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Prithviraj is a campaign in Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten which is depicting its namesake, Prithviraj Chauhan (1178–1192), who was the ruler of Ajmer and Delhi (in India) from 1178 to 1192.


Prithviraj is a cavalry archer hero. As a hero, he cannot be converted and can regenerate health. He is also available in the Scenario Editor.

Throughout the course of the campaign, Prithviraj appears in three forms overall:

Most of the time throughout the campaign, he appears in his Heavy Cavalry Archer form.



The young king Prithviraj is strong, smart, and adored by his people. But what happens when he falls in love with the daughter of his enemy? And will his love be enough to help him save India from invasion?
—In-game campaign description in Definitive Edition

In The Forgotten, the Prithviraj campaign consists of four scenarios. The player plays as the Indians, and the player color is orange.

  1. A Promising Warrior
  2. The Digvijaya
  3. The Elopement
  4. Battles of Tarain

In the Definitive Edition, the campaign is substantially altered. The player color is now blue, and there are five scenarios.

  1. Born of Fire
  2. The Digvijaya
  3. Hand of a Princess
  4. The Fate of India
  5. The Legend of Prithviraj

The campaign is narrated by Chand Bardai, a court poet of the Chauhan Dynasty and the author of the Prithviraj Raso.