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André Masséna: The Best Assistant General for Napoleon Prime

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As the Marshal of the French Empire, was considered one of the greatest generals in the Napoleonic Wars. During the Evony × event, Evony releases the Epic Historic General André Masséna to be a good mounted-troop general. Please read this article to learn his information and how to match his general combinations.

The General Story of André Masséna

In 1799, to swiftly break the threat of the Second Coalition against France, the French commander André Masséna decided to lead 70,000 French troops in a final decisive battle against the 90,000-strong Russo-Austrian army stationed in Zurich.
With his exceptional military foresight, Masséna devised a brilliant strategy for defeating the enemy forces in detail. He divided the French army into several detachments, used the cover of night and river passages for surprise attacks on enemy positions, and personally led elite troops in a daring assault on the strategic point of Zurich Fortress. Masséna's ingenious tactics rendered the numerical superiority of the Russo-Austrian forces ineffective, as the French army seized a commanding offensive position, forcing the enemy into a chaotic retreat.
After a day of fierce combat, the battlefield of Zurich ultimately became a site of victory for the French forces. This compelled Russia to withdraw from the Anti-French Coalition and cemented Masséna's reputation across Europe.
Masséna won countless laurels for the French Empire, and his command was unparalleled in his time. Nicknamed the ‘Child of Victory' by Emperor Napoleon, he is also regarded as one of the most outstanding generals of the Napoleonic Wars.
Evony Historic General André Masséna
Evony Historic General André Masséna

The Special Skill of André Masséna

Increases the March Size by 12% and mounted troops' attack by 45% when the General is leading the army.
1※ – Mounted Troop Attack +10% and Defense +10%
2※ – Enemy In-city Troop Wounded into Death rate +10%
3※ – Ground Troop and Mounted Troop Attack +15%
4※ – Mounted Troop Defense +55%
5※ – Mounted Troop Attack +25%, Mounted Troop Defense and HP +15%

The Max-level Specialty of André Masséna

  • Mounted Troop Assault: Mounted Troop Attack and HP +10%
  • Annihilation: March Size +6%; Attacking Mounted Troop and Ground Troop Attack +10%
  • Mounted Troop Ares: Mounted Troop Attack, HP, and Defense +10%
  • Prince of Essling: Mounted Troop Attack and Defense +45%

The Way to Obtain André Masséna

You can enter “” page and find the event, , and participate in this event to get General André Masséna.
Get Evony André Masséna from the Imperial Lion Event
Get Evony André Masséna from the Imperial Lion Event
Use the to recruit generals and items on the event page, and you will have a chance to receive the Glorious General Chest.
Open the chest, you can choose one general token from Historic General (André Masséna), Historic General (Kleos), Historic General (Alessandra), and Historic General (Eleanor).
You can obtain the Legion of Honour by purchasing the corresponding packages, gathering resources, and killing monsters.

Legion of Honour Package:

The first tier – Legion of Honour *4
The last tier – Legion of Honour *40

Resource Gathering:

You can get up to 10 Legion of Honours from resource spots.

Monster Kill:

You can gain up to 20 Legion of Honours from monsters.

André Masséna's Covenant

André Masséna can establish a covenant with , , and . After forming a covenant, you can unlock many buffs.

The Recommended Combinations of André Masséna

The Best Combination:

Main General – Napoleon (Prime) × Assistant General – André Masséna
Based on the skill description and the difficulty of acquiring and developing, we believe that André Masséna is more suitable to be an Assistant General. But his cavalry attack buff is also very high. If you can get enough general fragments to ascend him, you can also use him as a Main General.
André Masséna's Special Skill conflicts with some common cavalry generals, such as Martinus, George A. Custer, and Prince Eugene.
Considering the attack, defense, and HP buffs, we have sorted the general combinations that André Masséna can match. Please see the table below for details.
(Note: This sorting is based on statistics under ideal conditions, which means that the main generals have all awakened and the main and assistant generals' specialties are at max level.)
Main General
Assistant General
Other Important Buffs
André Masséna
March Size ↑
André Masséna
March Size ↑
March Speed ↑
André Masséna
March Size ↑
March Size ↑
March Size ↑
Mordred
André Masséna
March Size ↑
Rally Capacity ↑
Zhao Yun
March Size ↑
Rally Capacity ↑
Hannibal
Rally Capacity ↑
Roland
André Masséna
March Size ↑
André Masséna
Roland
March Size ↑

About Skill Book:

All general combinations containing André Masséna cannot use “Mounted Troop Attack” skill books.
They can use Mounted Troop Speed, Mounted Troop Defense, Mounted Troop HP, and other generic skill books.
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