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The Shaolin Temple is a native Asian religious settlement featured in Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties. Like all natives, they can be allied with by building a Trading Post at their Trading Post site.
Unit[edit | edit source]
- Rattan Shield: Fast Chinese warrior armed with a shield and a sword. Good against archers, skirmishers, and artillery.
Technologies[edit | edit source]
|Clenched Fist||200 wood,
|Ranged infantry get +25% melee attack|
|Wood Clearing||200 food,
|Settlers, Coureurs des Bois, Settler Wagons, and Villagers gather wood 20% faster|
|Dim Mak||300 wood,
|Rattan Shields get +50% attack|
History[edit | edit source]
|“||This Holy Site is identical to a Native Trade Site. Allying with Natives allows a player to train special Native units, usually warriors, and also grants access to a group of improvements to that tribe. Native units do not cost any population spaces, but can only be built in limited numbers.
One of the most famous Buddhist monasteries is the Shaolin Monastery, located in the Henan province of China, founded in 495 CE. The edifice is associated specifically with Chan Buddhism and the martial art of Kung Fu. Monastery legend states that the Indian monk Bodhidharma visited the temple in 527 CE. During his time meditating on the mountain overlooking the monastery, Bodhidharma taught himself a form of martial arts to defend against wild animals and bandits. He stayed at the temple for nine years, and before his departure he taught his disciples the skills he had learned, creating the martial arts legend that surrounds the Shaolin monks to this day.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
|Civilizations in Age of Empires III|
|European||British · Dutch · French · Germans · Ottomans · Portuguese · Russians · Spanish · Swedes***|
|Native American*||Aztecs · Haudenosaunee · Incas*** · Lakota|
|Asian**||Chinese · Indians · Japanese|
|Native Site||Apache* · Carib · Cherokee · Cheyenne* · Comanche · Cree · Huron* · Klamath* · Mapuche* · Maya · Navajo* · Nootka · Seminole · Tupi · Zapotec* (Former: Aztecs · Incas · Iroquois · Lakota)|
|Holy Site**||Bhakti Temple · Jesuit Mission · Shaolin Temple · Sufi Mosque · Udasi Temple · Zen Temple|
|Knights of St. John · John Black's Mercenaries · Circle of Ossus · Black Family Estate · United States (Act III: Steel) · United States (Battle of New Orleans) · Barbary Pirates · Somalians · Ethiopians|
|* introduced in The Warchiefs ** in The Asian Dynasties *** in the Definitive Edition|
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