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This article is about the building in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition. For the technology in Age of Empires II: The Forgotten, see Stronghold (Age of Empires II).

A powerful military building that can train and garrison all military units to strengthen its attack.
—In-game description

The Stronghold is a military/defensive building in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition that is unique to the Incas. It is similar to the European Fort, but weaker, and can be garrisoned by military units instead of villagers, which also increases its ranged attack.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Technologies[edit | edit source]

Age Technology Cost Effect
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Thunderbolts of Illapa 1600 coin Ships 4 Field Cannons

Further statistics[edit | edit source]

As Strongholds are unique to the Incas, only technologies that they have access to are shown in the following tables:

Home City Cards[edit | edit source]

As Strongholds are unique to the Incas, only their cards and other civilizations' TEAM cards are shown in the following tables:

Changelog[edit | edit source]

Definitive Edition[edit | edit source]

  • Originally, the Stronghold had 6 minimum range, 3 area damage, and capped its bonus damage at 50 units. With update 6159, it has no minimum range, 1.5 area damage, and caps its bonus damage at 25 units.
  • Originally, the Sacsayhuaman card gave the Stronghold +3 range and +50% hit points. With update 6159, it gives +1 area damage and +50% hit points.

History[edit | edit source]

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