Crassus is an Advisor exclusive to the Roman Civilization, active in Golden Age.
- Houses generate 1.5 gold per second
- 4 More houses can be built
- Officer units only cost 1 population.
Crassus was first revealed in Weekly Blog #23: Caesar, Pompey, Crassus forum post on November 30th, 2019. He will act as an advisor, a community Role in the Legion of Crassus and finally as part of a new Unique Game Mode.
- Around 60 BCE, Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus enjoyed enormous military power and each led separate armies under the Roman flag. As their individual power rose, they each threatened the stability of the Republic.
- Marcus Licinius Crassus, the eldest of the three, was not only the richest man in the Roman Empire, but one of the wealthiest people to have ever existed. He owned silver mines. He owned entire neighborhoods in Rome. He owned countless slaves. And he bankrolled his own private army as well as much of Caesar’s. His net worth was the size of the total annual budget of the Roman treasury. Crassus stopped at nothing to increase his power. He famously created the only fire brigade in Rome. Whenever a fire broke out (which was frequently and suspiciously often when he was nearby), Crassus would offer to put out the fire only if the owners of the buildings agreed to his unfair terms. In this way he steadily came to own entire neighborhoods of the city. Bored with his fortune, Crassus then sought fame in politics and the military. He is best known for crushing the revolt led by the escaped slave Spartacus.
- Will include the use of hero units of Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus leading your army. We are very much in the infancy stages of this idea, as well. But it's been a pretty slow week for Roman development, and we would like to tease you all with these ideas
Crassus advisor card was revealed through the Weekly Blog #30: Roman Advisors forum post on February 15th, 2020.
- It'll was made available with the launch of the Roman Civilization on March 15th, 2021, along with Senator Octavius, Supply Line Specialist Servilia, Gladius The Glorious Gladiator, Lucius Licinius Lucullus, Admiral Atilius, Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, Pompey The Great, Siege Engineer Vitruvius