From: London, Surrey, United Kingdom
For complicated reasons, I wound up running some tests.
A unit of 108 Rifle Squads, 12 75mm Guns and 12 Porter Squads attacks a unit of 324 Rifle Squads and 12 75mm Guns. This is a suicide attack right? Well, not entirely- one out of ten times the defender actually retreats, but normally this is a bad idea for the attacker. Everyone mobile in open terrain on limit losses, everyone has 70% proficiency, 100% supply and readiness, MRPB=3, AD=8. 25km/hex so no density penalty.
Well, I wave my magic wand, say "Abracadabra!" and break those 12 75mm Guns out into their own unit (we don't need the porter squads either). Now the attack goes in, same equipment (except the porter squads) on both sides- and it's still a suicide mission, right?
Six out of ten times, the defender retreats. I checked, it worked this way in TOAW III, too.
More tests pending.
< Message edited by golden delicious -- 2/6/2021 6:32:57 PM >
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