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Mamluk
Icon unit arabian mamluk portrait.png
Mamluk
Type Land Combat
Movement Icon moves.png 4
Melee Strength Icon strength.png 48
Promotion Class Heavy Cavalry
Production Cost 180 Icon main production.png
Purchase Cost 180 Icon main gold.png
Technology Stirrups
Maintenance Cost 3 Icon main gold.png
Upgrades From Heavy Chariot
Upgrades To Tank
Description
Arabian unique Medieval era unit that replaces the Knight. Heals at the end of every turn, even after moving or attacking.
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The Mamluk is a land combat heavy cavalry unique unit in Civilization VI. This unit is unique to Arabia and replaces the Knight.

Promotion

Icon promotion charge.png Charge
+10 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength vs. fortified defender.
 
Icon promotion barding.png Barding
+7 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength when defending vs. ranged attacks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Icon promotion marauding.png Marauding
+7 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength vs. units in Districts.
 
Icon promotion rout.png Rout
+5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength against damaged units.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Icon promotion armor piercing.png Armor Piercing
+7 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength against heavy cavalry units.
 
Icon promotion reactive armor.png Reactive Armor
+7 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength when defending against heavy cavalry and anti-cavalry.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Icon promotion breakthrough.png Breakthrough
+1 additional attack per turn if Icon map pin movement.png Movement allows.
 

Description

The Mamluk mounted knight caste rose from the ranks of slave soldiers to become a major element of Muslim armies. Mamluk wore full heavy armor on both their person and horse, and wielded lances, shields, and scimitar-shaped Mameluke swords.

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