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This article is about the building in Age of Mythology. For the building in Age of Empires III, see Longhouse (Age of Empires III).

The Longhouse is a Norse building in Age of Mythology. All Classical Age Norse military units can be trained at this building (note that the Hersir, the Norse hero, can also be trained at the Temple) and where technologies that improve them are researched.

Unlike with the Egyptian Barracks, the Longhouse remains useful into the Heroic Age, when Hill Fort units become available.

Units[]

Technologies[]

Myth technologies[]

Technology tree[]

Longhouse icon
Longhouse
ArchaicAge
ClassicalAge
HeroicAge
MythicAge
Ulfsarkicon
Ulfsark
MediumInfantry
Medium Infantry
HeavyInfantry
Heavy Infantry
ChampionInfantry
Champion Infantry
Aomthrowingaxemenicon
Throwing Axeman
Muspell
Axe of Muspell
AoMRaidingCavalryIcon
Raiding Cavalry
MediumCavalry
Medium Cavalry
HeavyCavalry
Heavy Cavalry
ChampionCavalry
Champion Cavalry
Hersiricon
Hersir
Levy Longhouse Soldiers
Levy Longhouse
Conscript Longhouse Soldiers
Conscript Longhouse

History[]

Because of the harsh climate, the Norse were forced indoors much of the year. Therefore their winter combat training and weapons practice took place in large communal buildings called Longhouses. These often doubled as meeting halls, communal food halls, and craft workshops.
—In-game help section

Changelog[]

Aom original icon Age of Mythology[]

Trivia[]

  • Whilst the Longhouse is an accurate name, a better, and more accurate name would be a Mead Hall.
  • The Longhouse originally only trained infantry, such as the Ulfsark, Hirdman, and Bondi, as the Throwing Axeman was originally an archer unit, not an infantry unit.

Gallery[]

Buildings in Age of Mythology
Generic
EconomicTownCenterAOMGreek Town Center · AoMR Village Center Greeks icon Village Center · Building house icon House · AomFarmIcon Farm · ArmoryIcon Armory · Market icon AOM Market
MilitaryDockAOMIcon Dock · TempleAOMIcon Temple
Walls and gatesStonewall icon Wooden Wall · GateIconAoM Gate · Stonewall icon Stone Wall · GateIconAoM Stone Gate · Fortifiedwall icon Fortified Wall · GateIconAoM Fortified Gate
TowerSentryTowerIcon Sentry Tower · Improvement watch tower icon 64 Watch Tower · Guard Tower upgrade icon AoM Guard Tower
SpecialAomWonderIcon Wonder · SecretsOfTheTitans Titan Gate
Unique
GreekPortrait GreeksGranaryIcon Granary · Storehouse Icon Storehouse · MilitaryAcademyIcon Military Academy · ArcheryRangeAOMIcon Archery Range · StableAOMIcon Stable · Fortress Fortress
EgyptianPortrait EgyptiansGranaryIcon Granary · LumberCampIcon Lumber Camp · MiningCampIcon Mining Camp · MonumentVillagersIcon Monument · MilitaryAcademyIcon Barracks · Midgol Migdol Stronghold · SiegeWorks Siege Works · Lighthouse icon Lighthouse · Obelisk Obelisk · CitadelWall Icon Citadel Wall · GateIconAoM Citadel Gate · Improvement ballista tower icon 64 Ballista Tower
NorsePortrait NorseLonghouse icon Longhouse · HillFort Hill Fort · ArmoryIcon Dwarven Foundry · AoMR Great Hall icon Great Hall
AtlanteanPortrait AtlanteansManor Manor · EconomicGuild Economic Guild · MilitaryBarracksIcon Military Barracks · CounterBarracksIcon Counter-Barracks · Palace Palace · BronzeWall icon Bronze Wall · GateIconAoM Bronze Gate · IronWall icon Iron Wall · GateIconAoM Iron Gate · OrichalkosWall icon Orichalkos Wall · GateIconAoM Orichalkos Gate · SkyPassage icon Sky Passage · Mirror tower icon Mirror Tower
ChinesePortrait ChineseBuilding storage pit icon Storage Pit · GardenIcon Garden · MilitaryAcademyIcon War Academy · StableAOMIcon Stable · Building chinese fortress icon Castle · Earthen Wall Icon Earthen Wall · GateIconAoM Earthen Gate · Great Wall Icon Great Wall · GateIconAoM Great Gate
Non-constructable (non-campaign exclusive buildings)
CitadelIcon Citadel Center · HealingSpringIcon Healing Spring · HesperidesIcon Hesperides Tree · LureIcon Lure · PlentyIcon Plenty Vault · TartarianGateIcon Tartarian Gate · UnderWorldPassageIcon Underworld Passage
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Charioteria Charioteria
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