|1 Stone age|
Requires the following equipment for each soldier 1 Stone.
Rock throwers are the first available ranged unit, requiring no knowledge and just Stone* to recruit. When placed behind a Palisade a troop of rock throwers can successfully defend from early barbarian raids.
Their short range and slow speed makes them overall a poor unit. they are obsolescent with the Javelineer.
*Requires Stone building to be mined.