Hirelings and Strongholds

Hirelings

Hireling, Trained

Wage: 3 x Level Gold/Day, Level hired cannot exceed the Party’s level.

The amount given is the typical daily wage for mercenary warriors, masons, craftsmen, scribes, teamsters, and other trained hirelings. This value represents a minimum wage; many such hirelings require significantly higher pay.

Hireling, Untrained

Wage 1 x Level Silver/Day, Level hired cannot exceed the Party’s level.

The amount shown is the typical daily wage for laborers, porters, cooks, maids, and other menial workers.

Strongholds

Construction

All construction costs are based on a 10 × 10 square battle map cubes, or equivalent space. Each cubes cost is based on its material (the cost of hiring workers is not factored into this cost):

  • Paper: 10 Gp, 30 workers, 1 months construction.
  • Mudbrick: 20 gp, 32 workers, 2 months construction.
  • Brick: 110 Gp, 90 workers, 3 months construction.
  • Stone: 140 Gp, 160 workers, 6 months contstruciton.

Furnishings

Furnishings increase the cost by their level of comfort. Each cost of furnishing a room is applied to each cube of construction.

  • None: Half cost.
  • Cheap: Reduce cost by 75%.
  • Average: Cost as is.
  • Luxurious: Double Cost.

Fortifications

Fortifications also increase the cost of construction per cube along the following lines:

  • Abatis: 10 squares long. 40 Gp, 15 workers, 2 weeks construction.
  • Ditch: 10 squares long, 10 squares deep. 60 Gp, 20 workers, 1 months construction.
  • Door (iron): 40 Gp, 2 workers, 1 day.
  • Door (wood): 20 Gp, 1 workers, 1 day.
  • Earthen rise: 10 squares long, 3 squares high. 60 Gp, 15 workers, 2 weeks construction.
  • Portcullis: 600 Gp, 15 workers, 2 weeks construction.
  • Secret door: 400 Gp, 20 workers, 1 months construction.
  • Trap (of Party’s level or lower): 800 Gp, 30 workers, 1 months construction.
  • Wood Fence: 10 squares long, 2 squares high. 20 Gp, 5 workers, 1 weeks construction.
  • Wooden palisade: 10 squares long, 6 squares high. 80 Gp, 25 workers, 1 months construction.

Hirelings and Strongholds

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