Egyptian Gameplay Information


The armies of Pharaoh were feared throughout the ancient world. Though not as powerful as they once were, the thundering hordes of Egypt, when unleashed, are still deadly.

Overall Unit Summary:

The Egyptians maintain a balance between their forces, but their main asset is their chariots. Speed is one of their biggest pros.

Initial Imperial Campaign Cities:

Alexandria (Capital, Large Towm), Memphis (Minor city), Thebes (Large Town), Jerusalem (Large Town), Sidon (Large Town), Salamis (Town).

Trainable Units:

Note that these units represent what can be trained if the needed buildings are present.

Peasants, Nubian Spearmen, Nile Spearmen, Desert Axemen, Pharoah's Guards, Slingers, Skirmishers, Bowmen, Pharaoh's Bowmen, Nubian Cavalry, Desert Cavalry, Nile Cavalry, Egyptian Chariots, Egyptian Cavalry General, Egyptian Chariot General, Camel Archers, Egyptian Chariot Archers, Onagers, Heavy Onagers.

Constructable Buildings:

Note that these buildings chains are not all that influence the ability to construct them. Population and existing buildings are also factor.

Building TypeTownLarge TownMinor CityLarge CityHuge City
Core BuildingsGovernor's HouseGovernor's VillaGovernor's PalaceCouncilor's ChambersPharaoh's Palace
WallsWooden PalisadeWooden WallStone WallLarge Stone WallEpic Stone Wall
BarracksBarracksMilitia BarracksCity BarracksArmy Barracks 
Stables StablesCavalry StablesElite Cavalry Stables 
Ranges Practice RangeArchery RangeCatapult RangeSiege Engineer
TradersTraderMarketBazaarGrand BazaarMerchants' Quarter
Smithies BlacksmithArmourer Foundry
Ports PortShipwright  
Water Supply SewersPublic Baths  
FarmsLand ClearanceCommunal FarmingCrop RotationIrrigationGreat Estates
RoadsRoadsPaved Roads 
Academies AcademyScriptoriumLudus Magna
Exection Squares Execution SquareSecret Police HQSecret Police Network
Temples of FertilityShrine to IsisTemple to IsisLarge Temple to IsisAwesome Temple to IsisTemple City (Isis)
Temples of FunShrine to OsirisTemple to OsirisLarge Temple to OsirisAwesome Temple to OsirisTemple City (Osiris)
Temples of HealingShrine to ImhotepTemple to ImhotepLarge Temple to ImhotepAwesome Temple to ImhotepTemple City (Imhotep)
Temples of JusticeShrine to SetTemple to SetLarge Temple to SetAwesome Temple to SetTemple City (Set)
Temples of LawShrine to HorusTemple to HorusLarge Temple to HorusAwesome Temple to HorusTemple City (Horus)