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"Honneur et Patrie" Edit

"The standard French "Poilu" infantry unit is tasked with capturing sectors. A balanced unit with accurate "Fusilier" rifle fire and "Miltrailleur" chauchat support. The "Caporal" is capable of calling in powerful artillery support."

- In-game Description

Poilus Setup Edit

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Uniform Changes

Squad Info: Edit

Squad Type: Rifle

The Poilus is a French squad type included in the base game of Verdun. They fight on the Entente Powers along with the British, Americans, Canadians, and Belgians.

Squad RolesEdit

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Verdun - Poilus Squad Anthem

Caporal: Edit

Corporal

The role of the Caporal is to lead the squad using commands, keeping them close-by for fast communication and call in artillery support when needed.

Motto: "Lead the way"

Specializations: Edit

Pointeur - Standard Edit

Loadout:

  • Ruby
  • Binocs

Caporal Grenadier - Level II Edit

Loadout:

  • M1892
  • F1 1x

Serre-file - Level III Edit

Loadout:

  • Mosqueton + Rosalie Bayonet

Edit

Fusilier: Edit

Rifleman

The role of the Fusilier is to engage and eliminate enemies using accurate rifle fire in proximity of the caporal.

Motto: "Aim and Kill"

Specializations: Edit

Engagé Volontaire - Standard Edit

Loadout:

  • Lebel + Rosalie Bayonet

Voltigeur - Level II Edit

Loadout:

  • Berthier + Rosalie Bayonet

Tireur de Précision - Level III Edit

Loadout:

  • Lebel + APX Mle1917 Scope

Edit

Mitrailleur: Edit

Gunner

The role of the Mitrailleur is to provide walking cover fire. The slowest moving role it is his task to lay down fire while the whole squad advances.

Motto: "Lay down fire"

Specializations: Edit

Pourvoyeur - Standard Edit

Loadout:

  • Lebel
  • Ruby

Fusilier-Mitrailleur - Level II Edit

Loadout:

  • Chauchat
  • Ruby

Mitrailleur-Tireur - Level III Edit

Loadout:

  • RSC-17

Edit

Grenadier: Edit

Bomber

The Role of the Grenadier is to clear the enemy defenses and strongholds using explosive action.

Motto: "Clear path"

Specializations: Edit

Grenadier-Voltigeur - Standard Edit

Loadout:

  • Lebel
  • F1 3x

Nettoyeur - Level II Edit

Loadout:

  • Ruby
  • F1 4x

Grenadier d'élite - Level III Edit

Loadout:

  • Mousqueton
  • F1 2x

Poilus: Abilities & ProgressionEdit

lvl

Shared

Caporal

Fusilier

Mitrailleur

Grenadier

0

Officer Training
Officer Training: Pistol reload time -20%
Discipline
Discipline I: Squad members spawn with the NCO, Sector capture bonus +25 xp
Uniform
Uniform
Command Aura
Command Aura: Add abilities to all other squad members in same sector or 10m
Officer Training
Officer Training: Pistol reload time -20%
Mortar Shot
Mortar Shot: Fires one mortar round on given target, 60 seconds reload time.
Resilient
Resilient: Player gets bonus points for capturing a sector when in aura
Draftee
Draftee: Movement speed lowered by 10% when not in aura
Marksman
Marksman I: Holding breath time increased by 10 seconds
Cover Fire
Cover Fire I: Assist kills get 2 additional points
Heavyweight
Heavyweight I: Cannot sprint
Drill
Drill I: rifle reload time -20%
Vulnerable
Vulnerable: Health time regeneration +25%
Quick Lob
Quick Lob: Movement speed when holding a grenade +15%
Quick Lob
Grenade Training I: Grenade throw range +20%

2

Uniform
Uniform II

10

Uniform
Uniform III

20

Rifle Training-0
Rifle Training II: Accuracy +15%, Recharge -15%

25

Uniform
Uniform IV
Heavyweight
Heavyweight II: Cannot sprint when not in aura

33

Cover Fire
Cover Fire II: Assist kills get 5 additional points

40

Discipline
Discipline II: Players spawn with the NCO, Sector capture speed -15%

41

Drill
Drill II: LMG reload time -20%

45

Marksman
Marksman II: Holding breath time increased by 15 seconds

46

Quick Lob
Grenade Training II: Grenade throw range +20%, 1 additional point for explosive kill

50

Sector Artillery
Sector Artillery: Fires a number of shells in the target sector

59

Patriotic
Patriotic: Player gets bonus points for capturing a sector

60

Rifle Training-0
Rifle Training III: Accuracy +25%, Recharge -25%

69

Cover Fire
Cover Fire III: Assist kills give the same amount of points as an actual kill

70

Officer Training
Officer Training II: Carbine reload time -50%

71

Heavyweight
Heavyweight III: Cannot sprint when not in aura and wielding an LMG

80

Discipline
Discipline III: Players spawn with the NCO, Sector capture speed -20%
95
Drill
Drill III: LMG reload time -33%
99
Quick Lob
Grenade Training III: Grenade throw range +20%, 2 additional points for an explosive kill
100
Sector Artillery
Creeping Barrage: Fires a shell in the first sector then in a target second

Trivia Edit

  • Poilus is French for "Hairies".

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