Ships 22 experienced Crossbowmen from your homeland, plus your normal Crossbowmen are improved.
—In-game description

Besteiros is a technology in Age of Empires III that is unique to the Portuguese and can be researched at the Church once the Fortress Age is reached and the "Treaty of Tordesillas" Home City Card has been sent. Once researched, 22 Crossbowmen with +30% hit points and attack named Besteiro will appear in the Home City shipment point and all existing Crossbowmen are upgraded to Besteiros.

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Age of Empires III[edit | edit source]

  • Besteiros costs 2,400 wood.

Definitive Edition[edit | edit source]

  • Besteiros costs 2,000 wood.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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