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Villager hitpoints increased.
—In-game description

Great Coat is a technology in Age of Empires III that can be researched by European civilizations at the Market. Once researched, it increases the hit points of all villagers by 35%.

Note that Fishing Boats are affected by Great Coat since they are classified as villagers.


Great Coat allows Settlers to survive longer when attacked.

See also[]

  • Spirit Medicine – similar technology for Native American civilizations that also increases attack, range, and sight
  • Eastern Medicine – similar technology for Asian civilizations that also increases attack, range, and sight
  • Tribal Societies – similar technology for African civilizations that also increases speed
Market technologies in Age of Empires III
European/Federal American
FoodHunting Dogs · Steel Traps
WoodGang Saw · Log Flume · Circular Saw
CoinPlacer Mines · Amalgamation
OtherBlunderbuss · Great Coat · Frontiersmen
Native American
FoodHunting Dogs
WoodLumber Ceremony · Forest People Ceremony · Forest Spirit Ceremony · Deforestation
CoinPlacer Mines · Fur Dressing
OtherSpirit Medicine · New Year Festival · Inti Festival
FoodHunting Eagles · Professional Hunters · Hanami Parties · Yozakura Lanterns
WoodWater Wheel · Regenerative Forestry · Timber Trade · Tropical Timber Trade
CoinBlanket Filters · Flume and Ditching
OtherEastern Medicine · Civil Servants · Imperial Bureaucracy
WoodHardened Iron Axes · Selective Logging · Blackwood Trade · Ebony Exports
CoinPlacer Mines · Amalgamation · Gold Purification
OtherRoyal Hunters · Tribal Societies · Royal Banquet · Transhumance · Cow Loans