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

Trains and upgrades artillery.
—In-game description

The Siege Workshop is a military building in Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs that is unique to the Haudenosaunee and becomes available once the Fortress Age is reached. It fulfills a similar role to the European Artillery Foundry.

Units[]

Age Unit Cost Pop.
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Ram icon.png Ram 80 food,
120 wood
2
Mantlet icon.png Mantlet 75 wood,
125 coin
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Light cannon icon.png Light Cannon 100 wood,
300 coin
4

Technologies[]

Age Technology Cost Effect
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Siege Drill.png Siege Drill 500 food,
500 wood
Rams, Mantlets, and Light Cannons get +10% speed

Further statistics[]

As Siege Workshops are unique to the Haudenosaunee, only technologies that they have access to are shown in the following table:

Building strengths and weaknesses
Strong vs. Nothing
Weak vs. Everything
Improvements
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)

Home City Cards[]

As Siege Workshops are unique to the Haudenosaunee, only their cards and other civilizations' TEAM cards are shown in the following table:

Changelog[]

The WarChiefs[]

  • Siege Workshops cost 300 wood, giving it a build bounty of 60 XP and a destroy bounty of 120 XP.

Definitive Edition[]

  • Siege Workshops now cost 200 wood, reducing its build and destroy bounty to 40 XP and 80 XP, respectively.

History[]

The manufacture of artillery is a laborious process involving furnaces and cranes to move the heavy barrels through several stages of construction.

Gallery[]

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