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.

archer rise of kingdoms

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 
Slinger 1 All stone age 60 123 120 Very Fast 6 1
Bowman 2 All bronze age 125 128 128 Fast 8 2
Composite Bowman 3 All iron age 158 155 163 Normal 9 3
Crossbowman 4 Most dark age 192 192 187 Slow 11 4
Longbowman 4 Britain dark age 202 192 187 Slow 11 4
Chu-Ko-Nu 4 China dark age 197 197 187 Slow 11 4
Hwarang 4 Korea dark age 192 202 187 Slow 11 4
Royal Crossbowman 5 Most feudal age 220 216 212 Very Slow 13 10
Elite Longbowman 5 Britain feudal age 232 216 211 Very Slow 13 10
Elite Chu-Ko-Nu 5 China feudal age 227 222 212 Very Slow 13 10
Elite Hwarang 5 Korea feudal age 221 227 212 Very Slow 13 10

Archer Units

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Tier 1: Slinger

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

Stats


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
stone age Stone Age 60 123 120 Very Fast 6 1

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
bronze age Bronze Age 125 128 128 Fast 8 2

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
iron age Icon Age 158 155 153 Normal 9 3

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
dark age Dark Age 192 192 187 Slow 11 4

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
dark age Dark Age 202 192 187 Slow 11 4

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
dark age Dark Age 197 197 187 Slow 11 4

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
dark age Dark Age 192 202 187 Slow 11 4

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age 220 216 212 Very Slow 13 10

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age 232 216 211 Very Slow 13 10

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age 227 222 212 Very Slow 13 10

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


Age attack stat Attack defense stat Defense hp stat HP marching speed stat March Speed load stat Load power stat Power
feudal age Feudal Age 221 227 212 Very Slow 13 10

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.