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Icon unit scout.png
Type Land Combat
Movement Icon moves.png 3
Melee Strength Melee Strength 10
Promotion Class Recon
Production Cost 30 Icon main production.png
Purchase Cost 30 Icon main gold.png
Maintenance Cost 0 Icon main gold.png
Upgrades To Ranger_(unit)
Fast-moving Ancient Era recon unit.

The Scout is an Ancient Era recon unit in Civilization VI. Each civilization has access to this unit.

Scouts cannot capture enemy civilian units.


Ranger Ranger
Faster Icon map pin movement.png Movement in Woods and Jungle Terrain.
Alpine Alpine
Faster Icon map pin movement.png Movement on Hill Terrain.
Sentry Sentry
Can see through Woods and Jungle.
Guerrilla Guerrilla
Can move after attacking.
Spyglass Spyglass
+1 sight range.
Ambush Ambush
+20 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength in all situations.
Camouflage Camouflage
Only adjacent enemy units can reveal this unit.


The Scout unit has the following commands available: