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Can you name the Medieval Siege Tools and Tactics?

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HintTool/Tactic
Elongated hole or pit for people to fall into
Giant crossbow thing
Continuous launching of projectiles over or at the castle walls
Heavy objects you throw at offending people
Relative to the catapult; this version uses traction
Extra troops hired for money
Can't go over,can't go under, let's try under
What spies do for attacking bucketheads
Usually the most heavily guarded part of the castle
Bunch of wood rods put together in an orderly fashion
Protects from castle archers
Breaks big objects
Castle inhabitants could leave unharmed
HintTool/Tactic
Cut off supplies and deplete castle resources
Most commonly known medieval launching mechanism
Big wood tower for getting over walls
Burning wheel rolling down the street
Incendiary weapon developed during the Roman Empire
Allows defender to shot at attackers safely from wall
Amount of ____ for defenders to truce or surrender
What was used to launch over walls and spread disease
Kettle of tar and pitch poured over attackers
Another version of the one above this slot
Things that are launched to burn you
Water surrounding walls/castle
Early contraption that used gunpowder and a big barrel

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