Light ranged cavalry, best used for flanking and attacking melee infantry or support units.
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Defence bonus versus melee horse cavalry.
Like most Maghrebi units, Berber Raiders are recruited from the population at large, drawing upon the vast experience of those most acquainted with life in the mountains or the desert to swell the ranks with camelry. In contrast with European Hussars that require a greater amount of Food, here it is reversed so in order to recruit these warriors, you will need more Timber instead. Even so, Berber Raiders aren't that good cavalry units. Like most camels they are inferior in mobility to the Hussars, but they still have a few tricks up their sleeve, being their ability to spook horses so that they would take far less damage in a melee fight against horse cavalry. Equally, they also enjoy more hitpoints and armour to boot, so as cavalry units go by the can be quite hard-hitting if used properly, either against enemy light infantry or to fend off attacks by heavy cavalry units. Their somewhat plodding speed however makes them ideal targets for anti-cavalry ranged units, so do not try to use them where resistance is strongest. If you are facing a vast army of Berber Raiders (or their semi-mercenary version, the Bedouin Raider) you should try to group up your infantry together as their concentrated fire may be able to beat them back.