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    Default Spearmen

    It's been discussed before in shady corners of other forums and these, but typical medieval armies used a lot of spears for their general infantry. Now obviously the 7 kindoms have access to much better equipment than the usual historical army and it has high emphasis on knights, but still...as effective as swords are, spears make a lot of sense in a general infantry unit, even in a fantasy world.

    Maybe they are keeping them for some faction? Do the books shed any light on this? The Unsullied are certainly going to fight in phalanx formation.

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    The Unsullied, Free Folk, and Dornish are the only ones I can specifically recall using spears right off the top of my head, but I’d be willing to bet there were others just because it is such a common weapon. I’d be shocked if we didn’t see some at some point. Preferably sooner than later.
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