Managing your armies in Age of Wonders 4 is essential. In many scenarios, you will need to split your armies to defend multiple areas or attack enemies from different fronts.
Alternatively, you may need to merge your armies to have an all-out attack against the enemy’s toughest force.
To split an army, all you need to do is left-click on the army, select the units you want to remove from it and move them to the army you want to merge them with.
In this guide, I will explain how to split and merge armies in Age of Wonders 4 to help you utilize various strategies to defeat your enemies.
For more strategy guides, check out our article on how to annex a province in Age of Wonders 4. Combined with merging and splitting armies, you’ll have many new strategic tools at your disposal.
How to Split Armies in Age of Wonders 4
To split an army in Age of Wonders 4, here is what you’ll need to do:
- Select any army with two or more units.
- Left-click on the units in the lower part of your screen.
- Select the ones you want to split from the army and they will light up.
- Then, move the selected units anywhere and they will split from the army.
Now, you can move them to a different location from the main army, or merge them into a different army.
How to Merge Armies in Age of Wonders 4
To merge armies in Age of Wonders 4, follow these steps:
- Select the unit(s) you want to merge.
- Move it to the location of the army.
- As long as there are enough unit slots within the army, the unit(s) will join the army.
Keep in mind that the maximum number of units per army is 6. If you have an army with 3 units, you will be able to merge it only with another army of 3 units or less.
To summarize, you can split armies in Age of Wonders 4 by left-clicking on the units you want to remove from the lower part of your screen.
Then, you can merge these units into another army by moving them there, as long as there are enough unit slots in the new army.
What’s your ideal size for each army in the game? Do you spread them out with only a few units or do you keep all your forces close together? Feel free to share your favorite strategies in the comments below.
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