Al-Malik an-Nasir

Rarity: Legendary

Talents: Cavalry, Conquering, Support

Civilization: Arabia

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Commander Details

How to get Saladin in Rise of Kingdoms:

  • Mightiest Governor Event: Day 177 in your Kingdom
  • Universal Sculptures
  • Card King Event
Open FieldS
Rallying ObjectivesA
Rallying CitiesA
Defending ObjectivesD
Defending CitiesD
Barbs & FortsB
*Overall Tier ranking is relative to all other Legendary Commanders, whereas individual categories are based solely on the commander in question.
– Decent single target DPS
– Counters healing effects
– Can take decent amounts of damage for a Cavalry commander
– Is essentially finished at 5/5/5/1, very good value
– Outclassed by Attila/Takeda as rally choice
– No AoE or debuffs

Talent Tree Builds

Best Saladin Talent Trees in Rise of Kingdoms

Open Field Fights and Canyon
Cavalry Rally


Hold Fast
Active Skill
Rage Requirement: 1000
Deals direct damage to the target, then reduces its march speed and healing effects received for the next 5 seconds.
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Direct Damage Factor: 600 / 800 / 1000 / 1200 / 1400
March Speed Reduction: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Healing Effect Reduction: 20% / 25% / 30% / 35% / 40%
Passive Skill
Cavalry units led by this commander gain increased attack, increased defense, and increased march speed.
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Cavalry Defense Bonus: 8% / 10% / 12% / 16% / 20%
Cavalry Attack Bonus: 8% / 10% / 12% / 16% / 20%
Cavalry March Speed Bonus: 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%
Bond of Fate
Passive Skill
Troops led by this commander take reduced skill damage and reduced counterattack damage.
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Skill Damage Taken Reduction: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Counterattack Damage Taken Reduction: 8% / 10% / 12% / 16% / 20%
Passive Skill
Troops led by this commander deal increased damage to garrisons when attacking cities. However, they cannot plunder resources from these cities.
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Damage Bonus: 3% / 6% / 9% / 12% / 15%
Praise the Creator
Hold Fast
Deals direct damage (Damage Factor 1700) to the target, then reduces its march speed by 50% and healing effects received by 50% for the next 5 seconds.


Saladin was the first Muslim sultan of Egypt, Syria, Yemen, a Palestine, the founder of the Ayyūbid dynasty, and one of the most-famous Muslim heroes of all time. Saladin fought against the Christian Crusaders, most notably against Richard I the Lionheart during the Third Crusade. In 1187, Saladin inflicted a crushing defeat on the army of the Kingdom of Jerusalem and recaptured the holy city which had been occupied by the Franks for nearly nine decades.

In contrast with the bloodbath the Crusades had inflicted on Jerusalem, Saladin acted with great magnanimity to the city´s Christian and Jewish residents. He allowed women, the old, and the poor to leave without paying a ransom. Saladin has been considered by many to be the ideal of a Warrior-King: terrible in battle yet generous to his enemies. Despite their different beliefs, Saladin was highly respected by Richard, who praised him as undoubtedly the greatest and most powerful leader in the Islamic world.

In 1192, Saladin and Richard I signed a truce. Saladin died the following year – after giving away much of his personal wealth to his subjects – but the Ayyubid dynasty continued to rule in Egypt and Syria for many generations. Widely revered by Muslim admirers and Christian foes alike, Saladin´s legend still lives on today.