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XerxesPortrait.png Xerxes I
Availability: Persia

Aura: "Administrator." +15% Gather Rate and Build Rate of nearby units.

Counters: 2x vs Swordsmen, 1.25x vs Cavalry Spearmen.

Countered by: Skirmishers and other Cavalry types.


Xerxes I is a hero unit available to Persians.


Xerxes I (Persian: Xšayaṛšā I; 519–465 BC) was the fifth king of Achaemenid Empire of Persia. He was famous for mounting the largest, most well equipped fighting force against Greece in 480 BC on Second Persian Invasion to Greece.

Game Unit[]

Xerxes I portrait in-game

In the game, Xerxes I use bow an arrows as his weapon. Like any other Persian kings he can be trained at Apadana (Persian Palace) at the cost of 50 Foods and 200 Woods


Administrator: Accelerates Gather Rate and Build Rate of nearby units by 15%

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