Timber Harvest is a Chinese Archaic Age god power in Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon that is available to worshipers of Shennong. When cast, it increases the wood gathering speed by +80% for a duration of 50 seconds.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Timber Harvest is similar to Isis' Prosperity, although it provides a faster gathering of wood rather than gold. It is best used in the Classical Age as this is when it will be necessary to construct important buildings, such as Houses, War Academies, and the Armory. The player should consider first researching Hand Axe and Wheelbarrow to increase the gathering rate of Peasants and the amount of wood they can carry. Bow Saw should also be researched if it is affordable. Then the player can either cast Timber Harvest with several Peasants woodcutting to have an abundance of wood or when they need to assign Peasants to other tasks and still ensure a steady income of wood.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Timber Harvest was originally planned to have a different icon.

History[edit | edit source]

Shennong, the inventor of the axe, shares his wisdom with you. His God Power makes your Villagers gather wood at double rate for a short period of time. Make sure you are in a good position to maximize your wood chopping while this God Power is in Use!
To invoke this blessing of the gods, left-click on the Timber Harvest God Power icon at the top of the screen, and then left-click anywhere on the map

Gallery[edit | edit source]

God powers
Culture Age God powers
Greeks ArchaicAge.png Bolt · Lure · Sentinel
ClassicalAge.png Pestilence · Restoration · Ceasefire
HeroicAge.png Underworld Passage · Curse · Bronze
MythicAge.png Earthquake · Lightning Storm · Plenty
Egyptians ArchaicAge.png Prosperity · Vision · Rain
ClassicalAge.png Eclipse · Shifting Sands · Plague of Serpents
HeroicAge.png Locust Swarm · Citadel · Ancestors
MythicAge.png Tornado · Meteor · Son of Osiris
Norse ArchaicAge.png Dwarven Mine · Great Hunt · Spy
ClassicalAge.png Healing Spring · Forest Fire · Undermine
HeroicAge.png Frost · Flaming Weapons · Walking Woods
MythicAge.png Fimbulwinter · Nidhogg · Ragnarok
Atlanteans ArchaicAge.png Deconstruction · Shockwave · Gaia Forest
ClassicalAge.png Spider Lair · Valor · Carnivora
HeroicAge.png Chaos · Traitor · Hesperides
MythicAge.png Tartarian Gate · Vortex · Implode
Chinese ArchaicAge.png Year of the Goat · Recreation · Timber Harvest
ClassicalAge.png Barrage · Great Journey · Call to Arms
HeroicAge.png Geyser · Uproot · Imperial Examination
MythicAge.png Great Flood · Inferno · Earth Dragon
All MythicAge.png Titan Gate
Campaign only 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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