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The Longbowman is the unique unit of the [[Britons]]. It has the longest range of any soldier. Like all unique units they take up 2 army camp space. The Longbowmen has no preferred target.
 
   
==General Assessment==
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===Strengths===
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''Longbowmen have the longest range of any troop. They do area-of-effect damage to their targets, making them excellent against bunched units. Protect longbowmen with heavy infantry or other units.''
*Long range.
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* Splash damage.
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===Summary===
===Weaknesses===
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*The 6-foot longbow favored by the English in the 100 Years' War was similar but superior to most other bows of the period.
*[http://age-of-empires-castle-siege.wikia.com/wiki/Catapult_Emplacement Catapult] and [http://age-of-empires-castle-siege.wikia.com/wiki/Trebuchet_Emplacement Trebuchet emplacements.]
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*It has the longest range of any soldier.
* [http://age-of-empires-castle-siege.wikia.com/wiki/Ballista_Tower Ballista towers.]
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*Splash damage.
* Slow moving.
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*Slow moving.
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*[[Catapult Emplacement]], [[Trebuchet Emplacement]] and [[Ballista Tower]]s are the weaknesses of the Longbowman.
==Tactics==
 
===Attack===
 
*Very deadly troops if used correctly. Use longbows to pick on buildings outside of the range of towers. Longbows are also ideal for protecting [http://age-of-empires-castle-siege.wikia.com/wiki/Trebuchet Trebuchets] and siege weapons.
 
===Defense===
 
*Longbowmen are best used in defense by walling them in. This is where their range excels and also does not allow them to wander out into the field to be met by [http://age-of-empires-castle-siege.wikia.com/wiki/Cavalry cavalry].
 
==Update Changes==
 
 
*1.3 Longbowmen do reduced damage against walls.
 
*1.3 Longbowmen do reduced damage against walls.
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===Offensive Strategy===
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*Very deadly troops if used correctly. Use longbows to pick on buildings outside of the range of towers. Longbows are also ideal for protecting [[Trebuchet]]s and siege weapons.
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===Defensive Strategy===
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*Longbowmen are best used in defense by walling them in. This is where their range excels and also does not allow them to wander out into the field to be met by [http://age-of-empires-castle-siege.wikia.com/wiki/Cavalry cavalry].
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{{Template:Cultural Unit
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|Civilization = Britons
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|Health1 = 290
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|Attack1 = 54
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|DPS1 = 16
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|Health2 = 348
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|Attack2 = 65
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|DPS2 = 19
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|Health3 = 418
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|Attack3 = 78
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|DPS3 = 23
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|Health4 = 480
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|Attack4 = 90
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|DPS4 = 26
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|Health5 = 552
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|Attack5 = 108?
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|DPS5 = 31}}
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== Statistics ==
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! scope="row" |Level
 
! scope="col" |Health
 
! scope="col" |Attack
 
! scope="col" |DPS
 
! scope="col" |Training Costs
 
! scope="col" |Training Time
 
! scope="col" |
 
Upgrade Costs
 
! scope="col" |Upgrade Time
 
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! scope="row" |1
 
|290
 
|54
 
|16
 
|40 food
 
|65 sec
 
|500 pennants
 
|instantaneously
 
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! scope="row" |2
 
|348
 
|65
 
|19
 
|50 food
 
|70 sec
 
|1,500 pennants & 87,500 wood
 
|1 day 8 hours
 
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! scope="row" |3
 
|418
 
|78
 
|23
 
|60 food
 
|75 sec
 
|4,000 pennants & 375,000 wood
 
|2 days 6 hours
 
|-
 
! scope="row" |4
 
|480
 
|90
 
|26
 
|70 food
 
|80 sec
 
|7,500 pennants & 715,000 wood
 
|3 days 12 hours
 
|-
 
! scope="row" |5
 
|552
 
|108?
 
|31
 
|80 food
 
|85 sec
 
|15,000 pennants & 1,500,000 wood
 
|4 days
 
|}
 
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[[Category:Units]]
 
[[Category:Units]]
 
[[Category:Cultural Units]]
 
[[Category:Cultural Units]]

Revision as of 13:38, August 21, 2015

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Longbowmen have the longest range of any troop. They do area-of-effect damage to their targets, making them excellent against bunched units. Protect longbowmen with heavy infantry or other units.


Summary

  • The 6-foot longbow favored by the English in the 100 Years' War was similar but superior to most other bows of the period.
  • It has the longest range of any soldier.
  • Splash damage.
  • Slow moving.
  • Catapult Emplacement, Trebuchet Emplacement and Ballista Towers are the weaknesses of the Longbowman.
  • 1.3 Longbowmen do reduced damage against walls.

Offensive Strategy

  • Very deadly troops if used correctly. Use longbows to pick on buildings outside of the range of towers. Longbows are also ideal for protecting Trebuchets and siege weapons.

Defensive Strategy

  • Longbowmen are best used in defense by walling them in. This is where their range excels and also does not allow them to wander out into the field to be met by cavalry.

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