Best archers can transfer to crossbowmen company, where they gain quality weapons and armor. There is not many of such companies in the Royal Army, but its number grows every year due to the fact that the crossbow is much greater than the bow in both range and armor-piercing qualities. Wesnothian commanders appreciate the tactical possibilities of crossbow more than bow's shooting rate.

Tactical Info:

Pupil: Day type
* +5% accuracy and +1 vision range at daytime.
* -10% accuracy and -1 vision range at night.

Alignment: Selfless
* 25% damage bonus when there are 2 or more selfless allies around unit.
* 25% damage penalty when there isn't allies around unit.

Movement type: Military
* good at village and castles defending.

Armor type: Human in armor with shield
* resistant to blade and pierce damage and especially to impact damage.
* fractionally resistant to fire and cold damage.

Damage type: Blade & Pierce
* blade attack is effective against units without armor, especially against woses.
* blade attack is less effective against skeletons and trolls.
* blade attack is uneffective against ghosts and heavy armored units.
* pierce attack is more effective against cavalry and flying units.
* pierce attack is less effective against frogs, dwarves and skeletons.
* pierce attack is uneffective against woses, ghosts and heavy armored units.

Special abilities:
* firstshoot: shoots first in defense.



Advances from: Archer
Advances to: Royal Marksman
Cost: 32
HP: 40
Moves: 5
Vision: 5
XP: 80
Level: 2
Id: Royal Crossbowman
Abilities: dummy

Attacks (damage × count)

(image)sword(blade attack) blade4 × 4(melee attack) melee
(image)crossbow(pierce attack) pierce12 × 2(ranged attack) ranged(first shoot)


(icon) blade10% (icon) pierce10%
(icon) impact15% (icon) fire5%
(icon) cold5% (icon) arcane0%


TerrainMovement CostDefense
(icon) Castle160%
(icon) Cave230%
(icon) Coastal Reef230%
(icon) Deep Water0%
(icon) Fake Shroud0%
(icon) Flat140%
(icon) Forest250%
(icon) Frozen230%
(icon) Fungus250%
(icon) Hills250%
(icon) Mountains360%
(icon) Sand230%
(icon) Shallow Water320%
(icon) Swamp320%
(icon) Unwalkable0%
(icon) Village160%
Last updated on Sat May 18 01:03:33 2019.