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Automaton
Civilization Atlanteans
Age/God Classical Age/Leto
Unit Type Myth Unit
Cost 90 Gold
Favor
Population 2
Attack Hack Pierce Crush
11 - -
Hit Points 200
Armour Hack Pierce Crush
40% 45% 80%
Speed 3.75 feet/second
Line of Sight 15 feet
Train at Temple
Train Time 18 seconds


The Automaton is a Classical Age Myth Unit in Age of Mythology: The Titans. It is available to players who choose Leto when advancing in Age and looks like a primitive robot.

Special Ability Edit

Repair (heal) other Automatons, at a rate of 15 HP/second. (When an Automaton is defeated, it does not die but instead breaks, lying where it was struck down with 1 HP. It can then be repaired by other Automatons or healed in other ways.). When an automaton is broken it can last roughly 36 seconds before it dies for good.

Attack Bonuses Edit

  • Myth Units x3
  • Heroes x0.5

God Bonuses and Upgrades Edit

Specific Edit

  • Hephaestus Revenge Hephaestus Revenge (Leto): upgrades to Warrior Automaton, increase HP by 30% and enables them to regenerate 1 HP/sec.
  • VolcanicForge Volcanic Forge (Leto): reduces Automaton pierce vulnerability by 20%.

General Edit

Kronos reduces Gold and Favor cost by 10%.

Strategy Edit

Automatons are weak compared to most other myth units, but they are very cheap and take up few population slots. This means they are easy to mass-produce, and are strong in larger groups as they can repair and rebuild each other. They are better armored and harder hitting than human soldiers and, fully upgraded, they become a decent fighting force. As the Atlanteans have a ready source of favor, it is possible to use Automatons in an early rush. Like all Myth Units, they are vulnerable to Heroes, most of which can decommission them with ease.

Campaign Edit

Automaton (SPC)
Automaton icon
First AppearanceThe Titans
Myth Unit
Base Hit Points200
Pop. Use2
Speed3.75
LOS15
ResistsHack (40%)
Pierce (45%)
Crush (80%)
Melee DamageHack (11)
Melee MultipliersHeroes (0.5)
Myth Units (3)
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A special variant of Automata is featured in the Atlantis Betrayed scenario of The New Atlantis. These are animated Automaton Statues, with the intent to ambush Kastor and his allies, as well as to tear apart the helpless Atlantean citizens of the colony of New Atlantis.

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Unlike the trainable version, these ones cannot repair each other and crumble completely when destroyed. They also are not affected by the Hephaestus Revenge and Volcanic Forge upgrades.

MythologyEdit

Scientific name -- None (artificial construct)
Size -- Over 7' tall
Diet -- Doesn't eat

The Atlanteans placed a high value on personal freedom. They never practiced slavery. They created the Automata to perform the tasks for which many other cultures used slaves. As the sophistication of these Automata grew, some in Atlantis wanted them to become Citizens. Others opposed that notion. A civil war erupted and plunged the Atlantean Empire into a dark age that lasted thousands of years. During this time many Atlantean colonies regressed or revolted and became independent nations. Automata were never inducted into Atlantean society and Atlantis, though vastly more advanced than other nations, never again reached the heights of its Golden Age.

Trivia Edit

  • The Automaton's head is apparently hollow, as it is seen shaking debris out of it during its "bored" animation.

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