Icon unit scout portrait.png
Type Land Combat
Movement Icon moves.png 3
Melee Strength Icon strength.png 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.


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


The Scout unit has the following commands available:

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