Spearman

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Orc spearman

Spearmen (or spear throwers) are units that use spears in battle. The spearthrowers of the many troll tribes are especially trained as trackers and hunters and thus are rather classified as headhunters.

First War

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Main article: Spearman (Warcraft I)
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Grunts trained in the use of the spear. They were faster than their ax wielding brethren, but had lighter armor so that they may move about more freely. The ability to hurl their deadly missiles across a battlefield made them a formidable unit to employ.[1]

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Trivia

  • Due to some concept arts, the Horde in Warcraft III might have originally been intended to feature orcish spearmen instead of troll headhunters.

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