|Effect||Villagers move 30% faster|
The Wheel is a technology in Age of Empires that can be researched at the Market once the player reaches the Bronze Age. It increases the work rate and movement speed of all villagers by 30%. It is a very useful all-round economic upgrade that enhances resource collecting. This technology must be researched in order to train Chariots and Chariot Archers.
To research the Wheel,175 Food and 75 Wood are required. Almost all civilizations can research this technology. However, only the Persians and the Macedonians are prevented from researching this technology.
|Age of Empires|
|Tool Age||Woodworking · Stone Mining · Gold Mining · Domestication|
|Bronze Age||Artisanship · Wheel · Plow|
|Iron Age||Craftsmanship · Siegecraft · Coinage · Irrigation|