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Made in gb
Leashed Pupnik




SW London

Having been on a KoW hiatus, I've just picked up the CoK19 book.

While it contains plenty of formations, I can't find a section on how to use them.

So:
Can you include multiple formations in an army?
Can you duplicate formations?
Can a unit be in more than one formation?
Can you buy upgrades for units in formations, e.g. steed, ranged attack etc?
Are there any other rules or restrictions governing the use of formations?
How do formations interact with allies?

Thanks - I'd appreciate being pointed in the right direction.
   
Made in nl
Fresh-Faced New User




Good question! In the clash of kings 19 book the rules for formations have not been copied again from the clash 18 book.
I believe this is an honest omission, therefore I shall copy the clash 18 rules later today or tomorrow, is that okay?
   
Made in cz
Scarab with a Cracked Shell



Prague, Czechia

 Mark G wrote:
Having been on a KoW hiatus, I've just picked up the CoK19 book.
Can you include multiple formations in an army?
Can you duplicate formations?
Can a unit be in more than one formation?
Can you buy upgrades for units in formations, e.g. steed, ranged attack etc?
Are there any other rules or restrictions governing the use of formations?
How do formations interact with allies?

Just to answer your questions according to the CoK2018 supplement. In the order above:
- yes
- no
- no (seems obvious RAI but not written anywhere)
- yes
- you must be able to have all the required units in your army, e.g. be able to pick a hero (have unused hero slot)
- formations cannot be taken in the allied part of the army

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Made in nl
Fresh-Faced New User




 Mark G wrote:
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Thanks for replying! This is indeed what I meant.
   
Made in gb
Leashed Pupnik




SW London

Thanks for the replies.

It all works how I'd have guessed - though bit of a shame they left it out of the book. I guess that they all knew how it worked so didn't notice its omission.

@Al Quds - Thank you for your answers. I haven't checked through to see if a unit is in more than one type of formation - I expect not.

@vince1248 - I'd still be interested in reading the exact wording if you have the time/don't mind. It would be good to have it up somewhere as anyone who gets into KoW this year is likely to have similar questions.
   
 
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