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This article is about the Atlantean unit in Age of Mythology: The Titans. For similar units in other games of the series, see Fire Ship.
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Fireship (Age of Mythology)
Civilization Atlanteans
Age/God HeroicAge Heroic Age
Unit Type Naval Vessel
Cost 100 Wood
50 Gold
Population 2
Attack Hack Pierce Crush
20 - -
Range 2-6 feet
Hit Points 235
Armour Hack Pierce Crush
30% 15% 75%
Speed 6.75 feet/second
Line of Sight 20 feet
Train at Dock
Train Time 9 seconds

The Fireship is a Heroic Age Atlantean naval unit. They fulfill the role of the Hammer Ship of other civilizations.

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They deal a large amount of hack damage and have a large amount of crush armor, making them highly effective against Siege Ships. They are also effective against Myth Units, making them crucial against enemies with naval myth units. Since there are no naval heroes (except for Poseidon's The Argo) they are the only anti-myth unit warship available.

Atlantean Fireships are arguably inferior to other "ramming ships" as they have lower speed and HP and are the only ones with a minimum range of attack which forces them to repeatedly back away from any melee attackers. They are especially vulnerable to Arrow Ships due to their low pierce armor. Any defenses on the shore should be avoided as well, though Fireships can be effective at harassing land units close to the shore, or Docks.

History Edit

The success of the Fire Siphon on the battlefield was noted with great interest by the admirals of the Atlantean navy. It was not long before similar devices began appearing on warships. Early mishaps were common; the first few vessels outfitted with the new weapons caught fire before leaving port. But in their first battle against the Egyptians, the Atlantean fireships returned without a scratch, leaving dozens of burning galleys drifting in the shallow waters at the mouth of the Nile.

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