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British Musketeer hitpoints increased but march more slowly.
—In-game description

Thin Red Line is a technology in Age of Empires III that is unique to the British and can be researched at the Church once the The Glorious Revolution Home City Card has been sent. Once researched, it increases the hit points of Musketeers by 20%, but reduces their speed by 10%.

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  • Thin Red Line increases the hit points of heavy infantry, and reduces infantry speed by 25%.

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  • With update 13.27885, Thin Red Line reduces infantry speed by 10%.
  • With update 14.43676, Thin Red Line only affects Musketeers and the technology icon has been updated.

See also[]

Unique religious technologies in Age of Empires III
Flag BritishDE BritishThin Red Line · The Black Watch · Roger's Rangers · Queen's Rangers
Flag DutchDE DutchCoffee Trade · Red Lancers · Blue Guards
Flag FrenchDE FrenchCode Napoleon · Young Guard · Middle Guard · Old Guard
Flag GermanDE GermansTilly's Discipline · Wallenstein's Contracts · Zweihänder
Flag OttomanDE OttomansNew Order Infantry · Topçu Corps · Kapikulu Corps · Tufanci Corps*
Flag PortugueseDE PortugueseEncomienda Manor · Ordenança · Order of the Tower and the Sword · Besteiros*
Flag RussianDE RussiansWesternization · St. Petersburg Dragoons · Petrine Reforms · Lifeguard Jaegers
Flag SpanishDE SpanishCorselet · Royal Halberdiers · Wild Geese · Walloon Guards
Flag SwedishDE SwedesPush of Pike · Savolax Jaegers · Gustavian Guards
Flag American act3 aoe3de United States^Pennsylvania Pound · 1st Pennsylvania Rifles · Pennsylvania Cavalry
Flag MexicanDE MexicansFirst Guarantee · Second Guarantee · Third Guarantee
Flag ItalianDE ItaliansCarabinieri · Risorgimento · Papacy
Flag MalteseDE MalteseTeutonic Knights · Crusader Knights · Knights of the Hospital
Campaign-only and Historical Battle-only civilizations
Flag John Black's Mercenaries DE John Black's MercenariesIndian Friendship · Customized Merc Weapons
Flag Maltese Cross Knights of St. JohnCorselet · Tax Burden · High Crusade
Flag American act3 aoe3de United StatesGrand Encampment · American Patriots
^ United States requires the "Philadelphia Convention" Federal Card to unlock unique religious technologies
* Before the Definitive Edition
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