Originally Posted by fezzick
The issue is that a soldier will only automatically attack an opponent who is either within the soldier's aggro range or who attacks the soldier or player. Any soldier that stands behind you (such as an archer) will be further from the fight than you are and may fail to see potential targets unless you stand near the fight. This is no problem for a guardian, as they stay near the fight anyway, but it can be a serious issue with a hunter that likes to stand back.
Originally Posted by Stubbins
I generally play a warden with an archer, so I have to remember this on the rare occasions I run a group skirmish in assailment stance. In most runs, my archer automatically makes ranged attacks without any problem.
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