Hand of Talos is a Greek myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Hephaestus and can be researched at the Temple. Once researched, it upgrades Colossi to Silver Colossi, increasing their hit points by +100. Shoulder of Talos is the further upgrade of this technology.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The history file describes Talos as being made of iron. However, according to the myths, he was actually made of bronze.

Mythology[edit | edit source]

One of Zeus' many lovers was a mortal woman named Europa. In the form of a white bull, Zeus spirited her away to the isle of Crete, where she had 3 sons. Zeus had Hephaestus forge a giant of iron to defend Europa and the island. Talos was powered by a single blood vein that ran from his throat to his ankle. The vein was sealed with a pin at the ankle.
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