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This page explains all the terminology used in Expeditions: Rome, alongside with providing a glossary of Latin words, which are used frequently in the game.



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  • Action, displayed as a red diamond for most skills. Each turn, only one is given to each unit and they can be used to perform attacks, skills or to double movement points in a turn.
  • Attack of Opportunity is an attack execute when an adjacent enemy moves from its hex, inflicting normal weapon damage. This mechanic makes movement and placement of units more important. There are ways of avoiding them and luring enemies into these attacks.

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  • Charges: Some Skills and Weapon skills also require a charge, along with an action point in order to execute them. This is displayed as dark-red square in the inventory and combat interface. By limited the amount of uses, these skills become more balanced. There are a limited amount of ways to regain charges for a skill.

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  • Galea: Latin word for helmets.

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  • Legatus: Latin title for an army commander of a legion.
  • Lorica: Latin word for armour. The lorica hamata is mail armour, plumata is scale armour in feather shape. The Lorica segmentata is the famous segmented plate amour of the Romans and Lorica musculata is the plate armour which is shaped to the body and usually decorated version, is to show the ideal male physical form.

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  • Pilum, or pila (plural): a javelin or throwing spear which is crafted specifically to bend upon impact. This prevents the enemy to throw them back at legionairres.
  • Princeps: character class for heavy units. These

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  • Sagittarius: character class for archers.
  • Salve: Latin for hello
  • Shield Strength: Statistic which determines how many hits can be taken by a shield wielded by a heavy unit or Princeps.
  • Speculatore: Role in Roman armies for spies and intelligence gathers

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  • Triarius: character class which translate to third line. This melee class function as melee unit and support through using pikes and staffs as melee weapon, making distance melee fighting possible.

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