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The cavalry is the fifth tier creature of the Farm town in Heroes of Might and Magic I. A fast, mounted warrior, they are the worst troop of its tier, but also by far the cheapest, in average costing half the gold than the corresponding fifth level units.

The cavalry is the fastest fifth tier troop, and also the worst and the cheapest, but the price difference with other Level 5's is double on average! Reaching 9, their Defense is average, just like their Attack Skill which is 10. The Hit Points and Damage are somewhat low, but that's easy to forgive since the cavalry is cheap. Priced at Level 4, the cavalry is indeed closer to the fourth tier than to the fifth. Being 2 hex sized, the cavalry gets to enemy troops quickly with its fast speed. Bless and Curse strongly affect this creature.

Heroes of Might and Magic I creatures
Farm (Knight) units Peasant - Archer - Pikeman - Swordsman - Cavalry - Paladin
Plains (Barbarian) units Goblin - Orc - Wolf - Ogre - Troll - Cyclops
Forest (Sorceress) units Sprite - Dwarf - Elf - Druid - Unicorn - Phoenix
Mountain (Warlock) units Centaur - Gargoyle - Griffin - Minotaur - Hydra - Dragon
Neutral creatures Rogue - Nomad - Ghost - Genie