Mount & Blade: Warband is the first sequel for the game Mount & Blade. It is an action role playing game developed by TaleWorlds and published by Paradox Interactive on March 30, 2010.

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How do you win against the superiority of NPC Lords?

I am playing a female character and have fought a long time with the Kingdom of the Nords against Swadia, which resulted in them having only a few castles left. Now I am trying to help the female ...
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What is the point of cattle?

I know you can get them from razing villages, or by buying them. But what do you do with them?
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How do I get a castle?

In Mount & Blade: Warband, I swore allegiance to the Kingdom of Swardia. As such, I'm currently a Vassal under King Harlaus. The king, being the generous sort, awarded me a small fiefdom ...
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How do I swing a polearm while on horseback?

Most polearms come with a swing and thrust damage number, but while on horseback, the default attack seems to be only thrust. How do I swing a polearm while on horseback?
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Which are the improvements on single player in Mount & Blade: Warband?

I liked Mount & Blade and I would like to known which are the improvements on the single player in Warband about gameplay, graphics, etc.. I am not really interested in multiplayer.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of being a woman in Mount and Blade: Warband

I would like to know if there are any advantages or more disadvantages of being a woman in Mount and Blade warband. I know for example you need more points to become vassal (i believe its called) and ...
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How to improve faction relations from a very negative value?

After deciding to help Arwa the Pearled One, I found myself with some negative relations with several factions. I wasn't able to do much in those regions anymore, so I decided that I would start ...
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In Mount and Blade Warband, I want to stop being Swadian rebels

I tried to help out Lady Isolla of Suno when I had Dhirim and three or four castles. It didn't go well as in addition to the Swadians every other kingdom declared war on me. I thought if I told ...
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Is there a way to release (free) captured prisoners?

Is there any way to manually release captured prisoners at your own will? (let them go free) My specific situation is this: I have captured lords of a given faction, and that faction has since been ...
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Is there a mod that removes kingdomless lords?

After you take over every castle and town of a kingdom, often their lords (consisting of a party of 1) end up running around raiding all your villages by themselves. This is annoying because they are ...
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Will NPC Heroes use throwing weapons in melee if its the last one?

In Warband, if I give a hero all throwing axes, and he's down to the last throwing axe, will he start using it in melee or just chuck the axe and end up punching people?
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Can I stop my Lords from hating me?

Every time I assign a fief, I get +20 with the lord I assign it to. I also get -5 with every other lord. Now given that I have 8 lords. If I assign everyone a fief, thats: 20 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - ...
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Can I declare War without losing Honor?

The question basically says it all. I am the female ruler of my own Faction, the Kingdom of Metal. I begin my Wars by speaking to another Jarl or Count whatever and demand them to surrender, leading ...
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Mount and Blade Warband: Never awarded the correct points

Basically, When I enter a battle, it says, You will get 24 renown from this battle However at the end of said battle I get maybe 6-10 renown. In the tournaments it say 1st place, awarded ...
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Can I displace a king in Mount and Blade warband?

I just thought is there a way to displace a king, and get rid of him, so that I can take his place? I have conquered almost whole map, and I own only a few castles and cites, so I wouldn't like to ...
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Does leader skills of companions help anything?

Or does it only make sense to add skill points to those skills on my own dude? Clarification: When I say 'leader skills' I mean the skills marked with (Leader skill), not the Leadership skill ...
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What does being a Marshal entail?

Recently, I've managed to make a bit of a name for myself in Mount & Blade: Warband. The only problem is, I don't fully understand the responsibilities that come with this new title. Does this ...
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Do the party skills of my companions add up?

When leveling up my companions I wonder how much influence their skill values have. Personal skill seems clear enough that it only concerns the actual companion. Yet Party skills have me confused. ...
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How to dismount a horse?

I am in the tutorial level. I just mounted a horse and finished some tasks, yet now I am kind of stuck on the horse and do not know how to dismount. I also did not find any hint in the control setup.
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How do I give my soldiers armour in Mount and Blade Warband?

I'm fairly new to Mound and Blade Warband, but I have watched youtubers play and they always have an option to give their soldiers (Just normal ones) the rest of the loot and equip them after the end ...
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What should I do when my faction is dying?

I've finally gotten a good thing going. I'm a married vassal, have two castles next to each other, around 1000 guys divided between the castles and 100 fully upgraded cavalry men in my army. Things ...
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Mount & Blade Warband - Question Regarding Feasts

I've encountered a strange issue with the process of holding feasts. As a vassal, you can hold up to as many feasts as you want and there is absolutely no limit or a cool-down timer between each one ...
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How to fight with lances from horse in tournaments?

So I entered my first tournament. Fights are from horse and with lances. Yet most of the hits I land are rewared with a disappointing zero points damage. I am confused on how to fight properly.
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Advice for fighting multiple enemies at once

I really struggle when I have to take on more than 1 or 2 enemies at the same time. For example when training or villages and I have to fight against up to 4 villagers at once using a staff, or when ...
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Is there a way to change the player controlled faction's name?

I was part of Swadian rebels for a while, which didn't work out, and now, I have started my own kingdom, after the Nord king refused to grant me land. But the name of my kingdom is still Swadian ...
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What else can I do with a prisoner, except sell him?

So I've captured these three lords from the Kingdom of Vaegirs who keep looting my only fief - a situation I'm getting rather frustrated with. Is there anything I can do with them, except sell them? ...
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Is there a difference between “waiting methods”?

In Mount and Blade you can "Wait here for some time" in a castle, a city, a town (if it has a manor I think?), and a camp. In addition you can just stand around in the field and wait. Is there a ...
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What Is The Most Effective Way To Earn Money Without Raiding Villages?

I need to know what the most effective way to earn money is in Mount and Blade for a brand new character is. I don't want to raid villages however and wouldn't like to have to lose honor for it. ...
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Negatives to gaining levels in Mount & Blade: Warband

Are there any negatives to gaining levels? i.e. enemies will be stronger strictly based on what level your character is.
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Can you sabotage a faction you belong to?

Currently I am a vassal for the Kingdom of the Nords, with a small village part of my estate. It takes everything I have to just keep it from being raided since I don't know if / can't figure out how ...
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Limited Amount of Lords in a Castle?

Whenever I host a feast and all of my lords attend it, there's always a limit to how many of them are actually visible in the castle. Instead of other lords, some random wives show up, which is pretty ...
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Is there a way to prevent Lords from escaping?

I have a quest to capture a Lord from a certain faction, but they keep escaping after I have taken down their armies. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? Or at least increase the chance ...
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What is the maximum number of troops that can be on the field at once?

Without any modifications to the game, what is the maximum number of troops that one side can have on the battlefield at any given time? Are both the attackers and defenders allocated the same number ...
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Is there any difference in the behaviour of the different kingdoms rulers?

In Mount & Blade Warband, are the different kings of their respective countries? It's known that King Haurlaus of Swadia has a reputation for going to war, but is this due to his behavious being ...
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Should I always give fiefs to new vassals?

I have got about 5-7 vassals without fiefs, but with hight relation rate (about 60+ each). Should I give them fiefs or they won't leave me anyway? I have got 3-4 vassals with low relation rate (about ...
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Questions about the Floris Mod

I just started playing the game (single player), and really getting into it. But I'm not sure whether the game is worth playing through once first as is or by applying for example Floris Mod Packs and ...
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What is the fastest horse in Mount and Blade Warband?

I really enjoy the whole Riders of Rohan effect of leading my all-cavalry force in a thunderous charge against the scurrilous Nords. However, I don't like getting all bunched up: I want to be out in ...
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How Does Defense On Helmets Work?

In Mount and Blade Warband you can get helmets that add defense to your head (as you would probably guess) but, what I am wondering, is if getting hit in the head with and arrow, bolt, throwing axe, ...
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Is it possible to capture the bandit leaders?

Several times now, I've engaged one of the bandit leaders and his large swarm of bandits but they've escaped every single time. I'm wondering if its possible to capture them at all since they don't ...
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Concerns about running a kingdom

So I just got my kingdom running (sort of). I took it over from Vaegers and assigned castles and towns to some companions. Don't really know what I'm doing, so I did some research. Turns out, I ...
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How to upgrade Mount and Blade Warband, Non-Steam

I used to play mount and blade quite a lot and got back into playing it recently. I'm looking to download some mods and quite a few of the newer ones require version 1.154 whilst I noticed mine was at ...
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How do I improve my relationships with other factions?

As a king, how can I improve the relationship between my faction and other factions without going to war with other factions?
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Can I Improve vassal relations to king as Marshal?

I'm wondering if it's possible to, as Marshal, improve relations between vassals of my faction and the king. As it is, all but a few vassals have very negative relation levels with him and they're ...
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Does having extra horses in your inventory speed up your party? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you increase movement speed on the map in Mount & Blade Just what the title says. Does having unused extra horses in your inventory make your party travel ...
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How to unstuck NPC in A Clash of Kings - M&B Warband Mod

Recently, I asked Tywin Lannister to help me besiege Duskendale and he really did it. Unfortunately, he's still inside the castle and doesn't even want to patrol or to do anything. If I want to give ...
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Do companions level up before joining?

As per the title, do companions level as you level prior to joining your party, or are they simply a set level regardless of when you join them to your party?
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How can I order my troops to a specific location?

I've been watching a few tactics videos in order to know how to better position my troops, and I've noticed the players usually place a small flag in order to order their troops to a specific ...
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Can you force a vassal to re-spawn?

The Nord king seems to have disappeared and will not return (for several months now). His vassals mostly sit around doing nothing and they always say they don't know where the king is. Is there any ...
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The castle/village relationship

I captured a 2nd castle. I collected awesome taxes for a week. Then I saw the associated village was granted to another lord! I checked my first castle, and noticed the associated village had no lord ...
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Can I abandon my own faction in M&B: Warband? (PoP 3)

I've founded a new kingdom and realised there are still things I want to do before starting a big campaign - I can't for now help claimants or join somebody as mercenary. But i don't see there any ...