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Lt. Duncker
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Portuguese Atiradors

Wed May 02, 2018 5:39 pm

Sup guys,
y'all don't think the new Atiradors are a bit too much powerful? When it comes to playing AI, I like a challenge, but the atiradors are able to melt away any infantry really fast, and can also kill artillery. Sure hand cavalry can deal with them, but they can deal with anything else with relative ease. Part of the problem is the 'counter infantry rifling' tech: without it they do 1.8 damage against heavy inf., which is tolerable, but with it they do 7.8 against heavy inf. They tend to oneshot most infantries. Range 30, shoot as fast as musketeers, resist 60% ranged damage, take 1 pop, kinda low price. What's the purpose of Cassadors at this point?
 
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Re: Portuguese Atiradors

Mon May 07, 2018 6:25 pm

Is there a civilization unable to actually deal with it, or is the problem that a unit is made entirely obsolete because of it?
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Re: Portuguese Atiradors

Sat May 26, 2018 11:26 pm

I agree Lt.Duncker they are too much to deal with after patch 10.0a.
 
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an aca caraya
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Re: Portuguese Atiradors

Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:53 pm

we must see the pekhota and the atirador , are much with difference compared with the sharpshooter of usa , pekhota kill everything with a shoot and atirador kiil all an army of inf , artillery and dont speak protected by ordenanzas and halberdiers , poor casadores , i think the can do that super shoot as a log shoot and near shoot , as the sharpshooter
 
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Re: Portuguese Atiradors

Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:41 am

I also agree with you An aca caraya the Pekhotas and Artiradors are to much to deal with now. I'm glad the team are getting rid of those artiradors for good soon. The two civs I can't play against with at the moment.

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