of Parthia, paid for by the riches of many trade routes, stand ready to sweep all before them. Should they be unleashed, or would Parthia’s rulers do better to spend wisely on spies, subterfuge and shadows?

Parthia

Campaign Map

Parthia
Parthia

Faction Name

Parthia

Campaign

main_rome

Culture

rom_Eastern

Subculture

sc_rom_parthian

Military Group

parthian

Faction Group

rom_faction_group_eastern

Faction Group

Eastern Empires Eastern Empires
After the fall of Persian Empire, eastern traditions and culture were both respected and cultivated by their successors.
[NOT DISPLAYED] adds subsistence wealth to faction capital only / scope: faction
[NOT DISPLAYED] +3 security against authority-based agent actions
[NOT DISPLAYED] +3 security against cunning-based agent actions
[NOT DISPLAYED] +3 security against zeal-based agent actions
Great Marksmen: +25% ammunition for all units
Persian Trade Heritage: +10% wealth from all commerce buildings

Political Parties

Arsacid Dynasty Arsacid Dynasty
Arsaces, the leader of the Parni tribe, conquered Parthia in north-eastern Iran, then secured the satrapy of Parthava from the Seleucid Empire following a rebellion.
Playable: True
Initial Power: 70
[NOT DISPLAYED] adds subsistence wealth to faction capital only / scope: faction
Cavalry Masters: +1 experience rank for cavalry recruits
Multiculturalism: -25% public order penalties due to presence of foreign cultures
Zoroastrian Slavery Aversion: +25% servile unrest
Other Families Other Families
Following the Persian tradition, Parthians accept local kings as quasi-autonomous vassals. Beyond the borders of Iran, the court appoints less-powerful satraps to rule.
Playable: False
Initial Power: 50
No Effect
General
90 Noble Horse Archers
Noble Horse Archers
(Eas_Noble_Horse_Archers)
Missile Cavalry
90 Royal Cataphracts
Royal Cataphracts
(Eas_Royal_Cataphracts)
Shock Cavalry
160 Parthian Noble Blood Infantry
Parthian Noble Blood Infantry
(Eas_Noble_Blood_Infantry)
Melee Infantry
90 Klibanophoroi
Klibanophoroi
(Eas_Imperial_Cataphracts)
Melee Cavalry
Melee Infantry
160 Hillmen
Hillmen
(Eas_Hillmen)
Melee Infantry
120 Mob
Mob
(Eas_Mob)
Melee Infantry
160 Parthian Swordsmen
Parthian Swordsmen
(Eas_Par_Sword)
Melee Infantry
160 Desert Swordsmen
Desert Swordsmen
(eas_sword_imm)
Melee Infantry
160 Immortal Swordsmen
Immortal Swordsmen
(Eas_Immortals_Sword)
Melee Infantry
160 Parthian Axemen
Parthian Axemen
(Eas_Parthia_Axemen)
Melee Infantry
160 Parthian Heavy Infantry
Parthian Heavy Infantry
(Eas_Parthia_Heavy)
Melee Infantry
160 Parthian Infantry
Parthian Infantry
(Eas_Parthia_Infantry)
Melee Infantry
160 Parthian Sword Regulars
Parthian Sword Regulars
(Eas_Parthia_Sword_Regular)
Melee Infantry
160 Parthian Armored Infantry
Parthian Armored Infantry
(Eas_Parthia_Armored_Infantry)
Melee Infantry
160 Parthian Noble Blood Infantry
Parthian Noble Blood Infantry
(Eas_Noble_Blood_Infantry)
Melee Infantry
Missile Infantry
120 Elite Persian Archers
Elite Persian Archers
(Eas_Elite_Persian_Archers)
Missile Infantry
120 Eastern Javelinmen
Eastern Javelinmen
(Eas_Javelinmen)
Missile Infantry
120 Parthian Foot Archers
Parthian Foot Archers
(Eas_Parthian_Foot_Archers)
Missile Infantry
120 Persian Light Archers
Persian Light Archers
(Eas_Persian_Light_Archers)
Missile Infantry
120 Eastern Slingers
Eastern Slingers
(Eas_Slingers)
Missile Infantry
120 Immortal Archers
Immortal Archers
(Eas_Immortals_Bow)
Missile Infantry
Spear Infantry
160 Persian Hoplites
Persian Hoplites
(Eas_Persian_Hoplites)
Spear Infantry
160 Eastern Spearmen
Eastern Spearmen
(Eas_Spear)
Spear Infantry
160 Immortal Spearmen
Immortal Spearmen
(Eas_Immortals_Spear)
Spear Infantry
160 Desert Spearmen
Desert Spearmen
(eas_spear_imm)
Spear Infantry
160 Parthian Spearmen
Parthian Spearmen
(Eas_Parthia_Spearmen)
Spear Infantry
160 Parthian Spear Regulars
Parthian Spear Regulars
(Eas_Parthia_Spear_Regular)
Spear Infantry
160 Parthian Noble Spearmen
Parthian Noble Spearmen
(Eas_Parthia_Noble_Spearmen)
Spear Infantry
160 Parthian Blood Spearmen
Parthian Blood Spearmen
(Eas_Parthian_Hoplites)
Spear Infantry
Melee Cavalry
90 Camel Spearmen
Camel Spearmen
(Ara_Camel_Spear)
Melee Cavalry
90 Median Cavalry
Median Cavalry
(Eas_Median_Cav)
Melee Cavalry
90 Noble Blood Cavalry
Noble Blood Cavalry
(Eas_Noble_Blood_Cav)
Melee Cavalry
90 Klibanophoroi
Klibanophoroi
(Eas_Imperial_Cataphracts)
Melee Cavalry
90 Desert Camel Spearmen
Desert Camel Spearmen
(Desert_camel_spear)
Melee Cavalry
Missile Cavalry
90 Camel Archers
Camel Archers
(Ara_Camel_Archers)
Missile Cavalry
90 Armoured Horse Archers
Armoured Horse Archers
(Eas_Armour_Horse_Archers)
Missile Cavalry
90 Horse Skirmishers
Horse Skirmishers
(Eas_Horse_Skirm)
Missile Cavalry
90 Noble Horse Archers
Noble Horse Archers
(Eas_Noble_Horse_Archers)
Missile Cavalry
90 Parthian Horse Archers
Parthian Horse Archers
(Eas_Parthian_Horse_Archers)
Missile Cavalry
90 Desert Camel Archers
Desert Camel Archers
(Desert_camel_archers)
Missile Cavalry
Shock Cavalry
90 Camel Cataphracts
Camel Cataphracts
(Eas_Camel_Cataphracts)
Shock Cavalry
90 Eastern Cataphracts
Eastern Cataphracts
(Eas_Cataphracts)
Shock Cavalry
90 Royal Cataphracts
Royal Cataphracts
(Eas_Royal_Cataphracts)
Shock Cavalry
Chariot
12 Immortal Chariots
Immortal Chariots
(Eas_Immortals_Char)
Chariot
Elephant
24 Indian War Elephants
Indian War Elephants
(Ind_War_Elephants)
Elephant
24 Immortal Elephants
Immortal Elephants
(Eas_Immortals_Elephant)
Elephant
Fixed Artillery
40 Eastern Giant Ballista
Eastern Giant Ballista
(Eas_Giant_Ballista)
Fixed Artillery
40 Eastern Bastion Scorpion
Eastern Bastion Scorpion
(Eas_Scorpion_Bastion)
Fixed Artillery
40 Eastern Scorpion (Fixed)
Eastern Scorpion (Fixed)
(Eas_Scorpion)
Fixed Artillery
Field Artillery
40 Eastern Bastion Ballista
Eastern Bastion Ballista
(Eas_Ballista_Bastion)
Field Artillery
40 Eastern Ballista
Eastern Ballista
(Eas_Ballista)
Field Artillery
40 Eastern Scorpion
Eastern Scorpion
(Eas_Cheiroballistra)
Field Artillery
40 Eastern Large Onager
Eastern Large Onager
(Eas_Large_Onager)
Field Artillery
40 Eastern Bastion Onager
Eastern Bastion Onager
(Eas_Onager_Bastion)
Field Artillery
40 Eastern Onager
Eastern Onager
(Eas_Onager)
Field Artillery
40 Scorpion Pot Ballista
Scorpion Pot Ballista
(Eas_Scorpion_Pot_Ballista)
Field Artillery
Admiral
40 Light Artillery Penteres - Eastern Ballista (Ship)
Light Artillery Penteres - Eastern Ballista (Ship)
(Eas_Ballista_Five)
Artillery Ship
160 Tower Hexeres - Hillmen
Tower Hexeres - Hillmen
(Eas_Elite_Archers_Six_Lft_Aft)
Melee Ship
Melee Ship
160 Tower Hexeres - Hillmen
Tower Hexeres - Hillmen
(Eas_Elite_Archers_Six_Lft_Aft)
Melee Ship
160 Assault Hexeres - Hillmen
Assault Hexeres - Hillmen
(Eas_Elite_Archers_Six)
Melee Ship
120 Assault Tetreres - Hillmen
Assault Tetreres - Hillmen
(Eas_Hillmen_Four)
Melee Ship
60 Fire Pot Dieres - Eastern Spearmen
Fire Pot Dieres - Eastern Spearmen
(Eas_Spear_Two_Fire_Pots)
Melee Ship
60 Assault Dieres - Eastern Spearmen
Assault Dieres - Eastern Spearmen
(Eas_Spear_Two)
Melee Ship
Missile Ship
80 Raiding Hemiolia - Eastern Javelinmen
Raiding Hemiolia - Eastern Javelinmen
(Eas_Javelinmen_One_Halfer)
Missile Ship
80 Scorpion Trieres - Parthian Foot Archers
Scorpion Trieres - Parthian Foot Archers
(Eas_Par_Archers_Three_Scorpio)
Missile Ship
80 Missile Trieres - Parthian Foot Archers
Missile Trieres - Parthian Foot Archers
(Eas_Par_Archers_Three)
Missile Ship
140 Scorpion Penteres - Persian Light Archers
Scorpion Penteres - Persian Light Archers
(Eas_Per_Archers_Five_Dbl_Scorpio)
Missile Ship
140 Tower Penteres - Persian Light Archers
Tower Penteres - Persian Light Archers
(Eas_Per_Archers_Five_Lft_Bow)
Missile Ship
140 Missile Penteres - Persian Light Archers
Missile Penteres - Persian Light Archers
(Eas_Per_Archers_Five)
Missile Ship
100 Pursuit Trihemiolia - Eastern Slingers
Pursuit Trihemiolia - Eastern Slingers
(Eas_Slingers_Two_Halfer)
Missile Ship
Artillery Ship
40 Light Artillery Penteres - Eastern Ballista (Ship)
Light Artillery Penteres - Eastern Ballista (Ship)
(Eas_Ballista_Five)
Artillery Ship
40 Artillery Penteres - Eastern Onager (Ship)
Artillery Penteres - Eastern Onager (Ship)
(Eas_Onager_Five)
Artillery Ship
Myos Hormos
Egypt
Memphis
Egypt
Alexandria
Egypt
Diospolis
Egypt
Thapsus
Libya
Macomades
Libya
Lepcis
Libya
Carthago
Carthage
Aksum
Axum
Meroe
Meroe
Ptolemais Theron
Blemmyes
Burdigala
Vivisci
Nemossos
Arverni
Lemonum
Pictones
Eudaemon
Himyar
Maas-gat
Mascat
Marib
Saba
Gerrha
Gerrhaea
Adummatu
Qidri
Yathrib
Ma\'in
Alexandria Arachosia
Arachosia
Kapisene
Arachosia
Artacoana
Aria
Phrada
Sagartia
Merv
Aria
Armavir
Armenia
Tushpa
Armenia
Arsamosata
Armenia
Ephesus
Sardes
Pergamon
Pergamon
Pessinus
Sardes
Rhodos
Rhodos
Baktra
Baktria
Eucratideia
Baktria
Kartuba
Turdetani
Gadira
Nova Carthago
Treverorum
Treverii
Nemetocenna
Atrebartes
Nicomedia
Bithynia
Sinope
Pontus
Amaseia
Pontus
Trapezos
Trapezos
Tanais
Cimmeria
Phanagoria
Cimmeria
Panticapaeum
Cimmeria
Eborakon
Brigantes
Camulodunon
Iceni
Moridunon
Demetae
Iska
Dumnonii
Eildon
Caledones
Eblana
Ebdani
Bam
Sagartia
Harmozia
Drangiana
Ibossim
Carthage
Qart Hadasht
Carthage
Numantia
Arevaci
Arse
Edetani
Gabala
Ardhan
Phasis
Colchis
Mtskheta
Kartli
Namnetum
Namnetes
Bibracte
Aedui
Cenabum
Carnutes
Kath
Khorasmii
Amul
Dahae
Tarsus
Seleucid
Salamis
Cyprus
Side
Cyprus
Medhlan
Insubres
Genua
Liguria
Patavium
Veneti
Alalia
Etruscan League
Karalis
Carthage
Petrodava
Bastarnae
Malva
Getae
Zarmizegetusa
Apulii
Mazaca
Cappadocia
Samosata
Cappadocia
Ancyra
Galatia
Iconium
Sardes
Pura
Drangiana
Oraea
Drangiana
Bagacum
Nervii
Vesontio
Sequani
Athenai
Athens
Hierapytna
Knossos
Sparta
Sparta
Casurgis
Boii
Istros
Boii
Delminium
Daorsi
Epidamnos
Ardiaei
Iader
Dalmatae
Velathri
Etruscan League
Roma
Rome
Ariminum
Etruscan League
Neapolis
Rome
Cyrene
Cyrenaica
Paraitonion
Cyrenaica
Augila
Nasamones
Ammonium
Cyrenaica
Ebora
Celtici
Olisipo
Lusitani
Apollonia
Epirus
Pella
Macedon
Larissa
Epirus
Flevum
Frisii
Tulifurdum
Cherusci
Uburzis
Marcomanni
Cosentia
Rome
Brundisium
Rome
Lilybaeum
Carthage
Syracusae
Syracuse
Migdol
Gaetuli
Dimmidi
Masaesyli
Iol
Nova Carthago
Tingis
Nova Carthago
Gazaca
Media Atropatene
Ekbatana
Media Atropatene
Rhaga
Persia
Hatra
Media
Seleucia
Media
Charax
Media
Edessa
Seleucid
Charmuthas
Nabatea
Jerusalem
Egypt
Petra
Egypt
Hegra
Nabatea
Singidun
Scordisci
Segestica
Breuci
Akink
Eravisci
Nisa
Parthia
Zadrakarta
Parthava
Hecatompylos
Parthava
Susia
Parthava
Susa
Persia
Gor
Persia
Persepolis
Persia
Cydamus
Garamantia
Garama
Garamantia
Solokha
Royal Scythia
Samandar
Aorsoi
Olbia
Catiaroi
Siracena
Siraces
Tolosa
Volcae
Massalia
Massilia
Octuduron
Helvetii
Noreia
Nori
Koria
Raeti
Mons Regius
Aestii
Galic
Anartes
Tur
Budini
Gelonus
Roxolani
Sarai
Thyssagetae
Aktau
Massagetae
Belz
Lugii
Budorgis
Lugii
Ascaucalis
Gutones
Alabu
Cimbri
Lupfurdum
Suebi
Rhougion
Rugii
Palmyra
Seleucid
Dura
Seleucid
Tyros
Seleucid
Antioch
Seleucid
Brigantium
Gallaeci
Aracillum
Cantabri
Tarraco
Cessetani
Terra Incognita
Antheia
Tylis
Navissos
Triballi
Odessos
Odrysian Kingdom
Pulpudeva
Macedon
Bukhara
Baktria
Maracanda
Baktria