|High damage but low durability infantry. Upgrades grant abilities such as Plasma Grenades and Energy Shields.||Data version: 3.19|
The Guardian Squad is the basic Eldar infantry unit in Dawn of War II: Retribution multiplayer. Guardians are Eldar who have had military training but do not serve as Aspect Warriors. They are essentially the Eldar military reserve force. The Ulthwé Craftworld is known for employing an especially large force of Guardians.
- Guardians have high ranged damage against infantry.
- They can deploy energy shields and throw granades
- Can be upgraded with a Warlock, a psychic squad leader, which gives them defensive and offensive abilities.