Swadian Skirmisher

Swadian Skirmisher

Weekly Wages
10-5 denars
Upgrades To...
Upgrade Cost
40 denars
Exp For Kill
114 xp
Ransom Value
96 denars

Swadian Skirmishers are the first specialized ranged fighter for the Kingdom of Swadia. They are similar in appearance and ability to their lower Militia counterparts, but have a definite chance of a crossbow and generally better armor and weapons.


A wise commander will keep these men behind the main line of infantry once the melee begins, on a hill if at all possible. Swadian Skirmishers tend to suppress the enemy with barrages of decent crossbow bolts.

Normally, when put in melee combat they are just as good as the Militia, except with the guarantee that they will have a crossbow. However, Skirmishers are not as powerful as Rhodok Crossbowmen and could be a waste of recruits instead of upgrading them toward Swadian Knights, arguably the strongest cavalry units in the game.


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.

Swadian Skirmisher - Default Stats and Equipment
Stat Points
Level 14
Strength 7
Agility 5
Intelligence 4
Charisma 4
Health 44
(Possible): Arming Cap
Body Armor
Red Gambeson, Aketon
Ankle Boots
Skill Points
Ironflesh 1
Power Strike 0
Power Throw 0
Power Draw 0
Weapon Master 0
Shield 0
Athletics 0
Riding 3
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 80
Two Handed Weapons 80
Polearms 80
Archery 80
Crossbows 80
Throwing 80
Melee Weapons
Club, Voulge
Ranged Weapons
Light Crossbow, Hunting Crossbow, Bolts
(Possible): Old Heater Shield

Troops in the Kingdom of Swadia
Swadian Recruit
Swadian Militia
Swadian SkirmisherSwadian Footman
Swadian CrossbowmanSwadian InfantrySwadian Man-at-Arms
Swadian SharpshooterSwadian SergeantSwadian Knight