in Evony Age 2 just like Evony Age 1, the Beacon Tower act like an early warning system for incoming attacks. Each level of the beacon tower unlocks more detailed information from incoming attacks. The Beacon Tower is extremely important for defence but in Evony Age 2 it can be bluffed by using Stratagems. Also, Informatics technology is highly important since the Beacon Tower provides more detailed information for higher level informatics in conjunction with a high level Beacon Tower.
|1||Warning of an Incoming Attack|
|2||Provides details of enemies purpose (attack or colonize)|
|3||Provides expected arrival time #|
|4||Information on the enemy Lord status|
|5||Attack location of enemy|
|6||Troop composition of enemy army|
|7||Approximate number of troops per troop type #|
|8||Exact number of enemy troops #|
|9||Level of enemy hero leading the attack|
|10*||Level of enemy's War related technologies|
# This effect can be neglected or compromised if the enemy has used the appropriate Stratagem. * Requires Michelangelo's Script.