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    If you are to get charged into the flank, can you move your men to face them head on, or does that one or two man rank have to fight and eventually let the entire die one by one?

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    The unit has to remain facing the same way, so yes, your one or two man line will die one by one. If you somehow win a round of combat though, you can lap around the unit on your flank as normal, getting more attacks in that way.

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    also when you win combat you can move your hero (not your champion though ) into combat.

    Remember that for a unit to get the flank, 50% of the charging unit has to be on the flank, so sometimes it is hard to get the flank
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    you can only move your hero during your own movement phase though, remember that...
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    Originally posted by Colonel_Kraken@Mar 1 2005, 09:43
    you can only move your hero during your own movement phase though, remember that...
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    I&#39;m pretty sure he can still fight but you can&#39;t charge because it counts as reforming. I think that&#39;s how it works.
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    The hero can&#39;t fight in the turn that he gets charged as he will only be able to move in his next movement phase.
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    The hero can&#39;t fight in the turn that he gets charged as he will only be able to move in his next movement phase.
    I don&#39;t get what you are saying. If the character is in base to base contact then he is in combat and will be able to fight. Please clarify what you mean.
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    Well, any reform automatically moves the standard bearer, unit champion, etc. to the "new" front rank. It only seems logical that any characters would also. But you can&#39;t charge or march after turning (I read that section last night). So it&#39;s irrelevant. For accepting the charge, that would happen on the opponent&#39;s turn and therefore the champion and/or character could fight as normal.

    What I was thinking of earlier was for a situation like this: you&#39;re hit in the flank, you want to move your character into that combat, so he moves over, but he can&#39;t attack that round. His actions were used to move.
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