Unique Unit Elimination Thread

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by BasedGod, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. meowschwitz

    meowschwitz Warlord

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    Camel Archer 1 lacking speed
    Keshik 8 Speed and synergy
    Longbowman 8
     
  2. Jernfrau

    Jernfrau Chieftain

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    Camel Archer 1
    Keshik 5 - Still requires resources, longbowman makes up for that
    Longbowman 9 - Artillery so early is a godsend
     
  3. cpm4001

    cpm4001 Goggleman

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    Camel Archer 1 + 1 = 2
    Keshik 5
    Longbowman 9 - 3 = 6
     
  4. Pepo

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    Camel Archer 2
    Keshik 5+1=6best unit in the game
    Longbowman 6-3=3keshik and camels are better
     
  5. Teagen

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    Camel Archer 2
    Keshik 7
    Longbowman 0
     
  6. Lights

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    Camel Archer 0
    Keshik 8

    I prefer Keshik over Camel Archer, faster promotions more speed, and is made for a warmonger civ.

    The End!
     
  7. Frossa

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    Keshik; the officially best Unique Unit in Sid Meier's Civilization V.

    Honorable mentions:
    Longbowman
    Camel Archer
    Chu-Ku-Nu
    Janissary
    Pathfinder
    Carolean

    You just weren't good enough.
     
  8. Enrico Swagolo

    Enrico Swagolo Deity

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    Keshik victorious! Well deserved, that truly is.

    Camel deserved second spot too. Both are glorious units, but dat +50% XP generation (super fast +range/heal/+attack), more KHAAAANS combined with more movement...

    Lil' victory dance.

     
  9. BUDISMYBUDDY

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    keskiks got the win! I knew people would come to there senses and realize what these units can do for your bloodthirsty conquest.
     
  10. whyidie

    whyidie Emperor

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    The top four are so good I don't mind replaying (usually random roll) the Civs, game changing units, the lof them.
     
  11. greygamer

    greygamer Feudal Lord

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    I almost gave up on this thread with all the negativity about the Keshiks and Mongols most on which seemed based in using them in the same way the AI does - in small numbers and staying around to get shot at.

    Build them early and build as many as you can afford to maintain

    That said the top 5 should enable most players to achieve a comfortable conquest of the world.

    Footnote
    I never played the Mongols until I got them randomly in a MP game (still in progress) which gave me a reason to play them solo. When I move up a level they are my goto Civ. Currently I am playing a Barbarian Nightmare set-up (increased map size with the same number of AI and CS) with them.
     
  12. striker4life360

    striker4life360 Chieftain

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    Final list

    1. Keshik
    2. Camel Archer
    3. Longbowman
    4. Chu-Ko-Nu
    5. Impi
    6. Janissary
    7. Pathfinder
    8. Carolean
    9. Siege Tower
    10. Ship of the Line
    11. Sea Beggar
    12. Naresuan's Elephant
    13. Cossack
    14. Winged Hussar
    15. Jaguar
    16. B17
    17. Minuteman
    18. Horse Archer
    19. Hussar
    20. Berber Cavalry
    21. Immortal
    22. Conquistador
    23. Tercio
    24. Hwacha
    25. Battering Ram
    26. Companion Cavalry
    27. Pictish Warrior
    28. Legion
    29. Mohawk Warrior
    30- Berserker
    31. A. F. Elephant
    32. Musketeer
    33. Sipahi
    34. Nau
    35. Norwegian Ski Infantry
    36. Turtle Ship
    37. War elephant
    38. Cataphract
    39. Dromon
    40. Samurai
    41. Panzer
    42. Mandekalu Cavalry
    43. Mehal Sefari
    44. Great Galleass
    45. Comanche rider
    46. Kris swordsman
    47. Ballista
    48. Hoplite
    49, Bowmen
    50. Hakkas
    51. Pracinha
    52. Maori Warrior
    53. Slinger
    54. Atlatlist
    55. Quinquereme
    56. Landsknecht
    57. Zero
    58. War Chariot

    Solid list, the top 4 unit could easily interchange due how close the voting was. That being said the Keshiks' are deserving of being the best unit in the game, the amount of bonus promotion they get in addition to having the left side of Honor open makes it possible in having a horde of level 9+ Keshiks and numerous khans. With all those promotions they retain their usefulness even when Cavalry comes along.
     
  13. jlim201

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    What surprised me:

    Keshik winning, I thought it would be CKN/Longbows

    War Chariot coming in last, I have never heard anything bad about it until now. Zero was what I expected.
     
  14. ScantilyCladLad

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    it seems like a select few vote over and over, while some people vote one time or once a week

    maybe can change criteria in future to have a lesser number of starting points, and limit of 3 votes over 3 days?
     
  15. jlim201

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    The vote was once per 24 hrs.
     
  16. Sake

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    Gongratz, Keshik! It seems like one year didn't change anything and Keshiks won again. Impi fough well to 5th place against all 4 best ranged units, but ranged has clear advantage over melee.
     
  17. arand86

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    Heyyyyy, the Keshiks made it!


    I'm going to go ahead and say that I think the most overrated unit on the list is the winged hussar, the most underrated the battering ram.
     
  18. cpm4001

    cpm4001 Goggleman

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    The Battering Ram is certainly underrated (surprised it went as fast as it did...) but the Winged Hussar is far from being overrated - it's super powerful, moves faster, and even though it IS a lancer replacement you actually want to build 'em.
     
  19. redwings1340

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    Seems like a pretty good list to me. I probably would have put the longbow at #1 because it upgrades to awesomeness on a tech tree you'll want to be going anyway, but I don't have enough experience warmongering to know for sure.

    Congrats to the Keshik, without you the mongols would be by far the worst civ in the game. With you they are quite good. If this were a "Most Valuable Unit" thread, I would give it to you in a heartbeat.
     
  20. TheGrandWazoo

    TheGrandWazoo Warlord

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    I just noticed the unique great people weren't in the list (merchant of venice, Khan)

    Were they left out for a reason?
     

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