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How To Equip Items To Companions In Mount & Blade II Bannerlord


Companions can level up and have equipment just like the main character. In this guide on How To Equip Items To Companions In Mount & Blade II Bannerlord we walk you through the process of giving equipment and gear to your Companions as well as how to give them Talent points to help with their progression.

Companions are a fantastic addition to your party in Bannerlord. They are strong units on the battlefield and can even be sent off to complete quests on your behalf. This is a fantastic source of income as you can often get 100s of Denar by sending your Companions on quests without lifting a finger. If you’ve yet to find one, check out our guide on how to recruit Companions.

How To Upgrade Troops In Mount & Blade II Bannerlord

Companions are basically copies of the main character in regards to how they can progress and the gear they can have. You can equip brand new armor, weapons, or talent points to any Companion in your party. This allows you to influence their progression, gear them up for specific tasks, or just create an army of Companion archers that decimate your foes from range.

The process of adding equipment or talent points to your Companion are nearly identical. Open the Character or Inventory tab. This is where you spend talent points and equip gear, respectively. At the top center of the screen you will see your characters name. This represents the currently selected character. There are two arrows, one on either side. Simply press the arrow to cycle through the available Companions. You can then equip items and adjust their Talent Points as required.

Special units can really help you recruit more troops. In this guide on How To Recruit Special Units In Mount & Blade II Bannerlord we explain a great but rarely used mechanic that lets you recruit more troops than just the towns and villages have to offer, including exclusive and special units.
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