Skylords Reborn

Spearmen is a Tier 1 (Tokenslot Orb Nature.png) Icon Unit.pngUnit of the Nature faction. This common card was released with the Twilight Edition and has no affinity variants, nor a promo version.
In Skylords Reborn this card is available to all players as a starter card.

This card has been changed already, compared to its original appearance in BattleForge.

Incredibly powerful first tier units are that of the Spearmen. Although costly to bear, their performance makes up for it.


This card has no associated lore.

Card Info

Weapon Change
Power Cost: 0 Energy
Spearmen Weapon Change Ability Icon.png
Card Icon Toggle.png Toggle: Makes unit more effective against medium units instead of small ones. Lasts until deactivated.

Notes & Strategies

Spearmen--despite the expense--are very powerful and capable units. At U-3 they pack a whopping 792 ATK! Learning when to use their ability is important to mastering their use, and failing to do so can be very harmful to your experience. As you will not be getting the most from this card.

L Units are the death of this card, and should be avoided unless you have a sufficient force.

Campaign PvE

Spearmen have adequate uses in PvE, that fulfill roles met by other Melee S Squads, such as the Thugs Card Icon.png Thugs, or the Wrathblades Card Icon.png Wrathblades. They are a solid combatant and can dish out a high amount of damage quickly, enabling them to win 1-on-1 fights with other targets that they counter, which other units would struggle with.

Because of their cost, be wary when summoning them in an early low power situation. As dumping that power into them COULD be your downfall, if chosen poorly.

Random PvE

Spearmen are similar in application in rPvE as they are in PvE. They are powerful and versatile, but tend to meet demise more readily due to the possibility of meeting L units early.

The Werebeasts Card Icon.png Werebeasts tend to see more use due to their speed and regeneration, which offer a more long term power advantage for the battlegrounds.


Spearmen are not a common choice in PvP. They--like many Melee S Squads--are easily shut down by CC. Ironically, roots are the most powerful form of CC that can shut them down, as can most any other CC. Advanced players can readily kite Spearmen with archers and Crowd Control to keep them at bay.

If the distance is crossed, few T1 creatures can survive the raw power of the Spearmen.

Card Upgrades & Drop Locations

Displayed below are the card's upgrades and where to obtain them.

Spearmen Card Icon.png Spearmen Upgrade I Upgrade II Upgrade III
Upgrade Card
Drop Location Defending Hope Minimap.jpg Defending Hope Defending Hope Minimap.jpg Defending Hope Defending Hope Minimap.jpg Defending Hope
Scenario Difficulty Standard Advanced Expert


Patch History

Patch #400030
  • Toggle ability Spearmen Weapon Change Ability Icon.png Weapon Change:
    • Now properly uses a mode change icon instead of an active icon.
Patch #400022
  • Toggle ability Spearmen Weapon Change Ability Icon.png Weapon Change:
    • Reduced the toggle cost from 10 to 0 energy.

See also

Number of Orbs