Archer is the servant of Rin Tohsaka due to an slightly incomplete summoning process, Archer says he has no memories of who he really is. He tends to be very cynical, sarcastic, and a bit arrogant about his power/abilities.
His past is mysterious, and he does not know who he is. He is originally Rin Tohsaka's partner in Fate, Unlimited Blade Works, and Heaven's Feel route. In Unlimited Blade Works the movie, his true identity is Shirou Emiya (older version) or possibly the ideal "hero of justice" that Emiya has sought which has become a real heroic spirit. Sadly, he has abandon Shirou's idealistic views when he had to kill countless people to save other lives in the process.
Archer, who is created by Urobuchi Gen and Type-Moon, has no current information on what inspires his creation at this moment. He first appears in Fate Stay Night episode 1 and volume 1. For movies, he first appear in Unlimited Blade Works. His Japanese voice actor is Junichi Suwabe, and his English actor is Liam O' Brien.
Archer is a skilled marksman who also wields dual blades. He surprises his foes who underestimate his ability to adapt and think he can only shoot arrows. Archer's ability is replicating and creating swords by magic and memorization. His other ability is Unlimited Blade Works which is a reality marble.
I am the bone of my sword Steel is my body and fire is my blood I have created over a thousand blades Unknown to Death, Nor known to Life Have withstood pain to create many weapons Yet, those hands will never hold anything So as I pray, unlimited blade works.
He traps his enemy into his world where he creates thousands of swords that rain upon his enemy.
Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works
An alternate retelling of Fate/Stay Night based off of the original visual novel's scenario by the same name. It primarily focuses on Shirou, Archer, and ...