Age of Empires Series Wiki
Info icon
This article is about the unit in the handheld video game. For the unit in the PC game, see Chimera.

The Chimera is a Greek myth unit in Age of Empires: Mythologies available to worshipers of Athena.


  • Train at: Shrine
  • Cost: 145 Gold, 55 Favor
  • Type: Myth Unit, Cavalry
  • Range: N/A
  • Attack: 85
  • Defense: 35
  • HP: 140
  • Movement: 15
  • Sight: 4

God Bonuses and Upgrades[]


  • Flames of Typhon (Athena): gains +10% HP, +10% Attack and +5% Defense


Age I: Attack x0.6, HP x0.6

Age II: Attack x0.75, HP x0.75

Age III: Attack x0.9, HP x0.9

Hera reduces Favor cost by 2%

Hera increases Movement by 2

Hermes increases Movement by 2

  • Monstrous Rage (Hera): increases Attack by 10%
  • Blessing of Aphrodite (Aphrodite): is trained with 40% of its HP instead of the usual 25%
  • Mother of Death (Nyx): will respawn as a Shade if killed by an enemy Hero.
  • Mother of Deceit (Nyx): hides its HP from enemy units unless there is an enemy unit directly adjacent to it