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Apedemak Archers are the Nubian unique Foot Archer of the Gunpowder Age.png Gunpowder Age, available to upgrade from Royal Kushite Archers (unlike most nations which retains the Crossbowmen/Heavy Archers until they are succeeded by Musketeers in the Enlightenment Age.png Enlightenment Age).


When Royal Kushite Archers become Apedemak Archers, they gain +20 hit points and +2 attack strength.

As with other Foot Archers, Apedemak Archers are effective against Heavy Infantry, but weak against Light Infantry and Heavy Cavalry. They also make excellent garrisons, increasing a building's garrison power more than other unit types.

Apedemak Archers do +6% damage against Foot Archers and Ranged Cavalry (including Mahouts), which makes them very effective when it comes to counter the Foot Archers of its age. When facing Crossbowmen, however, despite the sheer speed of Crossbowmen projectiles, the Apedemak Archers' damage bonus ensures that they will come out on top, which allows them to defeat all other Foot Archers of the age.


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