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Este artículo trata sobre la civilización de Age of Empires IV. Para la civilización de otros juegos de la saga, véase Chinos.

Los Chinos son una civilización jugable asiática en Age of Empires IV.


The Chinese civilization is one of impressive constructions, gunpowder strength, and a dynasty system that provides unique benefits and varied strategies to overcome the opponent. The Chinese civilization in Age of Empires IV is a thriving, unique civilization that grows through their dynasty system over the years 907-1644 CE. They are powerful defenders behind formidable fortifications. The engineering prowess of the Chinese dominated the world for centuries, a trait present in Age of Empires IV. You live through history as Chinese culture, strength, and innovations created ripples across Eurasia, growing your empire as you move through vibrant Tang, Song, Yuan, and Ming Dynasties. Your units speak Mandarin Chinese, a Sinitic language originating in North China.


At the dawn of their civilization, the Chinese have a head start with additional Villagers. This lays the foundation for a robust economy, fueling the needs of a great, expansive civilization. City planning is an important growth strategy. A special trait of the Chinese civilization is their dynasty system, which offers several advantages when triggered, like unit bonuses and access to unique buildings. This gives several routes in strategy and ways to leverage all that the Chinese civilization has to offer. The military prowess of the Chinese lies in their mighty gunpowder units. They have access to multiple unique gunpower units, making them a fierce civilization to go up against in battle.

Unidades únicas[]

The Imperial Official is an official produced from the Town Center that collects gold from nearby buildings. Fire Lancer is a cavalry unit from the Yuan Dynasty equipped with a fire lance. Nest of Bees is a powerful siege weapon that fires an immense burst of rocket arrows in an area.

Edificios distintivos[]

Edad Oscura[]

  • Imperial Academy
  • Barbican of the Sun

Edad Feudal[]

  • Astronomical Clocktower
  • Imperial Palace

Edad de los Castillos[]

  • Great Wall Gatehouse
  • Spirit Way

Edificios únicos[]

  • Village
  • Granary
  • Pagoda
  • Enclave of The Emperor (Wonder)

Tecnologías únicas[]

  • Battle Hardened (Barracks)
  • Extra Hammocks (Dock)
  • Imperial Examinations (Imperial Academy)
  • Extra Materials (Keep)
  • Reload Drills (Siege Workshop)
  • Reusable Barrels (Siege Workshop)
  • Pyrotechnics (Siege Workshop)
  • Ancient Techniques (University)


Dynasties are a unique trait of the Chinese civilization. Chinese Villagers can build both landmarks from a single age. Doing so triggers a dynasty with unique bonuses, buildings, and units.

  • Tang Dynasty (Exploration): Vision bonuses for Scouts, boosting exploration efforts.
  • Song Dynasty (Population Boom): Access to the unique Village building and Zhuge Nu, a repeater crossbow unit. Reduction in village production time.
  • Yuan Dynasty (Food Boom): Access to the unique Granary building and Fire Lancer unit. An increase in unit movement speed.
  • Ming Dynasty (Military Advantage): Access to the unique Pagoda building and Grenadier unit. Health bonus to military units.


Year 907 CE is not the start of Tang dynasty, but the end of it. After 907 CE, The Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period begins, which is full of wars and conflicts and have been generally considered one of the dark ages in Chinese history.

Civilizaciones en Age of Empires IV
AsiáticasChinos · Dinastía Abasí · Mongoles · Sultanato de Delhi
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