Defence in this game needs a shot in the arm! Here is a way to beef up the defense at the castle level.
Added to castle corner towers for all races.
Must have an active Commander present to operate
Ballista always fire first in any battle. Ballista may be player-controlled.
Ballista do tremendous damage (physical & psychological) Random damage: 30-40% on infantry units or 20-30% on mounted units.
Ballista can only be destroyed in battle by Mana Demons (or equalivant).
Very low in food consumption.
Cost to Produce: Prerequsite: L15 in Defensive Technology in the Academy. Cost: Archer Towers +15%.