The archer speed debate

Because there are feats and natural Base Attack Bonus progressions that will allow fully dedicated archers to shoot several arrows in a single round (in some cases more than six arrows), many people call the archer insanely overpowered compared to real archers. Since I am writing a book that features an archer with awesome skills, I did some research on archery techniques and discovered that ancient Mongol horse-mounted archers could shoot six arrows in just a few seconds and do so accurately. There are videos on Youtube of a guy who has recreated the Mongol techniques and he has been documented as being able to shoot that fast and accurate from a running horse.

Then there’s this guy:

Advertisements

One thought on “The archer speed debate

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s