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This article is about the cavalry archer armor class. For the unit in Age of Empires II, see Cavalry Archer (Age of Empires II).
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The cavalry archer armor class is an armor class introduced in Age of Empires II: The Conquerors. All units that have an attack bonus against this class deal bonus damage against units with this armor class. It was created to make the Elite Skirmisher an even better counter against mounted archers by granting an additional +2 against them.

Cavalry archer units[]

The following units have the cavalry archer armor class and take bonus damage from attacks against this class. The number in brackets indicates the amount of armor. If there is no number, the amount is 0.

Anti-cavalry archer units[]

The following units have an attack bonus against the cavalry archer armor class. They are sorted descending by the amount of bonus damage they deal.

+6 bonus attack

+4 bonus attack

+3 bonus attack

+2 bonus attack

+0 bonus attack[note 1]

Civilization bonuses[]

  • The following Gurjara units get an attack bonus against the cavalry archer armor class:

Notes[]

  1. A unit with 0 bonus attack will do bonus damage against units with negative cavalry archer armor, such as the Elephant Archer.
Armor classes in Age of Empires II
InfantryInfantry · Spearman · Eagle Warrior · Condottiero
ArcherArcher · Cavalry archer · Skirmisher
MountedCavalry · Camel · War elephant · Mameluke
SiegeSiege weapon · Heavy siege · Ram
BuildingBuilding · Standard building · Wall and gate · Stone defense · Castle
ShipShip · Fishing Ship · Turtle Ship
OtherMonk · Unique unit · Gunpowder unit · Hero
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