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Which side will you choose?
5/14/2012

Picking your Alliance can be a difficult choice! Each Alliance has unique passive bonuses, leaders, and gear that will affect the way you play. Ultimately, you’ll want to pick the Alliance that will most benefit your play style.

Before you choose your Alliance, you can visit each region and see what they have to offer. Additionally, you can preview the Alliance’s passive bonuses in the Alliance overview screen. If you’re still unsure, ask around. In the end, which Alliance is best? The one used to crush your enemies and see them driven before you!

Here are some additional details on each Alliance:


The Delian League

The Delian League

Overview

The Delian League is the perfect Alliance for players who enjoy base-building and strong defenses.



Equipment

A sampling of what Delian League offers:


Delian League Gear

Passive Bonuses

  • Delian Resolve – Increases all Gathering rates
  • Treasury – Decreases Building cost
  • Long Walls – Increases Building health

Leader: Archimedes of Syracuse

This true genius of antiquity provides a variety of talents. In battle he wields a mighty trident throwing it great distances with deadly precision. For protection he carries the Shield of Delos blessed by Poseidon.


The Council of Imhotep

The Council of Imhotep

Overview

The Council of Imhotep is the ultimate Alliance for players who enjoy technology upgrades and converting enemy units with priests.


Equipment

A sampling of what the Council of Imhotep offers:


The Council of Imhotep Gear

Passive Bonuses

  • Words of Imhotep – Decreases Research Cost
  • Medicine – Increases land Military health
  • Divinity – Decreases Priest cost

Leader: Imhotep, Chancellor and High priest of Ra

The chief advisor to the Pharaoh is a both a powerful healer and polymath. When in combat he wields the dual Swords of Anubis; out of combat he can empower structures enabling them to research, train, and build faster. His comprehension of medicine and religion also allows him to heal friendly units.


The Legion of Carthage

The Legion of Carthage

Overview

The Legion of Carthage is the ideal Alliance for players who tend to focus on military and tactical combat.



Equipment

A sampling of what the Legion of Carthage offers:


The Legion of Carthage Gear

Passive Bonuses

  • Strength of Carthage – Increases land Military damage
  • Mercenaries – Decreases land Military train time
  • Merchant Trade – Increases food Gathering rate

Leader: Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca

The renowned General of Carthage is a military commander and tactician. With the Blade of Ba’al he leads troops into combat with a relentless charge, eviscerating all foes surrounding him.

Which Alliance will YOU chose? Join the conversation in our forums here:
http://forums.ageofempiresonline.com/forums/thread/206790.aspx