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Big Button technologies in Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs are available only to Native American civilizations. They can be recognized by their large size on the right side of the building selection interface.

Each Native American building has one Big Button, except Walls, and Trading Posts. A Big Button technology common to Native American civilizations is Gun Running.

Flag AztecDE Aztecs[]

Technology Effect Cost Age Building
Iroquois Scouting Party Aztec Scouting Party Ships 4 Jaguar Prowl Knights. 480 food
Age II tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Iroquois Raiding Party Aztec Raiding Party Ships 8 Jaguar Prowl Knights. 480 food
480 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Iroquois War Party Aztec War Party Ships 12 Jaguar Prowl Knights. 480 food
480 wood
480 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Barometz Barometz Ships 1 Puma Spearman for every two minutes of game time, with a maximum of 15 Spearmen after 30 minutes. 750 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
War hut aoe3de War Hut
Cinteotl Worship Cinteotl Worship Ships 1 Eagle Runner Knight for every two minutes of game time, with a maximum of 15 Knights after 30 minutes. 600 food
500 wood
Age III tech tree aoe3
Farm aoe3de Farm
Cipactli Worship Cipactli Worship Ships four Tlaloc Canoes. Also increases warship attack and hitpoints by +10%. 2,000 food
Age III tech tree aoe3
Dock
Coatlicue Worship Coatlicue Worship Ships one Otontin Slinger for every 2 minutes of game time, with a maximum of 15 Otontin Slingers after 30 minutes. 500 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
House
Founder Founder Doubles the effectiveness of the Aztec War Chief's Bounty Aura, which increases the rate of XP growth around him. 50 food
50 wood
50 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Community plaza aoe3de Community Plaza
Gun running Gun Running Native Embassies can train Pistoleros, Comancheros, Renegados and Captured Mortars. 700 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Native embassy DE icon Native Embassy
New Year Festival New Year Festival Gives 2,000 XP. 500 food
500 wood
500 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Market icon aoe3de Market
Tezcatlipoca Worship Tezcatlipoca Worship Ships one Skull Knight for every 4 minutes of game time, with a maximum of 7 Skull Knights after 28 minutes. 900 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
Plantation aoe3de Estate
War Song War Song Ships one Arrow Knight per two minutes of game time, up to 30 minutes. 500 food
400 wood
Age III tech tree aoe3
Nobles' Hut

Flag IroquoisDE Haudenosaunee[]

Technology Effect Cost Age Building
Cooperation Cooperation Villagers at the Tribal Marketplace trickle XP. Reduces cost of native support shipments. 200 food
200 wood
Age II tech tree aoe3
Tribal marketplace icon Tribal Marketplace
Gun running Gun Running Native Embassies can train Pistoleros, Comancheros, Renegados and Captured Mortars. 700 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Native embassy DE icon Native Embassy
Iroquois Scouting Party Haudenosaunee Scouting Party Ships 5 Tomahawks. 500 food
Age II tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Iroquois Raiding Party Haudenosaunee Raiding Party Ships 10 Tomahawks. 500 food
500 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Iroquois War Party Haudenosaunee War Party Ships 15 Tomahawks. 500 food
500 wood
500 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Horse Secrets Horse Secrets Increases all cavalry units' speed by 10% and reduces cavalry training time by 35%. 400 wood
400 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Corral aoe3de Corral
Lacrosse Lacrosse Increases Line of Sight and range of all War Hut units by 2. 600 wood
600 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
War hut aoe3de War Hut
Maple Festival Maple Festival Ships 500 coin for every 10 minutes of the game, maximum 30 minutes. 250 food
250 wood
Age III tech tree aoe3
Plantation aoe3de Estate
New Year Festival New Year Festival Gives 2,000 XP. 500 food
500 wood
500 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Market icon aoe3de Market
Rawhide Covers Rawhide Covers Increases warship hitpoints by 30%. 400 food
400 wood
Age II tech tree aoe3
Dock
Secret Society Secret Society Haudenosaunee War Chief gains healing ability. 200 wood
100 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Community plaza aoe3de Community Plaza
Siege Drill Siege Drill Increases all Siege Workshop units' speed by 10%. 500 food
500 wood
Age III tech tree aoe3
Artillery depot aoe3de Siege Workshop
Strawberry Festival Strawberry Festival Ships 500 food for every 10 minutes of the game, maximum 30 minutes. 250 wood
250 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Farm aoe3de Farm
Woodland Dwellers Woodland Dwellers Ships 500 wood for every 10 minutes of the game, maximum 30 minutes. 250 food
250 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Iro house icon Longhouse

Flag SiouxDE Lakota[]

Technology Effect Cost Age Building
Battle Anger Battle Anger Lakota War Chief gains a ×6.0 multiplier against artillery. 300 wood
600 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Community plaza aoe3de Community Plaza
Bonepipe Armor Bonepipe Armor Your Lakota Warriors gains +10% siege resistance. 500 wood
250 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Corral aoe3de Corral
Cooperation Cooperation Villagers at the Tribal Marketplace trickle XP. Reduces cost of native support shipments. 200 food
200 wood
Age II tech tree aoe3
Tribal marketplace icon Tribal Marketplace
Flaming Arrows Flaming Arrows Increases warship attack by 30%. 400 food
200 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Dock
Gun running Gun Running Native Embassies can train Pistoleros, Comancheros, Renegados and Captured Mortars. 700 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Native embassy DE icon Native Embassy
Gun Trade Gun Trade Increases Wakina Rifle and Rifle Rider damage by 25%. 250 wood
Age I tech tree aoe3
Plantation aoe3de Estate
Horsemanship Horsemanship Cavalry trains faster and do increased damage against walls. 500 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Farm aoe3de Farm
Lakota lands Lakota Lands Teepees gain +40 Line of Sight and effect range, and now also improve the speed of nearby units by 10%, except villagers, which get +7.9%. 250 food
250 wood
250 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Teepee icon DE Teepee
Sioux Dog Soldiers Lakota Tokala Soldiers One Tokala Soldier for every 3 minutes of the game, to a maximum of 30 minutes. 1,800 food
Age II tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
New Year Festival New Year Festival Gives 2,000 XP. 500 food
500 wood
500 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Market icon aoe3de Market
War Drums War Drums Cetan Bowmen/Club Warriors train 33% faster, Wakina Rifle trains 25% faster. 400 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
War hut aoe3de War Hut

Flag IncanDE Inca[]

Technology Effect Cost Age Building
Coca Cultivation Coca Cultivation Estates gain a trickle of 0.8 coin. 500 food
500 wood
500 coin
Age IV tech tree aoe 3
Plantation aoe3de Estate
Gun running Gun Running Native Embassies can train Pistoleros, Comancheros, Renegados and Captured Mortars. 700 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Native embassy DE icon Native Embassy
Hualcana Hualcana Adds 0.5 Armor to Infantry and Shock Infantry units. 50 wood
500 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
War hut aoe3de War Hut
Inca Scouting Party Inca Scouting Party Ships 5 Plumed Spearman. 600 food
Age II tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Inca Raiding Party Inca Raiding Party Ships 12 Plumed Spearman. 600 food
600 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Inca War Party Inca War Party Ships 20 Plumed Spearman. 600 food
600 wood
600 coin
Age IV tech tree aoe 3
Towncenter aoe3de Town Center
Royal Festival Royal Festival Ships 2 Maceman immediately, and ships 1 Maceman for every 4 minutes of the game, maximum 30 minutes. 300 food
400 wood
500 coin
Age III tech tree aoe3
Community plaza aoe3de Community Plaza
Inti Festival Inti Festival Adds one shipment that can be sent from Home City. 1,000 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Market icon aoe3de Market
Queen's Festival Queen's Festival Ships 4 Villagers. 250 food
250 wood
250 coin
Age II tech tree aoe3
Inca kancha house Kancha House
Thunderbolts of Illapa Thunderbolts of Illapa Ships 4 Field Cannons. 1,600 coin
Age IV tech tree aoe 3
Inca stronghold Stronghold
Totora Reeds Totora Reeds Ships 1 Fishing Boat and 1 Chincha Raft for every 5 minutes of the game, maximum 30 minutes. Also improves Chincha Raft range and build limit. 600 food
600 wood
600 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Dock
Urcuchillay Worship Urcuchillay Worship Ships 2 fattened Llamas for every 5 minutes of the game, maximum 30 minutes. 400 wood
400 coin
Age I tech tree aoe3
Farm aoe3de Farm
Viracocha Worship Viracocha Worship Ships 2 Builder Travois and upgrades all Builder Travois to Viracocha Travois with increased building capability. 750 wood
750 coin
Age IV tech tree aoe 3
Inca kallanka Kallanka
Big Button technologies in Age of Empires III
3WCIcon48px The WarChiefs
Flag AztecDE AztecsFounder · New Year Festival · Coatlicue Worship · Barometz · Aztec Scouting Party · Aztec Raiding Party · Aztec War Party · Cinteotl Worship · War Song · Tezcatlipoca Worship · Cipactli Worship · Gun Running**
Flag IroquoisDE HaudenosauneeWoodland Dwellers · Strawberry Festival · New Year Festival · Secret Society · Lacrosse · Horse Secrets · Rawhide Covers · Haudenosaunee Scouting Party · Haudenosaunee Raiding Party · Haudenosaunee War Party · Siege Drill · Maple Festival · Cooperation· Gun Running**
Flag SiouxDE LakotaNew Year Festival · Lakota Tokala Soldiers · Battle Anger · War Drums · Bonepipe Armor · Horsemanship · Flaming Arrows · Gun Trade · Cooperation· Lakota Lands** · Gun Running**
Age3DE Icon Definitive Edition
Flag IncanDE IncaQueen's Festival · Totora Reeds · Urcuchillay Worship · Inti Festival · Inca Scouting Party · Inca Raiding Party · Inca War Party · Royal Festival · Hualcana · Viracocha Worship · Coca Cultivation · Thunderbolts of Illapa · Gun Running**
* introduced in the Definitive Edition   ** in Knights of the Mediterranean
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