Mountain Bandit

Mountain Bandit

Weekly Wages
6-3 denars
Upgrades To...
Upgrade Cost
40 denars
Exp For Kill
88 xp
Ransom Value
73 denars

Mountain Bandits are bandits that roam the mountainous regions of Calradia, especially those controlled by the Rhodoks. They spawn in groups of 4 to 60.

Mountain Bandits in the original Mount&Blade are mounted about half the time on Steppe Horses or black Saddle Horses. Because they were mounted, they were usually hard to fight for lone adventurers and low level characters. They were converted to infantry-only units in Warband.

If captured in battle or rescued from another party's prisoners, Mountain Bandits can be upgraded to Rhodok Tribesmen.


Mountain Bandits say one of the following lines when encountering the player.

  • "We can do this the easy way, or the hard way..."
  • "Your money or your life!"
  • "We'll have our pay... or we'll have our fun."
  • "My men and I would like a word with you about your purse and your belongings."

Stats and equipmentEdit

Note: Troops have a set of default stats; at the beginning of a new game, these stats are randomly adjusted for each type of troop. The following is the default set for this troop as seen within the game code and may not reflect the specific stats you will see during actual gameplay. For more information, see Troop stats.

Mountain Bandit - Default Stats and Equipment
Stat Points
Level 11
Strength 7
Agility 5
Intelligence 4
Charisma 4
Health 42
(Possible): Felt Hat, Head Wrapping, Skullcap
Body Armor
Ragged Outfit, Rawhide Coat, Leather Armor
Hide Boots, Nomad Boots
Skill Points
Ironflesh 0
Power Strike 0
Power Throw 0
Power Draw 2
Weapon Master 0
Shield 0
Athletics 0
Riding 1
Horse Archery 0
Looting 0
Trainer 0
Tracking 0
Tactics 0
Path-finding 0
Spotting 0
Inventory Management 2
Wound Treatment 0
Surgery 0
First Aid 0
Engineer 0
Persuasion 0
Prisoner Management 1
Leadership 1
Trade 2
Weapon Type Points
One Handed Weapons 90
Two Handed Weapons 90
Polearms 90
Archery 90
Crossbows 90
Throwing 90
Melee Weapons
Nordic Sword, Spear, Flanged Mace, Maul, Falchion
Ranged Weapons
(Possible): Short Bow, Javelins, Arrows
(Possible): Fur Covered Shield, Hide Covered Round Shield, Wooden Shield, Nordic Shield
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