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Halo of the Sun is an Atlantean myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Helios and can be researched at the Dock or Palace. Once researched, it increases the crush and pierce attack of Fire Siphons by +15% and the hack attack of Fireships by +20%.


AoM The Titans icon The Titans[]

  • Halo of the Sun costs 350 gold, 20 favor.
  • Halo of the Sun increases crush damage of Fire Siphons by 25%.

AoM Extended icon Extended Edition[]

  • Halo of the Sun costs 300 gold, 20 favor.
  • After Patch 2.7, Halo of the Sun increases both crush and pierce damage of Fire Siphons by 15%.


Thereafter, because they had so honored Helios, the Titan returned to Atlantis, and in his great temple there set a flame that could be extinguished by neither wind nor water. The Atlanteans carried this flame to every land they conquered and with it, the light of Atlantean wisdom.

-- Voices of the Oracles, the Lay of Ioleta'
—In-game help section
Atlantean myth technologies in Age of Mythology
ArchaicAge Archaic Age
KronosPortrait KronosFocus Focus
OranosPortrait OranosSafe Passage Safe Passage
GaiaPortrait GaiaChannels Channels
ClassicalAge Classical Age
PrometheusIcon PrometheusAlluvial Clay Alluvial Clay · Heart of the Titans Heart of the Titans
LetoIcon LetoVolcanicForge Volcanic Forge · Hephaestus Revenge Hephaestus Revenge
OceanusIcon OceanusBite of the Shark Bite of the Shark · WeightlessMace Weightless Mace
HeroicAge Heroic Age
HyperionIcon HyperionGemino Gemino · Heroic Renewal Heroic Renewal
RheiaIcon RheiaRheiasGift Rheia's Gift · MailOfOrichalkos Mail of Orichalkos · HornsOfConsecration Horns of Consecration
TheiaIcon TheiaLemurianDescendants Lemurian Descendants · PoseidonsSecret Poseidon's Secret · LanceOfStone Lance of Stone
MythicAge Mythic Age
HeliosIcon HeliosPetrified Petrified · Halo of the Sun Halo of the Sun
AtlasIcon AtlasEyes of Atlas Eyes of Atlas · IoGuardian Io Guardian · TitanShield Titan Shield
HekateIcon HekateAsper Blood Asper Blood · MythicRejuvenation Mythic Rejuvenation · Celerity Celerity