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This article is about the the outlaw trainable at the Saloon of the United States civilization. For the similar outlaw from the United States revolution, see Cowboy (revolution).

A dangerous outlaw on horseback.
—In-game description

The Cowboy is an outlaw in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition that replaces the Comanchero for the United States. Unlike the Comanchero, the Cowboy is available on all maps.

Overview[]

Special ability[]

Bull's Eye.png Bull's Eye (automatically activated when attacking): Fires a single shot from a rifle, which deals 48 damage (96 vs. heavy cavalry, 77 vs. shock infantry, 72 vs. artillery, 24 vs. villagers) and has a maximum range of 18.

Further statistics[]

As Cowboys are unique to the United States, only technologies that they have access to are shown in the following table:

Unit strengths and weaknesses
Strong vs. Heavy cavalry, artillery
Weak vs. Heavy infantry, ranged infantry, light cavalry
Improvements
Hit points Comanche Horse Breeding.png Comanche Horse Breeding (+10%)
Cree Tanning.png Cree Tanning (+5%)
Navajo Weaving.png Navajo Weaving (+5%)
Dance Hall.png Wild West (+20%)
Peacemakers.png Peacemakers (+30%)
Attack Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+10%)
Smokeless Powder.png Smokeless Powder (+30% siege attack)
Dance Hall.png Wild West (+20%)
Peacemakers.png Peacemakers (+30%)
Range Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+2)
Sight Town Watch.png Town Watch (+2)
Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+2)
Speed Comanche Mustangs.png Comanche Mustangs (+10%)
Apache Endurance.png Apache Endurance (+5%)
Creation speed Mass Cavalry.png Mass Cavalry (-50%)
Dance Hall.png Wild West (-50%)
Cheyenne Horse Trading.png Cheyenne Horse Trading (-25%)
Inca Chaquis Messengers.png Incan Chasquis Messengers (-25%)
Train cost Mapuche Ad-mapu.png Mapuche Ad-mapu (-10% coin cost)
Other Refreshing Beverages.png Refreshing Beverages (Bull's Eye cooldown -30%)

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