Civ 6 (Civilization VI) Game Levels Ranked By Difficulty

If you’re looking for the most realistic play, Prince Level (described below along with the other levels of play for Civ 6) is the way to go. You’ll find the game challenging enough as a beginner, and you won’t find your precious little kingdom invaded by tanks and artillery while still in the Ancient Era…

  1. Settler Level
    1. Easiest level of play
      1. Player gets bonuses for Combat Strength
      2. Player gets bonuses for Experience Level
      3. Barbarians less aggressive
      4. Barbarians not as smart
  2. Chieftain Level
    1. Less easy for Player
      1. Less bonuses
  3. Warlord Level
    1. Even less easy for Player
      1. Even less bonuses
  4. Prince Level
    1. Default Level
    2. No bonuses for either Player or AI (Artificial Intelligence) opponents
  5. King Level
    1. More difficult
      1. AI opponents receive bonuses in Yields
      2. AI opponents receive bonuses in Combat Strength
      3. AI opponents receive bonuses in Technology
      4. AI opponents may receive extra starting units
      5. AI opponents may receive extra starting Technologies
      6. AI opponents may play more aggressively
  6. Emperor Level
    1. Even more difficult than King
      1. AIs endowed with more bonuses, units, Techs & aggression
  7. Immortal Level
    1. Even more difficult than Emperor
      1. AIs endowed with even more bonuses, units, Techs & aggression
  1. Deity Level
    1. Most difficult Level
      1. AIs endowed with most bonuses, units, Techs & aggression

Sources:

  1. http://downloads.2kgames.com/civilization/vi/manuals/na/2KGMKT_CIV6_25TH_EXT_MANUAL.pdf

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  1. Bill

    Going with Frederick Barbarossa @ Prince Level this next game.

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