The Mercenary Contractor is a Fortress Age and Imperial Age politician introduced in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition, available to various European civilizations (see below). Choosing him to advance to the next Age confers different benefits depending on the civilization and Age.
- If chosen to advance to the Fortress Age, the following mercenaries can be trained at the Saloon:
- If chosen to advance to the Imperial Age (all European civilizations), outlaws and Fortress Age mercenaries have their hit points and attack increased by 50%, and Industrial Age mercenaries have their hit points and attack increased by 35%.
|Politicians in Age of Empires III|
|Commerce Age||The Governor · The Inventor* · The Logistician* · The Naturalist · The Philosopher Prince · The Quartermaster|
|Fortress Age||The Admiral of the Ocean Sea · The Adventurer · The Bishop · The Exiled Prince · The Gentleman Pirate · The Marksman · The Mercenary Contractor* · The Mohawk Statesman · The Scout · The Sergeant at Arms|
|Industrial Age||The Cavalry Marshal · The Engineer · The Grand Vizier · The King's Musketeer · The Logistician* · The Papal Guard* · The Tycoon · The Viceroy · The War Minister|
|Imperial Age||El Presidente · The General · The Inventor* · The Knight* · The Mercenary Contractor*|
|* introduced in the Definitive Edition|