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Vaegir Marksman

Vaegir Marksman

Culture
Weekly Wages
27-14 denars
Upgrades To...
N/A
Upgrade Cost
N/A
Exp For Kill
230 xp
Ransom Value
192 denars

Vaegir Marksmen are the highest tier archers for the Kingdom of Vaegirs.

TacticsEdit

These units are generally considered to be the best bow-wielding archers in the game, and can unleash a hail of arrows that will destroy opposing infantry. However, these troops' damage per second and damage per arrow are lower than that of the crossbow-wielding Rhodok Sharpshooters.

Consequently, they are an inferior choice for attacking and defending castles when compared to the Sharpshooters, as they lack the staying power necessary to survive long sieges. This disadvantage is not present in field battles due to the battles' shorter duration. There, archers rarely have enough time to unload their entire quiver, making total possible damage output less important than rate of fire, accuracy, and mobility.

The Marksmen's high firing rate is very strong against infantry, especially when fighting against weakly-armored or unshielded troops. Their high firing rate will harass the enemy advance and can also make these troops a solid counter to enemy archers, which is vital as many other Vaegir troops forgo using a shield in favor of a larger weapon.

Vaegir Marksmen have clear tactical value, different than Rhodok Sharpshooters. If you can take them to the right place with the right protection, these troops will more than earn their pay. Combining the arms of Rhodok Sharpshooters and Vaegir Marksmen makes for an impressively powerful display of archery that can stop a charge in its tracks, and finish off the stunned infantry with crossbow bolts.

As with all archer types, they must be defended by a spear wall, protected by heavy infantry, or screened by allied cavalry to mitigate the threat of an enemy cavalry charge.

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.

Vaegir Marksman - Default Stats and Equipment
Attributes
Stat Points
Level 24
Strength 14
Agility 5
Intelligence 4
Charisma 4
Health 53
Armor
Helmets
Helmet with Lamellar Guard, Spiked Cap, Vaegir Helmet
Body Armor
Leather Vest, Studded Leather Coat
Boots
Leather Boots
Gloves
None
Skills
Skill Points
Ironflesh 2
Power Strike 0
Power Throw 1
Power Draw 5
Weapon Master 0
Shield 0
Athletics 3
Riding 0
Horse Archery 0
Looting 0
Trainer 0
Tracking 0
Tactics 0
Path-finding 0
Spotting 0
Inventory Management 0
Wound Treatment 0
Surgery 0
First Aid 0
Engineer 0
Persuasion 0
Prisoner Management 0
Leadership 0
Trade 0
Proficiencies
Weapon Type Points
One Handed Weapons 80
Two Handed Weapons 80
Polearms 80
Archery 140
Crossbows 80
Throwing 80
Weapons
Melee Weapons
Axe, Voulge, Sabre
Ranged Weapons
Strong Bow, War Bow, Barbed Arrows
Shields
None
Mount
None


Troops in the Kingdom of Vaegirs
Vaegir Recruit
Vaegir Footman
Vaegir SkirmisherVaegir Veteran
Vaegir ArcherVaegir InfantryVaegir Horseman
Vaegir MarksmanVaegir GuardVaegir Knight

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