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Hints are randomly displayed on loading screens, this page lists all such hints.

Mount&Blade and WarbandEdit

The twelve possible hints are almost identical between Mount&Blade and Warband with the only exception being the first hint.

  • Hint #1: Crossbows are less effective in rainy weather. (Mount&Blade)
  • Hint #1: You can order your soldiers to move to a spot by pressing and holding down F1 key. (Warband)
  • Hint #2: Horses and men move less quickly in rainy weather.
  • Hint #3: You can wait on the world map by holding down the space bar.
  • Hint #4: You can recruit new men to your party in taverns.
  • Hint #5: You can give orders to your party while in battle.
  • Hint #6: A party with high morale moves more quickly while travelling on the map.
  • Hint #7: Wounded party members will heal faster while resting in taverns.
  • Hint #8: To quickly buy and sell items in inventory window hold down control key while you left click.
  • Hint #9: You can press Backspace key during battle to bring the command interface.
  • Hint #10: You will pay half wages to your troops while you are staying in a town or castle. Similarly you will pay half wages to troops you garrison in a castle.
  • Hint #11: You can leave any location instantly by pressing the tab key.
  • Hint #12: You can hold down the shift key to zoom-in while aiming at distant enemies.

With Fire & SwordEdit

The hints were mostly rewritten for With Fire & Sword, and are now as follows.

  • Hint #1: You can order your troops around the battlefield by calling up a movement flag. Hold down [F1] and place it with the mouse.
  • Hint #2: Weather conditions affect your party's movement speed on the map.
  • Hint #3: Click the 'Camp' menu button to access useful party functions such as wait and build protective wagon fort.
  • Hint #4: Visit taverns to recruit heroes and unique troops!
  • Hint #5: Pressing [Backspace] allows you to access the troop order screen while you are in battle.
  • Hint #6: Feed and pay your troops to boost their morale! A happy army moves faster on the overworld map.
  • Hint #7: Wounded party members will heal faster while resting in taverns.
  • Hint #8: To quickly buy and sell items in the inventory window hold down [Ctrl] while you left click.
  • Hint #9: With the right tactics a wise commander can turn the tide of battle. Use the number keys to select your troops and the F keys to select orders.
  • Hint #10: Troops waiting or stationed in towns or castles only consume half their normal wages. These troops ease your expenditures while protecting your assets!
  • Hint #11: You can leave any location instantly by pressing the [TAB] key.
  • Hint #12: Increase your firing accuracy: hold down the [SHIFT] key to focus your aim.

See alsoEdit

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