Civilization 6 New Leaders, Special Abilities and New Civs

Civilization VI hits gaming shelves on October 21. Before you pre-order the game, it is good to know what are the new civs and leaders in Sid Meier's upcoming strategy game. We've compiled some of the new leaders' special ability and their vital stats.
Civilization 6 releases on October 21

Civilization VI hits gaming shelves on October 21. Before you pre-order the game, it is good to know what are the new civs and leaders in Sid Meier's upcoming strategy game. We've compiled some of the new leaders' special ability and their vital stats.

According to GameSpot, Civilization 6 allows players to use more than one leader in one civ. In Greece, players can use either Pericles or Gorgo. The latter has special ability called Surrounded by Glory that gives Greece more culture per allied city state. Pericles, on the other hand, earns culture every time she destroys an enemy in combat.

For France, their leader is Catherine de Medici, which has unique spying abilities. She can have additional info on every civs that she meets. Also, she can get extra spy once Castles are researched

America is led by Teddy Roosevelt. He gives America additional combat points for fighting on the home country. And Russia's leader is Peter the Great. His special ability, the Grand Embassy, allows him to receive science or culture from trade routes. 

Another super powerful civ is China, which is led by Qin Shi Huang. He has an ability to hasten construction of Ancient and Classical wonders. For Japan, Hojo Tokimune is their leader. His special ability, Divine Wind, grants land units and naval units bonuses on coasts.

We previously reported the Aztecs civilization is a pre-order bonus for early buyers. But 90 days after Civilization 6 release, the Aztecs becomes available to all. The Civ is being led by Montezuma.

The other civs and their leader are listed below:

  • Rome, led by Trajan
  • Sumeria, led by Gilgamesh
  • Spain, led by Phillip II
  • India, led by Gandhi
  • Arabia, led by Saladin
  • Kongo, led by Mvemba a Nzinga
  • Norway, led by Harald Hardrada
  • Brazil, led by Pedro II
  • Scythia, led by Tomyris
  • England, led by Victoria
  • Germany, led by Frederick Barbarossa

So far, the new Civilization game has 18 confirmed civs. We expect that figure will increase via DLCs and the expansions.

As for the new features of Civilization 6, developer Firaxis games said non-player A.I. will always have some agenda that determines their behavior. Players might not always change A.I's plan, but they can control A.I's attitude by having a good strategy. This means players have to learn the art of diplomacy to know the behavior of computer-controlled players.

With that being said, what are your thoughts about the upcoming Civilization 6? Let us know in the comments.

Tags : Civilization 6, Sid Meier, Firaxis