This mod is based on Whoward's original Capture Great People and allows the capture of many unit types that cannot be captured otherwise in VP; the following unit types are actually captured, such that they are then controlled by the capturing player:
Take note, however, that Great Diplomats and Great Prophets will not be able to construct their special improvements (Embassies and Holy Sites) while they are still considered prisoners of war (as denoted by the promotion they receive upon capture). They can still be used for their other purpose, however (gaining Influence with a City State or religious conversion, respectively). This is intentional and the PoW caption as well as the notification upon capture communicate this to the player.
- Great Artists
- Great Writers
- Great Musicians
- Great Diplomats
- Great Prophets
- all diplomatic units
- Work Boats
Settlers / Pioneers / Colonists are not touched by this mod (usually they will become Workers upon capture in VP) and Missionaries, Workers as well as Archeologists can already be captured in VP, which this mod does not impede or change.
The following unit types are destroyed upon capture but trigger a special effect for the capturing player:
The amount of yields given depends on the amount that unit would have given to its original owner if used in that expenditure mode and a random factor, but will tend to be less than it would give for the original owner. Space Ship Parts will give a Science boost to the capturing player that is appropriate for the Tech costs in his current game and Era (should be somewhere between 20% and 50% of a full Tech due to a random factor).
- Great Engineer (gives a production boost in the capital)
- Great Scientist (gives a research boost)
- Great Merchant (gives an amount of Gold)
- Space Ship Parts (gives a research boost)
Lastly, the following unit types will give a bonus to the capturing unit:
This bonus comes in the form of a special promotion by the name "Heroes", which lowers the strength of adjacent enemy units by 10%, as the reputation of the capturing unit will precede it and instill a small amount of awe in surrounding enemies.
- Great General
- Great Admiral
Fully compatible with MUCfVP and Leugi's Israel as well as Sukritact's Khmer.
To install: quit the game, download and unzip the archive into your MODS folder (find it in C:\Users\your_username\Documents\My Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 5\MODS) and delete the contents of the "cache" folder (find it in the same folder as the MODS folder).
Note: Civ 5 + all extensions + Vox Populi (version from April 2019 or later) are required to run this.
Capture Great People for VP v3
Enables capture of Great People, diplomatic units, work boats and more; adds effects for GP capture