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Five berserkers holding their shield while charging into battle

Bersekers appear to be a stronger version of the common Viking Infantry and Normans. They are faster, have better defence and more health, but don't have throwing axes. They usually appear in groups of 2, 4 or 5, occasionally in greater groups like 8 or more. These troops are far more aggressive, ignoring your buildings in order to chase down your soldiers.

The Berserkers were replaced by the Dual Wielders in the Jotunn edition expansion.

Strengths[edit | edit source]

  • A stronger version of the Viking Infantry and Normans.
  • Much improved shields.
  • High speed.
  • As of version 1.5, they can take hits the same way as Viking Brutes.
  • Due to their speed, numbers, shields and health, they are the best at overwhelming your pikeblocks frontally.
  • They are stronger than Level 2 Infantry.
  • Resistant against level 1 Plunge, Volley, and Pike Charge.

Weaknessess[edit | edit source]

  • Can't block ranged attacks when engaged in melee combat.
  • Pikes and choke-points are the most effective against them.
  • They ignore your houses and attack your troops, so you can bait them to the best choke-points on the island.
  • If all your troops are regenerating, berserkers will just stand still and wait for them to come out.
  • You can rescue a unit from berserkers by going into a house to Regenerate.

Link[edit | edit source]

*Source : http://badnorth.wikidot.com/enemy-berserkers

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