This article is about the technologies in Age of Empires. For technologies in other games of the series, see Technology.

Listed below are all technologies available in Age of Empires. Unit and building upgrades are not included.

Stone Age Edit

Tool Age Edit

Bronze Age Edit

Iron Age Edit

Tech Tree Edit

Stone Age Tool Age Bronze Age Iron Age
Town Center
Fishing Boat Fishing Ship RomeIcon Fire Galley
Trade Boat Merchant Ship
Light Transport Heavy Transport
Scout Ship War Galley Trireme
+ Catapult Trireme (req. Trireme) Juggernaught (req. Engineering)
+ Watch Tower Sentry Tower Guard Tower Ballista Tower (req. Ballistics)
+ Small Wall Medium Wall Fortification
Market (req. Granary)
Farm Wheel
Woodworking Artisanship Craftsmanship
Domestication Plow Irrigation
Gold Mining Coinage
Stone Mining Siegecraft
Temple (req. Market)
Priest Afterlife Zealotry
Astrology Polytheism Monotheism RomeIcon Medicine
Mysticism Fanaticism RomeIcon Sacrifice
Government Center (req. Market)
Nobility Architecture Aristocracy Alchemy
Writing RomeIcon Logistics Ballistics Engineering
Storage Pit
Toolworking Metalworking Metallurgy
Leather Armor Scale Armor Chain Mail
Bronze Shield Iron Shield RomeIcon Tower Shield
Clubman Axeman + Short Swordsman Broad Swordsman Long Swordsman Legion (req. Fanaticism)
RomeIcon Slinger
Archery Range (req. Barracks)
Bowman + Improved Bowman Composite Bowman Horse Archer Heavy Horse Archer (req. Chain Mail)
Chariot Archer (req. Wheel) Elephant Archer
Siege Workshop (req. Archery Range)
Stone Thrower Catapult Heavy Catapult (req. Siegecraft)
Ballista Helepolis (req. Craftsmanship)
Stable (req. Barracks)
Scout Cavalry Heavy Cavalry Cataphract (req. Metallurgy)
Chariot (req. Wheel) RomeIcon Scythe Chariot (req. Nobility)
RomeIcon Camel Rider War Elephant RomeIcon Armored Elephant (req. Iron Shield)
Academy (req. Stable)
Hoplite Phalanx Centurion (req. Aristocracy)
Units; Buildings; Technologies; RomeIcon The Rise of Rome only
+ Tech required to unlock the unit/building; Tech to updgrade the unit/building
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