With Furor Celtica, Celtic siege units are more hardy in combat, giving more time for support units to eliminate their attackers. Combined with their civilization bonus (faster firing rate) and team bonus (faster creation speed), it makes Celtic siege weapons one of the most fearsome in the game.
Team bonuses Edit
The Conquerors Edit
- Furor Celtica adds +50% HP to Siege Workshop units.
The Forgotten Edit
- HP boost reduced from +50% to +40%.
- In the Pharsalia, book one, Lucan writes of the furoris Teutonici - the furious Teutons. In time, the expression Furor Teutonicus (Teutonic fury, in Latin) became synonimous with German agression, be it "barbaric", medieval or modern. The similar Furor Celticus is used in equivalent fashion, but more sparingly than the former. Interestingly, it has even been used once in the context of the American Civil War.
“The warriors of Celtic Britain gained a reputation as very emotional fighters, capable of wide swings in their morale. Furor Celtica, or Celtic Fury, was a state of highly charged aggressiveness that all enemy armies sought to escape. If the fury could be withstood, it might vanish suddenly and turn into panic. If the Celtic leaders could manage and direct the fury of their soldiers, it was a daunting force multiplier.”—Age of Empires II manual description
|Garland Wars | Yeomen | Logistica | Furor Celtica | Rocketry | Bearded Axe | Anarchy | Perfusion | Atheism | Kataparuto | Shinkichon | El Dorado | Drill | Mahouts | Zealotry | Supremacy | Crenellations | Artillery | Berserkergang|
|Atlatl | Warwolf | Greek Fire | Stronghold | Great Wall | Chivalry | Marauders | Andean Sling | Couriers | Sultans | Shatagni | Pavise | Silk Road | Yasama | Panokseon | Corvinian Army | Recurve Bow | Obsidian Arrows | Nomads | Boiling Oil | Madrasah | Orthodoxy | Druzhina | Inquisition | Ironclad | Sipahi | Chieftains|
|The African Kingdoms|
|Kasbah | Maghrabi Camels | Tigui | Farimba | Royal Heirs | Torsion Engines | Carrack | Arquebus|
|Rise of the Rajas|
|Howdah | Manipur Cavalry | Tusk Swords | Double Crossbow | Thalassocracy | Forced Levy | Chatras | Paper Money|
|The Last Khans|
|Stirrups | Bagains | Steppe Husbandry | Cuman Mercenaries | Hill Forts | Tower Shields | Silk Armor | Timurid Siegecraft | Kamandaran|