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 Health 240 Damage 240 Damage 20m Time 250* Britons N/A x1 Ability 2
2 6,400 Health 300 Damage 300 Damage 1h 30m Time 1,250 Britons 12h x2 Ability 2
3 8,000 Health 360 Damage 4h 30m Time 4,500 Britons 1d x3 Ability 2
4 9,200 Health 415 Damage 415 Damage 6h Time 7,500 Britons 2d x4 Ability 2

* 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