Sun Ray
Introduced in Age of Mythology
Culture Greeks
Major god ZeusIcon Zeus
HadesIcon Hades
Minor god ApolloIcon Apollo
Age HeroicAge Heroic Age
Researched at ArcheryRangeAOMIcon Archery Range
ArmoryIcon Armory
Research time 30 seconds
Research cost
GoldAOM Gold 200
FavorAOM Favor 40
Effect Archers, Centaurs, Manticores and Medusae +10% attack

Sun Ray is a Greek myth technology in Age of Mythology. It is available to worshipers of Apollo and increases the attack of Archers, Centaurs, and Manticores.

In Age of Mythology: Extended Edition, this technology also provides the same attack bonus to Medusas.

Effect Edit

  • Archers, Centaurs, Manticores and Medusae +10% attack

Mythology Edit

Apollo was known as "Phoebus," the "radiant," and had a close connection to Helios, the sun god. Apollo is often shown holding a bow and arrow symbolizing the sun's rays, as he was the god of archery (as art, not for warfare or hunting).

Greek mythological technologies
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
OlympicParentage Olympic Parentage (Zeus) · VaultsOfErebus Vaults of Erebus (Hades) · LordOfHorses Lord of Horses (Poseidon)
ClassicalAge Classical Age
God Technologies
AthenaIcon Athena Sarissa Sarissa · AegisShield Aegis Shield · LabyrinthOfMinos Labyrinth of Minos
HermesIcon Hermes SpiritedCharge Spirited Charge · SylvanLore Slyvan Lore · WingedMessenger Winged Messenger
AresIcon Ares SpearOfPanic Phobos' Spear of Panic · WillOfKronos Will of Kronos · BowOfHorror Enyo's Bow of Horror · SwordOfDread Deimos' Sword of Dread
HeroicAge Heroic Age
God Technologies
ApolloIcon Apollo SunRay Sun Ray · OracleTech Oracle · TempleOfHealing Temple of Healing
DionysusIcon Dionysus Bacchanalia Bacchanalia · Anastrophe Anastrophe · Thracian Thracian Horses
AphroditeIcon Aphrodite GoldenApples Golden Apples · DivineBlood Divine Blood · RoarOfOrthus Roar of Orthus
MythicAge Mythic Age
God Technologies
HeraIcon Hera MontrousRage Monstrous Rage · FaceOfTheGorgon Face of the Gorgon · AthenianWall Athenian Wall
HephaestusIcon Hephaestus ForgeOfOlympus Forge of Olympus · HandOfTalos Hand of Talos · ShoulderOfTalos Shoulder of Talos · WeaponOfTheTitans Weapon of the Titans
ArtemisIcon Artemis FlamesOfTyphon Flames of Typhon · ShaftsOfPlague Shafts of Plague · Trierarch Trierarch