What To Do With Prisoners In Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

What To Do With Prisoners In Mount & Blade II Bannerlord
You will often take prisoners after a fight but What To Do With Prisoners In Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord? In this guide we explain how to ransom off and sell prisoners so you can earn yourself some extra cash on the side. After all, you don’t want the extra mouths to feed.

Now, assuming you’re taking down bandits, looters and cut-throats, you shouldn’t be too bothered about the fate of those you capture. If, for some other reason, you’re slaughtering innocent farmers, what’s wrong with you? Either way, you’ll be happy to hear, prisoners of any variety are able to be traded for some much needed Denars. If you don’t want the additional money or you’ve captured a really strong unit, you can also recruit prisoners.

Important Update: Don’t sell your prisoners using “Sell All”. Instead select the prisoners one by one and sell them that way. This is a fast leveling method for Roguery and Trader XP.

What To Do With Prisoners In Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

How To Sell Prisoners In Mount & Blade II Bannerlord
You can check how many prisoners you have by highlighting the silhouette icon in the lower right, the Party icon. This tells you how many soldiers are in your party, how many are injured, and right at the bottom, how many prisoners you currently have held captive. Once you have your prisoners, you need to find a large town.

The small farms and hamlets where you typically recruit soldiers and buy grain will not work. It’s needs to be large, a big castle, a huge town, something a bit bigger than the regular farmsteads you see around. All of the larger towns and castles in Bannerlord have a Tavern. This is where you need to be.

When you visit a town select the “Tavern District”. After that, do not visit the tavern. Instead you want to select the option “Ransom your prisoners”. This will sell all of your currently held captives for the Denar amount listed in brackets. So for these ragged looters I captured in the nearby fields, I received 10 Denars. That’s 5 Denars a piece. Not really a lot of money but hopefully more valuable troops will be available later on. If the option to sell prisoners is not at the tavern, you don’t have any captives at that time.

And that’s how to sell prisoners.

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