Mount & Blade: Warband is a critically acclaimed action role-playing game released on March 30, 2010. Developed by TaleWorlds Entertainment, this immersive title allows you to carve your path in a dynamic sandbox world where strategic prowess and swordsmanship reign supreme. Warband is available on various platforms enabling players to enjoy the game on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox. Players use their wits to lead armies, engage in battles, and build an empire. Because of the sandbox principle, players can traverse the landscape and develop their own story.
Mount & Blade: Warband Premise
Set in a medieval-inspired world, players will assume the role of a warlord. The game takes place in the fictional land of Calradia, a war-torn continent filled with different factions and kingdoms. You can support some, destroy others, or conquer it all.
When you start the game, you can create a customized character, selecting their background and attributes. You can choose your character’s gender, appearance, and skills.
Mount & Blade: Warband In-Game Mechanics
- Combat: Players engage in both ranged and melee combat, using an assortment of weapons such as swords, axes, bows, and crossbows. Combat requires skill and precision, as players must block, parry, and attack strategically to overcome opponents in challenging battles.
- Recruiting and Training Troops: As players progress, they can recruit and command a band of loyal soldiers. These troops can be trained and upgraded, unlocking various troop types, from foot soldiers to mounted knights. Strategic troop management is essential for success in large-scale battles and sieges.
- Diplomacy and Politics: Players can interact with the various factions and characters in Calradia, forging alliances, making deals, and navigating complex political landscapes.
- Kingdom Building: As players gain power and influence, they work to establish their kingdom. This involves capturing and defending territories, managing resources, and making critical decisions.
- Trading and Economy: Players can engage in a dynamic economy, buying and selling goods between towns and cities.
- Quests and Missions: The game offers a variety of quests and missions, ranging from simple errands to epic quests with significant consequences.
Mount & Blade: Warband Main Characters
While you create your character, the game is filled with dynamic NPCs. Some will look to betray, while others swear their undying loyalty. It’s up to you to figure out which is which. Here are just a few of the characters.
- Harlaus – King Harlaus is the ruler of the Kingdom of Swadia, a faction known for its strong cavalry and chivalric traditions.
- Ragnar – King Ragnar leads the Kingdom of the Nords, a faction known for its fierce Viking-inspired warriors.
- Graveth – King Graveth is the leader of the Kingdom of the Vaegirs, a faction with a strong focus on archery and cavalry.
- Yaroglek – King Yaroglek is the ruler of the Kingdom of the Khergits, a nomadic faction known for its swift horse archers.
- Sultan Hakim – Sultan Hakim leads the Sultanate of Sarranid, a faction known for its skilled horse archers and powerful infantry.
- Isolla – Lady Isolla is a claimant to the throne and plays a significant role in the game’s political dynamics.
- Count Delinard – Count Delinard is a vassal of the Kingdom of Swadia, and he plays a crucial role in the game’s early quests.
Mount & Blade: Warband Main Titles
Mount & Blade: Warband is the expansion to the highly successful Mount & Blade game. Since then, two more games have been released to the public.
- Mount & Blade (2008) – The original game that introduced players to the medieval sandbox world of Calradia.
- Mount & Blade: Warband (2010) – An expansion and standalone sequel to the original game, Warband brought significant improvements, new features, and multiplayer modes to the series.
- Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword (2011) – Another standalone expansion set in a different historical period, focusing on Eastern Europe during the Polish-Muscovite War.
- Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord (2022) – A highly anticipated and long-awaited sequel set 200 years before the events of the original game, offering improved graphics, deeper gameplay mechanics, and a more detailed world.
Mount & Blade: Warband Cheat Codes
Mount & Blade: Warband doesn’t have workable cheat codes on the console, but you can alter game files through Microsoft Windows and make cheat codes work.
Alright, so first, head over to the character screen and look for the statistics option, it’s usually in the bottom-left corner. Once you find it, click on it. After that, press the export character button and make sure to go through with all the boxes that pop up. Once you’re done with that, close or minimize Mount & Blade. Now, use the search function on your computer to find a .txt file with the exact name as the character you just exported.
C:Users”_username_”DocumentsMount&Blade WarbandCharacters. Edit the stats as you wish and then import your character.
For other cheats, make sure to “Allow Cheats” in the Config menu and use these corresponding inputs:
|CTRL + X||1,000 Gold|
|CTRL + SHIFT + F6||Knock out all of your troops|
|CTRL + F6||Knock out one of your troops|
|CTRL + X||1,000 Experience Point Bonus|
|CTRL + W||Add 10 points to weapon proficiency|
|CTRL + F5||AI Fights For You|
|CTRL + H||Full Health|
|CTRL + F4||Kill Enemy Automatically|
|CTRL + T||See All Parties|
|CTRL + F9||Slow Motion|
|CTRL + Left Click||Teleport Party to Cursor|
|CTRL + F3||Hurt Yourself|
|CTRL + F3||Hurt Allies|
|CTRL+Shift+H||Full Horse Health|
|Ctrl+Alt+F4||Knock out enemy troops|
Mount & Blade: Warband Cheat Codes FAQ
What are the Steam achievements for Warband?
|Eat 6 different types food concurrently.||Abundant Feast|
|Get either two agility related skills to 5 or one to 7.||Agile Warrior|
|Have two of the following skills at a 5; Trainer, Tactics, Leadership, or Persuasion.||Art of War|
|Be chosen as marshall.||Autonomous Collective|
|Win a battle against a lord or party who previously beat or captured you.||Baron got back|
|Defeat 10 enemy parties in the snowy regions of Calradia.||Best served cold|
|Finish reading one book through the camping screen.||Book Worm|
|Get one of your healing skills to 5.||Bring out your Dead|
|Kill 10 enemies with a throwing weapon’s secondary function.||Calradian Army Knife|
|Make your own faction.||Calradian Tea Party|
|(MP) Slay 50 foes with slashing weapons.||Choppy Chop Chop|
|Install and play one mod.||Community Service|
|As a ruler have 3 vassals.||Concilio Calradi|
|Make one of your ranged weapon skills 250.||Dexterous Dastard|
|(MP) Win a round of deathmatch mode.||Elite Warrior|
|As a female character, become queen of all Calradia.||Empress|
|(MP) In any multiplayer mode have more kills than deaths.||Every breath you take|
|You and your army have killed or wounded 5,000 enemy troops.||Force of Nature|
|Land a shot with a difficulty of 5 while using a throwing weapon.||Gambit|
|Cleanse the town of bandits in the opening mission.||Get up Stand up|
|As a female character, help a female claimant reclaim her throne.||Girl Power|
|(MP) Win a round of team deathmatch mode.||Glorious Mother Faction|
|Amass a fortune of 100,000 denars.||Gold Farmer|
|Help a lord or party win a fight.||Good Samaritan|
|Steal 3 cattle from a single village.||Got Milk?|
|Get married.||Happily ever after|
|(MP) Kill 100 people with mounted projectiles.||Harassing Horseman|
|Get a character to elope.||Heart Breaker|
|Harass wondering peasants on the map.||Help Help I’m being Repressed|
|Kill or wound at least 500 enemies.||Holy Diver|
|Promote one of your followers into a position of power.||I dub thee|
|You have completed the following achievements: Mace in yer Face!, Spoil the Charge, Agile Warrior, and This is our land.||Iron Bear|
|You have completed the following achievements: Trick Shot, Khaaan!, Agile Warrior, and Harassing Horseman.||Kassai Master|
|Kill 75 enemies with horse archery.||Khaaan!|
|You have completed the following achievements: Melee Master, Knights of the Round, Every breath you take, I dub thee/Good Samaritan.||King Arthur|
|Put a pretender on their rightful throne.||Kingmaker|
|Recruit 6 hero characters.||Knights of the Round|
|As a female character, give a companion character a great sword.||Lady of the Lake|
|(MP) Win one round in battle mode.||Last man standing|
|You have completed the following achievements: Abudant Feast, Mace in yer Face!, Sarranidian Nights, and Art of War/Melee Master.||Legendary Rastam|
|Face off against 100 enemies using custom battle mode.||Look at the Bones!|
|(MP) Kill 25 foes with a blunt weapon.||Mace in yer Face!|
|Kill 50 men as a female character.||Man Eater|
|As a female character, Capture and sell three NPC lords.||Man Handler|
|Assist your faction in conquering Calradia.||Manifest Destiny|
|Become the owner of at least 5 fiefs.||Medieval Emlak|
|Enter and win a tournament.||Medieval Times|
|Make one of your melee weapon skills 250.||Melee Master|
|Get either two strength related skills to 5 or one to 7.||Might makes Right|
|Visit every major town in Calradia.||Migrating Coconuts|
|Have two of the following skills at a 5; Looting, Inventory Management, Trade, or Prisoner Management.||Mind on the Money|
|Raise your soldiers’ morale from low to excellent.||Morale Leader|
|Kill 10 parties of mountain bandits.||Mountain Blade|
|Successfully defend a castle.||None Shall Pass|
|Have a -50 relation with a lord, village, or faction.||Old dirty scoundrel|
|Land a shot with a difficulty of 6 while using a crossbow.||Old school Sniper|
|Pick a fight with a lord by insulting him or by challenging him to a duel.||Pugnascious D|
|As a female character, make your own faction.||Queen|
|Learn 3 poems from tavern bards.||Romantic Warrior|
|Be granted your first fief.||Royality Payment|
|(MP) Win in Conquest mode.||Ruin the Raid|
|Camp in the Sarranid region of the map.||Sarranidian Nights|
|As a female character get into a duel with male lord by insulting him.||Sassy!|
|(MP) Perform 25 lance kills while mounted.||Shish Kebab|
|Sell 5 people to the ransom broker.||Sold into Slavery|
|You have completed the following achievements: Might makes Right, The Huscarl, Melee Master/Dexterous Dastard, and Holy Diver/Elite Warrior.||Son of Odin|
|(MP) Kill 50 cavalry while on foot, the enemy must be killed while mounted.||Spoil the charge|
|You have completed the following achievements: Might Makes Right, Choppy Chop Chop, Glorious Mother Faction, and Old school Sniper.||Svarog the Mighty|
|As a female character, raise your renown to 50.||Talk of the town|
|Engage in a conversation with a hero character through the party screen.||Talking helps|
|Raid 3 caravans and raid 3 villages.||The Bandit|
|Rule all of Calradia!||The Golden Throne|
|Kill 75 enemies with throwing weapons.||The Holy Hand Grenade|
|(MP) Kill 50 foes with throwing axes.||The Huscarl|
|Have a 7 in one of the following skills or a 5 in two; Tracking, Path-finding, or Spotting.||The Ranger|
|(MP) Your team successfully defended a castle in siege battle mode.||This is our land|
|(MP) Kill 25 people with throwing weapons.||Throwing Star|
|Land a shot with a difficulty of 10 while using a bow and arrow.||Trick Shot|
|Get the engineering skill up to 5.||Trojan Bunny Maker|
|As a ruler conquer 10 towns or castles.||Victum Sequens|