Civ 6 (Civilization VI) Leader Chandragupta of India

Below is a guide to some of the unique advantages in terms of strategy to taking the role of Civ 6 Leader Chandragupta of the Civilization India:

  • Chandragupta
    • Arthashastra
      • The Arthashastra was an ancient Indian Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy
      • Arthashastra’s author Chanakya was a teacher and guardian of Emperor Chandragupta
      • Can declare a War of Territorial Expansion after acquiring the Military Training Civic
  • India
    • Dharma
      • One interpretation of “Dharma” is the doctrine pertaining to the purification and moral transformation of human beings
      • Indian Civilization receives Follower Belief bonuses in a City from each Religion which has at least 1 Follower
      • Cities gain +1 Amenity for every Religion with at least 1 Follower
      • Missionaries enjoy + 2 Religious Spreads
      • +100% Religious pressure from Indian Trade Routes
    • Varu
      • Unique Indian Classical Era Heavy Cavalry unit
      • Adjacent enemy units receive -5 Combat Strength
    • Stepwell
      • The Stepwell Technology unlocks the Builder ability to build a Stepwell
      • Stepwells are wells where water is reached by descending a set of steps; they’re built to cope with seasonal fluctuations in water availability
      • +1 Food if adjacent to a Holy Site District
      • +1 Housing if adjacent to a Holy Site District
      • +1 Faith if adjacent to a Holy Site District
      • +1 Food if adjacent to a Farm
      • Additional Food, Housing and Faith with advances through Technology and Civics Trees
      • Prevents Food loss during Drought
      • Cannot be built on Hills
      • Cannot be built adjacent to another Stepwell

Sources:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthashastra
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chanakya
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepwell
  4. Civilization VI “Create Game” Screen

This Post Has One Comment

  1. Bill

    Civ 6 Chandragupta page now on Bill’s List. Interesting researching Arthashastra, Chanakya and Stepwells, not to mention Emperor Chandragupta himself.

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