Quality: Average

Type: Urban ProfessionalIncreased training time based on unit type and quality, higher proportion of disciplined unit.

Soldiers: 75

Melee: 3

Missile: 14

Charge: 2

Weapon Type: Missile

Defense: 11

Armour: 7

Defense Skill: 4

Shield: 0

Hit Points: 1

Recruitment Cost: 585

Upkeep: 140

Fired at close range, this noisy, smoky and lethal weapon causes morale damage as well as physical hurt.
Fired at close range and quite accurate, with only a little chance of exploding and killing the person firing it. This early type of firearm is capable of firing deadly volleys that can pierce most armour. This noisy, smoky and lethal weapon is so intimidating it can cause its targets to run in fear.

  • Town Watch
  • Town Guard
  • City Watch
  • Militia Drill Square
  • Militia Barracks
  • Arquebusiers are available in Cities with a Militia Barracks after the Spainish Inquistion of 1481 and available until the Pike and Shot event of 1530.
    After the "Matchlock Developed" event in the mid 15th century, Arquebusiers may be recruited in Royal Armouries.