Should I give Archelaus back to Mithridates in Expeditions: Rome?

We don't negotiate with tricksters!

A meeting will take place between the player and Mithridates in Expeditions: Rome, during which both sides will discuss hostages. One of these hostages is Archelaus, a powerful opponent that can be traded back for extra troops.

Even though it may seem like a good deal (a few hundred troops for Archelaus), that decision will come back to bite the player. We'll just say that he will appear as an opponent at a very inopportune time. The benefit of trading him over is a slight approval from your adoptive father and a few hundred extra troops.

Related: How to beat Archelaus during the siege of Chalkedon in Expeditions: Rome

On top of that, he's much stronger once traded than he was in the beginning. He will have Archers with fire-type attacks that will are able to move around the map, and he can absorb attacks that hit 8 and below.

It isn't worth the hassle to bring back those troops, so we don't believe it's worth it. It is possible to beat him later without losing any allies if you need the troop power, but it is pretty difficult.

It's not too late to change the difficulty if it's too hard. Read What difficulty should I choose? Difficulty Levels in Expeditions: Rome for more on difficulty levels! For more info, guides, and news on Expedition: Rome, stay here on Pro Game Guides!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get updates on your favorite games!

About the Author

Aggy loves the video game industry and loves telling stories. Aside from that, he is an Author, Illustrator, and Computer Animator. https://linktr.ee/SirAggy
Find Jorge A. Aguilar 'Aggy' On: Twitter

Write A Comment

Should I give Archelaus back to Mithridates in Expeditions: Rome?

Comments are on moderation and will be approved in a timely manner. Please read the following rules before commenting:

  • All comments must be on topic and add something of substance to the post
  • No swearing or inappropriate words
  • No asking or begging for anything free
  • Do not attempt to start a poll in the comments
  • Comments in all CAPS will be removed
  • We reserve the right to remove a comment for any reason
  • Do not impersonate a staff member or influencer

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.