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[[File: Freeguild Greatsword M01.jpg|thumb|Ten Freeguild Greatsword miniatures.]]
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The '''Freeguild Greatswords''' are one of the elite elements of the [[Freeguild]] and the [[Cities of Sigmar]]. {{Fn|1a}}
 
The '''Freeguild Greatswords''' are one of the elite elements of the [[Freeguild]] and the [[Cities of Sigmar]]. {{Fn|1a}}
  
Veteran soldiers clad in plate armour they act as shock troops for the Freeguild armies, often slaying with a song and smile as they carve gaps in the enemy lines. {{Fn|1a}} They are led by a Guild Champion and well known for thier ability to safeguard officers of their regiment and other champions of [[Order]]. {{Fn|1b}}
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Veteran soldiers and grim men clad in magnificent, finely-wrought plate armour they act as shock troops for the Freeguild armies, often slaying with a song and smile as they carve gaps in the enemy lines.{{Fn|1a}}{{Fn|2}}{{Fn|3}}
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They are led by a Guild Champion and are well known for their ability to safeguard officers of their regiment and other champions of [[Order]]. These units are also supported by Hornblowers and Standard Bearers.{{Fn|1b}}{{Fn|2}}
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==Recruitment==
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Only those who have won countless battles and have taken part in the thickest and bloodiest fighting are promoted to Greatswords, both for their honour and feats of arms.{{Fn|2}}
  
 
==Wargear==
 
==Wargear==
They are armed with a deadily Zweihanders - two handed swords. {{Fn|1b}}
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They are armed with a deadily Zweihanders - large, two-handed greatblades - capable of cleaving an armoured knight in two with one blow or decapitating them in a single strike.{{Fn|1b}}{{Fn|2}}{{Fn|3}}
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Revision as of 15:08, 28 June 2020

Ten Freeguild Greatsword miniatures.

The Freeguild Greatswords are one of the elite elements of the Freeguild and the Cities of Sigmar. [1a]

Veteran soldiers and grim men clad in magnificent, finely-wrought plate armour they act as shock troops for the Freeguild armies, often slaying with a song and smile as they carve gaps in the enemy lines.[1a][2][3]

They are led by a Guild Champion and are well known for their ability to safeguard officers of their regiment and other champions of Order. These units are also supported by Hornblowers and Standard Bearers.[1b][2]

Recruitment

Only those who have won countless battles and have taken part in the thickest and bloodiest fighting are promoted to Greatswords, both for their honour and feats of arms.[2]

Wargear

They are armed with a deadily Zweihanders - large, two-handed greatblades - capable of cleaving an armoured knight in two with one blow or decapitating them in a single strike.[1b][2][3]

Sources


Freeguild
Units Demigryph - Demigryph Knight - Freeguild Archer - Freeguild Crossbowman - Freeguild General - Freeguild Greatsword - Freeguild Guard - Freeguild Handgunner - Freeguild Outrider - Freeguild Pistolier - Griffon - Steed - Warhorse
Characters Armand Callis - Poppa Chown - Chutehk - Creel - Jon Cruso - Rena Dashos - Hamuz el-Shaah - Hakharty - Byrun Hess - Albain Lorcus - Suhla Morguin - Otto Nimyard - Olfren - Seguin Reynar
Regiments Blackshore Guard - Blacktalons - Coldguard - Faithful Blades - Firewolves - Gallowsmen - Gold Gryphons - Greycaps - Jerech Blue Skies - Holdashi Irregulars - Leatherbacks - Nordathi Red and Blacks - Rumrunners
Armoury - Artwork - Miniatures