The eighth and ultimate new civ in Civilization VI’s subsequent growth, Gathering Storm, has been revealed. Dido is again and leads Phoenicia (not Carthage), and so they’re a tribe of aggressive naval colonists.
Dido’s chief skill is Founder of Carthage, by which she will be able to transfer Phoenicia’s capital to any metropolis with a Cothon. This is just not solely useful for shifting your capital from Tyre to Carthage, however for shifting your loyalty strain to the place it’s simplest. Dido will get an additional commerce route for the Government Plaza district and every of its buildings, in addition to +50% manufacturing in direction of all districts within the metropolis the place the Plaza is situated.
Phoenicia will get a singular district: the Cothon, which replaces the Harbour and could be constructed on any lake or coastal tile. It grants +50% manufacturing towards all naval models and settlers, and permits naval models throughout the native metropolis’s borders to heal fully in a single flip.
Phoenicia’s distinctive skill, Mediterranean Colonies, grants +2 motion and sight vary to embarked settlers, and implies that all coastal cities on the identical continent as your capital will all the time be 100% loyal. Symoblising Phoenicia’s invention of the alphabet, they begin with the Eureka second for Writing.
Phoenicia’s distinctive unit is the Bireme, a quicker and stronger substitute for the galley within the Ancient period. Traders inside 4 tiles of a Bireme can’t be plundered.
We can assume a coastal begin bias for Phoenicia, so that you’ll wish to beeline the naval techs to get Biremes and Cothons up early. Given this and your cheaper, quicker, farseeing settlers, it is best to goal to scope out plum coastal websites for colonisation, and to feed them with fishing boats.
You’re just about obligated to do that if you wish to profit from your uniques, however it would possibly depart you weak to a landborne expansionist, so don’t settle your cities too far-off to strengthen each other. Phoenicia’s early game ought to be attention-grabbing and look very totally different from anybody else’s, clustering round water somewhat than land.
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Phoenicia will clearly dominate an archipelago map due to the Cothon, whereas the Government Plaza’s bonuses to districts and commerce routes are very welcome and universally useful. Get some wealthy coastal cities going early and also you set your self up effectively.
Civ 6: Gathering Storm is barely greater than two weeks away now – it’s resulting from launch on February 14. Phoenicia is the final civ to be revealed, however we’re nonetheless anticipating to listen to a couple of ninth new chief.