A tagma of the Imperial Guards annihilated by the Melankreuthes at the Battle of Orio in the Civil War, and replaced by the Arētē. The Nikē was an elite unit, led by officers drawn from the dynastai. Its uniform was dark green with a scarlet cuirass. Shields were scarlet with a yellow solar disc and rays, and helmets had yellow crests.

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