Ox cart
Ox Cart
Civilization Norse
Age/God ArchaicAge Archaic Age
Unit Type Economic
Cost 50 food
50 wood
Population 1
Attack Hack Pierce Crush
- - -
Range 0 feet
Hit Points 180
Armour Hack Pierce Crush
30% 40% 99%
Speed 2.9 feet/second
Line of Sight 6 feet
Train at Town Center
Train Time 8 seconds

The Ox Cart is a Norse unit in Age of Mythology. It is a mobile drop-off site for all resources and is where all economic technologies are researched. Because Ox Carts are mobile, there is no need to build new drop-off sites when resources are exhausted. Additionally, players can move the Ox Cart as close as possible to where the resources are being gathered, thus minimizing worker walk times (particularly for hunters and lumberjacks).

Disadvantages of Ox Carts are that they are vulnerable and occupy population slots. Also, as they can only be trained at the Town Center, training them takes up time that could be spent training worker units.

God Bonus Edit

  • Loki reduces food and gold cost and increases speed by 50%, but reduces HP by 25% .

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History Edit

"The Ox Cart is a mobile drop site that can collect Food, Wood and Gold. The Ox Cart's mobility allows the Norse cultures to gather resources swiftly and efficiently. However, the slow-moving Ox Carts count against your population cap and are very vulnerable to attack.

The Norse Ox Cart in Age of Mythology is representative of the Norse hunting and gathering lifestyle that dominated their culture until agriculture and animal husbandry became predominant. The ancient Norse ranged far from their home bases for food and raw materials because their lands were not bountiful and their climate was harsh. Later, when they turned to raiding to increase their wealth, they tended to hit quickly, gather what was available, and move on. The Ox Cart represents the transitory nature of their resource gathering.

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Gallery Edit

Drop Off Buildings
Town Center | Storehouse | Granary | Lumber Camp | Mining Camp | Ox Cart | Storage Pit