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Hippikon
Hippikon
Greek Cavalry Unit
Age AvailableGoldenAgeIcon Golden Age
Damage24
Damage TypeMelee
Hit Points780
Speed8
Sight Range20
Train Time25 s.
Trained/Built fromStables (Greek)
Food 110 Wood 0 Gold 70 Population 3
Armor vs. ranged0.3
Armor vs. siege0.3
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The Hippikon is a Greek cavalry unit in Age of Empires Online.

Overview Edit

  • Cavalry unit. A powerful, mounted armored warrior. It is trained at the Stables and becomes available in the Golden Age. It is similar to the Golden Hippikon, however the Golden Hippikon can only be produced at the fortress by a specialcack  advisor.

Equipment Slots Edit

UpgradesEdit

The following technologies can be used improved the abilities of the Hippikon during a mission.

HistoryEdit

The hippikon (hip-pee-kon, Ancient Greek: ἱππεῖς, Greek: ιππικό) was not a unit, but in fact, a Greek term for cavalry in general. A regiment (thousand) of cavalry was commanded by an Epihipparch. This regiment would then be split into two units, led by two hipparchi or by hipparmostes (Spartans). Greek cavalry companies were led by tetrarchs. Mounted archer regiments called hippotoxotes also existed, but were rarely seen in combat due to an absence of efficent saddles to level the rider enough for accurate shots.


Chimera's Leather Hide

Hippikon in Epic gear

Hippikon

Unequipped Hippikon

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