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Apedemak Archers are the Nubian unique Foot Archer of the 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).
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 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.damage against Foot Archers and
- Apedemak is a warrior god of the Meroitic peoples of ancient Nubia, and the god of war of the Kingdom of Kush.