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Tribal Council Iroquois

The Haudenosaunee Tribal Council

Tribal Council Sioux

The Lakota Tribal Council

Tribal council members

The Tribal Council Members

The Tribal Council is the council of leaders for the Native American civilizations in Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs. They are a replacement of the Home City for the Haudenosaunee and Lakota, but not for the Aztecs and Inca, whose Home City is similar in structure to the one of European and Asian civilizations.

The Tribal Council consists of five members: The Messenger, The Wise Woman, The Warrior, The Elder, and The Chief, and are used in similar ways to politicians when the Native Americans Age up. However, while European civilizations have different politicians available in each Age, the same five Tribal Council members are available in every Age and each member can only be used once with their bonus depends on the Age in which they are chosen, similar to Wonders introduced in The Asian Dynasties; the later the Age they are chosen, the more powerful the bonus they provide.

Aztec Tribal Council members in the Commerce Age (except The Messenger) take 80 seconds to research.

Aztecs[]

Member
Colonial age up
Fortress age up
Industrial age up
Imperial Age
Aztec messenger
The Messenger
Ages up 2.66 times as fast Ages up 2.33 times as fast Ages up 3 times as fast
Aztec wise woman
The Wise Woman
Ships 1 Farm Travois and Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 10% faster; takes 80 seconds Ships 2 Farm Travois and Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 10% faster Ships 2 Farm Travois and Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 15% faster Ships 2 Farm Travois and Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 20% faster
Aztec warrior
The Warrior
Ships 2 Skull Knights; takes 80 seconds Ships 3 Skull Knights Ships 5 Skull Knights Ships 8 Skull Knights
Aztec shaman
The Elder
Ships 1 War Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +10% hit points and attack; takes 80 seconds Ships 2 Nobles' Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +10% hit points and attack Ships 2 Nobles' Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +20% hit points and attack Ships 2 Nobles' Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +30% hit points and attack
Aztec chief
The Chief
The Aztec War Chief gets +20% hit points and +25% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability; takes 80 seconds The Aztec War Chief gets +30% hit points and +50% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability The Aztec War Chief gets +40% hit points and +75% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability with +25% damage The Aztec War Chief gets +50% hit points and +100% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability with +100% damage

Haudenosaunee[]

Member
Colonial age up
Fortress age up
Industrial age up
Imperial Age
Iroquois messenger
The Messenger
Ages up 3 times as fast; ships 1 Travois Ages up 2.33 times as fast; ships 1 Travois Ages up 3 times as fast; ships 1 Travois
Iroquois wise woman
The Wise Woman
Ships 200 food, 100 wood, 100 coin, and 1 Travois Ships 300 food, 200 wood, 200 coin, and 1 Travois Ships 400 food, 300 wood, 300 coin, and 1 Travois Ships 600 food, 600 wood, 600 coin, and 1 Travois
Iroquois warrior
The Warrior
Ships 2 Aennas and 1 Travois Ships 4 Mantlets and 1 Travois Ships 2 Light Cannons and 1 Travois Ships 5 Light Cannons and 1 Travois
Iroquois shaman
The Elder
Ships 2 Travois Ships 3 Travois Ships 4 Travois Ships 6 Travois
Iroquois chief
The Chief
Ships 2 Villagers and 1 Healer* Ships 4 Villagers and 2 Healers* Ships 6 Villagers and 4 Healers* Ships 10 Villagers and 10 Healers*

Incas[]

Member
Colonial age up
Fortress age up
Industrial age up
Imperial Age
Politician inca messenger
The Messenger
Ages up 3 times as fast and Chasquis can receive Economic Home City shipments; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1 Ages up 2.75 times as fast and Chasquis can receive Home City shipments; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1 Ages up 3 times as fast and Chasquis can receive Economic Home City shipments; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1
Politician inca wisewoman
The Wise Woman
Ships 3 Priestesses, and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Grants 1 Home City shipment; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 5 Priestesses and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 5 Priestesses, 1,000 wood, and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1
Politician inca warleader
The Warrior
Ships 3 Chimu Runners and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 8 Jungle Bowmen and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 8 Huaracas and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 8 Macemen and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1
Politician inca shaman
The Elder
Grants Lumber Ceremony and Forest People Ceremony; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1 Grants Great Feast, Harvest Ceremony, and Green Corn Ceremony; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1 Grants Earth Ceremony and Earth Gift Ceremony; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1 Grants Excessive Tribute; ships 1 Chasqui and Chasqui train limit +1
Politician inca chief
The Chief
Ships 2 Builder Travois and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 1 Town Travois and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 1 Stronghold Travois, 1 Builder Travois, and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1 Ships 1 Stronghold Travois, 4 Builder Travois, and 1 Chasqui; Chasqui train limit +1

Lakota[]

Member
Colonial age up
Fortress age up
Industrial age up
Imperial Age
Sioux messenger
The Messenger
Ages up 2.25 times as fast Ages up 2.33 times as fast Ages up 3 times as fast
Sioux wise woman
The Wise Woman
Ships 6 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 10% faster Ships 12 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 20% faster Ships 20 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 30% faster Ships 30 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 40% faster
Sioux warrior
The Warrior
Ships 1 Tokala Soldier Ships 2 Tokala Soldiers Ships 3 Tokala Soldiers Ships 5 Tokala Soldiers
Sioux shaman
The Elder
Ships 500 food Ships 1,000 food Ships 1,500 food Ships 2,500 food
Sioux chief
The Chief
Ships 400 wood Ships 800 wood Ships 1,200 wood Ships 2,000 wood

Aztecs[]

Member
Colonial age up
Fortress age up
Industrial age up
Imperial Age
Aztec messenger
The Messenger
Ages up three times as fast Ages up 2.33 times as fast Ages up three times as fast
Aztec wise woman
The Wise Woman
Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 10% faster Ships 1 Farm Travois and Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 10% faster Ships 2 Farm Travois and Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 10% faster Ships 2 Farm Travois and Villagers gather from Farms and Estates 20% faster
Aztec warrior
The Warrior
Ships 2 Skull Knights Ships 3 Skull Knights Ships 5 Skull Knights Ships 8 Skull Knights
Aztec shaman
The Shaman
Ships 1 War Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +10% hit points and attack Ships 1 Nobles' Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +10% hit points and attack Ships 2 Nobles' Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +10% hit points and attack Ships 2 Nobles' Hut Travois, War Huts and Nobles' Huts get +20% hit points and attack
Aztec chief
The Chief
The Aztec War Chief gets +20% hit points and +25% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability The Aztec War Chief gets +30% hit points and +50% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability The Aztec War Chief gets +40% hit points and +75% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability with +25% damage The Aztec War Chief gets +50% hit points and +100% attack, and can use the Swashbuckler Attack ability with +100% damage

Haudenosaunee[]

Member
Colonial age up
Fortress age up
Industrial age up
Imperial Age
Iroquois messenger
The Messenger
Ages up three times as fast and ships 1 Travois Ages up 2.33 times as fast and ships 1 Travois Ages up three times as fast and ships 1 Travois
Iroquois wise woman
The Wise Woman
Ships 200 food, 100 wood, 100 coin, and 1 Travois Ships 300 food, 200 wood, 200 coin, and 1 Travois Ships 400 food, 300 wood, 300 coin, and 1 Travois Ships 600 food, 600 wood, 600 coin, and 1 Travois
Iroquois warrior
The Warrior
Ships 1 Mantlet and 1 Travois Ships 4 Mantlets and 1 Travois Ships 5 Mantlets and 1 Travois Ships 10 Mantlets and 1 Travois
Iroquois shaman
The Shaman
Ships 2 Travois Ships 3 Travois Ships 4 Travois Ships 6 Travois
Iroquois chief
The Chief
Ships 2 Villagers and 1 Travois Ships 4 Villagers and 1 Travois Ships 10 Villagers and 1 Travois Ships 20 Villagers and 1 Travois

Lakota[]

Member
Colonial age up
Fortress age up
Industrial age up
Imperial Age
Sioux messenger
The Messenger
Ages up three times as fast Ages up 2.33 times as fast Ages up three times as fast
Sioux wise woman
The Wise Woman
Ships 6 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 10% faster Ships 12 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 20% faster Ships 20 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 30% faster Ships 30 Bisons and Villagers gather from huntable animals 40% faster
Sioux warrior
The Warrior
Ships 1 Axe Rider Ships 4 Axe Riders Ships 5 Axe Riders Ships 10 Axe Riders
Sioux shaman
The Shaman
Ships 500 food Ships 1,000 food Ships 1,500 food Ships 2,100 food
Sioux chief
The Chief
Ships 400 wood Ships 800 wood Ships 1,200 wood Ships 2,000 wood

Age up methods in Age of Empires III
Politicians for European civilizations
Colonial age up Commerce Age Politician governor The Governor · Politician imam The Imam · Politician inventor The Inventor · Politician logistician The Logistician · Politician naturalist The Naturalist · Politician philosopher prince The Philosopher Prince · Politician quarter master The Quartermaster · The Medici The Medici
Fortress age up Fortress Age Politician admiral The Admiral of the Ocean Sea · Politician adventurer The Adventurer · Politician bishop The Bishop · Politician ethiopian queen The Ethiopian Queen · Politician exiled prince The Exiled Prince · Politician gentlemen pirate The Gentleman Pirate · Politician marksman The Marksman · Politician mercenary contractor The Mercenary Contractor · Politician mohawk statesmen The Mohawk Statesman · Politician scout The Scout · Politician sergeant arms The Sergeant at Arms
Industrial age up Industrial Age Politician cavalier The Cavalry Marshal · Politician engineer The Engineer · Politician grand vizier The Grand Vizier · Politician kings musketeer The King's Musketeer · Politician logistician The Logistician · Politician papal guard The Papal Guard · Politician tycoon The Tycoon · Politician viceroy The Viceroy · Politician war minister The War Minister · The Pope The Pope
Imperial age up Imperial Age Politician el presidente El Presidente · Politician general The General · Politician black duke The Black Duke · Politician inventor The Inventor · Politician knight The Knight · Politician mercenary contractor The Mercenary Contractor · Politician Royalist The Royalist · Politician Scottish marshal The Scottish Marshal
Civilizations Flag BritishDE British · Flag DutchDE Dutch · Flag FrenchDE French · Flag GermanDE Germans · Flag ItalianDE Italians · Flag MalteseDE Maltese · Flag OttomanDE Ottomans · Flag PortugueseDE Portuguese · Flag RussianDE Russians · Flag SpanishDE Spanish · Flag SwedishDE Swedes
Tribal Council members for Native American civilizations
Colonial age up Commerce Age The Messenger · The Wise Woman · The Warrior · The Elder · The Chief
Civilizations Flag AztecDE Aztecs · Flag IroquoisDE Haudenosaunee · Flag IncanDE Inca · Flag SiouxDE Lakota
Wonders for Asian civilizations
Flag ChineseDE Chinese Confucian academy aoe3de Confucian Academy · PorcelainTowerDE Porcelain Tower · SummerPalaceDE Summer Palace · TempleOfHeavenDE Temple of Heaven · WhitePagodaDE White Pagoda
Flag IndianDE Indians AgraFortDE Agra Fort · CharminarGateDE Charminar Gate · KarniMataDE Karni Mata · TajMahalDE Taj Mahal · TowerOfVictoryDE Tower of Victory
Flag JapaneseDE Japanese GoldenPavilionDE Golden Pavilion · GiantBuddhaDE Great Buddha · ShogunateDE Shogunate · ToriiGatesDE Torii Gates · ToshoguShrineDE Toshogu Shrine
Federal States for United States
Colonial age up Commerce Age Federal state US delaware Delaware · Federal state US massachussetts Massachusetts · Federal state US pennsylvania Pennsylvania · Federal state US rhode island Rhode Island · Federal state US virginia Virginia
Fortress age up Fortress Age Federal state US indiana Indiana · Federal state US kentucky Kentucky · Federal state US maryland Maryland · Federal state US new hampshire New Hampshire · Federal state US tennessee Tennessee
Industrial age up Industrial Age Federal state US california California · Federal state US new jersey New Jersey · Federal state US ohio Ohio · Federal state US south carolina South Carolina · Federal state US vermont Vermont
Imperial age up Imperial Age Federal state US connecticut Connecticut · Federal state US florida Florida · Federal state US illinois Illinois · Federal state US new york New York · Federal state US texas Texas
Federal States for Mexicans
Colonial age up Commerce Age Durango Durango · Michoacán Michoacán · Tlaxcala Tlaxcala · Chiapas Chiapas · Querétaro Querétaro
Fortress age up Fortress Age Sonora federal state Sonora · Coahuila Coahuila · Sinaloa Sinaloa · San Luis Potosí San Luis Potosí · Tabasco Tabasco
Industrial age up Industrial Age Chihuahua Chihuahua · Zacatecas Zacatecas · Tamaulipas Tamaulipas · Guanajuato Guanajuato · Guerrero Guerrero
Imperial age up Imperial Age Oaxaca Oaxaca · Jalisco Jalisco · Estado de México Estado de México · Veracruz Veracruz · Puebla Puebla
Alliances for African civilizations
Flag Ethiopian aoe3de Ethiopians Alliance Habesha Habesha · Alliance Jesuits Jesuits · Alliance Portuguese Portuguese · Alliance Somalis Somalis · Alliance Sudanese Sudanese · Alliance Indians Indians· Alliance Oromo Oromo+ · Alliance Arabs Arabsx
Flag Hausa Hausa Alliance Akan Akan · Alliance Berbers Berbers · Alliance Hausa Hausa · Alliance Moroccans Moroccans · Alliance Songhai Songhai · Alliance Fulani Fulani· Alliance Yoruba Yoruba+ · Alliance British Britishx
* requires Fortress Age to be unlocked; + requires Industrial Age to be unlocked; x requires Imperial Age to be unlocked
Unused options for Tribal Council members, Wonders, and Alliances can be used in future Age-ups.
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Genie Engine
Frame delay · Full Tech Tree · Team bonus
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Bang Engine
Autoqueue · Snare
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Essence Engine
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