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This article is about the building in Age of Empires III. For the building in other games of the series, see Hut.

Supports 10 population.
—In-game description

The Hut is an economic building in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - The African Royals that is unique to African civilizations and replaces the House. It is functionally identical to Houses, but can train Levied Spearmen and Bowmen.


Age Unit Cost Pop.
Age I tech tree aoe3.png
Levied spearman portrait aoe3de.png Levied Spearman 65 influence 1
Levied bowman portrait aoe3de.png Levied Bowman 70 influence

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Building strengths and weaknesses
Strong vs. Nothing
Weak vs. Everything
Hit points Flying Buttress.png Flying Buttress (+20%)
Construction cost Cree Textile Craftsmanship.png Cree Textile Craftsmanship (-25% wood)
Tupi Forest Burning.png Tupi Forest Burning (-20% wood)

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Among larger African societies, the majority of military forces were levies organized within individual villages in a pseudo-feudal system. The Hut's ability to call levies represents that system and reflects the reality that, while numerous, levies were not necessarily the most effective troops on an individual basis.