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Theseus is the Archaic Age Greek hero for Poseidon.

Attack bonuses[]




Like all Greek heroes, Theseus is strong against Myth Units and can hold his own against human soldiers as well. He is the first available Hero for Poseidon so is crucial in fending off Myth Units early on, and for bagging early Relics.


Age of Mythology[]

  • Theseus trains in 9 seconds.

Tale of the Dragon[]

  • Theseus trains in 4 seconds.


Age -- 32

Homeland -- Athens

Occupation -- king

The parentage of Theseus is confused. He was thought to be either an illegitimate son of Aegeus, a king of Athens, or a son of Poseidon. Raised by his mother, he faced many adversaries and quests while attempting to return to Athens to be reunited with his father. He was then selected to be part of a group of young men and women to be sacrificed to the Minotaur on Crete, as part of the compensation for a long war. On Crete, Ariadne fell in love with Theseus and helped him defeat the Minotaur within the labyrinth. He returned to Athens but failed to signal his success to his father correctly, and Aegeus drowned himself in despair. The sea thereafter took its name from Theseus's father, the Aegean Sea. Theseus foiled an assassination attempt and became king, but lost popularity late in life and was exiled.




THESEUS vs EVERY MYTH UNIT - Age of Mythology

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Greek heroes
Age / God ZeusIcon.png Zeus PoseidonIcon.png Poseidon HadesIcon.png Hades
ArchaicAge.png Archaic Age JasonIcon.png Jason TheseusIcon.png Theseus AjaxIcon.png Ajax
ClassicalAge.png Classical Age OdysseusIcon.png Odysseus HippolytaIcon.png Hippolyta ChironIcon.png Chiron
PhysicianIcon.png Hippocrates
HeroicAge.png Heroic Age HeraclesIcon.png Heracles AtalantaIcon.png Atalanta Greeks Achilles
MythicAge.png Mythic Age BellephoronIcon.png Bellerophon PolyphemusIcon.png Polyphemus
TheArgoIcon.png The Argo
PerseusIcon.png Perseus