Archer and Marksman are level 2 creatures of Castle recruited from Archers' Towers.
"Archers and marksmen are lightly armored troops armed with crossbows for ranged combat and daggers for light hand-to-hand fighting. Marksmen can get off two shots in each ranged attack." RoE manual
Heroes with a specialty
- Valeska the Knight has archers as a specialty, which increases the attack and defense skills of any archer or marksman each level she attains after the 2nd level, and gives them a speed bonus of 1.