"Buildings create units faster, villagers gather faster, build faster, and carry more."—Age of Empires II description
- Buildings work 2.5x faster (except when training Villagers, Trade Carts, Trade Cogs, and Fishing Ships)
- Villagers and Fishing Ships gather 2.5x faster and carry 2.5x as many resources
- Villagers construct buildings 2.5x faster (except Castles, towers, and Wonders)
- Trade Carts and Trade Cogs work 2x faster
All maps that are playable as a random map are also available as a turbo random map.
- Turbo Random Map is called Lightning in Age of Mythology.