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This article is about the building in Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms and Age of Empires: Return of Rome. For the building in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - The African Royals, see Hut (Age of Empires III).

The Hut is a building in Age of Empires II and in Return of Rome. They cannot be constructed but appear in campaigns and scenarios.

ReturnRome-AoEIcon Age of Empires[]

Huts were imported from Age of Empires II to the Age of Empires mode in Return of Rome. They provide 5 population space each, one more than a House, and are far more durable. They are not constructible in normal gameplay, but can be found in campaigns and the Scenario Editor.

Campaign appearances[]

RoR Sargon of Akkad Sargon of Akkad
  • The Land of Kings: The Elamite navy has some Huts alongside their Docks. There are also Huts in the outskirts of Akkad.
  • Subartu: Some Yurts and Huts are present in the Sutean camp.
RoR Trajan Trajan
RoR Pyrrhus of Epirus Pyrrhus of Epirus
  • Pyrrhic Victories: All minor Greek settlements across Magna Graecia contains Huts.
  • Savior of the Greeks: Pyrrhus' camp and the local Sicilian settlements contain Huts.
  • Sisyphus: Huts are present in some of the ruins of local Greek villages in Magna Graecia, including some under the control of the Roman army in the northwest and east.

AoE2-DLCicon-0 Age of Empires II[]

Like Houses, Huts provide five population. Huts appear in campaign scenarios and are available in the Scenario Editor.

Some technology upgrades apply to Huts, as they serve the same function as Houses.

Campaign appearances[]

CampaignIcon-FranciscoDE Francisco de Almeida
  • Ruins of Empires: The player, Bantu and Swahili Villages have huts under their control.
CampaignIcon-SundjataDE Sundjata
  • Hunted: Both the Sosso camp and the town of Kangaba contain Huts. There are also Huts on the outskirts of Niani.
  • The Sting of the Scorpion: Every settlement aside from the Labe camp contains Huts.
  • Djeriba Gold: The two Malian raider camps, several outlying Djenne Villages and the northern camp of the Sosso Traders, contain Huts. There are also some Huts outside Djenne's eastern walls.
  • Blood on the River Bank: The starting Malian camp, Mema town and Sumanguru's largest base contain Huts.
  • The Lion's Den: There are a few Huts in Koumbi Saleh and several more outside of it in the northwestern area of the map. Two more Huts are located on the northern island.
CampaignIcon-YoditDE Yodit
  • Path of Exile: The Camp in the Forest is filled with Huts.
  • A Fallen Crown: Several of the Aksumite Empire's outlying villages contain Huts.
  • Broken Stelae: The city of Massawa contains a couple Huts. There are also numerous Huts around the map, under the control of the local Tribes, as well as several Huts around northwestern, western and eastern Stelae.
  • Welcome Home: Both starting camps, and the southeastern and western Local villages contain Huts. There are also some Huts in the city of Aksum.
CampaignIcon-Pachacuti Pachacuti
  • War of Brothers: There are allied and enemy Huts in camps scattered across the map.
CampaignIcon-Tamerlane Tamerlane
Babur Icon Babur
Rajendra Icon Rajendra
  • The Successor: Local Villages have Huts within them. One more Hut is located by the river near Kerala.
  • Deeds of the Father: The eastern two local villages and the Ruhuna base in the south have some Huts in them.
  • Rising Star: There are Huts in the Khmer base. There are also some Huts in the northwest, by the Chalukyan farms.
  • Sacred Waters: Local villages are composed of Huts. There are some Huts on the outskirts of Vengi and Kalinga. The local bandits also have a camp with Huts.
  • Slaying the Vritra: A northern local village contains Huts. There is also a Hut on the island north of the main Srivijaya city. There is also a Hut in the southern corner, next to a Bandit and a Villager.
Thoros Icon Thoros II
VictorsAndVanquished Campaign Icon Victors and Vanquished
  • Scn 32 stephen Stephen: There are many Huts in the bases of High King Turlough and King Owain ap Gruffudd.
  • Scn 39 drake Drake: Maroons have three Huts in their base on the island in the north.
  • Scn 26 finehair Finehair: Huts are present in the starting base of the player. One of them is renamed Harald's Hall. The Southern Jarls and the Western Sea Kings have several Huts on the coastline.
  • Scn 25 ironside Ironside: The player has a hut on the eastern edge of the map.
  • Scn 30 karlsefni Karlsefni: All players have Huts in this scenario.
  • Scn 34 mstislav Mstislav: Other Factions have several Huts in some of their bases.
  • Scn 28 otto Otto: The Magyars have several Huts in their base.
  • Scn 24 ragnar Ragnar: The player starts with a few Huts in the starting location. The Gaels and Britons, Vikings, and Tribal people have several Huts in their camps.
  • Scn 37 shimazu Shimazu: Minor Clans and Pirates have Huts in their southern base and eastern corner of the map. The Koreans also have several Huts on their island.


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Civilian buildings
GeneralReturnofrome stone age house icon House · AOEDE Temple icon Temple · Returnofrome greek iron age government center iconReturnofrome east asian iron age government center iconReturnofrome egyptian iron age government center iconReturnofrome mesopotamian iron age government center iconReturnofrome roman iron age government center icon Government Center · Returnofrome greek wonder iconReturnofrome east asian wonder iconReturnofrome egyptian wonder iconReturnofrome mesopotamian wonder iconReturnofrome roman wonder icon Wonder
EconomicReturnofrome greek town center iconReturnofrome east asian town center iconReturnofrome egyptian town center iconReturnofrome mesopotamian town center iconReturnofrome roman town center icon Town Center · AOEDE Dock icon Dock · Storage Pit icon Storage Pit · AOEDE Granary icon Granary · Market AOEDE icon Market · AOEDE Farm icon Farm
UnconstructableAqueduct aoe2DE Aqueduct · Army Tent icon nuRoR Army Tent · Barricade aoe2DE Barricade · Chain aoe2DE Chain · Amphitheatre aoe2DE Colosseum · 2de granary new icon Granary · Pyramid aoe2DE Great Pyramid · Hut small aoe2DE Hut · Returnofrome greek wonder icon Monument · Pyramid aoe2DE Pyramid · Returnofrome ruins icon Ruins · AOEDE Trade Workshop icon Trade Workshop · Yurt thatch small aoe2DE Yurt
Military buildings
ProductionReturnofrome greek barracks iconReturnofrome east asian barracks iconReturnofrome egyptian barracks iconReturnofrome mesopotamian barracks iconReturnofrome roman barracks icon Barracks · AOEDE Archery Range icon Archery Range · AOEDE Stable icon Stable · AOEDE Siege Workshop icon Siege Workshop · Returnofrome greek academy iconReturnofrome east asian academy iconReturnofrome egyptian academy iconReturnofrome mesopotamian academy iconReturnofrome roman academy icon Academy
TowerAOEDE Watch Tower icon Watch Tower · AOEDE Sentry Tower icon Sentry Tower · Returnofrome greek guard tower iconReturnofrome east asian guard tower iconReturnofrome egyptian guard tower iconReturnofrome mesopotamian guard tower iconReturnofrome roman guard tower icon Guard Tower · Returnofrome greek guard tower iconReturnofrome east asian guard tower iconReturnofrome egyptian guard tower iconReturnofrome mesopotamian guard tower iconReturnofrome roman guard tower icon Ballista Tower
WallReturnofrome small wall icon Small Wall · Returnofrome greek medium wall iconReturnofrome east asian medium wall iconReturnofrome egyptian medium wall iconReturnofrome mesopotamian medium wall iconReturnofrome roman medium wall icon Medium Wall · Returnofrome greek fortified wall iconReturnofrome east asian fortified wall iconReturnofrome egyptian fortified wall iconReturnofrome mesopotamian fortified wall iconReturnofrome roman fortified wall icon Fortified Wall · Small Gate (AOE RoR) icon Small Gate · Medium Gate (AOE RoR) icon Medium Gate · Fortified Gate (AOE RoR) icon Fortified Gate
UnconstructableReturnofrome greek guard tower iconReturnofrome east asian guard tower iconReturnofrome egyptian guard tower iconReturnofrome mesopotamian guard tower iconReturnofrome roman guard tower icon Mirror Tower · Returnofrome greek guard tower iconReturnofrome east asian guard tower iconReturnofrome egyptian guard tower iconReturnofrome mesopotamian guard tower iconReturnofrome roman guard tower icon Zenobia's Tower
Buildings in Age of Empires II
Civilian buildings
EconomicTowncenter aoe2DE Town Center · Dock aoe2de Dock · Fish trap aoe2DE Fish Trap · Mill aoe2de Mill · FarmDE Farm · Market aoe2DE Market · Lumber camp aoe2de Lumber Camp · Mining camp aoe2de Mining Camp · Feitoria aoe2DE Feitoria · Folwark Folwark · Ao2de caravanserai icon Caravanserai · AoE2 MuleCart Mule Cart
ResearchBlacksmith aoe2de Blacksmith · University AoE2 DE University
ReligiousAoE2 FortifiedChurch Fortified Church · MonasteryAoe2DE Monastery
MiscellaneousHouse aoe2DE House · Wonder aoe2DE Wonder
Military buildings
ProductionBarracks aoe2DE Barracks · Archery range aoe2DE Archery Range · Stable aoe2DE Stable · Siege workshop aoe2DE Siege Workshop · Dock aoe2de Dock
Fortified productionCastle aoe2DE Castle · Harbor aoe2de Harbor · Krepost icon updated Krepost · Aoe2-icon-donjon Donjon
TowerTowncenter aoe2DE Town Center · AoE2 FortifiedChurch Fortified Church · Outpost aoe2de Outpost · Watch Tower icon AoE2DE Watch Tower · Guard Tower icon AoE2DE Guard Tower · Keep icon AoE2DE Keep · Bombard tower aoe2DE Bombard Tower
WallPalisade wall aoe2de Palisade Wall · Palisade gate aoe2DE Palisade Gate · Stone wall aoe2de Stone Wall · Gate aoe2de Gate · Fortified wall aoe2de Fortified Wall · Gate aoe2de Fortified Gate
Scenario Editor buildings
AoE2-DLCicon-0 The Age of KingsBridge · MonasteryAoe2DE Cathedral · Wonder aoe2DE Dome of the Rock · Pyramid aoe2DE Great Pyramid · MonasteryAoe2DE Mosque · Pavilion big icon AoE2DE Pavilion · Pyramid aoe2DE Pyramid · Accursed tower aoe2DE The Accursed Tower · Accursed tower aoe2DE The Tower of Flies · Market aoe2DE Trade Workshop · Yurt thatch big aoe2DE Yurt
AoE2-DLCicon-1 The ConquerorsWonder aoe2DE Monument · SeaGateDE Sea Gate · Watch Tower icon AoE2DE Sea Tower · Sea Wall icon AoE2DE Sea Wall
AoE2-DLCicon-2 The ForgottenAmphitheatre aoe2DE Amphitheatre · Aqueduct aoe2DE Aqueduct · Wonder aoe2DE Arch of Constantine · Fortified wall aoe2de City Wall · Amphitheatre aoe2DE Colosseum · Keep icon AoE2DE Fire Tower · Palisade wall aoe2de Fortified Palisade Wall · Castle aoe2DE Fortress · Castle aoe2DE Poenari Castle · Wonder aoe2DE Quimper Cathedral · MonasteryAoe2DE Temple of Heaven · Wooden Bridge
AoE2-DLCicon-3 The African KingdomsBarricade aoe2DE Barricade · Fence aoe2DE Fence · Accursed tower aoe2DE Fortified Tower · 2de granary new icon Granary · Hut small aoe2DE Hut · Wondericon Palace (removed) · Aoe2de storage icon new Storage · Tent small aoe2DE Tent
AoE2-DLCicon-4 Rise of the RajasTent army small aoe2DE Army Tent · Wonder aoe2DE Gol Gumbaz · Wonder aoe2DE Sanchi Stupa
AoE2-DLCicon-5 The Last KhansWonder aoe2DE Aachen Cathedral · Chain aoe2DE Chain · Gate aoe2de City Gate · Wonder aoe2DE Dormition Cathedral · Wonder aoe2DE Rock Church · Wonder aoe2DE Sankore Madrasah · MonasteryAoe2DE Shrine · Wonder aoe2DE Tower of London
Dawn of the Dukes icon Dawn of the DukesAoe2de pagan shrine icon Pagan Shrine
AoE2Icon-DynastiesIndia Dynasties of IndiaWonder aoe2DE Minaret of Jam