Total War Saga: Troy Difficulty Settings Explained

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Total War Saga: Troy is out now on Epic Games Store. Players can jump in right now but before you do, it is best to know everything about its difficulty settings, especially if you are new to the franchise. Total War Saga: Troy has  6 different difficulty settings divided between campaign and combat. In this guide, we will discuss all difficulty settings so you can make an informed decision before jumping into Total War Saga: Troy.

All Difficulty Settings in Total War Saga: Troy

The following are the difficulty settings types in the game.

  1. Easy
  2. Normal
  3. Hard
  4. Veteran
  5. Legendary

Easy Mode

If you select the easy mode for both combat and campaign, here’s how things will play out.

Campaign: You’ll gain happiness and army upkeep bonuses, and enemy armies may attack rashly when you outnumber them.

Combat: Enemy forces have lower morale and combat stats, making them easier to defeat.

Normal Mode

In normal difficulty settings, you can expect the following from Total War Saga: Troy campaign and combat.

Campaign: Enemy factions are not affected by significant penalties or bonuses and plan their moves with greater care.

Battle: Enemy forces receive no penalties, offering a reasonable level of challenge.

Hard Mode

In hard mode, the game is much difficult. This mode is only recommended for those with some level of experience with Total War series.

Campaign: Enemy factions pay less for army upkeep and unit recruitment along with various additional bonuses.

Battle: Enemy forces are smarter, tougher, and with higher morale. Good tactics are essential.

Veteran Mode

Needless to say, this mode is for veterans of the Total War franchise. Newcomers should avoid playing in this game mode.

Campaign: With significantly lower army upkeep costs, AI factions will field more armies and make swifter campaign progress, while enjoying many other bonuses.

Battle: Even the lowliest enemy soldier is formidable. Prepare for the fight of your life.

Legendary Mode

Legendary difficulty settings of Total War Saga: Troy is the hardest among all. You need to be a battle-hardened veteran of this franchise to play this game.

Campaign: With significantly lower army upkeep costs, AI factions with field more armies and make swifter campaign progress, while enjoying many other bonuses.

Battle: Even the lowliest enemy soldier is formidable. Prepare for the fight of your life.

In this difficulty mode, you can not manually save the game in the campaign. Orders cannot be issues when a battle is paused. You can mix and match all of the difficulty settings in Total War Saga: Troy. You can have different difficulty settings for battle and campaign.

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