Source of Coin, must be built next to a mine. Limited to 10 gatherers.
—In-game description

The Tribal Marketplace is an economic building in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition that is unique to the Haudenosaunee and Lakota. It must be built next to mines, which will allow Villagers to gather coin from the mine it is adjacent to by assigning them to work on the Tribal Marketplace; Haudenosaunee and Lakota Villagers cannot directly gather coin from mines otherwise.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Technologies[edit | edit source]

Age Technology Cost Effect
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Cooperation 600 food,
600 wood
Villagers trickle 0.1 XP while assigned to a Tribal Marketplace; "Support" Home City Cards (i.e. "Mohawk Support", "Dakota Support", etc.) cost -10% and arrive 33% faster

Further statistics[edit | edit source]

As Tribal Marketplaces are unique to the Haudenosaunee and Lakota, only technologies that they have access to are shown in the following table:

Home City Cards[edit | edit source]

As Tribal Marketplaces are unique to the Haudenosaunee and Lakota, only their cards and other civilizations' TEAM cards are shown in the following tables:

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The reason why direct coin mining is disabled for the Haudenosaunee and Lakota, and for the Tribal Marketplace to be introduced, is due to the belief among both that one must respect nature, and mining (among other things) is seen to be offensive towards nature.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Lakota[edit | edit source]

The Lakota traded buffalo (bison) hides and meats with other tribes and also with the non-Indigenous settlers of the Great Plains. Buffalo was very important to the Lakota because they used nearly every part of the animal to supply their needs, and it was also one of their main sources of food. They created a preserved cake called pemmican—a mixture of dried buffalo meat, fat and wild berries or fruit. Buffalo bones were used to make their utensils, and the skins were utilized for tipis, clothes, and bedding. Even buffalo bladders were put to a practical use: they served as water containers supported on wooden tripods (look for one in the Lakota Home City).

Haudenosaunee[edit | edit source]

The Haudenosaunee primarily traded tobacco, pelts and wampum (a traditional shell bead currency of the Northeastern Woodland nations of North America). Like the Lakota, the Haudenosaunee also traded with neighboring tribes; and after the arrival of Europeans, they began to trade fur and tobacco with them, acquiring metal items like knives, axe-heads and cooking pots as well as firearms.

References[edit | edit source]

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