|This article is about the unit in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. For the unit in Age of Empires, see Laser Trooper.|
The Photon Man is a cheat unit in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. Once the code is typed, the unit spawns immediately at the Town Center. Building a new Town Center automatically spawns the unit at that Town Center. Photon Man has the appearance of a futuristic looking spacesuit armed with a laser gun.
- Photon Men fire 18% faster.
- Archer armor upgrades cost no gold.
- Burmese: Faith is 50% cheaper.
- Koreans: Archer armor upgrades are free.
- Portuguese: Archer armor upgrades are researched 30% faster.
- Tatars: Photon Men deal +25% damage when attacking from higher elevation.
- Bulgarians: Archer armor upgrades cost -50% food.
- Celts: Photon Men can steal non-Celt sheep even if other players' units are nearby sheep.
- Chinese: Archer armor upgrades cost -10%/-15%/-20% in Feudal/Castle/Imperial Age.
- Sicilians: Photon Men resist 50% incoming bonus damage.
- Bulgarians: Archer armor upgrades are researched 80% faster.
- Lithuanians: Faith and Heresy are researched 20% faster.
- Teutons: Photon Men are more resistant to conversion.
- Upgrades: Padded Archer Armor, Leather Archer Armor, Ring Archer Armor, Faith, Heresy
- Cost: 60F 55G (for calculation of scores)
The closest unit to the Photon Man is the Elite Janissary.
- The laser gun the Photon Man uses appears to have been based upon the AR-15-series of rifles.
|Cheat units in the Age of Empires series|
|Age of Empires|
|BabyPrez · Big Bertha · Black Rider · Flying Dutchman · Laser Trooper · Medusa · Nuke Trooper · Saint Francis |
Stealth Archer · Winsett's other Z · Winsett's Z · Zug 209
|Age of Empires II|
|Alfred the Alpaca · Cobra Car · Furious the Monkey Boy · Penguin · Saboteur · VMDL · Sharkatzor · Photon Man|
|Age of Mythology|
|Bella · Flying Purple Hippo · Forkboy · Lazer Bear|
|Age of Empires III|
|BigAndy · Fluffy · Flying Purple Tapir · George Crushington · Flaming Hot Dog Cart · Monster Ice Cream Truck · Lazerbear|
Learicorn · Mediocre Bombard · The Tommynator · Honey Badger