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Rain is an Egyptian Archaic Age god power in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Ra. When invoked, it boosts Farm gathering rates for all players: by 200% for the player in question and allies, and by 100% for all other players. No other god powers can be invoked while Rain is in effect. Due to a bug, it also increases wood gathering for the player invoking it by 50%.

Rain is a god power shield, i.e. while it is in effect, no other god powers can be invoked.

Strategy[]

Like most economic god powers, Rain is best used early on to gain an edge in terms of resources over an enemy. In this case, it is best to maximize its effect by having as many Laborers farm during the power's effect. However, if a player also worships Bast, it is best to research Sacred Cats and Plow before invoking this power in order to exploit the improved gather rate.

Rain can also be used later as a blocker to prevent opponents from using their god powers in battle.

In team games, Rain provides a nice boost to the economy of the entire team, especially if the player has Atlanteans as allies, as their Citizens gather resources nearly three times as quickly as other villagers.

Changelog[]

Aom original icon Age of Mythology[]

  • Rain gives full effect (200% to the invoking player and 100% to everyone else) to Farms close to Town Centers, and half effect to Farms one Farm-length away.[1] No effect on other Farms.

AoM The Titans icon The Titans[]

  • Rain gives full effect to all Farms on the map (200% to the invoking player and 100% to everyone else), and also increases wood gathering for the invoking player by 50%.[1]

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God powers in Age of Mythology
GreekPortrait Greeks
ArchaicAge Archaic Age BoltIcon Bolt · LureIcon Lure · SentinelIcon Sentinel
ClassicalAge Classical Age PestilenceIcon Pestilence · RestorationIcon Restoration · CeasefireIcon Ceasefire
HeroicAge Heroic Age UnderWorldPassageIcon Underworld Passage · CurseIcon Curse · BronzeIcon Bronze
MythicAge Mythic Age EarthquakeIcon Earthquake · LightningStormIcon Lightning Storm · PlentyIcon Plenty
EgyptianPortrait Egyptians
ArchaicAge Archaic Age ProsperityIcon Prosperity · VisionIcon Vision · RainIcon Rain
ClassicalAge Classical Age EclipseIcon Eclipse · ShiftingSandsIcon Shifting Sands · PlagueOfSerpentsIcon Plague of Serpents
HeroicAge Heroic Age LocustSwarmIcon Locust Swarm · CitadelIcon Citadel · AncestorsIcon Ancestors
MythicAge Mythic Age TornadoIcon Tornado · MeteorIcon Meteor · SonOfOsirisIcon Son of Osiris
NorsePortrait Norse
ArchaicAge Archaic Age DwarvenMineIcon Dwarven Mine · GreatHuntIcon Great Hunt · SpyIcon Spy
ClassicalAge Classical Age HealingSpringIcon Healing Spring · ForestFireIcon Forest Fire · UndermineIcon Undermine
HeroicAge Heroic Age FrostIcon Frost · FlamingWeaponsIcon Flaming Weapons · WalkingWoodsIcon Walking Woods
MythicAge Mythic Age FimbulwinterIcon Fimbulwinter · NidhoggIcon Nidhogg · RagnarokIcon Ragnarok
AtlanteanPortrait Atlanteans
ArchaicAge Archaic Age DeconstructionIcon Deconstruction · ShockwaveIcon Shockwave · GaiaForestIcon Gaia Forest
ClassicalAge Classical Age SpiderLairIcon Spider Lair · ValorIcon Valor · CarnivoraIcon Carnivora
HeroicAge Heroic Age ChaosIcon Chaos · TraitorIcon Traitor · HesperidesIcon Hesperides
MythicAge Mythic Age TartarianGateIcon Tartarian Gate · VortexIcon Vortex · ImplodeIcon Implode
ChinesePortrait Chinese
ArchaicAge Archaic Age IconYearOfTheGoat Year of the Goat · IconRecreation Recreation · IconTimberHarvest Timber Harvest
ClassicalAge Classical Age BarrageIcon Barrage · GreatJourneyIcon Great Journey · CallToArmsIcon Call to Arms
HeroicAge Heroic Age GeyserIcon Geyser · UprootIcon Uproot · ImperialExaminationIcon Imperial Examination
MythicAge Mythic Age GreatFloodIcon Great Flood · InfernoIcon Inferno · EarthDragonIcon Earth Dragon
Other (except Campaign-exclusive)
SecretsOfTheTitans Titan Age All civilizations: SecretsOfTheTitans Titan Gate
Cheat MeteorIcon Chicken Storm · Goatunheim Goatunheim · WalkingWoodsIcon Walking Berry Bushes
Cut Brambleiconmpalpha Bramble · Enragebeta Enrage · DivineBlood Rebellion · AOMShepherdGodPowerIcon Shepherd · AOMSightGodPowerIcon Sight · God power snowstorm icon Snowstorm · EarthquakeIcon Volcano
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