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Artillery captured and operated by Native Americans. Can also inflict splash damage to enemy land units. Good against buildings and ships.
—In-game description

The Captured Mortar is an artillery unit in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition that can be trained by Native American civilizations at the Native Embassy once the Industrial Age is reached.

Overview[]

The Captured Mortar is the Native American equivalent of European Mortars with similar stats to the Howitzer, and which can be upgraded by Outlaw upgrades — such as Folk Heroes — as well as various Home City Cards.

Upgrades[]

The Captured Mortar is automatically upgraded in the Imperial Age.

Imperial age up.png Captured Howitzer (+25% hit points and attack)

Further statistics[]

Unit strengths and weaknesses
Strong vs. Buildings, ships
Weak vs. Infantry (especially Arrow Knights), cavalry, artillery (especially Culverins)
Improvements
Hit points
Attack Heated Shot.png Heated Shot (+1.5× multiplier vs. ships)
Sight Gunners Quadrant.png Gunner's Quadrant (+6)
Speed Cherokee War Dance.png Cherokee War Dance (+20%)
Apache Endurance.png Apache Endurance (+5%)
Creation speed Inca Chaquis Messengers.png Quechuan Diet (-10%)
Train cost Mapuche Ad-mapu.png Mapuche Ad-mapu (-10% coin cost)
Other Merritocracy.png Meritocracy (-20% upgrade cost)
Penalties

Home City Cards[]

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