Civilization Technology tree Strategy

These are the buildings, units and technologies available for the French in Age of Empires III. The age icons Age I tech tree aoe3.png, Age II tech tree aoe3.png, Age III tech tree aoe3.png, Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png, Age V tech tree aoe 3.png signify the ages in which the buildings, units and technologies become available. Clicking on the icon links to the corresponding page.

Economy[edit | edit source]

Town Center[edit | edit source]

Towncenter aoe3de.png
Town Center
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png
Coureur bois aoe3de.png
Coureur des Bois
Colonial age up.png
Commerce Age
Fortress age up.png
Fortress Age
Industrial age up.png
Industrial Age
Imperial age up.png
Imperial Age
(or)
Revolution.png
Revolution
Levy Icon.png
Levy
Ransom Icon.png
Ransom

House[edit | edit source]

House aoe3de.png
House
Age I tech tree aoe3.png

Market[edit | edit source]

Market icon aoe3de.png
Market
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png
Hunting Dogs AOEIII.png
Hunting Dogs
Steel traps.png
Steel Traps
Gang Saw.png
Gang Saw
Log flume.png
Log Flume
Circular saw.png
Circular Saw
Placer Mines.png
Placer Mines
Amalgamation.png
Amalgamation
Blunderbuss.png
Blunderbuss
Great Coat.png
Great Coat

Livestock Pen[edit | edit source]

Livestock pen aoe3de.png
Livestock Pen
Age I tech tree aoe3.png
Sheep aoe3de.png
Sheep
Selective Breeding.png
Selective Breeding

Mill[edit | edit source]

Mill aoe3de.png
Mill
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png
Seed Drill.png
Seed Drill
Artificial Fertilizer.png
Artificial Fertilizer

Estate[edit | edit source]

Plantation aoe3de.png
Estate
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png
Bookkeeping.png
Bookkeeping
Homesteading.png
Homesteading
Refineries.png
Refineries

Church[edit | edit source]

Church aoe3de.png
Church
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png
Priest aoe3de.png
Priest
Spy aoe3de.png
Spy
Unction.png
Mission Fervor
Town Watch.png
Town Watch
Gas Lighting.png
Gas Lighting
Merchantilism.png
Mercantilism
Standing Army.png
Standing Army
Mass Cavalry.png
Mass Cavalry
Code Napoleon.png
Code Napoleon
Garde Imperial 1.png
Imperial Young Guard
Garde Imperial 2.png
Imperial Middle Guard
Garde Imperial 3.png
Imperial Old Guard

Factory[edit | edit source]

Factory aoe3de.png
Factory
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png Age V tech tree aoe 3.png
Heavy cannon de.png
Heavy Cannon
Imperial artillery.png
Imperial Cannons
Cannery.png
Cannery
Water Power.png
Water Power
Steam Power.png
Steam Power
Mass Production.png
Mass Production

Capitol[edit | edit source]

Capitol aoe3de.png
Capitol
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png Age V tech tree aoe 3.png
Blockade.png
Blockade
SpiesAOEIII.png
Spies
Knighthood.png
Knighthood
Peerage.png
Peerage
Immigrants.png
Immigrants
Large Scale Agriculture.png
Large Scale Agriculture
Deforestation.png
Deforestation
Excessive Taxation.png
Excessive Taxation
Legendary natives.png
Legendary Native Warriors

Military[edit | edit source]

Barracks[edit | edit source]

Barracks aoe3de.png
Barracks
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png Age V tech tree aoe 3.png
Pikeman aoe3de.png
Pikeman
Veteran spear infantry.png
Veteran Pikemen
Guard spear infantry.png
Guard Pikemen
Imperial spear infantry.png
Imperial Pikemen
Crossbow aoe3de.png
Crossbowman
Veteran archer.png
Veteran Crossbowmen
Guard archer.png
Guard Crossbowmen
Imperial archer.png
Imperial Crossbowmen
Musketeer icon aoe3de.png
Musketeer
Veteran infantry.png
Veteran Musketeers
Guard infantry.png
Guard Musketeers
Imperial infantry.png
Imperial Musketeers
Skirmisher aoe3de.png
Veteran Skirmisher
Guard infantry.png
Voltiguers
Imperial infantry.png
Imperial Voltigeurs
Halberdier de.png
Veteran Halberdier
Guard spear infantry.png
Guard Halberdiers
Imperial spear infantry.png
Imperial Halberdiers

Stable[edit | edit source]

Stables aoe3de.png
Stable
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png Age V tech tree aoe 3.png
Hussar aoe3de.png
Hussar
Veteran cavalry.png
Veteran Hussars
Guard cavalry.png
Guard Hussars
Imperial cavalry.png
Imperial Hussars
Dragoon aoe3de.png
Veteran Dragoon
Guard cavalry.png
Guard Dragoons
Imperial cavalry.png
Imperial Dragoons
Cuirassier de.png
Veteran Cuirassier
Guard cavalry.png
Gendarmes
Imperial cavalry.png
Imperial Gendarmes

Artillery Foundry[edit | edit source]

Artillery depot aoe3de.png
Artillery Foundry
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png Age V tech tree aoe 3.png
Falconet aoe3de.png
Falconet
Guard artillery.png
Field Guns
Imperial artillery.png
Imperial Field Guns
Culverin icon aoe3de.png
Culverin
Guard artillery.png
Culverins Royale
Imperial artillery.png
Imperial Culverins Royale
Mortar de.png
Mortar
Guard artillery.png
Howitzers
Imperial artillery.png
Imperial Howitzers
Horse art de.png
Horse Artillery
Guard artillery.png
Heavy Horse Guns
Imperial artillery.png
Imperial Horse Artillery
Petard aoe3de.png Petard

Dock[edit | edit source]

Dock aoe3de.png
Dock
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png Age V tech tree aoe 3.png
Fishing ship aoe3de.png
Fishing Boat
Caravel aoe3de.png
Caravel
Galleon aoe3de.png
Galleon
Frigate aoe3de.png
Frigate
Imperial navy.png
Imperial Men-o'-War
Monitor aoe3de.png
Monitor
Imperial navy.png
Imperial Monitor
Gill Nets.png
Gill Nets
Long Lines.png
Long Lines
Armor Plating.png
Armor Plating
Carronade.png
Carronade
Percussion Lock.png Percussion Lock

Arsenal[edit | edit source]

Arsenal aoe3de.png
Arsenal
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png
Infantry Breastplate.png
Infantry Breastplate
Counter Infantry Rifling.png
Counter Infantry Rifling
Socket Bayonet.png
Socket Bayonet
Cavalry Cuirass.png
Cavalry Cuirass
Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png
Ranged Cavalry Caracole
Gunners Quadrant.png
Gunner's Quadrant
Heated Shot.png
Heated Shot

Tavern[edit | edit source]

Tavern icon de.png
Tavern
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png
Outlaws and Mercenaries
Folk Heroes.png
Folk Heroes


Defensive buildings[edit | edit source]

Wall[edit | edit source]

Wall aoe3de.png
Wall
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png
Bastion.png
Bastion

Outpost[edit | edit source]

Outpost aoe3de.png
Outpost
Frontier outpost.png
Frontier Outpost
Fortified outpost.png
Fortified Outpost
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png

Fort[edit | edit source]

Fort aoe3de.png
Fort
Age I tech tree aoe3.png Age II tech tree aoe3.png Age III tech tree aoe3.png Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png
Pikeman aoe3de.png
Pikeman
Crossbow aoe3de.png
Crossbowman
Musketeer icon aoe3de.png
Musketeer
Skirmisher aoe3de.png
Veteran Skirmisher
Halberdier de.png
Veteran Halberdier
Hussar aoe3de.png
Hussar
Dragoon aoe3de.png
Veteran Dragoon
Cuirassier de.png
Veteran Cuirassier
Revetment.png
Revetment
Star fort.png
Star Fort

Politicians[edit | edit source]

Politicians.png

Advance to Commerce Age[edit | edit source]

Age I tech tree aoe3.png

Advance to Fortress Age[edit | edit source]

Age II tech tree aoe3.png

Advance to Industrial Age[edit | edit source]

Age III tech tree aoe3.png

Advance to Imperial Age[edit | edit source]

Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png

Revolutions[edit | edit source]

Revolution.png

In The WarChiefs[edit | edit source]

In the Definitive Edition[edit | edit source]

Age IV tech tree aoe 3.png
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