Best Edward of Woodstock Commander Guide ROK

Best Edward of Woodstock Commander Guide: Skills, Talent Builds, Pairs & Roles

Introduction


Welcome to our in-depth Rise of Kingdoms guide for Edward of Woodstock. This informative guide was created to help provide an overview of Edward of Woodstock skills, talent tress, gameplay, strategies, and guides in Rise of Kingdoms. The purpose of this overview guide is to help new and experienced players understand how to play Edward of Woodstock right and maximize strategic advantages.

Edward of Woodstock is another popular legendary commander in Rise of Kingdoms. He comes with a nationality of Britain and is available after your kingdom turns to 120 days old. Unlike Boudica and other offensive commanders, Edward of Woodstock is a well-equipped commander specialized to deliver massive amount of damage in matter of times. Making him an exceptional choice for PvP battles.

Before you can play Edward of Woodstock, you will need to gather 10 Edward of Woodstock sculptures. Which you can get it via chests, wheels, and sometimes through special events. That being said, we are going to share more about his skills, talent builds, and commanders to pair with further in this commander guide. Stick around to learn more about Edward of Woodstock as your potential / brand new commander.

Overview


Best Edward of Woodstock Skills


Coming next in our best Edward of Woodstock commander guide for beginners, we are going to talk about his skills and how you can make the most of it. While this legendary commander is good at dealing damage, it is worth to mention that he is a very fragile commander. He takes in more damage compared to other commanders, which means you will never want to have him serve as the frontline commander at all.

Archer’s Honor
Archer's Honor ROK

Rage Requirement: 1350
Deals massive damage to a single target. Once used, will reduce the rage of Edward’s troops by 300 (cannot drop below 0 rage).

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Direct Damage Factor: 1500 / 1700 / 1900 / 2200 / 2500
Damage Factor (When Secondary Commander): 750 / 850 / 950 / 1100 / 1250

Archer’s Honor is an incredible powerful active skill that does a serious amount of damage. This active skill automatically puts Edward of Woodstock as the primary commander so to maximize his damage. Max out this active skill first.

Vengeful Crusade
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increases archer units’ health and march speed while troops are on the map.

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Archer Health Bonus: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Archer March Speed Bonus: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%

Gives a 30% bonus to both health and march speed for archers while on the map. Nice boost.

Crécy’s Campaign
Crécy's Campaign ROK

When the army led by this commander contains only archer units, increases skill damage and increases damage dealt to infantry units by archer units.

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Skill Damage Bonus: 5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 25%
Damage To Infantry Units Increased By: 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%

If you do a full archer army only, then the damage of Edward of Woodstock’s skills is increased by 25%. Which means the damage of active skill goes up to 2,750 damage – a nice massive damage boost. Plus, archers do 5% more damage to infantry.

Limoges’ Ambush
Limoges' Ambush ROK

When the army led by this commander is at 70% strength or higher, increases the attack of archer units and decreases defense by 10%.

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Archer Attack Bonus: 15% / 20% / 25% / 30% / 40%

While the army strength is above 70%, archers do 40% more damage. This passive skill is similar to Genghis Khan’s passive skill for cavalry.

All or Nothing
All or Nothing ROK

Increases normal attack and counterattack damage by 50% for 2 seconds after using a skill.

Whenever Edward of Woodstock uses his skill, the damage of troops normal attack and counterattack is increased by 50%. Which gives a nice sustained damage boost for a short time.

Best Edward of Woodstock Talent Trees


In this part, we will talk about which talent builds to use for this legendary commander. Because of the fact that he is easy to get killed on the battlefield, it is best to position him as the support commander on the battlefield while your more powerful armies takes the frontline like Alexander the Great for instance. Here, we have 2 best talent builds to choose for Edward of Woodstock.

PvP Talent Build

Edward of Woodstock PvP Talent Build

One of the best talent build is PvP and it works well with his skill set. Although, it doesn’t generate rage as fast as the second talent build, this is designed to provide blanket buffs to archers, specifically in attack, defense, march speed and health. A solid talent build for making your troops slightly more tanky in heat of battles.

Nuker Talent Build

Edward of Woodstock Nuker Talent Build

If you want to transform Edward of Woodstock into one of the most powerful nuker available in your arsenal, this talent build is the way to go. Instead of investing points to boost your archers, majority of the points goes to increasing the speed of rage generation and doing even more damage with skills. Good choice for dealing major blows.

Best Recommended Roles (Primary / Secondary)


By default, Edward of Woodstock takes the role as primary commander, completely. This is to maintain his full damage for active skill damage.

Mixed Armies

  • Balanced DPS (Secondary)
  • Tank (Secondary )
  • Budget Siege (Secondary)

Pure Infantry

  • Balanced DPS (Secondary)
  • Tank (Secondary )
  • Budget Siege (Secondary)

Pure Cavalry

  • Balanced DPS (Secondary)
  • Tank (Secondary )
  • Budget Siege (Secondary)

Pure Archers

  • Balanced DPS (Primary / Secondary)
  • Tank (Primary / Secondary )
  • Budget Siege (Primary / Secondary)

Best Secondary Commander Pairs


Before we list out the best secondary commanders to pair with Edward of Woodstock,  I want to point out that he specializes in archer. Which means he works the best and gets the most boost when pairing with other commanders who is also specialized in archers. Here’s our recommended commanders for pairing with Edward of Woodstock, the Black Prince:

Yi Seong-Gye

Yi Seong-Gye Commander Rise of Kingdoms

If you are looking for a secondary commander to pair with who can massively boost Edward of Woodstock’s combat capabilities, Yi Seong-Gye is absolutely beast. He gives 50% damage bonus to skills and has a small chance to increase damage of archers by 80%. Plus a chance to gain 100 rage which means Edward of Woodstock can whittle his active skill more often.

If you are concerned about lack of the ability to do splash damage, Yi Seong-Gye has your back. Because he can hit up to 5 targets in a full circle area. Great for handling multiple targets while the primary commander do all the heavy lift.

Tomyris

Tomyris Commander Rise of KingdomsTomyris is another solid commander to further increase the damage of single target. She isn’t like other commanders since poison is her specialty. But when you pair her with Edward of Woodstock, both get damage bonus and improved defense against cavalry.

Tomyris can do upwards to roughly 2,000 damage using her active skill when depleting all the 15 stacks. Making her a solid commander for delivering massive blow in addition to Archer’s Honor.

 Ramesses II

Ramesses II Commander

Another good commander to pair with is Ramesses II. He gives a solid combination of attack and defense bonus, making this pair quite tanky to help offset Edward of Woodstock’s fragile defense. Furthermore, Ramesses II is an excellent debuffer as he reduces the enemy’s defense, making it easier to do more damage.

Bonus point, if you have Ramesses II maxed out then his active skill will prevent them from healing for 2 seconds. Which will hinders their ability to withstand battle in the long run. Good for killing your enemies quickly.

 

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