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Indians in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition


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The Mughal Empire was an early-modern empire in South Asia. It was known as one of the largest empires in the history of South Asia.

 

Akbar the Great in Age of Empires III

Akbar, Emperor of the Mughals, approaches warfare with a creative and enlightened mind. He resists the urge to let his emotions get the best of him, and as such is very patient and pragmatic. Akbar respects his enemies, yet will not let this prevent him from crushing them with a large and highly sophisticated army.

 

 


Civilization Bonuses

  • Most shipments will give you additional villagers.
  • Villagers cost wood instead of food, cannot gather food from livestock.
  • Start with the first two wood upgrades researched already.

Unique Units

Brahmin Icon in Age of Empires IIIBrahmin
The Brahmin is an Indian unit similar to an Explorer and War Chief. The Brahmin rides an elephant, and as such uses a damaging stomp attack when engaging enemy units.
Sepoy Icon in Age of Empires IIISepoy
The Sepoy is a native Indian musketeer unit in the employ of the British East India Company. It has less range and less attack than other Musketeer units, but has more hitpoints and a bonus against cavalry, even in ranged mode. 
Gurkha Icon in Age of Empires IIIGurkha
The Gurkha is an Indian long-range skirmisher unit. It is very expensive but worth it, as it is very powerful.
Rajput Icon in Age of Empires IIIRajput
The Rajput is a heavy Indian infantry unit that is extremely effective at countering cavalry. It wields a pair of pata blades in battle. 
Sowar Icon in Age of Empires IIISowar
The Sowar is a heavy cavalry unit that brandishes a powerful talwar saber from atop a camel. It is especially good against archers and skirmishers. Its speed is perhaps the Sowar’s greatest asset, as it is able to cover great distances in a short duration.
Zamburak Icon in Age of Empires IIIZamburak
The Zamburak is an Indian light cavalry unit. It’s extremely fast and cheap but has fewer hitpoints than other cavalry units. Its mounted gun gives the Zamburak good range, and it inflicts the worst damage on heavy cavalry.
Mahout Icon in Age of Empires IIIMahout Lancer
The Mahout Lancer is an Indian melee cavalry unit that moves faster than any other elephant. It is extremely resilient, able to move in close to infantry and fight for long periods without depleting its high number of hitpoints. Its trample attack inflicts great area damage against infantry.
Howdah Icon in Age of Empires IIIHowdah
The Howdah is a sturdy Indian cavalry unit featuring a carriage full of archers that fire devastating long-range attacks. Other cavalry units are no match for the Howdah’s strength and toughness. It does great damage to cavalry, artillery, and siege units.
Flail Elephant Icon in Age of Empires IIIFlail Elephant
The smallest of Indian elephant units is the Flail Elephant. While not as rugged or versatile as other elephant units, it is highly effective against buildings, making it a powerful siege weapon.
Siege Elephant Icon in Age of Empires IIISiege Elephant
The Siege Elephant is an incredibly tough Indian siege unit. It is essentially a Culverin mounted on the back of an elephant. It does massive damage to buildings, ships, and other siege. 
Urumi Icon in Age of Empires IIIUrumi
The Urumi is an Indian heavy infantry unit. Swinging its coiled sword, the Urumi is highly effective against heavy infantry and does a great amount of splash damage. The Urumi can be shipped from your Home City. 

Unique Buildings

Mango Grove Icon in Age of Empires IIIMango Grove
A grove of mango trees that can be harvested for Wood.
Sacred Field Icon in Age of Empires IIISacred Field
The Sacred Field is an Indian building that can be built instead of a Livestock Pen. A player can task livestock to the Sacred Field to increase the livestock’s experience production. The Sacred Field can also be used to raise Sacred Cows.
Caravanserai Icon in Age of Empires IIICaravanserai
Unique to the Indian civilization, the Caravanserai is similar to a Stable but instead of producing mounted equine units, it trains camels and elephants. 

Wonders

The Asian civilizations in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition advance to the next Age by building a wonder. Each wonder has specific bonuses associated with them.

Agra Fort Icon in Age of Empires IIIAgra Fort
The Agra Fort sends you a Shipment of Coin. This Wonder also acts as a Fortress, with an attack and the ability to train infantry and cavalry.
Charminar Gate Icon in Age of Empires IIICharminar Gate
The Charminar Gate sends you a Shipment of Sepoys. This Wonder allows you to train Mansabdars. Mansabdars are special versions of normal units with twice the hitpoints, and they also enhance the attack and hitpoints of nearby units of the same type.
Karni Mata Icon in Age of Empires IIIKarni Mata
The Karni Mata sends you a Shipment of experience points. This Wonder substantially increases the gather rate of your Villagers.
Taj Mahal Icon in Age of Empires IIITaj Mahal
The Taj Mahal sends you a Shipment of crates of Wood. This Wonder allows you to use the Cease Fire ability, which stops all fighting for a brief period of time.
Tower of Victory Icon in Age of Empires IIITower of Victory
The Tower of Victory sends you a Shipment of Sowars. This Wonder allows you to use the Inspiration ability, which temporarily boosts the attack damage and hitpoints of every unit.

 

Indian Home City Delhi in Age of Empires III

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