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This article is about the revolutionary civilization. For the Historical Battles civilization, see Barbary Pirates.

The Barbary States is one of the revolutionary nations in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition, available to the Ottomans and Portuguese.


Home City Cards[]

  • Green: TEAM Shipment that is sent to each player in a team
  • Purple: Shipment that can be sent an INFINITE number of times
Card Description
Barbary States Home City (Salé Rovers).png Salé Rovers Ships 1 Xebec and 10 Corsair Marksmen
Barbary States Home City (Recruit Xebec).png Recruit Xebec Ships 1 Xebec
Barbary States Home City (Recruit Xebecs).png Recruit Xebecs Ships 2 Xebecs
Mexico Home City (Fort Wagon).png 1 Fort Wagon Ships 1 Fort Wagon; Fort build limit +1
Barbary States Home City (Barbary Marksmen).png 16 Barbary Marksmen Ships 16 Corsair Marksmen
Barbary States Home City (Barbary Warriors).png 16 Barbary Warriors Ships 16 Barbary Warriors
Barbary States Home City (Falconets).png 3 Falconets Ships 3 Falconets
Barbary States Home City (Dhimma).png Dhimma Ships 6 Settlers; Settlers can be trained at Town Centers
Barbary States Home City (Corsair Captain).png Corsair Captain Ships the Corsair Captain
Barbary States Home City (Aïr Berbers).png Aïr Berbers Ships 1 Berber Nomad for every Town Center and Trading Post built
Barbary States Home City (15 Berber Allies).png 15 Berber Allies Ships 15 Berber Camel Riders
Barbary States Home City (TEAM 4 Zenata Rider).png TEAM 4 Zenata Rider Ships 4 Zenata Riders


Definitive Edition[]

The African Royals[]

  • With update 43871, the INF 3 Privateers card was removed, and Salé Rovers, Recruit Xebec, Recruit Xebecs, Aïr Berber, 15 Berber Allies and TEAM 4 Zenata Rider cards were added.


  • The Barbary States' availability to the Ottomans reflects the fact that North African states were vassals of the Ottoman Empire.
  • The Barbary States' availability to the Portuguese reflects the Portuguese Empire's presence in North Africa during the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, holding several cities in what is now Morocco.