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This article is about the units in Age of Empires III. For units in other games of the series, see Unit.
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Elisabet Ramsey and Morgan Black

The following is an overview of all units from Age of Empires III and its expansions.

Explorer/War Chief/Monk/General[]

Town Center[]

Mill[]

The Mill is an infinite but slow food source and is available to all European civilizations and the United States.

  • Settler wagon aoe3de Settler Wagon (Germans upon sending the "Germantown Farmers" Home City Card, and the United States upon sending the "German Immigrants" Home City Card and reaching the Industrial Age)

Livestock Pen/Farm[]

The Livestock Pen can train herdable animals and fatten them over time. Farms are a combination of Mills and Livestock Pens and serve both purposes.

Dock/Port[]

The Dock trains and upgrades ships. The Port is the African equivalent of the Dock and available only to the Hausa and Ethiopians.

Trading Post/Native Embassy/Tambo[]

The Tambo is only available to the Inca.

Church/Mosque/Meeting House/Cathedral[]

The Church, the Mosque and the Meeting House train Healers. The Mosque is only available to the Ottomans, the Meeting House is only available to the United States, and the Cathedral is only available to the Mexicans.

Basilica[]

The Basilica is only available to the Italians. Its units are not trained, but are sent as shipments like Home City Cards. Units are only available in groups.

Barracks/Blockhouse[]

The Barracks and the Blockhouse train and upgrade infantry. The Blockhouse is only available to the Russians.

Hospital[]

The Hospital is only available to the Maltese. It heals nearby idle units and can train and upgrade Maltese infantry.

Stable[]

The Stable trains and upgrades cavalry.

Artillery Foundry[]

The Artillery Foundry trains and upgrades artillery and siege units.

Factory[]

The Factory can generate resources over time, but also be tasked to create a unique and powerful artillery unit.

Fort[]

The Fort is a strong defensive building that can train a wide variety of infantry and cavalry.

Saloon/Monastery/Tavern/Palace/Lombard[]

All of these buildings can train Outlaws and Mercenaries and are available to the Federal American/Asian/European/African civilizations respectively.

War Hut[]

The War Hut is only available to the Native American civilizations. It can train and upgrade infantry.

Corral[]

The Corral is only available to the Native American civilizations. It can train and upgrade cavalry.

Siege Workshop[]

The Siege Workshop is only available to the Haudenosaunee.

Nobles' Hut[]

The Noble's Hut is only available to the Aztecs.

Kallanka[]

The Kallanka is only available to the Inca.

Community Plaza[]

The Community Plaza is available only to the Native American civilizations.

Village[]

The Village is only available to the Chinese.

Sacred Field[]

The Sacred Field is only available to the Indians.

War Academy[]

The War Academy is only available to the Chinese.

Caravanserai[]

The Caravanserai is only available to the Indians.

Castle[]

The Castle is only available to the Asian civilizations.

Confucian Academy[]

The Confucian Academy Wonder is only available to the Chinese.

Shogunate[]

The Shogunate Wonder is only available to the Japanese.

  • Daimyo kiyomasa aoe3de Daimyo Kiyomasa (only available after being sent from the Home City)
  • Daimyo massamune aoe3de Daimyo Masamune
  • Daimyo mototada aoe3de Daimyo Mototada (only available after being sent from the Home City)
  • Shogun tokugawa aoe3de Shogun Tokugawa (only available after being sent from the Home City)

Charminar Gate[]

The Charminar Gate wonder is only available to the Indians.

War Camp[]

State Capitol[]

The State Capitol is only available to the United States.

Consulate[]

The following units are only available to the Japanese upon selecting "Japanese Isolationism" at the Consulate.

Revolutionary Variants[]

For several units, a revolutionary variant exists, which may be either a reskin or stat change. Only unique units are listed on this page, but an extensive list can be found here.

Untrainable[]

There are also many units that can only be shipped from Home City, or appear in campaign scenarios only and/or are available in the Scenario Editor. Some of these units are cheat units.

Campaign[]

Heroes[]

Heroes are special units that also appear in campaigns and are available in the Scenario Editor.

Main article: Hero (Age of Empires III)#Campaign

Home City shipment only[]

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