Gidajan is an infantry hero found in the Path of Exile and Broken Stelae scenarios as an enemy of the player. Gidajan is also available in the Scenario Editor of Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms. He is based on the emperor of Ethiopia with the same name. As a hero, he cannot be converted and can regenerate health.
Like other infantry units, Gidajan is affected by all upgrades that affect infantry as well as any other bonuses that affect them.
- Gidajan's appearance is based on the Shotel Warrior, but with different outfit. He also carries a straight sword and a shield instead of shotels.