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An archery unit is a unit specialized in pre-gunpowder ranged weapons.

All of them have 1 Move. They attack adjacent tiles just like melee units. Being land units, they benefit from Barracks.

Civ4[]

In Civilization IV, the archery units are:

Name Civilization Techs Resources Strength Traits
Archer
Archer
Archery
Archery
3 1 First Strike

+50% City Defense

+25% Hills Defense

Babylonian
Babylonian
Archery
Archery
3 1 First Strike

+50% City Defense

+25% Hills Defense

+50% vs. Melee Units

Malinese
Malinese
Archery
Archery
3 1-2 First Strikes

+50% City Defense

+25% Hills Defense

Longbowman
Longbowman
Archery
Archery

Feudalism
Feudalism

6 1 First Strike

+25% City Defense

+25% Hills Defense

Crossbowman
Crossbowman
Archery
Archery

Machinery
Machinery

Iron (Civ4).png Iron 6 1 First Strike

+50% vs. Melee Units

Chinese
Chinese
Archery
Archery

Machinery
Machinery

Iron (Civ4).png Iron 6 2 First Strikes

+50% vs. Melee Units

Causes Collateral Damage (max. 60%)

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