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Siege Tower (Babylonian)
SiegeTowerBabylonian.png
Babylonian Siege Unit
Age AvailableSilverAgeIcon.png Silver Age
Damage32
Damage TypeSiege
Attack RangeMelee
Damage (secondary)5-30(Increases as the garrison increase)
Damage Type (secondary)Ranged
Attack Range (secondary)22 (18)
Hit Points800 (600)
Speed4.5
Sight Range27
Train Time35 s.
Trained/Built fromSiege Workshop (Babylonian)
Food.png 0 Wood.png 300 (250) Gold.png 100 Population 5
Armor vs. ranged0.85
Armor vs. cavalry0.30 (0)
Bonus vs. buildings4.0 (6.0)
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The Siege Tower is an Babylonian Siege Unit available at the Siege Workshop in Age of Empires Online once Silver Age is reached. PvP values which are different are placed in brackets ().

Overview[]

  • Capable of garrisoning large armies, the Siege tower often surprises its enemies while laying siege.


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Tips[]

  • The Siege Tower is a slow-moving unit that can only attack buildings with the primary attack.
  • However, the Siege Tower can attack other units with the secondary attack, provided that the siege tower is garrisoned. The more units garrisoned the more damage. Type of Units garrisoned inside do not matter.
  • It can only use one attack at a time. Once it's ramming buildings, it might be preferable to unload garrisoned units to fight normally. This can be particularly effective with Sappers.
  • The Siege Tower can garrison 12 units.
  • Babylonian Siege Towers have an enormous amount of HP with their champion upgrade.
  • Garrisoning lower health units inside can provide the Babylonian Siege Tower with a good area of effect pierce attack while keeping your units alive.
  • If low on resources, Shield Bearers and Bowmen are cheap options to fill up Siege Towers, though Villagers also work.
  • Units inside a Siege Tower are not lost when it's destroyed. If a Siege Tower is converted by an enemy, garrisoned units are automatically ejected and not converted alongside it.
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