Richard is the second recruitable boss in the Holy Crusades Campaign.
Unit Type - Swordsman: High Block Rate. Gambit - Entrench: Attack a single target for low gambit damage and enter a defensive stance for 1 turn, reducing all Gambit and Normal damage to 1 (2 if critical hit).
Richard the Lionheart is a popular early game hero because of his gambit, Entrench. The defensive part of Entrench does not rely on any equipment or stats, it is the same at all times.
He is not recommended for use after level 40.