Age of Empires Castle Siege Wiki


"Richard I was a warrior king of England, fighting near constantly from the age of 16, primarily in battles of the Third Crusade."


  • Richard the Lionheart's Inspire special ability temporarily increases the damage and speed of nearby infantry units.
  • Can inspire nearby units to give bonus attack against opponents
  • Used to inspire units in rush attacks, in combination with Belsarius
  • His health is too low.
  • Can`t do much damage without heavy infantry.

Offensive Strategy

  • Increase the attack power of the troops in the surrounding
  • Use his ability and enough foot soldiers to rush your opponent`s castle once you are able to drill a hole through the wall into opponents castle.
Level Health Attack DPS Recovery Time Upgrade Cost Upgrade Time Ability
1 5,000 Template:Health 240 Template:Attack 240 Template:Attack 20m Template:Time 250* Template:PBritons N/A x1 Ability2.png
2 6,400 Template:Health 300 Template:Attack 300 Template:Attack 1h 30m Template:Time 1,250 Template:PBritons 12h x2 Ability2.png
3 8,000 Template:Health 360 Template:Attack 4h 30m Template:Time 4,500 Template:PBritons 1d x3 Ability2.png
4 9,200 Template:Health 415 Template:Attack 415 Template:Attack 6h Template:Time 7,500 Template:PBritons 2d x4 Ability2.png

* First level free for a Hero of your own Civilization.

Heroes Richard the LionheartHenry VEdward the Black PrinceBelisariusJohn KourkouasNikephoros II PhokasCharles MartelCharlemagneJoan of ArcSviatoslav I of KievRurikAlexander NevskyTariq ibn ZiyadMaslama ibn Abd al-MalikSaladinHermann von SalzaConrad the ElderWinrich von Kniprode
Common Units SpearmanInfantryRaiderLadder InvaderCrossbowmanArcherCavalryGrenadierBattering RamSiege TowerOnagerTrebuchet
Cultural Units LongbowmanCheirosiphonKnight TemplarRaiders of MuscovyMamlukTeutonic Knight