Persians

Persians as modelled in Rise of Nations

Unique units



  • Heavy Infantry Line
Immortals (Ancient Age)
Slightly Weaker than normal heavy Infantry,
but can fire at range.

Anusiya (Classical Age)

Athanatoi (Medieval Age)

Arquebus Immortal (Gunpowder Age)




  • Elephant Line
War Elephant (Classical Age)
powerful, slow melee units.
Good against close-order infantry.

Mahout (Medieval Age)

Gun Mahout (Gunpowder Age)

Culverin Mahout (Enlightenment Age)
powerful, slow melee units.
Good against close-order infantry.
Fires as siege as well as in melee.

Unique powers (Power of Ceremony)

  • Start with 50% Bonus Food
  • Second City built acts as a second Capital.
  • Both receive Capital border bonus, and both must be
    captured to eliminate you
  • Receive Taxation upgrades for free
  • Civic research 30% Cheaper
  • Always have the maximum number of Caravans

Written By: One Dead Angel

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