Melee units sometimes stand around and not attack enemies close to them

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Melee Units who are set to aggressive stance, should be chasing and attacking any enemy buildings or units in their radius by themselves. Instead sometimes they don’t, they just stop attacking enemies close to them. And instead just stand around and ignore enemy building or units travelling past them.

Reproduction Steps:

  1. Grab a whole bunch of melee units, make sure they are set to aggressive stance and tell them to go to a location with enemy units and buildings near.
  2. If bug occurs, most melee units dont attack and just stand there. Ignoring enemy building and units in that area.

I have attached 2 screenshots of a group of paladins who didnt move an inch with enemy villagers and buildings located all around them, only one paladin decided to do something, thats it!!! The rest let the villagers escape and ignored the buildings aswell:


I also captured another moment where a light cavalry unit just stood on an enemy town center and not even attack it or attempt to kill the villagers escaping from it after when they tried to flee, atleast paladins did something in this case:

If you look closely, or even open these images as a slideshow, you will notice the light cavalry unit situated on the town center did nothing across all 3 of these screenshots, not even move his sword or even move from the spot. Just did nothing and he was set to aggressive stance. But this dont look very aggressive.

Only thing that happened across the screenshots, was the light cavalry health was dropping since the town center targetted him, but he didnt even attack, he was set to aggressive stance, but he just stood there in the middle of the town center and let the town center try to kill him while he did no harm at all.

Melee units in this game bug out about 20% of the time, but if you play through a campaign where you only mostly get melee units, you will tend to notice this a lot. These screenshots were taken from the Atilla the Hun campaign.

Screenshots from Steam:



Happened many times to me as well

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