The Big Bertha is a siege weapon in Age of Empires and has the appearance of a Heavy Catapult. It has a much larger blast diameter, +5 attack, +50 hit points, and +3 range compared to the Heavy Catapult. It can only be acquired by using the cheat "Big Bertha". The cheat turns all units in the Stone Thrower line into Big Berthas, but does not work with converted units. Big Bertha is also available in the Scenario Editor (Definitive Edition only).
- Big Bertha refers to a piece of artillery produced by the Germans during the early 20th century. Big refers to its size and Bertha refers to the first name of the owner of the company that developed the howitzer.
|Cheat units in the Age of Empires series|
|Age of Empires|
|BabyPrez · Big Bertha · Black Rider · Flying Dutchman · Laser Trooper · Medusa · Nuke Trooper · Saint Francis |
Stealth Archer · Winsett's other Z · Winsett's Z · Zug 209
|Age of Empires II|
|Alfred the Alpaca · Cobra Car · Furious the Monkey Boy · Penguin · Saboteur · VMDL · Sharkatzor · Photon Man|
|Age of Mythology|
|Bella · Flying Purple Hippo · Forkboy · Lazer Bear|
|Age of Empires III|
|BigAndy · Fluffy · Flying Purple Tapir · George Crushington · Flaming Hot Dog Cart · Monster Ice Cream Truck · Lazerbear|
Learicorn · Mediocre Bombard · The Tommynator · Honey Badger