There are several types of troops available in the game:
  1. Guardsmen - they have special attack bonuses against monsters.
  2. Specialists - they have special attack bonuses against other players. Note that when fighting an enemy player, Specialists’ base attack is doubled.
  3. Engineer corps - they have special attack bonuses against Fortifications.
  4. Monsters - they have higher base attack and health parameters.
  5. Mercenaries - various mercenaries grant special attack bonuses against either other players or monsters.
You can study the troops available for hire in the “Army” tab on the main menu panel.