Siege Engineers is a technology in Age of Empires II that can be researched at the University once the Imperial Age is reached. Once researched, it increases the attack of all siege units (including Elite Ballista Elephants) against buildings by +20% (+200 for Petards). It also increases the range of all ranged siege weapons by +1.
Team bonuses Edit
- A team containing Malians: Researching Siege Engineers is 80% faster.
The Forgotten Edit
- Magyars: Unable to research Siege Engineers.
Rise of the Rajas Edit
- Magyars: With patch 5.5, Siege Engineers was added to the technology tree.
“Men who specialized in designing, building, and operating siege weapons were called siege engineers. These weapons were marvels of their age and complicated to operate. Hitting a narrow stone wall from a distance with a plunging stone shot was a difficult problem. Kings prized men who could solve it.”
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