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"Mapuche warrior with a large two-handed club."
In-game description

The Mapuche Ironwood Clubman is a melee heavy infantry native warrior in Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs that can be trained at a Trading Post built on a Mapuche settlement.

Overview Edit

The Mapuche Ironwood Clubman is similar to a Halberdier-type unit. They can be potent building destroyers if Mapuche Tactics is researched.

Upgrades Edit

Age Upgrade Cost Effect
Ages fortress
Native Warrior Societies Mapuche Warrior Societies 200 wood,
150 coin
Upgrades Mapuche Ironwood Clubmen to Elite (+25% hit points and attack)
Ages industrial
Champion Natives Champion Mapuche 400 wood,
300 coin
Upgrades Mapuche Ironwood Clubmen to Champion (+40% hit points and attack; requires Mapuche Warrior Societies)
Ages imperial
Legendary natives Legendary Native Warriors
Exalted natives Exalted Natives
1,500 food,
1,500 wood
Upgrades native warriors to Legendary/Exalted (+50% hit points and attack)
The Legendary Native Warriors improvement is available in the Capitol for European civilizations and in the Town Center for Native American and Asian (as Exalted Natives) civilizations.

Further statistics Edit

Unit strengths and weaknesses
Strong vs. Cavalry, light infantry, buildings
Weak vs. Skirmishers, archers, artillery
Improvements
Hit points Infantry Breastplate Infantry Breastplate (+10%)
Thin Red Line Thin Red Line (+20%, British only)
Corselet Corselet (+25%, Spanish only)
Attack Mapuche Tactics Mapuche Tactics (+50% siege attack)
Speed Military Drummers Military Drummers (+10%)
Tillys Discipline Tilly's Discipline (+20%, Germans only)
Inca Road-building Incan Road-building (+20%)
Sight Town Watch Town Watch (+2)
Creation speed Standing Army Standing Army (-25%)
Inca Chaquis Messengers Incan Chasquis Messengers (-25%)
Penalties Thin Red Line Thin Red Line (-25% speed, British only)
Tillys Discipline Tilly's Discipline (+10% cost, Germans only)
Corselet Corselet (-15% speed, Spanish only)

Home City Cards Edit

Trivia Edit

History Edit

"The relative stability the Mapuche lived in for centuries was shattered by the encroach of the Spanish during the sixteenth century. The Spanish thought they could easily conquer the Mapuche and their lands. They were mistaken.

The Mapuche were fierce warriors, and consistently battled back the Spanish. After more than a century of warfare, the Spanish admitted defeat and signed a treaty granting the Mapuche rights to their own lands.

The Mapuche lived in wooden huts with thatched roofs called rukas. Hunting, gathering, and small farm plots where they cultivated crops such as potatoes provided most of their food. They typically lived in small, widespread communities oriented around family units. After the Spanish invasion, however, the Mapuche began to band together for protection in larger groups.
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