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Tariq ibn Ziyad Overview

Tariq ibn Ziyad is a legendary commander in Rise of Kingdoms. He is based on the historical figure who led the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD.

In the game, Tariq ibn Ziyad is an infantry commander who excels as a rally leader in both KvK and Ark of Osiris situations. He has skills that provide him with a massive direct damage factor, an infantry defense Bonus, and a solid rage reduction against opponents.

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All accessories can be changed around freely depending on the current fighting situation. Whether you’re being rallied with troop swarms, rally versus garrison with no troop swarm, or just swarmed by troops. Switch the accessories according to your specific situation.

Best Infantry Defense Set

  • Infantry Attack Bonus %: +33.5%
  • Infantry Defense Bonus %: +75.0%
  • Set Bonus (2 Pieces) – Troop Defense %: +3.0%
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Tariq ibn Ziyad Skills

In Rise of Kingdoms, Tariq ibn Ziyad earned a brilliant reputation by defeating the Visigoths at the Battle of Guadalete and conquering their kingdom (present-day Spain)! He is equipped with some amazing skills that include high dps, an infantry defense bonus, and a rage reduction on the enemy. This makes him a great infantry rally lead option for not only tanking rallies but also providing a nice counter to the current meta garrison with Zenobia.

Tariq ibn Ziyad Victory or Death Active Skill

Victory or Death

Deals direct damage to the target (damage factor 2200). If this commander’s troop is surrounded, this skill deals extra damage to the target (damage factor 300)

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  • Direct Damage Factor: 1400 / 1600 / 1800 / 2000 / 2200
  • Extra Damage Factor: 150 / 180 / 210 / 250 / 300
Tariq ibn Ziyad Bane of the Visigoths Passive Skill Graphic

Bane of the Visigoths

Infantry units led by this commander gain 20% increased attack and deal 2% more damage to cavalry defense. Infantry also get 2% increased march speed outside of alliance territory.

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  • Infantry Attack Bonus: 20% / 25% / 30% / 35% / 40%
  • Infantry vs Cavalry Damaged Increased: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%
  • Infantry March Speed Bonus (Outside alliance territory): 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%
Tariq ibn Ziyad Gate Crasher Passive Skill

Gate Crasher

When attacking cities or strongholds, infantry units led by this commander get a 10% increase in defense and each normal attack has a 30% chance to reduce the target’s attack by 10% for the next 3 seconds. This effect can trigger once every 8 seconds.

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  • Infantry Defense Bonus: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
  • Normal Attack Damage Reduced: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Tariq ibn Ziyad Battle of Guadalete Passive Skill Graphic

Battle of Guadalete

Troops led by this Commander deal 5% more damage and have a 10% chance to reduce the target’s rage by 40 for 3 seconds. This effect can trigger once every 8 seconds.

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  • Damage Bonus: 5% / 7% / 9% / 12% / 15%
  • Rage Reduction: 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80
Tariq ibn Ziyad Keen Berber Blade Passive Skill

Keen Berber Blade

Deals direct damage to the target (damage factor 2500). If this commander’s squad is surrounded, this skill deals additional direct damage to the target (damage multiplier = 300 x number of surrounding enemies, maximum 900).