Civ 6 Units

Civ 6 Units Overview: Everything You Need to Know

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    The PC market is full of exciting and interesting games. The popular series among gamers have always been Civilization. Now in its sixth iteration, Civilization officially launched in 1991. Since that time, developers have created exciting, new ways for gamers to take over the world, with the most recent version released in 2016.

    Even though it’s a well-known game, you might be asking what Civilization VI is and how it works. Additionally, you might be wondering what units are using throughout the game. The good news is, you’ll know the answer to these questions before you finish this article. You’ll learn how Civilization VI works, what units are available, and how they work.

    But before we get too involved with the Civ 6 Units, let’s spend a few minutes talking about the game.

    What is Civilization VI?

    What is Civ 6

    You’ll often see Civilization games listed as Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. This is because Sid Meier was the original developer and producer of the Civilization series. This turn-based strategy game is now developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games. Civilization VI launched in 2016 on macOS and Windows and was ported a few months later to Linux.

    Fans of the game can now play it on iOS, Xbox One, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, and Android devices. Similar to previous versions of the game, in Civilization VI, the goal is to create a civilization that can achieve victory through multiple conditions. These include military domination, cultural influence, and technical superiority.

    Players accomplish this by exploring the map, finding cities, defending against other civilizations, building city improvements, researching new technologies, and deploying military troops. This is also done by engaging with trade negotiations with other civilizations and developing a culture that will influence other world leaders.

    This game features all civilizations players have grown to love through the previous versions of the game and some new options. One of the focuses of Civilization VI is to avoid forcing a player to follow a pre-determined path for a specific civilization. Instead, the goal is to allow the player to have complete autonomy over which direction its empire goes.

    There’s plenty more to know about the game, but for the purposes of this post, we’re going to focus on the units available in Civilization VI. So what are we waiting for? Let’s get started.

    Civilization VI Units

    There are a wide variety of units available in Civilization VI. Many units serve military purposes, while others are civilians and serve other functions. For example, there are settlers and workers, which are units used early in the game to help set up your civilization.

    In the post below, we’ll go through all the known units available in the game. Every unit has its own specific strengths and weaknesses, which make them more effective in certain situations. Additionally, you can upgrade many of the units in Civilization VI when they earn experience. Upgrading your units creates additional abilities or uses throughout the game.

    For the purposes of our article on Civilization VI units, we’re going to break them down by era.

    Ancient Era

    Civilization VI Ancient Era

    The Ancient Era is the first era of Civilization VI. In this era, every civilization begins to acquire the necessary technologies to improve and control the surrounding land. In the Ancient Era, you will create your capital city, build improvements, and explore the map. 


    Scouting units are used to explore the map during the early phases of Civilization VI. Therefore, it’s recommended that this unit is one of the first things you build, so you can quickly determine the terrain surrounding your capital city.

    Unfortunately, while Scouts are not entirely helpless, they are some of the weakest units in the game. That means if it’s possible, avoid battling with opposing players or barbarians.

    However, since they are mobile units, Scouts can quickly maneuver to provide support and flanking bonuses to your other units. Additionally, Scouts earn experience if they discover a natural wonder or visit a tribal village.


    Warriors are armed with a stone ax or a club and are considered to be the backbone of your army during the Ancient Era. This is the first melee unit available in Civilization VI, which grants you one when you start the game.

    You get a Warrior and a Settler (which we’ll get to in a moment). Just like with previous Civilization games, Warriors are perfect for fighting against Barbarians while protecting your cities.

    Unfortunately, once you hit the Classical Era, these units become useless. But while you have them, they are free maintenance, so make as many as you can without worrying about running out of funds. Just remember that you’ll have to pay when you upgrade them, so your gold will take a hit when you do.


    Use settlers to expand your civilization. You’ll start the game with a Settler, however, if you build or purchase this unit, the population of your city will decrease by one. In addition, settlers can see further than other units you start with, which means you’ll have an excellent opportunity to find a good location for your city.

    While their sight can be advantageous, don’t think you can use them for scouting. These units are defenseless, so if one won’t take much for an enemy Barbarian to capture it. One key difference to not in Civilization VI is that when a Settler is taken captive, it remains a Settler for its new civilization.


    Builders are the building block of your empire and replace the Worker units from previous iterations of Civilization. The Builder unit is used to improve land and sea tiles, build various things within the borders of your city, and collect resources. You can also use Builders to repair pillaged tiles or improvements within your city.

    When compared to the Worker units of previous Civilization games, Builders have limited uses. For example, Builders have a limited number of services. When they expend these uses, the unit disappears. On the plus side, the Builders actions take place immediately instead of through multiple turns.


    The Slinger is now the first ranged unit available in Civilization VI. These units are available right from the start. However, keep in mind that these units are not effective as the Archers who succeed them. Your best bet is to use the Slinger for defense. This is because Slingers can only attack tiles that are directly adjacent, which means they can’t shoot over other units.


    Archers offer better range, strength, and defense than its predecessor Slinger. Therefore, if you want to wage combat early on in the game, Archers are a must-have. Furthermore, developing them is easy since upgrading your Slinger to an Archer doesn’t require much gold. Plus, they’re very good at defense if you happen to be invaded by aggressive civilizations. 


    Trader units behave in a similar manner to Trade Convoys from previous Civilization versions. These units create trade routes over water and land to any city within range. These routes can be within your own empire or with foreign nations.

    You can extend the range of your Trader units by building Trading Posts, which nearly doubles how far they can go. Additionally, Traders will automatically make roads while it moves, which makes it an essential unit during early gameplay.


    The first naval units available in Civilization VI are the Galley units. As you might expect, the capabilities of these units are limited. Still, they are a relatively cheap way to explore coastal lands and cities.

    However, keep in mind that if you use Galley units for combat, you’re likely to either lose or wind up in a stalemate. That’s because these units are weak defensively, which means they’re easy to defeat.

    Heavy Chariot

    The Heavy Chariot lumbers across the map, crushing unsuspecting soldiers under its wheels. This unit is the strongest land-based option during the Ancient Era. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that it can move further than other Ancient Era units when in open terrain. Thanks to its Combat Strength, the Heavy Chariot easily dispatches regular melee opponents.

    However, if you come across an enemy Spearman, turn the other way. Spearman units receive special bonuses against Heavy Chariot units.


    Speaking of Spearman, the early game units are very effective when used against cavalry units. In addition, they are handy when attacking ranged units but have a disadvantage when you use them against other frontline units, like Warriors.

    As a result, it makes sense to create a mixture of Spearmen and Warriors when creating your army if you’re going for an early domination win.

    Battering Ram

    The Battering Ram is an Ancient Era unit ideal for taking down hard-to-conquer cities’ walls. Without a Battering Ram unit, defeating a city is difficult as your melee units take significant damage from city attacks.

    However, with this unit, you’ll have the city annexed in no time. Unfortunately, once you develop Civil Engineering, these units become obsolete, so you’re only able to use them during early game situations. You can, however, upgrade them to Medics which allows you to save some of the unit’s usefulness.

    Classic Era

    civ 6 classic era

    The next era you’ll enter is the Classical Era. In this era, you’ll establish your civilization while gaining access to governments that let you quickly develop your society. You can choose to progress beyond the basics of the game by building more districts, expanding trade with other civilizations, creating cities, or conquering other nations.

    Technology in the game has moved along enough for you to defeat Barbarians and defeat cities easily. During the Classical Era, you’ll have the ability to found a religion while concentrating on developing harbors and maritime units.


    The first true cavalry unit in Civilization VI is the Horseman, which is typical for a Civilization game. This unit offers solid combat strength and mobility, which gives it a distinct advantage when doing battle. However, remember to keep an eye out for units like Spearman, who have a bonus against cavalry units. 

    Horseman is great for taking care of attacks from the flank or running around enemy formations and attacking them from the rear. One last thing to note about Horseman is that they don’t have the hit-and-run capability available in previous Civilization versions.


    The Swordsman unit in Civilization VI is armed with a shield and a sword. This unit is ready to defend your cities against the advanced enemies available during the Classical Era. The strength of the Swordsman is better or equal to anything available during this era and is a watershed moment for your army as it gains substantial strength. 

    Bear two things in mind as you prepare to build Swordsmen for your civilization. First, Knights can defeat Swordsmen. Second, you can only create Swordsmen when your civilization has access to Iron.

    Siege Tower

    The second siege unit you can build in Civilization VI is the Siege Tower. This unit does significant damage to the city itself, but no damage to the wall surrounding the city.

    With the Siege Tower, you avoid the wall, letting melee units climb up and over and have access to the city. Keep in mind that like the Battering Ram, the Siege Tower is rendered obsolete once you research Civil Engineering.


    Unlike other siege units, the Catapult can attack on its own. This unit launches massive rocks to knock down and destroy enemy fortifications. Catapults can deal damage from two tiles away, which is unique during the Classical Era.

    The drawback to using a Catapult is that you can’t move and fire in the same turn, so you may have to be creative in how you approach cities you want to overtake.


    The earliest religious unit available in Civilization VI is the Missionary. This unit is a cheap and affordable method of spreading your religion (if you choose to found one) to other cities.

    You can only purchase Missionaries with Faith, and the cost goes up for every unit you create. Missionaries are susceptible to Apostles if trying to convert foreign cities since they don’t have as much Religious Strength. 


    Apostle units cost more than Missionaries, however, they are more versatile than their religious counterparts. Not only can Apostles add new Beliefs to your Religion, but they can also attack units that belong to other Religions.

    Thus, the Apostle is the unit you want if you find yourself in a Theological Combat. Not only can they spread your Religion much faster than Missionaries, but they can also provide early healers for your melee combat units.


    Another faith-based unit you’ll have in Civilization VI is the Inquisitor. These units specialize in eliminating competing religions from your nation. They’ll also wage Theological Combat against other religious units. If you’re doing battle within your own territory, Inquisitors receive a 50% increase in Religious Strength.

    This makes them the ideal units for countering attacks from Apostles. Keep in mind that outside of your own territory, these units aren’t much use.


    Gurus are unique in that they can heal themselves and other religious units in nearby tiles. They’ll restore up to 40 hit points to all impacted units. Additionally, its restoration power is not dependent on the health of the unit. That means even if your unit only has 1 HP, it can help with religious attacking.

    Warrior Monk

    The Warrior Monk unit is a military unit that offers the ability to attack twice each turn once it has been fully promoted. Additionally, Warrior Monks can be invisible to non-adjacent enemies while also spreading the religion of its civilization to nearby cities. This happens each time the Warrior Monk defeats enemy units.

    Medieval Era

    Civilization VI medieval era

    The Medieval Era is when the game starts getting serious. You’ve established your civilization, had the opportunity to establish a religion, and land is starting to become scarce. Everyone in the game has been expanding their nation in the first two eras, so your continent is likely divided between various nations at this point.


    Entering the Medieval Era gives you access to Iron, which means you can start building Knights, Swordsman, and other powerful melee units. If you want a good defense against these units, build Pikemen. These units don’t require resources, and their long pikes serve to keep Knights at arm’s length.


    The most powerful land unit during the Medieval Era is the Knight. While you’ll need iron resources to build your Knights, these units are equipped with sharp lances, easily dispatching enemy units. With the exception of the Pikeman, of course. These units are so powerful, a few of them can take down cities with poor defenses. 


    When you upgrade your Archer units, you’re rewarded with Crossbowmen. These units are solid Medieval Era soldiers that are able to stand their ground against other units from this era. They easily dispatch Warriors and Barbarian units. While they aren’t as helpful if you plan on conquering the city, they’re great for providing protection from invading armies.

    Military Engineer

    Military Engineer units are similar to Builders, except they focus mainly on infrastructure and military improvements. However, where other support units are passive, Military Engineers are active in the game.

    These units can build roads and forts while maintaining lines of supply for melee units. However, when using these units, remember that you only get two uses before they are consumed and disappear.

    Renaissance Era

    Civilization VI Renaissance Era

    The fourth era in Civilization VI is the Renaissance Era. In this era, new powers become available. For those who seek world domination, muskets rain down fire on their enemies.

    Or, for those who prefer culture and science, printed pages and ground-breaking technology paves the way. What was once a massive world grows smaller with the advancements of the Renaissance Era.


    With Civilization VI, once you research Cartography, all naval units can enter the deep oceans that surround your continent. That means it might make more sense to keep your Caravel close by to provide a defense to your coastal cities, especially if you’re being invaded by sea. However, if you’re the one attacking, Caravels are great to have when attacking Islands or Archipelagos.


    Just like its name would suggest, the Privateer is a great unit for terrorizing coastal cities. It is quick and shadowy, which makes it perfect for attacking, then disappears before the enemy knows what has happened.

    With the ability to raid coasts, the Privateer is a nightmare for cities on the sea. If you want to pillage and destroy civilizations that build their cities on the coast, these are great attributes.


    The first unit available in Civilization VI to use firearms is the Mustketman, which is a significant upgrade from melee units up to this point in the game. The Musketman is great against all early-game units, even the Knights. Once you have these units at your disposal, you can begin to dispatch cities with Renaissance-level defenses.


    The most advanced naval unit available during the Renaissance Era is the Frigate. Its powerful cannons and long-range attacks make it great against melee attackers. Not only can this unit take control of the ocean, but it’s also perfect for supporting your land arms as they attack cities that lie on the coast.


    The Bombard has a great deal of firepower, allowing it to blast through cities with ease. Moreover, this ponderous unit works well with the Musketman, who can swiftly support the Bombard on the battlefield.

    Positioning Bombards within firing range of a city will topple its defenses quickly, leaving it exposed. However, this unit has plenty of defensive strength to protect itself as well.

    Industrial Era

    Civilization VI Industrial Era

    Entering the Industrial Era, your civilization will see much progress, with more gunpowder-based weapons, the introduction of area-of-effect buildings, powerful policies and culture-oriented buildings, and the ability to grow your cities with economy-related districts.

    This was also coming with the power to charge your cities and boost their performance. Building Coal Power Plants will help you outpace the enemy.

    Field Canon

    This unit of field artillery has 20 more Ranged Strength and Combat Strength than the one that came previously. It’s a large step up from the Crossbowman, and the far-reaching cannonballs are effective against Cavalry, will do serious damage to Musketmen as well as Pikes and Shots, can defend most cities, and devastate Knights.


    The Cavalry combines an old-style soldier with furious charging capability with a short-distance shooter that can pierce armor. It’s the fastest unit in this era and even trumps some units in later eras.

    All land units under Infantry give pause to the Cavalry, and their force can reach places that don’t seem vulnerable at first glance. However, their force is devastating when well-positioned and will deliver great suffering.


    This is the first armored ship in Civilization and offers an upgrade from the Caravel with 15 more Combat Strength. The Ironclad bridges the gap to modern melee ships. Unfortunately, you need Coal to build Ironclads, which poses a problem because you need it in order to modernize your fleet.


    Your units occupying hostile territory will only heal 5 Health Points per turn, which isn’t enough if they’re exposed to automated fire. However, the Medic offers significantly improved healing which can mean the difference between your army’s defeat and a successful siege.

    Your units may not be entirely safe even if your Artillery can attack the city from afar. However, your enemies have also improved methods for invading in the Modern Era, so your Medic is a valuable asset.


    In games before Rise and Fall, the Ranger was all but ignored unless you had enough Gold to upgrade every Scout. This Recon unit is incredibly useful because it serves as an XP stepping stone for Spec Ops and it has fantastic maneuverability.


    This Archaeologist is similar to that of the same unit in Civilization V: Brave New World, but it can’t create Landmark improvements. However, an Archaeologist can extract artifacts from three sites before disappearing, which makes it worth the high cost and specific requirements.

    Modern Era

    Civilization VI modern era

    In the Modern Era, the sky’s the limit. This new domain opens up your battle strategies and continues to bring improvements to gunpowder-based weapons.

    You’ll also notice new developments in Urban Defenses and a shift to area-based warfare from city-based. Every commander has to look out for long-range weapons and protect their arms from a longer distance, eliminating retaliation from the enemy.

    The Tier 3 Government of the Modern Era and the Ideology it’s based on offers civilization, advancement and warfare based on dubious systems of value and lofty ideals rather than practical resources like land. You’ll find new Social Policies in the Modern Era that will boost your empire.


    This is the first air unit available, and it’s the only airplane that doesn’t require Aluminum. It also predates anti-air defenses with the exception of the Minas Geraes and the Battleship. The Biplane offers support to land units without retaliation, until other civilizations enter the Atomic Era.

    Observation Balloon

    This unit is available at the same time as the Artillery and they complement each other well. Observation Balloons can bombard the defenses of a city from outside the attack range until Cavalry and Melee can capture it.

    If your units face any enemy siege supported by an Observation Balloon, your Biplanes can destroy them. Without Biplanes, you can use light cavalry units to engage surgical strikes. It’s worth sacrificing a few smaller units to save your city.


    The Infantry Unit is the first melee unit that doesn’t require resources to train since the Warrior. While this doesn’t seem like a big deal, it is helpful when you have problems with certain resources. It prevents you from having to make deals and you won’t be constantly at risk of weakness when your unit runs out of resources.


    This logical development in the long-range cannon is capable of greater range and accuracy with a rifled barrel. It can lob explosive shells much better than the Bombard, and even Urban Defenses won’t be able to stand up to it.

    Using it with an Observation Balloon allows it to attach from outside any city’s firing range. It doesn’t require any resources, so it’s easier than the Bombard to build, but it doesn’t have the same Combat Strength that other Modern Era military units do, so you still need AT Crews, Tanks, or Infantry to protect it.


    This backbone of the Atomic Era is clad in armor and bristling with guns. It has a longer range than any other unit that came before, so it can bombard coastal cities from a distance and attack targets far inland. It’s a fantastic naval siege engine, but its Sight is only 2, so you need someone to spot targets to use its full range.


    Speaking of Submarines, the next unit on our list is the game’s first underwater option. This unique unit remains invisible to nearly all other units until it launches its torpedoes.

    Even then, Submarines receive a significant attack bonus. As a result, the Submarine is one of the most dangerous units in the ocean. Players can radically change the course of the game with Submarines due to their power and invisibility. 

    AT Crew

    This revolutionary weapon replaces pikes and allows soldiers to fight against Tanks. It has a rocket launcher to pierce heavy armor on vehicles so they do great on the front lines of any enemy trying to use Tanks. However, because this is an anti-cavalry unit, it’s vulnerable to Infantry attacks.


    The Tank is a game-changer on the battlefield, with cannons and armor capable of crushing modern infantry. It’s speed is less than the Cavalry, but it’s still faster than many other units. The only challenge with Tanks is finding the resources you need to produce them.

    Both light and heavy Cavalry in earlier eras used basic resources that exist from the beginning of the game, but Oil is a rare resource needed for Tanks and it’s often only found off-shore, which requires other advanced technology, like Plastics, to access.

    Domination Victory is nearly inevitable for whoever has the most Oil in the Modern Era. To combat the Tanks of enemies, train your AT Crews instead.


    This special unit searches the high and low countryside for places whose natural beauty has been preserved. When selecting the land, locations for establishing National Parks will be identified. Naturalists can create a National Park when moving to a valid tile and then is consumed.

    This makes way for the Cultural Victory and a great way to attract tourists. Empires with large territories make for great National Park locations because they have a lot of Culture points already. You can add Forests and Mountains and should begin creating National Parks as soon as you discover Conservation.

    Atomic Era

    Civilization VI Atomic Era

    The Atomic Era gets its name from the Atomic bomb, but it also delivers the power of the atom, which is the cleanest and most powerful energy source. You can use it to give clean energy to your cities or to destroy your enemies. The conquest of the skies is alive in this era with an improved aircraft in two different classes.

    Air warfare is a serious endeavor here, but Support units on land have improved as well. Combined, these air and land units speed up combat. Man can now reach into space with Rocketry technology, helping to achieve the Science victory.

    If you’re pursuing this last type of victory, you need Spaceports boosted with Production to complete complex Space Race projects and guard against the enemy.


    You can’t get the Bomber until late in the game, but it changes how you conduct sieges by raining death on enemy cities and pillaging districts from up to 10 tiles away.

    Nothing can compete, with the exception of Mobile SAMs, Anti-Air Guns, some naval units, patrolling fighters, and Giant Death Robots. The Bomber delivers nuclear weapons which can destroy cities within the blast radius and severely damage units.


    The Fighter has higher Ranged Strength than the Machine Gun and is an integral part of the air support evolution. It can help ground troops beat back enemy assaults and defend cities against Bombers releasing nuclear weapons.

    The Battleship is the enemy the Fighter needs to worry about because of its AA capabilities. If your Fighters fly too close to these units, they’ll incur major damage or be completely destroyed.

    Anti-Air Gun

    Anti-Air Guns use shells to land enemy aircraft and defend friendly units in its own and adjacent tiles. It can provide protection against nuclear weapons as well, if there is a Bomber within 1 tile.

    Machine Gun

    The Machine Gun offers a great Range improvement over the Gatling Gun because it provides double strength. You must still be within 1 tile to attack the enemy, but they’re great for defending cities and performing well on the front lines.

    Aircraft Carrier

    If you plan to fight overseas, the Aircraft Carrier is essential because it has enough Movement to re-establish itself across the ocean. It boosts the mobility of your air units and can attack, but only in melee. Combat Strength is low compared to other naval units, but it is designed to carry other aircraft across the ocean rather than fight.

    Escort your Aircraft Carrier with other ships or park them in the deep ocean to protect them. The Aircraft Carrier doesn’t have a lot of opportunities to gain XO, but you can wear down enemy ships with your main fleet and wait until it’s safe for the Aircraft Carrier to finish them off.


    The most powerful naval melee unit is the Destroyer, thanks to its advanced sonar and radar systems. It can detect Nuclear Submarines and Submarines nearby as well as intercept attacking aircraft.

    Defend your shores in the final stages of the game, especially if your enemies like to use nuclear weapons. You should always have a Destroyer with any fleet to protect it from Submarines.


    This is an upgraded unit, despite its lower Movement, because it can move over almost any terrain with minimal damage, giving it amazing maneuverability. It’s only slightly more powerful than the Tank, and much less powerful than the Modern Armor that comes later, but it doesn’t require any resources to build.

    Information Era

    Civilization VI Information Era

    The Information Era puts knowledge at your fingertips and enables instant communication across the globe. During this era, units compete in politics, culture, and technology with deadly weapons that could destroy the planet. Work during this era to build a global community that will thrive boldly for many years.

    Nuclear Submarine

    The Nuclear Submarine surpasses all that came before it, as long as you have access to Uranium. It can deploy nuclear weapons across the entire sea and inflict damage from 15 tiles away with Nuclear Devices and Thermonuclear Devices.

    These units aren’t susceptible to Destroyers because it’s too hard for Destroyers to find and reveal their location. Not only that, but it’s equipped with invisibility, much like the Missile Silo.

    Mechanized Infantry

    The strongest melee in the game is the Mechanized Infantry, and it’s a significant upgrade from the Infantry. Soldiers now have small arms and APCs to move them around. They’re faster and front line units have more than 2 Movement. While this will rarely help keep them up with tanks and advanced cavalry, but they don’t require resources that are difficult to find.

    Rocket Artillery

    The Rocket Artillery can shoot long-range, high-explosive rockets, making it the deadliest and most advanced siege units available. It also has more propelling power so these missiles can travel farther than artillery shells.

    You’re likely to collect enough XP for the Expert Crew promotion by the time you upgrade to Rocket Artillery, but with a Forward Observers promotion, you can’t take full advantage of the Rocket Artillery Range unless you have units to spot for them.

    Mobile SAM

    If you need an anti-aircraft weapon late in the game, the Mobile SAM unit is what you need. It uses its surface-to-air missiles to easily intercept enemy aircraft as they approach your cities or units. Mobile SAMs defend any of your units as long as they are in adjacent tiles.

    If a Nuclear Missile is launched from an enemy, the Mobile SAM has a good chance of shooting it down, so long as its target lies within the unit’s defensive radius.

    Jet Fighter

    One of the best air fighters in the game is the Jet Fighter. These units offer amazing speed, attack ranges, and strength, which makes them ideal if you need to fight off Jet Bombers that carry nuclear payloads.

    Jet Fighters are also excellent for providing protection if land units are attacking your cities. You’ll need Aluminum to build and maintain your Jet Fighter units, so be sure you have plenty before creating them.

    Missile Cruiser

    The strongest naval unit in the game is the Missile Cruiser. This unit comes armed with advanced surface-to-surface missiles, surface-to-air missiles, and torpedoes. Not only does this unit offer ranged strength, but it also does a decent job during melee combat. Plus, it’s great at taking out enemy aircraft. 

    When you pair your Missile Cruiser with Destroyers and Submarines, you’ll be able to easily take control of the oceans from enemy civilizations. 

    Modern Armor

    If you want the ultimate unite for heavy armor, look no further than Modern Armor. This unit can stand up against some of the strongest units in the game, specifically Mechanized Infantry.

    This is an especially powerful unit against ranged units, as it can destroy them with a single blast. Modern Armor units ignore the zone of control for the enemy, so if they can freely move about wherever it’s needed.

    Modern AT

    Using the Modern AT units, you can fight against Modern Armor and Helicopters using anti-tank missiles. If other civilizations have access to the necessary resources for creating advanced calvary, it makes sense to build Modern ATs for defense.

    Keep in mind these units are disadvantages against enemy melee units, so you’ll want to avoid fighting Mechanized Infantry with them when at all possible.

    Jet Bomber

    When it comes to warfare during the Information Era, Jet Bombers are some of the most important units available. With standard bombing runs, these units can quickly bring a city to its knees.

    As a result, rival civilizations can be easily overtaken. Additionally, a Jet Bomber has the ability to use a Thermonuclear or Nuclear bomb, which immediately destroys the defense of all cities within its blast radius.


    Question: How Many Expansions are Available with Civilization VI?

    Answer: The first major expansion for Civilization VI was its Rise and Fall offering, which launched in February 2018. A year later, Gathering Storm was released as a second expansion. Most recently, The New Frontier Pass came out in May of 2020.

    Question: Will there be Civilization VII?

    Answer: At the time of writing, no official announcements have been made regarding a new Civilization game from Firaxis. However, the company is expected to reveal new options sometime in 2021. Still, job listings with the company suggest that there may be development for the seventh iteration of the game.

    Question: How Long does a Game of Civilization VI take?

    Answer: Many sources suggest that the average player needs roughly 19.5 hours to complete initial playthrough of Civilization VI. Of course, times may vary depending on the type of game the player selects. 

    Question: Does Civilization VI have a Turn Limit?

    Answer: Standard games end by 2050 AD, Which means the number of turns you get is determined by how fast you in September gameplay to be. However, if you choose to customize your game, the No Turn Limit setting will remove the turn limit.


    Civilization junkies were excited when the sixth iteration of the game launched in 2016. Weapons and units offered new and exciting capabilities and upgrades. That means players have access to a variety of options during gameplay.

    Whether it’s attacking other civilizations, defending cities, or developing cultures, Civilization VI units each have their own distinct advantages throughout the game.

    Hopefully, our Civilization VI unit guide has given you the information you need to know how the game works. You’ll have a better idea of ​​the way each unit behaves and where its strengths and weaknesses.

    As a result, from early gameplay throughout the Information Era, you’ll have the ability to play the game you love with the improved and familiar units you enjoy.

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