3.6 Large-scale battles

Occasionally, characters may become involved in a full-scale battle. While the basic combat rules could in theory be used to play out the battle, Age of Magic provides a simpler battle system that can be used to determine how well the character copes with the battle.

A combat is considered to be large-scale when there are more than about 20 combatants on each side. The size of the battle affects how quickly the battle will be resolved.

The rules for large-scale battles enable the referee to work out:

The large-scale battle rules can also be applied to sieges.