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.
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.
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.