Optimize Use of Evony’s General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz

Jan Karol Chodkiewicz is a military commander of the Grand Ducal Lithuanian Army, who defeated a Swedish army three times the size of his own. As an Epic Historic General in Evony, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz is also strong and is a great DEBUFF General who can be a Subordinate City Mayor. In this article, his Special Skill, Max Level Specialty, and Story will be shown to you. And the way to acquire General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz will be discussed in the end.
General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz
General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz

The Special Skill of Jan Karol Chodkiewicz

Battle of Kircholm
Reduces enemy mounted troops’ attack by 25% and enemy siege machines’ defense and Hp by 30% when the General is leading the army.
  • 1★- Enemy Troop Defense -10%
  • 2★- Enemy Mounted Troop Attack -10%; when the General is the Mayor, Death into Survival Rate in this Subordinate City +15%
  • 3★- Enemy Troop HP -10%; when the General is the Mayor, Training Speed in this Subordinate City +20%
  • 4★- Enemy Mounted Troop Attack -15%, Enemy Siege Machine Defense and HP -15%
  • 5★- Enemy Ground Troop and Mounted Troop Attack -15%, Enemy Ranged Troop and Siege Machine Defense and HP -15%

The Specialty of Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (Max Level Attributes)

  1. Siege Machine Defense: Siege Machine HP and Defense +10%
  2. Snipe: Enemy Troop Attack -10%
  3. War God: All Troops Attack +6%
  4. Grand Hetman: Enemy Mounted Troop Attack -35%; Enemy Siege Machine Defense and HP -20%

How to Get General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz

During the 4th round of the Kong Collaboration Event (Legend of Kong), Evony added a new event – Skull Island Defense on the Valuable Event page. Join Skull Island Defense event and upgrade defenses to increase your Treasure level. When the Treasure reaches level 10, you can receive the Epic Historic General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz.
Gain General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz from Skull Island Defense event
Gain General Jan Karol Chodkiewicz from Skull Island Defense event
Our probability of getting General Aurelian in this Kong Collaboration event will also increase.
You can see the details of Aurelian in the following article:
During the event, General Aurelian has a chance to be obtained from the 5th tier of the event package and the Historic General Summoning Event.

The General Story of Jan Karol Chodkiewicz

In 1605, after commanding the Polish Knights to ambush the battlefield flank, Polish Army Commander Chodkiewicz ordered a feint attack on the enemy’s center before retreating, luring the Swedish Army into the plain.
Despite their solid formation, Chodkiewicz relied on the cavalry’s battlefield advantage to crush their defense. He led the Polish Knights in a charge from the flank, first wiping out all of the Swedish cavalries, then charging the front and rear of the Swedish infantry’s two formations. In the end, Chodkiewicz won this battle of outnumbered forces with speed and fewer losses, earning him a place in history as one of the greatest victories of the English Commonwealth Cavalry.
His tactics were famous and often imitated by his contemporaries, and his unwavering resolve inspired many generations of soldiers who looked to him as an example of a true leader.

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