Originally Posted by Darvin
Sure, because pikes can't damage them; corsairs deal no more damage than a Gondor soldier, and are much more fragile and twice as expensive. If you compare the damage corsairs deal to pikes with the damage they receive from any archer unit, it's downright pathetic. In any practical situation, there is no reason to have a corsair on sword mode.
Yeah which is ashame. I used them on sword for buildings though.