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This article is about the god power in Age of Mythology. For other uses of the term, see Spy.
Spy is a Norse Archaic Age god power in Age of Mythology that is available to worshipers of Loki. When invoked on an enemy unit, it shows the surrounding area of the unit to the player until it is killed.

Strategy Edit

Unlike other god powers, the enemy receives no notification that Spy has been used. This makes it very useful for performing reconnaissance on the enemy. It is best to use it on a civilian unit, as military units are likely to be killed. It also enables the player to see how to disrupt the enemy's economy. Another use is to boost exploration by using the power on an enemy scout.

Players facing Loki can check manually in the diplomacy settings if the god power has been used and thus sometimes pin the possible traitors down to a small group of units, often grouped to not be engaged in forward hunting or other important activities anymore.

The Spy provides 27 LOS over the target unit. The target's units LOS is likely to be smaller, making a Spy on a Greek scout unit provide more LOS to the Loki player than to the Greek player owning the scout.

Gallery Edit

God powers
Culture Age God powers
Greeks ArchaicAge

Bolt · Lure · Sentinel

ClassicalAge

Pestilence · Restoration · Ceasefire

HeroicAge

Underworld Passage · Curse · Bronze

MythicAge

Earthquake · Lightning Storm · Plenty

Egyptians ArchaicAge

Prosperity · Vision · Rain

ClassicalAge

Eclipse · Shifting Sands · Plague of Serpents

HeroicAge

Locust Swarm · Citadel · Ancestors

MythicAge

Tornado · Meteor · Son of Osiris

Norse ArchaicAge

Dwarven Mine · Great Hunt · Spy

ClassicalAge

Healing Spring · Forest Fire · Undermine

HeroicAge

Frost · Flaming Weapons · Walking Woods

MythicAge

Fimbulwinter  · Nidhogg  · Ragnarok

Atlanteans ArchaicAge

Deconstruction · Shockwave · Gaia Forest

ClassicalAge

Spider Lair · Valor · Carnivora

HeroicAge

Chaos · Traitor · Hesperides

MythicAge

Tartarian Gate · Vortex · Implode

Chinese ArchaicAge

Year of the Goat · Recreation · Timber Harvest

ClassicalAge

Barrage · Great Journey · Call to Arms

HeroicAge

Geyser · Uproot · Imperial Examination

MythicAge

Great Flood · Inferno · Earth Dragon

All MythicAge

Titan Gate

Other
Campaign exclusive

Blessing of Zeus  · Deconstruction Wonder  · Seed of Gaia

Cheat

Chicken Storm  · Goatunheim  · Walking Berry Bushes

Cut content

Bramble  · Enrage  · Rebellion  · Shepherd  · Sight  · Snowstorm  · Volcano

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