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Sabotage half size version.png In the Extended Edition, this unit/building is affected by a damage bug.


The Galley is the Heavy Ship of the Classical Age.png Classical Age, available to upgrade from the Trireme and are built at the Dock.


After Triremes become Galleys, they gain +30 hit points, +2 attack strength, +2 movement speed, and +1 line of sight.

As a Heavy Ship, the Galley is slower than other ships and occupies two Population Limit.png population slots instead of one like most units, but is the toughest ship and the best at destroying Light Ships.

However, the File:Classial.png Classical Age introduces Fire Ships, bringing the previous dominance of Heavy Ships to an abrupt end, for an entire fleet of Galleys can be decimated in seconds with a handful of Fire Rafts, meaning that from this age onward, a mixed fleet will be crucial to dominate the seas.