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Abun. Heals injured units from range and during battle. May be tasked to gather at a Mountain Monastery.
—In-game description

The Abun is a healer Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - The African Royals that is unique to the Ethiopians and can be trained at the Mountain Monastery once the Commerce Age is researched. It can gather coin from Mountain Monasteries and, unlike other healers, can heal allied units even when the ally or the Abun is in combat.

Further statistics[]

As Abuns are unique to the Ethiopians, only technologies that they have access to are shown in the following table:

Home City Cards[]

As Abuns are unique to the Ethiopians, only their cards and other civilizations' TEAM cards that affects them are shown in the following tables:


The abun, an Ethiopian term for bishop, is an office dating back to Late Antiquity and a testament to Ethiopia's legacy as one of the world's first Christian states. As time went on, the number of external religious influences increased in the forms of interaction with Islamic states and Catholic missionaries, but abuns retained a key role in several societies.


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