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Slings of the Sun is an Egyptian myth technology in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Sekhmet and can be researched at the Barracks or Armory. Once researched, it increases the amount of damage Slingers inflict on infantry and Hersirs by +75%.


Age of Mythology[]

  • Slings of the Sun costs 200 gold and 20 favor, and increases bonus damage against infantry by 30%.

Extended Edition[]

  • Slings of the Sun costs 200 gold and 15 favor, and increases bonus damage against infantry by 50%.

Tale of the Dragon[]

  • With patch 2.7, Slings of the Sun increases bonus damage against infantry by 75%.
  • With patch 2.8, Slings of the Sun now grants Slingers the proper damage bonus against all infantry units.


Ancient hunters used slings to kill or stun small prey and while sling stones had the capacity to maim or kill, soldiers often used them simply to distract or harass enemies. Because archers relied on their range and aim, slingers could be very effective against them. Slingers didn’t have to approach archers on foot, a deadly prospect, and the stones they hurled into a formation of archers wounded many, killed others and certainly broke their concentration and threw off their aim.
Egyptian mythological technologies
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