A very cheap and strong archer unit with good pierce armour and high hitpoints for an archer. It builds very easily and is quick also making it easy to harry the enemy with raids. They are very cost efficient and effective against all archers and win duels against expensive units with better statistics.
|Attack (Type)||5 (Pierce)|
|Line of Sight||7|
PT, +2 Swordsman line,
+4 Spearman line,
minimum 2 damage
Technologies & Upgrades
Thumb Ring: 100% accuracy for stand-still objects and units (Castle Age).
Attack and Range:
Fletching: +1 attack and range (Feudal Age).
Bodkin Arrow: +1 attack and range (Castle Age).
Bracer: +1 attack and range (Imperial Age).
Total attack and range: +3 attack and range
Padded Archer Armor: +1 melee and pierce armor (Feudal Age).
Leather Archer Armor: +1 melee and pierce armor (Castle Age).
Ring Archer Armor: +1 melee and +2 pierce armor (Imperial Age).
Total melee and pierce armor: +3 melee and +4 pierce armor
Conscription: Non-siege military units created 33% faster (Imperial Age).
Use in Combinations
they usually act as meat shield