Moctezuma I

The following guide will give you an overview of Moctezuma I’s skills, talent tree, and strategy in Rise of Kingdoms. Hopefully, this guide will help players know more about him and how to maximize his strength in the game.

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Moctezuma I

LeadershipLeadership | ConqueringPeacekeeping | SkillSkill

Title: Eagle of the Aztecs
Civilization: Other

Moctezuma I Introduction:

It has been quite a while since Lilith released a Legendary Peacekeeping Commander in the game. Trajan is a brand new Commander who comes from Rome. He has lost of powerful skills that can make him the best Peacekeeping Commander in Rise of Kingdoms. He is an excellent PvE Commander choice for raiding in KvK or the Lost Kingdom.

Trajan is going to be released soon. Hopefully, his Sculptures can be easily got just like Aethelflaed since they are both specialize in PvE.

Pros & Cons:

Pros:

  • The best Legendary Commander for PvE.
  • Can deal an enormous amount of damage to neutral units.
  • Has an Excellent debuff against barbarians.
  • Has the ability to heal wounded units just like Lohar.
  • Can bring a large number of troops.
  • Can command any type of unit.

Cons:

  • Not suitable for PvP.

Moctezuma I Skills

Country of Thorns

  Moctezuma I directly deals damage to a single target and also reduces that target’s counterattack damage in a total of 4 seconds.

 

Upgrades Preview:

  • Damage Factor: 600 / 800 / 1000 / 1200 / 1400
  • Counterattack Damage Reduction: 3% / 6% / 9% / 12% / 15%

 

Country of Thorns surely is a powerful active skill since it deals 1,400 damage to a single target at max level. It also reduces the target’s counterattack damage by 15% for 4 seconds. An active skill can crumble the enemy easily.

Flower Wars

  All troops under Moctezuma I leadership gain extra damage when fighting against barbarians and neutral units. Besides, he and his partner gain bonus experience. When in the fight, his troops also have a 10% chance to reduce their health for 3 seconds. This effect can only trigger once every 3 seconds.

 

Upgrades Preview:

  • Bonus damage to Barbarians: 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50%
  • Bonus experience:  5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 25%
  • Health reduction: 20% / 25% / 30% / 40% / 50%

 

Flower Wars is an excellent skill against barbarians and neutral units. It not only increases the damage toward them by 50% but also casts a debuff that reduces their health by 50%. It also gives Moctezuma I and his partner 25% more experience. This passive ability is perfect for attacking structures that are garrisoned by PvE troops.

Jaguar Warrior

  All troops under Moctezuma I leadership have their march speed and attack damage increased. If his troops start a fight with the damaged target, their normal attacks can heal themselves. This effect can only trigger once every 5 seconds.

 

Upgrades Preview:

  • March speed bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%
  • Attack damage bonus: 5% / 8% / 11% / 15% / 20%
  • Healing Factor: 300 / 400 / 500 / 600 / 700

 

This is quite a helpful passive skill since it gives a healing factor to his troops (Healing Factor 700). It also increases their march speed by 10% and attack damage by 20%.

Triple Alliance

  When Moctezuma I leads a rally, the rally’s capacity increases by x%. Whenever he takes damage from skills, his rally will immediately deal damage to the attacker. This effect can only trigger once every 5 seconds.

 

Upgrades Preview:

  • Rally Capacity Bonus: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%
  • Direct Damage Factor: 300 / 350 / 400 / 500 / 600

 

Triple Alliance further improves his fighting capability in PvE by increasing the troops’ capacity by 10%. It also creates a unique counterattack way whenever Moctezuma I takes damage from skills (Damage Factor 600).

Honoring the Gods

  Expertise Skill

Enhanced: Triple Alliance

When Moctezuma I leads a rally, the rally’s capacity increases by 10%. Whenever he takes damage from skills, his rally will immediately deal 800 damage to the attacker. This effect can only trigger once every 5 seconds.

 

Honoring the Gods improves his 4th ability by adding 200 more damage to its base.

Recommended Talent Builds for Moctezuma I

Peacekeeping Talent Tree Build:

Moctezuma I PVE Peacekeeping Build

This is obviously the best build for Moctezuma I since it gives him better damage against neutral units and some more resistance. It also improves his healing ability that can help minimize the troop loss in the battle.

Alternative Peacekeeping Talent Tree Build:

Moctezuma I PVE Skill Build

This talent build is slightly different than the first one. It focuses on improving his active skill stats by adding extra rage restoration and damage.

Pairing Commanders for Moctezuma I

Aethelflaed

Aethelflaed

She is definitely one of the best Peacekeeping Commanders in the game. She can deal with multiple barbarians at the same time and can cast a debuff on them. Not to mention bonus damage when there are 3 different types of units in her army. Together they can easily beat any neutral units on their way.

Guan Yu

Guan Yu

No doubt that Guan Yu is the best infantry Commander in the game. He has lots of great buff for his infantry units, not to mention his impressive active skill that can easily crumble multiple enemies due to the hefty amount of damage. Together they can be the deadliest force on the battlefield.

Yi Seong Gye

Yi Seong-Gye

He can further improve Moctezuma I skill damage with his 4th passive skill. He is also the most versatile Commanders in Rise of Kingdoms because of his usefulness in both PvP and PvE. He can be a great supporter when they have to deal with multiple enemies on the battlefield.