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Total War Arena Game Guide

Total War Arena Game Guide

Let's begin a total siege! This game guide for Total War: Arena includes tips and hints that will acquaint you with the battles of ancient civilizations. It contains basic info for new players about units, factions & a lot more. Check out how to win every war in Total War: Arena!

Total War: ARENA

The guide to Total War: Arena introduces player into the ancient world of battles fought on vast arenas with opponents from all over the world.

Basic info for new players

Basic information that every player should know can be found in chapters:

  1. Controls
  2. How to start the game?
  3. Buying items
  4. Experience and promotion
  5. Gold and premium accounts
  6. Units mechanics and advice


There is a small FAQ section as well. In it you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions:

  1. How to quickly get experience?
  2. How to play with friends?
  3. How to use hoplite phalanx?

Commanders and factions

Further, in the guide, you will find information about available commanders who are leading your forces to combat and assist them with their skills. Their skills are thoroughly described and enriched with advice about how to use them.

  1. Roman commanders
  2. Greek commanders
  3. Barbarian commanders

Units, abilities, items, and advice

The biggest part of the guide is a description of units available in the game. Here you will find advice, description of basic abilities and items available for each type of units from three factions in the game. There is also advice about controlling units on the battlefield and how to use abilities and what can be achieved with specific items.

  1. Infantry
  2. Cavalry
  3. Archers
  4. Pikemen
  5. Velites
  6. Slingers
  7. Hoplites (Spearmen)
  8. Falxmen
  9. Heavy Artillery
  10. Light Artillery
  11. War Hounds

The guide was created based on the closed beta version of the game (update 2.4).

Patrick "YxU" Homa (

About Total War Arena Game Guide

Author : Patrick "yxu" Homa for

last update : February 28, 2018

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Total War: Arena Video Game

  • genre: Strategy

  • developer: Creative Assembly
  • publisher: SEGA
  • platform: PC

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