Conquistador is a unique heavily armored cavalry unit of the Spanish. They are armed with a sword and pistol that can discharge shots at point-blank range. Ingame, conquistadors wear third quarter armour with a comb burgonet. The only drawback is that their heavy armour slows them down to trotting speed considerably compared to other mounted units.
Their very short creation time makes them easy to mass if the player has a stable food economy. Their slow movement speed and limited range though make them less flexible than other cavalry units.
The fact that Conquistadors are a cavalry unit armed with a fire weapon that have considerable arrow resistance, makes them perfect for countering Native Americans.