Table 16: Fighter's Followers

Roll percentile dice on each of the following subtables of Table 16: once for the leader of the troops, once for troops, and once for a bodyguard (household guards) unit.

Die

Roll
Leader (and suggested magical items)
01-40
5th-level fighter, plate mail, shield, battle axe +2
41-75
6th-level fighter, plate mail, shield +1, spear +1, dagger +1
76-95
6th-level fighter, plate mail +1, shield, spear +1, dagger +1, plus 3rd-level fighter, splint mail, shield, crossbow of distance
96-99
7th-level fighter, plate mail +1, shield +1, broad sword +2, heavy war horse with horseshoes of speed
00
DM's Option

Die

Roll
Troops/Followers (all 0th-level)
01-50
20 cavalry with ring mail, shield, 3 javelins, long sword, hand axe; 100 infantry with scale mail, polearm*, club
51-75
20 infantry with splint mail, morning star, hand axe; 60 infantry with leather armor, pike, short sword.
76-90
40 infantry with chain mail, heavy crossbow, short sword; 20 infantry with chain mail, light crossbow, military fork
91-99
10 cavalry with banded mail, shield, lance, bastard sword, mace; 20 cavalry with

scale mail, shield, lance, long sword, mace; 30 cavalry with studded leather armor, shield, lance, long sword
00
DM's Option (Barbarians, headhunters, armed peasants, extra-heavy cavalry, etc.)

*Player selects type.

Die

Roll
Elite Units
01-10
10 mounted knights; 1st-level fighters with field plate, large shield, lance, broad sword, morning star, and heavy war horse with full barding
11-20
10 1st-level elven fighter/mages with chain mail, long sword, long bow, dagger
21-30
15 wardens: 1st-level rangers with scale mail, shield, long sword, spear, long bow
31-40
20 berserkers: 2nd-level fighters with leather armor, shield, battle axe, broad sword, dagger (berserkers receive +1 bonus to attack and damage rolls)
41-65
20 expert archers: 1st-level fighters with studded leather armor, long bows or crossbows (+2 to hit, or bow specialization, if using that optional rule)
66-99
30 infantry: 1st-level fighters with plate mail, body shield, spear, short sword
00
DM's Option (pegasi cavalry, eagle riders, demihumans, siege train, etc.)

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