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Ancient Era is one of the Eras in Civilization VI.

Intro[ | ]

From the first stirrings of life beneath water... to the great beasts of the Stone Age... to man taking his first upright steps, you have come far. Now begins your greatest quest: from this early cradle of civilization on towards the stars.

Units[ | ]

Technologies[ | ]

The Ancient Era Technologies
Technology Icon Cost Unlocks Eureka Boost Notes
Icon tech pottery
Icon main science 25 Icon building granary Granary None Allows harvesting of Wheat and Rice.
Animal Husbandry
Icon tech animal husbandry
Icon main science 25 Icon improvement camp Camp, Icon improvement pasture Pasture None Allows harvesting of Cattle.
Icon tech mining
Icon main science 25 Icon improvement mine Mine, Icon improvement quarry Quarry None Allows clearing of Woods and harvesting of Copper.
Icon tech sailing
Icon main science 50 Icon unit galley Galley, Icon improvement fishing boats Fishing Boats Found a city on the Coast. Allows Builders to embark.
Icon tech astrology
Icon main science 54 Icon building stonehenge Stonehenge, Icon district holy site Holy Site, Icon building shrine Shrine Find a Natural Wonder.
Icon tech irrigation
Icon main science 54 Icon improvement plantation Plantation, Icon building hanging gardens Hanging Gardens Farm a Resource Allows clearing of Marsh.
Icon tech writing
Icon main science 54 Icon district campus Campus Icon building library Library Meet another Civilization
Icon tech archery
Icon main science 54 Icon unit archer Archer Kill a Unit with a Slinger
Icon tech masonry
Icon main science 80 Icon unit battering ram Battering Ram, Icon building pyramids Pyramids, Icon building walls Ancient Walls Build a Quarry Allows harvesting Stone
Bronze Working
Icon tech bronze working
Icon main science 80 Icon resource iron Iron, Icon district encampment Encampment, Icon building barracks Barracks, Icon unit spearman Spearman Kill 3 Barbarians Allows clearing of Rainforests
Icon tech wheel
Icon main science 80 Icon unit heavy chariot Heavy Chariot, Icon building water mill Water Mill Mine a Resource

Civics[ | ]

The Ancient Era Civics
Civic Icon Cost Unlocks Eureka Boost Notes
Code of Laws
Icon civic code of laws
Icon Culture 25 Icon policy military Discipline, Icon policy military Survey, Icon policy economic God King, Icon policy economic Urban Planning None
Icon civic craftsmanship
Icon Culture 40 Icon policy economic Ilkum, Icon policy military Agoge Improve 3 Tiles
Foreign Trade
Icon civic foreign trade
Icon Culture 40 Icon unit trader Trader, Icon policy economic Caravansaries, Icon policy military Maritime Industries, Joint war Joint War Discover a second continent Allows the creation of trade routes
Military Tradition
Icon civic military tradition
Icon Culture 50 Icon policy military Maneuver, Icon policy wildcard Strategos Clear a Barbarian outpost Grants flanking and support combat bonuses to all combat units
State Workforce
Icon civic state workforce
Icon Culture 70 Icon policy economic Corvée, Icon policy military Conscription Build any district
Early Empire
Icon civic early empire
Icon Culture 70 Icon policy economic Land Surveyors, Icon policy economic Colonization, Open borders Open Borders Grow your civilization to at least 6 population Unlocks the abilities to enforce borders and grant Open Borders to other civilizations
Icon civic mysticism
Icon Culture 50 Icon building oracle Oracle, Icon policy wildcard Inspiration, Icon policy wildcard Revelation, 1 Envoy Envoy Found a pantheon Awards 1 Envoy

Buildings[ | ]

The Ancient Era Buildings
Building Icon Cost Technology/Civic District Traits
Granary Icon building granary Icon main production 65 Icon tech pottery Pottery Icon district city center City Center +1 Icon main food Food, +2 Icon housing Housing
Shrine Icon building shrine Icon main production 65 Icon tech astrology Astrology Icon district holy site Holy Site| +2 Icon Faith Faith, +1 Icon unitoperation found religion Great Prophet Point

Related Civilizations[ | ]






Trivia / Other[ | ]