History Main / BowAndSwordInAccord

9th Sep '17 5:54:27 AM StFan
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The [[Pathfinder]] feat Opening Volley encourages a playstyle like this: tagging someone with a ranged attack makes them easier to hit with a melee attack.

to:

** * The [[Pathfinder]] ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' feat Opening Volley encourages a playstyle like this: tagging someone with a ranged attack makes them easier to hit with a melee attack.
28th Aug '17 7:31:25 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Faramir's rangers from Ithilien used bows and swords and were lightly armoured, but an exception is the Gondorian archers, who are depicted in plate armour, though it may have been a lighter style.

to:

** Faramir's rangers from Ithilien used bows and swords and were lightly armoured, but an exception is the mainline Gondorian archers, who archers are depicted in plate armour, though it may have been a lighter style.



* Legolas in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' uses both a bow and a long knife, although he prefers the bow.
* Beleg Cúthalion in ''TheSilmarillion'', one of the greatest archers in the First Age. He wielded Belthronding, a yew longbow; and Anglachel, a [[TalkingWeapon sentient]] [[EvilWeapon sword]] made out of starmetal.

to:

* ''Franchise/TolkiensLegendarium''
**
Legolas in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' uses both a bow and a long knife, although he prefers the bow.
* ** Beleg Cúthalion in ''TheSilmarillion'', one of the greatest archers in the First Age. He wielded Belthronding, a yew longbow; and Anglachel, a [[TalkingWeapon sentient]] [[EvilWeapon sword]] made out of starmetal.
3rd Aug '17 1:11:53 PM Abodos
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'', this distinguishes Link from the other Champions. [[ArcherArchetype Revali]] uses just the bow, the other three Champions use melee weapons, but only Link can use both.
3rd Aug '17 1:07:26 PM Abodos
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* It gives the author another tool for their hero to use, allowing for easier writing during action sequences.

to:

* It gives the author another tool for their hero to use, allowing for easier writing during action sequences.
sequences and extra strategic options for players in video games.
15th Jul '17 10:49:16 PM infernape612
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Alm from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Fire Emblem Gaiden]]'' used swords and bows upon promotion to Hero, as the first unit in the series able to use more than one weapon type.
** Nomadic Troopers in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe''. Lyn is capable of using swords and bows after she gets promoted to Blade Lord.

to:

** Alm from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Fire Emblem Gaiden]]'' used ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'' uses swords and bows upon promotion to Hero, as the first unit in the series able to use more than one weapon type.
** Nomadic Troopers in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe''. ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheBindingBlade'' and ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheBlazingBlade''. In the latter, Lyn is capable of using swords and bows after she gets promoted to Blade Lord.



** In ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path Of Radiance]]'', you can give bow-wielding Astrid a sword (or lance, or axe) upon promotion. You can also give a bow to Oscar (lance user), Kieran (axe user), or Makalov (sword user) when ''they'' promote. In ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn]]'', Fiona, Geoffrey and Oscar could learn to use a bow upon promotion to Silver Knight, and Astrid could learn to use a lance upon promotion to the same class.
** In the DS remakes of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia'', there is the Horseman, the promoted version of the Hunter, which not only learns how to use swords but also gets a horse. Quite useful.
** Assassins and Bow Knights in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''. Also, the DLC Bride class uses Bows, Lances and Staves.
** Warriors can wield a bow and an ''axe''. Generals can use a bow and a lance in the remakes of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia''.
** In ''VideoGame/TearRingSaga'', Holmes could gains sword upon promotion to Stealth Hunter. Also, the Lady Knight and Arrow Knight classes could use them, as well as the [[HorseArcher Mamluke]] upon promotion from Horseman. Plus, another class, the King's Knight, could use sword, lances, axes ''and'' bows!
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' there's the Bow Knights again, who now are promoted from either Outlaws (who use only bows) or Mercenaries (who only use swords). [[spoiler: According to the story this is the canon promotion of the BadassAdorable Selena, aka Severa from ''Awakening''. The player can reclass her into Hero, Bow Knight and sometimes other classes depending on their desaires, tho.]]

to:

** In ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path Of Radiance]]'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemPathOfRadiance'', you can give bow-wielding Astrid a sword (or lance, or axe) upon promotion. You can also give a bow to Oscar (lance user), Kieran (axe user), or Makalov (sword user) when ''they'' promote. In ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn]]'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemRadiantDawn'', Fiona, Geoffrey and Oscar could can learn to use a bow upon promotion to Silver Knight, and Astrid could can learn to use a lance upon promotion to the same class.
** In the DS remakes of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemShadowDragonAndTheBladeOfLight'' and ''VideoGame/FireEmblemMysteryOfTheEmblem'', there is the Horseman, the promoted version of the Hunter, which not only learns how to use swords but also gets a horse. Quite useful.
** Assassins and Bow Knights in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''. Also, the DLC Bride class uses Bows, Lances bows, lances and Staves.
staves.
** Warriors can wield a bow and an ''axe''. Generals can use a bow and a lance in the remakes of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia''.
''VideoGame/FireEmblemShadowDragonAndTheBladeOfLight'' and ''VideoGame/FireEmblemMysteryOfTheEmblem''.
** In ''VideoGame/TearRingSaga'', Holmes could gains sword can gain swords upon promotion to Stealth Hunter. Also, the Lady Knight and Arrow Knight classes could can use them, as well as the [[HorseArcher Mamluke]] upon promotion from Horseman. Plus, another class, the King's Knight, could can use sword, lances, axes ''and'' bows!
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' there's the Bow Knights again, who now are promoted from either Outlaws (who use only bows) or Mercenaries (who only use swords). [[spoiler: According to the story this is the canon promotion of the BadassAdorable Selena, aka Severa from ''Awakening''. The player can reclass her into Hero, Bow Knight is notably Severa's canonical promotion, used as an enemy in ''Birthright'' and sometimes other classes depending on their desaires, tho.]]certain DLC maps.
11th May '17 4:04:02 PM Akvo
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** The [[Pathfinder]] feat Opening Volley encourages a playstyle like this: tagging someone with a ranged attack makes them easier to hit with a melee attack.
24th Mar '17 1:18:47 PM ChaoticNovelist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The Creator/KevinCostner film ''Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves'' has Robin Hood doing this.

to:

* The Creator/KevinCostner film ''Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves'' has Robin Hood doing this.this because ''he's Robin Hood'' and is good with both.


Added DiffLines:

*''Film/AssassinsCreed2016'': In addition to being a MultiMeleeMaster, Aguilar is also a very good shot with a bow and uses it to pick off pursuers. However, he doesn't carry a bow with him (at least not on the mission depicted in the film).
25th Feb '17 10:25:38 AM DivineDeath
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodborne}}'' takes this trope to its most literal extreme with Simon's Bowblade, a sword that can turn ''into'' a bow.
10th Feb '17 9:09:43 AM GlitteringFlowers
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' there's the Bow Knights again, who now are promoted from either Outlaws (who use only bows) or Mercenaries (who only use swords). [[spoiler: According to the story this is the canon promotion of the BadassAdorable Selena, aka Severa from ''Awakening''. The player can reclass her into Hero or Bow Knight depending on their desaires, tho.]]

to:

** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' there's the Bow Knights again, who now are promoted from either Outlaws (who use only bows) or Mercenaries (who only use swords). [[spoiler: According to the story this is the canon promotion of the BadassAdorable Selena, aka Severa from ''Awakening''. The player can reclass her into Hero or Hero, Bow Knight and sometimes other classes depending on their desaires, tho.]]
20th Dec '16 6:05:33 AM GlitteringFlowers
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' there's the Bow Knights again, who now are promoted from either Outlaws (who use only bows) or Mercenaries (who only use swords). [[spoiler: According to the story this is the canon promotion of the BadassAdorable Selena, aka Severa from ''Awakening''. The player can reclass her into Hero or Bow Knight depending on their desaires, tho.]]
This list shows the last 10 events of 257. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.BowAndSwordInAccord