Temple Complex is a building type in Pharaoh: A New Era. These structures are used to appease the Gods and keep people happy, all the while getting a lot of benefits/buffs in the process. Each God in Pharaoh: A New Era has a Temple Complex, and only one complex is allowed per city. While the cost of building these temples is too much, the benefits are also worth it. In this guide, we will discuss Pharaoh: A New Era temple complexes, their benefits, costs, and what role lesser gods play in detail.

Temples will often send out Priests to preach in nearby housing, bringing benefits to these houses, including reduced crime rate, calm, and the need for fewer resources. One temple complex can benefit up to 8000 citizens.

Pharaoh: A New Era Temple Complex Benefits

There are five Gods and their lesser Gods in Pharaoh: A New Era; here is the full list:

  • Seth
  • Ptha
  • Osiris
  • Ra
  • Bast

Now let’s get into the temple complex buffs and benefits for each God.

Seth Temple

Seth is the God of Destruction in Pharaoh: A New Era. Seth’s buffs are mainly focused on combat and invasions. Seth’s appeasement can bring increased experience for your soldiers and increased protection for the city and soldiers. Seth has two lesser Gods, Anubis, and Sekhmet, who bring extraordinary benefits to your city if you build the temple complex for Seth.

  • Altar of Anubis: Mortuaries need less linen
  • Oracle of Sekhmet: Priests help fight crime around the city and can catch criminals.

Ptha Temple

Ptha is the God of Craftsmen in Pharaoh: A New Era. The God gives a significant boost to your production industry, mining, and more. You will see faster production across the broad and more benefits and buffs income from Ptha’s two lesser Gods, Amon and Thoth.

  • Altar of Amon: Brickworks, quarries, and wood cutters work faster.
  • Oracle of Thoth: Teachers and librarians require less papyrus.

Ra Temple

Ra is the God of the Kingdom in Pharaoh: A New Era. Ra boosts your kingdom rating and reduces interest on the debt. Additional benefits come from his lesser Gods, Ma’at and Horus.

  • Altar of Ma’at: Reduced crime rate in the city.
  • Oracle of Horus: Citizens live off fewer resources without negatively impacting happiness and prosperity.

Bast Temple

Bast is the Goddess of Home in Pharaoh: A New Era. Bast will make the effects of musicians, entertainers, and jugglers last longer. Moreover, consumer goods consumption will slow down. Besides that, additional benefits from her lesser Gods, Isis, and Hathor, are amazing.

  • Altar of Isis: Reduced chance of disease, better health care, and overall city health.
  • Oracle of Hathor: Better overall mood in the city.

Osiris Temple

Osiris is the God of Agriculture in Pharaoh: A New Era. Osiris gives you better food production and less dangerous floods. He has two lesser Gods, Sebek and Min, who offer the following benefits:

  • Altar of Sebek: Citizens consume less food when Presists pass by.
  • Oracle of Min: Faster reeds and trees grow.

Cost of Building Temple Complex

The cost of building a Temple Complex will remain the same no matter which God you built it for. However, the cost is different based on your game difficulty. The Temple complex will cost 400 for Very Easy, 1600 for Easy, 2000 for Normal, 2400 for Hard, and 3000 for Very Hard mode.

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