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Face of the Gorgon is a Greek myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Hera and can be researched at the Temple. Once researched, it upgrades Medusae to Medusa Matriarchs, increasing their hit points by +33%.

Changelog[]

Aom original icon Age of Mythology[]

  • Face of the Gorgon costs 400 wood, 30 favor.

AoM Extended icon Tale of the Dragon[]

  • Face of the Gorgon costs 300 wood, 20 favor.

Mythology[]

While Medusa is the most famous of the Gorgons, there were actually many of them, though only three are named in Greek mythology: Medusa, Euryale and Stenno. Only Medusa was mortal. The Gorgons were monstrous creatures covered with scales, hair of living serpents, hands of brass, and sharp fangs. It is not always clear if it was seeing the horrid visage of a Gorgon or meeting their gaze that could turn the viewer to stone. The Gorgons lived far to the west where they guarded an entrance to the underworld.
—In-game history section
Greek myth technologies in Age of Mythology
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
ZeusPortrait ZeusOlympicParentage Olympic Parentage
HadesPortrait HadesVaultsOfErebus Vaults of Erebus
PoseidonPortrait PoseidonLordOfHorses Lord of Horses
ClassicalAge Classical Age
AthenaIcon AthenaSarissa Sarissa · AegisShield Aegis Shield · LabyrinthOfMinos Labyrinth of Minos
HermesIcon HermesSpiritedCharge Spirited Charge · SylvanLore Sylvan Lore · WingedMessenger Winged Messenger
AresIcon AresSpearOfPanic Phobos' Spear of Panic · WillOfKronos Will of Kronos · BowOfHorror Enyo's Bow of Horror · SwordOfDread Deimos' Sword of Dread
HeroicAge Heroic Age
ApolloIcon ApolloSunRay Sun Ray · OracleTech Oracle · TempleOfHealing Temple of Healing
DionysusIcon DionysusBacchanalia Bacchanalia · Anastrophe Anastrophe · Thracian Thracian Horses
AphroditeIcon AphroditeGoldenApples Golden Apples · DivineBlood Divine Blood · RoarOfOrthus Roar of Orthus
MythicAge Mythic Age
HeraIcon HeraMontrousRage Monstrous Rage · FaceOfTheGorgon Face of the Gorgon · AthenianWall Athenian Wall
HephaestusIcon HephaestusForgeOfOlympus Forge of Olympus · HandOfTalos Hand of Talos · ShoulderOfTalos Shoulder of Talos · WeaponOfTheTitans Weapon of the Titans
ArtemisIcon ArtemisFlamesOfTyphon Flames of Typhon · ShaftsOfPlague Shafts of Plague · Trierarch Trierarch
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