Archer units are the second kind of units you could get in Rise of Kingdoms.

Archer units can be trained and upgraded through the Archery Range building.

There are several commanders that have special abilities to make the most of Archer units: Tomoe Gozen, Hermann, Kusunoki Masashige, El Cid or Yi Seoing-Gye.

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Archers – Rise of Kingdoms

Archer Comparison

Name 

Troop Tier 

Nation

Age 

attack stat Attack 

defense stat Defense 

hp stat Health 

marching speed stat March Speed 

load stat Load 

power stat Power 

Slinger1Allstone age60123120Very Fast61
Bowman2Allbronze age125128128Fast82
Composite Bowman3Alliron age158155163Normal93
Crossbowman4Mostdark age192192187Slow114
Longbowman4Britaindark age202192187Slow114
Chu-Ko-Nu4Chinadark age197197187Slow114
Hwarang4Koreadark age192202187Slow114
Royal Crossbowman5Mostfeudal age220216212Very Slow1310
Elite Longbowman5Britainfeudal age232216211Very Slow1310
Elite Chu-Ko-Nu5Chinafeudal age227222212Very Slow1310
Elite Hwarang5Koreafeudal age221227212Very Slow1310

Archer Units

slinger rise of kingdoms

Tier 1: Slinger

Slingers use simple slingshots to attack the enemy. Their obvious disadvantages include poor accuracy and limited range.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
stone age Stone Age60123120Very Fast61

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

dexterity
Dexterity

All of the body parts are perfectly coordinated. Attack damage increased.

bowman

Tier 2: Bowman

Well-trained soliders who can cause major problems for enemies with their light shortbows, particularly when defending against sieges

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
bronze age Bronze Age125128128Fast82

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Agility
Agility

Talented solider gets trained by gaining experience on the battlefield. Defense power increased.

elite troops
Elite Troops

The true warrior put honor and glory above his life. HP increased.

Composite Bowman

Tier 3: Composite Bowman

The composite bow is cheap, powerful, and easy to master. As a result, it has become increasingly popular.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
iron age Icon Age158155153Normal93

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Veteran
Veteran

Only the most experienced soldiers know how to survive throughout brutal wars. HP increased

Keen Arrows
Keen Arrows

Super strong arrows that can easily penetrate any thick armor. This is such a nightmare for the enemies. Attack damage increased.

Tier 4 Archer Units

  • Crossbowman
  • Longbowman (Britain)
  • Chu-Ko-Nu (China)
  • Hwarang (Korea)

Crossbowman

Tier 4: Crossbowman

“Even new recruits can easily handle these deadly weapons. That is why they changed the face of war forever.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
dark age Dark Age192192187Slow114

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Accuracy

Attack damage increased. One shot, one kill.

Alertness
Alertness

The special ability to know when the danger is coming is super essential. Defense power increased.

 

Longbowman (Britain)

Tier 4: Longbowman (Britain)

“Even new recruits can easily handle these deadly weapons. That is why they changed the face of war forever.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
dark age Dark Age202192187Slow114

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Accuracy

Attack damage increased. One shot, one kill.

Alertness
Alertness

The special ability to know when the danger is coming is super essential. Defense power increased.

Chu-Ko-Nu (China)

Tier 4: Chu-Ko-Nu (China)

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
dark age Dark Age197197187Slow114

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Accuracy

Attack damage increased. One shot, one kill.

Alertness
Alertness

The special ability to know when the danger is coming is super essential. Defense power increased.

Hwarang (Korea)

Tier 4: Hwarang (Korea)

Unlike normal warriors, the Hwarang are usually well-educated, which allows them to make correct choices at critical moments.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
dark age Dark Age192202187Slow114

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Accuracy

Attack damage increased. One shot, one kill.

Alertness
Alertness

The special ability to know when the danger is coming is super essential. Defense power increased.

Tier 5 Archer Units

  • Royal Crossbowman
  • Elite Longbowman (Britain)
  • Elite Chu-Ko-Nu (China)
  • Elite Hwarang (Korea)

 

Royal Crossbowman

Tier 5: Royal Crossbowman

Fast, calm, and remorseless, these unparalleled killers never miss. Those who stand in their way will find only death.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age220216212Very Slow1310

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Strong Bow

Has the best arrows made by the best artisans. They are the next-level destructive power. Attack increased/

Giant Shield
Giant Shield

Most powerful weapons cannot inflict any damage to this giant shield. Defense increased.

Elite Longbowman (Britain)

Tier 5: Elite Longbowman (Britain)

A combination of heavy arrows and precise marksmanship makes elite longbowmen the kings of the battlefield.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age232216211Very Slow1310

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Strong Bow

Has the best arrows made by the best artisans. They are the next-level destructive power. Attack increased/

Giant Shield
Giant Shield

Most powerful weapons cannot inflict any damage to this giant shield. Defense increased.

Elite Chu-Ko-Nu (China)

Tier 5: Elite Chu-Ko-Nu (China)

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age227222212Very Slow1310

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Strong Bow

Has the best arrows made by the best artisans. They are the next-level destructive power. Attack increased/

Giant Shield
Giant Shield

Most powerful weapons cannot inflict any damage to this giant shield. Defense increased.

Elite Hwarang (Korea)

Tier 5: Elite Hwarang (Korea)

A combination of heavy arrows and precise marksmanship makes elite longbowmen the kings of the battlefield.

Stats


Ageattack stat Attackdefense stat Defensehp stat HPmarching speed stat March Speedload stat Loadpower stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age221227212Very Slow1310

Skills


Ranged Attack
Ranged Attack

Attacking from a far distance helps countering Infantry units but can be easily countered by cavalry units.

Accuracy
Strong Bow

Has the best arrows made by the best artisans. They are the next-level destructive power. Attack increased/

Giant Shield
Giant Shield

Most powerful weapons cannot inflict any damage to this giant shield. Defense increased.

Archer Units
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