Monomotapa – New World DBA Army List

Monomotapa (1494-1700) army list for New World DBA, my New World variant of DBA. Based on DBR III/8. One of several east African pagan peoples, the Momomotapa Kingdom was in the area of modern Zimbabwe. Of the Shona they were warlike, great traders, and built large stone city complexes. The warriors had spears or bows with iron arrowheads. Nobles wore skins with long tails and gold decorated wooden scabbards. The Momomotapa had a variety of vassal states. Some of the vassal states fell to Portuguese adventurers.

Theatres: Africa
Ag: 3
Tropical Terrain. 1-2 Compulsory: Woods. 2-3 Optional: River, Marsh, Rough, BUA, and/or Road.
Camp/Stronghold: Boma = Fortified village or camp, or livestock enclosure

Number Description Troop Type Cost Example Army
Number Cost
9-26 Warriors (Gen) BdS 5
0-2 Youths Sk 2
0-1 Elders ShO 3
0-1 Portuguese Adventurer with Slaves ShE 7
0-13 Vassals BdO 3

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