Cavalry that hurls bolas which can slow down enemies. Gathers from livestock and builds Livestock Pens
—In-game description

The Gaucho is an revolutionary unit in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition that is available to Argentina. Ten of them are shipped upon the arrival of the revolution along with ten cows.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Gauchos are almost identical to Comancheros, but with the following differences:

Further statistics[edit | edit source]

Unit strengths and weaknesses
Strong vs. Heavy cavalry, artillery
Weak vs. Heavy infantry, ranged infantry, light cavalry
Hit points Comanche Horse Breeding.png Comanche Horse Breeding (+10%)
Cree Tanning.png Cree Tanning (+5%)
Navajo Weaving.png Navajo Weaving (+5%)
Attack Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+10%)
Smokeless Powder.png Smokeless Powder (+30% siege attack)
Range Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+2)
Sight Town Watch.png Town Watch (+2)
Ranged Cavalry Caracole.png Ranged Cavalry Caracole (+2)
Speed Comanche Mustangs.png Comanche Mustangs (+10%)
Apache Endurance.png Apache Endurance (+5%)
Creation speed Mass Cavalry.png Mass Cavalry (-50%)
Cheyenne Horse Trading.png Cheyenne Horse Trading (-25%)
Inca Chaquis Messengers.png Incan Chasquis Messengers (-25%)
Train cost Mapuche Ad-mapu.png Mapuche Ad-mapu (-10% coin cost)

Home City Cards[edit | edit source]

In-game dialogue[edit | edit source]

The Vaquero uses Spanish dialogue:

  • (Yes)
  • ¡Hola! (Hello!)
  • Preparado (Ready)
  • ¿Cuál es su comando? (What is your command?)
  • ¿Cuál es su orden? (What is your order?)
  • ¿Qué me ordena? (What is my order?)
  • Correcto (Correct)
  • Lo haré (I’ll do it)
  • Voy a hacerlo (I’m going to do it)
  • ¡Al ataque! (Attack!)
  • ¡A las armas! (To arms!)

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Unlike other Comanchero variants, they don't get upgraded by the Wild West card.
  • As other revolutionary variants, all Comancheros' hats will be changed into Gauchos sombreros when the player revolts into Argentina, but their stats remain unchanged.
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