Peasant Bowmen (Pox Arrows)

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Let poisoned arrows fly, and by blessed grace find their mark, though the bowmen may never know why.

Although they speak their vows of duty, the peasants of Bretonnia do not understand. It is not their business to understand or to think - only to do. They do not know why they are summoned to fight - these things being beyond their regard - yet when the Greenskin hordes are bearing down upon them, low-born men know they must fight or die. Sometimes they are fortunate enough to be armed with rudimentary weapons; bows, with arrows drenched in oil and lit, or dipped in diseased buboes. Unlike Men-At-Arms, Peasant Bowmen are not equipped from the armouries of the castle and so their longbows will often be their own possessions, handed down from father to son and, accordingly, are of variable quality. Peasants who survive a battle may think themselves lucky until they too are stricken by fatal pox, mayhaps from a cut received whilst loading their unfamiliar and cumbersome weapons!

Ranged Contact Effects

Peasant Bowmen (Pox Arrows) inflicts the following debuff when hitting an enemy with a missile attack.

Poison! (10 seconds)

  • -18% Armour-Piercing Missile Damage
  • -22% Missile Damage
  • -24% Speed
  • -18% Armour-Piercing Damage
  • -22% Weapon Damage

Attributes

Attribute Description
Expendable Witnessing friendly expendable units rout does not reduce other units' leadership, unless they are themselves expendable.
Hide (forest) This unit can hide in forests until enemy units get too close.

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