Palintonon (Greek)
Greek Siege Unit
Age AvailableGoldenAgeIcon Golden Age
Damage92 (58)
Attack Range55 (50)
Splash Area1
Hit Points350
Sight Range48 (40)
Train Time30 s.
Food 0 Wood 350 Gold 250 Population 5
Armor vs. ranged0.85
Bonus vs. buildings3 (4)
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The Palintonon is a Greek Siege Unit in Age of Empires Online. PvP Values which are different are put in brackets ().

Overview Edit


Ingame Palintonon

  • A superior long-range siege unit, the Palintonon reduces heavy defenses to rubble in a matter of seconds.

Special Abilities Edit

  • Pack: Packs the Palintonon into a mobile unit. However, It can’t attack in this mode.
  • Unpack: Unpacks the Palintonon into a stationary artillery so that it can make use of its attack.

Equipment Slots Edit


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


The Palintonon was a variation of the ballista that threw large stone balls on top of structures like a mortar instead of throwing projectiles directly at it. These artillery pieces had a range of 150m. with stone balls the weight of 27kg. requiring walls to be 5m. thick to withstand the impact. They were not treated a anti-personel artillery because of the target being able to move unlike a structure.