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This article is about the units in Age of Empires II. For units in other games of the series, see Unit.

Five unit types in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition.

The following is an overview of all units from Age of Empires II and all its expansions.


The following units are available in any regular game. Note that not all of these units are available to all civilizations, unless the All Techs option is checked. To see which civilization can train which units, see technology tree.

Nine different generic buildings can train units.

Town Center[]

The Town Center is the most important of all buildings, and trains the most important unit.


The Barracks trains and upgrades infantry.

Archery Range[]

The Archery Range trains and upgrades archers.


The Stable trains and upgrades cavalry.