Aoe4's closed beta finally is starting on August 5th. If you want to participate you can signup by following the instructions on the news post: https://www.ageofempires.com/news/aoeiv-closed-beta/
Looks like this beta will be really short, running only from August 5th through August 16th.
Damage is calculated as follows:
For each attack class that the attacker has, subtract the corresponding armor class of the unit being attacked (or the unit's "base armor" if it doesn't have a corresponding armor class, which is usually 1000). If this difference is negative, set it to 0.
Oh, there's a bit more to the answer.
The TC fires only secondary projectiles, so the attack stats that matter are those of the arrows, not those of the TC. The TC's projectile has 5 pierce attack and 5 building attack. The TC has 5 pierce armor and 0 building armor. Fletching increases the...
The TC requires more Villagers to be garrisoned in order to fire its maximum of 10 arrows.
The extra damage from Fletching actually does apply, so each arrow does 6 damage instead of 5. If you can get the TC to fire all 10 arrows, then it is more attack with Fletching. But having 3 extra Vils...
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