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Altitude Training?

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by flairin, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. flairin

    flairin Chieftain

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    Not sure how my scout got the promotion, but I went to move him two turns and he was able to move even more when on hills. Didn't notice him having this promotion before!! Any input?
     
  2. Blueboots

    Blueboots Chieftain

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    This is probably the associated promotion after coming near Mount Kilimanjaro (NW). I've yet to actually see it during one of my games. If you can, try and settle a city near it--get free Incan blood, if you know what I mean. :goodjob:
     
  3. Buccaneer

    Buccaneer Chieftain

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    Maddjinn's Venice LP saw his scout get that promotion. Have to go back and see why he got it.
     
  4. Callonia

    Callonia Chieftain

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    I see a mountain kilmanjaro in my current play through but unforunately it's too faraway for me to make use of it.
     
  5. bouncymischa

    bouncymischa Synthetic Genie

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    I bought BNW today, and started up a hotseat game with my brother to try it out. He had a Scout find Kiliminjarow, and it ended up with the Altitude Training promotion. I think any unit that stops next to Mount Kiliminjarow gets it...
     
  6. flairin

    flairin Chieftain

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    that's what happened... awesome :)
     
  7. PJMayo

    PJMayo Chieftain

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    I got the Altitude Training promotion without knowing about it, too. Scout had just discovered Mt. Kil. but I did not know to associate it. I found this post and decided to move a Pikeman out to the Mount, and surprise! The Pikeman now has Altitude Training. So, it's not just the first unit nor just scouts. I am sending more units as I type this. 8)
     
  8. steveg700

    steveg700 Warlord

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    It's no Fountain of Youth, but I'll take it. :)
     
  9. cairnsy44

    cairnsy44 Gooner - first class

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    I have played 2 games and have been fortunate enough to have Mt. K in my borders each time. First as Shoshone and currently as Poland. It is VERY nice to have.
     
  10. TheMarshmallowBear

    TheMarshmallowBear Benelovent Chieftain of the BearKingdom

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    Scout getting this promotion is extremely powerful because you can use hills to extend your "walking distance".
     
  11. Supr49er

    Supr49er 2011 Thunderfall Cup

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    Yeah, a Scout can move 4 tiles if they are hills. Imagine if your Scout pops an Archer promotion. :)
     
  12. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    I can one up you there: Altitude Training + Pathfinder + Composite Bowman upgrade. That was in my first BNW game.
     
  13. eric_

    eric_ Chieftain

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    Or if you're Shoshone and choose it!
     
  14. cairnsy44

    cairnsy44 Gooner - first class

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    mine too! so much fun...
     
  15. ptoss1

    ptoss1 Chieftain

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    my god this wonder is op
     
  16. God of Kings

    God of Kings Ruler of all heads of state

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    If the Inca receives Comanche Riders from being an ally of a militaristic city-state, upgrade them to tanks, take the Lightning Warfare tenet, and have Mt. Kilimanjaro within Incan territory, it would be interesting.
     
  17. Gucumatz

    Gucumatz JS, secretly Rod Serling

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    That would be... interesting. Has anyone used lightning warfare yet, does the +1 movement get added as a promotion?

    Either way that's +6 normal movement on a landship/tank and then double that with hills... and if you have roads do you double that as well to get to 24?
     
  18. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    No no. Think Germany with Comanche Riders upgraded to Panzers with Lightning War and Altitude Training.

    That's 8 movement and hills are always roads.

    Comanche Lightning Panzers.
     
  19. eewallace

    eewallace Chieftain

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    I just had this happen...thought it was a bug. Secret promotion for finding Mt K! I love it! And this is move 25, this is a scout that has been promoted to archer, so I'm gonna have fun! :D
     
  20. de_baser

    de_baser Chieftain

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    Potentially OP indeed. But i really like it!
     

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