Age of Mythology/Characters

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A list of Characters from Age of Mythology (except the lesser deities).

The Fall of the Trident's Characters

Arkantos

Admiral of Atlantis and great warrior, he's the main character of the campaign, and fights to protect Atlantis from the evil ones. In the end, he's turned into a god after Gargarensis's defeat and Atlantis' fall.

Ajax

A famous Greek hero of great power, he joined the war against Troy and later follow Arkantos in his quest. He also appears in the Titans campaign where he tries to stop Kastor from weakening the gods.

Odysseus

Hero of the Trojan war, he helps out Arkantos during his quest.

  • The Archer: Naturally, he uses a bow as his weapon.
  • Big Damn Heroes: When the huge army of Gargarensis is about to route Arkantos' forces in the north, Odysseus arrives with a big ass army to save the day.
  • Dude in Distress: When he's held prisoner by Circe.
  • The Smart Guy

Chiron

A centaur hero and wiseman, who's rescued by Arkantos. He's the first to point him to Gargarensis, and help the Atlantinean in his journey. He ends up sacrificing himself against some fire giants after sealing the Nordic Gate.

Amanra

A warrior-priestess of Isis met by our heroes in Egypt, she's fighting against Kemsyt forces to recover Osiris' body and resurrect the god, and then she follows Arkantos in his quest to the North. In The Titans, expansion, she's become Queen, and fights first against Kastor and then the Titans.

Regenlief

An immortal Valkyrie and daughter of Odin, she's fighting Gargarensis' troops in the North. Helps Arkantos and co in their campaign in Midgard.

Brokk and Eitri

Two dwarves who owned a great furnace which was occupied by the giants. They eventually help Arkantos by reforging Thor's Hammer. They're also the main characters of their own campaign.

Gargarensis

The main villain of the campaign, he's a giant Cyclops hero who's blood-related to Poseidon. He's trying to open the Titan Gates in Erebus in order to free Kronos, hoping to receive immortality as a reward.

Kamos

A brutal minotaur pirate who raided Atlantis several times and has a grudge against Arkantos. He's working for Gargarensis.

Kemsyt

A follower of Set who's working for Gargarensis. He's magically turned into a Gargarensis deadringer in order to buy the original one more time and is executed by Ajax.

  • Arch Enemy: Of Amanra, apparently.
  • The Dragon: To Gargarensis.
  • Off with His Head: Beheaded by Ajax, while shapeshifted as Gargarensis.
  • Sinister Scimitar: His weapon of choice... though he never actually uses it in the campaign.
  • Smug Snake: Has this tone whenever you find him... not so much when he speaks to Gargarensis though.

Skult

A frail, suspicious old man living in Midgard who offers his help to Arkantos, but is eventually revealed to be Loki's avatar. He also appears in the campaign focused on Brokk and Eitri.

Circe

A beautiful enchantress met by Arkantos and Ajax, she turns the men who land on her island into pigs and swines.

The Titans Characters

Kastor

Arkantos' son, he's leading the Atlantinean to a new age and, guided by Krios, decides to accept the cult of the Titans and attack the other gods. He ends up releasing several Titans from Tartarus and atones himself by releasing Gaia to defeat Kronos.

Krios

The old and stern Theocrat of Atlantis, who guides the people alongside Kastor. He's possessed by Kronos and turned into a winged demon which is killed by Kastor in the end.

General Melagius

The Greek General who orders his troops to attack the Atlantineans when he finds out that they're worshiping the Titans. He's eventually killed by Kastor.

  • Cool Sword: Wields a sword identical to those employed by Kastor.
  • General Ripper: The description paint him as an eccentric and cruel warrior, who rarely faces the battlefield himself.
  • Warmup Boss

Folstag

The King of the frost giants mentioned in The Fall of the Trident. Along with his loyal subjects he joins forces with our heroes to stop the Nordic Titan from destroying everything.

Major Deities

Zeus

King of the Gods and ruler of Olympus, he's one of the three main Greek Gods. He doesn't appear directly but still helps Arkantos in his struggle against Gargarensis.

Poseidon

God of the Sea and defender of Atlantis, he's the god worshiped by both the Atlantineans and Gargarensis. Revealed to be the Bigger Bad behind Gargarensis, he's envious of Zeus' power, so he wants to free Kronos and use him against the other gods.

Hades

God of the Underworld, he rules over the Fire and Brimstone Hell of Erebus. Despite his status, he never ever appears and is actually pretty helpful.

Ra

The main Egyptian god of the Sun. He doesn't appear in the main campaign, as the heroes are more focused on Osiris.

Isis

Egyptian goddess of magic and Osiris' wife. She helps Amanra and Arkantos in their quest against Gargarensis.

  • Deus Ex Machina: When Arkantos' forces are captured and Amanra is left alone, Isis answers to her prayer by summoning a huge number of mythological monsters to aid her.
  • Hot Witch: Being the goddess of magic, this naturally follows.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: She's actively aiding her followers during the campaign.

Set

Osiris' brother and God of the storms, desert, war and foreign countries. In the campaign, he killed and mutilated Osiris, and now is providing Kemsyt with help.

  • The Beast Master: His followers can summon wild animals (including crocodiles, monkeys, giraffes and rhinos) and use them in battle.
  • God of Evil: The God of choice of your enemies during the Egyptian campaign.
  • Offstage Villainy: Killing Osiris.

Odin

Ruler of the Norse gods, he never appears directly in the campaign and his only contribution is sending Regenlief to stop Gargarensis.

  • Blade on a Stick: Wields Gugnir in his portrait, and the spear itself can be found as a relic that boosts the attack of anti-cavalry infantry.
  • Eyepatch of Power
  • Ravens and Crows: He periodically summons two ravens that can be used to explore the land.

Thor

The God of Thunder, currently unable to do anything because his magical Hammer Mjollnir was stolen and broken apart by Loki.

Loki

God of Mischief and fire, he sided with Gargarensis in order to release Kronos. Appears under the guise of Skult.

  • Evil Laugh: Does this, usually after committing his tricks.
  • For the Lulz: In his backstory, he become bored the life of being a god and decided to use his powers for pissing off anyone and everyone.
  • God of Evil
  • Ravens and Crows: He once appears as a flock of crows.

Uranus

The Sky Titan and father of Kronos. He doesn't play a role in the expansion at all, but it is implied that he is just as evil as his son, considering that only Gaia is good among the Titans, and that some of the enemies worship him.

Gaia

The Earth Titaness and mother of Kronos, she's the only good Titan and helps Kastor against Kronos.

Kronos

The evil Titan of Time and father of Zeus, sealed away by the gods long ago. Now he wants to get out at all costs.

Minor Deities

Greek Gods

The various lesser gods of the Greeks. Namely Athena, Ares and Hermes for the Classic Age, Dionysus, Apollo and Aphrodite for the Heroic Age, and Hera, Hephaestus and Artemis for the Mythic Age.

Egyptian Gods

The various lesser gods of the Egyptians. Namely Ptah, Anubis and Bast for the Classic Age, Nephtys, Hathor and Sekmet for the Heroic Age, and Toth, Osiris and Horus for the Mythic Age.

Norse Gods

The various lesser gods of the Norse. Namely Freya, Heimdall and Forseti for the Classic Age, Bragi, Njord and Skadi for the Heroic Age, and Hel, Baldr and Tyr for the Mythic Age.

Atlantinean Gods

The various lesser titans for the Atlantinean. Namely Oceanus, Leto and Prometheus for the Classic Age, Thea, Rea and Hyperion for the Heroic Age, and Hecate, Atlas and Helios for the Mythic Age.

  • Action Girl: You'll notice that the Atlantinean have the greatest number of goddesses.
  • Badass Beard: Prometheus.
  • Blob Monster: Argos are depicted as floating, tentacled green blobs covered in eyes. They can melt enemies with their acidic tears.
  • Breast Plate: Thea.
  • Clockwork Creature: Leto's Automatons, who can even repair themselves.
  • Electric Jellyfish: Helios' Man'O'War Jellyfish. So electric in fact that it can shoot lightning bolts out of his tentacles.
  • Enemy Civil War: Thanks to Hyperion's power. Hecate's Lampades can also cause a minor one as their special power.
  • Everything's Even Worse with Sharks: Hyperion's Nereids mount sharks in battle.
  • Fauns and Satyrs: Satyrs are available for Hyperion's followers. They can toss multiple spears at once and there's a power up that makes them toss even more spears.
  • Feathered Fiend: Thea's Stymphalian Birds.
  • Giant Spider: Leto's power can summon a bunch of these as a One-Hit Kill trap for your foes.
  • Gravity Sucks: Atlas' Implosion.
  • Heel Face Turn: Rea's power.
  • Hell Gate: Hecate can use her divine power to open one. Complete with skull-shaped entrance, flames, smoke and constantly spawning hellhounds.
  • Man-Eating Plant: Oceanus' divine power can summon one both on land or sea. It can work up to three times.
  • Mass Teleportation: Helios' divine power can move all your military units in one spot of the map. This is actually the key ability in a scenario of the Titans campaign.
  • Mighty Glacier: Behemoths, who can destroy buildings with ease but are otherwise too slow and ineffective for battle. Luckily they have a Healing Factor.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Heka Giants, working for Helios.
  • Playing with Fire: Prometheus, judging from the look.
  • The Power of the Sun: Helios.
  • Staff Chick: Caladrias, summonable by Oceanus' followers, are flying angel girls who can only heal your soldiers.
  • You Don't Look Like You: Prometheus looks like a normal man with wild beard and hair, but in game appears as a colossal giant with earthly features.