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==Description==
 
==Description==
 
Chumen are the only category of enemy combatants in the Antaran Empire to visibly include women.
 
Chumen are the only category of enemy combatants in the Antaran Empire to visibly include women.
Both genders have gauntlets visible on their forearms and their partly-bound hair straggles over their faces. Male Chumen have dark hair and beards which look gray during combat. They wear dark ragged tunics and aprons over several layers of darker and lighter shirts and trousers. Female Chumen have orange hair and wear lighter brown ragged tunics over several layers of darker shirts and trousers, while female Chumen Mages have black hair and bloodstained clothing.
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Both genders have gauntlets visible on their forearms and their partly-bound hair straggles over their faces; their clothing is visibly tattered and torn. Male Chumen have dark hair and beards which look gray during combat. They wear dark ragged tunics and aprons over several layers of darker and lighter shirts and trousers. Female Chumen have orange hair and wear lighter brown ragged tunics over several layers of darker shirts and trousers, while female Chumen Mages have black hair and bloodstained clothing.
 
==In Battle==
 
==In Battle==
 
Chumen rove in groups of three to five, sometimes including Chumen Archers or Chumen Mages. While Chumen Archers are not visibly different from regular Chumen, Mages carry staffs.
 
Chumen rove in groups of three to five, sometimes including Chumen Archers or Chumen Mages. While Chumen Archers are not visibly different from regular Chumen, Mages carry staffs.
   
Chumen usually wear Leather Armor. All Chumen except Mages carry Swords, usually Long Swords. Mages usually carry Quarterstaffs. Archers are usually found with Long Bows and regular Arrows.
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Chumen may wear [[Armor (Betrayal in Antara)#Leather Armor|Leather Armor]] or [[Armor (Betrayal in Antara)#Chainmail|Chainmail]], carry [[Swords (Betrayal In Antara)#Long Swords|Long Swords]] or [[Swords (Betrayal In Antara)#Broadswords|Broadswords]], and sometimes bear [[Shields (Betrayal in Antara)#Banded Shields|Banded Shields]]. Their equipment is occasionally [[Enhancers (Betrayal in Antara)#Frostband|Iced]] or [[Enhancers (Betrayal in Antara)#Irthinide|Poisoned]]. Mages usually carry [[Staffs (Betrayal in Antara)#Quarterstaffs|Quarterstaffs]]. Archers are usually found with [[Bows and Arrows (Betrayal in Antara)#Long Bows|Long Bows]] and regular [[Bows and Arrows (Betrayal in Antara)#Arrows|Arrows]].
   
 
==History==
 
==History==

Revision as of 15:00, October 19, 2018

Chumen

Chumen on the road south of Camille.

Chumen are bands of hostile humans in the Antaran Empire in Betrayal in Antara. They are active in the province of Chuno and are first seen in Chapter 4.

For non-hostile Chumen, see Chuno.

Description

Chumen are the only category of enemy combatants in the Antaran Empire to visibly include women. Both genders have gauntlets visible on their forearms and their partly-bound hair straggles over their faces; their clothing is visibly tattered and torn. Male Chumen have dark hair and beards which look gray during combat. They wear dark ragged tunics and aprons over several layers of darker and lighter shirts and trousers. Female Chumen have orange hair and wear lighter brown ragged tunics over several layers of darker shirts and trousers, while female Chumen Mages have black hair and bloodstained clothing.

In Battle

Chumen rove in groups of three to five, sometimes including Chumen Archers or Chumen Mages. While Chumen Archers are not visibly different from regular Chumen, Mages carry staffs.

Chumen may wear Leather Armor or Chainmail, carry Long Swords or Broadswords, and sometimes bear Banded Shields. Their equipment is occasionally Iced or Poisoned. Mages usually carry Quarterstaffs. Archers are usually found with Long Bows and regular Arrows.

History

Among the Chunese people, the term "Chumen" refers to visibly differentiated descendants of those who survived the magical disaster that created the Waste. These deformed or disabled descendants of Chunese survivors were often feared for their physical differences and had a reputation for being unbalanced. While many Chumen men and women have resided in Chunese towns for generations and are accepted in their communities, others live as outlaws.

During the incursion of Wraiths in the Ridgewood, attackers include Chumen who have been maddened by being deprived of their souls by Wraiths.

Trivia

  • Female Chumen are the only enemies to have different vocalizations from the rest of the enemies in the game, using the same battle vocals as Kaelyn Usher.
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