- Required to adopt stance: army must not have moved this turn.
- Allows passage under mountains and deep forest terrain which are otherwise impassable.
- Allows army to essentially ignore zone of control of enemy armies, hordes and settlements.
- Chance of being intercepted by the enemy, initiating an Worldroots intercept battle.
- If this army loses an intercept battle it cannot retreat - it will be wiped out.
- Immune to attrition.