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Who is the Best Commander

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In total there are 27 different commanders and they each have their own traits and skills that places them in a certain category which you needs to take into careful consideration when choosing a commander. The skills are especially important as they are easier to work on as they are based on the commander’s level, this means choosing the best skills based on a commander’s type will make them even better.

In total there are 11 types of commanders, their traits are as follows:


Grants powerful buffs to the unit.


Good at garrisoning (assign them at the wall)


Good at attacking enemies' base.


Helps friendly forces in the battle.


Provides buff to the infantry units.


Archer type commanders can increase the archer units' attack and marching speed.


If you have cavalry units (more than other types), then send this type of hero as their skill's buff can increse the marching speed and attack power.


Increases the gathering speed (send them for gathering the resources on the map).


Powerful active skills


Has advantage when dealing with barbarians.


Limit the enemy's battle capability

Best Overall Commander

Ultimately when it comes down to it there is no best commander, but if you were to choose one for all the nations it would be Tomoe Gozen, the late twelfth-century female samurai warrior who was known for her bravery and strength. Her four skills are Blood Sakura, Devine Bow, Beauty in Chaos and Eternal love. Tomoe Gozen's two traits are Archer and Support.

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Best Commander for Attacking

Julius Caesar is without doubt the best attacker in the game and possesses amazing skills. The downside to this commander is that he is hard to get.

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Best Commander for Defending

Charles Martel is a great choice to keep in your garrison to defend your resources. He possesses good skills and the more you unlock the better he gets.

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Best Commmander for Gathering

Joan of Arc's trait is gathering resources and she is the in the game at it once you unlock her second skill as it gives her a massive boost to both gathering speed and also load capacity.

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Best of the Rest

Others commanders you may want to consider are Pelaguis, Cao Cao, Minimoto no Yoshitsune, Boudica, and Scipio who are good attackers. If you are looking for a commander that also defends then Pelagius and Herman will be near the top of your list.

Below is a video showcasing all 27 commanders.

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