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Leonidas I

Leonidas I - Evony General Builds

Leonidas I – “A king of the Greek city-state of Sparta, who was the leader of the 300 Spartans.”

Leonidas I – Details

  • Base Stats1
  • Leadership: 110 B | 9.17 G
  • Attack: 112 B | 8.54 G
  • Defense: 120 B | 9.35 G
  • Politics: 103 B | 8.33 G
  • Base Power: 14,334
  • Cost: 60,000,000 Gold
  • Region: Europe
  • Ascended: Yes
  • 1B = Base Stat | G = Growth Rate
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Is Leonidas I a good general in Evony?

Leonidas I is one of the most versatile Ground Generals in the game. Indeed, he is incredibly powerful when used as an Evony Defense General. Without any development, you will get an immediate 30% Ground HP buff from his Special Skill with the ability to also add a Ground HP Skill Book!

If you are struggling for a pure Evony Ground PvP General, then you can also use him in this role. However, this will require you to have done significant work on his specialties as his Special Skill is only active in defense. You are better off pursuing another option in this role.

Leonidas I – Special Skill

An Evony General’s Special Skill is always active and requires no development. Read the description carefully to ensure it is having the impact that you expect.

Please note, that this General can be ascended through the Evony General Ascending feature. Each ascended star level will add an additional buff to the General’s Special skill. Read our Evony General Ascending Guide for more details on Evony General Ascension.

The 300 Spartans

Increases in-city ground troops’ attack and HP by 30% and in-city ranged troops’ attack by 25% when General is the Main City Defense General.

Ascended Special Skill Buffs

Below are the additional buffs that an ascended Leonidas I will receive to his Special Skill for each ascended star level.

  • 1 Star – When General is the Main City Defense General, In-city Mounted Troop and Ground Troop Defense +15% and HP +10%.
  • 2 Star – When General is the Main City Defense General, Hospital Capacity +20%.
  • 3 Star – When General is the Main City Defense General, In-city Mounted Troop and Ground Troop Attack +20% and Defense +15%.
  • 4 Star – When General is the Main City Defense General, In-city Ground Troop Attack +30% and In-city Mounted Troop and Ground Troop HP +20%.
  • 5 Star – When General is the Main City Defense General, In-city Ranged Troop Attack +20% and In-city Ground Troop HP +30%.

Leonidas I – Specialities

These skills are unlocked once the Evony General reaches level 25. They can be expensive to develop, requiring Gems and Runestones. Read our Evony General Guide for more details.

Ground Troop Assault

  • Ground Troop Attack +10%
  • Ground Troop HP +10%

Defensive (Applied to Main City Defense General)

  • Hospital Capacity +10%
  • In-city Ground Troop and Mounted Troop Attack +10%

Ground Troop Ares

  • Ground Troop Attack +10%
  • Ground Troop HP +10%
  • Ground Troop Defense +10%

Battle of Thermopylae

  • Ground Troop Attack +30%
  • Enemy Mounted Troop Attack -30%

Leonidas I – Builds

The below builds outline which skill books and equipment refines you should use depending on your requirements.

Ground PvP

This build is ideal for players who are very ground-heavy. It sacrifices everything in favor of ground attack, HP, and speed. This build will work well for both a ground attack march and as a Wall Defense General.

It will help your ground troops get to the enemy quicker and give them greater HP to withstand ranged attacks as they go forward.

  • Skill Books:
  • Lvl 4 Ground Troop Attack – Ground Attack +25%
  • Lvl 4 Ground Troop HP – Ground HP +25%
  • Lvl 4 Ground Troop Speed – Ground Speed +20%
  • Equipment Refines:
  • Sword– Ground Troop Attack % x4
  • Armor – Ground Troop Defense % x4
  • Boots – Ground Troop Defense % x4
  • Helmet – Ground Troop HP % x4
  • Leg Armor – Ground Troop HP % x4
  • Ring – Ground Troop Attack % x4

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