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Civilization 5 - Some unit infos from the strategy guide

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Strategy & Tips' started by ltarmstrong3, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. ltarmstrong3

    ltarmstrong3 Chieftain

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    Crossbowman uprgrade path as follows:

    Crossbowman---Rifleman---Infantry---Mechanized Infantry

    so no ranged unit upgrades anwhere up to path for crossbowman.


    I think your best strategy for late game highly promoted ranged untits lie with only the Siege Units, thier upgrade path is as follow:

    Catapult---Trebuchet---Cannon---Artillery---Rocket Artillery
     
  2. ltarmstrong3

    ltarmstrong3 Chieftain

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    there is no naval Transport unit, all land unit now embark on thier own without the need for a transport.

    Speed of units at sea are as follows:

    Galley-3
    Trireme-4
    Caravel-6
    Frigate-5
    Ship of the Line-5
    Battleship-5
    Carrier-6
    Destoyer-8
    Ironclad-4
    Submarine-5
    Missle Cruiser-8
    Nuclear Submarine-7

    Englands Passive Benifit of The Sun Never Sets gives +2 movement for all naval units and their special unit Ship of the Line gives them 1 extra sight
     
  3. coolhair

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    Regarding Promotions:

    How to Gain Experience:
    Attack as a melee unit +5xp
    Defend against a melee Unit +4xp
    Attack as a ranged unit +2xp
    Be attacked by a ranged unit +2xp
    Be trained in a city with Barracks/Armory/Milt Academy +15xp/+15xp/+15xp
     
  4. ltarmstrong3

    ltarmstrong3 Chieftain

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    YES, both Legion and Ballista require Iron
    Mechanized Infantry appears to have NO required resource
     
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    ltarmstrong3 Chieftain

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    NO, no required resource is listed at all for Naresuan's Elephant
     
  6. dpaajones

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    So how fast do embarked units move across the sea?? The English +2 would be quite significant if applied to a normal embarked movement of 2 or 3.
     
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    It applies.

    The guide says NEVER let England get the Great Lighthouse
     
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    Cool :cool: - Britannia really will rule the waves in Civ V (been waiting all these years for a Civ game that gives England it's rightful ability) - any idea though what speed a unit moves across the sea though? Is it the same speed as it would move across land? Or is it a uniform speed, for all units?
     
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    Crikey - yes, England with the Great Lighthouse... wow. And those vessels after some promotions too... ye Gods, the Royal Navy is going to be supreme on the Civilization High Seas! :D
     
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    I can't seem to find the movement speed of transports....maybe 2?
     
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    Quite. In which case England's 4 would be outrageous... :mischief:
     
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    If Firaxis had balls they'd have doubled down and made England's ability "Rum, Sodomy and the Lash"
     
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    IMHO, it scales up with era. 2 for classical, 3 for medieval, 4 for renaissance, 5 for industrial, 6 for modern, 7 for future


    Scales up roughly with the slowest naval unit of each era this way.
     
  14. ltarmstrong3

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    No art for the Barbarian Brute in the unit decription or any real unit art for any units in the guide only the various screen caps throughout, i guess since they are portrayed as a larger unit with many undividuals it wouldn't display well in the manual, all you get it an art deco icon. I will miss the manipulatable 3d representation of the current up unit in CIV IV unit description field.
     
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    :lol: To be honest I wish they'd called it "Britannia Rules The Waves". But that would infer a British civ/nation rather than the English civ/nation in the game.
     
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    My goal as England will be to rush the great lighthouse. :D
     
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    ...on Pangaea. :D
     
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    Absolutely. Ship-of-the-Lines with Great Lighthouse bonuses... ooohh yeah!! :cheers:
     
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    And of course 'naval tradition' to top it all off.
     
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    Eeeeeeek! Forgot about that! *collapses at thought*
     

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