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Kamos
Kamos
Kamos the minotaur
First AppearanceAge of Mythology
Hero
Base Hit Points425 with a regeneration of 1 HP/second
Pop. Use4
Speed3.7
LOS17
ResistsHack (60%), Pierce (60%), Crush (80%)
Melee DamageHack (10), Maximum Range (0.1) Charged Attack: Hack Damage (80) only against Villagers, Human Soldiers and Myth Infantry
Melee MultipliersHuman Soldiers (3)
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Kamos is a minotaur pirate in Age of Mythology. He appears in the Fall of the Trident campaign mission as the leader of the fleet of pirates who stole Poseidon's trident from the Atlanteans and one of Gargarensis' two mortal allies. He is one of the game's main antagonists.

Biography Edit

Early life Edit

At an early age, Kamos was kidnapped by an Egyptian fishing ship and raised by the goddess Bast. For unknown reasons he harbors great anger and rage. Kamos is missing one hand, which he lost when attempting to hand-feed a Leviathan. The hand is afterwards replaced with a khopesh.

Feud with Arkantos Edit

Kamos had been leading pirate raids on Atlantis; however, each of them were repelled by Arkantos, the Atlantean admiral. During one such raid, Arkantos' wife was killed by Kamos, which turned the fight into a personal issue.

Many years later, Kamos led another raid on Atlantis using krakens and Egyptian foot soldiers. All were killed by Arkantos, his men and the Atlantean army that arrived at the last moment. However, the Atlanteans soon realized that the raid was just a diversion to distract them as the pirates stole the trident from a huge statue of Poseidon on a rocky island in the bay. This was confirmation that Atlantis was losing Poseidon's favor. Convinced by Krios, the theocrat of Atlantis, Arkantos departed for Kamos' island base in the Mediterranean Sea.

Arkantos followed the pirate ships back to their base on an island. On that island, Arkantos found that Kamos, the leader of the pirates and his wife's murderer, was the leader of the pirates and was hiding with the trident. He led a group of soldiers to attack Kamos's camp. Cornered on a cliff, Kamos refused to surrender, claiming he would display Arkantos's head on the mast of his ship. Subsequently, Kamos jumped off the cliff and escaped by riding away on the back of a leviathan. Arkantos sent the trident back and continued east to fight with his Greek allies at the city of Troy.

On the way to Egypt Edit

After Arkantos and his band of heroes escaped from the Underworld, Kamos was heard arguing with Gargerensis on a pirate ship as they sailed towards Egypt. Kamos was criticizing that Gargerensis should have opened the first gate to Tartarus when he had the chance. Gargerensis then retorted by saying that if Kamos had killed Arkantos when he went to collect the trident, he would have.

Kamos asked what they were supposed to do if Arkantos escaped from the Underworld. Gargerensis then told him that it would not matter as Arkantos wouldn't have enough time to gather an army to Egypt and stop him from releasing the Old One (i. e. Kronos)from Tartarus. Kamos then swore that if Arkantos did escape from Erebus, he would not escape him again.

The Last Osiris piece Edit

Later in Egypt, Kamos was instructed by Gargarensis to guard the last piece of Osiris from Arkantos and his army. Kamos hid it in one of his pirate bases and had his whole fleet patrolling along the river. Kamos personally guarded the Osiris piece in a citadel. Arkantos, Ajax and their army managed to sneak across by commandeering two pirate ships and headed for the island which Kamos had his stronghold built. With the combined forces of Arkantos' and Ajax's army and help from the natives of the island, they managed to destroy Kamos's base.

In the midst of chaos, Arkantos himself managed to get to Kamos while the others were busy. After a lengthy fight, Kamos attempted to flee, but Arkantos followed him and cornered him, yet again, on a cliff. Vowing to kill the Atlantean many days before, Kamos charged at Arkantos. But Arkantos was ready; he lifted up his spear just in time and Kamos was impaled by it. Bleeding and staggering heavily, Kamos fell off the cliff and landed on the sharp rocks at the base of the cliff below, killing him instantly. Thus was the end of Kamos.

Abilities Edit

Kamos was a Minotaur and thus, was very strong. His normal attack was using his hand/khopesh to slash at his enemies. Like other Minotaur, Kamos had the gore attack which will sent his enemies flying - note that this doesn't work on Heroes - but his was stronger. In all, Kamos is a tough opponent and should be attacked in groups unless accompanied a Hero.

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