Chandragupta Maurya

In this following guide, we will give you some overview of Chandragupta’s skills, talent tree, and strategy in Rise of Kingdoms. Hopefully, this guide will help new players how to use him and how to maximize his strength in the game.

Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya

Cavalry Cavalry | Peace Keeping Conquering | Skill Skill
Title: Emperor of India
Civilization: Other
Base Power: 4,000
Rarity: Legendary

Chandragupta Maurya Introduction

Chandragupta is a legendary Commander who comes from India. He is considered one of the best crowd control and conquering Commanders in the game. Since he specializes in calvary, most of his abilities focus on increasing his calvary’s stat as well as striking the enemy with a massive amount of damage through his passive skill. Therefore, he can be a very aggressive Commander when comparing with other calvary Commanders such as Khan or Takeda.

To summon Chandragupta, you will need 10 of his sculptures, which can obtain throughout events, the VIP shop, golden chests.

Chandragupta Maurya Skills

Hidden Moon

  Rare Requirement: 1000

After using the Hidden Moon, all of Chandragupta’s troops gain additional damage for 3 seconds. Nevertheless, they gain 1 stack of Blessed at a maximum of 3. Each stack of Blessed gives his calvary’s attack xx% more damage.



Damage Bonus: 20% / 25% / 30% / 35% / 40%


Hidden Moon is an excellent active skill. At max level, the attack of Chandragupta’s cavalry will be increased by 40% up to a total 120% increased damage, which is an insane amount of bonus attack. This active skill certainly makes the cavalry units under the control of Chandragupta a powerful and fearful force on the battlefield.

Royal Elephant Brigade

  When Chandragupta attacks a stronghold, his troops’ damage reduction gain xx%. Each stack of Blessed gained by using the Hidden Moon skill also gives bonus damage reduction.



Damage Reduction: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%


The Royal Elephant Brigade is a passive skill that gives 30% damage reduction toward the enemy’s stronghold such as Garrison, Fortresses and Keeps. It will undoubtedly make his troops survive longer in the battle.


  When Chandragupta’s army contains only cavalry units, their health will increase by xx%, and they also have a 50% chance to gain a stack of Exhaust up to 5 maximum stacks with their attacks. Each stack will reduce the enemy’s attack and health. It has a duration of 5 seconds.



Cavalry Health: 4% / 8% / 12% / 16% / 20%

Health & Defense Reduced: 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%


At a maximum of 5 Exhaust stacks, Chandragupta cavalry’s units gain 60% more health. Their attacks also reduce the enemy’s defense and health by 15%, which is a very strong debuff that can cripple the enemy.


  Chandragupta’s cavalry unit gain additional damage taken reduction. After Chandragupta uses his active skill, his troop’ march speed increases by 5% for 3 second. At the same time, all of the Blessed stacks will be erased, resulting in dealing damage to the target based on the number of stacks removed. (Damage Factor: number of Blessed released x 300)



Cavalry’s Damage Reduction: 1% / 2% / 3% / 4%/ 5%

March Speed Bonus: 5% / 10%/ 15%/ 20%/ 25%

Direct Damage Factor: 300 / 350 / 400 / 450 / 500


It is another powerful passive skill that gives Chandragupta’s cavalry 5% bonus damage reduction. After using Hidden Moon active skill, his troops manage to move faster by 25% for 3 seconds. Furthermore, he will unleash all of his Blessed gained and deal 1,500 damage to the enemy.

Maurya’s Might

  Maurya’s Might is a passive skill that increases the maximum amount of Blessed stack from 3 to 4. While Chandragupta is in the Alliance territory, he and his troops’ attack have 50% chance to gain 1 stack of Blessed. But when they are outside of Alliance territory, they have 50% chance to gain 2 stacks of Blessed. This effect can only be triggered once every 5 seconds.

Maurya’s Might extends the maximum number of Blessed stacks from 3 to 4. It means that Chandragupta 2nd and 3rd skill will also be improved. When attacking inside the Alliance territory, he and his troops have a 50% chance to gain 1 stack of Blessed and 2 stacks of Blessed when he is outside of the Alliance territory.

Recommended Talent Builds for Chandragupta Maurya

Conquering Talent Build

Chandragupta 22 40 12

Chandragupta is a mighty conqueror, so this conquering talent build will suit him the most. It focuses on increasing overall attack and defense against the enemy’s stronghold. It also helps him regenerate rage fast to maintain his active skill uptime.

Open Field Build Talent

Chandragupta 46 7 21

All of Chandragupta’s skills also work perfectly in PvP mode, so this open field talent tree will improve her troops’ stats on the battlefield as well as increase the rage restoration.

Best Pairing Commanders for Chandragupta Maurya

Takeda Shingen

Takeda Shingen: Takeda can further increase the overall damage with the debuff from his active skill. He also provides more defensive stats such as expanding the cavalry’s defense, healing and reducing the enemy’s fighting stats.

Chandragupta should be the primary Commander.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan: Khan can provide what Chandragupta is lack of, which are damage, rage regeneration and cavalry’s attack improvement.

Khan should be the primary Commander.

Attila is also a suitable replacement if you don’t use Khan.


Saladin: If you want to destroy a stronghold quickly, Saladin is the best option. Saladin has an active skill that can deal a large amount of damage to a single target. He also receives bonus damage when attacking an enemy’s city as well as gives bonus attack to the cavalry units.

Chandragupta should be the primary Commander.

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