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Ages fortress

The Fortress Age is the third Age in Age of Empires III, following from the Colonial Age. It is characterized by the beginning of fortification in the civilization's colony, the mobilization of heavy artillery, and the improvements of the economy. More advanced cavalry and infantry units become available in the Fortress Age including the Falconet. To advance to the Fortress Age, 1200 food and 1000 coin is required.

Politicians Available Edit

Advancement to the next age requires the selection of a politician to advance with, different civilizations will have different politicians available depending on home city level and civilization:

Politician Bonuses
The Admiral of the Sea
The Admiral of the Sea
Ships 1 Caravel (1 Galley for the Ottomans) and 400 wood
The Adventurer
The Adventurer
Ships 7 Longbowmen (British)/17 Streltsy (Russians)/4 Pikemen and 4 Crossbowman (Spanish)
The Exiled Prince
The Exiled Prince
Ages up 2.75 times as fast
The Gentleman Pirate
The Gentleman Pirate
Ships 1 Privateer and 2 Barbary Corsairs
The Marksman
The Marksman
Ships 6 Skirmishers (4 Abus Guns for the Ottomans, 6 Cassadores for the Portuguese)
The Mohawk Statesman
The Mohawk Statesman
Ships 3 Iroquois Mantlets and 2 Native Scouts
The Scout
The Scout
Ships 4 Hussars (5 Cossacks for the Russians)
The Sergeant at Arms
The Sergeant at Arms
Ships 5 Halberdiers (Dutch)/3 Doppelsoldner (Germans)/8 Pikemen (Spanish)

Units and buildings availableEdit