“ Secretive, skilled archer that can hit distant targets as well as shoot fast at short range. Good against infantry. ” —In-game description
Desert Archer is an outlaw archer in that can be trained by African civilizations at the Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - The African Royals Watch Tower once the Commerce Age is reached, and by European and Asian civilizations in African maps.
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Home City Cards [ ]
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: TEAM Shipment that is sent to each player in a team Green
TEAM Inca Bridges
Infantry and civilian units get +5% speed; +1 Chasqui
TEAM Shivaji's Tactics
All units get +5%
hit points and attack
TEAM Archaic Soldier Training
Pikeman, Crossbowman, Longbowman, Otontin Slinger, Aenna, Cetan Bowman, Yumi Archer, Jungle Bowman, and Desert Archer train time -50%; Old Han Army, Standard Army, and Ming Army train time -25%
All units get +10
Changelog [ ]
The African Royals [ ]
Originally, Desert Archers cost 30 , 70 food , had a Long Range Attack range of 20 and a Short Range Attack range of 12. With coin update 43871, Desert Archers cost 30 , 75 food , have a Long Range Attack range of 22 and a Short Range Attack range of 16. coin
In-game dialogue [ ]
The Desert Archer speaks Arabic, reusing
Saracens' military units' dialogue files from .
Age of Empires II
Select 1 Na'am? (نعم؟) - Yes?
Select 2 Mosta'ed (مستعد) - I'm ready
Select 3 Amrok (أمرك) - Your order?
Move 1 Na'am (نعم) - Yes
Move 2 Sa af'al (سأفعل) - I will do it
Move 3 Hassanan (حسناً) - Okay
Attack 1 Hojoom! (!هجوم) - Attack!
Attack 2 Al quetal! (!القتال) - We'll fight!
Attack 3 Na'am! (!نعم) - Yes Attack 4 Al hojoom! (!الهجوم) - We attack!
History [ ]
“ The deserts and plains of Africa played host to many nomadic and pastoralist groups. While some were largely peaceful, others practiced a far more predatory existence and raided rival groups and sedentary settlements to capture or extort resources. ”
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