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Get General Basil II and Learn his Main and Assistant General Combinations

Evony General was one of the Byzantine emperors, who led the Byzantine Empire to its second golden age. This article will introduce his Story, Special Skill, and Specialty first. And then we will list how to get this General. In the end, the recommendation of combining Basil II with other Generals will be shown.

General's Story of Basil II

In 989, after the civil war against two powerful generals, Basil II turned his attention to the expansion of the eastern frontier of the Byzantine Empire and the complete subjugation of the First Bulgarian Empire.
In 1014, Basil launched the aimed at destroying Bulgarian resistance. Bulgaria fought on for four more years and finally submitted in 1018. Basil was therefore nicknamed “the Bulgar Slayer”.
Basil II devoted his life to his country and his army. At the time of his death, the Empire reached its greatest territorial extent since the Muslim conquests four centuries earlier.
Evony Epic Historic General Basil II
Evony Epic Historic General Basil II

The Special Skill of Basil II

Increases ground troops and mounted troops' attack by 30% and increases ground troops and mounted troops' defense by 15% when the General is leading the army to attack.
1* – Increases Mounted Troop and and Defense by 10% when the General is leading the army to attack.
2* – Marching Troop Death into Wounded Rate +10%
3* – When the General is launching Alliance War, Rally Capacity +8%
4* – Increases Mounted Troop and Ground Troop Attacks by 10% and HP by 10% when the General is leading the army to attack.
5* – Increases Mounted Troop and Ground Troop Attack and Defense by 10% and HP by 10% when the General is leading the army to attack.

The Specialty of Basil II

  • Ground Troop Defense: Ground Troop HP and Defense +10%
  • Snipe: Enemy Troop Attack -10%
  • War God: All Troops Attack +6%
  • Battle of Kleidion: Ground Troop and Mounted Troop Attack +20%; Ground Troop and Mounted Troop HP +10%

The way to get Basil II

No.1 Epic Historic General (Premium) & Epic General Token

  • The final tier of the event packages
  • VIP Premium Package
  • Champion Loyalty Rewards
  • Alliance Competition
  • Alliance Duel

No.2 Event

You can get Epic Historic General (Glory) from the 5th-tier event package during the event. And use the Glory, you can summon many Epic Historic Generals in the Rewards List, which includes General Basil II.
Get Basil II from Historic General Summoning
Get Basil II from Historic General Summoning

No.3 Event

You can use General's Invitation ×500 to redeem General Hall Ⅱ Historic General ×1. And the redemption chances are 99.
Open the General Hall Ⅱ Historic General token, you will have a chance to get General Basil II.
During the General Portrait Exhibition Event, you can get the General's Invitation from packages, Server Monarch Competition, and Activity Chest.

The main and assistant general combinations of Basil II

Basil II is suitable to lead the army as a ground-troop .
And the recommended combinations are as follows.
Main General Special Skill
Assistant General
Increases ground troops' attacks by 15% while the General is leading the army to attack. Increases ground troops' attack, defense, and HP by 25% when the General brings any dragon to attack.
Basil II
Increases ground troops' attack by 35% and increases ground troops and mounted troops' HP by 30% when the General is leading the army to attack.
Increases ground troops and mounted troops' HP by 30% when the General is leading the army to attack. Increases ground troops' attacks by 30% when the General brings any dragon to attack.
Scipio Africanus
Increases ground troops' attack by 30% and increases ground troops' HP by 40% when the General is leading the army to attack.
All of the above combinations can use Lv4 Ground Troop Attack to enhance their buffs on ground troops further.

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