Army Wehrmacht
Type Infantry
Cost
200
Population
5
Build Time 20s
Reinforce Cost
25
Squad Size 4
Entity Health 80

Pioneer Squad

Pioneers are basic combat troops whose primary tasks are building structures, creating or clearing battlefield obstacles, and attacking enemy defensive positions.

Can be upgraded to clear mines and cut wire, or equipped with a flamethrower.


Veterancy

400 XP

Unlocks the 'Field First Aid' veteran ability.

800 XP

+20% accuracy, +1 HP/s repair rate per model.

1600 XP

No longer takes extra damage while repairing, +15% accuracy, -15% weapon cooldown.



Upgrades

Hazard Removal Package

Squad loses firepower as a mine detector replaces one of their weapons. Also allows the cutting of wire.

Allows Battlefield Mine Detection (Passive). Unlocks the 'Wire Cutters' ability.

Upgrade Time: 10s

30

Flammenwerfer 35 Flamethrower

Flamethrowers add a risk of explosive death to the Pioneers if hit by incoming projectiles.

Improves anti-infantry capability with area-effect weapon.

Upgrade Time: 20s

60

Veteran Squad Leader

Command releases a veteran squad leader to increases the effectiveness of the unit.

Increases squad size by 1.

Upgrade Time: 20s

30


Abilities

Repair

Demonstrating pure ingenuity, troops can repair any damaged structure, vehicle, or bridge with a repair rate of 1.6 HP/s per model. Conscripts repair with a rate of 1.06 HP/s per model.

Right-click on damaged object, or select Repair and left-click.

Hull Down

Pioneers, Grenadiers and Panzer Grenadiers are able to set German armor in an immobile Hull Down position, increasing defenses and damage.

Left-click ability, left-click target vehicle.

Field First Aid

The squad has emergency medical supplies that allow the treatment of other injured soldiers.

Left-click ability, left-click target squad.

15

Rally at Forward Supply Station

The unit will move quickly to the nearest forward supply station.

Unit is uncontrollable while rallying.

Sprint

The unit will move very quickly for a short period of time. Weapons cannot be fired while moving.

Duration 5s.

10

Wire Cutters

Wire Cutters are used to cut through barbed wire fences or barbed wire fields.

Left-click and target enemy barbed wire.