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Archers are the second troops available to the governor of a newly-founded city. They are trained and upgraded in the Archery Range. Several commanders have the ability to specialize their talents to boost the effectiveness of infantry, including El Cid, Yi Seong-Gye, Hermann, Kusunoki Masashige, Tomoe Gozen, and Markswoman.


Archer Comparison (edit)
Name Tier Civ Age Attack Defense Health March Speed Load Power
Slinger 1 All Icon Stone Age 60 123 120 Very Fast 6 1
Bowman 2 All Icon Bronze Age 125 128 128 Fast 8 2
Composite Bowman 3 All Icon Iron Age 158 155 163 Normal 9 3
Crossbowman 4 Most Icon Dark Age 192 192 187 Slow 11 4
Longbowman 4 Britain Icon Dark Age 202 192 187 Slow 11 4
Chu-Ko-Nu 4 China Icon Dark Age 197 197 187 Slow 11 4
Hwarang 4 Korea Icon Dark Age 192 202 187 Slow 11 4
Royal Crossbowman 5 Most Icon Feudal Age 220 216 212 Very Slow 13 10
Elite Longbowman 5 Britain Icon Feudal Age 232 216 211 Very Slow 13 10
Elite Chu-Ko-Nu 5 China Icon Feudal Age 227 222 212 Very Slow 13 10
Elite Hwarang 5 Korea Icon Feudal Age 221 227 212 Very Slow 13 10

Slinger – Tier 1


Slingers use simple slingshots to attack the enemy. Their obvious disadvantages include poor accuracy and limited range.

Description

The Slinger is the Tier 1 (T1) Archer unit for all civilizations. It is unlocked upon founding the city.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Dexterity

Dexterity

All body parts are extremely well coordinated. Increases damage.


Bowman – Tier 2


Well-trained soliders who can cause major problems for enemies with their light shortbows, particularly when defending against sieges.

Description

The Bowman is the Tier 2 (T2) Archer unit for all civilizations. It is unlocked upon research of the Bowman technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Agility

Agility

Experience on the battlefield makes a talented solider. Increases defense.
Troop skill Elite Troops

Elite Troops

A true warrior values glory and honor above life. Increases health.


Composite Bowman – Tier 3


The composite bow is cheap, powerful, and easy to master. As a result, it has become increasingly popular.

Description

The Composite Bowman is the Tier 3 (T3) Archer unit for all civilizations. It is unlocked upon research of the Composite Bowman technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Veteran

Veteran

Only experienced soldiers know how to survive brutal wars. Increases health.
Troop skill Keen Arrows

Keen Arrows

Arrows that can penetrate thick armor are a nightmare for enemies. Increases attack.


Crossbowman – Tier 4


Even new recruits can easily handle these deadly weapons. That is why they changed the face of war forever.

Description

The Crossbowman is the Tier 4 (T4) Archer unit for all civilizations, except Britain (Longbowman), China (Chu-Ko-Nu), and Korea (Hwarang). It is unlocked upon research of the Crossbowman technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Accuracy

Accuracy

One shot, one kill. Increases attack.
Troop skill Alertness

Alertness

The ability to sense impending danger is essential. Increases defense.


Longbowman – Tier 4 (Britain)


A longbow is usually made of fir or elm, with an arch up to two-meters long. Each bow is handmade by a skilled craftsman.

Description

The Longbowman is the Tier 4 (T4) Archer unit for the Britain civilization only. It is unlocked upon research of the Longbowman technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Accuracy

Accuracy

One shot, one kill. Increases attack.
Troop skill Alertness

Alertness

The ability to sense impending danger is essential. Increases defense.


Chu-Ko-Nu – Tier 4 (China)


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Description

The Chu-Ko-Nu is the Tier 4 (T4) Archer unit for the China civilization only. It is unlocked upon research of the Chu-Ko-Nu technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Accuracy

Accuracy

One shot, one kill. Increases attack.
Troop skill Alertness

Alertness

The ability to sense impending danger is essential. Increases defense.


Hwarang – Tier 4 (Korea)


Unlike normal warriors, the Hwarang are usually well-educated, which allows them to make correct choices at critical moments.

Description

The Hwarang is the Tier 4 (T4) Archer unit for the Korea civilization only. It is unlocked upon research of the Hwarang technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Accuracy

Accuracy

One shot, one kill. Increases attack.
Troop skill Alertness

Alertness

The ability to sense impending danger is essential. Increases defense.


Royal Crossbowman – Tier 5


Fast, calm, and remorseless, these unparalleled killers never miss. Those who stand in their way will find only death.

Description

The Royal Crossbowman is the Tier 5 (T5) Archer unit for all civilizations, except Britain (Elite Longbowman), China (Elite Chu-Ko-Nu), and Korea (Elite Hwarang). It is unlocked upon research of the Royal Crossbowman technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Strong Bow

Strong Bow

Excellent arrows crafted by top artisans. These are on a whole new level in terms of destructive power. Increases attack.
Troop skill Giant Shield

Giant Shield

The vast majority of weapons cannot inflict any damage to this shield. Increases defense.


Elite Longbowman – Tier 5 (Britain)


A combination of heavy arrows and precise marksmanship makes elite longbowmen the kings of the battlefield.

Description

The Elite Longbowman is the Tier 5 (T5) Archer unit for the Britain civilization only. It is unlocked upon research of the Elite Longbowman technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Strong Bow

Strong Bow

Excellent arrows crafted by top artisans. These are on a whole new level in terms of destructive power. Increases attack.
Troop skill Giant Shield

Giant Shield

The vast majority of weapons cannot inflict any damage to this shield. Increases defense.


Elite Chu-Ko-Nu – Tier 5 (China)


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Description

The Elite Chu-Ko-Nu is the Tier 5 (T5) Archer unit for the China civilization only. It is unlocked upon research of the Elite Chu-Ko-Nu technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Strong Bow

Strong Bow

Excellent arrows crafted by top artisans. These are on a whole new level in terms of destructive power. Increases attack.
Troop skill Giant Shield

Giant Shield

The vast majority of weapons cannot inflict any damage to this shield. Increases defense.


Elite Hwarang – Tier 5 (Korea)


Elite Hwarang always fight with the utmost wisdom and courage. They hold to their beliefs and strive tirelessly for victory.

Description

The Elite Hwarang is the Tier 5 (T5) Archer unit for the Korea civilization only. It is unlocked upon research of the Elite Hwarang technology.

Skills

Skill Description
Troop skill Ranged Attack

Ranged Attack

Archer unit. Counters infantry units, but is countered by cavalry units.
Troop skill Strong Bow

Strong Bow

Excellent arrows crafted by top artisans. These are on a whole new level in terms of destructive power. Increases attack.
Troop skill Giant Shield

Giant Shield

The vast majority of weapons cannot inflict any damage to this shield. Increases defense.