"The Bread and Butter of medieval combat. One part armor, one part sword, two parts brute strenght. A bit primitive, but a solid fighter ready to hold the line."
— Game Description
Swordsman are the perfect units for quick attacks with no so much damage, but not so low health, not so low speed, but not to quick either. Not a unit with very high health, but not with low health either. If you upgrade it till the max level, this will be your unti (<what is this??) for attacking.
They only have a sword and a shield, the sword is not to powerfull, but the shield resists quite good. No other unit makes him more powerful.
With this unit you can make a barrier of units for delaying the horde, and while that happens, you can create more powerful units
This unit is not so expensive, it is cheap, and the iron bars are easy to get.