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For the life of me I can't remember how to add equipment or armor to my hunter. It has been a while since I've last played Dwarf Fortress, and I have put together a set of leather armor that I would like my hunter to wear.

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Afaik you do it from the uniform menu in the army-related interface (haven't played the game for too long), but I'm not entirely sure, since I never got that far into the game o_e –  user1337 Jan 17 at 21:47
    
@user1337 I always start the game with a hunter fisher and farmer. –  Paralytic Jan 17 at 22:31
    
Why would you start with 3 food sector professions? –  Menno Gouw Jan 19 at 7:08
    
@mennoGouw more situational for me then that. I don't put points in professions before an embark I use the points to get dogs/cats and other more important items, I decide what they do by what their personality and physical traits determine them to be best at. if I am lucky enough to have everything I need and still able to get the early hunter fisher farmer I will. hunter more for defense from herds of badgers, the occasional bear and other thieving animals. fisher for the variety and shells and farmer for the stable food/drink supply. –  Paralytic Jan 19 at 20:11
    
@MennoGouw or you start with 7 miners, dig out the important parts, abandon & reclaim, and BAM, you have a fortress on day 1 –  user1337 Jan 28 at 19:26

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I believe a hunter should pick up a leather armor by itself like he does with a crossbow. However you could draft him into military and assign him any weapon and armor which he will be using for hunting when he has no military duties.

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It is actually impossible right now due to this bug: http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/mantisbt/view.php?id=1451

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