You have advanced to the Heroic Age through the Wealth of Dabo Gong.
—Age up text in Age of Mythology

Dabo Gong is a Heroic Age Chinese minor god in Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon. He is available to worshipers of Fu Xi and Nü Wa.

Attributes[edit | edit source]

God Power[edit | edit source]

  • ImperialExaminationIcon.png Imperial Examination: Temporarily speeds up the construction of buildings, as well as decreasing unit train times and technology research times.

Technologies[edit | edit source]

Myth Unit[edit | edit source]

  • PixiuIcon.png Pixiu: Winged lion that generates a little gold while in melee combat.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Dabo Gong grants access to the Pixiu, a relatively strong Myth Unit that generates gold while fighting. Though it isn't much (1.5 gold/second), when carefully used it can be more than enough to make up for its cost of 250 gold after 167 seconds of combat. When using Pixiu specifically for their gold generation bonus, one might consider using them with Monks to keep them at full HP.

His technologies mainly focus on resource accumulation. House Altars speeds up the resource generation of gardens by a notable amount, whereas Landlord Spirit decreases the training time of Peasants.

In addition to economic technologies, Dabo Gong provides Burials, a technology which decreases the minimum amount of time needed for conversion, significantly increasing the reliability of Monks in combat.

Lastly, his God Power, Imperial Examination, speeds up construction and training rates. It can be used defensively to quickly build an army during an enemy raid, economically to recover from an attack, or even offensively to quickly construct a forward base.

Mythology[edit | edit source]

Dabo Gong is also known as Tu Di Gong, and is the god of soil and land. He is traditionally venerated as a part of burial rituals, and his reputation for granting blessings has earned him the formal name of Fudegong, the lord of blessing and virtue.

It was once thought by the other gods that Dabo Gong was too free with his gifts and blessings upon the mortals, and they complained to the Jade Emperor. The Jade Emperor decided that the best solution would be to give him a wife who could look over his shoulder and make sure that he was dispersing gifts judiciously. So he found a girl who had been wrongfully accused of a crime and took her to heaven to become Tu Di Po, the wife of Dabo Gong who carefully restrains him from being too generous with his blessings.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Major and minor gods in Age of Mythology
Culture ArchaicAge.png Archaic Age ClassicalAge.png Classical Age HeroicAge.png Heroic Age MythicAge.png Mythic Age
Greek ZeusIcon.png Zeus
HadesIcon.png Hades
PoseidonIcon.png Poseidon
AthenaIcon.png Athena
HermesIcon.png Hermes
AresIcon.png Ares
ApolloIcon.png Apollo
DionysusIcon.png Dionysus
AphroditeIcon.png Aphrodite
HeraIcon.png Hera
HephaestusIcon.png Hephaestus
ArtemisIcon.png Artemis
Egyptian RaIcon.png Ra
IsisIcon.png Isis
SetIcon.png Set
BastIcon.png Bast
PtahIcon.png Ptah
AnubisIcon.png Anubis
HathorIcon.png Hathor
SekhmetIcon.png Sekhmet
NephthysIcon.png Nephthys
OsirisIcon.png Osiris
HorusIcon.png Horus
ThothIcon.png Thoth
Norse ThorIcon.png Thor
OdinIcon.png Odin
LokiIcon.png Loki
FreyjaIcon.png Freyja
HeimdallIcon.png Heimdall
ForsetiIcon.png Forseti
SkadiIcon.png Skadi
BragiIcon.png Bragi
NjordIcon.png Njord
BaldrIcon.png Baldr
TyrIcon.png Tyr
HelIcon.png Hel
Atlantean KronosIcon.png Kronos
OranosIcon.png Oranos
GaiaIcon.png Gaia
PrometheusIcon.png Prometheus
LetoIcon.png Leto
OceanusIcon.png Oceanus
HyperionIcon.png Hyperion
RheiaIcon.png Rheia
TheiaIcon.png Theia
HeliosIcon.png Helios
AtlasIcon.png Atlas
HekateIcon.png Hekate
Chinese FuXiIcon.png Fu Xi
NuWaIcon.png Nü Wa
ShennongIcon.png Shennong
HuangDiIcon.png Huang Di
SunWukongIcon.png Sun Wukong
ChangEIcon.png Chang'e
DaboGongIcon.png Dabo Gong
ZhongKuiIcon.png Zhong Kui
HeBoIcon.png He Bo
ChongliIcon.png Chongli
AoKuangIcon.png Ao Kuang
XiWangmuIcon.png Xi Wangmu
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