Gonzalo de Cordoba

Gonzalo de Cordoba Talent Tree Build and Guide
Gonzalo de Cordoba

Rarity:
Legendary

Specialties:
Engineering
Versatility
Attack

Ratings

4.8/5 - (6 votes)

☆☆☆☆☆ Overall
☆☆☆☆☆ Open Field
☆☆☆☆☆ Rallying Cities
☆☆☆☆☆ Rallying Object.
☆☆☆☆☆ Defending Object.
☆☆☆☆☆ Defending Cities

Gonzalo de Cordoba is a legendary engineering commander in Rise of Kingdoms with a Versatility, Attack, and Engineering talent tree. Gonzalo de Cordoba is a decent hero who will provide a good amount of AOE damage, but there are commanders that are much better to get and use. The problem with Gonzalo de Cordoba is that he needs to use siege units, range attacks, and a specific way of fighting. 

Should you invest in Gonzalo de Cordoba?

No, you should not invest in Gonzalo de Cordoba no matter if you are a pay-to-win or a free-to-play player. There are a lot of reasons why it is not smart to invest in and spend your legendary commander’s sculptures on him. First, you need siege units and range attacks, which are not that great and are hard to play with. You will not be able to swarm objectives.

You have to get engineering gear which is big now when you already need a lot for infantry, cavalry, and archers. Also, a lot of kingdoms do not allow training siege units so they can get easier KVK and lower overall kingdom power to get more players. Maybe in the future developers will improve range and siege but for now, do not invest in Gonzalo de Cordoba. Invest in cavalry or infantry units or simply wait for new strong commanders to get released in Rise of Kingdoms.

Gonzalo de Cordoba Talent Tree Build

Coming Soon.

Gonzalo de Cordoba Pairings

Gajah Mada is currently the best commander that you can pair with Gonzalo de Cordoba. They have both smite and range damage so they will work great together. Unfortunately, there is no other good commander that you can pair with Gonzalo de Cordoba. The only other commander that you can pair with Gonzalo de Cordoba is Margaret but still it is not that good. Other commanders are not worth pairing with Cordoba.

Gonzalo de Cordoba Skills

Pike-and-Shot Pioneer Pike-and-Shot Pioneer

Deals [ranged smite damage] to a target troop and up to 3 enemy troops near it (Damage Factor 2400, reduced by 50% if this commander’s troop is not within melee range of the original target. Every additional target reduces the damage to each target by 15%).

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Ranged Smite Damage Factor: 1400/1700/2000/2200/2400

Ranged smite damage is affected by bonuses to ranged normal damage. It is not affected by bonuses to normal damage, skill damage, or ranged skill damage.
Rage cost: 1000

Conqueror of Granada Conqueror of Granada

This commander’s siege units gain 20% Attack and 15% March Speed. While in ranged mode, this commander’s troop deals 10% more ranged smite damage.

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Siege Unit Attack Bonus: 5%/8%/11%/15%/20%
Siege Unit March speed Bonus: 3%/6%/9%/12%/15%
Ranged Smite Damage Bonus: 2%/4%/6%/8%/10%

Viceroy of Naples Viceroy of Naples

This commander’s siege units gain 10% Defense. Whenever this commander’s troop uses an active skill, it has a 50% chance to gain 1 stack of the Vigilant effect for 8 seconds. This effect can stack up to 2 time(s), and its duration resets whenever it gains another stack. Whenever their troop is hit with a basic attack, it will consume 1 stack of Vigilant to deal ranged smite damage to the attacker (Damage Factor 200) and [Disarm] them for 1 second. Cooldown: 1 second.

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Siege Unit Defense Bonus: 2%/4%/6%/8%/10%
Ranged Smite Damage Factor: 50/80/110/150/200
Vigilant Effect Max Stacks: 1/1/1/2/2

Order of Santiago Order of Santiago

This commander’s troop takes 20% less ranged counterattack damage. Whenever their troop is hit with a basic attack, it has a 100% chance to gain a 40% bonus to [ranged normal damage] dealt for 3 seconds. Cooldown: 5 seconds.

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Ranged Counterattack Damage Reduction: 5%/8%/11%/15%/20%
Ranged Normal Damage Bonus: 20%/25%/30%/35%/40%

El Grand Capitan El Grand Capitan

This commander’s troop deals 15% more ranged normal damage. If the current target of this commander’s troop is:

  • Not within melee range, this commander’s troop deals 20% more ranged smite damage.
  • Within melee range, this commander’s troop deals 30% more counterattack damage.

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